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Chennai, India Hybrid

Senior Performance Automation QA Engineer

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Description

Ciklum is looking for a Senior Performance Automation QA Engineer to join our team full-time in India.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As a Senior Performance Automation QA Engineer, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow.  

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Software Test Performance Engineer specializing in performance testing for web-hosted, multi-modular commercial software. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of performance testing aspects such as load, throughput, and user concurrency.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop automated tests with a focus on performance testing
  • Prepare and set up dedicated hosted environment(s) for a range of performance tests, including working with local Sensa NR architects on the generation of appropriate volumes of test data
  • Execute iterative performance tests across combinations of Sensa NR Product modules, with increasing volumes of test data
  • Analyze and interpret test results to ensure the software's scalability, reliability, and responsiveness
  • Conduct load testing, stress testing, and user concurrency simulations
  • Collaborate with development teams to identify and address performance bottlenecks
  • Prepare detailed test reports and documentation
  • Ensure the process is as automated and repeatable as possible and can be handed over to Sensa NetReveal Engineering as an ongoing process

Requirements

  • Strong experience in software test automation and performance testing (3+ years): Demonstrated expertise in automating tests and conducting performance evaluations to ensure software efficiency and reliability
  • Proficiency in Java: Solid programming skills in Java, with additional experience in Scala being a plus
  • Experience with Performance Testing Tools: Proficient in using Gatling for performance testing
  • Knowledge of Web Technologies and Architectures: Understanding of how web applications are built and function, including common performance bottlenecks
  • Data Analysis Skills: Ability to interpret and analyze complex data to draw meaningful conclusions and provide actionable insights
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail to identify and resolve performance issues
  • Understanding of Performance Metrics: Familiarity with end-to-end performance measures (server response time, throughput, latency, etc.) and the ability to tune systems for better performance and scalability

Desirable

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Performance Testing Process: Ability to set up a performance testing process from scratch and plan performance testing activities
  • Cloud-Based Performance Testing Tools: Experience with performance testing tools and frameworks on cloud platforms, particularly Azure
  • CI/CD Practices: Understanding of Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices and tools, especially GitHub Actions
  • Containerization Technologies: Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Database Experience: Experience with databases such as Postgres and Oracle
  • Spring Framework: Familiarity with the Spring framework for developing Java applications

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, as well as financial and legal consultation
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy licence, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: hybrid work mode at Chennai or Pune 
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Resourcing Team helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

India is a strategic growth market for Ciklum.

Be a part of a big story created right now. Let’s grow our delivery center in India together! Boost your skills and knowledge: create and innovate with like-minded professionals — all of that within a global company with a local spirit and start-up soul. 

Supported by Recognize Partners and expanding globally, we will engineer the experiences of tomorrow! 

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.

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