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Application Developer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Around 9 Years of extensive experience in Development, Maintenance and Testing applications in Mainframes technology.
  • Extensive experience in SDLC and Agile projects using IBM Mainframe technologies.
  • Proficiency at various levels of project execution - Requirements capturing, analysis, estimations, Functional presentations, design, construction, unit, system and integration testing, implementation and documentation.
  • Expert in quickly identifying problem areas, testing, debugging and documenting errors to avoid future occurrences minimizing down time.
  • Good understanding of Business practices in Banking & Financial Services and Healthcare Industries
  • Experience in Batch and Online Application development, Testing, Implementation and Support
  • Excellent communication, team spirit, hard working and leadership skill.
  • Experience includes preparation of Functional Specification, Technical Specification, Programming, System testing, Enhancements, Bug fixing, Production Support and Maintenance.
  • Participated in Requirement gathering, and preparation of Application flow diagrams, High Level and Low Level Designs throughout the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Have a good deal of understanding about the ISO and CMM level standards.
  • Proven ability to learn and apply new systems, technologies, and applications and share the knowledge with other team members.
  • Involved in client meetings to study and analyze the requirements for the new requests, coordinating with the offshore team members.
  • Problem identification of production issues and Bug-fixing and met 98% of SLA.
  • Extensively involved in developing application software on the IBM Mainframes using COBOL, JCL, DB2, IDMS, EZYTRIEVE, CICS and VSAM.
  • Have good exposure to tools QMF, SPUFI, DFSORT, PLATINUM, QMF, TSO/ISPF, SDSF, CHANGEMAN, CA-SAR, CA7, BMS utilities, NDM, SAR, PDSM, FTP, FILA, FILD, ABEND-AID, XPEDITOR, PANVALET and Endevor.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involving in requirements study and preparing estimates for the project .
  • Analyzing the existing system and Preparing the various Design documents.
  • Creating Low level Design documents and Technical specification documents.
  • Developed RECON process to transmit the missing claims.
  • Enhancement and Production/On-call support.
  • Programming in COBOL, Ezytrieve, JCL, CICS and DB2 using design specification.
  • Testing the system at Unit, Integration and System Test level. Preparation of Test Result Documents of the tested cases at Unit, Integration.
  • Did DB2 optimization to improve the SQL quality.
  • Problem identification of Production issues and bug fixes.
  • Address all technical issues and guiding team in investigating the root cause
  • Study the business risk communicates to all stake holders in case of any issues in the feed processing.
  • Generate the statistics based on the error logs.
  • Simulating the test conditions with the help of tools like FILE-Master.
  • Use CA7 to schedule the Jobs and check the job flow.
  • Performing Quality Review’s to assure the quality along with the correctness of the deliverable.
  • Use of tools like FILE-Master, SAR, CA7 and PDSMAN to ease the daily performed work effort.
  • Developing project standards and processes. Conducting training sessions for team members covering project standards and best approaches.
  • Tracking of project status, generated project metrics and project reports to reduce defects and improvement of productivity.
  • Devising and optimizing the processes and procedures based on the quality models
  • Developing new CICS programs using channels/containers to interact with Java Web Services and updated data to DB2 tables.
  • Developing project standards and processes. Conducting training sessions for team members covering project standards and best approaches.
  • Modifying COBOL, Easytrieve and IDMS/DB2 Programs to enhance the capability of existing system using Endevor.
  • Providing technical support throughout the project and also during implementation warranty period.

Environment: COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, DB2, FILE-Master, Intertest, ENDEVOR, ABEND-AID, CA7, REMEDY

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the design and process flow of existing SOLAR system to do relevant modifications and additions.
  • Involving in requirements study, preparing estimates for the project and preparation of various design documents.
  • Programming in COBOL, Ezytrieve, JCL, CICS and DB2 using design specification.
  • Testing the system at Unit, Integration and System Test level. Preparation of Test Result Documents of the tested cases at Unit, Integration.
  • Simulating the test conditions with the help of tools like FILE-AID.
  • Use CA7 to schedule the Jobs and check the job flow.
  • Performing Quality Review’s to assure the quality along with the correctness of the deliverable.
  • Use of tools like FILE-AID, SAR, CA7 and PDSMAN to ease the daily performed work effort.
  • Developing project standards and processes. Conducting training sessions for team members covering project standards and best approaches.
  • Use IPMS for all project management related activities.
  • Tracking of project status, generated project metrics and project reports to reduce defects and improvement of productivity.
  • Coordinating with Onsite team regarding clarifications and in requirement gathering for the new initiatives.
  • Devising and optimizing the processes and procedures based on the quality models
  • Developing new CICS programs using channels/containers to interact with Silverlight light screens and updated data to DB2 tables.
  • Developing project standards and processes. Conducting training sessions for team members covering project standards and best approaches.
  • Modifying COBOL, Easytrieve and IDMS/DB2 Programs to enhance the capability of existing system

Environment: VS COBOL II, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, CICS, IDMS, DB2, FILE-AID for DB2, CHANGEMAN, PDSM, SQuIDS, NDM, Data Clean, ADSO, OLQ

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High level and Low level designs from the requirements
  • Programming in COBOL, Ezytrieve, JCL and DB2 using design specification
  • Testing the system at Unit, Integration and System Test level. Preparation of Test Result Documents of the tested cases at Unit, Integration
  • Simulating the test conditions with the help of tools like FILE-AID.
  • Use CA7 to schedule the Jobs and check the job flow
  • Impact analysis
  • Performing Quality Review’s to assure the quality along with the correctness of the deliverable
  • Debugging the on-line programs using Xpeditor
  • Troubleshooting and supporting end-user in the implementation and maintenance of application systems.
  • Use of tools like FILE-AID, SAR, JCL, CA7 and PDSMAN to ease the daily performed work effort.
  • Dress Rehearsal Testing/ Performance Testing
  • Investigated on user reported problems, modified existing process to resolve critical problems
  • Coordination with user groups for testing and QA.
  • Provided 24/7 production support to Mainframe system, which includes support during night batch run, providing temporary fix to JCL’s during batch abends to avoid delay.
  • Use IPMS for all project management related activities.
  • Tracking of project status, generated project metrics and project reports to reduce defects and improvement of productivity.
  • Coordinating with Onsite team regarding clarifications and in requirement gathering for the new initiatives

Environment: VS COBOL II, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, CICS, DB2, Web Sphere Customer Centre (WCC), DB2, FILE-AID for DB2, CHANGEMAN, IPMS,, PDSM, Quality Centre, NDM, Data Clean

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High level and Low level designs from the requirements
  • Programming in COBOL, Ezytrieve, JCL and DB2 using design specification
  • Testing the system at Unit, Integration and System Test level. Preparation of Test Result Documents of the tested cases at Unit, Integration
  • Planning of Scrub activities to sync up the data in the target system.
  • Impact Analysis
  • Problem identification of production issues and Bug-fixing.
  • Use CA7 to schedule the Jobs and check the job flow
  • Performing Quality Review’s to assure the quality along with the correctness of the deliverable
  • Use of tools like FILE-AID, SAR, JCL, CA7 and PDSMAN to ease the daily performed work effort.
  • Troubleshooting and supporting end-user in the implementation and maintenance of application systems.
  • Use IPMS for all project management related activities.
  • Coordinating with Onsite team regarding clarifications and in requirement gathering for the new initiatives

Environment: VS COBOL II, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, CICS, DB2, Web Sphere Customer Centre (WCC), DB2, FILE-AID for DB2, CHANGEMAN, IPMS, IRIS, PDSM, Quality Centre, NDM, Data Clean

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High level and Low level designs from the requirements
  • Programming in COBOL, Ezytrieve, JCL and DB2 using design specification
  • Testing the system at Unit, Integration and System Test level. Preparation of Test Result Documents of the tested cases at Unit, Integration
  • Use CA7 to schedule the Jobs and check the job flow
  • Debugging the on-line programs using Xpeditor
  • Analyzing the existing components and make changes in the impacted components
  • Use of tools like FILE-AID, SAR, JCL, CA7 and PDSMAN to ease the daily performed work effort.
  • Tracking of project status, generated project metrics and project reports to reduce defects and improvement of productivity.
  • Coordinating with Onsite team regarding clarifications and in requirement gathering for the new initiatives
  • Extensive code reviews, unit testing, system integration testing, and trouble shooting for the batch jobs.
  • Production migration and support
  • Coordinating and implementing application releases and changes.
  • Problem identification of production issues and Bug-fixing.

Environment: VS COBOL II, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, CICS, DB2, Websphere Customer Centre (WCC), DB2, FILE-AID for DB2, CHANGEMAN, IPMS, IRIS, PDSM, Quality Centre, NDM, Data Clean

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High level and Low level designs from the requirements
  • Programming in COBOL, Ezytrieve, JCL and DB2 using design specification
  • Testing the system at Unit, Integration and System Test level. Preparation of Test Result Documents of the tested cases at Unit, Integration
  • Creating test data for programs
  • Involved in the prototype and design part of the project.
  • Assist in establishing file structures and processing logic requirements.
  • Coordinating and implementing application releases and changes.
  • Support and build Disaster recovery procedures.
  • Extensive code reviews, unit testing, system integration testing, and trouble shooting for the batch jobs.
  • Use CA7 to schedule the Jobs and check the job flow
  • Use of tools like FILE-AID, SAR, JCL, CA7 and PDSMAN to ease the daily performed work effort.
  • Coordinating with Technical Lead and Onsite team regarding clarifications and in requirement gathering for the new initiatives.

Environment: VS COBOL II, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, CICS, DB2, FILE-AID for DB2, CHANGEMAN, PDSM, Quality Centre, NDM, Data Clean

Confidential

Application developer

Responsibilities:

  • Migration of VSAM Files into DB2 System.
  • Conversion of Programs accessing VSAM files to DB2 calls
  • Testing of batch and online programs with an eye on exception handling.
  • Retrofitting the programs according to the changes
  • Implemented RLS for VSAM files.
  • Creation and execution of QTP scripts as part of System Testing
  • Converting the Maintenance transactions into real-time processing transactions
  • Prepared the test data and test cases for UNIT, CIT and SIT testing.

Environment: VS COBOL II, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, CICS, DB2, TSO/ISPF, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, FTP, PANVALET, IBM FileManager and FILE-AID

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