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Philips Lead Software Performance Engineer in Murrysville, Pennsylvania


In this role, you have the opportunity to

develop and execute performance testing strategy around a cloud based Enterprise Application in an Agile development environment. Applicants should have strong understanding of best practices in performance testing methodologies and be able to understand and write software in Java.

You are responsible for

  • Engaging with Scrum teams to understand the features they are developing and build performance test criteria around those features.

  • Running the performance tests on a production-like system to identify areas that might be problematic in terms of system performance and responsiveness. Successful candidates will need a keen eye to identify problematic areas using monitoring tools such as New Relic and profiling tools such as JProfiler.

  • Working closely with a complementary off-shore Performance Team in our Innovation Center in Bangalore, India.

  • Drilling into the code to identify root cause and partner with the feature teams to resolve issues. This includes collaborating on a solution and potentially editing the Java code.

  • Creating performance plan(s) and measuring the test coverage of those plans. (These plans will be implemented using JMeter, Selenium, NewStar etc.)

You are a part of

This position resides in the Sleep & Respiratory Care Business Group, a business group of Philips HealthTech. We are highly dynamic, ambitious and agile within a fast changing industry. Our vision is to work hand-in-hand with our clinical and consumer customers to transform the personalized healthcare market to meet the significant demands caused by the increase of chronic conditions and an aging society. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for consumers and patients through better awareness, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and management of their conditions

This role will initially be based in our Murrysville office. Philips will be relocating at this office to a new site in Bakery Square at , one of the premier locations in Pittsburgh. This is a very exciting time to be joining Philips, as this new location will be the Sleep & Respiratory Center of Excellence. The new office is set to open in late 2020.

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To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in computer science or similar technical field

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using automated test tools for Functional and/or Performance Stability, Reliability and Scalability.

  • Experience using Jmeter/Blazemeter and Selenium.

  • Experience with a profiling tools such as JProfiler.

  • Hands-on experience with performance monitoring tools such as New Relic APM

  • Experience with object oriented programming languages such as Java and Spring framework, especially Spring Boot.

  • Hands-on experience with performance testing of Distributed REST Based Java Applications.

  • Ability to develop and review performance test plan and test scenarios

  • Strong skills in test results analysis and review

  • Strong defect identification and triaging skills

  • Experience working in Unix based environments

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa .

The follow skills are not required, but highly desired;

  • Experience with cloud based systems (AWS or equivalent).

  • Experience with Messaging System (RabbitMQ or equivalent)

  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB

  • Knowledge of C#, HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

In return, we offer you

Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .

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