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Performance Test Engineer

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Performance Test Engineer

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Job Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create Performance Test Strategy document: define the approach, metrics, benchmarks, baseline, user response requirements, environments, toolsets & etc.
  • Identify performance test scenarios with the support of stakeholders.
  • Creating different load profiles.
  • Create performance test scripts for various types of tests such as load, stress, duration/endurance & etc.
  • Identifying required test data needs for performance runs.
  • Run performance tests on distributed environments.
  • Create and publish performance test results and recommendations.
  • Support performance test estimations.
  • Stay up to date with the latest performance tools, technologies and trends.
  • Setting up a performance test framework and tool on a client’s environment.
  • Maintain and enhance performance test frameworks.

Requirement Competencies, Qualifications & Experience:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in performance testing of complex applications
  • Experience in designing performance test scripts and load profiles based on application functionality and usage patterns.
  • Good experience with performance testing types: Load testing, Stress testing, Scalability testing, Spike testing, Volume testing, Endurance testing.
  • Good knowledge and practical experience in JMeter/ LoadRunner/ Dynatrace or similar tools.
  • Knowledge of load testing and performance testing concepts and methods.
  • Experience identifying memory leakage, connection issues & bottleneck problems in various technologies and applications.
  • Knowledge of Memory/DB profiling tools
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL and relational databases, authentication scenarios
  • Knowledge of infrastructure components (servers, network, load balancers, switches, firewalls, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of throughput, latency, memory and CPU utilisation.
  • Experience working with APM tools, such as New Relic or Grafana
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to self-learn and grasp the knowledge quickly
  • Good analytical skills, troubleshooting and resolution skills
  • Flexibility to Multitask and Shift Focus as needed

General Responsibilities

Flexibility: The post holder may be required to work at any of the Mitra sites in line with service & operational needs. The post holder may be required to undertake such other duties temporarily, or on a continuing basis as may be required commensurate with this role. This may include periods of time working on client premises and / or internationally.

Confidentiality, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Computer Misuse: All staff must ensure confidentiality and security of information dealt with in the course of performing their duties. They must comply with and keep up to date with Mitra policies and legislation on confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and computer misuse. Any matter of a confidential nature, particularly information relating to customers or other members of staff, must not, under any circumstances, be divulged or passed on
to any unauthorized persons. This duty extends after employment ceases.

Communication: All staff should be able to communicate effectively and in line with Mitra style of communications.

Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management: All staff are required to adhere to and act consistently with all relevant health and safety legislation and procedures in order to ensure that their own and the health, safety and security of others is maintained. This will include identifying and reporting all risks to health and safety, security of equipment and property.

Equality and Diversity: Actively promote Mitra’s commitment to equality and diversity by treating all colleagues and customers with dignity and respect.
Mandatory, job related training and personal development: Take a proactive approach to own personal development in order to ensure that skills are aligned to the demands of the role as it evolves and develops to meet the organization’s changing needs.

Data Quality: It is the responsibility of all employees to ensure data is of a high-quality standard, in order to support Mitra in providing a quality service. Data must be accurate, valid, reliable, timely, relevant and complete.

Standards of Business Conduct: It is the responsibility of all employees to conduct all businessin an open, honest and ethical manner. Mitra is committed to acting with integrity in all its dealings and relationships with customers, partners and other organizations

To apply, please email your CVs to