Developing an API endpoint for an existing COBOL-CICS-IMS application via z/OS Connect, and performing necessary modification to existing applications to follow business needs.
Developing 7 new chapters for the COBOL Programming Course hosted by Open Mainframe Project, and handling support from course takers which involves interacting with various technology such as SDSF, Db2, RACF, Zowe and z/OSMF.
Enrolled in the first cohort of Computer Science students, majoring in IT Solution Development with interest in Cybersecurity.
As a Committer for the COBOL Programming Course, I am responsible for ensuring that the project moves forward at the right pace while staying aligned to its primary intent, which is to offer accessible COBOL on z/OS education at no cost to the users through the use of open-source toolings.
I have working experience coding and managing enterprise-level COBOL applications on z/OS. My COBOL Code Portfolio is linked at the Additional Links section below.
I have working experience with DevOps practices and tools, and integrating them for mainframe-based development.
I have working experience with Java and the Spring Boot framework as part of a school course where we created a back-end REST API for a simulated bank using Agile methodology.
I'm comfortable doing presentations in front of a live audience, and have experience doing so. Some of the events I've presented at are linked below.
I have experience coding in REXX to establish a TCP connection to a chat server application written in Java as a task for a school course.
I have working experience with Linux and z/OS system administration, handling issues that occurs during operation of the system.
One out of seven people who is recognized for pushing boundaries and innovating within the zSystems community while being on the platform for less than five years.
One out of 83 people in the world awarded in recognition of their expertise and contribution as a thought leader to the IBM zSystems community over the past year.
I'm one of the three person in the world selected as the Global Winner for IBM Z Student Contest October 2021. My submission is linked at the Additional Links section below.
I'm one of the three person in the world selected as the Global Winner for Master the Mainframe 2020. My Grand Challenge submission and technical reflection is linked at the Additional Links section below.
Advocating for open source technologies in mainframe, and helping others learn about it.
Mentoring a student through open source contributions to the COBOL Programming Course.
Advocating for IBM zSystems among the student community, and providing technical support for others through their z/OS journey.
Mentoring a total of 10 Computer Science freshmen with their journey into the introductory programming courses taught at SMU, which includes C and Java.
Managing a team of 6 to maintain PPI Singapura's website and database, along with executing a census which to-date have increased PPI Singapura's membership by more than 300 people.