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Programmer Analyst Resume

SUMMARY

  • 8+ years of IT experience as an Mainframe COBOL Programmer in Development, Enhancement and Support of va Confidential us projects on mainframe technologies such as COBOL, CICS, DB2, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL, TELON, Z/OS, ISPF, OPCA, IBM-FILEMANAGER, IBM-DEBUG, FMI, SPUFI, QMF, FILEAID, ENDEVOR, EXPEDITOR, EASYTRIEVE, SELCOPY, MQ, FTP, SQL Server, HPQC, PANVALET in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Electricity & Gas Domains.
  • Proven experience in requirement analysis, solution design, development, implementation and production support of Software Applications, with core specialization in Mainframe technologies in large organisations like Nationwide, Confidential, Confidential, and Confidential .

SKILL SET:

  • Design, Development, Testing & Support
  • Application Enhancement/Maintenance
  • Production & BAU Support
  • Estimations/Quality Audits
  • Configuration Management
  • Software Release & Change Management
  • Testing & Deployment
  • SDLC Methodologies
  • Mainframe & SAP
  • Insurance, Banking, Finance, Electricity & Gas Domain Knowledge

Selected Highlights

  • 8 years’ experience working in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Electricity and Gas domain projects, which involves analysis, design, development, testing, support and implementation with a track record of quality of deliverables with high customer satisfaction scores.
  • Expertise/Experience in COBOL,CICS, DB2, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL, TELON, Z/OS, ISPF, OPCA, IBM-FILEMANAGER, IBM-DEBUG, FMI, SPUFI, QMF, FILEAID, ENDEVOR, EXPEDITOR, COOLGEN, EASYTRIEVE, SELCOPY,MQ,FTP,SQL Sever, HPQC,TELON,PANVALET.
  • Experience in Requirements gathering, GAP analysis, Design, Estimations, Development, Testing and support .
  • Experience in preparation of Deployment Plan . Involved in Project Implementations.
  • Experience in whole SDLC software development lifecycle.
  • Worked as Configuration Manager and involved in Quality Audits.
  • Insurance INS21 certified from AI-CPCU and Worked as Subject Matter Expert for Agents Accounts application of Confidential .
  • Involved in Analysis, Estimation, Design, Preparation of functional & technical specifications, Coding, Debugging, Unit, System Testing, UAT and Post Implementation Support of applications.
  • Experience in Production, On-call and BAU support projects.
  • Strong experience in Application S upport & Maintenance . Good at Trouble shooting and permanent fixes.
  • Experience in creation of Checklists, Knowledge Transfer & Process/Technical documentation.
  • Experience in BMC Remedy Incident Management, Change Management, HPQC/ALM tools.
  • Experience in Peer reviews and Code-Walkthroughs.
  • Involved in release Post-mortem meetings and root-cause analysis of Severity 1,2 tickets.
  • Good experience DBMS like IMS, DB2, Oracle and Knowledge of M204.
  • Conducted training sessions for juniors on COBOL, DB2,IMS,CICS .
  • Good communication skills and involved in preparation of IBR(Initial Budget Review) for new project proposals.
  • Sound analytical problem solving skills and ability to learn new technologies quickly.

Technical Skills

Languages: COBOL, ASSEMBLER, JCL, VSAM.

Databases: DB2, IMS, SQL Server.

Operating Systems: MVS, OS/390, Z/OS.

OLTP: CICS,IMS/DC.

Utilities: TSO/ISPF, FTP, MQ-Series, Move-IT.

Tools: IBM-DB2,IBM-FILEMANAGER,IBM-DEBUG,FMI,PANVALET,SDF,TELON,SPUFI, QMF, FILEAID, ENDEVOR, REXX, SCLM, OPCA, EASYTRIEVE,FILE-AID, DB2/IMS, SELCOPY, FTP, HPQC/ALM.

Professional Experience

Programmer Analyst

Role: Programmer Analyst

Confidential & Confidential is a group of large U.S. insurance and financial services companies based in Columbus, Ohio. The company also operates regional headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, San Antonio, Texas, Gainesville, Florida, Lynchburg, Virginia, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Westerville, Ohio.

Technology: COBOL,DB2,IMS, CICS,JCL, IBM-FMI,IBM-DEBUG,IBM-FA,ENDEVOR

Project is to introduce administration fees to the Connect system. In order to align the existing direct business still held on GenN, the ability to charge administration fees for Mid Term Adjustments (MTAs) and policy cancellations needs to be introduced as well as the ability to reverse the fees if a policy is reinstated.

Contribution:

  • Requirements gathering and Feasibility study.
  • Analysis of High Level Design Document and worked through process of risk assessment through integrations with existing business and preparing Functional & Technical specifications.
  • Development of scripts, batch programming and other related development code.
  • Coding of batch programs and generating new reports. Testing the existing functionality to make sure that the new changes are reflected in existing system.
  • Preparation of Unit & system test plans and execution of test cases.
  • Debugging the programs and Support to UAT Testing.
  • Preparation of Work product reviews, post-delivery documents.
  • Conducting walk-through and code reviews.
  • Configuration management and conducting audits.
  • Other maintenance related activities.

Key Contributions:

  • Worked in Full SDLC of the project.
  • Involved in Project Implementation and support.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Confidential is a 150 years old banking firm serving private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Headquartered in Confidential and Basel, Switzerland, Confidential has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centres, and employs approximately 65,000 people. Under Swiss company law, Confidential is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors. Confidential AG is the parent company of the Confidential Group (Group).

Role: Programmer Analyst

Technology: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM,IMS, TELON, PANVALET

Confidential is part of Confidential Core Payments and takes care of IT enhancements and Problem records raised by Production Support and Va Confidential us Project Teams. As a member of this team, I’ve involved in enhancements, testing and deployment of Problem records.

Contribution:

  • Performed analysis, code, unit and system integration testing & support.
  • Involved in building new TELON screens.
  • Performed scheduling changes in OPCA for few jobs.
  • Performed Unit testing of batch programs. Supported SIT.
  • Debugging the programs during the testing.
  • Conducted Peer reviews and walkthroughs.
  • Prepared Endevor Packages for Elements Promotion & Mass Back out.
  • Involved in Creation of change record and ALM updates for test cases.
  • Prepared Work product reviews, Post-delivery documents.
  • Other maintenance related activities.

Confidential

Role: Programmer Analyst

Technology: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM,IMS, TELON, PANVALET

Confidential Transformation Program is to migrate Bank customers Billers data to new Oracle-based banking platform called FlexCube System. My role was to develop, test and deploy migration of Bank customers Billers data to FlexCube.

Contribution:

  • Performed analysis, technical design, code, unit and system integration testing & support.
  • Involved in Data Modeling and Data mappings.
  • Built new batch programs and provided extract files.
  • Created copybooks and validated the payments data from Flexcube using new batch program.
  • Built batch program for new Transaction Reconciliation report.
  • Performed Unit testing of batch programs. Supported SIT,UAT.
  • Involved in Secure Data transfer of the files using Move-IT JCL scripts
  • Conducted Peer reviews and walkthroughs.
  • Prepared Endevor Packages for Elements Promotion &Mass Back out.
  • Involved in Creation of change record and ALM updates for test cases.
  • Prepared Work product reviews, Post-delivery documents.

Key Contributions:

  • Worked on analysis of support team problem records and identified & implemented permanent fix for recurring issues.
  • Built new online screens using TELON with minimal KT.

Confidential

Principal COBOL Developer

Confidential is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With over 55,000 employees, we provide a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. We serve individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries.

Role: Subject Matter Expert/Principal COBOL Developer

Technology: COBOL,PLI, DB2,IMS,CICS,JCL, IBM-FMI,IBM-DEBUG,IBM-FA,ENDEVOR

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) are a set of standards being put in place by the payment card industry (a group led mainly by Confidential a, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Card) to ensure that card information is managed securely by organizations who transact business using payment cards.

This Design is concerned exclusively with the remedial work that needs to be undertaken with respect to the existing UKGI systems in order to handover all payment-card processing to the fully managed service. As part of the development GenZ needs to decommission third party credit card authorization services and also few of the internal system functionalities.

Contribution:

  • Requirement gathering and GAP Analysis.
  • Providing IBR and Estimations.
  • Analysis of High Level Design Document and preparing Functional & Technical specifications.
  • Modifying the existing application programs as per the technical specifications.
  • Coding of batch & CICS programs and decommissioning the JCL’s, reports and links to Ingenico (it’s a third party which provides credit card authorization services).
  • Unit & system testing of online programs and batch programs.
  • Debugging the programs during the testing.
  • Involving in UAT Testing.
  • Preparing Function Points document.
  • Conducting walk-through and code reviews.
  • Configuration management and conducting audits.
  • Preparation of Work product reviews, Post-delivery documents.
  • Other maintenance related activities.

Confidential

Role, Subject Matter Expert/Principal Developer

Technology: COBOL,PLI,DB2,IMS,CICS,JCL, IBM-FMI,IBM-DEBUG,IBM-FA,ENDEVOR

The project objectives are:

  • Support the migration of the Confidential business to Allianz by developing a weekly feed of policy and claims information from GenZ for policies due for renewal from 1st January 2010.
  • Provide ad hoc data files as and when required by Allianz (via Confidential who will have a mechanism in place to transfer the files on to Allianz)
  • Provide a secure manner in which to transfer the data to Allianz (via Confidential who will have a mechanism in place to transfer the files on to Allianz)
  • Comply with any relevant statutory and regulatory requirements when providing data to Confidential eg Data Protection Act, FSA regulations

Contribution:

  • Analysis of High Level Design Document and preparing Functional & Technical specifications.
  • Modifying the existing application programs as per the technical specifications.
  • Coding of batch/CICS programs and proving adhoc data files when required by Allianz
  • Secure Data transfer of the files using Move-IT JCL scripts.
  • Unit & system testing of online programs and batch programs.
  • Supporting UAT Testing.
  • Preparation of Work product reviews, post-delivery documents.
  • Other maintenance related activities.

Key Contributions:

  • SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: As a SME designed and implemented many projects. Few of them are PCI DSS, VW Migration, BOI Migration, Home Fees, Motor Fees.
  • Configuration Management: Stream lined configuration management process by conducting regular audits.
  • WOSS: Received 5/5 work order satisfaction scores for projects few of the projects worked on.

Confidential

Role: Analyst Programmer

Technology: COBOL,DB2,CICS,JCL, IBM-DB2,IBM-DEBUG,FTP,MQ

A change to existing business to issue Power keys to customers via Pay Point Agents and to update power key meters using Talexus special actions (e.g. add debt). Special actions are updates to prepayment meters that are added to Power keys or smartcards when customers charge them and s Confidential equently added to the meters when the credits are applied. This total information is sent to other external server called Confidential which will sense the appropriate Pay Point Agent(s) to target for each special action based on customer key-charging patterns and will issue them to Pay Point accordingly.

Responsibilities

  • Analysis of High Level Design Document and preparing Extended Technical Summary (Low Level Design Document).
  • Modifying the existing application programs as per the Low Level Design Document.
  • Coding of batch/common programs and establishing connection between servers using FTP.
  • As an On Confidential coordinator resolving the queries of off-shore team members.
  • Unit testing of online programs and batch programs.
  • Supporting System Testing.
  • Preparation of post-delivery documents.
  • Other maintenance related activities.

Confidential

Role: Analyst Programmer

Technology: COBOL,DB2,CICS,JCL, IBM-DB2,IBM-DEBUG,FTP,MQ

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of High Level Design Document and preparing Extended Technical Summary (Low Level Design Document).
  • Modifying the existing application programs as per the Low Level Design Document.
  • Coding of batch program which is used to test the new policies Introduced by the client before implementation.
  • Conducting Code Reviews and walk through.
  • Unit testing of online programs and batch programs and MQ messages.
  • Co ordinating well with SIEBEL and VB.NET Teams.
  • Supporting System Testing.
  • Preparation of post delivery documents.
  • Other maintenance related activities.

Key Contributions:

  • KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER: As a module lead Successfully provided domain/functional knowledge to team members.
  • PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: Created templates like Build Checklist, Unit testing checklist. Involved in Quality audits.

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