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Performance Architect

Job Title: Performance Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
Duration: 6 months+
REF: AC/226133_1591966853
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Great role working for a leader within the telecoms industry and working at all stages of delivery with the business stakeholders, suppliers and design teams across a number of themes to influence the delivered work-products in order to achieve this.

The Performance Architect will be responsible for documenting key work-products such as performance risk and issues, performance activity plan for a work-packages, performance requirements including SLAs, volumetrics along with performance monitoring and scalability for the programme.

What the role will be doing:

  • Understanding and documenting the performance requirements including SLAs, volumetrics, performance monitoring and scalability. Validating requirements with Business Stakeholders
  • Understanding how the high-level designs support the performance requirements and identifying performance risks. In some cases a Design Assessment will be delivered.
  • Modelling areas of risk to estimate latency characteristics and capacity requirements. Typically this will either be refining the workload and modelling how it applies to a set of components, or working with component suppliers to estimate capacity requirements.
  • Planning activities to mitigate the key performance risks.
  • Reviewing the designs and early deliverables to assess performance. Assuring adherence to best practice. Recommending performance optimisations.
  • Review of the proposed Performance Testing approach to assure that the environments, data, tooling/automation and the proposed tests and associated planning and reporting. This review also covers the various stages of performance test and the shift-left of testing to identify defects as early as possible. Working with other suppliers to refine the Performance Testing Strategy.
  • Review of performance test results and the analysis of defects. Analysing results and identifying opportunities for optimisation. Participating in Performance Test Exit reviews.

Experience needed:

  • Strong architecture and design skills along with experience of delivering large enterprise solutions.
  • Experience of modelling techniques / numerically confident
  • Wide experience of technology - user-interface, transactional and batch processing, also cloud experience, experience of package implementation.
  • Experience of Performance Testing large enterprise solutions.
  • Strong analysis skills both business and technical.
  • Ability to drive a collaborative approach across business functions, and external partners.
  • Good stakeholder management influencing skills.

For further details on this position please contact - 07796 302988

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