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Sr. Performance Test Engineer II

Company: Verisk property estimating solutions (formerly Xac
Location: Lehi
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWe help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.Job DescriptionEnsure the overall Product Performance, Scalability, Quality, and customer satisfaction for the product(s) for which your team is responsible through analysis of performance testing as it relates to design, requirements / documentation, required testing and Production implementation. Actively improve and develop the quality of your team's development and performance testing processes. Regularly collaborate with business and technical representatives to establish solutions, specifications and standards for fixes and enhancements to improve the overall performance Quality of your team's product(s). Regularly evaluate and test software programs from a performance perspective to verify functionality against established requirements / specifications and development and security standards to ensure the product(s) work as expected. Regularly collaborate with Development, Product, and Quality Assurance team members to ensure project delivery deadlines are met. Help to establish QA Performance best practices and assist the team in adhering to them. Help to further develop performance testing using the skills and subject matter expertise of the QA team members. Act as a performance representative of the QA team to customers and other departments in coordinating efforts, formulating solutions, fielding concerns, and prioritizing work.

  • Perform Performance testing on existing and new features / fixes for Product releases
  • Actively assist with clarifying performance testing requirements for new features, improvements, and fixes
  • Actively help the team identify and implement continuous performance process improvements
  • Actively help the department establish and adhere to performance testing best practices
  • Establish and coordinate performance test plans for large projects and releases
  • Participate in the design and architecture of new features and functionality as it is related to the performance and scalability of our products
  • Assist in establishing and validating application performance standards
  • Provide spot leadership within the team, as needed
  • Train and mentor other Performance Test Engineers, as needed
  • Investigate and resolve performance issues escalated by customers and other departments
  • Complete all responsibilities as outlined on the annual Performance Plan through continuous communication and feedback
  • Complete all special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation Qualifications
    • 4+ years of software Quality Assurance performance testing experience and training; Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred. Software Quality Assurance Performance related certification preferred
    • Solid understanding of Quality Assurance performance testing techniques and best practices using jMeter, LoadRunner, Visual Studio, TSUNG or similar applications
    • Solid understanding of performance testing methodologies and technologies (e.g., Software Analysis and Requirements prep, Strategy Design, Load Generator Configuration, Server and Load Generator monitoring, Test Data generation, Load Scripts development, Preliminary Tests Launch/Tests Execution and Results Analysis/Reporting)
    • Performance test scripting knowledge and capabilities (e.g., Stress, Load, Stability, Volume, Scalability, Component, Rush Hour Check and Configuration testing) for analysis, test case development and debugging
    • Test Data Generation via code, SQL Queries, API calls and the User Interface
    • Strong knowledge of the department's products and holistic knowledge of other Xactware products
    • Strong knowledge and experience with the property insurance industry preferred
    • Extremely detail-oriented and excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small to large group situations to customers, team members, management, and other employees
    • Strong knowledge of operating systems, web browsers, databases, mobile devices, development tools and approaches, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile/Scrum, defect tracking, task tracking tools, and MS Office applications
    • Displaying a "do what it takes" approach to meeting project delivery deadlines, including willingness to work occasional additional hours as needed
    • High-Energy and motivated individual who can influence and manage multiple projects simultaneouslyThis job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by management to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.Management reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.Additional InformationXactware, a Verisk business, specializes in technologies for the property insurance, remodeling, restoration, and mortgage and lending industries. Xactware's tools provide claims estimating, contents replacement, claims management, and property maintenance solutions for desktop, mobile, and online platforms. Xactware's services include repair cost research and reports, aerial imagery, and real-time business intelligence. Xactware has been providing cloud services for customers since 1995. To learn more about Xactware please visit us at:---Xactware.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.http://www.verisk.com/careers.htmlUnsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Consumer Privacy NoticeAt Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

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