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Mainframe Developer Resume

Irving, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Over 8 Years IT experience as Mainframe Consultant worked in Development, Maintenance, Testing, Support and Analyst of application software on IBM Mainframe Systems.
  • Good experience in Mainframe technologies, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2 and CICS.
  • Extensive experience with TSO/ISPF, FILEAID, XPEDITER, SPUFI, CA7 Schedulers, ABENDAID and DFSORT, STFP, FTP and NDM transmissions.
  • Scheduled Jobs, Prepared Job flows, System and Integration test plans.
  • Involved in Co - ordination with offshore team and review of deliverables.
  • Proficiency with coding and implementation of Components using COBOL, DB2, VSAM, CICS and JCL.
  • Very good exposure in Mainframes, COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, CICS, EASYTRIEVE, IOF, NDM, SERVICENOW, CHANGEMAN, INFOMAN(TSO-12), INTERTEST, OPC, CA7, FILEAID.
  • Hands on experience working on tools like Expeditor, Endeavor, Change Man, File-Aid, FTP, NDM, SPUFI, ISPF/TSO etc.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Multitasking and the ability to prioritize goals that help organizations to reach their desired goals.
  • Consistently commended for ability to work as a team member or independently while achieving critical deadlines. Strong team player.
  • Lead the technical as well as the non-technical staff and users with responsibility, trained and mentored the staff. Utilized most of the latest Technological Tools and Software Systems, ChangeMan, VSAM, COBOL, REXX, DB2, and with SDLC Methodology and other development/testing software tools
  • Recognized for performance and project contributions. Consistently achieved highest rating in annual evaluations. Experience in interacting with teams from multiple geographies.
  • Excellent communication.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, OS/390, Z/OS,TSO/ISPF.

Languages: COBOL, MF COBOL, Easytrieve, JCL, Proc, CICS.

Tools: File-AID, ICETOOL, IEBGENER, IEFBR14, IDCAMS, DFSORT, IBM Debugger, SPUFI, File Manager, TSO-ISPF, IOF, NDM, SERVICE NOW, INTERTEST, CA-7, OPC, PROC, Table base, PRO JCL, SAR,SYNCSORT.

Databases: DB2, VSAM.

Configuration Mgmt. Tools: Change-Man, INFO MAN (TSO12)

Hardware: IBM Mainframe.

Software Application: Rumba

Environment: IBM 3090, Windows, Microsoft Office, MS Visio.

Methods: SDLC and Agile Software Methodology.

Testing: Manual Testing, System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Unit Testing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Irving, TX

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Discussing on the requirements, to understand them better and provide an optimized approach.
  • Provide three level of estimate E0, E1 and E2 - the amount of effort in hours required for the project based on the requirements on different phases.
  • Accepting and approving PCR’s for the TPR’s worked upon with additional estimate if required.
  • Preparing the design document based on the finalized requirements and presenting to the project team which includes all impacted groups for the approval over the design and approach.
  • Developing new modules and modifying the existing modules based on the requirement change.
  • Scheduling the new jobs in UAT and in production.
  • Reviewing the developed components.
  • Deploy the modules into testing region through Version control tool, CMAN and RTM.
  • Supporting UAT batches and fixing the job abends if any.
  • Tracking the Test Plan/Test Specification vs. Requirements.
  • Approving the test plan created by testing team after confirming that all positive and negative scenarios are covered in test plan based on the requirement change.
  • Testing the changes in test environment and make sure the deliveries are defect less and are with good standards. Fixing the defects if any.
  • Sharing the knowledge with the team members.
  • Co-ordinating and getting the modules implemented to production on time.
  • Tracking the steps of implementation and keeping the TCS higher management updated on the implementation status.
  • Supporting the application after the changes are installed in production and making sure the changes are working as expected.
  • Sending out the status of the projects to TCS management every week.
  • Working on various process improvement areas, where we could achieve performance improvement and dollar savings for the Citi.

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, EasyTrieve Plus, CICS, IMS DB, DB2, JCL, VSAM, TSO, ISPF, File manager, Joblog, SAR, ABENDAID, SQL, DB2, Expeditor, Changeman, OPC, HP Quality Center.

Confidential, Irving, TX

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Discussing on the requirements, to understand them better and provide an optimized approach.
  • Provide three level of estimate E0, E1 and E2 - the amount of effort in hours required for the project based on the requirements on different phases.
  • Accepting and approving PCR’s for the TPR’s worked upon with additional estimate if required.
  • Preparing the design document based on the finalized requirements and presenting to the project team which includes all impacted groups for the approval over the design and approach.
  • Developing new modules and modifying the existing modules based on the requirement change.
  • Scheduling the new jobs in UAT and in production.
  • Reviewing the developed components.
  • Deploy the modules into testing region through Version control tool, CMAN and RTM.
  • Supporting UAT batches and fixing the job abends if any.
  • Tracking the Test Plan/Test Specification vs. Requirements.
  • Approving the test plan created by testing team after confirming that all positive and negative scenarios are covered in test plan based on the requirement change.
  • Testing the changes in test environment and make sure the deliveries are defect less and are with good standards. Fixing the defects if any.
  • Sharing the knowledge with the team members.
  • Co-ordinating and getting the modules implemented to production on time.
  • Tracking the steps of implementation and keeping the TCS higher management updated on the implementation status.
  • Supporting the application after the changes are installed in production and making sure the changes are working as expected.
  • Sending out the status of the projects to TCS management every week.
  • Working on various process improvement areas, where we could achieve performance improvement and dollar savings for the Citi.

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, EasyTrieve Plus, IMS DB, DB2, JCL, VSAM, TSO, ISPF, File manager, Joblog, SAR, ABENDAID, SQL, DB2, Expeditor, Changeman, OPC, HP Quality Center.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing the Business Requirements and System Specifications to understand the application.
  • Proposing new Solutions to Clients for the improvement of the System and the for High performance of the system
  • Involved in preparation of Effort estimation for the activity based on the requirement and design document
  • Involved in System test plan creation based on the requirement and design document
  • Involved in Creation and review of test Scenario and test Case based on requirement and design document
  • Tracking the Test Plan/Test Specification vs. Requirements
  • Interacting with onsite coordinators and clients.
  • Code fixing and testing
  • Capturing of requirements for enhancement projects, coding, Unit testing and regression testing of the modules.
  • Monitoring and tracking the project
  • System Study

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, EasyTrieve Plus, IMS DB, DB2, JCL, VSAM, TSO, ISPF, File manager, Joblog, SAR, ABENDAID, SQL, DB2, Expeditor, Changeman, OPC, HP Quality Center.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Application design documents, resolved issues before the start of component design for this entirely new system
  • Involved in preparation of Effort estimation for the activity based on the requirement and design document
  • Involved in component design preparation, coding and unit testing
  • Involved in integration testing and provided system testing support
  • Tracking the Test Plan/Test Specification vs. Requirements
  • Interacting with onsite coordinators and clients.
  • Code fixing and testing
  • Prepared a COBOL code standards document to be followed across the team
  • Mentored team members in sorting out problems involved in testing
  • Sorted out technical issues

Environment: IBM-S/390, OS/390, TSO/ISPF, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, SPUFI

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