IT Configuration Engineer I in Murray, UT at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1032672

Description: Performance/Load Test Engineer

Job Responsibilities:

• Help build the product performance testing practice by playing a hands-on role in providing technical expertise and guidance in the area of product performance and load testing and engineering.

• Develop, communicate and execute performance, load and stress testing. Include structured test planning including goals, priorities, approach, methods, procedures, tracking and status.

• Support the definition and evolution/improvement of the product performance testing strategy.

• Identify/implement tools, environment, test cases, metrics, etc. to help improve the ongoing program of product performance and load testing.

• Work with team to conduct performance prototyping, system capacity modeling and projections, performance-driven design recommendations, performance baselining and other related work to improve overall system performance.

• Champion Scrum principles throughout the organization and promote agile methodologies across the Revenue Cycle development organization

• Participate in cross-functional teams to ensure that release commitments are met on time and with high quality

• Work closely with other engineers and managers to ensure consistency, synergy and teamwork across the organization.

• Create an atmosphere of innovation, new R&D cultures and enable professional growth

• Must be comfortable in fast paced agile environment with challenging deadlines, and be able to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities

• Able to mentor team members on duties such as analysis, design, coding, debugging, automation and testing, documentation, support, maintenance, managing releases and updates

• Contribute directly and work with team members to focus the teams energy, creativity and efforts towards achieving business objectives, defining/driving quality initiatives and implementing best practices

• Provide industry related knowledge to Manager/Product Owners so they can make informed decisions related to technology and best practices

• Participate on cross-functional teams, working directly with Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Business Leaders and Application Engineers and Architects

• Understand and follow all corporate and local policies and procedures.

• Provides and facilitates clear and concise communication with team, peers and managers including status reporting, timely raising critical issues and giving constructive feedback.

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of two (2) years of experience with a structured programming language (Java, C#, etc.)

• Minimum of two (2) years of experience with a structured test scripting language/platform

• Minimum of one (1) year of demonstrated experience using Agile development methodology

• Minimum of two (2) years of hands-on experience with load and performance testing and tools.

• Minimum of two (2) years of experience conducting Quality Assurance and Development activities related to reviewing test deliverables, defects, test results created by team members.

• Minimum of one (1) year experience creating, executing and managing test automation scripts.

• Thorough understanding of throughput, latency, memory and CPU utilization.

• Experience with cloud-based technologies.

• Experience working with software architects, developers, system analysts and business partners to establish product performance requirements/goals and creating a test program that accurately measures them.

• Experience with performance diagnostics, performance architecture/design, performance tuning, performance monitoring and capacity planning.

• Experience with resolving critical and complex product performance issues and identifying/driving key optimization changes in the product design to improve the customer experience.

• Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Experience leading a development team during the design and architecture phase

• Ability to meet timelines set in project plans and produce a high-quality product

• Ability to take individual initiative and responsibility for assignments

• Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities

• Ability to quickly learn and apply new tools and technology

Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters degree in Computer Science or related discipline

• Three (3) years of experience in RDBMS (i.e. Oracle, SQL Server) including database analysis and validation

• Five (5) years of experience in Application Development (i.e. .NET, C++, Java)

• Performance Modeling experience.

• Healthcare data related experience

Position is a support role requiring more work direction whereby worker follows generally defined procedures and is responsible for implementing tasks assigned for a corporate pricing application. Possesses the ability to install, load and develop Vendavo locally. Possess the ability to implement tasks according to established development standards including local configuration, unit testing and debugging processes and escalate issues as they arise. Posses the ability to handle simple assignments with supervision from a more senior configuration engineer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for assigned configuration tasks based on requirements and design documents.
2. Responsible for unit testing and source control check in of assigned tasks.
3. Coordinates with the Lead CE to determine how best to implement features.
4. Supports existing instances in production, QA, stage and development environments.
5. Responds to off hour support requests if required.

Service may be taxable in some states. 3M holds Direct Pay Permits in the following states: AL, AR, IA, MN, NE, NC, SD, TX, WI and WV. Please do not bill sales tax in these states. 3M will be responsible for paying all sales tax due on taxable purchase orders. 3M also holds an Enterprise Zone exemption in Cordova, Illinois and Tonawanda, New York. Please do not bill tax on purchases orders for these locations. Direct Pay Permit forms can be found at or by calling the 3M Tax Department Helpline at 651/733-4316.
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