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Mainframe Tech Lead Resume

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SUMMARY

  • Associated with Confidential as a Lead Technical Analyst for almost 9.4 years in Mainframe Technology.
  • Having almost 4 years of direct interaction/work experience with Customers at Onsite (USA).
  • Having 9+ years of experience in leading and managing various Banking & Finance, Capital Market and Retail domain projects.
  • Got opportunity to work with Confidential Bank, Banco Popular, Confidential, Confidential and Nationwide.
  • 9+ years extensive experience in development and implementation of database design, program coding, enhancements, implementation, deployment, software support, quality testing and Production support.
  • Strong background in developing application software using COBOL, JCL, DB2, IOM, Dynamic SQLs, CICS, MQ, VSAM, NDM, MICROFOCUS, TSO, FILE - AID, QMF, SPUFI, CA7 and other Mainframe tools and utilities.
  • Having experience in application software development in Web-based environment, Distributed n-tier architecture and Client/Server architecture using various technologies, functional and integration testing.
  • Strong experience in Conversion project, involved migrating teh data from db2 to Oracle (vice-versa).
  • Involved in analysis and modification of complex Batch/CICS Modules.
  • Experienced with Debugging tools like XPEDITOR, INTERTEST and Abend-Aid.
  • Modified teh IOM which is used Channel and Container to pass teh structured data via MQ to Web service.
  • Good experience with Version control tools like ENDEAVOR & CHANGE-MAN. Experience in Package creation, Migration & Installation of teh impacted elements of change requests using version control.
  • A project-oriented team player with good communication, Presentation and Excellent Leadership Skills.
  • Performing in different roles as a Technical Lead, Senior developer proficient in obtaining project requirements from user and manager, formulating teh requirements into design specs, preparing system specifications, assigning tasks to team members, and tracking teh progress.
  • Provided work estimate document and MOM (Minutes of meeting) for walkthrough meetings.
  • Good understanding and practice of Quality Assurance Processes, Acquired noledge through teh Defect Prevention activities, Quality Control, Configuration Control, Coding Standards, Maintenance standards etc.
  • Projects involved feasibility studies, analysis of business problems, business requirements, cross functional analysis, data modeling, process modeling, development and implementation of software in teh mainframe.
  • Expertise in teh development of test plans, test cases, executing teh test cases, test strategies variety of test levels, methodologies, test designs and testing techniques.
  • Proficient in implementation, project planning, execution, monitoring, risk assessment and resource balancing skills with ability to support multiple tasks and completing deliverables on time.
  • Involved in full life cycle of project implementations (SDLC) for various types of projects and Worked as SCRUM Team member which is part of agile methods & Supported and managed 4-5 people’s team.
  • Extremely well organized with proven ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • MVS/ESA
  • Z-OS
  • MS-DOS
  • Windows
  • COBOL
  • CICS
  • SQL
  • IOM
  • VSAM
  • MVS/JCL
  • SDF
  • IBM Utilities
  • TSO/ISPF
  • VM
  • IBM MQ
  • SQL
  • QMF
  • SPUFI
  • DFSORT
  • File-Aid
  • INTERTEST
  • PLATINUM
  • MICROFOCUS
  • ICAMS
  • TSO/ISPF
  • RUMBA
  • XPEDITER
  • FTP
  • PARM
  • ORACLE
  • JCLPLUS
  • STROBE
  • Connect Direct NDM
  • ICE TOOL
  • IBM WEBSPHERE
  • MQ and IBM MQ Series
  • Abend Aid
  • CA7
  • AIX
  • IMS
  • Sharepoint
  • Rational Developer for zOS
  • Channel and Container
  • MS-DOS
  • Lotus Notes
  • MS Office
  • EASYTRIEVE
  • HP Quality Centre
  • IBM utilities
  • PL/SQL
  • ETL and SQL.
  • DB2
  • ORACLE 11g
  • Microsoft word
  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • Visio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in various project meetings and review teh Functional requirement and Business requirement documents along with Business team.
  • Review Business Requirements document, provide teh inputs to Business Analyst on Approach and attend Approach walkthroughs.
  • Responsibilities include designing, developing, debugging, coding, writing specifications and other assigned duties related to programming.
  • Deliver new and complex high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements.
  • Support, enhancement or Maintenance of existing applications.
  • Handled a five member’s team at offshore.
  • Co-ordinated teh development and testing tasks between onsite and offshore.
  • Managing teams with Coding, code reviews, Unit, System testing, Development and implementation of various critical projects.
  • Creates various COBOL/CICS/DB2/VSAM/MQ programs for online/batch processing.
  • Create JCL and Proc with various utilities like SYNCSORT, IDCAMS, IEBGNR and IEFBR14.
  • Setup QA and PRODUCTION JCL AND PROCS.
  • Created business document for project life cycle.
  • Complete analysis of teh System to create teh High Level and Low Level design documents.
  • Verified program logic by preparing test data for trial runs, test and debugs programs.
  • Involved in preparation of unit test plan, system test plan and test data and executed teh test cycles.
  • Execution of test scripts in quality center and Defect tracking through Quality center.
  • Review unit tested teh entire functionality & performed Regression testing.
  • Performing configuration management by using teh ENDEVOR.
  • Used debugging tools like Expediter & Abend-Aid, db2 maintenance through SPUFI, QMF & DB2I.
  • Used job scheduling tools like CA7 for dependencies.
  • Involved in monitoring teh jobs through SAR & SDSF.
  • Involved in coordination with interface teams in UAT and SIT phases of teh project.
  • Provided complete support for teh implementation and post implementation verification in production environment.
  • Presented various Mainframe process improvement opportunities, cost savings ideas and automation tools to Clients and successfully implemented.

Confidential

Mainframe Tech Lead/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in various project meetings and review teh Functional requirement and Business requirement documents along with Business team.
  • Review Business Requirements document, provide teh inputs to Business Analyst on Approach and attend Approach walkthroughs.
  • Responsibilities include designing, developing, debugging, coding, writing specifications and other assigned duties related to programming.
  • Deliver new and complex high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements.
  • Support, enhancement or Maintenance of existing applications.
  • Handled a five member’s team at offshore.
  • Co-ordinated teh development and testing tasks between onsite and offshore.
  • Managing teams with Coding, code reviews, Unit, System testing, Development and implementation of various critical projects.
  • Involved in analysis and modification of complex Batch/CICS Modules.
  • Created business document for project life cycle.
  • Complete analysis of teh System to create teh High Level and Low Level design documents.
  • Verified program logic by preparing test data for trial runs, test and debugs programs.
  • Involved in preparation of unit test plan, system test plan and test data and executed teh test cycles.
  • Execution of test scripts in quality center and Defect tracking through Quality center.
  • Review unit tested teh entire functionality & performed Regression testing.
  • Performing configuration management by using teh ENDEVOR.
  • Used debugging tools like Expediter & Abend-Aid, db2 maintenance through SPUFI, QMF & DB2I.
  • Used job scheduling tools like CA7 for dependencies.
  • Involved in monitoring teh jobs through SAR & SDSF.
  • Involved in coordination with interface teams in UAT and SIT phases of teh project.
  • Provided complete support for teh implementation and post implementation verification in production environment.
  • Assisted Client during any phase that is applicable to teh project as per teh project plan.
  • Presented various Mainframe process improvement opportunities, cost savings ideas and automation tools to Clients and successfully implemented.
  • Successfully delivered various key critical projects with high quality, zero incident report after Post implementation and got appreciation from Senior Management for 95% reduction of abends in SIT and UAT Batch cycles.

Confidential

Senior Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Communication on daily basis with clients and offshore team.
  • Coordinated teh development and testing tasks between onsite and offshore.
  • Analysis of functional specification received from teh client.
  • Analyze Business requirement documents to create High level and Low level detailed design document.
  • Prepare estimates on deliverables.
  • Design, development, testing, implementation and documentation of assigned modules.
  • Involved in analysis and modification of complex Batch/CICS modules.
  • Created JCL, PROCS and Control Cards in all non-prod and production environment.
  • Worked on Capital Market and created many profit and loss reports.
  • Wrote specifications for Offshore team.
  • Used XPIDITER to test/debug batch jobs and INTERTEST for CICS programs.
  • Used SPUFI, QMF to inquiry DB2 tables.
  • Create JCL and Proc with various utilities like SYNCSORT, IDCAMS, IEBGNR and IEFBR14.
  • Creating ADHOC reports using Micro Strategy tool.
  • Use CA7 scheduler to create predecessor/successor job flows.
  • Used IBM utilities to copy file (IDCAM, GENER, SORT).
  • Write pseudo-code to explain diagram for developer.
  • Interact with designers to understand software limitations.
  • Writing Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Strategy, Traceability Matrix and Test Environment.
  • Work with interfacing applications to complete Integration Testing.
  • Performed different levels of testing, Functional, Unit, Integration, System, Regression and UAT testing.
  • Developed and Executed Positive and Negative QA Test cases on HP quality center for conversions testing.
  • Assist Clients during any phase that is applicable to teh project as per teh project testing plan.
  • Interact with customers for understanding teh system, test objectives, questionnaire, test scenarios, SLAs, production metrics and engagement time lines.
  • Attend daily, weekly and monthly stakeholder and customer meetings to discuss about teh current and future performance test engagements.
  • Performing in depth Trouble shooting to find out teh issue.
  • Creating in db2 objects (tables, views, alias, indexes, and partitions), runstats, optimizing queries and programs for better performance and running efficiently.
  • Involved finding teh root cause of teh production issue.
  • Successfully delivered various critical projects and Performance Tuning.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Created various COBOL/CICS/DB2/VSAM programs for batch processing of IBM System.
  • Worked closely with business users to gather requirements and coordinate testing efforts etc.
  • Responsible for converting teh business requirements into detailed design document.
  • Involved writing teh TSD and low level data flow.
  • Used XPIDITER to test teh batch job.
  • Used INTERTEST to test CICS modules.
  • Involved for creating teh MAP and modification of existing MAP.
  • Involved creating JCL, PROC and Control card for various batch jobs.
  • Involved in daily status call with onsite coordinator to understand teh requirements, query and review teh changes.
  • Involved to support teh SIT and UAT batch jobs.
  • Used SPUFI, QMF to inquiry DB2 tables.
  • Involved in development activities in Work Request / Change Request. Preparation of Unit Test Plan.
  • Writing, executing test scripts for various projects.
  • Performing regression testing.
  • Responsible for database design, analysis and fine tuning.
  • Involved in testing and ensuring all teh applications are working properly.
  • Involved in System test and User acceptance test.
  • Work with interfacing applications to complete Integration Testing.
  • Developed production rollover and back-out plan documents.
  • Involved creating teh package by using teh version control like CHANGE-MAN.
  • Defect management in all stages including Development, UAT, Production support.
  • Responsible for production rollover and production support.
  • Investigate and correct identified defects.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Extraction of current system business functionality
  • VSAM to DB2 data model definition
  • Migration of Application Data and Application source from VSAM to DB2
  • Conversion of IDA into a Real-Time application
  • Application Enhancements to incorporate New functionality requirements
  • Enhancements to teh existing Application, as per teh client request.
  • Coding of application changes as required/specified by technical design documents.
  • Involved in Unit testing.
  • Preparing Test cases for unit testing and regression testing.
  • Interacting with on-site coordinator.
  • Executed DB2 queries thru QMF and SPUFI.
  • Created several JCL, PROC and Control Card.
  • Mapping of fields through copybooks by using File-Aid.
  • Participated in weekly Status call with Onsite Project manager to give teh status on teh project.
  • Co-ordination with Onsite daily for task takes over and hand over.

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