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Software Engineer Project

Oswego, IL
October 05, 2018

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Experience Summary

●More than ** years of experience as a Software Engineer with expertise in technical leadership, system analysis, design, development, testing and support of Client Server and distributed applications

●Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated successes as Technical Lead, Onsite Coordinator, Technical Analyst, Assistant Software Engineer with hands-on Technical Leadership and Team Building, Release, packaging and Change Management, Software Configurations and building techniques.

●Expertise in developing applications in PowerBuilder using PFC, Distributed PowerBuilder, Sybase 15.x/12.x/11.x/10.x, Informatica PowerCenter, Sybase Replication, PowerBuilder Designer, InfoMaker, SQL Server 2008/2005/2000/7.0/6.5, Oracle 11g, T-SQL, PL/SQL, DB2, MS-Access, C, C++, Sun Solaris, Crystal Reports 8.5/8.0, UNIX, Linux and Perl Scripting, Autosys (jobs scheduling tool).

●Designed and developed base and custom classes architecture frameworks using PowerBuilder Foundation Class (PFC) libraries for various projects

●Worked in Git, Atlassian tools like Source Tree, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible, Fish Eye and JIRA

●Used VSS,SCCS and TFS for version controlling PowerBuilder code.

●Good knowledge of n-tier architecture, SWIFT Messaging, distributed client-server.

●Good experience in various diversified sectors including Investment Banks, Corporate Actions, Trade Processing, Portfolio Management, Asset Setup and Maintenance, Retail Industry, Net Asset Value, Securities Lending, Insurance.

●Well versed in Object Oriented Analysis, Design Methodologies and Business Objects, Business Analytics, Resource Planning, requirement elicitation, resource allocation.

●Extensive years of experience in Agile Methodology, successful scrum master as well as SDLC project coordinator.

●Worked closely with the business to gather requirements, resolving issues and attending meetings with business, propose effective solutions to business, troubleshooting technical issues, resolving and fixing issues, reviewing code.

●Good experience with managing offshore and onsite teams and expertise in mentoring junior developers, technical and functional reviewer, code change specialist, process reformers.

●Worked with various IT units for deployment of applications in the Production and supporting Production issues.

●Critically involved in the release and change management, production deployment and verification after deployment.

● Involved in auditing, quality assurance activities, Integrated Process Management activities, Defect Prevention and Casual Analysis, Disaster Recovery procedures, have helped in Final Inspection of projects and also analysed the Customer Satisfaction Survey Index of projects.

●Handled configuration management activities and provided planning for the project release and deployments to QA, staging and production environments.

●Excellent analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

●Ability to learn new concepts fast. Solid knowledge of best practices in coding and testing and various technical and functional documents creation.

●Preparing technical documentation such as system architecture, functional, design documents.

●Strong leadership & communication skills to help the team develop and implement the right solution.

●Effective team player and ability to work with synergy

Technical Expertise

Operating Systems

AIX 5.3 on RS-6000, Sun Solaris (UNIX), HP Unix, Linux, Microsoft Windows Family

Data Bases

Sybase, UDB 8.1, SQL Server 7.0, DB2, Qracle 11g


PowerBuilder version 10 and onwards, IPMS, PPMC, Autosys, Informatica PowerCenter, SCCS, MS-Visio, Atlassian tools like Source Tree, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Confluence, Crucible, Fish Eye and JIRA,Asset Control


PowerBuilder Foundation Classes, C, C++, Perl, ASP, VBScript, Embedded SQL, PL/SQL, XML


BMC Remedy, Lotus Notes

Software Packages

Visual Basic 6.0, MS-Office, Open Office


Unix and Perl Scripting


OOPS, Client/Server

Version Control

VSS, TFS, Perforce 2013.1, Git

Reporting Tool

SQL Reporting Server, Crystal Report 8/9/11


Investment Banks, Corporate Actions, Trade Processing, Portfolio Management, Asset Setup and Maintenance, Retail Industry, Net Asset Value, Securities Lending, Insurance.

Professional Experience

Employer: - Interactive Business Systems (Oct, 2017- Present)

Project: Delta Dental Insurance

Job Title: Programmer Analyst Consultant


●Involved in development, testing of various Agile Jira stories in PowerBuilder 12.6 and 2017R2 and 2017R3.

●Involved in PB migration from 12.6 to 2017R2.

●Developed many Oracle stored procedures, triggers, complex PL/SQL queries in for various enhancements and production support tickets.

●Develop analysis and design documents, perform detail impact analysis and also create unit test cases and integration test cases before the code is delivered to QA.

●Designing technical solutions, development in PowerBuilder and PL/SQL and involved in unit testing.

●Singlehandedly coded for many production tickets.

●Worked in PFC and PFE architectures.

●Calling of SOAP modules from PowerBuilder code.

●Worked in TFS for version control of PowerBuilder code

●Involved in many big projects like year-end closing projects, faxback and vision projects.

●Created scripts for automate tool.

●Involved in aggressive trouble shooting of issues, design reviews, code reviews and requirement analysis and design sessions.

●Solved production tickets before SLA.

Employer: - Infosys Technologies Limited

Project: Capital Group of Companies (Jan, 2017- Sep,2017)

Job Title: Technical Lead and Onsite Coordinator


●Worked on moving all the legacy applications like “Asset up and Maintenance”, “Trade Processing system”,” FORAS”, “Net Asset Value” etc. to Cirrus private cloud which include migration of all the legacy application from PowerBuilder 12.0/12.1 to PowerBuilder 12.6, from Unix to Linux, Sybase to Oracle.

●Developed code in PowerBuilder 12.6, customized the PFC code

●Have worked extensively on SQL queries, complex joins, stored procedures in Sybase to get the data mapping between various vendors and the system.

●Worked closely with the business and technical team to build bridge faster and efficiently to achieve optimal results.

●Implemented many perl scripts integrated with autosys server for running the batch jobs.

●Worked in VSS tool for version control of PowerBuilder code

●Lead a technical team of 25 people offshore and 20 people onshore and also support end to end implementation, release management activities, defect fixing and SLA compliance and meeting the deadlines of the project.

●Worked closely with business system analysts to analyse & understand business requirements; translated the stories to design documents, identified gaps in current process and analysed the root cause for existing system defects.

●Involved in writing Use Cases and Test Cases based on the Business narratives,

●Have also worked for various change requests involving change in workflows and creation of new workflows in ETL PowerCenter.

●Had extensive experience in analysing complex queries and stored procedures for data mapping between the current systems and various other vendors.

●Have worked in SOAP implementation with numerous PowerBuilder enhancements.

●Fixed and performed troubleshooting for many issues while migrating systems from lower PowerBuilder version to newer PowerBuilder versions, Soap calls, embedding soap calls and dlls issues etc.

●Facilitated Scrum planning meetings to coordinate between Clients, Product Owner, Dev and QA teams.

●Supported business/functional requirement review, approval, and sign-off sessions.

●Handled production support and release management process for go-live in production.

Employer: - Infosys Technologies Limited

Project: Capital Group of Companies (Jan, 2015- Dec,2016)

Job Title: Technical Lead and Onsite Coordinator


●Helped migration of various PowerBuilder projects from 12.0 to 12.6, Sybase to oracle and Unix to Linux migration.

●End to end support and implementation of various Power Builder version 10 and above projects, C, C++, scripting projects to new platforms.

●Have 11+ years of experience in handling Production issues, critical defects, troubling issues in defined SLA.

●Was in secondary and primary support for production issues handling in all my applications.

●Have worked in development and testing, defect fixing, releases and migration of all PowerBuilder version 10, 12 and above as GUI and Sybase as backend projects for more than 9 years.

●Have created, tested, verified numerous Sybase queries and objects, stored procedures for various projects I have worked on. Was extensively involved in performance tuning of various joins and stored procedures, triggers, queries.

●Implemented many perl scripts integrated with autosys server for running the batch jobs.

●Worked in VSS tool for version control of PowerBuilder code

●Lead development and testing team for various releases including requirements gathering, impact analysis, coding, testing, code reviews and various estimations for optimization.

●Responsible for deploying and testing the PowerBuilder application Package in multiple environments like Dev, ITE, QA, UAT and production.

●Involved in designing solutions to various requirements and was responsible for end to end implementation till it went live in production.

●Incorporated agile methodology and SCRUM techniques to manage requirements and enhance Reference Data Manager Application.

●Shadow and assist some of the Product Owner activities by providing high level estimates, prioritizing stories for the sprint, capturing user story points and maintaining backlogs and release plans and defects.

●Directly interacted with clients to elicit the requirements and translate them into terms that development team can comprehend.

●Due to constraints on developer resources, researched technical solutions, channelized team process improvements to ensure business continuity is maintained with optimal solutions.

●Gathered specifications and requirements, created demos, and developed workflow designs, lead initiatives to improve processes in business, organizational, and operational areas.

●Facilitate optimal internal communications by serving as liaison between services organization and product development, product management, and technical teams.

●Proactively contributed to several implementation projects; leveraged communications skills to establish and maintain successful client relationships.

●Worked closely with development team and business teams to scope projects and estimate / maximize utilization of human resources.

●Assisted with research and reviews of the projects’ scope in order to understand why the project has been initiated

●Communicated requirements with direction and guidance from senior, consultant staff, and/or manager

●Created basic models and user prototype interfaces to identify and validated business processes and solutions when appropriate

●Demonstrated a basic level of working knowledge with business methodologies and processes (i.e. Project Life Cycle, System Development Life Cycle and Change Management processes)

●Gathered detailed requirements and verified with team that requirements completely define the project, identified and understood issues, problems, and business opportunities

●Identified solutions to the development and technical team based on approved business and functional requirements.

●Coordinated and presented many workshops to many teams and projects on PFC as well as PowerBuilder custom libraries and Integrating API’s in PowerBuilder.

●Written manuals and documents on how to integrated PowerBuilder code with Crystal Reports and other OLE objects.

Employer: - Infosys Technologies Limited

Project: Capital Group of Companies (Nov, 2013- Dec,2014)

Job Title: Onsite Coordinator and Technical Analyst


●Performed the role of Onsite coordinator and lead a team of 8-9 developers at offshore to support enhancement and maintenance of the existing Power Builder version 12.0 code of NAV and TPS.

●Performed Unit testing and coordinated with QA team and guiding them through new enhancements and bug fixes and trouble-shooting and fixing defects on PowerBuilder code.

●Created custom libraries and PB objects like windows, datawindows, user objects and functions using PFC.

●Wrote interfaces between Oracle and Sybase ASE using PowerBuilder code

●Worked in VSS tool for version control of PowerBuilder code

●Translated business and technical requirements between the users and developers and also participated in design sessions.

●Implemented many perl and unix scripts integrated with autosys server for running the batch jobs.

●Was involved in resolving critical Production issues, maintain SLA’s, have enormous knowledge in troubleshooting issues in Production in critical time constraint.

●Reviewed numerous code for end to end implementations, upgrades and requirement changes for PowerBuilder projects as well as Sybase stored procedures, optimizing Sybase queries, complex joins and designing new views and tables etc.

●Provided on call coverage and support to business operations

●Have worked on 10 projects which are managed on Agile Methodology, creating stories, managing defects, creating epics and creating agile reports.

●Motivated the team to move towards the completion of goals with efficiency and effectively using different tools.

●Supported communication activities with end-user and Production Support L2 training for system implementation

●Appreciated and acknowledged by clients for my handling of ‘NAV’ project single-handedly while the application was being transitioned into another application called CSTAR.

●Coordinated various releases, deployments and have been involved in sketching the deadlines and SLA for various assignments.

●Involved in auditing and creation of various audit related documents for the projects I have been leading.

●Involved and responsible for many upgrades like Java patch upgrades and NAS Remediation Life Cycle Management projects.

●Critically involved in the end-to-end technology rationalization of applications like Linux Migration and have been part of the success stories of these applications.

●Meticulously performed development, testing, reviewing various codes, unit test cases and system test cases, fixing defects and finding optimized design solutions to support customer needs.

●Created numerous project related manuals and trained new employees in the applications I have been leading.

●Created various scheduling jobs in Autosys and maintained and coordinated the inter-dependencies between various schedulers in various environments.

●Created various sessions, mappings and workflows for Informatica PowerCenter.

Employer: - Infosys Technologies Limited

Project: Capital Group of Companies (May, 2010- Oct,2013)

Job Title: Onsite Coordinator and Technical Analyst


●Involved in development, testing, code reviews and creation of unit test cases for various PowerBuilder 12.0 and Sybase and Unix projects.

●Responsible for single-handedly completing many assignments and releases when resource crunch prevailed in my projects.

●Created many Sybase stored procedures, complex joins, tables, views creation and various index creation.

●Lead numerous workshops and presentations for various other applications on PowerBuilder technology.

●Trained new employees about the functional and technical realm of my projects.

●Implemented many perl and unix scripts integrated with autosys server for running the batch jobs.

●Worked in VSS tool for version control of PowerBuilder code

Employer: - Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Project: Bank of New York Mellon (Nov, 2008- Apr,2010)

Job Title: Assistant Software Engineer


●Single-handedly developed many new requirements and updates as requested by business in my application which is PowerBuilder 12.0 and Sybase application.

●Ensured proper testing of new development objects in QA of various Change Management Requests before pushing to production environment.

●Created /updated many sybase objects and complex joins and queries.

●Interacted with clients and provided effective solution to their requirements.

●Developed, tested and implemented SSL successfully for NCS banking software for Bank of New York Mellon single-handedly.

●Integral part of various Change Management Requests and maintenance tasks and Production Log changes (end to end solutions).

●Involved in creation of UTS and STS and fixing of bugs, unit testing and regressive system testing of all the changes and releases in the system.

●Implemented many perl and unix scripts integrated with autosys server for running the batch jobs.

●Maintained correct version of source codes using SCCS tool.

Employer: - Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Project: Fidelity Investments Ltd. (Jan, 2007- Oct,2008)

Job Title: Assistant Software Engineer


●Involved in development and enhancement of my application on PowerBuilder 12.0, studying of bugs and unit, system and regression testing of all the Change Management Requests and other enhancements in projects, created high level and low-level design documents like SS, STS, UTS, creation of induction manuals and release notes.

●Code walkthrough of various changes developed by team members.

●Development and maintenance of Bug Tracking Matrices, various monthly and status reports.

●Analysis of SLA, Client Satisfaction Surveys and providing corrective actions on low SLA.

●Attending teleconferences with the client to discuss development of ongoing assignments.

●Maintaining the correct version of source codes using SCCS tool.

●Involved in maintenance of Integrated Management tools and Quality Assurance and BCP activities of project.

●Worked in Sybase objects and various complex joins and queries.

●Coordinated various Final Inspections in various projects.

●Helped in increasing the SLA and Customer Satisfaction Index in my project.

●Presented various technical and functional seminars in various projects.

Employer: - Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Project: Citibank. (Jan, 2006- Dec,2006)

Job Title: Assistant Software Engineer Trainee


●Involved in development of enhancements and production logs in my project in PowerBuilder 10 and Sybase.

●Integral part of development of various client reports.

●Engaged in system and integration testing of various modules and enhancement in the system.

●Developed various scripts and low-level design documents.

●Attended various functional and technical presentations.

●Supported Sybase objects creation, updates for various changes and implementations.

●Coded for various retrieval and processing strategies for SWIFT messages.


●Post-Graduation: Master in Computer Application (MCA), India 2003-2006

●Graduation: Bachelors of Science (Chemistry Honours), India 2000-2003

Program or Course



PowerBuilder tool and synchronization between PowerBuilder and Perforce

Held workshops for different projects

2012, 2013

Securities and Debt instruments, Banking Fundamentals

Completed certifications


Six Sigma - Introduction and DMAIC process

Fundamentals of Six Sigma

Mar, 2007

Initial Training Programme, TCS, Trivandrum, India

Software Development Process, Team Skills, Personal Grooming, Presentation Skills, Effective Technical Writing, C, C++, UNIX, DB2, SQL, German Languages

Oct, 2006 to

Dec, 2006

IBM DB2 UDB V8.1 Test # 700 Database Certification

Regarding IBM DB2 UDB V8.1 Database


Roadmap of NCS, Security Market, Trade Settlement, CICS, DP and Causal Analysis, Relational Databases, C ++ Programming, Software Development Life Cycle, Software Quality Assurance, Review, Walkthrough & Inspection, Testing and Debugging, Six Thinking Hats, Database Management Systems, System Design Overview, Object Oriented Methodology, Lateral Thinking, Working in Team Effectively

Completed many security trainings and quizzes every six months.

Jan, 2006 to

Oct, 2006

German and French certifications

German training for two months and basic level French certification


Achievements and Extracurricular Activities

●Have been awarded wall of fame in Capital Group of companies many times for commitment and hard work for the projects I have worked upon.

●Awarded star of the month many times in Infosys Technologies Limited while working for Capital Group of Companies (2010, 2011 and 2012) and also awarded bonus and certificates for being one of the highest performers in Infosys project teams.

●Participated in CPL (Cricket Premier League) organized by Infosys in Irvine, CA in 2014 and our team won the first prize.

●Presented a seminar on SMART DUST-a micromillimeter computer.

●Awarded first prize in State Level Group singing competition.

Name: Suchandra Tapadar

Company: Interactive Business Systems

Address: Naperville, Illinois

Curriculum Vitae

Tel: +1-949-***-****


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