WINDOWS DESKTOP ENGINEER - job id 32357


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WINDOWS DESKTOP ENGINEER

$97 - Per Hour IC - Self Incorporated or $86 w2

Downtown, NYC - Financial District



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Matthew Senna


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(646) 876-9554


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(212) 616-4800 ext-240




A Contract position at a global financial services firm.

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or w2.

Contact Matthew Senna. call (646)876-9554 / (212)616-4800 ext.240 or email matthew@sans.com with the Job Code MFS32357 or Click the Apply Now button (Sorry, NO 3rd Party (Subcontract) or 1099 for this position!).

Location: Downtown, NYC - Financial District.

Skills required for the position: WINDOWS, SCRIPTING, POWERSHELL, AUTOIT.


Detailed Info: Builds and maintains a scalable, portable, configurable automated testing framework designed using AutoIT

Conduct system performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability

Work with testing, QA and developer teams to develop performance test plans and cases

Analyze test results and coordinate with development teams for bug fixes

Generate test summary reports for management review.

Analyze root causes of performance issues and provide corrective actions

Suggest new tools and techniques to improve testing efficiency

Develop automated test scenarios and environments for performance testing

Review and recommend improvements to existing test procedures

Report defects found in testing diligently, promptly, and accurately

Manage Operations for Performance Engineering lab environment.

Reproducing customer Performance issues in our labs.

Design and build intelligent test systems that can simulate production traffic load

Compare and contrast system performance with varying levels of physical resources (RAM, CPU cores,

Disk caches, Network) and compute nodes..

Measure, report, and recommend performance Response Time Guidelines/SLAs.

Windows Desktop General Engineering and Hardware evaluation

Creation of Desktop, Laptops, Virtual machines Performance Baselines for Windows and MAC Desktop Platform

Evaluation and use of benchmarking, performance and load testing tools


Development/Computing Environment: Proven ability to create automated test scripts, test scenarios and analyze results using AutoIT

Strong understanding of key Performance counters impacting system utilization

Experience in Performance Engineering in large Enterprise Windows Environments

Experience in Windows Performance Benchmarking and Monitoring Utilities

Strong scripting knowledge (PowerShell is a priority- additionally Batch, WMI, VBScript, etc.)

Good knowledge of Windows Operating System Internals and Microsoft based applications and technologies

Strong technical understanding of Microsoft IE Web Browser Technologies

Strong troubleshooting mindset (i.e. parsing event log, sysinternals tools, analyzing memory dumps)

Ability to write technical and Presentation management documentation (system design and engineering documents)

Understanding and exposure to Excel, macros and automation

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Experience in monitoring tools for Network and Workstations, including but not limited to Perfmon, SysTrack, and Splunk.

3 - 5 years of experience with AutoIT

5 - 8+ years of experience in information technology

3 - 5+ years of experience in testing including planning, test execution, and analysis



Highly Desired

-AutoIt and LoadRunner Certifications

-Experience working on complex projects

-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

-Prior experience with Desktop and server-side resource analysis a big plus

-nowledge of Selenium and QTP is plus

Experience with SQL Server Database is plus

Strong knowledge of fiddler

Knowledge of Sniffer and other network tools

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The position offers competitive rate.


Job Id: 32357