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Sr. Application Software Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12 years of experience in IT and 10 years of experience in Automation and Performance Engineering and Quality Assurance analysis of Web based, SAP based and Client Server applications using HP Load Runner, Vegan, Controller, Analysis and HP Diagnostics.
  • Expertise in analyzing business application specifications and developing Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts.
  • Expertise in System Oriented Architecture testing
  • Experience using White Box testing especially on ASP, C, C++, VB, C#, VB.NET, and ASP.NET platforms utilizing HP Load Runner.
  • Ability to test backend applications by writing SQL and PL/SQL statements.
  • Expertise in the development of UNIX Shell and Perl scripts, and Batch programs.
  • Experience with industry standard methodologies including RUP ( Rational Unified Process ) and CMM ( Capability Maturity Models ).
  • Good experience in various stages of the project development life cycle - requirement analysis, design, development, testing and implementation.
  • Prepared status reports and presented project information to QA Managers and Project Leaders.
  • Extensive experience in Unit, Functional, Integration, Regression, GUI, User Acceptance (UAT), Configuration, System Level, Load, Smoke and Stress Testing.
  • Experience writing SQL statements.
  • Proficient in developing . NET applications using C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Web Forms, Windows Forms and Console applications with associated Visual Studio.NET.
  • Extensive experience in database design and programming with Microsoft SQL Server 7/2000.
  • Experienced in XML technologies including XSL, XSLT, DTD/Schema, and XML Parsers (MS DOM and SAX).
  • Knowledge of full software life cycle process (SDLC).
  • Experienced in the following Protocols used in HP Load Runner: HTTP/HTML, SAP, SAPGUI, COM/DCOM, DB2CLI, FTP, Flex, Informix, IMAP, MRDP,ODBC, Oracle(Tier2), Oracle NCA, Oracle Web Application 11i, PeopleSoft Enterprise, POP3,, Siebel web, Simple Mail Protocol(SMP), web(Click and Script), AJEX, Citrex ICA,,Web Services, windows Socket and SOAP.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Automation Tools: Mercury or HP Load Runner 7.2/ 8.1/9.2/ 9.5/11/ /12.50 , HP Quick Test Pro 9.10, Win Runner, 7.x, Rational tools, and HP Diagnostics, and DynaTrace 6.2.

Defect Tracking Tools: Test Director, Quality Center 9.5/10

Languages: C++, C#.Net, VB.Net, PL/SQL,VB Scripts and Java Scripts

Web: ASP, PHP, ASP.Net, Web Services, Perl, UDDI, TOAD

Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, SQL profiler, SQL Analyzer, Microsoft Access, OLEDB,ODBC,DB2,Oracle

Dev. Tools: Visual Studio.NET, Visual Studio 6.0

Middleware: XML, SOAP, COM/DCOM, MTS, Win32 API and GDI

Modeling: Visio, UML, RUP

Big data Analytics: Apache Hadoop, Apache Hive, Apache Sqoop, Hbase and R language, IBM SPSS, Tableau

Automation Environment: HP Load Runner 9.5/11/11.50 , HP Quicktest Pro 9.10/UFT 12,HP Quality Center, HP Performance Center, HP Diagnostic, Agents, Profilers, junit

OS: Windows Vista/ XP/2000/NT/98/95, UNIX, LINUX

Industries: Financials, Insurance, Healthcare, IT Solutions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Application Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Global pharmacy systems.
  • Analyzed both applications to build an application performance profile for all critical, user impacting transactions using Dynatrace 6.1/6.2.
  • Worked with the IT team to instrument the business transactions identified in the application performance profile in Dyantrace 6.1/6.2.
  • Partnered with the developers to optimize transactional performance features (response time and throughput) in both development and performance testing environments to establish predictive performance baselines using LoadRunner 12.50 and Dynatrace 6.2.
  • Worked with the extended teams to optimize system infrastructure and tune OS, platforms, databases to support targeted application performance benchmarks and objectives.
  • Offered resolution of immediate and longer-term performance issues. This included the complete analysis of perceived performance problems carried through to the quantifiable identification of the root-cause in a multi-tiered environment.
  • Automated significant number of business processes against both ScriptMed and ePostRx using UFT 12.50

Environment: HP LoadRunner 12.50, UFT 12, and Dynatrace 6.2

Confidential

Sr. Test Lead/Subject Matter Expert

Responsibilities:

  • Created load and stress plan for load testing using non-functional requirements.
  • Developed scripts using VuGen and C++ with PeopleSoft Enterprise (Oracle e-Business) protocol for GL, AP, AR, TC, and HR.
  • Set up controller on Oracle on demand site and setup LR Clients all around the world.
  • Wrote use cases for business processes to develop scripts for load and stress testing.
  • Developed test cases, test schedules, test scenarios for load testing and documented the detail of each official load test.
  • Designed real world scenarios for load and performance testing.
  • Analyzed and evaluated load test results and reported to the managers.
  • Identified bottlenecks and reported to project team members and developers.
  • Monitored load test environment, processes and Application Servers through Site Scope.
  • Monitored CPU and memory utilizations on Linux servers on Oracle sites.
  • Recommended IT standards and procedures for load testing process.
  • Worked with developers and team members on different issues identified in the load testing.
  • Issued load test defects in Quality Center and assigned them to the designated developers.
  • Worked with Business Analysts on creating the load test strategies.
  • Developed functions in C++ and incorporated them in Load Runner scripts for enhancements.
  • Added Application Servers monitors to capture performance matrices.
  • Installed all load testing software tools in corporate load testing environment.
  • Executed and analyzed performance tests from Performance Center 9.1.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 9.51/11/11.50 , HP Diagnostics,HP Performance Center 9.1, HP Quality Center, PeopleSoft Enterprise, C/C++, Linux and Oracle.

Sr. Lead Performance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • A Siebel based System.
  • Gathered non-functional requirements (Key Performance indicators, Throughput) for load test Model.
  • Developed scripts using VuGen and C++ with Siebel-Web(Oracle e-Business) protocol.
  • Created load and stress plan for load testing using non-functional requirements.
  • Set up controller on Oracle on demand site and setup LR Clients all around the world.
  • Wrote use cases for business processes to develop scripts for load and stress testing using
  • Developed test cases, test schedules, test scenarios for load testing and documented the detail of each official load test.
  • Desinged real wrold scenarios for load and performance testing.
  • Analyzed and evaluated load test results and reported to the managers.
  • Identified bottlenecks and reported to project team members and developers.
  • Monitored load test environment, processes and Application Servers through Site Scope.
  • Monitored CPU and memory utilizations on Linux servers on Oracle sites.
  • Recommended IT standards and procedures for load testing process.
  • Worked with developers and team members on different issues identified in the load testing.
  • Issued load test defects in Quality Center and assigned them to the designated developers.
  • Worked with Business Analysts on creating the load test strategies.
  • Developed functions in C++ and incorporated them in Load Runner scripts for enhancements.
  • Added Application Servers monitors to capture performance matrices.
  • Installed all load testing software tools in corporate load testing environment.
  • Utilized Toad for data dictionary validation.
  • Executed performance and analyzed tests from Performance Center 9.1.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 9.51/11/11.50 , HP Diagnostics,, DynaTrace. HP Perfomrance Center 9.1,HP Quality Center,PeopleSoft Enterprise, C/C++, Linux and Oracle.

Sr. Lead Performance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered Non-functional requirements for Performance and Capacity planning.
  • Worked with Business Analysts on creating the performance test strategies.
  • Wrote a master performance test plan.
  • Evaluated BI App for Load and Performance testing.
  • Developed scripts against financial management, project performance, project financial management and project budget cost revenue processes in BI using Vugen.
  • Created real world scenarios and executed them in Controller and performance center 9.5.
  • Analyzed the performance test results and have posted on SharePoint for Project owners and stack holders.
  • Worked with on/offsite developers and team members on different issues identified in the load and capacity testing.
  • Issued load test defects in Quality Center and assigned them to the designated developers.
  • Added Application Servers monitors to capture performance matrices.
  • Gave recommendations to on/offsite developers for improvement of tuning and performance improvements.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 11/11.50,HP Diagnostics, DynaTrace, HP Quality Center 10,OBIEE, HTTP/HTML,Oracle, C/C++, AIX and SiteScope

Confidential

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • SAP and web based application for incidents management.
  • Gathered non-functional requirements (Key Performance indicators, Throughput) for load test Model.
  • Created load and stress plan for load testing using non-functional requirements.
  • Developed scripts using VuGen with HTTP, SAP-Web/ SAP-GUI dual and web(Click and Script) protocols
  • Wrote use cases for business processes to develop scripts for load and stress testing using
  • Developed test cases, test schedules, test scenarios for load testing and documented the detail of each official load test.
  • Analyzed and evaluated load test results and reported to the managers.
  • Identified bottlenecks and reported to project team members and developers.
  • Monitored load test environment, processes and Application Servers through Site Scope.
  • Recommended IT standards and procedures for load testing process.
  • Worked with developers and team members on different issues identified in the load testing.
  • Issued load test defects in Quality Center and assigned them to the designated developers.
  • Worked with Business Analysts on creating the load test strategies.
  • Developed QTP scripts and incorporated them in the load test plan for end-to-end response times using GUI vusers, LR vusers and LR controller.
  • Developed functions in C++ and incorporated them in Load Runner scripts for enhancements.
  • Added Application Servers monitors to capture performance matrices.
  • Installed all load testing software tools in corporate load testing environment.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 9.5,HP Diagnostics, DynaTrace HP Quality Center 10,ERP,BW,R/3,ITS, HTTP SAP-GUI/SAP-Web, web(Click and Script), Oracle, N-Tier, Windows 2000,UNIX,viso,UML, C/C++, AIX and SiteScope.

Performance Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • SAP and web based application.
  • Designed and developed performance test cases as per defined non-functional requirements.
  • Developed and automated test scripts using performance test tool HP Load Runner 9.5(Vugen) with HTTP, SAP-Web/ SAP-GUI dual and web(Click and Script) protocols protocols
  • Conducted a wide range of system performance tests and analysis to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and defined nonfunctional requirements.
  • Executed tests according to established plans and scripts.
  • Developed and enhanced performance workload distribution test models as per production transaction mix.
  • Simulated number of concurrent users for load scenarios to determine response times and bottlenecks.
  • Monitored resources and collected metrics during the tests in order to determine the impact of load and stress testing on the infrastructure.
  • Configured SiteScope on Application Servers and clients.
  • Monitored the Application Server performance though Site scope.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.

Environment: HP Load Runner 9.5, HP Quality Center, DynaTrace, HP Diagnostics 10, ERP, R/3, ITS, SAP- GUI/SAP-Web. HTTP/HTML, web (Click and Script), QuickTest 9.5, UML, DB2, N-Tier, Windows 2000, AIX and SiteScope.

Performance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • web based application.
  • Developed scripts based on business use cases with HTTP protocol in Load Runner 9.5
  • Designed, wrote, developed and executed tests for business requirements that are scalable, repeatable and measurable.
  • Utilized technology-based tools for analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Developed and executed project tasks and plans that meet timelines and release requirements.
  • Expertise in designing, coordinating and executing benchmark/performance tests Using Load Runner 9.5
  • Created scenarios for executing various performance tests such as load, performance and reliability testing under load (vusers).
  • Reviewed product documentation and wrote test cases.
  • Generated test data for performance testing.
  • Configured test environments, servers, monitored performance tests and identified application bottlenecks.
  • Identified defects during performance testing and provided solutions to developers to fix and verify.
  • Contributed to the process of system tuning to improve its performance based on performance test results.
  • Automated the performance and scalability test case execution and analysis using automation tools.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.
  • Recoded and replayed utilizing selenium 2.3.0
  • Generated HTML, Ruby scripts utilizing selenium 2.3.0
  • Performed unit testing utilizing selenium 2.3.0

Environment: HP Load Runner 9.5, HP Quality Center 10, CRM, R/3, ITS, SAP- GUI/SAP-Web, Summit, web(Click and Script),N-Tier, Diagnostics and Diagnostics Tools,, Http/HTML, DB2,Windows2000 and UNIX.

Performance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • A web based application.
  • Created repeatable load testing processes that can be used for all of the enterprise core services onshore and offshore.
  • Developed fundamental system load testing strategies that will ensure that all areas of a project and/or task are addressed and the delivered application will perform within acceptable standards.
  • Developed scripts based on business use cases with HTTP protocol in Load Runner 9.5
  • Integrated internal efforts and requirements with external partners.
  • Established methodologies that provide results for future operational management of the production applications.
  • Worked with application service team members to understand service requirements and future needs.
  • Researched and evaluated new products and technologies that enhance and improve services offered by onsite and offsite.
  • Participated in the continuous improvement of standards and delivery processes for the database services area specific to load testing.
  • Created planning, design, and load testing documents of application services.
  • Reviewed and assisted throughout the SDLC to ensure adherence to standards and the delivery of quality results.
  • Maintained project and task level of effort (LOE) estimates and schedules for the project responsibility.
  • Participated in project application development meetings to prepare for all system load testing needs.
  • Worked with development team to identify and resolve defects.
  • Defined work assignments, resource requirements, and maintained work breakdown structures (WBS).
  • Maintained a repository of scripts that can be repeatedly used for system applications.
  • Provided in-depth technical expertise on projects, tasks, and support efforts.
  • Worked with the various service teams to ensure quality of load testing and performance tuning of applications and systems before implementation into production.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.

Environment: LoadRunner 9.5, HP Quality Center 9.2, Http/HTML, XML Spy, UML.DB2, Diagnostic and Diagnostic Tools, Windows 2000 and UNIX.

Performance Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • An electronic policy system.
  • Defined requirements of the STL test environment.
  • Validated the high-level plan and requirements.
  • Developed detail strategy plan for stress and load test.
  • Trained internal Junior Performance Testers on setup of any specialized tools (e.g. Load Runner) needed for STL testing.
  • Worked closely with developers to resolve defects and improve performance of the system.
  • Developed and tested the test scripts and analyzed the results of load tests.
  • Developed and tested the detailed test scenarios.
  • Worked with Basis team on development of the monitoring and analysis strategy.
  • Developed the data requirements.
  • Oversight of the execution phase and coached the Basis team on execution of test scenarios.
  • Summarization and reporting of results, findings and recommendations.
  • Consulted on overall methodology.
  • Installed the application on clients, and set up the client and Server tiers on Application Servers.
  • Monitored the Server performance application under stress and reported the results to managers.
  • Developed procedures in QuickTest Pro and executed from Load Runner 9.5 Controller with LR Scripts on both GUI and vugen vusers.

Environment: HP Load Runner 9.2,HP Quality Center 9.2, Diagnostic and Diagnostic Tools, QuickTest Pro 9.2,Http/HTML,SOAP, XML, Spy, UML, J2EE, DB2,. NET, Windows 2000 and UNIX.

Confidential

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • A web based application.
  • Worked with our Professional Services group to continually evaluate our requirements, approach, and methodology surrounding performance testing in order to best prepare our applications for real-world production deployment.
  • Created test approach documents suitable for sharing both inside and outside the company.
  • Used Mercury LoadRunner and other tools as appropriate to develop, maintain, and execute performance test scripts.
  • Tested applications to verify that software meets or exceeds performance specifications and standards.
  • Provided leadership and recommendations on tuning WebSphere (tune or work with others in tuning DB2, AIX, and other 3rd-party products as-needed).
  • Performed initial triage of performance issues encountered during testing and made suggestions for performance improvements to the development, DBA, and other teams.
  • Worked closely with development team to troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct performance issues.
  • Used industry standard performance profiling tools to identify the source of memory leaks, inefficient SQL, and redundant operations.
  • Automated the business process using HP Load Runner 8.1.
  • Created scenarios and executed them in peak business hours.
  • Analyzed the results and reported them to the mangers.
  • Participated in operability testing activities regarding monitoring and tuning of the application, environment, database, operating system, and/or 3rd party software.
  • Prepared test results and hardware sizing models for release worldwide both inside and outside the organization.
  • Worked closely with Professional Services to accurately determine the hardware requirements for customers.
  • Supported development of training materials and train-the-trainer courses for corporate IT Quality Assurance and standards processes.
  • Wrote procedures for different business processes in QuickTest.
  • Executed the above procedures for regression tests from Quality Center.
  • Maintained SiteScope Server and wrote scripts for capturing matrices.

Environment: Mercury Load Runner 8.1,Test Director, Diagnostic Tools, QuickTest Pro 8.2, Http/HTML, XML Spy, UML, J2EE, DB2, .NET, Windows 2000 and WebSphere.

Confidential

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • A web based application.
  • Gathered non-functional requirements for load testing.
  • Managed the performance testing of a complex Internet application.
  • Developed scripts for business processes using Vugen.
  • Prepared complex testing and performance test reporting documentation.
  • Developed a comprehensive system and test strategy plans considering risk and cost of testing.
  • Executed tests, analyzed results and reported to developers.

Environment: LoadRunner 8.1, Diagnostic and Diagnostic Tools, Test Director, Web Services, XML Spy, UML, J2EE, DB2, Mainframe,.NET, SQL Server 2005,Windows 2000 and UNIX.

Confidential

Sr.Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • A Client Server based application.
  • Used com/dcom protocol for this assignment.
  • Validated the high-level plan for load testing.
  • Conducted offshore and onshore planning and designing strategies.
  • Created Master Plan for load and performance testing.
  • Developed use cases for stress and load test.
  • Defined non-functional requirements of the STL test environment.
  • Coached internal staff on setup of any specialize tools (e.g. Load Runner) needed for STL testing.
  • Developed and tested the test Scripts using Com/Dcom and Citrix in HP Load Runner 8.1.
  • Developed and tested the detailed test scenarios.
  • Worked as a Team Lead on development of the monitoring and analysis strategy.
  • Developed the data requirements.
  • Oversight of the execution phase and coached the Basis team on execution of test scenarios.
  • Analyzed results and reported to the higher level management.
  • Monitored tests in J2EE diagnostic tools (Probes).
  • Monitored application server performance under load through sitescope consulting on overall methodology.
  • Configured application and automation software.
  • Wrote procedures for different business processes in QTP.
  • Executed the above procedures for regression tests.

Environment: Mercury Load Runner 8.1,Test Director, Diagnostic and Diagnostic Tools, QuickTest 8.2, Com/Dcom XML Spy, UML,SQL Server,.NET, Windows 2000, Linux, AIX.

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