• SaaS Performance Test Engineer

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    Digital technology is no longer just another tool in the IT, marketing, sales or service toolbox to engage, inspire and attract customers. It is becoming the foundation of entirely new ways of doing business as well as giving rise to entirely new businesses. There could be 100 billion connected devices expected by 2025, leading towards a trillion sensor ecosystem. 1 billion digital natives are expected to join the workforce over the next 7 years. In a hyper-connected era of mobile, social, cloud, big data, and the Internet of Things, future growth will depend on platform business models.  


    Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA) is a catalyst for transformation. With Axway AMPLIFY™, our cloud-enabled data integration and engagement platform, leading brands better anticipate, adapt and scale to meet ever-changing customer expectations. Our unified, API-first approach connects data from anywhere, fuels millions of apps and delivers real-time analytics to build customer experience networks. From idea to execution, we help make the future possible for more than 11,000 organizations in 100 countries. To learn more about Axway, visit www.axway.com 



    The SaaS Performance Test Engineer requires the candidate to automate and test availability, scalability, and reliability for SaaS-based API applications. As a part of an agile performance team, you work closely with development teams and QA leads to understand the automation requirements, create required automated tests using existing and new frameworks, and document current product capabilities and deficiencies.



    Plan, estimate, design, and execute API performance tests
    Create and execute automated tests using Jmeter in a distributed environment
    Automate deployment and real-time monitoring of Docker/Kubernetes environments
    Execute automated baseline, load, stress, endurance and any other non-functional tests as required against SaaS applications within the Amazon AWS cloud environment
    Perform analysis on resource utilization, garbage collection, reports, logging, and any other available resources to verify performance
    Work with stakeholders to provide automated graphs, reports, and other required documentation required for analysis
    Create and monitor defects in the formal defect database to resolution
    Collaborate with business and application owners to improve overall performance as needed


    • 5-7 years of relevant experience as an IT Performance Automator/Tester
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Independent worker, but also works well within a small team and is willing to assist and/or train other team member with less experience as needed
    • Strong written and communication skills is a must
    • Proven experience automating and executing API (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations within a performance test
    • Proven understanding of JSON/XML payloads and how to programmatically extract specific content
    • Good understanding and troubleshooting of Linux Operating Systems
    • Good understanding of networking, especially cloud-based networking within the AWS environment
    • Experience with 3rd party API tools for debugging (i.e. Postman, SoapUI)
    • Working knowledge of Windows/Linux OS’
    • Experience with basic database access tools and queries for debugging; especially automated
    • Experience with JIRA



    BS/MS in Computer Science, IT or Engineering preferred



    Axway is an EEO and AA Employer


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