At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive
impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact,
like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for
more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our
locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect
the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of
BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are
continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while
contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.
this time we are considering candidates who do not require visa sponsorship
The Performance Test Engineer will be responsible for
leading and providing performance and load testing services for Bank of the
West’s applications as part of the Quality Assurance Testing Center of
Excellence (QA TCoE). This role will
design, develop and maintain Performance Test Strategies, Plans, and Test Scripts
and execute them to ensure the system meets quality requirements.
Primary Responsibilities & Essential
- Identify the performance test requirements and
document the performance test scenarios based on the SLAs and benchmarks.
- Design, develop, execute and maintain
Performance test suites for different systems using HP Performance Centger/Load
- Create Performance test status reports and send
it to the project stakeholders.
- Perform test data management required for
performance testing of different systems.
- Collaborate with quality assurance team
members, developers, infrastructure teams to perform Performance testing.
- Ensure system performance by validating
stability, scalability, reliability, latency, response time, etc. of different
products and applications.
- Perform the root cause analysis of issues,
identify bottlenecks and work with development and infrastructure teams in
- Gain a technical and functional understanding
of system architecture and become part of the ongoing improvement of the
performance of products and applications.
- Define and document standard Performance
Testing process as part of the TCoE methodologies.
- Find opportunities in tuning the application
infrastructure for optimal performance, and assisting the development team in
identifying coding improvements and best practices.
- Develop robust benchmark workloads based on
production traffic patterns.
- Design appropriately sized environments to
generate load against the application under test
- Analyze and provide recommendations for
degree in Computer Science required or related field.
6 years of experience with QA processes and testing methodologies.
5 years of experience with HP Performance Center or HP Loadrunner
3 years of experience with HTTP protocol of Loadrunner
3 years of experience with Webservices protocol of Loadrunner
3 years of experience with AJAX TruClient protocol of Loadrunner
2 years’ experience in VB scripting and C language
experience with QA processes and testing methodologies.
testing experience with Web based online applications.
with HP Diagnostics, JProbe tools a plus.
be able to handle multiple projects.
in developing Performance Test suites for large scale applications.
with other Performance Testing tools like JMeter is a plus.
with web services testing and SQL is a plus.
analytical and problem-solving skills.
communication & interpersonal skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment
opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by
applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer -
Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal
histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the
requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-Arizona-TempeJob Type: Full-timeJob: Technology