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  • Performance Tester

    Job ID
    2019-3623
    # of Openings
    10
    Job Locations
    ZA-Johannesburg
    Category
    Quality Engineering
  • Overview

    Works independently taking full responsibility for a certain area. Works on quality engineering projects using available frameworks and tools and establishing plans for projects with on-time and on-budget project goals. Primary role in Quality Engineering in the areas of analysis and design, implementation and system integration, and execution, in line with agreed plans and strategies.

    Responsibilities

    • Performance testing of Web Based UI's and SOAP/ REST API Testing
    • Integration of tests into CI/ CD Pipelines via Jenkins
    • Works on multiple phases of a project and/or multiple small projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments.
    • Takes responsibility for a certain area and conditions as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.
    • Selects appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications for project use.
    • Applies data analysis and data modelling techniques to modify or maintain a data structure and its associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).
    • Creates and executes basic non-functional test scripts following a given set of guidelines and sets up test environments, data and monitors.
    • Designs, codes, tests and documents simple programs or scripts and assists in the implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered system.
    • Coordinates the information gathering and reporting process, conducting research to define problems and preparing responses to anticipated questions.
    • Accurately identifies project risks and reports effectively to relevant stakeholders. Manages issues, risks, actions, dependencies, and defects to the success of the project.
    • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements. Can report on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.
    • Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
    • Maintains the status of project and provides guidance to the work of junior team members, works across teams to achieve group goals.

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience
    • ISTQB Foundation

    Desirable

    • Additional course or certification in Quality Engineering
    • Certification in NFT Tools such HP QTP, Selenium, HP LR etc.

    Skills

    • Analysis of performance tests
    • Design/ Plan/ Execution/ Reporting of JMeter tests
    • Java Development
    • Assisting in formulating risk based performance test requirements, which include BDD type feature file assessment and creation.
    • Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
    • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
    • Excellent communication skills, adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience’s perspective. Uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
    • Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated.
    • Ability to manage own expenses and adhere to the expense policy.

    Experience

    • Minimum solid 3yrs relevant experience in Performance testing
    • Experience in Agile a must
    • Experience in working with Web-Services
    • Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
    • Good problem-solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
    • Intermediate theoretical knowledge in quality engineering methodologies and has awareness of opportunities provided by new and emerging technologies and products.
    • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge and has practical experience of engineering tools and platforms required to deliver.
    • Experience and knowledge in any of the performance testing, data and test automation tools such as HP Performance Center/ LoadRunner, HP UFT /QTP, HP Service Test, Service Virtualize, SoapUI, CA LISA, CA GridTools Data Maker/ DataManager, JMeter, Neoload, Selenium, IBM Rational Integration Tester, Rational Robot, Borland SilkTest, TOSCA, Atlassian Jira, Jenkins, Selenium, Cucumber, Gherkin etc.
    • Programming knowledge (ideally VB, Java, C#) and technical expertise in script languages (Shell, Perl, etc.).
    • Good knowledge on Cloud concepts and virtualization. 
    • Good people skills, with experience in supporting others in raising their performance and working out their development goals.
    • Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high.
    • Good self-management. Can set and work to quantified goals and standards. Delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts.

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