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Project Lead Resume

Bentonville, AR

SUMMARY:

  • IBM Mainframe Application Developer, with 11+ years of experience in all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) viz. requirement analysis, architecture, design, development, testing, documentation and post implementation revisions using Agile and Waterfall Methodologies.
  • Industries and Applications that Possess vast experience of Life insurance, Healthcare and Banking
  • Managed complex Policy Administration Systems in mainframe environment (CAPS, Ingenium, Lifecomm, Cyberlife)
  • Extensive knowledge and experience on Eligibility of Claims, Claim adjudication, Claims corrections, coverage creations, Positive and negative enrollments of healthcare products in INGENIUM product
  • Extensive knowledge on policy documents and IRS tax forms printing
  • Worked on AFP, CSF and HP exstreme printing tools.
  • LOMA level 1 Certified
  • Prepared high and low level design documents for claims projects
  • Worked on multiple complex projects till successful implementation and provided post implementation application support in the mainframe environment.
  • Extensive knowledge on Legacy Modernization projects (Bank customer migration, Healthcare customer migration, Life Insurance portal migration)
  • Excellent knowledge and hands on experience on core Mainframe technologies using COBOL, JCL on DB2 for batch and online (CICS).
  • Have used QUIKJOB, and DYLAKOR to create reports.
  • Have created design documents, Unit Test Plan and result using MS - Word, presentations using MS Power point, project estimation, peer review logs, design and code review using MS - Excel, new application design and program flows using MS- Visio and on the SharePoint project folders .
  • Have used extensively most of the Mainframe tools & utilities like File Aid, Endevor, Xpeditor, and SPUFI/QMF/Platinum, Abendaid etc. for mainframe development and production support.
  • Strong development experience and debugging skills in batch environment.
  • Extensive experience in working with the set of concepts and practices like Service Management, Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management and Knowledge Management as defined in the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
  • Good analytical & communication skills and with the ability to work independently and lead team to successfully implement projects.
  • Good experience to coordinate and support the development, testing and deployment of Project in Off-Shore/On-Site model. Communicate with customer, end user, business units, software division and third party partners to produce project deliverables
  • Very Good Agile Scrum knowledge for delivering quality products satisfying business partners.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: MVS, Z/OS, OS 390, Windows XP

Languages: COBOL,JCL,SQL,EZTRIEVE

Databases: DB2, IMS DB

OLTP: CICS, IMS DC

Tools: & Utilities: DYLAKOR, QUIKJOB, SYNCSORT, FILEAID, ENDEVOR, Platinum, MS-OFFICE, IBM utilities, JobTRAC, Change man, OPC,RPG, AFP, CSF

Debugging Tool: Xpeditor, RDZ

Scheduler: Control M

Service Management tools: HPSM, Service Now, JIRA

Printing: AFP(Page def, Form Def, Overlay), CSF, HP Exstream

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As part of migration from traditional HR systems to WD, working with business team and gather the requirements and convert the business documents to high level design documents
  • Working with various third party systems to share the requirements and follow up with them regularly until they implement the changes as per the design
  • Coordinate with interfaces and resolve the issues on development phases
  • Work with DBA creates new or alter the database objects
  • Developed program using COBOL, JCL and DB2
  • Assign tickets to production support team members & coordinate onsite - offshore resource for complete SDLC phases.
  • Analysis, testing and debugging of new codes before it promotes to production
  • Monitoring jobs for production support
  • Prepared Estimations for complex projects
  • Prepared weekly status report for all the stake holders
  • Participated in daily and weekly status call with all the project stake holders

Confidential, Lake Mary, FL

Application Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As part of migration from legacy systems to modernized platform, working with various infra teams to make sure all the Jobs and Environments are working/setup properly.
  • Perform Technical and Functional validations in the new environments for the jobs that were migrated from Legacy system to New Prime Environment.
  • Resolving all the compilation issues in the new environments and perform code changes to compatible with the new environment.
  • Work with IMS support and Admin to setup the transactions, PSB and IMS DB’s
  • Copy Legacy IMS DB to Prime DB thru IMS replicator
  • Perform code development to enhance the ability of the system but still maintaining the integrity of the applications.
  • Worked with CICS admin team to setup the transaction in the new environment.
  • Updated the compiler options for Legacy CICS programs
  • Fixed the compiler option issues for BMS (MAPSET)
  • Responsible for analyzing the current state of legacy applications.
  • Research existing production Process/ programs to identify enhancements that are required at new platform.
  • Coordinate testing as appropriate, and oversee interfaces and batch cycle activities as appropriate.
  • Perform code reviews, monitor modernization / mitigation activities, coordinate application builds and deployments as appropriate
  • Work with Boundary systems to make sure all the connections are established correctly to transfer /receive the data.
  • Supporting Parallel Production Jobs, Fixing data issues & ensuring data is balancing with legacy system.

Confidential, Greenville, SC

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As a project lead, will be involving all high priority tasks like Billing transactions issues, Welcome certs and other medical claims correspondence printing issues, claims corrections, Claims adjustments and claims creations issues in INGENIUM products.
  • Worked closely with business users during OPEN enrollment (Positive and Negative) period
  • Interact with various policy admin system to collect eligibility information for EDI 270 and also with clearing house for EDI 837/835
  • Worked on the project proposals with higher level management
  • Prepared high and low level design documents for complex Claims projects
  • Provided proactive resolutions to business users to resolve the time critical issues like Coverage failure, Unable to add Beneficiaries, Unable to increase the coverage amount, Unable to change the plan etc.
  • Prepared Maximum level benefit and Ready to process claims reports for business review
  • Extracted business rules from complex claims modules for system enhancements
  • Worked on HIPAA compliance and audit requests
  • Worked on Claims rejection cases
  • Fixed complex claim processing modules and open enrollment issues.
  • Prepared detailed documentations for claim processing for new Joiners
  • Created the flow charts using MS-VISIO and coding of application program using COBOL and DB2
  • Code and unit test the modules, then share the files/reports with layout with the business users and help them to set up their test environment and get sign-off once users are satisfied with changes
  • Work with DBA creates new or alter the database objects
  • Provide a weekly status of the project health and issues to the project stakeholders
  • Developed program using COBOL, JCL and DB2
  • Assign tickets to production support team members & coordinate onsite - offshore resource for complete SDLC phases.
  • Used Sync sort utilities for data manipulations and data formatting
  • Analysis, testing and debugging of new codes before it promotes to production
  • Monitoring jobs for production support
  • Prepared Estimations for complex projects
  • Prepared weekly status report for all the stake holders
  • Participated in daily and weekly status call with all the project stake holders
  • Experience in working with multiple vendors and geographically distributed teams

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with various vendors to implement the enhancements
  • Collaborated with all cross-functional team members/ system owners to accomplish required tasks and provide project updates
  • Worked with project team and risk team to identify the operational and technology risks to reduce the implementation failures
  • Prepared high care assessments for each implementation to identify the criticality and risks for the projects
  • Review the master change record and work with platform team to close the gaps.
  • Review the Schedule of events for each implementation
  • Participated in the command and control calls
  • Prepared weekly status report for all the stake holders
  • Participated in daily and weekly status call with all the project stake holders
  • Experience in working with multiple vendors and geographically distributed teams

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with business analyst to baseline business requirements and working out designs to development team.
  • Created the flow charts using MS-VISIO and coding of application program using COBOL and DB2
  • Code and unit test the modules, then share the files/reports with layout with the business users and help them to set up their test environment and get sign-off once users are satisfied with changes
  • Work with DBA creates new or alter the database objects
  • Provide a weekly status of the project health and issues to the project stakeholders
  • Developed program using COBOL, JCL and DB2
  • Used Sync sort utilities for data manipulations and data formatting
  • Analysis, testing and debugging of new codes before it promotes to production
  • Monitoring jobs for production support
  • Prepared Estimations for complex projects

Confidential, Bloomington, IL,

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed complex assembler code (Legacy) and created design documents for the new proposed system
  • Worked with business analyst to baseline business requirements and working out designs to development team.
  • Converted legacy printing process to new HP exstream tool (XML)
  • Created the flow charts using MS-VISIO and coding of application program using COBOL and DB2
  • Code and unit test the modules, then share the files/reports with layout with the business users and help them to set up their test environment and get sign-off once users are satisfied with changes
  • Work with DBA creates new or alter the database objects
  • Provide a weekly status of the project health and issues to the project stakeholders
  • Developed program using COBOL, JCL and DB2
  • Used Sync sort utilities for data manipulations and data formatting
  • Analysis, testing and debugging of new codes before it promotes to production
  • Monitoring jobs for production support
  • Prepared Estimations for complex projects

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in documentation and review the estimation document for the requirement, daily design document (DDL) for all the functional requirements, UTP and UTR
  • Developed & Modified the batch and online modules, JCL & PROC, Cards and other deliverables within SLA as per the client standards
  • Close the QC defects identified by the testing team
  • Altered the DB2 tables to accommodate new columns
  • Copy data from production region to UAT/Dev region as part of DB2
  • Perform DB2 backup
  • Provided post implementation support
  • Monitoring jobs for production support

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