Performance QA Engineer

United Kingdom
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Performance QA Engineer on our team youll be testing theperformance of the solution, measuring the impact ofenhancements being made to ensure we continually maintain and improvethe ASOS experience for our millions of customers across the world.Additionally you will be a real asset to our development teams, byproviding them with the training and support to enable them to conducteffective performance testing early and regularly as part of theirdevelopment lifecycle. Weve got some really exciting projects going onas we re-platform much of the site to a cloud based Azure architecture,something you will be heavily involved in when were done well haveone of the largest Azure implementations in the world. We used to outsource our Performance Engineering team so the departmentis relatively new, which means that the Performance Engineer will alsohave an incredibly important part in the future of the team and a directinput into how its structured and its processes. If youve been working in a similar role or are an experienced .Netsoftware engineer with a passion for building scalable, well performingsolutions and now want to step into a high visibility role withincredible career acceleration, then this is one of those rare opportunities. What youll be doing: Creating web and load tests in Visual Studio to extend an existingperformance test pack to cover new requirements Preparing for test execution, including environment and data set up Inspiring and enabling Scrum teams to embrace performance engineeringthroughout the lifecycle: performance profiling; component performancetesting in-sprint; building a regular feedback loop into their CI pipeline Supporting Scrum teams with their testing, helping them plan based ontheir requirements, and providing training and support for scripting,execution and results analysis Leading on the definition of release level performance test plans Helping to embed a consistent operations (monitoring and alerting)approach across teams Refining the performance engineering strategy, in line with newtechnologies, techniques and learning Researching new tools and techniques Being an authority on, and advocate for, performance engineeringprinciples across ASOS Tech Depending on your level of experience you may be mentoring othermembers of the team, supporting their growth and managing their backlog Who wed like to meet: An experienced Performance Tester, Analyst or Engineer who wants tojoin an exciting new team. Youll also have: Strong Visual Studio and C# skills, preferably with experience of VSUltimate and / or VSO Strong performance testing background with extensive experiencedeveloping and implementing performance test strategies and plans ORsoftware engineering background with a passion for improvingperformance, scalability and availability Ability to effectively work across multiple teams and disciplines,supporting their adoption of performance engineering practices,mentoring where valuable A good understanding of micro service and cloud based architectures Experience of using monitoring tools, e.g. APM tools Experience of test environment and data setup and maintenance Mentoring experience Why work here: Generous salary, bonus and pension matching Great development programmes Amazing offices and great culture 25 days holiday plus one extra day for your birthday Subsidised gym and canteen Huge staff discount and regular sample sales Life Insurance, medical care, cycle to work scheme And tonnes more Technology at ASOS ASOS is one of the UKs top fashion and beauty destinations, expandingglobally at a rapid pace. We believe fashion can make you look, feel andbe your best and, with technology in our DNA, we deliver the latesttrends to our digital-obsessed twenty-somethings market. Our awardwinning Tech teams sit at the heart of our business. We delivertechnical innovation and pioneer incredible solutions which are crucialto our continued success. Were brave, creative and authentic; wereextremely ambitious and thrive on the individuality of our amazingemployees. Our values encompass everything needed for our tech people tobe the thought leaders of tomorrow. - provided by Dice .NET, AZURE, C#, CLOUD, DNA, QA, SCRUM, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, VISUAL STUDIO