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Mainframe Programmer Analyst Resume

Torrance, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Nine years of IT experience in Mainframe based applications involving Software Development Life Cycle activities like requirements gathering, analysis, design, coding, testing, process control and implementation phases.
  • Worked extensively on Automotive domain.
  • Extensive working experience on Mainframe related skills such as COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, TSO, IMS DB/DC, CICS, SORT, ICETOOL
  • Worked on tools like CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, QMF, SPUFI, FILE - AID, ABEND-AID, REMEDY (Ticket management tool).
  • Good working experience on IBM Rational Clear Case and IBM Rational Clear Quest.
  • 24/7 Production Support and Maintenance for Mainframe business critical and complex applications involving identification of production issues, providing solutions and deployment into production
  • Proactively handled the Preventive, Corrective, and Perfective tickets in support.
  • Involved in requirement gathering for new requests from Business end users.
  • Prepared business impact analysis, high level design /low level design meeting the business requirements.
  • Efficient in coding, unit testing and User acceptance testing and deployment of the changes.
  • Extensively involved in code review, test plan review and test results review in mainframe applications.
  • Adhered to 100% SLA of client and delivered within the schedule.
  • Excellent Team player with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the software development process.
  • Experience in working with multiple vendors and geographically distributed teams with Onsite/Offshore team structure.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly and concisely while maintaining a professional and positive conduct, personal and business integrity

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: IBM Mainframe, Unisys Mainframe, MS Windows

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, IMS, CICS

Database: DB2, IMS DB/DC

Tools: & Utilities: FILE-AID, ABEND-AID, QMF, SPUFI, ICETOOL, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, REMEDY, IBM Rational Clear Quest / Case

Configuration Management Tool: CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR

Methodologies: SDLC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Torrance, CA

Mainframe Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on major and minor enhancements to the system which support business growth
  • Provided 24/7 support to business critical and complex applications
  • Effectively managed teams at onsite and offsite to complete tasks on time for delivery
  • Reported and published the status of all handled tasks to peers and managers for tracking
  • Handled business user queries and other application user raised tickets of all severity - from low to high
  • Adherence to SLA as per client guidelines.
  • Adherence to client’s coding standards and process standards
  • Applications monitoring, backlog reduction and application simplification by code complexity reduction for better application maintenance
  • Proactively provided permanent solution for job abends.
  • Reviewing code, test results and documents
  • Proactively involved in helping the team during crisis situation.
  • Involved in requirement gathering phase and coordinated with offshore to create design documents, coding, reviewing, test plan and results documentation and Implementation of changes into production.
  • Planning and implementation of code fixes

Environment: IBM mainframes, COBOL, TSO, JCL, IMS DB/DC, DB2, CICS, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, SORT, ICETOOL, FTP, FILE-AID, ABEND-AID, IBM Rational Clear Quest, IBM Rational Clear Case.

Confidential

Mainframe Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Supported TTMS ( Confidential ) application which is highly business critical
  • Worked on multiple enhancements across different applications within Toyota for almost 2 years, delivering zero defect code and complete documentations
  • Understanding the high level design, preparing detailed business and technical design, providing time and effort estimations for the enhancements
  • Analysing the impact on the overall applications, developing new code in IBM-mainframe which uses IMS and DB2 databases, and performing unit and integration testing
  • Performed End-End system testing which involves multiple platforms like OTM, BDM, and Mainframe.
  • Performed the Message Queue monitoring which involves huge data flow across platforms.
  • Did Root cause analysis, provided assistance in resolving issues and retesting the application performance.

Environment: IBM mainframes, COBOL, TSO, JCL, IMS DB/DC, DB2, MQ, CICS, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, SORT, ICETOOL, FTP, FILE-AID, ABEND-AID, IBM Rational Clear Quest, IBM Rational Clear Case.

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance for a huge application - MMS ( Confidential )
  • Provided resolutions to client's application or business flow related queries
  • Break-fixes and new code development in Unisys-mainframes which uses DMS database
  • Enhancing existing applications to handle the newly identified business requirements
  • Preparing detailed design, test results for the enhancements
  • Improvising the System Appreciation document for easier application understanding and maintenance
  • Involved in knowledge transition activities, prepared documents and presentations describing the business flow and technical details of the application

Environment: IBM mainframes, COBOL, JCL, and DB2 databases, UNISYS mainframes, ECL and DMS database

Confidential

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of detail design, test plan and results
  • Code analysis for resolving technical issues, and performing unit and integration testing
  • Involved in peer review of complete code and test results
  • Used expeditor for debugging batch and online code
  • Developed code as per client’s coding standards and adhered to SLA

Environment: IBM mainframes, COBOL, TSO, JCL, CICS, DB2 database, SORT, ENDEAVOR, XPEDITOR

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