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CENGN – (Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks): Performance Test Engineer – 9 Month Contract

CENGN - (Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks)

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted March 30, 2021.

CENGN is looking to hire aPerformance Test Engineer to join our team on a 9 month contract, with the potential for extension Do you have practical hands on experience in: A public Cloud Environment AWS, Azure and/or GCP?

full scope application performance testing and test plan designt?

Advanced script development, test plan execution, results gathering, results analysis, and reporting.?

Working with JMeter, Selenium or LoadRunner, for performance testing and automation ?

We are seeking a Performance Test Engineer to join our team on a 9 month contract, with the potential for extension, to contribute their expertise in the performance testing of several cloud-based applications.

CENGN will be conducting numerous client projects in 2021 for which there is a requirement to characterize the scalability of the client’s cloud-based applications.

The applications will generally have a UI front-end as well as an API ingestion point for IoT data and APIs for mobile applications.

Most of the applications will be hosted in test environments on AWS, Azure or GCP.

In some cases, the application may be deployed in CENGN’s OpenStack-based private cloud.

Key Responsibilities: In collaboration with other CENGN engineers, and through direct interaction with our client, you will analyze each application to understand its purpose and to identify key use cases, user flows, and API endpoints that should be subjected to scale testing.

Design a test plan for scale testing the application based on modern test methodologies Identify the optimal load generation and automation tools for each project Implement test scripts, execute the test plan, analyze results, and compile test reports Key Competencies/Qualifications: Direct, hands-on experience running the full scope of application performance testing including test plan design, advanced script development, test plan execution, results gathering, results analysis, and reporting.

Solid understanding of quality assurance and software development processes and methodologies Strong background using industry-standard performance testing and automation tools such as JMeter, Selenium or LoadRunner and experience with relevant languages like Python and Java.

Ability to write clear and concise performance test reports of application and server performance, including creating graphs, charts, and basic statistical analysis in Excel.

Strong understanding of how web services and APIs work Experience with public cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP, and knowledge of how applications are deployed on them.

Experience with private clouds would be an asset.

Experience and comfort working with Linux systems Excellent written and oral communication skills, and comfort with interacting with our clients in a professional manner Experience working in an Agile environment Desire to work in a highly collaborative engineering environment Positive, team-focused, self-starting attitude Education: University degree or college diploma in computer science or related discipline Experience: At CENGN, we prioritize practical skills over years of experience.

The depth of skill we are seeking in the above technologies would usually be attained as a result of 5+ years of experience.

Languages: English oral, reading and writing Competency in any other language could be considered an asset Interested and qualified candidates are invited to forward their resume in confidence to CENGN by email to

Please use ” Performance TestEngineer” as the subject line.

CENGN thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Due to COVID-19, our employees are working from home.

We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely.

CENGN is an inclusive Equal Opportunity Employer.