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Senior Performance Test Engineer

  • General Motors
  • Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

About GMTheres never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision wont happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.Why Work for UsOur culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.Job DescriptionIn recent years, GM Information Technology has successfully executed the largest IT transformation in the history of the automotive industry, fully insourcing what once was a nearly completely outsourced IT function. Today GM IT is a dynamic and fast paced organization that designs, develops and maintains all IT infrastructure, applications and solutions enabling GMs global operations. From designing and building the next generation of electric and other vehicles to developing a world-class GM experience for our dealers and customers, GM IT is driving real change in the most iconic automaker on the planet. Our team delivers unique enterprise-wide IT solutions in cutting-edge technologies such as mobility, telematics, mission-critical business systems, supercomputing, cloud, vehicle engineering and real-time computing. We offer challenging positions for passionate professionals looking to advance their careers and be a part of an IT organization focused on innovation, speed and business value.Senior Performance Test Engineer ensures applications meet GM IT standards for functional, system, quality, security, performance and architecture requirements. Ability to drive advanced levels of test planning, execution and quality reporting of software applications through project engagements and sustaining software test activities. This includes the creation of automated test cases and test execution plans. Organizes and executes test activities to ensure applications meet GM IT standards for quality, security, performance and architecture requirements.The Senior Performance Test Engineer will work closely with developers, testers, and business owners to ensure software quality through automated performance testing. The Performance Engineer will contribute to the full SDLC by being active through requirements, architecture, design, development, testing, and support. You will be responsible for performance test case creation, performance test execution/analysis, and reporting to ensure applications meet GM IT standards for quality, security, and performance.The Performance Engineer role requires knowledge in software engineering practices, the creation of test process artifacts, development of performance automation scripts, capacity of application, system, infrastructure, database and network components.Manages work across multiple projects.Mentors junior testers through project-related conflict resolution.Serves as a mentor to less experienced staff.Initiates changes across the team and organization to improve processes and standards.Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors.Models GM behaviors and builds a winning culture.Performs other related duties as assigned.Additional Job DescriptionQualifications:Awareness of multiple software development and testing methodologies and ability to operate in a fast-moving environment across multiple disciplinesTechnical skills through demonstrated roles in performance engineering, test automation and software developmentExperience in HP ALM/Performance center and Load runnerExperience in one or more of the following technical areasMicrosoft .NET / SQL performance tuningOracle DB performance tuning AWR analysis, Java / J2EE performance tuning JVM Tuning, Garbage collection analysis Performance measurement and tuning tools (i.e.-Dynatrace) software development.Knowledge on Content delivery Networks like AkamaiA proven proficiency in technical disciplines in software development and performance verification/ TuningProven analytical skillsAdvanced ability to drive project teams through software quality engagements.Advanced ability to drive closure on ambiguities found from reviewing business and software requirements.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.5+ years of experience in a Senior Performance Test Engineer role leading testing teamsExperience optimizing processesExperience leading, coaching, or mentoring teamsIdentifies areas of concern and implements process improvementsPrimarily self-directedPassion to help and coach othersWe are not able to accommodate international relocationBenefits OverviewThe goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others: Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents; Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family; Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement; Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing; Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.Diversity InformationGeneral Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to
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