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Performance Test Lead Resume

Dallas, TexaS

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Performance engineer with 8+ years of IT experience with several years in Test Lead role.
  • Expertise in end to end performance testing including Non - Functional Requirement Gathering, Effort Estimation, performance test planning, Scripting, Execution, Tests monitoring and Results Reporting for the applications in banking and financial domains
  • Hands on experience of the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) platform. Good knowledge of micro-services applications. Experience in creating manifests file, deploying micro-services, starting and restarting an application in PCF, creating and updating of applications cups. Working Knowledge micro-apps and micro-services running on the cloud infrastructure.
  • Hands Experience with Web (HTTP/HTML), .Net Web Services, Siebel Web protocols. Fair understanding of the citrix and True Client protocols in LoadRunner.
  • Outstanding ability in writing advanced VuGen scripts using Parameterizations, Correlations, Rendezvous Points, Custom request, Check Points, If-Else and other LR and C functions.
  • Experienced in using HP OVPM, Vsphere, AppDynamics, Dyntarace, Splunk, HP Sitescope and Wily Interoscope for monitoring on distributed IT infrastructure and applications including servers, operating systems, network services and application components.
  • Good experience in JVM tuning of cloud based micro-service applications, Heap dump analysis, memory dump analysis, and resource utilization monitoring and tuning.
  • Experience in using ITKO LISA for the back end virtualization.
  • Experience in front end and back end profiling for mobile applications using Yourkit, Jprofiler, Xcode, Android studio profiling tools. Experience in using STS for the analyzing the code and review
  • Comprehensive understanding of Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC), Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) as well as Performance Test pre-production validation process.
  • Accountable for full end-to-end process for the performance testing phases of the project, executing testing and working within deadlines.
  • Excellent leadership qualities. Handled a team of more than 7 people.
  • Maintained test metrics and bug database and generated weekly reports.
  • Interacted with application and architecture team for issues resolution and application enhancement
  • Proficient in preparing technical documentation, report writing; quality assurance and testing in a wide variety of projects and environments.
  • Versatile team player with excellent communication, analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Able to meet deadlines, handle pressure and successfully multi-task.
  • Experience in designing and development of automated performance testing.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Professional Competency: Domain Knowledge of Load runner performance testing and monitoring. Specialization in Siebel web, web (http/html) and Web services protocols. Specialization in using Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) cloud platform. Hands of experience of various monitoring tools like OVPM, Foglight, Willy Interoscope, Vsphere, AppDynamics, Dynatrace, Site scope and splunk monitoring. Expertise in Performance Center. Experience in writing splunk queries and monitoring the tests through dashboards. Also have knowledge of QTP tool used for Automated testing. Experience in using QC for defect management. Experience in using Jprofiler and Yourkit tools for taking profiling snapshots. Experience in using Itko Lisa tool for back end Virtualiztion, experience in using STS tool for code review Logic Building Ability, Good Analytical Ability, Effective Communication Skills, Team player

Technical Competency: Load Runner, Performance Center, PCF. Itko Lisa, VMWare, Appdynamics, OVPM, Perfmon, Dynatrace,Wily interoscope, sitescope, Splunk, QC, C, C++, VB script, SQL Plus, J2EE, Springboot

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Dallas, Texas

Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Application being performance tested during agile development phase had gone through continuous cycles of performance testing.
  • Work with project manager, Development teams, test environment and functional testing team for test schedule planning and effort estimation.
  • Continuously interacting with Business Associates, application development team and functional testing teams to identify and define the performance user scenarios, to gather nonfunctional requirements and to derive work load profile.
  • Work with Dev team and functional testing team to gain the domain knowledge of the application, analyze the performance requirements and convert the application requirements in load runner scripts.
  • Work with Development team to understand application architecture, back ends involved and application functionality.
  • Work on setting up the environment to run the tests. Tests are conducted on the virtualized backends using ITKO LISA instead of real backend. Set up the ITKO lisa and configure the service to successfully utilize the simulated backends instead of real backend.
  • Work with DBA and data management teams to identify the data requirements, data mine and set up data for each performance use case.
  • Work with development team to get the builds to deploy in performance testing environments, get the latest builds, deploy the latest builds in test environment, creating appdynamics cups.
  • Access web services protocol to create test scripts that meets business functionality. Enhance and customize the scripts using various load runner and c functions.
  • Execute various kinds of performance test as per requirements using performance center e.g., load test, endurance test, stress test, future peak test etc. Monitor the tests using AppDynamics, splunk, PCF logs continuously share the status of the tests and report the findings to various teams.
  • Monitor and analyze application behavior during tests, work with performance engineers and development team for analysis and troubleshooting of any issues found during the testing.
  • Extensively work with performance engineers to tune the application and provide optimum parameters for memory, cpu, number of instances and garbage collection metrics.
  • Taking heap and thread dumps if any issues are found during the test run. Analysis of heap dump and memory dump.
  • Analyze application issues, try applying performance engineering concepts to breakdown the the issue and find the bottlenecks. Providing recommendations on development, application infrastructure teams to help improving application performance.
  • Attend daily scrums; provide regular updates on the project status.
  • Prepare tests results report after each tests with detailed description of tests, its behavior and findings and share it with the teams.

Environment: Load Runner, Performance Center, Pivotal Cloud foundry (PCF), Appdynamics, Splunk, STS, Windows XP and QC.

Confidential, Dallas, Texas

Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Application being performance tested during agile development phase had gone through continuous cycles of performance testing.
  • Work with project manager, Development teams, test environment and functional testing team for test schedule planning and effort estimation.
  • Continuously interacting with Business Associates, application development team and functional testing teams to identify and define the performance user scenarios, to gather nonfunctional requirements and to derive work load profile.
  • Work with Dev team and functional testing team to gain the domain knowledge of the application, analyze the performance requirements and convert the application requirements in load runner scripts.
  • Work with Development team to understand application architecture, back ends involved and application functionality.
  • Work on setting up the environment to run the tests. Tests are conducted on the virtualized backends using ITKO LISA instead of real backend. Set up the ITKO lisa and configure the service to successfully utilize the simulated backends instead of real backend.
  • Work with DBA and data management teams to identify the data requirements, data mine and set up data for each performance use case.
  • Work with development team to get the builds to deploy in performance testing environments, get the latest builds, deploy the latest builds in test environment, creating appdynamics cups.
  • Access web services protocol to create test scripts that meets business functionality. Enhance and customize the scripts using various load runner and c functions.
  • Execute various kinds of performance test as per requirements using performance center e.g., load test, endurance test, stress test, future peak test etc. Monitor the tests using AppDynamics, splunk, PCF logs continuously share the status of the tests and report the findings to various teams.
  • Monitor and analyze application behavior during tests, work with performance engineers and development team for analysis and troubleshooting of any issues found during the testing.
  • Extensively work with performance engineers to tune the application and provide optimum parameters for memory, cpu, number of instances and garbage collection metrics.
  • Taking heap and thread dumps if any issues are found during the test run. Analysis of heap dump and memory dump.
  • Analyze application issues, try applying performance engineering concepts to breakdown the the issue and find the bottlenecks. Providing recommendations on development, application infrastructure teams to help improving application performance.
  • Attend daily scrums; provide regular updates on the project status.
  • Prepare tests results report after each tests with detailed description of tests, its behavior and findings and share it with the teams.
  • Help in managing test environment and set up with offshore.
  • Help in taking profiling frontend and back end profiling snapshots for browser and mobile applications using Xcode, Android studio, Jprofiler and Yourkit profiling tools.

Environment: Load Runner, Performance Center, Pivotal Cloud foundry (PCF), Appdynamics, Splunk, STS, Windows XP and QC.

Confidential, St Louis, Missouri

Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Application being performance tested during agile development phase had gone through continuous cycles of performance testing.
  • Application being one of the most critical applications, we were involved from the beginning of the application development to understand application functionality and provide architecture and functional recommendations at the initial stage of application development life cycle to obtain optimum performance and minimal performance defects.
  • Our responsibility included interacting with Business Associates, application development team and functional testing teams to identify and define the performance user scenarios, to gather nonfunctional requirements and to derive work load profile.
  • Work with functional testing team to gain the domain knowledge of the application, analyze the performance requirements and convert the application requirements in load runner scripts.
  • Worked with DBA and data management teams to identify the data requirements, mine and set up data for each performance use case.
  • Access web http protocol to create test scripts that meets business functionality. Enhance and customize the scripts using various load runner and c functions.
  • Worked with project manager and test environment and functional testing team for test schedule planning and effort estimation.
  • Attend daily scrums, provide regular updates on the project status.
  • Execute various kinds of performance test as per requirements e.g., load test, endurance test, stress test, future peak test etc. along with various teams.
  • Monitor the tests using AppDynamics, OVPM and splunk, continuously share the status of the tests with various teams. Report the findings to various teams.
  • Analyze application issues, try applying performance engineering concepts to breakdown the the issue and find the bottlenecks.
  • Providing recommendations on development, application infrastructure to the teams to help improving application performance.
  • Work with development, middleware, network and OS support teams in order to fix the bottlenecks.
  • Prepare tests results report after each tests with detailed description of tests, its behavior and findings and share it with the teams.
  • Provide a bi weekly demo of application behavior under load and on different bandwidths to various Business and IT leaders including CIO, etc.

Environment: Load Runner, Performance Center, OVPM, Appdynamics, Splunk, .NET, 3-tier architecture, Windows XP and QC.

Confidential, St Louis, Missouri

Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the performance goals and objectives based on the client requirements.
  • Ensuring the coverage of non-functional requirements as per traceability matrix.
  • Access Web services and web http protocol to create test scripts that meets business functionality. Enhance and customize the scripts.
  • Work with DBA and data management teams to identify the data requirements, mine and set up data for each performance use case.
  • Execute various kinds of performance test as per requirements e.g., load test, endurance test, stress test, future peak test etc.
  • Monitor the tests using OVPM, Splunk, vsphere, identify and troubleshoot issues or bottle-necks.
  • Work with development, middleware, network and OS support teams in order to fix the bottlenecks if any.
  • Analyze precise report for long running sqls, any improper tables or queries causing the higher response times or other performance issues.
  • Analyzing and reporting the tests results to various teams.
  • Coordinate a team of 5 with onsite-offshore model, dividing and assigning work.
  • Extensively worked with Quality Center to record the system testing activities.
  • Reporting status of the project periodically to higher management.
  • Create final application performance report containing detailed description of tests results, observations, issues and findings, server charts and DBA reports, owning a responsibility to pass or fail the test and share it with the project teams.

Environment: Load Runner, Performance Center, OVPM, Appdynamics, Splunk, .NET, 3-tier architecture, Windows XP and QC.

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Study and review the performance test plan and the requirement document.
  • Ensuring the coverage of requirements as per traceability matrix.
  • Record the performance test scripts using the Siebel web protocol. Enhance the scripts using various load runner functions and custom coding to make the script robust and emulate the real time scenarios.
  • Create performance test scenarios and execute various kinds of performance tests like breakpoint tests, soak tests, endurance test.
  • Monitor the tests using SiteScope and report any issues or bottlenecks to the team.
  • Help and provide extended support to resolve the bottlenecks.
  • Share the test results with the teams.
  • Create performance test results report containing analysis and results of all the tests and share it with various teams.

Environment: Load Runner, Sitescope, Siebel, 3-tier architecture, Windows XP and QC

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Study and review the performance test plan and the requirement document
  • Ensuring the coverage of requirements as per traceability matrix
  • Record the performance test scripts using the web (http/html) and web services protocol. Enhance the scripts using various load runner functions and custom coding to make the script robust and emulate the real time scenarios.
  • Create and validate the performance test data using Toad.
  • Determine the work load profile as per the test plan
  • Create performance test scenarios and execute various kinds of performance tests
  • Monitor the tests using Wily Interoscope and report any issues or bottlenecks to the team
  • Raising and tracking the performance defects in quality center
  • Help and provide extended support to resolve the bottlenecks or issues if any
  • Share the test results with the teams
  • Create the final test report containing results of all the tests and share it with various teams

Environment: Load Runner, wily interoscope, TOAD, J2EE, 3-tier architecture, Windows XP and QC

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