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Irving, TX


  • Around 6+ years of experience on performance testing of client - server, web services and web-based applications with exposure to diverse business domains that include healthcare, banking, insurance, telecom and government agency
  • Expert using LoadRunner and Performance Center, Jmeter, BlazeMeter for performance engineering
  • Having Extensive Professional Experience in Software Testing as Software Quality Assurance Engineer on different platforms and environments
  • Experience in performing end-to-end functionality testing for Web-based, Client-Server, Database, and Middleware Applications.
  • Specific performance testing expertise includes load, baseline, component, regression, functionality and stress test using LoadRunner and performance center
  • Knowledge of C, Java, HTTP and XML
  • Exposure of RDBMS and SQL Queries to perform data driven tests and involved in front-end and back-end testing
  • Expert in analyzing Business Requirements Specifications (BRS) &User Requirements Specifications (CRS).
  • Experience in Web Application automation using Selenium Web Driver with Java.
  • Strong knowledge of all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with concentration on implementation of various applications and performance testing
  • Expertise in developing and maintaining test scripts, analyzing bugs and interacting with development team in fixing the defects
  • Derive client requirements, and write performance test plans.
  • Experience in execution of automated scripts using Keyword/Data Driven Framework.
  • Experienced using MS Project for scheduling and assigning resources for different projects
  • Exceptional ability to interact with system users, developers and required parties
  • Very good presentation and communication skills
  • An excellent team player, a self-motivated, a quick learner and determination to learn new technologies
  • Monitored Hardware, Memory, JVM, Web Servers, App Servers, DB Servers and Network etc., using monitoring tools.
  • Have good experience in working with performance testing tools like HP’s Load Runner, Jmeter, Performance Center and Blazemeter cloud load testing tools.
  • Expertise in Mobile Application Testing (Android, IOS) on Mobile Handsets.
  • Expertise in functional testing of browser Web applications and mobile applications.
  • Good exposure to performance concepts and sound knowledge of scripting for web based applications and exposure to Performance Load, Stress and Endurance testing, Volume, and Spike, Fail Over tests.
  • Experienced in End to End Performance Testing Life cycle from Non-Functional Requirement Gathering, Test Plan creation, Test Script development, Test Execution, Test Reporting and Analysis phase
  • Good Process Management, Communication and Organizing skills with remarkable ability in gathering requirements to bring out quality products
  • Experienced in coordinating different teams
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills, highly motivated and ability to work as an individual and as a dynamic member in a team


Operating system: Windows 95/98/NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Unix and Mac OS

Test Strategies: Test Project Management, GAP Analysis, Defect Management, SAP Application Testing, .NET Application, Web Testing, Functional testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing Product Assurance Testing

Testing Tools: Load Runner, Blaze meter, performance center, Selenium WebDriver, Quality Center, Jira, QTP, HP Site Scope, Mobile Application, HP diagnostic (J2EE, .NET), APIs, Dynatrace application monitoring tool, Jmeter, Manual Testing, Appium, Distributed load execution, Visual Studio, Blaze meter, Cloud watch, Fog Light monitoring tools

Applications Servers: Web logic8.x, Web Sphere, Jboss, Reports

Databases: Oracle 8i, SQL & MS Access, DB2

Protocols: Web (HTTP/HTML), web service, SAP GUI, SAP Web, Oracle NCA, XML, Ajax Tru Client, Silverlight


Confidential, Irving, TX

Sr. Performance Tester


  • Working as a Sr. Performance Tester handling multiple applications across LOB for a migration project.
  • Gathering requirement from Business/Stakeholders, analyzed requirements and designed Workload Model and Test Plans accordingly.
  • Worked on finalizing requirement Gathering Template, Test Plan Template and Scripting Standards templates to follow up by team.
  • Created Bench Marking/Baselines, Load testing Harness, Load Model and worked on Citrix Server
  • Gathering requirements from application team and delivered it offshore as a part of on and off coordination.
  • Created Effort Estimation, Scheduling, Performance Test Planning and Stakeholder management.
  • Created Test Cases based on the requirement and identified Test Data to match with requirements.
  • Developed Vuser scripts in Web HTTP/HTML and Web service protocols in Load Runner using Load Runner VUGen.
  • Inserted transactions, checkpoints into LoadRunner Web Vugen Scripts and Parameterized, Pacing and correlated the scripts.
  • Validate tests for Benchmark, Peak and Stress Testing and Created Single User, Base line and Soak Test Scenarios.
  • Analyzed Results using LoadRunner Analysis tool. Responsible for analyzing application and components behavior with heavier loads and Optimizing server configurations.
  • Interacted with developers during testing for identifying Memory Leaks, Fixing Bugs and for optimizing server settings at Web and App Levels.
  • Independently executed the LoadRunner Test Scenarios, analyzed the execution statistics by Monitoring the Online Graphs.
  • Executing the scenarios, Analyzing the Graphs and coordinating with the DBA’s and network admin to ensure optimum performance.
  • Creating Business Transactions, dashboards and reports in Wily Introscope. Creating and maintaining profiles in Wily Introscope.
  • Devise plan to stretch the data centers by running load tests in Prod and UAT environments.
  • Continuing the regressive testing in Prod and UAT environment as well as developing/modifying any tests scripts.
  • Provided team with analysis reports and recommendations, which resulted tuning of the application.
  • Work Closely with Project Stakeholders in product hierarchy to ensure deliverables are met as per the requirements. Involved in support activity and code fixes.

Environment: HP Load Runner, Performance Center, Wily Introscope, Quality Center, C, C++, MS Excel, Web service, HTTP/XML, Linux, java, Dynatrace application monitoring tool.

Confidential, Pleasanton, CA

Sr. Performance Engineer


  • Gathered the requirements and strategize a Test Plan, design scenario and execute test and reports and Results.
  • Preparation of Business Process Flow Documents for the identified transactions.
  • Developed all the Vuser Scripts using the LoadRunner 12.0 Vugen.
  • Involved for setting up and executing of the test cases, and capture data related to performance testing.
  • Developed scripts and scenarios for automated testing new and enhanced web based products using LoadRunner.
  • Performed load and performance testing using LoadRunner12.50 by creating rendezvous points to simulate heavy user load, and transaction points to test application response time
  • Responsible Performance testing, debugging, executing, analyzing complex applications using HP LoadRunner and ALM HP Performance Center.
  • Creating and modifying tested externally on a global location.
  • Execution of scripts in Controller and Performance Center.
  • Used Rendezvous point, Start and End Transaction, Parameterization, Correlation features in Virtual User Generator of LoadRunner.
  • Tested extensively on Application Messaging, PeopleCode, Application Engine, Integration Broker, Component Interface, Workflow, Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Enhanced script by inserting Checkpoints to check if Virtual users are accessing the correct page which they are supposed to be accessing.
  • Help application team identify bottlenecks on Apache Tomcat servers.
  • Performance measurements on different user load scenarios.
  • Coordination with the application team to resolve the application issues.
  • Performed performance stress/load test on web and windows based applications using LoadRunner.
  • Developed Loadrunner Scripts in PeopleSoft Enterprises, Web, Web Services and Citrix protocols.
  • Created a scenario with certain amount of Vusers giving ramp up, ramp down and run time in the controller of Performance center.
  • Created Reports/Graphs using Load Runner analysis tools.
  • Perform the monitoring performance of the application and database servers during the test run using tools like AppDynamics and SiteScope.
  • Good experience in using APM tool AppDynamics in monitoring business transaction across all tiers (web/app/DB) of the applications.
  • Analyzing the results bases on benchmark and publishing the Analysis Report at the end of every performance
  • Closely working with performance management team in tuning the identified performance bottle necks and Retesting the application till these are either eliminated or minimized.

Environment: LoadRunner 12.0, Performance Center 11.5, DynaTrace, SiteScope, Perfmon, Windows 7, Web (http/html), SharePoint, UNIX, Web Services, SQL.

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

Performance Tester


  • Involved in NFR document preparation based on the SLA and involved in project estimates, project architecture analysis for the scope of the performance in the project
  • Preparing the Detailed test plan document and involved in Client calls
  • Derive client requirements, and write performance test plans.
  • Worked on Android devices, iPhone and Amazon Kindle Fire.
  • Preparing the traversal flow document for identified business scenarios
  • The key responsibilities were preparation of Jmeter for the simulation of user behavior, Customization of the scripts and execution of the scripts
  • Used VisualVM to Monitor the JVM metrics like Heap Memory, non-heap memory and GC logs, Thread behavior and I/O Stat using UNIX commands like top, Vmstat, Nmon and Netstat while system under test
  • Executed the orders submitted in the mobile apps through mainframes.
  • Executing Jmeter scripts in distributed performance testing
  • Design/ Execute the Load test Scenario based on the workload mix
  • Design the Performance Test Report with all the measurements
  • Involved in Bottleneck identification and Analysis
  • Experience with mobile cloud platform like Device Anywhere and Perfecto Mobile
  • Involved in R&D for any new tools identification in the projects
  • Using Blazemeter executed the performance tests in cloud performance testing.

Environment: Jmeter 2.11 version, Distributed load execution, MS Visual Studio, Visual VM, Blaze meter, Cloud watch monitoring tool, Fog Light monitoring tool.

Confidential, Thousand Oaks, California

Performance Tester


  • As a performance testing lead my job was reviewed the business requirements documents and technical specifications to understand the SAPGUI and SAP web Application for different workflow
  • Attended meetings with business analysts, financial advisors, developers, managers, and other project related personnel to understand more facts about the product and user interface issues
  • Involved in writing test plans, test cases, and test scenarios necessary to plan the testing processes
  • Involved the daily status meeting with project manager and offshore team members about progress of the Project
  • Involved for setting up and executing of the test cases, and capture data related to performance testing
  • Worked closely with the project team in planning coordination and implementing testing methodology and writing business function for specific test
  • Gathered, consolidated requirements for generating performance goals and test plans
  • Responsible for designing of test plans, test procedures and test cases and execution of test cases
  • Generated VuGenscripts, testing scenarios, ran the scripts and analyzed the results using LoadRunner
  • Used rendezvous point, start and end transaction, parameterization, correlation features in virtual generator of LoadRunner
  • Designed scenarios for performance testing, generated scripts and handled correlation as well as parameterization using LoadRunner generator, executed scenarios using controller and analyzed the results using analyzer and performance center
  • Performed performance stress/load test on web and windows based applications using LoadRunner
  • Enhanced script by inserting check points to check if Vusers were accessing the correct page which they were supposed to be accessing
  • Created a scenario with certain amount of Vusers giving ramp up, ramp down and run time in the controller of Performance center
  • Analyzed the LoadRunner reports to calculate response time, transactions/minute, hits/sec and throughput
  • Met with managers, business analyst, work steam lead and developers to discuss the performance test analyzed report, real world use cases and appropriate workflows

Environment: SAPGUI 7.01, SAP NetWeaver, ECC 5.0/6.0, LoadRunner, Performance Center 9.1/11, QTP10, QC10.0, HP SiteScope, JIRA, Share point, C, MS Office, HTTP/HTML, Web Services, XML, Windows.


Performance Tester


  • Reviewing and analyzing design documents for performance testing of the application
  • Developing test cases and mapped test cases to requirements using RTM
  • Performing integration testing to test the functionality of the modules
  • Executing functional testing, regression testing and integration testing extensively
  • Creating scripts in VuGen and emulating the behavior of real users
  • Designing performance test scenarios using LoadRunner, running the tests and analyzing the results
  • Conducting load and reliability testing on website’s workflows to identify and reporting performance bottlenecks
  • Enhancing the script using parameterization, correlation and user defined functions
  • Performing in-depth failure analysis against thousands of automated test executions
  • Using performance center for analyzing the performance of the application also followed up with the development team to verify bug fixes and updating bug status
  • Developing various scenarios and performing performance and volume tests using LoadRunner
  • Involved in NFR document preparation based on the SLA and involved in project estimates, project architecture analysis for the scope of the performance in the project
  • Preparing the Detailed test plan document and involved in Client calls
  • Preparing the traversal flow document for identified business scenarios
  • Involved in preparation of LoadRunner scripts for the simulation of user behavior, Customization of the scripts and execution of the scripts
  • Design/ Execute the Load Test Scenario based on the workload mix
  • Executing the LoadRunner scripts in Controller, Booking timeslots in HP Performance center
  • Design/ Execute the Load Test Scenario based on the workload mix using HP ALM tool

Environment: LoadRunner, Performance Center, C, HTML, MS Office, Web, XML, Windows and Mainframe.

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