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Professional Summary

  • Extensive 4 years of experience in automated performance testing of web services, web applications and mobile apps.
  • Excellent proficiency with standard performance testing tools like Load runner, Jmeter and SOASTA.
  • Strong abilities in creating and executing performance test scripts.
  • Sound knowledge and experience on load testing, stress testing, endurance testing and failover testing.
  • Skilled in understanding software requirement specification and designing effective test plan as per the specification document.
  • Well versed in interpreting performance test results, analyzing various metrics and identifying bottlenecks.
  • Proficiency with AWS console, Cloudwatch and monitoring tools like Dynatrace and AppDynamics .
  • Knowledge on functional automation testing with calabash.
  • Working knowledge of Bug Tracking and Bug Reporting.
  • Good analytical and communication skills and highly self-motivated, good team player.

Work History

Apr 2016 Present

Technical Associate

Sears India, Bangalore
  • Currently working on performance engineering of Sears and Kmart web applications.
  • Carrying out holiday readiness tests, monitoring systems during load, analysing the reports as well as peak support activities.
  • Client side performance monitoring using Catchpoint tool.
  • Working on POC on client side performance optimisation. 
  • Coordinating with onsite and interacting with team.

Highlights:

  • Created framework for performance testing scripts of Sears and Kmart checkout flows.
  • Created framework for performance testing of Kafka queue using both Jmeter and Soasta.
  • Created internal performance testing tool based on Jmeter (open source) as an alternative for Soasta. 
Jun 2013 Apr 2016

Software Engineer

Photon Infotech, Chennai/Bangalore
  • Worked at Target India as "Performance Consultant". The assignments included performance testing of AWS APIs, working with Jmeter and Soasta, script integration in Jenkins and implementation of monitoring tools like nmon and Cloudwatch.
  • Have delivered multiple projects at client location as the sole performance engineer in those projects. The work included creating and validating scripts  through Loadrunner VuGen, executing the test and publishing the report through Performance Center.
  • Have worked on load testing of mobile apps, implementation of Master-Slave Configuration, NTML Authentication and IP Spoofing with Jmeter in different projects.
  • Worked on performance testing of web applications with Loadrunner which included working with all components of Loadrunner like VuGen, Controller and Analysis.

Highlights:

  • Consistently got performance rating of 'Exceeding Expectatons' in half-yearly and annual performance reviews.
  • Created the 'Performance Testing Scripting Standards' document for performance testing team at Photon Infotech.
  • Arranged sessions  on performance engineering and also held courses on Jmeter at Target India.
  • Involved in creation of performance framework and road maps for various projects.
Jan 2013Jun 2013

Project Trainee

Ramco Systems, Chennai
  • Worked with Ramco R & D division and delivered two projects independently  during the period of work.
  • Worked on internationalization and localization of an existing in-house software.
  • Held sessions on different topics like 'Job shop scheduling', 'Markov's chain' and 'Queuing theory'  and their possible implementations in optimization of existing algorithms.

Technical Skills

  • Expertise in HP Loadrunner and Performance Center         
  • Windows/Unix/Mac
  • Expertise in Jmeter and Blazemeter
  • Splunk
  • Expertise in SOASTA
  • JIRA, Agile & Scrum
  • Dynatrace, AppDynamics
  • Jenkins
  • AWS and Cloudwatch
  • Catchpoint
  • Tomcat
  • Git, SVN

Education

Aug 2011Aug 2013

M.E. Software Systems, BITS Pilani, Goa

GPA: 8.01 out of 10.0
Aug 2006Jul 2010

B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering, B.P.U.T, Odisha

GPA: 8.1 out of 10.0

Other Achievements

  • Won the I-Gate All India Inter corporate Scrabble tournament, Chennai Prelims. The team also stood first at national level.
  • Got appreciation - thumbs up card - from VP, HR for organization of various Employee Engagement Events in Photon. Participated and won 4 of the 6 events in the Brain Games and came as runner up in the other 2.
  • Won gold medal at National Children Science Congress held in Pune in 2001.
  • Active member of Debate, Quiz and Environment Protection Club in school and college.
  • Core member of CSR and cultural committee in Sears.