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Mainframe Developer Resume

Richmond, VA

SUMMARY:

  • 6+ years of working experience in Mainframe developments and 1+ years of experience on Mainframe testing
  • Strong Skills with Z/OS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, Stored Proc, IMSDB, CICS .
  • Extensive worked on Changeman, TSO, File - Manager, FILE-AID, SPUFI, XPEDITOR, QMF, Control-M, JOBTRAC, BMC utilities, SFTP and Coolgen.
  • Working experience on EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-7, CA-View (SAR) report, Endeavor, Clist, ISPF macros, File-AID, Secured FTP process, IBM utilities, Telon
  • Basic Knowledge of IDMS database and workflow.
  • Working experiences on databases like DB2, Oracle, MySQL, IMSDB (design, enhancement and maintenance)
  • Strong Mainframe development experience which includes requirement gathering, technical discussion with Products owner, design finalization, coding (Build), unit testing and scrum testing support.
  • Strong experience in project install activities, performing UAT on client request, release support and post implementation validation. Also provided production support after project release.
  • Enriched working experience in SDLC using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Responsible for creation of all QA supporting documentation such as estimates, test strategies, test plans, test coverage, risk assessment, defect management, issue resolution, status reporting and approach documents.
  • Delivered thorough QA testing reports that determined product quality and release readiness.
  • Good Exposure on Requirements Analyzing & Streamlining and Management.
  • Actively participate as a scrum team member in all phases of the scrum process from last 2 years
  • Responsible for giving demonstrations and presentation to the management and mentoring other junior team members.
  • Expertise in all development phases of Software Development Life cycle. Having knowledge of all testing phases including System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing etc.
  • Good Expertise in Banking and Finance Domains.
  • Well versed with various Testing Stages/Levels/Phases, Testing Types, Testing Techniques and quality work products.
  • Good expertise in peer reviews (Test Design and Defect Reporting), analyzing the results and reporting Suggestions and defects.
  • Prepared documentation of the Prescription fulfilment and management module for management review and project presentations.
  • Have an experience of handling multiple projects concurrently with a team of more than 15 resources.
  • Understanding of code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools
  • Experience in E2E development management for big projects.
  • Experience in Credit Card and Banking applications.
  • Experience leading technical analysts or development teams through system migrations, updates, or implementation
  • Extensive and diversified experience in batch, systems analysis, Application support & maintenance, Development & Enhancement.
  • Have been involved in Demand management activities to reduce CPU usage of Mainframe jobs
  • Good interpersonal skills, commitment, result oriented, hard working with a quest and zeal to learn new technologies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Mainframe Developer

  • Writing program specifications and Preparing Low level or Technical design documents
  • Preparing the UTP documents, UTR documents, test scripts and test plan documents. Executed cleanups from production data analysis.
  • Monitored various system processes as assigned. Participated in the functional Design/Detail Design Review meetings.
  • Created system Flowcharts using VISIO.
  • Analyzing and developing new programs in COBOL, DB2, IMS and CICS or modifying existing programs as per requirement.
  • Involved in Gathering, analyzing and document user requirements and translate into system requirements.
  • Analyzing the impacts on the system for any new requirement.
  • Analyzing optimum way to provide best solution before development start.
  • Preparation of Design documents based on analysis during analysis phases and spike stories in Agile
  • Coordinate with impacted tech groups and business on implementation activities
  • Implementing functional requirement into programming codes in design phase using programming languages like Mainframe z/OS (Cobol)/JCL/DB2/Core java
  • Code design using mainframe (Cobol, JCL, DB2, VSAM) and ISPF, SQL commands, fileAid, FileManager, Endevor, Easytrieve.
  • Writing sort cards to reduce complex program logic in JCL and reduce job cost.
  • Performing unit testing once build completed through Cobol, JCL, DB2, IMS, FileAid, BMC utilities, CA tools Unix, CA-7 scheduler, and test it through mainframe batch job or Online through screens or UI.
  • Tools used in development and testing are EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-View (SAR) report, ISPW (Integrating Software Parts Wherever - Version Control), File-AID, IBM utilities, Endeavor
  • Debug code by debugging tools like expeditor in case of complex logic.
  • Writing small modules in core java to run native SP's from front end.
  • Covering Front end and Backend testing on required basis
  • Running regression suits to validate the BAU code is not impacted due to new change
  • Accumulate the test results and share it to product owners
  • Providing SIT support to downstream and upstream and resolve their code defects if any.
  • Working on production fixes and implement the changes asap
  • Creating all project documents after project release and place it in share points

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Mainframe Developer

  • Developing the code, testing, deploying and maintenance activities.
  • Preparing packages, implementation plan for code migration from one region to another region.
  • Involved and responsible for Production Support Activities.
  • Maintaining project repository, relevant documents related to project in common folders which helps for future resources and team as well for reference.
  • Clearing client queries, asking queries regarding projects & updating common work progress.
  • Used TSO/ISPF utilities to create and Maintain PDS, PS, etc. and to monitor Spools and to migrate files from one region to other regions.
  • Analyzed, designed and created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily, monthly & yearly Reporting purposes.
  • Performed Root cause analysis to identify the cause of issues in the Test/Production environment by the team during SIT, UAT & implementation. Actively participated with the team to discuss technical or design ideas during project development process.
  • Created programming logic in mass data extraction, evaluate and validate based on the new business rules and system design.
  • Distributed tasks in the team during design, coding and testing phases of the new system.
  • Developed programs specifications, Visio diagrams, test scripts, reviewed code, maintained Project environment included COBOL 2, DB2, SQL, JCL, and TERADATA.
  • Also updating regular activities on daily basis to the project lead.
  • Follow quality processes thoroughly - checklists, coding standards, naming standards etc...
  • Followed the entire SLDC throughout the project.
  • Interviewing the new mainframe resources into the project/account. Assist with managing all facets of project life cycle, including design, development, testing, and deployment.
  • Manage daily transmission of patient information to business partners, including confirming claim submission and verifying data for insurance acceptance/rejection. Helped create and support automated order-processing systems, with focus on applications pertaining to ordering, pricing, shipping, and invoicing.
  • Coded, tested, debugged, implemented, and managed mainframe applications.
  • Worked with end-users to assess requirements and create feasible solutions.
  • Established system which allowed for clear data transfer between EFGH’s warehouses and retail stores across nation.
  • Performed the IQA and EQA testing for the major projects before deployment into production.
  • Participated in handling internal Audits and creating necessary documents.
  • Performed a wide range of tasks which falls under different SDLC phases.
  • Involved in all important phases like analysis, design, coding, testing, deployment and maintenance activities along with handful of team activities and client communication.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

  • Performed the IQA and EQA testing for the major projects before deployment into production.
  • Participated in handling internal Audits and creating necessary documents.
  • Performed a wide range of tasks which falls under different SDLC phases. Building/Enhancing the application based on the design documents.
  • Studying the entire application processing, identifying the areas of improvement and implementing the same.
  • Coding, unit and integration testing of batch and online modules.
  • Used Change Man, and File Aid for Mainframe developments, monitor job flows and set up them accordingly in production mode.
  • Studying the entire application processing, identifying the areas of improvement and implementing the same.
  • Coding, unit and integration testing of batch and online modules.
  • Used Change Man, and File Aid for Mainframe developments, monitor job flows and set up them accordingly in production mode.
  • Creating documentation such as System Requirement Specification, Technical Specification Document, Test Plan / Cases, Minimum Test Guidelines in Quality Centre with proper screen shots etc for every change request or development.
  • Designing, Coding, Implementations, Testing.
  • Preparing Unit Test Cases
  • Maintenance and post supports

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