Performance Architect/Lead

Experience Level: Senior/Lead

Architect Leader

Location: 17491 East Iron Ore Ave Parker, Colorado 80134

Proposed Wage: $160,000/year

Total Performance Consulting is a US / Canadian software testing company that provides services to many industries, including financial services, insurance, banking, software development, and others. We have a need of a QA Performance Architect to work with our client who is one of the leading gaming companies in the world. The ideal candidate has experience with multiple load testing platforms such as JMeter, NeoLoad, LoadRunner, Octoperf, CloudTest or custom-built performance tools. This position is ideal for lead performance architects who have lead teams of performance engineers and know how to allocate work, meet deadlines, be the main point of contact for multiple concurrent performance testing projects, can do deep analysis on performance test results and grow the performance testing methodology and process. This role will be the lead for 1 or many projects with lead responsibility over a team. This role is for the person who likes to get into the code and work with cutting edge technology. Out of the box performance tools won’t be used. This person will be leading at team of at least 2+.


  • College diploma or university degree in software engineering or computer science, and/or 5 years equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience with Performance Engineering with at least 2 years as the lead/architect
  • Minimum 8 years of experience with JMeter or another Load Testing solution
    • Heavy and Custom Scripting o Parameterization
    • Validations
    • Remote Execution
  • Minimum 3 years working C# or equivalent development language
    • Deep understanding of coding and software development
  • Production monitoring experience with tools such as Introscope, Splunk, New Relic or DataDog, Graphana
  • Domain expert on public cloud, distributed system, micro services architecture, and capacity planning
  • Must have experience with requirements gathering, script creation, test execution, results analysis and root cause isolation
  • Experienced in Performance engineering design, implementing, and automating benchmarks
  • Proven experience in performance, scalability analysis, reporting and optimizations
    • including defining KPIs, workload models, non-functional requirements and Root Cause Analysis
  • Working knowledge of C# is a huge plus
  • Experience with Jenkins and CI/CD
  • Be comfortable working remotely and communicating with a team in a different geographic location
  • Remote position so employee must provide a suitable Internet connection to support working from home.
  • Passion for video games
  • Be comfortable being the lead on a project. This includes project management and resource planning activities.


  • Work closely with development and business stakeholders to develop a comprehensive performance practice
  • Design and implement solutions to evaluate and improve performance and scalability of SaaS / Cloud Native Platform, application, and Infrastructure
  • Root cause analysis of performance and scalability issues and recommend solutions to alleviate these issues
  • Drives research, case studies, and prototypes on leading edge technologies and how they can be leveraged in addressing product scalability bottlenecks
  • Provide technical recommendations for system performance measurement and analysis, and profiling/troubleshooting techniques
  • Delegate and track tasks of performance engineers
  • Review work of performance engineers for whom you are the lead
  • Report to senior management on project status
  • Executing Performance tests, analyzing performance issues, root cause analysis and reporting.
  • Attending all required client meeting
  • Working hours are generally 9AM – 6PM PT
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