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Mainframes Technical Architect Resume

Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY:

  • 13+ Years of experience in all stages of Software engineering and Software Development/testing Life Cycle - System Study, Analysis, Design, Development Maintenance, Production Support, testing, Quality Assurance, planning, Project management related activities and Implementation of core Business Software and Enterprise Applications using IBM Mainframes.
  • Extensive IT experience in IBM Mainframes and Pick Basic in Development, Maintenance and Support projects. Worked in Banking, Finance, and Retail and Pharmacy domains.
  • Extensive Experience in designing and developing complex enhancements in insurance world, like launching new products, withdrawal benefit and living benefit riders, Accounting, CTAX, RMD, etc
  • Experience/Knowledge about the version control tools such as Changeman and Endeavor.
  • Specific Technical expertise in COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, IMS DB, DB2 Stored procedures.
  • Experience/Knowledge about mainframe tools such as Infoman, Managenow, and Service now, SPUFI, QMF, Xpeditor, Fileaid, and Fileaid for DB2, Jobtrac, XCOM, NDM and FTP.
  • Worked as a Subject Matter Expert in Core banking.
  • Experience in Requirement gathering, Impact analysis, BRD reviews, HLD/LLD preparation, Build, Test Scripts preparation & examine, Testing and implementation activities.
  • Strong programming skills in COBOL, DB2, JCL,CICS and Mainframe utilities and tools
  • Strong experience in Team Management and leading Onsite-Offshore model projects.
  • Strong Problem Solving and Analytical capabilities.
  • Experienced in preparing High Level Design (HLD), Low Level Design LLD) and Business Requirement Documents.
  • Expert in querying databases using DB2, views, database triggers, Cursors, Transaction Management.
  • Testing, Create master test case and system requirements and upload System requirements and system test case in to Quality Center and create traceability between them.
  • Extensive experience in reviewing and Analyzing Business Requirements and writing detailed Test Plans, Test Cases, and Test Scripts.
  • Have extensive experience with various types of testing like Smoke, Functional, Regression, Integration testing, Black Box Testing, User Acceptance, GUI Testing, Browser compatibility testing, data import and export testing using flat files and Database testing.
  • Excellent working knowledge of designing & implementation of all QA test plans manually.
  • Have well experience on write SQL queries, multiple table joins for database testing. Have experience in writing SQL queries using Joins, inner queries to verify the data which is loaded.
  • Worked at both Offshore and Onsite under the Global Delivery Model. Skilled as an onsite-coordinator.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software: COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL, VSAM, IDMS, IMS, Metasuite, Eztrieve, Pick Basic

Tools: Endevor, File-Aid, RDZ, Xpeditor, IBM Debugger, Trace Master,SDF2,SAR,TWS,OPC,SPUFI,ABENDAID,INFOMAN,DataDictionary,Change Man, Mainframe Express, Developer Dialog, Rochade, Source Manger, File Manager.

Databases: DB2, Oracle, IMS, IDMS, Universe

Operating Systems: Windows XP/Vista/7, Z/OS, OS/390

Methods: Agile, Waterfall

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Mainframes Technical architect

Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical solution to meet the requirements.
  • Involving in HLD, LLD, Coding, Testing, Implementation and Production Support meetings.
  • Reviewing the code which was built by team
  • Attending review meetings with the team and representing the changes.
  • Giving status to clients every week on projects (onshore & offshore work)
  • Weekly status call with offshore teams to solve the issue and to guide them to reach the deadlines.
  • Taking KT sessions for new team members.
  • Helping team in resolving support and development issue.
  • Analyzing the tickets, system and identifying the bug fixes and enhancements.
  • Interacting with the clients to understand the business and solving tickets in L2 and L3 Support.
  • Analyzing and fixing the production issues.
  • Managing 20 developers and assigning and tracking their work.
  • Followed Agile, SDLC and Hybrid models.

Environment: Z/OS,COBOL,CICS,JCL,DB2,TSO/ISPF,Universe,PicBasic,UV Shedular,FileZila.

Confidential, NYC, NY

Mainframe Lead Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and consolidating the requirements by discussing with client.
  • Creating technical designs, program construction.
  • Preparing unit test plan and test data and doing unit testing
  • Review of code specifications and test plans.
  • Participating and preparing weekly status reports.
  • Regular co-ordination with onsite team on project progress and issue resolution.
  • Conducting knowledge transition to new team members.
  • Performing reviews-code review, UTP reviews etc.
  • Performing and assigning goals to team members.
  • Give Project handover to SIT team.
  • Support the project during production implementation.
  • Handover to application support team.
  • Provide warranty support post production implementation.
  • Estimations for the module.

Environment: Z/OS, MVS 390, COBOL,CICS, JCL, TSO/ISPF,DB2,IMS-DB, VSAM, File-Aid, File Manager, Fault Analyzer, Perforce, SPUFI, Mainframe Express, Source Manager, Developer Dialog, RAA, Teradata, Changeman.

Confidential

Mainframe Lead Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Created and Reviewed design and test plan documents
  • JCL job creation and maintenance
  • Worked extensively on COBOL andCICS programs
  • Worked extensively on DB2 Sql queries.
  • Involved in Integration testing and end-to-end testing.
  • Involved in Defect prevention activities and configuration management activities.
  • Taking KT sessions for new team members.
  • Involved in Requirements gathering and High level design creation
  • Involved in User Acceptance testing and System testing
  • Working directly with client and other teams to meet the SLA’s.
  • Documenting and coordinating project activities for internal knowledge base.

Environment: MVS-390, COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, RDZ Xpeditor, ChangeMan, Endevor, IBMDebugger, OPC, SPUFI.

Confidential

Mainframe Lead Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Created and Reviewed design and test plan documents
  • JCL job creation and maintenance
  • Worked extensively on COBOL and CICS programs
  • Worked extensively on DB2 Sql queries.
  • Involved in Integration testing and end-to-end testing
  • Involved in Defect prevention activities and configuration management activities.
  • Taking KT sessions for new team members.
  • Involved in Requirements gathering and High level design creation
  • Involved in User Acceptance testing and System testing
  • Working directly with client and other teams to meet the SLA’s.
  • Documenting and coordinating project activities for internal knowledge base.

Environment: MVS-390, COBOL, JCL, DB2, Metasuite, INFOMAN, DataDictionary, SAR, Unix, Oracle, Endevor.

Confidential

Mainframe Lead Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Created and Reviewed design and test plan documents
  • JCL job creation and maintenance
  • Worked extensively on COBOL and CICS programs
  • Worked extensively on DB2 SQL queries.
  • Involved in Integration testing and end-to-end testing
  • Involved in Defect prevention activities and configuration management activities.
  • Taking KT sessions for new team members.
  • Involved in Requirements gathering and High level design creation
  • Involved in User Acceptance testing and System testing
  • Working directly with client and other teams to meet the SLA’s.
  • Documenting and coordinating project activities for internal knowledge base.

Environment: MVS-390, COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, Endevor, File-Aid, RDZ, Xpeditor, IBMDebugger, Trace Master, TWS, SDF2,IDMS.

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