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Lead Performance Tester

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 216102743

Job Details

Lead Performance Tester

Location: Birmingham or Bridgend

Salary: £45k-£50k


As this role is working Central Government projects, all candidates must hold UK SC security clearance or be willing and eligible to undergo UK SC security clearance. A degree of mobility across several sites also required. Our client is looking for someone based in either Birmingham or Bridgend but will also be willing to occasionally travel to Reading, London, or Leatherhead.


- Service tests new applications and changes for a number of key applications - a number of these applications require Performance Testing


- LoadRunner (4yrs+)

Highly desirable:

- Jmeter / other performance test tools (Neoload)

- Understanding of networking, databases, Infrastructure architectures (Oracle)


- Upgrading to the current version of LoadRunner (v12 is latest)


- Providing strategy and direction on Performance Testing for both waterfall and Agile projects

- Inputting to proposals - solutions and test estimates

- Leading the performance test team, including tasking, monitoring, mentoring and coaching

- Performance test analysis of requirements and results

- Performance Test planning

- Performance Test reporting

- Identification/management of risks & issues

- Production of key test documentation

- Working closely with Project Managers