Performance Tester

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  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Automation/ Testing Analyst

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  • Salary:

    £330 - £345 per day

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    4-6 months +

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Performance Tester - Edinburgh

+ Performance Testing project implementation

+ 4-6 month initial contract

+ £330 to £345 per day

+ SC Clearance required to commence role

Government project based in Edinburgh - currently classed outside of IR35

+ Ensuring all Test assets produced (Performance Test plan/script design etc.) meets business requirements before being released for external approval if required.
+ Productively participate in peer reviews either as reviewer or an author being reviewed with the aim to ensure Test documentation standards.
+ Learning and implementation of new concepts to enhance the quality and efficiency of Performance test execution.


* Performance Testing project implementation involving:
* Conduct meetings with the business or development teams to identify the scope and Non-Functional/Performance requirements
* Attaining a holistic understanding of business processes and the underlying application/service infrastructure
* Preparing Performance test strategies
* Evaluation of tool capabilities to ascertain suitability to the project requirements
* Securing the performance test environment to the relevant security standards
* Communicating with business/development team managers
* Coordinating performance tests and monitoring progress
* Reviewing Performance test scripts
* Creating/Reviewing workload models
* Resolution of issues that impede the testing effort
* Reviewing test execution results
* Reviewing final test results
* Presenting Executive Summary reports during TCR
* Securing Performance Test plan approval from System Architects/SMEs/Chief Engineers etc.
* Assuming Performance Test Specialist role involving:
* Creation of Performance Testing assets
* Review/Approval of Performance testing documentation
* Instigating the Test Engagement process
* Test Requirements Analysis
* Test Strategy creation
* Test Plan creation
* Test Script/Scenario creation
* Test Execution scheduling
* Test Results Analysis
* Test Summary Reports creation
* Test Closure Reports creation