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Performance Engineer Resume

Pittsburgh, PA


  • 9+ years of experience in Information Technology emphasizing on Performance testing and support activities.
  • Entensive experience in using automated Testing Tools such as HP Load Runner, JMeter, Quality Center,SOAPUI, Performance Center, Quick Test Professional and Selenium IDE.
  • Experienced in software development lifecycle (SDLC), software test lifecycle (STLC), performance test lifecycle (PTLC) and methodologies such as Waterfall, V&V and Agile.
  • Involved in Business Requirement Analysis, and writing Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts for web - Based and Client/Server applications.
  • Testing the application with stress and load of right transaction mix to emulate real time Transaction load and Performed IP Spoofing using Load Runner for load balancing issues.
  • Strong Knowledge on Headless automation testing for Web application.
  • Developed Vuser scripts using Web (HTTP/HTML), Ajax (Click and Script), Citrix, Window Sockets protocols.
  • Enhanced VUser script in Load Runner with Parameterization, Correlation, Transaction Point and Check Points.
  • Proficient in plotting and implementing scenarios and loading Load Runner scripts into a controller.
  • Checked for Network Bottlenecks using Network Delay Time and Vuser Graphs.
  • Skilled in debugging and adjusting scripts by running in VuGen with Runtime Settings logs set to display all messages.
  • Analyzed Throughput Graph, Hits/Second graph, Transactions per second graph, Log files and Rendezvous graphs using LR Analysis tool.
  • Expertise in writing reusable modular scripts for automation testing for various Business Applications like Banking& Finance, Healthcare and Insurance.
  • Have good experience in monitoring tools such as Dynatrace, APPDynamics, Wily Introscope, HP Site Scope and HP Diagnostic.
  • Delivering the status reports like testing status, defect - tracking status, and weekly status reports to the Test Manager.
  • Very good verbal, written and analytical skills with ability to work in a team as well as individually in fast paced, dynamic team environment.


Testing Tools: HP LoadRunner 9.x/11.x, HP Performance Center, Quick Test Professional 10, Visual Studio Team Server.

Bug Tracking Tools: HP Quality Center 10.00 and ALM.

Load Runner Protocols: Web (HTTP/HTML), Web Service,Citriz, Silverlight, TrueClient IE, FireFox, C -Vuser.

Programming Languages: C, C#, SQL, PL/SQL and XML.

Scripting Languages: C, VB Script, JavaScript, Shell Scripting and PHP.

Operating System: Windows NT, XP, Linux and UNIX.

Databases: Oracle 9i, 10g, MS SQL Server 2000 and Microsoft Access.

RDBMS Tools: TOAD, SQL * Plus, SQL Navigator.

Network Technologies: Switchers, Load Balancers, Network sniffer tools, Zenosss.


Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Performance Engineer


  • Actively involved in gathering and analyzing of business requirements along with developing testing strategy in various clients.
  • Created detail Test Plans by incorporating User load distribution, Configurations, Environments, Risks, Test Scenarios, Schedules, Analysis and Presentation of Results.
  • Created LoadRunner scripts to load test high traffic end user processes for performance and reliability.
  • Enhanced the test scripts using Web HTTP/HTML, Web Services, Silverlight, Citrix, True Client IE protocol in Load runner.
  • Performed Load test for Web Services using SOAPUI tool.
  • Responsible for analyzing application and components behavior with required user load and optimizing server configurations.
  • Involved in generating scripts and handling Correlation, Parameterization, Transaction points, Pacing, Debugging and various other functions using LoadRunner Vugen.
  • Used HP Performance Center for identifying response time and memory leaks during load tests.
  • Developed Scenarios in performance center and controller based on the User Load and Transaction Volume.
  • Ramped up Virtual users in a load test to achieve a maximal transaction volume of 250,000.
  • Generated customized reports for testing the performance of various transactions by developing various user-defined functions as well as LoadRunner functions.
  • Server health reports were pulled using Zenoss network monitoring tool.
  • Used Load Runner to execute multi-user performance tests, used Dynatrace and HP Introscope to monitor application in production level.
  • Created detailed test status reports, performance capacity reports, web trend analysis reports, and graphical charts for upper management using Load Runner analysis component.
  • Analyzed Throughput Graph, Hits/Second graph, Transactions per second graph and Rendezvous graphs using LR Analysis tool.
  • Involved in scalability and bottleneck testing of application.
  • Attending weekly defect report meetings with Line of Business and MIS team and presented progress updates.
  • Attending conference calls with offshore team to discuss the Testing status and to assign the defects to the concerned MIS Team and lead the performance team in offshore.

Environment: LoadRunner, Performance Center, Quality Center, C Programming, Oracle, SOAPUI, HTML, POSTMAN,UNIX, Dynatrace,JMeter, Zenoss.

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Sr. Performance Tester


  • I was responsible for a Java application performance testing for all modules.
  • Involved in requirements gathering, analyzing the application, coordinating with development team for optimization, generating all type of testing documentation and weekly performance reporting to the project team.

Environment: LoadRunner, JMeter, Quality Center, JIRA, C Programming, Oracle, HTML, UNIX, .Net.

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