Performance Test Engineer

The Bridge Ltd
Yorkshire and the Humber
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Performance Testing Engineer

My client are a leading organisation based in central York. Due to ongoing and rapid growth they are now looking for an experienced Performance Test Engineer to join their Software Engineering & Testing team. If you have working experience at a hands on level using any Performance testing tools or even automation testers looking to transition then I would be keen to hear from you.

The Role

Working with a market leader you will have a broad knowledge of Performance and Automation testing and will have plenty of experience working alongside developers and other testers. To be successful in this application you must have a strong technical understanding of Performance / Non-Functional Testing and you'll be a highly skilled, experienced critical thinker, looking for an exciting and challenging role.

The Performance Testing Engineer will work within the QA team to develop, enhance, support and deliver performance testing suites for the product lines.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Test Strategies / Planning
  • Designation of product areas by feature / functionality
  • How to approach specific areas of the application
  • Create and maintain Performance testing environment. Requires familiarity with IIS, SQL Server, SQL scripting and Windows Server.
  • Create and maintain Performance tests using Jmeter

Desired Skills and Experience;

  • At least 3 years working in a similar role
  • You will have experience of working in an agile environment and be able to work successfully on your own and as part of a team.
  • The ideal candidate will be ISEB certified and have an exposure to TDD / BDD
  • Self-starter and ability to lead from start to finish
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent personnel and project management skills
  • Technical and Software experience background
  • Team player with excellent communication
  • Experience in Test Automation using selenium webdriver ?

To be successful, the person in this role must have strong technical knowledge with good decision-making, excellent communication skills, and enjoy working hands-on under pressure. A passion for automation is essential.

If you are interested in this fantastic position please apply now with an up to date CV for immediate consideration.

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