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Working As A Performance Tester

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $84,085

    Average Salary

What Does A Performance Tester Do At Global It Con LLC

* 1. Define and develop performance test plans and automated scripts using industry standard testing tools.
* Executes performance test, analyze and evaluate test results; generate performance metric reports and provide recommendations.
* Assists with analyzing test and operational problems to determine presence and scope of potential code defects.
* Reports errors through a structured defect tracking process.
* Communicates weekly with management verbally and via written detail status report regarding potential problems and concerns.
* Review and analyze business & system requirements and specifications for performance testability.
* Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of testing tools.
* Expand business knowledge of product benefits, corporate policies, division and department goals and department procedures.
* Work with functional Tester and Development counterparts to ensure adequate coverage for upcoming releases and keep up-to data with system changes that impact performance testing.
* Assists and coordinates with customers, the research, analysis and proposed solutions to test discrepancies and test scenarios.
* Verify satisfaction of internal and external customer's request and obtain information to create test data.
* Participates in project work group meetings (internal/external peer reviews, walk through, status meetings, JAD sessions etc 9.
* Participates in system architecture change reviews and assessment of system capacity impacts.
* Benchmarks system performance

What Does A Performance Tester Do At Hire It People, LLC

* Create test models for release testing (plans,
* data and scripts) including the identification, collection and/or creation of
* test data
* Determine and meet time estimates and schedules for testing efforts
* Define Release Test Plans and criteria for user acceptance including
* entry/exit criteria
* Develop, update and maintain quality testing standards
* and procedures
* Communicate effectively with customers and software vendors as appropriate
* Assist in the planning, creation and control of the test environment(s)
* Facilitate and/or participate in structured walk-through and peer reviews
* Participate in the coordination and execution of release testing
* Update and
* test release installation procedures
* Participate in Lessons Learned as
* appropriate
* Manage testing process questions and/or

What Does A Performance Tester Do At E3 Federal Solutions

* Supports Test Lead in upward stakeholder management, status report development, metrics, etc.
* Creates performance test approach and strategy from system requirements and design documents
* Establishes verifiable performance benchmarks for system and system components
* Assists in identifying clear performance requirements / measurement criteria from poorly defined metrics
* Leads effort to identify test cases and map them to performance/system/integration requirements for appropriate testing coverage
* Responsible for creating and maintaining test artifacts (plans, reports, dashboards) and ensuring they meet client's expectations
* Manages the creation of required test data and data loads for each performance test run
* Manages shakeout testing and maintaining performance test environment
* Create accurate time estimates and meet schedules for performance/stress testing efforts
* Manages effort of automating the performance/load test scripts
* Performs execution of test cases/runs to meet required execution targets to keep the project on schedule
* Analyzes data gathered from performance test runs and provides sound recommendations for performance improvements and can identify bottlenecks of web applications
* Recommend to the proper teams performance tuning in different categories: system, platform, application, etc. as necessary
* Reviews test results in test tools and validates test cases are complete and of high quality
* Communicates any testing issues and/or risks to Test Lead in a timely fashion
* Communicate effectively with architecture, design, and development teams to learn system and resolve defects
* Willingness to work a flexible schedule as needed to manage execution of test cases
* Willingness to work in an Agile Framework environment
* Minimum 1
* years’ experience and/or High School diploma/GED
* Must be a U
* S. citizen and currently hold an active Secret or Interim Secret clearance
* Experience with Rat App Dev, Rat Functional Tstr, RatClear Case, RatClear Quest, RatRequisite Pro, Rational DOORS Next Generation (DNG), Rational Quality Manager (RQM), Rational Team Concert (RTM), IBM WAS Appl Server, IBM MQ, IBM ILOG.
* Experience with IBM Data Power, IBM Data Studio, Java/J2EE, Eclipse, Agile, Gradle, Jenkins, AIX, RedHat Linux, CHEF, DevOps.
* Experience using performance test tools (HP Load Runner, IBM Rational Performance Tester, Load Impact, Load Test, etc.)
* Ability to use load tools to monitor, gather, and report application performance
* Knowledge of performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance measures (server response time, throughput, latency, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot issues in the performance test environment

What Does A Performance Tester Do At Computer Consultants International, Inc.

Work with the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII) architects and subject-matter experts (SME) to understand the infrastructure components and define the reliability and performance/ scalability metrics that need to be implemented and monitored

What Does A Performance Tester Do At Hire It People, LLC

Responsible for the creation, customization, development, programming and maintenance of performance test scripts and libraries using HP Performance Center testing tool

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Average Length of Employment
Test Specialist 3.0 years
Systems Tester 2.6 years
Senior Tester 2.3 years
Quality Tester 2.2 years
ETL Tester 2.1 years
Test Analyst 2.1 years
Service Tester 2.1 years
Performance Tester 2.0 years
Associate Tester 2.0 years
Automation Tester 1.8 years
Software Tester 1.8 years
Application Tester 1.8 years
Functional Tester 1.8 years
Manual Tester 1.7 years
Tester 1.7 years
UAT Tester 1.5 years
Junior Tester 1.4 years
Database Tester 1.4 years
Load Tester 1.2 years
Top Employers Before
Tester 4.0%
Top Employers After

Performance Tester Demographics

Gender

Male

67.8%

Female

28.1%

Unknown

4.1%
Ethnicity

White

46.4%

Asian

36.0%

Unknown

8.4%

Hispanic or Latino

7.5%

Black or African American

1.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

100.0%

Performance Tester Education

Schools

Virginia Commonwealth University

7.1%

New York University

7.1%

Strayer University

7.1%

University of Texas at Dallas

7.1%

University of Bridgeport

7.1%

University of Kansas

7.1%

Wright State University

5.4%

American University

5.4%

University of New Haven

5.4%

More Tech Institute

5.4%

Central Connecticut State University

3.6%

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

3.6%

University of Colorado at Boulder

3.6%

Full Sail University

3.6%

Sierra College

3.6%

Wichita State University

3.6%

Stanford University

3.6%

Southern Polytechnic State University

3.6%

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

3.6%

University of Maryland - Eastern Shore

3.6%
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Majors

Computer Science

29.2%

Electrical Engineering

11.8%

Business

8.0%

Computer Applications

7.3%

Information Technology

6.6%

Engineering

6.3%

Computer Engineering

4.2%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.5%

Accounting

3.5%

Computer Information Systems

3.1%

Mathematics

2.1%

Project Management

2.1%

Management

1.7%

Finance

1.7%

Computer Networking

1.7%

Business/Commerce

1.7%

Information Systems

1.7%

Mechanical Engineering

1.4%

Criminal Justice

1.4%

Management Information Systems

1.0%
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Degrees

Bachelors

50.4%

Masters

31.2%

Other

10.4%

Associate

3.0%

Diploma

1.9%

Certificate

1.6%

Doctorate

1.4%
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Real Performance Tester Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Performance Tester Harpro Tech Inc. Bedminster, NJ Jun 07, 2016 $125,000
SR Performance Tester Harpro Tech Inc. New York, NY Jun 29, 2016 $125,000
Performance Tester Ciber, Inc. Charlotte, NC Aug 11, 2014 $112,698
Performance Tester Ciber, Inc. Charlotte, NC Oct 17, 2015 $112,320
Performance Tester Judge Technical Services, Inc. West Conshohocken, PA Apr 11, 2016 $112,029
Systems Performance Tester Anthem, Inc. Wallingford, CT Mar 26, 2016 $109,970 -
$123,458
SR. Application Performance Tester Beeline Jacksonville, FL Sep 27, 2016 $108,000
Software Performance Tester System Soft Technologies LLC Danbury, CT Jun 23, 2014 $107,000
Systems Performance Tester Wellpoint, Inc. Wallingford, CT Mar 26, 2013 $104,686 -
$117,970
Software Performance Tester System Soft Technologies LLC Danbury, CT Sep 01, 2014 $102,000
Senior Performance Tester Ibase Consulting of Fairfield County, LLC El Segundo, CA Jul 08, 2013 $100,000
Systems Performance Tester Wellpoint, Inc. Indianapolis, IN Apr 13, 2015 $98,405
Senior Performance Tester Endurance Group, Inc. Cincinnati, OH Dec 20, 2016 $98,176
Performance Tester Cigniti, Inc. Irving, TX Jan 06, 2016 $81,515
SR Performance Tester Globaltek Systems LLC New York, NY Mar 24, 2014 $80,000
Performance Tester Savi Technologies, Inc. Jersey City, NJ Dec 30, 2013 $80,000
Performance Tester Rylee Technologies, Inc. San Antonio, TX Jul 20, 2016 $80,000
Performance Tester Quadratic Systems, Inc. Madison, WI Sep 02, 2014 $80,000
Performance Tester Rylee Technologies, Inc. Richardson, TX Jun 14, 2016 $80,000
Systems Performance Tester Anthem, Inc. Wheeling, IL May 13, 2015 $79,300 -
$102,589
Performance Tester/Computer Programmer Centraprise, Corp Phoenix, AZ Sep 10, 2015 $72,000
Performance Tester SIRI Infosolutions Inc. Charlotte, NC Oct 27, 2015 $72,000
Software Performance Tester SIRI Infosolutions Inc. El Segundo, CA Aug 20, 2015 $72,000
Performance Tester Fusion Plus Solutions, Inc. Durham, NC Apr 15, 2016 $72,000
Performance Tester SIRI Infosolutions Inc. Boca Raton, FL Sep 16, 2015 $72,000
Performance Tester Pyramid Consulting, Inc. Alpharetta, GA Nov 13, 2014 $71,500

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Top Skills for A Performance Tester

WebServicesPerformanceTestScenariosPerformanceTestPlansLoadrunnerAnalysisLoadTestPerformanceTestScriptsPl/SqlWindowsXPTestCasesLoadRunnerVugenTestDataDevelopersTestResultsUnixMemoryLeaksCPUSQLServerXMLThroughputTestExecution

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Top Performance Tester Skills

  1. Web Services
  2. Performance Test Scenarios
  3. Performance Test Plans
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Performed web services testing by using a variety of protocols and via scripting from scratch using Web/HTTP protocol.
  • Executed performance test scenarios, analyzed results and reported findings to the relevant parties.
  • Developed Performance Test Plans to present to all management in preparation for our performance testing engagements.
  • Analyzed results using LoadRunner Analysis tool and analyzed Oracle database connections, sessions, Web Logic log files.
  • Designed and executed stress and load testing using Load Runner for critical business flows and applications.

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