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Sr. Programmer/analyst Resume

Des Moines, IA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 15 Years of experience in developing and maintaining large and small - scale business applications in IBM Mainframes (OS/390, VSE) environment or Vanilla Mainframe, web based technologies and also on Exstream Dialogue.
  • Extensively worked on development, maintenance and production support applications using VS COBOL II, CICS, DB2, RPG IV, ILE, MICROFOCUS COBOL, IMS DB/DC, IDMS, IDD, IDDM, NATURAL/ADABAS, ADSO,VSAM, JCL, PACBASE, PL/1, GTB, WCC and TELON.
  • Have expertise in ENDEVOR, FILE MANAGER, Exstream Dialogue, FILE-AID, TSO/ISPF, MVS/TSO, SDSF, SPUFI, QMF, SQL, INFO/MAN, Expediter, IDCAMS, CSF, tableBASE, PVCS, Job Track, Syncsort, ChangeMan, CA-7 scheduler, Web-Sphere, DOS/VSE, InterTest, ABENDAID, Easytrieve, REXX, Unix and Quality Center tools.
  • Gained lot of experience in developing online programs & screens in CICS.
  • Lead the team of 6 people for more than 3 years.
  • Have expertise on IBM Rational Developer tools for System z (RD z).
  • Have experience in EDI Mainframe Cobol programming, DB2 and JCL.
  • Have hands on experience of Onsite-Offshore model projects.
  • Have very good exposure in using Computer Solutions and Finance (CSF) tool.
  • Have extensive experience in all the phases of software development life cycle.
  • More than 4+ years of experience in Systems Analysis.
  • More than 4 years of experience in MICROFOCUS COBOL.
  • Have experience in Teradata RDBMS Database.
  • Have experienced in using FTP and SSL.
  • Worked on IBM MQ Series (Middleware) with Mainframe as backend.
  • Have Very Good Experience in Telon tool in developing, maintenance, implementation and testing of projects.
  • Involved in different phases of Testing, which includes Preparation of Test data, Setting up Testing environment, Creation of Test cases, Unit Testing and system Testing.
  • Have a good knowledge in Data Obfuscation techniques.
  • Have a good knowledge in AXWAY.
  • Stretch to meet deadlines, can handle concurrent responsibilities, excellent presentation and documentation skills, good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Expert problem solving skills with the ability to think creatively and strategically about alternative solutions and opportunities.
  • Have very good exposure to different domains in IT Industry.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: MVS/ESA, MVS/TSO, VSE, MS-DOS, WIN-98, 2000 and 2003, z/OS, UNIX MP-RAS

Languages: VS-COBOL II, Microfocus COBOL, CICS, JCL, PACBASE, SQL, Unix, Java, NATURAL/ADABAS PL1 CORBA, SWING, C++, J2EE, HTML, XML, XSLT and Java Script

Database: DB2 V7.0, Teradata, BTEQ, UDB, IMS DB/DC, IDMS, ORACLE 9i, WCC and SQL

Tools: TELON, IDD, IDDM, ADSO, ENDEVOR, FILE-AID, FILE MANAGER, EZYEDITINFO/MAN, Exstream Dialogue, CA-7 scheduler/OPCA, RDZ,System z LPEX Editor IDE, BMS Editor, Formatted Data Editor, NDM, ChangeMan, Infopac, tableBASE Expeditor, InterTest, SPUFI, QMF, Easytrieve,REXX, ABENDAID, and TestDirector

File Access: VSAM, PS, PDS, and GDG

Domains: Banking & Insurance, Finance Securities, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Retail

Middleware: IBM MQ Series, Web-Sphere

ETL Tools: Informatica 7.1.1, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Datastage 7.5, Abinitio

BI Tools: Business Objects 6.x/5.x

Big Data Tools: Hadoop Distributed File System, Hadoop Cluster- Single and multi node, Hadoop

Software Engineering Methodologies/Tools/Technologies: OOAD, UML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Programs were written in COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2, SQL, VSAM, and Flat files.
  • Projects worked on Agile Methodologies, different iterations
  • Provided the Application support working on the incidents for different lines of business (LOB)
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and System testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Extensive coding and Unit testing for complex modules by interacting with business users.
  • Involved in Troubleshooting, Debugging and Performance Tuning of code and supporting users by incorporating specific requests.
  • Interacted closely with business users and agents regarding few doubts in the requirements.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & Database.
  • Involved in writing many queries in DB2 to fetch data.

Environment: COBOL II, CICS, BMS Editor, DB2 V7.0, JCL, QMF, RDZ, VSAM, ChangeMan, Unix, Expediter, TSO/ISPF, MVS/TSO, File Manager, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, and SPUFI.

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Programs were written in COBOL, CICS, PACMAN, JCL, ADSO, Job Track, DB2, Workbench, IMS DB/DC, SQL, UNIX, VSAM, and Flat files.
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application.
  • Created and modified test and production JCL/Proc/Parm and provided on-going support.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and System testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Expertise in developing applications by using IBM Rational Developer for System z (RD z).
  • Involved in Integration, E2E, Parallel, UAT and Regression testing before moving to production.
  • Worked using Install/1, Experience in application development using an IDE tool
  • Extensive coding and Unit testing for complex modules by interacting with business users.
  • Involved in Troubleshooting, Debugging and Performance Tuning of code and supporting users by incorporating specific requests.
  • Interacted closely with business users and agents regarding few doubts in the requirements.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & Database.
  • Involved in writing many queries in DB2 to fetch data.

Environment: COBOL II, CICS, DB2, PACMAN, System z LPEX Editor, BMS Editor, Formatted Data Editor, DB2 V7.0, JCL, QMF, Install/1, IMS DB/DC, RDZ, ADSO, VSAM, Endeavor, Java, IDE, SQL, Unix, Expediter, Easytrieve, TSO/ISPF, MVS/TSO, FILEAID, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, and SPUFI.

Confidential, St Louis, MO

Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Programs were written in COBOL II, Exstream, JCL, ADSO, PACBASE, CICS, Job Track, DB2, UDB and VSAM.
  • Developed HP Exstream solutions and conducted installation and assembly on customer sites.
  • Analysis and resolution of abends encountered during execution of cycles; communicate and resolve issues with application teams and Client team.
  • Provided technical assistance for unit testing, acceptance testing and quality assurance procedures.
  • Implemented HP Exstream resources and logic in authoring of templates for best practices.
  • Involved interacting with CTG (CICS Transaction Gateway) to the Frond End application.
  • Extensively worked on CSF platform provided by the client for the financial needs.
  • Extensively worked on Exstream Dialogue to generate reports based on requirements
  • Extensively worked on data setup to induce scenarios for different testing teams as a developer.
  • Key person in sending the upstream files to the users to test region by using FTP protocol & NDM.
  • Instrumental in coding the validation of the input data processing and improve the performance by using tableBASE.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely design, Specification, coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and
  • System testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Database extraction was done using Informatica.
  • Exclusively involved in Stored Procedures in DB2.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & database.
  • Involved in writing queries in SQL Database.

Environment: VS COBOL II, Exstream Dialogue, CICS, PACBASE, UDB, DB2, ADSO, JCL, Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Struts, DOS/VSE, SQL, Informatica, NDM, VSAM, FILEAID, TSO/ISPF, Expediter, Unix, MVS/TSO, FILEAID, RDZ, Install/1, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, SPUFI, and QMF

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Programs are developed in COBOL II, PACBASE, IDMS, MQ Series, CICS, JCL, Job Track, DB2 and VSAM.
  • Implemented HP Exstream resources and logic in authoring of templates for best practices.
  • Supported team members in application development process by designing, coding and testing services.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely design,
  • Specification, coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and system testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Experience in Exstream Dialogue tool to generate reports.
  • Involved in supporting production work.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & Database.
  • Involved in writing queries in SQL Database.
  • Submit jobs in system test environment as per CA11 job schedule.

Environment: COBOL II, Exstream Dialogue, CICS, JCL, DB2, SQL, QMF, Endeavor, VSAM, Easytrieve, Java, HTML, Java Script, SAP IDOCs, IDE, TSO/ISPF, MVS/TSO, Unix, FILEAID, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, RDZ, SPUFI, Platinum DB2 Utilities, Xpediter and WCC.

Confidential, Lansing, MI

Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Programs were written in COBOL, CICS, PL/1, MQ Series, PACBASE, JCL, DB2, IMS DB/DC, SQL, UNIX, VSAM, Job Track and Flat files.
  • Written the programs using Java, Servlets, JSP and Struts
  • MicroFocus COBOL programming to support batch processing.
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application.
  • Created and modified test and production JCL/Proc/Parm and provided on-going support.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and System testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Expertise in developing applications by using IBM Rational Developer for System z (RD z).
  • Involved in Integration, E2E, Parallel, UAT and Regression testing before moving to production.
  • Worked using Install/1, Experience in application development using an IDE tool
  • Extensive coding and Unit testing for complex modules by interacting with business users.
  • Involved in Troubleshooting, Debugging and Performance Tuning of code and supporting users by incorporating specific requests.
  • Interacted closely with business users and agents regarding few doubts in the requirements.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & Database.
  • Involved in writing many queries in DB2 to fetch data.

Environment: COBOL II, Install/1, MicroFocus COBOL, PACBASE, UDB, MQ Series,PL/1, CICS, Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Struts, System z LPEX Editor, BMS Editor, Formatted Data Editor, DB2 V7.0, JCL, QMF, IMS DB/DC, RDZ, VSAM, Endeavor, Java, IDE,SQL, Unix, Expediter, Easytrieve, TSO/ISPF, MVS/TSO, FILEAID, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, and SPUFI.

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Coding has been done using COBOL II, JCL, PACBASE, MQ Series, DB2, IMS DB/DC, SQL, Unix, CICS, Files and VSAM.
  • Worked on critical reports using InfoPac tool.
  • Written the programs using Java, Servlets, JSP and Struts
  • Performance tuning of MicroFocus COBOL programs for fast results.
  • Using Platinum DB2 Utilities did database extraction and IDD, IDDM with IDMS database.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & Database.
  • Involved in writing queries in SQL Database.
  • Submit jobs in system test environment as per CA11 job schedule.

Environment: VS COBOL II, MicroFocus COBOL, PACBASE, CICS, Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Struts, MQ Series, UDB, Endeavor, QMF, DB2 V7.0, JCL, Expediter, Info Pac, SQL, VSAM, Easytrieve, HTML, REXX, IMS DB/DC, Unix, TSO/ISPF, MVS/TSO, FILEAID, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, SPUFI, Platinum DB2 Utilities.

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Programs are developed in COBOL II, CICS, JCL, IMS DB/DC, SQL, Unix, DB2 and VSAM.
  • Written the programs using Java, Servlets, JSP and Struts
  • Infopac tool is used to generate reports based on business requirements.
  • MicroFocus COBOL programming to support batch processing.
  • Instrumental in coding and validation of the input data and processing.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely design,
  • Performance tuning of MicroFocus COBOL programs for fast results
  • Specification, coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and system testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & Database.
  • Involved in writing queries in SQL Database.
  • Submit jobs in system test environment as per CA11 job schedule.

Environment: MicroFocus COBOL, COBOL II, CICS, DB2 V7.0, JCL, Infopac, UDB, SQL, QMF, Endeavor, VSAM, Easytrieve, Java, HTML, Java Script, IDMS, IDD, REXX, IDDM, TSO/ISPF, IMS DB/DC, MVS/TSO, Unix, FILEAID, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, SPUFI, Platinum DB2 Utilities, Xpediter.

Confidential, Stamford, CT

Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Internal design document based on business requirements.
  • Coordinating offshore/onsite model for development/maintenance of the project.
  • Programs were written in COBOL II, PL/1, JCL, CICS, IMS DB/DC, SQL, Unix, DB2, IDMS, IDD, IDDM and VSAM, MQ Series.
  • Involved in Integration, E2E, Parallel, UAT and Regression testing.
  • Worked on web-based application using Java, JSP, Servlets, XML, XSLT, HTML and Java Script.
  • MicroFocus COBOL programming to support batch processing.
  • Extensively worked on CSF platform provided by the client for the financial needs.
  • Extensively worked on flat files to induce scenarios for different testing teams as a developer.
  • Key person in sending the upstream files to B-PLEX test region by using FTP protocol & NDM.
  • Instrumental in coding the validation of the input data processing and improve the performance by using tableBASE.
  • Performance tuning of MicroFocus COBOL programs for fast results
  • I have involved in few modules of PeopleSoft and have done mapping to Mainframe modules as Per the client requirement.
  • Responsibilities include all the stages of the software development cycle, namely design, Specification, coding, debugging, testing (test plan and test execution), integration and
  • System testing, documentation and maintenance of the programs.
  • Database extraction was done using Informatica.
  • Exclusively involved in Stored Procedures in DB2.
  • Created program specifications, test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & database.
  • Involved in writing queries in SQL Database.

Environment: VS COBOL II, MicroFocus COBOL, PL/1, CSF, CICS, MQ Series, IMS DB/DC, Endeavor, tableBASE, SQL Database,UDB, IDMS, IDD, IDDM, DOS/VSE, DB2 V7.0, JCL, SQL, Informatica, NDM VSAM, FILEAID, Oracle 9i, PeopleSoft, Java, JSP, XML, XSLT, HTML,REXX, Java Script, Teradata V2R5, OPCA, SWING, C++, TSO/ISPF, Expediter, Unix, MVS/TSO, FILE MANAGER, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, SPUFI, Web-Sphere, CORBA, and QMF

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis or Study of existing system and involved in developing the new applications.
  • Designing and developing new online and batch programs using COBOL II, CICS, IMS DB/DC, DB2, and VSAM based on business requirements.
  • Migrating NATURAL/ADABAS programs to COBOL/DB2 programs.
  • Modified/Created stored procedures in DB2.
  • Written the programs using Java, Servlets, JSP and Struts
  • Involved in writing program specifications & SQL Performance Tuning.
  • Improved the performance of the system by using tableBASE.
  • Executed test plans and performed Unit testing in development.
  • Performance tuning of MicroFocus COBOL programs for fast results
  • Investigating the effect of the code changes on the existing JCL streams and making modifications according to the business requirements.
  • Instrumental in coding the validation of the input data and processing.
  • Database (DB2) extraction was done using COBOL code.
  • Created and modified test and production JCLs/Procs/Parms and provided on-going support.
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between Programs & database.
  • Preparation of UTP.

Environment: COBOL II, PL/I, CICS, tableBASE, DB2, NATURAL ADABAS, Java, J2EE, JSP, Servlets, Struts, JCL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, INSYNC, Tracemaster, Dumpmaster, Abend-AID, FTP, MVS, TSO/ISPF, Panvalet, QMF, FILEAID, SPUFI, SAR, SyncSort, DFSort, Remedy, and Control-M, MicroFocus COBOL, MVS/TSO, FILE MANAGER, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, and OS390.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in executing Teradata Scripts to fetch Business Information for high level Managements by using Mainframe Batch Jobs.
  • Coordinating offshore/onsite model for development of the project.
  • Implementing new business requirements, understanding new business process flow, design, coding, and Implementation to production.
  • MicroFocus COBOL programming to support batch processing.
  • Interacting closely with functional teams and end users regarding technical specifications and reports.
  • Production support activities and generated Ad hoc reports whenever required by client.
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application.
  • Involved in designing front-end part by using Java, XML, XSLT, C++, SWING, JSP, and MQ Series.
  • Created Test plans and performed Unit and system testing.
  • Created/modified DB2 Stored procedures as per the client requirement.
  • Involved in Troubleshooting, Debugging and Performance Tuning of code and supporting users by incorporating specific requests.
  • UNIX & Kornshell scripts have been used to extract data from Teradata box.
  • Instrumental in coding the validation of the input data and processing.
  • Performance tuning of MicroFocus COBOL programs for fast results
  • Unit tested external Interface Input File process to ensure the data flow between programs & database.
  • Interacting closely with functional teams and database administrators to resolve production issues.

Environment: Teradata V2R5, BTEQ, Fast Export, OS/390, CA-7 scheduler/OPCA, Informatica, FTP, NDM, Java, C++, SWING, VSAM, JSP, XML, XSLT, MQ Series, Endeavor, MicroFocus COBOL, SQL, JCL, Easytrieve, Expediter, IDCAMS, z/OS, Syncsort, SQL, Web-Sphere, CORBA, UNIX with Kornshell scripts, ChangeMan 5.5.2, SPUFI, MVS/TSO, QMF, OMEGAVIEW 300, UNIX MP-RAS

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering from the client.
  • Programs were written in COBOL II, CICS, IMS DB/DC and DB2.
  • Handled many queries in SQL Database.
  • Involved in writing program specifications & SQL Performance Tuning.
  • MicroFocus COBOL programming to support batch processing.
  • Created test plans and performed Unit testing and Involved in DB2 stored procedures.
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application.
  • Created and modified test and production JCLs/Procs/Parms and provided on-going support.
  • Involved in the defect fixing, testing and generating Incident Reports.
  • Solved abends in Acceptance and Prod during batch cycle run.
  • Preparation of document for project movement from model office to UAT and its support activities.

Environment: MicroFocus COBOL, VS-COBOL II, CICS, IDMS, IDD, IDDM, Expediter, SQL, IDCAMS, Syncsort, ENDEVOR, FTP, ABENDAID, FILE-AID, SAR, EZYEDIT, SPUFI, INFO/MAN, VSAM, QMF, TSO, CA-7 scheduler, Expediter, DB2 V7.0, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, VSE, OS390.

Confidential, Topeka, KS

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Programs were written in COBOL II, IMS DB/DC, CICS, Natural/Adabas, DB2 and JCL
  • Coding and Unit testing for given requirement
  • Worked on DB2 programs to migrate data from Mainframe to SQL Server.
  • Involved in writing program specifications & SQL Performance Tuning
  • Created test plans and performed Unit testing and Involved in DB2 stored procedures.
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application
  • Set up different scenarios of data in test environment to avoid abends in production.
  • Involved in the defect fixing, testing and generating Incident Reports.
  • Solved abends in Acceptance and Prod during batch cycle run.
  • Preparation of document for project movement from model office to UAT and its support activities.

Environment: NATURAL/ADABAS, COBOL II, DB2, SQL Server, QMF, JCL, CICS, IMS DB/DC, ENDEVOR, FILE-AID, EZYEDIT, INFO/MAN, VSAM, ES-9000, IBM-MVS, OS390, Expediter, TSO, JSP, Servlets, HTML.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Programs were written in COBOL, DB2, and CICS for online programs.
  • Extensive coding and Unit testing for complex modules.
  • Involved in writing program specifications, coding, and review and test batch programs.
  • Executed test plans and performed Unit testing in development.
  • Analyzed existing system and involved in designing a new application for Retirementready.
  • Instrumental in coding the validation of the input data and processing.
  • Created and modified test and production JCLs/Procs/Parms and provided on-going support.
  • Unit tested external input file process to ensure the data flow between Programs & database.
  • Preparation of turnover documents.

Environment: TELON, VS-COBOL II, CICS, DB2 V7.0, JCL, TSO/ISPF, FILE MANAGER, ES-9000IBM-MVS, OS390, and SQL.

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