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Sr. Programmer/analyst Resume Profile

Madison, WI

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Around 12 years of experience in Information Technology industry with substantial experience in Analysis, Design, Development and Testing of application software under IBM Mainframe Systems.
  • Strong technical and business experience in Banking, Healthcare, Insurance and Welfare projects.
  • Worked as Onsite / Offsite / offshore coordinator.
  • Worked as Senior Systems Analyst, Information Analyst, and Programmer Analyst.
  • Posses' good interpersonal skills keen understanding of fundamental business processes and shall be able to determine existing and future information needs of any large multi location organizations.
  • Proficient in Technical writing preparing Technical specifications HLD and Program specifications LLD
  • Having good domain knowledge in Healthcare, Welfare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail, Banking, Investments Banking, and Securities and Trading sectors.
  • Excellent experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle SDLC such as development of software requirement specifications, software design specifications, coding the tasks, testing the components, integrating the modules and deploying the applications.
  • Hands on experience on technologies such as IBM Mainframes, COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, CICS, IMS DB/DC,EASYTRIEVE, File-Aid, ENDEVOR, CHANGEMAN, VISIO, PANVALET, XPEDITER, Syncsort, IBM-Debugger, CA-INTERTEST, CONTROL-M, CA-VIEW, SDSF, CICS OMEGANON, BMC, DB2-PLATINUM, SPUFI, QMF,File Manager,MQ-Series, XML, Lotus Notes, Test Director, Quality Center skills.
  • Proficient in obtaining project requirements from user and manager, formulating the requirements into design specs, preparing system specifications, assigning tasks to team members, and tracking project progress.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality processes such as SEI-CMMI and quality procedures to comply audit requirements.
  • Experience in 24x7 Production support, and experience in Incident, Problem and change management process.
  • Good experience in project planning, scheduling, estimation, resource and work allocation, risk identification and mitigation plan, product delivery and communication.
  • Excellent Client Management, Experienced in building effective winning/successful relationships with both customers and development/testing/support teams.
  • Efficient in listing issues with Line Mangers and Project management teams.
  • Working closely with support teams and deployment of the applications and providing necessary handover to support teams during pre-post production implementations.
  • Experience in various stages of Project Management life cycle PMI methodologies in order to ensure that deliverables, deadlines, quality standards and client expectations are met.
  • Handled multiple projects simultaneously, Capable of multi tasking and working in highly tight project deadlines and executing duties while being observed by customer and user communities.
  • Experience in defect analysis, tracking and defect closure of the applications using Test Director and Quality centre..

WORK EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering for the enhancements requested by Client.
  • Conversion of gathered new business functional requirements into software requirement specifications by meeting IT strategies and comply with Organization's architectural standards.
  • Preparation of Impact Analysis for the new changes/enhancements requested by client.
  • Preparing Business Logic Diagrams BLD's for the gathered requirements for new changes/enhancements.
  • Proposing fixes for the PCR's that was raised by workers and recovery steps according to priority levels.
  • Assist the Product Tech Support team in handling customer escalation tickets.
  • Assist the documentation team in preparing user guide.
  • Writing Design and Test Cases documents for each bug fixed.
  • Production support to DHS system on period basis.
  • Responsible for coding new developments in VS COBOL II, JCL, DB2, Platinum and File-Aid and migrating them using CHANGEMAN.
  • Coding, Unit Test Plans, Unit Test Results, Functional testing Regression Testing
  • Handling Help Desk application issues ticket, raised in CATS tracking tool by end user based on severity.
  • Experience in IBM z/OS OS/390/MVS application development, production control, and job scheduling.
  • Synchronizing all regions PCR's, Unit and System while migration change from lower region to Acceptance.
  • Writing queries using SPUFI to extract data from various DB2 Views for reporting purpose
  • Handling Ad-Hoc Report Requests.
  • Preparing, transferring, handling of XML data set/s using FTP to Xpression team for further process.
  • Reviewing programs for QA and Testing.
  • Utilizing in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
  • Provides feedback and technical guidance to project managers on issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives.
  • Responsible for Defect logging, tracking and management.
  • Conduct the Root Cause Analysis meetings based on the defects logged during testing the applications and providing Permanent Solutions.
  • Supports Pre Post implementation testing for new/enhancements of the software products

Environment: Mainframe Z series architecture, VS COBOL II, JCL, Sync sort, DB2,DB2 Stored Procedure,Platinum,IMS DC,Platinum, ChangeMan, TELON and File-Aid, JCL, DB2, REXX, Control-M, Dialog Manager, XML Parsing in COBOL, COBOL CICS and DB2 , CICS MRO, DPL, MQ Series, and VSAM.JAVA2.0, RAD, Merant, JSP, Java Bean, JavaScript, Servlets, EJB, HTML, XML, FTP,Web Services.

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering for the enhancements requested by Client.
  • Conversion of gathered new business functional requirements into software requirement specifications by meeting IT strategies and comply with Organization's architectural standards.
  • Proposing fixes for the PCR's that was raised by workers and recovery steps using COBOL, DB2, JCL, and CICS.
  • Developing Design documents for PCR's.
  • Assist the Product Tech Support team in handling customer escalation tickets.
  • Assist the documentation team in preparing user guide.
  • Writing Design and Test Cases documents for each bug fixed.
  • Responsible for coding new developments in COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS and migrating them using PANVALET and Visual Source Safe.
  • Responsible for Testing online programs and batch programs using IBM Debugger.
  • Coding, Unit Test Plans, Unit Test Results, Functional testing Regression Testing
  • Handling Help Desk application issues ticket, raised in PMTS tool by end user based on severity.
  • Synchronizing all regions PCR's, Unit and System while migration change from lower region to Acceptance.
  • Writing queries using SPUFI to extract data from various DB2 Views for reporting purpose
  • Experience in IBM z/OS OS/390/MVS application development, production control, and job scheduling.
  • Handling Ad-Hoc Report Requests.
  • Reviewing programs for QA and Testing.
  • Utilizing in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
  • Provides feedback and technical guidance to project managers on issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives.
  • Responsible for Defect logging, tracking and management.
  • Conduct the Root Cause Analysis meetings based on the defects logged during testing the applications and providing Permanent Solutions.
  • Supports Pre Post implementation testing for new/enhancements of the software products.

Environment: Mainframe Z series architecture, COBOL, CICS, JCL, JCL, DB2, REXX, Control-M, Dialog Manager, XML Parsing in COBOL, COBOL CICS and DB2 , CICS MRO, DPL, MQ Series, and VSAM. DB2, SPUFI, VSAM, Syncsort, File-Aid, File-Manager, PANVALET, IBM-Debugger, FTP.

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Studying and analyzing the business enhancements.
  • Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients
  • Interacting with the Business Users for clarifications and requirements.
  • Preparing Design specification, program specification documents.
  • Helping other Team members for their technical issues.
  • Design and Development, Coding using COBOL, CICS, VA-Gen, VSAM, JCL
  • Testing - Unit Testing Integration Testing
  • Responsible for overseeing the Quality procedures related to the project.

Environment: COBOL, DB2, STORED PROCEURE, PLATINUM, CICS, JCL, DB2, REXX, Control-M, Dialog Manager, XML Parsing in COBOL, COBOL CICS and DB2 , CICS MRO, DPL, MQ Series, and VSAM. Expeditor, File-AID, Syncsort, VA-Gen, VSAM, CONNECT DIRECT

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering for the enhancements requested by Client.
  • Preparation of Impact Analysis for the new changes/enhancements requested by client.
  • Preparing Business Logic Diagrams BLD's for the gathered requirements for new changes/enhancements.
  • Proposing fixes for the PCR's that was raised by workers and recovery steps according to priority levels.
  • Assist the Product Tech Support team in handling customer escalation tickets.
  • Writing Design and Test Cases documents for each bug fixed.
  • Production support to DHHS system on period basis.
  • Responsible for coding new developments in VS COBOL II, JCL, DB2, File Manager and migrating them using ENDEVOR.
  • Coding, Unit Test Plans, Unit Test Results, Functional testing Regression Testing
  • Handling Help Desk application issues ticket, raised in CATS tracking tool by end user based on severity.
  • Synchronizing all regions PCR's, Unit and System while migration change from lower region to Acceptance.
  • Writing queries using SPUFI to extract data from various DB2 Views for reporting purpose
  • Handling Ad-Hoc Report Requests.
  • Reviewing programs for QA and Testing.
  • Utilizing in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
  • Provides feedback and technical guidance to project managers on issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives.
  • Responsible for Defect logging, tracking and management.
  • Conduct the Root Cause Analysis meetings based on the defects logged during testing the applications and providing Permanent Solutions.
  • Supports Pre Post implementation testing for new/enhancements of the software products.

Environment: Mainframe Z series architecture, VS COBOL II, JCL,DB2, IMS DC,Platinum, ENDEVOR ,File Manager, Sync sort JAVA, JavaScript, Servlets, EJB, HTML, XML, FTP, POWER BUILDER,INTERTEST

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients
  • Design and Development, Coding using COBOL, VSAM, JCL
  • Testing - Unit Testing Integration Testing
  • Responsible for Impact Analysis, Changing the Programs Copy members
  • Responsible for Impact Analysis, Changing the Programs Copy members
  • Responsible for overseeing the Quality procedures related to the project.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, Expeditor, File-AID, Syncsort, Endevor, Zeke, VSAM, MS-Office, MHTRAN

Confidential

Application Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Studying and analyzing the business enhancements.
  • Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients
  • Interacting with the Business Users for clarifications and requirements.
  • Helping other Team members for their technical issues.
  • Design and Development, Coding using COBOL, CICS, DB2, VSAM, JCL
  • Responsible for developing new screens using CICS BMS Macros and SDF Tool.
  • Responsible to generate reports using Eztrieve/COBOL.
  • Testing - Unit Testing Integration Testing
  • Responsible for Impact Analysis, Changing the Programs Copy members
  • Responsible for overseeing the Quality procedures related to the project.

Environment: COBOL,JCL,CICS,MQ-Series,Expeditor,File-AID,DB2, Syncsort,Changeman,INFOMAN,VSAM,MS-Office,MS-Project and OS/390,VISIO,

EZ-Trieve, Connect Direct

Confidential

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients
  • Interacting with the Business Users for clarifications and requirements.
  • Responsibility for maintaining the legacy system as a key member.
  • Responsibilities for coding new intermediate applications.
  • Responsibilities for testing the developed / changed applications in test environment and moving them into production environment after all the ISO standards formalities.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, Endevor and OS/390.

Confidential

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients
  • Interacting with the Business Users for clarifications and requirements.
  • Responsibility for maintaining the legacy system as a key member.
  • Responsibilities for coding new intermediate applications.
  • Responsibilities for testing the developed / changed applications in test environment and moving them into production environment after all the ISO standards formalities.

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2, ChangeMan and OS/390.

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