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Lead Performance Tester

  • Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Testing
  • Date posted: 01/02/2018
  • Job reference: J380592A

Lead Performance Tester - London

£53,000 - £65,000 + excellent benefits

We have an exciting opportunity with one of our major government client based in London. They are a leading government agency responsible for various areas including crime, counter-terrorism and the police.

Over the next couple of years they are looking to substantially grow their in-house Testing capability and as a result are seeking a Lead Performance tester to join the team.

About the Role

This role is primarily responsible for assisting in the delivery of QA and testing solutions for projects, specifically;

  • Ensuring and advising on performance testing practices, supporting the delivery of an overall QA and testing strategy.
  • Ensuring the capabilities to effectively deliver performance testing including within complex technical programmes - advising on the reuse of valuable performance testing assets and frameworks across the organisation
  • Enabling the use of a broad range of tools, including open source and cloud based (such as JUnit or NUnit), Selenium, FitNesse, SOAP & REST web services and Apache CXF and the implementation of test automaton approaches, specifically Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)
  • Ensuring and advising on integration testing, which may involve complex technical integration with other services, organisations or legacy systems
  • Applying exploratory testing techniques and evaluating aspects of user experience, accessibility, compatibility where required and as part of the wider QA and test strategy
  • Ensuring and advising on how to apply performance testing practices to support the digital by default service standard, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on user needs and user centred design etc.

Skills required:

  • Evidence of designing and successfully delivering Performance Testing regimes across major projects and programmes deploying a range of methods including Agile

  • Experience of a broad range of performance test tools and techniques including within continuous release environment

  • Good communication skills, verbal and written, and a good understanding of the use of different channels and formats for different audiences

  • Relevant Testing qualifications etc.

Please apply by following the link provided or contact Jack Devlin on 0161 924 3689 &

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