Senior Software Engineer QA (Performance Testing)

Senior Software Engineer QA (Performance Testing)
5-8 years
Job description/ Skill

About Protegrity:

Protegrity is the world's most recognized and trusted solutions provider for enterprise data security. As the innovation leader in the data security space, Protegrity has a very strong recurring customer base on the Fortune 1000 world-wide list. Please see more about Protegrity at In an effort to expand the technological expertise within Protegrity, we are looking to establish a technical center of excellence in India, which will be responsible for research and development, technical support, quality assurance and professional services for the entire product suite and solutions.

Job Description:

As a key member of Protegrity Products group you will be responsible to provide with performance /Stress/Longevity testing to the various products developed across all Protegrity development centers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Creation of test plans, test requirements and test cases for Performance/stress/Endurance testing of application and System related requirement
  • Establishment of test procedures for product non-functional testing certification
  • Maintain and update test cases according to performance/stress test scope
  • Specification and execution of performance benchmarking.
  • Provide performance improvement recommendations
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance measures (server response time, throughput, network latency, etc.).
  • Test status reporting, as part of product release, or on demand certification.
  • Generation of bug reports, and tracking.
  • Supporting the development team by reproducing performance related issues.
  • Maintenance of test platforms to provide complete performance coverage of supported systems and configurations.
  • Understand and be able to write database scripts to validate Performance related test cases.
  • Design and write automation framework for performing penetration testing for application and system.

Required skills:

  • Experienced  QA/Developer  resource (5-8 years) in performance/Stress testing and a good knowledge in Product performance life cycle
  • Experience with  Performance Benchmarking background
  • Must have solid working experience in Unix / Linux environment
  • Should have working experience in writing and executing  scripts/program(C/C++/Java/perl/Shell Script) to perform performance/stress testing
  • Well versed with using industry leading performance/stress/longevity  testing  tool (preferably open source)and Monitoring tool (e.g Loadrunner, Jmeter, etc)
  • Sound knowledge on protocols such as SSL ,HTTP,HTTPS, SMTP,FTP, TCP/IP and overall networking concepts
  • Expertise in identifying root cause of performance bottlenecks and ability to provide recommendation for remediation

Desired skills:

  • Working experience with Database systems(Any one of them): Postgre SQL/SQL ite/Oracle/MSSQL/Teradata
  • Working experience in API testing
  • Performance tuning knowledge on one of the database like Oracle, Teradata, SQL server, DB2 on Unix or Windows environment
  • Working experience in Web services testing (SOAP/REST)
  • Working experience with testing of multi-threaded application
  • Knowledge and experience with Bugzilla, Jira and Testopia
  • Working experience in LDAP
  • Working experience in appliance based product testing

If the above description applies to you and if you want to make your mark in one of the fastest growing technology fields today,
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