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System Architect Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Multi Skilled IT professional with 14+ years of experience in Business Application Development involving Architecture, Design, Development, Maintenance, Enhancement, System Analysis, Reengineering, and System/Integration testing of large Projects using Mainframe and AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience in standardizing software solutions and architectures across enterprises and influencer in driving cross - functional teams to achieve quality improvement initiatives.
  • Architect and implement application using NoSQL (Mongo DB) and Cloud infrastructure (Amazon EC2) and deliver them under budget.
  • 6+ years in presenting complex and Noncomplex IT solutions to different audience.
  • Presented in TechExpos and Hackathons.
  • Consistently conduct training for cross departments and other IT teams.
  • 2+ Year experience AWS Cloud and DevOps Engineer.
  • 4 + years of experience as Interface & System architect for legacy and CRM systems.
  • 2 Certifications in AWS and experience using AWS & DevOps tools/languages like CFT, Creating Security Groups & IAM roles, Chef, Ansible, Ruby cucumber, Python, NodeJS, Bash scripts, Groovy, Splunk, Docker Deployment etc.
  • Worked and achieved extensive experience in Business domains like Financial Services (Lending Automobile, Mortgage and Investment banking and Credit Card Services), Utility ( Confidential Implementation, Smart grid) Insurance Services (Auto/Life) etc.
  • Worked on different aspects of automobile loan servicing including (Extensions, Payments, letters, Refinance, Retention, Payoff, Titles, Collections, Collateral Insurance, Asset protection Insurance and Bankruptcy).
  • Significant experience & exposure in Mainframe technologies and client server technologies like Cobol, DB2, JCL, CLIST, CICS, Install1, TSO, ISPF, C++, MQ series, HTML, IBM RDz and Lotus Notes.
  • Strong understanding and experience in software development methodologies/concepts like Water Fall model, Lean-IT and Agile.
  • Good understanding and practice of Quality Assurance Processes. Acquired knowledge of Capability Maturity Model (CMM) through the use of the same in Defect Prevention activities, Quality Control, Configuration Control, Coding Standards, Maintenance standards etc.
  • Experience in relational database (RDBMS) design and development using DB2, Oracle, MS Access to deliver better cost effective and performance optimized solutions to client.
  • Ability to produce realistic schedules. Forecasting and planning of activities
  • Client relationship management - Accurate status reporting, quick response to client needs with design solutions, estimates etc.
  • Strong skills in Business Process analysis with experience in project coordination and team management activities.
  • Personal traits include team compatibility, amicable nature and good communication skills.
  • Strong capability to learn and quick adaptability to new and different technologies.
  • Highly motivated, self-driven and creative.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

MS: Dos, Windows family, Z/OS v1.4, OS/390(MVS), Linux (RHEL, Ubentu), Mac Os

Environment: Mainframe, SAP, Amazon Cloud

Database: Oracle 7.0, DB2, VSAM, SQL Server, MS Access, MongoDB, Cassandra, Postgress.

ERP (Package): SAP

Internet Tools: HTML, Front Page, XML, JSON

Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS, REXX, Easytrieve Plus, Visual Basic, ABAP, JAVA, Java Script, HTML, XML, Python, Cucumber Ruby, Bash, NodeJS, Groovy.

Install 1, File: Aid, XPEDITER, CHANGEMAN, MQ Series, Endeavor, SPUFIPanvalet, HPS and Data reports for Visual Basic, RDZ, Vision Plus CMS, Jira, Confluence, DevOps (Chef, Ansible, CFT, AWS services)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team to migrate a Legacy DB2 database to Cloud NoSQL data base.
  • Design and Architecture of the ASR tool.
  • Developed a Generic Framework for the ASR tool in Cucumber Ruby.
  • Modified a Python program to convert txt to PDF.
  • Created Ansible playbook for creating an automated infrastructure for the tool.
  • Coded Shell Script for executing the ruby code along with some other features.
  • Presented ASR in Tec Expo with in Confidential and got appreciation from leadership.
  • Architecture and design of the Memo Modernization project.
  • Create Solutions architecture document.
  • Presented the leadership with the architecture/design and cost analysis for different options.
  • Create Security groups using CFT for RAD migration
  • Define required IAM role policies using JSON.
  • Working on creating an Confidential to GET memos using NodeJS and NoSQL database.
  • Work with the cloud DBA group to setup a non RDS SQL server and then automate the process to enable ami re-hydration.
  • Work with the DBA team to create scripts for multi AZ deployment and DR deployment in a different region.
  • Create processes for data replication to the secondary instance and DR instance.
  • On-board the new NodeJS based Confidential to the existing CI/CD pipeline. The current pipeline supports only Java based Confidential . This is a POC and I have been able to make changes to successfully deploy the Confidential in QA.
  • The future goal for my company is to be cloud agnostic. I am currently working on another POC to create a container management cluster using Kubernetes and install the NodeJS based new Confidential on the Kubernetes cluster so that this Confidential can be migrated to Critical Stack in future.
  • Lead the Confidential (Disaster Recovery) activity for the ART representing my ART.
  • Created Security Groups for the ART and Implemented them in WEST using CFTs for Confidential (Technical Recovery Exercise).
  • Resolved Issues with west deployment for several APIs in the west. (DevExchange issue, chassis Chef recipe issues etc.)
  • Support the ART with DevOps related issues (Onboarding Confidential ’s to CICD pipeline, Solve issue with Cloud deployment, etc.)

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the core CMS program to determine the next cycle calculation logic.
  • Understand the impacts of the CIT changes and prepare a generic test strategy that could be reused for future CIT change projects.
  • Design a new program to calculate a future cycle date that falls after the CIT effective date.
  • Create analysis and testing documents.
  • Create Architectural documents for the L&T project.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, Ezitrieve, MS Visio, NDM, CMS Vision Plus

Confidential, San Diego, CA

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Additional responsibility of Solution Architect for the C3 energy project.
  • Create data modeling documents for interfaces.
  • Create Architectural documents for the project.
  • Create Design diagrams and documentation for mainframe critical functionalities.
  • Architected and Designed the front-end JAVA based Oracle WebCenter website for Order processing.
  • Analyze, Design and help with coding of the new Billing Data Repository (BDR).
  • Requirement gathering to create a more refined requirements document and to enrich the document with more information for creating design documents.
  • Design and help with development of the new RDz COBOL programs to generate the new generic Bill XML using the COBOL Vector approach.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, Install1, RDZ, Eclipse, SAP BW, Visio, Enterprise Sparks, Splunk, Layer 7, Java Oracle WebCenter, JSP, javascript, XML.

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Create data modeling documents for interfaces of the project.
  • Create a proof of concept prototype to support the architectural design.
  • Requirement gathering to create a more refined requirements document and to enrich the document with more information for creating design documents.
  • Create IT interface testing documents to help the testing team.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, Install1, RDZ, Eclipse, Java, Visio, Enterprise Sparks, Splunk, Layer 7.

Confidential

IT test Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Critical member of the architectural team.
  • Create data modeling documents for interfaces.
  • Involved with String, White box and Black box testing.
  • Create IT interface testing documents to help the testing team.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, Install1, RDZ, Eclipse, ASP .Net, Visual Web development, SQL server, VB.net, Click Fox, SAP BW.

Confidential

Mainframe and Interface Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the architectural design of the project because of the experience with the Confidential system and the related open way systems.
  • Create data modeling documents for interfaces.
  • Requirement gathering to create a more refined requirements document and to enrich the document with more information for creating design documents.
  • Create design documents using the requirement documents.
  • Create component and sequence diagrams in sparks.
  • Coding and Unit testing of Core modules including modules for web interface.
  • Collaborated with business partners and team members to develop design specifications, implement business solutions, and resolve problems.
  • Co-ordinate and work closely with business users to deliver quality product.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, Install1, RDZ, Eclipse

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Create design documents using the requirement documents.
  • Coding and Unit testing of Core modules including modules for web interface.
  • Collaborated with business partners and team members to develop design specifications, implement business solutions, and resolve problems.
  • Worked on some SAP BW report changes.
  • Co-ordinate and work closely with business users to deliver quality product.
  • Maintenance of SAP BW reports - Adding new fields to the report etc.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, Install1, RDZ, Eclipse, SAP BW

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Business & IT Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Independently handling one module of benefits (401K).
  • Collaborated with business partners and team members to develop design specifications, implement business solutions, and resolve problems.
  • Co-ordinate and work closely with the SAP, IPC and mainframe environments.
  • System integration and functional testing of different system impacted by changes
  • Co-ordinate with a third part vendor (Vanguard) for the 401K benefits.
  • Collaborated with business partners and team members to develop design specifications, implement business solutions, and resolve problems.
  • As part of assignment, coded medium to complex programs using Esitrieve Plus, Cobol, VSAM, JCL, CICS and other tools like Endevor, File Manager and other CA-Tools.
  • Co-ordinate and work closely with the SAP, IPC and mainframe environments.
  • System integration and regression testing of different system impacted by changes
  • Participated in Unit Testing and System/Integration Testing.
  • Co-ordinate with a third part vendor (Ayco) for the total rewards point project.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, Informatica, SAP

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed business and systems requirements, completed impact analysis on existing systems and developed functional & technical specifications.
  • Developed and maintained systems documentation such as design specifications, technical manuals, description of application operations, and methodology documentation.
  • Collaborated with business partners and team members to develop specifications, implement business solutions, and resolve problems.
  • As a part of assignment, coded medium to Very complex programs using Cobol, DB2, VSAM, HPS, JCL and other tools like Panvalet, RCQUERY, File Aid, Remedy and ITSM.
  • Modified lending Conforms program to include new customer codes.
  • Created and Modified ACATS, system to include new online screens, new fields and new batch programs.
  • Created new COBOL+DB2 programs using DML SQL.
  • System integration and regression testing of different system impacted by changes
  • Participated in Unit Testing and System/Integration Testing.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, HPS, Natural and DB2

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preliminary user requirement analysis and detailed design.
  • Preparation of technical specipication of all the components of the project
  • Involved in Quality assurance and related coordination
  • Involved in Technical design and development of the MUI project.
  • Involved in designing Standards & Guidelines
  • Involved in testing, documentation, System Support and other different tasks related to the development of the system.
  • Created an entry level stored procedure to be called by an externem web based software called TEDY.
  • Creadted a master stored procedure which will be used by mainframes, Power Builder, and Java Front ends.
  • Created and modified small and medium complexity programs for reports and loan status upgradation.
  • Rexx utility to ceate a production jcl considering the clint standerds.
  • Created customized CLIST utilities to modify ISPF functions specific to project requirement

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, CLIST, REXX,HTML

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the technical specifications based on the function requirements.
  • Participated in architectural & design discussions of the module.
  • Involved in VSAM file allocation and database design.
  • Created the technical specification of the most complex report called the GDSR (Gross Delinquency report) report.
  • Prepared Test Cases and was involved in the unit testing and end to end Integration testing of the module.
  • Coded medium and very complex master programs for the module. As part of this project created 10 new master programs and modified over 25 subprograms.
  • Unit testing of completed modules to ensure that it meets the specifications
  • Perform Peer Test cases and Code review.
  • Worked on development and design of various reports
  • Efficiently resolved all the Tickets that were raised for the report and was a prime member of the post implementation support team.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, Assembler

Confidential

System Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Used Technical specification to create and update simple and medium complex programs.
  • Preparing Test Cases and executed the test scenarios to make sure that the code delivered is of good quality.
  • Perform Peer Test cases and Code review.
  • As part of the demographic Update project modified 4 exiting online programs. This enabled the used to update the address, name and Telephone details online.
  • Worked on production support for the existing modules for Automate.
  • Worked on production tickets and resolved them in the stipulated time.
  • Developed tools for the team to convert the jobs from one region to another region.
  • Define different VSAM files, path, GDGs
  • Scheduled jobs for daily and weekly production run

Environment: MVS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, IMS, Assembler and DB2

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