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Senior Developer Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Solutions - oriented Senior Mainframe developer with 15 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services, Retail, Health Insurance domains with extensive experience in Requirements gathering, Impact Analysis, High level design, Programming, System testing, JOB scheduling and implementation.
  • Expertise in Mainframe technologies COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM,IMS DB/DC, MQ Series, SQL,Z/OS, OS/390, TSO/ISPF, File aid, SPUFI, Endeavor, CA7, Expeditor, ABENDAID, DFSORT,ICETOOL,COOLGEN,TRACEMASTER,CHANGEMAN,IMSDB/DC,Endeavour,Xpeditor.
  • Extensively experienced in Development, Production Support, Enhancement and Implementation of projects using Mainframe technologies.
  • Strong business orientation, experience in teaming with Business users, good communication skills, team building and leadership skills
  • Adept at overseeing all facets of project lifecycle, including gathering requirements, creating Functional/Technical specifications, Coding, Testing and Implementation.
  • Possess quality experience in Agile, Waterfall and Scrum project management methodologies. Able to provide high quality deliverables that meet timeline and budgetary targets.
  • Extensive experience in handling PRODUCTION SUPPORT work for the FX/MM/FO trade settlements, Payments & Accountingsystems.
  • Possess quality experience in conversion of Legacy applications onto Java front end based platform using web sphere features.
  • Expertise in designing data communication between Legacy and open systems using XML tagged data.
  • SWIFT message generation for Payments and Confirmations.
  • Confirmation Settlement Engine, CLS Settlements, NETTING, Back to Back Trade settlement for Risk mitigation.
  • Customer static data maintenance. Customer details, Settlement instructions, Account set ups.
  • Trade settlement Static data (Currency set up, Holiday setup, Validations setup).
  • Investment Banking / Private Banking Clients.
  • Payment & Accounting Messages generated out of Trade settlement are processed in this Application.
  • Payment messages related to CLS, MEPS+, Confidential, BOJ are also validated, formatted, and processed.
  • Selective Insurance of America - Property & Health Insurance
  • Coley Myer Australia - Retail chain
  • Multi Cancel rebook process for Trade settlements of all Products
  • Implementing new processing methodologies
  • Introducing Confidential Trading for Singapore.
  • Enhancing the STP (Straight through processing) for trade settlements & Payment processing.
  • Accounting system process for all FX/MM/FO trade settlements which was using VSAM file feeds were replaced with real time XML message structuring.
  • Payment Processing with APAC local clearance systems
  • Setting up new static data maintenance process for all Client Accounts.
  • Migrating Money market (Loans & Deposits, Call Money) related processing from a different application to the new application Confidential, taking along the existing trades in the old system onto new system.
  • Implementing new validation processes to mitigate the Risk in settlements
  • Volume Expansion project which facilitates the system to withstand future high volumes of Trades & payment messages.
  • Removing the dependency of the Accounting system postings to the general ledger. Changing the posting process from Batch feeds to real-time processing, to avoid waiting for The feeds received from different upstream, wherein if one system fails to send the feed, other system’s postings are also held up from processing.,
  • Improving the scalability of the application by removing redundant code and changing them to subroutines commonly used.
  • STP processing rate improved for all the Trade settlements & Payment message processing.
  • Removing the VSAM file usage and replacing it with DB2 database storage to have more data integrity.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

Operating Systems: IBM Mainframe Z990,Z/OS

Languages: COBOL,IMS DC, CICS, JCL,DCL,REXX, SQL, HTML, SWIFT Message, FOCUS, EZIETRIVE, PL/SQL, XML,COOLGEN

Database / RDBMS: DB2, IMS DB, RDB, VSAM, MS SQL Server, MS Access, ORACLE.

Tools: and Utilities TSO, ISPF, FILE-AID, ENDEVOR, QMF, SPUFI, EXPEDITOR, PANVALET, CA-7,0, CONTROL-D, STARTOOLCHANGEMAN, BMC, Main view, In Tune, IBMSORT, ICETOOL

Middleware: MQ series, CONNECT DIRECT, SFTP

Project Management Tools: CONFLUENCE, JIRA, CRUCIBLE, MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Power Point, MS- VisioQuality Centre, Clear Quest.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Environment: COBOL, IMS DB/DC,JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, z/VSE, FTP,NDM, Trace Master,IBM Data studio, ICETOOL

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Coding and Testing the programs related EMV & MSP projects.
  • Working extensively on programs (Cobol/CICS/DB2/VSAM/VSE) for “EMV and “MSP” projects. There are several new programs & few existing program changes for these projects.
  • Helping in testing the FDR process to make sure the new processes not cancelling any card’s status.
  • Co-ordinate with QC (Quality Control) team and helping them with details for end-to-end testing of EMV & MSP projects.
  • Preparation of Technical /Program specs, System test plans and setting up test data
  • Providing solutions for different Integration & User acceptance testing issues.
  • Developed different test programs to use in testing process.
  • Attending status meetings and project meetings.
  • Gathered & analyzed requirements and translate them into functional specifications using (HLD using UML modeling).
  • Coding/Testing/implementation for all the new requirement changes.
  • Preparing all the quality documents related to the Development/Testing/Roll out.
  • Identify/Track defects and address all open defects in a timely manner.
  • Regular status reporting and actively participate in all the team meetings and design discussions.
  • Provide pre-post production implementation support for data verification and validation using different sanity check procedures.
  • Assist project manager in developing detailed plans to accomplish approved projects/tasks.
  • Provide code reviews, coaching and mentoring for other members of the core development team.

Confidential

Environment: Mainframe, CICS, COBOL, IMS DB /DC, DB2, JCL, REXX,VSAM, TSO/ISPF, IMS DB, SWIFT, MQ SERIES, FOCUS, EZIETRIVE, Web sphere BMC, Main view, In Tune, CHANGEMAN, Control-D, STARTOOL, SPUFI, QMF, IBM Debug tool, Z/OS, OS/390, and Windows 2000, WEBSHPERE,COOLGEN, IBMSORT, ICETOOL

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Code new COBOL programs/JCLS/CICS screens, preparation of Test plans, Unit testing and documentation of test results
  • Preparation of Weekly Status Report, Defect Tracker, Maintaining Version control using VSS
  • Perform Analysis & design (HLD using UML modeling) of new requirements.
  • Preparing Program specs, technical design document, Unit Test plan, SIT plan.
  • Coding, Testing, Implementation, and Application Support.
  • Create and execute test strategies, and test plans from requirements including traceability metrics.
  • Proving SIT and UAT Support to the QA Team
  • Support production verification and validation by performing sanity checks during project implementation.
  • Assist in analysis of current processes and propose recommendations for process improvements.
  • Actively participate in project team meetings as required.
  • Assist project manager in developing detailed plans to accomplish approved projects/tasks.
  • Provide code reviews, coaching and mentoring for other members of the core development team.

Confidential

Environment: Mainframe, CICS, Cobol, DB2, RDB JCL, DCL, VAX/VMS, ICETOOL,MVS, Control-D, FILEAID, Visual Basic 6.0.

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysing the requirements and evaluating the changes required and accordingly prepare technical design documents.
  • Communicating with the client/Business users for any requirement clarifications
  • Coding, Testing, Implementation, and Application Support of all the changes.
  • Define test scenarios, contribute to creation of test plans and participate in the definition and execution of manual and/or automated test scripts.
  • Execute test cases/procedures and accurately and concisely report both progress and defect status during UT/SIT/UAT.
  • Develop and maintain system documentation as per client’s Quality expectations
  • Document current workflows and suggest efficiency changes and recommendations.
  • Reviewing test cases making sure they are in accordance with requirements and assist the overall testing process by activities such as change and defect management and conducting user acceptance testing
  • Regular status reporting

Confidential

Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as developer handling requirements gathering, analysis, architecture, detailed design, coding and testing.

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