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Performance Engineer


Introduction IBM Financial Transaction Manager enables large global top-tier financial institutions integrate, orchestrate and monitor financial transactions. This ranges all the way from traditi


IBM Financial Transaction Manager enables large global top-tier financial institutions integrate, orchestrate and monitor financial transactions. This ranges all the way from traditional Check, Wire, Swift payments to modern day real time digital payments.IBM Financial Transaction Manager delivers consistent processing across such multiple payment types, enabling financial institutions to converge their payment operations onto a single platform.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As Test Specialist, you will be responsible for testing performance, load, scalability / capacity, networks and infrastructure

You will be involved in the planning, design, management, execution, and reporting of tests using appropriate testing tools and techniques.

Responsible to administer and manage the complete Delivery with support Skills Performance and Capacity Management.

What you’ll do:

Examine and evaluate performance criteria to ensure that new and amended solutions, together with any interfaces, perform as specified.

Plan, develop and communicate the test design during test specification development with focus on both the functional and non-functional requirements for testability against the technical acceptance criteria and quality metrics.

Work with the Test Architect to define the test automation framework, methods and tools to uncover performance issues.

Utilize performance tools, analyzing results, resolving performance related issues, including optimization and tuning.

Excite and motivate fellow practitioners and set them up for success in completing their scope of work

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Minimum 3 years of experience in Performance Testing

Expertise with industry standard Load testing tools such as JMeter

Experience in developing the test scripts, debugging, resolving the issues and usage of monitoring tools like Instana

Experience in Java and Selenium.

Experience with orchestration technologies like Kubernetes or Openshift

Deep knowledge of cloud services and deploying/testing workloads on AWS, Azure and other cloud-based solutions.

Experience in cloud native applications, workload optimization, automation programming models to automate running performance tests

Performance tuning experience with Web and Application Servers

Demonstrated ability in profiling and performance analysis expertise with a track record of optimization

Proven ability in HTTP, HTTPS, and TCP/IP performance considerations

Experience with N-tiered web application architecture (web, app, database)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Experience with building IaaS & SaaS offerings

Knowledge of financial payment schemes and standards

About Business Unit

IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities. Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone. It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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