Performance Engineerat NZ Ministry of Education
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Performance Engineer

  • Performance Engineer required to deliver performance testing across MOE Business Applications
  • Full time permanent position within a tight and supportive team
  • Based in Wellington CBD
  • $90,782 - $110,956 pa dependent on experience
  • Must be a NZ Citizen or NZ Resident and have 5 years working experience in NZ
  • The Ministry of Education has an exciting opportunity for experienced professionals looking to expand their skills in Performance testing.

    This role sits within the Ministry's Testing Services team, which forms part of a much wider ICT capability. This is a dynamic team responsible for delivering performance testing across our existing applications and services along with large-scale projects where workload modelling are a must.

    The Performance Engineer provides expertise across the full testing and software development life cycle of the Ministries applications and services.

    They will optimise the performance testing capability through continuous improvement and in accordance with industry standards and best practice.

    They will also be expected to provide support as well as maintain tooling.

    The successful candidate will bring knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas :

  • Proven experience in developing performance test plans and summary reporting
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written particularly business writing and reporting, ensure your communication is always clear and concise.
  • Have experience in NeoLoad which is the tool of choice within the Ministry
  • Competent in undertaking requirements analysis and establishing test coverage
  • Practiced in designing performance test assets and how to execute volume workload models
  • Proficient in executing performance testing and providing the analysis across run average, and peak load scenarios
  • Capable of performing defect management, including triage sessions, and reporting
  • Practiced in generating progress reports and conducting stakeholder management
  • It is desirable, but not a pre-requisite, that the successful candidate has the following qualifications :

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • For a job description and to apply online go to

    The Ministry is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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