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Tech Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Highly seasoned and experienced IT Consultant with 13.4 years of experience spread across diversified technologies and industries
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in Mainframes (COBOL, DB2, JCL, and CICS) and on other tools like File - Aid, Endevor, Expeditor, Exceed, ESP, MQ.
  • Expertise in Data Warehousing, ETL design and development, database querying using SQL, reporting, performance tuning & IT development, maintenance and integration of client server application, IBM Mainframe Technologies
  • Experience in Datastage 8.5/8.1/8.0 (Datastage Manager, Datastage Designer, Datastage Administrator and Datastage Director) and developing Datastage Parallel Extender jobs
  • Conversant with all phases of project Life Cycle
  • Worked in various capacities viz Tech Lead, QA Lead, Implementation Lead, Business analyst, Senior Developer, Developer
  • Expertise in UNIX Shell Scripting, SQL.
  • Experience in using of MIGRATION strategies and methods.
  • Experience in leading/driving re-hosting medium/complex mainframe systems from IBM-Mainframe to Clerity (a legacy modernization product from CA/DELL)
  • Exposure to Mainframes to Java migration
  • Have lead ETL - Datastage upgrade projects ( DS 7.1 to DS 8.1)
  • Hands-on experience in IT Project management
  • High communications skills and the ability to interact directly with business users.
  • Worked in fast-paced / high-pressure team environment with focus on quality.
  • Very strong in Production Support and issue solving capabilities.
  • Profound ability to quickly understand complex systems/architecture
  • Sound problem solving and analytical skills
  • Trained and skilled in AGILE model of software development
  • Proven leadership skill working directly with business teams and onshore/offshore model
  • High sense of ownership, commitment, attention to detail
  • Can deliver better products with limited information/resources
  • Adept at troubleshooting and ensuring quality control at every stage of management process.
  • Able to manage/lead a team, be part of a team or function independently.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming /scripting: COBOL, JCL, SQL, UNIX Shell Scripting, Pro-cobol

ETL/Reporting Tools: Datastage 8.5/8.1/8.0 EE & SE (Administrator, Designer, Director, Manager), Parallel Extender, Server & Parallel JobsPowerExchange/Informatica

Z/OS DB2, Oracle, DB2: LUW

CAWA, ESP, OPC, Mquiry/Control: M

Platform/Database: Oracle 8/9i/10G, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server, LUW, IBM 4690 Controllers, LINUX.

Defect Tracking / Service Management Tools: HP Service Manager, Quality Center

Open systems: Serena Dimensions, GIT

Mainframe: Endevor, Panvalet, RMS

Service Management Tools: HP Service Manager, Quality Center

IBM MQ: Series, WebSphere MQ, WBI Message broker

Tools: TOAD,Data studio, EAZYTRIEVE, REXX, VCOBOL, Clerity BPE & TPE, Filezilla, Winscp, Savers, JS Console, IBM Debug, Exceed, SDM, SYNCSORT/DFSSORT, ICETOOL, Xpediter, ISPF, File-AidOLTP interfaces CICS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for providing application support 24x7
  • Actively leading a team of 6 to successfully deliver MSM model.
  • Code/Review MQ series in COBOL/DB2/CICS programs, work with static, dynamic, remote queues.
  • Design Informatica workflows and generate cognos reports for business teams
  • Incident resolution/ Route cause Analysis/ SLA/ SLA deviations/ System Improvements.
  • Production support /Development/ Incident/Problem/Change Management/BCP/Stakeholders Meeting.
  • On call primary - Resolution for any Failures/Batch cycle reporting/Emergency fixes for BPs.
  • Responsible to handle all production related issues and scheduling the work items with delivery/targeted dates and monitor progress
  • Responsible for monitoring, assisting defect resolution. Guiding, mentoring and assisting team in root cause analysis, defect prevention and permanent fixes.
  • Responsible for leading, coordinating and driving successful delivery of project deliverables related to host system.
  • Develop and maintain project schedule, efforts and coordinate project activities, adhere to project deadlines.
  • Identification, monitoring and controlling project risks. Preparing mitigation and contingency plan in consultation with project and senior management team at DXC and State Farm.
  • Communication with offshore and client personnel for ensuring timely status information availability
  • Ensure that team follows process/quality guidelines and standard
  • Coordinate the creation and maintenance of the overall Implementation activities
  • Act as the lead resource and escalation point for dress rehearsal and implementation activities
  • Coordinate with program communication team on implementation-related communications
  • Create/maintain Dress rehearsal plan (Implementation test plan)
  • Create/maintain Application Availability strategy
  • Create test summary and capture lessons learned from Dress rehearsal
  • Coordinate post-implementation support activities including plans for subsequent drops, defects, and daily defect meetings

Confidential

Tech Lead / Implementation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 6 developers at offshore as part of Datastage 7.5 to 8.5 upgrade
  • Involved in the Analysis and Effort estimation for various levels (complexity) of Data Stage jobs.
  • Exporting and Importing of the jobs into System Test environment and preparation of The Implementation Plan for deployment into various environments.
  • Data Stage Administration tasks such as creation of Projects, creating directory structures and allocating roles for the developers for each of the Projects in the Development and System Test Environments.
  • Analysis, design and review of the Data Stage Jobs and SQL scripts.
  • Creating and executing the jobs through ESP session.
  • Created technical design documents based upon the business requirements
  • Analyzed and identified cost effective SQL’s in application programs and replace them with DB2 Stored procedures
  • Put in the business rules on the COBOL-DB2 stored procedure(s) and made them accessible/available for more applications with common functionalities
  • Conduct walkthrough with DBA’s to get their approval on the stored procedures
  • Perform load/performance testing on the DB2 stored procedures
  • Enhanced the existing CICS screens to accommodate the Mexico Old navy data
  • Brought in new CICS screens to facilitate the item downloads, price change/downloads, Markdown downloads to Mexico old navy store
  • Ensured the configuration/mapping/throttle of new MQ(s) for ONMX data with ESB
  • Enhanced the trickle polling CICS online programs to process the ONMX data in MQ
  • Introduced new TSQ (CICS) for ONMX store, item and walkthrough lookup
  • Coordinated with business partners located at client location, to get the sign-off on the reports and results
  • Provided valuable suggestions to the clients to eliminate the variances that were earlier seen in the reconciliation reports
  • Reviewed all deliverables from offshore team to onsite team/client
  • Tracking the impediments, and reach out to specific team to get the issues resolved

Tech / QA Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved on project estimation, Requirement Analysis, Preparing High Level Functional/Technical design/approach docs
  • Prepared the re-hosting migration plan by phases, rite from identifying the business application that needs to be migrated in parallel
  • Fine-tune the older DB2-Z/OS SQL queries to accommodate the new working behavior of DB2-LUW
  • Evaluated the correctness of new Clerity based CICS screen/transaction’s functionality and performance/TSQ/paging logic
  • Provided valuable suggestions to the clients to eliminate the variances that were earlier seen in the reconciliation reports
  • Coordinated with the offshore and onsite team during all the phases of the project
  • Coordinated with business partners located at client location, to get the sign-off on the results
  • Involved in internal review of Test Results, and conducting meeting with business partners for sign-off
  • Involved in Unit/System/Integration Test planning, execution and conducting daily meeting with Client and stake holders and all vendors
  • Reviewed all PFI - Inventory Management application deliverables of offshore
  • Supported other immediate upstream and downstream application, that has touch base with any of the Core apps / Inventory Management application

Tech Lead / Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in project estimation, Requirement gathering/Analysis, preparing High Level Functional design docs
  • Conducting walkthru with client/business team during each phase of the project
  • Involved in reviews/walkthru with offshore team on the deliverables from the offshore team

Confidential

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Analyzing URS and Preparing the Estimation, Technical specification.
  • Involved in preparing Unit Test Plans for Unit Testing and System Integration Testing.
  • Involved in development/enhancement of application(s).
  • Testing the Applications for the business requirement.
  • Involved in UAT and Post Implementation Support.
  • Involved in Peer Reviews
  • Involved in the deliveries to clients
  • Involved in all phases of major development project till implementation and successfully implemented the same

Confidential

Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Analyzing URS and Preparing the Estimation, Technical specification.
  • Involved in preparing Unit Test Plans for Unit Testing and System Integration Testing.
  • Involved in development/enhancement of Applications.
  • Testing the Applications for the business requirement.
  • Involved in UAT, Post Implementation Support and Peer Reviews
  • Involved in the deliveries to clients
  • Provided Temporary/Permanent Solutions to the critical issues occurred in the Production/Production Assurance environments
  • Interacted with various teams/applications to provide solutions for various issues occurring in those environments
  • Scheduled many new (adhoc) job schedules into the Production/Production Assurance environments, monitoring and reporting the status of the same to the clients
  • Developed DB2 - Stored Procedures and made them available for both BATCH/CICS environments

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