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Performance Engineer Resume

Oakland, CA

SUMMARY

  • Over 16 years of IT experience as a QA Engineer with expertise in Performance Tester and Manual testing using Mercury Tools in different environments.
  • Strong in Software Development Life Cycle concepts.
  • Extensive experience in Requirements gathering, Functional and Technical Specifications, Business Analysis, QA, documentation, Test plans, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Integration, Regression and performance testing.
  • Strong experience in Mercury Interactive tools - Load runner, Quality Center, Quick Test Professional and Test Director.
  • Well versed with Functional Testing (Unit Testing, Smoke testing / Sanity testing, Integration Testing (Top Down, Bottom up Testing), Integration Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, and Client Acceptance testing.
  • Proficient in Non-Functional testing (Load and Performance Testing, Stress & Volume Testing, Data Conversion Testing, Operational Readiness Testing, Installation Testing, Security Testing).
  • Experience in creation and execution of Test plans, Test Script and Test Cases for both Manual and Automated Testing.
  • Developed strategy for performance test and setting up test environment
  • System analysis for scalability, performance, Security, load and stress testing.
  • Extensive experience on Mercury suite with Load Runner 7.x/8.x/9.x for performance, Load and Stress Tests for web, java, Microsoft .NET app, oracle 11i and other applications.
  • Good experience in creating scenarios, schedules, executing the VUser scripts and analyzing results with Load Runner analyzer.
  • Excellent skills in logging, tracking and reporting of defects to project management team in a timely manner.
  • Specialized in analysis of Performance and scalability of complex multi-tier application.
  • Experienced in writing the SQL queries to check the data validation in SQL Serve and Oracle database.
  • Experience in Database programming for Data Warehouses.
  • Strong knowledge in Oracle, SQL Server. Performed Backend Testing using creating SQL queries to retrieve data from Different Databases.
  • Experienced in testing coordination with project team and end clients.
  • Strong knowledge in TOAD.
  • Strong communication and Interpersonal skills to maintain effective work relationships with all levels of personnel. Clear understanding of Business rules and Ability to work as part of team.
  • Experience in Financial, telecom, Manufacturing, Insurance Industry

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating System: UNIX, LINUX, Windows 95 / NT/2000

Languages: C, C++, Java, JDBC, JSP, HTML, DHTML

Scripting: Perl Scripting, Shell Scripting, Java Script

Web servers: Web logic, IBMWebSphere

RDBMS: Oracle 7.x, 8.1.6, MS Access, SQL Server, SQL, DB2

Testing Tools: Win Runner, Load Runner Test Director, QTP

Documentation: MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Oakland, CA

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed detailed HCM application design documents, designed test cases based on the requirements.
  • Reviewed test cases for Load and Performance testing.
  • Involved in identifying critical business processes for stress testing.
  • Involved in defining the stress testing strategy.
  • Developed Load Runner scripts, for stress testing, for selected VROL application business processes.
  • Enhanced the scripts by parameterize and correlation. Dealt with complicated correlation issues while scripting.
  • Analyzed the results of the Load testing and helped in identifying the bottlenecks of critical business process.
  • Documented and communicated test results.
  • Participated in walkthroughs to communicate with the developers and successful in resolving the performance issues.

Environment: Load Runner 12.50, PeopleSoft HCM, Windows 7, Unix and SQL.

Confidential, Mountain View, CA

Performance/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in collecting the requirements Test cases signing off, test data Involved in Deep-drive meeting with application team and business team to understand the application architecture and production system behavior etc.
  • Involved in review the Load test scripts, debugging the Scripts and fixing the Scripts during load testing. Involved in creating scenarios and generated load from different generators.
  • Enhanced the scripts by parameterize and correlation. Dealt with complicated correlation issues while scripting.
  • Involved in writing the test plans for all
  • Involved in writing test cases for functionality, regression Disaster recovery testing and system testing.
  • Involved in executing the test cases, results review and reporting.
  • Working with application team and DB team for DR Testing and compiling the results and attend results review meetings.
  • Reporting defects and tracking them till close and fixed.

Environment: Performance Center, Java, JMeter, Oracle 11i, J2EE, Web logic, Windows XP,Perl, LINUX

Confidential, Mountain View, CA

ERMO Performance (Performance Team Lead)

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in setting up controllers and generators, remote locations generators
  • Involved in Application deep dive for performance testing meeting.
  • Involved in collecting the requirements Testcases signing-off,testdata, JVM Restart access and SLA’s for Performance testing
  • Involved in review the Load test scripts, debugging the Scripts and fixing the Scripts during load testing.
  • Involved in compiling the results and preparing the final results PPT (Presentation) to application team.
  • Analyzed detailed Cisco Share point application design documents, designed test cases based on the requirements.
  • Involved in defining the stress testing strategy.
  • Involved in testing web services.
  • Involved in defining workflows for developing Load runner scripts.
  • Developed Load Runner scripts, for stress testing, all the Cisco application business processes.
  • Used Web HTTP/HTML, Web Services, Oracle NCA, Webapplication11i, Protocols.
  • Involved in generating the Orders in Oracle 11i for testing performance of the concurrent programs.
  • Enhanced the scripts by parameterize and correlation. Dealt with complicated correlation issues while scripting.
  • Involved in developing the Perl Scripts for test data preparation, and customizing reports
  • Involved in executing the Load testing on various Operating Systems.
  • Analyzed the results of the Load testing and helped in identifying the bottlenecks of critical business process.
  • Involved in identifying the client side issues using Fiddler, Charles tools.
  • Involved in idenfigying the network related performance issues using Dynatrace.
  • Involved in creating scenarios and generated load from different generators.
  • Involved in monitoring the application server behavior during load test using Intra scope.
  • Involved in POC of dfferent tools like Neoload, Splunk, and Jmeter.
  • Involved in Creating CR’s, ACL Cases and follow ups.
  • Involved in Creating the TD’s using Quality Center 9.2.
  • Documented and communicated test results.
  • Participated in walkthroughs to communicate with the developers and successful in resolving the performance issues.

Environment: Load Runner 9.51, JMeter, NeoLoad, Dynatrace, Java, Oracle 11i, J2EE, Web logic, Windows XP, Perl, Quality Center 9.2, UNIX, LINUX, Intra Scope, SQL

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in defining the stress testing strategy.
  • Involved in defining workflows for developing Load runner scripts.
  • Developed Load Runner scripts, for stress testing, for selected Easy Writer application business processes.
  • Gathered test case requirements from various Business teams and developed detailed Test Plan, Test References, Test Procedures and Test Data for Functional, Integration and system testing.
  • Developed High Level and Low level scripts based on the functionality.
  • Developed Test plan, Test Strategy, Defect reports and worked closely on defects.
  • Worked closely with development team and with business analysts, and software engineers to define and execute tests throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Developed VUser Scripts using protocols like HTTP/HTML, Web Click and Script.
  • Extensively used multi protocols like combination of HTTP and Web Services.
  • Recorded Scripts using VuGen with web http/html and Web Services protocols.
  • Have thorough understanding of assigning test checks, rendezvous points, parameterization, and correlation (capturing dynamic values like session id’s /cookies) irrespective of the application.
  • Performed correlation by rightly capturing the dynamic values and parameterize the data dependencies that are always a part of Business process.
  • Conducted several Load tests such as 1 Hour peak production load, Reliability and Stress tests to identify the performance issues.
  • Worked on Controller to simulate explicit Real-Time scenarios by using accurate Run time settings and using IPSpoofing, WAN Emulation etc.
  • Analyzed the results of the Load Test and developed detailed graphs and response times which would best suit the Business requirement.
  • Worked on Quality Center and with Mercury Support for solving critical script related issues.
  • Recommended the Business teams with the action items that help their applications to Go-Live and there by achieving top customer satisfaction.

Environment: Load Runner 8.1, Java, J2EE, Web logic, Siebel, CITRIX, Windows XP, UNIX.

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Senior Performance QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed detailed Cisco Share point application design documents, designed test cases based on the requirements.
  • Developed test scripts for automation testing.
  • Involved in defining the stress testing strategy.
  • Involved in defining workflows for developing Load runner scripts.
  • Developed Load Runner scripts, for stress testing, for selected Cisco share point application business processes.
  • Enhanced the scripts by parameterize and correlation. Dealt with complicated correlation issues while scripting.
  • Analyzed the results of the Load testing and helped in identifying the bottlenecks of critical business process.
  • Involved in creating scenarios and generated load from different generators.
  • Involved in executing the Load testing on various Operating Systems.
  • Documented and communicated test results.
  • Participated in walkthroughs to communicate with the developers and successful in resolving the performance issues.

Environment: Load Runner 8.1, .Net, ASP, Windows XP, Visio, UNIX, Linux.

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