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Senior Performance Engineer Resume

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Confidential has more than 10 years of experience doing performance testing with the last 4 - 5 of those testing web and web service applications. She is familiar with every technique applicable to the identification of anomalies with regard to software testing evolutions. Confidential has extensive experience with HP tools such as LoadRunner 11,
  • QualityCenter 9.0, Performance center 11, and manual testing in client/server, UNIX, Linux, and Windows environment. She works effectively on her own and with a team. Enjoys doing things those others say can’t be done. She has interacted with cross-functional teams to achieve optimal business outcomes within mission-critical initiatives.
  • Well acquainted with complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and exposure of all stages of Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) and Defect Life Cycle
  • Working experience in Agile methodology, V model, Waterfall model and spiral model
  • Integrated tester in an Agile Scrum development task responsible for verification, validation and functional and performance testing.
  • Expert in HP (Mercury) functional test automation suite: Loadrunner, QuickTest Pro, Performance Center, Quality Center with Business Process Testing (BPT).
  • Bulks of applications testing experience at Coke with Web services, Web, Citrix, RTE, AJAX, Win socket and SOA based.
  • Tested applications developed using Java, JavaScript, XML, VB, VBScript, C, C++, Siebel, and PeopleSoft.
  • Experience in monitoring application servers, web servers(WebSphere, WebLogic Apache), database servers(Oracle, DB2,MS SQL), middle ware tools(MQ series) Windows and UNIX operating systems
  • Created the scenario for baseline, rendezvous, load, volume and capacity tests, added performance counters database, WebSphere, SiteScope (load balancer, database, MQ series, Web Services, application services).
  • Extensive experience with Parasoft SOA Web Services testing and HP Service Test.
  • Good knowledge in UNIX administration and extensive experience in writing shell scripts and checking log files.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Performance engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created Resource Estimates, Test Plan and Test Strategy documents.
  • Involved in performing volume testing based on the production volumes and cycles.
  • Responsible for creating the load scenarios and various runtime configurations for the individual scripts that are part of the load test.
  • Performed load tests on Load balancing environment.
  • Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.
  • Involved in performing volume testing based on the production volumes and cycles.
  • Responsible for creating the Load Distribution tables for various scripting modules involved.
  • Responsible for creating the load scenarios and various runtime configurations for the individual scripts that are part of the load test.
  • Performed load tests on Load balancing environment.
  • Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.
  • Analyzed all the various performance metrics involved in the test run like Web resources, CPU, Memory, Request Analysis, DB Connection Pool, Thread Pool etc.
  • Pinpointed the bottlenecks present in different layers of the Application and Identified Memory Leak in the App and made recommendations to overcome the same
  • Performed manual correlation without relying on the auto Correlation or Correlation studio feature of Load runner.
  • Good knowledge and skills in various protocols such as Web, Web Services, AJAX and Ajax true client.
  • Worked closely with Business Owners, Architects, and Developers to do pro-active Capacity planning / Monitoring / Tuning to make sure the applications are scalable and available to the growing business needs
  • Collected different performance metrics from various components of systems, analyzed performance data and presented Test reports to various audience from technical groups to Senior Management and Executives
  • Created Performance test completion reports.
  • Used diagnostic tools along with load runner to identify the issues in the application.

Environment: Load runner 12.02, Performance center 12.20, SiteScope11.20,, VisionApp, Solaris, SOAPUI, Putty, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server Management Studio, Web logic 11g, Windows XP, Web methods Integration Servers, Windows server 2012, Windows Vista, Web applications, Portal applications, XML files, Open Stream, CMS

Confidential

Sr. Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Performance Related requirements gathering from the project team and prepare a test strategy document
  • Create and design the scripts using Load runner depending on the requirements and protocols
  • Deploy build to performance testing environment for testing
  • Run load or stress or endurance test based on the need
  • Monitor testing through couple of monitoring tools using Dyna trace, Site scope, Keynote etc.

Environment: Load runner 12, VMware, Dyna Trace, Site scope 11.23, Performance Center 11.5, Keynote 12.2.5.3

Senior Performance engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created Resource Estimates, Test Plan and Test Strategy documents.
  • Involved in performing volume testing based on the production volumes and cycles.
  • Responsible for creating the Load Distribution tables for various scripting modules involved.
  • Responsible for creating the load scenarios and various runtime configurations for the individual scripts that are part of the load test.
  • Performed load tests on Load balancing environment.
  • Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.
  • Created Resource Estimates, Test Plan and Test Strategy documents.
  • Involved in performing volume testing based on the production volumes and cycles.
  • Responsible for creating the Load Distribution tables for various scripting modules involved.
  • Responsible for creating the load scenarios and various runtime configurations for the individual scripts that are part of the load test.
  • Performed load tests on Load balancing environment.
  • Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.
  • Analyzed all the various performance metrics involved in the test run like Web resources, CPU, Memory, Request Analysis, DB Connection Pool, Thread Pool etc.

Environment: Load runner 11.5, Performance center 11.5, NeoLoad3.2/4.2,SiteScope11.20, VisionApp, TOAD, Dynatrace, Wily introscope, SQL Server Management Studio, Web logic 11g, Windows XP, Web methods Integration Servers, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Web applications, Portal applications, XML files, Open Stream, CMS

Senior Performance engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created Resource Estimates, Test Plan and Test Strategy documents.
  • Involved in performing volume testing based on the production volumes and cycles.
  • Responsible for creating the Load Distribution tables for various scripting modules involved.
  • Responsible for creating the load scenarios and various runtime configurations for the individual scripts that are part of the load test.
  • Performed load tests on Load balancing environment.
  • Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.
  • Created Resource Estimates, Test Plan and Test Strategy documents.
  • Involved in performing volume testing based on the production volumes and cycles.
  • Responsible for creating the Load Distribution tables for various scripting modules involved.
  • Responsible for creating the load scenarios and various runtime configurations for the individual scripts that are part of the load test.
  • Performed load tests on Load balancing environment.
  • Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.
  • Analyzed all the various performance metrics involved in the test run like Web resources, CPU, Memory, Request Analysis, DB Connection Pool, Thread Pool etc.
  • Pinpointed the bottlenecks present in different layers of the Application and Identified Memory Leak in the App and made recommendations to overcome the same
  • Performed manual correlation without relying on the auto Correlation or Correlation studio feature of Load runner.
  • Good knowledge and skills in various protocols such as Web, Web Services, AJAX and Ajax true client.
  • Worked closely with Business Owners, Architects, and Developers to do pro-active Capacity planning / Monitoring / Tuning to make sure the applications are scalable and available to the growing business needs
  • Collected different performance metrics from various components of systems, analyzed performance data and presented Test reports to various audience from technical groups to Senior Management and Executives
  • Created Performance test completion reports.
  • Used diagnostic tools along with load runner to identify the issues in the application.
  • Analyzed various graphs while running and after the load test (Running vusers, transaction response time, Throughput, Hits per second, Error statistics and Error description graphs.

Environment: Load runner 11.0, Performance center 11, SiteScope11.20,, VisionApp, Solaris, Red hat Linux, Putty, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server Management Studio, Web logic 11g, Windows XP, Web methods Integration Servers, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Web applications, Portal applications, XML files, Open Stream, CMS

Confidential

Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Creating and developing Test Plans, Test Specifications, Test cases and Automation Test scripts for portal web applications
  • Involved in writing SQL queries for back-end testing, UNIX commands for verifying log files, shell scripts to bounce/maintain QA servers, database refresh for QA environments, XML testing.
  • Created QTP scripts to validate all functionalities of the application.
  • Developed test cases and executed using Quality Center 10.
  • Worked with Developers, Business analysts and Project managers to determine requirements (H/W specs, Test Cases, Test Data)
  • Manipulated Test Script for Customized objects in the Application for verification of subsequent builds in the application
  • Worked with Load Runner in analyzing WMTP applications performance for varying loads and stress conditions
  • Wrote test cases using Test Link and Quality Center
  • Logged defects in Bugzilla
  • Used Putty to do backend data validation and also for validating log files
  • Ingest the XML files into CMS and verify for distribution to Open stream

Environment: Load runner 9.5, Quick test Pro 9.2, Quality center 10.0, Test link, Bugzilla, JAVA, Putty, BMC Remedy, ASP, TOAD 8.0.0.47, VB script Oracle 9.2.0.4, Windows XP, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Web applications, Portal applications, XML files, Open Stream, CMS.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Project Plan and Strategy Document for the project
  • Executed PeopleSoft and LoadRunner prod validation scripts and verified the results.
  • Executed SQL commands using SQL Navigator 5.0.
  • Tested data power web services traffic shaping using LoadRunner. During load test developers modified data power throttle rate and front side timeout settings
  • Performed performance tuning methodologies on middleware tools (WebSphere, MQ Series).
  • Created and executed load test and concurrent test for five star application.
  • Monitored Apache web server, WebSphere application server and Oracle database servers.
  • Created QTP scripts to validate all functionalities of the application.
  • Developed test cases and executed using Quality Center 10.
  • Worked with Developers, Business analysts and Project managers to determine requirements (H/W specs, Test Cases, Test Data)
  • Manipulated Test Script for Customized objects in the Application for verification of subsequent builds in the application
  • Interacted with functional team, developers, and administrators to resolve the issues with database connection limit, web server cache settings, BIG IP, configuration files, database cache, thread pool, and buffer settings.
  • Compiled Test Scripts and Generated Reports for identified errors in the application using Quality Center
  • Checked the performance of the application using various Transactions using Load runner
  • Inserted various Transactions to note the response times and Correlation statements to parameterize dynamic values from the server in VuGen
  • Developed Automated test scripts for different functionality testing using QTP
  • Observed the Performance of the application by creating Vusers and Monitored the graphs using Load Runner
  • Performed GUI, Functionality, Security, Volume, Positive and Negative testing.
  • Performed database testing by passing SQL queries to retrieve data
  • Participated in meetings to discuss Defects and like scenarios.

Environment: Load runner 9.5, Quick test Pro 9.2, Quality center 10.0, Cygwin,, MQ Series, JAVA, Putty, BMC Remedy, ASP, TOAD 8.0.0.47, VB script Oracle 9.2.0.4, Windows XP,Windows 2003,Windows 2008, Windows 2007,Windows Vista, Mainframes, TELCO, VM Ware

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Performance Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Created LoadRunner scripts to validate all web servers, app servers, and databases up and running.
  • Created scripts using goal oriented functions in LoadRunner to test web service applications on a transaction per second basis to establish acceptable benchmarks and then implemented manual scenarios for more advanced performance testing.
  • Created web services/SOA script and executed.
  • Analyzed the xml out put and used parameterization for web service input calls.
  • Created and executed PeopleSoft financial system 8.4 baseline scripts in INT, SBX and TST regions. Scripts are executed in different modules.
  • Interacted with cross-functional teams from offshore and onshore to discuss test results and to achieve optimal business outcomes within mission-critical initiatives.
  • Worked on the CM-5 Star testing to provide an understanding of the scope and methodology of system testing for the project team.
  • Worked on Wholesale Customer Care tool (WCCT) the tool that empowers the wholesaler by providing efficient customer service and giving them rights to create their own users and FAQs and many more.
  • Created the execution result sheet, execution plan, result matrix, completion report documents for performance testing.
  • Added Transactions in Vugen scripts to validate response times and verified Transaction Per Second with Requirements using LoadRunner 9.5
  • Interacted with functional team, developers, and administrators to resolve the functional and performance issues.
  • Performed performance testing on JMS and validated application throttle operation.
  • Executed PeopleSoft and LoadRunner prod validation scripts and verified the results.
  • Executed SQL commands using SQL Navigator 5.0.
  • Tested data power web services traffic shaping using LoadRunner. During load test developers modified data power throttle rate and front side timeout settings
  • Performed performance tuning methodologies on middleware tools (WebSphere, MQ Series).
  • Created and executed load test and concurrent test for five star application.
  • Monitored Apache web server, WebSphere application server and Oracle database servers.
  • Interacted with functional team, developers, and administrators to resolve the issues with database connection limit, web server cache settings, BIG IP, configuration files, database cache, thread pool, and buffer settings.
  • Executed QTP regression scripts to check the PeopleSoft functionality.
  • Created QuickTest Professional script for pay base application.
  • Determined application performance and maximum scalability, critical parameter such as number of users, response times, hits per seconds, and through put using LoadRunner.
  • Analyzed the complete results for summary, transactions response time, pass transactions, fail transactions, throughput, and data points.
  • Monitored and analyzed various performance graphs such as vusers, hits per second, response time, network delay, database, web server, and app server graphs.

Confidential, Atlanta-GA

QA /Performance Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created and executed Web Service test cases using Parasoft SOA tool.
  • Generated performance test plan for the performance projects. Created the execution result sheet, execution plan, load model, result matrix, completion report documents for performance testing.
  • Studied the applications performance for varying loads and volume conditions using LoadRunner 8.0. Planned and created the virtual user scripts and enhanced them with transactions, rendezvous points, think times, parameterization and LoadRunner output message statements.
  • Interacted various TS2 screens for data validation. Test cases were created by the assigned test analyst based on project requirements and design documents.
  • Added performance measurements before running the test in the controller for UNIX, Oracle, and WebSphere servers in LoadRunner controller and monitored online transaction response times
  • Interacted with functional team, developers, and administrators to resolve issues.
  • Analyzed results using Load Runner analysis module and analyzed Oracle database connections, sessions, WebLogic log files. Issues relating to indexes, connection pools and garbage collections, memory heap size etc and bottlenecks were identified and rectified by changing configurations, adding indexes, etc.
  • Used load model to generate LoadRunner scenarios.
  • Created capacity, load, endurance, and stress test scenarios for performance projects.
  • Monitored CPU utilization during the tests by using the R-stat-D utility that was installed on web servers.
  • Developed test cases and executed using QualityCenter.
  • Worked with developers, business analysts and project managers to determine performance requirements.
  • Developed Superfly (CapitalOne internal tool) tool using VC++ and executed API’s.
  • Used SiteScope to monitor the servers. Entered and tracked the defects using Rational ClearQuest.
  • Interacted with Mercury/HP support team in enhancing the performance testing.
  • Determined application performance and maximum scalability, critical parameter such as number of users, response times, hits per seconds and through put using LoadRunner.

Confidential, Richmond-VA

QA / Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created test plan, test cases, and test scripts for performance testing based on business requirements. Created the execution result sheet, execution plan, standalone estimates, result matrix, and summary report documents for performance testing
  • Monitored WebSphere advanced administrative console.
  • Performed performance tuning methodologies on middleware tools (WebSphere, MQ Series).
  • Studied the applications performance for varying loads and volume conditions using LoadRunner 7.8. Planned and created the virtual user scripts and enhanced them with transactions, rendezvous points, think times, parameterization, and error handling.
  • Monitored MQ Server during a scenario run and isolated server performance bottlenecks.
  • Created the scenario for baseline, rendezvous, load, volume and capacity tests, added performance counters database, WebSphere, SiteScope (load balancer, database, MQ series, Web Services, application services).
  • Used Windows Performance Monitor (PerfMon) for Windows and Citrix counters.
  • Monitored J2EE transaction break down graphs.
  • Executed the HTTP-web, Citrix and XML scripts for baseline, rendezvous, load, volume, and capacity tests.
  • Analyzed the performance test results using graphs and reports.
  • Created the result document for average response time per transaction, average CPU usage by tier, and average memory used by tier.
  • Performance team worked with the developers and given recommendations, bottlenecks.
  • Performed back end testing to verify the number of transactions taking place under peak and average load on the system.
  • Tracked defects using ClearCase.
  • Interacted with functional team, developers and administrators to resolve the problem

Confidential, Virginia

QA Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the critical functionalities and transactions in Siebel application.
  • Considered the inputs from business teams and automated the business transactions using LoadRunner 7.6.
  • Worked with Siebel-web protocol and performed load testing on standalone Siebel application.
  • Performed performance tuning on middleware tools (WebSphere).
  • Tested user interfaces objects like applets, views, forms per the requirements; tested workflow action types, workflow groups and workflow policies.
  • Interacted with Mercury/HP support team in enhancing the performance testing.
  • Worked with LoadRunner 7.6 in analyzing WMTP applications performance for varying loads and stress conditions.
  • Measured the response time at different points in the Siebel application using LoadRunner.
  • Planned and created the virtual user scripts and enhanced them with transactions, rendezvous points, functions, parameterization, and correlation.
  • Configured and monitored scenarios for performance/load balancing tests.
  • Used QuickTest Professional 6.5 for functional and regression testing of Siebel application.
  • Executed the test scripts on different releases and validated the actual results against the expected results.
  • Reported and tracked application defects using Rational ClearQuest.
  • Checked the performance of the application using various transactions.
  • Interacted with developers to resolve application defects; documented the test data using MS Word and Excel.
  • Generated and analyzed transaction and web resource graphs

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: MS-DOS 6.x, SCO UNIX, Windows 95/98/NT/2000.

Languages: Pascal, COBOL, C, C++, SQL, PL/SQL, and Java

Scripting Languages: VBScript, Java Script and Perl

Testing Tools: TestDirector, QualityCenter 9.0, WinRunner 7.5, LoadRunner 12.02, Performance Center 12.20, Mercury/HP service test 8.1, Rational ClearCase, ClearQuest, Tuning Module 7.8, QuickTest Pro 8.0, and Parasoft SOA4.5, Testlink 1.9, Bugzilla

RDBMS: Oracle 9.2.0.4, MS SQL Server 6.5 / 7.0 / 2000, MS-Access.

CRM: Siebel 7.5.3, PeopleSoft 8.8

GUI Tools: Developer/2000, Citrix7.1, Visual Basic 4.0/5.0/6.0 with COM/DCOM.

Web Technologies: ASP 2.0/3.0, HTML, DHTML, Web sphere4.06 and XML

Reporting Tools: Crystal Reports7.0/8.0, MS Data Reports, and Oracle Reports 2.5/6i.

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