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Pardha
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West Trenton, NJ 08628
Sr. Java/Guidewire Consultant
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Professional Summary:

  • Having around 15 years of experience in IT industry (Around 18 months in Guidewire ClaimCenter, 9.5 years in Java / J2EE and 4 years in Cloud Computing tools such as CPSC, CPO)
  • Working as Guidewire ClaimCenter Developer
  • Experience in implementing open source frameworks Struts, Spring, Hibernate and their integration
  • Worked in Cisco Prime Service Catalog, Cisco Process Orchestrator
  • Hands on JSP, JSF, JSTL, Velocity Framework, etc.
  • Implemented data access layer using ORM frameworks such as Hibernate, iBatis
  • Strong experience in deployment and configuration of application servers JBoss, Oracle Application Server, Weblogic Application Server, Websphere Application Server, Sun One Application Server, Tomcat
  • Experience in using databases such as Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server
  • Worked extensively on build and deployment tools like Ant, Maven
  • Worked on Version Control tools using TFS, GIT, SVN, VSS, ClearCase
  • Excellent client interaction and presentation skills
  • Proven experience of working independently and in a team
  • Experience in analysis and design of business & functional requirements
  • Worked in the domains Insurance, Banking, Manufacturing, Media, Transportation, HR
  • Extensive experience in software development life cycle, agile methodology
  • Leading, mentoring and monitoring the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in process operations, meeting group targets
  • Extensive experience in Programming and Testing of Java, J2EE and Relational Databases

Skill Set:

  • Programming Languages : Java, SQL
  • Frameworks : Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JSF, Velocity
  • J2EE or JEE Technologies : Servlets, JSP, JDBC
  • Database : Oracle, DB2, MySQL
  • Web/Application Servers : JBoss, OAS, WAS, Sun One 8, Tomcat
  • Version Control System : GIT, IBM Clear Case, VSS, Tortoise SVN
  • IDE : Spring Tool Suite, WID, JBuilder, Eclipse
  • Cloud Computing Tools : Cisco Prime Service Catalog,
  • Cisco Process Orchestrator
  • Operating Systems : Windows, UNIX
  • Tools : JIRA, HPALM, BMC Remedy, TOAD,
  • Lotus Notes, My Launcher, Merant Tracker, JSwat, ANDY Workbench

Experience
Guidewire Consultant
Information Technology
Sep 2018 - present
West, IL

Claim Process Management System - an enterprise software application that fills the gap between claims accounting systems and point solutions for decision support. It manages the claim process from First Notice of Loss (FNOL) to claim settlement through execution of financial transactions.

Straight Through Processing

  • Straight Through Processing of Homeowner LOB - Ability to assign one applicable exposure for Homeowner Incidents.
  • Straight Through Processing of Auto LOB for all incident types – Ability to assign all applicable exposures for Auto Loss Incidents.
  • Designed straight through processing implementation approach for Homeowners and Auto LOB
  • Implemented new enhancement classes.
  • Implemented new util classes / methods for the implementation of business logic.
  • Participation in Test Scenario Review sessions, defect triages and facilitates in bringing defects to closure during stabilization and Systems Integration Testing (SIT) phase.
  • Involved in Sprint Story Completion sessions, Code Review and GUnit Testing.
  • Deployed application using XLD tool in Development and Quality Assurance (QA) environments.
  • Involved in Requirement gathering sessions, Sprint DOR sessions, daily scrum meetings and sprint planning.
  • Involved in Safelite Integration with Acord Schema changes
  • Modified existing GX model to support entity changes, shared the same to dependency layers such as ESB

Implementation of General Liability LoB functionality to existing GC claims system.

  • Worked on designing and development of configuration work on all the four layers of Guidewire Claim Center applications - Data model, User Interface, Business Rules and Integration APIs.
  • Worked on all the steps for New Claim Creation (FNOL) Wizard for General Liability Line of Business along with associated screens, wizard steps and wizard stepsets configuration.
  • Worked on the following UI Screens and associated business logic.
    • Open Claim and Close Claim screens
    • New Exposure and New Incident screens
    • Edit Exposure and Incident screens
  • Configure PCF locations, Card Views, Detail Views, List Views, Input Sets for UI configuration requirements on Contact Manager.
  • Worked on creating new Business Rules in Assignment (Assigning claims, Exposures, Activities and matters in claim center) and Validation rules pertaining to many entities in Claim Center.
  • Worked on the creation of Activity Pattern, Activities and its assignment. Preparing the Admin data files for uploading the data into the Claim Center.

Environment: Guidewire ClaimCenter 6.X, Guiderwire PolicyCenter 9.X, Guidewire Studio, Apache Tomcat, Eclipse, JIRA, XLD, Ant, Java, XML, SOAP UI, MS TFS, SQL Server

CC Upgrade from ClaimCenter V8.0 to V9.0 for WCC Line of Business. As a ClaimCenter Consultant on this project, addressed the upgrade issues associated with the new version, enabled the existing integrations to align during upgrading phase and fixed issues.

  • Addressed PCF changes reqired for all the FNOL and Payment related screens
  • Enhanced downstream integrations that are required for regulatory reporting.
  • Participation in defect triages and facilitates in bringing defects to closure during stabilization and SIT phase.
  • Particpated in E2E testing and addressed the defects found during the testing phase
  • Peer reviews and configuring application server for Dev and QA environments.
  • Participating in daily scrum meetings and sprint planning.
  • Supported successful migration and go-live on new platform

Environment: Guidewire ClaimCenter 8.X, ClaimCenter 9.X, Guidewire Studio, Tomcat 1.6, Microsoft TFS, SQL Server, Gosu

Gosu Guidewire Guidewire Studio GW ClaimCenter GW ContactManager GW PolicyCenter Java SQL
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Systems Analyst
Information Technology
Jun 2017 - Sep 2018

CCSSP (Cross Channel Sales and Services Platform) platform hosts multiple applications (OAS, MRP, etc.) that are customer and internal agent facing using a wide variety of new J2EE technologies. OAS is the application that a customer uses during the loan or deposit application process to check status, track the progress, upload documents, review and sign disclosures.

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and design of business and functional requirements.
  • Developed server-side layer using Spring framework
  • Involved in design, coding, unit testing, tracking and resolution of clarifications, defect fixes.
  • Followed Test Driven Development (TDD) approach and increased code coverage percentage using Junit / Mockito.
  • Implemented Dependency Injection in the application to improve code reusability.
  • Involved in enhancements of OAS (Online Application Status) application.
  • Interacted with different systems via web services to validate and send data.
  • Integration with other systems IVS, DIPR, etc. to fetch documents.
  • Integration with online system OSMP from which user data flows to OAS and vice versa.

Environment: Java, Spring Framework, Hibernate, STS, Pivotal TC Server, WinSCP, Putty, SQL Developer, SVN, GIT, Maven, Sonar, JIRA, Confluence

JIRA SQL System Analysis J2EE Hibernate Java WebServices Git Spring
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Lead Engineer
Information Technology
Oct 2016 - Apr 2017
Lexington, KY

Lexmark managed print services (MPS), customer can gain visibility and control of their entire document environment. This goes way beyond reducing printing and paper usage. Just as their business is always evolving, managed print services and managed document services continue to evolve to help organizations meet the information challenges of today and tomorrow. Although overall print volumes are down, the widespread use of tablets and smart phones has created additional complexity in the print environment. IT organizations need a strategy to provide access to print from mobile devices without compromising security. It starts with a state-of-art website that follows Business to Business model. Customer can access the portal after registering to it & will be able to manage print services. In short, the customer will have options like Create Order Parts, Request for device, Manage/Request Service for a device, Create user for the same account, Manage other user profile in the team, Manage page count for the devices etc. to name a few.

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and design of business & functional requirements.
  • Developed server side / backend layers using Spring Core, Spring MVC
  • Developed DAO layer using Hibernate
  • Interacted with different systems via web services to validate and send data.
  • Application Development, Unit Testing, Integration and System Testing.
  • Involved in DB Upgrade (oracle 11g to 12c) task.
  • Helped BA / Testing teams in validation testing.
  • Developed and used ANT script to create WAR files and extensively involved in deploying the application.
  • This assignment followed CI (Continuous Improvement) approach.
  • Co-ordination with Offshore team, client, other stakeholders to discuss ongoing issues or queries.

Environment: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Liferay Portal, Unix, Eclipse, JSP, Oracle, GIT, HP QC, SOAP UI, Putty, SQL

Ant Continuous Integration Eclipse Hibernate Java JSP Mobile Devices MVC Oracle SOAP Spring SQL UI UNIX WebServices
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Lead Engineer
Information Technology
Jul 2016 - Oct 2016
Sunnyvale, CA

ER Dashboard is the web application which automates the workflows and project management of SAP ER. This application will be a one stop portal for information on SAP Enhancements & Repairs creation, ER life cycle maintenance, ER team hierarchy, ER BPR structure, ER reporting and ER project planning. SAP Enhancement Request - ER process delivers enhancements primarily for SAP applications. ER team services Enhancement Requests from Operations, AppleCare and Finance Business teams. Requests from global users are consolidated and prioritized by the global BPRs. The prioritized list is shared with the ER team for production deployment. ER team mainly operates from US and India. The team constitutes Functional & Technical consultants. Each ER request is reviewed for fitment & requirements are aligned with BPR's. ER team conducts bi-weekly meeting with BPR's to discuss ER's status.

Responsibilities:

  • Developed the Controllers (Spring MVC), Services Daos Implementation classes using Spring MVC.
  • Used Maven for automatic build process.
  • Used Hibernate ORM framework as persistence engine, configured O/R mapping and wrote hibernate queries.
  • Built RESTful services using Spring-RS.
  • Involved in Database Design / Schema.
  • Involved in Sprint planning sessions and participated in the daily Agile SCRUM meetings.
  • Integrated application with Spring Framework (Spring Core) for implementing Dependency Injection and provide abstraction between presentation layer and persistence layer.
  • Used Spring IOC and Spring's Hibernate Support, transaction management.
  • Interaction with the client in provide/take feedback on the features, suggest/ implement optimal solutions and tailored application to customer needs.
  • Co-ordination with Offshore team, client, other stakeholders to discuss ongoing issues or queries, status of the project at regular intervals of time and ensuring deliverables.

Environment: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat, Spring Tool Suite, AngularJS, Oracle, GIT, Maven

AngularJS Apache Tomcat Hibernate Java Maven Oracle Spring
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Lead Engineer
Information Technology
Jul 2012 - Jul 2016
Lead Engineer Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud can enable highly secure on-demand and automated IT operations for cloud computing with policy-based controls for provisioning virtual and physical resources. This software solution includes a self-service portal orchestration engine and advanced cloud management capabilities to improve IT agility flexibility and speed. Users can order what they need from a menu of standard options in an intuitive portal interface. IT can enable on-demand provisioning of application and infrastructure requests within minutes instead of weeks. And administrators can control and track each service from initial request to decommissioning. Responsibilities: Unit testing, Integration testing.
  • Developed SaaS services (Followed agile methodology).
  • Enhancement (L4) and Support (L3) of IaaS relates services (Dev Ops approach).
  • Provided production support to existing applications or services.
  • Involved in the deployment of application on various servers (stage or production).
  • Used JIRA for requirements gathering and defect tracking.
  • Interacted with different services to send data to and fro with web services.
  • Consuming SOAP web services to get the xml object and manipulated the xml objects to display the response in the web page.
  • Developed workflows (batch jobs also) in CPO.
  • Keep team members and stakeholders informed of key developments, program decisions, issues, and changes to the project.
  • Responsible for organizing, facilitating and ensuring follow-up action on issues.
  • Working with Virtual Teams.
  • Manage project resources to assure maximum efficiency, effectiveness and resource utilization.
  • The other activities: status meetings, client interaction, escalating issues to the management at appropriate times to ensure smooth project running, etc. Environment: Cisco Prime Service Catalog, Cisco Process Orchestrator, SOAP, BMC Remedy tool, SOAP UI, Web Services, Toad, XML, Oracle, SQL, RESTFul Web Services, Putty
Agile Methodology Cisco Cloud Computing IaaS JIRA Oracle SaaS SOAP SQL TOAD UI WebServices XML
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Lead Engineer
Information Technology
Jul 2012 - Jul 2016

Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud can enable highly secure, on-demand, and automated IT operations for cloud computing, with policy-based controls for provisioning virtual and physical resources. This software solution includes a self-service portal, orchestration engine, and advanced cloud management capabilities to improve IT agility, flexibility, and speed. Users can order what they need from a menu of standard options in an intuitive portal interface. IT can enable on-demand provisioning of application and infrastructure requests within minutes, instead of weeks. And administrators can control and track each service, from initial request to decommissioning.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding, Unit testing, Integration testing.
  • Developed SaaS services (Followed agile methodology).
  • Enhancement (L4) and Support (L3) of IaaS relates services (Dev Ops approach).
  • Provided production support to existing applications or services.
  • Involved in the deployment of application on various servers (stage or production).
  • Used JIRA for requirements gathering and defect tracking.
  • Interacted with different services to send data to and fro with web services.
  • Consuming SOAP web services to get the xml object and manipulated the xml objects to display the response in the web page.
  • Developed workflows (batch jobs also) in CPO.
  • Keep team members and stakeholders informed of key developments, program decisions, issues, and changes to the project.
  • Responsible for organizing, facilitating and ensuring follow-up action on issues.
  • Working with Virtual Teams.
  • Manage project resources to assure maximum efficiency, effectiveness and resource utilization.
  • The other activities: status meetings, client interaction, escalating issues to the management at appropriate times to ensure smooth project running, etc.

Environment: Cisco Prime Service Catalog, Cisco Process Orchestrator, SOAP, BMC Remedy tool, SOAP UI, Web Services, Toad, XML, Oracle, SQL, RESTFul Web Services, Putty

Agile Methodology Cisco Cloud Computing IaaS JIRA Oracle SaaS SOAP SQL TOAD UI WebServices XML
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
Oct 2011 - May 2012

The Partner Order Entry Tool (POET) is a web application used by DISH Network Partners. A partner is a company that has an agreement with DISH Network to offer products or services to DISH subscribers or to the partner's subscribers. This application enables partners to sign up a new customer for DISH Network products and services and manage their accounts. POET also supports existing customer programming upgrades.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding, Unit testing, and Integration testing.
  • Analysing the enhancements and implementing the features.
  • Analysing and performing bug fixes.
  • Prepared documents about the tools, debugging steps which we are following in the project.
  • Technical presentations to project members.
  • Weekly Status Report updates to the client.
  • Task Management
  • Dividing the defects among the team members with deadlines.
  • Involved in drawing the UML diagrams such as Use case Diagrams, Class Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams.
  • Ensuring smooth process of deployment process.

Environment: Java, Struts, Weblogic Application Server, SOAP UI, Ant, Javascript, JUnit, Star UML

Ant BEA WebLogic Database Upgrades Java JavaScript Junit SOAP Software Engineer Struts UI UML
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
Apr 2010 - Oct 2011

DRA (Digital Rights Administration) is Sony Music's global system for managing artist clearances and restrictions for digital repertoire. Business Affairs personnel throughout the world use DRA to reflect rights specified in artist contracts and rights for licensed-in repertoire. Business Affairs in each territory are responsible for clearing and restricting digital repertoire that they own for local and international usage.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding, Unit Testing (JUnit) and Integration Testing.
  • Developed task scheduler (cron job) using Spring framework for running reports weekly, bi-weekly.
  • Developed Service layer for sending mails.
  • Participating in the complete range of project activities, starting from conceptualization, testing and maintenance of the project.
  • Co-ordination of offshore and onsite teams for various kinds of activities such as functional requirements, technical discussions, etc.
  • Interaction with the client.
  • Involved in code refactoring, preparation of Deployment Guide.

Environment: Java, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, ehcache, Velocity Framework, Oracle, Weblogic Application Server, JUnit, PL/SQL, Checkstyle Rules, Javascript, Ant, JMS

Ant BEA WebLogic Hibernate Java JavaScript JMS Junit Oracle Software Engineer Spring SQL Struts
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Senior Software Engineer
Information Technology
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
30SS Location Digby, an ODP (On-Device Portal) application, which facilitates m-commerce service that radically simplifies the buying experience by combining rich content from name brand retailers with an intuitive shopping process that is optimized for mobile devices. Available on various handsets such as BlackBerry, iPhone, Android, and web-based application (Mobile Web).
Mobile Devices Software Engineer
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Software Engineer
Information Technology
Oct 2007 - Apr 2008
  • Location Software Engineer FNOL (First Notice of Loss), A claimant expects settle the claim very promptly and fairly.
  • This makes the claim processing directly related to the profitability and reputation of the Insurance companies.
  • Receiving an accurate and reasonably complete set of information related to a loss in a form permitting rapid assignment to an adjuster.
  • In workers compensation insurance FNOL is called FROI or First Report of Injury.
Software Engineer
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Software Engineer
Information Technology
Sep 2006 - Feb 2007
  • Hewitt Associates Location Centrica (UK), This project involves development of eHR application (s) for Exult's client organization.
  • These applications are HR portals based on J2EE framework. eHR site will allow you to initiate and approve requests for Job Compensation Changes, Bonus, Leave of Absence, and Terminations for your direct reports.
  • You will also have the opportunity to appoint a Designee to complete transactions on your behalf.
J2EE Software Engineer
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Education
Master's in Sri Venkateswara Universiy
NA 2003
Certifications
Sun Certified Java Professional 1.4
Skills
SQL
2021
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Oracle
2017
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Java
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JIRA
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WebServices
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Cisco
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Cloud Computing
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Software Engineer
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Spring
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Gosu
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Guidewire
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Guidewire Studio
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GW ContactManager
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GW PolicyCenter
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Mobile Devices
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System Analysis
2018
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AngularJS
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Apache Tomcat
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Continuous Integration
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Database Upgrades
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Eclipse
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IBM WebSphere
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Java Servlet
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JSP
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Maven
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