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Application Development Advisor Resume

Lincoln, NE

SUMMARY:

  • 14+ years of experience in Mainframe technologies in development/Support/Application Modernization.
  • COBOL, JCL, DB2, IMS/DB, IMS/DC, CICS, VSAM, EASYTRIEVE, IDMS, SHELL SCRIPTING, SQL, Microfocus - Cobol, Net Express, NTT Data Clerity Product, NTT UNIKIX TPE/UNIKIX BPE
  • Industry/Domain: Healthcare Insurance, Life Insurance (Vanatage-one), Annuity, Commercial
  • Involved with project planning, estimation, team management, task allocation and progress reporting for and several engagements.
  • Knowledge of Quality processes, Development, enhancement, Maintenance and Testing project life cycle phases.
  • Various Process improvement initiative and developed tools to save time/cost to improve quality and performance of project/processes.
  • Development Experience:
  • Requirement Gathering, Creation of BRS/SRS document, Design, coding, Testing, UAT
  • Support Experience:
  • On-call support Activities, Abend/Incident Resolution, Handling Bug fixes, Incident management and problem management, Status reporting and management - Progress report and SLA report
  • Testing Experience:
  • Preparation of Test plan, Test scenario, Test cases, execution of test cases through batch and online and loading the test results and logs in HPQC and managing the defect and defect resolution history through HPQC.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

Operating Systems: MVS, Window XP, Linux

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, EASYTRIEVE, CICS, REXX, IMS DC, SHELL SCRIPT, UNIKIX TPE, UNIKIX BPE, DMEXPRESS, Microfocus-Cobol

Technologies/Tools: VANTAGE-ONE, Confidential INURANCE PRODUCT. ENDEVOR, IBM Debug Tool, File Manager, Abend-Aid, Dump Master, Zeke, VSS, HP QC, Svn, Dell Clerity, TFS, Stone Branch Scheduler

Databases: DB2, IMS, IDMS, VSAM

ASSIGNMENT DETAILS:

Confidential, Lincoln, NE

Software: COBOL, DB2, VSAM, JCL, CICS, IMS DB, IMS DC, ENDEVOR, CA7, NTT Data UNIKIX TPE, NTT Data UNIKIX BPE, DMEXPRESS, Team Fondation Server, Stone Branch Scheduler.

Application Development Advisor

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement Gathering, Creation of BRS/SRS document, Design, coding, Testing, UAT
  • Creating of System specification document after consulting with BRS/Business Analyst.
  • Production On call support for batch and Online ticket
  • Analyzing business processes and requirements as well as system integration consideration to provide solutioning to internal and external customers.
  • Co-ordinating work between team across different location.
  • Interacting with business users, information technology groups and to customers, to fix the problems in day-to-day issues during the migration activities.
  • Migration of application codes from Legacy system to modern Clerity platform.
  • Migration of ebcdic data from Legacy system to Linux system in ASCII format and applying the rules/scripts to migration the data in correct format and shape.
  • Execution of Online screens and batch jobs during “User testing and Go Live”.
  • Worked on POC, Design Docs, Performance improvement of Online screens.

Confidential

Environment: O/s: Windows, Z/OS

Software: COBOL, DB2, VSAM, JCL, IMS DB.

DEVELOPER and Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Impact analysis which include understanding the functionality of the system and to understand how the changes will affect the current functionality
  • Detailed Design (High Level Technical spec preparation, Estimation, Approaches)
  • Coding (New Enhancements plus defects)
  • Self Testing/Unit Testing (Test Plan preparation & Review)
  • Integration Testing
  • Defect Fixing (production defects and internal defects)
  • Production Implementation
  • Environment setup
  • Migration Activities
  • Maintaining quality standards and documents on all the processes performed within the module.
  • Domain -, Claims, Finance, Provider, Hipaa 5010, Mercator, Electronic claims flow etc
  • Manual and Automated testing - Unit Testing, Informal Integration Testing, SIT, UAT and Regression Testing.
  • Preparation of Test plan, Test scenario, Test cases, execution of test cases through batch and online and loading the test results and logs in HPQC and managing the defect and defect resolution history through HPQC.
  • Various process improvement initiatives and tools through REXX.

Confidential, Boston

Software: COBOL, DB2, VSAM, JCL, Fileman, Endeavor, Abend-Aid, Debug Tool, Zeke.

Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement analysis, impact analysis, design, coding and testing of deliverables.
  • Follow the project milestone, ensuring the quality and the standards.
  • Working with Business Analyst’s to clarify the business needs.
  • Frequent team status meeting with offshore and Confidential US team.
  • Consolidated status report of the team to onsite and offshore manager.

Confidential

Software: COBOL, DB2, VSAM, JCL, File manager, Endevor, Dump- master, IBM Debug Tool, Zeke, Easytrieve, Cics, MicroFocus Express

Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering, Planning, Estimation, Design and implementation of the Work Requests received. - Actively worked on Requirement analysis, Impact analysis, Design, Coding and Testing of the Work Request received.
  • Worked on development project, major enhancement, minor enhancement and bug fixes.
  • Relocated to Kansas City, USA thrice to interact with the customer. Acted as Onsite coordinator & Module Leader for Blue-chip client Confidential .
  • Six sigma green belt trained.
  • Imparted to New Joiners and Fresher’s Batches.
  • Involved in project process improvements aimed at improving the quality of technical deliverables.
  • Deal with the day-to-day issues of project and resources.
  • Prepare project documents like WSR, Leave plan, production support schedule, plan etc.
  • Ensure implementation of Configuration Management plan and perform Baseline audits and also involved in the quality processes.
  • Consolidate & report the status of project activities and metrics data.
  • Conduct defect prevention activities including defect causal analysis.
  • Send weekly Project progress report to offshore and onsite Manager.
  • Extensive experience in incident management and problem management.
  • Strong experience in setting up development environment in micro focus express V3.1 (a window based emulator) in Confidential (includes batch jobs, COBOL programs, online screens, db2 environments setup etc).
  • Strong Experience in conversion of VSAM database to Db2 database used in the application.

Confidential

Software: COBOL, IDMS, VSAM, JCL, CISC, File-aid, Endevor, Xpeditor, SDSF, Seec, VSS

DEVELOPER

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Coding, Testing, UAT support
  • Report generation & other ad hoc tasks
  • Team Documents & Checklist coordinator
  • Defect Prevention coordinator

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