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Performance Leader, Resume

Colorado, UsA

SUMMARY

  • I have 18 years of expertise in Quality Assurance and Performance Test Engineering, in which I led and managed several projects for Risk Management Solutions - Risk Modeler 2.0, Charter Communication’s Spectrum, Confidential Technologies, Confidential Banking Group, Confidential Cloud Computing, Confidential, Confidential financial, Confidential, Confidential, and Confidential .
  • I was responsible for directing, setting up and implementing, “Performance Center of Excellence Initiative” at Confidential Communications, U.S.A.
  • I worked as a program manager at Confidential Technologies, leading the entire Confidential program right from scoping, planning to the deployment phase. I was responsible for implementing best practices and NFT templates while working at Confidential . I also worked in multiple roles such as a QA Lead, Quality Assurance Engineer, Deployment Engineer and a Performance Testing Engineer for the entire Confidential Services. I was the Performance Test Lead @ Confidential, testing cloud applications. I was responsible for setting up the performance test center of excellence at Confidential .
  • I am a HP Performance Center certified v9 professional and have an extensive experience in performance testing, analysis, and troubleshooting performance defects.
  • I have a comprehensive knowledge on HP Load Runner and am Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform.
  • I have a thorough knowledge of performance testing activities for managing a project and have worked during various phases of performance testing life cycle that included efforts & resource estimation, requirement gathering, planning & design, scripting, execution, analysis, and reporting for performance results.
  • My technical abilities are complemented by sound communication and user interaction skills. I have completed my Emerging Program Managers (EPM) workshop conducted in partnership with Stanford IPS, and am a Six Sigma Green Belt trained & certified.
  • My managerial responsibilities included working with program sponsors and leadership to set overall strategies, resourcing, scoping, planning, setting priorities within the program and allocating resources in line with those priorities.
  • I have also worked closely with project managers and stakeholders to track program progress and provided updates to senior leadership on the progress of individual projects and the overall program.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Hardware: S/390, DELL, SUN MICROSYSTEMS
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2000/2018, Windows NT, AIX, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX
  • Programming Languages: C, C++, JAVA, Procedural Language/Structured Query Language (PL/SQL), Java Remote Method Invocation (Java RMI), Common, Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), Java Server Pages (JSP), SQL, ORACLE
  • Other Utilities: Fiddler, Charles
  • Database and Tools: HP Load Runner 11, HP Quality Centre, HP Diagnostics, HP Topaz Monitoring tool, Mercury Site Scope Monitoring, Application Vantage 9.8, Win Runner 8.2, Test Director 8.0, TOAD 7.2, Visual Source Safe, JBuilder 8, Visual Café, PHP Edit, Optimize IT, Edocs, Clman, Content Management tools such as Tridion, Vignette. Quick Test Professional, Quality Center, Kintana, Test Director, MS-Office, Visual Source Safe, RUMBA, WPDT, TOAD, SQL Server 2005, DB2, ANSI SQL, SQL Server 2005, JIRA, Jenkins, JIRA, GitHub, Pipelines, Load Runner 11.52, Quality Center, Performance Center, QTP, Silk Performer 15, JMeter, SOAPUI, Splunk, Instana, App Dynamics, GE Support Central, Amazon Web Service
  • Tools/technologies / framework: Virtual Mac ID’s Technology, Video Performance Engineering Automated Framework., Easy Translator tool, Charter Log Analyzer Tool, Vtest Tool, Automated stitcher monitoring Tool, SPA(Spectrum Performance Analyzer) Tool, AV Meteo Tool, TMC Tool

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Performance Leader,

Confidential, Colorado, USA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with the client enterprise and engineering IT and QA organizations in the development of video performance testing, engineering processes, methodology, and auditing of technical solutions.
  • Performance planning and coordination of technical systems analysis, implementing innovative performance testing technical solutions; projecting performance test estimates (time and resources).
  • Provided leadership, management, mentorship and guidance to team members.
  • Creating Jmeter automation test scripts for CI.
  • Providing daily status updates on the environment and latest code build.

Performance Leader,

Confidential, Colorado, USA

Responsibilities:
  • Directing, setting up and implementing Cognizant’s, “ Confidential ” at Confidential Communications.
  • Ensuring that the client could provide a high speed, scalable, reliable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications that included cable TV broadcasting, mobile apps, live video, and music streaming, thus ensuring that the client can provide solutions to business organizations and meet the ever-growing demands of businesses competition and customer expectations.
  • Developed robust performance testing solution.
  • Trained the teams to handle complex performance testing scenario’s based on market trends and production monitoring.
  • Worked closely with the client enterprise and engineering IT and QA organizations in the development of video performance testing, engineering processes, methodology, and auditing of technical solutions.
  • Performance planning and coordination of technical systems analysis, implementing innovative performance testing technical solutions; projecting performance test estimates (time and resources).
  • Led a globally distributed team across North America and Asia and responsible for hiring, mentoring,, and evaluating his staff and growing the team, taking it to the next level quarter over quarter.
  • Provided leadership, management, mentorship and guidance to team members.
  • Setting up of a physical set-top box, an AMS, CloudTV platform, micro-services, and underlying databases to ensure better performance in launching guide or video asset or any other performance-critical navigations in addition to high-quality video streaming experience for the customers, that significantly impacts the client reputation.

Program Manager,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Led the entire Confidential program right from scoping, planning to the deployment phase.
  • Worked with program sponsor and leadership to set the overall strategy, resourcing, and scope.
  • Planned set priorities within the program and allocated resources in line with those priorities.
  • Worked closely with project managers to track progress.
  • Provided updates to senior leadership on the progress of individual projects and the overall program.
  • Monitored and controlled overall program budget.
  • Troubleshoot delivery issues and manage the delivery teams to ensure timely, quality and accurate deliveries.
  • Made critical business decisions to meet customer expectations/timelines.
  • Worked closely with program stakeholders and resolved/mitigate issues/risks.
  • Approved and on-board resources as per requirement of the program.

Program Manager,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as tower lead handling Confidential ’s simplification project. While working with the testing teams, I had to ensure continuous process improvements to achieve cost-effectiveness and quality.
  • Ensured that standard performance testing templates and methodologies were implemented during the performance testing phases.
  • Worked with individual project leads to establish plans and goals for each project.
  • Troubleshoot delivery issues and manage the delivery team to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.
  • Made critical business decisions to meet customer expectations/timelines.
  • Approved scope and budget for delivery projects.
  • Worked closely with the IT business leads, SME’s, infrastructure teams, development teams, architecture, and testing teams to standardize program strategy.
  • Ensured project teams had the resources they need, established budgets and allocated people and technical resources to individual teams.
  • Coordinated with development teams, environment teams and batch teams to plan for test execution and seek support.
  • Provided constant reporting to the stakeholders in the form of daily status reports, weekly status reports, offshore deliverables, etc.
  • Involved in reviewing estimations of change requests along with project estimation.
  • Guided teams for various phases of testing life cycle which included requirement analysis, identifying test scenarios, requirement traceability, test case designing and test case execution, defect tracking.
  • Provided constant reporting to the stakeholders in the form of daily status reports, weekly status reports, offshore deliverables, etc.

Performance Consultant

Confidential, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Responsibilities:

  • Performance test lead.
  • Worked closely with the Confidential compliance team.
  • Worked with the program sponsors and leaderships to set the overall strategy, resourcing and scope.
  • Set priorities within the program and allocated resources in line with those priorities.
  • Worked closely with project managers to track progress and provide updates to senior leadership on the progress of individual projects and the overall program.

Consultant

Confidential, Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A

Responsibilities:

  • Performance Engineering Leader @ Confidential .
  • Worked with the client IT leads and technicians to define and document performance environment list and required software/licenses.
  • Setup, maintain and operate the performance lab.
  • Developed, maintained and upgraded the automated test scripts to perform load testing and benchmarking of various product suites.
  • Documented, troubleshoot and followed up on issues fund during performance testing.
  • Added additional test cases/scripts where appropriate.
  • Pro-actively reported red flag issues with hardware or software infrastructure of the lab to lab owner or quality assurance manager.

Consultant

Confidential, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA

Responsibilities:

  • Performance test leader at Confidential .
  • Worked with the client IT leads and technicians to define and document performance environment list and required software/licenses.
  • Setup, maintained and operated the performance lab.
  • Developed, maintained and upgraded the automated test scripts to perform load testing and benchmarking of various product suites.
  • Documented, trouble-shoot and followed up on issues fund during performance testing.
  • Added additional test cases / scripts where appropriate.
  • Pro-actively reported red flag issues with hardware or software infrastructure of the lab to lab owner or to quality assurance manager.
  • Actively worked with other members of the performance lab team to improve the process, tools, and effectiveness of the team.
  • Performed variety of tasks related to the quality assurance and validation of testing requirements.

Consultant

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with the project teams on various forums to discuss the status of the project, clarify any queries regarding the functionality etc.
  • Project management design of test scripts.
  • Recording of scripts using HP LoadRunner 9.5, Microsoft’s visual studio ultimate 2010.
  • Execution of scenarios, analysis of results, debugging and consultation.

Consultant,

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, U.S.A

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the process of QA for IT Projects.
  • Set up of monitoring process for production applications some of which included PMI, Driver Services, Your@Office, and Global Dashboard projects.
  • Performed QA and test deployment of applications such as Portal apps, Web applications.
  • Involved in weekly status and quality meetings.
  • Involved in setting up and implementation of QA process using support central.
  • Involved in trouble shooting and solving application issues-portal, web in test and QA environment.
  • Involved in setting up of production roll out of web application, portal.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Performed the role of Test Lead.
  • Involved in doing a study and analysis of Omgeo products and transferring knowledge to the team.
  • Involved in product research and analysis.
  • Involved in subordinates in testing and quality process.
  • Analyzed business requirements, functional, designee and use cases.
  • Created test plans, test strategies, test cases and test scripts.

Consultant,

Confidential, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA

Responsibilities:

  • Test Lead involved in Confidential ( Confidential ) a facility provided by the Confidential Investments to its plan sponsors.
  • Involved in the integration, regression and acceptance testing of new enhancements of Confidential (FiDEx) system.
  • Performed white box and black box testing.
  • Tested the functionality of the application with positive and negative testing.

Consultant,

Confidential, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA

Responsibilities:

  • Test Lead involved in Confidential ( Confidential ) a facility provided by the Confidential Investments to its Plan sponsors.
  • Creation and review of Test Strategy, Test Plan and detailed Test Cases ensuring testing coverage.
  • Involved Confidential that provides facility for uploading, update and addition of all active or inactive email addresses associated with a given participant.
  • Involved in Weekly Test review meetings.
  • Involved in Testing defect analysis Involved in preparing test status report

Consultant

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Test Lead involved in testing plan sponsor web station (PSW).
  • Used Test Director for maintaining the test cases for the application integration testing.

Consultant

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Offshore tech lead.
  • Involved in the enhancement and detailed functional analysis of Ivor.
  • Involved in the implementation and testing of PGP for the email module.
  • Involved in the design review, unit testing, integration and regression testing.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Offshore Dev lead.
  • Had a team of 3 members to design and develop the “ Confidential ” module/functionality in Java, which is a part of Electronic Bill Payment & Presentment (EBPP) system.
  • Involved in the functional specifications, design review, unit and integration testing.
  • Worked as a defect prevention representative ensuring that no defects get passed into production.
  • Worked on defect analysis and apprised the development team on the defects found.
  • Executed unit and integration tests for automated scripts.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Tech support lead.
  • Involved in providing 24x7 technical support of “ Confidential ” module/functionality.
  • Worked as a defect prevention representative ensuring that no defects get passed into production.
  • Worked on defect analysis and apprised the development team on the defects found.
  • Enhanced the UNIX automated monitoring scripts.
  • Executed unit and integration tests for automated scripts.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Lead functional tester for testing the SCPLAN web-based prototype enhancements.
  • Had a team of 2 members at offshore and one on-site coordinator in Japan.
  • In addition to functional testing and daily status report, I also looked into the following tasks.1) Designing 2) Preparing test scenarios 3) Creation of unit/integration test cases 4) Testing 5) Defect analysis.
  • I had to report all functional defects to the client and walk him through the steps of reproducing each defect.
  • Worked as a configuration manager, ensuring that the code was checked in, and proper code versions were maintained.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Lead functional tester for testing the Version Up application.
  • Involved in reviewing and testing for the Version Up application to maintain a repository for previously delivered products and provide the user with the facility to view, search and purchase a specific product version.
  • Had a team of 2 members at offshore and one on-site coordinator in Japan.
  • In addition to functional testing and daily status report I also looked into the following tasks.1) Designing 2) Coding 3) Preparing Test Scenarios 4) Creation of unit/integration test cases 5) Testing 6) Defect Analysis.
  • I was also defect prevention representative (DPR) for this project ensuring that defects are caught in the coding phase.
  • Worked as a configuration manager ensuring that the code is checked in and proper code versions are maintained.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Lead functional tester for testing the SCPLAN web-based prototype.
  • Had a team of 2 members at offshore and one on-site coordinator in Japan.
  • In addition to functional testing and daily status report I also looked into the following tasks.1) Designing 2) Coding 3) Preparing Test Scenarios 4) Creation of Unit/Integration test cases 5) Testing 6) Defect Analysis.
  • I was also defect prevention representative (DPR) for this project ensuring that defects are caught in the coding phase.
  • Worked as a configuration Manager ensuring that the code is checked in and proper code versions are maintained.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Lead functional tester for testing the Pre-aggregation point proposer.
  • Had a team of 2 members at offshore and one on-site coordinator in Japan.
  • In addition to functional testing and daily status report, I also looked into the following tasks.1) Designing 2) Preparing test scenarios 3) Creation of unit/integration test cases 4) Testing 5) Defect analysis.
  • I had to report all functional defects to the client and walk him through the steps of reproducing each defect.

Consultant,

Confidential,

Responsibilities:

  • Lead functional tester for testing the custom java analyzer.
  • Had a team of 2 members at offshore and one on-site coordinator in Japan.
  • In addition to functional testing and daily status report, I also looked into the following tasks.1) Designing 2) Preparing test scenarios 3) Creation of unit/integration test cases 4) Testing 5) Defect analysis.
  • I was also defect prevention representative (DPR) for this project ensuring that defects are caught in the coding phase.

Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead functional tester.
  • Had a team of 2 members at offshore and one on-site coordinator in Japan.
  • In addition to functional testing and daily status report, I also looked into the following tasks.1) Designing 2) Preparing test scenarios 3) Creation of unit/integration test cases 4) Testing 5) Defect analysis.
  • I had to report all functional defects to the client and walk him through the steps of reproducing each defect.

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