Performance Tester at New Signature UK, Reading, £Contract Rate

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  • Reading RG31, UK
  • Apr 01, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! Cognizant Microsoft Business Group’s Applied Innovations UK team is hiring now and we’re looking for our next Performance Tester to join us.

Full Security Clearance required

Need to be based within close proximity from Reading

The Microsoft Business Group is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. We are compelled by our core values to drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group team delivers full lifecycle solutions–from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.

Why should you work at Microsoft Business Group?

  • Multi Award Winning Business
  • Official and Award-Winning Microsoft Partner
  • Award Winning Databricks Partner
  • Official GitHub Partner
  • Cloud Native Organisation
  • Growing International and Diverse teams
  • Hugely collaborative environment, where ideas and knowledge sharing is actively encouraged
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Income Protection Cover
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced employee contributions
  • Flexible Working and Working from Home
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance
  • We are committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

What will the Performance Tester be doing day-to-day?

  • Review Application to understand process
  • Identify data requirements for performance tests
  • Develop stress test scenarios for performance testing
  • Develop scaling user scenarios for performance testing
  • Integrate and run tests
  • Report on results

What type of experience does the Performance Tester need to be successful in this role?

  • Able to work unsupervised as this is short term role they should be knowledgeable and experienced with load testing
  • Logs analysis for detection of memory leaks and/or relevant data for reporting
  • Experience in analysis of application architecture to identify possible bottlenecks
  • APIs performance testing
  • Suggest and propose performance improvements to architects/Devs
  • Testing data preparation

Does the Performance Tester role require travel?

The role is currently 100% working from home. However, we require individuals the reside within close proximity to Reading.

Security Responsibility:

All employees must act in accordance with Cognizant Microsoft Business Group’s corporate security standards.


Our employees are driven by our values and know that they make a positive difference every time that they help a customer to solve their challenges. Our focus on delivering great customer experiences empowers our people to build rewarding relationships that contribute to our positive work environment.


We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success.

We harness technology to drive business, but we never let that replace our human connections. We use our hearts and minds to collaborate for success and instil confidence in our customers through relationships forged from trust.


We are giving and respectful.

With our efforts to always be generous, we elevate our service level with empathetic and considerate communications and actions. We always find a way to support our customers and colleagues by giving of our time and talent and equally respecting the time and talent of others.


We tell it as it is, with positive intent.

Being authentic helps to nurture our strong and trusted relationships. We are honest, transparent, and reliable. When you partner with MBG, you are partnering with a group of purposeful, outcome-driven and results-oriented professionals.


We push the boundaries at the intersection of people, process and technology.

For us, there are no limit to our dreams. We continually innovate and push boundaries at the intersection of people, process, and technology to bring our customers and colleagues the best solutions first.


As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, Cognizant Microsoft Business Group understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Cognizant Microsoft Business Group prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at MBG. 


Cognizant Microsoft Business Group requires candidates to prove eligibility to work in the UK. Offered candidates may be asked to complete a background check as permitted by applicable employment regulations. Depending on the requirements of the job, these record checks may include any or all of the following education verification, employment verification, drug screening, and criminal record check.