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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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SANDILYA DAMODARA

Email: ac38lp@r.postjobfree.com

Tel: +91-914******* (Primary number- India )

1-517-***-**** (Secondary Number - US VOIP)

IT professional with 15 plus years of experience working on application software development with expertise in IBM Mainframe, Middleware and Enterprise Application Integration technologies.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Extensive experience in IBM Mainframe technologies and tools – COBOL, PL1, JCL, VSAM, CICS, IMS, DB2.

Experience in designing and building web services and integrating J2EE and Mainframe applications and as a part of the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).

Experience in designing and developing middleware messaging and SOA/Integration solutions using IBM WebSphere product suite which includes Websphere MQ, IBM Integration Bus/ Websphere Message Broker

Well versed in providing integration solutions based on industry standards - XML, SOAP, WSDL, Web Services. Have knowledge of REST/JSON for building API/Microservices.

Have experience working with various industry standard interfaces and protocols - HTTP, SOAP, FTP, sFTP, NDM, etc.

Have excellent experience working with Scrum, Agile and Waterfall Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies.

In depth knowledge in various areas of application software development and testing, quality processes - Requirement Analysis, Design, Coding, QA / Testing, Implementation and support.

Have extensive experience working in multiple business domains - Insurance, Healthcare, Banking and Telecom.

IT SKILLS

Application Platforms: IBM Mainframe (Z/OS), Middleware and Integration Technologies

Languages: COBOL, PL/1, JCL, SQL, XML, Java

Transaction Processing: CICS, Web Services, Websphere MQ

Integration Technologies : IBM WMB/IIB, API

Databases: DB2, IMS-DB, SQL Server, Oracle

Tools: IBM RDz, IBM Data Studio, Quality Center, HP Service Center, JIRA, HP Unified Functional Testing, ServiceTest, SoapUI, Selenium, RFHUtil, ETL, Endevor, Changeman, Mobius.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE IN BRIEF

Project: Integration Group, Barclays Africa Group (ABSA), Bengaluru, India thru L&T Infotech

Role:Project Leader May 2017 – Jan 2018

Worked to gather functional requirements for the project along with the functional team.

Prepared Design documents and Technical documents for the interfaces.

Designed Message flows to convert MQ messages to SOAP messages and to invoke Web Services through SOAP Request nodes.

Used Mapping and Compute Nodes for converting message formats from XML to Copybooks and Copybooks to XML.

Configured HTTP Input, HTTP Request and HTTP Reply nodes for Web Service.

Supported the deployment of Applications/Message Flows in Production and non-prod servers.

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, DB2, z/OS, JAVA, Websphere MQ, Websphere Message Broker (WMB), XML, SOAP, SOAPUI, WSDL, RFHUtil, Eclipse IDE.

Project: Claims Systems, Auto Owners Insurance, MI

Role :Technical Consultant July 2012 – Nov 2016

Involved design, development, testing and implementation of Mainframe z/os application programs and services.

Architecture, Design and Development of COBOL CICS programs to access policy systems data from Claims Center application.

Development of jobs for file transfer to Medicare using sFTP and NDM plan.

Coding Batch COBOL programs using SQL and stored procedures accessing DB2 databases.

Evaluate and Recommend tools for Performance analysis e.g. IBM Tivoli, Omegamon.

Integration & System Testing programs using black box and white box testing techniques.

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, Java, z/OS, COBOL, DB2, SQL, CICS, JCL, Websphere MQ, XML, XSLT, IBM RDz, Syncsort, Data Studio, Omegamon.

Project: Specialty Portfolio, Nationwide, OH

Role: QA Lead Jan 2010 – June 2012

Planning, coordinating and execution of testing strategy involving Unit testing, Smoke testing, Functional testing, Integration and System testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Provide guidelines to team and review Master Test Strategy, Test Plan and Test Results

Co-ordination with IT functions and people (BSA, Application Development team, Admin and Upstream, Downstream during testing).

Participation in business, client and status meetings. Attending Business Requirement and Functional requirement Document walk-thru.

Coordination and communication with offshore for test planning, execution and test results documentation

Track defects for Defect Removal Efficiency (DRE) metrics, Defect Triage, maintaining and providing status reports and metrics to stakeholders.

Software Environment: Java and Web Applications, Oracle DB, HP Quality Center (QC), QTP, SOAPUI, Selenium, Quality Center, Toad, Agile Scrum methodology, HP Service Center.

BRIEF DETAILS OF PREVIOUS PROJECTS

Project: Change & Release Management for Pfizer SAMS, Pfizer, CT

Role: Release Manager Jan 2008 – Dec 2009

Software Environment: CMDB, SQL Server, SQL, Sharepoint, ETL, BODS, BI Reporting Tools, HP Service Center, IBM Rational ClearQuest.

Project: NPI (National Provider Identifier) Implementation, WellPoint, IA

Role: Project Lead Mar 2006 – Dec 2007

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, Z/OS, Enterprise COBOL, JCL, DB2, End, MQSeries, Endevor, Xpeditor, QMF, SPUFI, SDF, TSO/ISPF, CA-7.

Project: Customer Batch Application Maintenance and Enhancement, Telstra

Role: System Analyst Apr 2005 – Feb 2006

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, z/OS, Enterprise COBOL, DB2, JCL, MQSeries, Xpeditor, Control-M, Testing utilities: TSO/ISPF, Abend-AID, File-AID, QMF, and DB2 Load & Unload.

Project: Series II Insurance product enhancement, CSC (Computer Science Corporation)

Role: Project Lead Sept 2003 – Mar 2005

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, z/OS, COBOL, CICS, CTG, JCL, VSAM, CICS, XML/XSLT, Panvalet, Xpeditor.

Project: VSE to MVS Conversion project, Avon Cosmetics

Role: Project Lead Apr 2003 – Aug 2003

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, COBOL, JCL, IMS-DB, VSAM, Changeman, Xpeditor, CA7.

Pharmacy Maintenance and Enhancement, Aetna Inc, CT

Role: Programmer Analyst Mar 2001 – Feb 2003

Software Environment: IBM Mainframe, OS390, COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, CICS, TSO/ISPF, Endevor, Syncsort, Xpeditor.

Auto Rating for State Farm Insurance

Role:Programmer Analyst Dec 1998 – Feb 2001

Software Environment& Tools : IBM Mainframe, MVS OS390, PL/1, JCL, IMS-DB, VSAM, CICS, MTM

Year 2000 Remediation/Conversion for Boeing - North America, USA, Rockwell International Inc., USA

Role: Software Engineer Mar 1997 - Nov 1998

Software Environment& Tools : IBM Mainframe, COBOL, JCL, EZYTRIEVE, ASSEMBLER-370, IMS DB/DC, Microfocus Revolve, SEEC, Xpeditor, BTS and FileAid

ACADEMIC DETAILS

EGMP (Executive General Management Program), IIM Lucknow, May 2011. Website - http://www.iiml.ac.in .

B.E. (Mechanical) from College of Engineering, Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad Mar 1996. Website - http://www.uceou.edu.

CERTIFICATIONS

ITILF ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (by EXIN)

INS 21 – Property & Casualty Insurance Certification

AHIP: Fundamentals of Healthcare - Part A

PM/STS AR 201 MF Arch Overview Certification - Infosys Internal Certification



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