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Project Coordinator Resume

San Antonio, TX

Summary:

Over 10 years of software experience which includes two years in Project Management, analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation of maintenance, enhancement and development projects for various business applications catering to Insurance, Finance, Telecom and Retailing domains.

  • International work experience which includes United Kingdom, India
  • Managing and Mentoring of team.
  • Extensive experience in onsite-offshore model projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of both On-line and Batch Systems on Mainframes Testing and Development.
  • Worked on various projects in development and testing of Banking, Insurance and Retail applications.
  • Worked on all phases of the project development life cycle from feasibility study to post implementation support.
  • Capable of working alone and equally capable working as a team member.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer interaction capability.
  • Well experienced in team leading skills.
  • Can proactively identify and mitigate risks.
  • Conversant with software quality processes.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications
Bachelor of Science
Microsoft Certified Professional in V.B
Brainbench Certified Professional in Cobol-II

SKILLS:

Languages: COBOL II, OS/VS COBOL, COBOL 370, PL/I, JCL, SQL, CICS
EASYTRIEVE PLUS, HTML, DHTML, XML, JAVA, VB, ASP.
Databases: DB2, IMS DB/DC, ORACLE, MS SQL Server 2000, VSAM, My SQL
Software / Tools TSO/ISPF, IDCAMS, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, IMS DB, ENDEVOR, QMF, FILE-AID, ABEND-AID, SPUFI, MS-OFFICE, INFORMATICA, DCLGEN, MQBROWSE.
Operating Systems Z/Os, MVS, WINDOWS 9X/XP/NT.
Hardware: IBM S/390, IBM PC.
Applications: INSURANCE, BANKING, FINANCE, TELECOM.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential,Test Lead\\Project Coordinator
Confidential,San Antonio, TX (Aug 2011 to tilldate)

Confidential, is a Product Lifecycle Management system (PLMS) which will provide a workflow process for product lifecycle management, a central repository of product and supplier data, and the ability to track and report on supplier quality and audit performance. The PLMS will be a repository of data used for tracking and trending the performance of products. The AMIGOS Program will support the HEB Own Brand products. H-E-B Own Brand products currently number over 9,000, sourced from over 900 suppliers, both domestic and international.

Responsibilities:

  • Working as a Test Lead \\ Coordinator and was actively involved in creating technical specifications for the various bug fixes or enhancements.
  • Coordinating all aspects of the Program, including planning and control, estimates, putting plans into action, keeping everyone informed of plans, progress and issues, managing the team and ensuring the quality of the deliverables.
  • Coordinating with Business users and development groups to resolve the issues.
  • Creating Test Phase Test Cases based on documented requirements from the customers and business analysts.
  • Perform End-to-End testing. Closely workeing with developers and System Engineers to nail down the technical problems.
  • Developed test plans, which detailed the testing scope, strategy, hi-level test requirements, and necessary resources.
  • Conduct sanity testing, comprehensive testing, regression testing and pre-acceptance of the application
  • Perform Backend Testing to ensure the authentic storage/retrieval of the data to/from the database.
  • Conduct Regression and System tests to verify the existing functionalities.
  • Working closely with various teams on application implementation: development teams, release team, database teams and business teams.
  • Monitor onsite and offshore development \\ testing work on daily basis and escalate the issues on daily basis.
  • Providing status updates in Governance team meeting.
  • Providing weekly status reports to the Project Manager \\ SDL.
  • Analyze Business requirements, attended Change Request meetings to document changes and implemented procedures to test changes.
  • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery in time.

Environment: Java, Jsp, Jquery, XML, IRise, Quality Center 11.0, My SQL.

Confidential,Test Lead\\PM Coordinator
Confidential,San Antonio, TX (Mar 2010 to July 2011)

Confidential,are the tool for creating, soliciting, and approving the execution of promotional offers. Copient does not have a vendor facing component and UPC-A based Yellow coupons in CMS are not an effective vehicle for executing certain promotions.
Offer Management System is integration between AMS and CMS applications. By integrating the two systems, users can effectively utilize the best functionality of each to create an automated, accurate, offer workflow providing unified reporting, offer execution and metrics. AMS inherits a rich proposal and approval workflow and Yellow coupons would be able to leverage the business rules and execution through AMS. The SDLC adapted in the project is Agile.

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Test Lead \\ PM Coordinator and was actively involved in creating technical specifications for the various bug fixes or enhancements.
  • Coordinated all aspects of the Program, including planning and control, estimates, putting plans into action, keeping everyone informed of plans, progress and issues, managing the team and ensuring the quality of the deliverables.
  • Prepared Test Plan as per the requirement/Specifications
  • Coordinated with Business users and other groups to resolve the issues.
  • Created Test Phase Test Cases based on documented requirements from the customers and business analysts.
  • Mapping the requirements to the test cases in Quality Center.
  • Performed End-to-End testing. Closely workeing with developers and System Engineers to nail down the technical problems.
  • Developed test plans, which detailed the testing scope, strategy, hi-level test requirements, and necessary resources.
  • Conducted sanity testing, comprehensive testing, regression testing and pre-acceptance of the application
  • Performed Backend Testing to ensure the authentic storage/retrieval of the data to/from the database.
  • Conducted Regression and System tests to verify the existing functionalities.
  • Working closely with teams outside of QA for application implementation: release team, BI, Copient \\ AMS, ICC and database teams.
  • Monitored the onsite and offshore development \\ testing work on daily basis and escalate the issues on daily basis.
  • Status updates in daily Agile Scrum meetings/Sticky storm.
  • Provided weekly status reports to the Project Manager \\ SDL.
  • Analyze Business requirements, attended Change Request meetings to document changes and implemented procedures to test changes.
  • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery in time.

Environment: CICS, DB2, Java, Jsp, Jquery, XML, IRise, Quality Center 10.0, SQL Server 2005.

Confidential,Test Lead \\ Coordinator
Confidential,San Antonio, TX (Oct 07 to Feb2010)

Confidential,is one of the major projects for HEB. The purpose of the project is to create an Confidential,that will provide BDM’s(Business Development Managers) a rules-based assortment process and merchandising analysis routines (own brand, new items, sub-commodity, attributes) resulting in improved financial performance (for forecasting and reporting) and improved processes (for data validation/cleansing).
Assortment will be used by BDM’s to support sales and profitability improvement and increased efficiency in defining an Assortment with repeatable processes that can be reused by any BDM.

Responsibilities:

  • Working as a Test Lead \\ PM Coordinator and was actively involved in coordinate all aspects of the Program, including planning and control, putting plans into action, keeping everyone informed of plans, progress and issues, managing the team and ensuring the quality of the deliverables.
  • Coordinating with Business users, P & A and other groups to resolve the issues.
  • Closely working with other developers and System Engineers to nail down the technical problems.
  • Closely working with different development teams located in Mexico and India.
  • Working closely with teams outside of development team for application implementation: operations team, security team, database team, architecture team.
  • Provide support including after hours and weekends.
  • Sharing the knowledge to the other team members.
  • Analyzing Business requirements, attended Change Request meetings to document changes.
  • Conducting the meetings with Business, Development, Testing team members and sharing the knowledge with them.
  • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery in time.

Environment: Flex, Java, XML, MySql, Java, Quality Center 9.2.

Confidential,Test Lead \\ Co ordinator
Confidential,O’Fallon, MO (Oct 06 to Sep 07)
Remote Payment and Presentment System is key project for Mastercard payment processing System. It is a payment gateway system between consumer and biller. It mainly processes the Confidential,transaction records in 5 cycles\\day which are received from Originator (Banks or Financial Institutions)\\ Concentrator (Banks or Financial Institutions) on behalf of their Consumer\\Merchant. When a consumer wants to pay their bills\\payments through his bank (Originator) to a biller\\Merchant, Originator will send transaction records to RPPS system. RPPS system will process those records and sends in specified format requested by the Concentrator.
Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Lead / Coordinator and was actively involved in creating technical specifications for the various bug fixes or enhancements.
  • Analyzing the CQ’s (Clear Quest request) which are raised by the Business Users and fixing the Bugs.
  • Prepared a Detail Design document as per the requirement/Specifications
  • Prepared system maintenance and technical documentation for the system consisting of COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM
  • Coordinating with Business users and other groups to resolve the issues.
  • Created Test Phase Test Cases based on documented requirements from the customers and business analysts.
  • Greatly involved in data creation for testing by interacting with DB2 using FileAid and QMF.
  • Writing test plans, which detailed the testing scope, strategy, hi-level test requirements, and necessary resources.
  • Monitoring the production jobs, and fixing the emergency production issues.
  • Develop code and test mainframe COBOL and batch applications accessing DB2 database and VSAM files.
  • Creating and loading test data using File-aid.
  • Conducting UT, Regression and System tests to verify the existing functionalities.
  • Comparing the test data with old data using Super C\\ Super CE.
  • Migrating the modified\\tested modules into different regions.
  • Provide on-call production support including after hours and weekends
  • Providing weekly status reports to the Manager.
  • Sharing the knowledge to the other team members.
  • Conducting the meetings with Business, Development, Testing team members and sharing the knowledge with them.
  • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery in time.

Environment: Z\\OS, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, CICS, JCL, FILE-AID, QMF, SPUFI, XML, Expediter, Endeavor, Super C, Super CE, Rational Clear Quest.

Confidential,
Confidential,San Ramon, CA (Dec 05 to Sep 06)
PREMIS stand for PREMises Information System. It is a data base information retrieval system used by Residence, Business, COIN, and Carrier Access Service Centers during service order negotiations. It provides street address (SAG) validation, and telephone numbers for selection.It also provides a standard address system for service order issuance which results in fewer addresses related errors in other applications that process service order addresses.
An order for simple residence or business service (new, change, or disconnect) interacts with PREMIS five times for:

  • Online address validation (street name and spelling).
  • Online for telephone number selection.
  • Validation that the telephone number is assigned to that address.
  • Current status update PREMIS receipt from SORD of a nightly batch tape of service orders completed.
  • PREMIS database update from the tape on service order completion.

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Test Lead / Coordinator and was actively involved in various bug fixes or enhancements.
  • Analyzing the Service Order errors for both West and South West systems which are generated in different phases based on SAGA, Wire Centers.
  • Fixing the generated errors during nightly batch maintenance process using procs.
  • Attending to EPAS calls to fix the errors
  • Create Test Phase Test Cases based on documented requirements from the customers and business analysts.
  • Greatly involved in data creation for testing by interacting with DB2 using FileAid and QMF.
  • Written test plans, which detailed the testing scope, strategy, hi-level test requirements, and necessary resources.
  • Conducting UT, Regression and System tests to verify the existing functionalities.
  • Comparing the test data with old data using Super C\\ Super CE.
  • Fixing Service Order errors using DSR IRP and DSR PUP jobs
  • Coordinating with SLIC, PREMIS bureau’s to fix the errors
  • Splitting the TN & GSG ranges based on the requirements.
  • Creating reports for PBP, GSG and TN list.
  • Migrating the TN data from one Wire Center to another.
  • Assigning the Tasks to team members located in Infosys, Pune, India.
  • Develop and code mainframe COBOL and batch applications accessing DB2 database.
  • Migrating the modified modules to different regions after testing.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support.
  • Providing weekly status reports to the Manager.
  • Providing necessary training \\ sharing the knowledge to the other team members.
  • Conducting the meetings with team members and sharing the knowledge with them.

Environment: Z\\OS, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, CICS, JCL, FILE-AID, QMF, SPUFI, Expediter, Changeman, UDB DB, FTP, Rational Clear Quest.

Confidential,
Baltimore, MD (Jan 05 to Nov 05)
Confidential, is an online policy generating system for the commercial small business LOB. It provisions to capture details of small business customers in a very user friendly environment. The captured information is used to rate, underwrite and generate a policy.
Agent (Producer) collects the information about the customer and enters into the system. Based on entered information, the rating for the policy is done.
The system provides interfaces to user for following main function

  • Creating New Policy
  • Endorsement of existing policies
  • Renewal of policy
  • Claims.
  • Final Audit.
  • Reporting Claim.
  • Search

Once the rating is completed all the entered information will be stored in DB2 tables via UDB.
The four main sections are used for capturing information.

  • Applicant Information: This portion is used to collect the information about the customer like his contact details and his business.
  • Auto Insurance: Auto Insurance captures the details of auto used in the customers business.
  • General Liability and property Liability: Information about the general liability and property liability of the customer.
  • Rating: used for rating the policy entered into the system.
  • Responsibilities:

    • Worked as a Team Lead / Coordinator and was actively involved in creating technical specifications for the various bug fixes or enhancements.
    • Analyzing the SIR’s (Service request) which are raised by the Business Users and fixing the Bugs.
    • Preparing a Detail Design document as per the requirement/Specifications
    • Prepared system maintenance and technical documentation for the system consisting of COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM
    • Assigning the Tasks to different teams located in Canada, India and US.
    • Using IBM Utilities to allocate new datasets; catalog / uncatalog datasets, compress datasets, dataset information, and copy/move datasets, dataset Matching etc.
    • Develop and code mainframe COBOL and batch applications accessing DB2 database.
    • Created and loaded test data using File-aid, SPUFI and QMF
    • Migrating the modified modules to different regions.
    • Provide on-call production support including after hours and weekends
    • Providing weekly status reports to the Manager.
    • Sharing the knowledge to the other team members.
    • Conducting the TAM meetings with team members and sharing the knowledge with them.
    • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery to the client.

    Environment: Z\\OS, DB2, VSAM, COBOL,CICS, JCL, FILE-AID, QMF, SPUFI, XML, Expediter, Endeavor, Asp.Net, VB.Net, Web Services, Java Script, VBScript, UDB DB.

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    Confidential,Mt. Laurel, NJ (Jun 04 to Dec 04)
    Confidential,is one of the largest Insurance Company in US. Basically it is a re-engineering project. In this project all the input details will be extracted from different flat and VSAM files and builds the control totals for control break namely ASCO, Kind Code and compare the amount totals and record count for each control break. If it matches it will write the records into the data base tables and finally generates the reports.
    Responsibilities:

    • Worked as a technical analyst and was actively involved in creating technical specifications.
    • Preparing a Detail Design document as per the requirement/Specifications
    • Develop and code mainframe COBOL and batch applications accessing DB2 database and VSAM files
    • Created and loaded test data using File-aid, SPUFI and QMF
    • VSAM datasets were created for faster access.
    • Create reports that would spool into Control-D. Use Control-D to view prod job logs or reports.
    • Provide on-call production support including after hours and weekends
    • Prepared system maintenance and technical documentation for the system consisting of COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM
    • Used IBM Utilities to allocate new PDS, PS datasets; catalog/uncatalog datasets, compress datasets, dataset information, and copy/move datasets, dataset Matching etc.
    • Joined tables by using co-related/nested sub queries to collect related information from more than one table by using SPUFI.
    • Provide weekly status reports to the System support manager.
    • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery to the client.

    Environment: TSO/ISPF, DB2, VSAM, DASD, COBOL, JCL, JAVA, JSP, Visual Source Safe, FILE-AID, QMF, SPUFI, Expediter, TPX Session Manager

    Confidential,UK (May ’02 to Dec ‘03)
    Confidential,UK
    Confidential,the interiors company of Magna International, is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturer of vehicle interior and vehicle closure components and systems for the global automotive industry. They manufacture various parts like cockpit modules, Modular doors and panels, complete seat systems, overhead systems, latching systems, glass moving systems for Toyota, Saab, Jaguar, Ford and other companies.
    Responsibility:

    • Coding of COBOL/DB2/CICS/VSAM programs and JCL Move the fixes the changes to production.
    • Use QMF or SPUFI to test SQL before coding in the programs.
    • Create reports that would spool into Control-D. Use Control-D to view prod job logs or reports.
    • Provide on-call production support including after hours and weekends
    • Prepared system maintenance and technical documentation for the system consisting of COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM and CICS.
    • Provide weekly status reports to the System support manager.

    Environment: TSO/ISPF, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, JCL, CICS, FILE-AID, SMARTEST, QMF, SPUFI, ALCHEMIST, PANVALET, CONTROL-D

    Confidential,India (Apr ’01 to Apr ’02)
    This project will maintain the detailed information about all the employees in the 283 State Government departments and Corporations. It deals with all employee details like, name, designation, date of joining, local or non-local, type of selection in which department he/she working etc. And also designed database for Janmabhoomi program (a prestigious program of Government of Andhra Pradesh) and Food for Work program and collecting the data across all districts.
    Responsibilities:

    • Working as a technical analyst and was actively involved in creating technical specifications.
    • Preparing a Detail Design document as per the requirement/Specifications
    • I involved in both frond-end and back-end support for these applications.
    • Develop and code mainframe COBOL CICS and batch applications accessing DB2 database and VSAM files
    • All the screens are developed in CICS
    • Prepared system maintenance and technical documentation for the system consisting of COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM and CICS.
    • Used IBM Utilities to allocate new datasets; catalog/uncatalog datasets; compress datasets, dataset information, and copy/move datasets, dataset Matching etc.
    • Provide weekly status reports to the support manager.
    • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery to the client.

    Environment: TSO/ISPF, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, JCL, CICS, FILE-AID, JAVA, JSP,, QMF, SPUFI.

    Confidential,VA. (Oct 00 to Mar ‘01)
    Confidential,is the second largest transformer manufacturing company in the world. Basically they are the manufacturers of Electrical Transformers and supply to the various private and government industries. First customer has to register with the company to access the products information. After placing an order he can check the status of the order.
    Responsibilities:

    • Working as a technical analyst and was actively involved in creating technical specifications.
    • Preparing a Detail Design document as per the requirement/Specifications
    • I involved in both frond-end and back-end support for these applications.
    • Develop and code mainframe COBOL CICS and batch applications accessing DB2 database and VSAM files
    • Created and loaded test data using File-aid, SPUFI and QMF
    • VSAM KSDS datasets were created for faster access.
    • All the screens are developed in CICS
    • Create reports that would spool into Control-D. Use Control-D to view prod job logs or reports.
    • Prepared system maintenance and technical documentation for the system consisting of COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM and CICS.
    • Used IBM Utilities to allocate new datasets; catalog/un catalog datasets; compress datasets, dataset information, and copy/move datasets, dataset Matching etc.
    • Joined tables by using co-related/nested sub queries to collect related information from more than one table by using SPUFI.
    • Provide weekly status reports to the System support manager.
    • Reviewing the deliverables and making the delivery to the client.

    Environment: TSO/ISPF, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, JCL, CICS, FILE-AID, SMARTEST, QMF, SPUFI, ALCHEMIST, CONTROL-D

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