Performance Test Engineer

Kingfisher IT Services
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital is changing the world, starting with the way we shop. Today it’s online shopping and click-and-collect, tomorrow it will be something not yet imagined. It’s a fast-moving world, where fresh ideas are welcome – along with the pace and flexibility to lead the way.

Kingfisher is building a state-of-the-art digital team – a place where digital creators and innovators like you will come together and shape the digital future for more than 23 million home improvement customers in 1,176 stores in the UK and across Europe.

It’s a chance to be part of something new. A chance to do big things in small, close-knit teams. A chance to feel the energy of a small agency – with the financial resources of a major retailer. And a chance to be rewarded for your talent, creativity and energy as well as your time.

Key skills:
    Considerable proven track record in performance testingExperience using multiple performance testing tools (such as LoadRunner, JMeter, Gattling etc.)Understand data requirements and how to preload automaticallyExperience of multiple platforms and environments in more than one industry sectorExperience of working directly with clientsFlexibility to travel to other Kingfisher UK offices
Key responsibilities:
    Have a deep understanding of the performance test project lifecycle and deliverablesHave a strong understanding of performance test principlesAnalyse the application/hardware under test, the performance testing requirements and the project acceptance criteriaDesign test scenario(s) and produce project test plansUndertake the initial installation and configuration of the performance testing tool and monitorsHave expertise in the use of the chosen tool on a variety of platforms and in different technical environmentsBuild and test the performance scenario(s)Execute the tests, collate results from the performance test tool and produce analysis reportsContribute to performance bottleneck identification and resolutionResponsible for adhering to all internal policy and procedures in relation to security and quality best practice

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