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Software Developer Engineer

Malvern, PA
November 22, 2018

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PRATIK VIJAY 512-***-**** 716-***-**** Experienced Software Developer with Master’s Degree

Software Developer Engineer II, CSG International Nov 2017 – Current

Created new Cobol modules to incorporate changes in Billing system & update end customer’s amount due.

Customized existing Cobol modules as per client request to accommodate changes in Subscription plan/usage.

Developed a web-based tool to monitor incoming & outgoing files timestamp to meet SLA & create notification.

Created test scenarios and completed unit testing. Performed Integration testing on multiple Cobol modules.

Created detailed reports explaining technical flowcharts and test cases to end user.

Collaborated with different teams to support Migration activities. Acted as “On call support” to resolve Production defects. Used Jenkin for auto build, SVN version control, Jira Scrum board for ticket management.

Performed peer code review for new code modules and gave feedback to other Cobol developers.

Mentored two new developers resulting in more than 250 hours/month development hours and recognition. with ‘Rising Star Leadership Award’. Achieved “SAFe Scrum Master” and “SAFe for Teams” Agile certifications.

Tools used - COBOL, Job Control Language, HTML,, IBM utilities, Fileaid, TSO, ISPF, VSAM, GDG, Z/OS

Software Developer, Cogent Tech Dec 2016 – Oct 2016

Enhanced online banking and credit card transaction processing system to include fraud detection and customer alert functionality. Developed new Cobol modules & scheduled Jobs using Job Scheduler utility.

Modified transaction-processing module to acquire user location information in real time using SAS application

Included Cobol code to compare users home location with real time location data. If there is a mismatch then invoked messaging service module to notify customer & add extra layer of authentication using MFA.

Designed messaging service module to create a customized message to alert customer and send it through proper communication channel. Used CICS maps and mapset. Included additions CICS transactions.

Created detailed documentation for each new functionality for future code maintenance.

Tools used - COBOL, DB2, Jenkins, SVN, Unix, Jira, Oracle, SQL, Job Control Language, Fileaid, TSO, ISPF, VSAM

Software Developer, Capgemini, India Oct 2013 - July 2015

Analyzed, developed 50000+ lines of COBOL code to improve Transaction Processing system capable of processing millions of credit card transactions on daily basis. Performed Unit, Integration and UAT Testing.

Created new JCL jobs & scheduled them to run in existing batch processing. Modified VSAM files.

Created new online screens for customer interface and added new fields to exciting screens using CICS.

Monitored batch processing, fixed & reran failed JCL jobs and created JOB ABEND reports on daily basis.

Modified credit management system in VisionPlus application, which resulted in Equal Monthly Installment capabilities. Developed new Cobol code to modify monthly account balance. Created End user manual report.

Implemented contactless ApplePay functionality. Modified payment authorization module to include RFID, biometric fields. Added new parameters in transaction data frame and VSAM files.

Tools used - COBOL, Job Control Language, DB2, SQL, CICS, ChangeMan, VisionPlus, Easytrieve, REXX

Mainframe Developer, Novus India May 2012 – Sept 2013

Created customer enrollment system for facilitating onboarding of new health insurance plan customers.

Analyzed end user requirements to design new Cobol code & modifying existing Cobol modules. Created new VSAM files, queried DB2 using sql, programmed JCLs and completed unit testing for new modules.

Technical Skills

COBOL, Job Control Language(JCL), CICS, SQL, DB2, Unix, Z/OS, VisionPlus, Python, MS SQL, Agile, SDLC,JIRA

VSAM, PDS, GDG, ChangeMan, Fileaid, IBM utilities, TSO, ISPF, Endevor, Easytrieve, REXX, CA7, Jenkins, SVN


Master of Science, Computer Science and Engineering, State University of New York Aug 2015 – Feb 2017

Bachelor of Engineering University of Pune, India May 2009 – May 2013

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