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Lead Programmer/analyst-consultant Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

Over thirty years of data processing experience with proven skills in IT and business systems development and programming. Contributions made in the areas of proposing, specifying, building and managing the implementation of cost effective IT system solutions. Strong background in telecommunications and credit cards. Also experience in healthcare claims processing and retail. Specialize in preparation of COBOL programs and other software that is being Cutover from Mainframe to Linux/UNIX.

TECHNICAL SKILLS - SUMMARY:

OS & Enterprise Apps: MVS OS/390, MVS OS/370, z/OS 1.40, MQ Series, UNIX, ORACLE 8i/9I, Windows 9x/2000/NT/XP, CA-7, OS/2, Navigator, Toad, J2EE, JBuilder7/8, SpecBuilder5.1, OMNIPLUS, PVCS, JBOSS, Linux, AIX RS6000 and MQ Series environment, .Net Development.

Programming & Database: COBOL, COBOL II, Enterprise COBOL, Microfocus COBOL, PL1, IMS, DB2, MFS, CICS, Clists, REXX, ISPF, ISPF Dialog Manager, C, JCL, SMS, VSAM, SQL, SQLPLUS, PL/SQL, IBM Assembler, IBM Debug Tool, File Analyzer, Data Analyzer, Xpediter, EASYTRIEVE PLUS, FOCUS, SAS, XML, QMF, Javascript, HTML, SPUFI, SDSF, CONTROL-M, IBM Utilities, SQL loader, Vi Editor, Perl, FTP, LotusNotes, Librarian, Endevor, Java, MS Office and MS Project, AIX, awk, sed, Animator, MQ Visual Edit, TOAD, Oracle 10g, MySQL, Foxpro, CVS Oracle Pro*COBOL 9.2.0.7.0, UNIX Shell Scripting, Perl, Micro Focus Server Express V4.0.00 Code Generator, Gentran, MicroFocus Animator.

Desktop Technologies: Windows 3.11/95/98/NT/2000/XP/VISTA, Microsoft WORD, Publisher, Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Scanners, Beyond Compare, Desktop and Networked Printers.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Lead Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Modified Mainframe COBOL programs, copybooks and files prior to conversion to an all UNIX/LINUX environment.
  • Replaced JCL jobs with UNIX shell scripts for programs to run in the new UNIX/LINUX batch environment after conversion.
  • All programs were modified and tested for AVM Department.
  • Mainframe COBOL programs were converted to Microfocus COBOL to allow them to run in new UNIX/LINUX environment during conversion.
  • Wrote PERL scripts to make the necessary changes to programs and copybooks to allow them to run in the new environment.
  • Worked both Mainframe and UNIX/LINUX environments during conversion.
  • All Mainframe development done on Z/OS Operating System.

Confidential, Griffin, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting role for Confidential entire store network insuring that new 4700 Server upgrade and new Pin Pads were successfully installed.
  • The network consists of more than 800 stores.
  • Windows shell scripting was necessary to assist in accomplishing this major effort.
  • This also consists of managing a team of 6 or more people.

Confidential, Fayetteville, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting role for production and development environments for programs written in Oracle PL/SQL, Microfocus COBOL utilizing MQ Series, and AIX scripts in Oracle 11g environment.
  • Writing Unix, Perl and Rexx scripts for special jobs where needed for support. Shell scripts are set up to run on Windows and Unix/Linux platforms.
  • Troubleshooting Microfocus COBOL programs and Oracle PL/SQL programs and updating production when necessary.
  • Writing new PL/SQL programs upon request.
  • Used VI as primary editor at Confidential .
  • Also familiar with Gentran, Bizlink and AS2 software.
  • Wrote scripts in REXX to unwrap and rewrap delimited EDI files.
  • Developed Web Pages using HTML and PHP.
  • Worked closely with and trained Onshore/Offshore teams.

Confidential, Roswell, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Participation in Data analysis meetings between states and Confidential prior to any development efforts.
  • Writing Mainframe COBOL programs to handle Medical Claims processing for the state of North Dakota on IBM Mainframe.
  • Conversion of Mainframe COBOL programs to Microfocus COBOL programs utilizing MQ Series to handle Medical Claims processing for the state of North Dakota during conversion to Linux platform. After cutover, converted programs were tested on new Linux platform.
  • Writing programs to handle Paid, Debit/Credit Adjustment, Denied and Voided Claims. Actual Table loads were accomplished during cutover by creating scripts to load tables onto Linux tables from flat files.
  • Conversion programs were written to convert data from hexadecimal to ascii prior to loading tables to Linux platform.
  • Writing Unix, Perl, and Rexx scripts to handle some data formatting between Mainframe and Linux/Unix platforms.
  • Worked closely with Onshore/Offshore teams.
  • Did Assembler coding on IBM Mainframe.
  • All .Net Development while in Unix environment.
  • All Mainframe development done on Z/OS Operating System.

Confidential, Griffin, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Reconfiguring IP addresses for Confidential entire store network in support of a new Shoppertrack upgrade. More than 500 stores.
  • Windows shell scripting was necessary to assist in accomplishing this major effort.

Confidential, Fayetteville, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Upgrading Microfocus COBOL programs to handle Merchandising Prepack concept, a new packing methodology that saves the company tremendous savings in both time and money.
  • Converting Microfocus COBOL programs to Oracle PL/SQL programs in Oracle 11g environment, where applicable.
  • Writing ETLs for Oracle 11g applications.
  • Using Animator for debugging purposes.
  • Creating UNIX/AIX scripts to run jobs in UNIX/AIX batch environments.
  • Data modeling and writing complex special Oracle 11g interface programs to load multiple layout records from flat files into Oracle databases, bypassing SQL*LOADER because of the complexity presented due to the many record layouts on input flat files.
  • Interfaced with offshore team as required to insure that project requirements were being met.
  • Used Dialog System as a standalone interface to prepare and test user screens prior to invoking COBOL programs
  • Used Dialog System to create user screens to control user input and output to COBOL programs. Simplifies conventional COBOL I/O subroutines
  • Designed Web Pages using HTML and PHP.
  • Also familiar with Gentran, Bizlink and AS2 software.
  • Worked closely with and trained Onshore/Offshore teams.

Confidential, Duluth, GA

Lead Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Writing Oracle PL/SQL programs for 11g environment and DB2 Enterprise COBOL programs and Microfocus PL/SQL COBOL programs for LINUX/UNIX and Mainframe environments respectively, for Confidential project which was a downstream Mainframe application.
  • Writing ETLs for Mainframe and Oracle applications.
  • Using Xpeditor for debugging purposes on Mainframe.
  • Creating JCL procs and jobs to run in MVS batch environment.
  • All upgrade efforts were performed in both MVS/TSO JES2/3 and Oracle environments.
  • Endevor is used for library maintenance.
  • Wrote Freight Allocation reconciliation microfocus COBOL programs for cutover to Linux platform using UPS EDI 4010 record format as main input source.
  • Interfaced with offshore team daily to insure that project expectations and requirements were being met.
  • Did Assembler coding on IBM Mainframe.
  • All .Net Development while in Linux/Unix environment.

Confidential, Duluth, GA

Lead Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote and modified Enterprise COBOL programs for Mainframe in a CICS and VSAM environment in support of Confidential 's ANX conversion effort.
  • The ANX project was a global change of all Confidential 's employee numbers from 6 to 8 digits.
  • Enhanced CICS maps to support conversion.
  • Used Intertest and Xpeditor for debugging purposes.
  • Created JCL procs and jobs to run in MVS batch environment.
  • Wrote complex REXX scripts to expedite quick conversion efforts while working with PDS files.
  • All upgrade efforts were performed in an MVS/TSO JES2/3 environment.
  • ANX conversion was also in support of the HRS Peoplesoft upgrade.
  • Endevor was used for library maintenance purposes.
  • IBM Assembler coding.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Lead Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote Shell scripts, PL/SQL programs, and Stored Procedures for Payroll project to run in all UNIX/LINUX environment.
  • Designed and wrote Microfocus COBOL programs in a UNIX/LINUX environment. Programs written in Microfocus COBOL were translated into Oracle s Pro*Cobol.
  • Wrote UNIX scripts for jobs to run in a UNIX batch environment.
  • Modified SAS programs and JCL for Mainframe application execution.
  • Replaced many SAS programs with Microfocus COBOL where needed.
  • Converted IBM DB2 COBOL to Microfocus COBOL.
  • All programs were written for Payroll Department in support of Peoplesoft conversion from 8.8 to 9.0.
  • All .Net Development while in Linux/Unix environment.

Confidential, Duluth, GA

Lead Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote UNIX/Linux Shell scripting, SQL, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures in a retail environment.
  • Designed and wrote COBOL programs in a Mainframe/LINUX environment. Programs are written in Enterprise COBOL and DB2; and later converted to Oracle s Pro*Cobol for cutover to Linux.
  • Created JCL procs and jobs to run in MVS batch.
  • Wrote SAS scripts for reporting purposes.
  • Converted IBM DB2 COBOL to Microfocus PL/SQL COBOL in Mainframe TSO environment.
  • All programs were written for Freight Allocation reconciliation using UPS EDI 4010 record format as main input source.
  • All .Net Development while in Linux/Unix environment.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Rewrote Standard and Consolidated Invoicing System using Oracle tables and PL/SQL programs to replace MQ Series.
  • Also upon request, designed, wrote and unit tested new Microfocus COBOL programs in a test environment for William H Confidential Company.
  • Modified, tested and migrated existing Microfocus COBOL programs from test to production in a UNIX and MQ Series environment.
  • Wrote, changed, tested and migrated UNIX Korn shell scripts from test to production.
  • Included Perl/Awk/Sed into Korn shell scripts as required to satisfy business needs.
  • Developed new techniques that shortened the length of time it normally takes to debug Microfocus COBOL/PL/SQL programs.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Co nsultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, wrote and unit tested Microfocus Cobol programs in a test environment for Princeton Retirement Group.
  • Wrote, changed, tested and migrated UNIX Korn shell scripts from test to production.
  • Wrote, changed, tested Perl scripts and cutover from test to production as required by business need.
  • Designed and wrote all programs in a PVCS environment.
  • Designed and wrote COBOL programs in the OMNIPLUS environment.
  • Participated in the 5.6 OMNI Upgrade.
  • Worked with ESP Expresso scheduling tool.
  • Did Omniplus programming: Unix Scripting, Omniprof, Sungard and Confidential function files, etc.
  • Used search paths for execution of both COBOL programs and Unix scripts. Ie. $COBPATH for COBOL and $PATH for scripts.
  • Used PVCS to control both Unix scripts and COBOL source
  • Wrote triggers to notify payroll that file being processed is to be run via DATAEXPRESS specifications.
  • Worked with 401k Plan and Mutual Fund.
  • All programming was done on the UNIX platform.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Programmer/Analyst-Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, wrote and unit tested Microfocus COBOL programs in a test environment for William H Confidential Company.
  • Modified, tested and migrated COBOL programs from test to production in a UNIX and MQ Series environment.
  • Wrote, changed, tested and migrated UNIX Korn shell scripts from test to production.
  • Included Perl/Awk/Sed into Korn shell scripts as required to satisfy business need.
  • Developed new techniques that shortened the length of time it normally takes to debug Microfocus COBOL/PL/SQL programs.

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