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Performance Tester

  • Job reference: 37350
  • Location: Andover
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £450 - £475 per day

As an SC Cleared Performance Test Engineer you will join a multi skilled team consisting not only of performance engineers, but infrastructure specialists, DBA's, developers, Dev Ops engineers, Environment and batch specialists who collectively determine quality software.

  • You will play a key part performing a performance engineering role across this government clients platforms and core systems
  • You will take ownership from design to delivery of the performance test engagement, meeting release commitments and technical test requirements.
  • You will be responsible for architecting, designing, delivering non-functional test solutions for projects and platform releases, following the defined standards and processes.
  • You will be able to understand complex solutions and architecture, be comfortable with problem solving and determine root cause working with development, support, infrastructure and operations teams as applicable and be comfortable talking their language.
  • You will promote best practice in architecture, processes and solutions and strive to continually improve everything we do.
  • You will ideally have an understanding of CICD and tooling (Teamcity, Jenkins)

Your skills:

  • Be a strong communicator who can comfortably share test findings at all levels.
  • Be experienced performance engineers who can demonstrate strong technical skills and understanding.
  • Have experience of industry standard performance testing tools, most crucially HP Loadrunner with strong Loadrunner scripting experience
  • Be able to multi task, prioritise and be able to manage their time effectively.
  • You have a strong appreciation of complex architecture and solutions.
  • You have a strong desire to understand the why of performance issues and not be happy just to report response times.
  • You have a strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • You have a strong desire to improve and engineer performance at all levels of the solutions from tests through to infrastructure.

Apply below with your most recent CV if you're interested

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