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Senior Designer/functional Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

  • I have 10+ years of IT consulting experience in banking and financial services domain, which includes working in trading systems, customer & account information management system and data warehousing system. My experiences span,
  • 8 years of development project expertise, interfacing with multiple project and business teams and deploying successful solutions with state - of-the-art technology.
  • Last 2 years as a senior designer/functional Analyst in data warehousing system and is responsible for end-to-end solution implementation and deployment.
  • Skilled IT professional with 10+ years of application development experience - Mainframes: JCL, COBOL, REXX, DB2, CICS, CA7
  • Strong background on coding and maintenance experience with Cobol, JCL, VSAM and IBM utilities with excellent debugging and performance tuning expertise.
  • Extensive experience in SQL and Databases
  • Data Modelling, data analysis, data profiling and data mining are some of my core competencies.
  • Provide solutions to business problems. I have a flair for adopting & keeping abreast with the latest IT trends/technologies and providing innovative and alternative solutions to the customers.
  • End to end project management, from requirement gathering, design, development to deployment.
  • Effective communication with exceptional relationship management with customers, business and technical teams for securing & executing concurrent projects.
  • Managing a team of up to 15 resources right from allocation of tasks, to providing appraisal feedback to helping them achieve their career goals.
  • Solid experience mapping and defining functional requirements.
  • Extensive experience in banking products such as credit cards , mortgages , trading and investment accounts , etc.
  • Experience in performance tuning and monitoring skills.
  • Completed the certification on IBM DB2 9 Fundamentals (Version V8.1).
  • Proficient in the use of JCL, TSO/ISPF and SDSF.
  • Demonstrable experience supporting both Application Development and Infrastructure projects with no assistance.
  • Experience in highly regulated environment-Financial, Banking and Data warehousing.
  • Knowledge of Disaster Recovery techniques and processes.
  • Ability to visualize and explain a complex application environment to both internal customers and other staff.
  • Knowledge of computing systems architecture, of programming, networking, storage and operating system principles, and ideally on large-scale systems operations and procedures.
  • Exposure on on-call support activities and implementing solutions for high priority production incidents.
  • Knowledge of computing systems architecture, of programming, networking, storage and operating system principles, and ideally on large-scale systems operations and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, good analytical and problem-solving skills, result-oriented team player.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

Tools: Mainframe languages JCL, COBOL,CICS,REXX, Python

Data Base: DB2, MongoDB

Mainframe Tools: TSO/ISPF, FILE AID, QMF, MQ Series, DFSort, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, Endeavor, EASYTRIEVE, Toad for DB2 4.7, Microsoft excel, word and Visio.

Test Management: Mercury Quality Center, HP Application Life Cycle management

Data Modelling tools: Erwin

Project Management: Rally

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Technologies Used: Cobol, JCL, DB2, CA7, DFSort, Expeditor, Endeavor, Connect:Direct, EASYTRIEVE, Erwin Data modelling, CICS, VSAM, FileAid,,Extensive batch processing.

Senior Designer/Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provide solution consultancy to business.
  • Mentoring and guiding the team, to build solution design capabilities.
  • Handling multiple projects (15 - 20) simultaneously, ensuring end to end delivery of the same. Ensure the project is delivered within budget and with good quality.
  • Played the Business Analyst role as well for a few challenging projects. Defined solution requirements by directly interacting with business team and prepared use cases to help translate business requirements.
  • Analysis and design of the functional requirements.
  • Interaction with different teams/business analysts to understand the requirements and finalize the changes.
  • Data model design and SQL tuning.
  • Data mining and data profiling
  • Analysis to identify the business impact for major projects.
  • Allocation of work, mentoring and guiding team members
  • Contributed to building reusable assets for the team, which reduces the design time by 30%.
  • Took over the data management role and ever since helped the team build this capability as well.
  • Analysis and design of the functional requirements.
  • Interaction with different teams/business analysts to understand the requirements and finalize the changes.
  • Data model design and SQL tuning.
  • Data mining and data profiling

Lead Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the application development team for the critical projects.
  • Ensured smooth execution and implementation of the projects by taking the ownership and end to end responsibility including implementation and first run monitoring.
  • Provided functional and technical guidance to the team.
  • Always ensured the Defect leakage fell under the project norm, delivering the defect - free code by thorough review.
  • Learned CA7 scheduling and Connect: Direct processing in short span of time, which helped the smooth execution of different projects.
  • Coding, unit testing, end to end testing, QA support, UAT support
  • Implementation and initial monitoring and support.
  • Review of the artifacts created by the team members.
  • Induction for new joiners

Confidential

Technologies Used: Cobol, JCL, DB2, CICS, DFSort, RRBus, batch/ online Xpeditor, Changeman, NDM, EASYTRIEVE, Web services, VSAM, Cobol Stored procedures, Parasoft SOATest, StarTool, Microsoft Vision, Java stored procedures for DB2.

Technical Lead/Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of 10 - 15 resources from different technologies.
  • Allocate work, monitor and ensure quality of deliverables.
  • Create reusable tools to reduce project delivery time.
  • Worked as a designer in key conversion projects, gained customer s confidence in short time and successfully delivered big programs.
  • Prepared a knowledge repository for the system, which was appreciated by the client as well.
  • Coding, unit testing, end to end testing, QA support, UAT support
  • Implementation and initial monitoring and support.
  • Review of the artifacts created by the team members.
  • Induction for new joiners

Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Joined the team as a fresher, quickly grasped the functional and domain knowledge, thereby became the key team player.
  • Enhanced the technical expertise, thereby implementing easier and better solutions in the initial years itself.
  • Uncovered several bugs in the system by vigorous testing which improved the efficiency of the process dramatically. This was well received by clients.
  • Used SQL tuning and sort techniques and thereby improved the code quality and reduced execution time as well as delivery duration.
  • Created automated tools using Rexx to check the standards and quality of the deliverables.

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