Performance Test Engineer

up to £500 Per Annum
Contract Type:

Gaming client is looking for a Performance Testing Engineer


Purpose of the role:

The Performance Test Engineer would take on some of the responsibilities of the current Performance Test Team, ensuring that performance testing is carried out across our many services/products. You, as the Performance Test Engineer will be tasked with going into the development 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 also be tasked with contributing to the teams effort to implement the current performance test strategy, driving innovation and working with the most up-to-date technologies to streamline current processes.


You will be responsible for:

• Running end-to-end performance test projects within an agile environment

• Performance testing cloud applications in Microsoft Azure

• Providing innovative solutions in order to streamline current processes using different technologies within the business and the performance test team

• Integrating and maintaining performance testing within the teams’ development lifecycle

• Identify and investigate potential performance degradation in the code

• Implement best practices for performance testing

• Identify the key metrics for measuring performance and generate reports based off them

• Work with different teams to improve their knowledge of performance testing 


You will have:

• Previous experience as a dedicated performance tester

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Previous experience using industry-wide performance testing tools (e.g. Microfocus LoadRunner, Microsoft Visual Studio Load Testing Tools or JMeter)

• Proven experience with an object-oriented programming language

• Proven experience performance testing .NET web applications and API’s

• Experience of setting up the performance tests from requirements gathering to test reporting

• Experience of developing and implementing frameworks for end-to-end performance testing

• Excellent stakeholder management skills in order to produce reports, talk through and present to a non-technical audience

• Ability to coordinate test runs which require multi-department co-operation

• Experience coding load test scripts (not record and playback)

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