Performance Test Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Mark Leader

  • Contact email:

    mark.leader@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00026313_1543834363

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #



My client a leading Technology company in Central London are looking for a Performance Test engineer with strong experience of Visual Studio to join them ASAP for 6 Months. The rate is £500-£550 per day

Job Title: Performance Test Engineer
QA (Quality Assurance) are responsible for the overall quality and testing architecture of my clients products that our department produces. They use a range of innovative front-end and back-end tools & technology to drive robust, well-engineered practices through to delivery, giving the business that sort after confidence. Consisting of Test Architects, Performance Test Engineers and QA Engineers, we have a deeply embedded culture of collaboration, sharing our experiences and skills throughout.

Purpose of the role
You, as the Performance Test Engineer will be tasked with going into the scrum teams, working closely with Developers and QAs to performance test stories before they are release to production. This will include requirements gathering, Test Script creation all the way through to execution.
You will be using Visual Studio's Performance Testing Suite to create Test Scripts and execute Load Tests, which will allow you to generate reports for the SCRUM teams and determine how these stories impact the performance of our products.

You will be responsible for:
The Performance Test Engineer position will involve the following areas of responsibility:
* Working within scrum teams to provide performance benchmarks
* Ability to manage stress effectively whilst working to short deadlines
* Implement best practices for performance testing
* Integrate performance testing into our development lifecycle
* Identify and investigate potential performance degradation in the code
* Identify the key metrics for measuring performance and generate reports based off them
* Work with the SCRUM teams to improve their knowledge of performance tests

You will have:
* Previous experience as a dedicated performance tester
* Proven C# experience
* Proven experience performance testing .Net Web Applications, Web Services
* Experience of setting up the performance tests from requirements gathering to test execution
* Ability to produce reports based of test results
* Ability to coordinate test runs which require multi-department co-operation
* Experience coding load test scripts (not record and playback)