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Programmer Analyst / Technical Area Coordinator Resume

IT Professional with over Fourteen years of experience in Financial applications. My focus is on helping transform IT into an agile platform that efficiently supports the business and I have worked on business capability-driven design, Information strategy, Feasibility Assessment and Mobilization efforts for programs in financial services. Worked closely with the Business clients to gather business requirements and translating into Technical requirements. Worked extensively with onshore and offshore vendors. Enjoy challenge and opportunity to contribute in new and varied situations. Self motivated with ability to work well in team environment. Work comfortably at multiple organizational levels. Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Core Competencies

  • Technical and Testing Coordination
  • Feasibly study and Estimation
  • Offshore team management
  • Risk assessment and prepare mitigation strategy to minimize the impact on schedule.
  • Quality Assurance and CMM Processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly personable and capable of working with senior and executive leadership as well as broad development and infrastructure community.
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Project Details

March 2007 -current Confidential Consultant

  • Application design and implementation included the development of Interactive Hyperion Applications and Reporting. Environment included a high volume of Oracle transactional data and the use of Excel VBA APIs
  • Performed analysis and programming to implement the General ledger system for additional Posted Daily transactions. Coded in Cobol to create a Rejected Transaction File to aid the Balancing of transactions between systems. Wrote JCL , Procs and Parms for test and Production environments. Used Endevour to Move the Codes, JCL and Parms to Production.
  • Coded reports on Mainframe Using Easytrieve , Scheduled the Jobs on CA7, Supported the Mobius environment. Was the Primary Contact for MOBIUS Support and SharePoint Reports.
  • Developing and executing complex test cases on the mainframe systems in the QA environment for testing the various General ledger Interfaces to Hyperion. This involved Interpretation of business requirements and creation of traceability matrix Creating, maintaining and executing manual testing.
  • Reported test results into defect tracking system Daily and weekly test completion status to the Software QA/Project Manager and worked closely to resolve mapping and Consolidation issues with the business.
  • A comprehensive system and data repository was developed as part of the assessment to enable future system rationalization and implementation of new technologies.
  • Handled the Consolidation queries from User's and Made the necessary Setup changes on Hyperion.. Was responsible for any audit queries from Internal and external auditors.
  • Project includes establishment of controls to meet Sarbanes Oxley Control Objectives.

ENVIRONMENT: HYPERION, INTERACTIVE HYPERION REPORTING, MOBIUS, EXCEL VBA, MS Access and ORACLE

April 2000 - Nov 2006 Confidential Financial Systems Application Lead

  • Gathered and documented requirements from Business for the General Ledger Interfaces and extracts to various other applications from the General Ledger.
  • Manage the Analysis, Design, Delivery and Deployment of various interfaces from UNIX, FAP and Java applications.
  • Created WBS for many Projects
  • Maintained CICS Test, QA and Production Environments.
  • Coordinated the Financial systems Code move from ENDEVOR to CHANGEMAN.
  • Analyzed and Worked with VSAM and DB2 databases for the Various mergers and Acquisition projects.
  • Coded New Interface Programs to the General Ledger system using COBOL, JCLS, Procs and Parms. Used CHANGEMAN for Version Control and Moving of Code from Test Environment o Production.
  • Worked with multiple organizational process applications including Electronic Check Procurement, Check Processing, Image Enablement, Mortgage, Credit Card Processing and Wires.
  • Created and Developed Test Scenarios and Test Script.
  • Conducted Risk Analysis and recommended Procedures for Data Security.
  • Primary Contact for Vendors and Internal areas of the Bank for all General Ledger Interfaces.
  • Written Disaster recovery Procedures and Conducted Disaster Recovery at IBM for
  • General Ledger.
  • Worked on Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and other Compliance Projects.
  • Worked Closely with Other Banking Transmitting and receiving Files from other non mainframe applications (FTP/NDM).
  • Developed Requirements for Hyperion System which involved Data transfer between Hyperion Server, Mainframe, and FAP Systems.
  • Nightly Support of General Ledger system 3.14 responsible for SLA's.
  • Completed the Inspire course for CMM Level 2.
  • Received training for conducting CMM assessments and Conducted CMM Assessment for Level 2 CMM certification for financial systems.
  • Developed SCM(software configuration Management-CMM) procedures for General Ledger 3.14 upgrade project.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, VS COBOL II, VSAM,TSO/ISPF, CICS, CHANGE MAN, STARTOOL, INTERTEST,DUMP MASTER, VISUAL SOURCE SAFE, Test Director, PowerPoint, MS Visio, MS Project, CA7, UNIX Shell Script

Oct 1997 - Jan 2000 Confidential Confidential Programmer analyst / Technical Area Coordinator for Y2K projects Confidential is a claims processing system which does billing, Batch and online Edit/corrections, internal invoice processing and reporting. Project involved new module development and making the system year 2000 compatible.

  • Responsible for new module design and coding in Cobol
  • Coded JCL, Parms in Test environment and Used ENDEVOR for version Control .
  • Analyzed and prepared Project Plan for Millennium compliance, Coding conversation programs, Re-coded the existing Programs for Millennium compliance, Tested and Implemented the new release.
  • Performed as Technical Area Coordinator for FSS (Financial Suspense System), PROXY, and A/P (Accounts Payable) systems in developing project plans, Technical support to the teams in various Millennium compliance stages, Strategy planning for integration testing.
  • Involved in Tool analysis and Review process for BlueCross and BlueShield Of Illinois.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, VS COBOL II, ENDEVOR, VSAM, DB2, PROJECT WORKBENCH, PANVALET, VANTAGE 2000

1994 - 1997 Confidential, Chennai IMSI - Frankfurt, Germany Module Leader/QAF:

Confidential is a very large pharmaceutical market research company. IMS tracks the flow of drug data from the manufacturer to the wholesaler to the retailer and then to the end consumer. IMS provides this information to its clients, through a variety of reports, products and services.

  • Project involved Y2K Impact Analysis for SOTC, NDDB and CMF systems.
  • Responsibilities included preparation of Software Project Plan, Assurance of project in Compliance with Quality standards, leading the team in Impact analysis of COBOL, IDMS and Assembler-H programs, Coding and Review of code.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, VS COBOL II, ASSEMBLER-H, IDMS, ENDEVOR, VSAM, MS-PROJECT, LOTUS NOTES

Confidential, Framingham, USA Module Leader: General Ledger 3.12.00/Currency Management 1.12.00

Confidential is one of the leading software companies in USA. Various Fortune 500 Corporations use D&B's products. They have a diversified product line like Materials Management, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Human Resources, etc.

  • Project involved Maintenance of General Ledger, Enhancing the Functionality Unit Testing , YR 2000 enabling of the system and System Testing thus providing value added enhancements and quality to the product
  • Enhanced the current system to enable it to do accounting functions for various currencies.
  • Responsibilities included preparation of program specifications, writing and review of Unit/System Testplans for new enhancements, YR 2000 and Bug fixing.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, CMS, VS COBOL II, CICS, MILLENNIUM, EXPEDITER, VSAM

Confidential, JAPAN Programmer: General Ledger 2.10.04

Confidential Asia - Japan customized D&B's products like Materials Management, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Human Resources, etc. to allow product translation to the Japanese Language.

  • Project involved analyzing of the system for Double Byte Character String (DBCS).
  • Enabled the single Byte Character Strings to DBCS to make the system work for the Japanese local markets. The system contained both online and batch programs.
  • Responsibilities included the on-line analysis, which comprised of analysis of the control screen variables, Data definition and screen parameters that will be affected during the display.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, CMS, VS COBOL II, CICS, MILLENNIUM, EXPEDITER, VSAM

Confidential, Framingham, USA Programmer: API/POI 2.12.00

Confidential is one of the leading software companies in USA. Various Fortune 500 Corporations use D&B's products. They have a diversified product line like Materials Management, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Human Resources, etc. Accounts Payable and Purchase Order has Interface with General Ledger.

  • Project involved API/POI's General ledger interface.
  • Responsible for writing and executing test plans, Fixing Service requests for various D&B customers.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, CMS, VS COBOL II, CICS, MILLENNIUM, EXPEDITER, VSAM Dun & Bradstreet Software, Framingham, USA

Programmer: General Ledger 2.12.00 D&B software is one of the leading software companies in USA. Various Fortune 500 Corporations use D&B's products. They have a diversified product line like Materials Management, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Human Resources, etc.

  • Project involved upgrading the system to meet the needs of the international clients.
  • Enabled the system to accept dates in any format and also made it Y2K compliant.
  • Responsible for code-conversions, testing - system and integration along with their test plans & procedures for the on-line and batch programs. It also included maintenance and support during implementation of the product.

ENVIRONMENT: IBM 3090, MVS, MVS JCL, CMS, VS COBOL II, CICS, MILLENNIUM, EXPEDITER, VSAM

Skills

Languages & Tools

  • COBOL, C, JAVA , LOTUS Notes, MS Project, VANTAGE,JOURNEY,Change Man, Star tools, Visual Source Safe, Inter test, Dump master, JBuilder 4, Visio,Oracle,Toad,Access

Mainframe

  • MVS, CMS, VS COBOL II, VSAM, IDMS, MVS JCL, Assembler-H, ENDEVOR, MILLENNIUM, Changeman , Expediter, TSO/ISPF, REXX, DB2,

Educational:

BS, (Commerce) Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications Certificate Training in DB2 from Platinum Technology Java Programming CMM Assessor training SAP BW BO

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