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Performance Test Engineer Resume

MI

SUMMARY

  • Extensive 9+ years of experience in Performance testing /Engineering of web, web - services and client server applications. Actively participated in all stages of Performance testing Lifecycle.
  • Strong knowledge in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and strong working knowledge of Software testing (Functional, Integration, Performance and Quality Metrics).
  • Extensive experience in gathering the Business Requirements in the client NFR document, Test Planning, Test Scripts, Scenario Creation, Scenario Execution, Test Results Analysis, and Proper Documentation.
  • Experienced in defining Testing Methodologies, Designing Test Plans and Test Cases,, and Test Scripts using automated test solutions for Client/Server and Web-based applications
  • Responsible for implementingLoad Runner, Performance center,architectingthe load testing infrastructure, hardware & software integration with Load Runner.
  • Designed performance test suites by creating Web (GUI/HTTP/HTML), Siebel, Web service and Click & Script test scripts, workload scenarios, setting transactions. Extensively used VUGen to create Load Test Scripts.
  • UsedPerformance Centerto define performance requirement likeSLAin test.
  • Worked on Performance Center tocreate scenario as needed andrun the load test
  • Excellent skills and experience in performance testing using HP Load Runner and Performance Center tool.
  • Professional experience in designing Test Cases and Test Scripts for Windows and UNIX environments.
  • Expertise in developing Test Automation Script, Creating Test Scenarios, Analyzing Test Results, Reporting
  • Worked with Load Runner Scripts, enhanced scripts with C functions, Parameterized, and stored dynamic content in Load Runner functions.
  • Extensively Worked in Web, Citrix, Click and Script, Oracle Protocol, Seibel, Winsock, Soap protocols, Web Services, SAPGUI.
  • Text checks were written, Created Scenarios for Concurrent (Rendezvous) and Sequential Users.
  • Designed and Developed Test Cases for manual testing as well as automated testing using Test Director.
  • Extensive experience in analyzing performance bottlenecks such as very high CPU usage, memory leaks.And also involved in Performance tuning activities, which follows
  • Experience with HP Site scope and Business Availability Center (BAC).
  • Exceptional ability to interact with customers and developers, communicating changes in requirements, resolving conflicts and assuring project delivery on time.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills.
  • Proficient Testing Tools such as HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center, SOAP UI, HP Quality Center (QC).
  • Highly self-motivated, quick learner, honest, and determination to learn new technologies and ability to work independently with minimal guidance and suffice knowledge to perform the ground work for the end-to-end Performance testing of multiple applications

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Performance Testing Tool: Load Runner 9.0/9.5/11/11.5 , /12.0 Performance center

Load Runner Protocols: Web Http/Html, Web Services, Silverlight, Web(Click/Script), Citrix ICA, Oracle 2-tier

Test Management tools: Quality Center, Bugzilla, Test Director 7.0, Rational Clear Quest

Monitoring Tool: IBM Tivoli/TEPS, HP Site scope, Wily Introscope, Windows Resources(PerMon), New-Relic, Foglight, Jconsol,, Jprofiler.

Languages: C, C++, Shell Scripting, Visual Basics, .Net, HTML and SQL

Business Tools: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power point & MS Project

Databases: Oracle, MS SQL Server, My SQL, MS Access, SMS SQL Server, DB2

Operating Systems: MS-DOS, Unix, Windows 2000/NT, Windows XP, Vista, 2000, Windows 7,Windows 8, UNIX, LINUX

Application/Web servers: IIS7.0/6.0/5.0, Apache, WebLogic 7.x/6.x/5/x, IBM WebSphere 3.x.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, MI

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered user requirements and designed the Test Plans and Test Scenarios accordingly, which involved creating Business flow diagrams in Quality Center
  • Worked on Multi versions of Load Runner (9.0, 9.5, 11, 11.5 and 12.0).
  • Identification of performance test scenarios from NFR Document.
  • Preparing effort estimation for performance projects.
  • Proven experience able to handle performance project independently.
  • Experience in creating performance test plan, Performance test strategy
  • Expertise in performance testing life cycle i.e. Scripting, Design of Scenarios, execution, Performance Monitoring and Performance Analysis.
  • Performed Extensive Correlation and Parameterization in a variety of environments including .NET, Oracle WebLogicetc. for the recorded scripts in order to handle varying and dynamic variables.
  • Responsible for Installation and Configuration of HP Quality Center and Performance center.
  • Conducted various kinds of Benchmark testing, Baseline testing, load testing, soak testing, batch testing, volume testing etc.
  • Used Parameterization of the VuGen scripts to ensure the caching does not happen and emulate real time conditions.
  • Involved in designing the load matrix for the baseline testing scenarios across various modules.
  • Implemented performance test cases for testing the response time of the transactions, which covered both end to end test cases and test cases to test a specific functionality.
  • Conducted RCA (Root cause Analysis) of various Performance issues identified during testing.
  • Used LR Analysis tool to view Load test results and drill down to identify potential bottlenecks.
  • Assisted Defined Procedures for the Testing and Defect Tracking processes
  • Participated in requirement analysis sessions to better understand system design
  • Created different scenarios to simulate baseline, breakpoint with mixed test scripts.
  • Supported peer team, in dealing with issues with Wily Introscope for a while.
  • Involved in Correlation and Parameterization for the script, to ensure the script runs successfully during replay. Monitored the activities through Load Runner Controller
  • Recorded and enhanced Vuser Scripts by inserting Transaction points, Rendezvous points in to Vuser Script in Load Runner to create intense user load on the server to measure server performance under load
  • Monitored different Graphs like Transaction Response time and Analyzed Server performance Status, Hits per Second, Throughput, Windows Resources and Database Server Resources etc.
  • Developed Test Scenarios and performed the test runs using the Controller
  • Used Scheduler to schedule the scenarios for User's Ramp up/Ramp down in Load Runner
  • Used Load Runner Analysis to create graphs and reports from the load test results to correlate system information and identify both bottlenecks and performance issues
  • Good knowledge on Profiling tools - JProfiler, Jconsole.and Responsible for taking thread dumps and using profilers for CPU and Memory profiling
  • Involved in individually running each workflow for single user, throughput tests and scalability tests. These were then tuned for optimal performance
  • Analyzed Software and Hardware components using Load Runner Analysis Graphs
  • Identified and Analyzed the Performance Bottlenecks and Memory Leaks
  • Interacted with developers, business analysts and other stakeholders to ensure to resolve Defects and their priorities
  • Responsible for Test Summary Reports and Defect Reports

Environment: Oracle 10g,/9i, PeopleSoft 8.9/8.0 JAVA, HP Load Runner, Quality Center, Test Director, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, WebSphereASP.NET, VB.NET, IIS 6.0, COM+, SOAP, J2EEDiagnostics 3.5, CA Wily Introscope, HP Diagnostics, Web Services.

Confidential, TX

Lead Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Well versed with performance testing project activities including requirements gathering, planning, designing scripts and executing load tests.
  • Worked on Multi versions of Load Runner (9.0, 9.5, and 11,11.5).
  • Well versed with performance testing project activities including requirements gathering, planning, designing scripts and executing load tests.
  • Identification of performance test scenarios from NFR Document.
  • Preparing effort estimation for performance projects.
  • Proven experience able to handle performance project independently.
  • Experience in creating performance test plan, Performance test strategy
  • Expertise in performance testing life cycle i.e. Scripting, Design of Scenarios, execution, Performance Monitoring and Performance Analysis.
  • Supported peer team, in dealing with issues with Wily
  • Involving Script Enhancement like Correlation, parameterization and Transaction points.
  • Having experience in conducting Load test, stress test, Endurance test, failover test.
  • Involved on Profiling tools - JProfiler, Jconsole.and taking thread dumps and using profilers for CPU and Memory profiling
  • Responsible for creating test scripts using Load Runner using various protocols including SAP WEB, SAP GUI, web(HTTP/HTML), ODBC etc.
  • Responsible for setting up the Load Runner Agents in the load testing set up.
  • Conducted Load and volume testing of various SAT transactions
  • Conducted both online and Batch testing for various SAP Modules.
  • Responsible for data creation/seeding and data loading for the AUT.
  • Responsible for creating Load Test scenarios based on the load testing scripts that are to be loaded.
  • Responsible for identifying the counters that needs to be added onto the scenario for data collection from analysis.
  • Monitored the Available bytes graphs that would give an idea as to the Memory leak if any present in the system.
  • Used QTP for building an entire suite of scripts for Regression testing
  • Involved in individually running each workflow for single user, throughput tests and scalability tests. These were then tuned for optimal performance
  • Analyzed Software and Hardware components using Load Runner Analysis Graphs
  • Identified and Analyzed the Performance Bottlenecks and Memory Leaks
  • Interacted with developers, business analysts and other stakeholders to ensure to resolve Defects and their priorities
  • Involved in thread-dump analysis for suggesting the apt configuration of thread-pools on the ODM server
  • Responsible for Installation and Configuration of HP Quality Center and Performance center.
  • Conducted various kinds of Benchmark testing, Baseline testing, volume testing, batch testing etc.
  • Used Parameterization of the VuGen scripts to ensure the caching does not happen and emulate real time conditions.
  • Involved in designing the load matrix for the baseline testing scenarios across various modules.
  • Implemented performance test cases for testing the response time of the transactions, which covered both end to end test cases and test cases to test a specific functionality.
  • Conducted RCA (Root cause Analysis) of various Performance issues identified during testing.
  • Responsible for filtering the analysis file data based on the durations required.
  • Generated detailed test status reports, performance/capacity reports, web trend analysis reports, and graphical charts for upper management.

Environment: Load Runner 11.5/11, HP Controller 11.5, IIS 7.0/6.0, SQL server 2012, Oracle 10g/11g,WebLogic App Server,XML, Web Services, IBM WebSphereHTML, DHTML, JavaScript, LDAP, IBM AIX 4.2, Windows NT., Windows 7/2008 server.

Confidential, VA

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible in finalizing the Performance risk-assessment, scope, timelines and NFR requirements
  • Responsible for creating test scripts using Load Runner using Citrix ICA, Oracle 2-tier and Web-service protocols.
  • Initiated the troubleshooting activities to unearth the test-environment issues, in-regards to LR compatibility and Citrix server configuration (Actively involved with HP for the resolution of these issues)
  • Developed Citrix ICA scripts using .ICA file and by enforcing the requirements with the standard screen resolution options on the Vugen and Load-Generators
  • Conducted conclusive Load-test for the MaxMc upgrade and published the detailed performance report by including the Wily and AWR analysis
  • Formulated the detailed strategy for performance testing of oracle 10g to 11g upgrade
  • Developed LR scripts on Oracle versions and conducted standard load-test for determining the performance changes after the upgrade
  • Unearthed performance issues relating to SQL quires, store-procedure and DB indexing and helped the development team in the Performance tuning activities
  • Involved in Batch-job performance testing/Impact on HMC applications, based on the SLA information gathered for the batch-process
  • Strategized, developed the test-assets for the individual web-service performance testing and concluded with the test-results detailing the Performance issues with the SQL quires and helped the team in necessary modifications

Environment: Load Runner 11.5/11, HP Performance Center, Citrix Xenapp, MaxMc 9/10, Oracle 10g/11g,WebLogic App Server,XML, Web Services, IBM WebSphere, CA Wily Introscope 7.x, Oracle 10g/9i, SharePoint, Windows 7/2008 server.

Confidential, Colorado

Sr. Performance tester

Responsibilities:

  • Experience in coordinating with onshore and offshore teams.
  • Assisted in managing project schedules, documentation and test plans.
  • Coordinated with the BA and gatheredandanalyzedthe test requirements and participated in test plan creation.
  • Created test plans and test cases based on FRD
  • Designed and developed test specifications using for functional and Technical Requirements
  • Analysis and Documented the requirements, test specifications and change management
  • Worked on Quantity and Qualitative Analysis and prepare reports on it.
  • Developed Test Case Documents.
  • Testing downstream Web Services using SOAP UI.
  • Estimate the testing to be done and negotiate with management to acquire the necessary resources.
  • Creation and execution of Load Runner scripts for the tested scenarios.
  • Enhanced the script by creating checkpoints and parameterization.
  • Test Data preparation by querying the database using SQL scripting.
  • Created functions in the function library and associate them with test.
  • Generated Reports for the management team.
  • Test monitoring and analysis of the test results.
  • Monitor virtual memory of the system usingVMStatutility.
  • Troubleshoot and address the performance bottlenecks.
  • Report Performance bottlenecks if any andconductthorough analysis of the same.
  • Lead, guide and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures and test suites.
  • Ensure proper configuration management of thetest wareproduced and traceability of the tests to the test basis.
  • Make sure the test environment is put into place before Test execution and managed during test execution.
  • Schedule the tests for execution and then they monitor, measure, control and report on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
  • During test execution and as the project winds down,manually testing all the test scenarios in scope.

Environment: Load Runner 9.52, Performance Center 9.52, Quality Center 9.52, HTML, XML, UNIX, JavaScript

Confidential, Boston, MA

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the project related documentation to finalize the performance Testing methodology and strategy
  • Prepared detailed Performance Test Plan with inclusion of details regarding the scope, strategy, timelines, risks, assumptions, dependencies and deliverables
  • Involved in finalizing the performance testing environment, test-data strategy and Load Runner protocol for deliberating the scripting requirements
  • Responsible for publishing the Performance-test reports for EHR application, Based on the information gathered from LR-Analysis, Perfmon metrics, New-Relic and Fog-light
  • Involved in Performance tuning activities for EHR application based-on the bottlenecks uncovered, relating to IIS CPU utilization patterns, W3WP process memory-leak and other SQL DB performance issues
  • Involved in recording, developing and enhancing the Load Runner 11 scripts by correlating the client/server side generated dynamic values and defining the relevant input parameters
  • Working on calculating the work-load distributions for designing the scenarios, based-on the environment scalability and the details from the NFR document
  • Conduct smoke, load, stress, volume and endurance tests, based on the work-load distribution document created
  • Calibrate the performance of Application server and Database server, using relevant monitoring tools
  • Prepare comprehensive Performance Test report, with the inclusion of Information regarding the Client/Server side metrics, suggestions for performance improvements and elimination of memory leaks and bottlenecks
  • Compare the Performance Test results with the NFR and SLA document and, relay back the deviations to the stake-holders

Environment: Testing and Analysis Tools: Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, EJB, Load Runner 11, Wily, HTML,.NET, TOAD, Subversion, I Planet, Web Sphere, DB2, XML, SQL, Windows XP, UNIX, Linux, Quality Center, SharePoint

Confidential

Performance Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Created scripts using LoadRunner HTTP/ HTML Web Services, MQ Series (Java Vuser), AJAX (Click and Script) and executed scripts using VuGen, controller and Analysis.
  • Responsible and Accountable for an end-to-end project during releases.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Performed smoke testing, system integration testing, regression testing, acceptance testing and usability testing.
  • Executed stress, load and rendezvous scenarios for various applications and performed detailed test analysis reports using LoadRunner.
  • Involved in monitoring GC heap, Face Servlets and Page Components of an application over wily Introscope during the test runs
  • Prepared a detail test schedule and Test Metrics on a weekly basis for the project members to know the status of the QA Process.
  • Worked with the implementation team to identify critical business processes and key application transactions to define performance requirements
  • Monitored different graphs like Transaction Response Time and Analyzed Server Performance Status, Hits per Second, and Throughput.
  • Involved in leading all the major healthcare application such as eClipse, EWS, PEGA, FLOW etc.
  • Did various level of monitoring in Thread Pool, Connection Pool and Memory Usage.
  • Supported the Development teams in evaluating the issue with data point scripts.
  • Research in design methods to create scenarios for adequate test coverage.

Environment: LoadRunner 9.52, Performance Center 9.52, Quality Center 9.52, HTML, XML, UNIX, JavaScript

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