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Richmond, Virginia, 23233, United States
May 25, 2010

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Geetha Karunanithi

**** ***** **** **

APT 1823

Richmond VA - 23233

Mobile: 201-***-****



Seeking a challenging position as software professional where my knowledge

and experience can be shared and enriched.

Experience Summary

September 2005 to July 2009: Worked as a Programmer Analyst with Cognizant

Technology Solutions India Private Ltd., Chennai.

Professional Experience

. Having 3 Years 10 months of experience in IBM Mainframes, which involves

Analysis, Design, Development, Enhancement/ Maintenance, Testing,

Implementation and Production Support Projects in Banking & Financial

Services (BFS) domain.

. Worked with Credit Card industry majors like First Data and Halifax Bank

of Scotland (HBOS).

. Good exposure to all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

. Good analytical and programming Skills.

. Highly adaptive and proven ability to work in a fast paced team


. Good communication and interpersonal skills

. Good exposure to Quality Management Concepts

. Proficient in review of deliverables with high quality.

. Handled On-Call Production Support and resolved tickets with quick


. Handled sessions for team members and new trainees in Mainframe


. Participation in extracurricular activities conducted by the



Internal Certifications:

Certified by Cognizant Technology Solutions in Banking Foundation in Mar


Certified by Cognizant Technology Solutions in Credit Card Processing in

Dec 2007.

External Certifications:

Certified by IBM as DB2 UDB Database Associate in Sep 2007

Technical Skills

Hardware : IBM Mainframes

Operating System : OS/390, MVS Z/OS, Windows XP

Languages : COBOL, JCL, SQL

Database : DB2



ChangeMan, DB2 File-Aid, File Manager, DFSORT,

SELCOPY, MS-Office, MS-Visual SourceSafe, MS-Visio

Database Access Method : VSAM

Domain : Credit Card Processing, Banking and Financial


Academic Qualifications:

2003 - 2005 - Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, India

2000 - 2002 - Higher Secondary Education (Class XII)

National Higher Secondary School, Gudiyatham, India

1999 - 2000 - Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Class X)

National Higher Secondary School, Gudiyatham, India

IT Experience:

Equasion - Industry Compliance and Client development

Client : First Data International

Duration : May 2006 to July 2009

Technologies: MVS, OS/390, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, SELCOPY, File-aid

Role : Team Lead

Scope of work:

The aim of Industry compliance projects is to enhance Equasion system to

support mandated changes from Visa, MasterCard and AMEX. Some of the key

projects executed include:

. Visa enhancements April 2009

. MasterCard SAFE enhancements 2008

. Amex enhancements April 2008

. MasterCard Automatic Billing Updater 2008 - Issuer Processing

. Visa Account Updater 2007 - Acquirer Processing

The scope of Client development projects is to enhance Equasion system to

support client specific requirements. This also involves setting up a new

client or a new BIN or product (for a client) on Equasion. Some of the key

projects executed include:

. LTSB Amex Duality (Amex/MasterCard Dual)

. LTSB Batch Float Payments

. MasterCard Safe

. NBK new GSI and Endpoints

. LTSB Starlitght file split

. LTSB Debt Manager

. Vanquis AOV table limits

The Startup projects involve conducting UAT on the Equasion system from

Client perspective to test all basic functionalities of Equasion and client

bespoke requirements.


. Requirement Analysis and Effort Estimation

. Scheduling and planning the activities as per the estimation.

. Design, Coding, Unit testing and String testing for the new/change


. Involved in Coding and test reviews.

. Lead a three member team and assigning tasks with clear requirements.

. Delivery Ownership for multiple tasks.

. Single Point of Contact on Onsite/Offshore Communication

. Handled On-Call Production Support and resolved tickets with quick


. Quality Management for all the deliverables.

. Organizing weekly/monthly status meetings.

. Liaised with other support teams at First Data to communicate the support

requirements and ensured that their respective delivery timelines are


. Ensuring successful implementation of all projects.

NCA to CBS migration

Client : Halifax Bank Of Scotland (HBOS)

Duration : Dec 2005 to April 2006

Technologies: TSO/ISPF, COBOL II, Easytrieve, JCL, VSAM, DB2, File-Aid

Role : Team member

Scope of work:

Bank Of Scotland (Ireland) Ltd (BoSI) has intentions of opening a retail

bank within the Republic of Ireland by the end of 2005. The key business

driver is to establish a distinctive, customer focused Retail bank in the

Irish market place offering a consistent product set across a full range of

sales and servicing channels, gaining market share rapidly.

The functional requirements for batch developments on the BoSI platform are

summarised below:

. Authorisation match and posting of the Base II/Avantra files for CBS Visa

Debit cards, received on a daily basis from the Halifax platform

. Statement generation

. Settlement postings

. A flexible process for applying additional charges for specific


. Exception reporting on the BoS platform

. Management Information reporting on the BoS platform

. Industry Hot Card File (IHCF) processing

. Authorization log reporting

Responsibilities :

. Understanding the specifications and analyzing each of the requirements.

. Coding according to the specification and standards, project development,

review and testing.

. Executing project activities to completion.

. Involved in Knowledge Sharing Sessions

Mainframe Boot Camp Training

Duration : Sep 2005 to Nov 2005

Technologies : MVS, JCL, TSO/ISPF, VS COBOL-II, CICS, DB2 and VSAM.

Personal Details

Date of Birth : 07-16-1985

Nationality : Indian

Sex : Female

Marital Status : Married

Passport Number : F4319775

Visa Type : L2 with Valid US Work Permit

Visa Expiry Date : 06/23/2011


I hereby declare that the information submitted above is true to the best

of my knowledge and belief.

Date: 05-25-2010

Place: Richmond

Geetha Karunanithi

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