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Project Team Leader

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United States
Posted:
March 01, 2016

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Raveendra Rachamallu

actq2e@r.postjobfree.com

+1-314-***-****

Experience Overview

Overall 11+ years of total IT experience in Application Delivery, Application Development, Maintenance and support projects in fortune 100 companies

Roles performed as Technical lead, onshore offshore coordinator and Subject Matter Expert (SME) with domain expertise in healthcare, Transportation, Banking, and Insurance domains

Expertise on Requirement analysis, Estimations, On-site/off-shore project execution model, and customer interaction

Strong experience in Design, developing, debugging, maintaining and enhancing Health Insurance Application using Mainframe technology. My technology Forte is COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, Easytrieve, ISPF, IBM Utilities etc

Exposure to AdvantageGen, Ideal,DataCom and IMS

Exceeded client expectations in development of scalable Mainframe Applications

Clear understanding of business procedures and ability to work as an individual and as a part of a team

Excellent analytical, functional, design and development skills with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Extensively worked on healthcare, Transportation, Banking, and Insurance domains

ITIL V3 foundation certified from EXIM.

Skills Summary

Special Skills

Requirements Gathering,Analysis, Design, Estimations, coding & Testing

Team Management and Status reporting

Programming Languages:

VS Cobol II, Ideal, Stratus Cobol

Databases

DB2,Datacom,IMS

Operating Systems

MVS, Win NT/2000/95

Control Languages

JCL

OLTP

CICS

Utilities

VSAM, ISPF/PDF, SMARTTEST,INSYNC, SPUFI, Advantage Gen

Tools

File-Aid, QMF, Xpeditor and Teradata SQL Assistant

Educational Qualification

B.E in E.E.E from Madras University, Chennai, 2000

Professional Experience

Working as a Team Leader from August2010 to till date at Accenture LLP.

Worked as a Project Leader from March 2010 to August 2010 at iGATE, Bangalore.

Worked as an I.T Analyst from May 2004 to March 2010 at TATA Consultancy Services, Bangalore.

Project Details:

Project #1

Client

Express Scripts

Project Name

Phoenix Development

Role

Tech Lead & offshore coordinator

Responsibilities

Involved in workshops with business users and perform requirements gathering

Developed functional and technical specification documents

Provided effort estimates to the project management team

Involved in data model creation

Responsible for status tracking, identifying risks and issues, presenting the same to project management team on daily basis

Conducting review meetings on deliverables and obtaining approvals from Client team

Prepared High Level and Low Level design as per Requirements and presented them to client team

Establish off-shore team and trained them on the functionalities

Created check lists for the deliverables

Co-ordination with QA team for SIT and UAT testing, present the test results to Business team

Continual interaction with the stake holders to understand the issues and to provide workarounds / permanent fixes

Clarifications of technical and functional queries posed by team

Developed components for POD ( Proof of Design) during HLD phase

Created Requirement Traceability Matrix to track the completeness of given requirements

Project Duration

Jan, 2015 to Till date

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : Cobol, DB2

Utilities : SPUFI, File Master, Endevor

Project #2

Client

Express Scripts

Project Name

CDH Support

Role

Tech Lead & offshore coordinator

Responsibilities

Accepting Incident tickets and creating a requirement documents and handing it to the team for the development

Offshore Coordinator

Responsible for work deliverables.

Co-ordination with team and client effectively.

Co-ordination with QA team and release management teams.

Continual interaction with the stake holders to understand the issues and to provide workarounds / permanent fixes

Clarifications of technical and functional queries posed by team.

Interacting with client to understand and analyze the requirements (CR).

Preparing technical specifications.

Project Duration

Mar, 2014 to Dec 2014

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : Cobol, DB2

Utilities : SPUFI, File Master, Endevor

Project #3

Client

Express Scripts

Project Name

Workers Comp maintenance

Role

Team Leader

Responsibilities

Have traveled to onshore for KT. Built the offshore team.

Responsible for Requirement gathering for the enhancement requested by Client.

Co-ordination with team and client effectively.

Conducting status meetings on weekly and need basis.

Clarifications to technical and functional queries posed by team.

Interacting with client to understand and analyze the requirements (CR).

Preparing technical specifications.

Writing queries using DBQ to extract data from various VSAM files reporting purpose

Project Duration

August, 2010 to March, 2014

Environment

OS :VOS

Software : Stratus Cobol, Files, Command macros, Forms

Project #4

Client

Royal Bank of Canada, Canada

Project Name

GRADS maintenance

Role

Team Leader

Responsibilities

Knowledge acquisition from Onsite

Interacted with client to understand and analyze the requirements (SCR).

Prepared Understanding document and high level estimates

Helping team members in developing and testing.

Coordinate the System Integration Testing and Sign-off.

Project Duration

March, 2010 to August 2010

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : Cobol, DB2

Utilities : SPUFI, File Aid, Endevor,

Project #5

Client

Legal and General, UK

Project Name

FPF Application Support

Role

Team Leader

Responsibilities

Knowledge acquisition from SMEs and preparing System Design Documents.

Resolution of production problems within Service Level Agreements (SLAs) defined, and ensure system availability

Onsite-Offshore co-ordination

Continual interaction with the stake holders to understand the issues and to provide workarounds / permanent fixes

Project Duration

June, 2008 to March 2010

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : Cobol, DB2

Utilities : SPUFI, File Manager, Endevor, QMF, DOC Direct, Debug.

Commendations

I was at client location, Kingswood, UK, for 7 months to understand and gain knowledge about the FPF application by working closely with the SME’s and Business users.

Project #6

Client

Legal and General, UK

Project Name

ADF to COBOL Conversion

Role

Team Leader

Responsibilities

Interacted with client to understand and analyze the requirements

Prepared Project Plan and was involved in high level estimates

Involved technically in Development phase of the Project Plan

Involved in developing the test cases and executing the System Integration Testing

Project Duration

Aug, 2007 to Jan, 2008

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : Cobol,IMS DB/DC

Project #7

Client

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Toronto, CANADA

Project Name

Co-Borrower Implementation

Role

Module Leader

Responsibilities

Interaction with client and understand/Analysis the requirement.

Analyze/Review the business objective and functional requirement and prepare the estimates.

Identify and design the changes to all the impacted systems

Prepare the project plan and Build the changes.

System Integration Testing.

Knowledge Acquisition

I was along with the pioneer team, which has involved in learning the application. I had to learn the application at a very faster rate to meet the stiff deadlines given by the client.

Project Duration

Oct-2006 to June-2007

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : Advantage Gen, JCL,DB2,GDF

Utilities : SPUFI,File Aid

Project #8

Client

AXA Insurance, Lytham, U.K

Project Name

SOLUS

Role

Module Leader

Responsibilities

Requirements gathering and documenting

Interaction with client and understand/Analysis the functional requirement.

Building technical specifications.

Attending review meetings.

Offshore coordination and knowledge sharing.

Developed POLARIS interface, which was core for projects success.

Project Duration

AUG-2005 to Till JUNE-2006

Environment

OS : MVS, Windows – XP

Software : COBOL, IDEAL,DATACOM

Project #9

Client

Panalpina Management Ltd., Basle, Switzerland

Project Name

FOS Application Maintenance

Role

Developer

Responsibilities

Involved in requirement gathering from the business users.

Involved in the documenting HLD and DLD.

Prepared Low level design for AE modules.

Developed Data validation module.

Was responsible for peer reviewing the modules.

Create Unit test case document and perform unit testing.

Project Duration

May 2004 – AUG-2005

Environment

OS : Unix, Windows – 2000

Software : OCL, COBOL, Message members, Format files

Simulator : OPEN RS



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