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Edi/itx Specialist Resume

Burlington, NC

SUMMARY:

Over twenty (20) years of experience in the EAI industry and data integration. I utilized various applications to fulfill gateway, validation and transformation needs. Such applications included Sterling Integrator, ITXA, ITX v9, Axway products, Edifecs products, WTX, MQSeries and databases. Extensive knowledge in data translation and the different data types which include EDI, XML, EDIFACT, HIPAA, Copybooks and proprietary. Job roles included system analyst, developer/mapper, tester, support, and architect.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Applications: Sterling Integrator (SI), ITXA, ITX v9, Axway - B2Bi Interchange, Transfer CFT, Sentinel and Composer, WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX) - Map Designer, Type Tree Designer, Launcher, Integration flow designer (v. 8.2.0.4 - v9)

Edifecs: Map Builder, Spec Builder, TM, EAM, XEngine (v. 7.0.5), MQSeries

Database: SQL Server, DB2

Operating Systems: AIX, Windows, Linux

Data Types: EDI (837I, 837P, 837D, 835, 834, 820, 270, 271, 276, 277, 278, 810, 850, 855, 856, 860),EDIFACT,XML, Copybooks (flat files), Proprietary

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential, Burlington, NC

EDI/ITX Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Was part of the team responsible for migrating the mainframe platform to the new linux platform
  • Changed and updated current mainframe WTX maps to run in the new environment which included Sterling Integrator (SI), ITXA and ITX v9
  • Created new maps to meet previous and new requirements
  • Responsible for testing and documenting every component in the process flow, which included business processes (BPs), ITXA configuration and ITX translation
  • Worked with team members to ensure the new platform met all requirements
  • Worked closely with business partners to ensure the migration was a success
  • Trained other teammates on the new platform
  • Process flows developed, tested and documented included different data types, such as EDI HIPAA transactions (837s, 835, 27x), EDI (850, 855, 860 and 865), HL7, Copybook/flat file and proprietary
  • Added and updated trading partner and process flow configuration which entailed adding and updating oracle table records.
  • Executed basic SQL queries for adding, updating and researching purposes
  • After testing and migration was complete, was responsible for production support

Confidential, Englewood, CO

EDI Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and supporting applications that process customers EDI healthcare transactions (837s, 834 and 27x).
  • Configuring and utilizing scripts to transfer data files to the claim processing systems.
  • On - call production support rotations.
  • Working closely with team members to ensure project completion.
  • Unit testing, system testing, and deployments.
  • Gathering and documenting requirements.
  • Testing process to ensure requirements are met.

Confidential, Texas

System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Strong background working with clients, designers, and programmers to identify requirements and develop implementation timelines.
  • Turning business requirements into detailed system requirements.
  • Superior communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the applications used in the integration process (Axway, Edifecs and WTX).
  • Research and evaluate technology solutions and present recommendations for improved system operations.
  • Played key role in design and development activities to ensure software requirements were met.
  • Participated in design analysis and pre- and post-installation reviews.
  • Worked closely with team members to ensure project timelines were met.
  • Designing and developing in the applications to ensure end to end data integration.
  • Worked with team through testing and production deployment.
  • Conducted unit testing to ensure requirements were met.
  • Corrected any defects found during QA testing.

QA Tester

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created test plans and cases to validate requirements.
  • Executed manual testing to ensure test cases passed successfully.
  • Documented defects/issues using JIRA.
  • Executed SQL queries to ensure data was loaded correctly.
  • Conducted formal and informal product design reviews.

Production deployment and Support

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Deployed compiled files to production server.
  • Conducted testing to ensure deployment was successful.
  • Provided 24/7 support on an on-call rotation schedule.
  • Fixed any production related issues.

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

WTX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing, developing, and implementing an electronic front end to receive, validate, translate, and deliver data. Applications used in the process were WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX), MQSeries and DB2.
  • Developing WTX routes (utilizing the launcher) to receive, split, route, translate, and deliver data
  • Developing translation maps: X12 EDI (837s) to Copybook and Copybook to X12 EDI
  • Interacted with MQSeries for data transfer
  • Interacted with DB2 for storing and tracking purposes.
  • Gathering and documenting requirements
  • Developing design documents
  • Developing and implementing data integration best practices
  • Working closely with team members to ensure project completion
  • Unit testing, system testing, and deployments
  • Production support
  • WTX mentoring
  • Designed and developed a WTX system that integrated with Websphere Partner Gateway (WPG) allowing for supply chain integration. System components included:
  • Receive
  • Database lookups
  • Transaction Set Splitting
  • Transformation
  • XML to EDI (810, 850, 855, 860)
  • EDI (810, 850, 855, 860) to XML
  • XML to EDIFACT
  • EDIFACT to XML
  • XML to CII
  • CII to XML
  • XML to Rosettanet (PurchaseOrder)
  • Rosettanet (PurchaseOrderResponse) to XML
  • Acknowledgements (997, CONTROL)
  • Database tracking/monitoring
  • Error handling
  • Notification
  • Responsible for map deployments to a Linux environment
  • Researched, tested, and implemented map changes
  • Responsible for gathering and documenting requirements
  • Tested process to ensure requirements were met
  • Fine tuning of maps for better through put
  • Responsible for performance enhancements which included:
  • Removing unnecessary run calls/maps
  • Used “blob” type trees instead of complete trees
  • Utilized multi-threading by setting map and launcher settings
  • Combined logic into fewer maps - less I/O
  • Used native DB2 calls instead of MDQ file
  • Production Support
  • Designed and developed a WTX Billing system that received, validated, translated, and loaded XML data into DB2 tables.
  • Researched, tested, and implemented map changes
  • Worked with clients to determine business requirements
  • Tested process to ensure requirements were met
  • Fine tuning of maps for better through put
  • Designed and developed a WTX system that received, translated, and loaded IVR call messages (from MQSeries queues) into DB2 tables. System also included maps for tracking, monitoring, and error handling
  • Researched, tested, and implemented map changes
  • Worked with clients to determine business requirements
  • Tested process to ensure requirements were met
  • Fine tuning of maps for better through put

Confidential, Colorado Springs, CO

WTX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested, and implemented maps that interfaced with EDI data types
  • Researched, tested, and implemented map changes
  • Worked with clients to determine business requirements
  • Developed requirements documentation
  • Tested process to ensure requirements were met
  • Fixed problems with existing maps
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Worked with clients to implement their EDI requirements
  • Provided support to existing system
  • Re-designed current system to utilize all of WTX products

Confidential, Seattle, WA

WTX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested, and implemented maps that interfaced with HIPAA data types (837I, 837P, and 837D)
  • Researched, tested, and implemented map changes
  • Worked with clients to determine business requirements
  • Tested process to ensure requirements were met
  • Fixed problems with existing maps
  • Fine tuning of maps for better through put

Confidential, Portland, OR

WTX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested, and implemented maps that interfaced with EDI and XML data types
  • Researched, tested, and implemented map changes
  • Worked with team members on problem resolutions
  • Fixed problems with existing maps
  • Worked with team to redesign system for better through put
  • Worked with the Map Designer, Type Tree Designer, Database Interface Designer, and Integration Flow Designer to create an automated integrated system
  • Conducted business analysis, requirements gathering, architecture development, and system design and configuration
  • Ensure customer satisfaction

Confidential, Louisville, KY

WTX Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested, and implemented the following maps
  • Receive
  • Commerce Manager 6.1
  • Compliance Check
  • Router
  • Splitter
  • Validation - Internal lookups
  • Reporting
  • Tracking
  • Delivery
  • Error Handling
  • Notification
  • Transformation
  • HIPAA (837I, 837P, 837D, 270, 276, 278, 834) to copybook
  • Copybook to HIPAA (271, 277, 835)
  • X12 to HCFA flat
  • HCFA flat to X12
  • Assisted the project team in all tasks. Trouble shooting and error resolution
  • Modified system to enhance performance and reliability. Examples:
  • Removing unnecessary run calls/maps
  • Used SEARCHUP/SEARCHDOWN instead of LOOKUP where applicable
  • Used “blob” type trees instead of complete trees for splitting
  • Utilized multi-threading by setting map and launcher settings
  • Combined logic into fewer maps - less I/O and failure points
  • Used Database adapter instead of stored procedures
  • Installed and configured multiple launchers
  • Removed unnecessary archiving
  • Worked with Commerce Manager 6.1 to create and maintain trade links
  • Conducted business analysis, requirements gathering, architecture development, and system design and configuration
  • Worked with the Map Designer, Type Tree Designer, Database Interface Designer, Partner Manager, Integration Broker, and Integration Flow Designer to create an automated integrated system
  • Worked with the WTX products to create an environment that allowed for system integration
  • Assisted team members in understanding WTX products to facilitate the implementation of their business processes
  • Developed documentation for technical specifications, design, and implementation

Professional Services Consultant

Confidential, Harrisburg, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested, and implemented WTX system which included the following components:
  • Receive
  • Tracking
  • Control
  • Router
  • Splitter
  • Compliance Check
  • Commerce Manager
  • Error Handling
  • Notification
  • Transformation
  • HIPAA (837I, 837P, 837D, 278) to Copybook
  • Copybook to HIPAA(835, 271, 277)
  • Assisted the project team in all tasks. Trouble shooting and error resolution
  • Modified existing maps to enhance performance and reliability. Examples:
  • Removing unnecessary run calls/maps
  • Used SEARCHUP/SEARCHDOWN instead of LOOKUP where applicable
  • Used “blob” type trees instead of complete trees for splitting
  • Utilized multi-threading by setting map and launcher settings
  • Combined logic into fewer maps - less I/O and failure points
  • Worked with Commerce Manager 6.1 to create and maintain trade links
  • Conducted business analysis, requirements gathering, architecture development, and system design and configuration
  • Assisted team members in understanding Mercator products to facilitate the implementation of their business processes
  • Developed documentation for technical specifications, design, and implementation
  • Mentoring
  • Developed and tested the following 2 maps:
  • Translated proprietary membership data to cobol copybook
  • Loaded proprietary provider information into database tables
  • Developed type trees from existing copybooks and tables
  • Assist the project team in all tasks.
  • Responsible for trouble shooting and error handling
  • Responsible for unit testing
  • Developed, tested, and implemented Mercator maps that translated Cobol copybooks to EDI X12 transaction sets (837I and 837P)
  • Developed, tested, and implemented router, control, and reporting maps
  • Developed type trees from existing copybooks
  • Work with the Mercator products to create an environment that allows for system integration
  • Assist the project team in all tasks.
  • Responsible for trouble shooting and error handling
  • Mentoring

Confidential, Englewood, CO

Professional Services & QA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included traveling to a customer's site to perform various functions including product development, mentoring, designing, testing, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Product development (based on the architectural design) consisted of working with MQSI to create an environment that allowed for system integration.
  • As a mentor, I would teach the customer how to use the product and transfer the knowledge necessary for them to be successful.
  • System designing involved working with the client to design a system that would fulfill their integration needs.
  • Testing was involved throughout the entire product development process. Debugging skills were essential to solve problems that developed.
  • During the entire project life cycle, I was responsible for customer satisfaction.

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