Performance and Technical Testing

SQS Group Ltd
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

All About Us

SQS is a professional IT consultancy and is the world's leading specialist in software quality. As a consultancy we offer a career working on high profile projects in a variety of industries alongside highly skilled and passionate fellow consultants. Globally we employ over 4,400 staff in 19 countries across 4 continents and in 2014 SQS generated revenues of ?268.5 million.

Our goal is to help companies optimise their business processes, develop top-class products and improve their performance through enhanced software quality.

Software testing is the process of evaluating a software item to detect differences between given input and expected output. It also evaluates the quality of a system. Our SQS consultants ensure the quality of the systems you trust to buy your groceries, deliver video content to your mobile, pay royalties to the musicians you listen to, trade billions of dollars of assets daily and move gas and oil around the world.

Department: Performance and Technical Testing

Reports to: UK Head of Performance Testing

Strong relationships with: Performance test group, Client Delivery Manager, Operations, Clients

Job Description

We are seeking talented Performance consultants at all levels of experience who can innovate new ways to provide performance analysis faster, efficiently, repeatedly, and in a reliable manner. The consultant will focus on leading and developing sophisticated tests that enable SQS Test Consultants to perform the most complex load simulations to expose bottlenecks and accurately analyse the results to help ensure the service is fast and secure.

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to understand complex system architectures, understand and challenge non-functional requirements, pinpoint technical risk areas, demonstrate the ability to analyse data for bottlenecks, and develop succinct test scenarios across multiple hardware and software tiers.

All About The Role

    Keep abreast of latest industry trends and advancements that can benefit the teamUnderstand usage workflows to construct efficient performance testsAnalyse performance results to identify bottlenecks and optimisationsConstruct complex workloads and data shapes to expose potential bottlenecksInnovate solutions to improve performance engineering effectivenessLook for ways to improve user experience as well as system scalabilityConduct technical presentations to educate teams on how to improve performanceAnalyse metrics and trends to highlight performance opportunities for improvementContribute to the success of the SQS Performance testing group across the organisation

    All About You

      'A' LevelsIT graduateTesting Certification (e.g. ISEB/ISTQB)HP ASE or equivalent (for Technical SC roles)Experienced in HP LoadRunner, Visual Studio Web Performance & Load Testing, JMeterAn achiever; Innovative and imaginative, professionally assertive, flexible and versatileConfident communicator - fluent written and spoken English
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