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Lead Mainframe Developer Resume

Rolling Meadows, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned professional with 12+ years of experience in developing and maintaining Mainframe applications with consistent record of delivering successful projects of high customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility, lead and train teams of engineers. Experienced in developing and implementing new software systems that improve organizational efficiency.
  • Rich working knowledge in business domains of Banking, Credit Cards domains
  • Involved in all phases of software development lifecycle with extensive knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall models.
  • Extensively worked in the design, development and maintenance of technology projects based on COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM, SQL, IMS
  • 12+ years of experience in Vision Plus, Cards System
  • Developed rapid application changes using EZTRIEVE
  • Well versed with file management tools like FILEAID, FILEMANAGER
  • Well versed with Abed analysis tools Fault - Analyzer, Abend-Aid
  • Very good at using the DB2 tools QMF, Spufi
  • Exposed to different configuration management tools like CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR and used various scheduling tools like CA7, TWS
  • Knowledge of JAVA based technologies
  • Exposed to AWS and started involving in cloud migration projects

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware: IBM Mainframes

Technologies: COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, EZTRIEVE, REXX, IMS DB/DC

Tools: FILEAID, FILEMANAGER, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, XPEDITOR, CA7, OPC, SAR, NDM, TWS, Abend-Aid, Fault-Analyzer

Databases: DB2

Languages: C, Core Java

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Rolling Meadows, IL

Lead Mainframe Developer

Technologies: IBM Mainframes, OS/390, Vision Plus: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, EZTRIEVE, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, FILE MANAGER, TWS, REXX, CICS Web services

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in requirement gathering and analysis phase of the project in documenting the business requirements by conducting workshops/meetings with various business users.
  • Conduct regular technical and functional workshops/meetings to walkthrough the understanding of the requirements to client business and IT community and identify the gaps and bridge them with by providing appropriate solutions for implementation
  • Prepare Estimation, Project Plan, Low level design, Unit test, System Test plans.
  • Complete the technical design specifications and development (coding).
  • Perform unit testing and in corporate necessary changes for System testing.
  • Monitor the test cycles and resolve issues in a timely manner. Coordinate with business users for validation of results.
  • Get the sign off and ready the packages for installation. Provide post implementation support as needed.
  • Implemented a new process to transfer multiple files to the client through CICS Web Services
  • Have a cross platform experience because of working with and leading Mainframe and Web technology teams. Responsible for coordinating with various stake holders and to make sure of on time delivery
  • As part of agile environment, develop stories, acceptance criteria, plan sprints and participate in daily stand ups to track project progress and report if there are any impediments
  • Hosted weekly status calls with LOB senior management to provide project status, and highlight risks and issues

Confidential, Rolling Meadows, IL

Lead Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in requirement gathering and analysis phase of the project in documenting the business requirements by conducting workshops/meetings with various business users.
  • Conduct regular technical and functional workshops/meetings to walkthrough the understanding of the requirements to client business and IT community and identify the gaps and bridge them with by providing appropriate solutions for implementation
  • Prepare Estimation, Project Plan, Low level design, Unit test, System Test plans.
  • Complete the technical design specifications and development (coding).
  • Perform unit testing and in corporate necessary changes for System testing.
  • Monitor the test cycles and resolve issues in a timely manner. Coordinate with business users for validation of results.
  • Get the sign off and ready the packages for installation. Provide post implementation support as needed.
  • Implemented a new process to transfer multiple files to the client through CICS Web Services
  • Have a cross platform experience because of working with and leading Mainframe and Web technology teams. Responsible for coordinating with various stake holders and to make sure of on time delivery
  • As part of agile environment, develop stories, acceptance criteria, plan sprints and participate in daily stand ups to track project progress and report if there are any impediments
  • Hosted weekly status calls with LOB senior management to provide project status, and highlight risks and issues

Confidential, Rolling Meadows, IL

Lead Mainframe Developer

Technologies: IBM Mainframes, OS/390, and Vision plus: COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, EZTRIEVE, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, FILE AID, MQ Series, and DB2

Responsibilities:

  • Gather Requirements for Work Requests and Project initiatives.
  • Prepare Estimation, Project Plan and discuss the same with SME’s.
  • Complete the technical design specifications and development (coding).
  • Code Walk-thru of programs for defects
  • Provide support during acceptance testing and release of the product into the production environment.
  • Coordinate with business users for validation of results.
  • Get the sign off from required parties and ready the packages for installation.
  • Provide implementation support by monitoring batch cycles for any issues.
  • Track the closure of project initiatives with the help of LOB users.
  • Mentoring the new joiners to understand the application.
  • Project Management Activities

Confidential

Senior Mainframe Developer

Technologies: IBM Mainframes, OS/390, COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, Stored Procedures, VSAM, EZTRIEVE, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, XPEDITOR, FILEAID, FILE MANAGER, SAR, TWS, TELON

Responsibilities:

  • Gather Requirements for Work Requests and Project initiatives.
  • Prepare Estimation, Project Plan and discuss the same with SME’s.
  • Complete the technical design specifications and development (coding).
  • Support Integration test cycles and validate the results.
  • Coordinate with business users for validation of results.
  • Get the sign off from required parties and ready the packages for installation.
  • Provide implementation support by monitoring batch cycles for any issues.
  • Track the closure of project initiatives with the help of LOB users.
  • Mentoring the new joiners to understand the application.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Technologies: IBM Mainframes, OS/390, and Vision plus: COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, EZTRIEVE, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, FILE AID, MQ Series, and DB2

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in requirement gathering and analysis phase of the project in documenting the business requirements by conducting workshops/meetings with various business users.
  • Conduct regular technical and functional workshops/meetings to walkthrough the understanding of the requirements to client business and IT community and identify the gaps and bridge them with by providing appropriate solutions for implementation.
  • Generate Functional design documents, detailed design documents for the new requirements/enhancements
  • Conduct quality reviews of design documents, code and test plans. Carry out unit testing
  • Writing new tools in REXX to improve the quality of work and reduce the manual verification of results.
  • Performing Quality Review’s to assure the quality along with the correctness of the deliverable
  • Coordinating with Onsite team regarding clarifications
  • Technical Mentor / Team lead / Onsite Coordinator

Confidential

Application Developer

Technologies: IBM Mainframes, OS/390, and Vision plus: COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, EZTRIEVE, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, FILE AID, MQ Series, and DB2

Responsibilities:

  • Analyse the Plan Provisions (User requirements)
  • Gather Requirements for Work Requests and Project initiatives, and develop alternate solutions
  • Complete the technical design specifications and development (coding).
  • Support Integration test cycles and validate the results.
  • Analyse and develop Design Document
  • Analyse issues and resolve in accordance with the due dates.
  • Testing of the developed work product
  • Ensures compliance with enterprise technology standards, governance processes, and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the enterprise.

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