Lead – Performance & Chaos Engineering (Remote Opportunity)

at Quest Diagnostics
Location Mason
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Lead- Performance & Chaos Engineer (Remote Opportunity)

Basic Purpose:

-Provide quality releases for our stakeholders.
-Lead a highly skilled team of Software Engineers specialized in performance engineering.
-Ensure a positive user experience for our customers by performing load and performance testing across multiple products to verify that our applications meet industry standards for reliability and response time.
-Troubleshoot and resolve production performance issues reported by customers and Support teams.
-Provide detailed insight into performance test strategy across multiple products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Provide functional and technical expertise as it pertains to performance testing within a product domain.
-Contribute to establishing and verifying performance testing standards, processes, and procedures.
-Work with business analysts, development teams and Support engineers to gather and document system requirements related to performance and system load.
-Lead the creation of load and performance test plans to capture test requirements, assumptions and test conditions.
-Design, create and maintain load and performance test scripts using NeoLoad and other performance test tools.
-Execute load and performance tests against web-based applications, web service interfaces, and back-end server components.
-Analyze test data and system metrics.
-Document test results identifying and reporting performance issues.
-Develop testing tools to simulate production data and drive testing of key system components.
-Provide technical assistance to interface and system integration test efforts across Quest Diagnostics systems.
-Identify production metrics important to performance/load testing efforts.
-Collect metrics and perform trend analysis.
-Hands-on experience testing both on premise and cloud-based application deployments.
-Strong knowledge of APM tools - Dynatrace / AppDynamics
-Knowledge of development and testing with Mulesoft a plus
Java and .Net Engineering:
-Bottle neck analysis
-JVM Analysis and tuning (Thread, Heap and GC)
-Able to performance tune cloud applications and provide cloud auto scale recommendations
-Certifications in Azure cloud a plus.
-Container and Kubernetes applications testing knowledge
-Demonstrable knowledge of network protocols, application security, and multi-tier cloud application architectures.
-Working knowledge of building and testing using DevSecOps best practices including CI/CD pipelines for Performance Testing.
-Identify and champion process improvements.
-Have knowledge or experience in Chaos Engineering


Education Preferred:

-Bachelor's degree (BS) or greater in applicable field, or equivalent experience.

Work Experience:

-8-10 years of professional experience in software testing in an enterprise environment. 3-5 years in technical leadership role.
-2 years minimum experience performance testing applications hosted in Cloud.
-2 years minimum experience working with an APM tool.-
-Have knowledge or experience in Chaos Engineering
-Working experience building CI/CD pipeline for Performance testing.


-3 year programming experience using.NET, C, C++, Java, or other popular programming language. Perl/Python/JavaScript scripting experience may be considered equivalent.
-Ability to direct and motivate other technical resources.
-Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
-Experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications.
-Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
-Motivation to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.

Supervision Exercised:

-Ability to lead and mentor the team.
-Handle multiple products and release assignments to the team.
-Evaluate on board of new products and tools.
-Leads daily Standup meetings ensuring timely and quality delivery of team commitments.

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.

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