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Technology Lead

Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
February 05, 2018

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** *****+ of experience in Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing & Production Support of application software in Mainframe platform

Extensive knowledge and experience in COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, SYNCSORT, FILE-AID, TSO/ISPF.

Extensively involved in development of DB2 Stored Procedures (External and Native Stored Procedure) to display Cost Basis information to customer on online screens.

Good knowledge and hands on experience of REXX programming.

Hands on working on Microfocus Cobol using Net Express

Expertise in scheduling batch jobs using Control-M Scheduler.

Extensively used Endevor for migration of code to different environments

Experience in Performance tuning of various batch jobs.

Strong experience in Capital Markets & Cost Basis calculations.

Involved in developing various applications for Insurance and Financial services.

Possess excellent skills in leading the Team and ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize workload

Excellent analytical and programming abilities in using technology to create elegant, flexible and maintainable solutions for complex development problems.

Experienced in all aspects of Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and QA Life Cycle.

Technical Expertise

Operating System:

OS/390, Windows






File-Aid, Intertest, IBM-DB2 Connect, Control-M, Net Express, SOAP UI



Version Control:


ITSM tools:

HP Service Manager


Bachelor's Degree (Bachelor of Engineering): Anna University, Chennai, India


Client: Fidelity Investments, NH Dec 2010 – Present

Role: Technology Lead, Infosys

Project: Tax Accounting Systems

Location : Bangalore, India from Dec 2010 to Dec 2013;

Merrimack, New Hampshire from Dec 2013 till date

Fidelity Investments is a multinational financial service, which operates a brokerage firm, manages a large family of mutual funds, provides fund distribution and investment advice, retirement services, wealth management, life insurance and securities execution and clearance.

The Tax Accounting System has been developed to help customers track the impact of their investment decisions related to the IRS Complicated Cost Basis Accounting rules.


Discuss with business partners to find the solutions for reporting cost basis information accurately for Equities and various types of Corp Actions.

Verifying position balance reports after every night cycle and find the root cause for failed positions

Gather CBL regulatory requirements and transform the requirements into technical specifications for team’s development.

Responsible for all the code reviews of team development activities, provide technical and business process assistance as required by the team

Identify any problems with project and assist in solving it effectively.

Identify areas for improving the efficiency of Nightly Batch cycle.

Perform regression testing in isolated environment for monthly release.

Assign tasks and lead a team of 6 members.


COBOL, JCL, DB2, SORT, Stored Procs, Control-M, Endevor, File-Aid and REXX

Client: Life Insurance Corporation, India June 2009 – October 2010

Role: System Analyst-Developer, Wipro Technologies

Project: Efeap

Location: Bangalore and Mumbai, India

Life Insurance Corporation is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company. It is the largest Insurance company in India.

LIC had their application for the agents and LIC employee driven by Microfocus Cobol running on Unix. The data was not centralized and it was maintained on indexed files. The project was to convert the application into a 3-tier system – Front end screen using Java, supported by Microfocus Cobol at the back end, with the data on MySQL. Next Phase of the projects were consolidation of database across branches and performance enhancement.


Involved in the inventory analysis of Health Insurance and Office services module and detailed analysis on the files, which were to be converted into tables.

Part of POC team, for Database consolidation and Performance enhancement of current system.

Preparation design for the conversion and prepare the test plans.

Client liaison for any issue clarifications/escalations, development, perform Unit testing and Support System testing

Provide support for QA Testing, get code and test result sign-off from the client

Implementation in production and Post Production support at onsite.


Microfocus Cobol, Net Express, Server Express, MySQL, HEIDI SQL tool, SOAP UI

Client: Norwich Union Insurance, UK December 2008 – June 2009

Role: System Analyst-Developer, Wipro Technologies

Projects: Distribution Review; REXX tool to convert ‘Norwich Union’ to Aviva.

Location: Bangalore, India

Norwich Union Insurance was the name of Aviva Insurance’s British Arm before June 2009. In UK, Aviva is the largest general insurer and leading life and pension provider.

The Distribution review was to re-organize the branch codes present in database for the agents, as there was a cut down in the number of branch/region codes. The impact was in the reduction in the number of regions.

The other project was to develop a REXX tool, which would take in a set of programs, and search for keyword ‘NU’ or ‘Norwich Union’, and change it to ‘AVIVA’, as Norwich Union Insurance was re-branded as Aviva Insurance.


Analyze and propose an approach for the requirement, prepare the design and unit test cases, Code Construction

Review the design and code artifacts and correct for any errors.

A REXX tool was coded, which changed the keywords ‘NU’ or ‘Norwich Union’ to ‘Aviva’ in about 500 programs.

Unit testing and capture Unit test results; Support System testing

Implementation and Post-Implementation support



Client: Nationwide Insurance, USA November 2007 – October 2008

Role: Software Engineer, Wipro Technologies

Projects: Property Third Party

Location: Chennai and Bangalore, India

Nationwide is one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world, focusing on domestic property and casualty insurance, Life insurance and retirement savings, asset management and strategic investments.

Property Third party project is to support third party functionality for property policies. All the Billing functionalities like maintaining customer accounts, calculating monthly installments, generating bill, payment processing, processing of cancellation in payments, refunds and reinstatement of policies were available for the Third party.


Analyze the system, and prepare design documents for the requirement.

Development of new programs/enhancement to the existing programs to support the requirement.

Unit testing & Regression testing.

Support System Testing and UAT; Perform root cause analysis for the errors and identify preventive actions to avoid similar errors.

Provided an end to end support in resolving issues/bugs till the project went live


COBOL, JCL, DB2, File-Aid, and Changeman.

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