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Sr. Systems Analyst Resume

NY

CAREER SUMMARY:

10 years of professional Information Technology experience involving full software development life cycle including Requirements gathering, Analysis, Design, Development, and Implementation of application software, maintenance and production support.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years of Experience in developing and supporting application software on the IBM Mainframes using COBOL, DB2, IMS DB, CICS, JCL, VSAM.
  • Developed applications using COBOL, JCL, IMS DB, DB2, VSAM, CICS, CLIST, REXX, SAS and Easytrieve.
  • Well familiar with various tools like FILE-AID, SPUFI, SDF2, QMF, CA7, FTP, NDM (Connect: Direct), BMS, MQ Series, Control-M, T-Mon, XPEDITOR, CHANGEMAN, ENDEAVOR, PANVALET and INTERTEST and SMARTEST among others.
  • Involved in the entire life cycle, right from the requirements phase to delivery phase in development and enhancements.
  • Performed quality reviews for coding, documentation and testing phases.
  • Strong skills in performing Manual Testing.
  • Expertise in developing Test Plans and Test Cases.
  • Expertise using HP/Mercury Quality Center for generating reports in each phase of testing.
  • Excellent skills in bug reporting tools such as HP/ Mercury Quality Center and bug tracking tools such as Team Track and Rational Clear Quest and Version control tools such as VSS, Rational Clear Case
  • Organized the calls to make sure onsite-offshore are at same page always.
  • Involved in the Analysis phase and prepared the Impact analysis documents and also the estimates for the enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Actively involved in peer reviews for different phases (Design/Coding/Testing) and prepared code review check lists.
  • Created E-Fixes if required for the production ABENDs. Prepared Documents for all the ABENDs and made sure all the team members are at same page.
  • On-call support for 24X7 mission critical applications.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Possess excellent communication skills, is self-starter and is self-motivated, is active in team-participation. Have experience as an application team lead and is able to mentor developers lacking MVS/OS390 skills.
  • Good documentation skills
  • Strong debugging & problem solving skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude in the face of changes in work assignments or conditions.

SKILL-SET SUMMARY:

Programming Languages - COBOL, JCL, SQL, SAS, C, C++ and Java

Operating Systems - MVS, OS/390, Z/OS, DOS, Windows’95/98/NT, UNIX

Databases - DB2, IMS DB, VSAM

Tools/Applications - CICS, SPUFI, ISPF, Endeavor, Intertest, Smartest, File Aid, File Aid for IMS, Control-M, T-Mon, Xpeditor, REXX, Easytrieve, CA7, SDF2, QMF, RJCL, FTP, NDM, BMS, MQ Series, Panvalet, Changeman, HPSC, Vips-Assist, Exporter, CSF messenger, MS-office, MS-Power Point, MS Outlook, Visio.

Professional Experience:

Confidential

Sr Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities

  • Involved in the entire life cycle, right from the requirements phase to delivery phase in the Releases/enhancements.
  • Attended meetings with Business Systems Analysts to understand what is being requested from the business. Provided estimates to the business for the work being requested.
  • Developed project plans with focus on completeness and achievability. Tracking the progress of task completion and assess impact of changes to the original project plan.
  • Involved in the Analysis phase and prepared the Impact analysis documents.
  • Derived technical requirements from given business requirements.
  • Involved in the design phase and prepared the required design documents.
  • Extensively involved in coding of COBOL programs, IMS DB programs, Copybooks, JCLs, PROCS, CICS and DB2 changes as per standards with focus on maintainability.
  • Well familiar with changeman process (creating package, Check out members, making changes to elements, Freeze, Approve the package etc).
  • Modified/added JCL/PROC/CNTL members for existing programs as well as for new programs.
  • Prepared UTPs (Unit test plans) and participated in unit testing/regression testing and supported the Integration testing for other teams as needed.
  • Created SFs for HOST plans and DFs for HOME plans. Assisted Business area in creating test data for various releases, projects.
  • Extensively used debugging tools such as Xpediter to resolve any abends faced while testing. Also used other supporting tools such as File-Aid and BMC tools as per the need.
  • Developed Test Plans and Test Cases.
  • Actively involved in peer reviews for different phases (Design/Coding/Testing) and prepared code review check lists.
  • Created Daily status reports, Final Metrics sheets for the completed modules.
  • Analyze and provide resolutions to P1/P2 incidents in Production environments in daily cycle.
  • Assist in preparing dash board reports for daily cycles Involved in the Analysis of programs as per client requests.
  • Provided inputs to manager for individual development plans for team members to meet their need for growth (training, mentoring etc).

Environment: Mainframes (COBOL, JCL, CICS, TSO, IMS DB, DB2, CLIST, SAS, VSAM), HEAT, Quality center, File-Aid, File-Aid for DB2, Changeman.

Confidential

System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided shoulder-to-shoulder operations on-site support.
  • Daily/weekly Batch Job monitoring in Control-M/CA7.
  • Resolving the basic space issues, JCL errors and contention abends on own.
  • Openings/Assigning tickets in HPSC to relevant programming groups whenever required.
  • Restart (from beginning or from a particular step)/Force complete/bypass/cancel/put jobs on hold in Control-M as per the instructions from Application programmer.
  • Provide support and assistance with AutoEdit Variables to the CSA’s and schedulers.
  • Analyze and provide resolutions to P1/P2 incidents in Production environments in daily cycle for IMF (CADE2).
  • Provides shoulder-to-shoulder support to IBM CSAs and database administrators in order to fully educate the CSAs on CADE2 issues
  • Provide shoulder-to-shoulder support for IBM’s DB2 Cloning Tool, Flash Copy and data replication tool, and actively participates in problem resolution as needed.
  • Assist in the interpretation as well as the usage of TMON/DB2 online monitoring as needed.
  • Develops triage and resolution documentation for P1/P2 incidents in the FIT and Production environments to be included in the SOCC knowledge database.
  • Assist in Disaster Recovery planning and documentation as it relates to data replication of data recovery efforts.
  • Support performance design, monitoring, tuning, testing, and problem resolution.
  • Evaluate Job Control Language (JCL) to assist in resolving production problems as needed.
  • Assist in preparing dash board reports for daily cycles Involved in the Analysis of programs as per client requests.
  • Preparing Documents for all the ABENDs faced and making sure all the team members are at same page.

Environment: Mainframes (COBOL, JCL, TSO, DB2, IMS DB, VSAM), Control-M, TMon, File manager, Endeavor, SPUFI, REXX, KISAM, Sharepoint.

Confidential

Sr Mainframe Programmer Analys

  • Designed and coded application components in an Agile environment utilizing a test driven development approach.
  • Created and maintained project tasks and schedules.
  • Provided programming estimates, identified potential problems and recommended alternative solutions.
  • Worked in close cooperation with project managers and other functional team members to form a team effort in development.
  • Added new programs or modified the existing COBOL/CICS modules which uses IMS DB/DB2 database as per the requirements.
  • Modified/added JCL/PROC/CNTL members for existing programs as well as for new programs.
  • Prepared UTPs (Unit test plans) and participated in unit testing/regression testing and supported the Integration testing for other teams as needed.
  • Extensively used debugging tools such as Xpediter to resolve any abends faced while testing. Also used other supporting tools such as File-Aid and BMC tools as per the need.
  • Actively involved in peer reviews for different phases (Design/Coding/Testing) and prepared code review check lists.
  • Developing recommendations for testing policy and procedure to support accurate and timely testing
  • Ensuring the overall quality, accuracy and thoroughness of the testing efforts
  • Effort Estimation for all Test activities
  • Reviewing Functional test cases written by the test team
  • Created Daily status reports, Final Metrics sheets for the completed modules.
  • Actively involved in Quarter Update Process for different data sources (SAF, MEDPAR, NCH, NMUD)
  • Involved in preparing the UTPs (Unit test plans) and also in the unit testing and Chain testing.
  • Analyze and provide resolutions to P1/P2 incidents in Production environments in daily cycle.
  • Assist in preparing dash board reports for daily cycles Involved in the Analysis of programs as per client requests.

Environment: Mainframes (COBOL, JCL, CICS, TSO, DB2, IMS DB, SAS, VSAM), DESY, DADSS, Vips-Assit, HP Quality Center, Rational ClearQuest, Agile methodology.

Confidential

Responsibilities

  • Provided shoulder-to-shoulder operations on-site support.
  • Daily/weekly Batch Job monitoring in Control-M/CA7.
  • Resolving the basic space issues, JCL errors and contention abends on own.
  • Openings/Assigning tickets in HPSC to relevant programming groups whenever required.
  • Restart (from beginning or from a particular step)/Force complete/bypass/cancel/put jobs on hold in Control-M as per the instructions from Application programmer.
  • Provide support and assistance with AutoEdit Variables to the CSA’s and schedulers.
  • Analyze and provide resolutions to P1/P2 incidents in Production environments in daily cycle for IMF (CADE2).
  • Provides shoulder-to-shoulder support to IBM CSAs and database administrators in order to fully educate the CSAs on CADE2 issues
  • Provide shoulder-to-shoulder support for IBM’s DB2 Cloning Tool, Flash Copy and data replication tool, and actively participates in problem resolution as needed.
  • Assist in the interpretation as well as the usage of TMON/DB2 online monitoring as needed.
  • Develops triage and resolution documentation for P1/P2 incidents in the FIT and Production environments to be included in the SOCC knowledge database.
  • Assist in Disaster Recovery planning and documentation as it relates to data replication of data recovery efforts.
  • Support performance design, monitoring, tuning, testing, and problem resolution.
  • Evaluate Job Control Language (JCL) to assist in resolving production problems as needed.
  • Assist in preparing dash board reports for daily cycles Involved in the Analysis of programs as per client requests.
  • Preparing Documents for all the ABENDs faced and making sure all the team members are at same page

Environment: Mainframes (COBOL, JCL, TSO, IMS DB, DB2, VSAM), Control-M, TMon, File manager, Endeavor, SPUFI, KISAM, Sharepoint.

Confidential

Lead Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities

  • Involved in the entire life cycle, right from the requirements phase to delivery phase in the Releases/enhancements.
  • Involved in the Analysis of programs as per client requests.
  • Lead team of six (onshore and offshore model) and made sure that all the deliverables were on-time.
  • Performed quality reviews for coding, documentation and testing phases.
  • Organized the calls to make sure onsite-offshore are at same page always.
  • Involved in the Analysis phase and prepared the Impact analysis documents and also the estimates for the enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Involved in the design phase and prepared the required documents such as DD.
  • Made the code changes in COBOL programs which use DB2, IMS, CICS and also in the JCLs and PROCs.
  • Involved in preparing the UTPs (Unit test plans) and also in the unit testing and Chain testing.
  • Involved in the production support (24x7) to monitor daily batch cycle and to handle different incidents.
  • Handling E-Fixes if required for the production ABENDs.
  • Preparing Documents for all the ABENDs faced and making sure all the team members are at same page.
  • Generated reports as per the client requests.

Environment: Mainframes (COBOL, JCL, CICS, TSO, DB2, IMS, VSAM), Easytrieve, Expeditor, File manager, Endeavor, CA-7, SPUFI, Exporter, CSF messenger, HPSC.

Confidential

Senior Mainframe Develop

Responsibilities

  • Involved in the Analysis of programs as per client requests.
  • Generated reports as per the client requests.
  • Involved in the entire life cycle, right from the requirements phase to delivery phase in the Releases/enhancements.
  • Performed quality reviews for coding, documentation and testing phases.
  • Organized the calls to make sure onsite-offshore are at same page always.
  • Involved in the Analysis phase and prepared the Impact analysis documents and also the estimates for the enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Involved in the design phase and prepared the required documents such as DD.
  • Made the code changes in COBOL programs which use DB2, IMS, CICS and also in the JCLs and PROCs.
  • Involved in preparing the UTPs (Unit test plans) and also in the unit testing and Chain testing.
  • Involved in the production support to monitor daily batch cycle and to handle different incidents.
  • Handling E-Fixes if required for the production ABENDs.
  • Preparing Documents for all the ABENDs faced and making sure all the team members are at same page.

Environment: Mainframes (COBOL, JCL, CICS, TSO, DB2, IMS, CLIST, REXX, VSAM), Expeditor, File manager, Endeavor, CA-7, SPUFI, Exporter, CSF messenger, HPSC.

Confidential

Sr. Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the entire life cycle, right from the requirements phase to delivery phase in the Releases/enhancements.
  • Involved in the Analysis phase and prepared the Impact analysis documents and also the estimates for the enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Involved in the design phase and prepared the required documents such as DD.
  • Made the code changes in COBOL programs which use IMS, CICS and also in the JCLs and PROCs.
  • Involved in preparing the UTPs (Unit test plans) and also in the unit testing and Chain testing.

Confidential

Subject Matter Expert

Responsibilities

  • Involved in the design phase and prepared the required documents such as DDS (Detailed Design statement).
  • Made the code changes in COBOL and C programs on UNIX environment.
  • Involved in preparing the UTP (Unit test plans) using TestDirector and also in the unit testing.

Environment: COBOL, C, UNIX, Sql, TestDirector

Confidential

Mainframe Develope

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the entire life cycle, right from the requirements phase to delivery phase in the enhancements.
  • Involved in the Analysis phase and prepared the Impact analysis documents and also the estimates for the enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Involved in the design phase and prepared the required documents such as MRS (Maintenance request statement), Change Specification Document.
  • Made the code changes in COBOL and CICS programs which use IMS and DB2 databases and also in the JCLs and procedures.
  • Involved in preparing the UTPs (Unit test plans) and also in the unit testing and Integration testing.

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