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Performance Architect Resume

PROFILE SUMMARY:

  • 11+ years of Total QA Testing experience in IT/Consulting on Performance Testing/Engineering with most recent role served as a Performance Architect with Aurea Software.
  • Managed Non Functional Testing/QA teams inclusive of Performance Engineers, Consultants, Business Analysts at both Onshore and Offshore levels under tough deadlines with a track record of motivating and developing team players/leaders.
  • Partnered with leaders across Business units in shaping business strategy and established Performance Testing Center of Excellence to enhance quality and productivity.
  • Driven innovation and knowledge management initiatives. Responsible for work effort estimation, employee engagement and work prioritization.
  • Have experience in Pre - Sales activities - Respond to RFP’s, Solution and Proposal preparation, Costing, Customer engagement and Capability presentation.
  • Have been part of Confidential Team and actively engaged in providing Proof of Concept works for various customers on Confidential Performance Testing tools, methodologies and new enhancements.
  • Well versed in Agile Scrum/Waterfall/Kanban/ Software As a Service (SAAS)/ Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Frameworks with elaborate implementation and with primary focus on optimizing Customer’s cost of approach and invaluable time effectively.
  • Have extensive experience in Performance Testing using Confidential tools such as Confidential ALM Performance Center, Confidential Load Runner, Confidential SiteScope and Confidential Diagnostics.
  • Have experience in non- Confidential Performance Testing/Monitoring tools such as JMETER, APM Dynatrace, NewRelic, Log Monitoring using ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana), Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation and HTTP Debugger Pro.
  • Certified in industry standard Performance Testing tools such as Confidential ASE - Load Runner v11, Confidential ATP - Performance Center v11 and Confidential AIS-Load Runner v11 and Confidential Sitescope v11.x.
  • Certified by Indian Testing Board for completing ISTQB Foundation Level in April 2007 and completed HP Quality Center in April 2010.
  • Have experience across multiple domains such as Banking Finance, Telecom, Automobile, Insurance and Investment Banking and Products.

TECHNICAL EXPOSURE:

Performance Testing Tools: Confidential ALM Performance Center 12.x/11.x/10.x/9.x Confidential Load Runner 12.x/11.x/10.x/9.x, JMeter

Monitoring Tools: Confidential Sitescope 9.x/11x, Diagnostics 8.x/9.x, APM Dynatrace 6.1, New Relic, D Confidential dog, Sumo Logic Search, Log Monitoring Web Tool (ELK) - ElasticSearch, LogStash and Kibana, HTTP debugger Pro, HTTP Watch, Fiddler, Java VisualVM

REST/API Automation Tools: SoapUI, Postman

Test Management Tools: ALM 12.x/11.x, HP Quality Center, Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation, Jira, Version One, Rally

Configuration Management Tools: Service Virtualization 3.0, Confidential Network Virtualization/Shunra, Jenkins, GitHub,UNIX (Putty)

Database Tools: SQL Server, Toad

Operating System: Windows, Unix

Languages: C, Java, JavaScript, VBScript, HTML, SQL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Performance Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Currently working as a Performance Test Architect with Aurea Centralized Performance Testing team
  • Primary role was to review quarterly engagements, setup orders for Performance testing of various products within Aurea, review the Non-functional requirements and even educate the Product teams on what would be the requirements and scenarios that should undergo Performance testing.
  • Allocate and Review workorders to all Individual Contributors (Performance Testers) within the Performance team which also included overseeing their work and effort.
  • Provide Product teams with work estimation, guidance in terms of Performance testing processes and solutions. Also work on various Proof Of Concept (POC) efforts to see for new performance testing avenues and initiatives.
  • Create/Validate/Review Performance Test Plan, Test Scripts (using Jmeter) based on NFRs.
  • Create and validate scripts, execute load, stress and endurance test as per the approved Test Plan, generate Test Analysis report and submit the Test Completion Report using the Jmeter servers (Master/Slaves) and Blazemeter.
  • Used NewRelic, ELK, Java VisualVM, Fiddler, Chrome developer, etc monitoring tools for various client servers monitoring needs and have provided Performance improvement recommendations for any bottlenecks encountered in client infrastructure using these tools.
  • Provided a solution to customers, automating the complete Performance testing suite by implementing CI/CD tools (Jenkins) with Github and Jmeter which aligned to regular build release.
  • Continuously worked on various Performance tuning exercises on JVM, Garbage Collection and Load Balancing techniques.

Confidential

Performance Testing/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Currently working as a Sr. Performance Testing Lead in Single/Multi Family and Capital Market domains of Confidential project since September, 2014.
  • Role in the current project is to implement Confidential Performance Testing Best practices while providing guiding knowledge/solutions to client on multiple projects with the use of Confidential ALM Performance Testing tools and lead the onshore Confidential team towards customer work s in timely and effectively.
  • Currently managing Confidential Onshore team at client and provide Client with detailed approach for optimizing costs and usage of work resources optimizing Client’s Cost of Approach and time.
  • Have provided various Proof of Concept efforts for new enhancements in Confidential Performance testing tools and methodologies for the current Client wherein successfully increasing revenue margin’s for Confidential with upsell of tool and it’s licensing along with increased resource footprint.
  • Have successfully implemented Confidential Network Virtualization and working knowledge along with detailed report to customer which created an upsell business of 1000 user licenses for Confidential .
  • Create work orders and provide detailed estimation on work to be accomplished with end to end performance testing processes based on client Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs).
  • Create/Validate/Review Performance Test Plan, Test Scripts (using protocols such as HTTP/HTML, TruClient, RDP, Java VUser, Web Services, Citrix ICA, etc) based on NFRs.
  • Create and validate scripts, execute load, stress and endurance test as per the approved Test Plan, generate Test Analysis report and submit the Test Completion Report using the ALM Performance Center 12.53 suite.
  • Have implemented and used Confidential Sitescope and APM Dynatrace monitoring tools for various client servers monitoring needs and have provided remediation rules for any bottlenecks encountered in client infrastructure using these tools.
  • Provide Performance improvement recommendations from the AWR report provided by DBAs and even have used various open source Garbage Collections tools to validate the memory allocation and usage behavior in client infrastructures.

Confidential

Performance Testing

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Performance Test Lead in Card/Bank & Digital Mobile domains of Confidential project since December, 2011 and at client site (Richmond, Virginia) from April, 2013 till August 2014.
  • Worked with client to identify/gather NFRs, create work orders/estimations absed on Confidential Performance Testing best practices.
  • Create/modify/review Performance Test Strategy as per NFRs.
  • Represented Performance Testing projects in daily agile stand-up meetings.
  • Created and validated Test scripts, executed load, stress and endurance test as per the approved Test Plan, generated Test Analysis report and submitted the Test Completion Report.
  • Worked on tools like HP ALM 11.x, HP Loadrunner ver 9.x and 11.x, HP Sitescope, HP Diagnostics, Version One and HP Service Virtualization tools.
  • Organized daily discussions with offshore team to allocate work packages and sent daily status report to client for review and approval.
  • Have worked with Confidential team where I was involved in providing POC(Proof of Concept) work for new versions of ALM tool suite and creating test suite for HP Performance Testing exams(ex- HP0-M48,49 & 99)
  • Have been working actively in providing RFPs (Request For Proposal) and Risk Assessment for implementing Performance Testing tools/processes for prospective clients of Confidential .
  • Manage recruiting, employee relations, 3rd party vendor management, resource recognition and retention.

Confidential

Performance Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Formal reviews of Test Plan, Identifying Test Scenarios and Creating Test Cases based on the Business/Functional requirements in discussion with team members and onshore coordinators
  • Based on the client NFRs create/modify Performance Test Plan and requirement Traceability Matrix of all required business flows.
  • Performed Formal reviews of the requirement and design documents found issues and tracked them to closure and maintain Traceability Matrix (Tracing the requirements with test scenarios and test cases).
  • Created Test Scripts using HP Vugen.
  • Peer Review of Test Scenarios and Test cases for completeness and correctness.
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries using Toad and also validated the correctness of the SQL Queries.
  • Used Confidential AMC Manager (Billing application) product for running billing for postpaid/prepaid subscribers of Confidential .
  • Provided status on test efforts on a weekly basis.
  • Identified Performance Counters (KPI’s) to be used during the test in the project taking into account the Client d Confidential and requirement and analyzed those counters.
  • Executed Load and Soak tests for the business scenarios using HP Controller.
  • Monitoring the Test run in HP Diagnostics and HP Sitescope for any possible issues.
  • Analyzed the Test Results using HP Analysis and created Detailed Test Report.
  • Participated in daily Conference Calls with Onshore Coordinators and Developers regarding the fixes, project updates, etc.

Confidential

Performance Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Formal reviews of Test Plan, Identifying Test Scenarios and Creating Test Cases based on the Business/Functional requirements in discussion with team members and onshore coordinators
  • Based on the Test Plan and requirement Traceability Matrix performed Performance testing of all the required business flows.
  • Maintaining complete status and documentation of all test cases in HP QC.
  • Perform Formal reviews of the requirement and design documents found issues and tracked them to closure and maintain Traceability Matrix (Tracing the requirements with test scenarios and test cases).
  • Created Test Scripts using HP Vugen.
  • Peer Review of Test Scenarios and Test cases for completeness and correctness.
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries using Toad and also validated the correctness of the SQL Queries.
  • Used Confidential AMC Manager (Billing application) product for running billing for postpaid/prepaid subscribers of Confidential .
  • Provided status on test efforts on a weekly basis.
  • Identified Performance Counters (KPI’s) to be used during the test in the project taking into account the Client d Confidential and requirement and analyzed those counters.
  • Executed Load and Soak tests of business scenarios using HP Controller.
  • Analyzed the Test Results using HP Analysis and created Detailed Test report.
  • Participated in daily Conference Calls with Client and Developers regarding the fixes, project updates etc

Confidential

Performance Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Created/Reviewed Performance Test Plan, Identified Test Scenarios and Created Test Cases based on the Business/Functional requirements through a Business and Test process Planning Meeting in discussion with clients and team members.
  • Performed Formal reviews of the requirement and design documents found issues and tracked them to closure and maintain Traceability Matrix (Tracing the requirements with test scenarios and test cases).
  • Peer Review of Performance Test Scenarios and Test cases for completeness and correctness.
  • Identifying the Manual Test Cases to be automated.
  • Log Defects using QC by following standard testing methodologies and guidelines.
  • Performed end to end Performance testing activities and automated the regression test cases identified.
  • Identified Performance Counters (KPI’s) to be used in HP Site Scope in the project taking into account the Client d Confidential and requirement and analyzed those counters.
  • Planned Test Execution phases and Test Scenarios with direct discussion with the client team.
  • Used the HTTP Debugger Pro Technical Testing Tool to analyze the d Confidential compressions of the outgoing and incoming d Confidential from various servers.
  • Created reports based on the results, analyzed them and presented the reports before the client which was duly appreciated as the Testing Phases were complex.
  • Received appreciations for minimizing the effort for searching for KPI/Performance counters needed for a particular application by creating a d Confidential base and creating queries in Microsoft Access which reduced the effort considerably.
  • Was recognized by customer for taking up the initiative in setting up the Offshore testing team and setup the process for Testing Center Of Excellence.

Confidential

Performance Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Review of Test Plan, Identifying Test Scenarios and Creating Test Cases based on the Business/Functional requirements through a Confidential Planning Meeting in discussion with clients and team members.
  • Based on the Test Plan and requirement Traceability Matrix performed Functional/Manual testing of all the required business flows.
  • Maintaining complete status and documentation of all test cases in HP QC.
  • Peer Review of Test Scenarios and Test cases for completeness and correctness.
  • Execute Regression/SIT (System Integration) Test Scripts using VSTF in Windows 2003 platform.
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries using SQL Server and also validated the correctness of the SQL Queries.
  • Log Defects using VSTS by following standard testing guidelines.
  • Participated in Calls directly with Clients and Developers regarding the fixes, project updates in Microsoft etc.
  • Performed Web Testing and Load Testing.
  • Performed Performance Testing taking into account some important counters using VSTS and Perfmon tool.
  • Conducted a Knowledge Sharing Session on Performance Counters analysis to the entire Team which was appreciated considering the importance to project.
  • Major s include appreciation mails from client and being the “Star Of The Month” being ed for the effort applied in testing the components.

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