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Performance Test Analyst

Ref: BROADBEAN_632661699336254

on 07 November 2023
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Contract Type
$100 - $115 / Hour

We are seeking a Performance Test Analyst who has experience with OpenText LoadRunner or similar tools. Having an ISTQB certification is a plus.

  • Contract length: 12 months + 2 x 12 months extenions available
  • Location: Canberra, ACT | Work Environment: Hybrid
  • Candidate must be Australian Citizen and be able to obtain a Baseline security clearance.


Candidate will proactively research, plan and problem solve relevant information across the department to deliver successful solutions. They will develop performance test solutions using OpenText LoadRunner to ensure accuracy and reliability in new and updated software enhancements.

The test analyst will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, put forward recommendations on best approaches to different testing methods, provide test plans and reports, and manage test outputs.


  • Utilising expert level knowledge of performance best practices to uplift capability maturity.
  • Engaging with an experienced team to develop scalable and reusable performance test suites.
  • Training and mentoring junior testers through regular quality reviews and constructive feedback on industry best practices.
  • Developing performance templates and artefacts for use in project documentation and reporting.
  • Scheduling the execution of performance suites when required.
  • Ensuring adequate test coverage including performance and manual exploratory testing.
  • Conducting defect management, including defect tracking, issue resolution, and signoffs.
  • Creating and presenting performance test reports to stakeholders
  • Be responsive, flexible, and work collaboratively as part of an agile team.
  • Executing and reporting on performance tests using the OpenText LoadRunner toolset
  • Create and maintain performance test frameworks and strategies.
  • Deploying, configuring, and maintaining the OpenText LoadRunner Professional on physical and virtual infrastructure
  • Sharing outcomes, knowledge and experience with other analysts in the section
  • Manage the deployed performance testing tool.
  • Act as technical escalation point
  • Provide technical support in the development of performance test deliverables.
  • Strong relationship building, communication and negotiation skills.

Skills and Experience:

  • Performance Test Analyst with minimum 5+ years' experience in OpenText LoadRunner, or equivalent
  • Uplifting the capability of performance testing practices in large Department's or organisations.
  • Creating performance test scripts using the OpenText LoadRunner toolset across
  • Web and Web Services protocols
  • Executing and reporting on performance tests using the OpenText LoadRunner toolset
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Electronics or Networking fields
  • ISTQB qualification

Selection Criteria:

Essential criteria

  • Proven extensive technical experience and understanding of the toolset; OpenText LoadRunner Professional
  • Experience with administrative and management activities for the OpenText LoadRunner Professional, including ability to review and provide feedback to infrastructure of toolset and conducting patches, and upgrades to toolset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written and oral form with a range of people including, Test Director and testers, project and program managers, technical engineers and developers and security specialists.
  • Provide mentoring and technical advice to Performance Test Analysts.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience with DevOps pipelines

Be sure to submit your application today because the application window for this role will close on Tuesday, 14/11/2023.

Please feel free to get in touch with me, Teja Kuchimanchi, either via email at or by calling 0481 967 567 to request the complete job description. I want to reassure you that our conversation will remain confidential.

Joining Akkodis

  • Weekly Pay
  • No payrolling processing fees
  • Upskilling opportunities and training discounts
  • Associate gatherings events
  • AKKODIS SME meet ups/information sessions.
  • EAP Support Program
  • Dedicated Account Management support team

About Us

Akkodis delivers cross-industry IT and digital engineering expertise to accelerate innovation and digital transformation. By combining a unique service offering of Tech Consulting, Tech Talent Services and Tech Academy solutions Akkodis enables businesses to progress, scale and perform. Akkodis has a global footprint with 30,000+ consultants in over 20 countries focused on Cognitive Technologies, Digital Transformation, Cloud & Infrastructure, Smart Ecosystem, and Industry 4.0 across the key sectors of Automotive & Transportation, Environmental & Energy, Software, Internet & Communication, Financial Services, and Industrial Manufacturing. Privacy

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