For an Institution in The Netherlands, we are urgently looking for a Senior Test Analyst with +9 years of experience to support development/deployment of various projects by conducting thorough non-functional performance testing of new /updated GUIs and APIs for relevant applications/services running in (Docker) containers. A significant part of the work consists of designing, executing and reporting of performance test scripts using JMeter following the DevOps “continuous testing principle”.
Candidates need to be willing to work 1 week per 3 weeks on-site in The Netherlands. Candidates need to be fluent in English. A work permit is required.
EU Candidates need to be fluent in English.This position is also open for contractors, who would like to commit long-term.
Tasks and responsabilities:
Development and execution of Performance/Load Testing, Stress Testing, Endurance Testing, Capacity Testing;
Definition of performance goals/thresholds/acceptance criteria with related tests;
Analysis and reporting on performance test executions identifying performance bottlenecks and advising on improvements;
Support in definition/definition of test plans regarding non-functional quality characteristics (e.g. technical security, efficiency or reliability);
Non-functional testing of ICT infrastructure and data migration projects;
Creation of large and complex test data sets (structured and unstructured data)and management of test data;
Support to operational acceptance testing and piloting activities;
Identification, re-testing of and reporting on defects;
Reporting of test results;
Bachelor or Master degree;
+9 years of experience in the area of Software Quality Assurance in the role of Technical Test Analyst;
+5 years of experience in performance testing of different kinds of systems (web apps, web services, middleware, databases), protocols and technologies (HTTP, REST, gRPC, SOAP, JDBC);
+1 year of experience working in Kubernetes environments;
Ability to define performance goals/thresholds/acceptance criteria with related tests, based on product conditions, standards and regulations;
Good knowledge of C# or JAVA programming language or scripting languages (python, groovy) in the context of performance testing;