Technical Lead - Performance Testing


Montreal, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Industry: Enterprise Software
  • Post Date: 11/23/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 388 St-Jacques, Floor 9, Montréal, QC, H2Y 1S1

About WorkJam

WorkJam empowers the digital workplace with shift-based and hourly workers to manage and optimize their employee-employer relationship.

Job Description

WorkJam is leading the charge in redefining the digital workplace for the hourly-work economy. Our team possesses passion, energy, and the drive to both win and to make a difference in the world.  


Bring your competitive spirit, your love of innovation, and your desire to be at the forefront of an evolutionary change in our digital workforce. Now is the time to become a leader in an exciting, fast growing company where your ideas, passion and commitment to excellence will have a direct impact on the products that we build, the new markets we create and the people that we engage. 


In accordance with our company values, candidates must be respectful and inclusive of others. At WorkJam, we strive to be honest, respectful, caring, and humble. We encourage healthy debate and differences of opinion. We share information openly and proactively. We know it takes people with different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds to make our company succeed. 


Join our team for an intellectually challenging, fun and rewarding career as we transform the digital workplace!


About the WorkJam Platform

WorkJam is the leading employee engagement suite empowering the digital workplace for shift-based, hourly and non-desk workers. WorkJam manages and optimizes the entire employee-employer cycle with dynamic mobile communication and workforce management to drive operational efficiency and productivity. Learn more about WorkJam at


What you will be doing:


  • Define and implement processes and tooling to support performance testing earlier in the SDLC
  • Define appropriate metrics to be gathered during performance testing
  • Assist in determining appropriate benchmarks for performance testing and be responsible for the analysis and tracking of this across the teams.
  • Analysis of test data and root cause analysis, diagnosis of performance issues
  • Coaching and fieldwork to assist in adoption and continuous monitoring of performance engineering practices
  • Define and implement post-mortem / root-cause analysis processes
  • Support the integration of Performance Engineering tools in CI/CD pipelines
  • Exemplify our standard for quality of application development with elegant, scalable, clean code 
  • Collaborate with a growing team of experienced designers, engineers, project managers and QA professionals  


What you need to bring to this position:


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Performance Testing.
  • Expert knowledge in all aspects of Performance Engineering including SDLC and Architecture, Performance validation (profiling, tuning, workload simulation, benchmarking & testing), Capacity Planning, Application Performance Monitoring and problem detection and resolution
  • Solid understanding of issues of scale and performance in cloud environments
  • Ability to identify, debug and propose viable solutions to issues of scale and performance
  • Experience with open-source performance tools such as Jmeter, Gatling, etc
  • Good knowledge in monitoring and diagnostic tools such as New Relic, DynaTrace, Grafana, etc
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Node js, PowerShell, Python, etc
  • Experience with Docker or other comparable virtual infrastructure
  • Knowledge of micro/web service architectures
  • Experience coaching and or teaching others in Performance Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience with SCM tools and best practices (GIT, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarQube, etc)
  • Experience integrating Performance Testing in Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration
  • Knowledge of Platform as a service (PaaS) solutions such as GCP, AWS, MS Azure
  • Experience working with NOSQL databases, an asset 
  • Experience building test automation frameworks an asset
  • Collaborative individual who works well in a team as well as an individual setting 
  • Problem solver and critical thinker 
  • Quality driven, customer focused 
  • Eligible to work in Canada (citizen, permanent resident or post graduate work permit holder)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • BS Computer Science, Software Engineering or related fields

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