Freelance Mainframe Programmer & Software Tester

Location:Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
2 Skills
Around 9 years of experience in Mainframe Development, Testing, Support and Enhancement projects.
Around 9 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services Domain.
Having around 2 years of Onsite experience through Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd. ,for the client The Northern Trust Company, Chicago, USA on L1 Visa.
Familiar and having experience with online processing in Mainframes using MQ series, CICS and also on multithreading concepts of MQ.
Having around two years expertise in using CADIS tool.
Having around 6years of experience on Business Objects(BOE) using the Crystal reports software for both XIR2 and XIR4 versions.
Acted as Project leader for 5 years and thereby involved in managing the deliverables and responsible for offshore deliverables for various teams.
Having experience on all phases of SDLC, Requirements gathering/analysis, High level/Detailed Design Preparations and Documentation, Impact Analysis, Coding, Unit/System/Integration/UAT testing, Inventory preparation, Implementation and Post Install Support including Reviews through all the phases.
Involved and experienced in performance tuning activities by using TRITUNE and REXX tools resulting in savings.
Developed Excel macros for test data preparation thereby saving the manual effort involved.
Was instrumental in documenting most of the modules in the project, thereby increasing ease of understandability, access to support teams for identifying the issues and help the new comers into the project.
Familiar with MS office products like Excel, Word, Visio, Power point, Project Plan.
Providing expertise in analyzing the complex requirements and architecture as required to the teams.
Having knowledge and experience in preparing estimates, project plans, Casual analysis for Defect tracking, Statue reports, Metrics and timesheets preparations.
Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills at all levels of team management and ability to motivate team to apply skills and techniques in providing solutions.
Having the ability to quickly learn and implement new technologies, tools and support multiple concurrent activities and to coordinate with resources, working as a member of a geographically distributed project team.

Currently employed with Najsoft since Oct 2014
Previously worked as Project Lead and Developer with Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd. from July 2005 to April 2014.

Bachelor of Technology(B.Tech) in Electronics and Communications from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada during 2001-2005 with 77%.