As a Lead Performance QA Engineer, you will be the owner of performance testing/engineering activities in every release of a product.
Sign off every release with performance results, capacity planning for all the services.
Develop and maintain a performance testing suite to put a load via both UI, API interfaces and monitor product performance in QA environment.
Recommend performance bottlenecks and suggest solutions to the development team to improve product performance.
Performance engineer will analyze production usage using logs and resource utilization. So that any incident is prevented on production before customers report them.
Diagnose environmental issues and report them to the platform team. Help QA or product team in similar activities on other environments of the same product.
Collaborate with SRE to find performance issues on production and prevent them.
Additional activity, mentor other performance engineers from other product teams to standardize performance best practices.
Improvise synthetic monitoring, Kibana monitoring and help DevOps, SRE team to take useful insights from production.
10 to 15 years of experience with performance testing and benchmarking in a QA application environment.
Experience in doing performance benchmark testing on applications developed in technologies like Apache Kafka, Spring Boot, ElasticSearch, Oracle, Solr, Apache Spark, AWS EMR, Cloudera, Hadoop.
Experience with developing performance frameworks for web-based and API based applications (SaaS experience preferred).
Strong experience with performance test tools (JMeter, Gatling, etc)
Strong experience with performance monitoring tools (like AppDynamics, Grafana, Prometheus, ELK etc.)
Java Performance profiling experience
Strong Application and Database debugging experience
Detailed knowledge of relational databases (MySQL) and SQL queries.
Must be a critical thinker with excellent verbal and written skills.
Java, Python programming are a huge plus.