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Shaheen Abdul Gafoor

Senior Software Engineer

Summary

  • Presently working as Senior Software Engineer – FIS Global Business Solutions- Chennai and having five plus years of industry experience in  UNIX Application Support and implementation of process.
  • My exposure to technical assignments has helped me to emerge as a highly motivated, detail oriented, communicative team player and a technologically savvy problem solver. 
  • Ability to learn new technologies and processes rapidly and implement them in the project.
  • Facilitate or engage in problem solving to create a continuous improvement culture.

Technical Skills

Language: UNIX, SQL
Operating Systems: AIX UNIX, Windows 9x
Tools : Remedy, Hp Service Center, IBM RTC, Putty, BMC tools, CA ESP Workstation, Informatica, DataStage, Control M Workload automation tool

Experience

  • Worked as a Senior Software Engineer in FIS Global Business Solutions, Chennai from Dec 2016 to present.
  • Worked as a Senior Software Engineer in Xchanging Solutions, a CSC company, Chennai from May 2015 to Dec 2016.
  • Worked as Software Engineer in Xchanging Solutions Limited, Chennai from Dec 2012 to Dec 2014.

Education

Sep 2007Apr 2011

Bachelor of Engineering

Anna University, 2011
Oct 2013Present

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

Oracle University
Feb 2009Present

Upper Intermediate Level Grade Exam

University of Cambridge along with BULATS

Work History

Dec 2016Present

Senior Software Engineer

FIS Global Business Solutions

Project Name         : Financial Crime Management

Client                           : 150+ Banks in USA

Location                     : Chennai

Role                              : Senior Programmer Analyst

Environment             : UNIX, Windows

 

Project Description    : Deals with Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Management Software Solutions. Prime, Memento and Office of Foreign Assets Control(OFAC) are the software Products developed by FIS, and we provide software solutions for the 150 + Banks in United States of America. The line of business includes mostly of Commercial bank transactions. The application deals with Anti-Money Laundering, customer-account transactions and provide regular OFAC updates for our clients. This is a 24/7 application with no downtime.

Technologies: UNIX, SQL

 

Processing:

The Processing System consists of the following modules:

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Financial Crime Management
  • Customer-Account Transactions
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control under the financial intelligence and enforcement agency of the US.

 Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Monitored and executed scheduled/requested jobs in Control-M on Midrange environment.
  • Maintained and monitored production system alerts and provided triage support for priority one and two system outage.
  • Directly responsible for ensuring production order, processing between multiple systems occur without issues and resolved any issues encountered.
  • Assisted in streamlining processes to make daily workload more efficient
  • Reduced processing time by analyzing job schedules and implementing appropriate modifications.
  • Performed job abend diagnosis and resolution.
  • Performed disaster recovery tests to ensure system availability and functionality
  • Attended daily status meeting to follow-up and resolve outstanding group issues
May 2015Dec 2016

Senior Software Engineer

Xchanging Solutions, a CSC company

Project Name         : Claim Intake

Client                           : Liberty Mutual–USA

Location                     : Chennai

Role                              : Senior Program Analyst

Environment             : UNIX

 

Project Description    : Liberty Mutual’s Commercial Markets Claims processing for both Personal Lines (PL) and Commercial Lines (CL) are handled in this application. The line of business includes property, Workers compensation, Auto and general liability. The application deals with Reporting a claim, Wage compensation, Internal and external reporting, First Report of Injury, Integrated customer access management etc. This is a 24/7 application with no downtime.

Technologies: UNIX, Sybase, Oracle

 

Online Processing:

The Online System used extensively and consists of the following modules:

  • Claim Management
  • Wage compensation
  • Customer Account Management
  • Reporting Claim
  • Service Center Operational Optimization Tracking and Reporting
  • First Report of Injury and their distribution to the intended customers

Claim Processing:

  • Claim gets registered through the application, and claims related to Workers compensation flows downstream to ExPRS. Property, Auto and general liability related claims moves downstream to VIA Claim Center.

 Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Monitored and executed scheduled/requested jobs in CA-ESP Workstation on Midrange environment.
  • Analyzed and determined priority to escalate failed jobs in a shortest possible time resolution to deliver a regular production cycle without delay.
  • Reduced processing time by analyzing job schedules and implementing appropriate modifications.
  • Receives and manages applications related complaints; records, prioritizes, follows up, reports, resolves or assigns to ensure timely and adequate closures.
  • Develop, execute and follow IT operational policies, standards and work instructions for customer support.
  • Followed daily workload process, monitored timely starts of downstream feeds, and investigated and expedited any delays.
  • Responsible for the implementation of batch schedules.
Dec 2012Dec 2014

Software Engineer

Xchanging Solutions

Project Name         : ExPRS

Client                           : Liberty Mutual–USA

Location                     : Chennai

Role                              : Program Analyst

Environment             : UNIX

 

Project Description    : Liberty Mutual’s Commercial Markets Claims processing for Commercial Lines (CL) is handled in this application. The line of business includes Workers compensation only. The application deals with Reporting a claim, Workers compensation, Internal and external reporting, Medical disability management etc.

Technologies: UNIX, Sybase, Oracle, Informatica

 

 Batch Processing:

  • Claims gets registered either through application or by an external application, and only claims related to Workers compensation will be registered. 
  • One of the most critical application in Liberty Mutual as the batch timing starts from 11:00 PM EST and will extend until 06:60 AM EST the next day.
  • Daily retrieval of claims submitted during the online hours and their processing to the subsequent downstream applications happens during the batch time.
  • Close monitoring of the batch cycle is mandatory as any delay might cause the next entire business day not to function 
  • All financial transactions regarding the claims is taken care by the downstream applications

 Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Monitored and executed scheduled/requested jobs in CA-ESP Workstation  on Midrange environment.
  • Tracking down incidents and resolving them in a timely manner.
  • Processed given data to the desired format and generated production, quality, and analytical reports.
  • Supported weekend systems upgrades: provided technical support and knowledge of system availability.
  • Reviews, checks, analyses and manipulates process data to monitor and maintain familiarity with all production activities and status, to identify existing or potential problems.
  • Supported team effort in addressing UNIX and Windows server issues
  • Perform job abend diagnosis and resolution.

Personal Details

Name: Shaheen Abdul Gafoor

Date of Birth: 30 Nov 1988

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Arabic

Hobbies: Reading, Traveling

Declaration

I hereby declare that the particulars given by me are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.