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Systems Engineer/consultant Resume

South Sioux City, NE

SUMMARY:

  • 30+ years of Mainframe programming experience - Cobol, CICS, DB2, TSO, ISPF, SQL
  • Full Project Life Cycle experience - Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing and Implementation
  • 11 years Z-OS /CICS/Cobol /DB2/MQ/WebSphere Systems Programmer
  • 11 years of Enterprise application monitoring using different tool OMEGAMON, CICSPLEX, Tivoli TEPS,
  • Introscope, Consoles.
  • 5 years’ experience working on Claims Processing Systems, MMIS.
  • 10+years Financials
  • 10+years Medical

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • IBM Mainframes
  • IBM PC’s and Compatibles
  • DEC VAX
  • DEC PDP-1170
  • MVS/ESA
  • COBOL
  • CICS
  • CA-DATACOM
  • VAX/VMS
  • Fortran
  • VSAM
  • GEAC
  • MSA
  • CA-IDEAL
  • JCL
  • SQL
  • PCS/ADS
  • MUMPS
  • DL/1
  • DB2
  • MQ
  • SQL/PLUS
  • Endeavor
  • Extensive User Interface
  • Functional Requirements
  • Technical Requirements
  • QA
  • Extensive experience in entire life-cycle
  • CICS Internals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Systems Engineer/Consultant

CICS/Cobol/Z-OS/WebSphere Application Server/DB2

  • Monitor, Analyze and Debug CICS systems for Production, Integration, Training and Acceptance using various monitoring tools TEPS, Omegamon/Omegaview, Tivoli ITCAMS, CICSPLEX INtroscope and reports to identify/isolate problems
  • Monitor, Analyze and Debug Websphere MQ systems for Production
  • Monitor, Analyze and Debug WebSphere Application (WAS) Server systems for Production and Integration using various monitoring tools TEPS, Omegamon/Omegaview, Tivoli ITCAMS, CICSPLEX INtroscope and reports to identify/isolate problems
  • Maintaining Availability of CICS Regions ( 650 total regions )
  • Respond to HOT TERMINAL, SSA Alerts and email messages related to online processing
  • Use Online CICS Commands such as CEMT to manage programs, files, connections and all Region Resources
  • Maintaining Troubleshooting Databases such as Greenbook
  • Identify and report Z/OS, JES3, Top Secret, peripheral device contention and other underlying problems
  • Support Developers, Integration Testing and DBAs in System Maintenance and Problem Resolution
  • Maintaining Customer/User/Application Contacts List
  • Project to Report Space Utilizations for DB2 Databases
  • Archiving DB2 Databases
  • Monitor DB2 and IDMS database subsystems and coordinate with other branches and teams to resolve issues
  • Investigate Storage Violations and recommend dynamic changes to region settings
  • RMF reporting and monitoring on LPARS, CPU, Ziip and Zaap usage
  • Work independently and with other Monitor Room personnel to troubleshoot problems detected in online processing including Short On Storage and Maxtask conditions .
  • CICSPLEX used to manage Regions, Files, Programs and other resources
  • Monitoring and reporting ACA (Affordable care Act) processing between Confidential and SSA.
  • Monitoring and Reporting SSA External business partners EVerify, AMVAA,USICS.processing.

Confidential

Systems Analyst/Consultant

Cobol/CICS/Z-OS/VSAM/DB2/MMIS

Responsibilities:

  • Writing Cobol, CICS, DB2 programs for a MMIS system
  • Systems Analysis of online and batch programs
  • Writing OS-JCL to run jobs and programs
  • Trouble shooting Problem Tickets
  • Unit and System testing of new and maintenance enhancements
  • Data Extracts for Recipient Master for Medicare Partb and TPL eligibility
  • Testing enhancements and running test scenarios for projects
  • Using Fileaid to test and verify data

Confidential

Systems Analyst/Consultant

MicrofocusCobol/SQL/Lawson HR/UNIX

Responsibilities:

  • Reverse engineering of Cobol Payroll Programs
  • Writing Technical Specifications for Payroll Reports API
  • Writing Functional Specifications for Payroll Reports API
  • Determine which Tables are needed to rewrite programs
  • Determine which Files are needed to rewrite programs
  • Writing Cobol Lawson HR and PR programs using UNIX/Oracle

Confidential

Systems-Programmer Analyst/Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Cobol/CICS/DB2/VSAM/MQ/Z-OS/Websphere/Endeavor/Expediter
  • Wrote Programs in Cobol, CICS, DB2 and MQ
  • Tested Programs, JCL, Queues, Files and Systems for QA
  • Resolved IRT’s for new Billing System
  • Used DB2/SQL to execute queries to verify test cases
  • Create data for tables
  • Load and Unload of tables
  • Used Expediter to recreate Error Conditions
  • Used Fileaid to test Error Conditions
  • Wrote EZTRIEVE reports

Confidential

Systems-Programmer Analyst/QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/DB2/VSAM/MQ/Z-OS/Websphere/Endeavor/MMIS
  • Wrote Programs in Cobol, DB2 and MQ using Websphere API
  • Tested Programs, JCL, Queues, Files and Systems for QA
  • Participated in Code Reviews
  • Wrote and executed Test Cases
  • Wrote Programs in Cobol, DB2/SQL and VSAM
  • Used DB2/SQL to execute queries to verify test cases
  • Used Expediter and Fileaid to test and debug errors

Confidential

Systems-ProgrammerAnalyst/Production Support MMIS

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/DB2/MQ/Z-OS Programs
  • Create JCL to run applications for Medicare Drug Program
  • Track and manage input transactions from Insurance Vendors
  • Resolve errors encountered during Application runs
  • Run Daily, Weekly and Monthly Reports
  • Manage MQ queues for Websphere
  • Wrote and executed Test Cases
  • Execute DB2/SQL queries

Confidential

Systems-Programmer Analyst/GEAC Financial Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/MVS/OS-JCL/VSAM/EZTRIEVE
  • Manage financial system for PG County - Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Purchasing, Budget, Fixed Assets, Information Expert, Data Communications Interface, etc.
  • Installed Microsoft Server 2000
  • Installed GEAC Active Client
  • Installed Sarbanes-Oxley Security and GL upgrades to DCI and GL9801
  • On call duties
  • User interface and Training
  • Wrote and executed Test Cases
  • Wrote reports and created files using EZTRIEVE

Confidential

EDI Consultant/EDI Team/Systems-Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/MVS/JCL/VSAM/DB2/IMS/Endeavor
  • Perform maintenance on a Medicare Claims Processing system
  • Perform Analysis to determine problems and solutions
  • Create Assessments to determine scope of work and create and execute Test Plans
  • Perform User Interface
  • Use Endeavor to create packages and move projects to production
  • Manage Code Reviews to QA projects
  • Wrote and executed Test Cases
  • Executed DB2/SQL queries
  • Used Fileaid to debug errors

Confidential, South Sioux City, NE

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/MVS/OS JCL/VSAM/DB2/Datacom/Ideal
  • Responsible for a Datacom/Ideal/CICS conversion to DB2/CICS/Datacom for100 Applications containing over 1200 programs

Confidential

Senior Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/MVS/OS JCL/VSAM/DB2/SQL/UNIX/MQ
  • Responsible for designing, coding, testing and implementing a DB2/IMS system for HIPAA compliance mandates
  • Wrote 350 DB2 programs for an EDI based Medicare Claims Processing System.
  • Managed INFOMAN problem tracking system.
  • Managed MAGIC problem tracking system.
  • Provided extensive daily, weekly and monthly status reports for the Director

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote and developed extensive Online Command Level CICS programs for multiple applications under direction of confidential.
  • Wrote 75 + CICS programs from scratch for all new systems at confidential
  • Developed batch COBOL programs for multiple applications for confidential.
  • Developed specifications and analysis for projects.
  • Utilized COBOL, CICS, VSE, DOS, JCL, and VSAM within this environment.

Confidential

Senior Systems Analyst/GEAC Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/MVS/OS JCL/VSAM
  • Wrote CICS interfaces from GEAC Purchasing System to MCI FAX System to develop online Purchase Order faxing capacity across regions.
  • Worked with Financial Users to develop a Project Plan.
  • Created JCL to AP9601 Install, Test, and Integrate GEAC Financial Systems.
  • Installed and Tested Purchasing PS9601 and Inventory IN9601.
  • Updated and Tested Accounts Payable - AP9601, Data Communications Interface - DC9401, Information Expert - IE9601, Integrated and Tested General Ledger - GL9801, Financial Controller - FC9801 and Project Tracking - PT9701.
  • Wrote OS JCL for all batch functions.
  • Wrote OS JCL to create, backup and restore VSAM files.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed System Analyst and coding for a Loan Tracking System under contract to the confidential.
  • Worked with VAX/VMS and COBOL with an Oracle RDB database.
  • Prepared cost and time estimates.
  • Worked with business analyst to prepare proposals.
  • Worked with programmers to execute coding changes.
  • Used on line Oracle/SQL calls to test programs.

Confidential

Consultant/GEAC Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/JCL/VSAM
  • Used skeleton programs provided by confidential to perform development and maintenance on a  confidential Payroll/Personnel system.
  • Utilized ENDEAVOR to manage files and resources
  • Provided analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation of projects.
  • Worked in conjunction with all Year 2000 projects.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/JCL/VSAM
  • Wrote COBOL II Programs in CICS environment using VSAM and OS JCL.

Confidential

Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/JCL/VSAM
  • Managed the Data Management portion of an audit of the Confidential .
  • Performed Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing and QA of Data Extracts against seven different Databases / Systems/Files.
  • Worked with systems that were compressed files which had to be spread using SSA Utilities, ranging in size up to 304,352 characters in record length.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/JCL/VSAM
  • Managed MSA development project through entire life cycle.
  • Installation, installation testing, Assessment of Customization, User review, Customization, Unit Testing of Customization, Parallel Testing.
  • Implementation
  • Wrote Project plans.

Confidential

Senior Systems Analyst/GEAC Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/IMS/JCL/VSAM
  • Responsible for systems analysis, programming and user interface for an MSA system consisting of the following components. Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Purchasing, Budget, Receiving, Fixed Assets, Financial Controller, Common Components, Data Communication Interface and Information Expert.
  • Created the budget for all fiscal account/centers each year.
  • Established the calendar for each fiscal year. Opened/closed fiscal years.
  • Wrote all utilities used by the DBS System.
  • Wrote Batch Cobol/Cobol II programs.
  • Managed all files utilizing online CICS Commands.
  • Extensively used OS/JCL to create, manage and maintain job streams.
  • Extensively used VSAM to create, manage and maintain files.
  • Wrote IMS/DL1 programs.
  • Completed project for analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation of a system to create aged unpaid invoice report.
  • Managed interfaces between accounts receivables and inventory from American Express System to MSA.
  • Found and corrected all outstanding problems and stabilized system.

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Completed a conversion-using IDEAL on a contract for the  confidential.
  • Systems Analysis of an on-line interactive educational System.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, designed, coded, tested and implemented systems in MUMPS for a  confidential.
  • Concentrated on claims processing; Systems runs on DEC and VAX equipment with VAX/VMS Operating System.
  • Wrote system to download patient database to PC.

Confidential

Staff Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed analysis, programming, testing and implementation on an assignment to Confidential clients.
  • Utilized IDEAL as a 4GL to access database records. Applications included an inventory control system and a financial trucking system. Installed a Pharmacy System at Confidential written in PCS/ADS on an IBM 43811MVS-XA environment as well as wrote batch COBOL programs.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Cobol/CICS/PCS-ADS/JCL/VSAM
  • Installed, maintained and developed IBM's Patient Care System (PCs) which utilized a fourth generation language, ADS this system ran under CICS on an IBM 4361 mainframe.
  • Maintained test files by using on-line CICS commands to write, delete and update files.
  • Performed development at the PCS level and at the CICS program level. Trained staff in PCS/ADS.

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in the large-scale conversion of the Hospital Information Management system from MUMPS application which ran on DEC PDP-1170, to IBM's Patient Cure System which ran on the IBM 3351.
  • Frequently used on-line CICS commands and on-line DL-1 calls to test, add and delete segments.
  • Determined whether necessary PSB's existed for desired functions.

Confidential

Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote programs in FORTRAN for thrift/banking applications on the CYBER 175. Completed a large Savings and Loan conversion development project.
  • Maintained responsibility for maintaining and troubleshooting daily and monthly batch processing systems. Responsible for extensive analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of MUMPS Information System 2

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