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Senior Developer / Technical Lead & Business Analyst Resume

OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a challenging position in a reputed firm that allows me to utilize my creativity and technical skills for the achievement of professional and organizational goals.

SUMMARY:

  • Around 9+ years of hands on experience as a Senior Mainframe Developer / Technical Lead and Business Analyst in System Analysis, Design, Application Development, Deployment, code management and maintenance for multi - tier applications.
  • Extensive experience in the IT industry, involved with complete Software Development Life Cycle ( SDLC).
  • Experience working on the project built using the Agile Methodology. Involved in the estimate planning, design discussions, sprint calls and scrum meetings for the project.
  • Experience working on the project built using the Waterfall Methodology. Involved in the estimate planning, design discussions and implementation / project meetings.
  • Extensive Experience in Optimization and Performance Tuning.
  • Optimized a batch job which runs for 12+ minutes to under 2 minutes, with an improvement of MIPS usage by 98.5%. Annual cost saving is ~ $26K.
  • Optimized the certification tracking application, with an annual cost saving of ~ $10K.
  • Extensive experience working with Financial and Banking applications.
  • Worked primarily in the domain of banking applications for Confidential N.A,
  • Dispute Item processing System (core banking customers)
  • Account Number Generation & Transaction Router System
  • TAX Withholding / Reversal System,
  • Confidential portfolio,
  • OD (Over Draft) System,
  • Conversion projects dealing with systems within Confidential N.A (Conversion of OLD legacy systems to new FIS product processors).
  • Confidential (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) System.
  • Confidential (Financial Institution Data Matching) between CITI & Government / External agency.
  • Confidential & Due-Diligence Systems to certify & de-certify core banking customers.
  • Applications dealing with Core Banking / data maintenance.
  • Ability to multi-task work across different applications. Diverse work experience with different functionalities of the application, with Development and Production Support projects.
  • Expertise in OS/ 390, Z/OS, ISPF, Enterprise COBOL Version 5 - Version 6, DB2, CICS, MQ Series, JCL, VSAM, SYNCSORT, Easytrieve, File Aid, Xpeditor, InterTest, Changeman (CMAN), COBOL, REXX, PANEL designing, XML Parsing, Stored Procedures and IBM Utilities.
  • Created internal tool in REXX to aid in Optimization and Performance tuning, reducing the MIPS usage resulting in COST savings to client.
  • Technical Analyst at Confidential N.A for around 18+ months in the following roles,
  • Technical Lead for the development of Confidential N.A - Confidential System, which involves building a decision engine for US - Overdraft Decision System.
  • Technical Lead for the development of Confidential N.A - ALS system, which involves migration of the Loan accounts to new Global product with new set of business rules.
  • As a Business Analyst for Confidential (Safe Deposit Box) Application, I have provided my expertise and liaised between BUSINESS and TECHNOLOGY, to be in compliance with OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets and Control).
  • As a Business Analyst, in Confidential Modernization / Annual Attestation project, I have provided my expertise and liaised between BUSINESS and TECHNOLOGY, to be in compliance with Confidential rules.
  • As a Business Analyst for Confidential (Safe Deposit Box) Application, I have provided my expertise and liaised between BUSINESS and TECHNOLOGY, to provide customers the choice / option to OPT OUT of privacy preferences.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, self-motivation, creativity and ability to adapt to new technologies and applications
  • Excellent Technical, Leadership, Mentoring and Interpersonal skills. Experienced with medium to large scale enterprise software projects
  • Executed projects in Global Delivery Model and lead the team in offshore and onshore roles.
  • Extensive experience working as an onsite coordinator attending the project review meetings with Clients gathering requirements, preparing High Level Design(HLD), Low Level Design (LLD), transitioning the requirements and design to offshore for the Build activity.
  • Experience in Change Management, Migration and Release building Processes. Worked closely with SIT/UAT teams in process improvement, issue management, change management, configurations and release management.
  • Involved in numerous Maintenance/Enhancement and Development work in various applications/projects for Confidential N.A.
  • Completed internal certifications on domain Banking, Securities and also internal technical certifications on mainframe technologies.
  • Handled few critical Ad-hoc tasks like ANG (Account Number Generation), Rainbow (Migration of accounts Old CITI product to New Global Products) etc.
  • Experience in Core Banking.
  • Expertise in Over Draft systems.
  • Expertise in Dispute item processing systems.
  • Experience in Confidential rules
  • Experience in Confidential (Safe Deposit Box) business.
  • Experience in capital Markets and financial services.
  • Experience in Banking products like IMPACS, ST, ALS.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming Languages: UNIX, COBOL, JCL, C and C++

Databases: DB2, IMS DB, VSAM, QSAM

Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Z/OS, OS-390 and Windows

Tools: OPPM (Oracle’s Primavera Portfolio Management), Changeman, Infoman, HP ALM, BLUEPRINT, SPUFI, Share Point, Wiki, Service Now, IBM RTC (Rational Team Concert), IBM RDz (Rational Developer for System z)

Miscellaneous: IBM MQ, Excel macros, REXX, CLIST, Panel designing, XML parsing, Stored PROC, CICS, sFTP (Secure file transfer), Easytrieve, MS office tools, Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS, NDM (Network Data mover), Eclipse, Tectia terminal, MS Visio, MS excel, Confluence, SQL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a business analyst had extensive meetings with Business & Users / Bank back office teams to gather requirements.
  • Deep analysis of existing systems and understanding the requirements & functional specifications.
  • Conduct JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions to review the business document with a team of business, end users, application developers and technical analysts & SME’s of impacted applications.
  • Preparation of BRD (Business Requirement Document) based on interaction with business and end users.
  • Preparation of FRD (Functional Requirement Document) including functional design flow, UML diagrams based on the business requirements.
  • Preparation of HLD (High Level Design Document) based on the business & functional requirements.
  • Preparation of TS (Technical Specifications document) based on the existing functionality and requirements.
  • Preparation of DLD (Detailed Design Document) for enhancing the batch / online / MQ / XML parser programs, care was taken to re-use most of the existing components / modules.
  • Conduct mapping sessions with application teams for handoff files.
  • Designed new check processing plan for the over payment of fees.
  • Designed the procedure to adjust the General ledgers of Confidential Revenue portfolio.
  • Designed and Developed new mailing process to send notification to customer on their over payment of fees.
  • Knowledge transfer to the offshore team with business functionality and the new requirements.
  • Lead the development work with support from offshore team.
  • Impact analysis for requirement changes, finding affected list of programs and homogeneous implementation.
  • Development of the new batch programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Debugging and implementing the system using IBM Debug tools.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily batch jobs.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Involved in preparation of test plans for independent Unit testing and system integration testing.
  • Co-ordinate with multiple application teams to develop & support the new software / functionality.
  • Worked closely with the WEB application team for developing new XML tags as required by ECLIPSE front end for the drop down box / menu to be displayed in the end user screens.
  • Perform Peer review and log any issues and track till it is closed.
  • Advice testing team to log testing defects identified in ALM and track till it is closed.
  • Responsible to maintain correct version of code by creating and maintaining the programs using Changeman tool.
  • Create Service Now request to track the change request (CR) required for implementing the new software in production.
  • Responsible for getting approvals from application team, change management team, Quality team, Job scheduling team, NDM team, security team, Business & Branch / Back office team to implement the change request (CR) in production.
  • Monitoring the first run in production region and providing status reports to business & stake holders.
  • Status reporting and responsible for the final delivery.
  • Provide guidelines / steps to end users on how to use the new implemented application to aid their day to day business.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, MQ, XML, NDM, Check processing, Mail design, General Ledger techniques.

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a business analyst had extensive meetings with Business & Users / Bank back office teams to gather requirements.
  • Deep analysis of existing systems and understanding the requirements & functional specifications.
  • Conduct JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions to review the business document with a team of business, end users, application developers and technical analysts & SME’s of impacted applications.
  • Preparation of BRD (Business Requirement Document) based on interaction with business and end users.
  • Preparation of FRD (Functional Requirement Document) including functional design flow, UML diagrams based on the business requirements.
  • Preparation of HLD (High Level Design Document) based on the business & functional requirements.
  • Preparation of TS (Technical Specifications document) based on the existing functionality and requirements.
  • Preparation of DLD (Detailed Design Document) for enhancing the batch / online / MQ / XML parser programs, care was taken to re-use most of the existing components / modules.
  • Conduct mapping sessions with application teams for handoff files.
  • Knowledge transfer to the offshore team with business functionality and the new requirements.
  • Lead the development work with support from offshore team.
  • Impact analysis for requirement changes, finding affected list of programs and homogeneous implementation.
  • Development of the new batch programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Debugging and implementing the system using IBM Debug tools.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily batch jobs.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Involved in preparation of test plans for independent Unit testing and system integration testing.
  • Co-ordinate with multiple application teams to develop & support the new software / functionality.
  • Worked closely with the WEB application team for developing new XML tags as required by ECLIPSE front end for the drop down box / menu to be displayed in the end user screens.
  • Perform Peer review and log any issues and track till it is closed.
  • Advice testing team to log testing defects identified in ALM and track till it is closed.
  • Responsible to maintain correct version of code by creating and maintaining the programs using Changeman tool.
  • Create Service Now request to track the change request (CR) required for implementing the new software in production.
  • Responsible for getting approvals from application team, change management team, Quality team, Job scheduling team, NDM team, security team, Business & Branch / Back office team to implement the change request (CR) in production.
  • Monitoring the first run in production region and providing status reports to business & stake holders.
  • Status reporting and responsible for the final delivery.
  • Provide guidelines / steps to end users on how to use the new implemented application to aid their day to day business.
  • Provide a LIVE demo to end users on how to use the new application / screens.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, MQ, XML, Data Warehouse, ECLIPSE (Front End), Cognos (Reporting tool)

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a business analyst had extensive meetings with Business, Compliance and GSO teams to gather requirements.
  • Deep analysis of existing systems and understanding the requirements & functional specifications.
  • Conduct JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions to review the business document with a team of business, compliance team, GSO team, application developers and technical analysts.
  • Preparation of BRD (Business Requirement Document) based on interaction with business and compliance team.
  • Preparation of FRD (Functional Requirement Document) including functional design flow, UML diagrams based on the business requirements.
  • Preparation of HLD (High Level Design Document) based on the business & functional requirements.
  • Preparation of TS (Technical Specifications document) based on the existing functionality and requirements.
  • Preparation of DLD (Detailed Design Document) for enhancing the batch / online / MQ / XML parser programs, care was taken to re-use most of the existing components / modules.
  • Conduct mapping sessions with application teams for handoff files.
  • Knowledge transfer to the offshore team with business functionality and the new requirements.
  • Lead the development work with support from offshore team.
  • Impact analysis for requirement changes, finding affected list of programs and homogeneous implementation.
  • Development of the new batch programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Debugging and implementing the system using IBM Debug tools.
  • Involved in preparation of test plans for independent Unit testing and system integration testing.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily batch jobs.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Co-ordinate with multiple application teams to develop & support the new software / functionality.
  • Worked closely with the compliance & GSO team to provide the new feed for screening without impacting existing screening process for other LOB (Line of Business).
  • Perform Peer review and log any issues and track till it is closed.
  • Advice testing team to log testing defects identified in ALM and track till it is closed.
  • Responsible to maintain correct version of code by creating and maintaining the programs using Changeman tool.
  • Create Service Now request to track the change request (CR) required for implementing the new software in production.
  • Responsible for getting approvals from application team, compliance team, GSO team, change management team, Quality team, Job scheduling team, NDM team, security team, Business team to implement the change request (CR) in production.
  • Monitoring the first run in production region and providing status reports to business & stake holders.
  • Status reporting and responsible for the final delivery.
  • Provide a LIVE demo to end users on how to use the new application / screens.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, Reporting Tools (Cognos), Screening tools

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with clients (at onsite) regarding the requirements and proposed change in existing design.
  • Development of High Level, Detailed Design, Low level design and UTP for the project.
  • Coding of programs involved in identifying the NRA customers to be decertified.
  • Generate reports and mail the report details to business for verification / approval.
  • Upon approval, potential list of NRA customers to be decertified will be sent to mailing system to generate necessary letters.
  • Unit, Integrated and Regression testing of the entire process from the developer’s perspective.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily batch jobs.
  • Development of the new batch programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Periodic status meetings were held to discuss regarding the current status and issues of the project.
  • Conduct dry runs in production and validate the results before actual run.
  • Analyze and provide reports to business on the dry runs to get approval from business.
  • Maintenance of the application post implementation in production.
  • Resolving production issues by raising INCIDENT through SERVICE NOW request.
  • Supervising a team of 2 members (both onsite and offshore) to execute this project.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, Mailing process, Letter generation

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with clients (at onsite) regarding the requirements and proposed change in existing design.
  • Developed High Level, Detailed Design, Low level design and UTP for the project.
  • Coding of programs involved in identifying the NRA customers to be decertified.
  • Coding of programs involved in identifying customers to receive ‘B’ & ‘C’ notices.
  • Generate reports and mail the report details to business for verification / approval.
  • Upon approval, potential list of NRA customers to be decertified will be sent to mailing system to generate necessary letters.
  • All customers with ‘B’ & ‘C’ notices will be put on Backup Withholding.
  • Unit, Integrated and Regression testing of the entire process from the developer’s perspective.
  • NDM the files to end system to post the withhold transaction.
  • Development of the new batch programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily batch jobs.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • NDM mailing files to third party to send letters.
  • Periodic status meetings were held to discuss regarding the current status and issues of the project.
  • Conduct dry runs in production and validate the results before actual run.
  • Analyze and provide reports to business on the dry runs to get approval from business.
  • Responsible for implementation of the software / application in production.
  • Maintenance of the application post implementation in production.
  • Resolving production issues by raising INCIDENT through SERVICE NOW request.
  • Supervising a team of 5 to 6 members (both onsite and offshore) to execute this project.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, Mailing process, Letter generation, MQ

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with clients (at onsite) regarding the requirements and proposed design.
  • Developed High Level, Detailed Design, Low level design and UTP for the project.
  • Coding of programs involved in identifying the customers that needs reversal.
  • Generate reports and mail the report details to business for verification / approval.
  • Upon approval, potential list of customers to reverse tax withhold will be sent to users, to initiate the automated reversal process via online.
  • Developed a new bulk upload process to reverse the Tax withholding via batch.
  • Created a new batch trigger in scheduling process to kick start the bulk upload process.
  • NDM the files to end system to post the reversal transaction.
  • Development of the new batch programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily batch jobs.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Unit, Integrated and Regression testing of the entire process from the developer’s perspective.
  • Periodic status meetings were held to discuss regarding the current status and issues of the project.
  • Supervising a team of 5 to 6 members (both onsite and offshore) to execute this project.
  • Responsible for implementation of the software / application in production.
  • Maintenance of the application post implementation in production.
  • Resolving production issues by raising INCIDENT through SERVICE NOW request.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, NDM, MQ

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with clients (at onsite) regarding the requirements and proposed design.
  • Developed High Level, Detailed Design, Low level design and UTP for the project.
  • Create secure sFTP route each for Indiana, New York, Florida, DC, Nevada, California and Connecticut states.
  • Coding of programs to match and provide a response file.
  • Generate reports and response file to be sent via sFTP (Secure file transfer) to respective states.
  • Unit, Integrated and Regression testing of the entire process from the developer’s perspective.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for quarterly batch jobs.
  • Development of the new batch & online programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Monitor the files in UNIX system using TECTIA terminal.
  • Periodic status meetings were held to discuss regarding the current status and issues of the project.
  • Supervising a team of 3 members (both onsite and offshore) to execute this project.
  • Responsible for implementation of the software / application in production.
  • Maintenance of the application post implementation in production.
  • Resolving production issues by raising INCIDENT through SERVICE NOW request.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, UNIX, sFTP (Secure file transfer), NDM, Tectia terminal, MQ

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with clients (at onsite) regarding the requirements & proposed change in existing design and its implementation.
  • Developed of High Level, Detailed Design, Low level design and UTP for the project.
  • Create rule book to guide the entire LOB.
  • Development of the new batch / online programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Provide guidance to testing team / application on their readiness of their system to test and validate.
  • Provide the provisional hold rule table to testing team to test their debit / credit process on consumer / commercial accounts.
  • Validate the results with business on the reports of Confidential testing on day to day basis.
  • Provide update to management on the process followed from day 0 to day 4 in consolidating the consumer’s portfolio.
  • Periodic status meetings were held to discuss regarding the current status and issues of the project.
  • SIT & UAT validation.
  • Published the results to business that CITI is in compliance with Confidential rule.
  • Supervising a team of 3 members (both onsite and offshore) to execute this project.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM, Sharepoint

Confidential

Senior Developer / Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with client (at onsite) regarding the requirements and proposed new design.
  • Developed High Level, Detailed Design, Low level design and UTP for the project.
  • Developed a new Overdraft close out process.
  • Developed a new process for No post items.
  • Developed a new process of Stop items.
  • Built a new system to systematically identify and recover the funds from accounts that are related to overdraft customer.
  • Part of the design team that formulated the TRANSACTION code for each transaction related to overdraft, No post items and Stop items.
  • Built a new process to memo post the transactions which are made after the cut off time.
  • Coding of programs involved in identifying the OD accounts and report generation.
  • Identifying and mapping the fields between new overdraft system and existing legacy applications.
  • Created new naming standards for programs / JCL / PROC / Control card / Online & batch files.
  • Development of the new batch / online programs using COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM and MQ.
  • Unit, Integrated and Regression testing of the entire process from the developer’s perspective.
  • SIT and UAT validation.
  • Created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily, monthly & yearly batch jobs.
  • Scheduled the batch jobs in TRIVOLI scheduler.
  • Report regeneration of all OD items before start of business day.
  • Mailing the report with OD customer’s details to COLLECTIONS section on time. This is a critical process, as it has a big impact to business if SLA is not met.
  • Periodic status meetings were held to discuss regarding the current status and issues of the project.
  • Supervising a team of 5 to 6 members (both onsite and offshore) to execute this project.
  • Responsible for implementation of the software / application in production.
  • Maintenance of the application post implementation in production.
  • Resolving production issues by raising INCIDENT through SERVICE NOW request.

Technology: Mainframes. COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, Online tables, Service now

Confidential

Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Discussions with client (at onsite) regarding the corrective actions to be taken in case of account exhaustion.
  • Generation of reports using COBOL programming.

Technology: Mainframes. JCL, COBOL, VSAM

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