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Performance Tester Lead

Job Location: Canberra

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00689755


- Job description

Our Health & Public Services Group brings together people with first-class consultancy skills and specialist industry expertise. This group is dedicated to helping health organisations, government agencies and other public service organisations deliver better solutions for the people they serve. By leveraging your management consulting, analytics, technology, operations and outsourcing skills, you’ll help clients design and implement strategies that improve the overall quality of services that are delivered to your friends, family and neighbours.

Role Requirements 

  • Work with the functional and technical teams to plan the following: product, systems integration, performance, user acceptance and operational acceptance tests.
  • Determine all testing environment requirements and tools.
  • Review, define and manage the defect tracking process (identification, fixing, re-testing and migration of defects) 
  • Plan, manage and conduct test preparation and test execution to ensure that testing is on time and within budget.
  • Measure and monitor progress during each test to ensure that the application is tested and validated on time and within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Ensure that the team follows the testing standards, guidelines, and methodology as specified in the testing approach.
  • Review test and validation results to ensure that they meet the entry and exit criteria.
  • Participate in quality management reviews to ensure adherence to all quality management plans and standards.
  • Experience with or demonstrated ability to script performance tests

Documentation : 

  • A strong understanding of Performance Engineering activities across the Delivery Life Cycle
  • Work with various projects to identify Non Functional Requirements
  • Work with Business, IT and project teams to design relevant Workload Models
  • Responsible for documenting and sign off of overall Performance Testing Strategy
  • Responsible for documenting and sign off of the Workload Models
  • Responsible for documenting and sign off of the Performance Testing Report
  • Responsible for presenting detailed technical and summary Performance Testing reports to IT and Business

Testing :

  • Be responsible for the End to End Performance Testing process
  • Design, build and maintain performance testing scripts using Performance Testing tools Load Runner & Jmeter
  • Execute Performance Tests, Work with Development and Support teams on identifying opportunity for tuning using Diagnostics, Monitoring and Profiling tools.
  • Analyse test results using available tools and if necessary write new scripts to enhance the tools
  • Visualize performance metrics from different systems using open source or commercial visualization tools and present Performance Testing results in a non-technical jargon.

About Accenture


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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