Harish T

Freelance Programmer & Mainframe Programmer

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Location:Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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HARISH TALLURI
Professional Summary

• Have 9.5 years of IT experience including strong expertise in mainframe development using COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, IMS DB/DC, FILE-AID, XPEDITOR, ENDEAVOR, CHANGEMAN etc.

• Has good knowledge on ETL and Reporting tools (Informatica, SSIS, SSRS and Crystal reports) acquired in the projects worked.

• Over 8.5 years of domain expertise in Health Insurance and good at implementing the Mainframe Applications in Health Insurance Domain.

• Worked on Claims Processing (Claims Benefits/Payments), Membership & Billing, ITS (Inter-Plan Teleprocessing System), FEP (Federal Employee Program) and Provider Applications and got strong expertise on all these applications.

• Have strong expertise on all aspects of project lifecycle from requirements gathering, analysis, design to implementation and post-implementation support.

• Acted as a liaison between Technical teams, Business Analysts and End users.

• Worked extensively in development, maintenance and production support projects
for various clients.

• Strengths include project management, analytical abilities, relationship building with clients and in-depth technical know-how on mainframe technologies.

• Experience in project planning and resource allocation in addition to day-to-day management of technical development teams including progress tracking, issue resolution, escalation and status reporting.

• Completed Health Insurance certifications like AHIP (American Health Insurance Program), SHIP (Satyam Health Insurance Program) and INS 21, 22 and 23 in General Insurance.

• Possesses excellent analytical, communication skills and Leadership qualities.

Education

Degree Specialization University Year of passing
Graduation B.E/B.TECH COMPUTERS JNTU 2003

Employment Summary

Organization Band-Sub band/ Designation Duration
Satyam Computer Services Ltd. T-1 / Team Lead Dec 2007 ? Present
Kanbay Software India Pvt.Ltd. Associate Consultant May 2005 -> November 2007
Cap Gemini Consulting India Pvt.Ltd. Associate Consultant June 2004 ? May 2005

Technical Skills

LANGUAGES JCL,COBOL,SQL,PL/SQL,FOCUS
FILE SYSTEMS AND DATABASES VSAM, DB2 , IMS DB , ORACLE 9I , SQL SERVER
TOOLS AND UTILITIES QMF, SPUFI, ISPF/TSO, CA7, CONTROL M, FAULT ANALYZER , ABEND AID , FILE AID , FILE MANAGER , IN-SYNCH , TRACE MASTER , INTEREST , EXPEDITOR
OLTP CICS, IMS DC
VERSION MANAGEMENT CHANGEMAN , ENDEAVOR, PANVALET
ETL TOOLS INFORMATICA ,SSIS
REPORTING TOOLS SSRS , CRYSTAL REPORTS
OPERATING SYSTEMS WINDOWS 7, XP , 2000 AND Z/OS
DOMAIN SKILLS HEALTH INSURANCE AND GENERAL INSURANCE
LINGUISTIC SKILLS ENGLISH

Certifications

• INS 21 (P & C Insurance)
• INS 22 (P & C Insurance)
• INS 23 (P & C Insurance)
• SHIP (Satyam Health Insurance Program)
• AHIP (American Health Insurance Program)

Project Details

Project 1: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Client Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana (U.S)
Role Team Lead
Organization Satyam Computer Services.Ltd.
Duration DEC 2007 - Present
Team Size Project : 30 Team : 8
Environment
(with skill versions) Languages : COBOL, JCL, FOCUS
ETL Tools SSIS
Reporting Tools SSRS ,Crystal Reports
Online : IMS DC
Database : IMS DB , DB2, SQL Server 2005/2008, Oracle
Tools : File-Aid , Expeditor, Changeman
O/s : z/OS , Windows 7/XP
Hardware NA

Project Description:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, an US based Health Insurance Company, provides affordable health insurance coverage for individuals, families, and groups. It is the largest private company in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and among of the largest companies in the state. We develop client enhancement requests by creating new code or modifying existing code, work on internal process improvement projects. We analyze the assigned problem or work request and develop the code or change the existing programs. We perform Unit Testing & System testing (Batch or Online). We generate reports for clients (like claims listing for Legal department, daily or weekly reports etc.). We mainly work on areas such as Claims Payments/Edits and Membership & Billing.

Contribution:

• Gathering & Understanding of business requirements and design of technical specifications.
• Involved in all phases of project life cycle (Analysis, Design, Build, Test) and guided the team in all their technical deliverables.
• Resolved all the tickets and issues raised within the committed SLAs.
• Worked on new enhancements in various applications (Claims Payments, Claims Benefits, Provider, Enrollment, FEP, ITS) of the system.
• Prepared unit test cases and performed unit, system and integration testing.
• Performed code & test reviews and also conducted peer reviews in the team.
• Well versed in Satyam Quality process and SAS70 process and ensured the same while delivering all the work requests.
• Followed the change management process in implementing all the requests.
• Delivered all requests without any post implementation issues and provided production support.
• Involved in progress tracking, issue resolution, escalation and status reporting.

Project 2: Regence Blue Shield
Client Regence Blue Shield
Role Team Member
Organization Kanbay Software India Pvt.Ltd
Duration May 2006 -> November 2007
Team Size Project : 10 Module : 5
Environment
(with skill versions) Languages : COBOL, JCL
Online : CICS
Database : VSAM
Tools : Insync, Panvalet, Tracemaster
O/s : OS/390
Hardware NA
Project Description:

Regence Blue Shield is a major Health Insurance provider operating in the states of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Utah. This project aids Regence in maintaining its existing Legacy system for the Federal Employee Program, also known as FEP. The FEP System processes the claims submitted by federal employees from the states of Washington, Utah, Oregon and Idaho. We do the maintenance of the FEP system (Claim Processing System) for Regence.
Contribution:

• Involved in Requirement Capture and preparation of the Technical Specification.
• Involved in Analysis, Coding and Testing of various sub-modules of the system.
• Prepared test cases and performed unit testing.
• Performed code and test reviews.
• Performed Analysis of a number of programs for development tasks.

Project 3: Erie Insurance Group, US
Client Erie Insurance Group, US
Role Team Member
Organization Kanbay Software India Pvt.Ltd
Duration June 2005 -> April 2006
Team Size Project : 40 Module : 6
Environment
(with skill versions) Languages : COBOL, JCL
Online : CICS
Database : DB2
Tools : File-Aid , Interest and Endeavor
O/s : OS/390
Hardware NA

Project Description:

Erie is one of the oldest insurance companies in US. Started in 1925 as a Pennsylvania auto insurer, they have grown to a multi-line insurance company, offering auto, home, commercial and life insurance through their network of independent insurance agents. Today, its geographic presence extends to 11 states and the District of Columbia. This project uses Java as front end and mainframe as backend.

Contribution:

• Gathering the Requirements for the New product from Client and developing the new products.
• Maintenance and Development of the insurance products.
• Doing Enhancements and fixing of the bugs as and when they arise related to Insurance Products.
• Analysis, Coding, Testing and Review of the products.
• Preparing Test cases and Reviewing the Test Results .
• Regeneration of the Products daily and fixing the Bugs .

Project 4: VISTEON
Client VISTEON
Role Team Member
Organization Capgemini Consulting India Pvt.Ltd
Duration June 2004 -> May 2005
Team Size Project : 35 Module : 7
Environment
(with skill versions) Languages : COBOL, JCL
Online : IMS DC
Database : IMS DB
Tools : File-Aid ,Expeditor and Changeman
O/s : OS/390
Hardware NA

Project Description:

Visteon is the automotive parts manufacturing concern of FORD motor company, which supplies parts to many of major Automobile companies including FORD. Visteon was a part of FORD Motor Company, and now it is becoming a standalone company. This project involves migration from Fords system to Visteon System, testing and Production Support. Some of the applications included are GAPS, EUROAP, MELOS, EVCS, EWOS, and SOFT etc. I am associated with EUROAP, MELOS, EVCS, and EWOS applications.

Contribution:

• User interaction to know about the Requirements.
• Involved in Analysis, Coding, Testing and Implementation phases of the project life cycle.
• Preparing Test cases and reviewing the Test Results.
• Doing Enhancements and fixing of the bugs as and when they arise.
• Doing Production Support and daily monitoring of jobs using CA-7.
• Involved in Quality works as sending daily and weekly status like Ticket Summary.