Performance Test Engineer

Job Title: Performance Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/005042_1622593249
Contact Name: Sam Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 02, 2021 12:20

Job Description

Performance Test Engineer


  • Collaborate with the release & service teams to identify & define mitigation strategies for release performance risks.
  • Implement performance risk mitigation activities including JMeter/LoadRunner test scripts, manual activities & custom code.
  • Summarise technical analysis to formulate clear execution results for non-technical stakeholders
  • Develop a strong understanding of the integrated environment to assist in the identification of integration, functional & performance defects.
  • Identify and implement areas of process & test improvements.
  • Identify, define and manage test data requirements across multiple integrated systems.


  • 3+ years' experience in delivering performance testing in a large organisation
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of enterprise application architecture and technologies including web, web services, JMS and Oracle databases.
  • Must also have a strong understanding of the monitoring solutions and KPIs used to determine performance of these technology stacks.
  • Must have a strong ability in analysing performance metrics and reporting these performance indicators to both technical and business stakeholders.
  • Must be able to create performance scripts for HTTP, SOAP, JMS protocols using JMeter and HP LoadRunner.
  • Must possess an understanding of Agile software development methodology.
  • Experience in working in an Agile team is desired.
  • Must be able to adapt quickly to unforeseen project issues and provide alternate paths forward to maintain project velocity
  • Must possess strong experience using and implementing best practice process with respect to load generation, bottleneck analysis and statistical analysis.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Required - JMeter, Taurus, Java, LoadRunner, AMQ/WMQ, Bash/Shell scripting, SQL, Swagger & RESTful API

Desired - Jenkins, Groovy, Perl, Python, AppDynamics, Splunk, JAVA