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System Analyst-performance Test Engineer Resume

Highlands Ranch, CO

SUMMARY:

  • An outstanding QAI Certified QA Engineer/Performance Test Engineer with 10 years of experience in Software development and Quality Assurance with domain experience in Payments, Cards, Insurance and Telecom.
  • Has in - depth knowledge of QA Methodologies, Performance/Load/Stress Testing using HP Application Lifecycle Management Suite (HP ALM 11.00 with HP LoadRunner 11.04.0.0), HP Performance Center 9.52, CA Wily Introscope 9.1.1, HP Sitescope 8.1 and HP Quality Center 9.2 .
  • Specialized in Performance Testing of Web and Client/Server applications, Analyzing NFRs and negotiate with stakeholders on scope and strategy.
  • Lead employees, contractors, and offshore resources performing individual tasks related to performance testing.
  • Develop, manages, and tracks detailed Test plans to ensure timely completion of deliverables with the delivery focused attitude.
  • Provide resource estimates, Manages risks and assumptions; Identifies and resolves project issues.
  • Coordinate work with performance engineers / performance analysts to accomplish appropriate performance risk assessment tasks.
  • Conduct business analysis, Create performance use cases and test plan.
  • Review test plans/test cases/ analyze test results, and provide performance recommendation to the project team.
  • Execute performance test simulations /Analysis/creation of performance test results and providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Lead or participate in defect triage meetings and provide defect reports to project team.
  • Oversee execution and completion of testing during test cycle.
  • Coordinate NFT activities with various groups (Development, Infrastructure, Database etc.)
  • Mentor and development of target staff members.
  • Accountable for the success criteria, development, publication and updating of program/project deliverables. Communicate project status to appropriate management levels.
  • Ensures necessary performance and capacity processes are followed.
  • Proficient in Volume, Performance, Load & Stress testing using HP Load Runner, HP Application Lifecycle Management and Performance Center.
  • Expertise in Creating VuGen Scripts in LoadRunner (with Protocols Web (HTTP/HTML), Web Services, Java, Oracle NCA, SAP - Web, SAPGUI, Citrix ICA, Terminal Emulation (RTE) and WinSock).
  • Develop Scenarios for Load/Performance Tests, executing Performance Tests and Analyzing Test Results.
  • Proficient with Correlation (Web HTTP / HTML Protocol) in LoadRunner.
  • Expertise in Automation Testing using HP LoadRunner, Ruby, HP QTP and Quality Center.
  • Expertise in Test management tool Quality Center/ALM.
  • Testing of Software components for UI, Build/Release Testing and System Testing.
  • Expert in Database Testing, Data Manipulation and population using SQL queries, SQL and PL/SQL with Oracle, MS SQL Server and Solid.
  • Backup and Restore using Symantec Veritas NetBackup.
  • Coding of QTP Automation scripts /External custom functions using VBScript and Descriptive Programming in QTP.
  • Experienced in complete SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) process starting from Requirement gathering to the Maintenance Phase (V-Model and Agile Methodology).
  • Expertise and experience in performing different kinds of testing like Functional Testing, GUI Testing, Backend Testing, Regression Testing.
  • Expertise in Defect tracking system and Bug life cycle using IBM Clear Quest.
  • Extensive experience in testing applications on Windows, UNIX and SOLARIS environment.
  • Expert in RDBMS Database querying, Views, Triggers, and Stored Procedures in Oracle 8i/9i, SQL Server and DB2 Databases.
  • Expertise in testing of application in JAVA, J2EE and .NET architectures.
  • Working with Business Analysts, PMO’s and Development groups in analyzing business specifications. Apart from Onsite-offshore coordination, working with Deployment, Unix Engineering, Middleware Engineering, DBA’s and Development Groups to resolve Technical and other End-user issues.
  • Excellent understanding of Documentation in Software Testing environment.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

Performance Testing Tools: HP ALM Test suite (HP LoadRunner, HP Performance Center )

Regression Testing Tools: HP Quick Test Pro, WinRunner, Selenium IDE & RC, Ruby on WATIR.

Test Management Tool: HP Quality Center, Test Director

Protocols: Web (HTTP/HTML), Web Services, Java, Oracle NCA, SAP - Web, SAPGUI, Terminal Emulation (RTE), LDAP (Listing Directory Service), WinSock, SOAP and WAP.

Scripting Languages: JavaScript, VBScript, HTML, CSS, Unix Shell scripting and XML

RDBMS: Oracle 10g, MS SQL Server 2005

Defect Tracking Tools: IBM ClearQuest

Other Tools: IBM ClearCase, WinCVS, Telelogic Doors, Veritas NetBackupCA SiteMinder, OPNET.

Operating Systems: Windows 7/XP/NT/2000, VISTA, UNIX/SOLARIS

Languages: C, C++, Java, VB, PL/SQL, TSL.

EXPERIENCE:

System Analyst-Performance Test Engineer

Confidential, Highlands Ranch, CO

Responsibilities:

  • Measure, analyze and report the performance characteristics of the 26 representative sets of VRM business scripts running concurrently.
  • Conducting effort estimation and preparing Performance Test Plan.
  • Recording and enhancing LoadRunner scripts using LoadRunner VuGen to simulate the performance critical business use cases.
  • Editing/Maintaining existing Performance Test Scripts (VuGen Scripts).
  • Creation/Manipulation of Performance test scenarios in controller.
  • Execution of Performance and Load test of VRM application using LoadRunner Controller on HP ALM/Performance Center.
  • Re-running the previous test scenarios updated against the current test environment. Currently, VRM QA environment consists of a single Web Server and a single App server. The test results will be used for comparison against previous baseline test results.
  • Full Load Test against new Test Environment as a POC to migrate to Vblock. Current Production Environment is having 4 App Servers and 2 Web Servers. Requirement is to make sure Vblock environment can sustain the current load in physical servers.
  • Monitoring various performance matrix like Response Time, CPU and Memory Utilization etc.
  • Review, investigation and Analysis of Server logs and metrics .
  • Analyzing the test results and identifying performance bottleneck.
  • Analysis and publication of Performance test results.
  • Provide recommendations based on the Analysis Report to improve the performance of application being tested.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 11.0.0, HP Application Lifecycle Management 11.00,HP Performance Center 11.0.0, HP Quality Center9.5, IBM Rational Clear Quest, DB2,JAVA, J2EE, BEA Web Logic Server.

Confidential, Highlands Ranch, CO

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting Performance Requirement Analysis by taking inputs from Business, Infrastructure and Development Teams.
  • Recording and enhancing LoadRunner scripts using LoadRunner VuGen to simulate the performance critical business use cases.
  • Editing/Maintaining existing Performance Test Scripts (VuGen Scripts).
  • Execution of Performance and Load test of Confidential application using LoadRunner Controller on HP ALM/Performance Center.
  • Creation/Manipulation/execution of Performance test scenarios in controller.
  • Monitoring various performance matrix like Response Time, CPU and Memory Utilization etc. through Wily Introscope and Controller .
  • Review, investigation and Analysis of Server logs and metrics .
  • Analyzing the test results and identifying performance bottleneck s.
  • Analysis and publication of Performance test results.
  • Provide recommendations based on the Analysis Report to improve the performance of application being tested.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 11.0.0, HP Application Lifecycle Management 11.00,HP Performance Center 11.0.0, HP Quality Center9.5, IBM Rational Clear Quest, DB2,JAVA, J2EE, BEA Web Logic Server.

Confidential, Richardson, TX

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Editing/Maintaining existing Performance Test Scripts.
  • Creating and executing Automated Functionality test cases of Insurance Forms using Ruby on WATIR (Web Application Test in Ruby).
  • Prepare Performance Testing Scripts as per the Business Transactions.
  • Conducting Performance and Load test of Insurance Forms using LoadRunner.
  • Designing and executing production scenarios in controller.
  • Creation/Manipulation of Performance test scenarios.
  • Analyzing the results of the Load testing.
  • Maintained requirements and create Traceability between Requirements and Test Cases in Quality Center.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 9.5, HP Performance Center 9.5, HP Quality Center9.5,Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Ruby on WATIR (Web Application Test in Ruby), IBM Rational Clear Quest, MS SQL Server 2005, JAVA, J2EE, BEA Web Logic Server.

Confidential, Berwyn, PA

QA Engineer/Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Reduce response times for emergency workers or law enforcement agents.
  • Enhance national defense capabilities by securing borders and protecting critical infrastructure.
  • Combat crime by increasing the effectiveness of criminal investigations and surveillance.
  • Personal security or Medical alerts
  • Lone worker management
  • Crash or Stolen vehicle notification
  • Bulk Emergency Alerts

Confidential, Berwyn, PA

Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing test scenarios for performance testing which includes identifying the critical transactions of the applications, transaction mix, estimating the user volume for the application.
  • Responsible for recording ( VuGen Scripts) and executing various scenarios in LoadRunner Controller.
  • Identify the performance bottlenecks of the applications and subsequently escalating the same to the development team.
  • Requirements review, Design review, Test procedure review, Test cases review, Meetings Coordination.
  • Business components preparation and storing it in Rational Clear Quest.
  • Working on flavors of UNIX like Sun Solaris 8 and 10.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Rational Clear Quest for all the defects found during Feature, Regression and Formal testing and follow up the Bug life cycle.

Environment: XSLT/XML, XALAN, JavaScript, ICAF, HP LoadRunner 9.1, HP Sitescope 9.0, HP Quality Center, QTP, Sun Solaris10

Confidential

QA Engineer/ Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • my responsibilities for the project included Onshore-Offshore co-ordination, Estimation, planning, detailed analysis of Test requirements
  • Reviewing Test Plan, Test Procedure Document preparation, Test Bed Preparation, Resource management and Troubleshooting.

Environment: UNIX, Core Java, JSP, EJB, Quality Center, IBM Clear Quest.

Confidential, Austin, TX

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing Functional specification Documents
  • Review of Test Procedure Documents and Test Cases
  • Managing the Test beds
  • Test case execution and Defect Tracking

Environment: UNIX, Core Java, JSP, EJB, Quality Center, IBM Clear Quest, PVCS.

Confidential

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Coded, tested the main module comprising the extensive use of VC#.Net
  • Coding(Discussion Forums, Calendar Event & Communication Module)
  • Verification and Quality Control
  • Unit Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing and Integration Testing

Environment: ASP.NET (VC#.Net) and SQL Server 2000, VSS

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