Performance tester (Load runner) - 2 to 4 yrs - Pune

Roles & Responsibilities:
* Be a part of performance testing team consisting of on/offshore team members for application development silos within for the MSSB technology merger project
* Design and mentor those in creating best-in-class performance testing approaches and plans for enterprise-wide projects
* Assist project members with infrastructure and application performance monitoring and analysis
* Evaluate overall system capacity during end-to-end load tests
* Work tightly with application development, architecture, infrastructure and engineering groups for performance testing and application analysis initiatives to define success criteria and evaluation methodologies.
* Work closely with the test management team to establish performance testing criteria
* Provide quality, process and technical leadership within the Performance Management team
* Provide insight into performance bottlenecks leveraging a variety of skills and tool sets on multiple platforms
* Establish a strong presence as a change agent providing innovative, effective, and efficient Performance Management practices and solutions.

Job specification/Skills/Experience:
* 2+ years experience in the performance engineering field
* Must possess a strong knowledge of enterprise application architecture and technologies including web, web services, distributed and mainframe databases, mainframe and messaging layers. Must also have a strong understanding of the monitoring solutions and KPIs used to determine availability and performance of these technology stacks.
* Must be well versed in using VUGen 9.5 or greater for advanced test script development beyond the built-in record and playback capabilities. Must be well versed in using the reporting/analysis engine for reporting on and correlating system-level events with the impact on the end user experience.
* Must be able to create load test scripts using VUGen in at least two or more of the following protocols: HTTP, SOAP, AJAX Click and Script, ODBC, Terminal Emulator, Visual Basic, .NET and Java
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Should possess an understanding of software development and implementation methodologies including waterfall and Agile.
* Must possess strong experience using and implementing best practice programs with respect to load generation, bottleneck analysis, usage of modeling tools and statistical analysis.
* Strong experience in mainframe and distributed application performance testing
* Strong understanding and/or hands-on experience is required in the following categories:
* Operating System: Windows 2000 / 2003 Server, Red Hat Linux.
* J2EE Application Server: IBM WebSphere XD/ND
* Database: IBM DB2 distributed and mainframe v9.x, SQL Server 2005+
* Application Development Platforms: .NET, J2EE,
* Tools: HP suite of products specifically Performance Center, HP Diagnostics (.NET and J2EE), Quick Test Pro and Quality Center

Primary Skill:
Loadrunner
Good communication skill.

Secondary skill:
* Experience creating models using HyPerformix Capacity Manager, Data Manager and Performance Optimizer.
* Experience with creating virtualized services using iTKO LISA.

Work Location: Pune
Experience: 2-4 yrs

Contact :
Ankita Gupta
ankita.gupta@capgemini.com