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Head of NFT/Tech

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Recruiter: Planit Testing
Listed on: 23rd December 2021
Location: Reading
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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The Head of NFT position for UK has a primary focus within Planit is to take responsibility to develop, grow and maintain the strategic service offering of the non functional testing practice to existing and new Planit clients. This position is core to the Planit portfolio, with a focus on ensuring that Planit is ahead of technology that supports the most optimal outcomes for success of our technical practice. Further to this, superior consulting and ongoing business development is required by this position for the Planit business to successfully grow in this service offering. Provide guidance for our top tier clients on all aspects of their Non functional requirements and test strategy, including OAT, Performance and Resilience

  • Provide leadership and technical knowledge to all consults in the NFT disciplines.
  • Define, refine and implement standard processes and templates for delivering NFT
  • Provide oversight for our consultants across multiple different projects and clients
  • Use your industry knowledge and connections to help generate and close new business opportunities for Planit
  • Use your industry knowledge and experience to speak at events and raise the profile of NFT within the IT community

Experience Retail Domain - Must have 10+ years consulting in Performance Engineering / OAT Testing / SRE roles, or a multiple similar roles within Product Companies Deep understanding of Performance Testing and how to identify performance risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. Experience in defining SLOs for components Experience managing OAT and associated requirements. (DR, Failover, resilience), Deep understand how and why systems can fail and can develop strategies to mitigate this Preferred Technical Skills Preferred - AWS Solution Architecture or Azure Solution Architect Jmeter / Neoload / LoadRunner / Gatling APM / Observability tools (Dynatrace / App Dynamics / New Relic …) Docker Linux Client Cantered Service Delivery

  • Partners with internal and external customers to understand their needs and expectations and delivers to commitments
  • Responds promptly to customer needs and requests
  • Tailors solutions to meet customers' needs
  • Demonstrate organisational skills and customer focus


  • Displays personal leadership and works with others to achieve goals
  • Shares information and resources with team
  • An effective team-player


  • Excellent verbal, written and telephone communication skills
  • Clearly presents own ideas and arguments
  • Listens and respects the view point of others


  • Makes suggestions to improve processes and procedures where appropriate
  • Provides thought leadership on area of speciality and contributes to overall business knowledge