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Mainframe Developer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 9 years of Strong Technical Experience in developing and testing applications for Confidential Mainframes, MFT, B2B,Sterling Integrator, Sterling file gateway, Sterling secure Proxy, Sterling Control Centre and Installation & Configuration of Connect Direct NDM (File Transfer Tool), NDMTroubleshooting&ITIL process and BMC - Control-MScheduling and Admin Tasks(Windows & Unix).
  • Strong knowledge in Design, Developing and production of various Mainframe Application.
  • Experienced in Confidential Enterprise COBOL for Z/OS, JCL, CICS, VSAM, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, XPEDITOR, TRACEMASTER, INSYNC, File-Aid, OPC, Beta 92, File manager and AQT.
  • Extensive experience in Analysis, Design, Coding, Development and Unit testing.
  • Experience in running batches in testing environments as a part of SIT/UAT.
  • Experience in Functional Testing, documenting and executing Test Cases/Scenarios and analyzing Test results, raising and tracking defects.
  • Experience in Connect Direct Installation, configuration, Upgrade, applying security & trouble shooting.
  • Experience working in the domain of financial and banking applications. Extensive hands on experience on Confidential Mainframe Application programming.
  • Strong knowledge on using the protocols like FTP, SFTP, FTPS, AS2, NDM (CONNECT: DIRECHTTP HTTPS.
  • Hands on experience on Ticketing tools Confidential Clear Quest, Confidential Maximo, Axis.
  • Strong knowledge on End to End Secure+ support for the Connect Direct.
  • Analyze the entire system and the impact with the other backend and front-end system.
  • Analyzed the job log and resolved production ABENDs; performed impact analysis to resolve user queries.
  • Database DB2,, SQL, JCL.
  • Monitoring installation, configuration, and maintenance of new CICS system, network and component software as well as adjusting, upgrading, and tuning existing systems for maximum performance.
  • Supported end users to provide the preparation and scheduling of program modifications and user requested enhancements.
  • Used FILE-AID to create and modify VSAM (KSDS), PDS, and PS.
  • Used TSO/ISPF utilities to create and Maintain PDS, PS, etc. and to monitor Spools and to migrate files from one region to other regions.
  • Analyzed, designed, and created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily, monthly & yearly Reporting purposes.
  • Version control tool Endeavor and Scheduling Tool CA-7.
  • Good knowledge on creation of JCL Jobs, Proc, NDMBATCH, PARM LIB, control cards etc.
  • Strong administrative skills of Connect direct on UNIX, Windows, Mainframe and MEFG/SFG and Sterling Integrator.
  • Extensive Knowledge on B2B integration, production support, testing, implementation, and documentation of information systems.
  • B2B Integration using Sterling Integrator up to 5.8, GIS 3.0, 3.1, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, Gentran Server 5.1, 6.0, 6.1, Sybase ECMap.
  • Sterling Connect Direct (MFT tool) in Mainframe Windows and Unix Environment, FTP, Sterling integrator, Sterling B2B integrator.
  • Set up of AS2, SFTP, FTPS, Web Services Communication between trading partners and VAN.
  • Extensively wrote SQL queries and UNIX shell scripts to reduce manual effort.
  • Installed Sterling File Gateway and configured community, partners, groups, mailboxes, Channels and templates. Added new file gateway protocol for FSA handling. Added Connect Direct protocol handling.
  • Worked extensively on projects specific to ITIL - Incident and Change Management.
  • Create customized BPs using GIS BPML. Development and Implementation of GIS services and adapters such as FTP, HTTP, SFTP, FSA, SMTP, JDBC, SFTP, AS2, XSLT Adapter and Adapters related to Mailbox on GIS CL2 Command Line, Connect Direct.
  • Trading Partner setup in SFG. Configuration ssh2 connectivity methods, authentication s.
  • Manage the requirements and selection for Trading Partners and Vendors. Experience in Migrating Trading Partner setups with Communication setups to Sterling Integrator 5.1 (GIS) from Gentran Server for Windows.
  • Setup Sterling file gateway for managed file transfer (MFT). Worked on Sterling File Gateway for secure file transfer activities.
  • Good knowledge in Confidential Sterling Connect Enterprise Experience in working with UNIX environment, Shell scripting. Excellent troubleshooting and issue resolution skills.
  • Experience in working with cross cultural teams across geographies and implementing global delivery model with good business communication and coordinating skills, flexible to changing circumstances.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating System: Windows xp, Windows 7, Windows 10, UNIX, Confidential Z/OS Mainframe.

Programming Languages: C, C++, SQL, PL/SQ, XML, Unix Shell Scripting, BPML, XSLT, Phyton, Shell Scripting.

Mapping Tools: Sterling Integrator 5.0/5.2, Gentran 5.1/5.3/6.0, GIS 4.2/4.3, Sterling File Gateway, AFT, MFT, spec builder, MQ Series.

Databases: DB2, Oracle 11g, SQL Server 2000/2005

Tools: TSO/ISPF, File-Aid, CA-7, SQL Navigator, COBOL, SQL Loader, Confidential Mainframe, JCL, SAR, OS390, Changeman, Endevor, Vsam, File Aid, Message way.

Packages: MS Office (Excel, Access, Word), MS Outlook 2000, Photoshop, Flash

Protocols/Messaging: FTP, HTTP, HTTP/S, SFTP, AS2, Connect Direct, Secure Plus (sftp/ssh/internet with PGP encryption).

Middleware: Connect Direct for UNIX 3.8, 4.0, 43, Connect Direct for Mainframe, Connect Direct for Windows 4.2,4.4, 4.6,4.7,4.8

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Salt Lake City, UT

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to established standards and may need to consult with the managers or Directors on technology solutions.
  • Analyzing the FSD (Functionality Specification Document) and to prepare the corresponding TSD (Technical Specification Document).
  • Ownership and accountability for the assigned deliverables thru all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Work with Business Analyst in translating business requirements into Functional Requirements Document and to Detailed Design Documents
  • Responsible to interact with client and user for requirement gathering, Maintenance and enhancement.
  • Responsible to understand the Business Requirement Document (BRD) and Design which helps in effective Coding and Development.
  • Participate in design reviews / code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications; identify/troubleshoot application code-related issues; and review and provide feedback to the final user documentation.
  • Communicate activities/progress to project managers, business development, business analysts and clients.
  • Coordinate and communicate tasks with developers.
  • Develop implementation and test plans, build software acceptance criteria, coordinate and work with clients to oversee the acceptance and dissemination process.
  • Ensure that development is performed as per requirements.
  • Support for SIT, UAT and Production&Preparing the handover documents.
  • Defect fixing and issue solving in SIT, UAT and Production.
  • Work as a member of the Banking Transformation Team.
  • Work within an agile team to review, analyze, and modify the Mainframe applications.
  • Experience in coding, testing, debugging, documenting, and installing programs to a JCL to a production environment.
  • Analyze relational databases, financial applications, and the interactions between applications.
  • Install various software build, configuration and release process supporting the software development lifecycle.
  • Strong knowledge understanding of banking and deposits, deposits related applications with Customer information data.
  • Modifies / Enhancements in the existing Azure Devops (AD0) application.
  • Responsible to verify all data was successfully processed and trouble-shoot any failures during translation and address the issues to the team.
  • Strong Integration experience with various technologies ( Web Services, XML, EBS), etc
  • Experience in Confidential WebSphere EBS and Process Server.
  • Support existing business systems applications and be responsible for leading technical aspects of multiple small projects.
  • Responsible for development and production failures, abends and resolving the issues, resolution includes the future events and documentation.
  • Provide technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing cost-effective systems to meet the client requirements.

Tools and Technologies:COBOL, VSAM, JCL, CICS, DB2, File manager, Confidential Debugger, Rexx.

Confidential, Omaha, NE

Mainframe Developer/ SFGProduction Support

Responsibilities:

  • Create the transmission File Setups for clients on Mainframe, and server environment meeting Confidential standards, including Data security.
  • Created detailed technical design specification for enhancing the batch programs, care was taken to re-use most of the existing components/modules.
  • Service Center tickets resolving on High Priority Bases.
  • Have sufficient knowledge in creating Secure+ links and generating secure+ keys between the nodes.
  • Creations of NDM card in the required servers and checking NDM installation in the server.
  • Analyzed the job log and resolved production ABENDs; performed impact analysis to resolve user queries
  • NDM setup and transmission with the multiple systems through Message Way/ Connect Direct/Secure Plus.
  • Version control tool Endeavor and Scheduling Tool CA-7.
  • Troubleshooting of connect direct process with various file formats like EBCDIC, ASCII,
  • Binary and Text, Sterling Integrator configuration and trouble shooting.
  • Used TSO/ISPF utilities to create and Maintain PDS, PS, etc. and to monitor Spools and to migrate files from one region to other regions.
  • Monitoring installation, configuration and maintenance of new CICS system, network and component software as well as adjusting, upgrading and tuning existing systems for maximum performance.
  • Performed evaluation and upgradation of CICS and DB2 regions as required, and participated in the installation, analysis, and modification of CICS systems and related servers as well as ensured their compatibility with existing OS.
  • Monitoring the transmissions, checking logs using NDM, SDSF, and JOBNAME LOGS.
  • Analyzed, designed and created new JCL JOBs, PROCs for daily, monthly & yearly Reporting purposes.
  • Responsible for production failures, abends and resolving the issues with client, resolution includes the future events, documentation and possible billing.
  • As part of the integrating efforts ( Confidential ) had extensive meetings with both the Business and Users teams to gather requirements.
  • Create configurations for mail boxed, users, profiles, and auditing for Managed File Transfer (MFT) using Sterling File Gateway.
  • Interacted with trading partners to gather business requirements and responsible for creating test cases and test scenarios.
  • Configure partner profiles for both inbound and outbound for various partners.
  • Analyze and Understanding the requirements & new functionality and identifying potential areas of impact.
  • Manage the requirements and selection for Trading Partners and Vendors. Experience in Migration Trading Partner setups with Communication setups to Sterling integrator 5.1 (GIS) from Gentran Server for Windows.
  • Setup Sterling file gateway for managed File Transfer (MFT) applications to support FTP/SFTP, HTTP, and AS2 file transfer protocols.
  • Perform routine health checks of all the MFT systems and identify any issues or vulnerabilities proactively. Suggest measures to close the issues/vulnerabilities.
  • Install Sterling File Gateway and configured community, partners, groups, mailboxes, Channels and templates. Added new file gateway protocol for FSA handling. Add Connect Direct protocol handling.
  • Modifies/Enhancements in the existing MFT application.
  • Trading Partner set up in SFG. Configured SSH2 connectivity methods, authentication s.
  • Analyze, designing, developing and production of various Mainframe Application Solutions.
  • Worked on Sterling File Gateway Application for transferring files between partners using different protocols and file formats.
  • Create customized BPs using GIS BPML. Development and Implementation of GIS services and adapters such as FTP, HTTP, SFTP, SMTP, AS2, Web services and Adapters related to Mailbox on GIS CL2 Command Line, Connect Direct.
  • Experience in working with cross-cultural teams across geographies and implementing global delivery model with good business communication and coordinating skills, flexible to changing circumstances.

Tools and Technologies:Integrator 5.0/5.2, ITSM, Gentran Server on Windows, UltraEdit, FileZilla,OS/390,Db2 stored procedures, VSAM, COBOL, SYNCSORT, JCL, TSO, ISPF,Endevor, Confidential Utilities Series, CA-7.

Confidential, Denver, CO

Mainframe Developer/ SFG System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Good knowledge on the architecture of the complete application package including Sterling ntegrator (SI), Sterling File Gateway (SFG), Sterling File Gateway and Connect: Direct.
  • Interacted with trading partners to gather business requirements and responsible for creating test cases and test scenarios
  • Design, implement and lead digital transformation engagements modernizing existing legacy platform ( Confidential Mainframe - COBOL, DB2, etc.)
  • Performed CICS system backups and recovery functions as required as well as ensured accurate and complete documentation of related operational processes and procedures.
  • Writing business processes using the BPML (Business Process Modeling Language) and implementing them using schedules.
  • Created new maps for various transactions using Gentran Integration Suite/Sterling Integrator for both inbound and outbound transactions.
  • Developed and implemented managed file transfer (MFT) partner communities, routing ruleset, route provisioning using Sterling File gateway (SFG).
  • Created configurations for mail boxed, users, profiles, and auditing for Managed file transfer (MFT) using SFG.
  • Good knowledge in using the protocols like FTP, SFTP, FTPS, AS2, NDM (Connect Direct) HTTP and HTTPS.
  • Experience in implementing Managed File Transfer (MFT) applications to support FTP/SFTP, HTTP, and AS2 file transfer protocols.
  • Experience in creating various client and server adapters and good knowledge on the numerous services associated.
  • Knowledge on complete key management including authorized key, host identity key, known host key, etc.
  • UAT support, Integration connectivity testing with external parties and code fix.
  • Creation of Server owners, External trading partners, internal trading partners and configuring the file transfer setups using SFG.
  • Experience in management related to the system and the trading partner (CA/SSL and Exchange/self-signed ).
  • Analyzing the requirement provided by customer and designing the integration for Managed File Transfer.
  • Configured partner profiles for both inbound and outbound for various partners.
  • Created new mailboxes for various Trading Partners and set the communication for different Trading Partners using different VAN like GEIS, Inovis, etc.
  • Involved with various teams (order fulfillment, Revenue Management etc.) in creating test scripts for Integration and String testing.
  • Importing and exporting IDOC layouts from SAP to Gentran. Wrote UNIX shell scripts to automate FTP Process.
  • Provided 24X7 production support and involved in various knowledge transfer sessions.

Tools and Technologies:Sterling Integrator 5.0/5.2, GXS AI & Enterprise, GXS Enterprise Gateway Trade guide, Gentran server on UNIX 6.0, SQL, Putty, Ultra Edit, COBOL,JCL, TSO, ISPF, Endevor, Confidential Utilities Series, CA-7.

Confidential

SFG Application Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Migrate /setup the interface to higher environment (SFG) and provide support for the production issues.
  • Creating / modifying business process for both inbound and outbound file transmission based on the client requirement.
  • Setting on connect direct interfaces like adding node, net map configuration on different platforms (windows, UNIX, mainframe) with encryption /decryption.
  • Participate on requirement discussion with business, internal application team and external vendors for requirement analysis.
  • Adhere to the security standards and ensure clients request are answered within defined SLA: via ticketing tools, mail and hotline.
  • Understand the business requirement and provide high quality MFT solutions to internal and external clients.
  • Responsible to perform detailed RCA for production incidents and problem follow up with vendor support team.
  • Supporting application like Connect: Direct and Confidential Sterling File Gateway using SFTP/FTPS SSH/SSL and AS2.
  • Deploying, provisioning and on boarding code, partner profile and nodes on UAT and production environments.
  • Contribute to documentation and review standards and operational procedures.

Tools and Technologies: Connect: direct, Connect Enterprise ( Confidential B2b tools), sterling file gateway, Confidential Control Center, SCM, UNIX, WindowsFTP, SFTP, AS2, PGP, ultra-edit, ITSM, JCL, TSO, ISPF, Endevor, Confidential Utilities Series, CA-7.

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