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Junior Performance Test Engineer

Performance Test Engineer for leading USA software employer (junior – intermediate career level ie 1 - 2 yrs career level), fully remote role within Ireland. Attractive salary + generous benefits package on offer! Comprehensive training will be provided to bring you up to speed as a skilled Performance Test Engineer!

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Performance Test Engineer


We are a world leading USA software firm with a software centre in Limerick City. We have an immediate requirement for a Performance Test Engineer to join our global R&D team. This is a fully remote role with Ireland, it’s a permanent job and it’s an immediate requirement.


The team is friendly, supportive and responsible for performance benchmarking and scalability of core products. The work is varied and often includes researching new methods and approaches along with working alongside both global teams and customers. This role is at junior – intermedial career level so would suit candidates with around 1 – 2 years total work experience, ideally gained in a related area such as software testing, Linux sys admin etc. Comprehensive training will be provided to bring you up to speed as a skilled Performance Test Engineer!



  • Benchmark products in both single and multiple users in a dedicated performance lab, primarily on Linux, against agreed SLAs
  • Holistic analysis of server side resources and key product areas
  • Create Linux scripts (Python) to extract meaningful data when required
  • Root cause analysis and problem solving of performance issues
  • Create performance scripts using JMeter



Candidate profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Science, Engineering, or Mathematics 
  • At least one years software experience (in software engineering, sys admin and/or software testing)
  • A desire to work in a performance engineering role
  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills
  • Good working with Linux, including scripting (Python)
  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting, research and analysis skills
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Ability to efficiently debug complex problems
  • Analytical approach to problem solving


Experience of any of the following would be desirable (but is not required in order to apply for this position):

  • Experience with Performance testing tools such as JMeter or Selenium
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA and Confluence)



(NB - EC passport or current Irish Stamp work authorisation required - sponsorship is not provided.)


Generous benefits package on offer including pension, life and healthcare insurance and ongoing commitment to further training. If you would like to find out more about this career opportunity, please feel free to contact me, Philip Brady, MD, in the strictest of confidence, by email at, or phone : + 353 61 450 679.


You can also contact me via linkedin or twitter as follows:




Thank you!

Date Posted:
29/09/22 - 15:00

Cork | Dublin | Galway | Kerry | Limerick | Midwest | Munster | Remote work from home office

Architect | IT Support | Junior IT | Other | Software Developer | Test / QA

Job Reference:
Ref: PBrec/11363

Job Type:
Permanent | Remote

Contact us,
p: + 353 61 450 679 
PBRecruitment Ltd, Ducart Suite, National Technology Park, Castletroy, Limerick V94 Y6FD IRELAND
PBRecruitment Ltd is a trading name of Philip Brady Recruitment Ltd, and is registered in Ireland as a private limited company (registration  No. 485423).