Performance Test Analyst

Performance Test Analyst

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Edmonton, Alberta

Information Technology




Aplin has partnered with an Alberta based company to hire a Performance Test Analyst. You will we part of the Quality Assurance team and support the company’s information services department. In this role you will analyze and validate technical and business requirements for performance testing purposes and translate these requirements into test scenarios.

The ideal candidate will work a hybrid work model out of Edmonton, Lloydminster, or Red Deer, AB.

Perks & Benefits:
  • Hybrid work model
  • Learning opportunities to support lifelong learning and career-building
  • Opportunities and support for volunteering in local communities and abroad
  • Financial product benefits
  • Group retirement program
  • Disability programs
  • Group benefit coverage including extended health care coverage, travel insurance, dental plans, and specialized medical coverage
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Minimum 3 weeks' vacation
  • Assisting in identifying clear performance requirements and measurement criteria that can be validated
  • Assisting in the analysis, design and development of a performance roadmap and implementation based upon a current vs. future state
  • Performance Test Design, Execution and Analysis
    • Providing test results/ materials to Senior Performance Test analysist for Gate Review (Test Readiness Review, Production Readiness Review, Performance Test Exit reports)
    • Correlating complex business requirements into simple actionable information and create performance tests/scripts to best predict customer experience under load
    • Executing tests in an organized manner keeping track of all parameters of each test and their results
  • Testing Standards/Practices and Team Effectiveness
    • Controlling the scope of work (self & team members) effectively for assigned project (prioritize, identifies potential issues with estimates or deadlines early), proactively communicating status/issues. Identifies and solutions impacts to assignment deadlines and schedules.
    • Recognizing for knowledge in most applications as is required to support Performance Testing
    • Self-motivating with ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Multitasking on more than one assignment at the same time prioritizing effectively
  • 4 to 7 years of work experience in Performance testing
  • Strong background and experience with testing methodologies and techniques
  • Strong technical ability in developing automation for load testing using LoadRunner
  • Strong knowledge with Azure DevOps and GIT
  • Strong experience in designing workloads, test cases, test scripts, test script execution, analyzing and reporting test results
  • Good understanding of testing web applications, desktop based and windows socket applications
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in the performance test environment using Dynatrace
  • Execute test cases to meet required execution targets to keep the project on schedule
  • Knowledge of performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance measures (server response time, memory and CPU utilization, throughput, latency, etc.)
  • Knowledge of end-to-end performance measures (server response time, memory and CPU utilization, throughput, latency, etc.)
  • Experience with LoadRunner performance test tool suites (VGEN, Controller, and Analysis)
  • Create and maintain test artifacts (plans, reports, dashboards) and ensure they meet expectations
  • Able to write and modify PowerShell scripts to automate manual work
  • Must have working knowledge on ADO (Azure DevOps) Pipeline and repository management
  • Experience in testing Agile software development projects
  • Experience in installing, configuring, and using selected application performance tools
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server databases and SQL queries
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Nice to have:
  • Formal banking/financial sector training/certification is considered an asset
  • Understand MS Visio business logic diagrams (flow charts and swim lanes etc.)
  • Running Load test using ADO pipeline

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