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Performance Test Architect; contract-to-hire; Horsham PA (W2 only)( Right to Hire )
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TITLE # Performance Test Architect; contract-to-hire; Horsham PA (W2 only)

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Mark Reilly
Senior Technical Recruiter & Resource Manager
Phone: 267-465-9481 ext: 206
Email: mreilly@itechsolutions.com
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Mark Reilly
Senior Technical Recruiter & Resource Manager
Phone: 267-465-9481 ext: 206
Email: mreilly@itechsolutions.com
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Performance Test Architect

The Performance Test Architect is responsible for providing technical expertise and strategic direction to the organization in the area of application performance solutions. This role will contribute to the planning, execution, analysis, and tuning efforts to deliver high-performing end to end applications. The primary function of this role is to provide architectural guidance for application design and development that will ensure scalability and minimizes performance issues.
  • Overall responsibility of Performance Engineering and Performance Testing Tasks for engaged projects - including strategy, estimation, planning, execution oversight, metrics reporting and risk management.
  • Provides subject matter expertise in performance monitoring, tuning, analysis and diagnostics
  • •Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with Development, Project Management and Users to foster a team environment.
  •  Manage, Train and Recruit (as needed) Performance Engineers
  • Partners with the application architects to identify specific infrastructure components (hardware, software, database, etc.) for architectural and tuning improvements; define and document volumetric requirements across a variety of functional domains.
  •  Partners with key stakeholders to conduct code reviews, technical specification reviews and define architecture to improve network and system performance
  • Conducts technical assessment as part of a proof of concept
  • Develops and communicates performance, load and stress testing goals, priorities, and status.
  • Performs software system performance analysis, including analysis of application design, coding, and validation of performance results; ensures all test specifications are implemented correctly
  • Develops metrics for monitoring increased performance and scalability.
  • Provides guidance for performance test initiatives that take a true end-to-end focus on ensuring client side, server tiers, database and data integration jobs are performing as expected
  • Conducts performance prototyping, system capacity modeling and projections, performance driven design, application profiling and base-lining to measure and improve system performance
  • Troubleshoots performance, load , and stress testing through analysis of system design/coding
  • Evaluate and research emerging performance tuning methodologies, monitoring tools, processes and technologies
  • Proactively develops and implements organization-wide quality process initiatives to manage and improve infrastructure performance.
  • Recommends best practices and ensure adherence to the best practices
  • Provides training/mentoring/educating of team members
  • Provides oversight and guidance in the formal test execution process

  •  Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related degree is required.
  • •Minimum 6 years of experience as Performance Architect
  •  10+ years of experience in designing, developing Performance Test strategy using industry standard tools such as Loadrunner, JMETER,
  •  Experience with cloud based performance test services
  • Development skills in Java/J2EE frameworks required, 2+ years preferred.
  • Experience in a Scaled Agile environment.
  • Experience with multiple architecture, technology testing and with complex projects.
  • Strong experience in working with system analysts and business partners to establish response time and TPS requirements and creating tests that accurately measure against them
  •  Ability to give detailed analysis of client side performance of both web and data warehouse applications
  •  Must have: experience with performance diagnostics, performance architecture design, performance tuning, performance monitoring, capacity planning, and/or software development in a n-tier environment
  • Experience designing discipline that resolves critical and complex application performance issues. Identifies and drives optimization changes in the application design to improve customer experience for mission/business critical IT applications
  • • Experience establishing Performance Planning Strategy that outlines Current Production Workload distribution, Performance Requirements and Test/Production Environment Requirements and Performance Optimization results
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring, analyzing and recommending solutions to performance problems in high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures
  • Very good understanding of networking and architectural frameworks and methodologies, a working knowledge of design and implementation of systems software as well as the internals of the system in order to produce the best possible system availability and performance.
  • Hands on experience with various APM tools such as App Dynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic etc.
  • Experienced in creating Performance Engineering strategies, assessing and defining Non Functional Requirements, Designing Workload Model by analyzing production statistics
  •  Communicates effectively and has the ability to influence others
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  •  Current with industry trends in performance and load testing tools, processes and techniques.
  •  Experience managing resources directly, onshore/offshore and in a matrixed model.
  • Experience working in a global team in a vendor dependent model

This is a Contract to Hire Opportunity, please only apply if your salary requirements are between $110,000 - $120,000 and you are eligible to work without sponsorship.

For more information please contact Mark Reilly at 267-465-9481 ext 206. 

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.

(Other Job Titles Include: Architect, Information Architect, Application Architect, Designer, Technical Lead, Solutions Architect, Software Application Architect, OO Architect, Java Architect, Web architect )
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