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  1. 1. Page 1 of 5 Vaibhav Bhargava Address: D-401, Rajaveer Palace Phase-2, Pimple Saudagar, Pune-411027 Email: Cell# +91-9850817067 (MVS OS-390/ Z-OS – COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, BASE24-eps, UK Faster Payments, Credit Card Acquiring processing, Websphere MQ series, Systar Business Bridge Business Alerting and Monitoring(BAM)) Profile: Analyst/ Lead with 9+ Years of experience in managing teams and handling applications developed using IBM Mainframes on technologies like COBOL, DB2, MVS, JCL, SQL, VSAM, CICS, TSO/ISPF, BASE24-eps. Strengths: Analytical skills, Smart-Working, Quick Learner, Leader-Ship Quality, Like to work in Team, Have an enthusiasm to Learn, Can work on any technology and in any environment. Experience Summary:  Subject Matter Expert(SME),Project Leader and Test Lead with 9 years of experience in analysis, design, coding, unit testing, technical documentation, system testing, Integration Test, UAT and Implementation (complete SDLC) of the applications in the Healthcare and Banking industry in mainframes technology.  Expertise in COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, Unix System Services over Z/Os and Base24-eps.  Worked on various tools like ENDEVOR, File-Aid, QMF, SPUFI, TSO, CA7, INSYNC, EXPEDITER, Iliad T-3 Simulators, SM7.  Performed various roles like Analyst, Developer, Onshore Coordinator, Module Lead, Subject Matter Expert and Project Lead.  Posses’ strong problem-solving and analytical skills, an investigative mentality, Good Googling skills and logic skills. Excellent communication skills.  Participate in cross-application technical design reviews and sign-off on production turn over documents/requirements.  Expertise in Banking and Healthcare domains.  Expertise on Microsoft Office 2010 tools.  Excellent exposure in interacting with end clients, business users, providing co-ordination between onshore – offshore teams and resource management. Achievements:  I had been client side for more than 9 months (From September 2011 to June 2012) in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.  Received BFS star applause award in Cognizant.  Received Project of the Year award in Cognizant.  I had been at client side for 7.5 months (From June 2008 to February 2009) in USA.  Received IBM’s Bravo Award for high speed performance.  Received the Client Award for the successful Implementation.  Received the appreciation certificate from the Director of Technology of AMEX.
  2. 2. Page 2 of 5  Received the Syntel’s Quarterly Team Award.  DB2 700 V 8.1 Certified with 96.3%.  Received Pillar of the month award. Technical Proficiency: Operating Systems: MS-DOS, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, OS/390, z/OS Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL, REXX File system: VSAM Database: IBM - DB2 OLTP: CICS, MQ Series Environments: TSO/ISPF, MVS, Windows Utilities: SORT, DFSORT, SYNCSORT, Super CE Tools: SDSF, QMF, TSO/ISPF, File-Aid for MVS, File-Aid for DB2, Expeditor, STROBE, CA7, Endeavor, SPUFI, CA Abend-Aid, Omegamon, HP Service Manager (SM7), HP Quality Center(QC), Changeman, Iliad T3 payment simulator Microsoft Tools: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft office 2010, Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Excel IBM Tools: Lotus Notes, Personal Communication, Websphere MQ explorer COTS product: BASE24-eps, BankWorks Educational Qualifications:  Bachelor of Engineering In Information Technology from Institute of Engineering and Technology, DAVV University, Indore in 2005 with 71.7%.  Completed Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) from MP Board in 2000 (scored 81.7% marks).  Completed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) from MP Board in 1998 (scored 84.6% marks). Functional Skills:  Payment Messaging: ISO 8583, SWIFT MT messages, APACS29B, APACS40, IPM, ITF  Payment Systems: UK Faster Payments System, Credit & Debit card Acquirer’s clearing system.  Regulations and Mandates: Payment Service Directive (PSD), Account Switching, VISA and MasterCard mandates.  Business Activity Monitoring(BAM) : Systar Business Bridge.  USA Healthcare System: Membership System, Enrollment, ID cards Employment Details: Name of the Company Designation From To Cognizant Technology Solutions Lead-Projects Jan 2010 Till Date IBM India Pvt. Ltd. Application Developer Apr 2007 Jan 2010 Syntel Pvt. Ltd. Analyst Programmer Sep 2005 Mar 2007
  3. 3. Page 3 of 5 Professional Experience (latest project first): Project: Merchant Acquiring Integration and Migration | Client: Barclays Bank plc. Location: Pune , India and Northampton, UK Duration : June 2013 – till date Responsibilities:  Test Lead of team of 4-6 offshore resources.  Project management activities like resource management, timesheet approvals, etc.  Distribution and delegation of the tasks, amongst team members.  Preparation of daily and weekly reports and presentations.  Guiding and grooming new team members to get them acquainted quickly with the processes and system.  Understand the functional and non-functional requirements.  Creation of Test Plan, Test cases, Test Scripts and Test Results.  System Testing, Integration Testing (SIT), User Acceptance (UAT), Performance Testing.  Creation of Test Run Plan and tracking  Defect logging and tracking in QC.  Certification Testing with VISA & MasterCard.  Testing of Presentment, Chargeback and Re-presentment transactions.  Testing of various interchange Fees, merchant settlement.  Test closure report creation.  Quality activities using Cognizant’s QMS tool. Project: Faster Payments Systems |Client: Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) Location: Pune , India and Edinburgh, UK Duration : Feb 2010 – May 2013 Project Summary: The Faster Electronic Payments Scheme is a new scheme that was introduced in May 2008 to reduce the clearing times on electronic payments between banks following telephone/internet/other channel instructions from customers and also on standing orders. LBG uses Base24-eps software (hereby referred to as ACI gateway) to connect STP to Central Infrastructure. The gateway is an interface between Lloyds STP and CI. It receives inbound messages from CI in ISO8583 format, converts the message to XML and forwards it onto STP. It receives outbound messages from STP in XML format, converts them to ISO 8583 format and forwards it onto CI. The connection between CI and ACI is via secured TCP/IP. The connection between ACI and STP is via MQ’s. Have worked in below projects/programs as part of FPS ACI GW :  Rel-C Integration and Migration (Functional and Performance Test Support).  Faster Payments for FIs (FPFI).  SEPA PSD-2012.  Industry Mandate Use of 1100 code for FPS.  Industry Account Switching (IAS).
  4. 4. Page 4 of 5  CPH Scaling. Responsibilities:  Performed detailed analysis of scope and identified the gaps to be addressed during Design walkthrough sessions.  Understand the functional and non-functional requirements.  Coordinated with EADs and the third party vendor (ACI) to understand the systems and their interactions and impact on FPS.  Creation of Impact Assessment and MLPD design documents.  Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) of FPS system for Customer Solutions.  Deployment of fixes and testing.  SIT/CIT/UAT/NFT test support.  Implementation  Post Implementation  Third party vendor management.  Onshore coordinator.  Offshore Project Lead. Project: : New Membership System | Client: HORIZON BCBSNJ, USA Location: Pune , India and New Jersey, USA Duration : Apr 2007 - Jan 2010 As a part of this team I have completed Development in taking part in all the phases of SDLC. I have extensively worked on Production Support and Maintenance. In addition to technical work my work-involved interaction with the end-users/ business team & preparing documents at every step of the life cycle of the project. Responsibilities:  Lead team of 6 offshore resources.  Daily Production Support activities  Root Cause analysis of the detected abends and impact analysis for proposed improvements in existing system.  Detail design for the impact.  Requirement gathering, Analysis, creating High level design documents, writing Low level technical specifications, Coding, Code Reviews, Unit Testing, Integration testing, support System integration testing and User Acceptance Testing.  Co-ordination with End-users and Subject Matter Experts in Requirement analysis, planning and preparing Functional and Technical specifications.  Client confirmations and meetings.  Preparation of daily and weekly reports and presentations.  Working on Break-Fix Requests, Ad-Hoc Requests, Permanent Fixes.  Execution of System Testing cycles and UAT test cycles.
  5. 5. Page 5 of 5  Distribution and delegation of the tasks, amongst team members.  Guiding and grooming new team members to get them acquainted quickly with production environment and internal processes.  Act as a Subject matter Expert for ID cards and Interfaces streams. Project: : GMAPS and Next Jump | Client: American Express (AMEX), USA Location: Mumbai, India Duration : Sep 2005 – Mar 2007 Responsibilities:  Performed detailed analysis of scope and identified the gaps to be addressed during Requirement Analysis phase.  Understand the functional and non-functional requirements.  Impact analysis on component level.  Estimation.  Coding  Testing (Unit, System & User)  Pre Implementation  Implementation  Post Implementation  Production Support Passport and Visa Details: Possess valid passport valid till Feb 2017. Personal Details: Date of Birth: 06th August 1983 Marital Status: Married Nationality: Indian Sex: Male Cell: +91-9850817067