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Sr. Performance Engineer Resume

Columbus, OH

  • 8 years of extensive experience in software Quality Assurance and Performance testing
  • Expertise in Test documentation, Performance testing and execution on Client/Server, Integrated Intranet, UNIX, Linux, Mainframes and Internet applications.
  • Hands on experience in using automated tools like Load Runner, Test Director, Quality Centre and SharePoint.
  • Experience in Performance testing of Web applications and Client / Server by using Load Runner.
  • Performance testing Experience in J2EE, PeopleSoft, Oracle applications by using HTTP/HTML, Web Click & Script, Oracle _NCA and Citrix _ICA Protocol and multiple protocols.
  • Expertise in Manual and Automated Correlations to parameterize dynamically changing Parameters values.
  • Monitoring system resources such as CPU Usage,% of Memory Occupied, Stat, I/O Stat
  • Collecting the frequency of JVM Heap and Garbage Collection in web sphere during test
  • Hands on experience and exposure in all phases of project development lifecycle and Software Development life cycle (SDLC)right from Inception, Transformation to Execution which include Design, Development, and Implementation
  • Visual Test, Visual Performance Test, QA Center from Compuware and Red View’s web load.
  • Performed Black Box, Grey Box and White Box in Java, Java Script, Cold Fusion and spectra and other web technologies.
  • 10 years of extensive experience in Microsoft Tools: Word, FrontPage, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, MS Project and Access.
  • HTTP (web), CITRIX, ODBC, Oracle NCA, Winsock, Ajax, RMI-java, .NET, RTE, Flax, COM/DCOM, Tuxedo, etc.
  • Performed QA/Load testing on Multimedia (Streaming Video,& Audio) Ajax, .net & Citrix applications using Loadrunner.


  • Developing /Enhancing V user scripts
  • Monitoring V user status.
  • Filtering and sorting information
  • Configuring Run-time settings for Vugen and Controller
  • Developing / Recording / Enhancing V user script.
  • Well versed with all functionality of Virtual User Generator.
  • Configuring Run-time settings for Action / Think-time
  • Conducted performance testing, stress testing using Loadrunner software.
  • Performed IP Spoofing using Loadrunner
  • Installing, maintaining and administering Loadrunner software.
  • Used Quality center for tracking and reporting bugs.
  • Activating /Configuring monitors
  • Online monitoring of Graphs/Monitors
  • Analysis of cross results, cross scenarios and merged graphs
  • Knowledge of java Virtual Machine internals including class loading, threads, synchronization, and garbage collection
  • Analyzing scenario performance, graphs and reports
  • Working with different V user types and groups.
  • Proficient in putting loops into the Load runner scripts to run scripts for multiple iterations.
  • Hands-on experience on different versions of Load runner.
  • Activating /configuring monitors and adding desired performance counters into the Graphs.
  • Utilized various performance tools such as Oracle Enterprise Manager, Web Logic console for monitoring database cluster contention, I/O, User, CPU activities and overall server(s) performance
  • Utilized Database, Network, Application server and Web Logic Monitors during the execution to identify bottlenecks, problems ,infrastructure problems, and scalability and reliability benchmarks
  • Created different scenarios to isolate bottlenecks like Smoke Test, Scalability testing Reliability testing, Stress testing, Performance regression testing etc.
  • Extensively Worked in Web, Citrix, Click and Script, Oracle Protocol, Seibel, Winsock, Soap protocols, web services, RTE, SAPGUI.


Testing Tools Load Runner, J meter, Quick Test Pro, Quality Center
Monitoring Tools Wily Introscope. J2EE Diagnostics, Site Scope, Wily, Team Quest.
Operating Systems Windows XP/NT/2000, UNIX, Linux, DOS, Mainframe OS/ 390
Languages Java, C, C++, Visual Basic, JSP, .NET
S scripting Languages Java Script, VB Script, HTML, DHTML, XML
Databases DB2, Oracle 8i/9i, SQL Server 2000, MS-Access
Version Tools PVCS, Visual Safe, Clear Case and Clear Quest
App Servers Web Sphere 4.0, 5.1, Web Logic 5.0, 6.1, Oracle AS 10g
Web Servers IP lanet, MS IIS, Oracle 9iAS
Database Tools TOAD, SQL Navigator


Client: Confidentail, Jul 09 – Till Date Role: Sr. Performance Engineer
Location: Columbus, OH

  • Extensive Experience in Load Runner’s Virtual User Generator Protocols like HTML / HTTP, Web Services, People Soft, Citrix & Oracle NCA Protocols.
  • Participated in all the phases of SDLC starting from requirement design development Testing and implementation phase.
  • Gathered and Analyzed Business requirements and procedures.
  • Responsible for developing the performance test strategies, plans and cases for PeopleSoft Application.
  • Deploying and managing the appropriate testing framework to meet the testing mandate
  • Executed performance test on the existing hardware to confirm the scalability of the application.
  • Extensively used back end testing to verify that the data has been loaded into PeopleSoft tables by the interface programs.
  • Planned the load by analyzing Task distribution diagram, Transaction Profile and User profile.
  • Extensively used Loadrunner to conduct performance testing of the application.
  • Developed web Service V user scripts for a Web Service Call using Soap UI.
  • Prepared Loadrunner scenarios for Load and performance testing using different host systems.
  • Conducted load testing with Thin and Thick Clients Simultaneously, Scripted Thick clients in Winrunner and Thin Clients in Web and Citrix Protocols.
  • Developed load runner V ugen Scripts using Correlation to parameterize dynamic values.
  • Used Rendezvous points Load balancing and IP spoofing to load test specific transactions.
  • Responsible for setting up performance monitors using secure CRT and Site scope.
  • Analyzed various graphs generated by Loadrunner Analyzer including Data base Monitors, Network Monitor graphs, User Graphs Error Graphs, Transaction graphs and Web Server Resource Graphs.
  • Responsible for collecting the frequency of JVM Heap and Garbage Collection in Web logic during test
  • Tracked defects using Quality Center.
  • Involved in Database tuning to enhance the application performance.
  • Provide weekly updates to the client and application team based on the test results and analysis.
  • Implemented, Mentored Load Runner Test Harness, Controller Scenarios, Run-time Settings, Correlation, parameterization and other functions in Load Runner
  • Managed entire Performance testing (like Load, Stress, Volume, Endurance and Failover) using Load Runner (Controller, Virtual User Generator, and Analysis).
  • Installed Load Runner and acquired the license of the Load Runner
  • Participated in design review / walkthrough sessions with Project Managers, developers, and Products Team.

ENVIRONMENT : J Meter, Load Runner, PeopleSoft 9.1 / Portal V9, ASP, VBScript, Toad , Oracle, Mainframe, MQ Series, Unix, HTML, DHTML, XML, QTP, ills, Apache, Quality Center, Agile.

Client: Confidentail,
Role: Sr. Performance Engineer Oct 07- June 09
Location: Roseland, NJ

  • Managed test planning for Load Runner testing ,Performance testing , Integration testing, Systems testing ,Acceptance testing ,Regression testing and Cross-Browser testing
  • Used Load Runner, (utilizing C programming) for load testing.
  • Performed manual and automated testing (using Win Runner, Astra Quick Test and Quick test Pro)
  • Load, Stress, sizing, Scalability and capacity planning of different witness Systems products witch are client server products involved lot of Server testing.
  • Evaluated Performance Testing Tools from IBM Rational and HP Mercury Suite
  • Implemented Load Runner and got the licenses from Mercury Interactive
  • Designed and Implemented Performance Testing Plan for QM, e Reporting, OEM’s (BT, Avaya), Balance, and WFO.
  • Developed test harness using Virtual User Generator in Single and Multi protocols (HTTP/HTML, RMI, Citrix, Dual Web/Winsock and Windows Sockets).
  • Correlating and parameter zing scripts, configuring the Runtime settings in Virtual User Generator.
  • Creating Scenarios with different schedules like Ramp up, Duration.
  • Monitor Performance using windows Performance monitors and Load Runner monitors.
  • Setting up testing environment of various Applications from various builds to do Performance testing (includes installation of operating systems, raid architecture using hp tools, installing applications from the suit and installing multi databases like MS SQL and Oracle).
  • Oversaw performance testing of web, Citrix, Java RMI applications, ensuring resolution of errors prior to application rollout.
  • Analyzed Test using Summary Analysis ,Average Transaction Response Time ,Throughput, Windows Resource, Network delay and HTTP Codes
  • Implemented Quick Test Professional, parameterized scripts for data driven testing.
  • Defined, estimated and assigned tasks to other Team members.
  • Met with Project Managers in defining and estimating tasks and risk.
  • Assisted with planning, tracking and reporting the team’s progress against schedule and reported status to upper management.
  • Tested and verified data mapping to appropriate tables and columns.

Environment: Loadrunner, Performance Center, Site scope, Quality Center ,Unix, Windows, JAVA, J boss Web logic, Oracle, XMT, SQL Server, MS Access ,MS Vision, MS Project, VB, J2EE analysis, HTML.

Client: Confidentail, Jan o6-Sep 07
Role : Sr. Performance Engineer
Location : Omaha, NE
Responsibilities :

  • Managed resources and process of Performance testing (like Load, Stress, Volume, Endurance and Failover ) using Load Runner (Controller, Virtual User Generator, and Analysis ).
  • Responsible for hosting daily status , weekly status defect status calls, MRD calls and triage calls for the applications in TST space.
  • Extensively worked on UNIX to change the database connections , tracing logs , monitor resources of the machines ,create users and execute batch Jobs.
  • Coordinated with tools team to Install Mercury Diagnostics, Wily Intro scope and Site scope on the Performance environments for triage calls to identify the bottlenecks.
  • Also performed load testing for the Citrix Protocol using the Citrix Meta frame performance Counters like the Input Management Bandwidth, Input Session Bandwidth, Latency-Session Average etc.
  • Managed near -shore and off –shore team to develop test harness, execute Performance scenarios during nights and weekends and report generation.
  • Presented result of the Performance testing along with Project Management team to the client’s mainly senior management.
  • Also involved with project management team to schedule the testing activities for the TST space and resource allocation.
  • Designed Test Case documents for Performance testing in quality Center and report defects.
  • Coordinated with Process owners to Identify the Business Process to be Performance Tested and perform functional UAT

Environment: Load Runner, JavaScript, HTML, DHTML, JSP, VB Script, Toad, Oracle, UML, Mainframe, MQ Series, Unix , HTML,DHTKL, XML, Windows NT, QTP, Quality Center, Agile.

Client: Confidentail,
Role: Performance Analyst OCT 05 - DEC 06
Location: Atlanta, GA

  • Extensive experience performing Performance Testing (load, stress, volume, capacity planning) in Client Server, Internet / Intranet (single tier to N-tier architecture), Mainframe and AS 400 platforms.
  • Designed, Developed and Implemented Test strategies, Test Plans, Test Designs, Resource Matrix, Job Allocation Matrix, and Re- Traceability Matrix.
  • Handled off shore and remote teams in India, Brazil, Vietnam and different places with in United States in application development functional and Performance Testing.
  • Worked using Capability Maturity Model (CMM), Rational Unified Process and IEEE Methodologies. Experience in all Stages of SDLC and QALC.
  • Extensive Performance Testing Experience in ERP (People Soft CRM, Siebel CRM, SAP and Oracle Applications) E commerce applications developed using J2EE .NET and other Web Technologies.
  • Excellent functional Knowledge in CRM’s in the following verticals like education, healthcare.
  • Addressed both Production and Enhancement Modification Requests, more importantly making sure that all defects are addressed in software developmental life cycle.
  • Used test Director to document defects of software projects, to manage and analyze testing process and implement test plans.
  • Used automated tools such as win Runner and Silk.
  • Reported bugs to the PVCS defect Tracker.
  • Tested applications in different types of browsers and versions, such as Internet Explorer, American online and Netscape to simulate production environment.

Environment : Win dos NT Server, SQL, Web Logic, ills, C#, Java, J Meter, Win Runner, Load Runner, Compuware, Performance Center, Site Scope and Test Director.

Client: Confidentail,
Role: Performance Tester Jan 04 – Sep 05
Location: PA

  • Extensive experience Load Runner and Performance Center with all components within like Virtual User Generator, Controller, Load Runner Agents, Result Analysis and Diagnostic Tools.
  • Involved in writing scripts in SQL, PL / SQL, and Shell Scripts in UNIX. Installed and administered oracle and MS SQL Databases.
  • Experience in using automated test tools Mercury ( Load Runner, Quick Test Pro, Test Director, and Win Runner).
  • Experience in Oracle and SQL.
  • Responsible for hosting daily status, weekly status , defect status calls, MRD calls triage calls for all the applications in TST space.
  • Extensively worked on UNIX to change the database connections , tracing logs, monitor resources of the machines, create users and execute batch jobs.
  • Coordinated with tools team to Install Mercury Diagnostics, Wily Intro scope and Site scope on the Performance environments for triage calls to identify the bottlenecks.
  • Managed near-shore and off-shore team to develop test harness ,execute Performance scenarios during nights and weekends and report generation.
  • Presented results of the Performance testing along with Project Management team to the client’s mainly senior management .
  • Extensively used J2EE Diagnostics/ Deep Diagnostic to diagnose and troubleshoot Web / App server Performance issues
  • Used VMware to create virtual machines to run different consoles for screen capture
  • Developed and Designed Automated Test Scripts in QTP for some of the functional test cases when as in needed basis.

Environment: Loadrunner, Winrunner, QTP, UNIX, Test Director, UNIX, Web logic, SQL.


Bachelor of Science Electronic Engineering

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