Senior Performance QA engineer

Tel Aviv · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

About Us

Britannica Knowledge Systems is the leading provider of training management systems for the defense and aviation industries. Our systems help NASA, various armed forces, Boeing, and leading airlines, ensure that their astronauts, fighter pilots, and army units stay operational, develop essential new knowledge within tight timelines and budgetary constraints.

We have the stability of a large company and the spirit of a growth startup. We are changing the way that organizations handle their training operation. We are currently preparing for the largest, most diverse project of our company. It’s not every day that you get to provide a solution for the largest and most sophisticated organization in the world.

Our customers implement the Fox training management system, and utilize many different systems, each with different technology and distinct sets of data entities, which are required to integrate as part of the implementation of Fox system.

Our culture

A vibrant culture is a key to our company's success and our employees' happiness. At BKS, we do what it takes. We are driven to become experts. We are real. We have grit. Our core values drive our culture, and in turn, we achieve our vision.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse BKS. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse community. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer.


We are looking for a super talented performance QA engineer who gets excited by complex challenges, and has passion to define, manage, and execute load and performance tests for our main company project.

You love to collaborate with developers and product management to identify test requirements, and to drive product and technology decisions, estimations, establish performance goals, and provide recommendations for improvement. You are looking for an opportunity to join a great team, and take a key role, which will also boost your career.



  • B.Sc. degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in performance, load testing and capacity planning of highly available and scalable application infrastructures
  • Expert level with performance tools JMeter and Load Runner.
  • Experience with AWS, testing concurrent users, analyze performance per module 
  • Strong experience in bottleneck analysis, profiling, and tracing
  • Deep understanding of software architecture, development methodologies, triaging, debugging, automating, and releasing high-quality features E2E in a complex environment
  • Ability to design different customer usage and load scenarios and execute different types of performance tests 
  • Find performance bottlenecks in both the client side and the server side and make recommendations for performance profiling or tuning 
  • Capability to analyze CPU utilization, memory usage, garbage collection, and DB connections to verify the performance of the applications 
  • Excellent working knowledge in developing & implementing complex Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts using automated test solutions for web-based applications 
  • Knowledge of QA and software development concepts, Agile and Test-Driven Development 
  • Proficiency in coding with one or more of the following: Java, JavaScript, PHP, Groovy, C# or Ruby 
  • Experience with one or more of the following tools: Selenium, BlazeMeter, LoadRunner, SoapUI, JIRA, Zephyr or Eclipse IDE
  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills
  • High level of English 

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