IT Architect / Performance Tester Jobs - JSL Computer Services, Inc. in Germantown, Maryland, MD

IT Architect / Performance Tester

Job Code: 4307T
Company Name: JSL Computer Services, Inc.
Job Location: Germantown, Maryland
Zip Code: 20876
Job Category/Title: IT Architect / Performance Tester
Employment Category: Contract to Hire - Independent, Contract - W2, Contract - Corp-to-Corp
Position Type: Senior Level
Salary: Negotiable
Pay Rate: Negotiable
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Job Description: Send resumes to

Notes: Need IRS MBI to start work. Can be selected without the MBI, but would need to wait about 6-8 weeks for the IBM process to be completed before being able to start work.

Cannot use H1 people for this government agency

Statement of Work:
MeF is a platform for electronically filing returns with the IRS. It provides SOA based web services that filers use to submit returns, and provides web applications for IRS users to work with the returns. MeF validates filed returns, determines their disposition, and interfaces with other IRS systems for downstream processing of the returns. IBM developed and enhanced MeF since 2001.

Task Description: Develop and extend the MeF application architecture, recommend and develop performance test scenarios and perform analysis of performance tests, support migration from Solaris to Linux, provide direction for moving MeF to the Cloud, and make recommendations for increasing MeF DevOps maturity.

Primary Duties:

• Develop performance test scenarios and conduct post-test analysis of performance test data –
estimated 40%
• Develop and extend MeF application solution architectures – estimated 25%
• Support migrating from Solaris to Linux – estimated 10%
• Provide recommendations/architectural options for migration MeF to the cloud – estimated 10%
• Architect solutions for implementing Infrastructure-As-Code using tools like Puppet/Chef/Ansible – estimated 10%
• Architect solutions for implementing DevOps practices – estimated 5%


• Performance testing
o Develop performance test scenarios and strategies
o Conduct analysis of performance test data; provide reports to customer on analysis and explain results
o Make recommendations to the customer on test scenarios, strategies, and testing schedules
o Recommend automation solutions, including use of new tools, to bring efficiencies to performance testing
• Develop solution architectures for large, complex programs
• Experience with migrating from one Unix variant to the Linux platform
• Experience migrating applications to the cloud
• Experience in implementing DevOps on complex projects
• Experience with Puppet/Chef/Ansible
Nice to have:

• Experience with private cloud implementations and related virtualization and containerization designs
• Experience migrating monolithic applications to micro services
• Experience with JBoss EAP
Duration: 36 Month(s)+
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: November 22, 2018
Telecommute: No
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