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Technical Lead Resume

San Antonio, TX

Experience Summary
An accomplishedCOBOL, PL/I, IMS, CICS, JCL, SAS MF, C++ and DB2Certified with8.3 yearsof experience in analysis, design, coding, testing of Legacy applications and end-to-end software development and maintenance in the domain ofInsurance, Retail and Travel.

  • Adept at capturing business and system requirements, AS-IS/TO-BE business and technical process flows through walkthroughs, brainstorming, and requirement gathering sessions, Analysis, Design, Development, Batch and Online testing include Integration testing, user acceptance testing, regression testing, parallel testing, Quality Assurance and documentation
  • Proficient and having in-depth knowledge in various phases of software development life cycle (SDLC) with elaborate experience in waterfall and Agile methodologies of software development and delivery of maintenance, re-engineering projects.
  • Have adequate experience in providing estimates, resource & schedule planning and tech lead activity.
  • Good Technical skills that operate for the best outcome before deadlines.
  • Outstanding written, and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and team management skills coupled with tenacity to solve problems and meet deadlines for the project deliverables.
  • Flexible, tactful, diplomatic and able to co-ordinate to achieve common goals & business objectives.

Business Areas/Applications:

  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Travel

Technical Skills:

  • Operating System:MVS, Z/OS, OS/390, IBM 3090, Windows
  • Languages:COBOL, PL/I, EZTRIEVE, SAS MF, REXX, JCL, TPF, Assembler, PL/SQL, C, C++, JAVA, CICS Web services, WSDL
  • Database:DB2 UDB, IMS-DB, VSAM, Oracle, MS-Access
  • Special Software/Tools:SPUFI, QMF, FILE-AID,IBM OPTIM, Xpediter, CHANGEMAN, ENDEVOR, CA-7, Control-M, FTP, ISPF, SYNCSORT, RFC, TSO, NDM, IOF, Starteam, Mercury Quality Center, SAR,DB2ADMIN, DATAVAN, IBM DB2 Utilities and Visual Age.
  • USAA Tools:BTS, PLI-TEST, SCM, PDSE, PRL, TMF, HSL, DLIST, DMUSTART, IMSTEST and CDF.
  • OLTP:IMS and CICS
  • Other:MS Office

Education:
Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science Engineering.

Certifications:

  • IBM certified programmer for DB2 V8.1 Family Fundamentals (IBM Certification# 700)
  • AICPCU certified programmer forINS - 21

Achievements & Automations:

  • Developed a new underwriting system to risk assess and acceptability assessment process for the property homeowner and renter policies thru scoring model.
  • Specialized in migration, retirement and enhancement to mainframe applications.
  • Built new unit testing environment for CICS and IMS environments.
  • Created EZT modules and set up jobs to provide reports on weekly, monthly and Quarterly basis and on demand exceptions to run as and when required.
  • Created various REXX tools to automate the manual tasks in mainframe environment. Which are highly appreciated by USAA technical architects and added them to USAA technical repository.
  • Provided various innovative ideas on budget savings on the flexible rerate process for the property home owner and renter policies.
  • Achieved 5 quality cups from various project implementations with very minimum defects and high quality.
  • Extensive experience in requirement gathering, traceability of test cases to each of requirements.

Assignments in chronological order:

Client

Confidential, San Antonio, TX, USA

Duration

Dec 2010 – Till Date

Program Name

Business Application Systems

Project Name

Property Maintenance

Role

Technical lead/ Sr. Programmer Analyst

Technology used

OS/390, COBOL, PL/I, DB2, VSAM, IMS, CICS, JCL, Eztrieve, REXX, SPUFI, TSO/ISPF, IOF, File Aid, Xpediter, UNIX, C++, Starteam, Datavan, HSL, TMF, ECLIPSE, SCM, SCF, Librarian, IBM OPTIM and DB2ADMIN

Domain

Insurance

Responsibilities:

  • Review the system defects and prioritize the defects by priority/severity.
  • Preparation and review of Analysis and design documents.
  • Preparation and review of Integration test plan and System test cases.
  • Responsible for Coding, code reviews, Unit testing and Integration testing.
  • Responsible for provision of System, Release Test support and environment support.
  • Responsible for the deliverables getting reviewed by the clients, maintaining quality control and documentation.
  • Responsible for configuration management, project implementation delivery and warranty support.
  • Responsible for correcting the member accounts affected by the defects.

Client

Confidential, San Antonio, TX, USA

Duration

April 2010 – Nov 2010

Program Name

Property – Business Services

Project Name

Enterprise Customer Product Repository

Role

Technical lead/ Sr. Programmer Analyst

Technology used

OS/390, COBOL, PL/I, DB2, VSAM, IMS, CICS, JCL, Eztrieve, REXX, SPUFI, TSO/ISPF, IOF, File Aid, Xpediter, UNIX,, C++, Starteam, Datavan, HSL, TMF, ECLIPSE, SCM, SCF, Librarian, IBM OPTIM and DB2ADMIN

Domain

Insurance

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of AS-IS system requirements and work with the Business to gather new business requirements to add on to the new TO BE system.
  • Came up with options for implementation to find best solution which fits in Property environment (IMS screens and web pages architecture) with new DB2 tables.
  • Preparation of analysis and design of the business rules to fit in TO BE system.
  • Preparation and review of Project Design Review (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR).
  • Preparation and review of Analysis & Design documents and Integration test plan.
  • Responsible for TO BE system design in the existing architecture.
  • Responsible for Coding, code reviews, Unit testing and Integration testing.
  • Responsible for provision of System, Release Test support and environment support.
  • Responsible for defect fixes with in SLA depending on the rigor/ Severity.
  • Responsible for the deliverables getting reviewed by the clients, maintaining quality control and documentation.
  • Responsible for configuration management, project implementation delivery and warranty support.

Client

Confidential, San Antonio, TX, USA

Duration

September 2007 – March 2010

Programme Name

Property – Business Services

Project Name

Simplified Property Insurance – Underwriting Systems

Role

Programmer Analyst

Technology used

OS/390, COBOL, PL/I, DB2, VSAM, IMS, CICS, JCL, Eztrieve, REXX, Assembler, SPUFI, TSO/ISPF, IOF, File Aid, Xpediter, UNIX, C++, Starteam, Datavan, HSL, TMF, ECLIPSE, SCM, SCF, Librarian, IBM OPTIM and DB2ADMIN

Domain

Insurance

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to work with the Business Analysts and project sponsor to document the project’s vision and scope which also includes providing estimates and project schedule.
  • Identification of business requirements, brain storming with the business and functional analysts and map the exact system requirements.
  • Identification and preparation of the design approach to modify the existing system to meet the business and system requirements.
  • Preparation and review of Analysis & Design documents and Integration test plan.
  • Responsible for Coding, code reviews, Unit testing and Integration testing.
  • Responsible for provision of System, Release Test support and environment support.
  • Responsible for defect fixes with in SLA depending on the rigor/ Severity.
  • Responsible for the deliverables getting reviewed by the clients, maintaining quality control and documentation.
  • Responsible for configuration management, project implementation and warranty support.

Client

Confidential, Atlanta, USA

Duration

June 2006 – August 2007

Program Name

InternalProductSolutions (IPS)

Project Name

Subscriber/Provider/Airline Billing

Role

Module lead

Technology used

IBM Mainframes – COBOL,JCL,DB2,SAS,OS390/ZOS,TSO,
CHANGEMAN, ESP, SAR,INSYNC,SPUFI, QMF, DB2I, VSS,DOMINO,

Domain

Travel

Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for gathering the business requirements and analyzing the system requirements.
  • Preparing the low level and high level design documents.
  • Involved in provision of exception data, coding of application programs, Unit testing, Integration Testing, System Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Provide support for host production moves and warranty.

Client

Confidential, Atlanta, USA

Duration

March 2005 – May 2006

Program Name

InternalProductSolutions (IPS)

Project Name

Revenue Data Systems

Role

Programmer Analyst/Developer

Technology used

IBM Mainframes, COBOL, JCL, TPF, Assembler, SABRETALK, DB2, TPF DF,TPF/IDE, TPF/GI, TPF/TERM, INFOMAN and SST TRACE

Domain

Travel

Activities/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for gathering the business requirements and analyzing the system requirements.
  • Preparing the low level and high level design documents.
  • Involved in provision of exception data, coding of application programs, Unit testing, Integration Testing, System Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Provide support for host production moves and warranty.

Client

Confidential,MN,USA

Duration

Aug 2004 – February 2005

Project Name

Location & UPC Remediation

Role

Application Developer/ Programmer Analyst

Technology used

IBM Mainframes - COBOL,JCL,VSAM,OS390,CICS,TSO, PANVALET,CA-7,FILE-AID,XPEDITOR

Domain

Retail

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design and infrastructure setup for the project
  • Requirements gathering, integration of test cases to production system and impact analysis.
  • Responsible for preparing the Low Level Design documents.
  • Responsible for coding and unit testing, integration test case execution.
  • Post implementation support during the warranty period.

Client

Confidential,MN,USA

Duration

August 2003 – July 2004

Project Name

Account Payable System - Maintenance & Enhancement

Role

Application Developer/ Programmer Analyst

Technology used

IBM Mainframes - COBOL,JCL,VSAM,DB2,OS390,TSO, CA-7,FILE-AID, XPEDITOR, SPUFI, QMF, DB2I

Domain

Retail

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to analyze the system requirements and prepared the Analysis & Design of the new functionality according to the requirements.
  • Responsible for coding and unit testing, integration test case execution.
  • Responsible for quality control such as testing, debugging and documenting
  • Responsible for providing the resolutions for the change requests CR, service requests SR with in SLA.

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