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Senior Consultant - Test Analyst Resume

Boston, MA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Confidential is a Cobol Programmer / Tester with over 30 years of proven experience in Information Technology with Student Loan (government), Telecommunications (government), Finance, Banking, Healthcare, Billing, Accounting, Insurance, Payroll and Personnel utilizing most Mainframe software. He has an extensive experience in all phases of Systems Development Life Cycle in the batch and online applications including coding computer programs and testing.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SOFTWARE: COBOL, PL/1, CICS, DB2, IMS/VS DB/DC, DL/1, BTS, SQL, IDMS/R, OLQ, ADS/O, VSAM, MVS/ESA, VM/DOS/VSE, TSO/E SPF, VM/CMS, QMF, SPUFI, JCL, IDCAMS, CLIST, REXX, EXEC, SAS, PANVALET, MICROFOCUS COBOL, FOXPRO, CULPRIT, EASYTRIEVE, FTP, WLM, DEBUGGER, EXPEDITER, CA SCHEDULER, MS ACCESS, ORACLE, AS/400, BRIO DEVELOPER TOOL, TERADATA, MQ SERIES, BMCDB2, IBM UTILITY, CRYSTAL REPORTS XI, .NET, JAVA, Test Automation Monitor, SPLUNK, POSTGRES, GIT, SOAPUI

DATABASE: DB2, IMS, IDMS/R, VSAM, Microsoft Access

HARDWARE: IBM Mainframe Systems, IBM PC Systems

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Boston, MA

Senior Consultant - Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Daily perform Test Automation Monitor from all 20 Business Application Framework environments for any failures, errors and defects.
  • Debug all failures thru SPLUNK.
  • Check servers and mules from Cloud Management Portal for downtime.
  • Run SQL from PostGres to query for the existence of data from database.
  • Open an Incident ticket and assign to affected areas.
  • Write daily status report.
  • Project Description Summary (as Implementation Test Analyst - pre-production environment)
  • Assist in the planning of test environments for implementation testing.
  • Review components to be installed in production-like environments for completeness.
  • Performs implementation test by either manually submitting mainframe jobs or thru control-M.
  • Recognize and respond to problems encountered during implementation testing.
  • Project Description Summary (as PMMT Test Analyst)
  • To perform analysis on the system changes, write test plan and test cases applicable to system enhancements using Product Model Management Tool (PMMT versions 2.0 and 3.0) and Execution Database (EDB).
  • Analyze and review functions from ticket stories.
  • Determine possible scenarios for testing. Then, create test data from PMMT tool.
  • Write steps to reproduce the scenario and its expected results.
  • Perform actual manual testing on all ready for test tickets.
  • Create defects if test results are not as expected.
  • Write management documents like Validation Approval Package (VAP), Risk Management Plan (RMP) and Evidence of Test (EoT).

Technology: COBOL II, PL/1, DB2, BMCDB2 Catalog, FMDB2, DB2MENU, APPTUNE, Debugger, IMS, CICS, SQL, VSAM, JCL, MVS, TSO/ISPF, XEDIT, EXEC, CLIST, REXX, File-Aid, MQ Series, Expediter, Panvalet, IBM mainframe utilities, control-M, MS Office, Visio, Trac, Test Automation Monitor, SPLUNK, POSTGRES, GIT, SOAPUI

Confidential, Deerfield, Illinois

Senior Consultant - Senior Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed full phases of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for Odyssey Case Management System, Accounting System, Guarantee System, Federal Reports and Default Fee System by writing computer programs for both online and batch applications.
  • Created and developed COBOL/DB2 Stored Procedures used by the web (.Net) applications.
  • Wrote FTP scripts in the JCL to transfer files from - to Mainframe and PC.
  • Wrote reports that may deem requested by the Business Analysts using Crystal Report XI.
  • Performed as technical support programmer for all production problems
  • Project Description Summary (as UAT Coordinator / Quality Assurance)
  • Performed Quality Assurance for all program and JCL changes and ensure standards were adhered prior to migration into UAT environment; then, schedule a stand-alone UAT execution and wrote resolutions for all problems that may encounter during testing.
  • Developed a Unified Acceptance Testing (UAT) a testing system environment, composed of several systems applications for system integrity testing prior to migration of program changes into production.
  • Wrote CLIST/REXX programs to help me ease the burden of tedious program migration procedures.

Technology: COBOL II, DB2, IMS, CICS, SQL, VSAM, JCL, MVS, TSO/ISPF, XEDIT, EXEC, CLIST, REXX, File-Aid, Easytrieve, Debugger, Expediter, Panvalet, FTP, WLM, IBM mainframe utilities, CA Scheduler, Ms Access, Visual Basic, Visio, Crystal Report XI, MS Office, Visio

Confidential, Rosemont, Illinois

Senior Consultant - Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Was assigned as part of a team within the Quality Assurance department supporting all existing system with legacy applications in the client server.
  • Performed business analysis on their existing systems.
  • Developed test cases and functional requirements of their systems.
  • Executed the test plan prior to implementation in the production environment.

Technology: Citrix, Sybase, SQL, MS Access, Segue Silk Test, Oracle, MS Office

Confidential, Round Lake, Illinois

Senior Consultant - Senior Analyst Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Was originally contracted thru Confidential Inc. to resolve the issue of Auto-balancing Reports which were running in production for two years that cannot reconcile with the manual counts. The issue was resolved in less than two months.
  • Provided technical support in solving various mainframe production problems.
  • Helped Team Project Leader in the analysis and investigation of complex jobs.
  • Wrote Adhoc programs such as tracking of stockpiling of medical supplies.
  • When the company converted their systems to AS/400, Oracle, and Brio Developers tool, I converted most reports of the Salesman Invoice, Lease Sold Base and Customer Sales Analysis Systems.

Technology: COBOL II, MVS/ESA, TSO/E SPF, JCL, VSAM, Exec, Easytrieve, Teradata, Expediter, MS ACCESS, AS/400, Oracle, SQL, BRIO Explorer, MS Office, Visio

Confidential, Makati City, Philippines

Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of consultants consisting 5 Analyst Programmers to convert the banks old Deposit System in order to adapt to the new package called the Systematic Deposit System.
  • Duties include acting as quality assurance; to perform systems analysis; to prepare systems programming specifications and project progress reports.

Technology: COBOL II, CICS, MVS/ESA, TSO/E SPF, JCL and VSAM.

Confidential, Makati City, Philippines

Senior Analyst/Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote, developed and tested programs using MICROFOCUS COBOL for the company’s U.S. base clients.

Technology: COBOL II, CICS, VSAM and MICROFOCUS COBOL.

Confidential, Makati City, Philippines

Systems Analyst/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Was primarily hired to fix the clients Remittance Sub-system which had erroneous reports.
  • Performed analysis based on the problem reports, and then wrote procedures for resolution.
  • Provided technical support in solving various mainframe production problems.

Technology: COBOL II, CICS, MVS/ESA, TSO/SPF, EASYTRIEVE, JCL and VSAM.

Confidential

Analyst/Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote codes and developed programs for online and batch applications in full SDLC of the Telecommunication Systems, Toll Tracking Systems, Billing and Accounting Systems and Inventory Systems. Duties were: after program creation and/or revisions and testing, wrote amendments using their documentation procedure then coordinated with the users for walkthrough and user acceptance testing prior to production implementation.
  • Was designated as a member of Quality Assurance to check the work of Confidential department.
  • Gathered data, designed database, wrote systems specifications for the new Inventory System, then developed and coded programs using the FoxPro technology. Then, wrote systems documentation before production implementation.
  • Designed and developed the migration procedure for the Quality Assurance using the combination of DB2, CICS, CLIST and Panvalet.

Technology: COBOL II, PL/1, CICS, DB2, IMS DB/DC, BTS, IDMS/R, ADSO, OLQ, SAS, VSAM, MVS/ESA, TSO/E SPF, REXX, CLIST, QMF, SQL, SPUFI, Panvalet, JCL and FOXPRO 2.5B.

Confidentia

PL/1 - IDMS Analyst Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote codes and developed programs for online and batch applications for the new Confidential System, Toll Tracking System, Billing and Accounting Systems.
  • Maintained and enhanced computer programs on the existing systems.
  • Responsible in the improvement of run time processing of the existing online and batch systems.

Technology: PL/1, CICS, IDMS/R, ADSO, OLQ, VSAM, VM/DOS/VSE/CMS, EXEC and CULPRIT.

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