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Mainframe Application Developer Lead Resume

Pittsfield, MA

Experience Summary

  • Senior Mainframe Application Developer with 7+ years of hands on experience in software development. Extensive experience in the IT industry, involved with full project life cycle, complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Extensive Knowledge in requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, integration deployment, documentation and maintenance of IBM Mainframe applications.
  • Strong experience working in the domain of Healthcare, Life Insurance and Logistics applications for Leading US clients.
  • Excellent experience in Mainframe Application design, Development, Testing and Production support projects. Developed programs which deal with DATACOM, DB2 and IMS. Experience working on developing DB2 Stored Procedures and online CICS tools.
  • Hands on experience with MVS/OS390, Z/OS, OS/400, COBOL, JCL, IDEAL, ASSEMBLER,IMS DB, DB2, MQ, DATACOM, TSO/ISPF, Changeman, File - Aid, Xpeditor, Tablebase, Control-M, SAR, IOF, Abend-Aid, SUPERCE, EZYEDIT, SPUFI, DCLGEN, BMC, Fault Analyzer, File Manager, VSAM, SORT Utilities and SEARCH Utilities.
  • Experience in handling projects in various roles as Team Member, Team Lead, Technical Specialist and Programmer. Extensive experience in attending the project review meetings with Clients gathering requirements, preparing High Level Design(HLD), Low Level Design (LLD), transitioning the requirements and design to offshore for the Build activity.
  • Excellent Team building, Project management, Analytical, Interpersonal and Communication skills, highly committed to responsibilities and ability to perform well within cross-functional teams.

Technical Skills:

Operating System: MVS/OS390, Z/OS, OS/400, WINDOWS 98/NT

Languages: COBOL, IMS DC, JCL, IDEAL, ASSEMBLER

Database: IMS DB, DB2, DATACOM

Tools: TSO/ISPF, Changeman, File-Aid, Xpeditor, Tablebase, Control-M, SAR, IOF, Abend-Aid, SUPERCE, EZYEDIT, SPUFI, DCLGEN, BMC, Fault Analyzer, File Manager.

Others: VSAM, SORT Utilities, SEARCH Utilities

Certifications:

IBM Certification: IBM DB2 UDB V8.1 Family fundamentals

Brain Bench Certification: COBOL, VSAM

Internal Certification: Life Insurance (LOMA), ManLog

Professional Experience:

Confidential, Pittsfield, MA

Role: Mainframe Application Developer Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering, impact analysis, coding, testing and deployment of mainframe code using version control tool Changeman
  • Prepared estimation for major projects
  • Involved in production support activities and monitoring the batch cycle. Ensured the batch cycle gets completed in time. Also, fixed the issues within the time mentioned in Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • As a team lead, prepared Weekly Status report, Governance Deck and organized team meeting
  • Conducted knowledge sharing sessions and trainings for team associates

Confidential, Green Bay, WI

Role: Mainframe Application Developer Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Handling ad-hoc Requests from business team
  • Requirement gathering, impact analysis, coding, testing and deployment of mainframe code using version control tool Endeavor
  • As part of retirement, prepared documents for each application
  • Fixed High and medium priority service requests received from business

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Role: Mainframe Application Module Lead

Responsibilities:

As a Module Leader my responsibilities included

  • Task allocation and tracking the progress of the requirement and reporting to project leader
  • Requirement analysis and estimation
  • Clarifying technical Issues with Onsite Coordinator
  • Coding, testing and review of work products
  • Providing technical assistance to team members

As a Quality and Defect prevention Controller of the team my responsibilities included

  • Calculating Metrics for the project
  • Conducting defect prevention awareness sessions and ensuring the quality in deliverables

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Role: Mainframe Application Module Lead

Responsibilities:

As a team member I am involved in the following activities

  • Analysis and design of the WGS system and documenting it based on the requirement
  • Coding and testing of COBOL programs (development and enhancement) and JCLs
  • Preparation of Test plans
  • Conducted unit testing according to the UTP and System Testing
  • Reviewing COBOL and JCL codes, test plans and test results

As a Configuration Controller of the team my responsibilities included

  • Change Tracking
  • Maintaining the team folder structure and base lining the documents
  • Taking backup for the code

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Role: Mainframe Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of the STAR and WGS systems and documenting the differences between them

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