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Performance Quality Engineer

Location: Chorley, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Earnings: Competitive + Benefits

About Roq

Roq is an independent, outcomes-focused Quality Engineering consultancy. We provide a truly independent view on all things quality to the world’s largest organisations on their most important technology initiatives. We help them to realise the benefits of high-functioning, high-quality technology solutions, delivered at a pace that aligns with their business imperatives. This is something we’ve been proudly doing since 2009.

Everything we do is built on our amazing culture and living and breathing our core values of Straight Talking, Passionate, Excellence and Commitment. Our happy and dedicated team are motivated by making a real difference in the lives of our clients, colleagues, and community.

About the Role

As a Performance Quality Engineer at Roq you will work as part of the delivery team and be responsible for the planning, development, and execution of performance testing activities. A key element of the role is understanding client needs and delivering high quality test engineering solutions that meet the needs of Roq’s clients.  

As a Performance Quality Engineer, you will work as part of the test engineering team responsible for developing and championing non-functional testing techniques and producing performance test scripts to provide the appropriate level of test coverage. 

  • Design, implement, and maintain performance test frameworks to facilitate delivery of performance test scripts  

  • Analyse and understand workloads, systems and performance expectations 

  • Design test cases based on requirements and produce performance test scripts providing the appropriate level of test coverage  

  • Collect and report test metrics and statistics for a range of audiences  

  • Liaise with clients to formulate test documents 

  • Stakeholder management as part of a team delivering performance testing solutions  

  • Contribute to pre-sales activities and technical discovery to understand client problems and help develop and present client proposals 

  • Champion knowledge sharing and collaboration within the team  

  • Support and mentor junior members of the test engineering team 

  • Other ad hoc duties as and when required  

What we look for


  • Demonstrable aptitude for problem solving  

  • A wide appreciation of performance test tools and their appropriate usage including Gatling, JMeter, Loadrunner, Neoload and Eggplant 

  • Keen interest and awareness of emerging technology and trends  


  • Knowledge and experience of working in various development methodologies (Agile/Waterfall/Hybrid)  

  • Proficient in coding bespoke performance frameworks across a variety of languages, including JMeter. 

  • Advanced coding ability to support the creation and maintenance of performance test frameworks 

  • Excellent NFT experience including Soak, Load, Volumetric, Stress and Capacity 


  • Proven track record of working within performance testing, including code generation, designing and implementing a test framework to support scalability and maintenance  

  • Awareness of design patterns and approaches to performance testing 

  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment  


  • Experience of working in collaborative and agile teams 

  • Able to work independently or as part of a team  

  • Strong verbal and written skills 

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills 


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We understand the importance of getting it right first time. We also understand how hard that is. Using our expertise and experience, we can work together with that intention in mind. Call us on 01257 208890, contact us using our online form, or email to find out more.

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