- Over 9 years of IT industry experience in a Mainframe Technology with a extensive experience and Strong in Estimate analysis design development documentation Testing Implementation Maintenance of Application Software and creation of complex programs.
- Strong in development enhancement and management roles with an exposure in end-to-end release management. And also provides 24X7 Production Support Along with on-call support by ability to quickly resolve production abends with 100 accuracy.
- Experienced programmer with outstanding technical skills with extensive knowledge of application development and support in COBOL JCL DB2 VSAM CICS Rexx MQ Series.
- Strong knowledge of SDLC Software Development Life Cycle with quality assurance and Proficient in analyzing and translating business requirements to technical requirements.
- Experienced with Changeman File-Aid Panvalet Endevor Xp-Editor SORT SYNCSORT ICETOOL Jobtrac CA-7 Control-M AUTOSYS and DB2 tools like SPUFI QMF Move to DB2 Platinum created REXX tools to automate the process.
- Experience in FTP Cyberfusion SAS Programming Reporting and HP Quality Center tool.
- Good domain knowledge in Healthcare Insurance Retirement Financial Services Industry.
- Experienced in Agile Development Methodology Waterfall application development methodology and also expose in SOA Service Oriented Architecture Concepts.
Languages COBOL JCL Proc CICS SQL C JAVA VB .NET Easytrieve Rexx SAS MQ Series PowerBuilder PVCS Web Services.
Access Methods VSAM
Database DB2 Teradata IMS DB/DC Oracle Stored Procedures SQL Server 2008
O/S IBM Z/OS MVS OS/390 Windows UNIX
File Transfer FTP SMTP Cyberfusion
Tools SPUFI QMF TSO ISPF Endeavor File-Aid Jobtrac CA-7 Control-M AUTOSYS Panvalet Changeman Xp-Editor Platinum DataStage SORT SYNCSORT DFSORT ICETOOL IBM Utilities Move to DB2 HP Quality Center tool HP ALM
Methodologies Agile Waterfall Methodologies
Business Process Tools MS Word Excel Outlook Power Point Visio
Senior Mainframe Developer
Functional Area Retirement Financial Services
Currently I am working as a Senior Mainframe Developer and also responsible for a Lead activites for Prudential Retirement Services. Involves in Estimation analysis design development documentation Testing and Implementation in various software development enhancement projects. Also works on Production support emergency code fixes Scheduling of jobs in Production environment creating and executing adhoc job requests in Production and handling severity tickets created by the customers.
Involved in various development enhancement maintenance projects in mainframe application. As a Lead also involves in leading managing teams in Onshore Offshore. Also involved in mentoring new joiners. The ABC Application which is a DB2 system maintains information for all retirees who receive retirement benefit payments from pensions administered by Prudential
Environment IBM Mainframes Z/OS MVS OS/390 COBOL JCL Proc DB2 VSAM CICS SAS REXX MQ Series Stored Procedures PowerBuilder PVCS Web Services UNIX IMS DB/DC SQL JAVA FTP Oracle SQL Server SPUFI QMF Move to DB2 ISPF RPM Rational Portfolio Manager tool RTC IBM rational team concert tool Endevor Changeman File-Aid Panvalet Abend-Aid XPEDITER Platinum HP ALM EPIC tool DMS IBM Utilities Sort Syncsort DF Sort ICETOOL Jobtrac.
Responsible for Estimate Analysis Design Development Testing and perform the implementation of the requirements sent by the prudential client.
Translate customer business requirements into functional requirements and detailed design documents establish specific solutions and programming testing that makes client acceptance of the results.
Participate in Business/Functional requirement walkthrough and reviews.
Responsible for effective communication between the team and the customer. Provide day to day direction to the team and regular project status to the customer.
Development Testing and deployment of associated software components and executable jobs through COBOL JCL DB2 CICS Expediter PLATINUM and Changeman tools and implementing the same in Production
Abend resolutions and debugging the errors using Expeditor tool for both online and batch processes.
Writing/Reviewing test cases and performs testing to verify if the final product is as per the specification or not follow quality management system processes as per IBM standard.
Designing data flow planning and scheduling of the jobs in production systems using Jobtrack This is a tool which we are using to schedule our jobs
Prepare various impact analysis reports. Providing RCA Root cause analysis and ICA Irreversible corrective actions for the code related
Performing custom edits on inbound and outbound files of ABC system through File-aid tool and Monitoring the file transfers to client systems using the FTP File transfer protocol tools Cyber fusion and Connect Direct depending on the client setup.
Status reporting with business and involving in various business calls with client.
Involving in various client review meetings and playing a major role in designing the project.
Tracking release progress Design build QA teams with offshore / onshore and ensuring risks are highlighted in delivery with business.
Responsible for leading a team in delivering solution to our customer on time and drive the team to success.
Deliver new and complex high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements with quality.
Planning and Maintaining Release plans release budgets.
Follow coding standards and improve code quality using the developed checklist so that the code adheres to certain quality parameters an. Conducting peer-to-peer code reviews to ensure that deliverable are error free.
Establish Quality Procedure for the team and continuously monitor and audit to ensure that proper quality procedures of IBM are followed in all the phases.
Resolving production failures within the timeframe which adheres to the service level agreement SLA .
Extracting reports through Platinum tool querying File-Aid for DB2 on customer requests raised through Demand Management System. These reports are of high significance as they are further used for decision making in Defined contribution business of Prudential Retirement services.
Creating standard template jobs for commonly occurring reporting request re-usable assets .
Work Planning prioritizing and offshore co-ordination.
Creating a SAS reports in JCL
Track and report project milestones to the Prudential and IBM management.
Track quality goals and ensure adherence to quality objectives using the IBM OPAL On demand process asset Library Procedures and work products.
Check the SQL efficiency thru Data-Studio.
Certification IBM Certified Application Developer - DB2 Universal Database V8.1 Family Lean Six Sigma.
Functional Area Healthcare Insurance
Worked as a Contractor to IBM but employee of Vmoksha Technologies.
Health Care Service Corporation HCSC is a non-investor-owned mutual insurance company that operates through its Blue Cross and Blue Shield divisions in Illinois Texas New Mexico and Oklahoma and several subsidiaries to offer a variety of health and life insurance products and related services to employers and individuals. Our products include PPO Preferred Provider Organization HMO Health Maintenance Organization POS Point of Service traditional indemnity and Medicare Supplemental health plans. HCSC offer through some employer-sponsored health plans vision dental managed mental health and prescription drug coverage. The aim of this project is to maintain the HCSC systems mostly involve in production support Maintenance and in the enhancement activities. And I worked with Reverse Eligibility application.
Translate customer requirements into formal requirements and design documents establish specific solutions and leading the efforts including programming and testing that culminate in client acceptance of the results.
Deliver new and complex high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements
Responsible for managing scope planning tracking change control aspects of the project.
Responsible for effective communication between the project team and the customer. Provide day to day direction to the project team and regular project status to the customer.
Developed specifications and coding of programs using COBOL CICS JCL VSAM and DB2
Impact Analysis and estimation for requirement sent by the client
Test Case Preparation Unit Testing Integration testing and System Testing
Environment Z/OS COBOL JCL DB2 VSAM CICS REXX Easytrieve Xp-Editor Changeman File-Aid Platinum SPUFI QMF TSO ISPF IBM UTILITIES SORT SYNCSORT ICETOOL