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Performance Tester Resume

Lincoln, RI

SUMMARY:

  • Over eight years of extensive experience in software Quality Assurance and Performance testing utilizing HP Load Runner tool, Quality Center, Quick Test Pro, HP Performance Center,WinRunner.
  • Proficient in creation of the Test Scripts and Test Scenario’s using HP Load Runner.
  • Strong in analyzing Business Requirements and Functional Specifications, identifying Test Scenarios, developing and executing Test Cases and responsible in performance testing, debugging, executing, analyzing Complex applications.
  • Checked for Network Bottlenecks using Network Delay Time and Vuser Graphs.
  • Monitored Web servers, Application Servers, Network and DB layer using Perfmon, Dynatrace, HP Diagnostics, Profiler and Java Diagnostics.
  • Hands on Experience with System Performance Testing Methodologies like stress, endurance testing
  • Worked with Agile project development lifecycle in different cross - functional teams.
  • Experience in writing Test cases, Test Plans, defining Test Scenarios, developing and maintaining Test Scripts based on business and functional requirements.
  • Used Manual Testing tools like HTTP Watch, Fiddler to check the Response times with single user on system.
  • Good experience in JavaScript writing. Assess manual test coverage and plan and coordinate the creation of automated tests (web UI, REST API, proprietary API)
  • Good hands on JAVA and understanding Data Structures in Java.
  • Worked intensively in Agile methodology.
  • Expertise in both Manual and Automated Testing using HP tools like ALM.
  • Experienced in Functionality testing, Black Box Testing, System testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, User acceptance Testing, Ad-Hoc Testing, Performance testing, and Stress Testing.
  • Experience in implementing Client/Server and Web Applications developed on Java, JSP, JavaScript, VBScript, HTML, XML, .net and JUnit.
  • Experience in Test Automation using QTP on Web Based Applications.
  • Creating the Scripts to meet load-testing requirements according to the SLA (Service Level Agreement) agreed upon.
  • Excellent Knowledge of programming languages like C, C++, Java, SQL, debug and execute HP Load Runner scripts .
  • Proficient in functional, negative, regression, system integration (SIT), acceptance (UAT), load/performance, security (Authorization Testing, Access Control Testing and Encryption and Decryption), browser compatibility, and performance testing.
  • Strong experience in Load Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Functionality Testing and Performance testing of Web based, Client/Server, Data Warehousing applications in Windows, UNIX Environments.
  • Extensive experience in Manual and Automated testing of applications developed on Windows environment.
  • In Order to check the response time with single user on a system, used HTTP Watch, Fiddler testing tools
  • Changed the runtime settings and performed load rate calculation that includes setting up think time, pacing, selecting number of Vuser, number of iterations and number of transactions.
  • Expertise in developing Performance Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Scenarios, Test Scripts Use Case and Traceability Matrix.
  • Hands on experience in handling different protocols like web (HTTP/HTML), AJAX True Client, Web Services, SAP, Winsock, Citrix Protocols.
  • Skilled in debugging and adjusting scripts by running in VuGen with runtime settings logs set to display all messages.
  • According to the SLA (Service Level Agreement), created the scripts to meet load-testing requirements.
  • Experienced in enhancing the Vugen scripts Correlation techniques, Parameterization and Synchronizations.
  • Exposure to various LoadRunner functions used by VUser generator for scripting.
  • Skilled in debugging and adjusting scripts by running in VuGen with Runtime Settings logs set to display all messages.
  • Proficient in plotting and implementing scenarios and loading Load Runner scripts into a controller.
  • Experienced in Handling in 1300 VUsers in Test.
  • Had Experience in Running Single User Test, Load Test, Capacity Test and Stress Test.
  • Performed result analysis using online monitors and graphs using Load Runner.
  • Measured Response times at sub transaction levels at web, App servers and database server levels by using Optimal Application expert, highly concentrated on Transactions per sec during testing.
  • Analyzed the test results TPS, Hits/second, Transaction response time, CPU utilization using Load Runner Analysis, various monitoring tools and prepared Test Reports.
  • Monitors and captures system metrics to indicate trends in performance growth & recurring problems.
  • Worked with bug report generation and defect tracking
  • Checked for Network Bottlenecks using Network Delay Time and VUser Graphs.
  • Have experience with different load testing tools and monitoring like LoadRunner, Quality Center, Performance Center, HP Openview, Wily Introscope, Splunk, and Perfmon.
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills with ability to work in a team as well as individually in fast paced, dynamic team environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Strategies: System Integration, Regression, Functional, Smoke and Black Box.

Scripting Languages: VB Script, Java Script.

Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, AIX.

Testing Tools: Load Runner, JIRA Bug Tracking Tool, Quality Center, QTP, Performance CenterJmeter, Web load Quick Testpro

Workflow Tools: MSWord, MSExcel, MS: PowerPoint, MS-Visio, MS-Outlook and IBM-Lotus Notes.

Web/ Application Servers: MS IIS, Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, Web Logic

Monitoring Tools: Wily Introscope, Sitescope, HP Diagnostics, PerfMon, Dynatrace and Splunk

Operating Systems: Windows 98, 2000, 2003 server, XP, UNIX, AIX, HP-UX 11.23, SOLARIS 10.x

Databases: Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g, SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012/2014, DB2 8.x

Other Tools: TOAD, SQL Loader.

Languages: SQL, PL/SQL, C, C++, HTML, JAVA, XHTML, XML.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Lincoln, RI

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing Performance testing strategy, Performance Testing Plan based on the business specifications requirements and user requirements.
  • Created Vuser scripts with VuGen and enhanced them with correlation, parameterization, check points, and user-defined functions as well as LoadRunner functions.
  • Created different Scenarios in Controller for different types of tests.
  • Calculated pacing by gathering requirements from previous release.
  • Created scripts and executed load tests using Load Runner.
  • Worked on web services protocol.
  • Used HTTP Watch to do Manual Testing of the flow to check the response time with single user on the system.
  • Performed capacity testing on the Enhancements by using the Schedule by Group in Controller.
  • Executed various tests like Load Test, Capacity Test.
  • Involved in testing of the application manually and tested the design and functionality of the application.
  • Performed testing with Single user, Medium Load and Full Load and analyzed the system response.
  • Successful execution of Planned Performance tests in given Timeline, preparing Analysis and Monitoring reports.
  • Worked on Unix Environment for creating data files, monitoring the logs on application servers and web servers.
  • Analyzed the Transaction Summary Report and graphs generated in a Load Runner Analysis session.
  • Expert in finding performance bottlenecks both in client side and server side and making recommendations for Performance Profiling or Tuning.
  • Experienced in Analyzing test results and providing necessary recommendations to the application team.
  • Responsible for monitoring CPU utilization, Thread count, Response time, session count, GC heap analysis.
  • Analyzed various graphs including Database Resource Graphs, Network Monitor, Graphs, Error Graphs, Transaction Graphs and Web Server Resource Graphs.
  • Analyzed the LoadRunner reports to calculate Response time and Transactions per Second.
  • Monitored system resources such as CPU Usage % of Memory Occupied VM Stat I/O Stat.
  • Used Splunk to Monitor long running transactions.
  • Interacted with developers during testing for identifying memory leaks, fixing bugs and for optimizing server settings at web, application and database levels.
  • Developed weekly reports of Performance data and metrics.
  • Prepared the test data for the tests by using unix commands in Putty.
  • Conducted meetings with developers, application team, business team to analyze the defects evaluate the test executions
  • Actively participated in Defect Review meetings daily and provided weekly management status reports and coordinated meetings between test team and development team to review defects.

Environment: Load Runner 12.53, Quality center, MS Office Tools, Microsoft SQL 2012/2014, Nmon, Splunk

Confidential, Bloomsburg, PA

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed System or Business requirements and identified the Test scenarios based on requirements and involved in preparation of Templates for Test cases.
  • Responsible for developing Performance testing strategy, Performance Testing Plan based on the business specifications requirements and user requirements.
  • AWS Infrastructure setup Web Server, App Server and DB Server.
  • Hands on experience in a Linux environment with Apache Tomcat on Amazon AWS.
  • Involved in testing of the application manually and tested the design and functionality of the application.
  • REST API calls to fetch and create test data and to interact with Sauce Labs' AP.
  • Created scripts and executed load tests using Load Runner.
  • Worked on web (HTTP/HTML) protocol.
  • Created and Maintained Server side Integration Test using Python and Selenium Web driver.
  • Developed Vugen scripts and enhanced the basic script by adding Custom code.
  • Prepared data for Parameterization of the values in the scripts for multiple scenarios by querying the Oracle data.
  • Introduced rendezvous points in the script for stressing the application for specific transactions.
  • Responsible for developing baseline Scenarios and Load Testing Harnesses for load/performance testing of the application.
  • Performed testing with Single user, Medium Load and Full Load and analyzed the system response.
  • Executed Load, Stress and Endurance testing to simulate a process, which allowed using more than 759 virtual users.
  • Responsible for performance monitoring and analysis of response time & memory leaks using throughput graphs.
  • Experienced in developing automation scripts using TestNG.
  • Experienced in running framework using TestNG Suite in various browsers.
  • Converting test case into automation scripts using TestNG.
  • Gathering requirements and delivering to Offshore as part of On & Offshore model
  • Successful execution of Planned Performance tests in given Timeline, preparing Analysis and Monitoring reports
  • Worked for defect resolution for the assigned applications.
  • Worked on Unix Environment for creating data files, monitoring and troubleshooting issues.
  • Experienced in Analyzing test results and providing necessary recommendations to the application team
  • Raised defects in Quality Center for the application related issues observed during the test
  • Analyzed AWR reports and provided necessary recommendations to DBA ’s & Application teams
  • Working closely with developers to find the root cause of failures
  • Analyzing the graphs and coordinating with DBA ’s and Network administrators to ensure Optimum performance.
  • Analyzed the LoadRunner reports to calculate Response time and Transactions per Second.
  • Monitored system resources such as CPU Usage % of Memory Occupied VM Stat I/O Stat.
  • Captured Java threads and Exceptions in the application logs for analysis.
  • Identified long running transactions and traced them in Transaction tracing in Wily Introscope.
  • Responsible for monitoring CPU utilization, Thread count, Response time, session count, GC heap analysis.
  • Analyzed various graphs including Database Resource Graphs, Network Monitor Graphs, User Graphs, Error Graphs, Transaction Graphs and Web Server Resource Graphs.
  • Developed weekly reports of Performance data and metrics.
  • Created performance narrative documents.
  • Participated in defects meeting to discuss the bottlenecks and long running queries.
  • Involved in walkthroughs and meetings with Performance team to discuss related issues.

Environment: Load Runner 12.53, Quality center11.05, Java, Web Sphere, Oracle Apps, XML, QTP11.05, Rally, Jenkins, .net, Java/J2EE & Windows.

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in gathering and analyzing of business requirements along with developing testing strategy in various clients.
  • Developed Performance Testing Plan, Performance Testing Strategy based on the business specifications requirements and user requirements and prepared Close out Document and Executive level summary.
  • Manual tested the requirements using Fiddler to verify Response Time of the single user on the system.
  • Created Load Runner scripts with Web (HTTP/HTML) and Web Services protocols based on the user workflow.
  • Testscripts development in VuGen and modifying scripts with required Correlations, Parameterization, logic, think times, iterations, pacing, logging options and ps.
  • Created the load test scenarios using Load Runner Controller from scratch, which includes Creating the VuGen Scripts and Assigning Vuser for each script.
  • Performance/ Load testing using HP ALM Performance center 12.1 & 12.5
  • Performance testing of customer end applications using Neoload 5.1
  • Monitoring and bottleneck analysis using Dynatrace and Wily Introscope
  • Good expertise in development of Scripts using various protocols like Web (HTTP/HTML ), Ajax TruClient , WebServices and Citrix protocols
  • Developed Web (HTTP/HTML) & Truclient scripts using HP Loadrunner 12.0 & 12.5
  • Had Performed Stress Test using 1300 virtual users.
  • Analyzed IBM Rational Performance Tester on-line graphs and reports to check where performance delays occurred, network or client delays, CPU performance, I/O delays, database locking, or other issues at the database server.
  • Defined transactions to measure server Performance under load by creating rendezvous points to simulate heavy load on the server.
  • Testing AJAX web site application, implementing Selenium testing platform and using test scripts with Eclipse IDE .
  • Writing Selenium scripts, using JUnit and Selenium RC for automated testing.
  • Developed and maintained release acceptance tests using Selenium IDE , JUnit , and Eclipse IDE .
  • Analyzed the Transaction Summary Report and graphs generated in a Load Runner Analysis session.
  • Monitored different graphs like transaction response time and analyzed server performance status, hits per second, throughput, windows resources, database server resources.
  • Expert in finding performance bottlenecks both in client side and server side and making recommendations for Performance Profiling or Tuning.
  • Identified Performance issues using Load test results using LoadRunner Analysis and online monitors.
  • Experience in Monitoring Server Performance using Wily Introscope.
  • Used Splunk to Monitor long running transactions.
  • Validated data by writing SQL Queries on different Environments.
  • Maintained defects in Rally and participated in defect triage meetings.
  • Interacted with developers during testing for identifying memory leaks, fixing bugs and for optimizing server settings at web, application and database levels.
  • Co-ordinated meeting for determining production readiness of applications and Involved in Project meetings and interacted to other team members to resolve the problems.

Environment: Quality Center, Load Runner 12.00, C, C#, .Net, MS Office Tools, JMeter, Microsoft SQL 2012/2014, Splunk .

Confidential, Monroe, MI

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Producing and maintaining test specifications and functional test cases by analyzing business requirements documents provided by the client.
  • Involved in developing Performance QA strategy and in writing and implementation of the test plan and various test cases.
  • Used HTTP Watch to do Manual Testing of the flow to check the response time with single user on the system.
  • Created Vuser scripts with VuGen and enhanced them with correlation, parameterization, check points, and user-defined functions as well as LoadRunner functions.
  • Created different Scenarios in Controller for different types of tests.
  • Calculated pacing by gathering requirements from previous release.
  • Performed capacity testing on the Enhancements by using the Schedule by Group in Controller.
  • Executed various tests like Single User Test, Load Test, Capacity Test.
  • Experienced in handling of Vusers more than 1000 in load tests.
  • Worked on Throughput, Hits per seconds, Network delays, latency, and capacity measurements and reliability tests on multi - layer architecture.
  • Scheduling the scenarios using the Load Runner's Controller and analyzing the results using Analyzer.
  • Performed smoke testing by checking the build release from the developers.
  • Performed Regression testing after logging defects.
  • Involved in database testing by writing SQL queries and using data base functions for automation.
  • Worked on Throughput, Hits per seconds, Network delays, latency, and capacity measurements and reliability tests of on multi - layer architecture.
  • Monitored Server Performance using Perfmon.
  • Used Hp Openview to monitor Resource Utilization on servers for the test run duration.
  • Involved in scalability and bottleneck testing of application.
  • Ability to diagnose Web/App server performance issues/troubleshooting using Load Runner Java Diagnostics/Deep Diagnostics.
  • Actively participated in Defect Review meetings daily and provided weekly management status reports and coordinated meetings between test team and development team to review defects.
  • Worked with developers, business and release managers in bug fix issues and in meeting project deadlines.

Environment: Java, Load Runner 11.5, Quality Center, Oracle, Windows 7, MS Office 2007, Agile, WebSphere, Toad, Oracle, SQL, HP Open View.

Confidential

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with the Business Analyst and application teams to discuss the performance requirements and load test strategy.
  • Developed the performance Test Plans and Load Test Strategies.
  • Developed scripts using Web (HTTP/HTML), AJAX True Client, Web Services using Load Runner Vugen.
  • Handled Dynamic Values in scripts by correlation and inserted functions in scripts to handle the business requirements.
  • Analyzed Load pattern and created test scenarios to emulate the real-life stress conditions.
  • Created different Scenarios in controller by adjusting pacing and think time in Runtime Settings as per requirements.
  • Extensively used Controller to perform and execute Baseline, Ramp-Up, Endurance, and Stress test cycles.
  • Analyzed the Summary Report and graphs generated in a LoadRunner Analysis session
  • Monitored different graphs like transaction response time and analyzed server performance status, hits per second, throughput, windows resources and database server resources using LoadRunner Analysis.
  • Converted Perfmon Blgs into CSV files and Imported into LoadRunner Analysis to check Resource Utilization.
  • Participated and Interacted with Developers and Team Leads to report long running transactions.
  • Created Test Metrics, Bug Database and generated weekly reports for senior management.
  • Conducted meetings with developers, application team, business team to analyze the defects evaluate the test executions
  • Involved in the decision making with the management for final applications releases.

Environment: JAVA, J2EE, WebSphere, Apache, IHS, HTML, RUP, ETL, Load Runner 11.50, Quality center, PerfMon.

Confidential

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered requirements from subject matter experts and business stakeholders to create user stories in Rally.
  • Coordinated with Functional Teams to Identify the Business Process to be Performance Tested
  • Created Test Cases in Rally, and developed Test Plan.
  • Created Vugen scripts based on the requirements.
  • Had Run Tests using Load runner controller and Performance center.
  • Experience handling of Vusers more than 350 in load tests.
  • Had run Soak Test to see system behavior.
  • Wrote SQL queries to access the data from the database tables to ensure data integrity.
  • Analyzed Test Results and identified transactions with high response time greater than SLA and reported to team.
  • Coordinated with Technical Teams to monitor CPU Utilization and Memory usage.
  • Attended daily scrum meetings for agile projects.
  • Reported defects to the development team and performed regression testing once fixed.
  • Worked directly with the Project Managers to communicate the status of testing along with issues and risks of the project.

Environment: Java, Quick Test Professional, Mercury Quality Center, Oracle, Windows 2000, MS Office 2007, LoadRunner 11.00, Performance Center

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