performance tester resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

➢ 8+ years of experience in Performance Testing of various Web Applications across multiple domains.
➢ Experience in handling Waterfall and Agile methodologies of software testing.
➢ Have solid experience in engaging and driving various projects towards delivery and also into Team Management and resource distribution based on work allocation required for successful project completion.
➢ Hands-on experience in engaging with the Clients to understand the requirement in order to drive the complete project towards successful delivery.
➢ Ability to understand the application functionality and isolate the Non-Functional requirements.
➢ Experience in identification of the test scenarios to validate the performance of key business functions and certifying the NFR requirements.
➢ Expertise in understanding the requirements and creation of test cases out of Business Requirement Documents and Functional Requirement Documents.
➢ Have experience with Requirement Gathering, Understanding NFR's, Developing Test Strategy, Workload Modelling and Capacity Planning.
➢ Hands-on experience on Testing Tools such as HP Load Runner, HP Performance Center, JMeter, SOAP UI.
➢ Experience in working with various protocols – Web(HTTP/HTML), Siebel-Web, Ajax TrueClient, Web-services, Java over HTTP, Java Vuser, SAP-GUI, SAP-Web and MQ scripts.
➢ Strong engagement into Test Planning and Test Strategy Design based on the requirements to meet deadlines.
➢ Expertise in Test Script creation, WLM, Test Scenario Design, Test Execution Practices, Test Results analysis and observation.
➢ Have engagements into various types of Performance Testing practices – Benchmark, Load, Stress, Endurance, Spike, Scalability.
➢ Hands-on experience in working with technologies like Java, Pega, Siebel, SAP and .Net enterprise applications.
➢ Experience in performance monitoring tools like Perfmon, nmon, SiteScope, Wily Introscope, AppDynamics, Dynatrace, Splunk and HP Performance Manager.
➢ Knowledge on bottleneck identification using APM and also analyzing Thread dumps and Heap dumps.
➢ Have good experience in concepts of JVM(Java Virtual Machine) and Garbage Collection.
➢ Knowledge on Load Testing tools – Neo Load, Gatling and Rational Performance Tester IBM RPT).
➢ Basic experience on SQL-based back-end testing of application servers.
➢ Have experience in Performance Monitoring using SPLUNK, Dynatrace, App Dynamics.
➢ Experience with CICD concepts and implementation along with hands-on experience in CICD frameworks involving Jenkins-JMeter-InfluxDB-Grafana Integration and Jenkins-LoadRunner for different client engagements.
➢ Highly motivated, dedicated, love to work in fast-paced challenging endeavors as strong team player with excellent analytical and communication skills.
➢ Ability to liaise with multiple groups – delivery, DBA's, developers, environment, ops etc. – to collaboratively troubleshoot performance issues, and resolve bottlenecks.
➢ Actively participated in walk-through, inspection, review and user group meetings for quality assurance.
➢ Expertise in Problem solving & defect Tracking Reports using Defect Tracking Tools (JIRA, Quality Center).

➢ Experience in bottleneck analysis and root cause analysis using deep-down approach through Dynatrace and AppDynamics.

➢ Understanding of the various performance issues and engaging with the Development Team for quicker resolution.
➢ Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills with ability to work in a team as well as individually in fast paced, dynamic team environment.


* Agile Methodology

* Waterfall Methodology
* Web Application Testing
* Performance Testing Life Cycle
* Rational Analysis & Logical Thinking


* Reporting and Analysis
* Strong learning skills
* Communication – Written & Oral
* Test Planning & Documentation
* CICD Pipeline
* Bottleneck Analysis

* JMeter
* LoadRunner

* Performance Center

* Rational Performance Tester

* NeoLoad
* SoapUI

* Jenkins
* Splunk
* Dynatrace
* App Dynamics


08/2021 to 06/2022 Performance Tester The Bank Of New York Mellon | Washington, MA,

➢ Involved in gathering business requirements, studying the application architecture and collecting the information from developers and business.

➢ Created Vusers scripts that contain tasks performed by each Vuser, tasks performed by Vusers as a whole and tasks measured as transactions.

➢ Extensively worked in Web, Web Services, Click and Script, and Oracle Protocols in Load Runner.

➢ Extensive experience with testing Web Services Applications.

➢ Executed test and monitor system performance SiteScope, LoadRunner Controller.

➢ Enhanced Vusers scripts by introducing the timer blocks, by Parameterizing user Id's to run the script for multiple users.

➢ Used Dynatrace to monitor the windows.

➢ Created different monitors to check for performance bottlenecks in the web server, database services and application server using Wily.

➢ Web Interface Protocols are initially determined before generating the test scripts and later the scripts are generated.

➢ Used Load Runner, to minimize testing cycles, optimize performance, and accelerate deployment. Responsible for setting runtime settings in LoadRunner.

➢ Analyzed the results of the Load test by using LoadRunner Analysis tool to identify bottlenecks.

03/2021 to 08/2021 Lead Performance Test Engineer Carefirst | Owings Mills, MD,

➢ Daily stand-up status and weekly client status along with serving as the liaison between the internal consulting group and our internal clients.

➢ Facilitated and contributed to process improvement workshops moving the performance testing activity closer to a Performance Testing COE.

➢ Test strategy development and elicitation of performance goals with my functional testing and client-side business counterparts.

➢ Performance Testing infrastructure set-up including MOFW, LOFW, stand-alone controller, MI Listener in a hybrid virtualized and physical hardware configuration inclusive of a private cloud hosted off-site.

➢ Test Planning inclusive of budget and schedule.

➢ Designated client contact for status and remediation of issues pertaining to schedule and budget.

➢ Created and executed JMeter scripts for performance testing.

➢ Created JMeter Test Cases to measure performance and functionality of web services.

➢ Design, Develop and Execute load tests using JMeter and Jenkins.

➢ Execution of automated test scripts using JMeter based on business/function specifications.

➢ Drove the adoption, planning and execution of performance testing for the web-based and services related application components.

➢ LoadRunner performance script development, correlation rules, parameterization, content checks, and custom functions in C.

➢ All of the necessary content check rule creation, in-script correlations, analysis of the data returned by the server for appropriate web reg find string identification and unique data constraints, heavy parameterization including the use of an external database for unique key data requirements.

➢ The determination of recording options and LoadRunner script development issue resolution through product discovery and the use of vendor white/red papers and release notes.

➢ Distillation of functional requirements into functional pathway selection for LR script development and determining what the captured transactions should be.

➢ Responsible for 100% of the LoadRunner script development including HTTP/HTML, Citrix, and ODBC for my assigned projects.

➢ Built the test scenarios and performed all the necessary testing and monitoring.

➢ Coordinated the efforts to build database snapshots and refresh the environment between tests, pushing the client towards automating those functions.

➢ Delivered comprehensive results presentations and recommendations to the stakeholders via excel exports ultimately residing in PowerPoint.

11/2018 to 12/2020 Performance Test Engineer Accela Government Software | San Ramon, CA,

➢ Determine performance requirements and goals based on application and architecture.

➢ Have experience with Requirement Gathering, Understanding NFRs, Developing Test Strategy, Workload Modelling and Capacity Planning.
➢ Generated Test scripts and executed tests using LoadRunner.
➢ Responsible for performance testing using LoadRunner and Performance Center with different protocol.
➢ Provide guidelines to Test engineers to configure test scenarios in Controller or Performance Center based on the WLM.

➢ Implementing Gatling for Performance testing using different frameworks such as Activator and Taurus.
➢ Performed LoadRunner Script design including all stages of script development with emphasis on correlation, parameterization, and significant error handling C-coding providing exhaustive error coverage in VuGen.
➢ Extensively worked on JMeter to create Thread Groups and test Web Application for various loads on key business Scenarios.

➢ Created few Scala scripts in Gatling only for restful web services as part of Micro services initiation.
➢ Experience with usage of SQL queries for validating the database.
➢ Used LR Controller for load on a server, group of servers, network, or component to test its strength or to analyze overall performance under different load types.

➢ Creating POCs for open source tools such as Locust, Gatling and etc. that fits performance modeling and monitoring, performance testing and tuning, and capacity planning.
➢ Established Load Testing Standards including platform requirements of CPU, Memory, and Disk Space on LoadRunner Controller, LoadRunner Generators.
➢ Designed the performance test scenarios for baseline test, load test, stress test and scalability test.
➢ Involved in test data preparation for the Parameterized values in the scripts for multiple scenarios.
➢ Experienced in using LoadRunner to check the source of performance bottlenecks, network or client delays, input and output delays.
➢ Involved on Performance Monitoring and analyzed the Response time, Memory leaks, Hits/sec and Throughput graphs.
➢ Engaged in Test Results analysis and finding bottlenecks and provide recommendation to clients on Performance Tuning.
➢ Hands-on experience in working with Applications hosted in Microsoft Azure and AWS platform.

➢ Experience with working on POC for other load testing frameworks like Gatling, Rational Performance Tester and Neo Load.

➢ Experience in creation of pipelines with CICD framework using Jenkins-JMeter-InfluxDB-Grafana.

➢ Experienced in performing load test on Restful services using Gatling framework.
➢ Experience in creation of pipelines with CICD framework using Jenkins-LoadRunner.
➢ Experience in Dashboard creation using SPLUNK.
➢ Have experience in Performance Monitoring using SPLUNK, Dynatrace.
➢ Experience in creation of small utilities, using Shell scripting, PowerShell, and macros, to bypass manual tasks involving Data Creation, Result Analysis, and Report Preparation.

04/2014 to 08/2018 Performance Tester The Bank Of New York Mellon | Ashburn, VA,

➢ Worked closely with business team, application team and identified their requirements and objective for performance testing.
➢ Involved in creating Performance Test Plans including test objectives, environment requirement, test data, types of testing, and real time production like scenarios.
➢ Developed scripts and scenarios for testing new and enhanced web-based products using LoadRunner and JMeter.
➢ Performed the monitoring performance of the application and database servers during the test run using tools like AppDynamics and SiteScope.
➢ Analysis of Server logs and in-depth analysis using tools like Dynatrace.
➢ Have experience in Performance Monitoring using Dynatrace and App Dynamics.
➢ Designed the LoadRunner scenarios to meet the User load requirements close to production environment.
➢ Extensively used Wily Introscope to analyses the system resources bottlenecks like Memory Leaks, CPU utilization, Response time, TPS as well as problematic application and DB components.
➢ Executed Load Test, Stress Test, Endurance Test, Spike Test.
➢ Worked on JMeter to create Thread Groups an d test Web Application using SOAP/REST protocols for various loads on key business scenarios.
➢ Simulated heavy load using JMeter Master-Slave model to test applications strength and to analyses overall Performance under different load types.
➢ Created Reports/Graphs using JMeter and LoadRunner.
➢ Added various monitoring parameters (CPU, Memory) to the LoadRunner controller for monitoring, also using SiteScope for monitoring database and application servers.
➢ Prepared and reviewed final Performance test reports.
➢ Analyzed the Application and Database server resource utilization for any bottlenecks.

Expected in 2010 to to Bachelor of Science | Computer Science Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan, GPA:
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