Robert Half International Performance Tester in Edmonton, Alberta


Robert Half Technology is looking for a Performance Tester for our Edmonton Client. This is a 6 Month Full Time Contract Position. As the successful Candidate you will work collaboratively with business analysts and technical teams to ensure user requirements have been tested, and defects have been recognized and resolved. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please submit your resume online to [email protected]

RESPONSIBILITIES: * Develop test plans, test cases, and test scenarios to ensure requirements have been met. * Work closely with other performance testing analysts to ensure performance testing best practices are being followed as applications move throughout the software development life cycle. * Gather relevant Quality Assurance documentation for testing purposes, preparing and executing on deliverables as required. * Collaborate with application development teams, project teams and technical support teams to ensure continual focus on performance and scalability of critical business systems through both development/test cycles and in production. * Support the design and implementation of performance testing tools and custom web browser automation scripts. * Assess the current performance testing framework and associated processes and make recommendations for future improvements. * Clarify non-functional performance issues to the broader IT and business team, and work towards resolution with appropriate teams. * Compile technical reports as part of the performance testing practice, including performance test requirements, performance test plans, and performance test summary reports. * Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 4 + years working experience as a Performance Tester or related role
  • Excellent working experience with HP LoadRunner and/or the Selenium suite of web browser automation tools.
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC methodology.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Linux shell scripting, Selenium web browser automation scripting, and Java programming language. PL/SQL experience is an asset.
  • Strong familiarity working with SDLC methodology.
  • Demonstrated analytical, consultation, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • "Out-of-the-box" thinking and problem solving skills along with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must be highly motivated with great attention to detail
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science or equivalent

Our Client offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please submit your resume online to [email protected]

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Salary: DOE

Location: Edmonton, AB

Date Posted: January 2, 2019

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Reference: 05110-0010674183

Staffing Area: Technology & IT