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CURRICULUM VITAE

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Shaikh Asgar Ali

Radhika CHS, G-4, Plot : 20,

Sector –3, Koperkhariane,

New Bombay 400 703.

 

Phone : 0091 22 7541131

Email : asgar_alis@hotmail.com

 CAREER PROFILE

 -Four years current experience on Assembler, TPF projects on Mainframe.

-One year experience in Ingress 6.4 RDBMS on HP-UX

-Three years experience in database management systems (Foxpro & Dbase)

- Good knowledge of Assembler & TPF (including TPFDF, SPM etc.).

- Good business knowledge of Reservations (Airline).

- Good at project design, Analysis, testing.

- Good communication skills and interpersonal skills and teamwork.

QUALIFICATIONS

Academic

Degree/Diploma : Bachelors Degree in Commerce ( in June 1993).

 Professional

 Degree/Diploma :

1) Microsoft Certified Product Specialist for Windows ’95

2) Graduate Of NIIT (GNIIT)

Institute : National Institute Of Information & Technology (NIIT) Ltd.

 PERSONAL DETAILS

 Date of Birth & Age : 26 Feb. 1972. & 29 Yrs.

 Marital Status : Unmarried

COMPUTER SKILLS

Hardware : IBM S/390, HP 9000, HCT-1120 Terminals, IBM PC-AT compatibles

Languages : ASSEMBLER, COBOL and C

Operating system : TPF, HP-UX, MS DOS, WINDOWS- 95,SCO UNIX, and Novell Netware 3.12

RDBMS : Sybase, Ingress

3 GL’s : Cobol, C and C++

Misc. : Microsoft Office, DBMS (Foxpro & Dbase) etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Integrity Aug.’00 till date.

 Client : Amadeus Services Ltd.

Environment : IBM-Mainframe S/390, TPF operating system, Assembler Language

Description

After British Airways decided to migrate to Amadeus System User, all of BA’s TPF system is now being maintained on-site by Amadeus. As a part of Amadeus Integrity team , I was involved in resolution of PTR’s (Problem Tracking Report), CR’s(Change Requests) and maintenance of British Airways Reservation system (BABS). The overall objective was to ensure smooth and effective running of the system with minimum impact on business.

 Responsibilities

As a member of Integrity team, I was involved in maintenance of BABS (Bookings (Direct/Teletype, Ticketing (Paper/Etkt), Fares, Pre-paid Ticket Advise (PTA), Automated Ticketing & Automated Ticket & Boarding (ATB)). This included resolving dumps/bugs, high priority problem resolutions, live system monitoring, PTR co-ordination, live desk support, maintenance of off-line jobs(PTA & PNR file maint.), resolving customer queries, system enhancements, co-ordination with other teams for problem resolution(e.g. DCS, RS13 etc.).

Integrity May.’98 to Jul 00.

 Client : British Airways Plc. UK

Environment : IBM-Mainframe S/390, TPF operating system, Assembler Language

Description

Involved in resolution of Various PMX’s, Fault Reports and to supervise and maintain the Integrity of the system. PMX’s are problem tickets that are raised for every dump that occurs on BABS and have a significant impact on the maintenance of the system. Fault Reports are bugs system, which are reported by the user or are obvious problems in the system. Also, involved in forecasting and resolving problems with the system, proactive problem resolution and systems monitoring.

Responsibilities

As Team Leader of the Integrity Team, Bombay (comprising of Reservations Integrity Team (7 Members) and Links & Other Res. Functions Team (5 Members)), which forms an inseparable unit of Integrity Team at LHR. Serving more than 90 % of BA’s Res. Integrity needs & performing all the above-mentioned tasks as well as Lead, guide and help team members in resolution of system problems. Interact with Integrity Team, LHR and manage resources in Bombay.

Success rate has been very high and the team efforts were very much appreciated by customers.

Insulate AAA Dec.’98 to May’99

Client : British Airways Plc. UK

Environment : IBM-Mainframe S/390, TPF operating system, Assembler Language

Description

The present booking database(s) (PNR’s & PTA’s) will be replaced with an Orders Database. The order will have a working copy, the Order Work Area (OWA), the OWA like AAA will be capable of handling Fixed and Variable Data. Eventually all data will be migrated from PNR and AAA to OWA. Currently there are many segments which perform Direct/Local updates to variable data in the AAA, which will cause problems when Variable data is migrated from AAA to OWA and hence the project aims at Insulating AAA from Direct/Local updates.

Responsibilities

As a team Member , involved in the study of existing reservation system for retrieving a PNR into AAA,

modifying , updating as necessary. Involved in coding of programs with the utility programs to avoid Direct/Local updates to AAA Variable data, with out effecting the existing system . Testing of the modified Segments for consistency with existing Functionality.

Insulate PNR Aug.’98 to Nov.’98

Client : British Airways Plc. UK

Environment : IBM-Mainframe S/390, TPF operating system, Assembler Language

Description

Similar to AAA Insulation, the PNR Insulation also aims at making the PNR independent of the platform to avoid the corruption of PNR data. The Migration to Orders Database will be done in two phases

Migrate the PNR to AAA

Migrate the AAA to OWA

All the systems accessing the PNR will be made to use a common utility thereby making things easier in the AAA to OWA migration Phase.

Responsibilities

As a team member, involved in the study of existing reservation system for booking a PNR, retrieving

Modifying, updating. Involved in coding of programs with the new utility to avoid corrupting of PNR data, with out effecting the existing system. Testing of the modified programs and comparing the output with the existing system is also being done.

Divide PNR (Teletype) Apr’98 to Jul.’98

 

Client : British Airways Plc. UK

Environment : IBM-Mainframe S/390, TPF operating system, Assembler Language

Description

Previously, only a maximum of 15 passengers could be divided when a request for dividing the PNR came via Incoming Teletype from other CRS. This development was under taken to maximize the number of passengers that could be divided from an incoming teletype message from the current 15 passengers to a max of 99 passengers.

 Responsibilities

As a team member, involved in Design of Technical specifications as per client’s requirement. After getting Client’s approval, prepared test plans, made amendments to the existing programs so that the appropriate results could be obtained.

Last Booked/Canceled Passenger List Dec.’97 to Mar.’98

Client : British Airways Plc. UK

Environment : IBM-Mainframe S/390, TPF operating system, Assembler Language

 Description

Previously only the entire list of Booked/Canceled passengers could be displayed. There did not exist any utility by which only a certain number of Last Booked/Canceled Passenger Lists could be obtained. This development was undertaken to provide this missing functionality of being able to retrieve only the Last n (n - No. Of passengers) number of Last Booked/Cancelled Passenger List.

Responsibilities

As a team member, involved in Design of Technical specifications as per client’s requirement. After getting Client’s approval, prepared test plans, made amendments to the existing programs and created new ones so that the appropriate results could be obtained. 

 


Updated: 29/11/01