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Application Software Engineer Resume

St Louis, MO

SUMMARY:

  • Extensive experience using Information Technology to solve business problems, through strong analysis, excellent design skills, very strong coding, and a dedication to success.
  • Background includes assignments in a variety of industries including; Insurance, Medical Claims, Telephony, Healthcare and Retail Pharmaceuticals.
  • Have solid experience in OOP development using C#, VB.NET, and ASP.NET.
  • Other primary technical skills, are over 25 years of MicroFocus COBOL in Windows, Linux, and UNIX environments, Mainframe COBOL, CSP, Visual Studio development, and defect management/testing.

SKILLS:

  • MicroFocus COBOL MicroFocus Net Express Visual Studio 2008 Visual C# 2008
  • Visual Basic 2008 Crystal Reports 2008 HTML / XHTML XML
  • ADO.Net ASP.Net SQL Javascript
  • Sun COBOL BAL / Assembler CQCS C
  • CSP DB2 QIC Basic Java
  • INFOS/INFOS II Access Excel TSO/ISPF
  • UNIX VMS OS/MVS CICS
  • ASP Visual Web Developer SQL Server VB.NET
  • VI Editor MMIS Oracle IMS
  • WCF/WPF Linux JCL Tuxedo
  • VSAM PL/SQL ESA/ESMAC UNIX Shell Scripting
  • MicroFocus EAA J2EE Visual Studio 2010 QicLink
  • Mainframe COBOL Fujitsu NETCOBOL SQL Server Management Studio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Application Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Areas of Specialization are Pre - Adjudication, Medicaid, Medicare, and Marketplace.
  • Full Screen Text Editor using Ultra Edit, Ultra Compare.
  • Version Control using Tortoise.
  • UNIX and AMISYS claim processing platforms.
  • Job Configuration Data Files for Health Plan Specific Rules.
  • Job Processing through use of Unix Shell Script Files.
  • Pre-adjudication processing utilizing COBOL 85 Applications on Unix servers.

Confidential, Hines, IL

Contract Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Operational Runs in the BULL (Honeywell) mainframe environment (BULL General Computing Operating Systems (GCOS)8 SR5002).
  • Includes ITS suite of software products: BULL Transaction Processor Release 8, BULL IDSII Database.
  • Rewriting Confidential Calls and BULL Job Control Language (JCL).
  • Developed COBOL 85 applications for replacement of COBOL 74 applications.
  • COBOL 74 and COBOL 85 runtime for application mainframe environments.
  • QA Testing of COBOL 85 applications for "100%" emulation of previous COBOL 74 application results (files and database).

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Application Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the PRIMES mainframe, and Cerner production platform issues for all hospital information systems.
  • Create, and provide support to MVS COBOL mainframe applications, FTP, and JCL processes.
  • Create, and provide support to EDI processes (835’s, and 278’s) for several Insurance vendors. Supporting the financial systems by downloading and updating payment files, made by several different medical insurance vendors, and maintaining the applications for handling payments and posting them to patients account file balances.
  • Oncall responsibilities provide (24/7) around the clock technical support for the hospital.

Confidential, Naperville, IL

Contract Cobol Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Enhancing custom QicLink applications written in VB.net and Fujitsu NETCOBOL on a Windows Platform that have been moved from a UNIX platform.
  • Using Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, PVCS Version Manager, Fujitsu NETCOBOL, MicroFocus COBOL, and Textpad.
  • Documentation of all modifications made and test plan scenarios.
  • Development of tasks using full software development life cycle methodology.
  • OOP development using C#, VB.NET, and ASP.NET.

Confidential, Madison, WI

Contract Mainframe Replatform Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Converting SQL Forms screen application software into MicroFocus COBOL CICS screen application software.
  • Maintenance was performed on the same Mainframe COBOL business application programs.
  • Manage development tasks using MicroFocus Net Express 6.0, MicroFocus COBOL, MicroFocus EAA, CICS, Oracle, PL/SQL, Linux, Mainframe Cobol, SQL Forms, TSO/ISPF, Panvalet, Golden, Tortoise SVN, and Textpad Editor.
  • Using Technical Design documentation detailing specifications for creating, enhancing, maintaining, testing of application processing software, and defect management/testing.
  • Performance tuning of DB2 SQL database access.
  • Development of tasks using full software development life cycle methodology.

Confidential, Dubuque, IA

Contract Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Manage development tasks using MicroFocus COBOL, C, Oracle, SQL Server, UNIX, Linux, Panther, Shell Scripting, Notepad++, and the VI Editor.
  • Creating Business Design and Technical Design documentation detailing specifications for creating, enhancing, maintaining, testing of Healthcare application processing software, and defect management/testing.
  • Performance tuning of DB2 SQL database access.
  • Development of tasks using full software development life cycle methodology.

Confidential, Newark, DE

Contract Services Information Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage development tasks using MicroFocus COBOL, C, DB2, SQL Server, UNIX, Shell Scripting, and the VI Editor.
  • Creating Business Design and Technical Design documentation detailing specifications for creating, enhancing, maintaining, testing of Medicare and Medicaid application software, and defect management/testing.
  • Creating and Maintaining Delaware Medicaid application software for the states MMIS system.
  • Performance tuning of DB2 SQL database access.
  • Development of projects using full software development life cycle methodology.

Confidential, Boca Raton, FL

Lead Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple development projects using MicroFocus COBOL in MicroFocus Net Express 5, and the VI Editor.
  • Used Visual Studio 2008, Visual Basic 2008, XML, ADO.Net, and Crystal Reports 2008 to design, code, test, implement, and support hospital admission, financial and maintenance applications.
  • Used ASP.Net, Visual C# 2008, SQL, SQL Server, HTML, XHTML, classic ASP, WCF/WPF, and Java Script to maintain, and enhance hospital administration projects.
  • OOP development using C#, VB.NET, and ASP.NET.

Confidential, Boca Raton, FL

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple development tasks using MicroFocus COBOL in MicroFocus Net Express 4.0 and 5.1, VI Editor, FileMaker, SQL, SQL Server, and Factor SQL.
  • Observed full life cycle development including the design, coding, testing, implementation, and support for all claims processing and financial applications.
  • Redesigned the printing function for all report application formats using COBOL Sp2, and object oriented Windows style printing.
  • Additional IT projects required use of Visual Studio 2008, Visual Basic 2008, XML, ADO.Net, and Crystal Reports 2008.
  • OOP development using C#, VB.NET, and ASP.NET.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Contract Systems Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple development tasks using Mainframe MicroFocus COBOL in MicroFocus Net Express 4.0, and the VI Editor.
  • Created and maintained highly customized software for the processing of all printed forms of invoices, notices, and other miscellaneous types of printed correspondence.
  • Due to the high degree of customization for clients, particular detailed attention was given to various forms of mailings, and shipping procedures that needed to be addressed due to how the client was handling the distribution of their own documentation.

Confidential, Geneva, IL

Rental Associate and Cashier

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple development projects using MicroFocus COBOL in MicroFocus Net Express 3.1,VI Editor, VB.NET, ESQL, MS-DOS, ACCESS 97, ACCESS 2000, EXCEL, UNIX, Parameter Sorting Software, and SHELL scripting.
  • Designed, developed, and maintained financial customized client specific software in a PC/LAN environment.
  • FTP Capabilities for files and deployment of executable objects to client locations.
  • Application software is designed to create FoxPro database files, that creates a PMF (Projection Master File), and/or a VMF (Valuation Master File) that assists the actuaries in evaluating all aspects of UL, annuities and term life insurance policies.

Confidential, Buffalo Grove, IL

Contract Technical Analyst / Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Investigation and correction of all transaction errors from Allstate agent systems that create or modify auto and property policies.
  • Monitor and report transaction errors on a maximum of ten regional central site processors that cover approximately eighty five percent of the US.
  • Created and executed SQL queries against the customer database (CDB) to identify data and policy corruption.
  • Constructed correctional procedures by working with agents and upper management to go against the CDB corruption to restore data and policy integrity.
  • Development, modification, and testing COBOL and CSP based automobile insurance applications.
  • Assigned to modify the applications process using classification codes to combine operator and auto relationships.

Confidential, Oakbrook, IL

Senior Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Applications were developed using MicroFocus COBOL, UNIX, VI Editor, and SHELL scripting (Interactive, batch, and report) with the VI Editor.
  • Designed, developed and maintained all pharmaceutical, financial, and billing processing related applications used in all Osco/Savon Pharmacies nationwide.
  • SME resource in several application areas.

Confidential, Aurora, IL

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Applications were developed using Mainframe COBOL and CQCS on a Data General MV35000 using AOS/VS, AOS/VS II, VI Editor, INFOS and INFOS II environment.
  • Designed, developed, and maintained healthcare insurance, claims, supporting financial systems, and billing related application processing software.

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