Covance Performance Testing Eng lead in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Overview

The Lead Performance Engineer is instrumental in optimizing existing performance tools, designing performance testing approach, analyzing results, reporting results and recommending solutions in the context of an Enterprise Performance Testing & Tuning COE. The Lead will provide leadership and guidance for IT performance testing and software tuning initiatives. The Lead will facilitate the full performance testing life cycle for various software development and implementation projects.


Bachelor’s Degree required (ex. science based, operations research, technology, etc.);

MS/MBA preferred.


• At least 8 years experience planning, writing and executing performance tests required

• At least 6 years experience developing strategies, execution of performance testing and software tuning projects required

• At least 4 years experience in a technical lead role including performance automation and performance analysis required

• At least 2 years experience leading offshore teams and associated resources

• Experience with Functional and Performance testing tools, to include HP ALM Performance Center Edition & LoadRunner

• Experience in a regulated industry (i.e. such as pharmaceutical, medical device, or biotechnology) preferred

• Familiar with capacity management and planning techniques for monitoring, analysis and reporting

• Familiar with various validation methodologies (SDLC), and their implementation in an IT organization

• Familiar with the end2end Performance Engineering discipline and testing methodology

• Experience implementing and maintaining risk based testing methodologies

• IT business process development and improvement

• Customer relationship management • Exceptional verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal skills

• Ability to interact with all levels within the organization

• Ability to manage multiple priorities

• Ability to provide leadership and training to others • Excellent analytical and trouble-shooting skills

Job Number 2018-18060

Job Category Information Technology

Position Type Full-Time

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