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Mainframe Developer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 15 years of IT industry experience encompassing a wide range of skill set Experienced in Billing system and financial industry, analysis, design, development and technical support of COBOL,CICS,DB2 and REXX programs, also used tools CHANGEMAN, SYNCSORT, FILE - AID, NDM, JCL, ESP,XPEDITOR,ENDOVER
  • Experienced in Batch and online programs debugged using Xpeditor, Inter-test and File-aid.
  • Proficient in analyzing and translating business requirements to technical requirements and architecture.
  • Worked on some of key concepts of mainframe technologies like Mass inserts and Database triggers
  • Developed design documents, programming specifications, complex COBOL/CICS/DB2/REXX programs using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) best practices.
  • Strong analytical skills, resolved some production issues efficiently
  • Experience in analyzing the entire system and the impact with the other backend and front-end systems.
  • Experience in through code reviews and providing code review comments to team
  • Exposure to DB2 Stored Procedure
  • Solid communicator with exceptional team-building skills
  • Strong problem-solver who can design solutions and assist developers with issues.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

HARDWARE: IBM Mainframe Z/OS OS/MVS, IBM 3090, IBM compatible pc, Modems, Scales and IBM printers

SOFTWARE: MAINFRAME, IBM OS/MVS, COBOL, COBOL 2, CICS, DB2, SQL, REXX, EZTRIEVE, QMF, ESP, SYNCSORT,VSAM, IDCAMS, MVS/JCL, OS/JCL & IBM utilities, PRO-EDIT, MS-DOS,FILE-AID, TSO/ISPF-PDF, BMC Utilities, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITER, INTERTEST, ENDEOVER, MQ, NDM

OTHER: Micro Focus Cobol, C, MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, MS Office Suite

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Handle Mainframe related issues as primary production support person for the team, which involves identifying and fixing defects successfully, modifying programs if needed running system as well as unit test for the program being modified.
  • Also used tools ENDOVER, SYNCSORT, FILE-AID, NDM, JCL, inter-test to identify problems.
  • Design and Developed COBOL, CICS and DB2 programs as per user requirement and implement on timely manner successfully
  • Analyze and modified programs based on the requirements
  • Carried out the system and Integration testing and prepared the Traceability matrix, Setup daily test for the UAT testing and ensure the output is as expected
  • Supported all aspects of disaster recovery testing

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and Design of User requirements, Attended Functional requirement meetings and identified impacted Programs, JCL, Procedures, symbolic libraries and tables.
  • Created project plan for the all the requirements including plan for writing specification, coding, code review and unit test. distributed to the team to stay in tune with the timeline
  • Involved in coding of new modules from the scratch and coding to implement the new functionality or change the existing functionality of COBOL, CICS, DB2 programs as well as JCL and symlibs
  • Carry out impact analysis to make sure that the existing code is not affected
  • Carried out the system and Integration testing and prepared the Traceability matrix, coordinate with the users for UAT testing.
  • Assist in defect resolution process, conducted Root Cause Analysis & Look Ahead Meetings to prevent the defect & to meet the quality goals.

Mainframe Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Coding and Unit Testing a of the impacted COBOL, DB2 and CICS modules
  • Verified scheduling changes created by production team to make sure all the jobs were schedule to run
  • Provided support for running system test, parallel test and UAT test and involved in defect and resolution and analysis
  • Played active role in version control, comparing code changes and ensure the perfection, Consolidate Documents for impacted recompile modules, and also identified obsolete modules and components.

Mainframe Test Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led and motivated team of four which resulted in successful implementation.
  • Led meeting for defect handling between test, programmers and users group.
  • Provided reports for test progress.
  • Created and implemented Project plan for testing of all the phases of billing cycle which included the extracting data from MQ loading to the data and running all the jobs for billing cycle.
  • Created and distributed daily status of test to all cross functional application and management team which helped the completion of test cycle ahead of time.
  • Resolved all JCL, SYMLIB, Procedure, BMC Utilities, IDCAMS and sync sort related issues while monitoring Mainframe jobs.
  • Led meeting for defect handling between test, programmers and users group.
  • Reported test progress.

Mainframe Tester

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created test data for Integration test for requirements and tested online screens. Also created test-data and tested several applications.
  • Set up test environment for running billing cycle, scheduled Cobol and Linux programs running for billing cycle using Enterprise System Platform
  • Monitored COBOL, CICS and DB2 jobs running using ESP, Resolved all JCL, SYMLIB, Procedure, BMC Utilities, IDCAMS and sync sort related issues while monitoring Mainframe jobs.
  • Presented process to the team and upper management, and also teach the process to team members.

External customer technical support Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • World class Help desk trouble-shooting software and hardware, scanner, printers, scale, modems.
  • Worked with beta testing of online software written in Visual Basic and C+ languages.
  • Documentation specialist for self directed work team
  • Maintained and log calls using Expert Advisor in OS/2

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