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Performance/Load Test Engineer in Alexandria, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Performance/Load Test Engineer to join our team in Alexandria, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

As the Performance/Load Test Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work in a combination of performance engineering and manual/automation testing engineering role. You must have hands-on coding and load/performance testing experiences using HP Loadrunner. You will foremost be the load/performance test expert within the team. You will work closely with agile development and operation teams to characterize and drive performance improvement of the applications. Core responsibilities require expertise in Java and in the continued building and maintaining of a comprehensive performance automation test suite and automation test framework.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain performance test scripts and test scenarios
  • Execute various types of performance testing in order to measure and analyze system performance (e.g., response times, transaction rates, yield point) and verify the system’s ability to meet established performance requirements
  • Monitor system level statistics during performance test executions and analyze performance test results
  • Support implementation and maintenance of performance testing tools
  • Work closely with development and operations teams to proactively analyze, identify, and fix performance test issues
  • Enhance and expand our current test architecture and framework, driving maintenances, improvements and innovations in our performance testing process and methodology
  • Work closely with other manual and automation testing engineers and provide support to the entire team’s needs (up to 50% of your assignment) 
Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Thoroughly understand the testing and testing automation principles, methodologies

  • Hands-on Java development experience
  • Hands-on experience with performance testing tools HP Loadrunner (prefer HP SiteScope for Load Testing and HP Shunra Network Virtualization experience)
  • 3+ years of experience in hands-on automated performance and load testing
  • Deep experiences with Unix/Linux and shell scripting strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of with App services (Tomcat, WebLogic) strongly preferred
  • Proficient with Oracle database SQL
  • Experience working in an Agile development methodology preferred
  • Working experience in CI tools like Jenkins/Bamboo, GIT
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Master's degree and minimum 10 years of overall experience or equivalent blend of education and experience.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • United States citizenship
  • CBP-BI Clearance or ability to obtain one.
About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.


Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.


Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.


Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.
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