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Sr. Mainframe Developer/business Systems Analyst Resume

TX

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12+ years of experience as a Sr. Mainframe Developer in Development, Enhancement and Maintenance projects in all phases of full software development life cycle methodologies.
  • Has comprehensive knowledge on Agile and traditional Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology as well.
  • Demonstrated as a Business Systems Analyst in business requirement gathering in all phases of software development life cycle methodologies with well - balanced understanding of business relationships.
  • Expertise in performing structured requirement analysis, Effort estimation (FP & CP), analytical and data analysis, Feasibility Analysis, Risk Analysis, Technical and Functional Reviews, Impact Analysis, Design, Build, Test, Implementation, support & process assessments.
  • Lead/Managed several Mainframe enhancement/development projects of varying complexities and implemented them successfully.
  • Worked for leading US Health Insurance and Retail clients .
  • Subject matter expert in , Enrollment and Billing for Individual and Small Group business, Claims Processing, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Sales and Store Purchases .
  • Good experience on the programming languages COBOL, JCL, SQL, Databases Oracle, IMS DB, DB2, IMS-DC, TABLEBASE, File System VSAM and CICS.
  • Expertise in tools like File Manager, File Aid, CHANGEMAN, SPUFI, Fault Analyzer, Debug Tool, FMIMS, FD, FMDB2, SAR, CTM.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders, technical and business teams.
  • Experienced in developing project schedule and resource estimates.
  • Facilitated Business Requirements Document (BRD) sessions with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), UAT, Business User Groups, Top Management Groups and Technical Groups.
  • Having excellent communication skills to establish working relationship with third party vendors (including SIT/UAT), off-shore and on-shore and management and ability to work in different kind of working environments.
  • Strong decision making abilities.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages and Database: SQL, Oracle, COBOL, JCL, DB2, IMS, IMS DB/DC, CICS, Core JAVA

Tools: SPUFI, QMF, CHANGEMAN, File manager, File Aid, Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer, FMIMS, FD, FMDB2, SAR, JHS, CTM, ESP, DFSORT.

Software Tools: Project management and Business analysis MS Excel, Visio, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Rational Clear Quest, Rational Requisite pro, RTC and JIRA.

Domain knowledge: Retail, Health care (, Enrollment & Billing, Claims), Financial Securities and BFS

Operating Systems: Z/OS, OS390, MVS

Initiating/ Planning: Kick off meetings, Project scoping, strategic planning, implementation planning, As-is and to-be analysis, Risk Analysis and Resource planning.

Release Management: ; Business process re-engineering; Business process improvements; creating Business Requirements documents (BRD)/FDD, Use-Case Specifications, Development of test plans, test cases, Requirements Traceability matrix and Master validation plan.

Monitoring/ Controlling: Status reports.

Closure: Transition planning, lessons learned sessions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, TX

Sr. Mainframe Developer/Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the meeting with Business process owners and SME (subject matter experts) for Requirements gathering in Definition Stage.
  • Interacts with other distributed application teams to get the mapping done with their system if needed for the enhancement or requirement.
  • Creating detail requirements in JIRA.
  • Involved in all the business discussions and develop the design document for the development team to convert the design into technical solution. Experience in creating Use Cases.
  • Involves in various technical discussions to define the scope and technical challenges in the ongoing development activities.
  • Help offshore counter parts in coming up with technical design, alternate solution, test cases and the scenarios to be covered for testing along with validation of the same.
  • Involved in integration testing end to end with the business owners to ensure full functionality meeting the requirements.
  • Implement the changes and provide support post implementation.

Technologies & Tools: COBOL, JCL, DB2, SQL, VSAM, SCODE, Oracle, Core Java, SPUFI, PLT, CHANGEMAN, File manager, File Aid, Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer, FD, JHS, Scheduling (ESP), DFSORT

Confidential, CA

Sr. Mainframe Developer/Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the meeting with Business process owners and SME (subject matter experts) for Requirements gathering in Definition Stage.
  • Projects worked involving, Billing, Claims and Medicaid (State Subsidy Billing).
  • Wrote detailed Functional specifications/requirements, scope documents, Test Cases helping satisfy Business Requirements and Integration User Acceptance Test (UAT) Plans.
  • Analyzed and verified Project is within the business requirements using Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirement Specification, Non-Functional Specification.
  • Strong ability to understand and develop requirements by analyzing business rules and integrating data tables within diverse databases.
  • Identified high-level requirements for developing and documenting detailed business requirements using Rational Requisite and JIRA.
  • Perform the impact analysis, preparing the technical design document and estimate the changes.
  • Walk through the technical design with IT partners to get their sign-off before handing over to offshore team for development.
  • Help offshore counter parts in coming up with test cases and the scenarios to be covered for testing along with validation of the same.
  • Involved in integration testing end to end to ensure full functionality meeting the requirements.
  • Get it reviewed with IT and business partners for sign-off and implementation.
  • Analyzed team performance with the QA manager and implemented the changes with respect to raising the efficiency of the entire team.
  • Provide support post implementation.
  • Used RTC and CQ tools to report defects and change management.

Technologies & Tools: COBOL, JCL, DB2, SQL, IMS DB, IMS DC, SPUFI, CHANGEMAN, File manager, File Aid, FMIMS, Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer, FMDB2, SAR, CTM, DFSORT

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Conversion of high-level requirements into understanding document at the functional level with a visio or a word document diagram.
  • Perform the impact analysis and preparing the technical design document with the actual pseudocode and estimate the changes.
  • Walk through the technical design with IT partners to get their sign-off before development.
  • Prepare the test plans/cases at a functional level and share with business partners for any missing scenarios to be tested.
  • Coding and unit testing at a functional level; validation and capturing the results.
  • Involved in integration testing end to end to ensure full functionality meeting the requirements.
  • Get it reviewed with IT and business partners for sign-off and implementation.
  • Provide support post implementation.
  • Handled and worked in multiple requirements simultaneously.

Technologies & Tools: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, SPUFI, Endevor, File manager, File Aid, Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer, FMDB2, SAR, CTM, DFSORT

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the high-level requirements and conduct the impact analysis of COBOL source programs which require changes. Involving Online and Batch modules.
  • Preparing understanding documents with the algorithm/pseudocode proposed for the changes.
  • Actively involved in performance tuning requirements and estimation.
  • Conducted unit testing with before and after changes to monitor the performance (CPU savings).
  • Integration testing with huge data end to end to continuously monitor the dollar savings in terms of CPU minutes.
  • Documenting the changes and the results in the presentable format with dollar savings for showcasing to the business partners.
  • Implementation and ensure support.

Technologies & Tools: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, CICS, SPUFI, CHANGEMAN, File manager, File Aid, Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer, FMDB2, SAR, CTM, DFSORT

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