Position Description

Application Performance Tester
Work Location Richmond, VA
Job Code 12092
# of openings 1
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As an Application Performance Tester, you will be responsible for designing and conducting different types of performance tests like Load Testing, Stress Testing, Volume Testing, Scalability Testing & Endurance testing, using AppMon & Dynatrace performance evaluation tools.

As an Application Performance Tester, You Will:

  • Identify bottlenecks in the system during the performance testing and create root cause analysis reports
  • Monitor application, web, network, system and/or data base servers performance (KPI – Key Performance Indicators) counters like CPU, Memory, JVM heap, and/or AWR analysis to identify the performance issues and bottlenecks
  • Interact with performance engineers in creating scripts based on design analysis
  • Perform system analysis for application performance of various web and desktop applications based on throughput, bandwidth and response times.
  • Perform data validation from initial state to end state with the help of subject matter experts. Monitoring the data process and observing the system for the available space on the system, any major failures during load simulation process
  • Perform capacity planning based on breaking point of application for different types of server load simulations

To Be Successful, You Need:

  • 2-3 years of performance testing experience
  • Background in Application development
  • Proficiency and hand-on experience with Dynatrace (AppMon) performance evaluation tools
  • Hands on experience debugging and troubleshooting
  • Experience with using DevOps focused performance tools

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Experience with Cloud Computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP)
  • Knowledge or experience with large scale cloud application monitoring, analysis and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with larger financial organizations

We Hire Great People. Period.  

If this description sounds like you and if you’re an Application Performance Tester rockstar - then we want to hear from you.


Why Work at xScion?

  • We have an amazing culture –  We were named a ‘Best Place to Work in VA’ for the last 3 years (2016, 2017 & 2018).
  • We are poised for rapid growth  – We are on the cutting edge of digital transformation in healthcare and finance and continuously welcoming new clients to the xScion family.
  • We believe in your continuous development  – We invest in our teams’ development, paying for certifications and trainings to improve their skills because we are committed to being the best at what we do.
  • You’ll work with the best  – We only hire great people.
  • And because we truly care about you and our clients.  - We are run by real people for real people, creating flexibility, balance, respect and fun in the workplace.


We Offer Great Benefits:

We not only offer standard benefits like great medical, dental, 401(k) match, flex spending and more, but we also offer unique perks such 11 holidays (including your birthday!), 3 weeks of paid time off, company events, games, and many other things that inspire balance and flexibility.


We’re Transforming Businesses…

xScion is a woman-owned NextGen Technology Consulting Firm that helps companies modernize their IT and business operations. We support leading Healthcare and Financial Services companies through innovative solutions including AppDev, DevOps, Data Services and Agile Transformation.


Want to Learn More about xScion? 

Check us at out on  www.xscion.com  or socially at  LinkedIn Twitter  and  Glassdoor .


At xScion, we celebrate diversity in all forms. xScion is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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