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Senior Associate For The Mainframe Resume

Wilmington, DE

CAREER SUMMARY:

  • A total of 10 years of experience in Developing, Maintaining and implementing software solutions in financial services.
  • Experienced in working, leading all stages of systems development effort including requirements and business analysis, design, build, data migration, testing, implementation and support.
  • Experienced in multiple areas of Credit Card application like Authorizations, Posting, Rewards processing, Conversions and De conversions.
  • Working with/managing offshore application development teams to accomplish project objectives.
  • Quality Assurance and Testing related activities.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Experience in executing Maintenance and development projects.
  • Experience in Project Transition and 24/7 onsite - offsite work model.
  • Strong communication and customer facing skills.
  • Experience in Maintaining the Quality of the code with thorough testing.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Can work independently as well as part of large teams.
  • Develop and maintain effective partnerships with Business and software developers.
  • Performing multi task activities to achieve the project deliverables.
  • Providing production support / resolving abends for the applications round the clock.
  • Identify opportunities to fine-tune queries and optimize applications to improve the System performance.
  • Experienced with Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Identified several OPEX items and Cost Savings opportunities.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

Platforms: IBM mainframes

Software: COBOL, CICS, MQ SERIES, JCL, IMS, DB2, VSAM, IBM Mainframe utilities.

Tools: FILE - AID, QMF, SPUFI, CHANGE MAN, EXPEDITOR, Word, Excel, VisioPower point, Abend-Aid, File Manager, SYNCSORT, Easytrieve, CA7, ENDEVORSAVERS etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

Senior Associate for the Mainframe

Responsibilities:

  • Created High Level Design documents and Technical Specification documents.
  • Worked with DBA’s to create a plan to perform pre-load of DB2 tables.
  • Coding and testing of Batch modules using COBOL, DB2, IMS, and JCL etc.
  • Worked with MDES and CDW to create NDM setup to receive historical auths.
  • Fixing the applications programs for optimal performance with fine tuning the queries.
  • Monitoring CA7 schedules in all regions.

Environment: DB2, JCL, COBOL, Change man, CA7, SYNCSORT, File aid.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed DB2 adhocs to perform one time load of payments into DB2 table.
  • Coding and testing of Batch modules using COBOL, DB2, IMS, and JCL etc.
  • Worked with Tandem to provide the files and MDES/CDW to create NDM setup.
  • Development of Purge Process for DB2 tables to run weekly.

Environment: DB2, IMS, JCL, COBOL, Change man, Expeditor, CA7, SYNCSORT, File aid.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Creating the High Level Design documents and Technical Specification Documents.
  • Coding and testing of Batch and Online modules using COBOL, CICS, DB2, VSAM, MQ Series, JCL etc.
  • Development of Purge Process for DB2 tables to run weekly.
  • Monitoring the CA7 schedules in JETS environment and testing the functionality to avoid major P1 issues.

Environment: CICS,DB2,IMS,JCL,COBOL,SPUFI,VSAM, Change man,CA7, SYNCSORT.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Coding and testing of Batch modules for Key file build using COBOL, IMS etc.
  • Using the Key file extract the data from various IMS databases to GSAM files.
  • Develop and Execute IMS and flat file 400 reports for balancing.
  • Implement multiple Mock runs to be sent to buyer.
  • Develop IMS adhocs to execute after the file cut off.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, IMS, VSAM, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, SYNCSORT.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Attended Roadmap sessions conducted by TSYS.
  • Reviewed the IMS segment mapping from TSYS to C3.
  • Estimation of efforts needed to implement the business changes/requirements.

Environment: IMS, JCL, COBOL, FILE-AID, VSAM, EXPEDITOR, CA7, SYNCSORT.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing the documents and developing code and JCL’s for Strip and Load process. This is majorly used to strip data from Production, UATV and Q environments, convert the client number and scratch some sensitive data and load into T region for testing.
  • Worked on creating 2 new environment regions having the same job flow and files as in UATV for testing Conversion projects.
  • Involved in Insourcing of JPMC portfolio from TSYS.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, IMS, FILE-AID, TSO/ISPF, VSAM, CA7EXPEDITOR, ABEND-AID.

Confidential, Columbus, Georgia

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a team member in the Decision Risk/Real Time Authorizations group, responsible for the development and delivery of thoroughly tested software applications based on business requirements and/or program specifications within client required schedules.
  • Worked extensively, and closely, with Credit Bureaus, to ensure integrity of all credit score updates.
  • Performed Card Guard Setups and BIN ADDS for various TS2 platform clients.
  • Participated in Six Sigma process improvement projects.

Software/Tools Utilized: VSAM, DB2, CICS, JCL, COBOL II, ASSEMBLER, FILE-AID, ENDEVOR, SYNCSORT, FILE MANAGER.

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