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Project Engineer

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Irving, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 23, 2018

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SATISHKUMAR SAMBASIVAM

ac7g88@r.postjobfree.com

+1-425-***-****

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

15+ years of experience in IT and with domains Retail, BFSI and Insurance working as an Manager as IT Consultant and Onsite Co-ordinator

Experience in Business Solution Model, Architect, Production Support - Lead, Change management, Release Management and Incident Management

Experience in Software Configuration Management [VSTS, Azure DevOps, TFS 2017, TFS 2015, TFS 2012 and TFS 2010, Hudson, SVN – Build & Deployment, and CA Harvest]

Function involves creation and maintenance of user accounts, Security

Experience in creating the specs

Responsibilities include extensive client interaction to understand expectations, requirements, formulating solutions and developing in enhancements besides managing team.

Excellent team player who listens, thrives on collaborating with diversely talented team members, and integrates their divergent thoughts, opinions, and perspectives into meaningful action

Energetic, competitive achiever who can inspire and motivate team members, successfully manage multiple priorities, and perform under pressure in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

Visionary and global thinker who has Post graduate on Computer Applications (Mastered in Computers application) and talented to grow with the team

Excellent client-relation skills and requirements gathering aptitude

EDUCATION:

MCA – Madras University, 2010

B.Sc (Maths) from Madras University, 2003

FAMILIAR TOOLS:

VSTS, Azure DevOps, TFS 2017, TFS 2015, TFS 2012 and TFS 2010 (TFS Administration and Release Engineer)

CA Harvest (Build and Deploy)

SVN

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Have been voted Star Performer for taking up the initiative of “Initiative, Proof Reading, and Quality Checking” documents which has improved profitability thus being role model for the entire team in doing the same

Have been awarded the Business Champ Award in Standard Chartered Bank for closing the Missing GAP in Reconciliation Process

Forte –

Excellent working knowledge in VSTS, TFS, SVN, Hudson, Portia, Remedy 7.0, Crystal Reports, Active Monitors, Build and Release Management, Citrix Application TLM (Transaction Lifecycle Management), SSR (Smart Stream Reconciliation), MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Access, and Powershell Scripting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Cognizant Technology Solutions – Client (7-Eleven) - Dallas, TX February – 2014 to Till date

Role: (VSTS – Azure DevOps Management)

Project: Software Configuration Management

Project Profile: “VSTS Administrator – Design Architect” – Providing Business solution for Software Configuration Management related Process. Designing the Process structure for various projects involved on Deliveries.

Responsibilities:

Providing Business solution for Software Configuration Management related Process. Designing the Process structure for various projects involved on Deliveries

Create and maintain build definitions for various branches

Support development team to create deployment strategy for new components

Release co-ordination Work with Development/QA/Release management teams to plan and execute deployments Prepare deployment instruction and work closely with Application Engineering (AE) team to get application deployed

To administrate and maintain source code repositories and keep track of all change requests being implemented

Handling on call and email communication with the onsite/offshore for seamless work progress

Generating deployment reports on daily and monthly basis towards easy audit

VSTS environment setup, configuration, customization of VSTS Work items, and Customization on VSTS process template

VSTS branching and merging process - Process Streamline

Automate the existing build process - Support continuous integration build environment and automated package migration processes.

Build streaming (Migration from XAML to VNEXT)

Automate deployment to non-production and production environments

Administration of version control, Team Build definitions, work items and security

Design, document, implement, and maintain scripts to enhance current build/release processes

Incorporating new development projects into existing build structures

Troubleshooting application configuration issues

Managing the build servers

Project work flow management.

Proactively govern security and enforce policies

Monitor and maintain the health of the overall VSTS on Azure platform.

Agile dash board configurations on new Projects

Source Code Tool support:

oStreamlined Process architecture for the Business on SCM practices

oSupport development in creating branches adhering to standard process – VSTS

oVSTS Administration (Build, Application and Database Tier)

oMaintain the code branches for various releases

oLabelling of releases

oCreating Build definitions, process templates and modifying the work items based on Business requirement

oDeployment Automation

oPerform basic smoke test in environment to validate deployment

Build and Release Management on CA All Fusion Harvest

Cognizant Technology Solutions – Client (LexisNexis) - Cary, NC August – 2012 to February 2014

Role: Performance Monitor Engineer

Project: Software Configuration Management

Project Profile: “CL Configuration Management” – maintain the integrity of court data by owning deployments of application to multiple servers and environments

LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content- enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. LexisNexis delivers Total Solutions innovative products and services to address specific customer needs in order to improve productivity, increase profitability and stimulate growth.

Responsibilities:

Build, Deployment & Environment Support

oCreating Build definitions, process templates and modifying the work items based on Business requirement

oDeployment Automation

oPerform basic smoke test in environment to validate deployment

oCreate and maintain build definitions for various branches

oSupport development team to create deployment strategy for new components

oRelease co-ordination Work with Development/QA/Release management teams to plan and execute deployments

oPrepare deployment instruction and work closely with Application Engineering (AE) team to get application deployed

oPrepare deployment packages for DR (disaster recovery) environments

oActively co-ordinate during PRODUCTION releases driving towards zero deployment issues

TLM Administration

Environment : TFS 2012, TFS2010, TLM, & SQL Server

Cognizant Technology Solutions - Client (Mellon Capital Management) - San Francisco, CA June – 2012 to Aug 2012

Role: Autosys Enhancer

Project: Autosys R11 Upgrade/ Production Support

Project Profile: Autosys Upgradation from Version 4.5 to Autosys R11, Support on production jobs, Manage user service requests, and Configuration Management (TFS)

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK), commonly referred to as BNY Mellon is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation formed on July 1, 2007 as result of the merger of The Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation. It operates in six primary financial services sectors including advisory services, asset management, asset servicing, broker-dealer, issuance services, treasury services and wealth management.

Responsibilities:

Autosys Upgradation from Version 4.5 to R11

Creating new Work Item types within TFS

Working on Build Definitions enhancements for existing Work Item Types and maintaining the application and Process Automation

Coordinate and communicate with multiple teams

Troubleshooting various Autosys jobs on various application such as Bloomberg, POMS, Portia and BNYM

Creating Change Management tickets and implementing Change management

Environment: Autosys R11, Autosys 4.5, SQL Server, JAWS

Cognizant Technology Solutions – Client (Prudential - NYC, NY) (Project – Offshore) July – 2011 to June 2012

Role: Technical Lead

Project: TFS Admin / Autosys support / Manage user service requests / Production Support

Project Profile: Support & troubleshoot production and non production ETL jobs and Manage user service requests

Prudential are into Principal products and services provided includes life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, pension- and retirement-related investments, administration and asset management, securities brokerage services, and commercial and residential real estate in many states of the U.S. It provides these products and services to individual and institutional customers through distribution networks in the financial services industry

Responsibilities:

Support & troubleshoot production and non production ETL jobs

Developing reports for the offshore QA team from the data warehouse capturing detailed information on changes made to work items at the build, changeset and source control levels

Manage user service requests

Creating new Work Item types for Risks and Action Items to allow for greater differentiation of project tasks.

Install code builds and support migration work

Configuration and administration activities in Microsoft platform

Coordinate and communicate with multiple teams

Providing access to user on the specific application

Creating Change Management tickets and implementing Change management

Environment : Autosys 4.0, SQL Server, Sybase, Insurance application support (CFE)

Cognizant Technology Solutions – Client (Standard and Poor’s - NYC, NY) (Project – offshore) Mar – 2010 to Apr – 2011

Role: Technical Lead (Performance Monitor Engineer)

Project: Performance Monitoring (SCM)

Project Profile : Delivering the Swift and data files from Custodian to TLM IN folder for different locations

Responsibilities:

Assist onshore monitoring team member to implement application monitors such as sitescope, BAC, and customized

Creating TLM Dashboards based on User requirements.

Setting up the new user in various applications - Portia, TLM and CADIS

Monitor system performance throughout day and alert and assist team members on issue triage

Work with load testing team to baseline application performance and keep them

Continue monitor performance changes in both Production and UAT environments to raise potential performance impact that is associated with each release

Analysed various Configuration Management Tools like Hudson, Puppet, and GO to automate the existing Build and Deploy activities.

Environment: TLM, PowerShell, Unix Hudson, SVN

Ness Technologies (CLIENT - INVESCO):

Invesco is a leading independent global investment management company, provides a comprehensive array of enduring investment solutions for retail, institutional and high net worth clients around the World operating in 20 countries

Production support Activities – Portia, Recon (TLM) and CADIS:

Support application batch jobs in production environment and in various applications Portia, Recon (TLM) and CADIS.

Involving in Group and Source import data into Unix TLM.

Monitoring the Positions, portfolios, prices, security and issuer data through Portia reports for trading needs.

Creating TLM Dashboards based on User requirements.

Setting up the new user in various applications - Portia, TLM and CADIS.

Ability to read log files to analyze and debug the production issues

Coordinate with Data Centre and application teams to define batch schedule & monitoring approach

Create knowledge base; share new application batch support issues aroused along with their solutions with other team members for future references

INVESCO – Hyderabad India Mar – 2009 to Jun – 2009

Role: Business Analyst

Project # 1: Delivery of Swift Files to TLM

Project Profile: Delivering the Swift and data files from Custodian to TLM IN folder for different locations

Responsibilities:

Prepared the specification document for the interface which would require a SP, scheduling an Autosys job.

Created an autosys job which processes the data into TLM folders.

Jobs involve in monitoring of a FW, copying files, bcp, archival and deletion

Prepared the support document for production issues.

Environment: TLM, SYBASE SQL, Windows, UNIX and AUTOSYS

INVESCO – Hyderabad India Dec – 2007 to Feb – 2009

Role: TLM / TFS Administrator

Project # 2: Portia 9 Conversion

Project Profile: Testing the batch jobs in comparing with Portia6.v to Portia9.v

Responsibilities:

Compared the report jobs and identified the field mapping with the latest version.

Tested the batch jobs performance at database level

Prepared the test cases in comparing with performance of each job

Keep track of all the issues and ensuring that they resolve in timely manner.

Environment: Team Foundation Server, Hudson, SVN, AUTOSYS, Windiff and Windows

INVESCO - Houston, TX Oct – 2007 to Dec – 2007

Role: Business Analyst

Project # 4: Delta – Portia to TLM Interfaces

Project Profile : Drafting the Current system analysis of Portia to CADIS interfaces.

Responsibilities:

Involved in understanding of the current structure of the interfaces in the initial phase of the Project

Feeds include the daily Position, Portfolios, Bank Cash at the eod, Security and price data

Perform reconciliation processes for the region and create daily MIS

Participate in User Acceptance Testing for new reconciliations

Environment : Portia, Autosys, TLM, SQL Server, Sybase SQL and Crystal Reports

Lehman Brothers - Mumbai, India Jun – 2007 to Oct – 2007

Role: TLM Analyst

Project : TLM Global Migration

Project Profile: The scope of the position entails the integration of the TLM reconciliation product into the Operations Division of the Firm.

Responsibilities:

Test and implement the new reconciliation system solution, TLM, and migrate existing reconciliations onto the new platform

Helping User groups with training and understanding of product functionality during the implementation phase.

Writing business scenarios and test scripts from Business Requirements Documentation

Produce test MIS to track test progress and effective test status communication via road maps and regular updates to Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and Global Project Manager

Environment : TLM & GSSR

Standard Chartered Bank - Chennai, India Jan – 2006 to Jun- 2007

Role: Officer – Reconciliation

Project : SSR Nostro Reconciliation and Controls

Project Profile : The scope involves in performing Nostro Reconciliation for Various Currencies across Standard Chartered Bank Global, Undertake processing as per as per provisions of the Departmental Operating Instructions and relevant Bank policies.

Responsibilities:

Reconciliation of about 100 currencies, a volume of around 2 Lakh transactions per month for SCB London worldwide

Ensure data upload, and follow-up with appropriate parties (Clients, Data Centers, IT Support, Correspondent Banks etc.) in case of any exceptions

Work towards implementation on Nostro Reconciliation

Environment: GSSR (SmartStream Reconciliation)

RR Donnelley – Client (KPMG) - Chennai, India Aug – 2003 to Jan- 2006

Role: Analyst – Documentation

Project: Financial Document Preparation

Project Profile: The scope involves in preparing Financial Statements like Balance Sheets, Cash Equities and Form 10K for the client KPMG.

Responsibilities:

Planning and Implementation of Strategies in Carrying Out Day to Day Activities

Quality Checking of Documents Processed by Documents Processes by Document Specialists Before Final Dispatch to the Clients

Imparting Training to Document Specialists in Client Updates.



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