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Mainframe (cobol) Lead Resume

Nashville, TN

SUMMARY:

  • Around 8 years of hands on experience in Mainframes, Outstanding technical and analytical skills, with extensive knowledge of IBM Mainframe.
  • Adept at gathering and documenting requirements, assessing business objectives, and managing all stages of software development and implementation.
  • Extensive experience in Coding and Developing (Unit & System) Mainframes Applications.
  • Proficient in all phases of the Agile Methodology.
  • Excellent exposure in interacting with clients, business users and providing Co - ordination between onsite and offshore.
  • Hands on Experience in executing detailed Test plan, Test Cases, procedures, Test Strategies and generating/executing test scripts and test cases to meet business specifications.
  • Expertise in COBOL, CICS, DB2, SQL, VSAM, JCL, Informatica Power Center, Verint, Splunk User Certified.
  • Expertise in tools like iSTROBE, CA7, SPUFI, PLATINUM, PANVALET, DCLGEN, SORT, DFSORT, FILE-AID, XPEDITER, ABEND-AID, CA Service Desk (For Incident, Problem and Change Management), Clarity, Infopac and reporting language Ezytrieve for data manipulation and Data cleansing. Moderate knowledge of SDSF tool.
  • Expertise in DB2 Performance Tuning and improving the performance of Batch Jobs.
  • Good knowledge on SQL, DB2.
  • Modified the existing DB2 SQL queries to improve application performance.
  • Strong experience in Healthcare domain.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Nashville, TN

Mainframe (Cobol) Lead

Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL (Mainframe DB2), CICS, Easytrieve

Tools: /Utilities/Secondary languages: Change Manager(Changeman), SPUFI, Stored Procedure, TSO, ISPF, IDCAMS, IBM Utilities, Zeke

Domain Specific Tools: Agile Methodology, Microsoft Team Foundation Server(TFS), Outlook

Database Management System: DB2, VSAM

Operating System: Z/OS, MVS

Responsibilities:

  • Working on creating the Tech Design and Functional Design document.
  • Working across different departments and with product to finalize the design.
  • Participate in Code Review Meetings.
  • Perform Coding, UTP Preparation, Unit Testing and Peer Review.
  • Address the existing defect in the system.
  • Coordinating with other Development and testing team for any issues.

Confidential - Louisville, KY

Mainframe (Cobol) Lead

Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL (Mainframe DB2), CICS, Easytrieve

Database Management System: DB2, VSAM, Oracle

Tools: /Utilities/Secondary languages: IBM Debugger (Xpeditor), Expeditor, File-Aid, Abend-Aid, FTP, SyncSORT, SPUFI, Stored Procedure, TSO, ISPF, IDCAMS, IBM Utilities, MQ Series, Panvalet

Domain Specific Tools: Agile Methodology, CA-7 Scheduler, Outlook, CA Service Desk

Operating System: Z/OS, MVS

Responsibilities:

  • Created many Batch and On-line Programs using COBOL II, CICS and DB2.
  • Monitored the production jobs for quick fixes and provided support to testing team.
  • Coordinating with Development and testing team for any issues.
  • Participate in reviews and inspection meetings.
  • Participating in designing case report forms Involved extensively in documentation for various quality related documents.
  • Work with Scrum Master to install agile principles within the team and ensure Scrum Framework values are followed within offshore team.
  • Identify and provide risk mitigation plan to Management.
  • Requirement gathering for enhancements in existing application.
  • Implement Batch processes (jobs) using JCL to create backend customer inquiries on nightly basis and to create reports which can be reviewed by Customer service representative periodically.
  • Responsible for planning and execution of Unit test plans and Unit test cases.
  • On call support for production issues. Used Tools like Abend-Aid, File-Aid, CA-7 and Expeditor for abend resolution and root cause analysis.

Confidential, Louisville, KY

Mainframe (COBOL) Lead

Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL (Mainframe DB2), CICS, Easytrieve

Database Management System: DB2, VSAM, Oracle

Tools: /Utilities/Secondary languages IBM Debugger (Xpeditor), Expeditor, File-Aid, Abend-Aid, FTP, SyncSORT, SPUFI, Stored Procedure, TSO, ISPF, IDCAMS, IBM Utilities, MQ Series, Panvalet, iSTROBE

Domain Specific Tools: Agile Methodology, CA-7 Scheduler, Outlook, CA Service Desk

Operating System: Z/OS, MVS

Responsibilities:

  • Working on different tickets related to all the Confidential systems for its Optimization.
  • Optimize the code to get the maximum savings data out of the current scenario.
  • Lead SQA meeting with system architect and discuss my design with him and other clients.
  • Inform offshore about the business need of the project and how we can implement the requirements.
  • Lead projects from offshore starting from requirement gathering till its implementation in production.
  • Mentor offshore resources (juniors) in terms of technology as well as business.
  • Responsible for timely and quality deliveries of the projects to the client.
  • Take care of reviews for coding and testing done by other team members.
  • Responsible for SIT and UAT of the projects and defect fixing if occurs.
  • Monitor the code behavior after its implementation and provides PPV to the client i.e. project is providing accurate results and as per requirement instructed by business.

Confidential

Mainframe (COBOL) Developer

Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL (Mainframe DB2), CICS, Easytrieve

Database Management System: DB2, VSAM, Oracle

Tools: /Utilities/Secondary languages: IBM Debugger (Xpeditor), Expeditor, File-Aid, Abend-Aid, FTP, SyncSORT, SPUFI, Stored Procedure, TSO, ISPF, IDCAMS, IBM Utilities, MQ Series, Panvalet

Domain Specific Tools: Agile Methodology, CA-7 Scheduler, Outlook, CA Service Desk

Operating System: Z/OS, MVS

Responsibilities:

  • Coding and unit testing
  • Analyzing the existing Code.
  • To carry out the changes by remapping the codes
  • Preparing Test cases and Test case scenarios
  • Prepare Estimation of efforts for the projects and tasks and represent it in review meeting with client.
  • Understand the business requirements & prepare the functional data flow design document.
  • Prepare high level/low level design documents as per the requirements gathered from the business.
  • Responsible for timely and quality deliveries of the projects to the client.
  • Take care of reviews for coding and testing done by other team members.
  • Responsible for SIT and UAT of the projects and defect fixing if occurs.
  • Monitor the code behavior after its implementation and provides PPV to the client i.e. project is providing accurate results and as per requirement instructed by business.

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