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OPPORTUNITY:
Performance Test Engineer
LOCATION:
McLean, VA

Definitive Logic is seeking a Performance Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers.
This position requires excellent interpersonal skills to be able to interact with, support, and influence fellow members of a diverse team in a large program environment.  Your ability to articulate, coordinate, and execute tasking in support of an Agile Integration environment will be the keys to your success in this role.  If challenge, growth, and the ability to have a positive impact on your customer and fellow team members is something that interests you, this is the job worth your consideration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with product owners and stakeholders to understand project requirements
Formulate performance/load test strategies to include all applicable components: UI, Mobile, Web services, etc…
Identify and recommend functional and performance test tools as needed
Define and set up required test environments for testing as needed
Develop and execute performance/load tests and create benchmarks for reference
Analyze test run results, prepare reports, communicate and help remediate issues
Participate in the design and development for test automation and support
Performance Test Engineer reports to the System Team Manager
Local travel may be required up to 10% of the time

REQUIREMENTS:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and ten (10) years’ experience
Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance
Experience with software development and scripting (Java, C, Perl, Python, JavaScript, Shell …)
Experience troubleshooting errors/failures/bottlenecks and doing root cause analysis
Hands-on experience using performance test tools (LoadRunner, JMeter, Performance Tester …)
Hands-on experience with diagnostics and performance monitoring tools
Deep understanding of web application and browser concepts (HTTP, connections, cookies, caching, streaming, etc.)
Experience writing SQL code against relational databases such as MySQL, Oracle, and SQL Server
Experience testing Web services (SOAP/WSDL or REST-based)
Experience in both Windows and UNIX environments
Working knowledge of various data formats (JSON, XML, CSV, etc.), data storage, encoding, encryption, data transformation, and related concepts

DESIRED: 
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:  
Working knowledge of Identity management, authentication, and authorization

Experience running performance tests on workflow-based or cloud-based CRM systems

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