Test Analyst

Negotiable
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JAMES HILTON

Test Analyst – London – Hybrid


A leading Global energy trader is looking for a Test Analyst to join their team in London. This is a fantastic opportunity not only to work with the latest tools and technologies in the market, but also offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. This role is an excellent opportunity to further develop skills and responsibility within a growing and successful commodity trading business.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Design non-functional test (NFT) plan for key releases and projects, in collaboration with Business Analysts
  • Provide effort estimates to test and release planning activities
  • Design performance regression scope for BAU releases and functional performance tests against functional requirements or through workshops with BAs for new performance improvement changes
  • Experience using Confluence
  • Perform test execution using existing custom performance and load measurement tools, record test execution outcomes in either Jira/Zephyr
  • Raise performance defects and work closely with development teams and Business Analysts for defect resolution to tune performance
  • Ensure reusability and capture of Metrics
  • Participate in daily defect and test management meetings and update defects
  • Customer and key stakeholder communication, timely escalations and communication of risks and issues
  • To use existing custom tools for non-functional test and work closely with DevOps team for creation of new or enhancements to NFT toolkit including providing NFT requirements
  • Ability to troubleshoot errors in tool usage in first instance before logging defects for DevOps team


Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of how IIS hosted web services applications work. How performance telemetry such as memory, CPU, database connections, are captured
  • Experience in scripting automated end to end performance tests, for example by simulating HTTP requests, or by direct automated manipulation of the UI. PowerShell and or C# preferred
  • Selenium or Appium and/or related technologies desired
  • Understand how to assess load and stress on a SQL Server database
  • Understanding of how to identify bottlenecks in distributed systems. Knowledge of basic networking, messaging, web services and databases will be required. Knowledge of how these work in a cloud platform such as Azure desirable
  • Know how to capture telemetry relating to the performance of .Net desktop applications
  • Knowledge of Power BI or Excel or suitable data analytics platform is essential for data analysis and presentation


Desired:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Maths, Sciences or Business Studies
  • Experience in commodity trading or banking domain will be beneficial

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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