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Mainframe Sr. Programmer Resume Profile

Position Qualifications

Senior Mainframe Programmer/Analyst with over twenty years of experience. I have strong experience with COBOL, CICS, MQ, IMS and DB2 development. I have extensive experience with coding, testing, debugging, documenting, and implementing applications.

Technical Skills

COBOL, COBOL/II, Cobol/370, Micro-Focus COBOL, C, MQ Series, UNIX, Micro-Focus Revolve, CICS, IMS/DL1, IMS DB/DC, IDMS DB, MFS, DB2 UDB, Stored Procedures, SQL, QMF, SPUFI, DB2 FILE-AID, FILE-AID, DOCUMERG, PROC, EASYTRIEVE PLUS, TERADATA DBC, OS/MVS, OS/390, TSO/ISPF, OS/JCL, TSO/ISPF, UCC7, SPF/PC, DIALOG MANAGER, REXX, SYNCSORT, CLIST, IBM UTILITIES, PANVALET, ENDEVOR, LIBRARIAN, LOTUS 1-2-3, MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, MS-PROJECT, PC-BASIC-PLUS, TELON, Digital 9700, CompUset, Visual Studio VB2005 .Net, Visual Studio VB2008 .Net, ASP 3.5 .Net, VB6, Crystal Reports, XML, SQL Server 2005, Toad for DB2, UNIX and JAVA

Professional Experience

Confidential

Mainframe SR. Programmer/Systems Analyst

Assigned as a SR. Programmer/System Analyst on the Actuarial team. The current system was written on the Mainframe using COBOL, FOCUS and DB2. Parts of the system were updated to use Micro focus COBOL and UDB DB2 on the servers. My task is to analyze the current system, document it and help with the designing of the new system. Currently working with the ETL Team to copy files over that are needed.

Development tools used: DB2, SQL, VSAM, COBOL, XPEDITER, SYNCSORT, FOCUS, FILE-AID, and ENDEVOR.

Confidential

Mainframe Programmer/Systems Analyst

Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

  • Assigned as a developer / system analyst on the Collect Team. Responsible for working on both
  • online and batch process in the Data Collection Area. This area worked with AFIS to exchanged
  • data on individual who may or may not have any criminal convection. CICS is heavily used in this
  • process.

Department of Labor

  • Assigned as a developer / system analyst on the Tax Team. Responsible for working on both online and batch process in the Tax, Payroll and Benefits Area, primary area is the Tax Area. During a short time, he was able to automate the daily test cycle the results were a significant reduction in run time. The run time went from 3 to 5 hours down to 1.5 hours.
  • Completed all relevant Cobol coding and unit testing, ensuring quality code is delivered.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing. Worked with SQL, inner/outer joins and unions.
  • Development tools used: DB2, SQL, VSAM, QMF, SPUFI, COBOL, CICS, XPEDITER, SYNCSORT, FILE-AID, PANVALET, and SCLM.

Confidential

Programmer/Systems Analyst .NET/Java/Mainframe

  • Started at CIGNA as a consultant assigned as a designer on the Proclaim System Team and moved to the EDI Team. After becoming an employee of CIGNA, he was assigned to the EDI Team but had added responsibilities to the PPN Distributed Team, and later on the Distributed Application Team.
  • Responsible for Cobol Programs for maintenance on the nightly batch process as well as online IMS/DC.
  • Completed all relevant coding and unit testing, ensuring quality code is delivered.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.
  • Programmed the Distributed Application using VB 6, VB 2005.Net and VB 2008.Net and JAVA code for working with the DB Tables.
  • Develop C .NET application to keep track of files on the server.
  • Coded SQL Server 2005 and IBM DB2 for a Data Bases.
  • Wrote SQL stored procedures and did inner/outer joins and unions.

Development tools used: VB 2005 .Net, VB 2008.Net, ASP 3.5 .Net, JAVA, VB6, ASP3.5.Net, Crystal Reports, XML, SQL Server 2005, Toad for DB2, UNIX, IMS/DB/DC, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, CICS, FILE-AID, and ENDEVOR.

Confidential

Programmer/Systems Analyst

  • Developer on the Membership Services Team.
  • Responsible for the working on the new online and batch membership process. A new online process was installed for member to sign up, renew and make changes to their membership.
  • Programmed using mainframe Cobol Programs to extract online log files and process various reports. Completed all relevant coding and unit testing, ensuring quality code is delivered.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation. Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: IMS/DB, DB2, VSAM, COBOL, CICS, FILE-AID, SYNCSORT, and Changeman.

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

  • Assigned as a developer to the Annuity Print Team.
  • Responsible for the creation and maintaining the Annuity Print Confirms and Quarterlies Statements.
  • Programmed mainframe components on the system using Cobol Programs and CompUset print tools.
  • Assigned to work on the RPS system using Cobol Programs and several DB2 Databases.
  • Completed all relevant coding and unit testing, ensuring quality code is delivered.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: DB2 UDB, VSAM, COBOL, SYNCSORT, SPUFI, DB2 FILE-AID, FILE-AID, Easytrieve Plus, CompUset and Endevor.

Confidential

Developer

  • Assigned as a developer on their Purchase Order System.
  • Responsible for programming mainframe CICS components of a system that process requested PO from their web-based component. The request is a two-way transmission into MQ Series, to the mainframe and back to the web again. The data is processed using both DB2 and IMS Databases.
  • Responsible for changes to the existing IMS/DC online screens.
  • Used QMF to extract data or reporting from the DB2 Databases in batch processing in Production.
  • Completed all relevant coding and unit testing, ensuring quality code is delivered.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: DB2 UDB, QMF, SPUFI, DB2 FILE-AID, SYNCSORT, FILE-AID, Stored Procedures, CICS, MQ Series, VSAM, IMS DB/DC, COBOL, and Changeman.

Confidential

Developer

  • Developer responsible for programming mainframe CICS components of a system that takes web-based requests and processes two-way transmissions into MQ Series and back to the mainframe and back to the web again. The infrastructure application, MOR, receives data from MQ Series and will start a transaction in the appropriate application AOR.
  • Coded interface with MQ Series and stored data in DB2. Familiar with the Websphere application server technology.
  • Completed all relevant coding and unit testing, ensuring quality code is delivered.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: DB2 UDB, Stored Procedures, SYNCSORT, SPUFI, XML, CICS, MQ Series, VSAM, COBOL, C, Clearcase, UNIX and Endeavor.

Confidential

Systems Developer

  • Assigned as a Systems Developer to participate in the migration of a financial service data application from the data center in Windsor, Connecticut to the data center in Minneapolis, Minnesota after the merger. In the production environment, created DB2 tables to enable customers to view their financial statements on the web.
  • Completed systems analysis, system and programming specification creation and code development tasks.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: COBOL, DB2, SQL, SPUFI, FILE-AID, SYNCSORT, XPEDITOR, ENDEVOR, TSO, PROC and JCL.

Confidential

Systems Developer

  • Assigned as a Systems Developer to maintain the five-campus payroll system. This was a highly complex system, due to numerous state employee unions with different pay scales and benefits that had to be supported.
  • Completed systems analysis, system and programming specification creation and code development tasks.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: COBOL, CICS, FILE-AID, XPEDITOR, SYNCSORT, LIBRARIAN, TSO, PROC and JCL.

Confidential

Systems Developer

  • Assigned as a Systems Developer for the conversion of Blue CHiP HMO processing into the current Blue Cross Blue Shield systems.
  • Completed systems analysis, system and programming specification creation and code development tasks.
  • Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation.
  • Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: COBOL/II, DB2, SYNCSORT, SQL, IMS DB/DC, QMF, SPUFI, DB2 FILE-AID, FILE-AID, XPEDITOR, LIBRARIAN, TSO, PROC, JCL and Librarian.

Confidential

Systems Developer

Assigned as a Systems Developer in the Travelers Life and Annuity Area. Developed mainframe applications for the production of Contracts for companies that sell annuities under the CitiGroup logo. Completed systems analysis, conversion analysis, system and programming specification creation and code development tasks. Created test streams JCL. Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing. Completed unit testing, systems testing and production implementation activities.

Development tools used: COBOL/II, DB2, IMS/DB, QMF, FILE-AID, DOCUMERG, ENDEVOR, TSO, PROC and JCL.

Confidential

Systems Developer Consultant

Assigned as a System Developer for a Y2K project. Project objective was to enhance the Claims Processing System, ensuring compliance with Y2K requirements. Made a logical change, where a pivot year was selected to determine century, as opposed to a physical change of adding additional space for dates to all files and databases where they are stored. Also, completed systems analysis, program specifications and implemented the change of a key element on the core Claim processing database. Changed output format of the OHC from a GPP Generalized Print Program to an MFS Message Format Service . Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation. Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: COBOL/370, IMS DC/DB, CICS, Micro-focus COBOL, Micro-Focus Revolve, TSO, PROC and JCL.

Confidential

Systems Developer Consultant

Assigned as a Systems Developer for a major systems enhancement project. Responsible for the development of a new mainframe application that would replace a user intensive reporting process that was done on a standalone Lotus Application. Responsible for systems analysis, conversion analysis, system and programming specification creation and code development tasks. Created test streams JCL for unit testing, systems testing and production implementation. Created test data for unit testing, and systems testing.

Development tools used: COBOL 370, Easytrieve Plus, CICS, TSO and JCL.

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

Played a major role in a large conversion/transformation effort to convert a Healthcare Claim system to IMS DC Online System with IMS DL1 databases. Responsibilities included systems analysis, data analysis and mapping, development of system and program specifications, development of IMS/DC modules and MFS, unit testing, systems testing, analysis of testing results and production implementation.

Development tools used: IMS DB/DC, COBOL II, JCL and Changeman.

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

Worked on the automobile insurance policy and claim systems. Enhanced current system to utilize new group auto insurance offered in Massachusetts. Responsibilities included systems analysis, development of system and program specifications, development of IMS/DC modules and MFS changes, development of CICS modules and Map changes, unit testing, systems testing, analysis of testing results and production implementation.

Development tools used: IMS DB/DC, CICS, VSAM, JCL and COBOL.

Confidential

Developer Consultant

Worked in the Commercial Lines Property Casualty Area on an IMS DC system that collects data and creates policies automatically prefilled paper forms for customers. All rating is done with online updates to the policies.

Development tools used: IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL and COBOL

Professional experience prior to 1995 available upon request

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