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Performance Test Engineer (lead) Resume

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OBJECTIVE:

  • Seeking a PERFORMANCE ENGINEER position in the information technology field to better utilize my experience in Product Quality Investigations and Management Tools; hands on knowledge on Software Life Cycle, Application Maintenance and Performance Testing based on previous experience, job skills and educational background.

SUMMARY

  • Highly motivated, top performing professional with over all 10+ Years of experience in Software Quality & Performance Testing arena where engaged with various types of critical Performance testing, capacity Planning activities and team lead experience with multiple concurrent projects to create competitive future goals that proven customers complete satisfaction and successful accomplishment.
  • Complete understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC) to perform System Analysis, User Requirements Determination, Data modeling, Coding, implementation and testing.
  • Experienced in using various methodologies including SCRUM (agile) and automated tools, Expertise in Functional and Performance test Automation.
  • Highly experienced in HP LoadRunner service test and Neotys NeoLoad to perform load and performance test on various types of Windows, Web portal, and Web based application.
  • Hands on experience in NeoLoad and NeoSense used for load, endurance and stress testing to improve application performance.
  • Highly engaged with developing performance test script, editing, enhancement and debugging by checking user path validation successfully.
  • Experienced in using LoadRunner and PC (Performance Center) to setup, and distribute load to multiple Load Generators.
  • Hands on experienced in installing new HP ALM PC Server and Host Software (including latest patch available) to upgrade production & performance testing infrastructure for Installation, Implementation and Configuration process.
  • Experienced in Performance and Load testing using HP ALM PC with various runtime settings.
  • Expert in creating and enhancing VuGen Scripts with single and multiple protocol by using Virtual User Generators (VuGen), adding Checkpoints, Redovouz point, used Parameterization and Correlation.
  • Proficient in developing and deploying test automation scripts to do end to end performance testing using LoadRunner.
  • Proficient in LoadRunner and ALM PC (Performance Center) to design test scenarios considered critical from a Business Flow standpoint.
  • Expert in LoadRunner Analysis with custom Template including compiling and reporting the test results.
  • Complete knowledge in ALM PC (Performance Center) to execute step, load and stress tests to measure and report response times, server resource (Memory and CPU) utilization.
  • Hands on experienced on open source monitoring tool such as Apache JMeter, BadBoy and Fiddler to perform server hardening (HTTP request & responses) and server health check.
  • Expertly used Typeperf utilities as well as RDP connection, Putty, Process Explorer, File Mon, Process Mon, PoolMon, Confluence Wiki, Perforce, Ethereal, and Firebug.
  • Experienced in Jprofiler to identify Memory Leak issue, Java Heap, Garbage collection issues on J2EE applications.
  • Good understanding in using vmstat, Sar, Topaz Utility & System Monitor in UNIX System to measure Unix system Performance under load.
  • Experienced in HP Site Scope, AppDynamics (APM), Nonsense, New Relic and dynaTrace to monitor real time execution and deep dive diagnosis for the whole infrastructure.
  • Hands on experienced with HP SiteScope and Neotys NeoSense installation and integration on testing environment including new patch upgrade.
  • Experienced in writing Technical Documentation and performing Analysis, Black Box Testing, Functionality Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), End - to-End Testing, Load Testing, and Database Testing.
  • Extensively experienced in Testing Web based and Client-Server Applications.
  • Experienced in created Virtual User Scripts, defined User Behavior, ran Load Test Scenario, monitored the Performance, Analyzing Results using LoadRunner.
  • Experienced in Database Queries over DOS command prompt, MS Access, Visual Studio and MSSQL Server Management Studio for performing backups/restores and associated tasks (database mirroring and recovery).
  • Widely used SQL, Pl/SQL critical queries for back-end testing on both Oracle and MSSQL Server Databases.
  • Experienced in various types of data-queries, using Join, Union, Triggers and Stored Procedure for database validation, integration and tuning purposes.
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining defects using HP Quality Center; involving in reporting defects using Quality Center.
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining Automation Frameworks built in QuickTest Professional (QTP).
  • Experienced in working in Government, Education & Healthcare, and Banking/Finance domains.
  • Participated in Status and Reviews, Co-ordination with Team, Client & Management (both onsite & offsite).
  • Highly experienced in Review functional and non-functional test documentations including BRD, SSD, SRM, Test Case and Test Steps along with TAR Timeline, handle troubleshoot event with dedicated group management and provided smooth transitions of satisfactory deliverables on time.
  • Good Exposure towards Bug Metrics and various Testing documents/templates.
  • Extensively experienced in leading offshore teams.
  • Hands on experience in project lead with fully satisfactory planned, implemented, energized and coordinated project and team members.
  • Highly experienced in managing multiple requests during critical business issues and mitigating risks.
  • Prompt in communication fluently and effectively with all level of business users, technical teams, and management across the organization.
  • Self-motivated, Self-starter and effective interpersonal skills; Dedicated teamwork, Goal oriented performance, Commitment to delivery results.
  • Exceptional ability to quickly master new concepts, applications and an effective team player with good problem solving and interpersonal skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Performance Testing Tools: Neotys NeoLoad 5. 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4. HP Load Runner 9.0, 9.5, 11.0 & 11.52, 12.02, HP ALM Performance Center 11.0, 11.50, 11.52, 12.01 and 12.21/12.20. Apache JMeter 2.7 and 2.10, BadBoy 2.1 and 5.0, PAL 1.1, 2.4 and 2.5 beta, Perfmon and Typeperf utility, Jprofiler 5.2, Fiddler 2.2 and 4.4 beta.

Performance Monitoring Tools: Neotys NeoSense 2.1. HP SiteScope 11.20, AppDynamics, DynaTrace, New RelicDatabases SQL Server 2003, 2005 Express, 2008, PLSQL/SQL Server 2005, 2008, SQL 7.0, My SQL, MS Access, Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g.

Testing Tools and Applications: Quality Center, TestDirector, LoadRunner, QuickTest Professional, MS Access, MS Visual Studio 2008, 2010 and 2012, SQL Server Management Studio 2005, 2008 R2.

Scripting Languages: Shell Script, VB Script, and Batch File.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer (Lead)

Responsibilities:

  • Competently outlined Nonfunctional Requirements, created Performance Test Plan, Test Data, Test Script and Test Results Reports based on BR (Business Requirements) and PTR (Performance Test Requirements).
  • Reviewed Functional and Automation test documentations, Test Data and Test Cases and walk through the application for the thorough understanding the performance test requirements.
  • Gathered and reviewed Test Design documentations and Application and System Architecture including server definitions with logical and physical test environment update documentations.
  • Frequently communicated with the Scrum Master and PM, BAs, Application Developers and DBAs, Stack Holders, Development and QA team as well as District and Divisional higher management for sharing testing deliverables updates frequently.
  • Joined daily scrum meeting for sharing existing tasks, current input and update progress and future plan and commitment.
  • Created Performance test steps scenario document, reviewed and signed off and get confirmation for the final steps documentations from the BA (business analyst).
  • Assembled test data and developed test scripts followed by editing, enhancement and checked user path validations using NeoLoad 5.4 for the assigned project module.
  • Assigned Project module tasks to the other performance test engineers to distribute workload and get confirmation and updates by joining daily scrum meeting for the current progress status.
  • Designed Test Populations, Created Runtime Scenarios and Runtime Settings by selecting load policy for 1,000 vusers maximum for Concurrent or Ramping up load tests, assigned and integrated multiple NL (NeoLoad) LGs (Load Generators) as required with evenly distribution methods.
  • Performed Test Executions and monitored Application and Host server hardware component and observed behavior for the targeted object repositories and captured deferent types of alerts during the load and performance test run.
  • Analyzed Hosts and Application Server recorded metrics, transactions and requests response times, compared recorded and playback / execution requests and responses after completed the test executions.
  • Generated Performance Test reports by adding external SLAs as demand and designed manual test comparisons reports documentations for Baseline testing outlined and future comparisons record documentations, provide raw results reports to the PM as well as uploads report documentations to the JIRA and WIKI shared portals.

Environment: Neotys NeoLoad 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 5.4, Neotys NeoSense 2.1, MySQL, Oracle, Windows Server 2008 and 20012, UNIX, JBoss, Apache Tom Cat and MS-Office.

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Proficiently created Performance Test plan, Test Data, and Test Script based on BPR (Business Process Requirements) and PTR (Performance Test Requirements).
  • Review Performance Test Plan, system and test environment update documentations, and communicate with higher management, as well as Development and QA team for sharing testing deliverable updates frequently.
  • Reviewed Test case documentations after developed and deployed test automation scripts for necessary planning end to end performance testing using ALM PC.
  • Gathering test data and develop test script using LR VuGen 12.02v (TruClient Ajax IE and Firefox Protocol).
  • Enhanced and tweaked test script, saved and uploaded script on HP Performance Center 12.20.
  • Collaborated with business groups, development team, implementation and training team and software vendors.
  • Created various load test scenarios based on with or without SLA's for baseline testing.
  • Executed Load and Stress Tests with HP PC (Performance Center), and presented performance statistics to application teams, and provided recommendations of how and where performance can be improved.
  • Executed Load and Performance Test (smoke, shake down, spike, stress/duration test etc.) to measure and report response times, server resource (Memory and CPU) utilization to the Infrastructure team.
  • Develop the test run result report and analysis results using LR Analysis, SiteScope for deep down diagnosis performance issues including Transaction Tracing and Cross App Tracing & Validations.
  • Created performance test summary report and Deployment report manually using HP PC and New Relic and provided to all responsible parties.

Environment: HP ALM Performance Center 11.50, 11.52, 12.01 and 12.20/12.21 , New Relic, SQL, Oracle, Windows, UNIX, AWS (Amazon Web Services) and MS-Office.

Confidential

Sr. Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully Installed and Implemented new HP ALM & PC software on new Test and Prod environment independently by collaborating with development / infrastructure team.
  • Competently upgraded the HP ALM System and Performance Testing environment periodically for server and component implementation, Establishing Secure Communication Channel and performed integration HP Software with new patches when they are available.
  • Proficiently created and recommended test deliverables such as PL Test plan, Test Strategies, provided written estimation of the effort and duration for the multiple concurrent testing engagements based on business process and performance requirements.
  • Created Test Summary Report for testing of selected modules.
  • Collaborated with business groups, development team, implementation and training team and software vendors.
  • Performed System Health check, PL and Spike test using HP ALM Performance Center 12.20 after an architecture change in the application when Console and Agent servers were allocated separate physical servers.
  • Performed Smoke test throughout the testing server from creating test script on VuGen Controller machine, saving under PC Test Plan, created test scenario, run real world test execution,
  • Collate and Analysed test result and gets Analysis summary report afterword and provides HTML and High-Level report to the higher management with necessary recommendations.
  • Developed and implemented Load and Stress Tests with ALM PC (Performance Center), and presented performance statistics to application teams, and provided recommendations of how and where performance can be improved.
  • Reviewed Test case after developed and deployed test automation scripts for necessary planning end to end performance testing using ALM PC.
  • Used LR (LoadRunner) Virtual User Generator (VuGen - 12.02) to generate VuGen Scripts for the targeted applications.
  • Used HP ALM Performance Center 11.52 and later 12.01 and 12.20 to create Test Scenarios along with using HP SiteScope for deep dive analysis and diagnostic server-side issues considered critical form of a Business Flow standpoint.
  • Created Windows server monitor profile on ALM Test Resources and performed real time monitoring the targeted Windows Resource Counters (objects and instances for the specific server components) during the peak load execution.
  • Executed in Load, Stress and Endurance testing to simulate a real process by adding 1000 concurrent users to login, performed several transactions then collated and analyzed test results, compiled and provided results summary report using ALM PC 12.20.
  • Used ALM PC to execute step, Load and Stress Tests to measure and report response times, server resource (Memory and CPU) utilization to the Infrastructure team.
  • Developed Virtual User Scripts using HP LR VuGen for various business processes; performed Correlation, data Parameterization and customization of scripts by using C code.
  • Created complex scripts from selected Windows and Web based application by using different types of LR Protocol such as WinSoc, COM/DCOM, Ajax TruClient IE and FireFox, Web Click and Script, Web HTTP/HTML and many other multi-protocol as recommended by the HP LR Protocol Advisor.
  • Used LoadRunner VuGen to generate VuGen Scripts for the web based applications.
  • Developed and deployed test automation scripts to do end to end performance testing using LoadRunner.
  • Used HP Performance Center 11.50 and later version to design Test Scenarios using different types of Runtime settings as needed.
  • Executed in Load, Stress, Spike and Endurance testing by adding 500 to 1000 concurrent users to login, performed several transactions then Analyzed, compiled and reported the test results by using HP PC.
  • Used LoadRunner to execute step, Load and Stress Tests to measure and report response times, server resource (Memory and CPU) utilization to the Infrastructure team.
  • Developed Virtual User Scripts using HP LoadRunner VuGen for various business processes; performed Correlation, data Parameterization and customization (using HTTP/HTML protocol) of scripts on Web based applications.

Environment: HP ALM Performance Center 11.50, 11.52, 12.01 and 12.20/12.21 , HP SiteScope 11.20 and 11.24, SQL, Oracle, Windows, UNIX and MS-Office.

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