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Lead Developer And Subject-matter Expert Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 14+ years of experience in Information Technology includes experience in software development using IBM Mainframes in client - server applications. Industry experience includes knowledge on Information, Media and Entertainment, Banking, Insurance domains.
  • 14+ years of experience in support & maintenance of IBM Mainframe applications (including native CICS & batch).
  • 9+ years of experience in handling the Billing and Payment systems in Insurance, Telcom and Information and Information, Media, Entertainment.
  • 6+ years of experience in developing CICS webservices integrating them with distributed applications.
  • Extensive experience in software engineering Requirement Analysis, Integrated Testing, Maintenance, support (including on-call support).
  • Ability to analyze, organize, and manage challenging projects that promote growth through individual and product achievement.
  • Experience in both Waterfall & Agile development methodologies.
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationship with management, Clients, team members.
  • Exceptional ability to interact with customers\Business and Engineering team, communicating changes in requirements, resolving conflicts, assuring project delivery on time.
  • Expertise in converting complex business requirements into system requirements.
  • Involved in Code reviews, Quality Assurance Testing and delivered quality products.
  • Awarded the “Above and Beyond Awards” multiple times in my tenure at Confidential and received many recognitions from customers in the categories Teamwork, Client Focus, Solutions and Responsiveness.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

IBM Mainframes: TSO/ISPF, Cobol, JCL, VSAM, CICS, MQ series, Easytrieve BMS, VIDD, GTB, IBM DB2, SQL, QMF, SPUFI, IMS DB, PL/SQL, XPEDITER, CA-INTERTEST, IBM DEBUG, IBM Utilities CA7, Control-M, OPC, NDM, SFTP, SAR, Connect: Direct, REXX, VBA ScriptsEndeavor, ChangeMan, Jenkins, GitHub, Jira, Confidential ALM, XML, JSON, Visio, PowerPoint

Implementation Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile - Scrum, Kanban, SAFe

Value-Added Leadership: Team Building & Mentoring, Client Relations & Presentations, Business & IT Planning, International Client Exposure, Continuous Service Improvements

Industry Experience: Financial and Insurance, Healthcare, Information, Media and Entertainment, Telecom, Retail

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Lead Developer and Subject-Matter Expert

Responsibilities:

  • Develop using Java, COBOL, CICS, JCL, Change Man, IBM DB2, SQL, Stored Procedures, VSAM, CICS Web Services, REST Services, MQ, Easytrieve, Mainframe Utilities, business logic and update technical documentation.
  • Enhance and Build new CICS online screen using VIDD, BMS.
  • Translate the business requirements into technical design documents and establish specific solutions by reviewing/communicating the design approaches.
  • Designs, builds, deploys enhancements as well as new solutions.
  • Develops in-depth understanding of billing environment and leverage knowledge to build robust, scalable solutions.
  • Performs research and applies results to solution design.
  • Lead walkthroughs to assure quality of programs developed by other associates Walkthroughs are done with an overall perspective to ensure quality and follow firm standards.
  • Collaborates closely with Architects and Technologist to optimize solutions providing technical support and guidance to the team.
  • Participate in the initial business requirements with sponsors and stake holders.
  • Develop the requirement solutions/designs in IBM Mainframes environment using Waterfall and Agile Methodology (Scrum and Kanban).
  • Involve in Unit, System Integration, Regression and End to End Testing.
  • Support the release warranty, maintenance, bug fixes.
  • Maintains and supports legacy billing applications and Vantage product applications.
  • Responsible for bringing in process improvements, conducting lessons learned sessions and showcasing continuous improvements to business and IT teams.
  • Collaborates with teams to integrate systems.
  • Continuous Process Improvement of Support activities of Project.
  • Internal/External Quality Audit Representative of Project.
  • Help, train, mentor others when needed during the project execution.

Confidential

Senior Developer/Application Support

Responsibilities:

  • Develop using COBOL JCL, Endear, IBM DB2, Stored Procedures, VSAM, CICS Web Services, IBM Utilities, business logic and update technical documentation.
  • Translate the business requirements into technical design documents and establish specific solutions by reviewing/communicating the design approaches.
  • Code Review, Defect Tracking and Review of Unit/System Test Strategy/Plan/Results.
  • Ensure Test Environment Set up, User Acceptance Testing Support and Bug Fixing.
  • Ensure Integration Testing Support to other teams, Pre/Post Implementation Support.
  • Provide post implementation support during major releases such as 1/1 command center support.
  • Provided 24X7 production support and involving in client interactions to handle functional issues and production batch management.
  • Providing solutions to end-user queries by analyzing UI and back-end data as part of prod support activates.
  • Guide team members in all technical challenges faced in the execution of project.
  • Knowledge Management to create repository of system/business/domain knowledge.
  • Continuous Process Improvement of Support activities of Project.

Confidential

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Develop using COBOL JCL, Endeavor, IBM DB2, IBM Utilities, business logic and update technical documentation.
  • Translate the business requirements into technical design documents and establish specific solutions by reviewing/communicating the design approaches.
  • Code Review, Defect Tracking and Review of Unit/System Test Strategy/Plan/Results.
  • Ensure Test Environment Set up, User Acceptance Testing Support and Bug Fixing.
  • Ensure Integration Testing Support to other teams, Pre/Post Implementation Support.
  • Task Allocation to efficiently resolve production support tickets and business requests.
  • Guide team members in all technical challenges faced in the execution of project.
  • Knowledge Management to create repository of system/business/domain knowledge.
  • Continuous Process Improvement of Support activities of Project.

Confidential

Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Develop using COBOL JCL, Endeavor, IBM DB2, VSAM, IMS DB IBM Utilities, business logic and update technical documentation.
  • Provided 24x7 application support and involved in client interactions to handle any specific Job ABENDS or any other production functional related issues.
  • Involved in handling change requests and production incident tickets initiated by the clients and maintaining the ticket tracking sheet on weekly basis.
  • Involved in preparing the estimation, design document, coding and testing of development and enhancement productions related requests.
  • Translate the business requirements into technical design documents and establish specific solutions by reviewing/communicating the design approaches.
  • Code Review, Defect Tracking and Review of Unit/System Test Strategy/Plan/Results.
  • Ensure Test Environment Set up, User Acceptance Testing Support and Bug Fixing.
  • Ensure Integration Testing Support to other teams, Pre/Post Implementation Support.
  • Coordinated release deployment activities and post-implementation support.

Confidential

Team Member

Responsibilities:

  • Code construction and/or changes to the existing/new programs for COBOL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, and JCL.
  • Involved in preparing the design document, coding, and testing of development & enhancement related requests.
  • Responsible for individual module deliverables, from the analysis to implementation.
  • Involved in monitoring the system operations and performing temporary fix when required.
  • Involved in preparing the unit test plan, setting up the test data and unit testing of the components.

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