Senior Load and Performance Engineer – Newport Beach, CA


Chipotle Mexican Grill

Senior Load and Performance Engineer (21021761) Description **THE OPPORTUNITY The Senior Load and Performance Engineer will join a strong test auto

Senior Load and Performance Engineer (21021761)



The Senior Load and Performance Engineer will join a strong test automation team and will be responsible for defining, creating, and maintaining load and performance tests that support a variety of applications. They will also be incorporating performance validations into the development cycle, running and evaluating both API and front-end-based performance tests, and generating test plans and test reports.


* Define, design, develop and maintain automated testing scripts in JMeter and DevWeb/LoadRunner Cloud for a variety of applications and services
* Implement and maintain automated test triggering through the current continuous integration/continuous delivery tool to provide confidence in the quality of delivery for all code deployments
* Fulfill load testing requests and set up appropriate load testing monitors on servers
* Report test results and trends of automated scripts to the test management tool
* Communicate any deficiencies of code and/or infrastructure to the appropriate team for resolution
* Troubleshoot and provide suggestions to increase load and performance of applications
* Partner with developers and architects to enhance the stability and throughput of the system
* Evaluate production metrics to generate effective load tests
* Responsible for defining and driving innovative automation testing strategies and toolsets into our overall development processes that support and enhance the current Quality Assurance processes within the organization
* Participate in both the current state and future state of test planning and execution of load and performance testing
* Work with developers, product owners, application support, and business intelligence teams to help define current and future system performance and load requirements
* Collaborate with SCRUM teams to incorporate the effective creation of load tests and user stories in each release cycle
* Collaborate with other team members to maintain automation testing best practices
* Mentor junior software testers/team members
* Other work-related duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, you’ll need to be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline
* 5+ years working experience in QA Automation
* Experience in writing, executing and monitoring automated test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to Jmeter, DevWeb (Javascript/Node.js), and LoadRunner Cloud
* Proven track record implementing load and performance testing strategies and reporting solutions
* Experience contributing to a testing roadmap
* Working knowledge of common software architectures (web/mobile/API/DB)
* Proficiency with cloud technologies (either AWS or Azure)
* Thorough understanding of SDLC, specifically automated QA processes in agile development environments
* Proficient with bug tracking and test management toolsets to support development processes
* Experience with TFS or Azure DevOps, Agile process improvement, CI/CD automation, MS Build, NPM or other packages
* Ability to work in complex pre-production environments
* Professional attitude, leading by example
* Driven and passionate about quality assurance, software development, and agile methodologies
* Have great communication and interpersonal skills and deal effectively with all business units
* Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms
* Other duties as required to meet the needs of the business
* This job description is designed to contain a condensed overview of the skills and experience applicable to the successful performance of this role

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically-cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle had over 2,800 restaurants as of March 31, 2021, in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. With over 97,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. Steve Ells, founder and former executive chairman, first opened Chipotle with a single restaurant in Denver, Colorado in 1993. For more information or to place an order online, visit WWW.CHIPOTLE.COM.


Food served fast doesn’t have to be a typical fast food experience. Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We’re changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you’ll join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.


Primary Location: California – Newport Beach – 9998 – 610 Newport Office-(09998)

Work Location:
9998 – 610 Newport Office-(09998)
610 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach 92660