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Santosh Kumari

82 Brittany Farms Rd, Apt # 329,New Britain, CT06053Mobile: 201-616-1865Email:

Experience Summary:

About 7 years of IT experience involving all the stages of SDLC cycle.

About of 5 years of experience in

Mainframe development
using technologies COBOL,JCL, DB2, VSAM, CICS, IMS, TSO/ISPF,
REXX, Batch scheduling, Expeditor,Endevor/Changeman, Debug Facility.

Brain bench certified Professional

in Cobol2, DB2, JCL, CICS, VSAM, RDBMSconcepts, Software testing
and Programming concepts.

Strong knowledge about USA health care domain and worked in Payor,
Provider, Clinical IT,Pharmacy benefits, Member and Claims related

Experience in
capturing requirements, developing functional design/specifications
withthe help of technical knowledge and business knowledge acquired.

Having domain Knowledge of

US Health care system
and Federal laws like

Strong knowledge about

EDI formats
like 834, 835, 837, 997 etc., Also, knowledge aboutHIPAA 5010 changes
to these transactions.

Cognizant Certified Professional

in Mainframes, Introduction to Managed Healthcare,EDI Formats,
Pharmacy Benefits Management, Software Testing, Six sigma
Green belt andseveral other Technical/Domain/Quality areas.

Ability to write
Complex SQL queries
with strong knowledge of DB2.

Strong knowledge about database design, normalization,

DB2 stored procedures
referential integrity, Locking & Concurrency, Utilities etc.,

Experience in leading a team, status reporting, metrics, estimates


In-depth experience in the design and development of

online (CICS-DB2) and batch(COBOL-DB2) database systems

several accolades from Clients

Involved in
all the stages of the development
like analysis, design, build, test anddeployment of code.

Very good communication skills both written and verbal

Experience in research and implementation of automation
tools and techniques toincrease the efficiency of the product
and to decrease the turnaround time for tedious tasks

Very good at handling Onsite-Offshore model projects

Strong commitment, organizational and detail oriented skills.

Ability to work independently,

Skill Set :

Client Server and IBM Mainframe

Programming Languages
COBOL, C, C++, Java

Database & Tools

DB2, VSAM, RDBMS, Oracle, SQL server

Front End

Operating systems
MVS, Windows, UNIX.1 of 4

Quality Related Tools

- Test director/Quality Center, Rational Manual Tester,TeamTrack,

E-Tracker, Prolite, Q-View

Other utilities
Rational Clear Quest, Rational Requisite Pro, JCL, QTP,
File aid, , QMF,DB2 File aid, Easytrieve, Rexx, SAS, Xpeditor,
Endevor, Abend-Aid, , FTP, NDM, MS-office(Word, Excel,
Powerpoint, Visio, outlook, Access) & MQ Series.
Work E x p er ience:Company: Cognizant Technology solutions
Project 4:Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Michigan
Operation System Project
Role: Mainframe Developer
(Jun 2008 - Mar 2010)
Project Description:
Michigan Operating System Project (MOSP) is a Migration
Project. To position BCBSM for thefuture, Executive Leadership
decided to move to a single operating platform by migrating
Localbusiness to the Michigan Operating System on the NASCO
platform. The benefits from thisinitiative include greater flexibility
and speed-to-market, reduced administrative cost etc., In order to
achieve the Single Operating Platform objective, all membership
and billing content that iscurrently interfaced to data sources
within the LOCAL platform and other system interfaces(external
and internal) must be redirected and interface to comparable
sources within the NASCOplatform.
Job Summary:
I have been involved in

Analyzing the
business requirements
and transforming the requirements to Functionaldesign

Design, code, unit test, debug of the code

and produced high quality deliverableswith least number of


Development of both online and batch programs with

database connectivity likeCICS-DB2 and COBOL-DB2

Querying data from database

for creating data for unit testing using QMF,
SPUFIetc., and creating best unit test scenarios coveri
ng all aspects of the businessrequirement

Organizing and storing reference information about uni

t tests and test cycles in
Rational Clear Quest

Requirements from the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM),

were traced to testcases. Requirements are managed through
Rational Requisite Pro

Effective defect tracking through

Rational Manual Tester

Interacting with Business for getting the requirements for User

acceptance testing andhave a good rapport with
Client partners.

Assigning the testing tasks to

offshore resources
and track the status.

Reviewed and provided feedback on Unit Test scenarios,

Unit test case/scripts, anddata to offshore resources as well as
other team members.

Developed effective technical and user


Effective planning and working with

multiple client vendors

Creating test data with Automation of Rational Robot and VB


Worked on
ANSI EDI 834, 835, 837, 997
formats for Membership Enrollment as well asAgent Commissions
system (Membership & Billing area)2 of 4

Worked in conjunction with

team for Membership and Billing,
Claimsprocessing (NPS)
, Report generation etc.,

Worked on Various
web portals
like Connecture (IBU enrollments), Agent and groupportal, Benefit
focus eBilling Portal

Developing few tools using

to minimize the routine/redundant activities.Example: FTP tool for
Parm verification and Job scheduler tool
TSO/ISPF, Rational Clear Quest,Rational Manual Tester, Rational
Requisite Pro, Web services, MQ Series.
Project 3:UnitedHealth Group - Consolidated Eligibility System
Role: Mainframe developer/Systems Analyst
(Nov 2005 - May 2008)
Project Description:
Consolidated Eligibility System (CES) is an application
enhancement and maintenance project.The eligibility system
houses a broad spectrum of information such as Customer level,
Member Eligibility, Member Demographics and Benefit Plan level
information. The system undergoes acycle of enhancement and
maintenance changes defined by the business needs of
UnitedHealthGroup (Uniprise account). This eligibility system
plays a critical a role in Clients business as theinformation
stored in the systems is considered as source of truth. The
system also providesfeed to the other external systems. The
availability of CES is crucial for Clients Business. Thesystem
maintains all the member and plan level information for all
the customers of Uniprise.
Job Summary:
I have been involved in:

Analysis, Coding, Debugging, Preparing the

Technical Specification
, Test Conditions,Test Cases and Test Data for the
Unit testing,
Regression testing, Integration testing, User acceptance testing,
Enterprise testing as well as Deployment check outs.

Development of Mainframe code using

COBOL, DB2, JCL, VSAM, CICS, SQL, DB2utilities

like load, unload, etc., JCL utilities like sort, etc.,

High complex SQL queries
to fetch data from database to validate the datafor testing

Developed complex programs using

stored procedures and functions

Provided estimates for Development Projects, set

detailed schedules andexpectations, delegated task among team
members, monitored overall progress, and provided
status report
to upper management

Business requirements, transforming requirements into
functionaldesign specifications.

Tracking the requirements through Requirements traceability

matrix (RTM).

Participated in reviews of various functional documents like Use

case design, functionaldesign specifications, test scenarios, test
cases etc.,

Arranging meetings for Business requirements walkthr

u, functional specification walkthru etc.,3 of 4