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Mainframe Programmer Analyst

Location:
Mount Laurel, NJ, 08054
Posted:
March 07, 2018

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Professional Summary:

Certified PMP and Dedicated IT professional with extensive experience in Mainframe programming and project management.

** ***** ** ********** ** the IT Industry, involved in delivering the Mainframe Development, Maintenance, Enhancement & Production Support Projects.

Expertise in COBOL, PL1, CICS. DB2, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL and mainframe related tools.

Involved in complete Software Development Life Cycle SDLC.

Wide experience in designing mainframe applications.

Ability to resolve architectural issues.

Ability to design and support high-volume critical systems.

Expertise in Mainframe Job Scheduling Tool CA-7.

Expertise in Debugging Tools IBM Dedug(DT), Xpediter and CA-Intertest for Batch and online applications.

Expertise in preparing Techno Functional diagrams and Business functional diagrams using the MS Visio.

Exposure to DB2 stored procedures.

Worked in Banking, Automotive, Finance and Insurance domains.

Worked as Onsite Lead(USA) for project “The Reserve-Apps Maintenance & QA”

Worked as Onsite Point of Contact(Italy) for KT for SKF Italy applications.

Employer History:

Worked at Mphasis Ltd(EDS) from Feb 2003 to Jan 2018 for 15 Yrs.

Worked at Tata Elxsi Ltd., Bangalore an Engineer deputed to Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Mumbai from April 2002 to Feb 2003 and worked for Banking projects.

Worked at Six sigma consultancy services, Chennai deputed to Satyam computer Services Ltd and Mphasis Ltd from April 2001 to April 2002 for projects.

Education:

Completed Electrical engineering from Institute of Engineers(India) in December 1996

Completed DEEE(Diploma in electrical and electronics engineering) from SV Govt Polytechnic from Tirupati, AP, India in April 1991

Certification:

PMP Certification (PMP No.:1612866) by Project Management Institute (PMI) in June 2013

Completed ITIL v3 foundation from EXIN in February 2011.

Hardware and Software Environment:

Languages,OLTP and DB: DB2, IMS DB/DC, CICS, Cobol, PL/I, JCL and SQL

Products/Tools: Xpediter, CA-Intertest, IBM Debug(DT),FILE-AID, FILE-AID IMS/DB2,

Endevor, CA-7, CA-View, Fault Analyzer, SEEC, PUPS, SDF2,

ADDS,ISPW, QMF, VSAM, Erwin &VSS 6.0, CA-JOBTRAC,

CYBER/ALCHEM, LOTUS NOTES, TICKER MANAGER, FOCUS, JIRA

MS VISIO and MQSeries

Business Domains: Banking, Manufacturing, Finance and Insurance

Project Experience Highlights:

Employer: Mphasis Ltd, Chennai

1.Project name : AIG FLSR (Fusion Loss sensitive Reserve)

Organization : AIG, USA

Duration : Dec 15 to Jan 18

Description: AIG FLSR is enhancement program(Property and Casualty) in to ably handle buyouts, closeouts, blown aggregates, Canadian claims and multiple PUC’s for Loss sentive Claims. Acturarial systems has Matrix, Loss Reserving(Including ResQ), PASS, Dashboard. Application can reside either both the mainframe batch and server platforms for sourcing, calculations and presentation.

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Roles & Responsibilities: As Developer and Tech Lead

Involved in the Design, testing, coding, unit testing, system testing and UAT and implementation phases of project involving IBM z/OS, COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, VSAM, FOCUS. Tools used are SDF2, Endevor, IBM Debug, File Manager, JIRA & MS Visio

Participated in architecture review meetings and recommended improvements

Involved in the analyzing the Actuarial system Matrix system’s job flow, programs etc.,

Involved in the Identifying the Matrix monthly system’s Business rules

Involved in the preparing the Techno functional diagram for Matrix monthly system is Visio

Involved in the preparing the BA documentation

Provided proper resolutions for design challenges

Assisted in development of system specifications

Provide technical direction in preparing design, coding, unit testing and system testing

Interaction with the SME’s for requirement clarification and issue resolution

2.Project name : SKF Spirit

Organization : SKF, Italy

Duration : May 12 to Oct 15

Description: SKF Spirit program is to transform the current Application delivery model into the new FMO model This will be achieved through moving most of the application management services to off-shore locations, and re-defining the structure of the delivery organization to better support SKF meet its business objectives as relates to reduced costs and increased innovation and value add.

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Roles & Responsibilities: As Developer, Onsite Point of Contact for KT and Tech Lead

Involved in the Design, testing, coding, unit testing, system testing and UAT and implementation phases of project involving IBM z/OS, COBOL, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, CICS, MQSeries, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are SDF2, QMF, Changeman, CA-Intertest, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2.

Involved in preparing the scope documents.

Onsite Point of contact for KT for all SKF Sprit Italy applications.

Participated in architecture review meetings and recommended improvements

Provided proper resolutions for design challenges

Assisted in development of system specifications and cost estimates for proposed work

Provide technical direction in preparing design, coding, unit testing and system testing

Identify the risks, issues and suggest mitigation plans, resolutions and review the risk and issue status on weekly basis

Interaction with the Onshore Managers and SME’s for requirement clarification and issue resolution and escalations.

3.Project name : 87379 - DFS Flexible Freeze and Slide Project

Organization : General motors, North America

Duration : Jan 2011 to Apr 2012

Description: Provide the ability to enter Daily Freeze and Slide (DFS) response time for Suppliers. All Daily Freeze and Slide (DFS) parts for a supplier will use the same response time. Continue to provide a default Daily Freeze and Slide response time at a Plant Level when a response time is not defined at a supplier level.

Roles & Responsibilities: As Developer and Tech Lead

Involved in the Design, testing, coding, unit testing, system testing and UAT and implementation phases of project involving IBM z/OS, COBOL, PL1, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, Xpediter, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2

Estimate resource requirement and onboarding including the resource acquisition.

Primarily responsible for Implementation and warranty of the project.

Provided proper resolutions for design challenges

Assisted in development of system specifications and cost estimates for proposed work

Allocation tasks and tracking on daily basis.

Reporting deliverable status and its progress to Project Manager on weekly basis

Provide Technical Direction for design and Test case document preparations

Mentoring the team members and involved in reviews and defect management.

4.Project name : 87290B- CR18

Organization : General motors, North America

Duration : Jan 2010 to December 2010

Description: Limited Configuration Assembly (LCA), enhancement of consignment material functionality for the assembly sites. This consignment material functionality was developed under the assumption that none of the consignment material would be paid for based on consumption, also known as pay-on-produced (POP). Soon thereafter, however, the determination was made that some consignment material would, in fact, be paid for based on consumption.

Roles & Responsibilities: As SME,

Involved in the System test preparation and system testing phases of project involving IBM z/OS, PL1, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, Xpediter, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2, HP QC.

5.Project name : GM LCA Track 1B

Organization : General motors, North America

Duration : Jan 2009 to Dec 2009

Description: Limited Configuration Assembly (LCA) Track 1B, is enhancing the MGO functional areas of Scheduling, Specification, and Inventory to implement an MGO Assembly based solution to support the Andean Complete Knock Down (CKD) Assembly business model.

Roles & Responsibilities: As Developer, Tech Lead, and SME

Involved in the Design, testing, coding, unit testing, system testing and UAT and implementation phases of project involving PL1, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, Xpediter, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2 and HP QC

Provided proper resolutions for design challenges

Primarily responsible for Zero standard errors for the total project team of 35 members.

Provide Technical Direction for design and Test case document preparations

Reviews and other technical support

Responsible for knowledge transfer for Warranty Team.

Involved in System test preparation and system testing

6.Project name : The Reserve-Apps Maintenance and QA

Organization : The Reserve, New York. USA

Duration : August 2007 to Dec 2008

Description: The Reserve is a Cash management company and has been a leading innovator in cash and cash-related products for the brokerage, banking and retail direct marketplace for nearly four decades. It is also offers FDIC-insured sweep program, on-balance-sheet sweep banking solution for commercial clients. It has four Products namely Money Market Funds, Enhanced Cash Funds, Insured Deposits and On Balance-Sheet Cash Sweep Program.

Roles & Responsibilities: As Developer, Onsite Lead, Offshore Lead

Involved in the Design, testing, coding, unit testing, system testing phases of project involving IBM z/OS, COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, Xpediter, QMF, ADDS, ISPW, CYBER/ALCHEM, CA-JOBTRAC, TICKET MANAGER(LOTUS NOTES).

Estimating effort and determining delivery schedule.

Assigning SIR’s to Offshore Resources. Tracking SIR’s using Ticket Manager on Lotus Notes.

Interaction with the Client Managers and SME’s for requirement clarification and issue resolution.

Reviewing the Test plans, Co-ordination of Testing activities and Testing.

7.Project name : General Motors North America Produce Product (GMNA-PP) Support Project (Saturn Support)

Organization : EDS India, Chennai

Duration : Feb 2003 to July 2007

Description: EDS-India SC-GMNA-PP Support team assists Global Produce Product Development Centre (earlier it was called EDS-Saturn) to maintain and enhance the GMNA-PP information system – 8 systems namely-Finance, SSPO, Sales, PEBS, PS/Q, Sales and Services Engineering, Material flow, Resource management and Manufacturing Engineering.

The primary responsibilities are production support including production cycle monitoring, abend resolution, and investigation of customer queries on potential system problems. Also responsible for all types of Change Service Requests (CSR) including "system fix" type CSR’s (small / short duration), audit compliance duties and some security functions assigned by the onsite team.

Roles & Responsibilities: As Developer, Module Lead & SME

Involved in the Design, testing, coding, unit testing, system testing and UAT and implementation phases of project involving IBM z/OS, COBOL,PL1, CICS, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, QMF, CA-Intertest, Xpediter, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2, CA-7,CA-VIEW, ERWIN

Responsible for deliveries, Allocation, Technical Discussions, Testing co-ordination, Reviews and other technical support and CSR related support to Team.

Involving in ECM Management, Presenting the Script to CAB meeting, CR Management.

Provide 24X7 Support. Investigation of customer queries on potential system problems.

Involved in 31 to 64-bit conversion, PL1 Upgrade, DB2 Upgrade, z/OS v1.4, z/OS v1.7

Upgrade & Cobol v1.1.1Upgrade, IMS v9.1 Upgrade & ADRP drill.

Involved in Major and Minor enhancement CSRs using PL1, IMS DC and DB2

Coordinating between interface teams.

Involved in Application Disaster Recovery Process(ADRP)

Employer – Tata Elxsi (TCS, Mumbai, India)

8.Project name : BCDB Master (ABN AMRO BANK, NETHERLANDS)

Organization : Tata Consultancy Services., Mumbai

Duration : Nov 2002 to Feb 2003

Description: The Business Contact Database - Master project has been conceived in order to cater to the requirement of a centralized Master database for registering unique business contacts for the customers of the ABN AMRO bank. The commission of this database will add new features to the data storage system. The existing Client Database (CDB) in use within ABN AMRO does not have adequate features to support the current business needs and phasing out the CDB in future.

As a Developer, responsible for

Technical Design for Initial Load. & Master BCDB to CDB (Preparing LLD’s for Programs). Preparing UTP & Code review

IBM z/OS, COBOL, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, Xpediter, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2

9.Project name : User Specification Access (ABN AMRO BANK,

NETHERLANDS)

Organization : Tata Consultancy Services., Mumbai

Duration : April 2002 to Oct 2002

Description: ABN AMRO (Associated Bank Of Netherlands and AMsterdam ROtterdam) Bank continually looks forward to keep up with new technology in its business. The management of ABN AMRO has chosen a distribution strategy for which the implementation of an integrated multi channel platform is conditional. One of the basic elements of a multi channel platform is that its users always should have flexible, easy and secure access to all appointed functions in all channels (like Internet, intranet, WAP etc.).

As a Developer, responsible for

Creation of Tables & Copy Books. Preparing LLD’s for Data Services & Batch Program

Preparing Test data for Tables. Preparing UTP, UTR.

Coding of Data services & Batch programs and Unit Testing.

IBM z/OS, COBOL, DB2, IMS DB, IMS DC, MQSeries, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, QMF, Xpediter, File AID/IMS, File AID/DB2

Employer – Sixsigma consultancy services (Mphasis, Bangalore, India)

10.Project name : CardLoc. (TSYS Inc, Atlanta, USA)

Organization : Mphasis Ltd., Bangalore

Duration : August 2001 to April 2002

Description: TSYS, is the Total Systems Inc, one of the largest Credit Card Processors. Billions of times a year, TSYS process electronic payments between sellers and buyers as they use Credit, Debit, Commercial, Stored value and Retail cards.

TSYS has undertaken a project to modify the TS2 base product for the Japanese market. The objective of this project is the translation of the existing TS2 system for the Japanese market. The “user-view” (screens and reports) is being translated to the 2 Japanese scripts used in business systems (Kanji, Katakana). Kanji requires storage in double byte character sets (DBCS). Therefore, TS2 needs to be support DBCS. Besides making translation changes by replacing report and screen field labels with their Japanese equivalent, localization and formatting rules also applied to the TS2 system

As a Developer, responsible for

Preparation of Glossary Tables, Program Analysis & DB Analysis

Preparing Test data for Tables. Preparing UTP, UTR

Screen and Report Mock-ups. Also Coding & Testing.

COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are Endevor, SDF2, QMF, Xpediter, File AID/DB2

Employer – Sixsigma consultancy services (Ford Motors, Chennai, India)

11.Project name : CMMS Container

Organization : Ford Motors., Chennai

Duration : April 2001 to July 2001

Description: Ford Motors, Worlds Auto major in the field of producing 4 wheeler segment based in USA. CMMS Container is having different modules BAR, RCV, FLR, WHS, SHP, INV1 & 2, MSR. etc., This project is to identify CNTR & DUNN fields with picture clause of 9 using SEEC Tool(PC based tool) and is expanding to size of 27 by adding PREFIX, SUFFIX and CONTROL fields sizes of 7, 8 and 3

As a Developer, responsible for

Involved in Impact analysis & Noise Reduction

Preparing UTP, UTR, Coding Online & Batch programs and Testing

COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM. Tools used are SEEC, PUF, Endevor and Xpediter



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