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Lead Performance/automation Engineer Resume

Fairfax, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 18 years of experience in automated and manual testing processes
  • Sixteen years of leading various testing efforts.
  • Sixteen years of Test and Program tool administration
  • Twelve years of experience testing SAP Modules and Systems (Solution Manager, HANA, R/3 ECC, SD, AM, HR, PS, MM, LSO, SCM APO, CRM, HCM, FI/CO, BW, BI, BOBJ, PI, TREX, NetWeaver technologies, and mySAP with web portal infrastructures).
  • Systems architect specializing in overall system performance and functionality.
  • Experience working directly with clients in defining requirements, project objectives, overall testing scope and validation strategies.
  • Experience in systems implementation and validation in all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Tools: HP ALM, HP Performance Center, HP Quality Center, HP Test Director, HP UFT, HP WinRunner, HP Quick Test Professional, HP LoadRunner, HP Test Center, VS Coded UI, VS Web Test, Worksoft Certify, Worksoft Data, Worksoft Impact, Selenium, Visual Studio, VS Coded UI, Xamarin, PVCS Tracker, PVCS Version Manager, Soap UI, RWD

SAP Applications/Modules: SAP applications from R/3 ECC, SD, AM, HR, PS, MM, LSO, SCM APO, CRM, HCM, FI/CO, BW, BI, ISU, HANA, TREX, NetWeaver technologies, mySAP with web portal infrastructures, SAP Solution Manager, Business Objects, and Xcelsius.

Databases /Software/Cloud: Cassandra, HANA, Oracle, AWS, Azure, MSSQL, Datastax, Redis, Splunk, AS400, iSeries, Cognos, Crystal Reports, CA Wily, OpNet Panorama, OpNet ACE, Tivoli, Web Services, SOAP, SOAP UI, Dynatrace, Site Scope

Languages/Data Format: C, C++, C#, SQL, HTML, Java, JavaScript, Visual Basic, .Net, XML, SOAP, REST, JSON

Concepts: Performance, Stress, Load, Automation, Functional, Agile, Black Box, White Box, Integration, Regression, End - to-End, Smoke, Sanity

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Lead Performance/Automation Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Performance effort for the “ Confidential ” initiative.
  • Lead the implementation of the new Selenium Functional Automation Framework.
  • Ongoing effort to push out customer self-service functionality to save the company money.
  • Lead the Functional automation effort to help reduce time to run regression.
  • Created automated script to help with Data Migration, which originally the SI said needed to be a manual effort, which saved the client Thousands of hours in Human resource hours.
  • Lead various performance efforts to weed out performance deficiencies that, if introduced to production, would cost the client many hours of labor to fix, not mention un happy customers.
  • Validated HANA from a performance perspective.

Lead Performance/Automation Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Performance effort that Tested and Tuned the frontend PSE.COM Customer frontend system (Backend ECC and CRM Customer Care) can handle a 500,000 customer electrical storm outage.
  • Was an integral part of everything (planning, coordination and execution) involving this “Storm Scenario” performance testing effort.
  • Executed root cause analysis on the system when performance issues were noticed and helped tune the system, preventing an outage when usually outages would occur.
  • Lead the Functional automation effort to help reduce time to run regression.
  • Utilized UFT and ALM to create modular and data driven Functional Automation Framework to leverage during Agile development projects.
  • Utilized automated test scripts to reduce time to run regression against the pse.com front end and their corresponding SAP backend.

Test Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a group of 130 tester
  • Assisted in Defining the overall testing strategy
  • Work with various teams to draft and execute the test plan.
  • Work with various teams to draft the overall Performance test plan.
  • Help organize and setup the test tools prior to testing
  • Coordinated all testing, from functional to performance.

Performance Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Validated that the SAP CRM system can handle a 70 million membership DB, which would become the biggest SAP CRM membership DB in the world.
  • Was an integral part of everything (planning, coordination and execution) involving the CRM performance testing.
  • Help troubleshoot and configure CRM so that the performance was up to par with what the Customer were expecting.
  • Executed root cause analysis on the system when performance issues were noticed.
  • Helped to resolve performance issues surrounding the in memory indexing tool TREX before go live.
  • Became the go to performance expert pertaining to anything SAP.

Test Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Integral in developing the test strategy for this CRM POC testing effort, which would become essential in planning the actual CRM implementation strategy.
  • Coordinated/managed all testing activities which included planning, script creation, test execution, monitoring, test data management, defect management, analysis and reporting.
  • Primary HP LoadRunner Performance Engineer for the project.
  • Implemented the HP Suite(QC/PC/Loadrunner) necessary for this effort.
  • Validated that SAP CRM can handle a Membership DB of 70 million members. First time this has ever been done.
  • Identified Functional and performance issues that occurs when you have a CRM system with 120 mil members.
  • Created multiple Loyalty Management scripts and scenarios.
  • Setup Sitescope for monitoring and metrics capturing
  • Utilized SAP BASIS admin transactions to gather performance/workload data
  • Worked closely with BASIS and end users to resolve performance issues
  • Tuned and configure SAP to maximize performance

SAP Performance Test Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the performance testing effort for the clients Phase 2 SAP release.
  • Integral in drafting all performance documents, including the test plan.
  • Was the lead scripter, scripting using the Citrix, SAPGui, and Web Protocols.
  • Managed customer projects by working closely with the business, functional and technical groups.
  • Created test scenarios that emulated users accessing the system from around the world.
  • Emulated users accessing the system through multiple protocols including Citrix, SAPGui, and SAP Portal.
  • Utilized SAP ECC BASIS admin transactions to gather performance/workload data
  • Drove load from multiple points of presence in order to emulate real world business transactions identified by the Business Analysts.
  • Managed the project to what the customer’s requirements were
  • Planned and developed performance scenarios that discovered and resolved system defects
  • Developed reports/presentations to easily communicate results to leadership
  • Made recommendations for system performance improvements

Test Application Architect/ Performance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Integral in developing the test strategy for two major SAP upgrades.
  • Participated in all testing activities which included planning, script creation, test execution, monitoring, defect management, analysis and reporting.
  • Primary HP LoadRunner Performance Engineer for the project.
  • Integral in implementing and utilizing HP LoadRunner for all performance testing activities.
  • Integral in implementing and utilizing HP Quality Center for all performance testing activities.
  • Utilized Vugen to create SAP ECC, Portal, SCM APO, and Web Service Interface scripts.
  • Utilized LoadRunner Controller to create various test scenarios that emulated real life.
  • Monitored SAP ECC, Portal, Portal, and SCM Production systems for any issues that arise
  • Utilized SAP ECC BASIS admin transactions to gather performance/workload data
  • Identified Performance issues using Tivoli, CA Wily, and SAP Solution Manager
  • Worked closely with BASIS and end users to fix performance issues
  • Maintained RAM (Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability) metrics.
  • Helped tune and configure SAP to maximize performance.
  • Successfully validated the Performance of SAP R/3 and Enterprise Portal before go live for both major upgrades.
  • Architected and implemented test environments, which includes Quality Center, Loadrunner and Worksoft.

Quality Assurance Test Engineer/ Test Engineer

Confidential, Fairfax, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated the testing activities for multiple projects.
  • Validated the functionality (manual testing) and performance of SRA’s ERP Applications.
  • Worked with developers to mine requirements when no requirements were given
  • Planned and Performed deployment of code.
  • Version Control management
  • Worked extensively with other members of the QA team to keep the business owner informed of functional and performance deficiencies
  • Utilized HP test suite, including QualityCenter (TestDirector) and LoadRunner to streamline new test engagements while automating existing test processes
  • Help Train team members on how to use QualityCenter and LoadRunner

Consultant - Performance Test Engineer/Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential’s Location Based Services Team (LBS) - Team Lead/Test Engineer
  • Created the test plan for the project
  • Coordinated environmental and data setup within the test environment
  • Delegated duties to team members
  • Met with developer to mine requirements
  • Created test cases from requirements
  • Setup the test environment in Test Director
  • Traced requirements to test cases using TestDirector
  • Attended weekly status meeting
  • Successfully Completed the End-to-End testing of Confidential ’s LBS application
  • Confidential ’s Wireless Number Portability (WNP) Project - Performance Test Engineer
  • Coordinated environmental and data setup within the test environment
  • Recorded, parameterized and correlated Performance test scripts
  • Created Performance Test scenarios in TestCenter and LoadRunner Controller
  • Executed Performance Test scenarios in TestCenter and LoadRunner Controller
  • Worked with DBA’s and System Engineers to pinpoint Performance deficiencies
  • Created and Dispersed Performance run summaries

Confidential

Lead Performance Engineer/ Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Validated the functionality and performance of Confidential ’s Fulfillment Application
  • Helped design and create multiple test environments using Test Director for various FAST releases
  • Reviewed PRD’s and requirements in preparation for creating test environments
  • Worked extensively with my team to keep the business owner informed of the insufficient transaction times and system failures.
  • Utilized HP test suite, including Test Director, Test Center, Topaz, and Load Runner to streamline new test engagements while automating existing test processes
  • Integrated the use of Test Center for both FAST and TOES to give business owners, developers, and business analysts off site access to performance testing results.
  • Trained team members on how to use TestDirector, LoadRunner and TestCenter.
  • The Confidential Online Store Software Testing Project
  • Part of the Confidential .com Performance Testing Team that implemented HP LoadRunner Application to performance test Confidential ’s Online Store.
  • Debugged scripts and performed automated regression testing against the www. Confidential .com site.
  • Worked extensively with my team to keep the business owner informed of the insufficient transaction times and system failures.
  • Also had the role of a functional software tester to validate the functionality of Confidential ’s Online Store

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