Jun 25, 2024

Lead II, Performance Test Engineer

  • S&P Global
  • Noida, Uttarpradesh
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):


The Role: Lead II, Performance Test Engineer

The Team:

The S&P WSO (Wall Street Office) is the industry leader in leveraged loan and high-yield solutions providing comprehensive products and services for portfolio management, servicing, reporting, and analysis. Our portfolio management solution gives immediate access to real-time reference and transactional data on various asset classes. Its functionality is tailored to handle the unique behavior of bank loans and compliance reporting required for complex structures. The role would need individuals to transform testing into a continuous and efficient end-to-end quality engineering function through the use of quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity.

The team works towards a common goal for delivering high quality products. The role would need individuals to transform testing into a continuous and efficient end-to-end quality engineering function through the use of quality processes, tools, and methodologies significantly improving control, accuracy and integrity.

The Impact:

We are seeking an experienced Performance Test Engineer to join our quality team. The candidate must have good understanding using performance testing methods on cloud-based applications. This position requires a resource with excellent communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as experience with Performance Testing frameworks. 

The best candidate will show an ability to create Performance Testing frameworks and script blueprints with best practices implemented that can be shared across the teams. Demonstratable knowledge of SQL, JMeter, DB Profiling tools is expected.

What’s in it for you:

  • Use the latest technologies to build state-of-the-art solutions and get an opportunity to implement them.
  • Work alongside global partners to create solutions that make an impact.
  • Embrace a culture of growth, get resources to learn and thrive in your career.


  • Help us create an end-to-end Framework to encompass all the dimensions of Non-Functional testing.
  • Implement a performance test framework using JMeter. Own and manage performance test environment.
  • Stay up to date with industry best practices and emerging trends in performance testing and non-functional testing methodologies.
  • Understand non-functional requirements (Stress, Spike, Capacity, load, and scalability), develop performance test scripts, follow test plan schedule and scope.
  • Run performance tests on the application under test. Report defects and performance KPIs as part of the performance test report.
  • Provide feedback on process improvement when there’s an opportunity and strive to apply testing best practices in the performance test.
  • Experience in testing high-volume web and batch-based transaction enterprise applications.
  • Experience in setup and management of test environments on different platforms (Windows/ Unix).
  • Good understanding of troubleshooting performance issues encountered during performance testing.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and emerging trends in performance testing and non-functional testing methodologies
  • Collaborate with development, QA, and business teams to identify performance bottlenecks and drive the implementation of performance tuning and optimization solutions.
  • Conduct load testing, stress testing, scalability testing, and endurance testing to assess the system's ability to handle high volumes of traffic and data.
  • Establish performance benchmarks and baselines for different environments and configurations.
  • Report and communicate performance testing results, findings, and recommendations to stakeholders, including senior management and technical teams
  • Works with the different project stakeholders to help define and document performance SLAs, requirements, and expectations around critical factors such as response time, throughput, transactions/second, concurrent users, CPU utilization, memory, disk, network utilization, thread counts, connection pooling, hit ratios.
  • Develops data-driven test scripts and execute performance and load testing of the applications.
  • Review the performance test scripts created or modified by peers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Experience using Git, TeamCity, and Grafana, etc.
  • Ability to interpret Network/system diagram, results of performance tests and identify improvements.
  • Understand business scenarios in depth to define workload modelling for different scenarios
  • Knowledge of containers and microservice API Testing
  • Able to accurately analyze performance test results and present analysis in both technical and business language
  • What We’re Looking For:
    • Education level – Engineering Graduate
    • Year of Experience. – 8 to 12 years
    • Experience with Azure DevOps and working with Agile teams
    • Specific skills –
    • Technologies:  C# .NET, .NET Core, Angular, JavaScript, PowerShell, YAML, REST, GIT
    • Automation:  Selenium, Webdriver.io, Spec Flow, Appvance
    • Tools:  JMeter, Blazemeter, Lighthouse,  WebPagetest , Containers.
    • Strong understanding and hands on exposure required on different types of non-functional testing like Performance (Load, Stress, Scalability etc.), Security, Usability, Compatibility, Reliability, Failover, Scalability, Usability, Accessibility
    • Good to have skills.
    • Fair understanding of AWS (Amazon Web Services) services like S3 Buckets, EC2, Lambda, Cloud Formation, AMIs etc.
    • Exposure to BFSI Domain.
    • Key Soft Skills
    • Personal characteristics. – Self Motivated, Team player.
    • Passionate about test automation and technologies
    • Adaptive to new teams, technologies, and projects
    • Asks questions, challenges the status quo
    • Ability to influence Development and Product counterparts to drive quality
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

About S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. Our team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction.

For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence

What’s In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology–the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide—so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We’re committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That’s why we provide everything you—and your career—need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include: 

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.

  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.

  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.

  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.

  • Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.

  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://spgbenefits.com/benefit-summaries

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn’t stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfdescribes discrimination protections under federal law. 


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