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Project Developer

Louisville, KY
March 07, 2018

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Pankaj Kshirsagar

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Professional Summary:

Over 9 years of IT experience in various projects doing Analysis, Design, Development, Maintenance and Production Support.

A technology driven professional with over experience in Mainframe Applications Development and Project Management with reputed organizations.

Well versed in IBM mainframes and Web-Mainframe real time transaction flow environments with sound functional and technical knowledge.

Experienced in business application development with Systems Analysis, Application Design, Development, and Maintenance with COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, and VSAM.

Worked on CICS transaction to support online application which process the data in X12, EDI 278 format.

Basic knowledge of ETL tool Informatica.

Performing in different roles as a Senior Developer/Technical Lead proficient in obtaining project requirements from user and manager, formulating the requirements into design specs, preparing system specifications, assigning tasks to team members, and tracking the progress.

Good knowledge and experience to deal within SDLC strategy.

Experienced in creating High Level Design, Detailed Design and Functional Requirement documents.

Strong skills in support activities, analysis, technical design, testing, trouble shooting for both batch & online application in mainframe applications.

Extensive knowledge in onsite offshore model of working.

Good experience working with offshore teams and ability to train the team members on process and technology updates in the project by conducting Knowledge sharing sessions and regular telecom meetings, and extensive knowledge in onsite offshore model of working.

Scheduling/allocating/monitoring work among the team and being responsible for the successful delivery of the entire project/sub-project(s).

Attained immense experience in usage of mainframe DB2 tools like SPUF.

Technical Skills:



ETL Tool





Windows Client-Server Applications, IBM Mainframes



Operating Systems

MVS/ESA, OS/390, Windows XP,

Hardware Platforms

IBM Mainframe S/390, Z/OS

Online Transaction Processing Environment

CICS, CICS Web Services, CICS Transaction Server 3.1,MQSERIES

Debugging Tool





Received a lot of appreciation for the project. Considering the scope of the project & the stringent timelines client manager appreciated the efforts.

Gained technical exposure in developing mainframe Z/OS applications using TSO, ISPF, MVS, COBOL, DB2, SYNCSORT, DFSORT, SPUFI, QMF JCL, SQL, CICS, VSAM, UNIX, FILEAID,ENDEVOR.

Deftly carried out analysis, design, development, customizations and implementation of software applications in M/F.

Exposed to Healthcare domain.

Played a vital role as Sr Mainframe Application developer/ Technical Lead.

Projects summary:

Humana Aaron Blended TNM

Company: Syntel

Since 09 09

Senior Developer/Technical Lead

Description: Objective of this project is generated and maintains application that allows Providers to submit authorization for member before processing claims. This provides a visual interface to create HIPAA/EDI 278 transaction.


Deftly carrying out the following responsibilities based on:

Lead small and midsize projects, managed a team..

Responsible for managing the Development, maintenance and support (24X7) to achieved the highest level of customer (end user) acceptance and satisfaction within Service Level Agreements (SLA).

Created project plans, schedules and Lead project detailed design phases, identifying, tracking and resolving technical issues -- Ensuring solution is in scope, on time and within budget.

Lead a team to optimize production nightly mainframe batch cycles.

Worked on CICS application which receive, format data in HIPPA 278, EDI and X12 format.

Coordinated with various stake holders to document Business and functional requirement and created functional, design, and technical specifications.

Used detailed knowledge of application features and functions to assess scope and impact of business needs.

Managed changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using change management procedures.

Conducted business walkthroughs to generate consensus, maintain quality, and resolve issues among different stakeholders during different stages of the SDLC.

Managed stakeholders through effectively communicating project plans, progress, expectations, assumptions and dependencies in a timely and clear fashion throughout the project.

As an Onsite Coordinator provided direction, expertise, feedback, and coaching to build the capability of Off-shore project team and other onsite coordinators.

Program development using COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2,SYNCSORT.

Implemented functionality to Call Web services from Cobol CICS program.

Involved in Code review, Test results review and documentation.

Involved in Unit testing, online system testing, functional, integration and regression testing.

Prepared Program/Job hierarchy flow-charts in VISIO for documentation.

Estimated time and efforts for the Enhancements.

Involved in UAT and helped business users to test the solution before implementation.

Involved in internal reviews like code walkthroughs, inspection and unit-review tests of converted programs, copybooks and JCL s etc. and review of quality control documents.

Languages &Technology : COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, MQSERIES



Company: Hexaware Tech Mumbai

Aug 07 - Apr 09

Junior Developer

Description: This project is for service domain.


Deftly carrying out the following responsibilities based on:

Responsible for scoping, sizing, freezing requirement with business..

Responsible for managing scope, planning, tracking, change control, aspects of the project and

24/7 supporting specific application.

Responsible to co-ordinate with supporting applications teams on providing integration testing

And other installs.

Undergoes training on mainframe languages like COBOL, JCL, CICS and databases like DB2.

Undergoes service domain training to understand OTTO services in UK.

Coding as well as reviewing the code in order to make sure the code adheres to the enterprise coding standards.

Writing Unit test cases based on the requirements.

Generating weekly, monthly and yearly reports by writing db2 queries and adding it in JCL.

Deliver quality end product to the customer.

Responsible for effective communication between the project team and the customer. Provide day

today direction to the project team and regular project status to the customer.

Translate customer requirements into formal requirements and design documents, establish specific solutions and leading the efforts including programming and testing that culminate in client acceptance of the results.

Utilize in-depth knowledge of functional and Technical experience in M/F and UNIX in conjunction with industry and business skills to deliver solutions to customer.

Responsible for onsite coordination with the offshore team to get the development work scheduled/delivered with high quality. Worked on development activities on timely manner/peer reviewed offshore work before handing over to the client.

Establish Quality Procedure for the team, continuously monitor and audit to ensure team meets quality goals.

Languages &Technology : COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2


Company: Persistent System May 07 Aug07

Worked as a trainee on SCM technology.


BE (Computer) from Mumbai University, India

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