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Performance Engineer - UKG - New Hampshire/Massachusetts


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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The Performance Engineer will be a member of a Global Performance Team and will have the following responsibilities:

• Develops, reviews performance test plans that define the scope, environment, strategy, scenarios, and metrics for performance testing of Kronos products
• Designs and executes scenarios of scalability and stability tests to ensure products meet performance standards
• Analyzes test results and reports any performance defects
• Configures and maintains test environments that emulate the customer production environment and settings
• Analyse performance test results to isolate the root cause of performance issues.
• Investigates performance defects and provide pointers to a particular or potential performance bottlenecks
• Works on multiple assigned projects based on ability and level of experience
• Estimates own work tasks and assignments effectively
• Works on multiple projects across the global engineering organization and participates in related project and program meetings
• Exercises sound judgment and ability to determine solutions and implement with success
• Communicates with other members of the team, developers, QA, product managers, product owners, and other stakeholders on performance test results and defects to improve performance quality of Kronos products


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
• 5-7 years of Experience in in Performance Engineering/Software Development
• Experience in NeoLoad, Java, JavaScript is preferred
• Experience with Web Services (REST API, Soap API), Web/Cloud based applications
• Experience with multiple Database management systems preferably PostgresSQL
• Experience in testing browser and servers side performance including profiling tools
• Demonstrated ability to work in a cross geographical team
• Demonstrated ability to communicate best practices for performance

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

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