We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Job TitleSenior Performance Test EngineerWe have an exciting opportunity for a senior non-functional test engineer within the Instant Payment Platform team at Vocalink/ Mastercard who loves working with JMeter and other tools, to validate the quality of our releases.
The Quality Engineer will ensure the quality throughout the entire software development lifecycle, developing Non-Functional Test Plans to support the following Non-Functional test activities: -
Baseline Performance Tests
Volume and Performance Testing (Load Testing, Stress Testing, Capacity Planning & Soak Testing)
Reliability and Availability Testing of a release (Failover, backup, and recovery & Disaster Recovery)
Writing NFT including performance and security tests from scratch
Use JMeter and other tools to performance test Non-functional behaviors
Acquire DevOps knowledge to support continuous delivery
All About You
Good knowledge of load generation test tools, particularly of JMeter and Loadrunner with experience up to using Java API
Co-ordinate Non-Functional test activities including across multiple internal and external teams
Must be detail focused. Must have detailed knowledge of Non-Functional Testing and Team leading abilities.
Sound understanding of all technical aspects of testing.
Driven to get the job done, with a willingness to work out of hours at short notice. Ability to work around setbacks and blocks to achieve the solution
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
Flexibility to take on new projects, ways of working.
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to find solutions to issues, work around conflicting priorities (different test phases/projects all with different priorities) with a view to commercial reality.
Knowledge of and experience in reliability and availability test planning and execution.
Experience of Oracle and SQL Scripting
Good working knowledge of WebLogic/WebSphere or any enterprise level application servers
Good working knowledge of networking between multi-sites
Experience of testing high volume transaction processing systems.
Good working knowledge of Enterprise Systems Management products.
Good experience in DevOps and Agile methodologies
Experience of planning and executing Non-Functional tests
Experience in defining testable Non-Functional Test Scripts
Experience in understanding different application architectures to find potential performance bottlenecks or security vulnerabilities
Ability to recommend design changes to improve performance of the application
Experience of Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment
Assess, select, and adopt key NFT tools and frameworks to drive automation at all levels
Automate NFT (Non-Functional Testing) tests through selection of pragmatic technologies and frameworks
You will have experience with:
Working within Agile and Waterfall software development environments across-site located teams and 3rd party suppliers
Experience in complex distributed enterprise applications using JDK (Java Development Kit) 8 or later.
Experience using various test frameworks such as Junit, Mockito, Cucumber etc
Experience in the use of JMeter
Building relationships with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation and be able to technically support a collaborative interaction within the development teams.
DevOps experience and demonstrable experience working with Jenkins, TeamCity or similar.
Experience using various messaging technologies such as IBM-MQ, Kafka, RabbitMQ
Experience with web-based technologies such as REST (Representational State Transfer), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) and Web-Sockets
Working experience with Databases such as RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) and NoSQL
In many locations, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.In the US, Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact email@example.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.
Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:
- Abide by Mastercard's security policies and practices;
- Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
- Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
- Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard's guidelines.
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