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Software Development Engineer in Test I - Performance Engineer

Reston, Virginia
Information Management

Job Description


Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

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Plans and conducts application automation and testing of systems. Applies expertise in programming to build and evolve test frameworks and methodologies to support quality and reliability of our systems.

  • Work closely with engineering and product team to design and develop automated test methodologies under the direction of more senior staff.
  • As part of a development team, contributes to the *writing* of actionable, testable product requirements in the form of user stories
  • Applies coding expertise to develop and maintain test tools and frameworks to validate unit, integration and functional tests of the system.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required    
  • 2+  years of related experience
  • Experience in Performance Testing Web2.0, AJAX, SOA/WS, and Java/J2EE based applications
  • Hands on experience with LoadRunner/JMeter/eclipse IDE scripts development and troubleshoot issues on Performance Center
  • Experience in application performance monitoring and tuning
  • Ability to effectively analyze monitored data (i.e. APM dashboards) to document testing results & perform diagnostics of the application performance
  • Develop Performance Test Deliverables (Test Plan, Test Specification, Scripts, Execute Test Scenarios & Test Summary Reports)
  • Experience in Performance Test effort estimations, projects oversight & governance for Applications Performance Testing.   
  • Java development experience preferred

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 55166