Automation Tester – volume & performance testing - Homebased UK

To £40k - Testing
Ref: 667 Date Posted: Wednesday 22 Dec 2021
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Suitable for: Automated Volume & Performance Test Analyst or Test Analyst with experience of load and performance testing across web, desktop and mobile

Location: Homebased/Hybrid - one a month minimum with occasional ad-hoc office visits to Milton Keynes

Salary: To £40k

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is a successful software development company that provides solutions to the healthcare market and they are seeking a talented Automation Tester or Automated Volume & Performance Test Analyst to join their development team with a focus on load and performance testing.

The successful candidate will be working with the development team which practices agile development and will be responsible for helping to automate and test new features and maintain and enhance existing tests to ensure high quality of our core product which is used by healthcare organisations throughout the UK.


  • Min 3 years’ experience as Automation Tester, Volume & Performance Tester or similar
  • Any experience of V&P testing across cloud-based solutions would be advantageous
  • Experience in design, implementation and execution of load, performance, volume and scalability tests using industry standard tools
  • Good TSQL experience
  • Experience in identifying performance bottlenecks and making recommendations for performance tuning
  • Experience of using Continuous Integration Tools such as TeamCity/Azure DevOps
  • Experience of Automated API testing using the Rest Assured library
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to communicate to technical (development team) and non-technical (management team) people in the organisation
  • Ability to understand the software development process lifecycle and how it fits in with the business approach and goals of the business
  • Has a desire to learn new skills and further enhance in the field of testing

Skills Required:

  • ISEB/ISTQB qualification
  • Computing/IT related Bachelor’s Degree (desirable)
  • Exposure to testing within the IT health sector (desirable)

The Role:

As will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of their automated tests and V&P based tests using industry standard tools. The automated V&P tester will provide testing expertise and framework skills across web, mobile and database platforms. You will also be involved in planning and execution of V&P testing across the company’s product offering through integration testing. The role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Create and maintain V&P based tests using tooling / scripts
  • Define and maintain testing boundaries within our QA environments
  • Working closely with the test data analyst to define test data requirements
  • Support the creation of automated test scripts using Selenium WebDriver and Java
  • Maintain and enhance existing automated test plans / scripts
  • Contribute to continually improving test processes and techniques

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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