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Kumar
kramach@comcast.net
904-718-3441
5717 Lake Fern Drive S.
Jacksonville, FL 32258
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41 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Solid experience in
    • Application development, in UNIX (AIX, Solaris), which includes programming with MQ Series APIs,
    • ORACLE PRO*C,
    • ORACLE Procedures,
    • MQ Series,
    • Websphere Message Broker.
    • UNIX utilities,
    • development environments and SDLC.
    • Large and complex projects extending across many business departments and disciplines, spanning from legacy systems to web technologies.
    • Excellent experience with concurrent development in controlled environment, using PVCS, Clear Case and SCCS ( for smaller projects).
  • Some development experience in the Windows environment, in PowerBuilder, Visual Basic and Visual Studio.
  • Experience with technical lead role.
  • Experience with Analyst role.
  • Some experience project management.
  • Six Sigma Yellow belt.
  • Websphere, Rational Application Developer, Java, XML, HTML etc.
  • Experience with coordinating external vendor applications (off shore delivery models), and integrating applications into BCBSFL systems.

Experience
Developer III
Insurance
Feb 2000 - present
  • Working with PIP application, which is the Provider Information Platform. Consisting of Java/Websphere , J2EE, UDB rDBMS, jsp, spring, hibernate, struts, Webspere Message Broker.
  • Recently coordinated a six-month project to convert an old Power Builder application into Java/Websphere. I was technical lead/integrator. (Trading Partner Information System) The application had about 30 screens and about 70 data base tables. An external vendor was chosen and I was instrumental in the initial vendor research and contract selection. Once the contract was signed by the organization, I lead the technical design, development and delivery. I set up the vendor for access to the company systems as necessary and coordinated the testing and delivery of the final product into warranty. The application is successfully in production now.
  • Working on accumulator batch application that interfaces with external entities for exchanging claims accumulations for pharmacy and hospital claims. The platform consists of POJO components and UNIX shell scripting components.
  • Working with a GUI application to maintain trading partner information. The platform consists of Java, jsp, Spring and Hibernate.
  • Delivered a monitoring application to re-submit transactions into production queues from data bases for error / exception records. Platform consists of Websphere , Java, JMX timer, Message Driven Beans.
  • In October 2000, was made an offer to convert from contracting position to Full Time Employee, with same job description as before. Promoted to Developer III in 2005.
  • Coded and delivered middle ware for Medical Clearance (Authorization/Referrals) to process inbound and outbound messages to deliver transactions in a guaranteed delivery mechanism to relevant systems of record. Technology platform is TUXEDO, UNIX (AIX 5.3), C, and ORACLE (PRO*C, PL/SQL). This is considered a tier-1, mission critical application. It included Level II support (application owner after Help Desk) for 24x7 support.
  • Took over TUXEDO Application Architecture ( AIX / C / PRO*C / ORACLE / TUXEDO ) and ported the libraries and utilities to TUXEDO 9.1 from TUXEDO 8.0.
  • Application support and maintenance support for Claims Routing systems in WMB 6.0. Design, coding ( in C /PRO*c language), testing, for Claims Collection and Routing Systems for pre-adjudication Claims processes. This is also considered a tier-1 mission critical application.
  • Migrated applications from PowerBuilder Version 6.5 to Version 8.0., and then on to Power Builder 9.0. This application is a PowerBuilder front-end with a UDB-DB2 backend.
  • Exposure to C++ in Visual Studio, to re-compile TUXEDO architecture DLLs for access to TUXEDO from PowerBuilder front-end applications.
Tuxedo Pro*c PL/SQL C++ C Java Oracle UNIX DB2 PowerBuilder JSP Hibernate Spring BaSH RAD UDB SQL Scripting RDBMS J2EE Struts Visual Studio IBM WebSphere Applications Architecture AIX Shell Scripts
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Systems Analyst
Insurance
Mar 1999 - Jan 2000
  • Performing Technical Analysis role in delivering a Pension Payroll solution for customer's retirees (for outsourced package). Continuing Software Change Requirement roles in impact analysis, requirements gathering and completing the design solution delivery. Delivery platforms include a home-grown methodology using Microsoft productivity tools, (WORD, Excel) and VISIO diagramming tool, and UNIX, SYBASE, Stored Procedures, Power Builder, Visual Basic, PERL, shell scripts, Microsoft NT 4.0 etc.
Microsoft Excel MS Visio UNIX PowerBuilder Stored Procedure Sybase Visual Basic PERL Shell Scripts Requirements Gathering System Analysis
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Systems Engineer
Insurance
May 1996 - Feb 1999
  • Filled Analyst role in delivering reporting architecture for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, for Virtual Office Release
  • Designed Data model and process model. Architecture incorporated client PCs, UNIX servers, MS-Exchange and Visual Basic using MAPI ( for work flow components), UNIX, ORACLE, NT 4.0 and other software and hardware components. Design tool used included IEF, Power Designer, ErWin etc.
  • Used various tools and messaging systems, including TUXEDO , extract data from Mainframe DB2 tables, and deliver them to the reporting data models.
  • Designed process model, data model. and was involved in developing various screens for Reporting Architecture using Power Builder, for Release 1 version of Virtual Office. Developed the Unit and String test suites for the Reporting Architecture.
Microsoft Exchange Oracle DB2 UNIX PowerBuilder Tuxedo Systems Engineering Database Design Erwin Data Modler
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Contract Consultant
Transportation
Jan 1993 - Apr 1996
  • Performed Analysis roles in the design of CTMS, (Coal Transportation and Management System), for customer of Syntel Inc. (Norfolk Southern, Atlanta, GA). Performed in-house and field study of the existing system, and designed an integrated and upgraded system, incorporating existing system to expand functionality and improve existing processes and procedures. This was a platform independent design, but recommended use of the existing mainframe for data acquisition from the field (Nationwide Railway Yards) and mass data storage, a client-server architecture built around Power Builder, UNIX servers for Corporate reporting and on-line queries.
  • Performed Developer/Analyst roles for customer of Syntel Inc. AT&T Universal Card Services (now CITIBANK Universal Card Services). Designed, developed and delivered various systems, including Targetted Information, Prices, Products and Services system (TIPPS). Performed some programming work in UNIX and C (Solaris) . The updates were performed to ORACLE tables using PRO*C.
C Oracle Pro*c UNIX PowerBuilder
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Contract Consultant
Information Technology
Dec 1991 - Dec 1992
  • Performed programming assignment for customer (Telerate Inc., software division of Dow Jones Inc.).
  • Work performed in X-WINDOWS, Motif, C, UNIX and RS/6000 platform.
  • Developed some exposure to Xwindows based automated test tool, Xrunner.
  • Performed programming assignment in developing and delivering a system testing and documentation tool, in X-Windows, Motif, C and UNIX in RS/6000 platform.
Motif IBM RS/6000 Mercury Xrunner
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Systems Engineer
Information Technology
Jan 1980 - Dec 1991
  • Performed software development work at Texas Instruments (customer of DCM Data Products), to achieve an interactive, client-server interface to chip tester hardware. The software was developed and delivered in X-Windows, X-View, Sun Workstations, SunOS (UNIX), C. Developed an ASSEMBLER based on Sun Sparc assembly language for a proprietary hardware for Texas Instruments.
  • Performed various other software design and development assignments for DCM Data Products in India, including a short stint at Allied Van Lines as on-site contract developer, to develop a solution for their transition away from Legacy systems to a more modern environment. Development was around Ingres rdbms, UNIX, C and INGRES 4/GL.
  • Additional Details available on request.
Assembler C UNIX Systems Engineering Database Design Windows
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Education
Bachelor's in Commerce
Osmania University, 1975 - 1978
Related Courses
Systems Analysis and Design, 1980
COBOL Programming, 1980
Basic Programming, 1980
Skills
UNIX
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35
C
2021
31
PowerBuilder
2021
23
Oracle
2021
22
AIX
2021
19
Applications Architecture
2021
19
DB2
2021
19
IBM WebSphere
2021
19
Pro*c
2021
19
Shell Scripts
2021
19
Tuxedo
2021
19
J2EE
2021
18
Struts
2021
18
Visual Studio
2021
18
BaSH
2021
16
C++
2021
16
Hibernate
2021
16
Java
2021
16
JSP
2021
16
PL/SQL
2021
16
RAD
2021
16
RDBMS
2021
16
Scripting
2021
16
Spring
2021
16
SQL
2021
16
UDB
2021
16
Database Design
1999
14
Systems Engineering
1999
14
Assembler
1991
11
Windows
1991
11
Erwin Data Modler
1999
3
Microsoft Exchange
1999
2
IBM RS/6000
1992
1
Mercury Xrunner
1992
1
Motif
1992
1
Requirements Gathering
2000
1
System Analysis
2000
1
Application Development
0
1
ClearCase
0
1
HTML
0
1
IBM Websphere MQ
0
1
Ingres
1991
1
Microsoft Excel
2000
1
Microsoft Word
2014
1
MS Visio
2000
1
PERL
2000
1
Project Management
0
1
Solaris
1996
1
Stored Procedure
2000
1
Sybase
2000
1
Sybase Power Designer
1999
1
Ultra Sparc
1991
1
UNIX Shell Scripting
2014
1
Visual Basic
2000
1
Windows NT 4.0
2000
1
XML
0
1
Languages
English, Fluent/Bilingual
French, Intermediate
German, Basic