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Software Test Engineer - LoadRunner/ Performance Center

Visa, Highlands Ranch CO, US

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Duration: Full-Time


Essential Functions – As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you will become a part of the Issuer Processing Performance Test Engineering team, where you will be accountable for the creation of application/system/service performance plans and models.  You will work with architects, developers, product owners/managers, project managers and test engineers to define adequate testing strategies, scripts and scenarios to evaluate, troubleshoot, tune and certify applications. 

Responsibilities

  • Design and execute test plans, scenarios and scripts, related to application performance, capacity and resiliency
  • Analyze, review and present performance results with recommendations to delivery teams and business groups
  • Work with development and DevOps to troubleshoot and improve identified performance bottlenecks
  • Document software defects, using JIRA and report defects to software developers
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates
  • Identify and drive standards for high-quality test approach and execution parameters.
  • Maintain a common documentation library of standardized processes and procedures
  • Cultivate, support, and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, and teamwork
  • Clearly communicate both formally and informally project/program status, risk and impact, escalating when/where appropriate
  • Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with the teams to deliver quality software iteratively

Basic
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred
• Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline required, advanced degree a plus
• 3+ years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
• 3 or more years of hands-on Performance Testing experience with LoadRunner/ Performance Center/Load Runner Enterprise, including scripting, scenario creation, execution, and analysis
• Experience with Application Performance Monitoring solutions such as Aternity APM, AppDynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic, etc.
• Must be able to monitor and gather system resource statistics during test execution
• Ability to translate performance requirements/specifications into meaningful and effective test scripts and scenarios
• Working knowledge of scripting (C, Perl, XML, SQL, Unix shell, Microsoft Visual Basic, WSI) required
• Demonstrated ability to communicate advanced technical issues both verbally and in writing to technical staff and management
• Must be able to organize and prioritize workload in order to meet necessary deadlines
• Able to make independent judgments/decisions within established guidelines
• Have implemented standard processes, tools, and metrics to deliver large-scale projects from inception to conclusion that met quantifiable business objectives
• Ability, desire, and motivation to learn quickly and pick up new skills
• Demonstrate a team-driven attitude, ready to innovate, collaborate and resolve issues.

The position starts at $78,000. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition, this position is eligible for bonus and equity.

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.


Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

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