Senior Performance Tester Job at Barclays – in Pune, Maharashtra
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
Risk and Control Objective
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a career, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.
If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
Have a thorough understanding of architecture, infrastructure, Impact assessment of the VPT request and scope identification
Provide effort estimation based on Impact assessment.
Prepare performance test stratergy, Risk and mitigation of various stages and review performance test plans
Conduct system performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.
Reviewing the test scripts, workload model, test execution results summary and final test closure report
Conduct defect triage meetings
Analyze test results and coordinate with development teams for defect fixes.
Identify/analyze root causes of performance issues and provide recommendations.
Generate test summary reports for management review.
Present the report to the business, solution architect and LSS team and secure the approvals
Keep track of the new requirements/changes in the requirements of the Project
Strong technical, analytical, debugging and problem solving skills
Liase with stakeholders and various support groups and ensure smooth delivery
What will you be doing?
Assessing the impact of changes on testing and provide feedback based on impact analysis
Develop automated(CI/CD pipeline) test scenarios and environments for performance testing.
Allocate work to team members and supervise the performance testers during the test script creation, workload model preparation, test execution and detailed results summary preparation.
Proactively identify potential delivery related issues and devise mitigation plan.
Timely escalations and communication of risks and issues
Review the Test Environment Specification and Coordinates with the Test Environment Manager
Analyze the CPU Utilization, memory usage, JVM heap memory, garbage collection, DB connections and DB queries
Manage defect process and ensure that the process is followed and correct priorities / severities are assigned.
Identify the bottlenecks using APM tools and provide suggestions/recommendations to resolve the issues
Measure, monitor and capture required infrastructure & application performance metrics, logs and reports
Measure results against business and technical requirements.
Co-ordinate with different VPT teams for final E2E performance testing report and approvals for governance
Ensure successful completion of different testing milestones.
Prepare and update the metrics, test artifacts in confluence at the end of the test phase or project completion.
Guide the team members on technical issues and conduct trainings
Document all problems and issue resolutions.
Collaborate with the relevant teams, to ensure high quality Performance testing.
What we’re looking for:
Strong knowledge of monitoring tools like AppDynamics and Wily Introscope.
Through understanding of Load Balancers mechanisms, Virtual servers, Virtual Pools, Rules, Connection & Cookie persistence.
Experience in Network Monitoring parameters along with Cloud infrastructure & monitoring
Sound understanding of Java/JVM architecture, JVM tuning, GC, Class loading, Thread Dump Analysis, JMX based JVM monitoring.
Good understanding of Oracle Architecture. SQL, PL/SQL, Performance Stats, SQL tuning, Tracing tools, Fragmentation, Partitions, familiarity with at least one Oracle tool such as TOAD.
Skills that will help you in the role:
Understanding of Agile methodologies
Batch monitoring and analysis.
Batch performance testing experience.
Strong Unix & Linux skills, ability to write shell scripts for information gathering.
Good knowledge of monitoring tools like Oracle enterprise manager, SMF/Strobes, Informatica PowerCenter.
Hands-on knowledge of different applications performance testing like API, Microservices, Batch, MQ, BigData, Database performance testing and tuning
Where will you be working?
Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Purpose, Values and Mindset
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone’s contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That’s why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our flexible working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.
Company: Barclays –
Company Location: Pune, Maharashtra