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Qa Analyst Resume

Chicago, Il

SUMMARY:

  • Above 5+ years of experience in the IT as a Performance Tester in Insurance, Travel Industries from Requirements gathering, Design, Testing and Delivering solutions using Testing Tools.
  • Excellent testing experience in all phases and stages of Software Testing Life Cycle and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with good working knowledge of testing methodologies, disciplines, tasks, resources and scheduling.
  • Experience testing web services using SOAPUI.
  • Experience in all phases of software development life cycle including requirements gathering, risk analysis, project planning, testing, defect tracking, management, and reporting.
  • Extensively involved in all phases of performance testing life cycle.
  • Gathered Non - functional test requirements from the client and designed performance tests.
  • Benchmark, Baseline, Stress, Endurance, Network and Component Testing.
  • Creating scripts using various protocols such as Java, Ajax True client, Web Http/Html, and web services in HP Load Runner.
  • Experienced with leading team in offshore and onsite locations
  • Well versed with behavior of online monitors like Dynatrace and the techniques to fix the monitoring issues and monitoring Vusers status.
  • Good at debugging and adjusting scripts by running them within VuGen with runtime settings logs set to display all messages.
  • Excellent with parameterization and correlation in the Load Runner scripts.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of software development testing life cycle, test process documentation and end user training.
  • Experience in Monitoring and Analyzing the performance of the servers by generating various reports from CPU utilization, Memory Usage, throughput to load average etc.
  • Design, program and implement software application package customized to meet specific client needs.
  • Involved in testing server health check with open source tools like JMeter.
  • Involved in gathering business requirements, studying the application and collecting the information from developers and writing the Test plan.
  • Extensively experienced in automated testing for client/server and web-based applications on several platforms, using Loadrunner and JMeter.
  • Involved in smoke, functional and regression testing.
  • Proficiency in interacting with Oracle database using SQL.
  • Good hands on experience using Dynatrace with heap/memory leak analysis and monitoring JVM resources.
  • Experienced working in Agile and waterfall development environments.
  • Documented all the defects and issues during performance testing.
  • In-depth knowledge of releases processed and quality assurance goals.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Tools: Quality Center, Load Runner, Performance Center, JMeter,Dynatrace, Site Scope, Trac, Test Link

Load Runner Protocols: Web (http/html), Ajax, Click & script, Web Services.

Operating Systems: Unix, Linux, Windows

Languages: C, C++, SQLDatabases: Oracle 9i, SQL Server

Application/Web Server: WebSphere, Apache, TcServer, WebLogic.

Documentation: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Analyst

Confidential, CHICAGO, IL.

Responsibilities:

  • Created scripts using Web Http/Html protocol and web services in HP Load Runner.
  • Loadtesting web services with soap UI.
  • Facilitating meetings with business owners and development teams to identify the scope.
  • Collecting test requirements and converting them into detailed use cases, report specifications and functional requirements.
  • Creating performance test strategy and test plans.
  • Working with application/development teams to understand the testing requirements and timelines.
  • Designed and executed the test cases of all the application as per company standards.
  • Analyzing test cases and report them to the development teams along with team leads
  • Document and communicate any risk identified during testing effort to specific development teams.
  • Collecting test requirements and converting them into detailed use cases, report specifications and functional requirements.
  • Involved in developing and modifying the scripts to suit the requirements for Load tests.
  • Involved in executing the load tests and analysis of the results after each test for every build.
  • Extensively used SOAP UI tool for testing web services and sometimes load testing as well.
  • Generating WSDL, importing the project and testing with SOAP UI. Monitoring the results using SPLUNK monitoring tool.
  • Designs and creates tests scenarios and executes them in HP Performance Center .
  • Develop Workload models using BVM's for various applications.
  • Record and enhance Vugen scripts using correlation and parameterization to emulate real world users.
  • Participate in Testing Documentation reviews and walkthroughs including Test Plan, Test Strategies, Test Summary Report and Design Reviews.
  • Create test data, executed test cases, documented results and log defects .
  • Coordinate the execution of formal performance testing and document the final performance test results.
  • Reviewed deliverables such as requirements, design documentation, etc.
  • Produce status on recurring basis and create evidence of test .
  • Used Dynatrace to monitor WebSphere Applications and tuned the environment accordingly like changing the JVM Heap, Connection Pool settings .
  • Monitored the health of the JVM by taking Thread Dumps and analyzing the Stack trace which helped in performing Root Cause Analysis to find out the cause of the problem .
  • Monitoring the application server logs during the test execution.
  • Analyze the test result and determine if the expected transaction SLAs were simulated during the execution.
  • Analyze client and server side metrics, identify performance issues and provide detailed report on performance bottlenecks.
  • Re-validate the application performance after the recommended configuration changes are implemented.
  • To prepare Knowledge Transition document for all the applications.
  • Environment: Unix, Windows, ASP.Net, DB2, XML, WCF, Web services, Rally, Quality Center HP Load Runner, HP Performsnce Center,HP ALM,Dynatrace,Splunk, App dynamics,HP Site Scope,Jmeter,Quality Center, Oracle, SQL server, Web Sphere, JVMs, Web services, Putty, SOAP UI, Trac, Test Link, HTTP Watch, Lotus Notes.

Performance Engineer

Confidential, Bloomington, IL.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering non-functional/performance requirements.
  • Developed Load Runner scripts using Web, Web Services, Ajax TruClient protocols and executed performance tests.
  • Created single user, base line and soak test scenarios. Random pacing between iterations was introduced to get the desired transactions per hour.
  • Configured Web/Application/Database server monitoring setup using Load Runner controller.
  • Analyzed results using Load Runner analysis tool and analyzed Oracle database connections, sessions and log files.
  • Experienced working in agile and waterfall development environments.
  • Documented all the defects and issues during performance/manual testing.
  • In-depth knowledge of releases processed and quality assurance goals.
  • Experienced with leading team in offshore and onsite locations.
  • Working with quality assurance lead and infrastructure development teams to understand their scope and create test plans and test cases for each change/release of their product.
  • Analyzing Load/performance/capacity needs from user requirements and determine load test data requirements.
  • Working experience on JMeter Performance testing tool and Perfecto tool for mobile testing.
  • Preparing workload model.
  • Used Dynatrace to monitor WebSphere Applications and tuned the environment accordingly like changing the JVM Heap, Connection Pool settings .
  • Executing performance tests and analyzing test results.
  • Created single user, base line and soak test scenarios. Random pacing between iterations was introduced to get the desired transactions per hour.

Environment: Unix, Windows, HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center,HP ALM, Splunk,Dynatrace, JMeter,App dynamics, HP Site Scope, Quality Center, Oracle, SQL server, Web Sphere, JVMs, Web services, Putty, SOAP UI, Trac, Test Link, HTTP Watch, Lotus Notes.

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Working with quality assurance lead and infrastructure development teams to understand their scope and create test plans and test cases for each change/release of their product.
  • Analyzing Load/performance/capacity needs from user requirements and determine load test data requirements.
  • Working experience on Load Runner Performance testing tool and Perfecto tool for mobile testing.
  • Created scripts using Web Http/Html protocol and web services in HP Load Runner.
  • Manual testing and load testing web services with soap UI.
  • Facilitating meetings with business owners and development teams to identify the scope.
  • Collecting test requirements and converting them into detailed use cases, report specifications and functional requirements.
  • Creating performance test strategy and test plans.
  • Analyzing test cases and report them to the development teams along with team leads.
  • Document and communicate any risk identified during testing effort to specific development teams.
  • Involved in testing server health check with open source tools like JMeter.
  • Developing test scripts and enhances the scripts by creating correlations, transactions, parameterization and reusable functions.
  • Coordinating performance testing and monitor process.
  • Analyzing critical business scenarios and develop test scripts to validate these scenarios.
  • Preparing workload model.
  • Executing performance tests and analyzing test results.
  • Facilitating defect triage meetings to interact with developers for status of the defects and retest the fixed defects.
  • Develop test summary report detailing about the test results, environment details, any issues notice during the test and recommendations for implementation from the performance end.

Environment: Unix, Windows, HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center, Splunk, Dynatrace,JMeter,HP Site Scope, Shell Scripts, Quality Center, Oracle, SQL server, Web Sphere, JVMs, Web services, Putty, WINSCP, SOAP UI, Trac, Test Link, HTTP Watch, Lotus Notes

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering non-functional/performance requirements.
  • Developed Load Runner scripts using Web, Web Services, Ajax TruClient protocols and executed performance tests.
  • Created single user, base line and soak test scenarios. Random pacing between iterations was introduced to get the desired transactions per hour.
  • Configured Web/Application/Database server monitoring setup using Load Runner controller.
  • Analyzed results using Load Runner analysis tool and analyzed Oracle database connections, sessions and log files.
  • Extracted production volume patterns from the production server logs to make sure right volumes are replicated in the test environments and validated the volumes by creating the overlapping graphs to represent both production and test volumes.
  • Was responsible for analyzing application and components behavior with heavier loads and optimizing server configurations.
  • Interacted with developers during testing for identifying memory leaks, fixing bugs and for optimizing server settings at web, app and database levels.
  • Schedule batch job execution for test cycle and different combinations test.
  • Responsible for kicking off the load test through controller involving several load and combination scenarios.
  • Used SFTP and FTP clients like WinSCP for secure file transfer between the servers.
  • Analyzed AWR reports to check basic DB server metrics
  • Responsible for creating the load distribution tables for various scripting modules involved.
  • Maintained an exclusive database instance dedicated to performance testing.
  • Responsible for monitoring logs in web/app server and db server to identify any bottlenecks.
  • Reported the defects via defect tracking tools and was responsible for maintenance of tracking tool.
  • Reported the status of defects in the daily stand-ups meeting.
  • Coordinated with DBA’s and Unix Admins for performance failover testing on web/app servers and db server.
  • Engaged with test data management team for processing the test data in different environments to accommodate testing needs for other teams.
  • Worked with developers and production support team for trouble shooting application issues.

Environment: Unix, Windows, HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center, Splunk, Dynatrace,JMeter,HP Site Scope, Shell Scripts, Quality Center, Oracle, SQL server, Web Sphere, JVMs, Web services, Putty, WINSCP, SOAP UI, Test Link, Trac, Lotus Notes.

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