Senior Performance Test Engineer : Elekta

2 days left

Crawley, West Sussex
31 Jan 2021
28 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Description –


As a Performance Test Engineer, you will play a key role in an activity that will, from a quality assurance view, support delivery of a new and exciting platform used to improve healthcare worldwide. You should possess a self-starter and can-do attitude, and have the desire to deliver high performant, exciting software products. The aim is to play a key role in delivering a high quality, world-class software platform.

Responsibilities –

  • Investigate and document all performance requirements, including non-functional requirements and environment, tool and test data needs.
  • Select and implement a performance testing tool
  • Work with architecture, product owners, and development teams to ensure a thorough understanding of the applications under test
  • Build out all system and component level performance tests.
  • Build re-usable performance test capabilities.
  • Advise on and build solutions for all performance testing needs (example: Performance, Stress, Soak etc)
  • Develop tests aligned with tight timelines
  • Execute performance tests
  • Create reports based on performance test executions designed for stakeholders at all levels
  • Work with development teams to integrate performance tests with the CI/CD pipelines


Relevant Knowledge, skills and competencies -

  • 10+ years’ experience in Performance Testing
  • Expertise in all aspects of performance testing
  • Demonstrable experience delivering performance test solutions with tools such as LoadRunner
  • Able to pick up new tools and techniques quickly
  • You are confident & proud of the scripts you write
  • Excellent communication (written and oral)
  • Skilful using latest Microsoft Office Applications
  • Some software development and automated test experience
  • Working knowledge of GIT
  • Experience performance testing a micro-service-based architecture
  • Able to understand the difference between client-side and Server-Side performance
  • Experience with Message queue technologies, Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Proven experience coaching development teams and delivering successful software programs toward performance quality
  • Experience investigating and gathering performance requirements


•Experience with Docker & Kubernetes, Azure

Additional local information -  Work environment: Open plan office based in Crawley working with disparate teams in Europe, US and China


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