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Sr. Performance Engineer\performance Center Admin Resume

Cincinnati, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Hands - on testing experience in JAVA, SOAP UI, SAP, Web Services, ASP, SOA, .Net, VB, ASP, JSP and JavaScript. Mainframe and SQL on UNIX and Windows platforms.
  • Excellent experience in Performance testing using Load Runner with Quality Center. Analyze results, graphs, service level agreement (SLA), Site Scope, reports, online view and work load using Performance Center.
  • Experience with the Waterfall, Agile software development lifecycle and other SDLC Methodologies.
  • Performed Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, End-to-End Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Regression Testing, Performance Testing, Adhoc Testing, Data and Database Migration Testing, Interaction Testing, Localization testing, Configuration Testing, usability testing and security testing.
  • Experienced in using the automated testing tools Test Director, Loadrunner and Quality Center
  • Efficient in Bug Tracking and Reporting using automated testing tools.
  • Involved in Business Requirement Analysis, and writing Test Plans, Test Cases, Traceability matrix, Test Scripts for middleware, web-Based, Client/Server and Stand-Alone applications.
  • Worked closely with BA’s, developers, Clients, support group to ensure test environment, application and data readiness.
  • Strong experience in Mainframe Batch Cycles & Online Real-time Processing.
  • Strong Database (Oracle, SQL Server, MS - Access and ETL tool) testing skills using advanced SQL and PL/SQL.
  • Comfortable with various Industry Leading Operating systems (Windows NT/98/95/2000/XP, UNIX, AIX, Mac 9.0/10)
  • Conversant with SDLC and QA practices and Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Agile Environment
  • Excellent team player with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Expert experience in gathering requirements specifications and technical specifications.
  • Preparing Test Strategy and Test Plan for multiple projects which followed AGILE methodology (Scrum, XP, ASD (Adaptive Software Development).
  • Extensive experience in creating virtual users using VUGEN and performed performance testing using Load Runner and solid experience in Load Runner Architecture.
  • Excellent experience in Functional testing, performance, manual, Automation, Data Warehouse, White box and non-functional testing including Performance in Web based and client/server applications.
  • Experience in Insurance industry, Web application, Product Development Company and online e-commerce projects.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

Operating Systems: AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Windows XP, 2003, 2000, Vista, Windows NT and Linux

Languages: C, JAVA/J2EE, VB Scripts, XML, UNIX - Shell Scripting

Databases: Oracle 9i/10G, DB2, SQL Server, MS-ACCESS, MySQL

GUI: VB 6.0/5.0, JSP, Java Applets, ASP, HTML

Web Related: DHTML, XML, VBScript, JavaScript, Applets, JAVA, JDBC, Servlets and JSP

Testing Tools: Loadrunner, and Quality Center, Silk, JMeter

Web / Application Servers: Apache, Tomcat, Weblogic, WebSphere 5.x, IIS5.x, 6.x

Other: Testing tools, SiteScope, Quality Center, and Performance Center ALM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Performance Engineer\Performance Center Admin

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test Strategies, Test Plan and Test Cases as per the business requirements and Use Cases.
  • Involved in Load Testing of various modules and software application using Load Runner
  • Developed the Load Test scripts using the Load Runner Virtual User Generator (VUGen) and enhanced the scripts by including transactions, parameterize the constant values and correlating the dynamic values
  • Extensively worked as a Performance center administrator in installing & migrating from PC 9.52 to ALM 11.10 and then to ALM 11.5. Providing access to new users, Adding new projects.
  • Raised several tickets with HP and fixed various issues related to ALM & loadrunner. Applied patches to the tools to keep them up to date.
  • Developed Vuser Scripts in Web\HTTP, WebServices, ODBC, Oracle-2Tier,Winsock and Click & Script Protocols.
  • Enhanced Load Runner scripts to test the new builds of the application
  • Developing Vuser scripts and enhanced the basic script by Parameterizing the constant values
  • Conducted Web services testing using SOAP UI.
  • According to business specification, Customization of scripts by using Load Runner
  • Carried out stress testing by introducing rendezvous points in the script
  • Conducted testing on the servers using Load Runner & Performance Center to establish the load capacity of the server
  • Using Load Runner analyzed the response times of various business transactions, modules login times under load, developed reports and graphs to present the test results
  • Used Sitescope & Dynatrace to monitor the load test and to identify the bottle necks.
  • Exclusively used Dynatrace to monitor the Performance of the application at a 3-Tier architecture level and analyzed the metrics like JVM heap size and expensive SQL queries.
  • Installed Dynatrace probes in Application & Database Servers. Configered the complete Dashboard for easier Monitoring & Analysis.
  • Monitored the performance of the Web and Database (SQL) servers during Stress test execution.
  • Defined transactions to measure server performance under load by creating rendezvous points to simulate heavy load on the server
  • Used Load Runner for checking the performance of Various Reports and Queries under load
  • Analyzed the results of the Load test using the Load Runner Analysis tool, looking at the online monitors and the graphs and identified the bottlenecks in the system
  • Reported and entered bugs in Quality Center
  • Tested for the compatibility of the Browser.
  • Developed High Level and Detailed Test Plans and reviewed with Team, demonstrated Customer Level experience to team. Identify critical functionality at business level.
  • Updated test matrices, test plans, and documentation at each major release and performed Regression testing using automated script.
  • Managed/Updated Shared object repository from time to time using Object Repository Manager.
  • Used environment variables as global variables to pass the values between actions.
  • Carried out the manual testing of different interfaces.
  • Provided Test Estimates for various phases of the project.
  • Reported and tracked defects in the Quality Center bug tracking system.
  • Automated the test cases using Quick Test Professional
  • Performed QA Process management by automated process, identified functional changed vs. business impact and trained QA team with cross business .
  • Work closely with software developers and take an active role in ensuring that the software components meet the highest quality standards
  • Supported Production team to understand and execute the processes.
  • Created application documentation to assist in the support and of users.

Environment: LoadRunner 9.52,11.1, Performance Center, Quality Center, SiteScope, Wily IntroScope, DynaTrace, QTP, SQL Server, SQL Profiler, Windows, UNIX, Weblogic, Websphere, Performance Center, XML

Sr. Performance Engineer

Confidential, DesMoines, IA

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the performance goals and objectives based on the client requirements and input.
  • Involved in building a Performance Test Environment.
  • Installed, configured and maintained Loadrunner 9.5.
  • Extensively Worked in Web, and Web services in LoadRunner 9.5.
  • Completely handled Oracle upgrade project. There was an upgrade from 9i to 10g. Apples to apples comparison was done to verify the performance of the new database.
  • Extensively worked on Performance center 9.52 & 11.10 to execute load tests and to raise defects.
  • Configured HP Sitescope & HP Diagnostics to HP ALM 11.10 to monitor the test and identify bottle necks.
  • Scripted legacy desktop applications using Winsock protocol.
  • Ensure the compatibility of all application platform components, configurations and their upgrade levels in production and make necessary changes to the lab environment to match production
  • Create automated test scripts with LoadRunner, VuGen.
  • Involved in complete end to end back end testing of 3-tier architecture starting from Network monitoring, JVM logs and heap monitoring. Setting up the JDBC connections, querying the DB to understand the throughput.
  • Optimized the environment for the best performance by changing the JVM thread counts and number of JVM’s as well.
  • Execute test and monitor system performance Sitescope, LoadRunner Controller.
  • Extensively used SOAP UI to perform web services testing.
  • Responsible for developing and executing performance and volume tests
  • Develop test scenarios to properly load / stress the system in a lab environment and monitor / debug performance & stability problems.
  • Coordinated with DBA for optimizing UNIX server for querying data in SQL and running scripts.
  • Configure and set up monitors in Sitescope. Analyzed Performance of applications using Dynatrace. Used Dynatrace to monitor the complete end to end transaction using Purepaths.
  • Involved in analyzing, interpreting and summarizing meaningful and relevant results in a complete Performance Test Report.
  • Work closely with software developers and take an active role in ensuring that the software components meet the highest quality standards.
  • Used Virtual User Generator to generate VuGen Scripts for web protocol. Ensure that quality issues are appropriately identified, analyzed, documented, tracked and resolved in Quality Center.
  • Developed and deployed test Load scripts to do end to end performance testing using Load Runner.
  • Implemented and maintained an effective performance test environment.
  • Identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks during the development lifecycle.
  • Accurately produce regular project status reports to senior management to ensure on-time project launch.
  • Conducted Duration test, Stress test, Baseline test
  • Verify that new or upgraded applications meet specified performance requirements.
  • Used Performance Center to execute tests, and maintain scripts.
  • Used to identify the queries which were taking too long and optimize those queries to improve performance
  • Work closely with software developers and take an active role in ensuring that the software components meet the highest quality standards.
  • Provide support to the development team in identifying real world use cases and appropriate workflows
  • Performs in-depth analysis to isolate points of failure in the application
  • Assist in production of testing and capacity reports.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot performance problems in a lab environment. This will also include analysis of performance problems in a production environment.
  • Created Test Schedules.
  • Worked closely with clients
  • Interface with developers, project managers, and management in the development,
  • Execution and reporting of test performance results.

Environment: LoadRunner 9.5, Performance Center, JMeter, SiteScope, Dynatrace Oracle, Citrix, MS SQL Server, Weblogic, Load Balancer, JAVA, Quality Center 10, J2EE Diagnostic Tool, web, Windows 2000/XP .

Performance Engineer

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively used SAP Web, WEB (HTTP/HTML), SAP GUI, Ajax Click and script, RTMP, Flex, AMF, Citrix client and Web Services protocol.
  • Preparation of Test plan which specify testing overview, testing approach, testing strategy, roles and responsibilities, scope of testing, Architecture landscape.
  • Executed End to End integration testing scripts from different channels - SAP CRM IPL portal, Web portal.
  • Provided Site scope admin support for PE tool management activity.
  • Extensive knowledge in SAP ECC 6.0 component to collect test statistics, Server details, number of active sessions statistics, Batch jobs statistics.
  • Experience in Data Transfers using Batch input methods, Transferred master data from previous system using LSMWSAP Tool.
  • Involved in SAP BOBJ Integration end to end testing in Tera data base for business reports run.
  • Executed Integration/end to end testing manually from creating sales order through billing, Order Delivery, Batch Split, Batch Determination, Shipping, Pick & Pack, PGI (Post Goods Issue), PGR (Post Goods Receipt) and ASN and Billing.
  • Executed various T codes to collect statistics, Generate batch jobs, In bound delivery, Out bound delivery and to schedule various jobs.
  • Monitored / tested EDI Messages 850, 855 and 856 Ensured that the data exchanged is syntactically correct and the information required properly applied in the internal systems as per requirements.
  • Extensively worked with Shunra team for network testing with various bandwidth and latency tests.
  • Monitored CPU, Memory utilization and various infrastructure matrices from Site scope and HP diagnostics.
  • Executed endurance test for long period to find DB server usage.
  • Gathered SQL queries, Java object classes, web service calls from Wily Introscope.
  • Collected HTTP basic watch, wire shark and fiddler logs for various scripting challenges in Vugen.
  • Created load runner scripts for BAC alerts and worked with HP to migrate in to production for external customer facing applications.
  • Developed various reports and metrics to measure and track testing effort.
  • Attending weekly defect report meetings and presented progress updates.
  • Attending conference calls with offshore team to discuss the Testing status and to assign the defects to the concerned developers.

Environment: Load Runner 9.52, JAVA, Quick Test Pro, Site scope, JAVA, ASP, JSP, Oracle, UNIX, Linux, Windows, Web Sphere, Rational clear quest, HP - Diagnostics, Wily intro scope, Tera data, Shunra, SAP R/3 ECC 6.0, SAP CRM 7.0 IPM, MDM,BW,AIMS,SCM,EDI

Sr. Performance Engineer

Confidential, Owings Mills, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in JAD Sessions, BRD Reviews, FS Reviews, and Tech Spec Review Meetings.
  • Preparation of Estimations, Testplan, and Traceability Metrics & Test cases based on the requirements from BRD & FSD and uploaded to VSTFS.
  • Internal & External review of Test plan and Test cases.
  • Build setup on Test environment and installation Testing.
  • Executing BVT Test cases for validating the Build.
  • Executing the Test cases and updating the result in VSTFS.
  • Logging the issues found during pre-test reviews and during testing the application in VSTFS
  • Experience with database languages such as SQL and PL/ SQL which includes writing triggers, Stored Procedures, Functions, Views and Cursors.
  • Identified Performance issues in MySQL DB, by evaluating quires and tuned accordingly for better performance.
  • Expertise in scenario design, test execution and analysis using LoadRunner Controller and Performance Centre.
  • Conducting Triage (Daily Bug Review meeting with participants from Analysis, Dev, Test & User Support) for prioritizing the issues.
  • Work allocation to team members and Application KTs to new team members.
  • Coordinating with analysis, dev, performance & user support teams.
  • Troubleshooting the QPRs (Issues raised in production)
  • Applying and testing the monthly data updates, QFEs, CRs & SRs.
  • Used build compare tools and windiff to compare the build.
  • Created Scripts to compare the OLTP and Reports data.
  • Testing the application for compatibility on different versions of Windows OS like VISTA, Xp. Testing reports on different versions of MS Office.
  • Performing security testing as per ACE security Guidelines
  • Using tools like FxCop, SQLCop to check whether the code met the standards.
  • Using tools like SQL Code Coverage & Magellan to check the test coverage.
  • Creation of daily status report & weekly Score cards.
  • Creation of Graphical Bug Matrix for each release.
  • Signing off on the release.

Environment: LoadRunner, LoadRunner Test Center, OpenSTA, VTS(Virtual Table Server), Wily, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Apache, IIS 5, Livelink, BEA Weblogic, Servlets, EJB, Solaris, Oracle Database,JAVA

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