Sr. QA Analyst - Performance Testing

Location Oakville
Discipline: QA Testing & Engineering
Contact name: Dale Junkin

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Published: 10 months ago

Our Client, the National leader in their industry, is seeking a talented Quality Assurance Analyst to join their growing QA Team. This role will be responsible for a variety QA functions with a focus on Performance Testing. This is a full-time permanent opportunity based in the west-end Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We have worked extensively with this Client for 15+ years and have received excellent feedback from those candidates whom we have successfully placed. Please contact us to learn more.


  • Prepare work-load model based on critical business scenarios identified as part of non-functional requirements

  • Design scripts for all business scenarios which are in-scope for performance testing

  • Create and design the required test scenarios to conduct all types of performance tests as agreed in non-functional requirements to simulate different application behavior

  • Translates Non-functional requirements into Performance test cases and LoadRunner scripts

  • Develops and executes Load and Performance test plans and scripts utilizing LoadRunner / JMeter

  • Strong advanced knowledge on Performance test methodology and process

  • Monitor performance metrics while executing a test with anticipated load on the application to identify the bottlenecks.

  • Hands on knowledge on automated testing tools, architecture/frameworks, techniques, coding languages, and methodologies is a plus

  • Identify testing risks across projects/releases, escalate to management and provide testing solutions/processes to mitigate the risks

  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external teams on initiatives, resolution of issues and risk mitigation strategies

  • Coach new colleagues and participate in knowledge transfer


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, or similar discipline with 10 years of QA experience

  • 5+ years of experience with HP LoadRunner expertise with direct scripting experience employing protocols HTTP, Web Services, AJAX, AJAX TruClient

  • Experience with cloud, client-server, services, web, mobile, database and SOA technologies/frameworks

  • Working knowledge of any Source Code control software (TFS)

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, while providing excellent customer service

  • Proven problem solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical problems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated, innovative and analytical with attention to details

  • Technical leadership / coach / mentor / provide guidance