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Mainframe Cobol Developer Resume

Woodcliff Lake, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Experience in full life cycle development of business applications. System architecture, Application design and development of mainframe computer systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the SDLC, both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Extensive experience collaborating with onshore and offshore teams
  • 15+ years of experience with COBOL, TSO/ISPF, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, AQT
  • 15+ years of experience with Online/Batch Programming
  • 7+ years of experience with MQ using MQ Explorer and MQ Visual Edit
  • 8+ years of experience within the Financial Sector
  • 5+ years of experience in Healthcare sector
  • 2+ years of experience in Automobile sector
  • 2+ years of experience in Retail sector
  • 2+ years of experience using IBM Integration Bus (IIB)
  • 3+ years of experience using Oracle Data Warehouse with tools and loads data into the warehouse
  • 2+ years of experience using UML diagrams

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Platforms: IB M z/OS, Eclipse, Windows, Mac, UNIX, Linux, Endeavor, Oracle Data Warehouse

Languages: COBOL, SQL, XML, UML

Databases: DB2, QMF, AQT, SPUFI, MS Access

Software: MVS, TSO, ISPF, CICS, OS/JCL, VSAM, SyncSort, MQSeries, Excel, MS Office, Endevor, SVN, VISIO, Virtualization, Distributed System, ALM

Tools: MQ Explorer, MQ Visual Edit, TMON, Xpediter, abend - aid, File Aid

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Defined new DB2 and Oracle tables to have store the safety recall data for each vehicle
  • Code COBOL BATCH programs for the daily update of remedy tables from vendor data
  • Modified CICS programs to retrieve data in XML format for web application
  • The system was developed with Agile methodology, with onshore/offshore developers
  • Attended daily scrums and update JIRA tasks for user stories

Confidential

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive use of MQ to get data from Salesforce and process on the mainframe
  • Designed and developed a new auto warranty system. Elicited requirements from the user. Analyzed current batch and CICS system and ensured that all functionalities would be included in the new system.
  • The system was developed with Agile methodology, with onshore/offshore developers
  • Documented the design and appropriate artifacts using UML diagrams
  • Front end of the system for Confidential dealers was Java based accessed through the Web. For Confidential customer service employees the front end was developed in CICS.
  • Code and test COBOL CICS DB2 programs.
  • Code COBOL BATCH programs to Extract and Transform data that loaded into Data Warehouse
  • Code COBOL BATCH programs to update DB2 tables from various Vendors using XML format.
  • Code COBOL CICS programs to update DB2 tables by access MQ generated by other department
  • Use AQT tools to access Oracle Data Warehouse for testing
  • Participate in QA testing by using ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) bug tracking software
  • System was primarily MVS, TSO, ISPF, COBOL, DB2, CICS, MQ, Endevor, Xpediter, XML, UML, Oracle Data Warehouse, AQT

Confidential, Palo Alto, CA

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and wrote mainframe applications to access a distributed system.
  • Designed and wrote Credit Cards application in the MVS environment
  • Populate DB2 tables with test data created in the COBOL BATCH programs
  • Wrote COBOL CICS programs to access the Credit Card DB2 tables.
  • Wrote COBOL programs to extract data from DB2 that will be loaded in the GemFire that resides on UNIX
  • Accessed the in-memory database was through a Java process.
  • In the z/OS CICS environment automatic intercepting all VSAM operations, and instead of accessing VSAM files on the mainframe the system was accessing the in-memory database in the distributed system.
  • System was primarily MVS, TSO, ISPF, COBOL, DB2, CICS, MQ, Xpediter, XML, UML, Stored Procedures, Easytrieve, Panvalet, Intertest

Confidential, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the design and development of a Proof-Of-Concept for a new EMC/VMWare product.
  • The function of the z/OS GemFire Bridge is to integrate between the mainframe and the in-memory database. The benefit was to reduce the processing costs and enable faster response to changing business needs.
  • Writing new COBOL programs in batch and CICS environment to access the GemFire from ZOS

Confidential

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, wrote and implemented Managed Account System.
  • System designed to alert the management and broker when client’s account risk become higher than the client originally specified.
  • Systems were developed in COBOL and CICS utilizing DB2.
  • Primary responsibilities were: Studied existing process and helped enhance process, drive and participate in design, development, and implementation.
  • Maintained and provided production support for the system.
  • Develop, prepare and execute test cases for business requirements for a new Wealth Management Process system.
  • Analyzed functional problems and determine techniques and requirements most feasible for processing

Confidential, Franklin Lakes, NJ

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, coding and implementation of a POLAR system which gathers all information about patient profile.
  • System was developed In COBOL Batch and CICS utilize DB2. Extensive use of QMF.
  • Worked in developing of medical profile system. The system logged all allergies that patients have and can alert the pharmacist if a new prescription will cause any adverse effect.
  • Production Support in Eligibility.
  • Required rapid analysis and remediation of issues while using broad knowledge base of systems and technical skills.

Confidential, New York, NY

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Solely responsible for the design, coding and implementation of a front end office application, which helped the broker to pick portfolio for the clients based on the client risk tolerance.
  • System was developed In COBOL and CICS utilizing VSAM data files.
  • Worked in the design, coding and implementation of a back office dividend system.
  • Solely responsible to implement the conversion when the Confidential merged with Salomon Brothers.
  • Participated in the Year 2000 conversion project.

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