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Performance Test Engineer

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
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Job Purpose

Performance testing is done to provide our business stakeholders with information about application speed and response times, stability and scalability whilst at the same time safeguarding the production estate from any performance degradation that may be introduced with new functionality.


  • Experience of web application performance testing (load, stress, scalability) resulting in delivery of robust and high-quality scalable solutions
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand complex system architectures, question non-functional requirements and pinpoint technical risk areas
  • Strong system analysis skills and ability to analyse data for performance bottlenecks
  • Server and network performance monitoring
  • Must be passionate about testing and have a resilient attitude in pushing the quality first approach within a SCRUM team
  • Being pro-active and demonstrate an ability to seize opportunities early

Key Technical Skills

Experience and/or demonstrable knowledge or understanding of the following:

  • SQL and DB knowledge
  • Scripting skills – J-meterApp
  • Dynamics, or similar
  • Linux OS
  • JIRA
  • Confluence


  • Related experience within IT industry
  • ISTQB Certification or accreditation in testing – desirable

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask your Recruitment Officer Allison Martin for more information.