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Mainframe Analyst Resume

Richmond, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Detail oriented programmer and architect with 6 years of hands - on experience in IBM Mainframe - COBOL, Easytrieve, JCL, DB2, VSAM, CICS, Endeavor, FILE-AID, TSO, ISPF SDSF, and Change man.
  • Successfully lead and executed wide-range of Development & Maintenance projects on-time and in-budget, surpassing client expectations. Key responsibilities included providing Estimation, Analysis, Technical Design, Code Development & Review, and Testing.
  • Recommended and lead Volume truncation enhancement request which impacted 60 % of the total application.
  • Varied experience of working on batch applications, CICS online screens, and online modules with Java as front end.
  • Key Contributor in a large scale COBOL conversion project involving coding and testing in limited time frame
  • Excellent communication and client interaction skills and expertise in requirements gathering and Analysis
  • Experience of document review, code review, peer review and group reviews.
  • Extensive knowledge of testing mainframe systems, software testing, User Acceptance Testing, In-depth knowledge of system integration, defect tracking, test validation, and test planning
  • Working knowledge in retail, distribution & inventory and Transport domain.
  • Team player and experience in coordinating and working with offshore teams.
  • Project Management expertise and Certification, in-depth knowledge of PM Methodologies and PMBOK Tools & Techniques.
  • Keen interest in supporting the project in terms of planning & control, Risk assessment and mitigation & monitoring the progress of project by calculations of performance parameters.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

System Design and Development: Requirement Study, Analysis, DesignConstruction, Unit and System Testing, Quality assurance and Implementation

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, APS COBOL, COBOL II, Easytrieve, SQL

Databases: DB2, VSAM, Oracle 9i

Operating Systems: IBM OS/390

Software Tools: TSO/ISPF, File Manager, File-Aid, Manage Now, SPUFI, ENDEVOR, ZEKE, QMF

OLPT: CICS, IMS, Java front end

Office Tools: Lotus Notes, MS Office, MS Project

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Mainframe Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Review Mainframe Design, Technical Specifications, Coding phases
  • Independently handled various application enhancement requests ranging from 80 to 2600 person hours
  • Preparation and reviewing of Estimates, Sow’s, Requirement Traceability Metrics, Technical Design Document and Unit Test Plans
  • Providing UAT support
  • Packaging and installation of code in test environment and subsequently to production environment. Providing post production support for bug fixes etc.
  • Prepare use cases, process flow diagrams, functional requirements and requirement traceability matrix.

Environment- JCL, APS COBOL, Easytrieve, DB2, TSO/ISPF, File-Aid, Manage Now, SPUFI, ENDEVOR, ZEKE, Lotus Notes, MS Office

Confidential, NJ

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and modification of batch and online programs to achieve quicker pulling of the report thereby Reducing the replenishment time of the required merchandise
  • Successfully generating the “Real-time" reports providing management with critical inventory information.
  • Modify/Develop CICS screens to achieve Enhanced Guest service i.e. Locate stored merchandise quicker by going to exact storage location indicated.
  • Onsite-offshore co-ordination (delegate, manage and monitor offshore team)
  • Developing test plans, strategies, scenarios and perform execution of test cases
  • Conducting Unit, System testing and deployment of deliverables in Production

Environment - COBOL, Easytrieve, DB2, VSAM, JCL, TSO, SPUFI, CICS, MS Office

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Prepared conversion approach, Design Document and Unit Test Plans for conversion
  • Performed Code Development and Unit testing with the IMS screens
  • Providing accurate estimates and status reports.
  • Key contributor in the Conversion project, converted and testing numerous modules from COBOL II, COBOL III to Enterprise COBOL format in limited time frame
  • Coordination and knowledge transfer within the team.
  • Run batch cycles in test environment.
  • Coding adhering to standards.
  • Test plan, unit test and test result creation.

Environment - COBOL II, COBOL III, Enterprise COBOL, IMS, DB2, VSAM

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Mapped APL EDI data files flow
  • Extraction of data using Mercator, subsequent updating of data files
  • Exposure to complete flow of APL EDI data files and Mercator tool
  • Create process flows and traceability matrix

Environment - EDI, Mercator

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