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Mainframe Consultant Resume

Chicago, IllinoiS

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • I am a Software engineer with over 9+ years of professional experience in IT (Information Technology) Industry. I have an expertise in areas of Application software development and maintenance majorly in Mainframes.
  • I possess good knowledge of IBM Mainframe based languages/technologies such as COBOL, EASYTRIEVE, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, IMS, and so on.
  • I have good understanding of the functional aspects of health and life insurance industry.
  • He has worked in Maintenance as well as Development projects across Electric, Insurance, Energy Utilities and Banking domains
  • In - depth working knowledge on software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies like Agile and Waterfall that includes Requirements gathering, Impact Analysis, HLD, Programming, Unit testing and System Integration testing, Defect analyzing and fixing, Implementation and documentation.
  • Experienced in environments requiring direct Customer interaction during requirement gathering, Designing, Development and Project implementation phases. Also experienced with consulting/guiding offshore software development teams.
  • Expertise and knowledge of component systems of Health/ Life insurance business like Policy Administration, Agents/Brokers’ commissions, and Claims adjudication and payment.

SKILLS PROFILE:

IBM CICS

IBM COBOL

JCL

CA Easytrieve

REXX

PL/SQL

IBM DB2

DATACOM

IBM VSAM

IMS

IBM Rational Developer for zOS (RDZ)

SOAP UI

TSO/ISPF

IBM FileAid

IBM AbendAid

XPEDITOR

ENDEVOR

MS Office

Clarity

JIRA

WinSCP

PUTTY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

MainFrame Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with Leads and product owners to come up with business requirements which will be documented as user stories.
  • Functional Design for technical and non - technical teams to enhance and scale up the new and existing products.
  • Conduct regular technical and functional workshop/meetings to walkthrough the understanding the requirements to clients.
  • Monitor and support batch jobs. Resolve aborts, Incidents to make sure batch cycles complete and Data is ready for further processing by business users.
  • Work with project internal and external Architects and Subject Matter Experts to review the design and project architecture documents.
  • Program and develop software using various programming languages and databases like COBOL, TELON, DB2, SQL, CICS, JCL, SPUFI, VSAM, EZTRIVE and its related tools like FileAid, Fault Analyzer, FMDB2, IBM Debugger, IBM DATA Studio, Endevor, PAC2000 etc.
  • Peer review of code and Identify Defects. Report the same to developer using Peer review docs and creating and executing the test scripts to verify fixed bugs.

Software / Special Tools: Workfront, JIRA, SharePoint, Endevor, Rexx, FileAid, DQRY, SVN repository, SOAP UI, Xpeditor.

Languages: COBOL, CICS Web Services, JCL, Easytrieve

Confidential, Chicago, IL

MainFrame Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Modify and enhance existing software to fix defects, resolve compatibility problems as result of software/hardware upgrades, accommodate compliance requirements and change in business needs. This Includes, Designing, Coding and Unit Testing of the software application.
  • Design, Develop and Maintain software solution for Interfaces between various applications and Data Warehouse applications. This involves Building FTP routines, Web Services, and so on.
  • Resolve Data issues reported by Business. Find root cause and determine the solution. Resolutions steps can consist of Correcting Data in Databases on Datacom DB using PL/SQL or Cobol.
  • Monitor and support batch jobs for Group and Individual Policy admin changes.
  • Resolve aborts, Incidents to make sure batch cycles complete and Data is ready for further processing by business users.
  • Create and maintain document of every aspect of an application or system as a for future maintenance and upgrades. Maintain the code/software component in version control as part of software configuration management to track and provide control over changes to source code.
  • Coordinate with different teams during any major outage to make sure there is minimal business impact.

Software / Special Tools: Workfront, JIRA, SharePoint, Endevor, Rexx, FileAid, DQRY, SVN repository, SOAP UI, Xpeditor.

Languages: COBOL, CICS Web Services, JCL, Easytrieve

Confidential, Dallas, TX

MainFrame Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Programming/development, performing initial estimation, requirement gathering, impact analysis, technical solution design, code development using various programming languages and related tools and frameworks.
  • Getting involved with other programmers and review code written by others. Also included functions like requirement gathering, bug fixing, software testing, documenting and implementing software systems.
  • Interpreting architectural and design, peer code reviews, mentoring, guiding and monitoring programmers, ensuring adherence to programming and documentation policies, software development, testing and release.
  • Write, analyze, review and rewrite programs, using workflow chart and diagrams and applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter and symbolic logic.
  • Creating technical design documents, flowcharts of processes, updating functional documents for business processes

Software / Special Tools: FileAid, Xpeditor, ISPF

Languages: COBOL, JCL, Datacom, IDEAL

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