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Project Manager

Location:
Phoenix, AZ
Posted:
March 08, 2018

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RITESH PANDEY

Lead Mainframe Consultant

(Certified Scrum Master)

Contact: 734-***-**** E-Mail: ac4qvl@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a successful and challenging career with the opportunity to grow and expand while applying my professional knowledge, skills and experience.

PROFILE

10+ years of IT industry experience encompassing a wide range of skill set, roles and industry verticals.

Extensive experience with analysis, design, development, customizations and implementation of software applications in Mainframe technology.

Proficient in analyzing and translating business requirements to technical requirements and architecture.

Ability to write Complex SQL queries with strong knowledge of DB2.

Strong knowledge about database design, IMS DB, DB2 stored procedures

functions,

In-depth experience in the design and development of online (COBOL-IMS/DC) and batch(COBOL-DB2) database systems

Expertise in using Mainframe tools viz. FileAid, File Aid for IMS and DB2, Endevor, Xpeditor, SAR, SDSF, IBM File Manager, IBM Fault Analyzer, IBM Debugger, RDz client for zOS

Conversant with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle including Requirement gathering, Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation & Testing quality standards and Configuration management.

Possesses excellent communication skills, analytical, problem solving, leading and learning skills as well as keen interest in the new technologies, excellent team player.

Experience in leading and managing teams. Handled multiple roles Technical Lead, Module Lead, Senior Application developer.

SKILL SET

Mainframe Technologies: COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, EZTRIEVE, IMS DC,STORED PROCEDURE, CICS, TSO/ISPF

Mainframe Tools : CONTROL-M JOBTRAC,SYNCSORT, FILE-AID, SPUFI, QMF, XPEDITOR,IDCAMS,BMC Workbench

Databases: DB2, SQL, IMS DB

Operating System: Windows, UNIX, MVS OS/390

Methodology: Waterfall, Agile

Other Tools : JIRA,Quality Center,Clarity,ServiceNow,Rally

EDUCATION

Master of Computer Application (MCA) - 2005, from SSCET,Bhilai under Pt Ravishankar Shukla University with Honors

Bachelor of Science(BSc) - 2001, from Govt College,Bemetara under Pt Ravishankar Shukla University with First class

CERTIFICATION & TRAINNING

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - 2015, from SCRUM ALLIANCE

Mainframe Application Programming - 2006, from Maples ESM Technologies Pvt Ltd

Core Java -2016 from SyntelInc

Big Data/Hadoop – 2016 from Syntel Inc

WORK EXPERIENCE

Client : American Express (Feb 2010- Till date )

Role : MainframeTechnical lead

Project Name: Establishment Service Payables

Technology Used : COBOL, JCL,DB2,IMS DB/DC,VSAM,CHANGEMAN, SPUFI, FILE AID, QMF,REXX, Abend Aid, Stored Procedure, SORT Utilities

Overview: The Establishment Services Payables (ESP) application is the primary mainframe system for processing settlements to Service Establishments (SEs/Merchants) in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and Canada. Settlements are also made to U.S. External Sales Agents (ESAs), who receive compensation for acquiring new SEs. Primary data integrity and control is provided through automated balancing which occurs throughout the application job-stream.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for leading a project team in delivering solution to the customer.

Deliver new and complex high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements

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

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

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

Involved in design, coding, testing and end to end implementation of various projects in the application.

Responsible for end to end testing of application as per the requirement document.

Analyzed, wrote specifications, coded, Unit tested, System tested, and User Acceptance tested COBOL code in the IBM mainframe IMS/DB environment

Installed and tested releases of major software package at the client site. Used COBOL, JCL, PROCs, IMS DB/DC, DBD’s, PSB’s.

Achievements:

Received appreciation from the client or the role performed in leading the team and issue free releases.

Client : BUPA – AUSTRALIA (British United Provident Association) ( Dec 2008- Jan 2010)

Role : Senior Mainframe Associate

Project Name: BOSS (Branch Online Support System)

Technology Used : COBOL, JCL,DB2,VSAM,CHANGEMAN, SPUFI, FILE AID, QMF

Overview: This project involves activities related to merger of MBF-Largest Insurance Company in Australia with BUPA-AUS(Second largest Insurance company in Australia) such as development and business analysis for new functionalities & Modules which are present in current DIAMOND system of MBF but are absent in BOSS system of BUPA-AUS.

Responsibilities:

Involved in design, coding, testing and end to end implementation of various projects in the application..

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.

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

Responsible for end to end testing of application as per the requirement document.

Client : AXA, New York (July 2007 to Dec 2008 )

Role : Mainframe Associate

Project Name: Cyberlife

Technology Used : COBOL, JCL,DB2,CICS,VSAM,ENDEAVOUR, SPUFI, FILE AID, QMF,REXX, Abend Aid, SORT Utilities

Overview: Cyberlife is a Policy Administration system that contains AXA/MONY Life and Annuity policies issued from November 1998 to present. It includes the Life cycle of the policy from Underwriting to becoming inforce. Cyberlife runs on MONY’s standard IBM mainframe platform, which is located in Leonia New Jersey. IT Technical Services are in Syracuse, New York and Leonia, New Jersey.

The project is to provide production support and to ensure the smooth functioning of the existing mainframe applications and maintenance of the applications including bug fixing. AXA Financial has acquired MONY and CSC AXA through onsite-offshore model engagement in carrying out the ITO support and other services, which is detailed in the sub-contract.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for supporting the production cycles and monitors them for successful completion

Responsible for analyzing and fixing Production Problems

Analyzing problem encountered in batch requests, and report to onsite coordinator immediately with appropriate solutions

Responsible for analyzing the specifications provided by the clients

Preparing unit test cases and unit test plans

Following and preparing Quality documents conferring to standards

Responsible for providing Production and Implementation support

Estimations and tracking of service & problem request

Weekly Status Reporting to client and Onsite manager

Maintaining Effort logs for whole team

PERSONAL DETAIL

Name: RITESH PANDEY

Current Address: 13602 N 44 TH ST APT 5-239,PHOENIX AZ -85032

Visa Type: H1B

Date of Birth: 07/11/1981

Marital Status: Married

References: Available upon request.



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