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Qa Lead Resume

Deerfield, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 11 years of total work experience in Performance Testing.
  • Certified Performance Test specialist having good experience in planning, estimating and prioritizing processes to ensure successful execution of performance testing activities.
  • Strong experience in requirement analysis, workload modeling, test planning, test estimation, scripting and test execution, monitoring and reporting
  • Excellent working knowledge in design and Developing performance scripts using different tools based on business use cases for the various application protocols like (HTTP/HTML), Web Services, Ajax True Client protocols, Citrix.
  • Performed stress testing, load, endurance and day in life scenarios on different applications spanning across retail, telecommunication, banking, insurance & healthcare, Manufacturing industries
  • Have good track record in successfully handling multiple projects delivery simultaneously in fast paced environment
  • Ensure every major code or infrastructure change have been certified by performance team under production like workload before promoting it to production
  • Experienced in testing high - end integrated production like infrastructure for identified use cases and certify application code Releases and note any performance impacts under production like workloads
  • Verify impact of any Infrastructure changes (Maintenance Releases, H/W, OS upgrades etc,) and under production like workloads
  • Validate fail-over/recovery scenario and measure any impact to response times/interruption during execution of these scenario's
  • Created performance test scripts & written custom functions in Hp loadrunner Vugen to emulate real world scenarios
  • Execution of load tests through hp ALM, Performance center
  • Leading offshore Performance testing team, sharing nonfunctional requirements, guiding them understand the application functionality, review performance test scripts & guide them when faced with challenges
  • Mentor new team members on Performance QA processes
  • Monitoring the resource utilization through agent less tool hp site scope during the load test
  • Monitored and analyzed application performance during the load tests using Wily Introscope, Dynatrace, hp site scope, hp diagnostics (Collecting transaction traces & server resource utilization)
  • Monitoring Heap Memory consumption, CPU Utilization, GC activity, Threads for Java based web applications in order to assess application performance when testing against anticipated user load
  • Find opportunities to make application/infrastructure more efficient
  • Pinpointed the bottlenecks, memory leaks ahead of time to help increase application performance
  • Experience in working closely with development & architecture teams in resolving and providing recommendations to resolve the Performance issues, providing the details in finding the root cause
  • Summarize result findings into meaningful charts, graphs and reports
  • Have extensive experience in working on Windows, UNIX - examining log files, executing batch
  • Have experience using JIRA for defect & Test artifact tracking and maintenance
  • Excellent Communication, Leadership and Interpersonal skills with clear understanding of business logic
  • Experience in all aspects of SDLC testing including Unit, Integration, Functional, GUI, Regression, Availability Testing, End-to-End, User Acceptance (UAT), System Integration, Performance, Stress testing
  • Experienced in providing Metrics to management, Defect management including Defect creation, modification, reproducing, tracking, prioritizing and reporting using industry standard tools like IBM Rational Clear Quest, Quality Center and manually using excellent detailed formats in Microsoft Excel
  • Good at process optimization and delivering the tasks on time within the budget

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Tools: Loadrunner 12.02, 12.52 (Protocol http/html, web servicesSAP GUI, SAP-Web, Ajax true client),hp ALM/ Performance center 12, 12.53 and open source tools like Apache JmeterLanguages C, SQL.

Operating Systems: Windows 2003 Server & Professional, Windows XP, Windows NT, UNIX

Monitoring & Profiling Tools: HP Site scope, HP Diagnostics, Perfmon, Vmstat & Wily Intro Scope

Performance Analysis Tools: LR Analysis and Microsoft Excel (Pivot Charts), Word and Power point.

Others: Test Management tool Hp QC and terminal simulator Putty.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Deerfield, IL

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with various business team members (to gather the requirements and documented the requirements.
  • Accountable and responsible for Test/QA work stream.
  • Analysis of the Business, functional requirements and Non Functional requirements
  • Creating Test plans, Reviewing Test Plans with team and getting approvals.
  • Creating Optimized Test Scenarios, Test Strategy Preparation, Coordinating the team in Onsite and Offshore, Test Case Creation / Review, Testing the functionality of the application, Validation of business rules.
  • Tracing all requirements to test scripts/test cases
  • Leading offshore team, sharing functional requirements, guiding them understand the application functionality
  • Reviewing Test scenarios and test cases and getting approvals.
  • Identifying the critical business flows from the non-functional requirements.
  • Creating the workload profile
  • Preparing test scripts & designing the load test scenarios.
  • Load test executions & monitoring the behavior of the application.
  • Execution of load tests through HP Performance center.
  • Integration of site scope monitors in loadrunner scenarios
  • Monitoring the resource utilization through agent less tool hp site scope during the load test
  • Interacting with dev and functional teams for timely inputs like test data & providing status updates regularly.
  • Collecting test results and providing the metrics.
  • Review, Analysis of Issues Identified & Documentation
  • Identifying the Regression Test Suite.
  • Coordinating and supporting in entire Test life cycle.

Environment: Force.com, Agile Accelerator, HP ALM, IBM Tivoli, HP Load runner,ALM

Confidential - Orange, CA

Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As a Performance test lead I am responsible for doing pre-production performance testing
  • Understand the application nonfunctional requirements from technical and business teams
  • Prepared performance test plan and approach that helps to identify application performance and optimize to handle the expected production user loads
  • Ensure every major code or infrastructure change have been certified by performance team
  • Worked with offshore Performance testing team, explaining them nonfunctional requirements, helping them to prepare business flows and to create performance test scripts as per the requirement
  • Created rules, reusable functions to optimize script standards and guiding the offshore team when encountered with challenges
  • Verify impact of any Infrastructure changes (Maintenance Releases, H/W, OS upgrades etc,) and under production like workloads
  • Validate fail-over/recovery scenario and measure any impact to response times/interruption during execution of these scenario's
  • Find processing ceilings (e.g. maximum transactions per second, concurrent users etc.) to prepare organization for high volume transaction days
  • Find opportunities to make application/infrastructure more efficient
  • Pinpointed the bottlenecks, memory leaks ahead of time to help increase application performance
  • Collaborated closely with dev and business teams providing regular status updates on bottlenecks identified during load tests
  • Designing test approaches and managing the end-to-end quality
  • Design and Develop automated scripts using Load Runner 12.02 based on business use cases for the application
  • Responsible for providing test estimates for new development as well as unscheduled interrupts
  • Design scenario in hp Performance center/ALM 12.2 to evaluate the performance of the application
  • Mentor new team members on QA processes and application functionality
  • Coordinating and lead testing efforts for all software releases
  • Identify and implement improvements to QA standards and guidelines
  • Execute different kinds of performance tests like Load test, stress, volume and endurance tests. Analyze the results using load runner
  • Monitor application and web server metrics using CA Wily Introscope,
  • Responsible for defect tracking and reporting to include creating reports and communicating areas of risk or instability within the application

Environment: Java, web logic, web sphere, Oracle, HP Load runner 12.02, 12.52, Performance center ALM 12(Protocols: HTTP/HTML, Web Services, Ajax True client), HP Site scope

Confidential - Hartford, CT

Performance Engineer

  • Understand the requirements and Identifying the critical business flows
  • Providing a test solution, Preparing test plan & Test strategy documents based on the inputs.
  • Baselines will be collected for the existing functionalities. Post changes the same functionalities will be performance tested and will be compared against the baselines.
  • If it is a new functionality, then it will be performance tested and compared against the SLA’s
  • Preparing test scripts & designing the load test scenarios.
  • Load test executions & monitoring the behavior of the application.
  • Execution of load tests through HP Performance center.
  • Integration of site scope monitors in loadrunner scenarios
  • Monitoring the resource utilization through agent less tool hp site scope during the load test
  • Interacting with dev and functional teams for timely inputs like test data & providing status updates regularly.
  • Collecting the resource utilization metrics from Wily.
  • Analyzing the application behavior using load runner test results
  • Sharing workload with offshore team.
  • Reviewing the test scripts prepared by Peer.
  • Provide continuous feedback on areas of risk and usability concerns for multiple products
  • Identify and implement improvements to QA standards and guidelines
  • Maintain and communicate a broader view of quality across system and team boundaries
  • Train and mentor new team members on QA processes and application functionality
  • Ensure that quality standards, tools, resources, and solutions continually improve
  • Preparing Audit folders and involved in internal audit reviewing.
  • Coordinating and lead testing efforts for all software releases
  • Plan, develop and coordinate testing activities including analysis, test strategy, test plan, and test case creation, data manipulation, execution, debugging and coordination of test resources for a strategic software application
  • Responsible for providing test estimates for new development as well as unscheduled interrupts
  • Provided continuous feedback on usability, functionality, and stability of application
  • Responsible for defect tracking and reporting to include creating reports and communicating areas of risk or instability within the application

Environment: HP Load runner, Performance Center (Protocols: HTTP/HTML, Web Services, SAP GUI, Java Vuser), HP diagnostics, hp site scope Wily Introscope, HP ALM

Confidential - Detroit, MI

Lead Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the requirements and providing a test solution, Preparing test plan & Test strategy documents based on the inputs..
  • Dealing with various stakeholders in finalizing the documented business flows.
  • Preparation of test scripts using load runner.
  • Reviewing the test scripts, uploading to common repository and maintaining the changes.
  • Preparation of test data when required using test generation data scripts.
  • Extracting legacy data using the SQL queries.
  • Designing test scenarios using load runner controller.
  • Execution of load tests through HP Performance center.
  • Integration of site scope monitors in loadrunner scenarios
  • Monitoring the resource utilization through agent less tool hp site scope during the load test
  • Logged the defects faced in QC while doing load test execution.
  • Preparing Error analysis report and Observations after test execution.
  • Comparing results of various test executions to find out the improvements.

Environment: Java, Web logic, Oracle DB, Windows Xp, Loadrunner, Performance center, hp site scope QC, Http/Html, Dynatrace

Confidential

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performance Requirement gathering and developing performance questionnaire.
  • Test Planning and Strategy
  • Creation of performance test scripts for Tableau server
  • Building performance test scenario, executing it on Load runner.
  • Reviewing the test scripts, uploading to common repository and maintaining the changes.
  • Preparation of test data when required using test generation data scripts
  • Monitoring the resource utilization through agent less tool hp site scope during the load test
  • Logged the defects faced in QC while doing load test execution.
  • Preparing Error analysis report and Observations after test execution.
  • Comparing results of various test executions to find out the improvements.

Environment: Java, Web logic, Oracle DB, Windows Xp, Loadrunner, Performance center, hp site scope QC, Http/Html, Dynatrace, Tableau Server

Confidential

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Doing POC with the available tools on the requirements given.
  • Preparing Test Strategy and test plan document.
  • Setting up the test environment by coordinating with various development teams.
  • Execution of test scenarios and collection of logs from various servers using text editor
  • Preparation of test report and observation documents

Environment: Load Runner 9.5, 11, Visual Studio, QC 10, Test Track, SQL Server 2005

Confidential

Java Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Have worked as Developer
  • Studying the system requirement specifications document.
  • Studying the procedures and feasibility of implementation
  • Analyze the requirements for the application
  • Developing the Web pages
  • Understanding the various changes that come up into the application with every build.
  • Performed Unit testing and Functional Testing

Environment: JDeveloper, SQL Server, Clear Case

Confidential

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the performance requirements.
  • Documenting the Business flows.
  • Scripting the business flows using Load runner.
  • Coordinating with Onsite lead about the status of scripts on daily basis.
  • Validating the scripts with the test data provided and updating the status.
  • Conducting the execution from offshore and providing the test results to onsite Test lead.
  • Providing support in preparation of test report.

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