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Sr. Mainframe Developer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • A Senior Information Technology Professional with full system development lifecycle experience and over twenty five years of experience.
  • Have expertise and experience in all phases of project life cycle namely analysis, design, coding, testing, debugging and implementation phases.
  • Highly capable of handling projects from concept to completion with remarkable deadline sensitivity and carrying out quality deliverables.
  • Has strong analytical, mathematical and excellent communication skills.
  • A compatible team player through complete project cycles, testing and final implementation.
  • 15+ years of experience in Software Development (Mainframe)
  • 13+ years of experience in Software Testing
  • Strong experience in all phases of SDLC
  • Experience working and coordinating with onshore/offshore team for requirements review, resource allocation, test planning and testing effort estimates
  • Exposure to various business processes like Telecommunications, Billing, Insurance, Financial, Network Management and Tax Reporting
  • Experience in gathering business requirements
  • Expertise in writing detailed test cases based on requirements or technical details
  • Exposure to different types of testing: functional, regression, integration, system, performance, exploratory, UAT and end - to-end (manual and automation)
  • Experience in Mainframe, WEB, API, frontend/backend, UNIX, databases

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

JIRA/ZEPHYR/Confluence, HP ALM/Quality Center, HP QTP, TOAD DB2/Oracle, XML, API, Sharepoint, SQL Developer, My SQL Server, Stored Procedure, MQ, COBOL, DB2, SQL, VSAM, CSP, CICS, TSO/ISPF, CA7, JCL, ICCF, SPUFI, QMF, FILEAID, SYNCSORT, ENDEVOR, MVS-ESA/XA, DOS-VSE/SP, VSE/ESA, EXPEDITER, DYL, Easytrieve, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Microsoft Excel, UNIX, LINUX, SOAPUI, REST API, Postman, Putty, GRANITE, Fiddler, Web Service

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the UAT testing of Tax Lot system
  • Developed detailed test cases for online web and Cobol batch enhancements; automated daily iteration tests thru jcl and scheduled jobs

Confidential

Sr. QA Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the testing of Resolve Automation which provides a framework to automate the steps to troubleshooting, perform network changes eliminating non­productive time for operations team
  • Developed test plans and detailed test cases in Jira Zephyr for web-based UI
  • Analyzed results, detected and logged defects thru HP ALM/QC and JIRA
  • Allocated work for offshore resources
  • Did end-to-end testing with interface systems; validated ETL jobs
  • Utilized different data sources for validation such as TPIM (for kpi monitoring), Oracle and My SQL databases, web API services and ssh to nodes

Confidential

Sr. QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the testing of Enterprise Release projects (Rating, Billing, CPI)
  • Developed test plans and detailed test cases for System Testing
  • Executed exploratory, functional, black-box, end-to-end, backend and API testing
  • Performed testing on CPI (Common Pricing Interface) and Vision system-related applications like ACSS, pOs/NETACE, My Verizon and Vision Billing/Rating batch jobs
  • Validated test results by viewing mainframe code and sql statements
  • Analyzed results, detected and logged defects thru HP ALM/QC
  • Performed regression test to ensure product integrity after enhancements (QTP scripts)
  • Worked with users to create test data for UAT testing
  • Utilized tools for validation such as TSO, Spufi, Toad DB2/Oracle, QMF, Fileaid, JCL check, CA7, Syncsort, XML/API service

Confidential

Sr. Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for executing test cases and recording defects for Panorama/Masterpiece projects; prepared rate sheets in Excel to aid in rating policies
  • Ensured all testing activities occur in a timely fashion and to the level of quality required by the governing standards and business requirements
  • Assisted in implementing improvements in test methods and strategies; continuous evaluation of testing process for possible improvements
  • Developed new test cases written in XML for different lines of business in insurance and tested thru a tool called CETA (Calculation Engine Testing Application)
  • Utilized the Product Definition System to check product, rating and info validation

Confidential

Sr. Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed business and functional requirements
  • Tested batch jobs for the Rating and Billing system using CA7/JCL
  • Developed test plans and detailed test cases for System, Integration and UAT testing
  • Held test plan reviews with Business Analysts, Developers and Users
  • Examined application for testing and data validation
  • Performed tests for functionality, security, end-to-end, system configuration and backend (testing done using Cobol/DB2 batch jobs, running XML document, dot net)
  • Validated test results by viewing mainframe code and sql statements
  • Analyzed the results, tracked the defects and reported them using HP QC
  • Performed regression test to ensure product integrity after enhancements
  • Worked with users to create test data for UAT

Confidential

Sr. Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Migrate I2K billing system to VISION billing system
  • Review data mapping changes; prepare queries/reports for VISION users
  • Prepare program specifications based on data mapping requirements
  • Code and maintain new programs
  • Run iterations tests, recon reports and test batch jobs for the billing system Project: ESN Expansion, ECPD ID project
  • Review and analyze programs/jobs that require modifications due to expansion of the ESN # for mobile phones
  • Code and maintain new programs; prepare test results; test programs Project: Central Repository
  • Store all customer funding information in one location in the billing system.
  • Enhance existing programs; prepare test scripts and test programs
  • Analyze programs to be able to allow payment reversal when billing is in progress
  • Enhance existing programs; prepare test scripts and test programs
  • Fine tune programs for fast and efficient performance of monthly billing system
  • Code and maintain new programs; prepare test results
  • Convert CMIS system to Info-2000 Billing System code new programs; run iteration tests; run reconciliation reports
  • All work done using COBOL, SQL, DB2, FILEAID, FILEAID-DB2, QMF, TSO/ISPF, CA7/ JCL, Endevor, Expediter, MQ series, Syncsort, Quality Center

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on development and enhancement of Client Bookkeeping System- Confidential and Reports
  • Worked on maintenance and enhancement of Mutual Funds System - Tax Reporting
  • Was involved in a short-term project for Global Customer Information system
  • Utilized software development tools - COBOL II, VSAM, DB2, DYL, Endevor, JCL

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and maintained CSP/DB2/VSAM online applications and batch programs for the Payroll system
  • All work done in CSP, COBOL II, DB2, SQL, Easytrieve, CICS, JCL, COBOL Report Writer

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