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Performance Test Engineer

Job Title: Performance Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: FJS - PerfTest_1563208123
Contact Name: Mike Tozer
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Performance Test Engineer


CONTRACT - 6 Months

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.

Required Skills - a mix of:

  • Good experience with JMeter, Loadrunner or other Performance Test Tools
  • Ability to produce and understand 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 and Reporting requirements
  • Demonstrable Experience of Agile/Incremental solution delivery
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Configuration/Change/Release management principles
  • Experience of test tooling including GUI, Load, Security and unit test frameworks
  • Business application migration testing;
  • Experience of solution delivery in a highly secure environment

Desirable Skills:

  • Ability to understand and write simple SQL statement
  • Ability understand and programme Java/Groovy
  • Understanding of statistics and mathamatics
  • Knowledge of WAN, LAN Networking technologies and protocols
  • Knowledge of Virtualisation technologies, VMware, Hyper-V, Microsoft Systems Centre.
  • Knowledge of Apache technologies

A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered.

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