Anthem Systems Performance Engineer Sr - PS1145 in Richmond, Virginia

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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for Systems Performance Engineering support tasks, leading to delivery of application systems which meet the performance and throughput requirements of business stakeholders. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads and coordinates performance engineering for medium to large initiatives.

  • Collect and document expected system performance and operational characteristics.

  • Collect and/or prepare test data for test execution.

  • Develop and execute performance tests including load, stress, endurance, fail-over and interoperability.

  • Conduct technical analysis of performance test results and production systems, and provide recommendations on performance tuning, systems, and infrastructure.

  • Identify, report, and review defects in assessing system performance and stability.

  • Create reports to document performance metrics, test results, analysis and recommendations.

  • Monitor performance of production systems. Leads peer reviews to ensure the completeness of all test assets created.

  • Understand and follow all applicable SDLC and performance engineering processes.

  • Resolve performance and stability issues in performance test environment.

  • Leads performance defect triage calls and ensure they meet SLA’s.

  • Plan and coordinate performance engineering efforts in support of key initiatives.

  • Determine level of effort and resource requirements for customer engagements.

  • Develop performance engineering work plan structure and project schedule.

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure complete understanding of performance and operational requirements.

  • Review architectural design for performance risks and potential issues.

  • Prepare capacity analysis when applicable.

  • Facilitate team efforts across multiple projects and/or systems.

  • Facilitate improvement of the performance engineer process in the SDLC.

  • Facilitate resolution of production performance and stability issues.

  • Experience with production support systems & Develop system tuning recommendations.

  • Experience in Performance testing using Load runner. Multiple protocols but not limited to: HTTP/HTTPS, Ajax True client and Web Services.

  • Experience working in Agile environments is must & should have hands-on on Atlassian tools like JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo and or similar tool set.

  • Experience in Monitoring tools like HP diagnostics, CA Wily & Splunk or similar tools.

  • Experience with Citrix protocol is a plus.

  • Experience in DevOps, WebSphere modules & Healthcare domain is a plus.

  • Experience in Test Automation using Selenium, Cucumber or Ruby or to any open source tools is a plus.

  • Functional testing background is a plus.

    Requires Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems; minimum of 7 years performance engineering and performance testing experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Demonstrated ability to manage performance engineering efforts for an application.

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Title: Systems Performance Engineer Sr - PS1145

Location: VA-Richmond

Requisition ID: PS1145