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Technical Lead / Developer Resume

Tampa, FL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Highly motivated and result oriented IT professional with 10 years of experience in Mainframe Technologies and Bachelor of Technology Degree in Computer Science & Engineering.
  • Consults with the business users to gather information about processing needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements to develop functional requirements as well as provide support during business planning of new process solutions.
  • Strong expertise in Mainframe Technologies (COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SQL, Stored Procedures, MQ, IMS, TSO / ISPF, Assembler and IBM Utilities & Tools).
  • Experienced in Banking & Financial Services, Cards & Payments and Life Insurance industries.
  • Healthcare experience and exposure to EDI and HIPAA transactions.
  • Works independently with limited supervision focusing on complex processing by analyzing, defining, and documenting requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls and outputs.
  • Strong understanding of project life cycle and SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and AGILE/SCRUM.
  • Professional experience in Analysis, Design, Coding, Documentation, Testing and Production support.
  • Excellent in developing and evaluating Technical Specs, Design Docs and Programs.
  • Managing and assisting the team with Technical & Functional guidance.
  • Extensive experience in reviewing and understanding of Business & Testing requirements and writing detailed Analysis Docs, Technical Specs, Design Docs, Test Cases and Test Plans.
  • Writes and maintains technical specification documentation and reviews documentation written by others that describes requirements for both real - time and batch processing installation and operating procedures.
  • Proficient in the implementation of production change management techniques, service delivery disciplines and Performance Tuning.
  • Utilizes organizational skills to maintain and manage multiple work assignments.
  • Exposure to Java / Distributed environment.
  • Performs project manager or development manager duties as required. In this role, manages data, developers or application projects.

Software’s & Skill set:

Languages: Mainframes, COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, Stored Procedures, Assembler.

DBMS: DB2, IMS, SQL, SPUFI, QMF, APPTUNE, EXPLAIN

Utilities/ Tools / Software’s: TSO / ISPF, Changeman & Endevor Version controls, Control-M, Job Trac, CA-7 Job Schedulers, MQ series, Xpediter debugging tool, Easytrieve, File Aid, File Manager, REXX, CLIST, IBM DB2 Client, SDF, MS Office, VISIO, BMC, SORT, FTP, NDM, HP Quality Central (QC), SDLC Methodologies Waterfall and Agile.

Operating Systems: Z/OS, MVS, WINDOWS, MS DOS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Tampa, FL

Technical Lead / Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and resolves complex production problems within the required timeframe and makes recommendations to management for future avoidance.
  • Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about programs. Communicates across functional areas related to both business units and information services.
  • Writing Technical specifications, designing programs, testing, implementation.
  • Develop Mainframe programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SQL, Stored Procedures, MQ, MVS, TSO / ISPF, and IBM Utilities & Tools etc.
  • Create Analysis Docs, Design Docs, Technical Specs, Test Plan, Test Cases, Documentation, Test Scripts
  • Communicates regularly with management team regarding project activities and timelines.
  • Manages daily work tasks and updates work effort and task completion within the Project Portfolio management tools.
  • Translates technical specifications, and/or logical and physical design into code for new or enhancement projects.
  • Elevates code into the development, test, and Production environments on schedule. Provides follow up Production support when needed. Submits change control requests and documents.
  • Performs unit testing and writes appropriate unit test plans to ensure requirements are satisfied. Assists in integration, systems, acceptance, and other related testing as needed

Confidential - Phoenix, AZ

Technical Lead / Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included gathering business requirements, writing functional and technical specifications, creating source to target mapping, designing programs, testing, implementation
  • Code Mainframe programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, SQL, Stored Procedures, MQ, MVS, TSO / ISPF, and IBM Utilities & Tools etc.
  • Working in Java Distributed environment.
  • Create Analysis Docs, Design Docs, Technical Specs, Test Plan, Test Cases, Documentation, Test Scripts
  • Managing and assisting the team with Technical & Functional guidance
  • Developing the new programs and enhancements to the existing systems.
  • Developing test strategies and test cases.
  • Ensured that project requirements are properly tracked and documented
  • Collaborate between onshore and offshore ensuring effective project deliverables
  • Providing support to the users and testing teams during Integration, UAT & Regression testing by resolving the issues encountered during testing.
  • Preparing the implementation plan for the project roll-out.
  • Providing Production support by monitoring daily processing jobs till the end of warranty period.
  • Estimation of efforts required for completing the development and end to end planning.
  • Maintain metrics data (such as schedule, work in progress, and work completed) & reports on project progress and project management specific information.
  • Ensuring adherence of Quality Standards on the deliveries made by reviews.
  • Participates in systems analysis activities, including system requirements analysis and definition, e.g. logical and physical design. Participates in other meetings, such as those for use case creation and analysis

Confidential - Coral Springs, FL

Technical Lead / Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering the requirements and generating high-level specifications.
  • Create detailed Design documents incorporating end-to-end technical solutions addressing various business requirements
  • Code Mainframe programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SQL, Stored Procedures, MQ, MVS, TSO / ISPF, Assembler and IBM Utilities & Tools etc..
  • Create Analysis Docs, Technical Specs, Test Plan, Test Cases, Documentation, Test Scripts
  • Perform Unit Testing, Regression Testing and System Integration Testing
  • Collaborate between onshore and offshore ensuring effective project deliverables
  • Working with multiple interfacing teams.
  • Preparing the implementation plan for the project roll-out.
  • Assist the PM in setting realistic project expectations and in evaluating the impact of changes on the organization and plans accordingly and conducted project related presentations
  • Act as a liaison between business staff and technical staff to articulate needs, issues and concerns

Confidential - Phoenix, AZ

Technical Lead / Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included gathering business requirements, writing functional and technical specifications, creating source to target mapping, designing programs, testing, implementation
  • Code Mainframe programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SQL, IMS, Stored Procedures, MQ, MVS, TSO / ISPF, Assembler and IBM Utilities & Tools etc.
  • Create Analysis Docs, Design Docs, Technical Specs, Test Plan, Test Cases, Documentation, Test Scripts
  • Managing and assisting the team with Technical & Functional guidance
  • Developing the new programs and enhancements to the existing systems.
  • Developing test strategies and test cases.
  • Defect tracking using Mercury Quality Center (MQC)
  • Collaborate between onshore and offshore ensuring effective project deliverables
  • Providing support to the users and testing teams during Integration, UAT & Regression testing by resolving the issues encountered during testing.
  • Preparing the implementation plan for the project roll-out.
  • Providing Production support by monitoring daily processing jobs till the end of warranty period.
  • Estimation of efforts required for completing the development and end to end planning.
  • Maintain metrics data (such as schedule, work in progress, and work completed) & reports on project progress and project management specific information.
  • Ensuring adherence of Quality Standards on the deliveries made by reviews.
  • Coordinate with the offshore team to explain design documents
  • Developed estimates, project plans and material
  • Ensured that project requirements are properly tracked and documented

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysing the technical specs and coordinating with On-site system analyst for any queries.
  • Code Mainframe programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SQL, Stored Procedures, MQ, MVS, TSO / ISPF, Assembler and IBM Utilities & Tools etc.
  • Performing Impact Analysis
  • Preparing the Design and Technical Documents.
  • Test case preparation, Unit Testing, Regression Testing and UAT Support.
  • Delivery of the code changes along with appropriate delivery documents.
  • Participating in code review and test results reviews.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed client’s application systems and business processes
  • Successfully designed and implemented several changes to existing applications necessary for routine maintenance, New Product releases, production support bug fixes
  • Strong experience in analysis, design and coding of programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, SQL, IMS, VSAM, Flat Files, Assembler
  • Strong experience in creating PROCs and JCLs to execute batch programs and using utilities like SYNCSORT, IEBGENER, IDCAMS etc.
  • Strong experience in file and data manipulation using utilities like FileAid/MVS, FileAid/DB2, FileAid/IMS
  • Responsible for production implementation of new and modified systems using version control utility ChangeMan
  • Excellent debugging skills using Xpediter tool for debugging batch COBOL and online CICS programs
  • Excellent problem solving skills demonstrating quick turn-around time while providing Production Support to several applications in a huge Mainframe Batch Cycle lasting about 12 hrs
  • Experienced in Unit Testing, SIT, UAT, Acceptance Testing.
  • Experienced in several high priority ad-hoc requests requiring immediate attention
  • Developed strategic partnerships with the business units to develop a solid knowledge base of the business line; including the business plan, products, and processes
  • Tuning of SQL queries for better performance.

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