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Senior Software Test Engineer 2 (Req no: 20858

Position Summary:

Senior Software Test Engineer 2 (Performance Testing)

Principal Responsibilities :
• Provides expertise and guidance related to estimating, designing, developing and executing test procedures and cases to verify the functionality, accuracy, and efficiency of complex developed or enhanced software applications across multiple concurrent projects, based on requirements relevant to automated test planning and creation for product and system testing
• Applies expertise in testing activities across the sub‐disciplines of software and systems engineering, including: requirement development, product design, software estimation, software design, software construction (coding), software test, software performance measurement, software product information creation and performing software maintenance. Provides guidance to other engineers and management about functionality, efficacy and quality

• Participates in the conception and writing of test strategy and/or test cases and scripts for major release/core functional areas; analyzes and understands each project's environment, architecture, and interdependencies and helps others to determine and apply appropriate test methodologies and cases relative to applications being tested
• Sets up test environments and builds out interdependent test beds
• Writes effective plans and test cases based on functional, design and requirements specification for one or more large functional areas 

• Provides technical guidance in the design, development, and execution of reusable and maintainable automated scripts; drives the planning and execution of functional and system level testing of products across all platforms to test various features; applies specialized expertise and understanding of issues that may arise around automated/load testing, researches and provides solutions and to add, modify, or enhance previously recorded automated scripts
• Analyzes testing results and assists Engineering in determining root cause of issues
• Provides guidance to others on prescribed Software Engineering and Test processes and procedures; incorporates broader test strategy into project workflow process 

• Maintains and drives continuous quality improvement in meeting internal and external customer requirements on significant concurrent projects; applies maturity in experience to meet ROI, help others implement best practices, and evangelize improvements with engineering team(s); presents updates, tracks progress, and makes adjustments when and where necessary to complete tasks

• Works closely with other engineering team members and departments (Products, Research, Ops, Customer Care) on technical matters and interacts with vendors or customers on technical information or modifications related to test design, development, and research projects

Qualifications and Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field; for individuals holding an advanced degree in one of these fields, additional years of formal education may be regarded as equivalent work experience

• Minimum 8+ years of directly related work experience with a minimum of 4years of full time performance testing experience.
• Demonstrated success in applying release processes, test methodologies, QA process, software defect tracking and Performance Test tools and frameworks

• Experience as a leader on complex projects, contributing to design and development approach; demonstrated success as a primary tester on multiple projects with expertise implementing, unit testing, debugging and integrating complex code; demonstrated success applying appropriate test methodologies including writing test plans and test cases

• Expertise in one or more object oriented languages (e.g., C++ or Java), and one or more scripting languages (e.g., Unix shell, PERL, Java script); expertise in OOAD principles and methodologies (e.g., UML), networking, multi‐threaded programming and OS concepts

• Strong knowledge in at least one of the performance testing tools like JMeter; A good UNIX knowledge and solid understanding of web based software/protocols/database concepts would be a big plus

• Expertise in advanced programming environments and concepts highly desired (e.g., J2EE, OS internals, network appliances); knowledge and experience with Internet technologies (e.g., HTML, XML, TCP/IP)

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About Company

Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company founded in 1989, that provides server and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service, and cloud computing technologies, including Xen open source products.

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