Kemper is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.
Kemper is seeking a Senior Performance Engineer to work on our Information Systems team.
Work in the QA area on complex software applications related to home and auto insurance. The role includes mentoring current staff and using LoadRunner to conduct performance testing. Produce high-quality, timeless scripts, scenario's, and results for multiple concurrent projects. Implement strategic technical advances to improve our team's efficiency and throughput. Develop and execute manual and automated test plans to ensure systems are working per the detailed requirements. Evaluate project specifications and translate the specifications into a test plan. You will frequently partner with application developers, business users and other members of quality assurance. Facilitate the standardization of automation scripting procedures within the enterprise. Own the creation and ongoing maintenance of automation documentation. Assist users with the maintenance of existing automated scripts. Create regression test cases for any applications that are not fully automated.
5+ years of applicable application software quality assurance work experience.
Programming mastery of LoadRunner v12.63, including but not limited to the TruClient protocol.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
Ability to handle the performance testing for multiple applications at a time.
Must have experience performance testing Webservices/REST Services/API's.
Must be able to work closely with Application Teams and Test Architects to properly build a load scenario.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
College degree in information systems or a related field or the equivalent in related work experience.
Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.
Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.