Mainframes Developer Resume Profile – Columbus, IN

Reference Id: 73370     Posted on Sunday 9th August 2015      Mainframe Developer



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Mainframes Developer Resume Profile – Columbus, IN
SUMMARY
 
  • 8+ years of Information Technology experience including Project Management, Systems and
Business Analysis, Software Quality Assurance, Change Management and Programming
  • Hands-on experience in all stages of Software Development Life Cycle, including Requirement Gathering, Design, Coding, Integration, Testing, production implementation and Subsequent support
  • Expertise in gathering, documenting, and obtaining validation of requirements for software solutions
  • Consult with IT teams on technical specifications, test plans, and implementation plans for assigned project;
Work with business and technical staff to understand and resolve challenges with requirements elicitation and documentation.
  • Provided both production and development support for several Telecom and Manufacturing applications
  • Extensive experience in developing scalable and reliable enterprise applications using Mainframe technologies like DB2, IDMS, STORED PROCEDURES, CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, IMSDB,MQ, XML and IMSDC
  • Expertise in using Mainframe tools like CHGAMAN, PANVALENT, XPEDIDITER, JOBTRAC,
CA7, FILEAID, QMF, SPUFI, DCLGEN, and ENDEAVOR
  • Expertise in Data migration and interfaces (XML and EDI formats)
  • Developed requirements (business, functional and testing) for software development
  • Expertise in Data mapping and process flow analysis experience
  • Experience in Database analysis, design & maintenance
  • Trace requirements through the project life cycle or participate in sprint and release planning, and adjust solutions or allocate requirements where necessary
  • Support the project management activities with respect to project cost, scope, complexity, and timelines
  • Experienced in Performance tuning of Queries, indexing to improve Performance and have the ability to code and implement complex business rules
  • Experience in adhering to coding standards and finishing on time
  • Good knowledge on Waterfall model, Agile methodology
  • Strong Project/technical leadership skills in the areas of mainframe applications and their maintenance projects
  • Participated in weekly status meetings and contributed views in project proceedings with client team
  • Strong experience and coordination skills to lead onsite offshore teams throughout all phases of development life cycle
  • Excellent communication skills, good organizational abilities, good leadership qualities and excellent problem solving skills
  • Consult with business partners, agencies, and IT on impacts and implications of ideas ( PLM Area)
TECHNICAL SKILLS
 
  • PLATFORM: IBM Mainframe (Z/OS, OS/390), MS Windows
  • LANGUAGES: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, SQL
  • ACCESS METHOD: VSAM
  • DATABASE: DB2, IMSDB
  • IDMS, Stored procedures
  • MAINFRAME TOOLS: TSO/ISPF, QMF, SPUFI, JOBTRACK, CA7, INFOMAN, DST, MQ,XML, MANAGENOW, FILEAID, CONTROLM, DST, TSOBMCADM, NDM, XCOM
  • VERSION CONTROL TOOLS: CHANGEMAN , CONFIDENTIAL
  • AUTOMATION OFFICE: MSWord, Visio, MS Excel, MS Outlook, WordPerfect and MS PowerPoint
 
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
  Client: Confidential   Role: ERP Business Analyst   Project Description: Confidential is a business management software—usually a suite of integrated applications—that a company can use to collect, store, manage and interpret data from many business activities, including:-  
  • Product planning, cost and development
  • Manufacturing or service delivery
  • Marketing and sales
  • Inventory management
  • Shipping and payment
  Confidential provides an integrated view of core business processes, often in real-time, using common databases maintained by a database management system. Confidential systems track business resources—cash, raw materials, production capacity—and the status of business commitments: orders, purchase orders, and payroll. The applications that make up the system share data across the various departments (manufacturing, purchasing, sales, accounting, etc.) that provide the data. Confidential facilitates information flow between all business functions, and manages connections to outside stakeholders   Responsibilities:  
  • Data migration and interfaces (XML and EDI formats)
  • Developing requirements (business, functional and testing) for software development
  • Data mapping and process flow analysis experience
  • Database analysis, design & maintenance experience Extensive experience in developing scalable and reliable enterprise applications using Mainframe technologies like DB2, IDMS,STORED PROCEDURES, CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, IMSDB,MQ, XML and IMSDC
  • Expertise in using Mainframe tools like CHGAMAN, PANVALENT, XPEDIDITER, JOBTRAC,CA7, FILEAID, QMF, SPUFI, DCLGEN, and ENDEAVOR
  • Experienced in Performance tuning of Queries, indexing to improve Performance and have the ability to code and implement complex business rules in Stored Procedures
  • Expertise in designing Database Objects such as Tables, User Defined Data Types, Indexes, Stored Procedures, Views, User Defined Functions, and Cursors
  • Experience in adhering to coding standards and finishing on time
  • Good knowledge on Waterfall model, Agile methodology
  • Strong Project/technical leadership skills in the areas of mainframe applications and their maintenance projects
  • Participated in weekly status meetings and contributed views in project proceedings with client team
  • Strong experience and coordination skills to lead onsite offshore teams throughout all phases of development lifecycle
  • Excellent communication skills, good organizational abilities, good leadership qualities and excellent problem solving skills
    Client: Confidential   Role: IT Business Analyst Customer facing   Project Description: Customer Order management application deals with Confidential manufacturers and Migration of The functionality to Web and Oracle system. Customer Order management is used for servicing the customer as Well as giving offer's to the customer based upon their spend amount. As a part if this project there were backend changes, new stored procedures, CONFIDENTIAL programs, jobs were added to the application and modifications to the existing jobs, procedures, CONFIDENTIAL programs, and stored procedures were done The Project involved rolling out Confidential Order management solution for Modernization CONFIDENTIAL order management order process in Cummins Engine Order management.   This project involves the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) customer process redesign and improvise the current legacy process to act Confidential manufacturing/inventory systems. Cummins has the capability of automatically entering Confidential orders into our order management system and transmitting electronic packing slips and invoices after this project.     Responsibilities:  
  • Provided technical support during integration testing for projects as well as documenting the installation and support processes for environments
  • Frequently met with business user to gather requirements, heavy documentation of technical and functional specifications, code and test programs while following SDLC
  • Implemented program changes, prepared systems documentation and status reports as requested to development manager
  • Understands business requirements, proposes flexible solutions, and provides specifications and designs in support of application development
  • Promote best design and coding practices and provided technical guidance
  • Actioned for Business Queries and Solving the Incidents and follow the SLA as agreed
  • Involved in Decommissioning of jobs
  • Involved in preparing Data Mapping documents
  • Scheduling the jobs on CA7 and UCC7
  • Monitoring the Jobs through CA7 and UCC7 and on call support for abended jobs
  • Created a high level/detail level system designs specifications
  • Coordinated with the front end teams in regression testing the Applications
  • Documentation of successful competition of EDI process
  • Documented the flow of Application programs
  • Performed impact analysis and prepared Impact document
  • Development of code as per the requirement
  • Testing of Stored procedures using DST
  • Provides the overall coordination and support of all internal Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) objectives and tasks implementing changes in the production.
  • Participating in signoffs and deployment process
  • Leading the project technically, which includes, designing and coding of important workflows, reviewing functional documents and codes developed by team members, complete end to end testing starting from unit testing till user acceptance testing and documentation and responsible for creation of Implementation plan
  • Strong development skills in CONFIDENTIAL, DB2, VSAM, JCL, IMSDB, Stored Procedures, MQ, and ISPF
  Environment: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, Stored Procedure, TSOBMCADM, Infoman, DST and Changeman     Client: Confidential   Role: IT Business Analyst   Project Description: Customer Order management application deals with Customer accounts CONFIDENTIAL manufacturers The Project involved rolling out Confidential Order management solutions for Cummins engine manufacturing entities. Order management system encompass these modules, Product information (descriptions, attributes, locations, quantities),Inventory availability (ATP) and sourcing, Vendors, purchasing, and receiving Marketing (catalogs, promotions, pricing) ,Customers and prospects ,Order entry and customer service (including returns and refunds) ,Financial processing (credit cards, billing, payment on account) ,Order processing (selection, printing, picking, packing, shipping) ,Data analysis and reporting Financials (accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger)   The following were the highlights of the implementation,  
  • The above implementations were unique because for the first time it involved interfacing the Mainframe System with the Oracle System, BMS, Data warehouse and Plant manufacturing systems
  • Common Solutions for CONFIDENTIAL’s like Navistar, Paccar, DTNA and Volvo were Implemented
  • Extensive efforts were put on Data Collection, Data Validation and Data Migration from the Legacy System into Customer Engine order management rollout
  • All implementations were completed on time with a very high CSI Index
  Responsibilities:  
  • Involved in Requirements Gathering, Data Migration, Interaction with Key Users, Coordinating between Clients and the Team in Implementing Manufacturing Execution System
  • Involved in incorporating new Modules into the application to take care of the Site-specific business Needs. Instrumental in Design, Coding, Review and Unit Testing of New Modules
  • Also involved in the application after GO LIVE, by giving support to business users using the system
  • Involved in the Resolution of UAT and Production Bug Fixes
  • Resolving the Tickets as per SLA
  • Knowledge in CA7 to view job details and monitored it for performance during integration testing
  • Documented the flow of Application Programs to understand the system
  • Generating reports
  • Providing On call support five days a week
  • Coordinated with the client team during production moves and supported
  Environment: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, Z/OS, VSAM, CA7, REFORM , Web , Oracle and PANVALENT             Client: Confidential   Role: IT Business Analyst   Project Description:  Product Definition Module deals with Releases and Life cycle of products used in Cummins Engine business process. This project deals with supporting the Life Cycle Management and Engineering system Applications. These include moving to integrated Confidential systems from internally developed legacy product and engineering systems, replacing a diverse set of manufacturing applications that have proliferated over the years in facilities strung out across the globe with a common Manufacturing Execution System (MES) platform, and integrating these systems with each other and with transactionally-oriented Enterprise Resource Systems (ERP)   The following were the highlights of the implementation  
  • The above implementations were unique because for the first time it involved interfacing the Mainframe System with the Manufacturing Execution System and Oracle
  • Extensive efforts were put on Data Collection, Data Validation and Data Migration from the Legacy System into Manufacturing Execution System
  Responsibilities:  
  • Involved in Requirements Gathering, Data Migration , Interaction with Key Users, Coordinating between Clients and the Team in Implementing Manufacturing Execution System
  • Involved in incorporating new Modules into the application to take care of the Site-specific business Needs. Instrumental in Design, Coding, Review and Unit Testing of New Modules
  • Also involved in the application after GO LIVE, by giving support to business users using the system
  • Involved in the Resolution of UAT and Production Bug Fixes
  • Providing On call support five days a week
  • Coordinated with the client team during production moves and supported
    Environment: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, Z/OS, VSAM, CA7, REFORM, PANVALENT, Oracle and Windchill         Client: Confidential   Role: IT Lead / Developer   Project Description: Confidential deals with Releases and Life cycle of products used in Cummins Engine business process. This project deals with supporting the Confidential system Applications. Project involved Rolling out Confidential engineering solutions like Confidential for Cummins engine manufacturing entities like Confidential.   Product definition deals with Customer engineering which research market and collects current and future market needs to design parts and supply customers with appropriate engine specifications per their needs. Product definition is a process which involves teams like Business managers, Manufacturing engineers, Application engineers, Emissions control policy managers, Contract designers, IT managers and application development teams     The following were the highlights of the implementation  
  • The above implementations were unique because for the first time it involved interfacing the Mainframe System with the Manufacturing Execution System and the Oracle System
  • Extensive efforts were put on Data Collection, Data Validation and Data Migration from the Legacy System into Manufacturing Execution System
  • Being IT lead in multiple small scale fast track projects helped in acquiring the system changes and new system setups for Cummins Inc. engineering system
  • This role provided opportunity to interact closely with customer facing and business teams to see how a process is established for new ventures including the joint ventures .In setup of Joint ventures BFCEC , DEP and TCL I was involved in the UAT , User training and Infant care which provided learning on the actual production process , one time data setups etc.
  • All three implementations were completed on time with a very high CSI Index
  Responsibilities:  
  • Involved in Requirements Gathering, Data Migration, Interaction with Key Users, Coordinating between Clients and the Team in Implementing Manufacturing Execution System
  • Involved in incorporating new Modules into the application to take care of the Site-specific business Needs. Instrumental in Design, Coding, Review and Unit Testing of New Modules
  • Also involved in the application after GO LIVE, by giving support to business users using the system
  • Involved in the Resolution of UAT and Production Bug Fixes
  • Resolving the Tickets as per SLA
  • Knowledge in CA7 to view job details and monitored it for performance during integration testing
  • Documented the flow of Application Programs to understand the system
  • Generating reports
  • Providing On call support five days a week
  • Coordinated with the client team during production moves and supported
      Environment: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, Z/OS, VSAM, CA7, REFORM, PANVALENT ,Oracle, Windchill and MES         Client: Confidential   Role: IT Developer   Project Description: Confidential is an Confidential application of Cummins engine manufacturing entities With the following capabilities Order Processing, Production Planning/Inventory Control (P&I), Finance, Sales Performance, Market Reporting, Decision Support Reporting, and Electronic Commerce. The Project involved Change Requests and Providing Production support to the Confidential Plant manufacturing Systems application   This involved full system analysis related to plant specific and corporate systems from legacy systems and help BA’s to frame requirements. Training Oracle technical team on the actual logic from legacy systems and also setup new interfaces to support ERP systems as all legacy systems were not been migrated was the most challenging part in the project as ERP tools used has to be customized per Cummins operations at plants . Though the ERP is a standard tool for manufacturing operations each Cummins Inc. plants produce different type of engines like High horse power, heavy duty, light duty, midrange etc. customization of ERP tools at oracle lead the successful implementation of project.   Role: Team Member   Responsibilities:  
  • Handling Multiple Change Requests
  • Impacting Change Request, Estimation of Impact, Preparing Design Document, Code review,UAT,Production Support
  • Solving Production Support tickets and Job Abends
  • Project has provided both the functional and technical knowledge of the Cummins Inc. manufacturing systems at Rockeymount.
    Environment: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, Oracle and ERP tools     Client: Confidential   Role: IT Developer   Project Description: Confidential is the most widely used change management software for the mainframe environment. It can automate your entire development process, adapting to your specific business requirements and helping ensure consistency and complete control.   CONFIDENTIAL admin role is to manage and maintain all the Inventory Versions of the system process in a safe, secured and Version based manner as per Cummins approved Standards the Project involved Change Requests and Providing Production support to the CONFIDENTIAL tool   Role: CONFIDENTIAL Admin   Responsibilities:  
  • Handling Multiple Change Requests in Maintenance and Upgrades
  • Solving Production Support tickets and Job Abends
  Environment: CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, CONFIDENTIAL       Client: Confidential   Role: Mainframes Developer   Confidential support projects deals with continuous availability of system and exploitation test regions. All vendors Confidential regions for testing purpose. Batches are scheduled twice a week to ensure data integrity and overall applications stability   Responsibilities:  
  • Attended trainings for various mainframe tools used in ABN AMRO systems
  • Worked in small development and enhancement projects
  • Performed Unit testing and system testing
  • Worked in CONFIDENTIAL, JCL, DB2 and IMS
  • Gained knowledge of RTB (Run the Bank) processes - Incident management, Change management, Problem Management
  • Attended functional and technical training sessions from experienced team members
  • Worked in Test Region Level 2 support teams
  • Listed, analyzed and fixed recurring errors with permanent fixes
  • Supported test region batches round on clock, provided support on call during nights
  • Created requirements analysis and functional specification documents
  • Performed Impact Analysis and identified modifications required
  • Coordinated with interfacing teams who fetched data through transactions and through files
  • Worked with GDG’s
  • Designed and developed application code for many transactions using CONFIDENTIAL, IMS DC
  • Developed batch interface modules using CONFIDENTIAL, IMS DB, and VSAM
  • Developed weekly and monthly jobs using PROC, and JCL
  • Utilized debugging tools including FILEAID, ABENDAID and XPEDITOR
  • Written test cases and performed front end testing
           

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