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Mainframe Consultant Resume

ChicagO

SUMMARY:

  • Expertise in implementing, enhancing and supporting the mainframe system for 10 years in Healthcare, Banking, Retail and Telecom sectors, which includes 1.3 years of Onsite experience (USA).
  • Have performed various roles like Module Lead, onsite coordinator, Technical Lead, Senior developer in technical aspects and also handled resources management for the project.
  • During the tenure have got hands on exposure in the project methodologies Agile (SCRUM) and waterfall methodology.
  • Major contribution in handling process improvement and automation activities in the engaged projects.
  • Served as a single point of contact/responsibility for building and executing the code changes created/modified for all the service requests.
  • Customer appreciation on reduced and optimizing times for long running jobs.
  • As part performance improvement activity improved CPU usage by fine tuning the queries and programs.
  • Continuous improvement to eliminate the production job abends.
  • Developed a module to eliminate the critical business user s manual effort for comparing different types of reports to manage their inventory.
  • Created technical reusable components for the organization.
  • Provide extended support to the organization by training the freshers in COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM and project relevant tools.

COMPETENCY:

  • Expertise in programing skills, analytical techniques, troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Expertise in process improvement.
  • Handle the resource more effectively.
  • Good in Customer - centric.
  • Mentor and guide the resources.
  • Eager to learn new process and technology

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, Easytrieve, Java, CICS

Database: DB2, VSAM, SQL, ADABASE, IMS

Tools: Insync, File-Aid, Control-M, CA-7, SPUFI, TSO/ISPF, Endeavor, HPQC, SharePoint, MQ series, FTP, SFTP, File master, NDM

Project methodology: Waterfall, Agile Methodology

ALM Tool: HPQC, Snow

EXPERIENCE:

Mainframe consultant

Confidential, CHICAGO

Responsibilities:

  • As part of the process improvement activities, developing an automation tool to eliminate the manual process.
  • Worked with customer to gather the new requirements and functional needs.
  • Analyzed and the optimize solution to improve the performance of long running jobs.
  • Co-ordinate with the team to implement the proposed solutions.
  • Conducted peer review for the new functionality and changes.
  • Ensured all the required artifacts are created and approved by stakeholders on time.
  • Performance improvement of the existing production jobs.
  • Idea enabler to fix the issue of the lead critical components.
  • Provided end to end support for all the implementation activities and Supported production applications.

Module lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and enhanced the modules related to finance and HR payroll applications.
  • Worked with the customer to gather new requirements and functional needs.
  • Responsible for writing technical design documents.
  • Responsible for assisting team to develop the code and testing.
  • Review the code changes done by the team.
  • Involved in Implementation tasks and provided help for design/ coding for service requests handled by team and reviewing the same before migration.
  • Extended supported to the team to overcome their technical impediments.
  • Developed knowledge-based repository for production abends and issues as part of process improvement.

Senior software developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided support for the project team to prepare estimation and schedule.
  • Developed and enhanced and tested the existing modules to convert ADABASE to DB2.
  • Supported to implement the major modules.
  • Prepared Test Plan and performed the testing before implementation.
  • Involved in package creation and production implementation tasks.
  • Involved in project release and production implementation verification and support.
  • Prepared project handover document and provided transition about implemented project to Production support team.

Program analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to understand the requirement in terms of the areas that need to be analyzed to improve the performance.
  • Identified the critical jobs that need to be tested to evaluate the performance.
  • Identified the upstream and downstream dependencies of the critical jobs.
  • Tested the identified jobs and reported the issue.

Software developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to analysis and understand the requirements and develop/ enhance the functionality.
  • Prepared Unit Test Plan, Unit test cases for the implemented codes.
  • Handled relevant technical communication with Onsite team.
  • Involved in project release and production implementation verification and support.
  • Responsible to create the knowledge repository for production support team.

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