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Performance Test Lead

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 12/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90467

Performance Test Lead

6 - 12 Months



  • Performance Test
  • Test Automation Tools & Techniques
  • Agile Test Experience
  • Performance Engineering
  • Availability Engineering

Role Duties:

  1. Measuring, analysing and optimising the performance of a complex BPM middleware solution
  2. Define, develop and execute performance/load tests
  3. Have the ability to critically analyse complex performance test results
  4. Work closely with the performance engineering team to define a strategy and approach for performance testing
  5. Operate effectively within a mixed vendor team of geographically dispersed experts (e.g. DBAs, developers, application experts)
  6. Be able to carry out basic performance workload and system modelling
  7. Build relationships with senior stakeholders
  8. Independently manage a geographically distributed test team including estimation, planning, execution and reporting
  9. Drive Innovation
  10. Implement Lessons learned and focus on continuous process improvements


  • Concept - Enterprise Middleware knowledge (WAS Message Broker/IIB/ESB/DataPower)
  • Technology - Web Services (SOAP/REST) /JSON/XML/XSD
  • Tools - MicroFocus PC / SOAP UI / RIT / Scripting (VB/Java/Python/C++ based scripting languages) Jmeter, CA Lisa, CA ARD, AppDynamics
  • Test Environments - Stubs / Reflectors / Drivers / Facades - i.e. Non GUI
  • Methodology - Waterfall / Hybrid / Agile

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance

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