Performance Test Lead

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Performance Test Lead

We are actively looking to secure a Lead Performance Tester to join Experis.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Job Purpose/The Role:

  • The Performance Test Lead will be joining the existing PAM Project test team (currently 4 manual test analysts, a test lead, test manager and 2 automation engineers)
  • The PAM test team is responsible for testing all project test phases incl functional test, SIT, UAT and performance testing prior to hand over to Pre-Production
  • The PAM Project is a global, multi-phase, multi release project that includes large data volumes and migration of a large number of existing accounts.
  • The PAM application/vendor is new to HSBC.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Take full ownership of performance testing, both solution and migration
  • Review current tooling selection and approach and make recommendations re the way forward.
  • Oversee completion of in-flight targeted performance test execution, including progress and completion reports metrics/dashboards and defect management.
  • Define performance test strategy for both solution and migration, including tooling, environment, and resource requirements.
  • Plan performance testing for both solution and migration
  • Manage execution of performance testing for both solution and migration, including progress and completion reports, metrics/dashboards and defect management
  • Build the performance test team to support the defined strategy.

Required Skills:

  • Experience of high-volume performance testing in a complex global environment
  • Experience of test tool selection/recommendations based on assessment of the environment/landscape.
  • Experience in defining a comprehensive performance test strategy (not a plan) that fully defines the approach, environment, scope, risks and resources required.
  • Experience of delivering to agreed timelines/Waterfall methodology.
  • Ability to review and feedback on complex architecture, solution, and integration documentation.
  • Ability to communicate and report openly and accurately, in a timely manner.
  • Ability to recognise risks and issues and raise/report in a timely manner.
  • Ability to lead a small team of performance test engineers.
  • Expert knowledge of JMeter and LoadRunner (current toolset) incl any licensing requirements, configuration, dashboards and reporting

Benefits Include:

· Contributory pension scheme

· Employee Assistance Program

· Medical and Dental cover

· 22 days holiday + bank holidays

· Maternity Pay/Shared Parental leave and paternity leave

· Sick pay

Suitable Candidates should submit CVs in the first instance.

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