Performance Testing Engineer, Peacock, Direct-to-Consumer

NBCUniversal, Stamford, CT

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time

Role Purpose

The End-to-End Performance Testing Engineer will be part of the Reliability & Performance team and will be responsible for performance testing all services and systems used to deliver NBC’s Direct-to-Consumer platform.

  • Build and maintain a performance testing environment that allows the end-to-end application stack to be tested to scale regularly
  • Integrate performance testing into CI/CD pipelines, work with development teams to define performance test strategy and test cases, and ensure all changes are tested prior to production deployments
  • Create performance dashboards and reports
  • Work with business to understand projections for system utilization and assist development teams in translating the projections into system test targets
  • Execute performance tests, monitor performance against defined KPIs, and provide regular reports on test performance
  • Stay up to date with performance test technologies

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a relevant field
• Minimum three (3) years of experience in a performance testing role for a cloud application
• Expertise in building and executing tests in at least one framework such as BlazeMeter/JMeter, Gatling, and Akamai Soasta
• Understanding of multiple cloud computing platforms and CDN impacts on performance testing
• Basic Linux skills required
• Familiarity with CI/CD tooling (e.g. Jenkins, GoCD) and source control (e.g. Github, bitbucket)
• Understanding of SDLC and software development best practices
• Understanding of database fundamentals, SQL+PromSQL experience a plus
• Basic programming experience in a scripting language (Python, Bash, etc.)
• Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker/Kubernetes a plus
• Passion for automated testing

Eligibility Requirements

• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Availability to travel as required

NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world’s most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU’s broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination… all in one app.

We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative.

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