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Mainframe Architect Resume

Wilmington, DE

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Having 13+ years IT experience, performed multiple roles as Application architect, Technical lead, Team lead, Data analyst and Developer.
  • Worked with multiple clients Confidential, United Air, Continental Air, Confidential, Discover and FIS.
  • Extensive hands - on experience in planning and leading in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including requirements gathering, analysis, design, architecture, construction, testing, deployment, production support.
  • Practiced waterfall and agile project management practices..
  • Having experience as a Technical Project Lead in Designing, Developing and Testing Mainframe Applications.
  • Having extensive understanding of the Airline business processes and Applications.
  • Good working experience in COBOL, IMS DB/DC, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS and MF-COBOL and posses strong logical skills in Programming.
  • Gained extensive experience in finding root causes and troubleshooting complex production issues in Cobol-IMS and Cobol - DB2 programs.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communicator who effectively interacts with customer and all levels of management.
  • Good working experience in Production support and 24/7 support applications.
  • Recently played a T shape role of technical BA, QA and scrum master.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: File-Aid, XPEDITER, ENDEVOR, CMAN, CA-7, SAR, JIIRA & HP-ALM

Operating systems: Z/Os

Industries: Retail, logistics Supply chain, banking, Credit Card and AIRLINES.

Languages: COBOL, SQL, XML, JCL, CICS

Databases: DB2, IMS-DB, Oracle, NOSQL, DB2 stored procs

OLTP and Integration: CICS, MQ series

Operating systems: Z/Os

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

Mainframe Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in requirement discussions (Business, functional and system) and estimated the Customer effort.
  • Having extensive understanding of the Airline business processes and Applications.
  • Gained extensive experience in finding root causes and troubleshooting complex production issues in Cobol-IMS and COBOL - DB2 programs.
  • Involved in Analysis and Design activities.
  • Prepare High Level Design, Code, and Test and promoted the code to QA Environment.
  • QA support and Confidential Support.
  • Participated in Release Review and Release Support Activities.
  • Co-ordinated for end to end testing with partners and different stakeholders.
  • Practiced agile methodologies and Interacted with various stakeholders and establish effective communication and approval mechanism.

Confidential

Team Leader & Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements with customer
  • Estimation
  • High level Design and Project Definition Document creation.
  • Coding
  • Test case preparation
  • Unit Testing
  • Review
  • UAT
  • Code Implementation
  • 24*7 Application support.
  • Mentoring the new team members.

Environment: IMS DB / DC, COBOL and JCL.

Confidential

Team lead & Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and troubleshooting of complex Cobol code to understand the business logic, which helped in resolving production support issues.
  • Developing tools for the automation of complicated as well as repetitive tasks to avoid human errors and to improve quality.
  • Involved in Preparation of Detail Design Document
  • Requirements clarification with clients.
  • Involved in Oncall production support activities.
  • Solving the production abends within the given time frame and documenting the Production problems.
  • Preparation of Root Cause Analysis documents which were critical in nature - involved co-ordination with multiple external teams as well as analysis and extensive research of production issues.

Environment: IBM S/390, COBOL, IMS-DB, IMS-DC and JCL.

Confidential, Chicago

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Study of Functional design Document provided by DFS.
  • Impact analysis, Design, Coding, Reviewing, Testing
  • Involved in Preparation of Detail Design Document
  • Requirements clarification with clients.
  • Involved in full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Involved in Oncall production support activities.
  • Solving the production abends within the given time frame and documenting the Production problem.
  • Reviewing programs for QA.
  • Developing tools for the automation of complicated as well as repetitive tasks to avoid human errors and to improve quality.

Environment: IBM S/390, COBOL, DB2, CICS and JCL.

Confidential

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in analysis of the requirements
  • Recreation of the defect
  • Code implementation and Unit testing
  • Extended Unit testing together with BA
  • Code Build in Acceptance environment

Environment: IBM S/390, MF-COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, Rational Clear Case, Rational Clear Quest MF Revolve and MF Mainframe Express.

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