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  1. 1. 1125 US Highway Route 22 West, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Phone (908) 429-8008 Ext 313, Fax (908) 429-8005 Email: nilesh@cyberthinkinc.com Contact: Nilesh Adani www.cyberthinkinc.com Resume of VENKATA GOPINATH (Ref # 3163) SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: • Over Five years of experience on IBM mainframes using COBOL II, DB2, CICS, JCL, VSAM, and TSO/ISPF with over 18 months of experience on AS/400. • Involved in System life cycle development of projects, which have encompassed analysis, design, coding, and testing of commercial applications. • Experienced in developing both online and batch programs using COBOL, CICS and DB2. • Proficient in maintenance and production support for applications on Mainframes and AS/400. • Experienced in developing migration programs to load data from mainframe files into DB2 tables. • Experienced in migration of OS/VS COBOL to COBOL for MVS, CICS 2.1 to CICS 4.1. • Working knowledge of UNIX, and WINDOWS NT/2000/98 Client/Server environment. TECHNICAL SKILLS: Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM AS/400 Operating Systems: MVS/ESA, OS/390, OS/400, VSE, UNIX, NT/98/2000 Languages: VS-COBOL II, JCL, SQL, JAVA 2.0, C, C++, RPG, HTML, Java Script, PASCAL, FORTRAN, ASSEMBLER. Access Methods: VSAM Transaction Systems: CICS/ESA, MQ Series Tools and Utilities: CAInter Test, XPEDITOR, QA HYPER STATION, MILLENNIUM, File- Aid, ISPF/PDF, CA – TELON, QMF, OPC, SPUFI, Endeavor Office Tools: MS Office, MS Project, Lotus Notes Data Base: DB2, DB2/400, ORACLE 8i, MS Access GUI Tools: FORMS 4.5, Crystal Reports 8, and Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Experience: Jan '00 to Present Verizon, Arlington Software Consultant SSNS - Integrated Order Manager Involved in design and development of Integrated Order Manager (IOM) System, a COBOL II/CICS/DB2 system. Involved in maintenance of Express Track Billing and Accounting System. Responsible for managing workflow of customer orders, like Long-distance, Internet, Cellular, and Paging services. It consists of various sub process like rate process, ranking process, discount process etc. This application is closely interfaced with Express Track billing system. Responsibilities: • Implemented business-driven application enhancements through coding, unit and integration testing, and implementation activities. • Developed both online and batch programs using COBOL, CICS and DB2. • Prepared data mappings, analysis and design documents, and test scripts to ensure original requirements were met. • Interfaced with Quality Assurance Team during system testing phase to implement code fixes. Hardware Platform: IBM 3090, MVS/ESA and Windows NT Software Platform: COBOL II, JCL, DB2, CICS, TSO/ISPF, XPEDITOR, File Aid, SPUFI, QMF, OPC, Endeavor Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. Resume of VENKATA GOPINATH Apr '99 to Dec ’99 Ameriserve Distribution Services, Miami Consultant/Analyst Cost of Sales and Sales Support System This is a food distribution services application, which involves maintenance and enhancements on multiple platforms like Mainframe and AS/400. It’s predominantly a batch process, which receives the transactions from the Centers like orders, adjustments, and exception records. The center data is processed during the billing cycle, which creates the various reports and files like unit recap, billing cycle audit trails, service reliability, invoice and pricing. This application involves various sub-processes like daily, weekly, monthly and yearly process. Responsibilities: • Responsible for maintenance and production support for applications on Mainframes and AS/400. • Batch programs were developed in COBOL, DB2 and online programs were developed in CICS, COBOL, and DB2. • Coded and tested new Cobol and RPG programs to cater to new user requirements and business rule changes. • Adding new accounts and SKU’s • Developed various utilities like Edit validation User Interface Utility, Generic FTP routine, automated tape backup system. • Involved in writing the functional specifications for JDEdwards conversion. Hardware Platform: IBM 3090, MVS/ESA, IBM AS/400 V4R2M0, Sun Solaris, NT Software Platform: COBOL II, JCL, XPEDITOR, CICS, DB2, File-Aid, MQ Series, RPG/400, COBOL/400, CL/400, OS/400, LXI Scheduler, Aldon CMS, Sun OS 5.6, Oracle 8, KShell, FTP, Crystal Reports 8, Visual Basic 6.0, Business Objects Aug '98 to March ’99 IBM Global Services, Florida Consultant/Analyst NAD Mainframe Elimination Project This project involves replatforming the ProSource Distribution Services application code from VSE to AS/400 and renovation (making Y2K enable) for the applications like Bromar, PO Allocation and Inventory, Sales Reporting, LJS Tracking, Interim Pricing, Special Invoice Processing, Cost of Sales, International, Physical Inventory, Loss Control, Order Processing, and Sales Reporting etc. Data in various formats like FOCUS, flat data files from user centers, VSAMs and GDGs had to be migrated to corresponding formats in AS400. Also JCL had to be converted to corresponding CL statements. Responsibilities: • Developed a compare tool for comparing two physical files, which allows the user to specify the offsets to be masked and it, also does the byte compare. • Involved in writing corresponding CL’s for JCL’s • Involved in writing interface programs and SQL queries for Oracle financial system. • Involved in writing new Cobol and RPG programs for missing sources • Involved in developing migration programs to load the data from mainframe files into DB2 tables and Drafting Test Plans. • Involved in Worked with IBM Miami group in testing the replatformed and renovated code from VSE to AS/400. Hardware Platform: VM, IBM AS/400 V4R2M0, NT Software Platform: OS/VS COBOL, COBOL/400, RPG/400, DB2, Control Language, OS/400, PDM, DFU, SDA, ISDB, DDS Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. Resume of VENKATA GOPINATH Jan '97 to July ’98 Cognizant Technology Solutions Module Leader/Developer Client: AETNA, Ontario, CANADA AETNA This is an insurance project with sub systems like EXCLAIMS and PROCLAIMS which provide the functionality for group and individual employee health and life insurance. It involved support for the service requests raised by clients and writing new modules to incorporate new functionality for the existing system. It also involved converting the operating environment from MVS/ESA to OS/390, converting the application environment from OS/VS COBOL to COBOL for MVS, CICS 2.1 to CICS 4.1, EASYTRIEVE 6.1 to 6.2 and enhancing the 2000 programs comprising of COBOL, TELON, EASYTRI EVE, FORTRAN and ASSEMBLER modules with over 2.2 million lines of code to be compliant with Year 2000. Responsibilities: • Responsible for maintenance and production support for EXCALIMS and PROCLAIMS system. • Batch programs were developed in COBOL/370 and online programs were developed using COBOL/370 and CICS 4.1 on OS/390. • Enhancements for PROCLAIMS were done using TELON and proprietary software called IN- CONTROL. • Migration of OS/VS COBOL to COBOL for MVS, CICS 2.1 to CICS 4.1 and making the code YR2OOO compliant. • Preparing Impact Analysis and Design Documents for Year 2000 impact and Test Plan drafting for functional and Year 2000 testing of the system. Hardware Platform: MVS/ESA, OS/390, Win 98 Software Platform: OS/VS COBOL, COBOL /370, CICS, VSAM, JCL, ASSEMBLER, Incontrol, XPEDITOR, Endeavor, QA-HyperStation, DADS, CCCA Tool, PCT Tool Developer/Analyst Program Coverage Tool (PCT) PCT is a tool, which generates details regarding the program coverage for specific test cases. It does so by putting probes at nodes in the program. It stores all the statistics in the VSAM file and generate statistics like program coverage (how much percentage does your data has covered the program) overall coverage for the program for all the runs, individual coverage for each run, how many times each node was covered etc. Responsibilities: • Analysis, Design, Coding and Testing. • The tool was developed using COBOL/370, CICS, VSAM and JCL. Hardware Platform: IBM-3090, MVS/ESA Software Platform: MVS, COBOL for MVS, CICS, VSAM and JCL April ’96 to December ’96 Dun & Bradstreet Satyam Software Programmer/Analyst Client: Dun & Bradstreet Software, USA INVENTORY CONTROL IC: M belongs to the materials management family of Dun & Brad Street Software Services, Inc. (D&B Software) products. IC: M, along with Purchase Order: Millennium (PO: M) and Accounts Payable: Millennium (AP: M), gives a total materials management solution. IC: M is an automated inventory management system that meets the particular needs of service industries, such as Hospitals, Banks, Insurance Companies and Utilities. Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. Resume of VENKATA GOPINATH Responsibilities: • Involved in design and development of new modules in IC, which needs to be integrated into the product per new user requirements. • Coding programs for enhancement of the system • Resolving Service Requests raised by the client. Hardware Platform: IBM-3090, MVS/ESA, Windows 95 Software Platform: MVS, VS COBOL-II, MILLENNIUM, CICS, DB2, VSAM, XPEDITER, Panvalet, JCL June ’95 to March ’96 Software Solutions Integrated Limited Programmer Client: Sanmac Motors, Madras Hire Purchase and Lease System Hire Purchase and Leasing System consists of conventional modules like Hire Purchase, Lease, Promissory Note Application, Legal Particulars, Repossession Particulars, and insurance Details etc. This application is part of centralized Financial Services System, which has various modules like Deposit Management System, Share Transfer System, Financial Accounting System, Hire Purchase and Leasing and Fixed asset System. Responsibilities • Coding and Testing Server Platform: HP Vectra LC with I486 DX2 at 66 MHz EISA M/C Client Platform: I486 SX at 33 MHz PCs running MS-Windows, UNIXWARE, NOVELL Netware 3.11, Oracle CDE Tools, Oracle Forms 4.5 Software Platform: Oracle 7 Release 7.1 RDBMS with PQO, SQL*Plus 3.1, PL/SQL 1.0, SQL*Reports 2.5 Education: Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Training: Attended an In-house Training conducted by Dun and Bradstreet Satyam Software on IBM Mainframe related skills like VS COBOL II, MVS/ESA, VSAM, CICS, JCL, DB2, etc. Attended AS/400 training at IBM Global Services, Miami. Trained on Web Technologies like Java, JavaScript, Servlets, Java Beans, JSP1.1, EJB1.1, JDBC2.0, XML, and HTML on Web logic Application Server 5.1and IBM Visual Age for Java 3.0. Page 4 of 4