Performance Test Analyst

Location Canberra
Discipline Government
Job reference 172912
Salary Negotiable
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One of our large Federal Department is looking to engage a qualified and experienced Performance Test Analyst to join the Testing and Quality Assurance (TQA) team in the Digital Services Division.

The successful candidate will proactively research, plan and problem solve relevant information across the department to deliver successful solutions. They will develop performance test solutions using OpenText LoadRunner to ensure accuracy and reliability in new and updated software enhancements.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Utilising expert level knowledge of performance best practices to uplift capability maturity.
  • Engaging with an experienced team to develop scalable and reusable performance test suites.
  • Training and mentoring junior testers through regular quality reviews and constructive feedback on industry best practices.
  • Developing performance templates and artefacts for use in project documentation and reporting.
  • Scheduling the execution of performance suites when required.
  • Ensuring adequate test coverage including performance and manual exploratory testing.
  • Conducting defect management, including defect tracking, issue resolution, and signoffs.
  • Creating and presenting performance test reports to stakeholders
  • Be responsive, flexible, and work collaboratively as part of an agile team.
  • Executing and reporting on performance tests using the OpenTextLoadRunnertoolset
  • Create and maintain performance test frameworks and strategies
  • Deploying, configuring and maintaining the OpenText LoadRunner Professional on physical and virtual infrastructure
  • Sharing outcomes, knowledge and experience with other analysts in the section
  • Manage the deployed performance testing tool
  • Act as technical escalation point
  • Provide technical support in the development of performance test deliverables
  • Strong relationship building, communication and negotiation skills

Skills and experience:

  • Performance Test Analyst with minimum 5+ years' experience in OpenText LoadRunner, or equivalent
  • Uplifting the capability of performance testing practices in large Department's or organisations.
  • Creating performance test scripts using the OpenText LoadRunner toolset across Web and Web Services protocols
  • Executing and reporting on performance tests using the OpenTextLoadRunnertoolset
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.


  • Undergraduate Degree / Professional Certificate in Information Technology, Electronics or Networking fields
  • ISTQB qualification

Daniel Nguyen
Senior Account Manager
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