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MA

SUMMARY:

  • Certified " Professional Scrum Master I " having 12+ years of experience on ’ IBM Mainframes ’ technologies including application development, maintenance, enhancements and Production Support.
  • Experience includes Banking, Insurance, Retail and Healthcare domains.
  • Very good hands - on experience including creating, debugging and testing the code written in COBOL, IMS, JCL, VSAM, DB2 and CICS.
  • Hands-on experience on all stages of project development including requirement analysis, creating high & low-level design documents, development, testing and implementation process, software quality standards, configuration management, change management and quality procedures.
  • Trained with very good hands on experience on DevOps concepts which includes Gitlab (SCM), Jenkins (CI Server), Ansible playbook and Docker containers.
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of several components’ integration using WMB and IIB concepts.
  • Experience includes delivers and deploys custom developed applications for the clients, including prototyping, code development, modularization, unit, integration and performance testing, configuration and defect management and production deployment.
  • Worked closely with configuration and change management teams who are responsible for application deployments including the coordination of database changes and other application configurations.
  • Result oriented, strategic thinker, highly analytical with record of increasing application performance and reducing costs with both technical and business matters.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to technical teams in managing Mainframe application and product delivery.
  • Good team player with excellent technical and interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.
  • Closely worked with teams from other applications and other technologies and understand how Mainframe applications interact with other systems.
  • Experience working on the projects built using the Agile methodology which includes PI discussions, stand up and scrum meetings, Iteration planning, design discussions etc.
  • Able to work under pressure, use own initiative and motivation to meet deadlines and set priorities without close supervision.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Z/OS, OS/390, MS-WINDOWS

Packages/ Editors: MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint.

Software Proficiency: COBOL, JCL, EAZYTRIEVE, PL1, CICS and SAS.

Database: DB2, VSAM, IMS-DB, MS-Access, RDBMS, SQL

Development/Productivity Tools: TSO/ISPF, File-AID, Data vantage, Xpeditor, Endevor, Infoman, ESP scheduler and CA7, Changeman, Abend-Aid, Service Desk, HP quality center, JIRA and CA tools

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, MA

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the business requirements and functional specifications of the client module using the Mainframe technologies such as COBOL, DB2, DYL280, JCL, IMS and Endevor (Mainframe version controller).
  • Integrating the new modules with the existing system and perform the end to end testing in the Mainframe environment.
  • Build functional specification, develop technical specification and review using Microsoft office suite and version control them.
  • Provide technical assistance from design and development standpoint using the debugging and analysis tool like Xpeditor.
  • Planning the test activities with customer team and handled complete Mainframe batch E2E testing.
  • Customization of various applications/reports and implementation of selected business model using the Mainframe scripts such as REXX, Eazytrieve and sorting utilities like DFSORT and ICETOOL.
  • Functional analysis of specifications, tracking tickets arise from customers as part of the Integration testing and resolving problems using the ticketing tools like HP-ALM and Jira.
  • Active participation in standup, PI and scrum meetings as part of Agile methodology.
  • Design, tracking and coordinating project activities to meet project deliverable using customer provided tools and skills gathered from all experience.
  • Develop enhancements, system documentation, and production support and implement procedures for quality improvement and development using the Mainframe technologies like COBOL, IMS, ESP (scheduler) and Microsoft office suite.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, IMS DB, File Aid, SQL, Change Man, ESP scheduler, Xpeditor, HP Quality center, JIRA, Confluence

Confidential, CA

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of encounters and deriving CMS error descriptions by researching CMS response files - 999,277 and MAO files
  • Very good understanding of CMS implementation guides (999,277,834 and 837-Institutional and Professional).
  • Involved in the development, implementation and review of Medicare enrollment and eligibility policies.
  • Resolved member eligibility issues.
  • Good understanding knowledge of CMS claims processing cycle
  • Coordinating with the Client on the new requirements.
  • Analyzing the system for new enhancements and functionalities.
  • Requirements development Analysis for new
  • Preparation of detailed design documents
  • Development and Unit Testing
  • UAT Support
  • Deployment
  • Production Support
  • Knowledge transfer to new team members

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, Xpediter, File Aid, RDBMS, SQL, Endevor

Confidential, CO

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Support, enhancements of COBOL programs. Incidents resolution.
  • Providing Mainframe test data by populating test databases for developers/testers/QA teams.
  • Moving selected data in tables from one environment to other (Prod to Test or from one test region to another).
  • Account Registration.
  • Making clones of existing data.
  • Scrub production NPI data.
  • Data mining- Identifying production data based on client's data requirements and business functionality.
  • Develop Cobol/Eazytrieve programs to support extract, load, cloning, scrubbing and mining processes.
  • Develop ISPF panels using CLIST/REXX to support client requests.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, REXX, Eazytrieve, File Aid, SQL

Confidential, NY

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Taken the responsibility of tracking the ticket status, collecting the updates from different team members and helping them to finish the tasks on right time with good quality.
  • Actively participated in the status meetings with the client team and helped the team to get the enough help from the client side.
  • Maintenance (Fault Fixing).
  • On Call SIT/UAT Support (24 x7)
  • Deployment of Component and coding

Environment: COBOL, JCL, IMS DB, Change man, File Aid.

Confidential, Omaha, NE

Senior Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided on call support for multiple batch applications
  • Monitoring the Incident Requests Queue
  • Involved in complete lifecycle of the ticket starting from acknowledging to resolving.
  • Using the tools do the analysis and update the CA Service center
  • Provide temporary resolution followed by permanent fix.
  • Involved in COBOL programming and unit testing.
  • Trained new people on the applications and helped in solving the IR's.
  • Helped the new people in preparing the application documents.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, SAS, Change man, Endeavor, File Aid, DFSORT, Unicenter service desk

Confidential, TX

Senior Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Impact analysis of the programs.
  • Pretesting of programs before code changes.
  • Code changes.
  • Post testing of the programs and documenting the results.
  • Peer review.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, PL1, File aid

Confidential, CT

Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in coding the COBOL programs as part of the Quantum project.
  • Involved in testing several programs using Inter-test.
  • Analyzing the requirements and raising the questions to Clients.
  • Apart from these activities I have played a major role in training new team members both in technical aspects specific to project as well as knowledge about insurance domain.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, File aid, Inter test

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