QA Performance Tester


QA Performance Tester

  • Contract
  • Toronto
  • Posted 5 months ago

Job Position 2412: Software and Infrastructure Performance Tester

Anticipated Duration: 2 months

Duration of Potential Extension: Up to one 1 month

Assignment Duties

  • Reviewing relevant project documentation (BRD, Design, Use Cases, etc.)
  • Providing comments and identifying gaps, ambiguities, contradictions, etc. within the project documentation
  • Designing and preparing appropriate test scenarios, test scripts and test data based upon the project documentation
  • Verifying that the Test Environment matches the ‘live’ Production Environment prior to test execution
  • Executing the performance (load/stress) tests and analyzing the test results
  • Documenting and tracking the performance issues resulting from the tests
  • Working cooperatively with other project/sustainment team members during the performance testing of the IT based Solution
  • Attending testing related meeting(s) during testing period as required
  • Attending other project meetings as required
  • Reporting status of the performance testing to IT Test Lead and/or IT Project Manager


  • Minimum of five years testing experience as a Software and Infrastructure Performance Tester in large, complex projects within a web based application environment that comprises both internal and external (Cloud) components.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of quality assurance/quality control, test planning, test script development, test execution and test result analysis.
  • Clear understanding of Business Requirements, Solution Design, Statement of Work, Test Strategy and Test Plan documentation as they apply to project’s test phase.
  • Extensive experience in performance testing ASP.Net based web application solutions in a HTML5 environment preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Experience performance testing Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) is a definite asset.
  • Extensive experience in all facets of testing (i.e. planning, documenting, test execution, reporting, defect management and resolution).
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent is a definite asset.
  • Certification in Software Quality Engineering or equivalent is a definite asset.

Technical Capabilities

  • Solid experience in planning and executing Performance (load/stress) Tests, analysing the results and writing reports to Management.
  • Strong knowledge of testing methodologies (waterfall, agile, ASAP).
  • Extensive experience using Micro Focus/HPE Performance Centre v12.x or later, Micro Focus/HPE Diagnostics v9.x and Sitescope v11.x are mandatory.
  • Experience using Micro Focus/HPE ALM v12.x or later is mandatory.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Windows 10 and MS Office 2013 including MS Access 2013.


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