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Sr Mainframe Application Developer Resume

Lakewood, CA

SUMMARY

  • Around 11+ years of experience in mainframe technologies and complete project life cycle: Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation, Maintenance and Support. Experience in managing the project from the requirement analysis to the deployment and maintenance support
  • Experience in Banking and Financial services domain including Market Area Analysis, Credit cards, International Bankcard System (IBS) and Motivator application(Sales Incentive Reporting and Payment System used in Banks)
  • Experience in Insurance domain
  • Experience in Marketing and Communications domain
  • Strong skills in developing applications using COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, Easytrieve, Syncsort, DFSORT,ICETOOL,SAS, IBM Utilities, MQ, Web services, SQL
  • Proficient in using Mainframe tools like ENDEVOR, FILEAID, File Manager, Spufi, QMF, DBTools, Platinum, Intertest, Changeman, AbendAid, CA tools for DB2, CA7, Infoman, PowerBuilder and Strobe.
  • Experience in using Defect tracking tools like HP Service center, Unicenter Service Desk, Rational Clear Quest, and project tracking tools like Rational Portfolio Manager (RPM), Integrated Project Management Services (IPMS), and JTrac.
  • Good experience wif relational databases DB2.
  • Executed multiple projects for US Financial Services companies like the Confidential, Citibank, Confidential and Confidential Bank.
  • Executed Multiple projects for American Association For Retired professionals(AARP)
  • Strong experience in analyzing the entire system and the interface wif other backend and front - end systems.
  • Contributed in Project Requirement Analysis meetings wif the onsite team.
  • Coordinated wif the client and interface teams during production moves and supported installs.
  • Have proactively designed and implemented automation of processes for easing the repeated task executions and for pre-validating data before it is processed in actual system to avoid job failures
  • Performed code reviews as per the standards and have been a member of Quality review team.
  • Experience in Oncall Production support. Ensured and given high priority to bring back the application to business continuity when there were production issues by providing quick production issue investigation and fix.
  • Managed Remedy tickets, scheduling and tracking them to closure
  • Proficient in preparing project status reports and presentations.
  • Experience in creating Excel macros for easing the analysis
  • Experience in leading a module, working wif clients to gather requirements, scheduling/allocating/monitoring work wifin the team and being responsible for the successful delivery of the entire project/sub-project(s).
  • Have received excellent customer satisfaction remarks and appreciation in all the projects I have worked. I have received key contributor and best performer awards from the clients.
  • Have good communication skills, interpersonal skills, analytical, problem solving skills and presentation skills.
  • A self-motivated, quick learner and team player, always wif the enthusiasm to learn new technologies and implement them when required
  • Have effective written and verbal communication skills. Have ensured proper co-ordination & communication wifin the team, other applications and clients.
  • Effective communicator of the business directives, goals, and needs to the technical team and a successful client interface to manage user expectations.
  • Ability to work individually or wif a team of dedicated professionals for achieving the project goals and meeting deadlines for the execution of projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Database skills: DB2, VSAM, Tablebase

Programming Languages: COBOL,CICS,SQL,JCL,SAS, Easytrieve,REXX,HTML,CSS,JavaScript(basics), XML

Operating environments: OS390, ZOS/390,MVS/ESA,MS - Windows 9X/XP

Utilities and tools: File aid, File Manager, Abend aid, Infoman, Changeman, Platinum, Intertest, Spufi, Endeavor, HP Service center, Unicenter Service Desk, DB tools, CA tools for DB2, Rational ClearQuest, Rational Portfolio Manager, IPMS, Strobe, CA7,Syncsort,DFSORT,ICETOOL,IBM Utilities, QMF, JCLPREP,CA7,IDCAMS, NDM Connect and FTP, Microsoft SharePoint, MS OFFICE, MS VISIO, PowerBuilder, Excel VBA Macros

DOMAIN Skills: Banking and Financial Services, Insurance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Lakewood, CA

Sr Mainframe Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Performing impact analysis for new requirements
  • Development and enhancement of the jobs executing SORT, EZTRIEVE, COBOL and DB2 programs
  • Enhancement of CICS COBOL DB2 programs wif Web services, creating XML tags and testing
  • Preparation of unit test plan and test cases
  • Used Easytrieve and ICETOOL to create reports for adhoc client requests
  • Unit testing, system testing, participate in enterprise-wide testing and verification of test results
  • Conducting quality reviews of Design/Code/ test plans to ensure overall quality of all the deliverables
  • Involved in Change/Version control
  • Solving the UAT defects, trouble reports and production issues
  • Create system test cases for QA team and UAT test case for the business users
  • Keep the application related documents updated and maintain latest versions in Microsoft SharePoint folder
  • Use Visio to create job flow and data flow diagrams
  • Creating macros for data analysis in excel when the client sends the data in excel.
  • Coordinating wif the team and tracking the project status

Environment: H/W: IBM Main Frames

Tools: ISPW, File-Aid, Spufi, IBM DB Tools, JTrac, Microsoft SharePoint, MS Visio, SAR, PowerBuilder, MS Office, SNOW

Confidential, Lakewood, CA

Sr Mainframe Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Performing impact analysis for new requirements
  • Development and enhancement of the jobs executing SORT, EZTRIEVE, COBOL and DB2 programs
  • Enhancement of CICS COBOL DB2 programs wif Web services, creating XML tags and testing
  • Preparation of unit test plan and test cases
  • Used Easytrieve and ICETOOL to create reports for adhoc client requests
  • Unit testing, system testing, participate in enterprise-wide testing and verification of test results
  • Conducting quality reviews of Design/Code/ test plans to ensure overall quality of all the deliverables
  • Involved in Change/Version control
  • Solving the UAT defects, trouble reports and production issues
  • Create system test cases for QA team and UAT test case for the business users
  • Keep the application related documents updated and maintain latest versions in Microsoft SharePoint folder
  • Use Visio to create job flow and data flow diagrams
  • Creating macros for data analysis in excel when the client sends the data in excel.
  • Coordinating wif the team and tracking the project status

Environment: H/W: IBM Main Frames

Tools: Endeavor, File-Aid, Spufi, IBM DB Tools, JTrac, Microsoft SharePoint, MS Visio, SAR, PowerBuilder, MS Office

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Sr Mainframe Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High-Level design
  • Preparation of Low level design -Technical Design Documents
  • Performing impact analysis for new requirements
  • Redesign Jobs to improve efficiency.
  • Modified complex Sort extract jobs to COBOL to improve the readability and performance of the jobs
  • Used SAS to create excel reports for balance fluctuations
  • Development and enhancement of the jobs executing SORT, EZTRIEVE, SAS, COBOL and DB2 programs
  • Preparation of unit test plan and test cases
  • Used Easytrieve and ICETOOL to create reports for adhoc client requests
  • Unit testing, system testing, participate in enterprise-wide testing and verification of test results
  • Conducting quality reviews of Design/Code/ test plans to ensure overall quality of all the deliverables
  • Performed adhoc tasks like Online Project request from clients
  • Involved in Change/Version control
  • Provide production Support (On call Support).
  • Solving the UAT defects, trouble reports and production issues
  • Coordinate wif the Offshore QA team and clients to accomplish the task assigned.
  • Created system test case for QA team and UAT test case for the business users
  • Use Secure File eXchange process to share confidential customer data
  • Keep the application related documents updated and maintain latest versions in Microsoft SharePoint folder
  • Use Visio to create job flow and data flow diagrams

Environment: H/W: IBM Main Frames

Tools: Endeavor, File-Aid, Spufi, IBM DB Tools, CA-7, Strobe, JIRA, Microsoft SharePoint, MS Visio, SAR, NDM, CA-7, JCLPREP, $VARS

Confidential

Team Leader / Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High-Level design
  • Preparation of Low level design
  • Performing impact analysis for new requirements
  • Development and enhancement of the jobs using SORT,ICETOOL,COBOL,DB2,SAS,Easytrieve
  • Created SAS programs to create formatted test data
  • Preparation of unit test plan
  • Unit testing, system testing and verification of test results
  • Conducting quality reviews of code / test plans to ensure overall quality of all the deliverables
  • Solving the UAT defects, trouble reports and production issues
  • Provide production Support (On call Support).
  • Involved in Change/Version control using Endeavor
  • Tracking of Production defects and fixes using USD and HP Service center
  • Coordinate wif the Onsite team and clients to accomplish the task assigned.
  • Ensure that all the quality procedures are being followed as per the agreed norms of the project like preparation of review reports, defects tracking and consolidation etc.
  • Keep the application related documents updated.
  • Coordinate and organize team meetings, prepare Minutes of meeting and share will entire team, prepare weekly and monthly project status reports.

Environment: H/W: IBM Main Frames

Tools: Endeavor, USD, File-Aid, Platinum, Spufi, HP Service center, IBM DB Tools, XPTR, NDM, FTP, SAR, CA-7

Confidential

Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Improved service to customers and thereby ensuring Customer satisfaction
  • Gathering customer credit history from third party vendor
  • Providing customer information details to internal business partners which are inputs for key business decisions
  • Maintaining and complying to the federal and state regulatory standards
  • Providing support to the third party vendor interface systems
  • Integration of various third party systems
  • Preparation of High-Level design
  • Preparation of Low level design
  • Performing impact analysis for new requirements
  • Created online programs using CICS,COBOL,MQ
  • Created Job flow diagrams using VISIO
  • Testing and tracking the program flow to find defects using Intertest
  • Tracking defects using Clear Quest
  • Development and enhancement of the Programs and jobs
  • Preparation of unit test plan and test cases
  • Unit testing, system testing and verification of test results
  • Conducting quality reviews of code / test plans / test cases to ensure overall quality of all the deliverables
  • Preparing and verifying the traceability matrix
  • Solving the UAT defects, trouble reports and production issues.
  • Performing Root Cause analysis
  • Involved in Change/Version control
  • Preparation of Project status reports and sharing wif the team.

Environment: H/W: IBM Main Frames

Tools: Changeman, Infoman, File-Aid, Platinum, Spufi, Clear Quest, Abend-Aid, Intertest, NDM, SAR, FTP, Lotus Notes, MS-Visio, IPMS, MS-Office, CA7

Confidential

Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of High-Level design
  • Preparation of Low level design
  • Development and enhancement of the Programs
  • Created online CICS-DB2-COBOL programs to retrieve data and send the refreshed data to Web screens
  • Preparation of unit test plan and test cases
  • Unit testing and verification of test results
  • Conducting quality reviews of code / test plans to ensure overall quality of all the deliverables
  • Involved in Change/Version control

Environment: H/W: IBM Main Frames

Tools: Change man, File-Aid, Platinum, Spufi, Intertest, NDM, FTP, SAR, ESP

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