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Performance Tester Resume

Sacramento, CA


  • Over 17 years of diverse experience in the field of Information Technology with emphasis on test automation and performance testing.
  • Over 5 years of experience in Performance Testing of Web - based, Client-Server and Middleware Applications.
  • Over 12 years of diverse experience in Quality Assurance (manual/automated) testing with expertise in Test Planning, Test Cases Design, Test Environment Setup, Test Data Setup, Test Execution, Defect Management and Configuration Management.
  • Well experienced in performance testing tools such as HP LoadRunner and HP Performance Center.
  • Worked on Load Runner Protocols such as Web (HTTP/HTML) and Web Services.
  • Well experienced in creating performance test scripts and configuration of performance tests using performance testing using Load Runner. Created performance scripts and test scenarios for doing multiple iterations.
  • Well experienced in conducting performance test executions and analyzing the performance test results.
  • Experience with Functional, Performance, Stress/Volume, Regression, User acceptance and Integration/System Testing.
  • Knowledge of performance tuning activities.
  • Knowledge of programming languages like C, C++, Java, PL/SQL to debug and executing LoadRunner scripts.
  • Executed various load tests such as stress test, endurance test, throughput test and capacity test.
  • Experience in collecting information from Business analysts and software developers.
  • Experience in understanding application performance requirements, developing performance engineering strategies, wide-ranging exposure to complete performance testing using the protocols and usage of performance monitoring tools.
  • Review of deliverables like Test Report and Test Analysis (Weekly Status Report, Work Breakdown structure, Defect Trend etc.
  • Performed IP Spoofing using LoadRunner for the load balancing issues.
  • Well versed with the behavior of online monitors and the techniques to fix the monitoring issues.
  • Activate and configure monitors using SiteScope.
  • Worked on various monitoring tools such as Perfmon, BMC patrol, Dynatrace, Wily Introscope and Team Quest.
  • In-depth knowledge of coding automation/regression test scripts and outlining data-driven test automation framework.
  • Extensive experience of quality assurance testing of web-based, client/server and mainframe applications.
  • Skilled in Automation tools QARun and HP Quick Test Professional (QTP) and the test management tool HP Quality Center/ALM 11.5.
  • Strong exposure in implementing Agile and Waterfall Methodologies in test projects.
  • Excellent communication, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.


Languages: C, Java, Python, PL/SQL, Assembly, COBOL, JCL and UML

Web Technologies: HTML, XML, SOAP, Web services, VBScript and JavaScript, Java Servlets, Java Beans, J2EE, JMS,JDBC, RMI

Databases: MS Access, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, IMS, SQL Developer, Oracle Enterprise Manager (Grid Control)

OS: Windows NT/95/98/20xx, Linux, HP-UX, MS DOS, Intel’s Real Time Operating System

Testing Tools: Load Runner, HP Performance Center, QA Run, QTP/UFT, Test Director, Junit, CA Unified Infrastructure Management, Selenium (IDE/RC/Core)

Web/Application Servers: Weblogic, SOA, VB.NET, Java Web Server, Jboss

Monitoring Tools: HP Sitescope, Wily, HP Diagnostics

Defect tracking tool: HP Quality Center, HP Service Manager (HPSM)

Load Balancer: KEMP, F5


Confidential, Sacramento, CA

Performance Tester


  • Involved in various meetings with customers/clients to gather the performance requirements and SLAs before testing.
  • Created and executed performance test plan and test cases.
  • Worked on production to find the current and projected user volume and transaction density.
  • Conducted Duration test to find the System Stability and memory leaks.
  • Developed Load Runner test scripts for Web Application according to test specifications/ requirements.
  • Using LoadRunner, executed multi-user performance tests to identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks during the development Lifecycle.
  • Developed and implement load and stress test scenarios with LoadRunner, and present performance statistics to application teams, and provide recommendations on how and where performance can be improved.
  • Used HP Performance Manager and Wily to gather stats and performance data for various application and database servers.
  • Accurately produce performance test reports for the key stakeholders that the new or upgraded applications meet specified performance requirements.
  • Identified the queries which taking too long and optimized those queries to improve performance. Used Oracle Enterprise Manager (Grid Control) to identify and suggest query optimizations.
  • Identified Disk, CPU and Memory usage for Application and Database servers.
  • Monitored and administered hardware capacity to ensure that the necessary resources are available for the application functions during the peak times.
  • Prepared and executed test scripts using LoadRunner and SOAP UI tool to perform Web Services testing to Mobile Parole Application.
  • Performed in-depth analysis to isolate points of failure in the application.
  • Assist in production testing and capacity certification reports.
  • Investigated and troubleshoot performance problems in a lab as well as production environment.
  • Developed and executed SQL queries in validating test results using Oracle SQL Developer and Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Compared and analyzed actual to expected results and reported all deviations as defects in HP Quality Center (HP QC).
  • Developed and deployed test automation scripts to do end to end performance testing using Load Runner.
  • Used Site Scope Performance monitors and LoadRunner graphs to analyze the results.

Environment: Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Database, HTTP/HTML, JavaScript, XML/SOAP, LoadRunner, HP Performance Manager, Oracle Enterprise Manager (Grid Control), Wily, Window 7, Linux Servers, Window 2008 Servers, SOA, VB.NET Report Server and EMC’s Documentum, Captiva (scanning) and Adobe LiveCycle applications.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Functional/Automation Tester


  • Responsible for analyzing the scope documents and designing the testing strategy for every release.
  • Designed Test Plans and other testing documentation as per IEEE standards.
  • Testing responsibilities included GUI, Functional, Regression and the Installation testing.
  • Provided support for the User Acceptance Testing.
  • Used Quality Center for Defect Reporting and Tracking, Requirements Management, Test Case Design and Test Execution, and Generation of test status reports.
  • Used Data Driven Testing methodology to test the application with multiple sets of data.
  • Performed Database Testing using SQL in order to check the Data Validation and Data Integrity.
  • Created automated functional regression test scripts using QTP and scheduled, organized and executed the test scripts in QC-QTP integrate environment.
  • Performed defect reporting, tracking and generation of reports and graphs for management.

Environment: Oracle’s Enterprise Taxation Management (ETM), Oracle Database, Oracle PL/SQL, SQL, Java, XML, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Quick Test Professional (QTP)/UFT and HP Quality Center.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Functional/Automation Tester


  • Implementation of Federal Personal Responsibility and Work opportunity Reconciliation (PRWORA) Act of 1996.
  • Migration to new Child Support Payment Central (CSPC) system.
  • Improvement of the County/State reports.
  • Restructuring the Case Type Hierarchy.
  • Implementation of Ohio e-QuickPay (Debit Card payments).
  • Implementation of Ohio state mandate for mandatory disbursements of child support payments.
  • Enhancements to disbursement (distribution) of funds to IV-E Foster Care agencies.
  • Enhancements to interfaces to Federal OCSE & Tax Offset systems to intercept absent parent’s IRS tax refunds.
  • Implementation of new interface to Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) to intercept (overpaid) custodial parent’s tax refunds.
  • Enhancements to financial corrections (back out, transfer & reapply) processes for the current and prior period payments.
  • Enhancement of automated interface to CRIS-E (Title IV-A/TANF) system.
  • Implementation of an automated Interface to Ohio SACWIS (IV-E) child foster care system.
  • Implementation of federally mandated QUICK, a web enabled system for real time inquiry on interstate child support case data.
  • Initiation of automatic income withholding based on employer information received form National Directory of New Hire (NDNH) and Ohio Bureau of Employment Services (OBES).
  • Implementation of Ohio SETS’ interface to National Change of Address (NCOA) database to receive and process address changes.
  • Tested the User Interface (UI), Database and Application functionality for various releases.
  • Reviewed and Analyzed Business Requirement Document and created detailed test scenarios to validate the application functionality.
  • Created the detailed Test Plan to drive the entire testing process. Designed detailed test cases to validate the application functionality.
  • Tested the entire application and performed various tests like Positive & Negative, Business Functionality, Integration, and Regression, End to End and also supported User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Used Quality Center for Defect Reporting and Tracking, Test Case Designing, Test Execution & Generation of the required reports.
  • Participated in weekly status meetings and interacted with the developer team to discuss technical issues.
  • Attended and organized various meeting such as, Requirement Reviews, Defects Triage, Go no Go meetings and effectively contributed for successful application delivery within the deadlines.
  • Created automated functional regression test scripts using QARun and later QTP. Scheduled, organized and executed the test scripts in HP Quality Center-QTP integrated environment and documented the test results.
  • Tested the applications for external interfaces to other state agencies systems such as Title IV-A (Public Assistance), Title IV-E (Child Foster Care) and Ohio State Taxation systems.
  • Tested the applications for external interfaces to various Federal Systems and Federal Locate Databases to locate the absent parents and to intercept their IRS tax refunds for the child support payments.
  • Used Data Driven Testing methodology to test the application with multiple sets of data.

Environment: IBM Mainframe (MVS/COBOL/IMS), QARun 32bit, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Quick Test Professional (QTP)/UFT and HP Quality Center, Microfocus Cobol Workbench Oracle’s Enterprise Taxation Management (ETM), Oracle Database, Oracle PL/SQL, SQL, Java, XML, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Quick Test Professional (QTP)/UFT and HP Quality Center.

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