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Technical Lead And Functional Analyst Resume

Greenwood Village, ColoradO

SUMMARY

  • Software professional with 15+ years of IT experience including 10 years in IBM Mainframes development and 5+ years in client facing techno - functional role.
  • Beside a Software developer also served as Team Lead handling delivery, people management and team mentor.
  • Experience in working in Agile model projects and traditional water fall model projects.
  • Extensively worked for enterprise level migration projects involving multiple companies/firms.
  • A quick learner with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Very Good hands-on Experience in Legacy various Mainframe Technologies like IMS DB, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, and JCL.
  • Good Knowledge on Mainframe tools like File-Aid, Xpeditor, Debugger, Fault Analyzer, Abend Aid, SORT, Spufi and Changeman.
  • Experienced in Supporting, Developing and Maintaining Legacy projects which are tightly integrated with several Distributed Technologies as Frontend and Mainframe as Backend.
  • Experience in the change management process of production deployments.
  • Working closely with the client by chairing regular meetings to understand their expectations and provide them holistic picture of the work progress thru weekly/monthly dashboards, status sheets and other data points.
  • Ensuring Project meets the agreed upon schedule and cost with respect to its Clients engagement by identifying & removing any potential impediments.
  • Good Hands on Legacy Modernization and Experience in creating BRE (Business Rules Extract) for Projects which are migrating to newer Technologies from Legacy.
  • Coordinated and delivered multiple productivity improvement tools.
  • Experience in mentoring and leading projects of offshore-onshore models.
  • Effective communication skills, work alongside and collaborate across technology and business teams.
  • Domain exposure in Annuities, Life Insurance, Mutual fund administration, Health Care and Retail projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Databases: IMS DB, DB2, VSAM

Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS, SAS, EZT, Python, C

Tools: TSO/ISPF, SPUFI, File-AID, Scheduling, Quality Center, MS Visio, JIRA, ServiceNow, Changeman, Expeditor, Debugger, Fault Analyzer and Abend aid.

Certifications: LOMA 280, AAPA 273, AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Products: wmA (Wealth Management Accelerator)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Greenwood Village, Colorado

Technical Lead and Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • A ‘hands-on’ role, which encompasses mix of technicalinvolvement, estimation, and delivery activities.
  • Preparing design anddrivingdevelopment of complex projects.
  • Development activities using COBOL, JCL, DB2, IMS DB, VSAM and IBM Utilities
  • Review of Technical deliverables and involving in Production bug analysis.
  • Understands the scope of client’s future projects and arrange demonstration of the design & solutions.
  • Motivate and empower the team to come up with innovative solution, process automation to improve productivity, deliverable quality, and customer satisfaction
  • Involving in recruitment of ideal tech candidates, onboarding them to team.
  • Oversee design meeting within the team to make sure the right approach and solutions are adopted.
  • Mandate team to follow the delivery process and standards agreed with customer.
  • Addressing all client escalations at the earliest and effectively communicating the same with respective stake holders.
  • Estimating client’s in take requests with proper timeline, scope & assumptions.

Environment: Mainframe, Db2/SQL, JCL, VSAM, Scheduling, MVS, IBM Utilities, Changeman.

Confidential

Technical Lead and Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Source system functional analysis & writing extract modules using IMS DB, DB2, COBOL, JCL, VSAM and IBM Utilities.
  • Writing Interface requirement documents and present that to all the stakeholders from different applications.
  • Helping Mainframe AD team in technical challenges and sharing ideas for automation and innovation.
  • Leading offshore team in all the efforts of decommissioning the source system.
  • Technical lead responsible for making changes in the interface applications under Retail Annuity.
  • Oversee design meeting within the team to make sure the right approach and solutions are adopted.
  • Set the roles and key responsibilities of all associates in Program in accordance with the organization's policies and explain the importance of security compliance, adherence to Cognizant and client polices.
  • Motivate team to meet the challenging targets and facilitate all trainings.

Environment: IMS DB, DB2, COBOL, JCL, SAS, VSAM, MVS, IBM Utilities, Changeman.

Confidential

Senior Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Development of new requirements using COBOL, JCL, IMS DB and VSAM
  • Coordinating with the onsite and ensuring smooth delivery of monthly release drops.
  • Reviewing the programs and documentation as part of delivery.
  • Preparing monthly metrics reports and sending it to client.
  • Monitoring the progress of the project activities and taking appropriate measures to ensure project is always on track.
  • Testing and debugging the new functionalities as well as the existing/setup issues.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, IMS DB, Perforce.

Confidential

Mainframe Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As a Project lead for the AH migration project, my primary responsibilities are requirements review, estimation, development of new modules, status tracking, code reviews and offshore onshore coordination.
  • Key person in charge for preparing and maintaining the migration plan
  • Playthe role of a senior developer in the team and would design and program modules that are generally complex and business critical in nature.
  • Developing and implementing Proof of concept model to get client approval for detailed project kickoff
  • Reviewing the artifacts prepared by team (Low level design - LLD, Code, Unit Test Plan -UTP) and Preparing Implementation plan for Production roll out
  • Responsible for monitoring the progress of project, sharing the status updates with clients and representing project in weekly dashboard calls
  • Performing Impact Analysis and estimation.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, FOCUS, EZT, Vantage.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Development of new requirements using COBOL, JCL, IMS DB and VSAM
  • Coordinating with the onsite and ensuring smooth delivery of monthly release drops.
  • Reviewing the programs and documentation as part of delivery.
  • Preparing monthly metrics reports and sending it to client.
  • Testing and debugging the new functionalities as well as the existing/setup issues.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, IMS DB, CICS

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