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Mainframe Developer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Around 9+ years of rich experience in design & development of computer software
  • Applications using IBM Mainframe and implementation using COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, PL1, IMS, TSO/ISPF and CICS.
  • Along with my broad experience with the software development life cycle, I am also experienced with stakeholder management and ensuring that project goals and business outcomes are delivered in an effective and timely manner.
  • My particular strengths lie in being a fast learner, pro - active, sociable and organized.
  • Key involvement in Mainframe development(COBOL/DB2) and testing, setting up the testing processes, Preparation of test plans and test reports, doing reviews, defect prevention, handling maintenance monthly & quarterly releases successfully and other quality related work.
  • Customer facing onsite exposure in US and Italy for insurance/banking projects.
  • Received customer appreciation.

FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Designing, Development, implementation and enhancements of:Insurance Domain, Finance Domain, Banking Domain

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills: TSO/ISPF, MVS, JCL, VSAM, COBOL, CICS, DB2, PL1, IMS, XML, XSLT, UNIX, MS-DOS, WINDOWS 98.

Tools: Micro focus COBOL, XML SPY, Quality Center, File-AID, Abend-AID, Endeavor, TWS, Changeman, CA7, SOA-tester, Desktop Tester

Rational Tools: Clear Case, Clear Quest, and Rational Requisite pro

PROJECT EXPERIENCES:

Confidential

Mainframe developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, design & coding of COBOL/DB2 & COBOL/IMS programs
  • Unit testing of the modified programs
  • Creation of Technical specs & Daily client call to discuss the status of the work
  • Assign the work among the team and get time to time work status from the team
  • Technical and functional knowledge transfer to the new team members & Review of deliverables

Technologies Used: Cobol, B2, IMS, TSO, ISPF, ENDEVOR, SPUFI.

Confidential

Mainframe developer

Responsibilities:

  • Create design, coding and unit test deliverables for the project.
  • Resolve defects in testing phase and provide support for test and deployment activities.
  • Participate in High-Level Design sessions with client SMEs for clarifications during Analysis and Design and Build phases.
  • Review of deliverables created by Confidential Offshore Developers within the Client Project.
  • Involve in ensuring that the enhancements to the existing IT system work as expected by the Business.

Technologies Used: COBOL, DB2(SQL), VSAM, JCL, Endevor, CA7

Confidential

Subject Matter Expert

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding functional & technical KT in detail
  • Keeping track of all the KT activities for DOF application
  • Analysis, Coding, Testing, Review and Documentation of all the tasks assigned by client
  • Creation of HLD & LLD, Involved in executing the test cases in Unit region & in QA
  • Major involvements in the KT to new resources
  • Meet SLA’s for all the requests assigned to me.
  • Daily status report to onshore
  • Point of contact of all functional & technical issues in the Project

Technologies Used: - COBOL, VSAM, JCL, DB2, PL1, IMS, SQL, Quality Center, Endeavor, TWS, CA7, QMF, SPUFI

Confidential

Subject Matter Expert

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, design, build and unit testing of the COBOL program impacted, Labeling of the program as per the release date
  • Involved in mapping of the COBOL programs with XSLT used during the translation of XML to AL3 & AL3 to XML.
  • Major involvement in Release day activity Testing in production region & monitors & handles the abends if any.
  • Key involvement in the Regression testing phase used to be carried out during each release in mainframe.
  • A very good exposure to basic insurance term such as a Policy, Policy life cycle, Underwriter, terms of the policy etc.

Technologies Used: COBOL, VSAM, DB2, IMS, SQL, XSLT, XML, Endevor and Quality Center.

Confidential

Mainframe developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Low Level Design based on the data file created.
  • Modification of COBOL code to get compiled on UNIX environment.
  • Modification of the Auto System flow based on the change requests
  • Creation of the JCS (JOB CONTROL STRUCTURE), analyzing the SNUMBS in bull mainframe. This JCS is the job that executes the COBOL programs in UNIX region.
  • Creation of Auto System specifications for job submission in Assembly Testing.
  • Worked on the File Management Systems for the files that are used in the execution of jobs in UNIX region.
  • Involved in executing the test cases in Rational Test Manager.
  • Created Entry/Exit criteria for the testing phases - Unit Testing.

Technologies Used: Cobol, JCL, Rational Clear case, Rational Clear Quest, Rational Req pro

Confidential

Mainframe developer

Responsibilities:

  • Testing for the enhancement and developments.
  • Understanding the system spec and preparing DOU, Low Level Test outline and Low Level test plan, logging the defects in Test Director and tracking through the same.
  • Coordination with the clients and the offshore team, Status calls with client.
  • Day to day management, daily status reporting to onshore regression team lead.
  • Defined and suggest the solutions to the defects found.

Technologies Used: COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, ISPF, TSO, Quality center

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