Automation and QA Performance Engineer

Job Details

Automation QA and Performance Engineer required for our client, A software Product house based in Cork
This is a permanent role that can be worked remotely (within Ireland) 

  • Work within a custom built QA Automation framework (using both Python and Groovy)
  • Manage the quality of backend services for an agile team. 
  • Design, develop, maintain and implement complex automated test cases using OO methodologies, including both functional and non-functional testing.
  • Write tests for new and existing services, executing tests and analysing the results. 
  • Own and drive performance testing, implement simple, robust and repeatable NFR (Non-Functional Requirements) tests
  • Provide visualisation for performance metrics in dashboards and contribute and enhance automation toolset and tech stack.


  • 5+ years of experience in performance testing and engineering
  • Deep knowledge of performance testing tools such as JMeter or similar to build performance test suites.
  • Experience setting up performance monitoring using Grafana, Prometheus or other APM tools.
  • Experience in load forecasting for production environments for peak times and assessing likely resilience of systems.
  • Experience in making recommendations on how to improve production and system capabilities based on business needs.
  • Familiar with
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills with the ability to lead and mentor others on test practices.