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Tech Lead (sr. Developer) & System Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Certified in AHM - 250 by PAHM, Certified HIPAA and AMFIC with 8+ Years of software experience in Development, Enhancement, Maintenance, Production Support and Testing of Software Systems running on Legacy applications (IBM mainframes) with expertise in COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, VSAM
  • Near 4 years of experience in leading and managing teams from Planning to implementation in Offshore-Onsite Model projects with team sizes of near 20.
  • Well experienced in development and Maintenance projects using COBOL II, JCL, VSAM/DB2 and CICS.
  • Having profound Knowledge and experience in databases like DB2, IMSDB, DATACOMM, SQL Server 2008 R2.
  • Extensive working experience in Development & Enhancement projects
  • Experienced in Interacting with Business Users in gathering requirements. Analyzing and understanding the Business Requirement Documents
  • Experience in analysis, estimation, design, construction, problem solving, ongoing maintenance and enhancements for the on demanding business needs.
  • Preparation of Estimation document using Complexity point methodology and Function Points
  • Experience in project planning, assigning tasks and monitoring activities with Microsoft Project Plan
  • Expertise in the Quality Assurance processes and methodologies.
  • Involved in high-level design, detailed design and preparation of program specifications.
  • Coded complex programs using COBOL, DB2, CICS and VSAM and unit testing.
  • Having Huge Experience on MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems) with the subsystems Claims, Financial, Reference, Member, Provider, and also HIPAA.
  • Performed multiple consulting roles during my career including Senior Programmer/Analyst. Specialized in COBOL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, SQL, ZOS, ENDEVOR, QMF, SPUFI, FILE-AID, JCL
  • Coded complex JCL’s using DFSORT, SYNCSORT, and IDCAMS.
  • Performed quality assurance (QA) tests, SIT (System Integration testing) and support user acceptance (UA) testing
  • Extensive working knowledge in DASD Management, Disaster Recovery, Operations & Scheduling and Capacity Planning & Performance Tuning
  • Experience in designing and developing CICS online programs, and batch programs using COBOL/VSAM/DB2.
  • Extensive mainframe experience in CICS and DB2 programming skills.
  • Experience in Writing Test Cases using QC/Microsoft Test Manager and Debugging, and testing of Online Systems Batch systems using Expeditor and Abend-Aid.
  • Well equipped to work with DB2 Stored Procedures, CHANGEMAN/Endeavor, Xpeditor, SPUFI, QMF, DATAQUERY, Abend-Aid File-AID & File-Manager, Microsoft Visio Utilities, HP Quality Centre, Microsoft TFS, SVN Tortoise.
  • Sound experience in Selenium Webdriver using C# with NUnit as Framework and also Selenium RC using Java with Eclipse as Framework in automation testing for web applications..
  • Developed tools in REXX for monotonous and laborious activities in the projects worked to reduce manual intervention for Keying data and validating results of production files with huge data.
  • Strong Healthcare Domain Experience mainly in Eligibility Systems and Claim Processing.
  • Strong Mutual funds Domain experience too. Certified AMFIC Professional for Mutual Funds domain.
  • Integrated Excel with PComm using VB Scripts for loading the test data for Claims Processing while working for a Healthcare project for Confidential client.
  • Worked on XML layouts designing for a conversion project while working for Mutual Funds project for Confidential Client.
  • Performed Business Analysis and interaction with the client to elicit and clarify requirements for TRAC/TA 2000 Product in DSTWS and written requirement specification documents/design documents for the entire system and helped the team in transforming the Front-end to Java from CICS.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Technologies Worked: Mainframes / Open system / Data base

Operating Systems: OS 390, Z/OS, VAX/VMS, Windows Vista/XP/NT/2000

DBMS/Databases: DB2, IMS DB, CA-DATACOM, VSAM, MS-SQL Server

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, REXX, EASYTRIEVE, SAS, C, C++Core Java

Transaction Management: CICS 3.0, IMS DC

Middleware: MQ SERIES/Mercator Programs

Configuration Management Tools: Visual Source Safe, SVN Tortoise & Team Foundation Server

Tools: Configuration Management: ENDEVOR 3.9 & 4.0, CHANGEMAN, Visual Source safe, Team Foundation Server

Debugging: Expeditor (Batch & Online), ABEND-AID

Online Replication: IBM Queue Replication

Spooling: SDSF

Db2 & File Management: FileAid, FileAid for Db2, QMF, SPUFI File-Manager for DB2 and VSAM/PS/PDS files

DB2 DBA tools: OMEGAMON, STRUB, DB2 EXPLAIN

MQ related: Appwatch for MQ Series, Tivoli MQ Browser

Scheduling: Control-M, CA-7/11, OPC

Archiving tools: RMDS, SAR,

Project Management Software: MS Project, Clarity, Plan View, IBM Rational ClearQuest- 7.1.1 PROD-PROD, IAS Work Tracker

CASE Tools/ Designing Tools: MS Visio

Testing tool: QC, Selenium, SOAP

Project/estimation: Complexity Point, Functional Point

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Tech Lead (Sr. Developer) & System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked extensively with Enrollment and eligibility Life cycle and the downstream systems like Eligibility Engine, DWSS, EDI and GP Systems.
  • Worked on EDI Jobs in detail and supported Enrollment Nightly jobs Processes ( 834 and 820 files).
  • Developed COBOL, REXX, CICS and DB2 Programs for Recipient subsystem for validation at Carriers.
  • Created test case document for performing the Unit testing and System testing for the developed applications.
  • Did work with End users in the UAT testing and make sure users understand the changes in the application and did provide knowledge transition to the users as a Systems Analyst.
  • Developed new CICS screens for the new application functionality by using COBOL, DB2 for Confidential carriers and helped in rules engine of Delloitte.
  • Helped the proposal team in providing inputs, KT plan and Solution documents preparation.
  • Project delivery under stringent timelines and high pressure.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills. Excellent verbal and written skills, especially with regards to presenting findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Thorough Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), involved in various phases like Requirements, Analysis/Design and Testing.
  • Project Management, Project Schedule, Project Tracking and Team Management.

Programming Languages: COBOL, CICS, JCL, REXX, EDI, SQL, C#, MVC 4.0

Database: DB2, VSAM, SQL Server 2008 R2

Confidential, JEFFERSON CITY, MO

Tech Lead (Sr. Developer) & DP / SCM Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Analysis, Testing, Bug Fixing and Production Support of all the modules of FACES.
  • Worked in different modules of FACES system like HotLineUnit, Eligibility, Case Management, Financial Management, Investigation and Assessment.
  • Worked with several online CICS, COBOL, Webaware Interface programs to communicate between Templates and Mainframe Systems.
  • Involved in work with front end templates using HTML, Java Script, UNIX and AJAX.
  • Worked with several online CICS, COBOL, IMS DB/DC Webaware Interface programs to communicate between Templates and Mainframe System.
  • Wrote the SQL Queries, to access the DB2 tables and to display the data on the WebPages.
  • Involved in DB2 & SQL Performance tuning, rewritten several legacy Systems with Embedded SQL queries to get optimal performance.
  • Tested the programs in different testing phases like Unit, Integration and System Testing.
  • Involved in Post Production Support and Maintenance.

Technologies: AS/400, COBOL, CICS, WebAware, JCL, SQL, .NET, ORACLE, VSAM, DB2, UNIX, IMS DB/DC, HTML, JavaScript, EASYTRIEVE, Dump Master, TSO/ISPF

Confidential

Tech Lead (Sr. Developer) & DP / SCM Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • KT sessions on Functionality of the System to new joiners and also about the processes to be followed for the Project.
  • Knowledge Portal Development for entire Confidential Specialty team.
  • Doing Impact Analysis and provide the possible solutions for the business requirements.
  • Analysis, Coding, Preparing the Test Conditions, Test Cases and Test Data for the System testing, Regression testing, Integration testing.
  • Working and interacting with the onsite team and also with the offshore testing and development teams.
  • Preparing technical specification documents
  • Coding for the new programs and enhancing existing Programs.
  • Preparing and executing Unit test cases
  • Preparing the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) to ensure that all the business requirements are addressed and tested thoroughly before deployment.
  • Involved in reviews of the deliverables like technical specifications and test conditions.
  • Support to the testing team for System testing, UAT, Integration Testing and Warranty Support.
  • Deploy the code in production and support any post-deployment issues
  • Quality procedures related to the project like SAS70.
  • Creating and modifying the excel macros for data set up as per the requirement.
  • I have been the C20 and SCM coordinator for the team and participated in the process audits and there were no NCs in the Audits.
  • Helped the proposal team in providing inputs, KT plan and Solution documents preparation.
  • Project delivery under stringent timelines and high pressure.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills. Excellent verbal and written skills, especially with regards to presenting findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Thorough Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), involved in various phases like Requirements, Analysis/Design and Testing.
  • Project Management, Project Schedule, Project Tracking and Team Management.

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL,CICS

Database: DB2, IMS

Confidential

Team Lead/Sr. Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the business and the technology of the existing TA product.
  • Understanding the impact of the change happening to the system i.e., doing Impact Analysis.
  • Analysis, Coding, Preparing the Test Conditions, Test Cases and Test Data for the System testing, Regression testing, Integration testing.
  • Working and interacting with the onsite team (Kansas City) and also with the offshore support, development team and QA Hengtian teams.
  • Preparing technical specification documents
  • Coding for the new programs and enhancing existing Programs.
  • Rewriting the existing Stored Procedures to meet the new business functionality being implemented
  • Designed and involved in coding of DB2 Stored Procedures.
  • Preparing and executing Unit test cases
  • Doing functional and technical reviews
  • Delegation of work to the team, monitoring the load.
  • Support to the testing team for System testing/Integration/UAT
  • Assuring quality in the deliverables.
  • KT sessions on Functionality of the System to new joiners and also about the processes to be followed for the Project.

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL,CICS

Database: DB2

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the business and functional requirements and the technology of the client system.
  • Analysis, Preparing the Test Conditions, Test Cases and Test Data for the System testing, Regression testing, Integration testing as well as Deployment checkout.
  • Working and interacting with the onsite team and also with the offshore support, development teams.
  • Identifies the issues / risks proactively and escalates them.
  • Doing Impact Analysis
  • Preparing technical specification documents
  • Coding for the new programs and enhancing existing Programs.
  • Preparing and executing Unit test cases
  • Support to the testing team for System testing
  • Deploy the code in production and support any post-deployment issues
  • Assuring quality in the deliverables.
  • KT sessions on Functionality of the System to new joiners.
  • Quality procedures related to the project like SAS70.
  • Preparing the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) to ensure that all the business requirements are addressed and tested thoroughly before deployment.
  • Involved in reviews of the deliverables like technical specifications and test conditions.
  • Creating and modifying the excel macros for data set up as per the requirement.
  • I have been the C20 and SCM coordinator for the team and participated in the process audits and there were no NCs in the Audits.
  • I have always been ready to take the additional responsibilities whenever required in the project.

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS

Database: VSAM, DB2

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