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Performance Specialist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for a Performance Testing Specialist to lead and shape the  performance test function across the DST estate.  Current technology DST are using:  performance centre 12.53 and sitescope monitoring tool.

Role Responsibility

  • Provide technical input into project meetings to assess performance testing requirements.
  • Looking at continuous integration capability and joining up Enterprise IT and WMI business areas.
  • 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 set up
  • Escalate issues to the QA Senior Manager
  • Liaise effectively with technical and non technical staff


The Ideal Candidate

  • Knowledge of HP Performance Centre/Load runner
  • Strong and proven scripting abilities
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt to urgent business requirements and proritisation of tasks.

Nice to have

  • Expereince with ALM/QC
  • Strong understanding of software testing best practice
  • Experience with monitoring tools e.g. HP Sitescope/Diagnostics
  • Experience in Quality Assurance/Shift Left/Early testing




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