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Performance Engineering Specialist

Job Location: Quebec - Montreal

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00581280


- Job description

ARE YOU READY to step up and take your technology expertise to the next level?
There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why we love it here! This is an extraordinary chance to create a rewarding career at Accenture Technology. Working in a digitally-driven, innovation-led environment where you can help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine
Advanced Technology and Architecture is a high performing team to be in! We focus on client adoption of disruptive technologies, technology architecture and providing specialized skills related to integration, custom software engineering, testing, application modernization, agile and more. Help our clients with the most complex, challenging projects including working in open web platforms, DevOps platforms as well as intelligent Computing and Architecture enhancement.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute non-functional test case and maximizing automation (Medium/High complexity)
  • Driving quality and early defect detection in the non-functional area
  • Responsible for driving Performance development activities from planning, modeling, resource estimation, reviewing non-functional requirements and development activities
  • Responsible for using business analysis and business usage metrics to drive non-functional testing activities
  • Provide feedback to development teams on quality of deliverables
  • Responsible for automating Performance testing scripts during development life cycle through DevOps processes.
  • Responsible for following defined PE processes and tools usage and intent
  • Provide performance testing SME support across area(s) of responsibility.
  • Must have Experience in both agile and non-agile projects.
  • Should have experience in performance test case design, analysis, security testing and other types on non-functional testing
  • Hands on experience developing risk assessment models, production work load and capacity models.
  • Hands on experience with Environment mapping of performance testing environment against production
  • Hands on experience with Diagnostics processes and tool such as Dynatrace, AppDynamics
  • Hands on experience with leveraging service virtualization for Performance Testing
  • Hands on experience with Network virtualization for Mobile Performance testing tools and associated protocols such as “True Client” protocols
  • Hands on expertise in a variety of performance test frameworks/tools (e.g., HP LoadRunner, JMeter, etc.), monitoring tools (e.g., Dynatrace)
  • Experience in a Performance testing for distributed, cloud and mainframe, workflow, document management applications etc.
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Possess a minimum of 4-7 years of experience in PE
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Performance testing for distributed, cloud and mainframe, workflow, document management applications etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of a variety of testing techniques and methodologies
  • Hands on experience to analyze complex business ecosystems to understand business logic and processes, including data attributes and data business rules
  • Experience working with software delivery methodologies, frameworks and best practices (Agile and Iterative Waterfall) and DevOps operations and integration of testing into the DevOps pipeline
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to focus and prioritize and solve complex technical problems
  • Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related (technical) degree/diploma
  • Knowledgeable in Performance Testing, and Problem Management methodologies
  • Understanding of complex architectures and derivation of key performance indicators for performance tests
  • Ability to analyze and trend performance and reliability of enterprise applications in production-like configuration and articulate test result impacts with stakeholders
  • Experience in full software development life cycle
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across industries, local and global clients
  • Performance Achievement and Career Mentorship – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.
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It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.
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We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.
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