Performance Engineer in Ottawa at IBM

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Join the development team of IBM® QRadar®, one of the top ranked Security Event and Incident Management (SIEM) platform in the world. The Performance Engineer is an integral part of development team that is responsible for participating in the execution of procedures for ensuring the performance, scalability and quality of new features and releases of software. To achieve this, the Performance Engineer will be required to plan, author and execute performance test plans and interact with quality and development engineers. He/she will perform the assessment, planning and execution of test efforts required for new functions/features under development; consult with quality and development engineers in resolution of complex problems; develop new approaches, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing code, performance testing methodologies and processes.

Responsibilities include:
  • Evaluate system performance and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and develop appropriate resolutions.
  • Define, develop and conduct system performance and stress testing.
  • Analyze test results and suggest action plans.
  • Create and execute performance test plans, test cases and scripts
  • Report performance test results to Quality Assurance, Customer Support, Development, and Product Management
  • Develop performance test automation and tooling
  • Collaborate with Customer Support and Development Teams to understand/reproduce field issues
The successful candidate will have the following:
  • Motivated -self-starting individual and a team player
  • Exceptional attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with Linux, basic monitoring commands, access commands and shell scripting
  • Demonstrates strong ability to take ownership of the projects and provide adequate visibility on the progress
  • Aggressively addresses and resolves problems, and actively improves processes, products, and/or services

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