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Mainframe Developer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Nine years of experience in Mainframe development, including but not limited to, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, IMSDB, IMS DC
  • Experience working in Logistics, Healthcare insurance, Utility and Billing domain.
  • Translate functional requirements to technical requirements with clear communication to stakeholders.
  • Design, code, create test plan and execute, unit test, integration test and support UAT that is complete SDLC cycle.
  • Experience in both Online and Batch system as a lead and individual contributor delivering the project on time.
  • Mentored and lead a team of 8 effectively and maintained quality metrics reports of the project.
  • Effectively worked in team, onsite - offshore model, and in cross functional teams.
  • Knowledge on Agile process and TFS, Jira tool.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programming: COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, SQL

Database: DB2, IMS DB / DC

Mainframe Tools: IBM Debug Tool, Xpeditor, File-Aid, Abend-Aid, SPUFI, Install/1, DB2 QMF (Query Management Facility), Lotus Notes, TSO/ISPF, Changeman, Control M, SAVRS

Utilities: IEBGENER, IDCAMS, IEBCOPY, DFSORT, SYNCSORT, ICETOOL

Other Tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, Share Point

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Mainframe application to schedule the movement of loads and feed the next application for movement of load.
  • Responsible for Mainframe applications run in multiple LPARS and uses multiple DB2 Subsystems.
  • Experience on the project built using the Agile methodology. Involved in the estimate planning design discussions and SCRUM.
  • Managed the production and test workload using ESP scheduling package, ensuring successful completion of all batch jobs.
  • Used MVS JCL, SAVRS, TSO and ESP Scheduler for batch work.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve all abends and/or escalate to the appropriate personnel via telephone, email or abend tickets.
  • Worked to fix abend such as space abends, File contention error, VSAM space abends.
  • Provided weekly status report to UPS application development managers.
  • Analyzed and modified existing programs which deals with MQ.
  • Did impact analysis and developed technical design documents (LLD, HLD) from business requirement document.
  • Reviewed design documents with SMEs, Project managers, interface application teams and support groups.
  • Created code, conducted testing, provided support for product testing and UAT and delivered successfully.

Confidential

Program Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Mainframe-COBOL, IMSDB, DB2, CICS based development, maintenance and support project.
  • Coordinate with Business Analyst to define requirements, analyze business needs and validate solutions approved by the client.
  • Implement, review and assist the team in following all the SDLC steps for maintenance and new business requirements.
  • Provided innovative solution for updating, creating and deleting data records in DB2 table instead of IMSDB dataset as a part of migration.
  • Did impact analysis and participated in estimation for the migration of COBOL-DB2 programs to Java solutions.
  • Individually changed and created online and batch programs reaching the stakeholders for successful UAT.
  • Used FTP program for transferring the generated report and auto email the user with SMTP protocol for an ad hoc requirement by client.
  • Strong analytical skill helped in quick fixes for the team production issues.
  • Take up high priority production issues on demand and delivered successfully.
  • Encouraged team in knowledge sharing by taking initiative called 'My learning' tracker.

Confidential

Technology Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Expansion of critical data field (ITEM number) in the DB2database and all the impacted programs, batch jobs and online screens.
  • Designed and implemented code changes in huge impact components to in corporate the business expansion.
  • Actively participated in negotiating the unit testing acceptance process and thus saving effort for the team and client.
  • Coordinated with offshore onsite team, discuss with client technical team and users, extending solutions and getting clarification.
  • Update QMS documents for the project.
  • Updated the efforts and team project status in the weekly trackers.
  • Resolve problems by determining cause, providing technical assistance to applications and other support staff.
  • Supervised and mentored the team on IMSDB / DC calls, JCL, COBOL programing and debugging.
  • Initiative to create reusable jobs to replicate the VSAM datasets in test environment. This accelerated the UT process.

Confidential

Program Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Data Collection and analysis project.
  • Provide technical assistance as necessary in the research and resolution of problems or issues identified.
  • Mentored the team in using Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL utilities, COBOL-DB2
  • Involved in unit testing of batch and online programs and review the work of the team as well.
  • Designed and documented test plan for integration testing of the incorporated business functionality.
  • Created a report using COBOL-DB2, ICETOOL batch program for an ad hoc requirement by client.

Confidential

Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential project Confidential claims adjudication system, Membership and billing system applications.
  • Handled work request, impact analyze, estimate effort, required tools and reach for the stakeholders for any requirement and functional clarity.
  • Created templates for design documents, requirements, test plan and test results used by the team.
  • Involved in production support, quick fixes and UAT for individual and junior members of the team.
  • Supervise and mentor the new team with the legacy functionality and the process.
  • Assign new work request to the team, review deliverables and extend technical and moral support.
  • Monitor team performance on assigned projects with regards to their overall abilities and effectiveness in completing projects within schedules.
  • Maintain QMS quality documents for the project and submit, daily, weekly status tracker and the monthly metrics reports to the management.

Confidential

Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in analyzing Easytrieve programs as a part of migration.
  • Documented the file control and the logic implemented in the Easytrieve programs in COBOL.
  • Designed high level flow chart with functional information.
  • Gained exposure on Easytrieve to COBOL conversion.

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