Software Engineering-Performance Engineer

Short Description

This position will be responsible for conducting performance testing for all CIB Investor Services client applications/products. He/She will be part of a Investor Services Technology Performance testing team. The role will have significant interaction across the Application Development, QA managers, Business Analysis, Solution Architecture, Infrastructure and Production Assurance teams throughout the project lifecycle.

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Collate and analyze non-functional (Performance Testing) requirements 
  • Analyze business requirements and map to non-functional specifications
  • Model technical requirements to evaluate performance impacts
  • Prioritize tests based on business requirements 
  • Devise appropriate workload (transaction mix) model based on requirements        
  • Works with cross functional project teams to define performance metrics and acceptance criteria
  • Develop suitable test strategy/plan document based on requirements
  • Provides input and insight to the software design and architecture process
  • Development of scripts for latest web based technologies like Ajax, FLEX, web 2.0 etc using performance testing tools like HP LoadRunner, JMeter, SoapUI etc 
  • Validates performance test environments and setup monitoring using tools like HP Sitescope, Perfmon, NMON etc
  • Automate and Execute backend performance testing
  • Analyzes performance test results to pin-point potential bottlenecks
  • Provide performance tuning recommendations especially around operating systems, Web/App and databases servers to resolve performance bottlenecks
  • Document Performance Testing Results and Review with the different application stakeholders 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in LoadRunner 12/11.5  Advanced
  • Strong experience in utilizing both commercial and open source load simulation tools  Advanced
  • Backend systems performance testing like MQs, Batch jobs etc   Advanced
  • Performance Monitoring Tools (Sitescope 11, Dynatrace, JVisualVM, Fidler etc.) and their metrics analysis/tuning  Advanced
  • Performance Metrics on UNIX, Windows, Oracle, Tomcat, IIS, WebLogic, WebSphere, Internet Technologies Advanced
  • Complex Client/Server Architecture and Environment understanding Advanced
  • Database troubleshooting and performance analysis Proficient
  • Hardware Capacity Planning Proficient
  • Functional Automation Tool and application development knowledge (like Java, Perl, Python etc)  desirable
  • Mainframe/Mid Range Server technologies desirable

Professional Skills 

  • Communication (written and verbal)  Advanced
  • Co-ordination and follow up Skills  Advanced
  • Results Documentation and presentation Advanced
  • Firm/Business Knowledge Proficient
  • Industry Acumen Proficient

Education and Experience 

  • Master/ Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology
  • Total 6-8 years of industry experience and minimum of 4 years Performance testing with end-to-end project execution experience
  • Understanding of Financial and Banking applications or related business experience

Software Engineering - Performance Engineer
Associate Financial Services Full-time Engineering | Information Technology Java | Python
J.P. Morgan is a leading global financial services firm, established over 200 years ago:
o We are the leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management.
o We have assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide
o We operate in more than 100 markets.
o We have more than 243,000 employees globally.
Our wholesale businesses include J.P. Morgans Asset Management, Commercial Banking and the Corporate & Investment Bank which provide products and services to corporations, governments, municipalities, non-profits, institutions, financial intermediaries and high-net worth individuals and families.
Our corporate functions support the entire organization and include the following functions: Accounting, Audit, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, and Technology.
J.P. Morgan in India provides a comprehensive range of Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate functions services and solutions to our clients, executing some of the most important financial transactions and providing essential strategic advice to our clients such as the government, large domestic and multi-national corporations, non-government organizations and financial institutions and investors. India is a key market for JPMorgan Chase globally and our employees in India are a critical part of how we do business globally and are integrated within our businesses. Our Global Service Centers (GSCs) are strategically positioned in Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad to support the firms operations regionally and globally. The centers provide comprehensive strategic support across technology and business operations processing to all lines of business and the corporate functions.