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Lead Software Developer Resume

Des Moines, IA

SUMMARY:

  • Mainframe Professional having 17 years of experience on analysis, design, development, Maintenance, testing and implementation of IBM Mainframe and client - server projects, COBOL, JCL, DB2, SPSS, VSAM, CICS, Mainframe utilities, Oracle in Healthcare and Utilities domain.
  • Strong expertise in COBOL, DB2, SPSS, JCL, VSAM, MVS, CICS, IBM Utilities,, Xpeditor, SPUFI, TSO/ISPF, SQL, Control M Scheduler, Easytrieve, File-AID, Connect Direct NDM, Abend Aid, QMF, MS Office tools
  • Worked in all the phases of software development including requirements gathering, coding, testing and implementation in Waterfall model and agile methodology.
  • Experienced in offshore-onshore project model.
  • Capable of understanding quickly the business flow of any applications.
  • Ability to work and execute challenging requirements in tight schedule on multiple assignments.
  • Collaborative team player, excellent communication, problem solving, analytical, team building, facilitation and mentoring skills with extensive customer relations, experience

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Basic Familiarity: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, SQL, AWS, C, C++, CICS, MVS, TSO/ISPF, SQL, Oracle, Xpeditor, File-AID, SPUFI, Abend Aid, Endevor, Easytrieve, ISPW, UNIX, Control M Scheduler

Business Skills:

Application Domain: Healthcare, Utilities

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall

Phases: Requirements Definition, Requirement Review, Business Design, Technical Design, Development, unit Testing, System Test Planning, System Testing, Implementation, Support

Tools: & Standards: Quality Centre, Clear Quest, Peregrine, IPM+, RADAR, Toad

Version Control: Control M scheduler, VSS, ISPW, Changeman. Panvalet, Endevor

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Lead Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed the SPSS automation logic in the program.
  • Manual intervention is removed and reduced processing time
  • Automated email generated for sending reports.
  • Interacted with clients to understand and gather requirements
  • Developed batch modules to run on mainframe environment
  • Adhered to coding standards and deadlines
  • Initiated defect prevention strategies which included improved coding and unit testing procedures
  • Coordination with the client team during production moves and implementation
  • Oncall support improvement and bug fixes
  • Excelled in rapid conversion of the programs within less that assigned time and appreciated by the customer.

Skills Used: SPSS, COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM, MVS, ISPF, SQL File AidState Of Virginia - Medicaid

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Lead Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team supporting the application; review the estimates, technical specifications and code developed by team members.
  • Interacting with clients to understand and gather requirements and creating the design document.
  • Maintains the provider data and develops the online screens based on the business requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining the provider modules in the MMIS application.
  • Writing the complex queries for the desired data fix in the system.
  • Doing the impact analysis and providing the estimated work hours.
  • Analysing and fixing the defects in the Cobol program for assigned maintenance tickets.
  • Designing test scenarios and test scripts used in end-to-end testing.
  • Coordination with the client team during production moves and implementation
  • Excelled in rapid application development and management of technological issues for assigned projects, earning the highest customer satisfaction rating for all software solutions delivered.
  • Introduced methodologies and best practices that enhanced product definition, release processes and customization of applications to user needs.

Skills Used: COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM, MVS, ISPF, File Aid, Easytrieve, Endevor

Confidential, Des Moines, IA

Lead Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team members. Train the new joiners, and ensuring to make them productive. Maintaining project data for monthly SLA analysis and reporting to client.
  • Co-ordinate with business to clarify team member’s technical and functional questions
  • Developing and maintaining the Claims and Recipient Subsystem.
  • MCO Implementation - Developed online and batch modules for the switch from Fee for Service to Managed care for all the FIVE million recipients. Created the Auto mass adjustment application to reduce the manual effort and quick and correct premium payment to the MCOs.
  • Fix issues related to Claims Exam Entry, Claims Mass Adjustment, Corrections, and Adjudication.
  • Fix issues related to recipient Eligibility and Enrolment.
  • Analysing the defects for assigned maintenance tickets and create design document.
  • Fix the COBOL programs and JCL and close the ticket
  • Verify changes after production moves and communication to the client.
  • Redesigned and automated the mass adjustment process which reduced a lot of manual effort.
  • Spearheaded the development of the MCO Implementation project enabling the switch from Fee for service to Managed care without any defects.

Skills Used: COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM, MVS, ISPF, File Aid, Zeke, Changeman, Easytrieve

Confidential, Jefferson City, MO

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the project requirements for assigned claims modules
  • Populated the business rules in an approved format
  • Peer review of teammates’ work to ensure quality

Skills Used: COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, MVS, ISPF, CICS

Confidential, Jefferson City, MO

Lead Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Converting the Batch and Online modules from VSAM to DB2.
  • Analysed the existing modules and making the changes so that there is no impact to the existing functionality.
  • Coded, tested, and debugged programs per the internal design specifications
  • Adhered to coding standards and finishing on time
  • Conducted walkthroughs of design and code for client and team peers
  • Participated in weekly status meetings and contributed views in project proceedings with client

Skills Used: COBOL, DB2, IMS, JCL, VSAM, MVS, Endevor, SQL, QMF, MS Windows XP, MS Office, ESP Scheduler, Xpeditor

Confidential, Irwindale, CA

Technology Lead / Onsite Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the CSS/CWO application.
  • Interacted with clients and business analysts to understand and gather requirements
  • Conducted project requirement analysis meetings with the development team
  • Scheduled/allocated/monitored work among the team and was responsible for the successful delivery of the entire project/sub-project(s)
  • Developed online and batch modules to run on mainframe environment
  • Adhered to coding standards and deadlines
  • Performed code review, peer review, and review other project deliverables
  • Initiated defect prevention strategies which included improved coding and unit testing procedures
  • Designed test scenarios and test scripts used in end-to-end testing
  • Coordinated with the testing team for QA testing

Skills Used: COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, MVS, Endevor, SAP CRM, ABAP, MS Windows XP, MS Office, PowerBuilder, MQ Series, SPUFI

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Fix customer billing issues. Managed remedy tickets, scheduling, and tracking it to closure
  • Performed data fixes as per requests from the customer
  • Generated reports according to the requirements of users
  • Debugged the existing module with logical condition and break points
  • Reviewed and debugged error log files
  • Navigated through various backend directories and executed batch processes
  • Analyzed the entire system and the impact with the other backend and front-end systems
  • Performed code review and reviewed other project deliverables
  • Prepared daily error and abend reports and sent them to the client
  • Prepared code change and test case documents
  • Provided on call User Support on off hours and weekends

Skills Used: COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, MVS, Endevor, MS Windows XP, MS Office, PowerBuilder, MQ Series, REXX, File-AID, ISPW

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