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Experienced mainframe developer

plano, TX, 75023
September 22, 2008

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Arthi Karunkanshanmugam

Email ID: *************@*****.**.**

Contact No: 469-***-****


Arthi is a Software Engineer with 6.5 years of experience in Information Technology. She is competency in Mainframe applications using COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2 and VSAM. She has worked during various phases of SDLC such as Requirement analysis, Design, Testing and UAT. Her technical abilities are complemented by excellent analytical and design skills, User interaction abilities, and implementation skills.

Mainframe Expertise

• Extensive experience in designing and developing Solutions using Mainframe Technology.

• Responsible for Debugging and Troubleshooting in production support.


• Bachelor of Engineering – Regional Engineering College

Trichy, India


• Certified in Kepner Tregor’s problem solving techniques.

• Certified in Stock Market basics


Mainframe : COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM

Tools : File AID, SPUFI, XPEDITOR(Batch and Online), ENDAVOR,

QMF, HP service desk, Infoman

Database : DB2

Job Functions : Requirement gatherings, Analysis, Design, Programming, Testing,

Documentation User interaction, Application Maintenance,

Implementation, Offshore onsite model.

Others : GSMS - EDS Process.

Professional Profile

Designation and Employer 1: Information Analyst, TCS

Employment Period: Sep 13th 2006 till April 27th 2007

Location: Chennai, India

Designation and Employer 2: Information Associate, EDS

Employment Period: Nov 10th 2003 till Sep 1st 2006

Location: Chennai, India

Designation and Employer 3: Developer, E-Funds

Employment Period: Mar 4th 2002 till Nov 7th 2003

Location: Chennai, India

Designation and Employer 4: Programmer, Planetasia

Employment Period: Aug 7th 2000 till Feb 22nd 2002

Location: Chennai, India

Project Information

Project : LTD

Type : Conversion and Enhancement

Platform / Technology : COBOL, JCL, DB2

Client : Morgan Stanley, UK

Role : Information Analyst

Listed derivatives(LTD) performs trading of Futures and Options. The entire life cycle of trading which covers right from Pre trading activities, Buying or Selling of Trade, Processing of trade, Execution, Clearing and post trading activities are performed.

Arthi’s responsibilities as an Information Analyst in this project include

• Develop high level design document from the client request.

• Perform design walk through with the client.

• Identifying and removing the functionality and its corresponding programs that interact with an old ADABAS database which has already been replaced by the DB2 in the listed derivatives application.

• Fix Change requests and Adhoc requests from clients.

• Perform implementation and fix post implementation bugs

Project : CEAS

Type : Maintenance and Enhancement

Platform / Technology : Mainframe/CICS, JCL, DB2, VSAM, MQ series

Client : SPRINT

Role : Information Associate

Corporate Exchange Architecture System (CEAS) is a central information repository for the entire SPRINT network. Each and every individual project across the SPRINT will rely on CEAS for its day today activities. These applications also update their local information on a regular and in some cases on an immediate basis depending upon the importance and usage of the data.

Arthi’s responsibilities as an Information Associate in this project include:-

• Develop Low Level Design document and establish traceability with High level design documents.

• Prepare Application Test Plan, Application Test Cases.

• Develop Code for new and enhanced request.

• Fix change requests and adhoc requests from clients.

• Perform self and peer reviews.

• Perform Design and Code walk through with onsite SME’s.

• Perform Unit testing, System testing, Integration testing and Implementation.

• Resolve pre and post implementation bugs.

• Conduct Root cause analysis/ corrective action plans for high severity problems

• Package components for migration activities.

• Provide Production support for the applications in scope.

Project : RTGS

Type : Development

Platform / Technology : Mainframe/CICS, JCL, DB2, VSAM

Client : Reserve Bank of India

Role : Developer

Implementation of a Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) project at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will allow banks in India to make secure inter-bank payments throughout the country. A core banking system will cover all the general transactions and central accounting of the RBI, including the bank's general ledger.

Arthi’s responsibilities as a developer in this project include:-

• Prepare LLD from the HLD.

• Prepare Application Test Cases.

• Develop Code for new application.

• Perform self and peer reviews.

• Perform Unit testing, System testing

• Fixed the bugs.

Project : Yodlee

Type : Web application development

Platform / Technology : Core JAVA, HTML, XML

Client : Yodlee-USA

Role : Programmer

Yodlee acts as a single stop shop. The burden of an individual, to log into multiple sites and keeping track of those various passwords for his day today activities have been removed and instead he needs to remember only yodlee’s username and password and start viewing all of his Web life in one place. The categories include NEWS, AUCTIONS, E-MAIL etc.

Arthi’s responsibilities as a programmer in this project include: -

• Develop code.

• Unit testing, System testing and Implementation.

• Perform self and peer reviews.

• Fixed the pre and post implementation bugs.


• EDS – Top Gun Award for outstanding contribution to CEAS application in the year 2005.

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