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Technology Leader Resume

Louisville, KY

OBJECTIVE:

  • Seeking challenging and rewarding position with a forward moving, innovative and progressive IT industry, which would challenge me to use all of my diverse skills, talent and experience.

SUMMARY

  • About 13½ years of experience as Architect, Sr. Programmer Analyst, Agile Scrum Master & Project Manager involved in full life cycle of software development including requirement analysis, design, development, conversion projects, testing, defect tracking, implementation, project management and maintenance of various Mainframe applications with exposure in .NET technologies and informatica ETL data moves in Health Care, Auto Glass, Financial and Transportation Industries

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • C#, ASP.NET (4.0 & 4.5), JAVASCRIPT, APIs and Web Services Methods
  • VISUAL STUDIO 2015, 2013, 2008, 2005, 2003.
  • TFS, GIT
  • MS SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2003, 2005, SQL Server 2008, 2012.
  • SSRS
  • SQL DTS Packages, SSIS
  • Fair Isaac Blaze Advisor 6.9.2, 6.10.1
  • COBOL II, COBOL - 370, JCL
  • MVS, OS/390, WINDOWS 2000, WINDOWS 98, XP
  • DB2, VSAM, ADABAS NATURAL V 2.2, ORACLE
  • CICS
  • NEON SHADOW, IBM Web Sphere to monitor MQ-Queues, SCLM, XPEDITOR for TSO, CICS; File-Aid for VSAM; COMPAREX, SPUFI, QMF, PANVALET, CHANGEMAN, MQ-Series, Easytrieve, TSO/ISPF, ABENDAID, RMM, BMS MAPPER, Informatica ETL, V9.6.0., and BizTalk Server.
  • Microsoft Office.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, LOUISVILLE, KY

Technology Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Understood the business process flow for Enrollment, Claims and Data warehouse operations at Confidential Inc.
  • Worked with Technology Leaders/Application Architect across several application teams (SDR, Vitality, EDW, ODS, MTV, Enrollment areas, Pharmacy & External Vendors Argus, ehub) to get the architectural design for the application, intercepted the data to introduce the subset/masking process from Production to QA regions to protect the members information.
  • Partnered with Confidential ’s internal architecture team to develop an understanding of current implementations of web application standards (Implementation of DEVOPS, GIT, continuous development, & Automation of test cases), map existing applications to data sources, and identify problematic data issues
  • Mapped requirements with other team application architecture, defined technical solutions based on those requirements.
  • Translated system requirements into technical architectures and designs
  • Created design models for web and data services and presentation components (POC’s)
  • Architect solutions that involve multiple teams, each owning different pieces of the implementation, and make it all come together to support the business needs.
  • Created DFDs, Context Diagrams, Application Team Interfaces, Vulnerability assessment Diagrams, Internal Network Architecture Diagrams, Data Movement flows and finally Interface Contracts as a part of Architectural documents to be fulfilled as a part of the project life cycle needs.
  • Managed 20 to 30 offshore resources to build the Test Management Data Self Service Portals for Data requests and implemented automated quarterly data refresh in QA, Dev, Integration regions with data requests from business and from PROD applying subset and masking procedures.

Mainframe - OS/390, CICS, COBOL II, JCL, CHANGMAN, FILE AID, XPEDITER, SCLM, EASYTRIEVE, DB2, VSAM, SPUFI

.NET Technologies - Visual Studio 2015, 2013 C#, ASP.NET (1.1, 2.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5), Java script, Web Services Methods, MS SQL SERVER 2008, 2012.

Application Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • High level, Medicare business overview, good understanding on Transmissions and TRR process and interfaces with CMS,(Center for Medicare Services), and finally CI/CMS team’s roles and responsibilities in the business flow
  • Assigned the scrum master duties and managed the scrum team for approximately 9 months. Worked with PO, team and business partners to gather stories and present them in scrum planning meetings.
  • Made sure the clarity timesheets have the correct time entries per the project worked on by team and within the allotted budget.
  • Conducted daily standups, Pre sprint planning and represented the team in scrum of scrum meetings.
  • Represented the CICMS team in the impacts call.
  • Designed, documented and managed Spirit projects depending for future releases per user requests and by gathering requirements.
  • Vast experience on managing day to day work load for 15 offshore team members on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Analyzed the server capacity and software requirements along with Architect and Submitted Server request forms to create the new process for these projects.
  • Quick learning abilities helped me to understand the functionality and concepts of Blaze Advisor and implemented both the projects successfully applauding comments/emails from Business and IT Directors.
  • Worked as SME with offshore IT (Mainframe, .NET, and Blaze IT teams), daily to get the detailed level specs clarified for easy coding.

Application Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Introduced the concept of BRMS to CICMS team and business by setting up a meeting with power point presentations which jump started/kicked off Rules Engine project in CICMS area in 2011.
  • Existing Mainframe TRR code have been reviewed, documented and sent over to business for further review as a part of the Rules harvesting process for new business rules.
  • Worked with business to gather the new business rules (Rule Harvesting). Data mining was also performed on the business rules.
  • Prepared high level and detailed process flow for both the projects, interfacing with 3 different technologies. (Mainframe, .NET, Blaze).
  • Got an overview and obtained good conceptual details in blaze, which helped in creating the templates, variables, work flows in blaze for these projects.
  • Created Decision rules tables, Decision tree templates, Standalone, customized decision templates for accommodating the rules for business.
  • Designed and customized the templates by working with Business/IT in validating the rules, based on the templates.
  • Detail designs/specifications are provided to IT offshore team to develop the code to be put in the templates and the flows.
  • Provided detailed training on the concepts of blaze and RMA to business.
  • Worked with the UAT/Business teams to help them understand the importance of the RMA and how to modify the rules on the RMA provided.

Application Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Introduced a new concept called “HUB” by which any team adhering to the layout defined can use this eligibility verification process.
  • Prepared high level and detailed process flow for both the projects, interfacing with 6 different technologies. (Mainframe, .NET, Blaze, SQL, MQ services, Web services).
  • Created $ U jobs to schedule these windows workflow services.
  • Used the Windows Workflow services to interface with blaze to go thru the blaze rules.
  • Rules decide the process flow and based on the system source where the data is coming - Realtime, Batch or Fastbatch and can be set by business via RMA.
  • Quick turn around on the Members coverage eligibility information thru the hub even though we use 6 different technologies.
  • Created new Decision table templates and used real time blaze capabilities to validate the variables and flows.

Application Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Understood the importance of the E2E project that was taken up and the CMS Compliance involved in each process to be met.
  • Gathered business requirements analyzing the Functional Requirements, documented the process(s) impacted.
  • Created jobs to send the data to ETS at various functional points to write different milestones, to measure the compliance between different functional points.
  • Analyze complex business and technical problems and devise procedures for solving them.
  • Obtained training and built Orchestrations in BizTalk server configure ports; build schemas and maps, adapters, Pipelines, process messages.
  • Quick learner, and grasped the working knowledge on OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence). Developed and built dials with complex filters per business and derived rules, on the share point site.
  • Per business requirements, created SSRS packages, to create exception reports using the SQL SERVER 2008

Application Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Worked in supporting web Alliance & WEBTRR process, well versed with the .NET applications, involving C#, ASP and JavaScript, backend DB2/SQL Server.
  • Prepare high level specifications, create designs and review code put in by offshore.
  • Work in Agile environment, with 2 week production turn over process.
  • Worked in supporting web Alliance & WEBTRR process, well versed with the .NET applications, involving C#, ASP and JavaScript, backend DB2/SQL Server.
  • Prepare high level specifications, create designs and review code put in by offshore.
  • Work in Agile environment, with 2 week production turn over process.
  • Knowledge and developed few Web Services, built SQL server tables, Stored procedures, ASP.NET, and C# middleware components per the work flows/requirements on the .NET platform with a focus on the ability to re-engineer, rewrite or extend existing technology adopting MVC pattern to design web applications per Confidential Standards.
  • Designed and documented Spirit projects depending on future releases per user requests and by gathering requirements.
  • Good expertise on the .NET applications, involving C#, XML/XSLT, CSS, ASP and JavaScript, VB Scripts backend DB2/SQL Server.
  • Developed Biztalk application, for uploading the bid rates for plans and deployed the same a server, this eventually acted as a service to pick up business created flat files and load them to SQL server to be further shown on the web page, after performing some initial validations and computations, to show the pricing for each plan.
  • Experience heading up a team development environment on major .NET projects
  • Work heavily with database centric applications.

GNC Vitamins, Pittsburgh, PA October ‘08 - December 08

Role: Application Architect www.GNC.com

Consulting Company: CEI AMERICA, Inc

.NET Technologies - Visual Studio 2005, 2008, C#, ASP.NET (1.1, 2.0, 3.5), Java script, Web Services Methods, MS SQL SERVER 2008

Description: GNC sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. As our company has grown over the years, so has our commitment to Living Well. In fact, GNC is the world's largest company of its kind devoted exclusively to helping its customers improve the quality of their lives. GNC building a new .NET application for Sales registers at their stores, which will be a common application for all network and non network stores.

  • Obtain Overview of the GNC Business, and their relationship with Network/Non Network stores.
  • Analyze gathered requirements, for the sales applications and wrote complex Stored Procedures, SSIS Packages.
  • SSIS Packages written to pull the Mainframe data Files and write to Staging SQL Server tables.
  • SSIS Packages to extract data from the staging tables and create tables for the SQL Server application tables, to be further retrieved by .NET Application.
  • Adhoc report created using SSRS package for business team.

Confidential, LOUISVILLE, KY

Business Analyst/Application Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • High level, Health Care business overview & good understanding on ME team’s roles and responsibilities in the business flow.
  • Designed and documented Spirit projects depending for future releases per user requests and by gathering requirements.
  • Analyze gathered requirements, worked as a liaison between developers and the end users in coding and testing HIPPAA Project. Analysis includes modifying existing raw EDI Requests (270)/Response (271) and flowing them thru VITRIA to get the XML’s, process them and return the benefits to the provider accordingly. 997 acknowledgements were sent back to the providers.
  • Impact Analysis done per Manager needs, by gathering data from Mainframe DB2 tables and MS SQL Server tables.
  • SQL Query Stored Procedures, SPUFI and few quick and dirty programs in mainframe were written to retrieve the data and reports were provided to the top management.
  • RCA done on few high priority tickets involving AVAILITY a third party vendor tool used for all inquiring Member Eligibility and PCP benefits for a member.
  • Involved in writing few Mainframe DB2 stored procedures programs and SQL server programs.

Confidential

Project Manager/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Business Analysis done per user needs, documenting the requirements and translating the same into proper system requirement specifications.
  • Consulted management, reviewed and assisted reviewing project proposals or plans to determine goals, time frames, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing a project needs for various phases of a project.
  • Worked directly and effectively with end-users, User Management, IT Management, vendors, developers, other IT Departments, and other business areas to ensure system designs meet business requirements.
  • Worked with developers, vendors, end-users and IT Change Control to ensure system changes are adequately tested and documented.
  • Competent to work at the highest technical level in application development methodologies and systems analysis.
  • Strong project management skills with the proven ability to multi-task and manage small to large projects in a cross-functional environment, from inception to successful implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff to apply skills and techniques to solve dynamic problems.
  • Designed, developed few intranet web pages for the company, when in between the projects.
  • Data Analysis, RCA for a defect by analyzing the code in Legacy and .NET applications were done and reported to the top management.
  • Good working knowledge on both Legacy and .NET Technologies.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all management levels.

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