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Mainframe Developer Resume

Hartford, ConnecticuT

SUMMARY:

  • Mainframe Developer with 8 Years of experience in all facets of software development.
  • Extensive experience in development, enhancement and production support activities in Agile environment using IBM Mainframe technologies.
  • Expertise in COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2.
  • Have good experience in SAS, Eazytrieve, IBM Utilities, DFSORT, Changeman, Endevor, Zeke, CA7.
  • Have good experience in Insurance and Retail domain.
  • Proven ability to learn and apply new systems, technologies, and applications and share the knowledge with other team members.
  • Strong communicator and a very good team player. Well organized, with excellence in multi - tasking and prioritizing the work.

SKILL:

  • COBOL
  • JCL
  • VSAM
  • DB2
  • CICS
  • Endevor
  • Fileaid
  • Expeditor
  • Abend aid
  • TSO/ISPF
  • Eazytrieve
  • SAS
  • ZEKE
  • CA-7
  • CHANGEMAN
  • Remedy
  • SAFE
  • HP Quality Center

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Hartford, Connecticut

Mainframe Developer

Environment: COBOL, DB2, JCL, Endevor, Filemaster, CA7, Rally and Remedy

Responsibilities:

  • As an onsite lead for 4 applications, responsible for Client delivery in terms of enhancement, Incident tickets resolution, upgrades and SOX activities
  • Interact with business to understand the requirements and coordinate with offshore to complete the requirement
  • Coordinating with Offshore team to allocate the task and get things done
  • Providing technical guidance to the team
  • Attending daily status call with offshore.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Environment: PL1, DB2, JCL, Windows SAS, Changeman, FileAid, CA7, JIRA, Quality Center

Responsibilities:

  • The objective of this project includes maintenance and bug-fix of the existing applications and to perform enhancements based on the business requirements.
  • Interact with business analyst to learn more about the requirements.
  • Estimate the effort for the requirements.
  • Analysis and designing of technical specs.
  • Developing new PL1 programs or modify the existing code for new requirements
  • Checking the quality of the programs and determining its degree of compliance to standards, monitoring performance continuously and look out for channels of improvement and cost-cutting.
  • Release management activity of the deliverables.
  • Review the Offshore deliverables.
  • Preparing Status reports
  • Involved in Agile activities like Sprint planning, Retrospection
  • Trained new joiners in the team to improve their business & technical skills

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Environment: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, REXX, Easytrieve, Endevor, FileAid, Xpeditor, ZEKE, ZZ1, Abend aid, Quality Center, SAFE.

Responsibilities:

  • Received Knowledge Transition from Business Analyst at Client Site (USA), understood the application and business & transferred the knowledge to offshore team along with detailed documentation
  • Analyse the changes with respect to Requirements given in Business Requirement and Functional Specifications documents
  • Documented the system for better understanding of the business
  • Design, Coding and Unit testing
  • Preparation of Estimation for new ITSR’s
  • Coordinating with the Client/BA/Onsite for Estimations
  • Route cause Analysis of identified problem in the given system and its subsystems or interfaces
  • SME for the CDS system
  • 24/7 Production Support for solving production abends and production issues
  • Solving Service desk tickets
  • Trained new joiners in the team to improve their business & technical skills

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Environment: COBOL, SAS, JCL, VSAM, CICS, REXX, Changeman, FileAid, OPCE, Abendaid, Quality Center

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with clients/LOB on business requirements changes/requirements clarifications.
  • Analysis and design of the project requirements.
  • Technical design documents presentation to the project team.
  • Coding of the impacted and new modules.
  • Testing and preparing the unit test plans.
  • Verification of test cycles results.
  • Review of design, code and testing for defect free deliverables.
  • Project implementation and production support.
  • Supporting production jobs for any abend.
  • Conducting knowledge sharing sessions on various processes and technologies used in the project to other team members.
  • Code migration from one environment to another.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer

Environment: Objectstar, JCL, COBOL, Remedy

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing 24x7 Support for the Application as First Line Support.
  • Fixing recurring job failures.
  • Service Improvements which automate the Manual process and scheduled it with the existing schedule to reduce huge Manual Efforts and to make the data available on time to the users.
  • Responsible for smooth running of all business function while ensuring a Service Level Agreement of 2Hrs for severity 1 batch failures
  • Performance tuning of jobs
  • Providing the efficient support to customers in solving their issues across 24x7
  • Coordinated with client Customers for resolving critical issues
  • Train new joiners in the team to improve their business & technical skills
  • Adhering to documentation process to keep requirements and changes documented as well as keep knowledge repository updated
  • Identifying opportunities for changes in the system for improved performance (service improvements) and raise the change request accordingly

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