Performance and Volume Test Analyst

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
14 days ago

Role: Performance Tester

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Telford

Inside IR35

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What you'll do:

* Perform static test analysis of performance test acceptance criteria, test approach and test evidence, following test execution by the technical teams who are doing the performance testing.
* Participate in technical review calls to provide input and steer on test direction
* Assure test scenarios from technical documentation and identify any dependencies
* Work with the technical teams to review and assure their performance test scenarios and test evidence
* Ensure all subordinate test documentation and test evidence (e.g. JMeter reports) are produced by the appropriate technical team, with clear traceability back to the acceptance criteria
* Check that the performance tests planned by the teams doing the testing provides appropriate coverage of both expected and unexpected behaviour
* Undertake traceability of the acceptance criteria against the test evidence / results to ensure the component/s have been tested accurately
* Validate infrastructure utilisation statistics from the performance test execution runs undertaken by the technical teams (i.e. CPU, RAM, Memory and Storage capacity)

Required Skills:

* Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
* An understanding of Performance & Volume Test (PVT) testing
* Infrastructure testing experience (with at least 3 years focused on Non-Functional Testing)
* Good understanding of Risk Based Testing (RBT) and Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)
* Good understanding of agile delivery lifecycles
* Experience of JIRA and Confluence
* An understanding of how infrastructure utilisation statistics are reported
* Able to hold complex test discussions with architects, SMEs and Operational Teams
* ISTQB Advanced Level Technical test analyst

Essential Personal Qualities:

* A strong teamwork ethic with a proven ability to work collaboratively
* Highly developed critical thinking, interpretative and analytical abilities
* A strong eye for detail and keen focus on results, with a flexible 'can do' approach
* Assertive and confident
* An ability to assess test results both in technical terms and in non-technical (summary) terms, internally
* An ability to work both in isolation, managing one's own time, and working as part of a small team.
* Flexible and creative, working around logistical and technical blockers to progress

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