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Performance Tester - Financial Services - Northampton

Job Title: Performance Tester - Financial Services - Northampton
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
REF: 2548
Contact Name: Gareth Bird
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Performance Tester – Financial Services – Northampton

An opportunity has arisen for a Performance Tester to join a well-established financial services provider at their corporate head office in Northampton. Ideally, from a financial services and/or banking background, your primary focus will be to execute performance tests as well as maintain and create new utilities to assist with the testing.

Skill and Experience:

  • Good working knowledge of Powershell
  • Ability to execute Control-M jobs
  • Understand regular expressions and xPath
  • Good knowledge of performance monitoring
  • Familiar with the cheque clearing process

Strong SQL and Jmeter skills are required in order of SQL first, Jmeter second

Strong SQL Server and Transact SQL knowledge:-

  • Can write complex reporting queries, update statements and appreciate what stored procedures do
  • Understand role of SQL Server Service Broker

Strong JMeter skills:-

  • Understanding of different samplers, listeners, pre and post processors
  • Capable of making embedded Groovy scripts to: Create/move files; Edit xml, format dates etc.; Connect to databases; Manipulate JSON


£350-400 per professional day.

To be successful in this position you will also need to complete credit and criminal background checks.