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Senior Programmer Analyst Resume

SUMMARY

  • An Information Systems professional with around 11 years of Experience in IBM Mainframe environment area with projects involving Software Analysis, Design, Development, Integration, Maintenance, Enhancements, Implementation, Testing, Documentation, Release Management and Production Support of Mainframe Application Software.
  • Expertise in analyzing the root cause of the problem and providing quick resolution.
  • Hands - on experience in understanding Business requirements and writing Technical and Functional Design Documents.
  • Outstanding leadership skills; excellent communication skills, attention to detail, respect for compliance in all regulated environments, able to coordinate and direct all phases of software development life cycle while managing, motivating and guiding the team.
  • Hands-on experience in leading all stages of system development efforts, including requirement definition, design, architecture, testing, documentation and support.
  • Expertise in COBOL-CICS-DB2 programs.
  • Expertise in Unit, System and User acceptance testing including preparation of test cases.
  • Possess extensive domain knowledge on Healthcare, Insurance, Banking and Telecom industries.
  • Have excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and inter personnel skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as an excellent team player.
  • Self-motivated and highly result oriented.
  • Ability to work well in high-pressure situations and develop solutions for various customer needs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: COBOL, JCL, CLIST, REXX, SQL, C

Operating Systems: MVS, OS/390, Z/OS

Database: DB2

File Concepts: VSAM

OLTP: CICS

Tools: FILEAID, CA-7, TSO/ISPF, ESP, ABENDAID, XPEDITER, SAR, SPUFI, QMF

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze COBOL-CICS-DB2 programs and prepare functional design documents elucidating the business logic embedded in the code.
  • Develop JCL jobs and procedures and document unit testing for the data conversion effort.
  • Develop complex SQL queries to extract data from DB2 tables to aid conversion effort and unit testing.
  • Analyze, prepare specifications for coding and testing.
  • Prepare test cases and document test results for unit and functional testing.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • On Medicaid Claims Adjudication
  • Analyze COBOL-CICS-DB2 programs each with more than 10000 lines of code.
  • Convert claims processing logic residing in COBOL program code to Business rules.
  • Use XPEDITER to debug code to extract business logic.
  • Use FILEAID to analyze input/output data.
  • Prepare business rules documents for quality assurance and client reviews.
  • Develop JCL jobs and procedures and documented unit testing for the data conversion effort.
  • Develop complex SQL queries to extract data from DB2 tables to aid conversion effort and unit testing.
  • Analyze, prepare specifications for coding and testing.
  • Prepare test cases and document test results for unit and system testing.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • On Medicaid Prior Authorization
  • Utilizing my extensive domain knowledge analyzed and designed Prior Authorization functional area’s data warehouse tables
  • Designed processes to convert data residing in VSAM files and DB2 tables to data warehouse tables
  • Developed JCL jobs and procedures and documented unit testing for the data conversion effort
  • Developed complex SQL queries to extract data from DB2 tables to aid conversion effort and unit testing
  • Built test cases for system testing and user acceptance testing.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Handled state task requests and modified/enhanced existing COBOL CICS (Online) and batch and COBOL DB2 programs, Online Screens, JCLs, PROCs and SYSINs by following the software development life cycle.
  • Had been a fundamental member of the teams which implemented various healthcare mandates including HIPAA 4010 to 5010, D.0, ICD-10 and various important MMIS functionalities.
  • Analyzed the system and prepared technical design specs.
  • Coded new online COBOL-CICS and Batch COBOL programs to client specifications and created test data in DB2 for unit testing.
  • Designed, developed, implemented and maintained many change requests which encompass almost all the functional areas of the Missouri MMIS, but predominantly in the below functional areas:
  • Claims Adjudication
  • Claims Financials
  • Prior Authorization
  • Recipient eligibility updates
  • Provider Validation
  • Designed, developed and enhanced various CICS screens.
  • Debugged and resolved errors using various Mainframe utilities including XPEDITER, FILE-AID, ABENDAID.
  • Analyzed, prepared specifications for coding and testing.
  • Prepared the test cases and documented test results for unit and system testing.
  • Followed quality processes to get the request assigned to closure within estimated time.
  • Provided quality assurance reviews.
  • Created migration packages for system testing, user testing and implementation.
  • Monitored batch cycles in system test - resolved issues/abends in system test environment.
  • Helped team members with design and technical problems for the task assigned to them.
  • Provided production support for Missouri Medicaid as an on-call person many times.
  • Escalated and resolved abends/issues in production cycle as per the SLA.

Confidential

Team lead

Responsibilities:

  • Led the release management process team which was responsible for production deployment and scheduled release activities.
  • Analyzed data requirements and identified applications required to do the conditioning.
  • Utilized CA-7 scheduler tool for creating new networks and monitoring cycle.
  • Analyzed the system and prepared technical design specs.
  • Coded new COBOL programs to client’s specifications.
  • Provided trouble shooting and fixed data problems.
  • Monitored batch cycles in system test.
  • Created migration packages for system testing, user testing and implementation.
  • Managed offshore team, which involved:
  • Estimating all the incoming data requests.
  • Assigning the resources to various requests.
  • Managing the time reports for the entire team.
  • Identifying knowledge gaps and coming up with a KT plan to fill the same.
  • Sending the status reports to both the onshore and offshore leads.
  • Troubleshoot various data issues and co-ordinate between the offshore and onshore teams for successful delivery of data.

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