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Performance Tester

Jenrick Commercial



£40000 - £50000/annum Plus Excellent Benefits Package


Posted: 23/06/2022

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Performance Tester - Non-Functional Testing including API's & UI's
Hybrid Working Week - 2 Days Office & 3 from home

This superb international Fintech corporate based in Leeds, is seeking a Performance Tester to focus on delivering their non-functional testing, presenting you with a superb opportunity to take the reins and drive their non-functional testing capabilities to the next level across API's & UI's.

As the Performance Tester specialist within the wider test team of circa 25+, you will be able use your  knowledge of API testing (additional UI testing experience is highly beneficial), utilising your strong experience with API test tools (Postman, JMeter, REST-Assured or similar) to deliver a quality & efficient non-functional performance testing service to the wider business. As the volume of work is expected to continue to grow, the company is anticipating the need to build a team around the Performance Tester, so there are excellent future progression opportunities here too.

If you enjoy working with a supportive Test Leader that will also give you the opportunity to take ownership of the non-functional testing, if you relish interesting work with ongoing challenges and want the opportunity to develop yourself professionally too - then this is the role to apply for now!

Summary Of The Role:

The Performance Tester will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of performance test strategies and projects. You will provide specialist expertise & knowledge on API and ideally UI based performance activities, which involve assisting stakeholders with gathering Non Functional requirements, writing and running performance scripts and analysing performance test results which you will then report back to managers and stakeholders. 

Performing End-to-End system, regression and UAT.
Contributing to a fully automated test and continuous delivery system.
Supporting Head of Testing with implementing the Test Automation Strategy.
Designing and creating test conditions and scripts to address business and technical use cases.
Working closely with Project Teams to create client facing Test Strategies and Test Cases.
Overseeing scheduled and ad hoc functional and regression testing of new and existing core functionality to ensure high quality standard are achieved at all times for all software releases.
Clear reporting of the testing status through test execution.
Maintenance of testing script checklist to ensure this is consistent with new or changed functionality as part of a software release to support the testing activity.
Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate, using YouTrack or similar tools/means.
Preferred  Experience:

Good understanding of performance testing process and good practices.
Able to analyse complex performance data and report results.
Strong knowledge of API based test automation. Additional UI test skills are highly beneficial
Ability to write and run performance test scripts using API Test Tools ie Postman, JMeter, REST-Assured etc. (JMeter is the internal test tool of choice and training will be provided).
Expertise using one or more programming language - C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, Groovy etc
Preferred Skills and Attributes

Excellent knowledge of API Testing.
Experience of working within Agile SDLC processes, including TDD/BDD.
Practical knowledge, experience and skills in use of automated testing tools and scripting languages ie. Gherkin/Specflow, TestComplete, TestExecute, JMeter, VB script, Javascript, C#.
Write and execute automation test scripts.
Clear understanding and experience of Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Testing (CT) approaches.
Proven ability to create, plan and execute appropriate test plans for all types of change.
Finance or Fintech experience would be useful but isn’t essential.
Database skills, preferably SQL Server.
Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated.
Interested Candidates should apply now and can expect feedback on their application within 72 hours

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