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Principal Consultant (Performance Testing & Test Automation)

  • Auckland
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
  • Posted 38 days ago

Job Description

Our Why

Datacom works with organisations and communities across Australia and New Zealand to make a difference in people's lives and help organisations use the power of tech to innovate and grow.

The Nuts and Bolts

We have over 6,500 people across our offices, and generate an annual revenue of over $1.49 billion, this makes us one of Australasia's largest professional IT services companies. We have extensive expertise in operating data centres, providing IT services, software engineering and application management, as well as payroll and customer service design and operations. With this comes a long list of significant clients Datacom is committed to hiring, developing and promoting the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We are local at heart, yet world-class in capability.

The Opportunity

As a Senior QA Automation Engineer within the Professional Services team your skills will be used across a wide breadth of challenging projects.

About the Role

This is an excellent opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic solution provider with a huge range of clients and high-level in-house expertise. We adhere to agile principles and deliver using modern technologies, the latest development tools, and practices, and always put customer value first.

Your talent is critical to help us with our performance testing engagements and to drive modern performance engineering thinking and practice in our clients. You may be a member of a performance engineering team, or you may be leading the team depending on the engagement. In order to create performance test scripts, you will also bring a history of great testing practices and truly understand how performance fits into the wider QA strategy.

What skills do we need?

To earn a place on our team you must be creative in your approaches and be able to implement solutions that require the use of multiple tools and technologies.

  • Implement, improve and augment performance test scripts using JMeter, NeoLoad, Load Runner, GraphQL, and similar tools.
  • Creating and implementing test automation framework using Selenium, Rest Assured, Rest Sharp, playwright and similar tools
  • Programming languages: Java, C#, Python, JavaScript, Typescript Agile mindset and experience of working on projects following SCRUM

You must demonstrate strong experience, having been successful in a similar role before to lead the project teams through the web & API test automation, performance testing and optimization journey. You must have strong performance test experience spanning several years across a variety of tools and platforms.

We will ask you to show us your:

  • Proven knowledge of the proper performance requirements analysis and test script development across a variety of tools and environments
  • Proven knowledge of the test automation across a variety of tools and environments
  • Ability to analyse a project, determine the optimal tool set, implement a benchmark test and present the results
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a busy and dynamic business-focused environment
  • Knowledge of good software development practices and current methodologies and tools
  • Ability to contribute to developing performance testing skills and knowledge within the wider team
  • Dedication to improvement via training, certifications or self-study

Why Datacom?

Datacom is one of Australia and New Zealand's largest suppliers of Information Technology professional services. We have managed to maintain a dynamic, agile, small business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size. It's our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us.

We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as social events, chill-out spaces, remote working, flexi-hours and professional development courses to name a few. You'll have the opportunity to learn, develop your career, connect and bring your true self to work. You will be recognised and valued for your contributions and be able to do your work in a collegial, flat-structured environment. We operate at the forefront of technology to help Australia and New Zealand's largest enterprise organisations explore possibilities and solve their greatest challenges, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities. We want Datacom to be an inclusive and welcoming workplace for everyone and take pride in the steps we have taken and continue to take to make our environment fun and friendly, and our people feel supported.

If you would like to know more and this sounds like you. Please apply online today!