Shameem A.

Shameem A.

AS400 Senior Developer

Dharwad , India

Experience: 11 Years

Shameem

Dharwad , India

AS400 Senior Developer

48000 USD / Year

  • Immediate: Available

11 Years

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About Me

  • Presently I am associated with United Naghi as Technical Lead.
  • A dynamic professional having 10+ years of experience in Software Development / Lead  / Maintenance / Support on AS400 platform (RPG/400, CL/400, DB2/400, RPGIV, OS/4...
  • Extensively worked on Subfile Programs, SQLRPGLE , ILERPG program , RPG free format , printer programs, batch and handler programs.
  • Having experience in XML parsing and calling web services using RPGLE (HTTPAPI)
  • Possess good structured programming technique, Debugging techniques, Unit Testing and Testing of application programs
  • Good working knowledge in writing SQL queries and able to understand the database, database relation, DSPF's and PRTF's.
  • Analysed and evaluated the business requirements by attending the stakeholder’s requirement meetings and developed functional/technical specifications for the new and/or existing software systems.
  • Created system flow diagrams depicting the interactions between various modules, high level details of modules, major database files used in the system etc. as part of the functional specification design. These documents were used as the baseline to develop High Level Solution design and Technical Specifications.
  • Performed both functional level testing and system integration testing for the enhanced and newly created codes before moving into different servers like SIT, UAT and Production. Supported client’s testing until the new changes are promoted to production server.
  • Worked on complete software lifecycle model starting from Requirement gathering, analysis, design, development, unit testing, promoting the code across multiple environments like SIT, UAT and PROD and support. Applied knowledge of programming techniques (with specialization in IBM AS/400 system,RPG,CL,SQl languages etc.) to create or modify the existing computer programs and databases.
  • Worked on production support issues, involved in debugging issues, impact analysis, creation, updating & review of Technical Documents related to bug fix, created and updated operating manuals and work with stakeholders to build a consensus on a common set of requirements.
  • Able to work in development, testing, maintenance and production support projects.
  • Basic understanding of MQseries functionality. Worked on many APIs related to MQ like MQPUT, MQGET, MQCONN, MQOPEN, MQCLOSE and so on.
  • Good understanding of Agile methodologies (Framework – SCRUM)
  • Identified performance, scalability issues in the existing applications and provided solutions.
  • Supporting the application for ongoing changes and issues
  • Communicate (both verbal/email) independently with the customer for the changes, analysis details and Participate in status call with customer
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Worked on migration projects – AS400 to Microsoft dynamics 365
  • Have experience in Banking, Retail and Supply chain domain.
  • Adept in end-to-end development of software products from designing, analysis, coding testing, maintenance and Support.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Complete understanding of retail & supply chain – PO creation / Receiving, Sales order creation till fulfilment, Inventory management and Warehouse management.
  • Banking Modules worked are Loan, Bill payment system, current & saving , Term deposit, Internet banking, Phone banking. Banking products (SCOTIABANK , HUB (HSBC universal Banking), SILVER LAKE)

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Portfolio Projects

• Major projects worked on are S2K ERP Migration to Dynamics 365, Digital Store Integration

Company

• Major projects worked on are S2K ERP Migration to Dynamics 365, Digital Store Integration

Description

  • Major projects worked on are S2K ERP Migration to Dynamics 365, Digital Store Integration , Warehouse Management System and S2K ERP Modification and enhancement

 

TEAM LEAD

  • Executed data migration in coordination with management and technical services personnel (Microsoft - Dynamics)
  • I was leading whole project – Interacting with 3rd party company Xretail, in house .net developers and RPG programmers.
  • Complete WMS implementation was lead under my responsibility.
  • Requirement Analysis and estimation of work.
  • Created and presented technical solutions in power point presentations.
  • Impact analysis for any modification or new requirement.
  • Lead the code quality process by setting the coding standards, conducting code reviews on regular basis and implementing the review comments.
  • Implementation activities for both pre and post releases.
  • Assure that the team addresses all relevant issues within the specifications and various standards
  • Assisting Product manager in effectively managing product backlog.
  • Lead and coach scrum adoption and also plan scrum implementation.
  • Created and presented technical solutions to Architects and Managers.
  • Impact analysis for any modification or new requirement.
  • Assisted in designing and implementation of IT solutions for AS400 application.
  • Suggested modifications for AS400 applications by thorough analysis of business requirements and designing standards.

 

DEVELOPMENT

  • Perform all or part of the software development life cycle and follow methodology
  • Provide support and maintenance
  • Provide user and technical system documentation
  • Developed lot of report, batch / handler , screen and  embedded SQLRPG programs for day to day requirements
  • Prepare Technical Specification and User Acceptance Test cases.
  • L3 and L4 production support
  • Responsible for resolving tickets raised in Service Desk Plus application
  • Tuning the application performance by fixing repeated issues occurred in current system

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Tools

RLU

• Major projects worked on are HP FED LLC , MCC – Miscellaneous Charge Code - compliancy , RoHS

Company

• Major projects worked on are HP FED LLC , MCC – Miscellaneous Charge Code - compliancy , RoHS

Description

  • Major projects worked on are HP FED LLC , MCC – Miscellaneous Charge Code - compliancy , RoHS country code – Standardisation of country code requirement
  • I was involved in end to end SDLC Processes.
  • Wrote a set of programs to fetch records from FTP server, validate, write to AS400 files and create report.
  • Wrote program for creating customised reports and send to the specified or configured email address.
  • Created Break-fix and UTP documents.
  • Performed unit test, regression tests and UAT.
  • Assigning tickets to team member
  • Leading status call with team.
  • Coordinate with internal and external customers as necessary
  • Assure that the team addresses all relevant issues within the specifications and various standards
  • Keep the project manager and product committee informed of task accomplishment, issues and status
  • Interacting with business users and gather their requirements to develop new features or enhance the existing system.
  • Supported technical members for validation and testing of products to ensure execution quality assurance policies.
  • Resolved issues (tickets) raised in HPSM by the users.
  • Second Line Support (Production problem tickets).
  • Simulation of the Production Problem in UAT Environment for testing.
  • Implementing the enhancement in the live environment
  • Provided training for new Joiners.
  • Telecon with onsite manager for daily and weekly updates.

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Tools

RLU

• Major projects worked on are ISF (Import security filing) , Franchise forecast tool

Company

• Major projects worked on are ISF (Import security filing) , Franchise forecast tool

Description

  • Major projects worked on are ISF (Import security filing) , Franchise forecast tool, Product recall
  • Interacting with the business user for new requirements and Enhancement for the existing applications.
  • Designed and developed generic helper modules to cater daily needs to accomplish repetitive tasks such and file transfers, invoice format generation, Retailer tax calculations etc.
  • Responsible for performing Unit tests, Integration tests and provides support to the client during UAT.
  • Designed and developed new functional extensions for current software applications
  • Responsible for maintaining the Retail Application.
  • Assisted in maintenance and improvement functions for all existing RPG applications.
  • Was responsible in fixing issues raised in Issue tracker.
  • Code Reviews and ensure that coding standards are followed.
  • Studying the Impact Analysis on the existing system and preparing the report on impacted areas

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Tools

RLU aldon

Major projects worked on are Data Abstraction 1.0 and Data Abstraction 1.1

Company

Major projects worked on are Data Abstraction 1.0 and Data Abstraction 1.1

Description

  • Major projects worked on are Data Abstraction 1.0 and Data Abstraction 1.1 - Changed existing RPGLE programs which supported only physical file formats to SQLRPGLE to support the SQL tables.
  • Developed utility programs to support the conversion of DDS to DDL during data abstraction.
  • Representing the functional specification in flow diagram format
  • Studying the Impact Analysis on the existing system and preparing the report on impacted areas
  • Preparing the test cases and involve in testing
  • Worked with technical teams for system analysis, designing and system integration methodologies
  • Monitoring Messages between queues in MQSeries
  • Creating / Deleting MQ managers, Queues, Channels.
  • Basic understanding of MQSeries programs like AMQSPUT, AMQSGET..

Having good understating on Message Queuing Interface (MQI) – APIs used in day to day activities like MQPUT, MQGET, MQCONN, MQOPEN, MQCLOSE and so on.

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Tools

RLU