Performance Tester

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
United Kingdom
11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutionswhich protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do createsa safer future. We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing togethergreat minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.Job summaryWe are looking for a Performance Tester to join our established team onclient site in London. The performance of our applications isfundamental to everything we do. We develop and integrate applicationsof national importance, which really do make this country a better,safer place to live. We'll give you the chance to work in a fast-pacedand dynamic environment on exciting projects, and you'll be ahigh-performing individual, who can make sure we have high-performing applications.Essential skills and knowledge A minimum of 3 years' experience, and enjoys the challenge of working in a dynamic and technically challenging environment. A degree in a numerate or technical discipline such as Mathematics, Computer Science or Physics (preferably 2:1 or equivalent) Proven experience of performance testing, preferably of web applications and web services, but all performance test experience is relevant Experience of investigating root causes of performance issues and providing corrective actions - either individually or in conjunction with the development team Tenacity to take each performance issue as far as possible, often to the point of being able to suggest a fix Experience of supporting more junior team members, and sharing knowledge and experience both within the projects they are working on and across the wider test community Essential competencies and experience Experience with the performance testing of web applications Experience of using Windows / UNIX / Linux / Web / Database performance monitors to diagnose performance issues Experience at scripting and executing performance tests Excellent attention to detail Willing & eligible to obtain DV clearance Desirable competencies and experience Experience with the performance testing of REST & SOAP web services Experience with NeoLoad or JMeter Some development experience- preferably with Java or C# Experience of Oracle databases Experience planning, estimating and designing, the performance tests. ISEB or ISTQB Software Testing Foundation qualification (or higher) #AI-DICE#LI-LL1 Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are notcurrently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this andwilling to go through the process. For more guidance on NationalSecurity Vetting please click here. About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence: We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defendthemselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connectedworld, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We dothis using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience andprocesses. Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our businessmeans that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help usfulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust youwith responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, varietyand support from day one. We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward youas you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more thanjust a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where yourindividual contribution makes a difference every day. Great mindsdeserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary andbenefits package. Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE SystemsApplied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplacerequires an organisational culture where employees with varyingperspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best andbrightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realiseindividual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussionsabout flexible working. Division Overview: UK Services UK Services delivers IT Services and Consultancy to AppliedIntelligence clients based primarily in the UK. We divide our clientsinto 3 market segments; National Security, Government and EnterpriseServices. We differentiate ourselves through recognised expertise inData, Security, Digital Media and Business Solutions. Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now andbe inspired. - provided by Dice C#, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DEGREE, FIX, ISEB, ISTQB, JAVA, JMETER, LINUX, MATHEMATICS, ORACLE, PHYSICS, SOAP, SOFTWARE TESTING, UNIX, WINDOWS