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Quality Performance Engineer - Sheffield - £35-£50k

Job Ref: 2501

Affecto is recruiting for a Quality Performance Engineer who will play a critical role within our client’s business by developing, implementing and maintaining the key competencies and processes required for performance testing.

What will you be doing?

  • Utilise performance tools to design and execute load and performance tests across a diverse technology stack
  • Develop data-driven automated performance scripts and execute performance and load testing of products
  • Design and execute daily load Build Validation Tests as well as larger, system-level tests
  • Maintain the test lab for performance testing
  • Monitor, gather, and communicate application performance issues; provide recommendations for improvements where applicable
  • Develop and document performance test plans that include measures, desired results and standards
  • Assess the test designs and work with appropriate teams to ensure sufficient test data
  • Maintain and adopt common performance testing processes and practices across different products

What experience do you need?

  • 3+ years of performance testing experience in a professional software development environment
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with standard Java utilities such as jstat, jcmd, JFR (or similar enterprise-class performance testing tools)
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring tools
  • Experience in writing SQL queries for data validation and for creating monitoring dashboards
  • Coding experience in Java/groovy functions as well as shell scripting
  • Ability to code advanced load test scripts and technical performance test plans
  • Ability to interact with project teams which include project managers, business and functional analysts, developers and the business community directly related to Quality Assurance responsibilities and roles
  • Awareness of industry performance standards
  • Good understanding of performance testing for Azure/AWS/GC architecture
  • Knowledge and ability to handle Linux machines
  • Understand load test environments and the application architecture
  • Ability to troubleshoot performance and load issues in the test environment

What’s in it for you?

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Plan
  • Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym memberships
  • Free eye tests
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