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Sr. Performance Test Engineer Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY

  • Confident, innovative and result - driven Performance Test Engineer with proven 7+ years of professional and technical experience looking to leverage and contribute acquired skills to join a dynamic service delivery team.
  • Fully engaged during SDLC process with customers to identify Non Functional Requirements, define use case/scenarios based on High Transactional Volumes, draw test plan/strategy to define acceptable goals and stemmed bottlenecks by executing performance/Load/Stress level tests, analyzing the test results & recommending feasible performance tuning and implementing solutions that meet current and future expectations of business.
  • Solid working knowledge in Performance Test Life Cycle for enterprise application environment including Distributed systems, e-Commerce apps, API and Java & .NET based applications.
  • Expert in Full life cycle of design, develop and implement Test Scenarios, test scripts as well as integration solutions, automated script framework and utility functions for performance testing using LoadRunner, JMETER, Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate and in-house test tools.
  • Skilled in coordinating work efforts on Infrastructure upgrades and migration based releases, in addition to attending walk through meetings with the Business Analysts, Project Managers, Business Managers and QA Leads.
  • Effective technical writing skills with hands on experience in creating Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, Mapping Documents, E-R Diagrams, Test Plans, Test Scripts and Status Reports.
  • Working with customers to define performance testing requirements, script test scenarios, execute tests, analysis and reporting, and review with customer.
  • Assist App Owners create performance benchmarks, Application Scalability, Workload management, Availability, Scalability and Security levels by capturing all the details related to application’s Response Times (TTFB and TTLB), Throughput (Request per unit time) and Resource Utilization (CPU, Memory, Disk I/O and Network I/O).
  • Successfully created and modified customized robust VuGen test scripts for front/back end based applications.
  • Created scripts for web services for different operations in the given WSDL file for the specified end point URL’s.
  • Performed Load/Performance/Stress by creating and executing different sets of scenarios to accomplish different objectives based on the Load Models.
  • Use of monitoring tools such PerfMon, Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Opnet and Wily Introscope to monitor CPU and Memory/Thread utilization to drill down to transaction/function call level.
  • Monitored different Graphs like Transaction Response time and Analyzed Server performance Status, Hits per Second, Throughput, and Windows Resources, UNIX resources and Database Server Resources.
  • Technically skilled to utilize various Application Performance and Memory/Thread based profile tools for Root-Cause analysis efforts.
  • Experienced in Managing Requirements, test cases, Bug Reporting and Confidential using Quality Center.
  • Deep understanding of architecting the design, scalability, high availability, (Disaster Recovery) DR Design on Cloud Infrastructures, Providing solutions based on a range of Cloud technologies and services.
  • Experienced in custom VPC configurations, Customer Gateways for Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Formation for rapid deployments, High Availability, and Well Architected Frameworks for the Cloud.
  • Understanding of Risk Management and mitigation for applications deployed in the Amazon cloud.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing Tools/Monitors: HP Suites (LoadRunner 12.02, Confidential Performance Center 12.02), JMeter 2.10, Visual Studio 2013, HP Sitecope, Webdiagnostics, AppDynamics 4.2, dynaTrace 6.3

Protocol Tested: Web HTML/HTTP, WebServices, Ajax TruClient, CITRIX, FLEX, .NET

Languages: C++, Java, SQL

Web Server: Apache, IIS and DBOSS WebSphere, WebLogic

Database: DB2, SQL Server and MySQL

Cloud: Amazon AWS, AWS Solutions Architect Certified (Validation Number 6C7WWWF11BVQ1XCX Validate at http //aws.amazon.com/verification)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Washington, DC

Sr. Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tracked and managed deliverables on the team and project level.
  • Created LoadRunner scenarios and scheduled the Virtual Users to generate realistic load on the server using LoadRunner.
  • Logged and tracked defects related to performance issues using Confidential /AGM.
  • Managed performance test requirements for three applications at different phases of the Test / Devlopment Life cycle in an Agile environment.
  • Responsible for managing and keeping all performance testing activities regarding software/code upgrades, infrastructure migrations and new implementations.
  • Extensively worked on UNIX to change the database connections, tracing logs, monitor resources of the machines, create users and execute batch jobs.
  • Worked in triage sessions to tune Application and Web Server configuration settings.
  • Worked closely with Architecture and Environment team members to determine necessary configuration and resource fixes.
  • Monitored system performance and analyzed them for bottlenecks using AppDynamics and Wily.
  • Tested and validated RESTful web services using SoapUI and HTTP/WebSeverices protocol in LoadRunner.
  • Worked on POC project for migrating Mobile testing to TruClient protocol.
  • Executed variety of performance/system tests presented results to stake holders.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Sr. Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manages and tracks detailed projects plans to ensure timely completion of deliverables in Agile environment.
  • Responsible for gathering and interpreting performance test requirements on multiple projects at different phases of the Test Life Cycle.
  • Responsible for managing and keeping all performance testing activities regarding software/code upgrades, infrastructure migrations and new implementations.
  • Performed requirement analysis by gathering both functional and Non-Functional requirements on the claim management and actuarial services based on workers compensation with the process owners & stake holders and document analysis, represented them in requirements traceability matrix (RTM).
  • Worked closely with Architecture, Development and Testing teams to define architectural requirements and defined SLA’s.
  • Extensively used Performance Monitors to analyze the System Bottlenecks like Memory Leaks, CPU Utilization and Network Bottlenecks on AppDynamics and Dynatrace.
  • Carried out performance testing of Claims application using HP Loadrunner and JMeter tools.
  • Created different web services scenarios depending on the number of calls per second for peak services.
  • Performed Load/Performance/Stress by creating and executing different sets of scenarios to accomplish different objectives based on the Load Models.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging codes using check points and logged defects related to application performance issues.
  • Monitored System Resource Graphs (Windows Resources), Web Server Resource Graphs (MS IIS), Network Graphs (Network Delay Time) and DB Resource Graphs ( SQL Server, Oracle).
  • Executed scenarios using performance center and provided analysis report to a Project team.

Environment: JAVA, Oracle/AWR, WebLogic, WebSphere, SOAP, WebServices, LoadRunner 12.02, Performance Center Confidential 12.02, AppDynamics, Dynatrace, Splunk, SoapUI, Quality Center, SCRUM, DB2, WebLogic, Apache.

Confidential

Jr. Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully created test plan and strategy by identifying workflow process, drafting load volume and gather performance metrics for Enterprise Identity Management system, a cloud Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) which resides in the secure Tier III+ HP Virtual Data Center (VDC) providing Identity and Access Management (IAM) services directly to CMS applications and EIDM users (payers, providers, enrollees, and beneficiaries).
  • Interacting with Triage, Dev and Infrastructure team to identify and isolate performance bottlenecks.
  • Led end to end effort for Change Utility System and Financial Management comprised of 3 components - VM (streamline payment process for vendors/issuers), EDGE and EPS. Independently developed performance test scripts, derived workload profile and gathered key Non Functional Requirements from Design Documents and Spec Documentations.
  • Created the scripts for XML web services, and front end Portal UI application using load runner web services protocol, web and web services multi-protocol.
  • Created scripts for web services for different operations in the given WSDL file for the specified end point URL’s.
  • Performed Load/Performance/Stress Tests using Load Runner, by creating and executing different sets of scenarios to accomplish different objectives based on the Load Models.
  • Extensively used Performance Monitors to analyze the System Bottlenecks like Memory Leaks, CPU Utilization and Network Bottlenecks etc.
  • Monitored different Graphs like Transaction Response time and Analyzed Server performance Status, Hits per Second, Throughput, and Windows Resources, UNIX resources and Database Server Resources.
  • Performed SQL querying to validate the data in the back end data base, and also to check the data flow between different modules
  • Present the Performance Test results with any recommendations or enhancements and escalate any issues or risks that may rise during the Performance Test Life Cycle.
  • Manage the submittal of the performance defects through the proper Defect Life Cycle for proper escalation.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 11.50, Performance Center 11.50, Application Lifecycle Management, WebSphere 7.0, IIS and HTTP, TOAD, Dynatrace, VerboseGC Logs, Jprofiler

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Penetration/Load Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted performance, load, and stress testing using LoadRunner.
  • Developed VuGen test scripts in LoadRunner for Oracle forms and JSP pages using NCA and HTTP protocols.
  • Involved in Correlation and Parameterization for the script, to ensure the script runs successfully during replay. Monitored the activities through LoadRunner Controller.
  • Recorded and enhanced Vuser Scripts by inserting Transaction points, Rendezvous points in to Vuser Script in LoadRunner.
  • Analyzed system usage information such as task distribution diagram and load model to create effective test scenarios.
  • Worked in Loadrunner Winsock, Web (http/html), SAP WEB/GUI, Web Services and Oracle, Citrix, NCA Protocols.
  • Configured Web/Application/Database server monitoring setup using LoadRunner Controller.
  • Used IP spoofing to generate and associate different IP addresses to Virtual Users to emulate real-time scenarios for load balancing issues
  • Activating / configuring monitors and adding desired performance counters into the Graphs
  • Performed SQL querying to validate the data in the back end data base, and also to check the data flow between different modules
  • Monitored the CPU, memory, and network utilizations on the UNIX server using Site Scope monitors.
  • Analyzed results of Transactions Response time, Transaction under load, Transaction Summary by Vusers, Hit per Second and Throughput
  • Determined the source of bottlenecks by correlating the performance data with end-user loads and response times.

Environment: Load runner 9.5, Performance Center 11.0, HP Sitescope, HP Diagnostics, ASP.NET, Silverlight, SQL Server, Linux, MS Windows NT/2000, MS Office Suite.

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