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Choice Hotels Performance Test Engineer 3 in Phoenix, Arizona

Performance Test Engineer 3

Who are we looking for?

Choice Hotels, one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, has an exciting new opportunity as our Performance Test Engineer 3 in the Test Engineering Organization. The Test Engineering Organization is the team that evaluates to find whether the current software product meets the required conditions or not. The testing process involves evaluating the features of the software product for requirements in terms of any missing requirements, bugs or errors, security, reliability, and performance. As a key member of our Test Engineering team, you will be responsible for providing performance insights and identify optimization opportunities to product stakeholders, triage performance bottlenecks, and identify and fix performance issues while working closely with engineering teams.

Are you passionate about end user experience, and how products perform? We invite you to apply today for our Performance Test Engineer 3 role today and #MakeItYourChoice.

Your Responsibilities

  • Create/execute load and performance tests against web-based applications, web service interfaces, and back-end server components

  • Conducting benchmark, peak load testing and many others using automation tools and frameworks for performance measurement & evaluation

  • Collaborate with project teams to understand project architecture and business requirements to devise a performance test strategy and performance test plans

  • Document test results, identify and report performance issues and perform re-testing to ensure issues are properly resolved

  • Identify production metrics important to performance/load testing efforts; assists with collection methods when feasible

  • Analyze performance test results, identify potential performance bottleneck and work with app teams on resolution

  • Manage performance testing artifacts to ensure proper versioning, backups, organization, and retention

  • Maintains load testing environments

Your Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree in CIS preferred

  • At least 6 years of experience executing software load and performance testing in an enterprise environment

  • Advanced knowledge in Apache JMeter

  • Experience in Performance Testing using several protocols like Web HTTP/HTML, Web Services, and Database applications, Client/Server- browser-based and Middleware application environments

  • Hands on AWS services experience such as EC2, RDS, Load balancer, Security Groups, CloudWatch, etc.

  • Monitoring and transaction tracing using tools such as App Dynamics, AWS (Amazon Web Services) CloudWatch

  • Excellent analytical skills for understanding the business requirements, business rules/processes, solutions approach, and detailed design of the application

Demonstrates key competencies to include

  • Manages Ambiguity

  • Drives Results

  • Cultivates Innovation

Your Team

This is an individual contributor role that will report to the Senior Manager Test Engineering. You will have 3 peer teammates and collaborate with cross functional departments on a regular basis.

Your Work Location

As our Performance Test Engineer 3 you will be based in our beautiful, state-of-the-art technology hub in Scottsdale, Arizona. In October 2021, Choice opened a newly constructed world class technology center.

Right now, our associates in Scottsdale, AZ are working in a hybrid environment, between two-four days per week in the office and working virtually the remaining days. We provide flexibility and encourage ongoing communication with your leadership to establish expectations about your unique needs.

We are focused on safety and wellness in our offices, and as such, as a Choice associate you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status and provide a copy of your vaccination card. If you are not vaccinated or elect not to disclose your status, we will require a weekly negative COVID-19 test when working in the office.

About Choice

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is one of the largest lodging franchisors in the world. With more than 7,100 hotels, representing over 600,000 rooms, in nearly 40 countries and territories as of September 30, 2021, the Choice® family of hotel brands provide business and leisure travelers with a range of high-quality lodging options from limited service to full-service hotels in the upscale, midscale, extended-stay and economy segments. The award-winning Choice Privileges® loyalty program offers members benefits ranging from everyday rewards to exceptional experiences.

At our worldwide corporate headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, and technology center in Scottsdale, Arizona, and through our associates around the globe, we keep Choice hotels thriving by serving as a champion for our franchisees and providing cutting-edge technology.

Ability to model Choice’s Cultural Values: Welcome and Respect Everyone, Be Bold, Be Quick, Listen, Be Curious and Show Integrity.


We bring together the people, brand and technology that enable the success of others – welcoming every guest, every partner, everywhere their journey takes them.

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