Senior Performance Testing Engineer

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Testing & Quality Assurance
Salary: 1 day in office, global company
Reference: PR/025054_1706154273
Contact: Lennard Bernardo
Email: email Lennard

We are seeking a Senior Performance Test Engineer to assist with the rapid growth in performance & volume testing (PVT) demands of a product, which is undergoing a transition from a legacy .Net-based system to microservice-based deployment on AWS using Kubernetes.

Reporting into a very supportive and experienced manager, this role is crucial in ensuring the product continues to meet performance, scalability and reliability goals while operating under a hybrid legacy + microservices model in this transition period.

** This role will suit someone who is happy to work with both legacy and new technologies and achieving some major company milestones! **

To be considered, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive enterprise experience in a performance test engineering role which includes working with microservices and cloud-based technology.
  • Mastery of Performance Test Tools: Knowledge of scripting languages and the ability to write code for test automation.

Mandatory: HTTP Protocol - Microfocus LoadRunner - C coding + manual correlation

  • Microservices: K6, JMeter, Gatling, etc.
  • Database languages: MS SQL, Postgres

Mandatory: LoadRunner Analysis

  • On-Prem: Microsoft performance monitoring.
  • Cloud: Prometheus, Grafana, and AWS CloudWatch.

Strong understanding and/or hands-on technology experience with the following:

-On-Premise: Windows Server, SQL Server (2012+), .Net


  • AWS Web Services, including EC2, Lambda, RDS, S3, and other relevant services, and how to optimize applications for AWS infrastructure.
  • Microservices: Strong understanding of microservices architecture, principles, and best practices.
  • Kubernetes: Container orchestration and management, including deployment strategies, scaling, and resource management.

Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD):

  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines and how to integrate performance testing into the CI/CD process. Experience in this area highly regarded.