Performance Engineering Lead - Technology Operations & Controls

  • Competitive
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • JPMorgan.
  • 28 Sep 16

Performance Engineering Lead - Technology Operations & Controls

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at .

Corporate Technology & Risk (CTR) delivers streamlined and consistent solutions supporting JPMorgan Chase's Controls, Compliance, Legal, HR and IT Risk agendas, with a focus on stability, delivery, efficiencies and people. The goal of CTR's drive to standardization, consistency and simplicity is a JPMorgan Chase architecture that fosters long-term productivity, quality and innovation across the entire enterprise. The disciplines within this organization are Compliance Technology, Oversight & Controls Technology, Legal & e-Discovery, Identity & Access Management, IT Risk & Controls, and HR Real Estate & Global Services Technology.

Technology Operations & Controls (TOC) within CTR includes the following functions: Application Operate, Program Delivery Services, Production Services, Testing & Release Services, Controls Services, Enterprise Access Administration, and Identity & Access Governance. The Testing & Release Services function within TOC is building out the Application Performance Testing Utility, providing performance testing as a service to applications across CTR. The overall objective of the Application Performance Testing Utility is to provide a consistent, standardized, best practice approach to performance testing across CTR, driving improved performance and production stability of CTR applications.

The CTR Application Performance Testing Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Executing end to end performance tests and analysis
  • Developing test scripts based upon business requirements and processes
  • Staying in line with defined workflows and use cases
  • Processing transactions from system entry to exit
  • Testing application performance delivered across applications and workflows
  • Testing applications to demonstrate that relevant performance requirements are met


  • A college degree or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years of proven, strong experience with performance testing, HP LoadRunner or JMeter, writing test plans, and reviewing test cases
  • Advanced skills in writing LoadRunner or JMeter scripts
  • Strong knowledge of C ,Java or .NET
  • Experience with performance diagnostic tools such as AppDynamics, Dynatrace or Wily Introscope
  • Good communication and technical documentation skills
  • Experience in gathering performance testing requirements, determining what needs to be tested and why, and creating test plan to implement
  • Experience in analyzing and understanding application eco-system and performance test results, and identify problem areas and monitoring needs
  • Capable of executing adaptive tests based upon intermediate findings to help trouble shoot and isolate application performance issues
  • Capable of performance testing from end to end independently and being a team player at the same time
  • Java developer experience is a plus
  • Unix/Linux Shell scripting and Windows Power Shell scripting is a plus