Performance Test Lead

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
19 days ago

Role Title: Performance Test Lead
Duration: 30/11/2024
Location: Fully Remote
Rate: £620 via Umbrella

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Role: Performance Test Lead

  • 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.
  • 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

Desired Skills:

  • Experience of testing Privileged Access Management applications/infrastructure

All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!

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