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Non - Functional Tester

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 21/08/2018
  • Job reference: J392114A

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Performance Tester

Location- Leeds
6 months

Skills in Jmeter/Gatling, Grafana, Zabbix. Agile, CI/CD, testing in pipeline. Application build in AWS, php, MySQL


  • Whilst working on the project, the primary objectives of the Performance Test Specialist are:
  • Generate Workload Analysis Document / Performance Test Design
  • Create and execute Performance Test Scripts
  • Log test results and defects
  • Create Performance Test Evaluation report
  • Report testing progress and issues to the Test Manager


  • The project Performance Test Specialist will:
  • Produce Workload Analysis Document / Performance Test Design and Performance Test Scripts from project non functional specifications
  • Review non functional specifications to verify that they are unambiguous and testable
  • Execute the performance tests prescribed within the Workload Analysis Document / Performance Test Design and document any deviation from the test scenarios as originally defined
  • Generating test data for load testing
  • Log the results of the tests and present any extrapolation required to indicate how the application may perform in production environment
  • Document defects discovered during the running of the tests
  • Work with Technical Lead to rectify issues encountered during testing and tune the application performance
  • Retest any defects raised and fixed.
  • Reporting Progress to the Test Manager
  • Summarise performance testing in the Performance Test Evaluation report

Technology Skills

  • Expertise in Performance testing tools and techniques; Jmeter is currently in use on parallel projects
  • Understanding of development tools - ability to use development tools to build test utilities and to intercept and analyse data during testing.
  • Understanding of operating system / cloud environment being used
  • Understanding of database environment enabling the creation, manipulation and investigation of volume data.
  • Fault logging / defect tracking tools - Ability to use administrative procedures and tools for logging defects and providing the ability to audit and track defects as required

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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