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Performance test engineer

  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security

Performance Test Engineer needed to join Capita Application Services based in Reading town centre. As the Performance Test Engineer, you will be joining an already existing talented team of automation and test engineers.

To be considered for the Performance Test Engineer you will have the following;

  • JMeter performance tool to test:
    • Websites
    • APIs (must have this not just websites. Ideally RESTful and SOAP APIs).
  • multiple examples of generating performance requirements from vague client statements ("make it fast");
  • understanding of real-world performance and why we talk about the 90th, 95th, 99th percentiles and not 100%;
  • understanding of legal framework in which performance testing exists (eg: do not denial of service or fuzz test someone without permission);
  • expertise with cloud performance test solutions. Ideally Blazemeter but will consider other expertise as it is pretty transferable;
  • report writing skills (to present those pesky performance results);
  • Javascript / beanshell / similar programming experience in JMeter;
  • other automation tools (performance / security / functional) a bonus.

Educated in science / engineering / computing with an emphasis on critical thinking and analysis.

Apply now for immediate consideration

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