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COBOL,JCL,DB2,CICS

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Downingtown, PA
Posted:
December 28, 2020

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SUTHANDIRA DEVI ELANGO.

E-Mail: adi0fw@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: 610-***-****

Professional Experience

Having 11 years of Professional Experience with focus on IBM Mainframes

Having good exposure in Design, Development, Testing, Maintenance, Implementation of IBM Mainframe applications.

Business Knowledge in Banking, Cards & Payments Application and Insurance Systems.

Worked with cards product BASE-2000 and HP integrated cards product SPECTRUM.

Worked on resolution of several high critical issues, Constant Monitoring and checking the Health of the technical environment every day before all branches of banks are opened for operation.

Clear understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and Application testing Life Cycle.

Versatile Team Player with good communication & Problem-solving skills.

Industry Experience

Worked as a Developer in DXC Technologies USA from July 2018 to Jan 2020

Worked as a Delivery Module Lead in Mphasis an HP Company Chennai from June 2007 to June 2014

Worked as a Senior Software Engineer in Wipro Technologies Pune from

March 2006 to June 2007

Worked as a Business Associate in IBM Pune from Mar 2005 to Feb 2006

Certification:

Completed DB2 UDB V8.1Family Fundamentals – Exam

Completed IBM Certified Database Associate - DB2 10.1 Fundamentals

Technical Skills

Hardware : IBM Mainframe S-390, Z/OS

Products/Tools : Endevour, File Manager, CA-Intertest, Xpeditor,

QMF, SPUFI, SDSF, File-aid

Scheduling Tools : CA-7

Languages : COBOL, JCL and CICS

RDBMS : DB2 and IDMS.

File Architecture : VSAM

Credit Card Products: BASE-2000, SPECTRUM

Business Domains : Banking, Credit Cards and Payments,

Insurance and Government Benefit Systems.

Project Details

Project #1

Project Name : GP MAS – Global payment Merchant Accounting System

Client : Global payments

Industry Vertical: Credit Cards

Environment : IBM Mainframe- z/OS

Skill/Tools : COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, File-Manager, Endeavor, CA-7

Duration : July 9th 2018 – January 31st 2020 in DXC technologies

Description:

MAS – Merchant Accounting System is the heart of the Acquirer Application and is primarily responsible for Settlement, Billing, Statement and Fraud handling. Acquirers enable merchants to accept credit cards. Acquirers buy the merchant’s sales slips and credit the ticket’s value to the merchant’s account. There are various categories of Acquirers namely bank, Processors and Card organizations. The Key activities of the Acquirer are Account and Portfolio management, Merchant Acquisition and merchant processing. The major groups in the Acquirer applications are: Distribution & MAS, Network & exceptions and Alternate platforms.

Responsibilities

Understanding the requirements and assisting team for the technical queries.

Responsible for estimating and Designing as per the business requirement

Coding and Code reviews

Worked on projects like Creating the Sub Report for Petrol Transaction Report

Creation and update of MAS Utility

Visa Small Merchant program in Hong Kong

BPI Deposit and Auth files and – BPI online statements creation for Diners/Discover

Desjardins Implementation

Preparation of Baseline Testing Scenarios.

Preparation of QA test plan and Installation plan

Involved in Unit Testing and System Testing

Preparation of Unit Test Report and Integration Test Report.

Preparation of Implementation Plan Worked on Major project MasterCard and VISA Compliance

Preparation of XMIT jobs to transmit the reports to the customer

Project #2

Project Name : USFS - Commercial Cards (SPECTRUM)

Client : Comerica Bank, JPMC, IBERIA Bank, Regions Bank, JCB.

Industry Vertical : Credit Cards

Environment : IBM Mainframe- z/OS

Skill/Tools : COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, File-Manager, Endeavor, CA-7

Duration : June 11th 2007 - June 27th 2014 in Mphasis an HP Company

Description

Spectrum is an integrated software product designed by HP to meet the needs of commercial card issuers. The Spectrum Card Processing System offers corporate, purchasing, and fleet card services, including billing, and reporting, to help companies control business expenses. The Spectrum system supports MasterCard, Visa, and private-label accounts.

Offers improved communication with customers by providing timely information and online, real-time maintenance Offers daily and monthly activity and statistical reporting.

Responsibilities

Understanding the requirements and assisting team for the technical queries.

Responsible for preparation of technical design (HLD & LLD) document as per the business requirement.

Coding and Code reviews

Preparation of estimation for the client requirement

Creation of GENTRAN and DDF programs

Involved in Extended Payments project

Preparation of Baseline Testing Scenarios.

Preparation of Unit Test Plan and System Test plan.

Involved in Unit Testing and System Testing by running Batch cycles using CA-7

Preparation of Unit Test Report and Integration Test Report.

Preparation of Implementation Plan Worked on Major project MasterCard and VISA Compliance

Involved in Implementation

Project #3

Project Name : Creditor Simplify - Lenci New claims

Client : Aviva Life Insurance

Skill/Tools : ENDEVOR, XPEDITOR, FILE-AID

Duration : March 6th 2006 – June 8th 2007 in Wipro Technologies

Description : Aviva is the world's fifth-largest insurance group. The largest insurer in the UK. One of the leading providers of life and pension products to Europe. The Scope of this Project is to provide the enhanced version of existing AM System since there were certain limitations in terms of the limited technology support for the user front end, large number of screens with rigid process flow and limited automation in claims processing functionality with respect to auto-computation and payment of claims, generation of letters and automation diary system of the existing AM New Claims System. Creditor insurance also known as Payment Protection Insurance is typically sold alongside a Credit card, Personal loan or Mortgages product. It protects the insured's monthly financial repayments on a loan, mortgage or credit card in the event of ASU (Accidents, sickness and unemployment). Creditor Insurance developed significantly in the UK during the 1980s in response to the growth in credit availability in the high street. Creditor Insurance provides an individual with insurance cover against inability to make repayments under a credit agreement because of his/her death, disability or unemployment. Aviva was launched as the brand entity in July 2002.

Responsibilities

Understanding the requirements and assisting team for the technical queries.

Responsible for preparation of technical design (HLD & LLD) document as per the business requirement.

Coding and Code reviews

Preparation of estimation for the client requirement.

Preparation of Baseline Testing Scenarios.

Preparation of Unit Test Plan and Integration Test plan.

Preparation of Unit Test Report and Integration Test Report.

Preparation of Implementation plan

Project #4

Project Name : Creditor Simplify – MI Finance

Environment : COBOL, JCL, DB2

Skill/Tools : Alchemist, File-Aid

Description : The Scope of this project is Automation of Claims, Earnings and Reinsurance Data.

The Scope of this Module is to automate the Reinsurance Premium data and Creation of data files for reinsurance data validation. To achieve the automated feed for LENCI reinsurance data a new data repository is introduced. This data repository takes the input from the LENCI premium strategic feed and creates record in the format required to update the reinsurance data mart. To calculate the reinsurance data from the premium SIFAD, reinsurance percentage will be used from the LENCI scheme file. This file will provide the reinsurance percentage to calculate the reinsurance written premium and reinsurance commission amount from the LENCI strategic feed along with other required fields for data mart. The data from the new reinsurance repository will be merged with spearmint data and manual feed data (except lenci creditor data) and then updated to the reinsurance mart.

Responsibilities

Involved in Impact Analysis based on the requirement.

Responsible for preparation of technical design (HLD & LLD) document as per the business requirement.

Coding and Code reviews

Preparation of estimation for the client requirement.

Preparation of Baseline Testing Scenarios.

Preparation of Unit Test Plan and Integration Test plan.

Involved in Unit Testing and Integration Testing by running Batch cycles using CA-7.

Preparation of Unit Test Report and Integration Test Report.

Preparation of Implementation plan

Involved in Implementation

Project #5

Project Name : ECM – GNS Integration

Client : Amex

Environment : COBOL, JCL, DB2, Stored Procedures

Skill/Tools : File-Aid, Infoman, Changeman

Duration : March 23rd 2005 – Feb 23rd 2006 in IBM Private Limited

Description : The project scope is to integrate the Case Management System with the GNS Infrastructure to automate the GNS message exchange between US Acquirer (US domestic merchants) and disputes initiated by Network Partners. Proprietary volume will continue to be processed via the OpsNet and DPS applications as applicable. The scope will support GNP business policies and procedures as well as domestic policies for US Merchant inquiries and chargeback.

The vision of Case Management is to provide the Service Delivery Network with an infrastructure to establish and process all disputes within the Case Management component independent of host AR platforms. The Case Management component is being delivered in a phased approach consisting of several releases. The Case Management project will support the over-arching Card Platform Strategy goals of:

Reducing organizational constraints

Reducing organizational and maintenance costs

Increasing system availability and reliability

Responsibilities

Preparing Test cases.

Execution of test cases.

Actively participated in System testing, regression testing.

Raised bugs in QC tool for the failed test cases with the appropriate severities/priorities.

Retesting Fixes.

Involve in meetings/sessions with users to gather report specifications.

Project #6

Project Name : ECM – RELEASE 1B

Client : Amex

Environment : COBOL, JCL, DB2, Stored Procedures

Skill/Tools : File-Aid, Infoman, Changeman

Role : Team member

Description : The project scope is to create front-end and back-end case processing rules to deliver automation enhancements to provide production uplift in anticipation of the increased GNS US network partner volume. Release 1B – GNS Partner Expansion provides ECM the capability to process all network (GNS) disputes with US Merchant (includes partners etc.) and automating US Release 1 and business processes within Case Processing. This solution will support full US Acquirer functionality with automated processes, where possible, and provide a systematic flow of data between systems reducing manual processes and closing the most critical requirement gaps that were de-scoped out of US Release.

Responsibilities

Involved in Impact Analysis based on the requirement.

Responsible for preparation of technical design (HLD & LLD) document as per the business requirement.

Coding and Code reviews

Preparation of estimation for the client requirement

Creation of Stored procedures in UDB server

Preparation of Baseline Testing Scenarios.

Preparation of Unit Test Plan and Integration Test plan.

Preparation of Implementation plan

Involved in Implementation

Academic Credential

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E computer Science) from Anjalai Ammal Mahalingam Engg College, Bharathidasan University - India 1997-2001



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