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Tech Lead: Lead Engineer Resume

TexaS

SUMMARY:

  • Over 9.5 years in Mainframe Technology gained tremendous knowledge on Security/banking and Insurance Finance domains, and performed several roles as Project Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, Technical Lead and Onsite coordinator.
  • Proficient in analyzing and translating functional requirements to technical design. Sound Mainframe skills and good understanding on finance security and Insurance domain in Personal Lines.
  • Technologies he has worked on and gained experience on are COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, DATACOM, IMS - DB, IMS-DC, REXX, VSAM, BDAM, Assembler, SPLUNK, XSLT and IBM WTX.
  • Have been part of several projects (Development projects consisting of enhancements to the existing Application, Production support and Legacy Modernization as well). Strong functional knowledge in financial and Security domain.
  • Experience in quality management tools like quality center, rally etc.
  • Experience in Batch monitoring in production environment, application support and maintenance.
  • Proficient in analyzing and translating functional requirements to technical design.
  • Experience in requirement gathering, estimation and design.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in identifying root cause of issues or problems.
  • Have been an integral part of the teams were worked in areas like Requirements gathering analysis, Coding, Testing (Unit, Assembly, Integration), Design and Defect fixing and production support and fixing Incidents.
  • Have worked on many projects from scratch being involved in all the phases of SDLC excluding Requirements gathering and have been in the team until its completion.
  • Working on Agile Scrum teams since last 4 years successfully delivering in all the sprints and contributing to the projects.
  • Always possessing keen interest to increase skill set, has excellent work ethics, and is team oriented with strong analytical and leadership qualities and possesses high adaptability to new business environments. Excellent problem-solving skills, good communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Extremely self-motivated, quick learner, team player.
  • Experience in Global work model (offshore & Onshore).
  • Client Engagements Project Estimates and Reviews Requirement Analysis
  • Quality Assurance/Testing/Debugging
  • Cross-functional Team Facilitation
  • Application Development Roll- Outs & Change Control Reports
  • Maintenance enhancement and Production Support
  • Architecture design high/Low level

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Operating System: Z/OS

Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS and SQL, TSO - ISPF, IMS-DC

Database: DB2, Datacom and IMSDB

File Management: File-Aid MCS (Module Coordination System), HP - Quality Center, BMC - Remedy and Main View, Changeman, EndeavorDevelopment Tools. Jira, Remedy, Micro Focus - MFE and Revolve (analysis tool ), Compuware - Abend-aid, Xpeditor and Topaz Workbench WTX (WebSphere Transformation Extender) - beginner, other tools/skills Splunk, TOAD for DB2, XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Confidential, Texas

Tech Lead: Lead Engineer

Platform: Z/OS

Skills: JCL, COBOL, CICS, DB2 and Datacom

Tools: Changeman, Expeditor, Remedy, Jira, Splunk, Toad for DB2, TSO ISPF

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Technical design for functional decomposition of legacy application, building containerized, fault tolerant, and highly available core brokerage solutions.
  • Plan and Engineer migration of legacy application from mainframe to cloud, including functionally breaking down the problem domain, come up with boundaries and scope.
  • Understand Business requirements and work with the development architects to translate requirements into application and designs through user stories in JIRA.
  • Reviews requirements and seeks clarity as required, participate in product design reviews and works with the Product Owner and Architect and Technical Director.
  • In corporate Security and Testability requirements into design. Prepare functional specification review, technical specifications, Test Approach and innovative test solutions.
  • Identify the process gaps and provide alternatives to the project team. Technical assistance to the offshore development team to ensure each sprint commitment is met.
  • Develop enhancements, system documentation, and production support and implement procedures for quality improvement.
  • Providing solution to the troubled projects. Improve process, Automation. Ensure proper transition to the Cloud Operations and Business Application Support teams.
  • Reporting the various projects’ status to the project managers and to the account management regularly.
  • Organize regular sync-up with business partners and project team to discuss the enhancement on and its implementation.
  • Manage offshore teams on the business scenarios, design changes, coding and unit testing.

Senior Project Engineer

Confidential, Connecticut

Platform: Z/OS

Skills:JCL, COBOL, IMS - DB/DC, XSLT, WTx,DB2

Tools: File aid, Micro focus - MFE, MCS, INFO, Revolve, Remedy, Topaz workbench, Rally

Responsibilities:

  • As a Technical Lead, was involved in requirements gathering, initial analysis and business planning for new development projects.
  • Worked end-to-end on critical complex projects handling customer escalations, customer meetings, attend agile meetings (Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, etc), analysis, design, and testing & production migration.
  • Participated in design activities, design walk-throughs and cross-functional meetings with multiple business units on requirements and sprint planning.
  • Built collaborative working partnerships with business units sharing equally in the achievement of expected outcomes.
  • Supported offshore development and maintenance teams on all queries and coordinated with multiple applications.
  • Executed and coordinated project activities.
  • Managed all project planning and implementation, including scenario management, creating multiple "what if" situations and contingencies to keep teams focused and on-target.

Confidential

Senior Project Engineer

Platform: Z/OS

Skills: JCL, COBOL, IMS - DB/DC, XSLT, WTx,DB2

Tools: File aid, Micro focus - MFE, MCS, INFO, Revolve, Remedy, Topaz workbench

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a senior developer for multiple projects mentioned above in the Product and Compliance team.
  • Involved in initial analysis, design, development, code review, unit/system integration testing and fixing defects for new development /Enhancements projects.
  • Handled very complex projects from the initiation until the warranty.
  • Participated in design activities, design walk-throughs and cross-functional meetings with multiple business units.
  • Worked closely with my onsite team and client team understanding the need of the customer and raising flags as and when required.
  • Executed and coordinated project activities.

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