lead developer resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Developer in ever evolving Java platform and in robust Mainframe technologies. Passionate about developing applications, intrigued to solve high critical production issues, enthusiastic automation developer and a good team player. Eager to learn new technologies and adapt to them very quickly.

Diverse knowledge in different programming languages and have an ability to learn any new technology or programming languages in a fast manner. Capable of applying knowledge from technical manuals to develop applications and solve critical issues.

Experience in both application development and maintenance provides me with a unique perspective to create high quality applications and react to issues quickly and fix them.


Back End : Core Java, Spring Boot, Rest API, GraphQL API

Front End : Angular (Beginner)

Database : SQL, MongoDB, Hbase, AuroraDB

Infrastructure : Terraform

Cloud Technologies : AWS

Automation Tools : Ayehu EyeShare, BluePrism

Build Tools : Gradle, Maven

Mainframe Technologies : COBOL, JCL, REXX

Atlassian Toolset : Jira, BitBuket, Bamboo

09/2020 to Current
Lead Developer Dave Ramsey Franklin, TN,

As a Lead Developer, contributed to below areas of the application:

  • Enhance various functionalities of Spring Boot application invoking GraphQL APIs, processing and persisting data in Hbase
  • Implement dynamic log level changes to change logging at runtime without application reboot using log4j utility.
  • Use Gauge testing framework for Regression and Functional testing of the application
  • Use GoCD for efficiently handling CI/CD of the application to various environments such as Dev, multiple QA and client level Prod environments
  • Create continuous delivery pipelines using GoCD to streamline and reduce the time to release every feature to production
  • Create and configure AWS services : EC2, ECS, ECR, CodeDeploy, AuroraDB, APIGateway through Terraform
  • As part of Infrastructure as Code, worked on processes and pipelines to ship application and infrastructure code to make provisioning of new clients faster and seamless
  • Use K6 scripts for Performance testing and Load testing of the application
  • Implement Zero Downtime Deployments for applications involving multiple AWS Load Balancers through custom scripts.
  • Create Python scripts to persist data in AuroraDB during application initialization
  • Mentor and facilitate junior developers for better design approaches and implementations
10/2016 to Current
Senior Associate Kpmg Herndon, VA,

Developed an application that audits insurance customers with below features:

  • Get details from customers (Angular, REST API), checks for their eligibility and let them use the application (Spring Boot)
  • Store and process customer data (Mongo DB), generate automated reports from data stored (Spring Boot scheduled tasks)
  • Let user upload several documents (OAuth, AWS S3, AWS Lambda) and store them in a document store

Automated several repeated IT tasks using Ayehu EyeShare and Blue Prism which reduced IT operating costs drastically upto 660 hrs/year of manual effort

Worked on below Application Support activities:

  • Use Introscope for monitoring application performance and behavior to notify support teams through BSM Alerts in timely manner to avoid end user impact
  • Involved in Incident management resolution and stakeholder communication for critical production issues
  • Work in a high pressure environment to solve critical production issues impacting large user base
  • Quickly identify applications impacted due to critical issues and communicate on impacts in timely manner
  • Find and implement short term and long term fixes to avoid application unavailability.
01/2006 to 05/2014
Senior Associate Kpmg Billings, MT,
  • Technical SME for Client specific portfolio of First Data Resources (FDR) like GE, CITIBank, JCPenney, Walmart, Sams Club, TJMaxx, Kohls, etc.,
  • Lead developer and was involved in several enhancements including name truncation logic on credit cards
  • Worked closely with FDR's Business Intelligence team and provided business solutions to various data sourcing and consistency issues
  • Responsible for analyzing, reviewing and providing sign-off for any changes that would impact GE portfolio for FDR
  • Managed a team with diverse technologies like Core Java, Mainframe, AbInitio, UNIX and Oracle for FDR
  • Participated in new project proposals from Cognizant. Worked closely with FDR Managers and Directors on various strategies for team optimization, value adds and process improvements
  • Performed Data analysis and developed Mainframe based reports for Liberty's Data warehouse interfacing applications
  • Reverse engineered acquired modules from TLA to Metlife Standards
  • Document all tools used for development and train new members with tools and processes for all clients
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2013 to to
Master of Science: Computer Engineering
Birla Institue of Technology And Science - Pilani, Hyderabad,
Expected in 05/2005 to to
Bachelor of Engineering - BE: Computer Science
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham - Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu,
Activities and Honors

Cognizant Technology Solutions

  • Four times Above and Beyond Award winner - First Data Account - August 2013, July 2012, January 2011, March 2009
  • Star Performer Award – First Data Account – March 2011, June 2009
  • Received Top Trainer award for Q1 & Q2 (2010) from Cognizant Academy
  • SATT Award (Strategic Account Talent Toolkit) – Insurance Practice – June 2006
  • Client Appreciation Award for short time achievement – MetLife – April 2006

Java - Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) in Java7 with 93%
Java - Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) in Java 1.5
DB2 UDB 8.1
Principles of Insurance : Life, Health and Annuities (LOMA 280)
Insurance Company Operations (LOMA 290)

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  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

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