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Project Software Engineer

Location:
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Posted:
August 30, 2018

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VIKRAM GUPTA CSM®, ITIL®, IIBA®, AHIP, IBM DB*

Senior Technical Business Analyst

Cell: 920-***-**** Email: ac6vkf@r.postjobfree.com

Profile Summary

oA 2008 graduate in Engineering (IT majors) with close to 10 years of work experience in IT.

oBusiness analysis with domain expertise in Healthcare (Payer, Enrollment, Billing, Provider, Claims, Producer/Agents) and Utilities domains.

oAct as liaison role between business and IT teams.

oBusiness analysis for formulating requirements, creating new specs and UAT support.

oFacilitate JAD sessions involving SMEs from business and technical teams.

oWorked in various application development and support projects using Mainframe technologies, relational (SQL, DB2), hierarchical and network databases and debugging web applications.

oIdentifying and prioritizing technical and functional requirements for projects.

oDefining needs and recommending solutions that deliver value to stakeholders.

oEnsuring that the product delivered satisfies the user requirements.

oOrganizing, specifying and modelling the requirements to ensure they are complete.

oMaking sure that the requirements map to the business need being addressed,

oCertified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance) involved in managing scrum and Kanban teams.

oCollect business use cases, research and evaluate opportunities to help clients leverage its data to support business functions.

oExpert skills in managing and maintaining large scale on-call support for software applications.

oStrong believer of LEAN principles and practices and apply the same in day-to-day work.

oLike to read technology articles from Gartner, business principles from BABOK, AHIP newsletters and scrum principles from Scrum Alliance. Always look options to blend business and technology functions for best productive and fast results for operational advancement.

Key Skills

Programming Languages

COBOL, JCL, CICS, EZTRIEVE, SQL

Tools

A.Technology tools:

TSO/ISPF, Abend Aid, SPUFI, CA7, VSAM, Panvalet, Changeman, Jobtrac, JMR, Spool, MS Visual Studio, SQL Server, SSMS, IBM Data Studio

B.Business tools:

Version one, TFS, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook), IBM Notes, SharePoint.

Database

DB2, SQL, IMS, IDMS

OS

Z/OS, Windows

Software Methodologies

Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall.

Experience/Project Summary

1.Current Project: May 2017 -Till date

Technical Business Analyst

Client/Vertical

Madison Gas and Electric / Utilities

Business Domain

Utilities

Technologies

Business: TFS, MS Office- Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

Mainframes- Cobol, JCL, IDMS, ADSO, CICS, VSAM and DMLO, etc.

Database: IDMS and SQL Server database

Project Overview

Customer System involves managing the customer accounts and generating bills, consumptions,

Etc. for Gas and electric customers.

My Role:

My routine work includes:

oBusiness analysis involving creating use cases from user stories, requirement specifications.

oManaging production support work including mainframe batch cycle and production incidents.

oEngage with UAT teams for ongoing testing and helping in understanding functionality.

oParticipate in group UAT reviews and validate results.

oScrum calls, task tracking using TFS.

oUtilities domain- Power generation, distribution, meter readings, billing, outage reporting, Clean energy- shared solar/Wind, NPDs for Smart thermostats, etc.

oGenerate reports for other business and help them in achieving the business goals

oWork with business teams, understand requirements and create a project estimate.

oParticipate in creating technical requirement documents.

oCreate use cases (diagrams) based on the user story.

oParticipate in group/peer reviews.

oSQL jobs hosted on SQL server- Development and Maintenance.

oData conversion and migration for ongoing transformation.

oLearning DevOps for the ongoing transformation.

oDocumenting various system processes and flow diagrams of technical processes.

2.Previous Project 1: July’11- April 2017

Techno-Functional Lead

Client/Vertical

Humana Inc

Business Domain

Healthcare

Technologies

Cobol, JCL, DB2, IDMS, VSAM

.Net, Java, SQL Server

Tools Used

CA Panvalet, File Aid, Expeditor, CA-7 scheduler, Service Desk(ticketing), Version one,

MS Visual Studio, Splunk, etc.

Project Overview

GBPSM is Green Bay Production System Maintenance. This is basically a maintenance project and I worked in GBPSM team which involves the teams like Solar, Ehub and Provider.

The Solar application involves generating Payer sales (agents and agency) commissions and

respective reporting.

Ehub is the link for all external EDI transactions that come to Humana from external sources for eligibility (270), Authorization (278), Claims (837) and Claims status (276), etc.

Provider involves maintaining the latest provider network data for the company. This involves

enrolling a new provider to network, changing provider address, etc.

My Role:

My routine work includes technical tasks and business analysis like:

oBusiness analysis for healthcare systems and creating requirements specs.

oUnderstands cross functional business processes and current systems and integrations.

oFacilitate JAD sessions and perform and document gap analysis and impact analysis.

oResponsible for writing functional requirement specifications, user requirement specifications,

and business process models. Create process flow documents and diagrams.

oWork with customers on user acceptance testing (UAT) and production deployments.

oEnsure quality standards of all documents- requirement specs, design docs, Test cases/results.

oKanban lead managing work using agile principles in global delivery model.

oManaging production support work including mainframe batch cycle and production incidents.

oAssist business team to carry the business as usual related to agent accounting.

oGenerate reports for business and help them in achieving the business goals by correcting

the data and fixing existing production issues.

oKM Anchor, Training coordinator, Monthly Client presentations.

oBusiness analysis, preparation of requirements- both functional and non-functional,

requirement specification docs creation, etc.

oParticipate in audits for documents, checklists, test plans, etc.

oInteract with other business teams, understand requirements and create a project estimate.

oParticipate in creating technical requirement document.

oParticipate in UAT reviews and meet with UAT team for ongoing testing.

oScrum Master involved in assigning and tracking tasks.

oDebugging linked .Net applications in Visual Studio.

oIdentifying performance improvement areas and implement LEAN ideas.

oHelp in creation of test environment by having image of production data in test regions.

3.Previous Project 2 - Sep’08 to Jul’11

Senior Software Engineer

Client/Vertical

Anthem (WellPoint)

Business Domain

Healthcare Insurance

Technologies:

Mainframe Technologies- Cobol, JCL, DB2 and CICS.

Tools Used:

SharePoint, VSS, SPUFI, QMF.

Project Summary

E&B- Enrollment and Billing is client’s acquisition and billing platform. The new customers are enrolled in the system and billing is done for the same. The project was an enhancement project, and change requests ranging from 4 weeks (SSCR) to 40 weeks (LSCR). Worked on projects like Medicare supplement products, Medicare products- plans and enrollments. Also worked on various developments for newly acquired BCBS systems (Blue Cross Blue Shield) by Anthem.

My Role:

Worked as a Senior Application Developer. My routine work included:

oUnderstanding Requirement and Designing.

oCoding and Self Testing

oUAT Support and Warranty Support.

oPeer Review of documents and code developed by other developers.

oTraining Coordinator and KM Anchor

oConfiguration Controller: Following CM plan, managing activities including Release Audits, etc.

Achievements- Awards, Certifications and others

Awards

oSyntel SMART Award winner for Q1-Q2 2012, Q2-2013, Q1-2014, Q4-2015

oMost valuable Team player award in 2016.

oBest trainer award for Syntel GBPSM Induction program.

oVarious client appreciations.

Certifications

oCertified Scrum Master (CSM) by Scrum Alliance.

oCertified Scrum Master (SMAC)by International Scrum Institute.

oAHIP (American Health Insurance Plans), AHIP ITP designation underway.

oIIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) certified member.

oPMI- CAPM (Certified associate in Project Management) certificate by Syntel Inc.

oPerusing online MBA from ab accredited US university.

oITIL Foundation V3 certification.

oIBM DB2 000-730 certified database Associate.

oBrainbench Master Certifications in COBOL, JCL and DB2.

oSyntel Level-01 certification on Cards and Payments, Healthcare and Insurance.

oSun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP Platform 1.4).

oInfosys PR101 (Mainframe Certification) and IQ100- Infosys Quality Certification.

Others

oCSR Activities- Core committee member of AksharBharati- Infosys Pune Chapter

oActive member of Syntel CSR S’prayas Pune chapter.

oEvent Manager of Anukriti’08 (College Annual Fiesta)

oInfosys Healthcare Roadshow committee member.

I hereby declare that all information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge.

VikramGupta



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