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Performance Engineer

Performance Engineer

Quicken Loans Inc.

Position Details

Who We Are

Transform an Industry. Transform Your Career.


We’re constantly innovating the mortgage industry, so we’re constantly looking for flexible, curious minds that thrive when collaborating to solve complex problems.


And once those problems are solved, they’re ready for whatever’s next.


On the Technology team, when you’re not busy revolutionizing the mortgage industry with the technology that you create, you’ll get personal time each week to work on whatever tech projects you want.


If you’re ready to transform an industry and transform your career, we want to hear from you. 


What You'll Do/Need

The SQA Performance Engineer is responsible for improving the quality of a broad range of applications and services by designing and implementing automated performance tests to exercise our systems. The individual in this role will work with development, hardware, networks, databases and other teams involved in project planning, development and testing.


  • Establish performance test strategies and requirements, planning and procedures, and load and stress testing
  • Review functional and non-functional requirements, assist development teams in identifying and resolving problems, tweak individual components for optimum performance
  • Assess system performance and scalability
  • Assess readiness and deviation of product/project performance based upon test results and product specifications
  • Create and execute test plans to ensure software quality
  • Clarify requirements, understand design decisions and write or modify test scripts
  • Serve as a contact for input and interpretation of issues that impact product performance and system stability
  • Collaborate with business analysts, system engineers, network, development, and other teams to understand and validate configuration settings to ensure optimal product performance, scalability and availability for production environments
  • Create, review, update and execute automation scripts as required for development and debugging efforts to ensure system performance and stability
  • Assist in post-implementation, continuous improvement efforts to enhance system performance
  • Identify product performance issues during new product development
  • Keep current on product trends and technology innovations and provide detailed recommendations concerning new products, methods and technologies that will enhance test efficiencies
  • Perform on-demand testing as requested
  • Perform product evaluations and benchmarking


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Three years of experience with quality assurance methodologies, web-based applications and load and stress testing
  • Highly skilled in test automation tools from HP/Mercury (LoadRunner) or equivalent
  • Comfortable working with Visual Studio Web Performance Test and C programming
  • Experience in testing web services, performance monitoring and debugging tools
  • Ability to analyze server logs
  • Experience with web servers, application servers, relational database technologies, network components, system architecture, specifications reviews, test automation and performance testing tools
  • Experience fine-tuning and configuration at the database, application and server level

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes, and more



Why We're Different


Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.


Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.


Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010-2016 Primary Mortgage Origination StudiesSM. 2016 study based on 3,267 total responses measuring 13 lenders and measures opinions of consumers who originated a new mortgage. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in July-August 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit


Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender and the 3rd largest retail mortgage lender in America – according to National Mortgage News.

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