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Mainframe Tech Lead Resume

SUMMARY

  • Mainframe Tech Lead Professional having around 14 years of experience in Analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of IBM Mainframe and client - server projects in banking & financial Domain.
  • Micro focus Re-hosting specialist and expert in Legacy modernisation.
  • Proficient in Microfocus Enterprise Developer, Enterprise Server, Visual Studio, Autosys, CA work load automation, SQL Server, Windows Scripts etc
  • Proficient in IBM Mainframe Technologies such as COBOL, IMS, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, EASYTRIEVE, XPEDITOR, SAS, FILEAID, Sync Sort, Endevor etc in MVS environment and has enough working experience in integrating legacy mainframe with non-host environment.
  • Having Experience as a Tech Lead/ Programmer Analyst/Onsite Coordinator (Technical Lead) in mainframe and client/server environments.
  • Co-ordinating infrastructure, front end, middleware & release management teams with the mainframe development team.
  • Expertise in obtaining project requirements from user and manager, formulating the requirements into functional and technical specifications.
  • Having versatile experience in resource handling, team mentoring, task estimation- scheduling- tracking
  • Full understanding of all phases of Project Life Cycle/SDLC including Requirement gathering, Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Testing, Software quality standards and configuration management and change management and Quality procedures.
  • Good Programming and Communication Skills with excellent work ethics, easy adaptability to demanding time schedules coupled with positive user interaction and excellent team spirit.
  • Exceptional ability to quickly master new concepts and expertise in analysing and enhancing an improved system based on procedural and architectural.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Tortoise SVN, GIT, Cruise control, NANT builds, Classic data tool etc
  • COBOL, JCL,SQL,REXX, NATURAL& Easytrieve.
  • SOA, IMS Connect, MQ & Batch files.
  • File-aid for IMS,Panapt, APS,VC4U, Change man, Endeavour & SPUFI.
  • IMSDB/DC, DB2, ADABAS, CICS& VSAM.
  • REXX.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Being a Solution Architect and leading a team of 4 resources at offshore for end to end application support
  • Facilitate onsite / offshore engagement & manage work allocations
  • Infrastructure Management, Release management, Incident management.
  • Co-ordinate with business users to get sign-off on all release items and hotfixes for any proposed fixes from the product.
  • Co-ordinate cut-off activities prepare implementation plan during releases and ensure for a smoother implementation. Provide post implementation support, warranty support etc
  • Tool Development and performance monitoring

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end to end re-hosting of the business-critical application.
  • Re-write / Re-engineer the application, migrate databases, files and third-party products from mainframe to windows world and ensuring ported application preserves the business logic and data aligned to the source system.
  • Set up Micro focus servers and set up version control tool for Micro focus environment also performs inventory management
  • Responsible for installation, configuration, perform upgrade and patch updates for all the micro focus related products. Setup batch schedulers, active directory and configure version control tools.
  • Creating new security features, configure with Micro focus system. Install security certificates and configure them with new security features.
  • Leading and participating in all the stand-up calls, user meetings and product team meetings. Preparing and sending out the weekly status report to the customer and the senior management, facilitating onsite / offshore engagement and manage work allocations.
  • Analyse and fix defects found by QA & UAT and work closely with quality assurance and business users to close out all open defects. Actively participate during the assembly testing and UAT to ensure defect free delivery
  • Being a Solution Architect and leading a team of 8 resources at offshore for end to end delivery
  • Co-ordinate with Microfocus & SAS vendors
  • Responsible for end to end Migration
  • Tool Development and performance monitoring

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Re-engineer/Re-write EASYTRIEVE and ASSEMBLER to Micro Focus COBOL programs
  • Migrate DB2 database definitions and data to SQL Server database
  • Migrate and/or replace third party products including CA-7
  • Ensure all source Interfaces work in the target servers
  • Ensure ported applications meet performance requirements
  • Ensure ported application preserves business logic and data in the applications
  • Ensure the ported environment retains the comparable reliability, availability and serviceability factors
  • Test and deploy the ported applications in Windows environment
  • Being a Solution Architect and leading a team of 8 resources at offshore for end to end delivery
  • Infrastructure Management, Release management, Interface interaction.
  • Responsible for end to end Migration
  • Tool Development and performance monitoring

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • pen system product, primarily responsible of billing the Cheques and Savings customers. Cheques & Savings chases sit on host mainframe and strong interface mechanism is required to connect the host and the product. CBPx(Mainframe CBP integration layer) has been developed to achieve this. Connectivity is mainly based on host batch jobs - file flowing, MQ, Data power and Web services.
  • This project is to implement a secure method when sending or receiving client data from third parties (i.e. MasterCard and Priority Pass) and automate receiving the client data from priority pass and keeping full record of all lounge visits performed per priority pass card / per client. Also automating the client billing process for priority pass card holders (i.e, debit the client’s account where airport lounge visits exceeds a number of free visits per annum).
  • The overall business objective of Confidential Plus is to incorporate the current principles of VALUE BUNDLES and extending that to the Transactional accounts of Confidential Products by increasing the number and market share of primary transactional relationships, increasing cross sales per client, deepening the customer relationships and loyalty and retaining, specifically primary and high value clients. The additional functionality for Confidential Plus will also extend to VALUE BUNDLES that will increase client retention and expanding usage of other products by existing clients by introducing Flexi-bundle / rebate options.
  • Mentoring and managing a team size of 5 members.
  • Infrastructure Management, Release management, Interface interaction.
  • Driving SIT by connecting all the interfaces.
  • Responsible for requirement gathering, analysis, BSS development, design creation and testing.

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Mentoring and managing a small team size of 4 members, handlingA leading bank in South Africaing application support
  • Responsible for requirement gathering, analysis for the conversion to Micro focus
  • Responsible for bug fix, production incident resolving, customer queries handling & supporting EBD operators

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • This is to support the Confidential clients (BI, Local Banking & FAT clients) on corporate banking - Worked intensively on customer queries, investigation, production incidents and bug fix.
  • Confidential has been receiving complaints from its Corporate clients stating that there accounts are being debited for amounts which the client is unable to account for. Confidential conducted preliminary investigations and came to the conclusion that Local Banking has been used by fraudsters to create fraudulent transactions. In order to protect the client from such fraudsters there is a urgent need to address this issue and the project titled “Fraud Mitigation” has been designed.
  • The scope of the enhancement to the Cash Focus Mainframe and the BI Online systems includes the intention of streamlining the approval process by providing tighter control measures when transacting. This will reduce the risk of fraud and provide compliance with the tender requirements.
  • The objective of this enhancement is to provide the Corporate Market with the ability to create Immediate Interbank EFT transactions online, to all third party beneficiaries, irrespective of their choice of financial institution. The value proposition is to provide Business Integrator Online clients with the option and ability to execute payments that are processed in real time to beneficiaries at other participating financial institutions.
  • Mentoring and managing a small team size of 4 members, handlingA leading bank in South Africaing application support
  • Responsible for requirement gathering, analysis, design based on business needs.
  • Responsible for bug fix, production incident resolving, customer queries handling & supporting EBD operators
  • Accountable on getting the requirement development complete to be implemented & support.
  • Support specifically on issues related to transfer processing

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