Scale and Performance Test Engineer

Location:  Silicon Valley, CA

Job Category:  Software Test Engineer



Our client’s Mediaroom Team is looking for a Performance Test Engineer that is part developer – developing performance, stability, scalability, and reliability tests – and part tester – executing tests and doing root cause. You will be part of a team working on a premium entertainment service. They are one of the world’s leaders connected homes and delivering the next generation of TV experiences across mobile and home devices and are building one of the most exciting, next generation television platforms for consumers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write and run automated Performance, Stability, Scalability, and Reliability test
  • Discover thresholds and data impact
  • Participate in the constant improvement of our Performance Test Automation practices
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and work with team members to find and fix software defects
  • Create reports that describe detected defects and possible causes
  • Provide Performance and Scalability analysis and feedback on any of our software systems
  • Work proactively with members of an Agile team to find and fix defects in our product architecture
  • Analyze defects / test results and be able to deduct the chain of events leading to a failure

Technical Requirements

  • Experience using any industry standard automated test tools for Performance, Stability and Scalability testing
  • NET/C# experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of  C#/ object oriented programming experience
  • Windows Azure experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a self-directed Agile team


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