• IT Performance Tester

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/29/2018 3:40 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    An experienced Performance Tester/Engineer with ability to lead the performance testing effort.  Required: 5+ years of overall experience in performance testing

    Work with the teams to identify NFRs from the scenarios identified during the Business meeting with Customer.  Collect Performance Requirements and transform them to a Test Plan.

    • Troubleshoot performance issues across the entire stack – hardware, software, application and network
    • Dive deeply into SW/HW systems to solve for performance issues and make architectural, design and coding recommendations where needed.
    • Experience in developing and enhancing Web (HTTP/HTML) scripts in a performance testing tool (NeoLoad, LoadRunner, Performance Center, etc.). 
    • Other protocols might be required as needed. Expert on performance testing of web applications, Java, .Net,C#, Web services.
    • Conduct system performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.
    • Analyze test results and coordinate with development teams for bug fixes. 
    • Analyze root causes of performance issues and provide corrective actions. 
    • Generate test summary reports for management review.  Experience in developing Test Strategies, Test Plans, and Test Cases
    • Develop automated test scenarios and environments for performance testing.


    • 3+ years in a Performance Test role working with web applications.
    • Strong understanding of performance testing methodologies best practices
    • Ability to lead performance optimization efforts
    • Strong experience Neoload, or LoadRunner / Performance Center script creation, execution and troubleshooting (minimum 5 years’ experience)
    • Experience with some of the following performance testing tools or similar tools:
      • Dynatrace
      • New Relic
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Provide guidance to testers on test script creation, execution and troubleshooting for complex issues
    • Participate in performance test requirements reviews
    • Ability to develop and review performance test plan and test scenarios


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