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Mainframe Developer Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • In depth hands - on experience in developing codes to facilitate varied number of validations and data storage for Rewards processing using Mainframe, Core Java, DB2 and ORACLE.
  • Very Strong experience in developing codes for handling batch-processing in Payments, Authorizations and ATM related transactions DB2 and expertise in designing automated tools using REXX to facilitate automation of testing tasks on Mainframes that facilitated efficient testing using COBOL, JCL, IMS, MQ, VSAM.
  • Proven experience in preparing Test Estimations, Test Plans, Test Cases/Scenarios, Test Procedures, analyzing Test Results, Test documentation and Test Metrics, Functional Testing, Release Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing
  • Proven expertise in multiple flavors of coding based on Mainframe Stored Procedures, Triggers, Functions, Cursors, Packages, SQL Query Profiling, SQL Tuning, Data Cleansing & data base remodeling for performance.
  • Very Strong experience in analyzing impacts, business requirements and designing High-Level and Detail-Level Design documents for Banking & Finance Solution domains.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting production issues and responsible for handling Post Warranty activities by providing necessary bug fixes and providing permanent solutions.
  • Having a 8 + years of experience in project management.
  • More suitable job position will be Mainframe/Java Technology Lead for any banking/finance domain.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages and Web Technologies: COBOL, REXX,JAVA,C++,SQL,HTML,XML, COBOL,JCL, Easytrieve, DB2 DB, MQ services, REXX, VSAM, Cobol Stored procedure, Native Stored procedure

Tools: Rally, Changeman, Xpeditor, Putty, REXX, TSO, ISPF, FILEAID, GOPDA, EZETRIEVE,CA - 11, Q-Tracker, Service Now, Manage Now, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft Office, Quality Centre

Database Tools: DB2, VSAM

Design Methodologies: Data Structure, Object Oriented Model, Structural Model

Domain Knowledge: Banking and Finance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, deploying and managing the development structure by strictly following the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Responsible for ensuring the communication of scope and requirements changes throughout the team, including a high level analysis of sprint impact
  • Responsible for providing extensive support to the product owner in management of backlog, ensuring scrum process standards, identification of stakeholders and stakeholder conditions of acceptance.
  • Responsible for initiating and defining the scope of all projects by having meetings with IT managers, Project managers and other Stake holders of Confidential
  • Responsible for monitoring, reviewing of project deliverables during various phases of development life cycle to ensure quality deployment
  • Expertise on batch MQ processing to send output data in an appropriate format to the downstream application
  • Proposed and implemented many re-engineering ideas which resulted in reduced job cost and annual savings to the client
  • Responsible for developing logic and codes for creating a payment file which reads data from real time sources and batch sources as well as eliminates duplicate payment for any customer

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, deploying and managing the development structure by strictly following the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Responsible for ensuring the communication of scope and requirements changes throughout the team, including a high level analysis of sprint impact
  • Responsible for providing extensive support to the product owner in management of backlog, ensuring scrum process standards, identification of stakeholders and stakeholder conditions of acceptance.
  • Responsible for initiating and defining the scope of all projects by having meetings with IT managers, Project managers and other Stake holders of Confidential
  • Responsible for monitoring, reviewing of project deliverables during various phases of development life cycle to ensure quality deployment
  • Expertise on batch MQ processing to send output data in an appropriate format to the downstream application
  • Proposed and implemented many re-engineering ideas which resulted in reduced job cost and annual savings to the client
  • Responsible for developing logic and codes for creating a payment file which reads data from real time sources and batch sources as well as eliminates duplicate payment for any customer

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing Java modules to parse XML files from upstream systems to extract required fields to perform further validation to store required data in the back-end DB2 database and creation of the downstream data in a XML format
  • Responsible for analysis of impacts and requirements in order to prepare comprehensive Design documents such as High Level Design and Detail Design
  • Extensively involved in testing Client/Server and Web applications and Middleware Applications
  • Responsible for data construction and data insertion into the DB2 tables using stored procedures and SQL statements to set up the test environment.
  • Experience in collecting statistics on the tables developed and their performance in order to sketch the database optimization plans. The optimization was done through different database tuning techniques such as using indexes, avoiding correlated sub queries and other required techniques.
  • Experience in analyzing database issues and developing query plans for effective troubleshooting and providing optimal database performance
  • Developed logic for modifying the Timestamp/Date/Time to synchronize data in the databases residing at 2 different time zones through stored procedures. Developed different stored procedures that were installed in 2 different Logical Partitions that included IPCE (East Region) and IPCW (West Region)
  • Responsible for knowledge management activities and value add (innovation) management across Confidential and Confidential by creating and distributing necessary documents for reference
  • Responsible for designing logic to migrate data from one mainframe region to other mainframe region using BMC utilities, NDM and XCOM utility jobs. This ensured that the jobs in other regions are triggered successfully once files are transferred using XCOM or NDM
  • Proposed and implemented different ideas to optimize the system that saved a significant CPU and amount for the client. Proposed and implemented re-engineering ideas to scratch dead code from the application modules which saved more than 70K per annum for the client

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise with a very new scheduler called Control M scheduler which is used in mainframe applications to schedule jobs so that the jobs are loaded automatically.
  • Responsible for gathering all the necessary requirements for the migration process of the application modules and analysis of more than 1000 jobs to sketch necessary changes to make them compatible on Control-M scheduler
  • Responsible for sketching deployment strategies which included stepwise implementation planning comprising of deployment timelines, different issue tracking techniques and solutions that ensured fast track and flawless progression of the project
  • Responsible for analyzing all the application modules residing in different mainframe regions to frame necessary modifications required based on the type of modules to make them compatible on the new scheduler
  • Responsible for installing the application modules initially in a dummy mode that replicated the migration environment in the production to ensure that most of the common migration issues are tracked in this mode.
  • Responsible for continuous, meticulous monitoring of the migration process and smartly handling any issue arising during the migration process by raising production tickets

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, deploying and managing the development structure by strictly following the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Responsible for ensuring the communication of scope and requirements changes throughout the team, including a high level analysis of sprint impact
  • Responsible for providing extensive support to the product owner in management of backlog, ensuring scrum process standards, identification of stakeholders and stakeholder conditions of acceptance.
  • Responsible for initiating and defining the scope of all projects by having meetings with IT managers, Project managers and other Stake holders of Confidential
  • Responsible for monitoring, reviewing of project deliverables during various phases of development life cycle to ensure quality deployment
  • Expertise on batch MQ processing to send output data in an appropriate format to the downstream application
  • Proposed and implemented many re-engineering ideas which resulted in reduced job cost and annual savings to the client
  • Responsible for developing logic and codes for creating a payment file which reads data from real time sources and batch sources as well as eliminates duplicate payment for any customer

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Handling of production issues in form of tickets by using tools like ManageNow and ServiceNow to provide quick and efficient solutions
  • Responsible for submission of daily statistics and reports on the application performance and discussing production issues with the clients on a daily basis
  • Responsible for monitoring all performance metrics for various production systems and identifying root cause for all technical issues and recommending solutions
  • Responsible for providing Demand Management save ideas for improving system's performance that included CPU and cost savings for the client
  • Experience in developing tools using REXX to automate tasks in order to reduce redundant effort and time
  • Responsible for handling Post Warranty activities by monitoring all performance metrics for various production systems and identifying root cause for all technical issues as well as recommend solutions

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