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Performance Tester

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Recruiter: OnBuy
Listed on: 5th November
Location: Remote / Hybrid / Office (Based in Bournemouth)
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £65,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

 OnBuy have an exciting opportunity for a Performance Tester to join the team.


Since being awarded as the 'Online Retailer of the Year' at the prestigious PC Retail awards 2021, we have gone on to raise £35 million in a Series A+ funding round and have quickly become recognised as being one of the fastest-growing eCommerce companies in the world. 

We are on a mission to provide ‘the most transparent and fair-trading platform' for sellers, and a place where buyers can easily find what they need, every day. What sets OnBuy apart from other marketplaces is that we don't compete with our sellers, we don't sell our own products and we don't have our own warehouses, which creates a more efficient business model that allows us to focus on the customer experience and helps us to reinforce trust in our sellers, and the platform itself. 

Our journey is only just beginning and due to experiencing exciting growth, we currently have several open positions, including an opening for a Performance Tester!

What you will do as a Performance Tester:

You will work alongside our Scrum teams to aid in delivering the most effective and performant software possible. You will lead the building of processes and frameworks for a successful performance testing environment. Working alongside the developers and testers you will guide and specify the best techniques for testing applications for performance. You will plan requirements, analyse results, and conduct stress testing and load testing on dedicated hardware solutions and cloud.

  • On a day-to-day basis, we are looking for somebody to:
  • Work with Scrum teams to integrate performance testing into the Scrum workflow.
  • Prepare test plans, specifications, procedures, and controls to provide a structured approach to testing and the reports of testing outcomes
  • Creation of documentation and test scripts from technical specifications
  • Work with testing team colleagues on product testing processes
  • Plan and prepare rigorous, formal, visible, and repeatable tests
  • Conduct regression testing; load and stress testing; multiple platform testing; utilise defect tracking systems; and ensure re-testing occurs
  • Carry out sufficient resilience testing
  • Production of performance testing documentation
  • Identify and report system defects that are detected during the testing activity
  • To work collaboratively with devops team to specify what is needed to run all performance tests
  • To function independently and manage work from multiple streams to ensure each development stream are releasing products which are fit for purpose

What we are looking for as Performance Tester:

The successful candidate will need to have the following experience and skills:

  • 3 years' experience of testing in a PHP and MySQL environment working within the full test life cycle preferably within an online retail business or Marketplace
  • Experience of automated test tools
  • Knowledge of established Performance Frameworks are essential to the role.
  • GIT Source Control Management, Jira and Confluence, or similar tools 
  • -Reasonable amount of knowledge of web services and have server level performance monitoring skills
  • A self-starter who can introduce Performance Testing into a rapidly growing business

What you will get in return as a Performance Tester:

  • An inclusive, positive, and transparent company culture 
  • A team of lovely people who want to see OnBuy and each other succeed. 
  • An employee share scheme - your chance to own a part of the world's fastest-growing marketplace
  • A company bonus scheme to thank you for driving our success. 
  • A good work-life balance 
  • Flexitime available so you can work in a way that suits you 
  • Family-friendly policies to help you create your best work-life balance 
  • Opportunities for career development and progression 
  • An employee referral scheme to reward you for bringing even more talent on board 
  • An auto enrolment pension scheme with NEST Pensions (after 3 months service)  
  • Perks at Work benefits - offering many unique employee discounts 
  • Staff discount across OnBuy website 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Newly refurbished offices with hot drinks and fresh fruit on the house 
  • A casual dress code - wear what you're comfortable in

Contract: Full-time/Monday - Friday (+Open to Flexible Working) 

To submit your CV for this exciting Performance Tester opportunity, please press ‘Apply' now.

Contact Name: OnBuy
Reference: TJ/10200/23655906
Job ID: 3001455

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