We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Sr. Solution Specialist Resume

Lake Mary, FL

SUMMARY:

  • Software Professional with eighteen years of experience in designing, developing and administering various IBM products like IBM integration Bus, WebSphere MQ series (WMQ), SOA, J2EE and Legacy Mainframe Applications
  • Experienced in Integrating Web Services applications and legacy applications as a part of the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) using Message Broker 6.x/7.x/8.x, IIB 9. x/10.x
  • Has very good Knowledge of ESB Concepts
  • Knowledge with XML and related standards and technologies like Web Services
  • Extensive Experience in design and architecture of integrating diverse enterprise applications using Message Oriented Middleware (MQ Series/WMQ and web).
  • Expertise in Planning, Installation, configuration and Administration and Maintenance of IBM WebSphere MQ and Message Broker on windows, Distributed (UNIX) and Mainframe(z/OS) platforms.
  • Experience with EDI834 and other formats of data processing associated with healthcare industry.
  • Expert level knowledge in P&C Policy Administration (PMSC)
  • Well versed with waterfall SDLC (analysis, design, coding, testing and deployment) and practice of normal quality processes along with AGILE (Sprint planning, backlog, point management) and ITIL methodologies.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, with well demonstrated team dynamics and initiative.
  • Played different roles - Technical Lead/Manager/Project Lead/Business Systems Analyst/ Onsite Coordinator / Group Leader / QA Tester and Developer.
  • Experienced in working with business leaders to conceptualize and define business requirements and transforming these business requirements into technical software requirements.
  • Other skills include customer training, documentation, support, debugging and excellent problem solving abilities.

EXPERTISE

  • Application Development
  • Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Enterprise Implementations
  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Release Management
  • B2B Integrations
  • Project Management
  • Offshore Development Operations
  • QA & UAT Management
  • Team Building & Leadership

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: UNIX, Z/OS, IBM OS/390, MVS/ESA, DOS/VSE, IBM VM/ESA, VSE/ESA & VAX and Windows

Languages: ESQL, JAVA, COBOL, CICS, JCL, FORTRAN, Easytrieve, NATURAL, PL1, Cold Fusion, CFML, IBM Assembler (HLSAM)

IBM Middleware: IIB 10.0, IIB9.0, WebSphere Message Broker 8.0, WebSphere MQ 7.5,ESB, IBM WTX

Database: DB2, IMS DB/DC, ADABAS, Oracle, SQL Server

Mainframe Tools: TSO/ISPF, CA-Intertest, CA-Expediter 6, Panvalet, Change-Man, Endevor, IBM File manager, FILE-AID/DB2, VSAM, CA-7, CNTL-M, Smart test, SAR,, Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Other Tools: Mercury Quality Center 8, Microfocus Workbench, QTP, VSS, SharePoint, Enterprise Architect UML modeling tool, Dragon Oneshield, HP Exstream Dialogue, CGI Ratabase

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Lake Mary, FL

Sr. Solution Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Assist business team in gathering requirements for Modernization.
  • Prepared Design documents and Technical documents for the interfaces.
  • Design solutions to integrate Legacy Applications with Web Based Front End applications.
  • Designed Message flows to convert MQ messages to SOAP messages and to invoke Web Services through SOAP Request nodes.
  • Supported the deployed Applications/Message Flows in Production and non-prod servers.
  • Developed the message flows to accept and send the messages to different systems
  • Developed the message models to support the web service & ZO/S operations
  • Responsible for preparing Implementation Plan and co-ordinate changes across other Teams
  • Responsible for guiding and assisting Junior Developers
  • Assist Senior Management for planning and implementing changes for all new carrier onboarding projects and enhancements for existing Carrier.

Environment: IIB 9/10, ESQL, JAVA, WMQ 7.5, XML,DB2, SQL, Linux.

Confidential, Tampa, FL

IIB/Middleware Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Assist business team in gathering requirements for new projects.
  • Prepared Design documents and Technical documents for the interfaces.
  • Designed Message flows to convert MQ messages to SOAP messages and to invoke Web Services through SOAP Request nodes.
  • Migrated Applications from WebSphere Message Broker 8.0 to IBM Integration Bus 9.
  • Supported the deployed Applications/Message Flows in Production and non-prod servers.
  • Developed the message flows to accept and send the messages to different systems
  • Developed the message models to support the web service & ZO/S operations
  • Writing ESQL for Transforming messages, database transactions from Compute nodes
  • Participated in end to end integration testing
  • Prepared the test cases and documented the results
  • Responsible for preparing data mapping documents and provide XML schema to print vendors
  • Responsible for preparing Implementation Plan and co-ordinate changes across other Teams
  • Assist Senior Management for planning and implementing changes for all new carrier onboarding projects and enhancements for existing Carrier.

Environment: Websphere Message Broker 8.0/IIB9.0, WTX, WMQ 7.5, XML, Java, ESQL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, SQL, Changeman, TWS, Insync, Linux.

Confidential, PA

Technical Lead/ IIB-Middleware Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on business analysis and design for implementing Commercial Insurance Products - using AGILE methodology.
  • Create unit and integration test plans and document the unit and integration test results.
  • Design, develop, test and implement solutions to integrate Legacy Applications with Web Based Applications.
  • Developed the message flows to accept and send the messages to different systems
  • Developed the message models to support the web service & ZO/S operations
  • Writing ESQL for calling Transforming messages, database transactions from Compute nodes
  • Participated in end to end integration testing
  • Work closely with Project Manager with estimates and timelines for the Projects, Resource Planning and assist in preparing Project Plan.
  • Responsible for preparing IDW documents
  • Technical Liaison for Mainframe Application & Integration Layer (WebSphere Message Broker)
  • Responsible for preparing Implementation Plan and co-ordinate changes across other Teams

Environment: Web sphere Message Broker 8.0, ESQL, Java, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IBM Assembler, VSAM, NATURAL, ADABAS, DB2, SQL, Endevor, SAVRS, MQ-Series

Confidential

Technical Lead/ SOA Mainframe Technical Liaison

Responsibilities:

  • As a part of core team successfully demonstrated the SOA POC using Mainframe Technologies, WebSphere Message Broker and CGI Ratabase
  • Developed the message flows to accept and send the messages to different systems
  • Developed the message models to support the web service & ZO/S operations
  • Responsible for writing ESQL code for Transforming messages using Compute nodes
  • Participated in end to end integration testing
  • Prepared the test cases and documented the results
  • Responsible for leading Design, develop, test, Implement MQ Adaptor programs for online rating using CGI product RATABASE.
  • Design MQ Adaptor Programs to interact with HP Exstream for Print Solutions.
  • Prepare business solutions design, User interaction and program specification documentation for Confidential Secure Home project.
  • Expansion of PMS data model and design, Business analysis and development and implementation of new rating variables for home line of businesses dealing with regulation.
  • Analyze and understand existing COBOL/MQ/DB2/NATURAL/ADABAS programs and Document changes required for the system.
  • Worked as Technical Liaison for Mainframe PMS Application & Integration Layer (WebSphere Message Broker)
  • Create unit and integration test plans for changed programs and execute test scripts and document the unit and integration test results.
  • Responsible for preparing Implementation Plan and coordinate changes across other Teams

Environment: Web sphere Message Broker8, ESQL, JAVA, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IBM Assembler, VSAM, NATURAL, ADABAS, DB2, SQL, Endevor, SAVRS, File-AID/DB2, MQ-Series, XML, CGI Ratabase, CA-7

Confidential, PA

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test and implement PMS adaptor programs for online rating using CGI product RATABASE.
  • Expansion of PMS data model and design, Business analysis and development and implementation of new rating variables viz. Advance Quote Discount, Youthful Longevity Discount etc. for AUTO Insurance business. Analyze and understand existing COBOL programs and review changes.
  • Worked on business analysis, design, and development, coding and testing in Assembler, COBOL and DB2 for new Auto Rating Engine - using AGILE methodology.
  • Worked on modification of insurance application review Screens and Policy maintenance PMS Online screens developed Assembler, NATURAL & ADABAS.
  • Prepare business solutions design, User interaction and program specification documentation for the project.
  • Create unit and integration test plans for changed programs and execute test scripts and document the unit and integration test results.

Environment: MVS OS/390, COBOL, JCL, CICS, Assembler, VSAM, NATURAL, ADABAS, DB2, SQL, Endevor, SAVRS, MQ-Series, File-AID/DB2, Web sphere Message Broker, Ratabase, CA-7

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Sr. Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Systems Analyst I worked on to analyze the different modules and document the functionality of each module and propose additional changes to integrate Allied- Nationwide business logic.
  • Coordinating and communicating with offshore team to get the coding done using the design model.
  • Coding, reviewing and unit test the Application Changes and coordinate with client for User Acceptance Testing. Documenting the output of test results.
  • Worked on business analysis, design, and development, coding and testing in Assembler, COBOL and DB2 for new Auto Rating Engine - using AGILE methodology.
  • Worked on modification of insurance application review Screens and Policy maintenance PMS Online screens developed Assembler, NATURAL & ADABAS.
  • Prepare business solutions design, User interaction and program specification documentation for the project.
  • Create unit and integration test plans for changed programs and execute test scripts and document the unit and integration test results.

Environment: MVS OS/390, COBOL, CICS, HTML, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CNTL-M, IMS DB/DC, Easytrieve, Change-Man

Confidential, Westfield Center, OH

Team Lead/Onsite Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Convert Macro CICS programs to Command Level CICS Programs
  • Requirement gathering and design of web based billability index of employees.
  • Lead a team of 6 people to code, design and test the web based billability index.
  • Design and Architect the application Changes as per the business requirements and propose new design models using CICS Transaction server.
  • Supported Financial Reporting System used by actuarial team developed in VS Fortran, Responsible for enhancements, Maintenance of application.
  • Coordinating and communicating with offshore team to get the coding done using the design model.
  • Coding, reviewing and unit testing the Application using test plans and coordinate with client for User Acceptance Testing. Documenting the output of test plans.
  • Trained new team for working on PMS Application.

Environment: IBM-HLASM / Assembler 370, COBOL, VS Fortran, DB2, CICS, JCL, VSAM, MQ-Series, MVS, CA7, Endevor, Xpeditor, TSO, ISPF, VSAM, File-Aid, SQL, MS EXCEL, MS Visio and MS-WORD, Crystal Reports, CA-Intertest, MQ Series.

Hire Now