Product Development  |  Cape Town, South Africa  |  Full Time  |  Experienced

Performance Test Engineer

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Description

MRI Software is seeking a Performance Test Engineer to join our team in our Cape Town office! As a Test Engineer you will be responsible for contributing to an overall positive client experience by identifying performance issues. 

 

Essential Functions Include: 

·         Working/writing scripts in JMeter and LoadRunner

·         Working in SaaS type architectures

·         Analyzing business scenarios

·         Understanding the non-functional requirements

·         Evaluating the objectives of any service level agreement

·         Designing and creating test scripts – API Testing is a Plus

·         Identifying parameters for testing

·         Designing workload modules

·         Executing performance tests

·         Using consistent metrics for monitoring

·         Comparison of previous results on same tests

·         Identifying bottlenecks, and where they occur

·         Interpret results and graphs

·         Understand the relationship between queues and sub-systems

·         Identify suggestions for performance tuning

·         Knowledge of SQL indexes, keys, and tuning a plus

·         Preparing test reports

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

PERSONAL AND BUSINESS ATTRIBUTES/SKILLS

·         Excellent communication and leadership skills

·         Ability to multitask in an effective and organized manor

·         Accountable for commitments made and schedule deliverables

·         JMeter and LoadRunner experience

·         Experience in software development languages necessary for tool scripting

·         Ability to debug web requests

·         SQL experience would be a plus

·         Performance testing knowledge basics (baseline, load, stress testing)

·         Analyze system usage from test results (identify memory leaks, connection issues, bottlenecks, etc.)

EDUCATION

·         BA/BS Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Related Experience

EXPERIENCE

·         5+ years of experience in providing Performance and Load Testing activities

·         Track record of leading teams to deliver scalable, high quality, enterprise software solutions

 

Company Overview: 
MRI Software delivers innovative applications and hosted solutions that free real estate companies to elevate their business. Our flexible technology platform, along with an open and connected ecosystem, allows us to meet the unique needs of real estate businesses, from property-level management and accounting, to investment modeling and analytics for the global commercial and residential markets. With nearly five decades of expertise and insight, we have grown to include offices in across the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, South Africa, New Zealand, and Canada with over 1200 team members to support our clients and their unique needs

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