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Technologu Lead Mainframe

Location:
Scottsdale, AZ
Posted:
March 22, 2019

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Praveen Nayak

**** * ******** ****, **********, Arizona 85254

Mobile: 602-***-****

E-Mail: ac8u33@r.postjobfree.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/praveen-nayak-b1821514/

Professional Profile

Software Professional with experience of 10+ years in Software development Industry.

Skilled in adopting a pragmatic approach in improvising on solutions and resolving issues and endowed with a profound customer centric and systems driven approach to designing business solutions

Gained exposure in Agile Process - Scrum Development Methodology: Backlog /User Stories grooming, Release Planning, Sprint iteration, Show and Tell Process, Sprint Retrospective / Review, Release / Implementation.

Gained exposure to in almost all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Requirement gathering, Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing and implementation phases.

Currently working with Infosys Limited, Phoenix, AZ (US) since November 2014

Worked with Infosys Limited, Bangalore, India from Feb 2011 till November 2014

Worked with Tata Consultancy Service Limited, Bangalore, India from March 2007 to Jan 2011.

Technical Skills

Languages : COBOL, JCL, SQL

Database : IBM DB2, IMS DB

Special Software: XPEDITER, Change Man, FILEAID, BMCADM, APPTUNE, SPUFI, QMF, MQMENU, DELTAIMS, SYNSORT

Project Management Software: CA Rally Software, HP Quality Center

Operating System: z/OS, Windows XP/Windows 7 / 8

Experience Details

Organization: Infosys Limited

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, US (Since Nov 2014- till Date ) and

Bangalore, India (Till Nov 2014)

Client: American Express

Project: Benefit Connect System

Duration: April 2013 – Till date

Description: The project involves maintenance and enhancements to American Express Benefit Connect system. The business objective is to maintain information pertaining to enrolments in Fee based and Free Card Service products offered by American Express to its customers. The Card Service products offered by American Express are either fulfilled internally or via external Vendor partners. Benefit Connect acts as an interface between various internal applications and external Vendor partners to support the fulfilment of Card Services products. These Products cater to various lines of business such as Insurance, Publication, Card management, Finance, Telecommunication etc.

This is a managed maintenance and enhancement project involving requirements elaboration, design, build, testing, implementation and warranty support. The system will be enhanced in multiple releases using the staged waterfall development methodology which will help American Express to grow its business.

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Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:

●Understanding of Requirement and helping the Product Owner to Defined User stories

●Analysis of requirement/ User Stories to identify the changes to existing processes as well as evaluation of alternatives to decide upon the implementation plan.

●Release Planning with the Scrum Team and Product Owner

●Sprint Planning with the Scrum Team and Product Owner

●Reviewed Build Unit Test Plans / Results based on Design

●Attend daily Stand up meetings and Client/Product Owner interaction on project issues

●Identify risks and issues in advance and communicate the impacts.

●Coding, Unit Testing, System Testing and User acceptance testing.

●Perform Demo for the Sprint Release to the stake holders and Product Owner

●Co-ordinate with all the teams during SIT and UAT and help business in test cases and test plan.

●Retrospective of Sprint with the Scrum Team and Product Owner

●Implement the changes with minimum impact to existing system

●Post implementation activities

●Review of project deliverables

●Monitoring the quality adherence of project activities

Organization: Infosys Limited

Location: Bangalore, India

Client: American Express

Project: Loyalty Application System

Duration: November 2011 – March 2013

Description: This project involved end-to-end managed maintenance & enhancement of the client’s various Loyalty platform related mainframe applications like Co-brand, Rebates and US Membership Rewards (USMR). Cobrand application is the servicing platform for all Co-branded cards issued by American Express. Rebates application maintains the information on cash rebates applied to each of the card transactions. USMR application maintains the information on Membership Rewards points applied to each card transaction for each card member who is enrolled for Membership Rewards points.

Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:

●Analysis of requirements to identify the changes to existing processes as well as evaluation of alternatives to decide upon the implementation plan.

●Prepared and reviewed High / Low Level Design documents

●Reviewed Build Unit Test Plans / Results based on Design

●Attend status meetings and Client interaction on project issues

●Update the status report on regular basis

●Identify risks and issues in advance and communicate the impacts

●Mentored new Programmer Analysts in the build phase of the project.

●Unit Testing, System Testing and User acceptance testing.

●Co-ordinate with all the teams during SIT and UAT and help business in test cases and test plan.

●Implemented the changes with minimum impact to existing system

●Post implementation activities.

●Review of project deliverables

●Monitoring the quality adherence of project activities

Organization: Infosys Limited

Location: Bangalore, India

Client: BBVA Bank

Project: BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria)

Duration: March 2011- Sept 2011

Description: The project involved maintenance and enhancement of BBVA banking applications. This involved maintenance and enhancement of different banking functionalities like deposits, Loans and Advances.

Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:

●Reviewed High / Low Level Design documents

●Reviewed Build Unit Test Plans / Results based on Design

●Attend status meetings and Client interaction on project issues

●Update the status report on regular basis

●Identify risks and issues in advance and communicate the impacts

●Mentored new Programmer Analysts in the build phase of the project.

●Coding, Unit Testing

●Review of project deliverables

●Monitoring the quality adherence of project activities

Organization: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Location: Bangalore, India

Client: American Express

Project: Global Risk Management System

Duration: July 2010- Feb 2011

Description: This project involves enhancements and development to Global Risk Management System. The business objective is assessing the risk involved with AMEX with its customers owning credit. This Application monitors and assesses each customer spending and the credit owning to AMEX, based on the business rules set by AMEX in order to avoid risky customer and financial loss.

Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:

●Analysis of requirements to identify the changes to existing processes as well as evaluation of alternatives to decide upon the implementation plan.

●Prepared and reviewed High / Low Level Design documents

●Reviewed Build Unit Test Plans / Results based on Design

●Attend status meetings and Client interaction on project issues

●Update the status report on regular basis

●Identify risks and issues in advance and communicate the impacts

●Mentored new Programmer Analysts in the build phase of the project.

●Coding, Unit Testing, System Testing and User acceptance testing.

●Co-ordinate with all the teams during SIT and UAT and help business in test cases and test plan.

●Implemented the changes with minimum impact to existing system

●Post implementation activities.

●Review of project deliverables

●Monitoring the quality adherence of project activities

Organization: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Location: Bangalore, India

Client: American Express

Project: Interactive Application System

Duration: March 2007 – June 2010

Description: This project involves enhancements and development to AMEX Interactive Application systems like Email Address Capture (EAC), ALERTS system, Communication Tracking System. The business objective is to provide the AMEX card members with various functionalities like Alerts, Notification and different communication services through Email and SMS. These application maintains customers electronic address via EAC, triggers communication (email or SMS) through Alerts system and tracks all communications sent to card members through Communication tracking system.

Responsibilities and Key Deliverables:

●Analysis of requirements to identify the changes to existing processes as well as evaluation of alternatives to decide upon the implementation plan.

●Prepared and reviewed High / Low Level Design documents

●Reviewed Build Unit Test Plans / Results based on Design

●Attend status meetings and Client interaction on project issues

●Update the status report on regular basis

●Identify risks and issues in advance and communicate the impacts

●Mentored new Programmer Analysts in the build phase of the project.

●Unit Testing, System Testing and User acceptance testing.

●Co-ordinate with all the teams during SIT and UAT and help business in test cases and test plan.

●Implemented the changes with minimum impact to existing system

●Post implementation activities.

●Review of project deliverables

●Monitoring the quality adherence of project activities

TRAININGS & CERTIFICATIONS

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM),

Trained and certified in Customer Orientation, Quality, SDLC, AGILE, Infosys Quality System.

IBM DB2 universal Database V8.1 Family Fundamental – IBM Certified DB2 UDB Associate

Certified in Infosys Quality Services (IQS, an Infosys Internal Certification)

EDUCATIONAL DETAIL

B.Tech (Computer Science) from Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology College, Gunupur, under Biju Patnaik University of Technology ( BPUT), Odisha, India in 2006.

PASSPORT & VISA DETAIL

Passport Number

Date of Issue

Expiry Date

Place of Issue

H3189007

24-April-2009

23-April-2019

Bhubaneswar, India



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