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Performance Automation Tester -DOL SCSEP

Washington, DC

SSi has principals that are an integral part of the organizations characteristic and are fundamentally essential to the shaping of everyday activities that connect to our broader mission and vision. As an organization SSi is committed to:
Foster a culture of innovative and out of the box thinking: 
We fundamentally understand that each employee has something unique to offer to the organization.  We foster a culture that nourishes innovation by empowering staff, leverages their passions, and encompasses a circle of trust where it’s all about thinking of new ideas and getting good feedback.
Invest in our Resources
Employees are essential, their physical and mental well-being are pivotal to the growth of our organization.  Our company culture, productivity, and overall employee happiness stem directly from how much training, responsibility, and empowerment they have within our organization. Our focus is on improving the growth of individual through education, allowing them to play central roles, so they can grow and add value to the company.
Provide solutions that are in the best interest of the customer and improve their strategic posture
We are in business to serve our customers and do what is in their best interest. Our philosophy is to offer services that are complete.  We strive to provide services that do more than meets the eye, to achieve more than superficial results and to help the business improve in areas that they may not have considered.
Give thoughtful considerations to our actions and their affects
We give thoughtful consideration to each other’s differences and opinions. We must give our individual best to get the job done right. Everyone is accountable for their behaviors, exercising rational judgment, and giving thoughtful consideration to their professional activities and decisions.

Sharp Solutions, Inc has an immediate need for a Performance Automation Tester for a new customer on a highly- visible and strategic Task Order for the Department of Labor. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment, and the ability to work within a team to stand up and mature the capabilities of our customer.

  • Interact with solutions architect, business analyst and tech lead to define and build a test strategy, performance goals, test plan, for reputable web application performance testing within the organization
  • Prepare Performance Test plan with test cases covering all test conditions, develop test scripts, execute tests, validate results, build report, manage defects and submit reports.
  • Interface with developers, project manager and QA team to develop application performance requirements, and key performance metrics.
  • Collaborate with development team to identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks during the development lifecycle
  • Experience in planning, developing, scripting, executing and analyzing performance test
  • Deep knowledge of test plan documentation and technical writing and solid understanding of current software testing methodologies
  • Troubleshoot, debug and verify the new or upgraded application meets or exceeds defined performance requirements and SLA metrics
  • Experience using statistical analysis techniques to identify areas of opportunity and optimize application performance
  • Develop, integrate and execute automated test scripts; maintain traceability of functional requirements and test cases; develop automation test strategies and approach for Manual and Automated testing of GUI and functional aspects of Web based applications throughout all phases of Software Testing Lifecycle
  • Develop, configure and maintain Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline using Jenkins and Bamboo for end-to-end automation for all builds and deployments

Preferred Skills
  • Minimum 5 years of proficiency in design, development and analysis in load tests using a variety of load testing tools, including GIT, JMeter, Selenium Web Driver, Selenium Grid, WinSCP, Groovy and Cucumber.
  • Good analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills and ability to work independently with little or no direction
  • Expert knowledge in using various test methodologies and best practices in conducting various application tests, including functional, integration, regression, and end-to-end system testing of client/server and web-based software applications
  • Hands on experience in testing with extensive knowledge of Automation Framework Design and Implementation
  • Good knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming concepts and Java skills
  • Experience working in PAAS, SaaS environments for testing in AWS cloud
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of Case Management Systems using Appian
  • Experience using agile methodology, including Scrum/Kanban ceremonies, roles, rules and artifacts in software development

SSi is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. SSi also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. VETS are encouraged to apply.


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