Employment Status

Full Time

Travel Required


Security Clearance Required



Insight Systems Corporation has an exciting and challenging position for an experienced performance and automation tester on a large USAID applications operations & maintenance (O&M) contract.


  • Write Technical Performance Test Plans.
  • Develop Performance and Automation Data Driven Scripts.
  • Establish and maintain the automation and performance and load testing environment.
  • Participate in the creation, implementation and continual improvement of testing standards, processes and procedures.
  • Create Silk Performer and Silk Test or LoadRunner and Quick Test Professional (QTP) script and scenarios.
  • Analyze, document in reports, and brief client on performance and automation testing findings.
  • Use performance tools to design and execute load and performance tests against Web applications, web sites on Oracle and SQL Servers.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to setup Performance/Load and Automation Test Environment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and identify root causes of performance issues and provide recommendation for their resolution.
  • Experience with configuration of testing tools on Oracle Application Server and Database Servers to capture performance metrics.
  • Working knowledge/understanding of:
    • Performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance web performance measures (server response time, throughput, network latency, etc…)
    • Web protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP, and DNS.
    • Application architecture (i.e., system components and interrelationships relative to performance testing).
    • Web page composition (static vs. dynamic elements, browser behavior).
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies quickly.
  • Ability to learn and understand application business functions and process to effectively automate scripts and conduct performance testing.
  • Understanding of networking and web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, jsp, asp, Flash, etc.
  • Ability to setup performance tool to monitor network latency and bandwidth from slow connecting workstations and server.
  • Well organized and detail oriented, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well with others.
  • Willing to work flexible schedule in order to gather the data from long running tests or overseas mission testing.
  • US citizenship and Federal security clearance eligibility is required.
  • Borland SilkPerformer, Silk Test, and other (LoadRunner / Quick Test Professional) certifications are a plus.
  • B. S. degree or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 to 5 years hands on SilkPerformer and Silk Test or LoadRunner and Quick Test Professional experience (Borland / HP product) or equivalent.

For questions, please contact hr@insightcorp.com.

No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.
Salary commensurate with experience.