Performance Tester

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    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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    Abigail Scott

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    5 months ago

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Performance Tester


6 Months


Client/Role Overview

Fancy working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the technology revolution across the public sector with over 50 million customers UK wide.

This role requires an experienced Senior Performance Tester to deliver and own Operability and Performance testing capabilities present on the project, across a range of technologies and operating systems. The Senior Performance Tester will understand and be able to create sophisticated performance test scenarios, maintain a performance framework and create detailed, informative reports to management and the customer. Projects will be executed with agile principles with a focus on delivering minimum viable product as quickly as possible and delivering incremental value through its lifecycle.

Role Responsibilities

  • Complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings, designing larger more complex solutions.
    * Shapes technical proposals to be commercially acceptable to the customer and may make solution/service trade-offs.
    * Defines the approach to larger/more complex solution development and acceptance testing, controlling technical scope and the work of the design team in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
    * Represents the client at customer forums, conferences, and professional bodies to build the client's reputation in the market place.
    * Establishes customer requirements for a solution building strong relationships and acting as a major influence in the customer
    * Contributes to definition of customers' overall IT architecture, designing new solutions of significant size and complexity, and can manage the work of specialists contributing to the design and implementation.
    * Shares knowledge with colleagues and makes useful additions to the Client's knowledge base.

Key Skills Required

* Understanding of Enterprise Architecture
* JMeter, Loadrunner or other Performance Test Tools
* SOAP, POST API and XML scripts
* Ability to produce meaningful and clear defect reports for test cycles and releases
* Demonstrable experience with Non-Functional Testing and Automation Testing
* Demonstrable Delivery of Test scripts, Test Reporting, Defect Management
* Demonstrable Experience of Agile/Incremental solution delivery
* Demonstrable knowledge of Configuration/Change/Release management principles
* Test tooling including GUI, Load, Security and unit test frameworks

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance