1+ months
2018-03-122018-06-23

Test & Evaluation Performance Engineer

MITRE
McLean, VA

MITREs Systems Engineering Technical Center helps our sponsors to identify the key questionsand determine how to answer them based upon strong evidence. The System Performance Engineering department provides innovative, evidence-based performance engineering services to MITRE, its Sponsors, and Partners to achieve quality and performance objectives across People, Processes, and Technology.


 


The System Performance Test and Evaluation group is focused on test activities (including functional, performance, and security testing) during the systems engineering lifecycle (waterfall, Agile, and DevOps). You would develop test plans and cases from requirements, proceeding through integration testing and into deployment and operational monitoring. You would apply systems thinking and best-practice capabilities to help our sponsors achieve successful deployment of their solutions. We are looking for highly-motivated, adaptive, and self-directed candidates with a wide variety of interests and a foundation of skills in performance and development disciplines.. 

Our Test and Evaluation engineers will provide thought leadership and problem solving for government customers in collaboration with stakeholders from private, federal, state and local sectors.


 


Specific areas of responsibilities include:



Performance Development & Testing
o Functional Test Planning and Administration
o Performance Test Planning & Administration
o Operational Test Planning & Administration
o Shared Services Performance Validation
o Service Level Agreement Validation
o Security and Risk Assessment


Capacity Planning
o Load Testing
o Capacity Plan/Forecast


Performance Management
o Performance Metrics Definition
o Performance Instrumentation Plan, Test, & Implementation
o Performance Monitoring & Tuning
o Performance Reporting












Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a US Department of Defense security clearance.


 


Requirements 



Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Information Systems Management or related discipline.


3 + years documented success in applying one or more of the following capabilities in complex environments:



o Testing and evaluation across development lifecycle paradigms
o Performance, functional, and/or security testing
o Test planning and management


Familiarity with at least 3 of the following tools:


o Functional Testing Tools
TestComplete
Ranorex
Selenium
HP QTP
Watir
Splunk


o Load Testing Tools
Apache Bench
Siege
JMeter
LoadRunner
Locust.io


o Test Management Tools
Tarantula
Testopia
qaManager
TestLink
TestMaster


o Application Performance Management Tools
AppDynamics
Dynatrace
New Relic
CA
HPE


o Traffic Monitoring Tools
Argus
EtherApe
Nagios
Ntop
Splunk


o Benchmarking Tools
HammerDB
Data Factory
MockupData
DTM Data Generator


o Quality Management Tools
HP ALM Quality Center
IBM Rational Quality Manager
qTest
QA Complete
PractiTest


o Web Vulnerability Scanning Tools
Acunetix WVS
AppScan
Burp Suite
DirBuster
Firebug


o OS Hacking Tools
GDB
IDA Pro
Immunity Debugger
OllyDbg
WinDbg


 


Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with multiple Government departments or agencies is preferred, but experience working on transformational projects in other complex environments may be considered.

Candidates holding current / active US Government security clearance(s) are highly preferred


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