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ISEB /ISTQB Security Cleared* Lead Performance Tester

Job Title: ISEB /ISTQB Security Cleared* Lead Performance Tester
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-mnths rolling
REF: FJS-C-Performanc2_AD_1606328999
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

ISEB /ISTQB Security Cleared* Lead Performance Tester (Loadrunner, NeoLoad, Load Ninja, jMeter, WebLoad, Smartmeter, Silk Performer) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client, for a rolling 3-month home based contract.

Our Client is currently looking for an experienced Lead performance tester for a unique opportunity to work in collaboration with the existing team. The successful Lead performance QA tester will be an integral part of the team, leading the testing and creating test plans to ensure full coverage as well as drive and lead the implementation of best practice throughout the whole lifecycle. The Lead QA tester will own and manage all test activities surrounding performance testing, conducting and driving regular regression testing, and working with management to ensure smooth release. This role requires regular communication with senior stakeholders so confident and concise communication is necessary to succeed in this role.

Typical technical experience (Mandatory)

  • Previous experience as a lead performance tester, over a variety of technologies
  • Experience of performance testing using tools such as NeoLoad, Load Ninja, jMeter, WebLoad, Smartmeter, Silk Performer, Loadrunner
  • Designing test scenarios/workload models
  • Executing the test cycles, monitoring and analysis of results
  • Creation of test reports and conveying key aspects to customer in both technical and non-technical terminology
  • Knowledge of coding languages such as JAVA, SQL, C#, and Visual Basic
  • Experience of Test management tools - HP ALM, JIRA, Silk Central

Skills, attributes and experience

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Identification and analysis of critical business scenarios
  • Knowledge of performance test tools including open source
  • Analysing the service level agreement objectives
  • Ability to articulate complex issues
  • Agile testing in Scrum
  • Capable of assisting developers with performance analysis
  • Capable of assisting test members with performance testing
  • Development and implementation of end-to-end performance testing solution
  • ISEB / ISTQB Foundation Certification

This is an urgent requirement; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. *the successful candidate must be willing to undergo Security Clearance prior to contract commencement.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.