Modeled and characterized the workload of the Turbo Tax Online application, simulated and projected future usage. This ensured a predictable and smooth user experience for the millions of customers during seasonal peak loads. Performed baseline, stress, Soak and High Availability tests on production like TurboTax online platform using HP Loadrunner and Borland Silk Performer tools.Researched and evaluated commerica database load testing solutions from leading vendors including Silk Performer and HP Loadrunner’s Oracle Vuser implementations for Turbo Tax online.
Jan 2005 - Mar 2008
Taught Microsoft Certified System Administration 2003 Track with the UCSD Extension.
Senior Software Performance Engineer
Jan 2005 - Jan 2007
Lead a global team of engineers and vendors to carry out integration, functional and performance tests. Evangelized performance testing methodologies for Websense products including Enterprise and CPM. Designed performance tests to certify Websense integration with Net Cache, Bluecoat, PIX Firewalls, ISA Server, Crossbeam, Resilience, Celestix, Adtran, Sun Proxy and Cisco NAC vendor platforms.
Integration Engineer II
Jun 2001 - Dec 2004
Responsible for maintaining integration test environments for different product suites. Participated in complete software life cycle of ecosystem products including reviewing product requirements, testing, business continuity planning, load and performance testing and managing customer cases.
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