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Performance Testing Lead Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Performance Testing Lead Description

Job #: 85343
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.  

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 and 2022 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

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We are looking for an Performance testing lead to help our client, a global leader in hospitality booking, in setting up a Testing competence center. As an Performance testing lead, you will be responsible for driving the roll-out of our client’s Testing competence center framework, tools, and practices across the whole Financial Stream (FS) domain. Its a key and hands-on role for the project .


  • You will lead a team that will be teaching our client how to use our testing framework and tools, supervise your teammates in their day-to-day activities, then we are looking for you
  • Assess client teams performance testing practice maturity
  • Defining & Implementing performance test strategy
  • Be hands-on, as a part of testing team, create performance scripts
  • Being an example to follow for the client teams
  • Supporting client performance team
  • Stay up to date with new performance tools and technologies, perform POC investigations and knowledge sharing sessions on Test Guild meetings
  • Evangelize best practices
  • Analyze if the team has reached reach the required maturity level and move you team to the next client team


  • Expected to have at least 8+ years of Performance Analysis experience, 6+ year's hands-on experience in performance engineering domain & 2+ year's industry experience in 5+ projects as TL and/or PM roles with constant hands-on work
  • Strong experience with full life cycle of Agile software development processes, approaches and methods (SCRUM, XP, etc.)
  • Exceptional practical and theoretical knowledge in proactive performance management
  • Knowledge of performance testing tools(Loadrunner, NeoLoad, JMeter) and techniques for creating customized test scripts
  • Has a good understanding of performance testing concepts, including concurrency, profiling, scalability, latency, throughput, system architecture and test conditions
  • Able to define, estimate and execute domain-specific tasks
  • Experienced in building load models with varied mix of transactions created to simulate scenarios that match profiles and patterns of real time usage
  • Has experience in developing and overseeing performance strategies and approaches including creating performance metrics and ensuring all applications are performing to NFR
  • Performing Workload Characterization and defining the workload mix and targets from analytics
  • Has knowledge of best practices for end-to-end application performance management solutions (Web, Mobile, Big-data)
  • Knowledge on APM tools and their integration with performance tools such as Dynatrace, Newrelic, AppInsights & Splunk
  • Knowledge on Cloud platforms like AWS, Microsoft Azure (Environment scaling, Monitoring)
  • Can work as a performance architect for medium to large size solutions to define/review the performance engineering solution
  • Expected to have good customer relations skills
  • Fluent English (both verbal and written communications)

Nice to have

  • Proficient in at least one programming language and has knowledge in database, SQL and stored procedures etc
  • Has experience/ understanding DevOps, has an ability to take lead role in the design and analysis for performance and capacity bottlenecks for traditional and cloud applications

We offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • 26 paid holiday days
  • Commuting to work- costs reimbursement
  • Option to participate in our Pension Plan scheme OR Health insurance Compensation
  • Discretionary Performance Based bonus
  • Laptop + Corporate Simcard
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Trainings, Internal Education and Dutch Language Courses
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation Package
  • Regular Corporate and Social Events
  • The opportunity to be part of a diverse and multicultural company
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)

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