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Sr Mgr, Performance Engineering

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200014794
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Description

**Newly created role within UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) for candidates in the Lowell, MA or New Hampshire region**

The Senior Manager, Performance Engineering for UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) will be responsible for planning, implementing and review of the Performance tests for the entire group including Workforce Scheduling and TimeKeeping and HMRS.

In addition, he/she will be responsible for the following:
• Managing a team of resources with members minimally in the United States and with possibility of additional staff in Montreal
• Working with directors of engineering to develop and maintain a set of performance criteria for all development projects
- a set of general usage characteristics for which all new functions must adhere before acceptance
- a regression set of tests and standards which must be passed before each subsequent release
-create tools and processes for development teams to conduct performance testing during the development cycle (shift performance left)
• Communicating with the individual development and QA teams to prioritize and resolve issues in a timely manner
• Continuously monitor the results of performance issues are the arise from the field as well as internally found items
• Proactively update and document best practices not just for the application but the underlying platform for the solutions under test and detect any changes arising from new or modified functionality
• Providing suggestions for improvement in Development or Testing practices to lead to increased performance of the suite
• Review development designs and requirements to inform the appropriate parties of potential performance implications of the new enhancements
• Work with the Product Management teams to understand customer performance expectations and to set testing criteria to meet or achieve these standards as future versions are released.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
• People Management experience (+7 years)
• Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or related field is required
• 15+ years of Experience in Software Development / Testing
• 5+ years’ experience in Performance Testing, including load testing and analysis
• Experience with multiple Database management systems preferably Postgres
• Experience in testing browser and servers side performance including profiling tools
• Demonstrated ability to manage a cross geographical team
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and define best practices for performance

Corporate overview

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