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Performance And Qa Lead Resume

Pittsburgh, PA


  • 9+years of experience in tools like LoadRunner, J - Meter, WebLoad and Neoload in testing Stand-Alone, Client/Server and Web Based applications.
  • Used HP tools Quality Center (QC), LoadRunner, QTP, Performance Center and JMeter Open source tool for Performance Testing.
  • Hands-on experience with LoadRunner using various protocols like Web Http, Web Services, Ajax Tru-client, Sap GUI, SAP web.
  • Hands on experience working with JMeter using protocols like Web-Services and Web HTTP
  • Extensive experience on preparing test plans, test metrics, test cases, test scripts and test data based on business requirements and functional requirements.
  • Experience with LoadRunner components: VuGen, Controller, Analysis, Load Generator and with the components of JMeter .
  • Used HP tools Quality Center (QC), LoadRunner, QTP, Performance Center and JMeter Open source tool for Performance Testing
  • Developed Test plans and Test Cases in interaction with development Engineers.
  • Hands on experiences in performance bottlenecks, end-to-end performance, and web performance measures like server response time, throughput and network latency.
  • Experience in analyzing Performance Bottlenecks, Root cause and Server Configuration problems using LoadRunner Monitors, Analysis, Site Scope and J2EE Diagnostics.
  • Experience with Commercial Monitoring tools like HP Site Scope and BAC (Business Availability Center), HP Diagnostics, Sitescope, DynaTrace and Inbuilt Monitoring Tools etc., to monitor the databases, application and web servers (at OS & Application level) for Performance bottlenecks while conducting Load, Stress, volume, and Memory tests.
  • Knowledge of functional testing using HP Quick Test Pro and Quality Center
  • Good Working Experience in UNIX and Windows.
  • Vast experience in using SQL for test data creation and validation of test data on the database.
  • Good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Driven, committed and hard working with a quest to learn new technologies and undertake challenging assignments.
  • Strong in establishing QA Procedures / Standard Methods and Reviewing BRD, TRD & FRD and preparing Test Scenarios.
  • Very good in scheduling, planning for the releases, builds, and patches for the QA testing worked with multiple releases simultaneously in QA environment.
  • Good aptitude for learning and efficient in Problem Solving.


Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Performance and QA Lead


  • Defining the performance goals and objectives based on the client requirements and input.
  • Experience working on Jmeter for Micro- Services performance testing
  • Developed automated test scripts with JMeter and LoadRunner VuGen.
  • Execute test and monitor system performance center, LoadRunner Controller
  • Involved in analyzing system specifications, designing and development of test plan for collection applications
  • Design, Develop, Execute and Analyze Performance Test for complex applications and systems
  • Application performance testing and analysis (load, stress, duration, tuning)
  • Providing sign-off (Pass/Fail notification) for production changes
  • Analyse tests results and work with Developers and Engineers to improve performance or perform defect fixes
  • Analyze data gathered from performance test runs, provide sound recommendations for performance improvements, and identify bottlenecks of applications
  • Troubleshoot performance issues, analyze bottlenecks and make recommendations to improve performance of the solution
  • Provide tools and frameworks to engineering teams to benchmark and measure performance of the products during the development life cycle
  • Support Performance Manager in upward stakeholder management, status report development, metrics, etc
  • Provides inputs and assist with the development of continual process improvements
  • Work with Development and QA managers to have the performance issues resolved. Design, implement and unit test server-side JEE/Java code.

Environment: LoadRunner 11.00, Performance Center, JMeter, SiteScope, Oracle, Citrix, MS SQL Server, Weblogic, Load Balancer, JAVA, ALM, J2EE Diagnostic Tool, web, Windows 2000/XP, Splunk.


Performance and QA lead


  • Developed Performance test plan and test scripts for web-based applications.
  • Constructed benchmarks for the applications that include J2EE, COTS and Oracle 11i products.
  • Extensively used the follow Loadrunner protocols, Web HTTP, J2EE, .Net, Citrix and Oracle.
  • Captured data from Vugen scripts by using ANSI- C functions, correlation, transaction timings, verification checkpoints and parameterization.
  • Preparation of Estimations, Test Plan, and Traceability Metrics & Test cases based on the requirements from BRD & FSD.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Developed automated test scripts with JMeter and LoadRunner VuGen.
  • Execute test and monitor system performance Sitescope, LoadRunner Controller.
  • 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.
  • Experience working on Splunk log analysis. Created Regex functions in Splunk.
  • Involved in analyzing, interpreting and summarizing meaningful and relevant results in a complete Performance Test Report.
  • 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
  • Automation of applications, VB scripts, Functions, Object repositories, Data tables in QTP.
  • Experience in working with Java, SOA environments and web services SOAP requests and responses using SOAPUI 4.0.1.
  • Involved in testing SSIS to run various ETL Scripts to load the data into SQL server, Oracle and DB2.
  • Developed SQL queries/Unix Shell Scripts / XML Files / SOAP web services and JCL jobs.

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

Confidential, Newport, NJ

Sr. Performance Engineer


  • Extensive advanced programming of LoadRunner VuGen scripts for dynamic navigation.
  • Creating the Test Scenarios, executing and generating reports using LoadRunner 8.1.
  • Performance Testing - Load testing, stress testing and soak testing of the application.
  • Installed, customized and administered Performance Center, LoadRunner and QTP. Troubleshoot issues encountered, evaluate and perform upgrades of the tools in the Mercury suite.
  • Leveraging my experience in functional testing using QTP and building automation solutions using Quality center.
  • Involved in preparation of Automation plan and framework and lead the effort to enhance and extend automation framework to products tested manually.
  • Configured Application Performance Analyzer for monitoring system resources and activity.
  • Used SiteScope to monitor server metrics.
  • 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
  • Involved in LR scripting and performance testing along with teams from IBM and SAIC creating a complete platform for performance testing.
  • Worked as an independent consultant for performance testing and coordinated with multiple vendors.
  • Involved in preparation of estimation, capacity matrix, testing plan and details, capacity plan and performance strategy docs and conducted assessments and data modeling using excel.
  • Recording, scripting, introducing dynamic navigation, parameterization and execution of the scripts were done.
  • Experience working on Splunk log analysis. Created Regex functions in Splunk.
  • Involved in analyzing, interpreting and summarizing meaningful and relevant results in a complete Performance Test Report.
  • Responsible for creating message generation decks using STL.
  • Used WSIM to simulate VTAM applications, 3270 terminal and FTP clients.
  • Worked closely with clients
  • Interface with developers, project managers, and management in the development,
  • Execution and reporting of test performance results.

Environment: LoadRunner, Performance center, HP Quality Center, ALM, QTP, Java, J2EE, SOAP, Autosys, Web sphere, Mainframes (COBOL, CICS, DB2, QMF, JCL, TSO/ISPF, VSAM, File-Aid), UNIX, Oracle 9i, XML, MS Access, Win 00/XP

Confidential, Bridgeport, CT

Performance Analyst


  • Created & executed Test plans, Test Cases, Test Scenarios, Test Strategy and Test scripts
  • Gathered business requirements, collecting the information about Service Level Agreement from Business Analyst and developers.
  • Managed a team of three off shore and seven onsite resources as Lead.
  • Responsible for performance testing using Performance Center and HP LoadRunner.
  • Developed Vuser Scripts in HTTP/HTML, Citrix ICA, Ajax - Click and Script, TrueClient Web, .Net, Web, Java, WebServices, and Database Protocols.
  • Developed scripts using UFT to get User Response Times along with Load rest servlet response times.
  • Created workspace and Pipelines in Jenkins for JMeter integration.
  • Experience working with Kubernetes and Docker for implementing AWS performance testing.
  • Performance testing of client-server, web services, web-based applications, and Documentum application.
  • Testing planning and designed varieties of Scenarios for Baseline, Benchmark, Load, Batch, Regression, Stress, and Endurance Testing.
  • Parameterized large and complex data to achieve complex test to achieve accurate performance and execute test in a Performance Test environment.
  • Used HPALM-Performance Center 12.53, standalone Controllers to create scenarios and run load tests.
  • Responsible for testing messages from MQ by checking the depth of Queues and pending messages.
  • Responsible for testing both Asynchronous and Synchronous batch jobs in an enterprise wide environment.
  • Performed in-depth analysis to isolate points of failure in the application
  • Assist in production of testing and capacity certification reports.
  • Created comprehensive analysis and test results report.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot performance problems in a lab environment. This will also include analysis of performance problems in a production environment.
  • Created Test Schedules

Environment: Load Runner 9.52, Microsoft Visual Studio (VSTS), Quick Test Pro, Site scope, JAVA, ASP, JSP, Oracle, UNIX, Linux, Windows, Web Sphere, Rational Clear Quest, HP - Diagnostics, Wily Intro scope.

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