Senior Performance Test Engineer
Cary, NC  / Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

Are you ready to link your passion with a purpose? At NantHealth, we build technology that simplifies healthcare. We manage the data and decisions that help the healthcare industry deliver better patient care. NantHealth's products target specific pain points that inhibit healthcare from reaching its full potential. Our payer-provider collaboration solutions increase operational efficiency, unlock savings, and enhance communications. Our treatment plan validation capabilities help payers better manage costs for oncology and autoimmune conditions. We're seeking innovative thinkers who love doing meaningful work. If you're looking to bring your skills and expertise to a growing technology company, it's time for you to join us!

To ensure we can provide the best in healthcare tech, we focus on building the best team. Through holding true to our core values - clarity, empathy, collaboration, integrity, a sense of community, and a pioneering approach - we are creating a vibrant culture where ideas can blossom, people can thrive, and success can flourish.

We are seeking a Senior Performance Test Engineer to join our team at NantHealth!


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Create and execute modular, reusable tests using test, analysis, and monitoring tools such as Jmeter, Dynatrace, Splunk, Zabbix as well as homegrown tools.
  • Build and configure test environments. Identify and fix problems with test environments and tooling.
  • Research, analyze, organize, design and execute performance test plans and break complex tasks into actionable steps
  • Generate and document thorough analysis of test and production data. Combine data from multiple sources into test summary reports
  • Identify and thoroughly document bugs or performance issues with the complete information that facilitates analysis and remediation.
  • Demonstrate good judgment to help ensure that the resulting product is maintainable, efficient, and expandable
  • Identify problems, issues, collect and integrate information from a variety of sources to establish a course of action and communicate the issue and solutions clearly and concisely
  • Work independently or under limited supervision for personal planning and tracking on a project
  • Discern issues that need to be escalated, and communicate those issues clearly and concisely
  • As a seasoned technical individual contributor, perform complex troubleshooting, problem solving and analysis.
  • Modify testing and analysis approaches on the fly to adjust for problems or questions that arise during testing.
  • Analyze complex problems and evaluate alternatives from a practical point of view. Drive through blocking issues to decompose problems and reach positive outcomes.


  • 3 years' experience required with Master's degree
  • 5 years' experience required with Bachelor's degree
  • 1 years' experience required with a Ph.D


Problem Solving

  • Responsible for making process improvements
  • Uses experience and analysis through experience to help design and implement solutions
  • Ability to solve somewhat complex technical problems. Unique and non-routine, with notable consequences within portion of technical project
  • Applies advanced technical principles to solve medium to complex problems
  • Ability to make decisions in areas outside of direct responsibility
  • Experienced in testing/maintaining cloud native solutions/environments
  • Working knowledge of Python or similar programming language

Organization Impact

  • Meets goals with some direction and supervision; follows set processes/protocols
  • Works on assignments of medium to complex level
  • Direct impact on design of project plans and cost-effective execution of tasks within large technical projects
  • May provide input on group's technical direction; important player on large technical projects and programs


  • Communicates with parties within and outside of functional area and possibly with customers, vendors, etc.
  • Ability to communicate matters that are may be difficult / complex and require notable explanation or interpretation
  • Provide input on group's technical direction
  • Technical explanations and guidance within project team and explanations to other internal parties and external contacts


  • Collaborates to develop self and others within group
  • May help lead/coordinate small-medium scope projects

NantHealth is a mandatory vaccination employer for COVID-19 and its variants. At NantHealth the health and safety of our employees and their families is our top priority. In line with our corporate core value of community, doing our part to ensure our workplace is fully vaccinated is a pioneering step we can take to help stop the spread of COVID-19.The Company requires that its employees be fully vaccinated, and proof of vaccination will be required prior to start.If we make you an offer and you are not yet vaccinated, we will accommodate a delay in start date. If you require a medical or religious accommodation, we will engage in the interactive process with you.

NantHealth provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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