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Onsite Tech Lead/scrum Master Resume

San Antonio, TX

SUMMARY:

  • 9 years of experience in Analysis, Design, Development and Implementation of various Mainframe based applications.
  • 9 years of programming experience in COBOL, EZTRIEVE, IMS DB, DB2, VSAM and JCL
  • Expertise in entire Software Development Life Cycle Process from Requirement Analysis through Design, Development, Unit Testing and Deployment
  • Worked on project Methodologies includes Waterfall/Agile, with extensive experience in Scrum Agile Methodology & Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • 3 years of experience as a Scrum Master, experienced in facilitating discussions, agile ceremonies, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Strong Experience in writing Complex logic in COBOL, SORT and EZTRIEVE
  • Expertise in using Mainframe tools viz. FileAid, File Aid for IMS and DB2, Endevor, Xpeditor, SAR, SDSF, IBM File Manager, IBM Fault Analyzer, IBM Debugger, RDz client for zOS
  • Good Communication skills - On Both Technical and Business Fronts
  • Good knowledge in performance efficient programming
  • Hands on experience in complex enhancements
  • Proficient in using Document Library Science Tools - DDM Edit, DDM Migrate and DDM Admin
  • Good business knowledge on Life Insurance concepts and Credit Card Systems
  • Experience in handling Production Support and maintenance activities for critical Policy Administration systems

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Database: IMS DB, DB2, VSAM

Online Interface: IMS DC, CICS

Operating Systems: Windows 9x/2K/XP/7, z/OS

Special Tools: DDM Edit, Migrate and Admin, File Aid, File Aid for IMS and DB2, File Manager for z/OS, RDz client for z/OS, Xpeditor, IBM Fault Analyzer, IBM Debugger, Mainframe Search Utility, QMF, Sort Utilities with DFSORT, DISCIRS, System Archival Retrieval(SAR), SPOOL Display and Search Facility(SDSF), Tape Management System(TMS), Abend Aid, Excel Macros and MS office Products, Unicenter Service Desk, Service Now, Control/M Scheduler, Rational Team Client

Languages: COBOL, EZTRIEVE, JCL, SQL

Source Control Tools: Endevor, Software Configuration Management, Automatic Library Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Antonio TX

Onsite Tech Lead/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • As Onsite Tech Lead and Coordinator, participating in all meetings for the requirement analysis with Business and Functional Analysts
  • Preparing Impact Analysis for changes to the existing system
  • Preparing Design documents viz. High Level Design, Low Level Design Documents
  • Development of code in Mainframe environment - RDz client for zOS
  • Managing the configuration and version control of code using Software Configuration Management tool
  • Handling Code Walkthroughs with SMEs to ensure consistency in standards
  • Responsible for deploying the code in Test, Integration and Prod environments
  • As the Scrum Master, actively participating in every Program Increment Big Room Planning session and guide the development team and other stakeholders on aligning with Agile principles
  • Identify training issues and assist in the development of policies and procedures and training materials to increase accuracy and timeliness of processing
  • Guiding the Scrum team and product owners in creating the Definition of Done
  • Used Rational Team Client Tool to arrange the stories, creating tasks and maintaining the Agile Process.
  • Facilitating daily huddles to discuss about the status on the tasks and finding out any impediments that affects the development team to carry out the defined tasks
  • Facilitating Agile ceremonies including Retrospective, Sprint Demo, Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning and Release planning
  • Participating in Scrum of Scrum meetings and providing the status of individual scrum teams to the Release Train Engineer
  • Coaching the scrum team in fine tuning the agile practices and help in motivating the team to live by values and practice the principles of Scrum
  • Working as a Servant Leader for achieving better results in Agile environments
  • Preparing burn down chart to track the velocity for each sprint
  • Measuring the story points delivered by the team in previous sprints and comparing it with current sprint to assess the productivity of the scrum team

Environment: COBOL, JCL, Eztrieve, SORT Utilities, Rational Team Client

Confidential, Syracuse NY

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • As Onsite Tech Lead and Coordinator, participated in all meetings for the requirement analysis with business
  • SME for all the Confidential applications - Played the role of the Business Analyst for the apps that were under Managed Services
  • Maintain application availability for the business users
  • Provide technical and logical solutions whenever there is an issue
  • Provide Fix for production issues
  • Responsible for deploying the code in Test, Integration and Prod using Endevor
  • Design DLS products using DDM Edit, migrate them using DDM migrate and provide support for the batch processing
  • Enhancement activities to support new business and regulatory requirements

Environment: COBOL, JCL, IMS DB & DC, CICS, DB2, Eztrieve

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and comprehend the product specifications
  • Understand the existing system and interdependencies and identify the impact on the existing system.
  • Create the Low Level Design Documents
  • Code new programs/modify existing ones in accordance with the requirements
  • Create Test plan and unit test the sources created/modified
  • Migrate the components to production through Ellipse after Regression Testing

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the Software Requirement Specifications(SRS) provided by the client
  • Understand the existing system along with the interdependencies with the other systems
  • Identify the impact on the existing systems and prepare the Detailed Level Design Document
  • Write COBOL/IMS DB programs to accommodate the changes or code programs from scratch
  • Create Test Plan and unit test the program sources created/modified
  • Deliver the components and provide extensive UAT support
  • As part of the production support activities, resolve job abends within the SLA and ensure application availability
  • Design, code and run retrievals to scan data from the IMS Database depending on the requirements

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