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Performance Engineer

Job Location: Canberra

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00690740


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Your career in Accenture Health & Public Service

Performance Engineer


Do you want to do work that matters?

Join us to transform Health and Public Service


As a consultant with Health & Public Service, you'll help clients deliver more effective, efficient and affordable health care, offering your insight to drive change from the back office to the doctor's office.  You'll build an extraordinary career by using your expertise to help governments and other public service organisations become more effective, efficient, and engaged.


Accenture Health & Public Service


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


Essential Skillsets

  • Professional experience performance testing web based (java script) applications  
  • Ability and skilled in use of standard automated load testing tools
  • Ability and experience in overall performance engineering/testing process including planning, analysis, design, test and deploy.
  • Ability to understand, support and/or use standard performance monitoring tools.
  • Ability to prepare and/or assist in preparation of all performance testing work products and deliverables.
  • Ability to understand performance test technical infrastructure environment.
  • Ability to assist and support test lead in developing status and results reporting.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understanding performance testing concepts and how performance testing fits into the performance engineering framework and the overall project life cycle.

Desirable Skillsets

  • Experience with Neoload performance test tool

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand performance requirements and risk assessments to ensure test designs, scripts and data support testing of the requirements.
  • Understand test plan and estimated resource requirements to support on-time delivery of test execution.
  • Coordinate with application functional experts and testers to fully understand performance test cases in preparation to develop automated scripting.
  • Develop automated test scripts, test conditions, input test data, and expected results for one or more performance test efforts.
  • Execute tests and report results according to testing standards and procedures.
  • Assist implementation of test environment requirements and tools.
  • Record performance defects and adhere to defined defect management process.
  • Record and communicate issues that may affect schedule, budget or quality in accordance with the project's issue management process.  Communicate and escalate to performance test lead.
  • Support defect resolution management in coordination with performance test lead, performance architect, performance engineer and extended business and technical teams.
  • Work with the application team to resolve any issues that arise out of the testing process.
  • Manage or complete test analysts' work throughout test effort to ensure the standard performance engineering analysis and reporting is completed.
  • Validate performance defect fixes.
  • Ensure that all testing results are maintained in an organized way and easily accessible (e.g., stored in a common, published location).  Support test lead to ensure that results and understandable for the appropriate level of stakeholder (executive, management, technical).
  • Ensure that the team follows the testing standards, guidelines, and testing methodology as specified in the testing approach.
  • Review test and monitoring results to ensure that they meet the entry and exit criteria.
  • Participate in quality management reviews to ensure that test effort follows performance engineering standards.
  • May perform functions of performance test lead as project need required if these roles are not staffed.

Security Clearance Requirements

  • TSPV essential
  • Current agency psychological assessment desirable (or willingness to undergo)

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


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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