Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing )

Infrastructure | £400 - 450 per day | England, Greater London, London

Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing ) 


3 – 6 months

£400 – £450 per day

Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing ) is required to work for a highly innovative FinTech company based in Central London on an initial 3 – 6 months contract paying between £400 – £450 per day dependant on experience.

As the Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing ) you will work with highly skilled agile teams and act as an internal consultant in Performance Engineering by putting in place a robust and maintainable solution for performance baselines and enhancement across various systems.

The Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing ) will have a critical role and will be responsible for:

  • Shaping the company’s understanding of application/product performance
  • Defining the relevant performance scenarios and how they should be tested
  • Setting the workload model for performance tests
  • Carrying out performance testing as part of their migration to cloud
  • Capacity planning and right-sizing of cloud infrastructure-based performance and cost effectiveness
  • Utilising modelling against production to give thresholds and advance warning
  • Carrying out performance diagnostics
  • Driving performance testing and management processes into the engineering cycle (CI/CD) for their JVM, PHP and front-end teams.

The successful Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing ) will be:

  • Experienced in performance modelling from production tools
  • Experienced in setting and reporting on performance tests
  • Experience as an engineer with monitoring and load simulators
  • Expert on setting tests and reporting on API performance
  • Knowledgeable on cloud-based architecture – primarily AWS
  • Experienced in diverse application architecture environments including monoliths, microservices, traditional databases, event driven architecture, queueing services
  • Experienced on Linux operating systems
  • Knowledgeable on how hardware can boost system performance

The Performance Test Engineer ( Linux, AWS, CI/CD, Testing ) will need to have experience in:

  • Familiarity/Management of CI tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, BitBucket, Jira)
  • Familiarity with New Relic
  • Scalability, concurrent, high-availability environment familiarity
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to express opinions
  • Best practices for Performance within coding and build pipelines and how to encourage them
  • Setting up of end to end performance testing (Requirements, set-up, test scripts, test execution)

The culture is one that promotes creativity and the ability to think outside of the box. To apply for this role please urgently send an update of your CV to

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