Performance Test Lead resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
· Used HP tools Quality Center (QC), LoadRunner, Performance Center and Jmeter Open source tool for Performance Testing.· Worked extensively on LoadRunner 9/9.5/11.5/12.02v especially with protocols viz. Web (HTTP/HTML), Citrix, MQ, Webservices, Ajax, Web (Click & Script), RTE, Siebel Web, Oracle 2-Tier, Citrix, DB, SOAP, REST, TruClient etc.· Wrote high level LoadRunner scripts by using Virtual User generator for Single User, Base Line, Soak (Endurance test) scenarios by storing dynamically varying object IDs in parameters and validating correct downloads of HTML pages by validating content in sources· Conducted meetings with Key Stakeholders-Business Representatives, Project Managers, Developers, DBA’s, Infrastructure leads, Architects, Middleware etc.,· Expertise in Agile Testing Methodologies & STLC· Experienced in preparing Performance Test Strategy, Test Plan with Risk Assessments and Test Closure Reports· Configured and used IP Spoofing in LoadRunner to simulate a more realistic testing scenario. · Experienced in System Performance Testing Methodologies (Load/Spike/Stress/Endurance Tests). · Expertise in gathering and analyzing various usage statistics like peak hour traffic and peak hour resource usage and designing production like scenario.· Analyze the CPU Utilization, Memory usage, thread usage, thread contention, Garbage collection, and DB connection to verify the performance of the Application.· Hands on Experience of Monitoring tools such as HP Sitescope, CA Wily Introscope, Dynatrace and Appdynamics.· Configured UNIX, database resources for performance monitoring on Performance Center.· Hands on experience in Creating Dashboards in Splunk as administrator and other monitoring tools.· Pinpointed issues and bottlenecks and presented them to development team.· Expert knowledge of Identifying and Analyzing the Bottlenecks in Performance testing, Web Performance Throughput, Server Response Time and Network Latency.· Experienced in analyzing scenario results using LoadRunner Viz. On-line graphs analysis and reporting, network delay, client delay identification, I/O delays, transaction time, CPU and memory usage, miscellaneous, server level issues.· Performed regular testing as test scripts prepare and test execution and analysis of performance progress, defects, risk assessment, impact reports.· Experience with testing different versions of Oracle EBS/11i/r12, Siebel CRM and PeopleSoft HCM/FSCM 9.0/9.1 and Most of the Modules.
ToolsCloud Testing ToolWeb ServersApplication ServerNetworkingDatabaseLanguagesMarkup/Scripting LanguagesWeb TechnologiesPackagesRDBMSOperating SystemsMonitoring Tools
HP Load Runner 8.0, 9.5, 11.0, 11.50, 12.02, HP Performance Center 11.0,11.5, 12, ALM, HP Quality Center, JMeter 2.5, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, SOAP UI and QTP, JIRA v6.1.3, Toad, Jprofiler, XML Spy, PuTTy, VMSTAT, TOP,SAR, PERMON, tcpdump, Wireshark etcHP Storm Runner Cloud testingTomcat J2EE, E-Portal, IIS, Sun One Server, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, IBM WebSphere Portal Jakarta Tomcat, IBM WebSphere MQ Series, BEA WebLogic, Java Web Server, Messaging.Firewalls, Routers, Hubs, VPNs, Wireless Internet Products Oracle, Sybase, MS SQL Server, DB2 Microsoft C#, C, C++, visual basic, PhpDHTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript, XML, HTML, Java/J2EE, TSLHTML, CSS , jquery, wordpressMS-Office, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Dreamweaver, flash, Illustrator, In DesignMS SQL, Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Oracle DatabaseWindows 98, 2003 Server, Windows NT/2000/XP.Performance Center, Wily Introscope, HP Sitescope, Dynatrace, HP Diagnostics, Transaction Viewer, Splunk, OEM & App Dynamics.
Work History
2017 to Current
performance test lead Asset Mark Atlanta, ,
· Conducted work group sessions with application managers, developers. Business analyst for gathering requirements, analyzed requirements.· Responsible for the creation of the test plan/strategy, test schedule, testing status reporting, test case creation, monitoring of test case execution and script execution where needed.· Involved in test environment build and designed Load (capacity) model on the basis of current volume and projected percentage increase in volume.· Integrated Performance Testing with various applications as well as within a Cloud environment.· Build HP-StormRunner Load Tests(Scenarios) for cloud performance testing-2015· Performed Baseline test, stress test and high volume of users using Jmeter and monitored the performance of the load test on the system and measured database response time, Http request, Login and proxy server.· Extensively Worked in Web, Citrix, Click and Script, Oracle Protocol, Seibel, Winsock, Soap protocols, Web Services, RTE, SAPGUI. Reviewed scripts that were developed by teammates and verified scripts in the standalone mode.· Uploaded Scripts, Created Timeslots, Created Scenarios, maintained scripts and Run the Load Tests in performance Center. Analyzed Test Results Response time, Transaction per Seconds and Throughput per graphs.· Performance baseline testing, load testing and stress testing during the performance testing cycles.· Developed Test scripts through LoadRunner VUGen and Created Different Scenarios for each Application, executing them in ALM.· Used IP spoofing to generate and associate different IP addresses to Virtual Users to emulate real-time scenarios for load balancing issues.· Analyzed Load Runner on-line graphs and reports to identify network/client delays, CPU /memory usage, I/O delays, database locking and other issues at server level. · Responsible for Performance Tuning Java Application. · Performed both automatic and manual correlation using the options in LoadRunner.· Configured Performance Monitors to monitor and analyze the performance of the server by generating various reports from CPU utilization, Memory Usage to load average etc. · Analyzed LoadRunner Metrics and other performance monitoring tools results during and after performance testing on Application server database and generated various Graphs and Reports. · Utilized Database, Network, Application server and WebLogic Monitors during the execution to identify bottlenecks, bandwidth problems, infrastructure problems, and scalability and reliability benchmarks.· Created Dashboards in Dynatrace Diagnostics and Splunk as per project needs. · Added Header with the script and monitoring the script Using DynaTrace Client.· Used Dynatrace, Jprobe tools for profiling the application to find out where the performance issue· Did deep diagnostics using DynaTrace Tool, Monitored DB and Application Servers to trouble shoot root cause of problem· Carried out deep dialogists using DynaTrace to capture memory leaks in the application by carrying out Longevity tests. · Used DynaTrace to measure web site performance in test environment to capture performance metrics of key product features · Monitoring application health using Dynatrace and reviewing performance of different components of web pages, also comparing daily, weekly and monthly trends for deep down analysis. · Setting up user profiles, configuring and adding application servers on Dynatrace tool. · Reviewing web components using Dynatrace client, analyzing and giving feedback to improve performance.· Monitored Application Server through Analysis. Analyzed various graphs by LoadRunner Analysis and communicated bottleneck issues to the System administrator· Responsible for complete functional and regression testing, the Siebel application used to manage and maintain the leasing data in the company. · Determined the source of bottlenecks by correlating the performance data with end-user loads and response times. Participated in Defects to discuss the bottlenecks and Attended in a walk-through meeting, regular client calls with business stakeholders, SMEs, technical stakeholders, weekly status meeting and send weekly report status to the manager. 
04/2014 to 2015
performance engineer Cerebras Systems San Diego, ,
· Drive automation test initiatives that include by defining automation tools, infrastructure, test plans and scripts. Created Resource Estimates, Test Plan and Test Strategy documents.· Collaborate with Production, Technical and Business Managers in estimating, planning and scheduling performance test projects· Created and designed the scripts using Load runner depending on the requirements and protocols· Deployed build to performance testing environment for testing and ran Load/Stress/Endurance test and all Performance related Tests based on the needs and Requirements.· 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.· Monitoring software and hardware behavior during test run using PERFMON and LoadRunner online monitors. · Wrote Scripts on 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· Drilled down the problematic pages in Analysis to find out where the performance degradation is has been occurring.· Pinpointed the bottlenecks present in different layers of the Application and Identified Memory Leak in the App and made recommendations to overcome the same· Monitor testing through couple of monitoring tools using Dynatrace, Sitescope and Wily Introscope etc.· Used Dynatrace and Wily Introscope Extensively to monitor all the Tiers for Determining any performance Bottlenecks.· Configure Dynatrace diagnostics to capture matrices during load test for analysis. · Identify Performance bottleneck in code using Dynatrace Diagnostics and Splunk. · Worked on P1 Tickets related to out of memory, exception occurred on production by using Dynatrace Diagnostics to identify the Performance bottlenecks.· Used diagnostic tools along with load runner to identify the issues in the application.· 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.· 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. 
08/2013 to 03/2014
performance tester Sparksoft Columbia, ,
· Requirement Gathering, Estimation Assessments and created Test Plans and Test Scenarios design for all the releases· Discussing with the business analyst to find key business scenarios for performance testing.· Involved in preparing performance test data.· Used HP LoadRunner to design/develop performance testing automation scripts, functions, and scenarios, processes based on complex situations.· Creating and debugging performance test script using HP Loadrunner 11 VuGen Component with Web (HTTP/HTML), Web Services and Ajax protocol.· Involved in Performance Testing PeopleSoft HCM and FSCM which Includes HR, ESS/MSS Self-Service, Payroll, GL, AP/AR using Load Runner.· Performance Tested Most of the Modules of HCM and FSCM.· Monitored the Web, App, Process Server and DB Servers while the System is under testing· Closely Monitored SQL Traces using People Tools SQL Trace, Application Server Logs, Batch Timings Reports, Webserver Access Logs and process Monitors, etc.,· Inserted Transactions, Checkpoints into VuGen Scripts as well as parameterize & correlate the scripts.· Carried out multiple phases of load tests and schedule them as per requirements.· Executed multi-user performance tests using LoadRunner. Monitored Controller through online, real-time output messages.· Executed Load, Stress and Endurance Testing to simulate a process with over 1000 Vusers.· Involved in preparing performance test plan and defining baseline results.· Enhancing the Script by Correlation, Parameterization & Run-time settings.· Involved in creating and debugging the scenario in Controller.· Setting up the schedule, scenario configuration and running the scenario.· Diagnosed Memory leakage/Garbage collection on HP Diagnostic.· Performed problems/bottlenecks identification. Recommended remediating those using HP Diagnostics.· Involved in configuring Site scope Monitors (Web logic domains, clusters & DB Connection pools) to LR controller scenario.· Analyzed test results using HP Load Runner Analyzer tool on-line graphs and reports and looked for performance delays, network or client delays, CPU performance, I/O delays, database locking, or other issues at the database server.· Executing the performance test scripts and logging the performance defects in HP Quality Center.· Comparing the results to baseline and providing the results comparison chart to the development team.· Following up with development team for defect fixes and avail them a re-execution. 
09/2010 to 2012
QA functional/non-functional tester DRDO City, STATE,
· Responsible for identifying and gathering test requirements from users/ stakeholders to decide on the technical test architecture and infrastructure to be used and come up with a test design process. · Attending meeting with architecture and application teams to discuss performance objective, strategy and progress. · Worked with development, users and support groups to understand the application architecture, to simulate realistic production scenarios for load and stress testing. · Analyzing the requirements, preparation of Test Scenarios based on requirements and risks. · Extensively worked on Load Runner, created scripts based on prioritized/critical scenarios and scattered the peak load over the production like distribution ratio. · Defining the test scenarios and making sure that the scripts are working according to planned scenario. · Responsible for conducting the Load, Stress and Performance testing using LoadRunner and developed Vu Gen test scripts and scenarios. · Enhancing the scripts using VU Generator and performed Parameterization and Correlation to meet the requirements. · Manually correlated the dynamically changing server responses by going to the body of the server response in the Load Runner. · Created various scenarios in Load Runner for performing baseline, stress tests and endurance tests. · Scheduling and Time tracking utilization and scheduling of Controllers and VU Generators for each individual engineer testing needs in the group. · Monitored the metrics such as response times, throughput and server resources such as CPU Utilization, Available Bytes and Process Bytes by using Load Runner monitors for IIS server. · Designed the Load Runner scenarios with various user-mix incrementing in constant ratios, till the peak load is achieved. · Experience in Performance Testing using Web Services protocol. · Generating, Analyzing and interpreting the reports post the performance test execution · Used SQL queries to verify the data from the SQL Server database. 

02/2012 to 07/2013
performnace tester Key Solutions City, STATE,
Responsible for the scripts and reserve testing resources using HP performance center. • Responsible for developing and executing performance and volume tests. • Developed performance test plans and test strategies based on business requirements. • Conducted load testing for various sub modules of the application by generating load through virtual users using Load Runner. • Tested and verified data mapping to appropriate tables and columns. • Configured Load generators over the firewall. • Worked with Design team in the completion of system/software requirements. • Responsible for collecting the frequency of JVM Heap and Garbage Collection in Web Logic during test. • Execution and reporting of test performance results. • Gathered performance requirements for the application and designed performance tests for the multiple clients within the organization. • Responsible for analyzing results, reports and charts to see response times of individual transactions with respect to Web Applications (HTTP/HTML), Web Services and Ajax Protocol. • Worked on Scripting for Java messaging services and monitoring the queue depth. • Coordinate with offshore junior members regarding the status of the project. • Analyzed results using LoadRunner Analysis tool and analyzed server monitors using Sitescope. • Worked in agile environment for testing features. • Used application/user profiling tools like Sitescope for to break down the issues related to bottlenecks. • Generate and document the HTML and Word format test reports using LR analyzer and Test observations. 
Expected in 2011
Bachelor of Science: computer science
jwaharlal institute of technology - hyderabad,

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