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Engineer Manager

Location:
Cary, Illinois, 60013, United States
Posted:
August 29, 2018

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YAKUB RAMPURWALA

M: 630-***-**** Email: ac6uwl@r.postjobfree.com

** ****** *** *****, ***** Barrington IL 60010

Professional Profile

Mainframe COBOL Programmer Analyst with 25+ year of experience in analyzing, developing and maintaining CICS online and batch programs. Results-oriented professional with robust analytical skills and comprehensive experience of COBOL programming techniques across the project cycle including testing and implementation. Team player with outstanding communication skills and well-versed in English, Hindi, Gujarati and Arabic.

Technical Skills

Operating Systems: Z/OS, OS390, IBM4381, IBM4361 and IBM370

Language: COBOL, Power builder, CSP, Rexx SQL and JCL

Database: DB2, Sybase and ADR

Access Method: VSAM

Software: CA-General Ledger, CA-Account Receivable

Utilities: SORT, IDCAMS, SCLM, ROSCOE, TSO, DFSORT, ICTOOL, CADP, CEDF, SELCOPY, Session Manager, Bugzilla, Maximo etc.

Professional Experience

Senior System Engineer May 2001 – Mar 2018

The Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS), Kuwait

One of the largest pension funds in Kuwait managing assets in excess of USD 50 billion

Leading the maintenance and enhancements of in-house developed GL, disbursement, local purchases and contract systems on Z/OS, OS390 and IBM4381

Converted the application systems in VSAM to DB2

Developed JCL for processing DB2 programs

Developed interface for generation of JV entries for other systems access

Defined DB2 tables for replacing VSAM file

Developed new COBOL online and batch programs using DB2

Developed CICS online programs to be called by DOT NET programs through Web service

Developed online cheque printing system for replacement of batch job

Mentoring junior team members

Senior Programmer Analyst Sep 1993 – Dec 2000

Saving & Credit Bank, Kuwait

Kuwait based bank specializing in real estate financing

Leading the maintenance and enhancements of in-house developed loan, decision, deduction and cheque systems on IBM4381 using VSAM

Maintained CICS online and batch programs

Amended programs for solving Y2K related issues

Developed and tested Exit permission system in Power Builder

Senior Programmer Analyst Jul 1984 – Jul 1993

Alghanim Industries, Kuwait

Kuwait based multi-billion dollar conglomerate with more than 30 businesses

Member of development team for developing Consumer Finance, Inventory, Engineering Contracts and Auto Service systems on IBM4361, IBM370 using VSAM

Maintained CA-General Ledger and CA-Accountable package systems

Developed CICS online and batch programs

Developed interface system for generating JV entries for GL system

Tested several micros for data transfer between mainframe – PC

Transferred and provided JV entries to GL system batch job which were generated by PC system at different outlets for reducing month-end closing period

Maintained mainframe application systems programs

Education & Training

FYBSc, Sardar Patel University, India

COBOL Programming, Baroda Productivity Council, India

CICS Programming, CACI London

Structured COBOL Programming, PE Computer Services

CICS/VS Application Design, IBM Education Center, Kuwait

DB2 Programming, GBM, Kuwait

DB2 for OS/390 Application Design, GBM, Kuwait

REXX Programming for Z/OS

Power Builder, Power Soft, Kuwait

CSP Advance Workshop, GBM, Kuwait

Visa Status

Green Card



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