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Lead Performance Test Engineer Remote

Lead Performance Test Engineer Description

Our team is eager to bring on board a dedicated remote Lead Performance Test Engineer. This pivotal role involves evaluating the capacity, stability, and scalability of third-party applications prior to their integration into our client's system.

As the Lead Performance Test Engineer, it is your responsibility to devise and execute tests with the aim of guaranteeing optimal system performance, thus providing our clients with top-notch service. As a member of our remote team, you should be able to collaborate seamlessly with other team members who primarily operate in North American time zones.


  • Conducting performance and load tests to confirm optimal system functionality
  • Developing and managing performance test plans, scripts, and test data
  • Setting up performance testing frameworks that offer continuous test data storage and trend analysis
  • Collaborating with the development team to identify and resolve performance issues
  • Participating in defect triage discussions and challenging the priority perceptions of the development team
  • Communicating effectively within a startup-like environment with team members


  • At least 5 years of experience in Performance Testing, with a particular focus on analysis and testing fundamentals
  • Demonstrable success in leading and mentoring a team of engineers
  • Proficiency in Performance Testing Tools such as JMeter, LoadRunner or similar
  • Experience with REST API testing and test data generation
  • Comprehensive understanding of Generative AI and its applications
  • Proven ability to create and execute high-quality performance test plans
  • Ability to establish performance testing frameworks with continuous test data storage and trend analysis
  • Experience in stubbing/mocking dependencies to enable testing
  • Capability to monitor testing environments and pinpoint performance issues
  • Ability to participate in defect triage discussions and challenge development's priority perceptions
  • Effective communication within a startup-like environment and an Upper-Intermediate level of English proficiency

Nice to have

  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!