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Senior Developer /onsite Co-ordinator Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Senior Programmer with 10 years 9 months of progressive experience in Mainframe with extensive exposure to SDLC components including requirements gathering, design, development, integration and maintenance of large scale enterprise applications.
  • Strong in design and implementation using COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2 & CICS
  • Strong experiences in Banking and Cards Domain in the areas of Collections and recovery management.
  • Significant experience in AGILE and waterfall methodology.
  • Hands on experience on various tools like FILEAID, EASYTRIEVE, DYL280, SORT Utilities, ICETOOL and REXX.
  • Worked on VSAM and DB2 databases.
  • Establishing & monitoring the processes for Issue Management, Change Management and Quality Management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong leadership qualities and a dependable team player.
  • Hands on experience with schedulers like OPCT.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming Languages: COBOL, CICS,JCL, VSAM

Operating System: IBM zOS

Development Methodologies: AGILE - SCRUM, WATERFALL.

Databases & Data clients: DB2 and VSAM

IDE’s: IBM RDz IDE, Rumba, Jolly Giant

Version Control: Changeman, IBM RTC

Tools: Quality Center (QC), FILEAID, EASYTRIVE, DYL280

Schedulers: OPCT

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Senior Developer /Onsite Co-Ordinator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Initial Impact Analysis
  • Ongoing application development
  • Prepare the new application Development Strategy
  • Prepare the existing applications Maintenance Strategy
  • Prepare the Testing Strategy and test plans
  • Evaluate business requirements, perform a Gap analysis, and create detail design specifications, manage the developmental activities
  • Identify and track defects
  • Analyze root cause of defects
  • Issue identification and resolution
  • Track and report accurate status
  • Establishing & monitoring the processes for Issue Management, Change Management and Quality Management
  • Improve performance of development and maintenance processes using TCS proprietary tool

Environment: Mainframe, COBOL, IMS, VSAM, INFOPAC, CMOD, FILEAID, QC, EASYTRIEVE, QUIKJOB, DYL280, SAS, CA7 scheduler.

Offshore Module Lead

Confidential, NA

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the resources and accepting the projects based on the team capacity for each releases.
  • Reviewing the estimates provided for each projects and assigning resources effectively.
  • Monitoring team performance which includes Quality and timely delivery.
  • Handling escalations effectively.
  • Ensure all projects follow QA process to ensure quality.
  • Part of Peer review committee and provide recommendations on coding in an effective way with standards that Confidential follow.
  • Part of iGen committee, the platform to identify great ideas within the applications.
  • Creating backups and creating SMEs in all functionalities inside the application.
  • Coordinating and conducting lessons learnt meeting after each releases to ensure effective and quality releases.
  • Representing in project status calls and providing current status on all projects worked by the team.
  • Conducting team building activities within the team.
  • Conducting Knowledge transfers sessions for the new resources onboarded to the team.
  • Ensure to get proper transition on all projects and activities from the resources before releasing from the team.
  • Preparing project status deck and presenting it to the clients on weekly status meeting.

Developer

Confidential, NA

Responsibilities:

  • As a developer in Automates Collections Systems (ACS)
  • Involved in gathering the requirements from the client and estimating the effort required.
  • Involved in preparing the design by doing the impact analysis.
  • Involved in coding, unit testing, system testing and implementation support.
  • Supported both Bank cards and Retail cards
  • Documenting the projects changes after every release and loading them project repository.
  • Fixing UAT batch abend, project related defects logged in QC.
  • Involved in quality process like Peer review for the code and test plans.
  • Performing online and batch inter test using debug tools.
  • Testing CICS programs from CICS development regions to fix the all kind of environment issues.
  • Responsible for Configuration Management
  • Verification of JCLs, PROCS, CARDS, Source Modules, Copybooks in development libraries for the correctness.
  • Automated the work of going through the reports manually to check the files which are opened in CICS region which reduces the manual work using DYL.

UAT Support

Confidential, NA

Responsibilities:

  • Part of User Acceptance testing team (UAT) for Automates Collection system (ACS) application.
  • Setting up test environment before and after every code releases.
  • Responsibility includes load pull (data movement from prod to test region), UAT batch support, UAT abend fixes, Fixing Test environment related defects logged in QC.
  • Running production parallel with same data using prod and test code and validating the mismatch in the outputs between prod and test runs.
  • Co-ordinate with developers on validating the results for all projects took part in UAT testing and providing sign off for implementation.
  • Representing in UAT defect calls and release support calls.
  • Implementation support during code deployment in production.
  • Testing CICS programs from CICS development regions to fix the all kind of environment issues.
  • Automated the work of going through the reports manually to check the files which are opened in CICS region which reduces the manual work using DYL.
  • Prepared and shared the processing documents of all the tools developed using REXX.
  • Monitoring and Reporting test region statistics to senior management which includes UAT abends rates, Defects rates, testing status to ensure quality before installing changes in production.

Environment: Mainframe, COBOL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, FILEAID, QC, EASYTRIEVE, DYL280, SAS, CHANGEMAN, OPCT

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