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Software Developer Resume

Louisville, KY

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

  • Having 8.6 years of experience in IT industry with strong emphasis in all the phases of software development life cycle including Requirement Analysis, Designing, Programming, Testing and Deploying the mainframe application.
  • 8.6 years of experience in Developing and Testing Mainframe Batch/Online applications using the skills COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2, VSAM, IMS, MQ and Easytrieve.
  • Extensive experience in handling the tools such as CHANGEMAN, PANVALET, FILE - AID, PLATINUM, SPUFI, QMF XPEDITOR, IBM Debug Tool, IBM Fault Analyzer, SyncSort, Abend-Aid, CONTROL-M, CA7, CA Service Desk Tool, IBM Clear Quest Tool and HP Quality Center 11.0
  • Proficient in Software Testing techniques, methodologies and defect management.
  • Extensive experience and thorough understanding of Software Quality Assurance concepts and best practices
  • In-depth knowledge developing test strategies and test plans for large complex systems.
  • Expert in creating test plans and creating QA metrics and reports.
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitating and organizing test execution of test cases/scripts in a proficient manner.
  • Ability to identify gaps in test coverage to meet business requirements/needs.
  • Ability to work closely with other testers, business analysts and developers, participate in defect meetings and be able to interact with both technical and business team members.
  • Experienced in managing testing milestones, estimates and timelines.
  • Experienced in working closely with the development team and provide necessary inputs that helps in the overall delivery of the project.
  • Excellent experience in supporting and performing System Integration and User Acceptance Testing
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming like Java
  • Hands on experience and good domain knowledge in Health Insurance and Credit Card business
  • Experience in implementing solutions with Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Experienced user of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Extensive Experience in Onshore-Offshore model
  • Strong client-facing presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Easy understanding adaptability to new concepts and ideas
  • Team oriented and self-motivated professional
  • Advanced interpersonal skills

SKILLS:

Operating System: Z/OS, MVS

Environment: TSO, ISPF

Languages: COBOL, JCL, Easytrieve

File Systems: VSAM, MQ

Database: DB2

OLTP: CICS

Mainframe tools: CHANGEMAN, PANVALET, FILE-AID, SPUFI, QMF, PLATINUM, XPEDITOR, IBM Debug Tool, IBM Fault Analyzer, SyncSort, Abend-Aid, CONTROL-M, CA7, CA Service Desk Tool, IBM Clear Quest Tool and HP Quality Center 11.0

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Louisville, KY

Software developer

Environment: COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL, VSAM, EASYTRIVE, MQ, FILE-AID, PANVALET, PLATINUM, CA-7, XPEDITER, FAULT ANALYZER HP Quality Center, eTp tool and CA Service Desk Tool.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching and analyzing the existing systems and program requirements
  • Reviewing and analyzing client-specific system requirements and scope of services.
  • Analyzing functional and technical system design for testability.
  • Defining test scenarios, contribute to creation of test plans and participate in the definition and execution of test scripts.
  • Organizing, managing and providing clear guidance to offshore team in order to reach the testing goals and tight deadline
  • Mining and manipulating data to create test data and test cases for multiple or complex projects.
  • Executing Systems Integration Test Plan, including the comparison of actual results to expected results.
  • Document and report on identified testing issues in Quality Center and share the report to E2E test manager and clients
  • Identify defects in multiple environments and throughout all phases of the development life cycle and ensure that development groups address all open defects in a timely manner.
  • Assisting in analysis of current processes and propose recommendations for process improvements.
  • Day to day interaction and communication with other impacted application testing teams and business teams regarding the current project status, upcoming activities.

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Software developer

Environment: COBOL, CICS, JCL, EASYTRIVE, DB2, VSAM, FILE MANAGER, FAULT ANALYZER, DEBUG TOOL, CONTROL-M, XPEDITER and HP Quality Center 11.0.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and analyzing the requirements.
  • Performing risk assessment of requirements and Preparing Risk Mitigation plan.
  • Preparing Test scenario’s and High-level test conditions and sending the same for Dev team/business review
  • Preparing test strategy document for all the impacted applications.
  • Responsible for preparing low-level test conditions referring the design documents and uploading the same into Quality Center
  • Preparing test plan with day wise activities and pre-requisites for each day
  • Reviewing the COBOL, DB2, JCL related code changes done by Dev team
  • Creating Test Job’s and preparing test data for different environments for testing the changes
  • Executing the test scripts in different test environments and capturing the results and comparing the actual results against expected results
  • Identify defects in multiple environments and throughout all phases of the development life cycle and ensure that development groups address all open defects in a timely manner.
  • Documenting or reporting identified testing issues in Quality Center
  • Attending daily status calls of ongoing projects and updating the current status of the project to E2E test managers
  • Reviewing project activities for compliance with procedures and standards and ensuring overall quality of deliverables
  • Day to day interaction and communication with business and relevant teams regarding the project status, upcoming activities and showstopper issues if any
  • Analyzing current processes and proposing recommendations for process improvements.
  • Involved in walkthroughs for test case review and test results review with business

Confidential

Software developer

Environment: COBOL, CICS, JCL, EASYTRIVE, DB2, IMSDB, VSAM, FILE MANAGER, FAULT ANALYZER, DEBUG TOOL and XPEDITER.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and analyzing the requirements.
  • Preparing Detailed Technical Design document.
  • Coding new or modifying existing programs as per the Client Specification.
  • Preparation of Unit Test Cases and Unit test results.
  • Involved in Integration testing
  • Maintaining defect tracker with all the code and document defects.

Confidential

Software developer

Environment: CONTROL-M, $AVRS, ISPF, COBOL, JCL, DB2, EASYTRIEVE, FILE MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Primary Resource in production support.
  • Monitoring Live Production Batch Cycles using Control-M
  • Providing immediate fixes for the abends/failures related to our application in the batch run with in SLA time.
  • Fixing the work requests/Incident Reports from the customers.
  • Preparation of RCA document if any issues in the batch run.
  • Attending SWAT calls with IBM teams regarding the Scheduling issues and storage issues.
  • Responsible for Logging all the abended jobs information in IBM Clear Quest tool.

Confidential

Software developer

Environment: COBOL, CICS, JCL, EASYTRIVE, DB2, VSAM, FILE MANAGER, FAULT ANALYZER, DEBUG TOOL and XPEDITER.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the requirements
  • Coding of batch and online programs as per the client specifications.
  • Preparing unit test cases, test scenarios, test results, test evaluation summary documents.
  • Customization and Creation of Test JCL
  • Test Data Setup through mainframe JCL batch process
  • COBOL program analysis to trace back abends.
  • Defect Analysis to identify the root cause.
  • Attending Code Reviews, Test Reviews and status meetings.
  • Preparing Documents for impacted programs.
  • Generating reports according to client’s specifications.
  • Actively involved in Quality related activities.
  • Effective defect tracking and logging all the details into Quality Centre.
  • Conducting daily status call for the update of all the impacted teams

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