Performance Engineer - Entry Level

Job Description

Northway Solutions Group has an immediate, direct hire (W2) opening for a Performance Engineer. This individual will be a part of an elite team of consultants that will work for various clients to implement leading edge application performance testing solutions. The job description includes the following:

  • Being the primary owner of the performance testing process
  • Providing quality assurance best practices and process related to performance testing and infrastructure optimization.
  • Review of all performance documents to become familiar with the functionality of the application
  • Ensure all performance related defects are addressed in the development lifecycle to resolution
  • Work in a team environment
  • Contribute information and ideas to improve existing performance of software products
  • Contribute information and ideas to development of project plans
  • Develop a load testing project plan
  • Execute performance test scenarios
  • Analyze test results and translate this into meaningful information for project stakeholders
  • Create performance testing documentation and deliverables
  • Meeting delivery deadlines and budget objectives

Salary / Wages

Salary with Health Benefits.


Full Time, Employee

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Experience/General understanding in Relational or Object Oriented Databases
  • Knowledge of C++, Java or other programming languages
  • Knowledge of HTML/additional web-based technologies
  • Entry level knowledge of process flow, software development and project life cycle
  • Excellent communication skills


This is an entry level position. Entry and mid-level resources with various work experience will be considered.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or information systems preferred.

Travel Requirements

Up to 20% travel may be required with this position.