Performance Test Lead - 12 Month Contract

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-46186
Posted: about 1 year ago

Job description

About the role

  • Experienced Performance Test Lead role for a global company
  • Permanent opportunity based in the CBD
  • This is an excellent  opportunity for an experienced performance test lead expert to join a rapidly growing Financial Services company based in Sydney
  • My client is looking for an experienced Lead to set up an in house testing team and deliver a brand new project from the ground up in a fully hands on capacity.
  • Develop and expand on performance tests written using Golang (GHZ) to test GRPC API's, and Javascript (K6) for testing REST API's

Responsibilities will include:   

  • Having accountability for driving forward best practice  Introducing new tools and technologies (where required)
  • Developing new Golang and JavaScript based tests
  • Large scale testing of back end software
  • Use monitoring tools and gather metrics to measure performance
  • Co-ordinate and review QA 
  • Take ownership of all test activities and manage testing environment in house
  • Build an automation testing platform from scratch using the tools you and the manager have decided on.
  • Working closely with the Delivery Manager and Architect engineering where required   
  • Work extensively with the business, stakeholders etc

  Ideally you will have  the following:   

  • Experience with Automation, Manual etc
  • Golang (GHZ)
  • JavaScript (K6)
  • Built numerous Automation Frameworks from the ground up
  • Had a key role in the decision of all tools
  • Experience with TDD / BDD in an Agile environment. 
  • CI/CD
  • Strong communication and documentation skills. 
  • Atlassian Stack – Jira, Confluence

 Desirable skills and experiences include:   
• Experience in growing a continual improvement culture. 
To be successful you will show and have a desire to be at the forefront of technology and quality. You will have extensive Automation experience across the stack and have true leadership qualities, this  client is setting up  a the testing function from scratch so you will need to be driven and have experience doing this before for the first 12 months this will be very hands on role. 

If you fit the brief, and are interested, apply here or email me directly on

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