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Irving, Texas, United States
May 30, 2017

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Srihari Bandi

Performance Engineering Lead/Principle Performance Engineer




Over 18 years of experience in IT Software Quality Assurance, scrum methodologies especially in performance engineering

Experienced Performance Engineering leader across multiple large organizations like Oracle, Cisco and USPTO

Proficient in end-to-end Performance Testing with focus on Agile software development methodology

Over 7 years of experience in using HP’s LoadRunner (v9.5 to v12.53) for Performance testing

Strong understanding of performance testing methodologies and practices

In-depth knowledge of Oracle Web Logic Server (WLS), Oracle Data Bases and SQL

Detail oriented and very dependable

Team player with strong analytical thinking and process know how

Experience in identifying and analyzing Java/J2EE Application Performance including Memory Leaks, CPU spinners, threading synchronization issues like dead locks, thread starvation etc.

Over 6 years of SQA lead experience

Thorough understanding of software quality assurance best practices, SDLC and agile frameworks.


Feb 2017 -Present

IT Contractor

Client: ONCOR Electric, Dallas, TX

Performance Testing is a subproject of the Oncor CIS (Customer Information System) replacement Project, which involved switching from legacy system to Oracle E-Business suite.

Designed, created, maintained and used performance test scripts for web-based applications using HP LoadRunner (including test scripting, test execution, results analysis, troubleshooting and reporting).

Created SOAP, JMS and MQ scripts using web services and Java protocols in LoadRunner.

Configured the scripts to output all the input data and responses to text files for use in analysis of test results.

Modeled workloads to suite after studying the requirements for baseline, stress and endurance tests.

Performance Monitoring and Bottleneck identification of Resource Utilization for Windows and Linux System using System tools and Dynatrace

Created and executed both load and functional tests for web services.

Worked closely with the web development team to ensure quality deliverables.

Created complex test cases and message flows.

Developed service features as plugins.

Nov 2014 – Feb 2017

Senior Performance Engineer, BPS Consulting Inc.

Client: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA

Multiple performance projects related to patent management software applications executed in an agile environment. Successfully executed over 25 projects in the last 23 months.

Complete responsibility from performance project inception to completion of the engagement.

Executed over 30 projects in two years with high stakeholder satisfaction

Conduct requirements gathering and test analysis working closely with product owners and development teams

Lead and actively participate in meetings with product owners

Expertise in script creation and design using LoadRunner v12.53 for HTTP/HTML, Seibel, TruClient and Web Services (SOAP, WSDL, XML, JSON)

Skilled in using LoadRunner tools – Vugen, Controller, Load Generator, VTS and Analysis

Create precise test scenarios by studying workload and conducting timing tests

Expertise in analyzing and correlating load test results with server side metrics

Experience in integrating test scripts with VTS (Virtual Table Server) of LoadRunner

Extensively used TeamQuest, SiteScope, Splunk, AppDynamics Open NMS to monitor performance tests and debug errors and bottlenecks.

Creating complete test documentation like Test Plans, Test Reports

Report and log negative trends and KPI breaks as performance test defects.

Contribute to system and architectural studies.

Create trend analysis based on previous test executions.

Environment Load Runner 12.53, SiteScope, JProfiler, AppDynamics, SOAP UI .Net, Java, Perfmon, Citrix, Windows Server 2008, Oracle DB, Python, Splunk, Solr, Tomcat

March 2014 – Oct 2014 Wise Men ERP Solutions

Team Lead – Performance Engineering

Client: Centerpoint Energy, Houston, TX

Gathering and understanding the requirements

Creating automated scripts using LoadRunner 11.2

Auditing and peer review of team’s scripts and scenarios

Designing load testing scenarios for various load conditions.

Preparation of daily and weekly status reports.

Involved in Performance test execution

Involved in Server Side Monitoring during performance test execution

Analyzing the Performance Test Execution Report

Used online monitors and real-time output messages

Analyzed, interpreted, and summarized meaningful and relevant results to create test reports.

Skilled at raising defects in QC ALM.

Environment Load Runner 11.52, SiteScope, JProfiler, SAP, SOAP UI .Net, Java, Perfmon, Citrix XenApp, Windows Server 2008, QC, QTP, Oracle DB, Python

July 2013 - December 2013, Oracle IDC

Principal Member of Technical Staff

April 2001- July 2013 Oracle America Inc., Redwood Shores, CA

Principal Member of Technical Staff

Oracle Corporation is a leader in ERP Software, Middleware and Databases. I worked initially in the Applications Technology Group (ATG) and most recently in Fusion Middleware Group.

Oracle Fusion (2006 – 2013)

Designed, created, maintained and used performance test scripts for web-based applications using HP LoadRunner (including test scripting, test execution, results analysis, tuning/troubleshooting and reporting).

Performance Monitoring and Bottleneck identification of Resource Utilization for Windows and Linux System using System tools, SiteScope.

Preparing detailed test plans, acceptance criteria and test scenarios.

Created, maintained and used automated test scripts for web-based applications with Frameworks using QTP

Create test suites and test cases for SOA testing

SOA testing, synchronous and asynchronous message-level testing

Oracle 11i and R12 (2001 – 2006)

Creation of Databases of Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g and 11g. Database Administration of test databases for Oracle Applications of 11iX and R12 releases, using middle-tier Oracle iAS, on Unix / Linux / Windows NT Operating Systems.

Full cycle regression test suites on WinRunner, Suite Runner applications using PLSQL, SQL, C, TSL, 4Test, VBScript languages and data-driven techniques and ODBC connectivity techniques for Oracle applications 11i and R12

Involved in the functional testing of applications using WinRunner

Developed a custom reporting tool for interactive reporting of test results as HTML pages

Sept 2000 – Apr 2001 Cisco Systems San Jose, CA

Senior QA Lead

Cisco’s IPG was a nodal group tasked with testing of various applications from different Cisco product teams. Carried out performance testing of different applications using LoadRunner and allied products.

Volume, stress and Performance tests using LoadRunner

Led a team of 4 QA engineers.

Nov 1999 – Sep 2000 Kemper National services Plantation, FL

Senior Performance Engineer

Worked on a Capacity assessment project for a new application

Received special appreciation letter

Environment: LoadRunner 6.0

Jan 1999 – Oct 1999 Micro Warehouse, Lakewood, NJ

Software QA Engineer

Created and executed functional regression tests to monitor the software behavior and to locate the bugs


MBA, Osmania University, India

MS in Sciences, Osmania University, India

Other Courses:

oData Base Administration training – Oracle USA

oProject Management – A Practicum, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, USA

Work authorization: US Citizen

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