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Performance Test Lead Resume

Los Angeles, CA

OBJECTIVE

Seeking a challenging role in the area ofITasSr. Software Engineerto contribute towards organizational success and grow to a Senior Management level

SYNOPSIS

Young, energetic and result oriented professionalwith over 6 yearsof hands on experience in IT; Extended expertise inProgramming & Analytical skills, Manual and Automated Software Testing; Multi tasking ability to sketch the plan, prioritize the work and manage the complex projects under aggressive timelines; Deep understanding of technology with focus on delivering business solutions; Highly ethical, trustworthy and discreet;

  • Prior relevant technical and leadership experience inperformance testing and analysis in a distributed environment
  • Expertise in reviewing/analyzing Software Requirements Specification documents [SRS], Business Requirement Documents [BRD], creating and developing Test Plans, Test cases and test Scripts and interacting with development Team
  • Gained experience with entire phases ofSoftware Development Life Cycle Viz. analysis, design, Development, and Testing
  • Adept technical skills infunctional, integration, system, and performance testing in the domain of Pharmaceuticals, Finance, Banking and Telecom
  • Preparation of test harness
  • Experience inautomated load and stress testing of production systems
  • Prior experience in analyzing and reporting on performance metrics and test results
  • Highly self-motivated and able to perform under aggressive timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able and comfortable interacting with all levels of management and technical resources
  • Able to work independently and collaborate as necessary

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Preparing/Executing Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Cases
  • Back-end database testing using SQL
  • Proactive & Industrious
  • Quick Test Professional (QTP)
  • Project Management
  • LoadRunner and WinRunner
  • Team Management
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Efficiently and productively analyzed all the projects undertaken
  • Experience withJava, C/C++ and leading edge software development models
  • Skilled in use withload generation and analysis tools like LoadRunner
  • Won several laurels and appreciations from my superiors for my hard work and efforts shown in meeting the project dead lines
  • Sound ability to develop strategies to achieve personal goals as well as organizational goals
  • Resolved and facilitated my team in number of technical issues

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Testing Tools:WinRunner 7.0/7.6/8.0, LoadRunner 8.0, 8.1, 9.1, Performance center 8.1, 9.1, Test Director6.0/7.0/8.0,Quality Center (QC)
Scripting:TSL, VBScript, JavaScript
Languages:C, C++, Java, Visual Basic 6.0
Databases:Oracle 8i/9i, SQL Server 7.0/2000/2005
Operating Systems:Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ XP, RH Linux 8.x, Solaris 9/10, SCO UNIX 5.0

WORK HISTORY

Confidential, Los Angeles, USA (Jan’09 -Till Date)
Performance test lead
Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for validating that all test case input sources and test case output results are documented and can be audited
  • Documenting Performance test plan, test case documents.
  • Accountable for Test Scripting using Vugen
  • Ensuring the availability of all testing facilities in accordance with the testing calendar;
  • Monitoring system performance (hardware/software) during volume/performance/capacity testing.
  • Liaising with technical staff to ensure availability of all testing facilities;
  • Make arrangements for functional consultants and/or other project personnel to execute or supervise testing;
  • Liaising with the Testing Co-ordinator on all matters in respect of the availability of the testing environment for UAT
  • Responsible for the execution of all test cases to which they are assigned and recording of results with support from the project team
  • Executing the test cases using sample source documents as inputs and ensure that the outcomes of the tests are recorded
  • Signing off on all test cases in accordance with the stated acceptance criteria by signing the completed test worksheets

Environment
C, C++, JAVA, HTML, Visual Basic 6.0, SQL Server 2005, and Windows NT, ASP.Net,VB.Net,,,Linux , perl scripting, Performance Center 9.1, Load Runner 9.1,Quality center

Confidential, Detroit, MI (Dec’07 – Dec’08)
V&V Test Analyst
Key Deliverables

  • Responsible for software Quality Control and Quality Assurance of all processes associated with internal and external customers
  • Analyzing software specifications and architecture to determine locations of possible bottlenecks.
  • Carrying out procedures through development life cycle to include requirements gathering, test planning, creating test scripts, software testing, and defect management
  • Designing performance test scripts and scenarios to identify impact of performance bottlenecks.
  • Analyzing performance test results to generate scalability models
  • Collaborating with other engineers on architecture, design, code, configuration, and defect reviews.
  • Providing weekly status reports to project manager describing accomplishments.
  • Responsible for the department quality assurance guidelines and processes.
  • Providing documentation and feasibility studies directed toward customer standards and compliance
  • Providing individual and lead support for complex multi-system installations, large system installations with complex software and applications, or large system installations with complex business and management considerations

Environment
C, C++, JAVA, HTML, Visual Basic 6.0, SQL Server 2005, and Windows NT, ASP.Net,VB.Net,, Manual Testing,QTP 8.1, Performance Center 8.1, Load Runner 8.1,Quality center

Confidential, Fort Worth, TX (Jan’07 – Jul’07)
QA Tester
Key Deliverables:

  • Designing the automated testing framework
  • Designs the performance test harness for execution on automated, performance, & endurance testing platforms; supporting off-shore automation development resources, as well as contracted *on-site* personnel resources;
  • Providing assistance to the Performance Test Lead to help in development of test strategies and test plans
  • Supporting the development and execution of performance test cases and HP Performance Center test scripts per approved Test Plans by providing specific performance testing expertise in Centricity/IDX
  • Working with the Test Lead and Performance Test Engineers to execute comprehensive Performance Testing of the application
  • Interacting with development engineers to design & implement functional, performance interface applications
  • Working with automation tool vendors in the implementation of in-house simulator applications to effectively function within automation environments
  • Responsible for the specification and installation of required hardware and software for automation projects
  • Conducting documentation reviews for performance automation documents developed by QE automation engineers
  • Responsible for specifying automation platform operation: automation servers, operating systems, simulator applications, automaton applications, and future automation environments
  • Planning and managing rollouts of enhancement and maintenance upgrades to performance automation platforms; A solid knowledge of Windows and UNIX preferably Solaris and/or Linux operating systems.
  • Designing, researches and developing components of test architecture for a new platform with a concentration on system performance and throughput.
  • Responsible for performance and load testing using HP Mercury LoadRunner, and designing, developing and delivering performance testing solutions for applications
  • Performing performance and load tests on complex projects using technical specifications.
  • Planning, scheduling and implementing performance testing projects
  • Defining performance test objectives and write LoadRunner Scripts.
  • Performing database verification, SQL queries to verify and modify test data
  • Performing API/Web Services testing; may also be required to write test harnesses using web services and SOAP technologies
  • Investigating and resolving technical issues in the QA and prod environments
  • Designing an infrastructure to validate the requirements, functionality and performance goals for the particular product, with an emphasis on performance
  • Identifying the bottlenecks in the system during architecture and design and providing appropriate solutions

Environment
Load runner 8.1,C, C++, JAVA, HTML, Visual Basic 6.0, SQL Server 2005, and Windows NT, Manual Testing, QTP,Quality Center.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ (Mar’06 – Nov’06)
QA Tester
Key Deliverables:

  • Developing a loadrunner script or load script
  • Executing a load test & Preparing a load test before execution
  • Possessing LR Scripting Skills and reports experience
  • Performing heavy load stress tests
  • Understanding of RENDEZVOUS POINTS in a Vuser Script and *performing CORRECTION TEST
  • Identifying BOTTLENECKS in web applications (loadrunner) and correction skills
  • Analyzing Performance Graphs
  • Planning and Designing complex and Integrated Performance test scenarios for applications and infrastructure to be used for Integrated Load Testing
  • Designing and writing performance test scripts using LoadRunner as well as custom test harnesses
  • Executing and coordinate monitoring of performance tests
  • Analyzing performance test results
  • Identifying potential bottlenecks; Producing comprehensive test reports and present findings to management; Analyzing application usage and server performance data
  • Working with application development teams and business users to develop & validating performance requirements
  • Investigating and resolving technical issues in the QA and production environments and communicates issues with various departments
  • Mentoring and enhancing their capabilities for consistent success of the organization
  • Monitoring performance tool (Load Runner) capabilities and trends to enhance and maximizing performance value to organization; Creating necessary SDLC test artifacts and ensure all performance testing requirements are fully tested and traceable to test cases and results

Environment:
Load runner 8.0,Java, PERL Scripting, Windows 2000/XP, Manual Testing, WinRunner 8.0, TestDirector 8.0

Confidential, Blue Bell, PA (Jun’05 – Feb’06)
QA Tester
Key Deliverables:

  • Developing test plan & test scripts; executing performance testing
  • Documenting performance testing results
  • Presenting results to development team, test team and management
  • Conducting/facilitating telecoms and meetings
  • Developing release program plan/schedule and maintain
  • Facilitating and reviewing functional requirements
  • Responsible for the performance and load testing using HP Mercury Load Runner, and designing, developing and delivering performance testing solutions for company applications
  • Planning, scheduling and implementing performance testing projects, defining performance test objectives and writing Load Runner Scripts
  • Performing database verification, SQL queries to verify and modify test data
  • Formulating test plans including systems analysis, risk analysis, writing and plotting test strategies and determines how to report test results and defects
  • Performing API/Web Services testing; may also be required to write test harnesses using web services and SOAP technologies
  • Facilitating and monitoring:
    • Business Impact Assessment (BIA)
    • System Requirements Document (SRD)
    • Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
    • System Design Document (SDD)
    • User Guide & Help Content
    • Release Implementation Plan
    • As Built documentation updates
    • Functional Requirements Review (FRR)
    • System Requirements Review (SRR)
    • Test Readiness Review (TRR)
    • Deployment Readiness Review (DRR)

Environment:
Windows 2000 work station, SQL Server 7.0, Oracle 8i, VB 6.0, ASP 3.0, VB Script, VISIO 2000, Manual Testing,WinRunner 7.6, TestDirector 7.0

Confidential, Houston, TX (Jan’04 – May’05)
Sr. Test Engineer
Key Deliverables:

  • Responsible for the performance tools such as JMeter,Loadrunner, and Grinder
  • Building a robust test infrastructure
  • Understanding test plans and metric reporting
  • Accountable for the databases (MySQL preferred)
  • Responsible for the Linux operating system
  • Working closely with Development, Quality Engineering, Product Management and Technical Operations during the development, test, launching stages of software development & release cycle (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Defining test plans and test specifications for functional, unit, integration and performance testing, as well as the manual execution of test cases, and reporting product failures
  • Developing test frameworks in Selenium for UI regression test automation
  • Designing and developing load test suite using open source tools and/or using scripting
  • Creating and executing complex database queries (SQL) to validate database performance and data integrity
  • Following project milestones; design, implement, document, and execute tests; evaluating and communicating results; and investigating product features (including ad hoc testing)
  • Working with the various teams in order to ensure that all components meet the required levels of performance, scalability, and reliability as demand grows for our service
  • Analyzing the various components and the whole system to identify issues and bottlenecks and prototype possible component fixes or architecture enhancements to address these issues
  • Working with a very experienced team and understand deeply every detail of our highly scalable cloud synchronization platform
  • Coordinating test planning, manual testing and automated testing, according to project deliverables
  • Developing, maintaining, and executing automated test scripts; Maintaining complete, detailed test results data; Generating, publishing test team reports indicating test scripts passed, failed, not run, including # defects created as a result of testing
  • Identifying/automating manual, functional test scripts that are good candidates as regression test scripts for automation using QuickTest Professional and LoadRunner
  • Developing and executing automated test scripts for future regression testing
  • Designing, developing, and executing performance test scenarios as required using LoadRunner

Environment:
VB 6.0, ASP 3.0, JavaScript, Manual Testing,WinRunner 7.0, TestDirector 6.0, LoadRunner 6.0

TRAININGS

  • Training Program on SAP ABAP, BW, HR Payroll, Retail Modules; Load runner, QTP & winrunner

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