Navis / Xvela

  • Performance Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/16/2018 3:26 PM)
    Requisition Number
    North America
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Revolutionizing Collaboration and Visibility Between Ocean Carriers & Terminal Operators -- In Real Time


    Navis is the leader in Terminal Operations Systems (TOS) with 330 sites, 60% market share of the commercial TOS market. Ocean carriers and terminal operators know that efficiencies can be gained, waste eliminated and revenue increased through better collaboration on vessel stowage planning and execution. The tools and incentives to change these business processes have been lacking -- until now.


    Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing marine terminal operating systems and optimization solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable logistics software company building mission critical solutions that enable the world economy. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.


    We are culturally organized around the Navis Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our culture is essential for any Navis employee. Our Guiding Principles for Success are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.

    • Customer Obsessed: We believe that this is not just business. Success, standing side-by-side with our customers, is personal.
    • Forging the Future: We believe our mandate as market leaders is to blaze a trail into the future, championing the evolution our industry needs
    • Smart Operators: We believe in being nimble enough to respond to the day-to-day, but visionary enough to see the big picture.
    • Better Together: We believe continuous learning, growth and development defines us. We don't pay lip-service to diversity, we leverage it.


    As a part of the Performance Test Team, “Performance Engineer” will focus on creating, automating and maintaining Performance/stress, Scalability and Reliability test scenarios using JMeter/LoadRunner.

    One will execute the benchmark tests on a scheduled basis using TeamCity orchestration infrastructure to ensure newer code changes do not result in product degradation. Candidate will focus on new functionality and ensure it meets our customer moves/hour performance criteria. One will challenge the Developers/Architects and help build high quality and efficient products that serve the movement of containerized goods that drive the world economy.


    • Work in Agile environment, develop new tools and maintain/re-engineer existing scripts
    • Build and deliver meaningful testing, provide analytical assessments on usability, isolate blockers, bottleneck in the system and enable operational capabilities
    • Interpret business requirements and high level designs to detailed scenarios and build/maintain environments accordingly
    • Actively collaborate with product management, development and architecture teams in improving the product quality and performance


    • BS/MS in computer Systems or Computer Science with 5-7 years of experience
    • Extensive experience with automated performance, reliability and scalability testing in Java enterprise applications that use relational DB structures and App servers like Tomcat
    • Experience with Groovy scripting, JMeter, LoadRunner automation and scripting
    • Experience in profiling transaction and query flows, debugging distributed applications/servers on Windows, Unix operating systems
    • Outstanding grasp of performance testing subsystems, networking subsystems, security and storage technologies
    • Extensive experience in conducting and interpreting performance/stress volumes (100’s of work instructions handled by a server in seconds) to pinpoint bottleneck in the system
    • Strong follow-through and initiative to stay with issues until they are resolved, along with discipline and tenacity to meet deadlines
    • Creative and effective in oral and written communication, ability to communicate with all stakeholders in distributed teams
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, test-driven, collaborative and agile SSDLC environment
    • Experience with tools such as Team City, SVN, Junit is a plus

    Additional expertise

    • Experience and capability to simulate system level failures
    • Understanding of Virtual Machines, Microservices, Cloud Technologies
    • Exposure to Application Performance Management Tools and Techniques


    Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce.


    If you have what it takes to be a great team player and would like to bring your whole self to a smart, hard-working, success-oriented global Navis family, then apply today.

    At NAVIS LLC, you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our team mates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!


    Principals only please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Navis. No phone calls please.


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