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Sr. Cobol Developer Resume

Boca Raton, FL

SUMMARY:

  • IT Professional around 14.0 years of experience in Information Technology industry, which includes 10 years of experience in Mainframes and 4 years of experience as Web Developer.
  • Involved in SDLC process entailing Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation, Maintenance/Enhancement and Support of Mainframe Applications.
  • Experience in Mainframe technologies COBOL, DTB - COBOL, PACBASE-COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM, SPUFI, FILE-AID, FILE-MANAGER, FM-DB2, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, IMS DB/DC, PANVALET, INTERTEST, XPEDITER, DB2 UNLOAD/LOAD UTILITIES, MQ-Series, FTP, NDM, CA-7, DB2Artisan, STORED PROC’S, SORT, TSO/ISPF, BIM-EDIT, DITTO, TRACK, XEDIT and IBM UTILITIES.
  • As a role of Sr. Programmer involved in various projects which Includes Development, Migration, Rules Engine (Data Mining), Maintenance/ Enhancement and Application Support with domains like Financial, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Logistics .
  • Extensive experience in both Batch and Online Applications based on organizational needs and requirements using Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Knowledge on REXX, MSBI tools like SSIS, SSRS.
  • Excellent problem resolution skills and ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Possess superior skills of problem analysis with exceptional ability to follow project standards, quickly master new concepts and applications.
  • Experience in Designing and Developing Web Portals using ASP Technology.
  • Documentation using MS-Office Tools (MS-Word, MS-Excel and MS-Access).
  • Self-motivated and team player with good verbal and written Communication skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems : Z/VM, CMS-VM, Z/OS, VSE/ESA, OS/390, Windows.

Languages : COBOL, JCL, DTB COBOL, PACBASE COBOL, Easytrieve, SQL, MQ-Series, VB, ASP.

Databases : DB2, VSAM, IMS-DB, MS SQL Server, MS Access, Oracle.

OLTP: CICS, IMS DC

Version Controls: CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR and PANVALET.

Debugging Tools: XPEDITER, INTERTEST, TRACK, IBM Debug Tool, Fault Analyzer

DB2 Tools: SPUFI, QMF, Web Gateway Tool, DB2Artisan, DB-Visualizer and DB2 Control Center.

Other Tools/Utilities: File-AID, File-Manager, INSYNC, FM-DB2, HP-ALM, XEDIT, DITTO, BIM-EDIT, SORT, Quad Tool, CA7-F, FTP, TSO/ISPF, METAMON, Roscoe Pad, NDM (Connect Direct) and IBM Utilities.

Web Technology : ASP, HTML, DHTML, Java Script, VB Script, CSS, JSP, STRUTS, Visual Interdev, Front Page 2000.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Boca Raton, FL

Sr. Cobol Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Enhancement of CICS Maps using BMS Macros and PGM’s using CICS, COBOL and VSAM.
  • Batch reporting activities for supporting business functions using COBOL, JCL and DB2.
  • Involved in work products and processes to identify defects, to meet standards, and to ensure effectiveness.
  • Resolution of break-fix tickets on a timely bases.
  • Provide support and assistance for change control Deployments.
  • Test Cases, Reports and Defects are managed by using HP-ALM.
  • Involved in backend testing by writing SQL queries using SPUFI.
  • File data is manipulated by using File-AID.
  • Source code management and version control is maintained by using CHANGEMAN.
  • Interacts with applications team members to acquire systems knowledge.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.
  • Creation of documentation to meet projects and users’ requests and for future reference.

Environment: Z/OS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, FILE-AID, ISPF, SPUFI, HP-ALM, CHANGEMAN

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Mainframe Cobol Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Programming and batch reporting activities for supporting business functions using COBOL, CICS, JCL and DB2.
  • Involved in work products and processes to identify defects, to meet standards, and to ensure effectiveness.
  • Contributed to test plans and test scripts to support the testing phase and to ensure test requirements are met.
  • Perform load/unload of DB2 tables for creating test data using DB2 Load/Unload utility.
  • Test Cases, Reports and Defects are managed by using HP-ALM.
  • Passing of data from one application to other achieved by using Channel and Containers.
  • Assists with systems support to ensure application’s operability and reliability.
  • Adhoc requests were handled by creating OSR and adhoc report layouts were handled using Easytrieve programming.
  • Involved in backend testing by writing SQL queries using SPUFI and Web Gateway Tool.
  • Created Change Request using Serena Business Manager (SBM) to promote code from lower to higher regions like QUA, SIT, UAT and PROD.
  • Working with datasets for enhancements and processing using INSYNC tool.
  • Source code management and version control is maintained by using CHANGEMAN.
  • Debugging and diagnostic skills in batch processing using IBM Debug Tool.
  • Interacts with applications team members to acquire systems knowledge.
  • Executing queries and reports to fulfill information requests using SPUFI & Web Gateway Tool.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.
  • Creation of documentation to meet projects and users’ requests and for future reference.

Environment: Z/OS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, ISPF, INSYNC, SPUFI, Easytrieve, EZDOC, MQ, HP-ALM, TWS-Scheduler, Serena Business Manager (SBM), CHANGEMAN, Web Gateway Tool and IBM Debug Tool.

Confidential, Maitland, FL

Mainframe Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Analyzing, Coding, Preparing the Test Data, Unit Testing and Implementation.
  • Enhancement of CICS Maps using BMS Macros and PGM’s using CICS, COBOL and VSAM.
  • Developing and Enhancement of Batch PGM’s and Reports using COBOL, JCL and DB2.
  • XEDIT editor is used to create, modify and manipulate CMS files on disk /SFS files.
  • Debugging and diagnostic of programs using XPEDITER.
  • File manipulation is done by using File-Manager.
  • Involved in backend testing by writing SQL queries using SPUFI and DB-Visualizer.
  • Conducting code walkthrough to ensure there is no deviations from the program standards.
  • Involved in System testing and UAT testing and lines of business to spot out and specify complex business requirements and processes.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.

Environment: Z/VM, CMS-VM, XEDIT, COBOL, JCL, CICS, ISPF, DB2, File-Manager SPUFI, VSAM, DB-Visualizer and XPEDITER.

Confidential, Naples, FL

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Analyzing, Coding, Preparing the Test Data, Unit Testing and Implementation.
  • Enhancement of CICS Maps using BMS Macros and Developing PGM’s using CICS, COBOL TSQ and VSAM.
  • Online interactive debugging of the programs is achieved by using TRACK Tool.
  • Flowcharts are used to analyze and manage workflow or process.
  • File manipulation was done by using DITTO and source editor used was BIM EDIT.
  • Developing and Enhancement of Batch PGM’s and Reports using COBOL, JCL and VSAM.
  • Debugging and diagnostic skills in batch processing using Display Statements.
  • Creating High Level and Low Level Technical Design Specs.
  • Conducting code walkthrough to ensure there is no deviations from the program standards.
  • Coordinating with the UAT testing and lines of business to spot out and specify complex business requirements and processes.
  • Creating RFC’s and preparing the release documents to move the application code from development to Staging and Production environment.
  • Evaluating the errors and issues by having the daily Scrum meetings.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.

Environment: VSE/ESA, COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, TSQ, BIM-EDIT, DITTO, FTP, GDG and TRACK.

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Sr. Technical Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in documenting the process of development of CA-Announcement systems using DB2/COBOL and other mainframe technology.
  • Responsible for Analyzing, Coding, Preparing the Test Data, Unit Testing and Implementation.
  • Developed Daily and Monthly Report Modules and programs using COBOL, DB2 & JCL.
  • Enhancement of CICS Maps using BMS Macros and Pgms using COBOL, CICS and DB2.
  • Conducting code walkthrough to ensure there is no deviations from the program standards.
  • Coordinated with the UAT testing and lines of business to spot out and specify complex business requirements and processes.
  • Debugging and diagnostic skills in batch processing using XPEDITER.
  • Version control is maintained by using CHANGEMAN.
  • File data is manipulated by using File-AID.
  • Passing of business data across multiple platforms achieved by MQ-Series.
  • Conducted Back end testing by writing SQL queries by using SPUFI.
  • Code coverage and Batch Debugging by using METAMON Tool.
  • Maintaining the Reports in XACT repository System.
  • Copying the files and Tables from PROD to TEST for test data using DRM Request Tool.

Environment: Z/OS, COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, CHANGEMAN, File-AID XPEDITER, VSAM TSO/ISPF, MQ-Series, External Stored Procs, DRM REQUEST, SPUFI, XACT, GDG’s, METAMON and IBM - UTILITIES.

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in analysis, design, process flow and implementation.
  • Flowcharts are used for analyzing the workflow or process.
  • Responsible for Coding, Preparing the Test Data, Unit Testing and Implementation.
  • Loading/Unloading the data from Database to flat files and Vice versa by using DB2 Load/Unload utilities.
  • Developed Monthly Report Modules using COBOL, DB2 &JCL to automate the existing manual process reducing the total cycle time of the process.
  • Involved in moving the application code from development to Deployment environment.
  • Conducting code walkthrough to ensure there is no deviations from the program standards.
  • Involved with the UAT testing and lines of business to spot out and specify complex business requirements and processes.
  • Debugging and diagnostic skills in batch processing using XPEDITER.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.
  • File-AID was used for manipulating data on the files.
  • Version control of Modules, Copy Libs, JCL, Procs using CHANGEMAN.
  • Conducted Back end testing by writing SQL queries using SPUFI.

Environment: Z/OS, COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, CHANGEMAN, File-AID, GDG, TSO/ISPF, SPUFI, DB2 Load/Unload Utilities, XPEDITER and IBM - Utilities.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the Batch Cycles and checking any delay to the deliverables.
  • Application Support involves user queries and Production Issues.
  • Involved in impact analysis and code changes and implementation.
  • Involved actively in system maintenance including bug fixes and enhancements.
  • Conducting code walkthrough to ensure there is no deviations from the program standards.
  • Involved in the Coding, Preparing the Test Data, Testing and Implementation.
  • Perform Batch jobs modification and rerun/restart when job fails.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.
  • Data enhancements of the files is done using File-AID.
  • Perform trouble shooting on job failure and liaise with appropriate support group to resolve server problems for job completion status.
  • Analyzing legacy application code and preparing the documents which helps to convert legacy COBOL application code to modern Java application code by Java developers.
  • Interacting with users for enhancements, preparing test plans, test data and functional documentation of programs.
  • Experience creating documentation, identifying different systems and dependencies by navigating through mainframe systems to identify mainframe programs.
  • Decommissioning the programs/jobs which are not required in production.
  • Version control of Modules, Copy Libs, JCL, Procs using ENDEVOR .
  • Debugging and diagnostic of programs using XPEDITER.
  • Monitoring the production cycle and log the ABEND details.
  • Preparing the release note documents.

Environment: Z/OS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, ENDEVOR, FILE-AID, FTP, NDM, CA-7, SORT, TSO/ISPF, XPEDITER and IBM - Utilities.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Sr. Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Application Support involves user queries and Production Issues.
  • Monitoring the Batch Cycles and checking any delay to the deliverables.
  • Analyzing legacy application code and preparing the documents which helps to convert legacy COBOL application code to modern Java application code by Java developers.
  • Involved in Maintenance/Enhancement/User Queries of the Application.
  • Conducting code walkthrough to ensure there is no deviations from the standards.
  • Involved in the Coding, Preparing the Test Data, Testing and Implementation.
  • Perform Batch jobs modification and rerun/restart when job fails.
  • Perform trouble shooting on job failure and liaise with appropriate support group to resolve server problems for job completion status.
  • Preparing test plans, test data and functional documentation of programs.
  • Backend testing is done with SQL queries using SPUFI, DB2Artisan.
  • Involved in impact analysis and code changes and implementation.
  • Transmitting the files using FTP from mainframe to Server and vice versa.
  • Version control of Modules, Copy Libs, JCL, Procs using ENDEVOR.
  • Interactive debugging and diagnostic of programs using XPEDITER.
  • Interacted with Business users, Application Teams for DB2 Related queries.
  • Preparing the release note documents.

Environment: Z/OS, COBOL, DB2, JCL, DB2Artisan, SPUFI, ENDEVOR, FTP, FILE-AID, EXTERNAL STORED PROCS, SORT, XPEDITER, TSO/ISPF, CA-7, GDG and IBM UTILITIES.

Confidential

Sr. Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in analysis, design, development, testing.
  • Developed new programs using COBOL, DB2, CICS, VSAM and JCL.
  • Involved in creating and maintaining database objects: Tables, Table spaces, Indexes, views.
  • TSQ was used for browsing operations.
  • Screens are designed by using JSP and Struts Frame Work by client developed QUAD TOOL.
  • Developed batch programs for reports generation.
  • ROSCOE PAD editor was used for coding the Programs.
  • Designed and developed both on-line and batch modules.
  • Testing of SQL queries and data analysis using SPUFI and DB2 Control Center .
  • Stored Procedures are written to access the database.
  • Preparing Unit test plan and test cases and executing the Unit testing.
  • Project tracking, Issues/Defects are captured and logged by using PLAN ARENA Tool.
  • Conformance to the quality procedures of the organization.
  • Preparing the release note documents.
  • Debugging online applications by using INTERTEST .
  • Loading the Data from file to table and vice versa using DB2 Load/Unload Utility.

Environnent: Z/OS, DTB COBOL, DB2, VSAM, Native Stored Procs, CICS, VSAM, JCL, SORT, INTERTEST, PANVALET, SPUFI, Quad Tool, JSP STRUTS, DB2 Control Center, ROSCOE PAD, Plan Arena, DB2 Load/Unload, FILE-AID, IBM Utilities, Internet Explorer and APACHE WEB SERVER.

Confidential

Sr. Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining Business Rules (BRs) from existing systems involves Extraction, Filtering and Analysis process.
  • Captured business logic was analyzed and decomposed further into a Business Rule (BR).
  • Storing the business logic along with the information about the source of the rule.
  • Documenting the Business Rules (BRs) and entering into access database.
  • Version control was managed by PANVALET.
  • Creating XML-SPY sheets for the extracted Business Rule.

Environment: COBOL, IMS DB/DC, DB2, MS-ACCESS, PANVALET.

Confidential

Sr. Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and modification of impacted programs.
  • Migration of OS VS COBOL to COBOL II as per requirement.
  • Coordinating with onsite for issue resolutions.
  • Preparing Unit test plan and test cases and executing the Unit testing.
  • Peer reviewing of programs and unit test plans.
  • Reviewing the Software Requirement Specifications (SRS).
  • Debugging and diagnostic skills in batch processing using XPEDITER.
  • Navigation of IMS DC screens to check for proper switching and correct data flow.
  • Version control of Modules, Copylibs, JCL, Procs using ENDEVOR.
  • Maintenance of Documentation for internal reviews.

Environment: S-390, COBOL, DB2, IMS DB/DC, SPUFI, PACBASE, XPEDITER, ENDEVOR IBM Debug Tool, SAR, IBM Fault Analyzer, IBM File Manager,

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