BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.
Woodland Hills, CA

Senior Performance Test Engineer at BlackLine

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This position is responsible for implementing various aspects of Software Performance Testing & Engineering practices, working alongside product delivery teams, DBAs and marketing teams  collecting Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs) for various aspects of the software. These NFRs will be used to create product centric Test Strategies for Performance Test Execution and Delivery. The position will be responsible for quality and on-time delivery of the overall solution to production.  

  • Responsible for the Identification of scope, design the performance test strategy, test planning, test development and execution
  • Work alongside the IT & Non-IT Domain teams like DevOps, Engineering, DBA and Product in defining/validating the non-functional requirements (SLOs - Service Level Objectives, SLIs - Service Level Indicators, and CUJ’s (Critical User Journey’s))
  • Manages and coordinates the test execution across Technology, including the risks and issues related to Performance test delivery
  • Closely collaborates with Infrastructure and DBAs for real time performance monitoring. Performs database load testing for performance, reliability, and scalability using varying user load and able to identify opportunities to improve the database performance
  • Integrates the performance tests with the deployment pipeline to continuously evaluate the system performance (Continuous Integration)
  • Communicates the performance trends to the senior management at a regular interval and/or a need basis through dashboards
  • Leads the analysis of the current technology environment and production defects to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for performance improvements
  • Shares performance perspectives particularly for new or shared infrastructure and architecture solutions. Be a consulting point for application or infrastructure development projects on performance and non-functional requirements
  • Understands technology trends and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable improvements and innovations on the company's technology platform overall's technical performance.
  • Works in an onsite/offshore environment and may lead people
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • 6 years of demonstrable relevant IT work experience including application development / engineering, administration and support, and technical performance testing and management
  • Experience designing and executing performance testing for B2B Payments processing platform (Web, APIs, Microservices & Database) is required
  • Hands-on experience with tools like AppDynamics, Data Dog for real time database monitoring
  • Strong experience in performance testing the MS SQL and Oracle databases
  • Proven background in performance and Non-functional requirements testing from strategy to execution
  • Experience of delivering performance tests for Monolith applications to Microservices. Experience working in cloud environments is highly valued.
  • Hands-on experience working under agile methodologies and DevOps environments. Proficient working with DevOps tool chains (ADO - AzureDevOps) and CI/CD software delivery models, particularly with Performance tools such as Gatling, jMeter, Locust
  • Demonstrate your prior experiences in bringing new tools or created your own tool to solve complex problems


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience (10 years).
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in enterprise-grade production environment.
  • Previous experience with a variety of performance testing tools and technologies.
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Where we are

BlackLine’s headquarters feature open work stations, informal lounge areas, a game room, a music room, quiet pods, training areas, and more.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypeScriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
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    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Google CloudFrameworks
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    • HiveFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
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    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
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    • GainsightCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • LushaLead Gen

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
BlackLine has been offering company wide virtual fitness classes such as, Aerobics and Yoga!
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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