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Performance Tester

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Date: Mar 15, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA, K2K 3N5

Company: Innovapost

Who is Innovapost

Great question! We are the technology arm of the Canada Post Group of companies. This includes Canada Post, Purolator, and SCI. By joining us you will be able to make a positive impact on how every Canadian delivers and receives their packages and mail. Next time you see your neighbor picking up their mail and receiving a package, you will be able to say “you’re welcome!”

What role will you play?

Reporting into the Retail Business Solution Delivery tower, the Performance Tester will be responsible for implementing Test Frameworks, Standards, Reporting and Metrics towards the design and maintenance of the Retail Performance Model.

The performance tester will support the continuous releases of application delivery, following the Agile methodology. This individual will establish a performance strategy, define/setup the performance environment as well as manage environment needs and integration criteria, implement performance scripts, performance-test data design, analyze results and complete reporting. They will manage QA metrics/ KPI including release and operationalization criteria, as well as ensuring compliance of testing standards and processes throughout the software development lifecycle.

What will you be responsible for? (Apart from innovating)

The performance tester will provide thought leadership and contribute in enhancing the test processes to drive continuous improvement, to be at par with industry norms and practices.

The performance tester will help implement best-in-class operations that will guarantee results and operate in short-release cycles. This individual has great communication skills and contributes to solving critical problems with innovative solutions.

What skills you need for this role to be yours

  • 5 years of performance testing in software industry in managing all aspects of QA practices
  • Technical leadership
  • Proven experience understanding project and system requirements and functionality, to develop effective test strategies and approaches
  • Experience with project management, business process improvement or management / technology consulting is an asset
  • Experience with performance test strategies



  • Experience with QA practices within different software development methodologies.
  • Up-to-date on current technologies including web and mobile development platforms (Android and iOS, Java, .NET, SAP, Mobile iOS, Mobile Android, Web stacks), multiple database platforms, virtual and cloud platforms, automation tools, web services, DevOps and configuration management. Understanding revision control like GIT.
  • Knowledge and experience in implementation of various testing methodologies (different types of performance, metrics, reports), with specialization in performance testing
  • Good documentation skills. Assist in project planning and tracking activities in Agile way.
  • Experience with various tools like Jira, Zephyr, Loadrunner, JMeter, Gatling, LoadUI, Kibana, Intrascope, AppDynamics is a plus

Additional Skills that set you apart?

  • Interpersonal skills, and proven to flourish working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-disciplinary team, across multiple projects and multiple locations
  • Ability to promote & drive change
  • Sharp analytic and problem-solving capabilities that go beyond strict technical expertise
  • Broad IT knowledge and strong level of familiarity with a wide range of technologies and IT practices


  • Academic : undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, collegiate diploma in computer science or equivalent experience (required)
  • Certifications : ITIL foundations (Asset), Agile or equivalent experience (Required)