Mainframe Developer resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Mainframe Developer offering 7 years of leading and working in cross-functional teams and completing projects on-time. Seamlessly manages workload to meet deadlines. Excellent user interaction abilities and communication skills.

Currently sub-contracting for Toyota and working as a Subject Matter Expert for ekanban system, which is a vehicle part ordering system.

Experienced in Analysis, design, development, testing & prod support of Mainframe-Hosted application-systems. Extensive experience in COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, Stored Procedures, MQ Series and CICS.

Knowledge of ETL procedures and tools. Worked closely with ETL teams to develop feed that can be loaded into dataware house.

VisionPlus experience working in CDM, CMS and FAS modules.

  • COBOL, JCL, CICS, VSAM, IMS, DB2, SQL, MQ-series
  • Performance tuning in z/OS and DB2 environment
  • System analyst
  • Interface design and implementation
  • Agile, Kanban Methodologies
  • Requirements analysis and design phases
  • Onsite Offshore model and work co-ordination
  • Endevor, Platinum, Panvalet, File-aid/Manager, i-strobe, QMF
  • CA7, Control-M, TMON, JOBTRAC, Expeditor
  • VisionPlus - CDM CMS FAS
  • DFSORT/SYNCSORT and other IBM Utilities
  • Stored procedures
  • Informatica
  • CA Service desk, GSD, Remedy
  • Incident, Change and Problem management
, Expected in : - GPA :

• Mtech in Maintenance Engineering and Management from MANIT, Bhopal, India in 2006.

• Btech in Industrial Engineering from MIET, Meerut, India in 2004

• All India GATE score of 93 percentile & Govt sponsored scholarship for pursuing masters.

• IBM Certified DB2 Database Application Programmer - IBM DB2 Universal Database V8.1 Family (2010)

• VisionPlus Base 1 training and 3 years work experience in credit card domain.

• E1 certified – SYNTEL’s Health Care Domain Knowledge Certification.

• Mainframe Training in COBOL, JCL, MVS, DB2, VSAM and CICS in Capgemini India

• Mainframe Training faculty in COBOL, JCL in Capgemini for fresh recruits.


Designed enhancement in current process to implement heijunka concept to improve smoothing in daily ordering of parts for Toyota. Implementation of which is in progress.

Promoted to work as SME for ekanban system in Toyota after 1 year of working as an analyst/developer.

Promoted to Project Lead in Syntel Inc for leading a 50 member team of M&S project of Billing, Enrollment and Contact Center applications of Humana.

'Exceed Expectations - E20 High' rating for consecutive years in Syntel Inc.

Member of a performance tunning team, which worked with Humana to implement techniques to improve daily batch/online processing to reduce daily CPU/MSU consumption and optimized processing for meeting SLA's.

SMART award from Syntel Inc for individual as well as team performance.

Brown Brothers Harriman - Mainframe Developer
Buffalo, NY, 07/2012 - Current
  • Ekanban is an application developed on IBM Mainframe platform using Cobol, DB2, JCL, IMS etc. and it involves complex, core and sensitive business logic for daily parts ordering based on virtual line of sequenced vehicles, which is affected by current and future vehicles status, in order to achieve ‘Just in Time’ and ‘zero inventory’ concepts.
  • Work demands high level of technical and analytical skills in COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, IMS and various mainframe tools etc., detailed knowledge of mainframe environment and user interactions.
  • Analysis, root cause explanation and fix of daily production issues in order generation.
  • Work in development, production support and maintenance activities.
  • Taking decisions on daily production issues on orders before they go to suppliers.
  • Collaborated with users and business team members to define and develop new concepts in smoothing the daily ordering.
  • Knowledge transition and work assignment to team members.
  • Handling any model change activity, which requires planning and simulation testing of ordering of new car/truck models.
  • Handle Corolla 2014 model change and currently working on another model change, which is due in November.
  • Fact that ekanban generates daily orders of parts to suppliers and tracks, assign usage date and time of each parts, to ensure part is delivered to line side at right time makes it very crucial.
  • Work with Scalable Development team to set up transactional feed for ETL application.
Deposco - Project Lead
Orange County, CA, 06/2009 - 07/2012
  • Project Lead for Billing, Enrollment and Contact Center applications.
  • Coordinate any project needs between client and Syntel management.
  • Worked on performance tunning proposal to reduce BOP ticket counts.
  • Worked on user query resolution and other high priority issues in CCP related to CI, MTV, Billing, ODS, Claims and Workflow team interface issues.
  • Weekly and Monthly effort summary and presentation to client.
  • Weekly, Daily meetings with business users for work prioritization and with offshore team for work assignment.
  • Resolved multiple old tickets.
  • TRR file handling, process completion and communication.
  • CCP and Enrollment oncall.
  • Worked on CICS, COBOL, DB2, VSAM, MQ Series, Stored Proc’s & Wrappers, which were used by Batch and online processes.
  • Design, coding, review and implementation.
  • Release work, Break Fix requests & production support to stay in compliance with CMS like TRR (Transactional reply report) changes/additions & Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) 2011 changes.
Apex Systems - Associate Consultant
Bolingbrook, IL, 05/2008 - 05/2009
  • First Data - Surround Development Team - responsible for generating/managing/printing/dispatching statement and letters for all FDI clients which use surround service.
  • Worked on various development projects/ region support/ defect fixing/ batch support/ region set up.
  • FSDs/TSDs - Work with onsite in updating functional as well as technical specification design.
  • Coding, testing and production implementation and support.
  • Used VisionPlus routines in all batch and online codes.
  • System set up for any new client.
  • Defect fixing.
  • Providing SIT/UAT support for surround system.
  • Documentation of various processes.
  • Tools & Technologies: JCL, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, Vision plus, FILEAID, REXX, CSF, CA7, ACMS, ELIPS & Mercury Quality Centre.
Apex Systems - Associate Consultant
Bonaire, GA, 2008 - 05/2008
  • CDM 24/ 7 Development - As a team member, was involved in the development and testing of programs for the CDM subsystem of Visionplus.
  • This project aims at making the CDM system available 24/7 for application processing. Currently CDM system is not available during batch mode.
  • Prepared test cases for online system testing during batch execution.
  • Contributed in development and testing of various functionalities.
  • Used VisionPlus routines in all batch and online codes.
  • Tools & Technologies: JCL, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, Vision plus, FILEAID, REXX, CSF, CA7.
Apex Systems - Associate Consultant
Boonton, NJ, 01/2007 - 2008
  • Global Correspondence Team - HSBC. Maintenance and Prod Support of project, which generates the statements and letters for HSBC. This project handles various business units of HSBC. The work mainly deals with extracting the required files from CMS and then designing the Statements and Letters. Here, Dialogue and CSF tools are used to generate statements.
  • Work with CMS, LTS & ODS team for understanding their feed & process change during release.
  • Tracking recurring issues and getting the permanent solution.
  • Weekly and monthly maintenance of CSF components.
  • Loading and Staging change components thru Changeman.
  • Acknowledging and resolving service desk tickets as per associated SLA’s.
  • Standardization/streamlining of various processes running in production.
  • Automating various reporting needs of the project.
  • Involved in cost saving initiatives/efforts & performance tuning.
  • Resolution of abends.
  • Preparation of Batch Cycle flow – Visio Diagrams.
  • Documentation of various processes.
  • Running scripts in UNIX.
Apex Systems - Associate Consultant
Bozeman, MT, 11/2006 - 2007
  • FLP (Fresher’s Learning Program) - was a Mainframe training program of Capgemini to familiarize the fresher’s with IBM Mainframe concepts, Database concepts, ISPF editor training, MVS/z-OS concepts, COBOL concepts, training on IBM Mainframe tools, soft skills and presentation skills. This training also required a candidate to prepare a case study using COBOL programming concepts and DB2 concepts.
  • Tools & Technologies: MVS, COBOL, DB2, SQL, SDSF, JCL, VSAM, VISION PLUS, SPUFI, Panvalet, Platinum, File-Aid, Sort, CA-7, MS-OFFICE 2000, XPEDITER, MS Windows.

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