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Performance Test Engineer

San Jose, California
10 Jul 2022

Cadent powers the evolution of TV brand advertising. We provide marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying and selling TV advertising. By connecting brands with opportunities across national inventory sources-cable, broadcast, and digital media-our technology improves efficiencies and boosts the results of linear, addressable, and cross-screen campaigns.

About you:

What you will do:

  • Identify areas of improvement for quality of testing and automation, prioritize and plan implementation with Performance Engineering Lead
  • Perform root cause analysis when issues are encountered, identify appropriate solutions and coordinate with other groups in the organization to implement changes quickly
  • Work with other test engineers to identify risks to scope and schedule early on and develop strategies to mitigate issues and maintain delivery schedules
  • Ownership of complete End-to-End Performance Testing responsibilities for any release.
  • Working in a Fast Pace environment using Agile Methodologies.
  • Review and comprehend product specifications to develop a clear, detailed understanding of project requirements
  • Collaborate with other team members to determine product testing priorities, develop level of effort estimates and track and report progress
  • Write performance test plans, create and automate test cases
  • Execute test cases including collecting system and application 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
  • Rapidly iterate through testing of solutions to verify their effectiveness

Your skills:

  • 3-5 years of performance testing experience
  • Experience developing and executing automated performance tests utilizing JMeter
  • UI performance testing experience for web-based applications developed using Java, React, AngularJS, etc.
  • Experience working with at least one of the APM tools such as Datadog, AppDynamics etc.
  • Experience working with Heap Dump and Thread Dump analysis.
  • Good understanding of Linux/Unix OS command-line and shell scripting
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL (MySQL and Vertica plus)
  • Application Development Experience using the Java/JEE technology stack and code debugging is a plus.
  • Experience with system and java performance analysis open-source tools
  • ETL Performance Testing experience would be an added advantage.
  • Understanding of Internet technologies (video technologies and/or ad decision systems experience in internet and/or cable environments a major plus)
  • Load Testing experience with Apache web servers, JBoss and Tomcat app servers
  • Experience working with at least one of the Cloud technologies (AWS, AZURE, GCP) will be an added bonus
  • Strong understanding of Container based environment such as Dockers/Kubernetes
  • Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

If the leading edge of media technology is the place you want to be, please contact us today and let's start the conversation!

/CADENT/ is an EOE M/F/D/V. We do not work with 3rd Party Staffing Agencies.

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  • Job Reference: 653976498-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Cadent
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Salary: On Application