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Performance Engineering, Monitoring Architect Resume

Watertown, MA

SUMMARY:

  • A Specialist with a strong performance engineering background and a successful track record of delivering improved performance for enterprise solutions and providing technical direction, influence and leadership regarding performance and scalability issues on the projects within the project portfolio.
  • His vast knowledge of performance engineering techniques includes:
  • Performance Testing Performance Tuning Database Tuning Capacity Planning & Modeling
  • Fail Over Testing Test Planning & Strategizing JVM Tuning JConsole IBM Heap Analyzer
  • Visual Studio VSTS HP ALM Performance Center HP Load Runner(All versions) HP SiteScope
  • CA Wily Introscope Riverbed - (App interns & App -Transaction Trace) Dynatrace AppDynamics
  • HP Diagnostics ExtraHop Fiddler Pal -Perfmon IBM Rational - Performance Tester SOAP UI
  • Web Services Splunk Aternity- Desktop Monitoring -APM Cloud Testing-Blaze Meter
  • Cloud Performance Test V-Performer Optier SQL Server
  • Team Quest - Capacity Modelling Team Management Defect/Triage Management BMC TRUSIGHT
  • BMC PERFORMANCE APM Data warehousing POWER SHELL SCRIPTS LINUX ADMINISTRATION
  • VCENTER/VMWARE BPA ANALYZER SCOM

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Used Perfmon to identify windows system statistics
  • Responsible for developing a data strategy plan and data visualization capabilities of client information.
  • The project included: (i) evaluation and cleanliness of data; (ii) appropriate utilization and confidence; and, (iii) customer focused visualization capabilities.
  • Responsible for IT Systems Operations Management, Project Management, Provisioning, Deployment
  • Worked closely with different teams engineering and performance testing teams, development, enterprises teams in resolving complex production issues and bugs.
  • Hosting regular project meetings, working with Engineering, Automation and Operations teams, working on patch release schedules, tracking the task lists and regular executive status reporting.
  • Also held training and troubleshooting sessions for technical support teams and visited offshore teams to provide hands on training for new product offerings.
  • Responsible for evaluation, deployment, project management, rollout of database monitoring tools
  • I also played a lead role in evaluating/architecting a roadmap solution for integrating key enterprise applications
  • Helping customers to define and execute performance engineering for complex applications to meet required SLAs.
  • I was involved in Performance testing & Tuning of applications and handled tasks onRegular intervals like: -
  • Performance tuning of Dot-net, Java, Web Services, Oracle ERP Apps and Mainframe type of complex applications over complicated distributed infrastructure for Confidential, Confidential Smith Barney, Confidential
  • Experienced in Telecom, Banking & Finance, Insurance, Health Care domain, Retail domains
  • Experienced monitoring Win/UNIX box through HP Sitescope.
  • Prepared shell scripts and uploaded in Sitescope for monitoring.
  • Reported counters like TOP, IOSTAT, VMSTAT,PRSTAT, MPSTAT
  • Diagnose root caused by using different available diagnostic tools like(Splunk, HP Diagnostics, HP Profiler, CA Wily Introscope, DynaTrace, Optier, iddler, AppDynamics, Riverbed- AppInterns &Transaction trace Analyzer for Network monitoring).
  • Monitored the application server layers and looked at the specific classes and methods which were chatty and were running serially multiple times.
  • Monitored the calls made to Infragistics and drill down to specific SQL statement or store procedure which were running slower through Riverbed Opnet App interns
  • Worked on Visual Studio Ultimate to execute scripts on cloud by selecting multiple Geographical locations and selecting different browsers to test applications.
  • Worked on Aternity Desktop Monitoring tool and identified the issues related to user Independent machines and transforms every desktop into a self-monitoring platform by correlating application performance, device performance, and user productivity.
  • Event log monitoring such as hard drive errors
  • Process monitoring including hung processes
  • Application crashes and Blue Screens of Death
  • WMI counters
  • Top resource consumer monitoring by IO, CPU and Memory
  • Network read and write monitoring
  • Boot and logon profiling and Real-time application profiling
  • Requirements gathering, Test Strategy design, Risk Assessment, Requirements
  • Definition, Workload Extraction from log files, Test Strategy & Planning, Monitoring & Metrics Collection, Custom Tools Development, Bottleneck Analysis & Tuning, Performance Modeling, Capacity Planning, Release Decision, Production
  • Monitoring & Support, Project Management, Test Lab Maintenance, Profiling & Problem Determination load testing infrastructure, hardware & Software integration with Load Runner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Watertown, MA

Performance Engineering, Monitoring Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Administered, Installed, configured APM tool:- Dynatrace which includes installing and administering the Controller.
  • Installing and administering the Agents & Deploying the agents
  • Mentored the offshore/onshore model activities like requirements gathering, estimations, preparation, capacity planning, test plan preparation, Leading team, Analyzing results and bottlenecks using different available monitoring tools.
  • Provided tuning recommendations to different teams
  • Involved in the cost estimation and other high level project decisions
  • Managed the performance tuning of Java Application and monitoring the Hybrid cloud
  • Performance tuned using the AWS services with control of computing resources, scale capacity, both up and down, based on requirements change. Monitor Amazon EC2 service runs within Amazon’s proven network infrastructure and data centers through AWS console.
  • Instrument the java applications code to reflect in all the tiers of architecture by analyzing bottlenecks and provide updates & suggestions to different stake holders based on the findings
  • Prepare Performance strategy document, Block Plans, Performance Estimates, Tools POC, Integration & Installation of different tools in to the finalized test environments
  • Monitor APM Agent node files, Handled Dynatrace Administration, Dynatrace Server Health Dashboard, Dynatrace Measure Health Dashboard.
  • User Experience Management (UEM) administration to configure Dynatrace components.
  • Application monitoring, finding bottleneck and root cause, Provide tuning recommendations to middleware, development teams
  • Perform end to end monitoring, database monitoring and figure out the underlying store procedures running slow in dot net and Jvm’s behavior in java application architecture.

Confidential, Chevy Chase, MD

Performance Engineering, Monitoring Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Administered, Installed, configured APM tool: - Appdynamics, Dynatrace which includes installing and administering the Controller.
  • Installing and administering the Agents & Deploying the agents
  • Mentored the offshore/onshore model activities like requirements gathering, estimations, preparation, capacity planning, test plan preparation, Leading team, Analyzing results and bottlenecks using different available monitoring tools.
  • Provided tuning recommendations to different teams
  • Guided multiple teams (Development/Database teams) on issues encountered which hampered the performance of the applications and provided suggestions to improve the performance and overall reliability
  • Conducted team meetings with different stake holders providing them status updates,
  • Share high end project reports. Discuss the project cost, provide recommendations for new tools, software, methods for smooth run of projects.
  • Involved in the cost estimation and other high level project decisions
  • Managed the performance tuning of Java, .NET, Web Services, Oracle ERP Apps and Mainframe type of complex applications over complicated distributed infrastructure for Confidential, Confidential Smith Barney, Confidential .
  • Instrument the java applications and Dotnet applications code to reflect in all the tiers of architecture by analyzing bottlenecks and provide updates & suggestions to different stake holders based on the findings
  • Prepare Performance strategy document, Block Plans, Performance Estimates, Tools POC, Integration & Installation of different tools in to the finalized test environments
  • Connect controller and agents, make sure the agents and nodes are connected.
  • Monitor APM Agent node files, Handled Dynatrace Administration, Dynatrace Server Health Dashboard, Dynatrace Measure Health Dashboard.
  • User Experience Management (UEM) administration to configure Dynatrace components.
  • Application monitoring, finding bottleneck and root cause, Provide tuning recommendations to middleware, development teams
  • Perform end to end monitoring, database monitoring and figure out the underlying store procedures running slow in dot net and Jvm’s behavior in java application architecture.
  • Create ETLs for File parser for Dynatrace, wily and Appdynamics APM to source data
  • Create Different ETLs to source data in to BMC BCO-TCO Server. Configure ETLs for SCOM, Vcenter in shared and individual source selections.
  • Schedule ETLs to run automatically and load data to TCO periodically
  • Create ETLs for File parser or Dynatrace, wily and Appdynamics
  • Write Powershell scripts to run ETLs automatically.
  • Feed the different scheduler to run ETL to pull only the host information (no guest info) from a new VMWare instance, and modify the ETLs accordingly
  • Importing and exporting ETL Packages in custom ETL
  • Developing ETL and activating ETL Package, writing a Parser ETL
  • Upgrading TCO to latest hotfixes and patches and versions. Also in sync with Oracle updates too.
  • Being Linux administrator I wrote scripts to handle the TCO servers, mainly Datahub, Appserver and ETL Server for TCO.
  • Periodically upgrading and monitoring the status of the TCO
  • Monitoring for any errors in Diagnostic reports, run log grabber to pull logs for ETL SERVERS and Applications servers
  • Monitor near time data warehouse errors and issues
  • Analyze reports, Forecast, saturation and other analysis tasks for capacity planning and optimizing infrastructure

Confidential, Marlboro, MA

Performance Engineering, Architect

Responsibilities:

  • This was new deployment for TJX Europe and is not yet in production.
  • Project was in early stages of development and follow very much Agile Methodologies.
  • The project is taken care through scrum
  • Being Performance Architect, my responsibilities includes: Leading a team, understanding the infrastructure, Identifying the performance requirements, Analyzing the current system infrastructure through capacity Modelling & Optimization tools.
  • Prepare Performance strategy document, Block Plans, Performance Estimates.
  • POC Tools Integration & Installation of different tools in to the finalized test environments
  • Provide updates to C Level stake holders about the projects by publishing high level project reports.
  • Involved in tuning the entire application infrastructure from the beginning of the execution stage.
  • I was involved in Administering, configuring the AppDynamics, Dynatrace APM tool and monitors application to fine tune the system infrastructure,
  • Used Riverbed Transaction trace Analyzer in conjunction with wireshark for network utilization & Instrumented the code to reflect in all the tiers of architecture to capture the bottlenecks
  • Conducting meetings with Project stakeholders, Preparing Performance reports, Prepared Project documents, Business plans, Project Estimations-cost evaluation, Workload matrix, workforce plans

Confidential, NJ

Performance Engineering, Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Mentored the offshore/onshore model activities like requirements gathering, estimations, preparation, capacity planning, test plan preparation, creating scripts/scenarios and analyzing results and bottlenecks using different available monitoring tools and jmeter
  • Guided multiple teams (Development/Database teams) on issues encountered which hampered the performance of the applications and provided suggestions to improve the performance and overall reliability
  • Managed the performance tuning of Java, .NET, Web Services, Oracle ERP Apps and Mainframe type of complex applications over complicated distributed infrastructure for Confidential, Confidential Smith Barney, Confidential .
  • Apply capacity modelling and optimization techniques to identify the current infrastructure and propose the need for future resources using tools like BMC, Team quest.
  • Identified and eliminate performance bottlenecks during the development life cycle
  • Diagnosed root caused by using different available diagnostic tools like (Splunk, HP Diagnostics, HP Profiler, App Dynamics, Fiddler, Riverbed- Opnet App Interns, Transaction trace Analyzer for Network monitoring)
  • Responsible for implementing Load Runner/Performance Center based infrastructure including: Architecting the load testing infrastructure, hardware & software integration with Load Runner
  • Administered the monitoring tool tasks by handling activities like installing the Riverbed monitoring tool Agent on different server Managed node, Smp on licensing server
  • Primary interface with developers, project managers, executive directors in the development, execution and reporting of performance and test automation results
  • Prepared and reviewed Project Status Reports, sign off reports for project deliverables. Involved in status updates on regular intervals through means of Tele- conference and video conference and Stand Ups
  • Involved in People Management tasks like Effort estimation, Configuration controller, tracking & mentoring weekly Time sheets, preparing proper ramp up plans, Conduct Knowledge management sessions and trainings
  • Interfaced with the QA teams to review Black Box, Performance testing, Regression, and Validation testing during the product release phases.
  • Good Knowledge on the QA: Calculation of DRE(Defect Removal Efficiency), Test Matrix, Causal Analysis Reports, Handling Knowledge Management sessions, Conduct the Reviews to ensure the better quality deliverables
  • Exposure to various quality standards like ISO, CMM and have been able to adhere them in projects. Also involved in preparation of CM plan and DP plan

Tools: HP Load Runner, performance center, Visual studio 2013, Riverbed OPNET (Transaction trace and App Intern, Application trace analyzer),Dynatrace, HP Sitescope, splunk, IBM Memory Analyzer, Nmon, Appdynamics

Confidential, NYC

Performance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of 12 members in offshore - onshore model and took charge of activities like Requirements gathering, Performance Engineering, Test Strategy Design, Effort estimation Preparation Capacity planning, Test Plan Preparation, Creating scripts /scenarios and analyzing bottleneck results
  • Analyzed performance bottlenecks in the system and updated the teams which includes (infrastructure, Enterprise, Middleware, Database) on issues encountered in the code as well as in middleware systems
  • Primary liaison interfacing with the developers, project managers, executive directors and other management in the development, performance execution and reporting of test automation
  • Responsible for implementing Load Runner/Performance center based infrastructure including: Architecting the load testing infrastructure, hardware & software integration with Load Runner
  • Expert in creating Usage Pattern Analysis from the Production Logs to generate Performance Load
  • Prepared and reviewed Project Status Reports, sign off reports for project; Coordinated status updates on regular intervals through means of Tele- conference and video conference and other available mode
  • Involved in People management tasks like Effort estimation, Configuration controller, tracking & mentoring weekly Time sheets, preparing proper ramp up plans, conducting Knowledge Management sessions and trainings
  • Identified and eliminated performance bottlenecks during the development life cycle
  • Interfaced with QA who supported Performance testing, Regression, and Validation testing during the testing life cycle of the product release as well as Integration, System, Smoke and User Acceptance Testing
  • Single point of contact for Defect management tasks and handled defect prevention activities for defect free project deliverables

Tools: HP Load Runner, performance center, jmeter Aternity, Wily Introscope,Shunra, Application trace analyzer), splunk, IBM Memory Analyzer, BMC Truesight Capacity Optimizer

Confidential, NYC

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 15 members in offshore - onshore model providing expert advice in the review of new Performance related software; capable of leading efforts to evaluate and select new Performance focused tools
  • Analyzed and eliminated performance bottlenecks during the development life cycle interfacing with cross functional development teams using tools like Riverbed, HP Diagnostics, BMC -APM, App dynamics
  • Implemented Performance Center/Load Runner based infrastructure including: Architecting the load testing infrastructure, hardware & software integration with Load Runner
  • Created the Next Generation Usage Pattern Analysis from the Production Logs to generate Performance Load
  • Coordinated with developers, project managers, executive directors in the development, execution and reporting of test automation and performance engineering results
  • Prepared and Review Project Status Reports, sign off reports for project.Provided status updates on regular intervals through means of Tele- conference and video-conference and other available mode
  • Provided Effort estimation, Configuration controller, tracking & mentoring weekly Time sheets, preparing proper ramp up plans, Conduct Knowledge management sessions and trainings
  • Single point of contact for Defect management tasks and handled defect prevention activities for defect free project deliverables
  • Exposure to various quality standards like ISO, CMM and have been able to adhere them in projects. Also involved in preparation of CM plan and DP plan
  • Provide expert advice to IT staff and client areas in resolving questions throughout the performance process .Serves as the escalation point within the Performance Test team for trouble-shooting complex problems
  • Works with client and IT management and staff to establish and maintain a consistent test methodology

Tools: - HP Load Runner, performance center, Visual studio 2013, Riverbed OPNET (Transaction trace and App Intern, Application trace analyzer),Dynatrace, HP Sitescope, splunk, IBM Memory Analyzer, Nmon, Riverbed, Optier, HP Diagnostics, I HOP

Confidential, NH

Performance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead team of 7 people and provide guidance applied leadership strategy as per need. SME to IT staff and client areas in resolving questions throughout the performance testing and tuning process
  • Work with aligned Business and IT teams to understand architecture, obtain application usage model data, data profiles, and test data for script development, calibration, and execution
  • Produced performance test result data, thoroughly analyzing results and providing recommendations to aligned application areas and management.
  • Contributed towards the establishment of a performance testing practice with-in Global Specialty IT.
  • Collaborates with (Developers, DBAs, Architects, and Performance Architects) to analyze performance results, troubleshoot issues, identify solutions, and recommend improvements to meet performance objectives.
  • Created and maintained comprehensive domain level performance testing strategies
  • Created scripts that can be leveraged for application availability monitoring
  • Created performance and availability scripts for assorted domain applications utilizing HP Load Runner and VuGen.
  • Planned and executed Network Bandwidth performance tests through WAN simulation lab.
  • Implemented all aspects of the performance testing process, including application and network focused testing, for application areas that have no current performance testing support
  • Built performance testing processes and procedures that can be used across the enterprise for effective testing of all applications running on varied technical platforms.
  • Provided expert advice in the review of new Performance related software. Capable of leading effort to evaluate and select new Performance focused tools.
  • Depicts highly complex ideas and issues to varied audiences including various management levels; communicates project objectives, scope and direction across project teams.
  • Consulted on major, complex design considerations
  • Handle tasks related to project structure/methodology, work schedules, cost performs related duties as requested or assigned.

Confidential, OH

Sr. Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Added performance measurements for UNIX, Oracle, Web Logic server in Load Runner, controller and monitored online transaction response times, Web hits, TCP IP Connections, Throughput, CPU, Memory, Heap sizes, Various Http requests etc. Monitored Oracle database V$ session and system table stats.
  • Performed load testing on Citrix and VM ware environment.
  • Designed test cases and performed load testing for Siebel CRM module and transaction processes
  • Analyzed results Using Load Runner Analysis, Neo Load tool and Wily Introscope
  • Addressed Memory Leaks were identified in Different components. Protocol to Protocol Response times, Web Page break downs, Components sizes were analyzed and reported
  • Developed various reports and metrics to measure and track testing effort.
  • Created Test Matrix, Traceability matrix SAP, IBM Rational Perf tester, sitescope, JIRA, Quality Center)
  • Lead team of 6 members at onsite and reported project updates to senior Delivery team
  • Co-ordinated with other teams for smooth delivery of project. Shared updates, reports with different teams,
  • Conducted project meetings with different stake holders related to project estimates, updates, concerns
  • Prepared project strategy,Data strategy documents for smooth process of projects.
  • Created Project plans, Application road Maps.

Confidential, Mellon, NYC

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, customized and administered Performance Center ALM and other APM Tools. Troubleshot any issues encountered, evaluate and perform upgrades on any of the tools
  • Extensively created Scripts using Loadrunner v 9.0, JMeter for multiple different protocols based on application requirement.
  • Executing Load Test, Stress Test and Endurance Tests using Performance testing tools
  • Responsible for Test Management, Performance and Functional test execution, Defect Tracking and Reporting.
  • Analyze business requirements and define information systems solutions to address business needs.Strong knowledge of Performance Testing, Regression Testing Adhoc Testing, and Integration testing
  • Effective in communication with teammates, developers, program managers and the business representatives Provide expert advice in the review of new Performance related software. Capable of leading effort to evaluate and select new Performance focused tools.

Confidential, GA

Performance QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in all phases of Performance testing; identifying Critical scenarios based on production logs and requirements documents.
  • Prepared performance test plan and discussed with top level management for approval and finalization of scenarios
  • Executed Baseline, Average and Peak Load Stress and soak test to find the breaking point and availability of the servers
  • Monitored Application servers using Dynatrace, Appdynamics and provided the recommendations to environment team
  • Effective in communication with teammates, developers, program managers and the business representatives Provide expert advice in the review of new Performance related software.
  • Capable of leading effort to evaluate and select new Performance focused tools.
  • Served as Spoc from the escalation point within the Performance Test team for trouble-shooting complex problems.
  • Verify the software releases, run and analyze the report results for automated & manual test scripts.
  • Analyze testing results and drive quality improvements. Presented the test results to peers, lead, management, and other project counterparts
  • Worked closely with different functional groups to review specifications, ensure timely resolution of issues, ensure thorough testing from a business perspective, understand support issues, and release high quality products to production
  • Worked closely with program managers, dev leads, test lead and production support and drive issues to resolution.

Confidential, MA

SR. PERFORMANCE TEST ENGINEER

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Involved in end to end Performance testing activities; identifying critical scenarios based on production logs and requirements documents.
  • Prepared performance test plan and discussed with top level management for approval and finalization of scenarios
  • Prepared Virtual User Generator (VUGen) automation scripts for each end to end functional scenarioExecuted Scenarios based on calls per seconds.Executed Baseline, Average and Peak Load tests based on requirements
  • Monitored Application servers using Sitescope and provided the recommendations to environment team
  • Developed Test Cases to cover overall quality assurance testing for performance testing
  • Participated in analysis, design and development of test plans, test cases on mid complexity/systems under deadline pressure
  • Analyzed testing results and drive quality improvements. Presented the test results to peers, lead, management, and other project counterparts
  • Worked closely with different functional groups to review specifications, ensure timely resolution of issues, ensure thorough testing from a business perspective, understand support issues, and release high quality products to production .Worked closely with program managers, dev leads, test lead and production support and drive issues to resolution.

Confidential

Sr. Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Performance Test Engineer and created performance and availability scripts for assorted domain applications utilizing HP Load Runner and Vugen.
  • Utilize HP Performance Center to design, create, and execute performance tests on Enterprise class applications.
  • Work with aligned Business and IT teams to understand architecture, obtain application usage model data, data profiles, and test data for script development, calibration, and execution
  • Produces performance test result data, thoroughly analyzing results and providing recommendations to aligned application areas and management.
  • Contributes towards the establishment of a performance testing practice with-in Global Specialty IT.
  • Collaborates with technical resources (Developers, DBAs, Architects, and Performance Engineers) to analyze performance results, troubleshoot issues, identify solutions, and recommend improvements to meet performance objectives.
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive domain level performance testing strategies
  • Create scripts that can be leveraged for Application availability monitoring.
  • Plan and execute Network Bandwidth performance tests through WAN simulation lab.

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