Performance Engineer

A market leading global IT Consultancy firm is seeking a Performance Engineer to join their team providing solutions that support organisations to deliver high quality systems, applications, and IT architecture, specifically this consultancy’s clients in the retail sector.

 

This role is home based, but the role holder will need to be able to travel to customer site if required – most customer sites are based in London/the South East.

 

In this role you’ll:

• have proven knowledge of leading cloud hosting platforms

• understand the difference between client side and server-side performance

• pick up new tools and techniques quickly

• confidently explain performance testing concepts to technical and non-technical clients

• ask the right questions to produce performance test strategies, plans, and workload models

• not just send the report generated by your performance test tool

• engineer your tests to find performance issues

• not need a template to write a fantastic document

• understand how to capture key performance metrics and troubleshoot using monitoring tools

• have exposure to using DevOps tools for integrating performance feedback capture with continuous testing

 

Skills & Experience Required:

• Expert in at least one of the following tools: Microfocus LoadRunner, Apache JMeter, Tricentis NeoLoad – with JMeter desirable• Experience in programming/scripting languages such as C/C++, Java, Perl, Python, SQL

• Proven performance testing experience across multiple platform architectures and technologies such as micro-services, REST APIs, AWS, Azure

• Experience working in Retail and/ or Ecommerce environments

• Able to analyse all available results and tools to diagnose performance outcomes

• Experience in implementation and analysis using APM tools such as New Relic, Dynatrace and AppDynamics

• Demonstrable experience in open source data visualisation tools such as R, Grafana

Salary:
£85,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
Berkshire
Sector:
IT Development
Ref:
20079
Contact Name:
Will Cusack

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