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Mainframe Developer Resume

San Antonio, TX

OBJECTIVE

I’d like to continue learning new techniques with challenging role in technical expertise, problem solving skills and team leadership abilities.

SUMMARY

  • Have 13+ years of IT experience with primary focus on Telecom, Retail, Manufacturing and Insurance domain.
  • Team player with strong technical skills in COBOL II, DB2, MVS/JCL, VSAM, CICS and PL/1 programming
  • Hands - on experience in translating (business) requirements into detailed design.
  • Extensive experience in the areas of Requirements gathering, Analysis, Estimation, and Management.
  • Good working experience in MVS utilities and tools such as TSO/ISPF, FILE-AID, SPUFI, SYNCSORT, ABEND-AID, PANVALET, LCS, CHANGEMAN and ENDEAVOR.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Mainframe systems. Hands on experience in Mainframe technologies across a variety of projects- Application Development, Application Maintenance and System documentation.
  • Played significant role in various phases of project life cycle such as requirement analysis, technical design, development, testing, documentation and production support.
  • I am a multi-skilled professional having exposure at different levels in the execution of the project right from the planning, analysis phase to development (coding, testing), implementation of the application than taking care of support, performance related issues. Worked as Team member and Backup Team Leader.
  • Have Knowledge on SQL Server, IBM WebSphere Message Queue and Message Broker and Selenium.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: COBOL, JCL, Pl/1, C, C++.

Data bases: IMS DB, DB2, VSAM

Packages: MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, SQL Server, IBM WebSphere, Selenium

Tools: FileAid, Panvalet, Changeman, Endeavor, expeditor, SPUFI, QMF, Control M

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows

Utilities: TSO/ISPF, SYNCSORT, ABEND-AID and LCS.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the batch cycle and fixing the Abends.
  • Preparation of Functional Specification & design document.
  • Preparation of Unit Test Plan.
  • Preparation of System Test Plan.
  • Construction as per the design documents prepared.
  • Version management of constructed code and deployment in different regions.
  • Testing the code as per test plans prepared.
  • Conducting Unit testing and System testing.
  • Facilitating Integration and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Doing a causal analysis for all the defects and providing the resolution for the same.
  • Collecting defect metrics & performance metrics in each phase of the project periodically and submit it for further reviews.

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, CICS, FILE-MANAGER, SAVRS, Control M

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Functional Specification & design document.
  • Preparation of Unit Test Plan.
  • Preparation of System Test Plan.
  • Construction as per the design documents prepared.
  • Version management of constructed code and deployment in different regions.
  • Testing the code as per test plans prepared.
  • Conducting Unit testing and System testing.
  • Facilitating Integration and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Doing a causal analysis for all the defects and providing the resolution for the same.
  • Collecting defect metrics & performance metrics in each phase of the project periodically and submit it for further reviews.

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, SPUFI, Panvalet, RMS, QMF, SAR, PL/I, COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Confidential, Hartford, CT

Platform Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the new application development strategy
  • Evaluate business requirements, perform a gap analysis, and create detail design specifications, manage the developmental activities.
  • Identify, track and Analyze root cause of defects.
  • Issue identification and resolution.
  • Track and report accurate status.
  • Establishing & monitoring the processes for Issue management, Change management and Quality management.
  • Coding for the requirements using COBOL.
  • Creating JCL’s and performing testing.
  • Writing Queries in SPUFI, QMF accessing DB2 Databases.
  • Deployment and postproduction verifications for the deliverables.
  • Providing Updates to the customer in Weekly and Monthly Status Meetings.
  • Documentation of the client deliverables like user Guide and User Service.
  • Estimating efforts.
  • Planning and executing project.

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, Changeman, SAR, File-Aid, COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Confidential, Cedar Rapids, IA

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Client and involved in gathering requirements and the business functionalities to be implemented.
  • Preparing the low-level design document and test cases using the BRD.
  • Coding for the requirements using COBOL.
  • Creating JCL’s and performing testing.
  • Writing Queries in SPUFI, QMF accessing DB2 Databases.
  • Deployment and postproduction verifications for the deliverables.
  • Providing Updates to the customer in Weekly and Monthly Status Meetings
  • Documentation of the client deliverables like user Guide and User Service.
  • Estimating efforts
  • Planning and executing project

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, FILE-MANAGER, SAVRS, Vertex, SPUFI, QMF, Endeavour, Foundry, ANW, AN4, Affirm, Firelight, COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Confidential, Akron, OH

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements from the client
  • Analyze the requirements
  • Design the application process flow and Data structure
  • Preparing estimation and Work Breakdown structure
  • Estimating efforts
  • Co-ordination with offshore team
  • Planning and executing project
  • Coding, testing coordination and Providing technical help to the offshore team
  • Review of deliverables.
  • Sharing Monthly and Weekly Status reports to Client meetings

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, FILE-MANAGER, SAVRS, Vertex, SPUFI, QMF, Changeman, PL/1, COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate between Onsite and Offshore team at Offshore as Offshore Coordinator.
  • Assigning work to the team members.
  • Involved in gathering requirements and the business functionalities to be implemented in proper design
  • Preparing the low-level design document and test cases using the BRD.
  • Analysis of the existing code for refactoring and making changes during the support phase.
  • Coding of the components in Mainframes.
  • Optimizing the developed code as per the coding standards defined and then making the necessary changes in the code to make it follow the required standards.
  • Deployment and postproduction verifications for the deliverables.
  • Documentation of the client deliverables like user Guide and User Service.
  • Involved in production Support.

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, SAR, SPUFI, QMF, COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, IMS, CICS

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the client/customer while directing work performed offshore.
  • Support and maintain Legacy Systems written in PL/1, COBOL, VSAM, CICS, JCL, TSO and other 3rd party software.
  • Help desk support for client problems and issues.
  • Documented system processes and transferred knowledge to staff.
  • Automate manual processes eliminating errors, while increasing efficiency.
  • Analysis of Tickets raised in the Peregrine system.
  • Coding of the above requirement.
  • Review of coding.
  • Unit Test cases preparation.
  • Test results review.

Environment: Window, OS/390, Z/OS, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, SAR, IE, SPUFI, QMF, COBOL, PL/1, VSAM, JCL, DB2, CICS, IMS.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed new programs in COBOL, DB2.
  • Worked with JCL utilities like DFSORT, IEBGENER, and IEFBR14 etc.
  • Involved in preparing and executing JCLs.
  • Unit Test cases preparation.
  • Test results review.

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, SAR, IE, SPUFI, QMF, Control-M, COBOL, DB2, JCL.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of business technical documents received from the on-site co-coordinators.
  • Coding of the above requirement.
  • Review of coding.
  • Unit Test cases preparation.
  • Test results review

Environment: Windows, Z/OS, OS/390, FILE-AID, SPUFI, SAR, PANVALET and LCS, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, JCL

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