Performance Tester (w/AWS experience)

ManTech International Corporation - Columbia, MD4.0


ManTech International Corporation is seeking a qualified candidate to become Principal Performance Tester with AWS Cloud Experience in Columbia Maryland, supporting our Market Place Testing Support Team or MTST. The MTST team drives testing strategy and serves as subject matter experts to advise CMS on how changes might affect the system and business use cases. This includes new functions and infrastructure changes like migration from an on-premises solution to a Cloud-based solution.

In this position, the selected candidate will:

  • Provide team leadership and strategic planning for performance testing for individual modules and enterprise systems
  • Define performance testing approach, including Cloud migration
  • Collaborate closely with business owners, application development teams, and other stakeholders to monitor new initiatives and new release scope
  • Create test plans, test scripts, test summary reports, coordinate test data development
  • Lead performance testing resources to complete multiple parallel testing workstreams
  • Provide hands-on load testing/performance testing of AWS hosted web applications as well as Services using LoadRunner and Jmeter
  • Develop Loadrunner scripting of complex web transactions
  • Execute performance tests, analyze results and present to stakeholders
  • Draft performance testing schedule and design types of tests to be executed with other stakeholders
  • Work continuously with various stakeholders and project managers to manage changing priorities and requirements

Mandatory Skills:

  • Understanding of AWS capability is critical
  • 8+ years of experience performing the role of a performance tester and 2+ years with AWS for web applications
  • Loadrunner scripting, Jmeter experience and detailed understanding of HTTP, SOAP and JSON
  • Experience building load models, developing scenarios and capacity projection
  • Ability to troubleshoot performance issues via splunk logs, server logs, new relic etc.
  • Experience testing Akamai fronted web applications
  • Experience in writing and presenting performance test results and analysis to various stakeholders both technical and non-technical
  • Team leadership experience
  • Ability to present findings to stakeholders
  • Ability to work off-hours to ensure system availability and minimal impact to other stakeholders
  • Ability to work on fast paced constantly changing environment
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be a team player, well organized and efficient with excellent judgment and decision-making skills

Preferred Skills

  • Government Healthcare experience preferred
  • Understanding of XML, MarkLogic
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Issues and Risks management

Job Type: Full-time