Performance Test Lead

Performance Test Lead required by Whitehall Resources on an initial 2 month contract based in Glasgow.

Role & Responsibilities:
– Defining, planning and delivering Performance Test services, reporting to the Test Manager
– Creation of Performance Test Plan
– Develop Performance Test Scripts
– Workload analysis and creation of test suite(s)
– Creation of Performance Test Data
– Execution of Performance Test Scripts
– Capture and Evaluation of Performance Test Results against the agreed performance benchmarks
– Raise, Retest and track defects to closure against performance parameters
– Work closely with Customer and delivery team representatives as needed, to progress the testing (eg to ensure appropriate test data is created and that performance tests requiring system(s) integration are prepared correctly)
– Collate test and monitoring results for input to Test Report
– Creation of Performance Test Completion Report
– Provide Daily progress updates to Test Manager

Skills & Experience:
– Certification in ISTQB Software Testing or similar qualification (Intermediate level or above)
– Experience of analysis and definition of performance (test) requirements
– Experience of formulating Performance testing approaches based on risk & business impact models
– Ability to develop & present performance testing frameworks
– Expertise in all aspects of Performance Test delivery, evidenced across a range of delivery projects and environments; planning, design, test scripting, execution, and analysis/reporting of results
– Experience of carrying out Performance testing on Web based applications, Middlewares, APIs , Message queues, Interfaces involving multi-format data sources (eg Databases, ‘Flat’ files)
– Strong experience of the JMeter and LoadRunner performance test toolsets
– Experience of Microsoft ALM test tools
– Good understanding of SDLC & STLC
– Strong experience in preparing and presenting Performance Testing reports
– Previous experience of performance testing of CRM domain applications preferred, in particular Salesforce
– Excellent Communication & Client Facing skills
– Good team player

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.