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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Skills
Industry Standard Products: GuideWire PolicyCenter 7
Languages: Core Java,J2EE,JSP,Servlet,JDBC,JUnit, Gosu
Scripting: Java Script,JQuery,AJAX,CSS, HTML,XML,FTL.
FrameWorks: Spring Core,Spring WebMvc,Spring Batch, Hibernate.
WebServices: SOAP & REST.
Other Technologies: Talend Jobs & ESB, DoucSign, Android
Development Tools: RAD, Eclipse, JUnit, Gradle, Starteam, RTC, Talend Studio, Apache MQ.
Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile, SDLC.
Application Servers: IBM Websphere, BEA Weblogic, Tomcat, Google App Engine
Database Platforms: IBM DB2, Oracle, MySQL.
Education
Master of Science: Software Engineering, Expected in 2013 to BITS - Pilani, Rajasthan
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Computer Science, Expected in 2007 to Amal Jyothi College of Engineering - Kanjirapally, Kerala
GPA:
Specialized Training
GuideWire: , Expected in 2015 to - ,
GPA:
PolicyCenter - Configuration and Integaration
Talend Online Training: , Expected in 2014 to - ,
GPA:
Step-by-Step to Big Data Integration
Talend Online Training: , Expected in 2014 to - ,
GPA:
Starting Small and Scaling Big with Hadoop
Cognizant Advanced Training Solutions: , Expected in 2014 to - ,
GPA:
Spring Batch
Talend Online Training: , Expected in 2013 to - ,
GPA:
Step-by-Step to writing Talend Jobs & Enterprise service bus
Cognizant Academy: , Expected in 2008 to - ,
GPA:
Spring, Struts frameworks
Cognizant Academy: , Expected in 2007 to - ,
GPA:
J2EE, Software Development Life Cycle, Java, Unit Testing, Software Quality Management
Certifications
  • Guidewire PolicyCenter 8 (Technical) 
  • Annuity Principles and Products - AAPA 273
  • IBM certified Database Associate in DB2 UDB v8.1
  • Sun Certified Web Component Developer
  • Sun Certified Java Professional
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Accomplishments
Awards
  • Bravo Award, 2015 - for outstanding contributions and efforts towards client project and policy center accelerators in short duration.
  • Difference Maker Award,2014 - in appreciation of exemplary leadership at TIAA-CREF
  • Star Contributor Award, 2013 - in recognition of outstanding contributions and delivery at MetLife
  • Star of Month Award, 2011 - in appreciation of delivery excellence and leadership at cognizant offshore
  • Pat on the Back Award, 2009 - recognition for a new comer with defect free deliverables.

 IT Training

  • Successfully trained 2 junior resources in GuideWire PolicyCenter
  • Successfully trained 3 different batches of new employees on core java and mvc framework in 2011

 Programming

  • Worked as contributor to the PolicyCenter accelerator.
  • Worked as a contributor to Java Center of Excellence team for developing internal tools for Cognizant.
  • Completed proof-of-concept thin-client web framework for enterprise intelligence applications under extreme deadline.
  • Developed application framework that served as the cornerstone for a highly successful thin-client web applications strategy (listed
  • below)
  Code Analyzer, 2016
  • Spring MVC/Jquery application that helps the developers to upload and scan their gosu classes.
  • Analyzer scans for lines of code, code complexity, etc and generates dynamic report.
  • Has features to compare between scan versions, download reports etc which provides key improvements on the code.
 Availability Framework, 2015
  • PolicyCenter accelerator developed from scratch in Gosu
  • The framework helps the client to distinguish multiple product models, using database driven approach.
  • Guidewire has integrated some pieces of this already into their new PC upgrades.
  • One of the Key contributor.

 eSign Framework, 2014

  • A Java REST service based framework (v 1.0) was developed and presented to TIAA-CREF.
  • The framework handles all the to & fro calls with the docusign services.
  • Recognized and well appreciated by client on the value added service.

Ace Self Service, 2013

  • A Java, Talend Jobs, Talend ESB, Android based framework was developed and presented to MetLife.
  • The framework provides the enterprise level log analysis and reporting mechanism for the web and batch applications.
  • All issues were reported on the fly to user's android application.
  • Also show cased the open source Talend capabilities to client.
  • Recognized and well appreciated by client and already in use for test environments.
Work Experience
Senior GuideWire Developer, 03/2015 to Current
Motion RecruitmentHollywood, CA,
Phase 2 for the Personal Line Transformations from legacy systems to Industry Standard Guidewire PolicyCenter.Involved in configuration of the Umbrella line of business for the phase 2 release as well the maintenance of the auto/property line integrations.
Accomplishments:
  • Gained good hands on experience in the configuration and integration stream of the Policy Center 7, with "At project" training in short span of time.
  • Involved in configuring PCF, Underwriter rules, Organizations & Queues, Activities, Trailing Documents
  • Involved in integrating Policy Center with external SOAP webservices, creating gx models.
  • Involved in the architect and design team for developing the Availability Framework which plays a key role to make the Policy Center dynamic across State roll outs
  • Worked along with business team on analyzing & prioritizing the requirements for each roll outs.
  • Stepped up to fix and resolve critical bugs/defects and environment issues  that were show stoppers in limited time window
  • Lead an offshore team of 5 members handling all the client-offshore communications and reviewing all offshore deliverables
  • Tools used included: Guidewire studio 7, Oracle Database, Eclipse, RTC
Java Tech Analyst, 2014 to 03/2015
M/I HomesLewisville, TX,
Phase 1 for an "Improved Customer Experience" concept. Developed and delivered a functional system to address the business need and provide a user-friendly work flow for Participant's Contract money transfers. Helped to minimize the overtime delays in money transfer, associated paper works and cost incurred.
Accomplishments:
  • Developed and implemented multi tiered web application using Java, Spring MVC, REST webservices, FTL.
  • Worked along with business team on analyzing & prioritizing the requirements from technical stand point.
  • Setup development environment infrastructure including migration of project from Rational Asset Management to Artifactory.
  • Stepped up to resolve the application deployment activities and issues in each environments.
  • Stepped up to fix and resolve critical bugs/defects that were show stoppers in limited time window.
  • Trained and mentored junior programmers(offshore) in programming methodologies and best practices.
  • Lead an offshore team of 4 members handling all the client-offshore communications and reviewing all offshore deliverables
  • Tools used included: Agile project using Java/JEE, Spring, Spring-MVC, jQuery, FTL, Gradle, Weblogic server, Eclipse, RTC
Java Sr.Technical Product Specialist, 03/2012 to 11/2013
MetLife (as Cognizant Consultant)City, STATE,
Re-Designed and implemented the Corporate Benefits policy administration system. Analyzed, Designed, Developed and delivered a functional system to address the business need of the corporate benefits policy managers where a fully database(rules) driven multi tier java web application will replace the existing Microsoft excel macros, power builder modules, mainframe jobs and extensive paper works.Implementation reduced the time required for a new policy issue & setup from 1 week to 2 days.
Accomplishments:
  • Gathered requirements from business, analyzed existing systems and prepared technical & architectural documentations for first 3 months.
  • Designed application architecture and database schemas and presented for client architect approvals.
  • Developed and implemented multi tiered web application using Java, Struts 2.0, Spring DI, SOAP & REST webservices , JSP & IBM Db2 database.
  • Developed and implemented java batch system to replace mainframe jobs using Java, Spring batch, SOAP service clients and IBM Db2 database
  • Setup development environment infrastructure and prepared documentations for other developers.
  • End to End ownership for the application development and offshore development team deliverables.
  • Stepped up to fix and resolve critical bugs/defects that were show stoppers in limited time window.
  • Worked along with database administrators & business team in migrating legacy data to the new database schema.
  • Lead an offshore team of 5 members handling all the client-offshore communications and reviewing all offshore deliverables
  • Tools used included: Agile project using Java/JEE, Spring, Struts, jQuery, JSP, ANT, SOAP & REST services, Websphere Application server, RAD, Starteam, IBM Db2
Java Technical Product Specialist, 01/2009 to 02/2012
MetLife (as Cognizant Consultant)City, STATE,
Migrated the Financial Workstation from Powerbuilder-Mainframe architecture to a Java Web application framework.Developed and delivered a functional system to reduce the need of extensive manual effort in data flow to & from mainframe, nightly job triggering and high risk of human errors. A multi tier java web application will replace the existing powerbuilder client application and facilitate smooth to & fro communication with legacy mainframes.
Accomplishments:
  • Started as individual contributor and promoted to team lead in November 2010
  • Single handedly completed the integration of websphere message queues with development environment, facilitating the webapp-mainframe communication using message driven beans.
  • Worked along with cognos report developers for integrating cognos reports into the application using cognos libraries.
  • Developed the SOAP webservice modules for the front end application consumption and external application consumption.
  • Involved in the code analysis of the powerbuilder application.
  • Involved in creating DB2 stored procedures
  • Involved in fixing and resolving bugs and defects
  • Prepared and reviewed technical design documents and test cases.
  • Lead a team of 3 members handling all the offshore-onshore communications and reviewing team deliverables
  • Tools used included: Waterfall project using Java/JEE, Spring MVC, javascript, SOAP webservices, JSP, Websphere Application server, RAD, Starteam, IBM Db2
Programmer Analyst, 11/2007 to 01/2009
Aetna (as Cognizant Consultant)City, STATE,
Migrated the Producer Directory Maintanance application from VC++ to a Java Web application framework.Developed and delivered a functional system to reduce the need of separate desktop installation and increased field agent throughput with online data access.
Accomplishments:Involved in writing stored procedures and triggers for the application.
  • Involved in analyzing the legacy (vc++) code for re-engineering business concepts.
  • Involved in creating design documents and test cases for various module.
  • Involved in developing and testing multiple modules for the web application using Struts MVC and Spring Dependency Injection
  • Involved in unit testing of the application and writing Junit test cases for various modules
  • Tools used included: Waterfall project using Java/JEE, Struts 1.0, Spring DI, javascript, JSP, Websphere Application server, RAD, Starteam, IBM Db2

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School Attended

  • BITS
  • Amal Jyothi College of Engineering

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior GuideWire Developer
  • Java Tech Analyst
  • Java Sr.Technical Product Specialist
  • Java Technical Product Specialist
  • Programmer Analyst

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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