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Senior Performance Engineer Resume

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Los Angeles, CA

SUMMARY

  • 8+ years of diversified experience asSenior Quality Assurance Analyst/Performance Engineer.
  • Experience includes Requirement Analysis, Manual Testing,Automation, quality assurance of Client/Server and Web based applications.
  • Extensive experience using automated tools like HPLoadRunner/Performance center, ALM and QTP.
  • Proven self - starter and motivated team player with leadership abilities and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with Agile Methodology.Areas of Expertise:

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Windows XP, 2003, 2000, Vista, Windows NT and LinuxLanguages C, JAVA/J2EE, VB Scripts, XML, UNIX - Shell Scripting

Databases: Oracle 9i/10G, DB2, SQL Server, MS-ACCESS, MySQL,Rapid SQL

GUI: VB 6.0/5.0, JSP, Java Applets, ASP, HTML

Web Related: DHTML, XML, VBScript, JavaScript, Applets, JAVA, JDBC, Servlets and JSP

Testing Tools: Loadrunner, Performance Center/ALM, Web load, WinRunner, and Quick Test Pro, Jmeter, Rational Testing

Web / Application Servers: Apache 2.x, Tomcat 5.x, Weblogic 8.x,9.x, WebSphere 5.x, IIS6.x, 7.x, 7.5x Tuxedo

Other: Testing tools, SiteScope, Quality Center

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Performance Engineer

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • In charge on entire Performance Testing cycle for banking application projects on Loan Application, Underwriting, Approval, Check processing, Payment/Statement Generation, Online Payment Collections Portal.
  • Customer Management application incorporating Customer Valuation Data, Income/Tangible Assets Data, Credit Score, Underwriter Module, Debt Profile for each customer.
  • Collections Management System testing experience of customer debt, mortgages, credit cards, loans and overdrafts.
  • Used Rational Test Manager to create test cases and establish the traceability.
  • Build Performance Test strategies for functionally rich collections management system built for collection automation.
  • Developed Vuser scripts usingLoadRunnerWeb (HTTP/HTML) and Web Services protocols based on the user workflows
  • Created Vuser scripts that contain tasks performed by each Vuser, tasks performed by Vusers as a whole, and tasks measured as transactions.
  • Parameterized large and complex test data to accurate depict production trends.
  • Validated the scripts to make sure they have been executed correctly andmeets the scenario description.
  • Used Rational Clear Quest for defect tracking.
  • Coordinated creation of stress environments to conduct stress\load testing.
  • Involved in project planning, coordination and implemented performance methodology.
  • Conducted Load Test for multiple users usingLoadRunner/ALM.
  • Performed UNIX based testing to check the logs in case of errors.
  • Experience in logging and tracking defects using tools like JIRA.
  • Enhanced Vuser scripts by introducing the timer blocks, by parameterizing user id's to run the script for multiple users
  • Used Load Runner, to minimize testing cycles, optimize performance, and accelerate deployment.
  • Involved in troubleshooting installation and configuration issues for application.
  • Executed the Performance testing and Throughput Testing UsingLoadRunner.
  • Used Quality Center for bug reporting and tracking.
  • Analyzed various graphs including Database Resource graphs, Network Monitor graphs, User Graphs, Error Graphs, Transaction graphs, SiteScope, and Web Server Resource Graphs.
  • Responsible for weekly status updates showing the progress of the automation testing effort and open issues to be resolved.

Environment: LoadRunner, Quick Test Pro, SoapUI, Quality Center, Jmeter, Performance Center, Sitescope, J2EE, ASP, JSP,, Oracle, .Net, UNIX. WebLogic

Performance Engineer

Confidential, Merrimack, NH

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in writing detailed Performance Test Plans, Test Scripts and Test Cases based on requirements.
  • Involved in creating various Performance test scripts for testing the web-based applications using Load Runner 9.5 and 11.5 with HTTP/HTML and Web Services protocols.
  • Interacted with the various project teams to find out the end user actions and scenarios.
  • Debugged and enhanced the Load Runner Scripts using Vugen.
  • Parameterized thescripts and enhanced large files according to the test cases.
  • Uploaded Scripts and Created Scenarios for Load Tests, Longevity Tests and Stress Tests in controller.
  • Added and monitored Web Logic, App server and Windows servers during performance testing by using SiteScope.
  • Involved in the performance testing of a number of Apps Running on a variety of platforms ranging from legacy systems to Web (JAVA J2EE, Microsoft.NET).
  • Performing the Load testing to test the behaviour of the DB Servers, Web Servers andApplication Servers.
  • Analyzed the Windows Resource utilization viz. CPU and Memory impact on the application and server when there is a change in load and environment.
  • Analyzed Average CPU usage, Response time, TPS and also analyzed Web Page Breakdown graphs to pin-point response time problems.
  • Performed Base Line test for comparison with actual Load Test.
  • Identified defects, assess root cause, and prepared detailed information for developers and business stakeholders
  • Responsible for making defect status report and project status report every week.
  • Identified performance bottlenecks and the Web, Middleware and databases, by configuring Site scope monitor on servers, and using detailed analysis.
  • Conduct performance testing and coordinate monitoring as joined activity - DBA and application developers monitoring the server health.
  • Analyze test results and prepare detailed Performance Test Reports including the recommendations.

Environment: Load Runner, Site Scope, Quality Center, Java, .Net, Web logic, Web Services, XML Oracle, SQL.

Senior Performance Tester

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Defining performance goals and objectives based on the client requirements and inputs.
  • Extensively worked in Web, Web Services, RTE, Click and Script, Oracle Protocols in Load Runner.
  • Used C language to enhance Load Runner Scripts to handle exceptions
  • Prepared Load TestReports by analyzing the results from Load Runner analysis
  • Developing sub-divisions like system testing, Performance testing and Unit testing.
  • Implemented Mercury'sLoadRunnerand developed and executedLoadRunnerTest Harness and Scenarios.
  • Involved with Development leads in migrating the Applications, database migration, Domain Name change and Redirection of Domain Name
  • Involved in the development of presentation modules for Account Management product in Rational Application Developer environment. The application is based on the MVC-II Architecture using Struts framework. Developed Action Forms, Action Classes, Form Beans, Used CSS for page styling
  • LoadRunnerscripting (HTML & HTTPS) using transaction response time measurements to establish performance benchmarks of clusters of iPlanet and Oracle servers
  • Designed and performed large-scale load volume end-to-end testing using very large data files
  • Identified and pinpoint Performance Tuning issues that impacted the various servers, SSL & load balancer.
  • Evaluated the Load Harness Tool (LHT) overXRE platform, which supports theRTMP and TCP/IP protocols.
  • Developed the scripts and playback them using options in Load Harness Tool.
  • Created scenarios for load, Endurance, Stress, Scalability and Capacity testing.
  • While running the loadtest, monitor the system components usingNewrelic andsplunk tools.
  • Involved in analyzing and summarizing the test results for complete Performance Test Report.
  • UsedJIRA and Quality Center for bug reporting and tracking.

Environment: LoadRunner, LoadHarness, Quick Test Pro, SoapUI, Quality Center, Performance Center, Sitescope, J2EE, ASP, JSP,, Oracle, .Net, UNIX. WebLogic

Performance Tester

Confidential - Seattle, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering business requirement, studying the application and collecting the information from developers, and business.
  • Created Vuser scripts that contain tasks performed by each Vuser, tasks performed by Vusers as a whole, and tasks measured as transactions.
  • Parameterized large and complex test data to accurate depict production trends.
  • Validated the scripts to make sure they have been executed correctly and meets the scenario description.
  • Coordinated creation of stress environments to conduct stress\load testing.
  • Involved in project planning, coordination and implemented performance methodology.
  • Conducted Load Test for multiple users usingLoadRunner.
  • Developed Vuser scripts usingLoadRunnerWeb (HTTP/HTML) and Web Services protocols based on the user workflows
  • Performed UNIX based testing to check the logs in case of errors.
  • Enhanced Vuser scripts by introducing the timer blocks, by parameterizing user id's to run the script for multiple users
  • Used Load Runner, to minimize testing cycles, optimize performance, and accelerate deployment.
  • Used SoapUI and LoadUI to test web services with the necessary WSDL and analyzed XML files.
  • Involved in troubleshooting installation and configuration issues for application.
  • Executed the Performance testing and Throughput Testing UsingLoadRunner.
  • UsedQuality Center for bug reporting and tracking.
  • Analyzed various graphs including Database Resource graphs, Network Monitor graphs, User Graphs, Error Graphs, Transaction graphs, SiteScope, and Web Server Resource Graphs.
  • Responsible for weekly status updates showing the progress of the automation testing effort and open issues to be resolved.

Environment: LoadRunner, Quick Test Pro, SoapUI, Quality Center, Jmeter, Performance Center, Sitescope, J2EE, ASP, JSP,, Oracle, .Net, UNIX. Web Logic

Performance/Load runner Analyst

Confidential - Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Defining performance goals and objectives based on the client requirements and inputs.
  • Extensively worked in Web, Web Seravices, RTE, Click and Script, Oracle Protocols in Load Runner.
  • Ensure the compatibility of all application platform components, configurations and their upgrade levels in production and make necessary changes to the lab environment to match production.
  • Responsible for developing and executing performance and volume tests
  • Develop test scenarios to properly load/stress the system in the lab environment and monitor/debug performance & stability problems.
  • Partner with the Software development organization to analyze system components and performance to identify needed changes in the application design
  • Involved in analyzing, interpreting and summarizing meaningful and relevant results in a complete Performance Test Report.
  • Work closely with software developers and take an active role in ensuringthat the software components meet the highest quality standards.
  • Used Virtual User Generator to generate VuGen Scripts for web protocol, Ensure that quality issues are appropriately identified, analyzed and documented.
  • Met with developers to generate TestData.
  • Managed the test defect tracking resolution and retested cycles and ensured the issues are properly tracked from discovery to closure.
  • Wrote test plans, test scripts and scenarios for functional, Load, Stress, Performance and regression testing.
  • Performed statistical analysis of test results to report on the quality of the software.
  • Evaluated test results and maintained an issue tracking database to provide feedback to the development team.
  • Strategized plan schedule and coordinated testing to meet delivery dates and commitments.

Environment: Windows NT, Citrix, QA Load, WinRunner,Loadrunner, SOAPUI, Quality Center, Performance Center, PeopleSoft Payables, J2ee, Jmeter, Oracle, DB, QTP, Site Scope, MS Office, MS Access, Sitescope, MS Vision, MSProject

Performance Tester

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed test plans, test scripts and scenarios for functional,Load, Stress, Performance and regression testing.
  • Used Protocols - Web (HTTP/HTML), Web (Click and Script), VB Script Vuser, Ajax (Click and Script), Oracle (2-Tier) to create script for performance and Load Testing.
  • Managed the test defect tracking resolution and retesting cycles and ensuring the issues are properly tracked from discovery to closure.
  • Performed statistical analysis of test results to report on the quality of the software.
  • Evaluated test results and maintained an issue tracking databaseto provide feedback to the development team.
  • Did Traceability between Requirements and Test Cases by using Rational Requisite pro
  • Used Rational Clear Quest for defect tracking.
  • Also performed load testing for the Citrix Protocol using the Citrix Meta frame Performance Counters like the Input Management Bandwidth, Input Session Bandwidth, and Latency - Session Average etc.
  • Configured Web/Application/Database server monitoring setup using Load Runner Controller.
  • Used IP spoofing to generate and associate different IP addresses to Virtual Users to emulate real-time scenarios for load balancing issues
  • Activating / configuring monitors andadding desired performance counters into the Graphs
  • Performed SQL querying to validate the data in the back end data base, and also to check the data flow between different modules
  • Monitored the CPU, memory, and network utilizations on the Unix server using Site Scope monitor
  • Analyzed results of Transactions Response time, Transaction under load, Transaction Summary by Vusers, Hit per Second and Throughput
  • Ran shell scripts using UNIX to validate the sure pay deactivations and activations.

Environment: LoadRunner, Quick Test Pro, Performance Center, TestDirector, VB, ASP.Net, Citrix, Test Harness, HTML, Java, PerfMon, Sitescope, SQL server.

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