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Technical Lead Resume Profile

Lorain, OH

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Around 11 years of experience in IT industry including 7 years in Analysis, Design, Development, Production Support, Maintenance, Enhancements Testing of Mainframe applications.

  • Worked as Technical Lead/Module Lead and involved in development, testing, implementation and sizing of the projects.
  • Experienced in application development, Maintenance and Production Support Projects in various domains i.e. Insurance, Retail and Finance etc.
  • Proficient in COBOL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, JCL, EASYTRIEVE, XPEDITOR, QMF, SPUFI, MQ Series, FTP, CA7, Mainframe Express, Net Express and Relativity Application Analyzer RMW tool.
  • Experience in creating reports using EASYTRIEVE against DB2 and VSAM.
  • Developed SQL queries Views, SQL functions and SQL Stored Procedures.
  • Provided fixes to Pre-Production and Production issues of different severities and priorities.
  • Experience in converting business requirements into functional and technical specifications.
  • Expertise in Quality management for Delivery Excellence.
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with strong ability to communicate, problem solving, organizational, team mentoring training skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

HARDWARE

IBM3090, OS390, ES9000

OPERATING SYSTEMS

MVS, Z/OS

OLTP

CICS

ACCESS METHODS

VSAM

LANGUAGES

COBOL, JCL, EASYTRIEVE, ASSEMBLER.

DATABASES

DB2, Datacom, MS SQL SERVER

WEB DEVELOPMENT

MQ Series

TOOLS

TSO/ISPF, FILEAID, INTERTST, SDF2, XPEDITOR, FTP, CEDF, QMF, SPUFI, ABEND-AID, CA-7, ENDEVOR, CONTROL M, CHANGEMAN, SCLM.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Technical Lead

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL-II, JCL, Datacom, CICS, VSAM, INTERTST, XPEDITOR, FILEAID, ENDEVOR, CONTROL-M.

Project Description: Confidential business unit works with the Confidential and Customer Services MCCS division to provide programming and system support, as well as timely technological improvements, for all Macy's credit, banking, and insurance functions. This area of the business unit develops and supports systems for Credit customer service, Credit sale authorization, Employee discounts, Fraud prevention, Proprietary credit systems and application processing and third-party credit card settlement and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing Analysis, Design, Development, Maintenance, enhancements and Production Support for the project.
  • Designing and developing the interface programs using COBOL, JCL, Datacom, VSAM and CICS.
  • Coordination and Communication with offshore and onshore team.
  • Assisting existing team in running the batch flow.

Confidential

Developer

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL-II, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SPUFI, INTERTST, XPEDITOR, FILEAID, ENDEVOR.

  • Confidential . Investment and retirement initiative bold moves is a launch of alternate channel for selling and servicing the mass and lower mass affluent markets.
  • As a consultant, I am working on Address and Demographic change process of Investment as well as retail customers of the bank. I have been working on development of alternate process for investment customers' address change process.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in preparing the functional and technical specifications by using business required documents.
  • Provided Analysis, Design and Development for the project.
  • Documented and prepared the design, functional and technical specifications.
  • Designed and developed the interface programs using COBOL, DB2, CICS and VSAM.
  • Participated in System Testing, Regression Testing, user acceptance testing project implementation and post implementation support.

Confidential

Technical Lead

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL-II, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, SPUFI, XPEDITOR,

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in preparing the functional and technical specifications by using business required documents.
  • Provided Analysis, Design, Development, Maintenance, enhancements and Production Support for the project.
  • Documented and prepared the business required solutions, functional specifications and technical specifications.
  • Designed and developed the interface programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM and CICS.
  • Generated adhoc reports using EASYTRIEVE against VSAM Flat files for user analysis.
  • Participated in System Testing, Regression Testing, user acceptance testing project implementation and post implementation support.
  • Designed, developed and tested the FTP jobs to transmit the files to different sub systems.
  • Coordination and Communication with offshore and onshore team

Confidential

Technical Lead

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, QMF, SPUFI, XPEDITOR, FTP,

Responsibilities:

  • Modified existing online COBOL- DB2-CICS and batch programs and run on Micro Focus platform.
  • Built new and/or modify existing program to meet systems and design specifications including program/module design, coding, and unit/integration testing and code reviews.
  • Converted existing Easytrieve programs into equivalent COBOL programs to create different reports.
  • Modified the interface programs using COBOL, JCL, DB2 and CICS.
  • Created adhoc and business reports using Easytrieve against DB2, VSAM and Flat Files. Compare those reports with the equivalent converted programs in new platform.
  • Designed and modified the CICS screens and programs for new interface systems.
  • Designed, developed and tested the FTP and NDM Connect Direct jobs to transmit the files to different sub systems.
  • Preparing the system test plans based on new interfaces functional requirements.
  • Preparing the test scripts against vendor and interface reference files.
  • Coordination and Communication with offshore and onshore team

Confidential

Module Lead

Technical Environment: Z/OS, IBM Enterprise COBOL, JCL, DB2, DMExpress Syncsort, Assembler, COBOL, Oracle Stored procedure and Window Batch Scripts.

  • MetaVance application was moving to Windows server in the SMC Sacramento USA
  • MetaVance database DB2 was moving to an Oracle database that is going to be running on a Windows server in the SMC.
  • Common Financial sub-system was re-generated to run on a Windows server in the SMC.
  • I was involved with the Onsite team for the conversion of DB2 load/update utilities into Oracle Stored Procedure and WAAPDSUT/SORT utilities to Windows batch jobs with the use of DM Express tool. I am also involved in converting JCL into Windows Batch Scripts.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the business required documents, functional and technical specifications.
  • Involved in preparing the project/test plans to facilitate task listing, assignments and tracking to the business requirements.
  • Converted WAAPDSUT programs to Windows utilities through either Stored Procedure or DM Express tool
  • Converted DB2 utilities to Oracle Unload Utilities
  • Converted IBM Utilities to equivalent Windows utilities.
  • Converted Sort Utilities to equivalent Windows utilities.
  • JCLs were converted to Windows Batch Scripts.
  • Provided test support for the interfaces during SIT System Integration Testing .
  • Involved in the Implementation Plan preparation and walk through of the plan with the interfaces.
  • Preparing the system test plans based on new interfaces functional requirements.

Confidential

Module Lead

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, Relativity RMW Application Analyzer, COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, VSAM, FILEAID, RACF, Easytrieve, XPEDITOR, SPUFI.

Project Description: In brief the project is to support the migration team during Knowledge transition phase by relearning the application using automated tool Relativity Application Analyzer and documenting the application knowledge. The goal behind this initiative involves understanding the clients' applications in-detail and providing artifacts which would help the migrating teams in improving the quality of the knowledge transfer. These artifacts could also be used for modernization strategies EDS Re-host, Re-factor, Re-architect, Replace, Retire and for application management in steady stateThe goal behind this involves understanding the clients' applications in-detail and providing artifacts which would help the migrating teams in improving the quality of the knowledge transfer. These artifacts could also be used for modernization strategies EDS Re-host, Re-factor, Re-architect, Replace, Retire and for application management in steady state The goal behind this initiative involves understanding the clients' applications in-detail and providing artifacts which would help the migrating teams in improving the quality of the knowledge transfer. These artifacts could also be used for modernization strategies EDS Re-host, Re-factor, Re-architect, Replace, Retire and for application management in steady sta.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business and system requirements, including impact analyses on existing systems, to develop systems specifications.
  • Building the Repository with the existing source codes in RMW tool
  • Verify the source code by analyzing and removing the errors in the RMW tool
  • Provide details of the Jobs and Programs to application team.
  • Documented and prepared the business required solutions, functional specifications and technical specifications.
  • Built new and/or modify existing software to meet systems and design specifications including program/module design, coding, and unit/integration testing and code reviews.
  • Monitoring Daily, Weekly, Monthly Yearly Jobs and fixing the production problems.
  • Designed and developed the batch programs using COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2.
  • Created adhoc and business reports using Easytrieve against DB2, VSAM and Flat Files.
  • Preparing the system test plans based on new interfaces functional requirements.
  • Preparing the test scripts against vendor and interface reference files.
  • Designed new tables and worked with DBAs on the logical and physical data model.

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst and Team Lead

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, VS-COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, MQ series, EASYTRIEVE, IMS DC, TSO/ISPF, RACF, XPEDITOR, SCLM, FILEAID, FTP and SPUFI

Project Description: This project involves Maintenance, Enhancement and Production support for 24 applications running under the ING Insurance Services. These systems basically process the Payment Systems for ING under the Disability and Life Claims. The work profile consists of all the tasks related to the production support enhancements also the tasks related to customer requirements..

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Analysis, Design, Development and Production Support for the project.
  • Provided fixes to a number of Pre-Production related issues of different Severity / Priorities and completed many Work Requests as per requirement.
  • Monitoring Daily, Weekly, Monthly Yearly Jobs and fixing the production problems.
  • Designed and developed the batch programs using COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2.
  • Modified the existing CICS screens and online programs.
  • Generated the business and user reports using EASYTRIEVE.
  • Running the daily team meeting with business and test managers.
  • Extensively designed, coded and tested both batch and online programs.
  • Involved in System Testing, Regression Testing, User level testing, and project implementation.

Confidential

Sr. Programmer Analyst

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, VS-COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, MQ Series, EASYTRIEVE, TSO/ISPF, RACF, XPEDITOR, SCLM, FILEAID, FTP, NDM, SPUFI.

Project Description: This project involves Maintenance, Enhancement and Production support for 24 applications running under the M S applications. These applications basically retailing of different consumer products like foods, cloths, finance and general merchandise. The work profile consists of all the tasks related to the production support enhancements also the tasks related to customer requirements..

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Analysis, Design, Development and Production Support for the project.
  • Interface with client users to define and to document scope and functional requirements for the application and Transform functional requirements into system specifications
  • Provided fixes to a number of Pre-Production related issues of different Severity / Priorities and completed many Work Requests as per requirement.
  • Monitoring Daily, Weekly, Monthly Yearly Jobs and fixing the production problems
  • Schedule Adhoc Bereavement, TPS and QAS process in CCD through CA7.
  • Analysis and Resolving General Work Request.
  • Preparing the system test plans based on new interfaces functional requirements.
  • Preparing the test scripts against vendor and interface reference files.
  • Designed new tables and worked with DBAs on the logical and physical data model.
  • Provided test support for the interfaces during SIT System Integration Testing .
  • Worked with the system assurance and business teams for testing of the new functionality in UAT User Acceptance Test and Regression testing.
  • Designed and developed the batch programs using COBOL, JCL, VSAM and DB2.
  • Modified the existing CICS screens and online programs.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed, stored test data in Quality Center.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Technical Environment: Z/OS, MVS, VS-COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2, TSO/ISPF, RACF, XPEDITOR, FILEAID.

  • Reports can be generated at different criteria.
  • Helping the Support staff to view the reported problems and update on the corrective actions taken.
  • Tracking reported Problems.
  • Logging New Problems online by Users.
  • Project Description: This is in-house project to develop a comprehensive Trouble reporting system. The purpose of the Trouble Log is to provide consistent reporting across the Application, allowing for metrics reporting. A centralized system allows for teams the share knowledge across the application as searches can be performed on all troubles logged. The trouble log is intended to be the primary trouble reporting and tracking tool used by mainframe. The facilities in this Application are:
  • The system shall provide online access to the users using CICS transaction. Troubles include online outages, job failures, JCL errors, invalid return codes, invalid data formats, excessive run-time, unavailable system resources disk drives, print spool, DB2 , hardware failures, data transmission errors, data/application recovery issues etc

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and creating modules/screens
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications
  • Writing SQL queries in QMF to extract data from the various tables in an IBM DB2 and utilize Excel to format the data for analysis.
  • Scheduling and testing Batch Jobs in all phases by preparing test data, develop custom JCL, PROCS and Control Cards
  • Developed COBOL, DB2, VSAM batch programs and online screens and programs using CICS and BMS maps.
  • Creating Unit Test Plans Unit Testing of Programs

Confidential

Research Associate

Technical Environment: Auto-Cad, Pro-Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in field-testing of chopper harvesters in different locations of the country.
  • Involved in modification of design of chopper harvesters imported to India from Australia to make them suitable for Indian conditions with the use of Auto-CAD and Pro-Engineer
  • Jabalpur M.P .

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