Over 12 years of IT experience in areas such as Banking, Brokerage, Health care, Retail.
Having good hands on with Confidential securities and business banking payments processing.
Strong understanding of Principles, Processes, Use Cases and SDLC - both Agile and waterfall.
Proven ability to lead complex projects from initial conceptualization through implementation in global delivery model with teams based both onshore and offshore.
Core group member, responsible for integrating and transitioning of large sized project from legacy to warehouse system.
Strong knowledge of data management activities like data mining, data creation, data manipulation, environment set-up and maintenance
Throughout my career duly followed the responsibilities being in the roles of Technical Lead, Associate Lead, UAT Lead, Sr. Programmer and Programmer.
Expertise in Production migration of new releases and Enhancements.
Established risk-based analysis and defect management process for offshore team.
Expertise in maintenance of technical artifacts, reviews & Signoff.
Over 5 years of production support experience on Mainframe applications.
Hands on experience in z/OS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, IMS DB/DC, Netron CAP, CICS, Endevor, Expeditor, DFSORT, MQ Series, TSO/ISPF, CA-7, ESP Scheduler, Clearcase, Python, XML, Unix, Informatica, Oracle and sql.
Knowledgeable working with IMS DB, Hadoop, Selenium, SoapUI, HP ALM, JIRA, Confluence, FTP, NDM, HTML.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities as well as adept in time and task management.
Functional responsibilities: Requirements gathering, functional gap analysis, application design, configuration, test script generation/execution, writing training guides, training end users, and production support.
Technical activities: Technical gap analysis, tech spec creations, work estimations, custom solution designing and programming, assisting developers, scheduling, and providing production support.
Coordinator responsibilities: Acting as bridge between the business and the team, Regular client interactions, ability to provide business solutions in the areas of expertise, define IT solutions, Post deployment hand shakes with customer, responsible for warranty period responsibilities.
Mainframe Lead/Sr Developer
Working with Confidential securities on to uplift all COBOL modules into Version 6.
Working on an enterprise level initiative to introduce new gender and designation.
Worked on business banking projects to introduce new transaction exchanges between all banks.
Worked on SHA2 encryption enablement project for all EMT transactions initiated by customers.
Involved in modifying mainframe modules and to test them in dev and PAT environments.
Datamining as per design specifications and building necessary scripts for smooth batch executions.
Validating and documenting the results and getting sign offs for successful payment processing.
Mainframe lead, involved in Strategy, plan preparation and also SPOC for business customers.
Involved in SIT, BAT & PAT, UAT and Inter-FI with RBC, CIBC, HSBC, BOA, BNS, NBC, BMO.
Daily activities include technologies like COBOL, NETRON CAP, DB2, IMS DB, JCL, VSAM and tools.
Created detailed level of detailed design documents and presented them for client approvals.
Prepared project level flow charts for each release at different stages of the SDLC.
Extensively worked on back end tables, views required by the CWW online
Developed processes to create and inject case level data to downstream systems using COBOL, DB2
Monitoring the test results at different phases of the project and fixing the issues to attain business goals.
Participated in major go live activities making myself available to the on-call activities.
Involved in Project Planning, Requirement analysis, Design, Development, and Execution.
Hands on experience with Retek retail application enhancements and support.
Demonstrated good control over the coding and implementation of multiple upgrades to the programs.
Having hands on experience in System Support on the Batch Processing Flow with ESP job scheduling.
Working within the Hudson Bay Company to coordinate work assignments between onsite and offshore.
Interacting with the client to understand the scope of the project development/support
Managing and supervising offshore development work around COBOL, IMS DB, DB2, VSAM and CICS.
Analyzing SR’s & CR’s and preparing necessary design documentations.
Participating in Client communications to understand the requirements.
Developments/Enhancements based on client requests using COBOL, DB2, IMS DB, CICS and VB.
Code Walkthroughs, Reviews; System and Regression testing.
Daily production support activities and analyzing and fixing the bugs with quick turnaround.
Analyzing and optimization of existing modules.
Participated in requirement analysis phase and did Code Walkthroughs for the development team.
Developing COBOL, DB2 programs from scratch for the data support of Ameriprise ETL workflows.
Preparing project level documentations which involve the work flows.
Daily production checkout activities.
Bug fixing that occur in daily production batch schedule.