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Performance Tester (Python + Locust)

Performance Tester (Python + Locust)

Type of work
Employment Type
Operating mode

Tech stack

    Performance testing
    API Testing
    nice to have

Job description

Online interview

For one of our key Clients we're looking for a specialist for the position of:

Mid / Senior Performance Tester (Python + Locust)


Terms of engagement:


Area: Consulting IT (project for Aviation area)

Localisation: 100% remote

Start: ASAP (max 3 months notice period)

Salary rate (determined individually): 95 - 115 PLN net + VAT / h

Terms: B2B (outsourcing via 1dea), full-time, long-term


Scope of duties:

  • Uncover user expectations: Partner with architects and product owners to understand system performance needs (i.e., how fast/stable it should be)
  • Script for speed: Design thorough performance test scripts using tools like Locust, simulating real user behavior
  • Build a testing powerhouse: Lead the creation of a flexible and reusable testing framework to evaluate system performance
  • Run the gauntlet: Utilize cutting-edge tools like Locust to conduct various performance tests (load, stress, endurance) on both local and cloud setups
  • Diagnose like a detective: Analyze results, pinpoint performance issues and bottlenecks, and keep detailed logs for future reference
  • Communicate clearly: Generate insightful performance test reports for both internal teams and external partners


  • Veteran performance tester: 3+ years of experience optimizing backend and web services through performance testing
  • Locust Master: Proficient in using the popular load testing tool Locust
  • Python Powerhouse: Utilizes Python programming skills for test scripting and automation
  • Performance Guru: Analyzes load, stress, and endurance tests to identify and resolve bottlenecks
  • Monitoring Maestro: Skilled in using tools like Kibana to monitor and diagnose performance issues
  • Tech Stack Expert: Understands APIs, messaging protocols, operating systems (AIX or Linux/Unix), networking technologies (load balancing, firewalls), and DevOps tools (Bitbucket, Jenkins)


  • Experienced in test report creation and communication
  • Adept at using test stubs, mocks, and simulators
  • Mentorship capabilities to guide junior testers
  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

We offer:

  • A transparent model of long-term cooperation (B2B contract for an indefinite period)
  • Stable and safe involvement in a company with a solid market position
  • Modern equipment provided by the company, along with software and configuration
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work remotely 100% of the time
  • Professional advice and career support by a team of experienced specialists
  • A mature and sustainable design ecosystem
  • Good atmosphere in the team - values such as camaraderie, openness, respect, mutual help and support in development are important to us
  • We try to work in the spirit of Agile, which we understand as: continuous improvement, effective cooperation and the use of an empirical approach during the development of manufactured products
  • We support a culture of creativity - each team member has the opportunity to propose their own ideas or solutions - you will always be listened to and your suggestions will be taken into account


Recruitment process (100% remotely):

  • Phone "hello" interview with 1dea recruitment consultant (~10 min)
  • Technical and business conversation with our Client (approx. 1 hour)
  • Decision to cooperate