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Performance Engineering Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 11+ years of progressively responsible experience, with Certified Software Tester (CSTE), in Quality Assurance and Testing of Web, Client - Server and N-Tiered applications in Pharma, Automotive, Banking, Insurance and eCommerce domains on multi-platform environments.
  • 8+ years of experience as a Quality Analyst and Team Lead, and also worked collaboratively in an Onsite-Offshore business model.
  • Having proven experience in effective Manual and Automation testing methodologies along with promoting industry standard QA principles & Technologies.
  • Have worked on projects that adopted various software development life cycles (SDLC) viz., Waterfall, V-Model, Continuous Integration, Agile, SCRUM and Spiral, and articulate in dealing with all levels of management, peers and diverse clientele in the IT industry.
  • Proficient in analyzing Product Requirements, Use-Cases, Design and Technical specifications.
  • Specialized in preparing and executing software Test Plans, Test Strategy, Effort Estimations, Test Cases, Test Scenarios and Test Scripts.
  • Strong skills in planning and executing Functional Testing and Performance Testing.
  • Proficient with various techniques of Functional Testing viz., System Testing, Integration Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Proficient with various techniques of Performance Testing viz., Load Testing, Stress Testing, Soak Testing, Scalability Testing/Capacity Testing.
  • Expert in using Load Runner, Performance Center, Diagnostics, Dynatrace and Site Scope to verify the response time of applications under different load conditions.
  • Proficient in Performance Center 11.52 environment setup and administration.
  • Analyzed test results and developed reports in order to convey results and make recommendations for system improvements.
  • Experienced with various protocols viz., HTTP/HTML, Ajax, Oracle NCA, RTE, Documentum and WebServices.
  • Experience in testing Mainframe applications and applications developed on Java and .Net platforms.
  • Proficient in preparation of Test Metrics, Traceability, Bug Density reports and weekly and monthly status reports.
  • Excellent in reporting and administrating defects using Test Director / Quality Center.
  • Managed projects to customer requirements, planning and developing load and performance scenarios in order to emulate business transactions identified under defined circumstances to discover and resolve performance issues.
  • Thorough understanding of RDBMS concepts and good working knowledge in various Relational Database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server and MS-Access.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to learn and adapt to new challenges to strive for professional excellence.
  • Received accolades and for being a STAR performer in the organization.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: XP / Vista/ Win 7, Unix, DOS.

Application Platforms: Java, .Net

Languages: C, C++, Java, VB Script, Perl Script, PL/SQL, Shell Script.

Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, MS-Access.

Management Tools: Rational Rose, Microsoft Visio.

Tools: HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center 11.52, HP Diagnostics 9.02, Dynatrace 5.6, JIRA, Webpagetest, Shunra, Confio Ignite, JMeter, HP Quality Center 9.2, HP Business Availability Center, Selenium IDE and Rational Requisite Pro.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Performance Engineering Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to look over the Performance Testing needs of all the clients under the ECP Platform.
  • Participate in monthly release meetings to identify the needs and scope of testing during the release.
  • Analyze the testing requirements and estimate the required efforts.
  • Responsible for delegation of work to the offshore resources and follow up with daily status updates.
  • Responsible for installation, migration and administration of HP Performance Center 11.52.
  • Conduct Load Testing, Stress Testing, Longevity Testing and Breakpoint Testing using HP Performance Center and JMeter.
  • Execute Client-side testing using Webpagetest.
  • Identify issues and bottlenecks in each project release, using Dynatrace and Ignite to provide QA PASS, which is used as an input for the release to be promoted to production.
  • Log defects using Defect Management Tool JIRA.
  • Prepare Performance Test Summary report for every release, with all the test results, findings and recommendations.

Environment: Windows 7, HP Performance Center 11.52, Dynatrace 5.6, Confio Ignite, JMeter, Webpagetest JIRA.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and analyzed the Business Requirements, System Specifications, Use-Cases, Design and Technical specifications.
  • Prepared QA Estimations, Test Approach, Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Testing Scenarios.
  • Responsible for recording and editing automation scripts to make them flexible and useful for repeat performance testing.
  • Conducted Load Testing, Stress Testing, Longevity Testing and Breakpoint Testing using HP Performance Center.
  • Thoroughly diagnosed all levels of the application architecture using HP Diagnostics, HP SiteScope, Shunra, Confio Ignite to identify and resolve potential bottlenecks.
  • Allocation and coordination of work within the team members.
  • Executed test scripts, Collated and Analyzed test results and developed necessary reports in order to convey results and make recommendations for system improvements.

Environment: Windows XP, HP Performance Center 11.52, HP Diagnostics 9.02, Confio Ignite, HP SiteScope 9.0 and Shunra.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and analyzed the Business Requirements, System Specifications, Use-Cases, Design and Technical specifications.
  • Prepared QA Estimations, Test Approach, Test Plans, Testing Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Data and Test Scripts.
  • Conducted Load Testing, Soak Testing, Failover Testing and Enterprise Testing of applications, using HP Performance Center.
  • Thoroughly diagnosed the applications using HP Diagnostics to identify potential bottlenecks.
  • Managed projects to customer requirements, planning and developing load and performance scenarios to discover and resolve system defects.
  • Allocation and coordination of work within the team members.
  • Responsible for recording and editing automation scripts to make them flexible and useful for repeat performance testing.
  • Executed test scripts, Collated and Analyzed test results and developed necessary reports in order to convey results and make recommendations for system improvements.
  • Consolidate and report the weeks work in the weekly team meeting.
  • Configured BPMs using HP BAC.

Environment: Windows XP, Microsoft Visio, HP SiteScope 9.0, HP BAC, HP Performance Center 9.1, Wily Introscope, HP Diagnostics and HP Quality Center 9.2

Confidential

Onsite Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Setup SiteScope monitors to monitor the infrastructure and trigger alerts based on the severity, and also to generate tickets using Remedy.
  • Write scripts for setting up application monitoring using HP Business Availability Center.
  • Interacted with the Technical Leads and Developers, Business Analysts to evolve the functionalities, workflow, and business transactions to qualify for monitoring.
  • Utilized strong analytical, problem solving and judgement skills to define SLAs and have balance between alerting and escalation of Incident Tickets.
  • Create automation scripts for Performance Testing using Mercury VuGen and executed using Mercury Performance Center.
  • Collated, analyzed and published the test results.
  • Created Exit Report at the end of the testing activity for decision making.
  • Take up leadership roles to conduct presentations and necessary of the tools.
  • Provide estimates for Enhancement Work Orders (EWOs) and drive them to completion upon receiving approvals.
  • Provide updates in the Weekly Status Meeting.
  • Tracking/ Reporting Severity 1&2 tickets and EWOs’ status for SLA management.
  • Plan, allocate and coordinate work between the offshore-onsite teams.

Environment: Windows XP, Mercury SiteScope, Mercury Business Availability Center, Mercury Quality Center, Mercury Performance Center, Mercury SiteScope and Remedy.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed new Business Requirements, System Specifications, Use-Cases, Design and Technical specifications.
  • Written Test Plan, Testing Scenarios and Test Cases, Prepared Test Data and Test Scripts.
  • Performed Load Testing, Stress Testing and Soak Testing using Mercury Load Runner.
  • Categorized the test cases, test data and maintained separate test sets to execute various real time scenarios during Performance Testing.
  • Developed and maintained automation test scripts for performance testing using Mercury Load Runner.
  • Logged, tracked and drive the defects to completion using Mercury Quality Center.
  • Create necessary documentation for ISO quality compliance.

Environment: Windows XP, Mercury Quality Center, Mercury Load Runner.

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and understand the Testing Environment, Business Requirements, System Specifications and Use-Cases in order to emulate business transactions identified under defined circumstances.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining Performance Testing automation scripts using Mercury Load Runner, for regression testing.
  • Written scripts for data-driven testing for large numbers of testing permutations.
  • Executed test scripts, Collated and Analyzed test results and developed necessary reports in order to convey results and make recommendations for system improvements.
  • Performed Load Testing, Stress Testing and Scalability Testing.

Environment: Windows2000 Professional, Mercury Load Runner 7.8.

Confidential

Quality Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in test environment setup. Confidential product was tested on 57 environments involving different Operating Systems, DMS and clients.
  • Executed manual testing cases.
  • Responsible for providing daily and weekly status reports.
  • Log and track defects using Test Director, following the standard defect life cycle.
  • Conduct WebEx sessions to follow up on the defects with the development teams to drive them to closure.

Environment: Windows 2K, XP, Test Director, DOCS Open Desktop Server, IManage, VMWare, Lotus Notes, Hummingbird, Interwoven, LocalFileStore, MailSite, Docs Open, PowerDocs.

Confidential

Java Developer and Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Gather, analyze and understand the Software Requirements.
  • Develop the Front End/GUI using HTML and Java Script.
  • Developed EJBs to handle the business logic using the Java J2EE platform.
  • Responsible for identifying test cases and writing manual test scripts.
  • Execute test scripts and report bugs using MS Excel.
  • Collated and Analyzed test results and developed necessary reports.
  • Maintained the developed code to in corporate changes in requirements.

Environment: Windows2000 Professional, Java J2EE, HTML.

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