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Performance Test Specialist

  • Job reference IFDS/TP/22182/10000
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Testing
  • Location Brentwood

To provide Performance testing across the IFDS estate as and when required.

Main Responsibilities

  • To participate in project meetings to assess Performance testing requirements
  • Perform Requirements 5C's review
  • Gather Performance testing requirements and turn into tests.
  • Perform POC
  • Deliver a Performance test plan to stakeholders
  • Manage and perform the phases of Performance testing i.e Planning, preparation, Scripting, execution and reporting
  • Prepare test data, test environment and Performance centre setup
  • Escalate issues to the Performance QA Senior manager

Ideal Candidate


  • In depth knowledge of HP Performance centre/Load runner
  • Strong and proven scripting abilities in Web, Citrix and Ajax
  • Degree in Computer science or other relevant qualification
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt to urgent business requirements and prioritize tasks
  • Self-Motivated.


  • Experience with ALM/QC
  • Strong understanding of Software Testing best practices (ISEB/ISTQB certification)
  • Experience with monitoring tools e.g HP Sitescope/Diagnostics
  • Experience in Quality Assurance/Shift Left/Early testing.
  • Experience in other performance test tools or test harnesses
  • Exposure in any other development technologies such as VBA, Java, C#
  • Experience within the financial industry
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