Performance Tester Jobs

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Performance tester jobs at EPAM Anywhere

A performance tester is a specialist who plans and implements full-cycle testing of the performance of various products. This specialist assesses the correctness and efficiency of the functioning of applications at different levels, for example, scalability, speed, response time, security, availability, etc. Working as a performance tester, you not only find flaws in digital products, but also select structures that need improvement and introduction of more productive technologies.

The performance tester job description

The main goal of the performance test job is to achieve the highest possible quality of the final product through application testing. For this, various methods of compiling and conducting tests are used.

Responsibilities of performance testing jobs

When choosing one of the performance testing jobs, you should be prepared to take on the following responsibilities:

  • Development of a testing strategy
  • Test creation
  • Implementation of the performance test in the project
  • Carrying out all testing stages
  • Interaction with all application structures and their evaluation
  • Introduction of best testing practices
  • Implementation of narrowly focused tests depending on the application architecture
  • Search for performance bottlenecks
  • Suggesting improvements
  • Preparation of documentation and reports on the work done

A performance tester needs to be able to properly communicate with all developers to approach testing in more detail at different levels of project creation. They must have at least a superficial knowledge of technical matters, to adjust some of the components to improve the quality of the final product.

Performance test job requirements

To create a test from scratch and optimally perform all the tasks of performance tester jobs, a specialist will need to meet the following requirements:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar position
  • The ability to find any possible errors and weaknesses in the application
  • Good understanding of different architectures
  • The ability to solve one problem in different ways
  • Minimal knowledge of programming languages
  • Excellent knowledge of different types of testing
  • Ability to work with cloud tools
  • Scripting language proficiency

There will always be slightly stricter requirements for a senior performance tester. They must be able to manage several testers or an entire department, maintain direct communication with the customer, and be fully responsible for testing and reporting to management.

Personal qualities of performance testers

When choosing a worthy candidate for performance test engineer jobs, managers also pay attention to their personal qualities and general skills. These are often carefulness, attention to detail, stress resistance, the ability to be part of a whole working mechanism, analytical thinking, etc. Depending on the company, the list of all duties and requirements will change. It will also be influenced by the professional level of the Performance Tester. So, juniors have minimum work responsibilities, and seniors have full responsibility for project management.