We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Team Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over 6 years of professional experience in Development and Testing on IBM Mainframe platform with 1 year of QA Automated testing experience.
  • Demonstrated Customer leadership, Team management and effective problem solving ability, good quality process and technical knowledge.
  • Conversant with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Extensive experience in creation of Functional Design Specifications, System Requirement Documents, Technical Design Documents and Test plans.
  • Expertise in COBOL, JCL,S DB2, CICS, TSO, ISPF, VSAM; SQL tools including PLATINUM,SPUFI, STAR tool and FILEAID for data manipulation & data cleansing; CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR and ISPW for configuration management; IBM debug tool and XPeditor for debugging.
  • Hands on experience in implementing, supporting and troubleshooting of COBOL online/batch programs and provided ON - CALL support for various Mainframe (Batch/Online) applications.
  • Expertise in obtaining the project requirements from user, writing system specifications, translating user requirements into technical specifications, preparation of requirements documents, formulating the requirements into design specifications and tracking project progress.
  • Experience in Unit Testing, GUI Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, User acceptance Testing.
  • Experience in framing Test Conditions, writing Test Cases, Test Scripts and executing test sets.
  • Have good combination of technical, communication and interpersonal skills necessary to be an effective mediator between programmers, end-users and clients.
  • Strong communication skills and experience in customer interaction in requirements gathering along with business analysts and subject matter experts
  • Experienced as Onshore Team Lead and Project Coordinator, to direct and monitor the requirements, framework conditions and progress of various projects or programs within a significantly huge project. Ensure development of services to the customer requirements within the specified resources.
  • Good Team player with a strong work ethic and committed to hard work.
  • Possess excellent communication, presentation, analytical, problem solving skills, Identify, investigate, analyze, define and document business requirements and always willing to work in challenging environment.
  • Positive work attitude, highly motivated, fast learner and a team player with good technical and analytical
  • Skills to work independently as well as in team.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS, Easytrieve, C

Database Programming: DB2, Oracle PL SQL, VSAM, IMS

Web Technology: Familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, .NET environment

Tools: and Utilities: TSO/ISPF, File-Aid, XPediter, Startool, Endevor, SPUFI & ETI, IBM-DEBUG tool, Change Man, File AID, IBM fault analyzer

Automated Testing tools: QTP, Loadrunner, Quality Center 9.0, 9.2

Applications: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access), MS Project, MS Visio

Defect Tracking Tools: IBM rational clear quest, Quality Center 9.0, 9.2

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Environment: IBM Mainframe

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with Business analyst, TRM and developers to gather test requirements.
  • Analyzed business requirement and system requirement documents to understand scope and to create test cases.
  • Attended and/or set up walk through, requirement review meetings
  • Involved in QA and UAT validation in IBM mainframe, .Net and Data warehousing environment.
  • Involved in Meetings with project managers and PMO to discuss on testing activities, roadblocks and dependencies.
  • Ensured that proper documentation is created and approved in project Doclib.
  • Created Test Strategy, Test Scenarios, Test Plans & Test Cases documents using Quality center and maintained on doclib.
  • Ensured all bugs are logged with proper severity and priority in Rational clear quest.
  • Attended defect tracking meeting with development team and project managers.
  • Actively involved in preparation of Test Plan, Test Reports, Project Reports, Issue Tracker, Test Data, Test scenarios and Test Cases based on Software Requirement Specification and design documents (SDS).
  • Managed and mentored team of 3 QA engineers from offshore with technical and design challenges and reviewed their work.
  • Involved in QA Environment setup prior to testing
  • Performed Smoke Testing, Functional Testing, System Testing, Integration and Regression Testing
  • Involved in functional testing of ‘Customer Communication Organization’ (Work station) developed in .Net environment.
  • Involved in functional testing of Customer service system developed in mainframe environment.
  • Involved in functional testing of reports generated by data warehouse.
  • Provided post production On call support for system.

Confidential

Environment: IBM Mainframe

Senior software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Confidential SME’s to define system requirements and prepare functional and technical specifications to accommodate the new interface requirements and achieve the target in most cost effective manner
  • Analyzed the existing system to come up with design/technical solutions.
  • Analyze the system to estimate the efforts required to in corporate requirements
  • Involved in all the SDLC activities from analysis to Production Warranty
  • Guided the team to optimizing production application processes using FTP in jobs to avoid manual FTP and reducing chances of err.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the work that is done by the offshore team
  • Supporting the Integration system, User acceptance testing and production install activities
  • Ensured the proper documentation (like high/low level design, test plan, test scripts, project overview document, etc) is created for all SDLC phases for the projects.
  • Performed the Code walkthrough and Unit test scripts review for all the projects and also ensured that review is done for all the deliverables.
  • Tracked all the statuses of the projects, conducted team meetings and provided Status to Application Manager.
  • Guided the team to optimizing production application processes using FTP in jobs to avoid manual FTP and reducing chances of err.
  • Guided the offshore team with technical and design challenges.
  • Created a Project implementation plan and Tracked all the activates of project implementation
  • Managing the artifact versions through Configuration Management tool- ISPW
  • Ensured the unit, integration and system testing defects are tracked in IBM rational clear quest and are fixed and closed appropriately before the Production / UAT (as applicable).
  • Worked with test team to develop system integration test scripts, test plan, test cases and ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations.
  • Interacted with Database Administrators for scenarios of Database expansion, new transaction creation etc.
  • Provided post production On call support for system.

Confidential

Environment: IBM Mainframe

Senior software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Confidential SME’s to define system requirements and prepare functional and technical specifications to accommodate the new interface requirements and achieve the target in most cost effective manner
  • Interacting with the client on various forums to discuss the status of the project, clarify any queries regarding the functionality.
  • Creating Unit Test plan and conducting unit test.
  • Ensured the unit, integration and system testing defects are tracked in IBM rational rose and are fixed and closed appropriately before the Production / UAT (as applicable).
  • Performed the Code walkthrough and Unit test scripts (via live meeting/video conference/presentations) review for all the projects and also ensured that review is done for all the deliverables.
  • Managing the artifact versions through Configuration Management tool- ISPW
  • Providing Knowledge transition to the new team members and mentoring them
  • Creating the flowchart and coding of application programs using COBOL and DB2.
  • Construction of new COBOL programs as per specifications and standards, also modification of existing programs.
  • Involved in the Resolution of technical issues while testing.
  • Analysis of client provided design documents to develop High level and low-level designs for the offshore team to proceed with development.
  • Provided post production On call support for system.

Confidential

Environment: IBM Mainframe

Senior software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • This project involved converting sequential datasets provided by Confidential to store the data in DB2 tables, by applying the required business rules.
  • The project also involved loading competitor's rates into competitor's tables in a similar manner.
  • Managing the artifact versions through Configuration Management tool- CHANGEMAN
  • Interacted with Database Administrators for scenarios of Database expansion, new transaction creation etc.
  • Creating the flowchart and coding of application programs using COBOL and DB2.
  • Construction of new COBOL programs as per specifications and standards, also modification of existing programs.
  • Involved in the Resolution of technical issues while testing.
  • Performed the Code walkthrough and Unit test scripts (via live meeting/video conference/presentations) review for all the projects and also ensured that review is done for all the deliverables.
  • Analysis of client provided design documents to develop High level and low-level designs for the offshore team to proceed with development.

Hire Now