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Salary €65-75k
Location Athlone, Westmeath, Republic of Ireland
Type Permanent
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Performance Test Engineer


Desired skills:
Performance Tester, JMeter, Gatling, K6

Are you a skilled Performance Test Engineer with a passion for optimising backend systems? Do you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment? Join our innovative team in Athlone and help us ensure our systems are running at peak performance!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and execute performance tests for backend systems.
  • Analyze test results to identify performance bottlenecks and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to optimize system performance.
  • Create and maintain detailed test plans, test scripts, and test data.
  • Monitor system performance and provide regular reports to stakeholders.
  • Identify and implement tools and processes to enhance testing efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a Performance Test Engineer, with a focus on backend systems.
  • Proficiency in performance testing tools (e.g., JMeter, LoadRunner, Gatling).
  • Strong understanding of backend architectures, databases, and APIs.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g., Python, Shell).
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools (e.g., Grafana, Prometheus).


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Jade Molloy is recruiting for this role.
Get in touch with Jade Molloy for more information: +353 (0)1 553 9502