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Posted Date: 10/12/2017
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Position Title: Performance Test Engineer
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Location: Kansas City, Kansas, USA
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Description: PCM is currently looking for a Performance Test Engineer for a contract for hire position in the Overland Park, KS area. This role consists of working with developers, tech support reps and sales reps and will be responsible for providing support in Performance/API/GUI automated testing efforts using HP Load Runner, HP UFT and HP ALM.



Major Responsibilities

Design, develop, execute and maintain automated Performance test scripts using Load Runner

Plan, create, execute and maintain automated GUI/API scripts and regression suites using UFT

Manual exploratory functional testing

Estimating testing schedules and reporting on defects and testing progress



Required Skills

•Experience in Performance and Load testing using HP Load Runner is required


•Understanding of correlation and parameterization to achieve user emulation is required


•Understanding of system/server monitors and how to integrate with performance results


•Understanding of vUgen, API, Web Service and C usage in a script is required


•Ability to prepare and present test plans and strategies


•Knowledge of client server applications and multi-tier applications is required


•Create and enhance vUgen scripts to emulate real world users


•Designs and creates Load & Performance scenarios and executes them


•Create and enhance UFT GUI/API scripts


•Document test procedures, analysis and results


•Ability to execute manual and automated test plans and effectively communicate issues to the team


•Reporting and managing issues and reporting test status on a regular basis


•Must be able to work well with others in a dynamic and interactive team setting


•Practical working knowledge of software testing methodology


•Passionate about quality and takes pride in their work


•Must have the technical abilities to thoroughly document defects


•Excellent oral and written communication skills


•Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills


•Attention to detail


•Performs other duties as required


•Ability to write complex SQL queries


•Self-starter able to work independently


•Thorough understanding of technologies (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, VB Script, C)



Required Experience


•Bachelor’s degree


•Experience with HP Load Runner, HP UFT and HP ALM


•Degree in Computer Science preferred. Suitable work experience can be substituted


•2+ years’ experience using HP Load Runner (Vugen, Controller and Analysis Component)


•1+ years’ experience using HP UFT


•4+ years’ experience in software testing and quality assurance


•5+ years’ experience with Microsoft Office applications


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