Performance Testing Engineer (Java , Investment Banking) - £480-£500

EPAM Systems
London (Greater)
From £480 to £500 per day
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Performance Testing Engineer (Java , Investment Banking) -

·Create Performance Test Packs for Core Applications & Interfaces

·Expand Service to Include full NFT Suite , e.g. Failover Stress & Soak

·Establishing Performance Testing Objectives

oIdentify Critical Business Transactions

oDefining Transaction Profiles

oDefining User Profiles

oDefining Data Profiles

·Produce high level Plan

oAUT Software Specification

oSecurity Plan

oAUT Hardware Specification

oThe Test Harness

oTest Data

·Create, Maintain & Document the Virtual Users

·Test Data Definition & Creation

• Build/ Shakedown initial testing environment

• Build the database, with sample test data

• Create test data files required by Virtual Users

• Set-up and test Monitoring tools

• Prepare the Host machines

• Create LoadRunner Scenarios

• Execute the tests as detailed in the test plan.

• Analyze Results, using a variety of tools ranging from Unix to monitoring applications

• Report on Findings, suggest improvements

Performance KPI's & Competencies

·With a 6 month period this individual must be able to consistently deliver

·Performance Scripts

·Completed and tested Vusers

·Completed LoadRunner Scenarios

·Script and Parameter documentation

·Make suggestions on how to improve performance

·Implement changes in order to improve performance

·Improve overall performance coverage & script repeatability

Skills & Experience


Ability to Program in Java, C++, VB Script, SQL, Perl

Experience of various performance test types – Load Test, Stress Test, Batch Test, Spike Testing, etc.

Proven Performance Delivery Capability – Front End Optimization, Code Profiling Prediction, Performance Tuning, SQL Profiling & Prediction, DB Tuning

Experience of Performance Monitoring Tools – Wily, APP Dynamics, etc.

Experience of working with JIRA and Quality Centre

Ability to analyze and interpret infrastructural and architectural setups


LoadRunner /Performance Centre

Data Modeling Experience

Financial Experience

Experience formulating a test plan / strategy for a new project

Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic and agile working environment

Ability to work autonomously and instill best practice

Familiarization with Mainframe Environments

Familiarization with Wintel Environments

Familiarization with Unix/Linux Environments

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