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Performance Test Engineer

Date: 07-Jan-2021

Location: Oxford, GB, OX4 4DQ

Company: Nominet



Maybe you know us, maybe you don't. Even though you probably use our services every day. So

we'd like to share more about what we do at Nominet, and why we do it, so that you can help us to

build the right team.


We're proudly at the heart of the UK's critical internet infrastructure. Leading the charge in cyber

security, as we explore and pioneer new tech.

We do this to enable connectivity, inclusivity and security for our world - and create a vibrant digital



That's what drives us - and the kind of people we want to work with.





Competitive salary depending on experience, plus excellent benefits including a 10% bonus, 28 days holidays, Healthcare, Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Wellbeing allowance, Flex benefits and onsite fitness classes and studio.




Imagine working for one of the internet’s biggest and most influential names; for a company built on innovation, collaboration and social responsibility. You’ve just imagined working for Nominet.


If you are a quality focused software / performance test engineer who thrives on building automation frameworks and driving high quality agile development practices into a team, then this is the role for you!


We need an engineer to take the current automation and enhance the tooling and tests to help the team build some of the most innovative cyber security products on the market.




  • Own the performance & scale test infrastructure and drive improvements and enhancements to meet the teams’ needs
  • Own and Manage the backlog of performance & scale tests and work with the team to deliver high-quality, resilient test cases that verify performance. Scale and endurance of the features and the overall product
  • Produce high quality automation for the performance & scale that is sustainable, repeatable with high quality reports that show the performance & scale status
  • Drive the adoption of performance & scale tests as a regular regression testing stage in the product development lifecycle
  • Engage with Product Management to understand the performance & scale NFRs early in the product lifecycle, so that these can be built into the development lifecycle.
  • Cross-train the Cyber team and wider engineering teams on effective performance & scale automation
  • ork with Engineering Operations to monitor and trouble performance & scale problems in Production



  • Coding skills in Python/Java/Javascript or similar languages
  • Architecture and design skill for performance & scale automation frameworks and tools
  • Experience working with cloud automation tools and knowledge of cloud infrastructure frameworks in AWS/Azure/GCP
  • Ability to understand the design and architecture and identify performance impact across the product
  • Strong networking technology skills
  • Strong influencing and inter-personal communication skills
  • Detail oriented approach with methodical and organised approach
  • Experience of working embedded in an Agile development team





Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form and profile.

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