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Senior (edi Developer), Resume

Glenview, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Having 13 plus years of mainframe experience in Application software development, testing, production support and maintenance projects in mainframe related applications in the areas of retail, banking, automobiles, insurance, transportation and finance and telecommunications.
  • Well experienced in design, analysis, coding, testing system testing and warranty support.
  • Involved in making ADHOC enhancements to the existing COBOL, DB2 programs.
  • Involved the enhancement of COBOL II, IMS DB DC, CICS, IBM AIX programs.
  • Hands - on experience in version control tolls Endeavor, Changeman, Infoman and Expeditor tools.
  • Strong experience using SQL Stored Procedures.
  • Used VSS (configuration Management tool) for storing the documents. Analyze the requirements and prepare quality control plan.
  • Strong analytical skills wif ability to quickly understand clients' business needs.
  • Involved in meetings to gather information and requirements from the clients.
  • Create packages in endeavor and check-out elements from endeavor.
  • Experience on UNIX shell scripting.
  • Experience creating and executing the unit test cases.
  • Experience wif file-id, IBM file manager, IBM debugger and CA platinum tools.
  • Maintain the standards in defect life cycle.
  • Experience in creating test plans, test strategies, test data.
  • Experience in validating test plans to expected results.
  • Experience in Unit, Integrated, System, security, performance and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Participate in daily meeting wif the team, walkthroughs and defect tracking meetings.
  • Develop preventive measures on recurring incidents and a bends.
  • Provided support for system testing and implementation.
  • FTP the converted data from mainframe to UNIX box using the JCL.
  • Experience in defining Data Migration, Data Conversion and Data Cleansing strategies.
  • Data conversion and data set-up for testing.
  • Experience n TSO, VSAM, SPUFI, FILE-AID, Panvelet, ENDEVOR, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, SAR, ESP, OS/Z, OS/390.
  • Experience using CA7, CA11 and ESP Scheduling tools.
  • COBOL conversion from mainframe to UNIX, Windows server.
  • Extensive experience in Business Analysis to Translate EDI Requirements into Functional Specifications and Develop Logical Mapping for Gentran / GIS on Mainframe.
  • Highly Experienced in HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), Health Care industry providing Business Process Assessment, Requirements Gathering, Gap Analysis, Implementation and Testing. Well versed wif EDI and HIPAA transactions.
  • Extensive experience in various Business Applications like Logistics, Healthcare, Finance, Leasing, Telecommunication, Logistics, Distribution, Retail Healthcare.
  • Responsible for the complete design, development and implementation of 810, 820, 830, 832, 846, 850, 855 and 856 & 870 ASN.
  • Create vendor set up for EDIFACT standards like DESADV and DELFO.
  • Testing the maps and the melding flow configuration.
  • Transferring files through FTP to customer for Data verification.
  • Migration from mainframe Gentran to SI on open systems.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware: Pentium-II, IBM 3090

Operating Systems: MVS/ESA (IBM 3090, ES9000), WINDOWS, DOS, IBM AIX, Linux

Languages: COBOL, Pro COBOL, PL/1, JCL, C, JAVA, C++

Databases: IMS/DB, DB2, TERADATA, IDMS

Tools and Utilities: CA7, CA-11, File-Aid, Platinum, TSO/ISPF, INFOMAN, PANVALET Changeman, Endeavor, Expediter, IBM utilities, CICS, Platinum CA11, EAZYTRIEVE, INTEREST, Control M, IDCAMS, DFSORT, FILEAID, SPUFI, SYNCSORT, QMF

Oltp: CICS, IMS/DC

Access Methods: VSAM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Glenview, IL

Senior (EDI Developer),

Responsibilities:

  • Created ASN (Advance Shipping Notice EDI X12 856) which comes in ANSI X12 format from trading partners.
  • Created maps for ASN, Invoice and PO acknowledgment file AS2.
  • Translating the data from ANSI X12 to text format in inbound process using the translator.
  • Sending an Acknowledgment (EDI X12 997 Functional Acknowledgment) to the trading partners.
  • Involved in creating new maps for Trading Partner.
  • Created maps for the below listed EDI transaction sets using IBM Sterling Mapping Tool.
  • Create envelops and code list on Sterling 5.X.
  • The requirement was to create as well as report in a specific format.
  • Created map sets for 850,856 and 810 using IBM sterling integrator.
  • Protocols: FTP, HTTP/HTTPS, AS2 and VAN.

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Senior Application Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Program Analysis and Program technical document preparation
  • Modified programs using COBOL, DB2, IDMS, VSAM, CICS, CA- Intertest, File Manager and JCL.
  • Code review, report preparation, unit testing, system testing and integration testing, data migration from other systems to current system.
  • Wrote new batch COBOL programs and changes of existing programs.
  • Interacted wif business users and other systems teams to discuss new projects.
  • Checked out elements from Changeman and created packages in workbench.
  • Coordinate the testing efforts wif UAT team and resolved their findings on the application. Assisted setting up the test environment for UAT.
  • Production support and find the route cause analysis.

Environment: COBOL II, CICS, DB2 SQL, IDMS, JCL, MQ, QMF, XML, SPUFI, WORKBENCH, OS/390, INTERTEST, FILE MASTER and VSAM

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Senior Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential had Rapid Response project to create the tickets by business users. Involved in analysis, design, testing and implementation.
  • Analysis of high level business requirements as part of system development.
  • Program analysis and program technical spec document preparation.
  • Modified existing programs using Cobol, DB2, VSAM, CICS and JCL, IMS DB.
  • Code review and report preparation.
  • Unit testing, system testing and integration testing.
  • Data migration from other systems to current system.
  • Wrote new batch COBOL programs and changes of existing programs.
  • Interacted wif business users and other systems teams for discussing project enhancements.
  • Check-out elements from Changeman and created packages in Changeman.
  • Coordinated the testing efforts wif UAT team and resolve their findings on the application.
  • FTP the converted data from mainframe to UNIX box using the JCL.
  • Created the change control using BMC remedy.
  • Provided document and check list for change control.
  • Create Invoice 810, 850 and 856 using EDI Sterling (migration from gentran to IBM sterling).

Environment: COBOL II, CICS, DB2 SQL, IMS DB, JCL,LIBRARIAN, INTERTEST, FILE MASTER, SPUFI, BMC Remedy, OS/390,SYNCSORT, QMF and VSAM, Gentran, Sterling integrator, SFTP,AS2 and FTP.

Confidential, Menomonee Falls, WI

Merchandise Planning

Responsibilities:

  • As part Quantum Retail Project deployment.
  • Running batch quantum jobs thru ESP scheduler and monitor the Linux box.
  • Modifying batch jobs and prepared the input data.
  • Code review, Review reports preparation Unit Testing, QA and production jobs.
  • Interact wif system testing team for discussing about new changes.
  • Coordinated the testing efforts wif UAT (User Acceptance Testing) team and resolved findings on the application on 24X7 basis. Applied patches to different testing environments.
  • Prepared one time request form in Lotus Notes and note the catch-up timing for each job.
  • Attend project meetings, release meetings and QA status meetings.
  • Create Invoice 810, 850 and 856 using EDI Sterling.

Environment: COBOL II, DB2, SQL, PL/me, JCL, QMF, Web logic, SPUFI, FTP, ESP scheduler, Linux, Oracle, Gentran and IBM sterling.

Confidential, Chicago IL

Senior Systems Analyst Applications Development (EDI)

Responsibilities:

  • This system loads the data from various systems, validates the data in various levels and loads it into tables. Involved for new functionalities added into the existing programs. Also worked in MOB to fix the data in production tables and worked on adhoc tasks.
  • Program analysis and program technical specific document preparation.
  • Wrote new programs wif COBOL, DB2, and CICS.
  • Code review and reports preparation.
  • Data migration from tapes.
  • Wrote stored procedures.
  • Wrote new batch COBOL programs that were run by shell scripts from Unix Platform.
  • Coordinate testing efforts wif UAT team and resolved their findings on the application. Set up the test environment for UAT.
  • FTP the converted data from mainframe to UNIX box using the JCL.
  • Developed maps for load data into the oracle database.

Environment: COBOL II,PL/1,CICS,DB2 SQL, IMS DB, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, Changeman, Expeditor, VSAM, Easytrieve, IBM Debugger, GENTRAN, EDI, Informatica, FTP and Heat issue tracker tool, CA-7 and CA-11, Platinum for DB2,Unix AIX, Control-M, Oracle, OS/Z

Confidential, Chicago IL

Designation: Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote backend COBOL program for the Java/JSP front-end screens wif Web logic middleware.
  • Interacted wif the front-end web team for the enhancements and new development. Continuously documented best coding practices for the backend COBOL programming declaring read only cursors wif option uncommitted read.
  • Resolved Ad hoc problems.
  • Wrote new batch COBOL programs that were run by shell scripts me.e. from Unix Platform.
  • Supported billing and procurement Mainframe systems 24X7.
  • Coordinated testing efforts wif UAT team and resolved their findings on the application.
  • Check-out elements and create packages from endeavor.
  • Converting data from mainframe systems to UNIX box, to load the DB2 tables for Java programs.
  • FTP the converted data from mainframe to UNIX box using the JCL.
  • Prepare unit/system plans, test data.
  • Convert the JCL’s to Unix box instead of running on mainframe.
  • Performed manual testing and UAT testing.
  • Performed analysis and documentation of test results.
  • FTP the programs thru JCL into the UNIX box.
  • Data migration from mainframes to Java application (DB2 to Oracle).
  • Confidential tortoise for check-in, check-out components and version control tool.

Environment: Micro Focus COBOL,DB2 SQL,JCL, Easytrieve, CICS, QMF, SPUFI, Changeman, Expeditor, AFP, JHS, UNIX(IBM AIX), SYNC SORT, Oracle, EDI,AQT, Shell Script, FTP, VSAM, JAVA, IBM Web Sphere and MQ Series, PL/SQL,OS/Z

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Translated requirements into detailed design document and coded the COBOL programs.
  • Traced the job a bends and communicating wif the operation team wif a resolution.
  • Medical, Vision client totals in the jobs.
  • Monitoring the Batch jobs using CA-7 and also supporting VFS systems 24X7.
  • Prepare the daily reports for claims like vendor fee reimbursement (VFR), vendor claim Reimbursement (VCR), hospital savings program (HSP) and interface.
  • Created multiple one time use report COBOL programs as business users requested. Documented the productions bends along wif the resolution and updated the existing documents as needed.
  • Create packages and Check-out elements from endeavor.
  • Wrote stored procedures.
  • Performed UAT testing, analyzed and documented test results.
  • Provided support for system testing and implementation.

Environment: COBOL II, DB2 SQL, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, Endeavor, CA-7, Expeditor, JHS and VSAM

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Quick Lease Confidential Order Maintenance is a system used to inquire the vehicle information and to assign a vehicle to particular order number. It performs the unassigned, changes and deletes information of particular order number. The system which is replacing this transaction from mainframe and enable wif web using the MQ Series.
  • Wrote new programs in COBOL, DB2 and CICS.
  • Involved in meetings to gather information and requirements from the clients.
  • Responsible for error code testing
  • Analysis of the business requirements provided by the clients.
  • Preparation of Program Specs and interact wif customers.
  • Used SQL to access data. Used QMF and SPUFI to validate test results and documented the test results using Microsoft Word. Set up after test walkthroughs.
  • Conduct weekly walkthroughs on the application progress for meeting schedules and provided testing standing periodically to the higher management.

Environment: COBOL II, DB2 SQL, CICS, Panvelet, Expeditor, QMF, SYNC SORT,SPUFI,JAVA, MQ Series, IBM WebSphere and JCL.

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • The Healthy Balance System is created to support Caterpillar Corporate Medicals initiative of reducing medical costs by achieving better health for its retirees, employees, and dependents. Healthy Balance System is a hybrid system developed to take advantage of cutting edge web technology and power of mainframe computing.
  • The objective of this project is to assign a unique identifier to healthy balance population, employee, retiree, spouses, surviving spouse and external clients and utilize this unique identifier throughout the system.
  • Wrote new Programs Cobol, DB2, Code review, Review reports and perform unit testing.
  • Monitoring the Batch jobs.
  • Check out the elements from production using Endeavor tool.
  • Creating the packages for moving the Acceptance test regions.
  • Analysis of the Business requirements provided by the clients.
  • Create test data to perform System, Assembly and Regression testing.
  • Coordinate the testing efforts wif UAT (User Acceptance Testing) team and resolve their on the application, it also involved Setting up of the Test Environment for UAT.

Environment: COBOL II, DB2 SQL, JCL, Endeavor, QMF, SPUFI, AFP, Expeditor

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Global network services are network provider for Confidential bank. The application already existing and doing the manual dispute settlement transactions, the major enhancement of the project is to automatic settle the dispute transactions, and also including the pricing method for all message types like Chargeback, remittance, Presentment and network fee.
  • Program Analysis and Program Specification Document preparation
  • Wrote New Programs COBOL, DB2 (SQL) and monitoring the Batch jobs.
  • Involved in meetings to gather information and requirements from the clients.
  • Maintenance and 24/7 production support.
  • Prepare the time details for batch jobs.
  • Test the stress testing on mainframe wif millions of records.
  • Received the calls from various groups who they are supporting the other systems.
  • Analysis of business requirements and preparation of program specs interact wif customers.
  • Created test data to perform System, Assembly and Regression testing.
  • Analyzed and validated test results to ensure existing functionality and recommend corrective actions where necessary.
  • Participate in daily meeting wif the team, walkthroughs and defect tracking meetings.

Environment: COBOL, DB2 SQL, JCL, Changeman, Infoman, QMF, SPUFI, Expeditor

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • The import-pricing project will offer competitive import pricing to the consignee.
  • This project aims to meet existing customer needs by offering Import List Rates, which will list all the import rates for a specific destination from all origin countries. This offer will enable customers to calculate and budget for import shipments and will eliminate a large part of the pricing complexity in import shipping especially for our small and medium shippers.
  • Program Analysis and program specification document preparation.
  • Wrote new programs using COBOL, DB2 and SQL.
  • Code review, Review reports preparation Unit Testing.
  • Monitoring the Batch jobs.
  • Involved in meetings to gather information and requirements from the clients.
  • Receive the calls from various groups who they are supporting the other systems.
  • Analysis of the business requirements provided by the clients. Preparation of program specs and created test data to perform System and Regression testing.
  • Coordinated the testing efforts wif UAT (User Acceptance Testing) team and resolve their findings on the application, it also involved Setting up of the test Environment for UAT.

Environment: COBOL, DB2 SQL, JCL, Endeavor, IMS DB/DC, QMF, SPUFI, Expeditor

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential Partnership Marketing Group is an $870 million direct marketing company wif over 6,200 associates in 26 locations across the country. Partnership Marketing Group markets and provides service for consumer clubs and insurance products to customers of the most recognized names in business. Their products include dining, auto-clubs, legal, dental, accident, and health insurance plans.
  • Direct marketing is PGM’s business and the vast majority of their sales are generated through direct respond methods. Each year PGM mails more TEMPthan 230 million solicitations and makes over 70 million carefully scripted telemarketing presentations. PGM’s client benefits from the best technology and most intelligent marketing systems in the industry. Partnership Marketing Group continually keeps its pulse on customer satisfaction through a variety of surveys; tracking studies focus groups, and feedback sessions.
  • Program Analysis and Program Specification Document preparation.
  • Wrote New Programs COBOL, DB2.
  • Code review, Review reports preparation Unit Testing.
  • Monitoring the Batch jobs.
  • Involved in meetings to gather information and requirements from the clients.
  • Receive the calls from various groups who they are supporting the other systems.
  • Analysis of the business requirements provided by the clients. Preparation of program specs.
  • Create test data to perform System and Regression testing.
  • Coordinate the testing efforts wif UAT (User Acceptance Testing) team and resolve their on the application, it also involved Setting up of the Test Environment for UAT.
  • Analyzed and validated test results to ensure existing functionality and recommend corrective action where necessary

Environment: COBOL, DB2 SQL, JCL, VSAM, Endeavor, QMF, SPUFI, Expeditor, File-Aid

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential had maintained all data for standard list price schedules in hard copy format. The Customer had to interpret a published list price schedule document to calculate a price for a product they wish to purchase. A Customer Service representative uses online screen wifin OSBS to identify the current list and Sales Agreement pricing that is appropriate for the order. The process for attaching pricing to an order was manual. The main vehicle for contact for the GEP SPD customers earlier to this project was wif the Pricing analysts. The customer typically faxed the Pricing Analysts to negotiate for an agreement. The pricing analysts had to call the customers if more information is required or if the entire data TEMPhas not been faxed. The Price Digitization Project Phase 1(Instant Quote) included the design and implementation of a list price quote system.
  • Program Analysis and Program Specification Document preparation
  • Wrote New Programs COBOL, DB2.
  • Code review, Review reports preparation Unit Testing.
  • Monitoring the Batch jobs.
  • Involved in meetings to gather information and requirements from the clients.
  • Receive the calls from various groups who they are supporting the other systems.
  • Analysis of the business requirements provided by the clients. Preparation of program specs.
  • Created test data to perform System and Regression testing.
  • Coordinate the testing efforts wif UAT team

Environment: COBOL, DB2 SQL, CICS, VSAM, Endeavor, QMF, SPUFI, Expeditor, File-Aid

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