MakeoptimumuseofmyexperienceinDataProcessinginallphasesofprogramandsystems development,research and information gathering, writing specifications,coding,testing/QA,implementation,maintenance,technical writing, and business analysis.
Wrote new and updated existing CICS online and COBOL batch applications, and tested at many levels. These applications were comprised of various sub-systems required regular interfaces with the User community.
•Assumed responsibility of Annual Rate Filing received from California Department of Insurance.
•Handled Policy Examination processing.
•Made enhancement to and executed Permanent Disability Survey project.
•Handled projects related to Unit Statistical Report (USR).
•Developed Data Warehousing extract of mainframe data for loading DB2 tables using Informatica.
•Used COBOL, JCL, VSE, VSAM, CICS and IBM utilities to write and execute jobs for testing enhancements/changes made to the mainframe application to ensure that results were correct. Did thorough testing at Unit, System and User-Acceptance levels.Also worked with End-Users to ensure test results met their expectations. Created/enhanced new test scripts or used already existing ones.
•Mainframe Replacement Project – participated in the extraction of historical and incremental data from mainframe for migration to the new Web based application STAR (Strategic Transformation and Replacement).Used SQL to do comprehensive testing of the data sent to STAR to ensure that the figures in both platforms matched. Found many discrepancies on the STAR end.
•Maintenance of all CICS tables and monitored all CICS regions.
•Used Informatica to load mainframe data for Data Warehousing.
•ProvidednightlysupporttoOperators, by attending to failed jobs during batch process.Mentored co-workers and contract employees.