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Consultant/ Senior Prorgammer Analyst Resume

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San Antonio, TX

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 13 years of Information Technology Experience in Development of various Enterprise Business Application systems in the Mainframe and Open Systems environment. Expertise in IT Systems integration and architecture.
  • Worked extensively in Insurance, Financial and Telecom Domain. Strong Knowledge in Life/Health Insurance/Annuities and Financial Products. Extensive Experience with Analysis and development/ enhancement of Life Insurance Policy Admin Systems HP INGENIUM and Admin Server (ORACLE Insurance Policy Administration OIPA).
  • Exposure to plan and execute all phases of IT System Development Life cycle(SDLC) across System Analysis, Estimation, Architectural Design, High Level Design, Low Level Design, Review and Development, Maintenance, Testing, Implementation, Work flow design, Documentation and Production/Application Support. Exposure to PRISM, EXPRESS ONE, ITUP Process. Extensive expertise in design and build of variety of software applications.
  • Extensive exposure to North American insurance products. Vast Expertise in Non - traditional Products, Annuities, Variable Universal Life and Segregated Funds. Worked extensively in Interest bearing Products and Unit Linked Products. Actuarial knowledge on Whole life and Term Products. Good knowledge on Whole life and Term products. Worked on New Business, Agency, Accounting, Product Set Up.
  • Expertise in detail documentation and IT process management. motivation towards Quality of deliverables. Experience in Software Quality Assurance Process Models, ISO and CMMI Level 5. Ability to work on multiple projects in different environments. Extensive experience in resolving issues at all levels of project life cycle(SDLC) and best practices on the team to ensure quality standards. Used Business process tools, specifically IT process work flow engines.
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and effectively under stressful, high pressure and tight deadlines. Ability to work in an iterative development environment. Good team player with excellent inter-personal communication, leadership, mentoring and multi-tasking skills.Result oriented professional with experience gathering user requirements and converting them into system specifications.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Object Oriented Analysis & Design, UML

Operating System: MVS, AS400, UNIX/Linux; Windows 95/98/2000/Me/XP Server

Languages: COBOL II, JCL, C, C++, JAVA, REXX, CLIST, PL1, PL/SQL

Access Methods: VSAM, ISAM, HISAM

Databases: DB2, IMS DB, ORACLE, SQL SERVER, IDMS, MS ACCESS

OLTP: CICS, IMS DC

Domain: INSURANCE, TELECOM, SOA, WEB SERVICES

Admin Systems: INGENIUM, OIPA 8.0,Admin Server

Software/Tools: MQ-SERIES, ENDEVOR, ISPF6.1, CTG, TOAD, JOB MONITOR, SQL, SYNC SORT, DB2 STORED PROCEDURES, JOBTRAC, CHANGEMAN, ABEND AID, BMS/GT, HEAT, NDM, RACF, CA-7, STAR TOOL, EASYTRIEVE, SPUFI, QMF, FILEAID, XPEDITOR, PANVALET, ECLIPSE, CWS, ROSCOE TOOLS,PVCS, PLATINUM, INGENIUM, UNIX SHELL SCRIPT, INERTEST

J2EE Technologies: JAVA, JSP, RMI, EJB, JDBC, SERVLETS, JNDI, JMS, HTML,XML,AJAX JAVASCRIPT, JAVA BEANS, STRUTS, HIBERNATE, SPRING, ANT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Consultant/ Senior Prorgammer Analyst

Confidential, San Antonio TX

Environment: Z O/S. Legacy System. Webs Services. COBOL ||, JCL,INGENIUM 6.4,PATHFINDER 4.3, STROBE DB2, VSAM,TOOLS & UTLITIES, FILE-AID, EXPEDITOR,SDSF, SPUFI, TSO/ ISPF 6.1, SQL, IBM FILE/STORAGE UTILITIES, PROCESS FLOW, JAVA,HIBERNATE, SPRING.

Responsibilities:

  • Gap Analysis and design to provide solutions to ingenium system for run time reduction Online / Batch environments. Identify performace enhancement points.
  • Identify Business Function and database accessor Modules which repeatedly processes large volume transactions on a policy/client. Locate intervention points to buffer the accessor calls during runtime.
  • Designed and developed/Modified Online and Batch Database and Business Function call accessor modules.
  • Monitor Pathfinder calls for online transaction improvements.
  • Incorporate/ retrofit INGENIUM 6.5 / 7.4 performance enhancement features to the Server

Ingenium Programmer Analyst

Confidential, Greenville SC

Environment: Z O/S/Websphere COBOL ||, JCL,INGENIUM 7.4,PATHFINDER 4.3 PF CONNECTOR DB2, VSAM,TOOLS & UTLITIES, ESP, FILE - AID, FAULT ANALYZER,E XPEDITOR,SDSF, RACF,$AVRS, FILE MANAGER, SPUFI, TSO/ ISPF 6.1, JOB MONITOR, SQL, SYNC SORT,MS VISIO, IBM FILE/STORAGE UTILITIES,CHANGEMAN.

Responsibilities:

  • Gap and Systems Feature Analysis and design for the upgrade. Provide business consulting, knowledge expertise in performance management, Support client engagement services and solution management.
  • Resource planning and vendor management. Coach, mentor and lead personnel within a technical team environment. Present periodic dashboard reports on the current program, future opportunities and client issues.
  • Prepared Implementation plan. Client facing experience with evaluation and sign of on project milestones.
  • Worked as Design and Development Lead for system Upgrade and Data Conversion Activities.
  • Designed and managed development and maintenance of upgrade project.

New Business Re-Engineering

Confidential, West Desmoines, IA

Environment: Z O/S/Websphere Ingenium,Admin Server (OIPA) COBOL ||, JCL,INGENIUM 6.7,OPAS,FASAT,E - APP,PATHFINDER, CONNECTOR DB2, VSAM,TOOLS & UTLITIES, ESP, FILE-AID, FAULT ANALYZER,E XPEDITOR,SDSF, RACF,$AVRS, FILE MANAGER, SPUFI, TSO/ ISPF 6.1, JOB MONITOR, SQL, SYNC SORT,MS VISIO, IBM FILE/STORAGE UTILITIES, EASYTRIEVE,CHANGEMAN,OIPA.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and Lead in Preparing HLD and Detailed System Technical Specifications and Project Deliverables.
  • Developed Systems integration plan for interface systems and defined data transfer and validation standards.
  • Prepared and executed Test Plan, Test Cases for Unit, Integration, Assembly, Regression testing, UAT Testing.
  • Involved in designing Test strategy and established performance testing and integration test standards.

Ingenium Systems Analyst

Confidential, New Haven, CT

Environment: COBOL ||, JCL,INGENIUM 6.6, DB2,VSAM,SERENA CHANGEMAN, ESP, FILE-AID, FAULT ANALYZER,E XPEDITOR,SDSF,RACF,SPUFI, JOB MONITOR,IBM FILE/STORAGE UTILITIES.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared HLD and Detailed Program Technical Specifications from Functional Specification and CR Document using and reviews at various levels for Design Standards of Project Deliverables.
  • Involved in Impact Analysis, System Design and Development (Online/Batch).
  • Involved in Project Plan, Effort Estimation, Delivery, Defects Management and scheduling using templates and Matrices and Modeling tools.
  • Developed Online and Batch Programs and Jobs using COBOL II, DB2, VSAM, CICS, REXX,CLIST and JCL.
  • Prepared and executed Test Plan, Test Cases for Unit, Integration, Assembly, Regression testing, UAT Testing. Also Involved in Performance testing. Set up UNIT and INTEGRATION test environment.
  • Presentation tier changes using Flow Definition Language for Process flows and used HTML templates JAVA Script for client validation. Developed Pathfinder connector Java handlers using J2EE.

Senior Systems Analyst

Confidential, New Haven, CT

Environment: UTLITIES: CA - 7, FILE-AID, VANTIVE, EXPEDITOR, NDM, SDSF, SSO, RACF SPUFI, TSO/ ISPF 5.9, CHANGEMAN, JOB MONITOR, SYNC SORTMS VISIO, IBM FILE/STORAGE UTILITIES.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared HLD and Detailed Program Technical Specifications from SFAD (System Feature And Design) and CR Document using PRISM templates and involved in documentation and reviews at various levels, for Design Standards, of Project Deliverables.
  • Developed modules COBOL, DB2, VSAM, JCL, IMS DLI and PROCs. Set up IMS PCB, PSB and CB Libraries and IMS Control regions. Set up and fine tuned Buffering regions to enhance Batch Performance.
  • Prepared test plans and test cases for Unit testing, Volume Testing, Regression testing, Assembly and UAT Testing. Done Scheduling Changes to JOBs and created dependencies. Managed RACF for system resources.

Module Lead

Confidential

Environment: Ingenium6.5, COBOL11, COBOL, CICS, REXX, PL/SQL, And JCL RDBMS: DB2, STORED PROCEDURES, MS ACCESS. UTLITIES: IBM UTILITIES, FILE - AID, PATHFINDER V 3.2, PVCSINGENIUM 6.5

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared HLD Program Technical Specifications from Functional Specification Documents. Walkthrough with BAS and reviews for the final sign off.
  • Developed Programs using COBOL II, DB2, VSAM, CICS,REXX and JCL
  • Wrote shell compile scripts and script to load Rate tables and for the Cash Interface system running on UNIX BOX. Developed utility shell scripts for the development environment.

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