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Software Performance Test Lead Resume

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St Louis, MO

SUMMARY

  • 15+ years of expertise in Performance, Automation and Functional testing using tools including Load Runner, Performance Center, QTP and Quality Center.
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and iterative.
  • Extensive knowledge of the educational assessments and financial line of business.
  • Extensively experienced in analyzing business requirements and specifications, design, review, development and execution of Test Plans, Test Strategies, Test Scripts, Test Cases, Test Data Setup and Test Environment Setup
  • Proficient with Web (HTTP/HTML), Web services protocols in load runner.
  • Knowledge on data format extensions (DFE) with VuGen.
  • Monitor Performance test using monitoring tools such as Compuware dynatrace, AppDynamics, MONyog, Fiddler2, New Relic, HP Site Scope, Graphite and CA Wily Intrascope.
  • Analyzed the performance test results, investigated performance bottlenecks such as CPU Utilization, Memory usage, Garbage collection, DB connections and drove resolutions with developers/architects/database administrators to collaboratively tune JVM, Code Profiling, SQL Tuning and Profiling.
  • Expert in identifying performance issues within the J2EE architecture, Load balancers, JBoss, MySQL, Mongo DB Databases and Network to improve the performance and scalability
  • Solid understanding of defect management and experience following a defect through from creation to closure
  • Lead Onsite and offshore teams.
  • Highly motivated, creative, versatile and industrious Quality Assurance professional with sound business judgment and solid work ethics.
  • Excellent analytical, coordination, and multitasking skills, quick learner, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing Tools: Load Runner, HP Performance Center, Quick Test Professional (QTP), Quality Center,NeoLoad

Web: CSS, Advanced HTML, JavaScript, XML, XSL, XHTML

Operating Systems: Windows, DOS, Sun Solaris, UNIX, Linux Centos 6.4

Databases: MS Access, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, Mongo DB

Tools and Technology: Rally, Team track, JIRA, Perforce, Splunk

Monitoring tools: Compuware dynatrace, AppDynamics, MONyog, New Relic, HP SiteScope, Graphite, Fiddler2

Web and App Servers: JBoss, Apache httpd web server

Desktop Application: MS Office Suite, MS Project

Languages: SQL, VB Script, Java, C, JavaScript

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Software Performance Test Lead

Confidential, St Louis, MO

Responsibilities

  • Participate in all meetings planned for particular release and obtain necessary technical requirement and such meetings include design review, test execution timeline etc.
  • Worked with project team to get for project business volume metrics.
  • Gathering and analyzing business and technical requirements for Performance Testing purposes.
  • Independently developed Performance Center Vugen scripts according to test specifications/requirements to validate against Performance SLA.
  • Enhanced Vusers Scripts by correlation, parameterization, transaction points, rendezvous points and various Load Runner functions.
  • Performed correlation by rightly capturing the dynamic values and parameterize the data dependencies dat are always a part of Business process.
  • Conducted several Load tests such as 1 Hour peak production load, Reliability and Stress tests to identify the performance issues.
  • Monitored Average Transaction Response Time, Network Data, Hits per Second, Throughput, and Windows resources like CPU Usage available and committed bytes for memory.
  • Analyzed Throughput Graph, Hits/Second Graph, Transactions per second Graph and Rendezvous Graphs using LR Analysis Tool.
  • Analyze, interpret, and summarize meaningful and relevant results in a complete Performance Test Analysis report.
  • Performance testing is done on Exa environment and upgraded applications to meet specified performance requirements.
  • Load test summary reports for each run comparing the results with previous runs.

Software Performance Test Lead

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in requirement gathering, analysis, understanding of statement of work for performance testing.
  • Performed performance testing for applications such as Assurance, Tax, Advisory & Internal Firm Service.
  • Understood the testing effort by analyzing the scope of projects.
  • Estimated and obtained management support for the time, resources and to perform the testing.
  • Developed the performance test plans and test strategies.
  • Planning and allocation of work to team.
  • Oversaw the quality procedures related to the project.
  • Checked/Reviewed the Performance test cases documents, Performance Test Plans (PTP), Performance Test Results(PTR).
  • Organized the status meetings and send the Status Report & summary report (Weekly) to Manager.
  • Worked in onsite - offshore model and be able to provide technical assistance to offshore team.
  • Created/Modified the scripts by using Vugen and VSTS.
  • Created/Modified the scenarios by using Performance center and VSTS.
  • Monitored performance test runs.
  • Published Performance Test Results (PTR) and conducted review sessions with all the stakeholders.
  • Performed batch job performance testing.

Apps Systems Engineer

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated application requirements every release and validated users data.
  • Worked on data preparation in load testing environments using SQL queries.
  • Applied advanced expertise in designing, coding, debugging to create scripts including advanced correlation techniques, parameterization.
  • Enhanced scripts using C language to read and write error log files while running scripts in Vugen and in Performance center to debug related issues in real time load conditions.
  • Smoke tested all load runner scripts before running them in performance center for every build.
  • Created effective load test scenarios and apply detail run time settings to meet stress testing objectives using Performance center.
  • Used AppDynamics, HP Diagnostics, OpTier APM and Wily’s Introscope for capturing metrics on servers.
  • Created detailed load test result report by analyzing the results from Load Runner analysis and also included such as DB analysis report which is prepared by DBA, graphs of CPU,Memory etc which are gatheird from Introscope for all servers.
  • Used JIRA for bug reporting.
  • Participated in daily status meetings to discuss day to day activities, identified issues in stress testing.

Software Engineer

Confidential, Iowa City, IA

Responsibilities:

  • Experienced in gathering, understanding, reviewing, and maintaining application functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Developed testing strategies including preparing test plans and effort estimates.
  • Responsible for constant interaction with the leadership to discuss on the progress, projects & issues with planned resolution.
  • Held responsible for team management and the overall capability of resources by setting goals, monitoring performance, resolving conflicts and mentoring.
  • Planned development and execution of manual and automated product test plans and monitoring and reporting on test execution to support the project release.
  • Tracked project results on an ongoing basis to initiate corrective actions and optimize development results
  • Led a team to ensure workload and deliverables, schedules are in control.
  • Monitored the Project schedule, review deliverables, signoff builds.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform analysis of test and system metrics to identify sources of performance and scalability issues.
  • Worked on coordinating production related issues and performance related issues, Used performance Test environment to replicate productions issues, troubleshooting, Tuning and Retesting.
  • Coordinated with the environment team in setting up the test environment.
  • Installed/configured JBOSS and JAVA in order to deploy builds.
  • Involved in daily standup meetings, CCB and FS review meetings with development teams and business analysts to discuss application enhancements and to review open defects.
  • Performed webtestingusing QTP for checking page contents, broken links, web objects, frames and tables.
  • Executed PL/SQL (Functions, Procedures) for Backend testing to compare the results with front-end results.
  • Designed and executed automatedtestscripts for Functional, GUI, backend, data driven, Black box and Regression testing to identify errors within the applications using QTP.
  • Drived the testing Process/Procedure to reduce errors and ensure builds are delivered accurately and promptly.
  • Provided status updates on progress including percent tested, percent oftestsblocked, and percent oftestremaining.
  • Analyzed the performance test results, investigated performance bottlenecks such as CPU Utilization, Memory usage, Garbage collection, DB connections and drove resolutions with developers/architects/database administrators to collaboratively tune JVM, Code Profiling, SQL Tuning and Profiling.
  • Expert in identifying performance issues within the J2EE architecture, Load balancers, JBoss, MySQL, Mongo DB Databases and Network to improve the performance and scalability.
  • Data Migration from release to release.
  • Performed smoke, functional, regression, integration and data validation testing to ensure application compliance and stability.
  • Applied advanced expertise in designing, coding, debugging to create scripts including advanced correlation techniques, parameterization by using HP VuGen for web (http/html),web services protocols.
  • Identified reusable components and updated the script library.
  • Created effective load test scenarios and apply detail run time settings to meet testing objectives by using Performance Center 11.

Environment: Load Runner, Performance Center, QTP, Quality Center, J2EE, Jboss, Mongo DB, MySQL, Compuware dynatrace, MONyog, Fiddler2, New Relic, HP Site Scope, Graphite, CA Wily Intrascope and Mongo DB

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