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Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States
January 11, 2018

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Praseetha Vazhuthakkad


Phone: +1-571-***-****

Location: Herndon, Virginia

Experience Summary

I have 10+ years of IT consulting experience in banking and financial services domain, which includes working in trading systems, customer & account information management system and data warehousing system. My experiences span,

-5 years of project/team management expertise, interfacing with multiple project and business teams and deploying successful solutions with state-of-the-art technology.

-Last 5+ years as a Business Analyst/senior designer in data warehousing system and is responsible for end-to-end solution implementation and deployment.


Skilled IT professional with 10+ years of application development experience.

Extensive experience in SQL and Database.

Strong exposure on ETL and Data warehousing.

Data analysis, data profiling and data modelling are some of my core competencies.

Abundant practise in Microsoft Excel and fair acquaintance using Python for data analysis.

Provide solutions to business problems. I have a flair for adopting & keeping abreast with the latest IT trends/technologies and providing innovative and alternative solutions to the customers.

Strong understanding on MongoDB and fair exposure on Python scripting & Linux.

Strong background on coding and maintenance experience with Mainframes - Cobol, JCL, VSAM and IBM utilities with excellent debugging and performance tuning expertise.

End to end project management, from design, development to deployment.

Effective communication with exceptional relationship management with customers, business and technical teams for securing & executing concurrent projects.

Managing a team of up to 15 resources right from allocation of tasks, to providing appraisal feedback to helping them achieve their career goals.

Solid experience mapping and defining functional requirements.

Extensive experience in banking products such as credit cards, mortgages, trading and investment accounts, etc.

Technology skills:

Software Products


Mainframe languages: JCL, COBOL,CICS,REXX

Python, Unix, Microsoft office suite

Data Base: DB2, MongoDB

Mainframe Tools: TSO/ISPF, FILE AID, QMF, MQ Series, DFSort, CHANGEMAN, XPEDITOR, Endeavor, EASYTRIEVE, Toad for DB2 4.7

Test Management: Mercury Quality Center, HP Application Life Cycle management

Data Modelling tools: Erwin

Project Management: Rally

Career Profile:

Wipro Technologies, Bangalore India

Technologies Used:

Cobol, JCL, DB2 SQL, CICS, DFSort, CA7, Erwin Data modelling, RRBus, batch/ online Xpeditor, Changeman, NDM, EASYTRIEVE, Web services, VSAM, Cobol Stored procedures, Parasoft SOATest, StarTool, Microsoft Vision, Java stored procedures for DB2.


Roles Performed

Key Responsibilities and Achievements

ANZ – Australia New Zealand Bank;

(Sept 2013 – April 2017)

Functional Analyst

(March 2016 – April 2017)

• Provide solution consultancy to business.

• Mapping business requirements to technical solutions.

• Mentoring and guiding the team, to build solution design capabilities.

• Handling multiple projects (15 - 20) simultaneously, ensuring end to end delivery of the same. Ensure the project is delivered within budget and with good quality.

• Played the Data Analyst role for a few challenging projects. Defined solution requirements by directly interacting with business team and prepared use cases to help translate business requirements.

• Extensive experience in banking products such as credit cards, mortgages, trading and investment accounts, etc.

Solution Designer

(Sept 2014 – Feb 2016)

• Contributed to building reusable assets for the team, which reduces the design time by 30%.

• Took over the data management role and ever since helped the team build this capability as well.

Lead Developer

(Sept 2013 – Aug 2014)

• Lead the application development team for the critical projects.

• Ensured smooth execution and implementation of the projects by taking the ownership and end to end responsibility including implementation and first run monitoring.

• Provided functional and technical guidance to the team.

• Always ensured the Defect leakage fell under the project norm, delivering the defect-free code by thorough review.

•Leaned CA7 scheduling and Connect:Direct processing in short span of time, which helped the smooth execution of different projects.

Charles Schwab

(2007 – 2013)


Module lead, Application lead

(Jan 2010 – Aug 2013)

• Managed a team of 10 – 15 resources from different technologies.

• Allocate work, monitor and ensure quality of deliverables.

• Create reusable tools to reduce project delivery time.

• Worked as a designer in key conversion projects, gained customer’s confidence in short time and successfully delivered big programs.

• Prepared a knowledge repository for the system, which was appreciated by the client as well.



(Jan 2007 – Dec 2009)

• Joined the team as a fresher, quickly grasped the functional and domain knowledge, thereby became the key team player.

• Enhanced the technical expertise, thereby implementing easier and better solutions in the initial years itself.

•Uncovered several bugs in the system by vigorous testing which improved the efficiency of the process dramatically. This was well received by clients.

• Used SQL tuning and sort techniques and thereby improved the code quality and reduced execution time as well as delivery duration.

• Created automated tools using Rexx to check the standards and quality of the deliverables.

My Education:

Degree and Date


Major and Specialization

Master of Science



Birla Institute of Technology

Software Engineering


Date Certified

MongoDB for developers

Nov 2017

Python for Data Science

Oct 2017

Agile – Wipro Scrum Master

Nov 2015

IBM DB2 V9.1 Family Fundamentals

June 2013

Banking 101

Mar 2007

Insurance 101

Mar 2008






Received ‘Feather In My Cap’ awards several times for the successful completion of several projects.

Received “Thanks a Zillion” award from team members for guiding and mentoring them.

Received “Outstanding performance” award for commendable achievements in the projects.

2006 – 2017

Charles Schwab

Received client appreciation and awards several times for the ‘Outstanding’ performances and documentation skills.

2007 - 2013


Recognized as “Data Champion” for the outstanding performance added with strong communication skills in the Data portfolio.


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