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Mainframe Programmer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Have 12 years of IT professional experience with full project lifecycle development in Mainframe technologies, Requirements analysis, and Design, Development, Testing, Deployment and production support of software applications.
  • Experience in Analysis, Sizing, Design, Build code, Reviews, Debugging, Testing and Deployment and Production Support.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and managing complex projects within time and budgetary constraints
  • More than six years of Tech lead experience, with strong analytical skills and a broad range of Mainframe expertise
  • Experience with Healthcare systems, HIPAA compliance applications and electronic exchange guidelines and GBD mandates, Medicare and Medicaid Health care projects experience
  • Experience as a Business System Analyst with solid understanding of Business Requirements Gathering, Evaluating Data Sources, Translating Requirements into Specifications & Application Design
  • Creating Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirements Specification (FRS), and technical requirement specification for application development.
  • Performed risk analysis of the requirements to identify the key business risks areas for the project and prioritized the application development and testing
  • Responsible for tracing project requirements to RTM (Requirements Traceability Matrix) for all functional and development teams
  • Worked on mainframe and warehouse applications built with COBOL, JCL, DB2, IDMS,CICS, VSAM, SQL and IMS/DB, IMS/DC,Oracle TERADATA, SAS,CLIST,QMF,SPUFI,SFTP,SQl Server,SyncSort,SharePoint
  • Knowledge of end - to-end systems development life cycles (i.e., Water fall & Agile and other modern approaches to software development)
  • Create batch/online programs using COBOL,PL1, J CL, VSAM, DB2, CICS and IMS/DB, DC.
  • Experience in Mainframe testing Involved and support of Unit testing, Shakedown testing, System integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), Regression testing Thorough understanding and hands on experience working with sequential files, VSAM files, DB2, IMS & SQL Server
  • Experience in Documentation of High/Low level design documents and Functional specifications
  • Experience in Web services, MQ, RPC, SOA, and SOAP UI.
  • Hands on experience using version control tools like CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, Debugging tools - IBM Debug, XPEDITER, Production tools like CA view, SAR, CA7,Tivoli Workload ScheduleCONTROL-M, and File Manager, FILE-AID,FA,SPUFI,QMF,ABENDAID,WORKBENCH,PLATINUMDB2Tools,TERADATA.
  • Provide application software development services or technical support.
  • Develop program logic for new applications or analyzed and modifies logic in existing applications.
  • Meeting application SME/Technical Lead for business/Technical requirements
  • Create High level Design documents or Technical specification documents
  • Prepare low level design documents based on functional specifications
  • Create batch/online programs using COBOL,PL1, J CL, VSAM, DB2, CICS and IMS/DB, DC.
  • Prepare SORT cards for data analysis that support requirements
  • Conduct review of code/products in development
  • Create Test Plan/Test case document for the developed code.
  • Prepare the test data for the test cases
  • Write one time/live programs to extract the data from IMS/DB2 data bases
  • Write several report programs using COBOL and flat files
  • Prepare Test/Production JCL for the program execution
  • Prepare test plan and executed test cases
  • Involve in various testing activities like requirements extraction, Test design, Test execution, Defect creation, Defect tracking, Defect Closure and test reporting.
  • Works directly with SIT/UAT and Integration testing teams.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: IBM Mainframe MVS, z/OS, OS/390

Languages/Interface: COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMS/DC,SAS

Databases: SQL, DB2, IMS/DB,IDMS,Oracle

Protocols: SOAP UI, FTP, NDM,SFTP

Services: CICS Web Services, MQ Series

Tools /Utilities: SYNCSORT,SPUFI,QMF,CHANGEMAN, FILE AID, CA view, CONTROL-M, CA7, Endevor,FileManager, TSO,ISPF,TERADATA,Fault Analyzer, Expeditor, CA Intertest Tivoli Workload Schedule, Service now,CLIST,SQl Server,SharePoint,Strobe,SPUFI,QMF

SDLC: Waterfall, Agile framework

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Mainframe Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Transform complex business requirements into highly scalable technical solutions. This includes data modelling, creating new tables and/or modifying existing tables in database, making necessary backend changes.
  • Create use cases, workflow, conversion requirements and develop high level (HLD) and low level
  • (LLD) design documents.
  • Create program specifications and develop logical flowcharts.
  • Creating mapping document equivalent IDMS data fields to DB2 fields.
  • Conduct software analysis and develop well designed code using COBOL II, JCL (Job Control
  • Language), DB2, VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method), REXX (Restructured Extended Executor),
  • UNIX, CICS (database tables as per application needs in DB2 and Oracle.
  • Once created DB2 tables, extracting data from IDMS database to DB2 tables in testing environment for test the developing programs.
  • Use IBM Data stage for Extract data from different data sources like DB2, Oracle and other flat files and transform to required form
  • Create store procedures to retrieve and update data in database as per business requirement
  • Involve in code review process as per project needs.
  • Periodically deploying code to dev environment to integrate with other applications.
  • Create TFS and Snow tickets to deploy code in Controlled environments like QA and Regression.
  • Attend stabilization meetings after deployments to controlled environments
  • Customer Information Control System), IBM Data Stage, SQL and PL/SQL by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting evelopment and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, IMSDB, SORT, CHANGEMAN, SOAPUI, MQ SERIES, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, JIRA, PLATINUM DB2 Tools,CA-7,SPUFI,QMF

Confidential, Lake Mary, FL

DC Solution Specialist (Sr.Mainframe Programmer)

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding GBD Mandates,Medicare and Medicaid Business requirements & converting to Business Technical requirements(BTRD)
  • Responsible for Analysis, Estimation/Sizing, Design, Build, Testing, Deployment & documentation
  • Participate in the Business & Status meetings & code walk-through
  • Work for the Client Enhancement, Maintenance Requests & Development & Support
  • Coding programs using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM as TABLEBASE, JCL and DB2 & Batch programs
  • Prepare root cause analysis(RCA) for Clear quest ticket management for Production errors/defects
  • Experience in Web applications (RPC/WAW services, Employer access) using Mainframe, Web services, MQ, SOA, SOAP UI, XML, Orchestration/SBI layers, Request layout 270/271, Response layout 276/277,Get 27xBenefitAccum response
  • Letters and Report generation and Batch job setup to FTP/NDM the files to publication solutions delivery (PDM) for Policy Printing
  • Support Policy administration from Online and Batch thru EDI transactions as per HIPAA
  • Debug and error handling for online transactions and the batch programs
  • Conduct code reviews & capture test results
  • Involved & support of Unit testing, Shake down testing, System integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), Regression testing & Business checkout
  • Run Mainframe/IMS/DB2 database utilities
  • Audit Release packages & Prepare Release checklist
  • Participate in Project Release coordination working with Business analyst, Architects, DBA’s, Managers and different development teams

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMSDB/IMSDC, DB2, SORT, SOAPUI, MQ SERIES, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, CONTROL-M, JIRASPUFI,QMF.

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Associate Consultant (Sr. Mainframe Programmer)

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted coordinated with the Design team, Business analyst and end users of the system.
  • Defining and implementing technical solutions in Mainframe Technologies;
  • Coding programs using COBOL,PL1, IMS DB/DC, VSAM as TableBase, JCL and DB2 and Batch programs;
  • Preparing root cause analyses for Clear quest ticket management for productions errors and defects;
  • Using Mainframe, Web Services, MQ, SOA, SOAP UI, XML, Orchestration and SBI Layers, Request layout, and response layout for web applications;
  • Debugging and error handling online transactions and bath programs and conducting code reviews and capture test results;
  • Supporting Unit testing, shake down testing, System integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), Regression testing and Business checkout;
  • Participating in Project Release coordination working with business analysts and different development teams;
  • Converting business requirements to business technical requirements.

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMSDB/IMSDC, DB2, SORT, SOAPUI, MQ SERIES, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN,Mainframe DevOps,, CA-7,Service now.

Confidential Indianapolis, IN

Sr. Mainframe Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding Business requirements(BRD) & converting to Business Technical requirements(BTRD)
  • Responsible for Analysis, Estimation/Sizing, Design, Build, Testing, Deployment & documentation
  • Participate in the Business & Status meetings & code walk-through
  • Work for the Client Enhancement, Maintenance Requests & Development & Support
  • Interacted with business analysts and translate business requirements into technical specifications.
  • Converting business requirements to technical requirements.
  • Proposing technical solutions.
  • Conduct code reviews & capture test results
  • Coding programs using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM as TABLEBASE, JCL and DB2 & Batch programs
  • Prepare root cause analysis(RCA) for Clear quest ticket management for Production errors/defects
  • Experience in Web applications (RPC/WAW services, Employer access) using Mainframe, Web services, MQ, SOA, SOAP UI, XML, Orchestration/SBI layers, Request layout, Response layout
  • Letters and Report generation and Batch job setup to FTP/NDM the files to publication solutions delivery (PDM) for Policy Printing
  • Support Policy administration from Online and Batch thru EDI transactions as per HIPAA
  • Debug and error handling for online transactions and the batch programs
  • Conduct code reviews & capture test results
  • Involved & support of Unit testing, Shake down testing, System integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), Regression testing & Business checkout
  • Run Mainframe/IMS/DB2 database utilities
  • Audit Release packages & Prepare Release checklist
  • Participate in Project Release coordination working with Business analyst, Architects, DBA’s, Managers and different development teams

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMSDB/IMSDC, DB2, SORT, SOAPUI, MQ SERIES, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, CONTROL-M, JIRA, PowerCenter 9.5.1.,TERADATA.

Confidential

Sr. System Analyst(Mainframe Technical lead)

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding Business requirements(BRD) & converting to Business Technical requirements(BTRD)
  • Responsible for Analysis, Estimation/Sizing, Design, Build, Testing, Deployment & documentation
  • Participate in the Business & Status meetings & code walk-through
  • Work for the Client Enhancement, Maintenance Requests & Development & Support
  • Coding programs using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM as TABLEBASE, JCL and DB2 & Batch programs
  • Prepare root cause analysis(RCA) for Clear quest ticket management for Production errors/defects
  • Experience in Web applications (RPC/WAW services, Employer access) using Mainframe, Web services, MQ, SOA, SOAP UI, XML, Orchestration/SBI layers, Request layout, Response layout
  • Letters and Report generation and Batch job setup to FTP/NDM the files to publication solutions delivery (PDM) for Policy Printing
  • Support Policy administration from Online and Batch thru EDI transactions as per HIPAA
  • Debug and error handling for online transactions and the batch programs
  • Conduct code reviews & capture test results
  • Involved & support of Unit testing, Shake down testing, System integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), Regression testing & Business checkout
  • Run Mainframe/IMS/DB2 database utilities
  • Audit Release packages & Prepare Release checklist
  • Participate in Project Release coordination working with Business analyst, Architects, DBA’s, Managers and different development teams
  • Co-ordination with the onsite team members for requirement clarifications.
  • Being part of organization development initiatives like training and process improvement.

Environment: Z/OS, MVS,TSO, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMSDB/IMSDC, DB2, SORT, SOAPUI, MQ SERIES, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, CONTROL-M,TERADATA, JIRA.

Confidential

System Engineer ( Mainframe Programmer)

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding Business requirements(BRD) & converting to Business Technical requirements(BTRD)
  • Responsible for Analysis, Estimation/Sizing, Design, Build, Testing, Deployment & documentation
  • Work for the Client Enhancement, Maintenance Requests & Development & Support
  • Coding programs using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL and DB2 & Batch programs
  • Prepare root cause analysis(RCA) for Clear quest ticket management for Production errors/defects
  • Support Policy administration from Online and Batch thru EDI transactions as per HIPAA
  • Debug and error handling for online transactions and the batch programs
  • Conduct code reviews & capture test results
  • Involved & support of Unit testing, Shake down testing, System integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), Regression testing & Business checkout

Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, JCL, CICS, IMSDB/IMSDC, DB2, SORT, SOAPUI, MQ SERIES, EXPEDITOR, FILE-AID, CHANGEMAN, CONTROL-MSPUFI,QMF.

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