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Performance Consultant Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY

  • Performance Engineering with experience in Application Performance Engineering and Application Performance Monitoring
  • Complete knowledge of Performance Engineering and Performance Monitoring like gathering requirements, automating the Business Scenarios, Identifying the Performance Scenarios, Analysis of Results and Presentation of Results.
  • Experience in integrating DevOps tools with Performance Testing in shift left approach thus by doing early performance testing.
  • Experience in developing cloud - based performance engineering solutions including design, develop and fine tune for AWS, Azure, GCP Confidential and Oracle cloud based applications.
  • Experienced on different platforms like SAP, PeopleSoft, Vantive, Oracle Applications and Technologies like Microsoft’s .Net, J2EE technologies, service-oriented architecture (SOA) on variety of Application Servers like but not limited to WebSphere, Weblogic, NetDynamics, and Databases like Oracle, SQL Server and Sybase and messaging services like MQ Series.
  • Experience in LoadRunner’s Virtual User Generator Protocols like HTML/ HTTP, Mobile Application, WinSock, Dual Web/Winsock, Web Services, SAPGUI, SAP WEB, RMI, Java, Citrix, Siebel and Multi-protocol scripts.
  • Experience in using Apache JMeter (HTTP, Beanshell, JDBC, FTP and Java Request Samplers)
  • Used LoadRunner’s Test Results Analysis for Summary Performance Report, Windows Resources, Network Delay Monitor, Throughput and bits/second.
  • Designed, Developed and Implemented Test Strategies, Test Plans, Test Designs, Resource Matrix, Job Allocation Matrix, Re-Traceability Matrix.
  • Handled offshore and remote teams in India, Brazil, Vietnam and different places with in United States in application development functional and Performance Testing.
  • Worked using Capability Maturity Model (CMM), Rational Unified Process and IEEE Methodologies. Experience in all Stages of SDLC and QALC.
  • Proficiency in Automated Test Tools like Rational’s Suit Test Studio, Rational Suite Performance Studio, RequisitePro, Rational ClearQuest, Mercury’s LoadRunner, WinRunner Test Suite, Active Test, Astra Load Test, Quick Test Professional, Test Director, Silk Suite, Visual Test, Visual Performance Test, QA Center from Compuware and RadView’s WebLoad.
  • Implemented LoadRunner, Quick Test Professional, WinRunner, Test Director, Astra Quick Test, Topaz and Rational SQA Team Test Edition.
  • Extracted & Constructed data of various types from SQL Server / Oracle / DB2 by developing SQL queries for data utilization in Performance scripting
  • Worked in different methodologies like Waterfall, Agile, test driven development and Scrum methodology.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

APE / APM: LoadRunner, Quick Test Professional, WinRunner, Test Director, Astra Quick Test, VU Generator, SiteScope, Topaz, CA Wily Interscope, Dynatrace APM/Gomez, New Relic, Splunk, NeoLoad, Confidential Rational Team Test Edition, Confidential Rational Test Manager, Confidential Rational RequisitePro, Confidential Rational Clear Quest, Clear Case, QA Run 4.6, QA Director, QA Load and Web Performer.

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows NT 4, Windows 3.1, Windows 3.11, Windows 95, Windows 98, DOS, Linux (SUSE and Redhat) & UNIX.

Languages: SQL, PL/SQL, Java, XML, HTML, DHTML, C, Visual Basic, Pascal.

Scripting Languages: TSL, SQA Basic Language, Java Script, VB Script, Script it and Perl.

DBMS and RDBMS: Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server, Sybase, Access, dBase & FoxPro

ERP SAP: (SolMan, WM, FICO, APO,P2S,P2P,OTC,Portal, HCM, SRM, SCM, BW), Oracle E-Business Suite (Order Management, Service Management, AP, AR, GL, FA, T&E) PeopleSoft and Vantive

Tools: Lotus Notes, Sablime, MS Project, VSS, Rational ClearCase, MS Office

Other Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, HomeSite, Vmware

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Performance Consultant

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • As a Performance Consultant responsible for Performance Engineering & Monitoring of CRM, BAU and Billing Applications across Confidential
  • Manage performance testing engagement for a size of 10 offshore team of leaders, developers and testers, working on key Projects for Confidential
  • Designed developed Production Performance monitoring of the Cox COE’s across US and Columbia in order to identify the production bottlenecks of the Customer Support Agent.
  • Conduct, Report and Execute project initiation meetings and subsequent status meetings to the Leadership team across domain and technology teams
  • Develop a comprehensive performance testing monitoring strategy to enhance and maximize performance testing value to organization in conjunction with DevOps
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of system component interaction and data relationships to effectively build and execute tests and analyze results
  • Effectively Build and Design Performance Testing workload metrics to reflect the real time business scenarios, capturing key performance metrics such as CPU, Memory, Disk IO and others
  • Effectively used continuous integration and continuous deployment (ci/cd) for Automated Performance and Functional testing in the respective environments.
  • Built Microsoft SQL database to store the data from Performance execution and display the same using tableau and Kibana
  • Architected Center of Excellence (Call Centers) monitoring across United States using New Relic Synthetic browsing and selenium webdriver scripting technology. Metrics are gathered for CoE validation such as Alerts and Trend on Health of CoE Applications.

Performance Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a Performance Consultant responsible for Performance Engineering CoE, Performance Engineering Tools Modernization, CI / CD Integration and PTaaS projects using tools like Performance Center, LoadRunner and JMeter
  • Deployment and maintain performance standards, Design and Development of PE CoE includes but not limited to Development of Questionnaire, Performance Strategy template, Summary Reports and others
  • Coordinated meetings with various domains team implementing on onboarding the applications for automated and on demand performance testing.
  • Implementation of ELK for early automated performance testing and creation of dashboards for performance metrics reporting
  • Preparation of Performance Summary report (Suggestions, Comments, Conclusions and Recommendations).
  • Conducted Weekly Status meeting and reported status on multiple projects like Integration, Business as usual.
  • Effectively used continuous integration and continuous deployment (ci/cd) for faster deployment of code for testing and for production, by using tools like Jenkins, gitlab and bitbucket

Lead SDET (Performance) Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • As a lead performance SDET Consultant responsible for Performance for Residual Payment project includes AWS, Web Technologies, Salesforce and other Applications
  • Written Performance Test plans based on the interviews conducted with the Product, Project and implementation teams.
  • Propose automation strategy, ROI and implement automation tools for web application, Web service/API
  • Evaluate test automation tools, establish selection criteria and drive POC implementation
  • Work with engineering teams on deployment of automation into CI/CD pipeline for shift-left testing vision
  • Written Java utilities for S3 up-loader tool to simulate payroll files sent by various clients into AWS S3 bucket on eclipse platform.
  • Work closely with the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence teams to test data load processes
  • Coordinated with Product team to Identify and prioritize the Business Process to be Performance Tested
  • Implemented and Developed JMeter performance testing scenarios for file upload and Web User Interface transactions using Java Request, Beanshell and HTTP samplers
  • Defined JMeter Test Plans, Thread Group, Samplers, Listener (Results and Graphs) to simulate the real-time business scenario and gather results.
  • Created Jenkins jobs to perform the automated performance testing (uploading the files - java, UI - validation using JMeter HTTP samplers)
  • Design and run extensive volume, scalability, stability, load, peak and stress tests using JMeter

Sr. Performance Engineering Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Design detailed performance test plans, scenarios, scripts, or test harness for Confidential, Inc for Gavel to Gate project includes Oracle Applications, Salesforce, Mobile and other Native Applications.
  • Implemented, developed and executed automated performance test harness using tools like HP LoadRunner (HTTP & Web Services) and JMeter (Beanshell, JDBC Request and Java Request Samplers).
  • Collaborate with Developers / Architects on system impacts of the downstream and upstream Application while doing performance testing.
  • Design and run extensive volume, scalability, stability, load, peak and stress tests using HP LoadRunner.
  • Develop robust benchmark workloads based on production traffic patterns and anticipated feature usage with varying load levels.
  • Created scenarios to simulate the real time business scenarios for performance testing of the applications.
  • Gathered slow performing methods, SQL’s during performance testing using Dynatrace Application Monitoring in all layers of the Application Under Test.
  • Evaluation of Performance results by gathering core operating system metrics and comparing them with previous releases for trend analysis.
  • Preparation of Performance Summary report (Suggestions, Comments, Conclusions and Recommendations).
  • Developed monitoring scripts using Datadog for multi browser, multi locations and multi devices for synthetic monitoring.
  • Extensively used vSphere to gather and evaluate VMware performance metrics of inventory of VM hosts covering all layers of the applications.
  • Evaluated mobile performance testing tools (HP LoadRunner, JMeter and Neoload), presented the PoC to the senior management.

Sr Performance Engineering Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Serve functionally as, Sr Performance Engineering Consultant developing Performance test strategy, Performance test planning, Performance test framework, and performance Engineering.
  • Responsible for Statement of work creation, renewal, identification of deliverables, timelines, project planning, budgeting, control, documenting and deliver entire testing process.
  • Worked with different performance testing tool vendors like Confidential (Rational), HP (Performance Center / LoadRunner, CA (Interscope), Dynatrace APM / Gomez and Neotys (Neoload) for purchase and support agreements of the tools.
  • Conduct both internal and stakeholders Weekly, Monthly and quarterly status reports including Key accomplishments, coming activities, project milestones and Issues / Concerns and Support requirements.
  • Partner with senior technology leadership, including C-Level Executives and Directors to define long-term testing objectives, negotiate and plan project financials and resource planning mitigating risks.
  • Instrumental member of PMO enabling strategic planning and execution of critical initiatives focused on technology enhancements, project implementation, adoption, budgeting and scheduling.
  • Managed customer escalations effectively by providing sufficient and necessary strategies towards successful project implementation.
  • Comfortably planned budgeted, recruited resource, training and allocation of resources and executed several upgrade projects.
  • Successfully conducted Performance Testing / Engineering at multiple locations with direct reporters across on site / off shore and near shore.
  • Responsible for performance certification using which includes performing Load tests, Stress tests, Capacity Planning, Stability tests and Scalability testing. Application Performance Monitoring and diagnose of both test and production environment.
  • Train and Mentor the junior performance test engineers on VUGen scripting and creating scenarios.
  • Coordinated with Technical Teams to Setup Heart (Database Query, CPU Utilization, Memory and URL)
  • Coordinated with Functional Teams to Identify and prioritize the Business Process to be Performance Tested
  • Recorded and customized Virtual User Generator scripts. Performed manual correlation, parameterization, runtime settings adjustments, recording settings adjustments.
  • Creation of data using VUGen, data creation includes application data set up, flat files and csv files.
  • Created scenarios to simulate the real time business scenarios for performance testing of the applications. Added load generators
  • Evaluation of Performance results by gathering core operating system and comparing them with tests results.
  • Preparation of Performance Summary report (Suggestions, Comments, Conclusions and Recommendations)

SAP Performance Engineer

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Interviewed the Business Group and Gathered performance requirements and documented the requirements in the HP Quality Center.
  • Based on the Business Requirements developed Performance Test plan, Performance testing scenarios developed parameters like think time Ramp up scenarios and Scenarios Run Times, number of dialog steps in SAP.
  • Extensively developed Automated Performance Testing Scripts in SAP ECC and Portal Environment using VUGen SAP GUI and SAP Web protocols.
  • Developed end-to-end Performance Test Scenarios (using VUgen) for OTC, WM, FICO, APO, P2P, P2S SCM, SRM and HCM Modules
  • Developed Performance Scenarios for various SAP Interfaces like OTM (Oracle Transport Management) Application and PKMS.
  • Extensively worked on creating data creation for end-to-end Business Scenarios for Performance Testing.
  • Gathered the Performance Results and analyzed the results and presented the results to the management.
  • Developed customized test harness for error handling, logical data input and Output messages.
  • Worked with Process Teams to create Solution Manager TPR creation documentation.

SAP Performance Test Engineer

Confidential, Evansville, IN

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting performance requirements, documenting Performance Test plan, design performance testing scenarios on the SAP and IWP.
  • Install HP LoadRunner and Virtual User Generator on the desktops, Install sitescope, configure sitescope.
  • Develop Test harness in VUGen, customize the test scripts for correlation, paramatization and setting up run time settings.
  • Coordinated efforts with Application Owner and Basis Team to communicate the bottlenecks and fine tune the application.
  • Executed Performance Testing across the different continents to get the Response times for different MJN Locations.
  • Worked with Vendor teams to identify the bottlenecks and performed regression testing to achieve the pre spin off results.
  • Quality Center is used for Test Management activities like Test Requirements, Test Design Steps and Defect Management.

Performance Test Lead

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Managed resources and process of performance testing (like Load, Stress, Volume, Endurance and Failover) using LoadRunner (Controller, Virtual User Generator, Analysis) and Protocols used Web, Web Services
  • Have lead whole TST applications in the retail banking space which includes IPD, RCK, ULZ, ACH DE and RDSO applications. The applications are developed in Java, WebSpehere on DB2 Database with SOA.
  • Managed near-shore and off-shore team to develop test harness, execute performance scenarios during nights and weekends and report generation.
  • Presented results of the performance testing along with Project Management team to the clients mainly senior management.
  • Also involved with project management team to schedule the testing activities for the TST space and resource allocation.
  • Designed Test Case documents for Performance testing in Quality Center and report defects.

Lead SAP Performance Test Engineer

Confidential, Plano Tx

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performance testing (Load, Stress and Volume) using LoadRunner (Controller, Virtual User Generator, Analysis) on SAP Applications (Server Testing).
  • Coordinated with Process owners to Identify the Business Process to be Performance Tested and perform functional UAT
  • Developed Test Requirements documents for Performance testing in Quality Center. Defects logged and tracked in Quality Center.
  • Developed VUGen scripts in SAP GUI for ECC and SAP Web, paramatization, correlation, error handling, and output messages.

PeopleSoft Performance Test Engineer

Confidential, State of Georgia Atlanta GA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performance testing (Load, Stress and Volume) using LoadRunner (Controller, Virtual User Generator, Analysis)
  • Installation and Setup of Performance Center and Multi LoadRunner Agents
  • SiteScope Installation and Set up (classic) includes creating Groups and Monitors for UNIX, Tuxedo, Weblogic and Oracle Database
  • Coordinated with Technical Teams to Setup Heart (Database Query, CPU Utilization, Memory and URL)
  • Coordinated with Functional Teams to Identify the Business Process to be Performance Tested
  • Performed Performance Testing PeopleSoft Human Capitol Management and Financials Modules from migrating from 8.8 to 9.0
  • Train and Mentor the Full time Loadrunner Staff on Scripting and creating scenarios.
  • Designed Test Case documents for Performance testing in Quality Center.

QA Performance Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Load, Stress, sizing, scalability and capacity planning of different Confidential products which are client server products involved lot of Server testing.
  • Evaluated Performance Testing Tools from Confidential Rational and HP Mercury Suite
  • Implemented LoadRunner 8.1 and got the licenses from Mercury Interactive
  • Designed and Implemented Performance Testing Plan for QM, eReporting, OEM's (BT, Avaya), Balance, and WFO.
  • Developed test harness using Virtual User Generator in Single and Multi protocols (HTTP/HTML, RMI, Web Services, Citrix, Dual Web/Winsock and Windows Sockets).
  • Monitor performance using windows performance monitors and LoadRunner monitors.
  • Setting up testing environment of various Applications from various builds to do performance testing (includes installation of operating systems, raid architecture using hp tools, installing applications from the suite and installing multi databases like MS SQL and Oracle).
  • Analyzed Test using Summary Analysis, Average Transaction Response Time, Throughput, Windows Resource, Network delay and HTTP Codes
  • Extensively used J2EE Diagnostics/Deep Diagnostics to diagnose and troubleshoot Web/App server performance issues
  • Used VMware to create virtual machines to run different consoles for screen capture

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