QA Automation

Performance Engineer (Remote)

Work Type: Full Time

You will work on:

We help many of our clients to deploy their applications in a continuous manner and with confidence – by meaningful performance test automation. You will have the opportunity to build frameworks for performance benchmarking and improving cloud-native applications. 


What you will do (Responsibilities):

  • Collaborate with Developers and Architects of products to build test automation scripts
  • Improve the performance of non-functional automation by parallelizing test executions
  • Test planning and management, defect lifecycle, traceability matrix and security breaking testing 
  • Write performance test plans, create and automate test cases
  • Execute test cases including collecting system and Java performance data during testing
  • Consolidate test results into clear and concise reports
  • Create and track detailed JIRA issues for any performance or scalability problems
  • Work closely with functional testers to ensure that any functional issues that may be revealed during performance testing are verified and reported
  • Work with product managers to assess the impact and severity of performance issues and identify and track issues that must be fixed
  • Work closely with developers to identify the root cause of performance problems

What you bring (Skills):

  • 3+ years of performance testing experience with multi-tier web based applications built using the Java/JEE technology stacks
  • You know JMeter so well that people are convinced you developed it yourself
  • You effortlessly form strong give-and-take relationships with everyone you work with
  • After reading a functional specification, you can identify the performance and scalability concerns long before a single line of code is written
  • You move seamlessly between solving problems yourself and employing the assistance of others when it makes sense to do so
  • You’re an expert at conveying complicated statistics with clear and concise reports that highlight the most critical conclusions to even a non-technical audience.
  • Extensive experience developing and executing automated performance tests utilizing JMeter and other open source test tools
  • Extensive experience with Linux/Unix OS with a high command-line and shell scripting comfort level
  • Extensive experience with system and java performance analysis tools (YourKit experience a plus)
  • Strong understanding of Internet technologies (video technologies and/or ad decision systems experience in internet and/or cable environments a major plus)
  • Experience with MySQL databases and writing SQL scripts
  • Experience with Apache web servers, JBoss and Tomcat app servers
  • Experience with client-side technologies such as web browsers, YUI Grid, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, HTTP, HTML/XML, XSL/XSLT, XPath, etc.

Great if you know (Skills):

  • Experience with Java programming and debugging a plus
  • Experience working in development environments using Agile methods

    Advantage Cognologix:
  • Higher degree of autonomy, startup culture & small teams
  • Opportunities to become expert in emerging technologies
  • Remote working options for the right maturity level
  • Competitive salary & family benefits
  • Performance based career advancement

About Cognologix:


Cognologix helps companies disrupt by reimagining their business models and innovate like a Startup. We are at the forefront of digital disruption and take a business first approach to help meet our client’s strategic goals.

We are automation driven organization helping our clients to deliver their next generation of products with confidence


Minimum Experience:
3 years
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