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Mainframe Developer

Location:
Marietta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
December 27, 2017

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* ***** ** ** ********** with Syntel Ltd and American Express and Home Depot are being client

Strong Skills with Z/OS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, REXX, DB2, Pl/SQL, Stored Proc, IMSDB, IDMS, CICS

Extensive worked on Changeman, TSO, File-Manager, FILE-AID, SPUFI, XPEDITOR, QMF, Control-M, JOBTRAC, BMC utilities, SFTP, Coolgen

Working experience on REXX, PL/1, EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-7, CA-View (SAR) report, Endeavor, Clist, ISPF macros, File-AID, Secured FTP process, IBM utilities, Telon

8 years of working experience in Mainframe developments and 2+ years of experience on Mainframe testing

4+ years’ experience in functional testing/Manual testing (UI, interfaces, webservices) and its Tools HP QC, rally, JMETER, SOAPUI, UNIX

1.5 years of experience in Test Automation using QTP/UFT, Selenium and performance testing using LoadRunner

5+ years of experience in native SP(PL/SQL) development, its performance tuning and testing

1.5 years Testing experience in Hadoop system using HIVE, IMPALA, PIG, HBASE, Scala, Scoop, Flume, Unix, HDFS

7+ years experience in design and integration of mainframe development and support on payroll projects

Strong Skills with COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, IMSDB, CICS, Pl/SQL, Stored Proc, IMS DB

Working experiences on databases like DB2, Oracle, Mysql, IMSDB (design, enhancement and maintaince)

Strong Mainframe development experience which includes requirement gathering, technical discussion with Products owner, design finalization, coding (Build), unit testing and scrum testing support.

Strong experience in project install activities, performing UAT on client request, release support and post implementation validation. Also provided production support after project release.

Working experience on production support tools like Service Now, Manage Now and Infoman

Completed BIG data Hadoop and spark developer training externally and practical experience in HIVE, PIG, HBASE, Scala, Scoop, Impala, HDFS, Unix

Good knowledge on sortcards and joins

Enriched working experience in SDLC using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Completed Syntel and self learning training on core java and object oriented programming concepts.

Responsible for creation of all QA supporting documentation such as estimates, test strategies, test plans, test coverage, risk assessment, defect management, issue resolution, status reporting and approach documents.

Delivered thorough QA testing reports that determined product quality and release readiness.

Good Exposure on Requirements Analyzing & Streamlining and Management.

Actively participate as a scrum team member in all phases of the scrum process from last 2 years

Responsible for giving demonstrations and presentation to the management and mentoring other junior team members.

Expertise in all development phases of Software Development Life cycle. Having knowledge of all testing phases including System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing etc.

Good Expertise in Banking and Finance Domains.

Well versed with various Testing Stages/Levels/Phases, Testing Types, Testing Techniques and quality work products.

Good expertise in peer reviews (Test Design and Defect Reporting), analyzing the results and reporting Suggestions and defects.

Prepared documentation of the Prescription fulfilment and management module for management review and project presentations.

Have an experience of handling multiple projects concurrently with a team of more than 15 resources.

Understanding of code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools

Experience in E2E development management for big projects.

Syntel Stretch value award for working till late nights and fixing all production issues on GMDL hierarchy data.

Syntel Adaptive Team Award for quickly understanding and molding into API platform

SPOT award for providing help and guidance to other team on crucial timing

Experience in Credit Card and Banking applications.

Experience leading technical analysts or development teams through system migrations, updates, or implementation

Extensive and diversified experience in batch, systems analysis, Application support & maintenance, Development & Enhancement.

Have been involved in Demand management activities to reduce CPU usage of Mainframe jobs

Good interpersonal skills, commitment, result oriented, hard working with a quest and zeal to learn new technologies.

Skills Summary

Cobol, JCL, VSAM, REXX

IMS DB

DB2, SQL

BIG Data Hadoop

CA 7

SQHUB

Functional Testing

SDLC

Agile,Waterfall

ServiceNow

Quality Center

Rally / Pivotal

Jmeter, SoapUI, Putty

Banking and Finance

Easytrieve

FileAid, SPUFI

File Manager

Endevor

VB scripting

CICS

Mainframe Z/OS

Control-M

IDMS, IAM, QSAM

PL SQL

Core Java

ISPF commands

TSO

Sort cards

Chgman, CoolGen

QMF, BMC utilities

Xpeditor

UNIX

PL/1

Award/Recognition

Syntel Strech value award

Syntel Adaptive team award

SPOT award

Client recognitions

Professional Experience

Employer: Syntel Inc

Client – The Home Depot (August 2017- till date), Atlanta

Role - Technical lead (Mainframe Developer)

Project – HR Services

Responsibilities –

Requirement gathering by coordinating with business and technical team.

Analyzing the impacts on the system and provide best optimal solution to implement the requirement with mimal system impact.

Preparation of Design documents based on analysis during analysis phases and spike stories in Agile

Coordinate with impacted tech groups and business for reducing gap and perfect project delivery.

Implementing functional requirements into programming codes in design phase using programming languages like Mainframe z/OS (Cobol)/JCL/DB2/PLSQL/Core java.

Code design/Coding using mainframe (Cobol, Cobol 400, DB2, IMS DB, QSAM, VSAM) and changeman tool, ISPF, SQL commands, fileAid, FileManager, Endevor, Easyrrieve.

Writing Native SP’s(PLSQL) in chgman tools which run on DB2 environment.

Writing sort cards to reduce complex program logic in JCL and reduce job cost.

Providing my analysis and suggestion to implement requirement changes to other team.

Performing unit tesing once build completed through Cobol, JCL, DB2, IMS, PLSQL, FileAid, BMC utilities, CA tools REXX TSO/ISPF CLIST, Unix, PL/I, CA-7 scheduler, UNIX, CoolGen and test it through mainframe batch job or Online through screens or UI.

Tools used in development and testing are REXX, EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-View (SAR) report, ISPW (Integrating Software Parts Wherever – Version Control), File-AID, Secured FTP, NDM, connect direct process, IBM utilities, Telon, Endeavor

Working experiences on databases like DB2, Oracle, Mysql, IMSDB (design, enhancement and maintaince)

Debug code by debugging tools like Xpeditor in case of complex logic.

Writing small modules in core java to run native SP’s from front end.

Covering Front end and Backend testing on required basis

Review the codes developed by team members or new joinees and provide the review comments

Review the unit test results and provide the review comments

Running regression suits to validate the BAU code is not impacted due to new change

Accumulate the test results and share it to product owners

Providing SIT support to downstream and upstream and resolve their code defects if any.

Perform SIT on modules where no downstream involved and load the results in Rally/HP QC/Pivotal

Working on implementation activities and support project release through IRB. Also monitor first few execution in production and report issues (incidents) to business.

Working on production fixes and implement the changes asap

Work allocation basis of requirements and the complexity to the team members according to their experiences

Handle project Audits and providing all documents and make sure good audit score

Providing functional KT to new joiners to groom them in project environment

Co-ordinate with offshore and explain it with team members

Employer: Syntel Inc

Client – American Express USA (Jul 2015- July 2017), Phoenix

Role - Technical lead (Mainframe Developer)/Admin

Project – API Commerce Engine (GCP)

Responsibilities –

Involved in Gathering, analyzing and document user requirements and translate into system requirements.

Analyzing the impacts on the system for any new requirement.

Analyzing optimum way to provide best solution before development start.

Preparation of Design documents based on analysis during analysis phases and spike stories in Agile

Coordinate with impacted tech groups and business on implementation activities

Implementing functioSnal requirement into programming codes in design phase using programming languages like Mainframe z/OS (Cobol) /PLSQL/Core java

Code design using mainframe (Cobol, Cobol 400, DB2, IMS DB, QSAM, VSAM, CICS) and changeman tool, ISPF commands,

Writing Native SP’s in chgman tools which run on DB2 environment.

Writing sort cards to reduce complex program logic and reduce job cost.

Performing unit tesing once build completed through Cobol, JCL, DB2, IMS, PLSQL, FileAid, BMC utilities, CA tools REXX TSO/ISPF CLIST, Unix, PL/I, CA-7 scheduler, UNIX, CoolGen, SQL

Tools used in development and testing are DATAVAN, SAS, REXX, EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-View (SAR) report, ISPW (Integrating Software Parts Wherever – Version Control), File-AID, Secured FTP, NDM, connect direct process, IBM utilities, Telon, Endeavor

Working experiences on databases like DB2, Oracle, Mysql, IMSDB (design, enhancement and maintaince)

Debug code by debugging tools like expeditor in case of complex logic.

Writing small modules in core java to run native SP’s from front end.

Covering Front end testing on required basis

Covering backend testing on required basis

Review the codes developed by team members or new joinees and provide the review comments

Review the unit test results and provide the review comments

Creating automation suits using QTP (CTOT tools)

Running regression suits to validate the BAU code is not impacted due to new change

Accumulate the test results and share it to product owners

Providing SIT support to downstream and upstream and resolve their code defects if any.

Perform SIT on modules where no downstream involved and load the results in Rally/HP QC

Working on implementation activities and support project release through ServiceNow. Also monitor first few execution in production and report issues (incidents) to business.

Working on production fixes and implement the changes asap

Creating all project documents after project release and place it in share points

Dividing work on basis of requirements and the complexity to the team members according to their experiences

Handle project Audits and providing all documents and make sure good audit score

Handle project quality work

Providing functional KT to new joiners to groom them in project environment

Co-ordinate with offshore and explain it with team members

Employer: Syntel Inc

Client – American Express USA (Apr 2012 – Jun 2015), Pune, India

Role – Technical lead(Mainframe Developer)

Projects – Global Merchant data Layer (GMDL)

Responsibilities –

Involved in Gathering, analyzing and document user requirements and translate into system requirements.

Analyzing the impacts on the system for any new requirement.

Analyzing optimum way to provide best solution before development start.

Preparation of Design documents based on analysis during analysis phases and spike stories in Agile

Coordinate with impacted tech groups and business on implementation activities

Implementing functional requirement into programming codes in design phase using programming languages like Mainframe Z/OS, (Cobol) using chgman tools, CoolGen, PLSQL,Core java, PL/1

Performing unit tesing once build completed through Cobol, Cobol 400,JCL, DB2, IMS DB, PLSQL, FileAid, BMC utilities, CA tools, PL/1, JobTrack, Control-M, CoolGen, SQL, CICS

Tools used in development and testing are DATAVAN, SAS, REXX, EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-View (SAR) report, ISPW (Integrating Software Parts Wherever – Version Control), File-AID, Secured FTP, NDM, UNIX connect direct process, IBM utilities, Telon, Endeavor

Working experiences on databases like DB2, Oracle, Mysql, IMSDB (design, enhancement and maintaince)

Review the codes developed by team members or new joinees and provide the review comments

Review the unit test results and provide the review comments

Accumulate the test results and pass it to onshore for further review

Covering Front end and backend testing on required basis

Providing SIT support to downstream and upstream and resolve their defects if any.

Perform SIT on modules where no downstream involved and load the results in Rally/HP QC

Providing SIT sign-off to downstream sytems

Using Rexx to develop internal tools to develop utilities to perform same kind of action in mainframe.

Executing business test cases on request to perform UAT and providing the test results.

Working on implementation activities and support project release through ServiceNow. Also monitor first few execution in production and report issues (incidents) to business.

Working on production fixes and implement the changes asap

Creating all project documents after project release and place it in share points

Dividing work on basis of requirements and the complexity to the team members according to their experiences

Handle project Audits and providing all documents and make sure good audit score

Handle project quality work

Providing functional KT to new joiners to groom them in project environment

Co-ordinate with onshore and explain it with team members

Employer: Syntel Inc

Client – American Express USA (Apr 2010 – Apr 2012), Pune, India

Role – Mainframe Developer

Projects – Maerchant Payable (ESP)

Responsibilities –

Involved in Gathering, analyzing and document user requirements and translate into system requirements.

Analyzing the impacts on the system for any new requirement.

Analyzing optimum way to provide best solution before development start.

Preparation of Design documents based on analysis during analysis phases and spike stories in Agile

Implementing functional requirement into programming codes in design phase using programming languages like Mainframe (Cobol) /PLSQL/Core java, CA tools using CHANGEMAN tools

Tools used in development and testing are DATAVAN, SAS, REXX, EASYTRIEVE, JOB TRAC (Job Scheduler), CA-View (SAR) report, ISPW (Integrating Software Parts Wherever – Version Control), File-AID, Secured FTP, NDM, connect direct process, IBM utilities, Telon, Endeavor

Performing unit tesing once build completed

Covering Front end and backend testing on required basis

Logs defects in HP quality center and also follow up with developers for the fixes and close the defects once it is fixed

Review the codes developed by team members or new joinees and provide the review comments

Review the unit test results and provide the review comments

Accumulate the test results and pass it to onshore for further review

Working on production fixes and implement the changes asap

Creating all project documents after project release and place it in share points

Handle project quality work and create quality task for all resources

Co-ordinate with technical lead and make sure assigned work is properly reviewed

Attending functional and emerging technologies training

Handle project Audits and providing all documents and make sure good audit score

Education & Certification

Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, 2008 Batch, Pandit RaviShankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Database: DB2 (0730-IBM DB2 fundamental certification with 93%)

Eco-system: BIG data Hadoop and spark developer training from Simplilearn

Work Eligibility Status

H-1B valid till 22 Jul 2018

Employer – Syntel Pvt Ltd

References

AJISH MATHEW Technical lead, Syntel 602-***-****)

SATHISH KUMAR Technical lead, Cogniant 602-***-****)



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