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Qa Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Roman offers 20+ years of extensive experience in the design and implementation of various business applications in the full project life cycle.
  • 20+ years of experience in COBOL in MF environment (Batch COBOL programs and subprograms ). Proficient in hands on coding and testing in COBOL.
  • Strong knowledge of interest calculations & annuity calculations.
  • 15 years experience in VSAM, 20 years experience in MVS/TSO operating system, MVS JCL. Over 3 years experience in OMNI PLUS using COBOL.
  • 10+ years experience in VM/CMS operating system.
  • 15+ years of experience in internal representation of mainframe data (hexadecimal and binary).
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills.
  • Strong user interface experience.
  • Quick understanding of business problems.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
HARDWARE:
IBM /3090, 3081, 4381, IBM and Compatible PCs

SOFTWARE:
COBOL, COBOL II, CICS command level, DB2, SQL, QUICKJOB, VSAM,
MQ SERIES, JCL/Utilities, CHANGEMAN, PANVALET, PDX,
INTERTEST, XPEDITOR, PLAYBACK, REVOLVE, HOURGLASS, TSO/ISPF,
WINDOWS NT, MS WORD, ACCESS, LOTUS NOTES, EXCEL.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, 05/07 - Current
Senior Programmer Analyst/Consultant

  • Participating in maintenance, analysis and testing of BATCH and ONLINE PROGRAMS that uses a special FILE HANDLER to open, read, write, rewrite, delete and close VSAM files.
  • Heavily involved in creating and running procedures.
  • Responsible for coding and testing on-line (CICS) and batch programs using VSAM FILES and JCL PROCEDURES.
  • Developed and executed test plans/tests scripts to ensure the efficiency and reliability of new and enhanced software.

Confidential, 06/06 - 02/07
Senior Programmer Analyst/Consultant

  • Participated in Conversion project of Mutual Funds system.
    Was a member of a team responsible for McDonald to UBS Conversion.
  • Personal responsibilities included coding and testing of Cobol/DB2
    programs, creating, coding and testing CICS screens,
    creating jobs that converted McDonald Bank\'s Mutual Funds accounts into UBS account files.

Confidential, 01/06 - 05/06
Senior Programmer Analyst/Consultant

  • Participated in the analysis and development of online screens and navigation through PROXY PLUS, which will fulfill requirements for SER 1875.
  • On the batch side REPORTS ARE GENERATED UPON USER REQUESTS VIA ONLINE SCREENS.
  • Working on development and enhancement of Mutual Funds Routing System (MFRS) converting application databases from VSAM TO CICS/DB2.

Confidential, 01/01 - 05/04
Senior Programmer Analyst/Consultant

  • Supported Security Master File (SMF) system application
  • Maintained ACE Expansion Project, an initiative to enhance and expend the current Account Consolidation Environment in preparation for the demands of REAL-TIME processing, in the Consolidated Real-Time Environment (CORE).
  • Responsible for (maintenancecoding and testing) of 12 on-line programs using DB2 Tables, MQ Series, VSAM Files and JCL.

Confidential, 03/00 - 01/01
Senior Programmer Analyst/Consultant

  • Participated in the design, analysis and development of PROXY PLUS INTERNET ONLINE system that creates a process to populate e-mailaddresses for shareholders who vote their proxy via theInternet.
  • Created menu of all electronic delivery/Internet functions to identify Electronic Delivery jobs via Existing Proxy Plus online functions.
  • Responsible for coding and testing on-line (CICS) and batch programs using VSAM files and JCL.

Confidential, 06/99 - 03/00
Senior Programmer Analyst/Consultant

  • Designed and implemented modifications and testing strategies for various brokerages systems (mutual funds, annuities).
  • Implemented and tested an Integration Test Facility for changes being migrated to Production environment.
  • This facility was a self-supportingtest arena able to replicate all aspects of existing production arena for a National Security Clearing Corporation (NSCC).
  • Developed and executed test plans/tests scripts to ensure the efficency and reliability of new and enhanced software.

Confidential, 07/96 - 01/99
QA Analyst/Senior Programmer/Consultant

  • Involved in developing Actuarial Statistics Systems that provides data to the actuaries and the product-pricing group in the Prudential.
  • Used Financial Mathematics & Probability relations to build logic on interest & annuity calculation application.
  • Responsible for developing Test plans/coding and testing programs for Tax module of Individual Insurance.
  • Continuously involved in enhancement of Tax programs using COBOL, DB2, CICS and MVS/JCL
  • Developed TEST PLANS, reviewed TEST SCRIPTS, monitor test events for Tax projects.
  • Conducted the Impact Analysis of the system to identify non-compliant date for Y2K.
  • Performed Comparison and Validation testing analysis, regression, system and integration testing, including data aging using HOURGLASS and REVOLVE.

Confidential, 03/96 - 07/96
Programmer/Analyst/Consultant

  • Maintained the INFO-2000 system - Cellular Phone system. Analyzed, and coded the credit card verification part of the system using CICS and DB2.
  • Responsible for system testing and documentation for users.

Confidential, 02/89 - 03/96
Programmer / Analyst / Consultant

  • Worked on Tax system and Medical Record system as a programmer.
  • Created programs to extract information from General Ledger, which was downloaded to the PC, to produce user specific accounting reports.
  • Successfully developed a Sales Reporting System, which helped for marketing decisions, forecasting and customer service.
  • Independently developed a Medical Record System and installed it at client sites.

Confidential, 02/86 - 03/89
Programmer / Analyst

  • Involved in the development and implementation of the Customer Information system.
  • The system was developed using COBOL, CICS and DB2. This system helps users to process policy claims and transactions information.
  • Was responsible for design and implementation of Financial Reporting System.

TRAINING:
Prudential Insurance : Actuarial (1/p - probability) (2/fm- financial mathematics)

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