Lead Performance Test Engineer
Gurgaon, India
16h ago

Job Description Position Summary :

The Lead Performance Test Engineer will be responsible for leading a team who understand requirements, create performance test scenarios, design work load model, test scripts, prepare test data, develop & execute load and stress test, monitor and analyze test result, reporting defects and reporting results to stakeholders.

The candidate should be an excellent leader and people manager.

Standard Responsibilities :

Don’t feel you have to tick every box, the perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. If you think you can do most of what we are looking for, you could be exactly what we need!

  • Good knowledge of Performance testing concepts
  • Hands-on experience in designing a workload model
  • Understand and analyze performance test requirements.
  • Defines approach and methodology for performance testing.
  • Hands-on experience in JMeter.
  • Hands-on experience in Beanshell scripting.
  • Knowledge of application architecture.
  • Hands on experience in any Performance Monitoring tool.
  • Create and report performance test progress and defects.
  • Maintains performance script repository.
  • Able to create and maintain Performance Dashboards
  • Experience in Database monitoring and analysis.
  • Work towards more efficient ways of testing using the best tools / methodologies.
  • Works within, and encourages a Devops culture and Continuous Delivery process.
  • Works within agile cross-functional product teams.
  • Manage & deliver the release(s) to production with acceptable quality standards
  • Identify & mitigate any risks around Stability of the product and share these with stakeholders
  • Should have working knowledge of SQL queries to check the database
  • Develop and execute functional tests, performance tests, stress tests, and regression tests.
  • Assist with developing, implementing and documenting testing methodologies
  • Required skills and experience :


  • Experience as a Performance Team lead or Senior with team lead responsibilities.
  • Keen interest in technology and computing.
  • Energetic and motivated starter, with an enthusiastic can do’ attitude.
  • Demonstrable experience in solving complex problems.
  • Logical thinking.
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communicator.
  • Experience in creating workload model from scratch.
  • The ability to define and iterate a Performance test approach.
  • Ability to create and contribute to a Performance testing strategy
  • Technical

  • JMeter (Expert Level)
  • Beanshell or Groovy scripting (essential)
  • Blazemeter (essential)
  • SQL server knowledge (basic)
  • Understanding on Performance Testing Concepts (essential)
  • Capable of technical deep-dives into code and architecture (basic)
  • Strong problem-solving skills (essential)
  • Project management and issue tracking tool experience : Atlassian Confluence, Atlassian JIRA, MS Office package (essential)
  • Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to produce high quality written documentation.
  • A proactive individual who will take responsibility to act and think laterally to rapidly solve
  • problems and recommend improvements.
  • Being analytical and willing to problem solve.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Teamwork.
  • Being articulate.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisation, multitasking, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Should be able to think out of the box
  • Intellectual curiosity, passion for technology and keeping up with new trends
  • Education Requirements

  • B.E. / B. Tech in Computer Science, Information Technology, or relevant professional experience
  • Any testing certification is a plus.
  • We offer a hybrid way of working in our Gurgaon office, and you will need to be in the office 2 / 3 days a week and you can also work from home 2 / 3 days a week - dependent on when you confirm with your lead when it is best to come in based on delivery.

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    What SHL can offer you

  • A culture comprised of diverse, global teams who have a passion for collaboration and client service.
  • A comprehensive benefits package.
  • Support, coaching, and on-the-job development to achieve career success.
  • The ability to engage, influence, and impact a broad array of the world’s leading executives.
  • Our mission is to maximize people’s potential.

  • At SHL, we love what we do and the good it creates for our customers and our people, it’s our obsession. Our culture is inclusive;
  • we embrace diverse perspectives and collaboration to drive forward innovation and growth.

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    We support each other always. If this is important to you, consider a career at SHL.

    SHL is an equal opportunity employer.

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