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Z/os Operating Systems Programmer Resume

Miami, FL

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills: Extensive z/os systems background, VTAM software applications, Communication controller software applications and System Monitors. Software development from system design to final documentation.

Hardware: Confidential System Mainframes Z14, Z/VM. Communication Controllers all 37xx series, 3660 Store Controller, Banking Systems Controllers include 3600 to 4702. Operating under z/OS/MVS/ESA DOS/VSE, VM. Using CICS, VTAM, Netview, Tivoli, Omegamon, OCCF, IMS, SPF, TMON, TSO, RACF, Roscoe, REXX,, TAF, Terra, MIM, SMPE, TSS, Faver, UCC7, UCC11,, NDM.

Product: Duquesne's Multi - Image Dasd Manager, Candle's - Omegamon for CICS and MVS, Gateway, Conference, DB2

Installs: Supersession. Computer Associates CA - Activator, Supercalc. Confidential 's upgrades z/os 1.9 (12 guest system upgrades), NCP - Network Control Program, Netview - Network Management and Netview Access Services. NPM - Netview Performance Monitor, OCCF - Operator Command Control Facility, Tracks Communication File Transfer System. NDM Network Distribution Manager, TAO - E-mail, CA-Top Secret security system. Configure Sysplex environment on multiple Confidential teach guest systems.

Language: Designed and developed software packages from Accounting, batch and to on line-applications including DB2, IMS, CICS, VTAM, NCCF Command Software Processors. Installation of numerous CICS packages using Macro and Command Level Assembler and Cobol. Wrote Automatic Teller Machine System Monitor, Teller Transaction Applications, print router to sub-system controllers. Maintained Diebold on-line ATM host applications. Confidential 's on-line teller and ATM systems. Installed telephone banking system, Cintx - tax reporting system, Florida CICS Teller System. Wrote utility dump and storage analysis applications, and a Wire Transfer System. Installed Email - Electronic Mail and SYSM TSO CICS emulator. Worked on installation ANACOMPS CIS teller System. Installed ARCO host and 4700 based teller system.

FCL - Financial Control Language: Designed and wrote 4700 controller communication applications, file drivers, transaction routing, print spool driver. Installed Confidential 's 4700 ABCS Teller System. Using Confidential 's Resource Manager, created transaction mapping for 4702 Disk Controller. Installed PC3600 macro generator system, and 3660 Point of Sale Cash Register System - Build Unit Price Code Database along with file pool session manager.

NCCF: Wrote Utility applications for analysis of VTAM control blocks, Command processors to issue reqms to various devices and to request status, or to issue recovery commands. Worked on a Network Problem Determination system using NCCF as a message router, emulating NPDA. Using Rexx language build utility clists for dynamic recovery and analysis of network.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Miami, FL

z/OS Operating Systems Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Work with CICS, Network, VTAM, and IP-Ethernet systems programming
  • Maintenance of DASD Management
  • Control of the Library Management System, including managing the 80,000 virtual tapes, the 750 real tapes and the DR tapes used for Disaster Recovery
  • Maintain DASD Pools to guarantee that adequate space is available for production jobs
  • Provide support for BMC Control Products to assist Production Control
  • Maintenance of Control M system calendars (TECHAM, TECHPM, CICSAM, CICSPM, BIWEEKLY, BIWK3705, FTEPRIOR, FUEL, MSACICSA, MSACICSP, NOHOLDYS, TBACKUP)
  • Maintenance of the Control D Tree and the related security and recover missing jobs when one of the team daily jobs fails due to a missing calendar or scheduling issue
  • Maintain Control M tables for start and stop of CICS applications, including the CICS Production Schedule
  • Support for Operations for Control automation
  • Support for S&P production jobs using Control O (this can be used to trigger a job based on the addition of a condition or data set arrival)
  • Support for z/OS installation, maintenance, control, and update of the Control D report retention files and jobs
  • Review and adjust technical support and security jobs in Control M for holiday scheduling
  • Responsible for PUPS maintenance processes and reports for auditors on PUPS usage
  • Support for JES including job execution and run-away jobs
  • Support for VPS, DRS, and all print functions
  • Write and maintain system exits to control job submission
  • Manage and support Control D Web Viewer
  • Manage and support Enterprise Control M scheduling product including all security, PUPS type processes, training, and consulting
  • Control mainframe connectivity to ensure adequate security
  • Work heavily with CICS (provide table entries including Terminal Control Table, File Control Table, Program Control Table, and security and programming for special administrative and/or help desk functions)
  • Control of all mainframe resources including disk and tape use and naming schemes, job classes for execution and output, terminal/printer IDs installation, and customization of CICS
  • Installation and customization of compilers such as APL2, COBOL, and Easytrieve, including compile PROCs and libraries
  • Installation and customization of the BMC IOA products including Control B, Control D, Control M, Control O, Control R, and Control T
  • Installation and customization of Control products for the Enterprise (network) including Control D Web Viewer and Enterprise Control M
  • Installation and customization of z/OS operating system and components
  • Installation and customization of other Confidential products such as File Manager, Fault Analyzer, Flash Copy, Omegamon/CICS, and Omegamon/MVS
  • Installation and customization of products from Innovation including FDR/CPK/ABR, FATS/FATAR, and IAM

Confidential, Fargo, ND

Mainframe Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed DB2 V8.1 on development LPAR
  • Converted NDM from no security to RACF, using Secure Point of Entry
  • Upgraded Operating System from Z6 to z9 on four LPARs
  • Upgraded the IODF to run on Z10 processor and added one LPAR
  • Installed z10 processor
  • Upgraded 15 CICS regions from CICS Transaction server V1.3 to V3.2
  • Installed the TRACK’s CICS debug facility
  • Installed TMON products - TMOMMVS, TMONCICS,TMONDB2, NAVIPLEX
  • Upgraded NDM - Network Distribution Manager from V4.3 to V4.7
  • Installed two OSA-3 gigabyte cards and setup OSA-Express console controller
  • Analyzed CICS abends and supported CICS development staff
  • Installation of numerous CICS packages using Macro and Command Level Assembler and Cobol

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Z/OS and Network Systems Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operating system upgrades, along with problem determination and resolution for 300 systems (z/OS, Linux, Red Hat, and VM systems)
  • Upgraded z/OS 1.7, 1.8 & 1.9 operating systems
  • Converted 200 z/os guest systems from Token/Ring to Ethernet, along with 30 HMCs to Ethernet
  • Removed three 3745 communication controllers
  • Installed eight OSA express cards
  • Converted to APPN for all VTAM SNA connections
  • Switched all SNA NJE to using TRLs to Jes2
  • Configured 10 HMCs to new Linux version of HMC
  • Worked on facility move - from Confidential ’s Teach Center, at Windy Hill, to Confidential ’s Atlanta North Side facility
  • Installed S990 and converted 750 guest systems to gigabyte Ethernet
  • Provided technical support to all MVS system classes world-wide
  • Installed and maintained SMTP on various MVS z/OS1.8 systems
  • Responsible for all functions of storage administration (DASD installation and configuration, TLMS and CA1 tape management/installation/recovery, optical drives disaster recovery, z/OS upgrades, and ICF-catalog and VTOC repair and recovery)
  • Installed MQ7, all zSecure products, DB2 1.9 with data sharing
  • Built and installed PSTE plex sandbox systems
  • Installed NETVIEW, NDM, SMTP, DNS, and OSA configurations
  • Configured Sysplex environment on multiple Confidential teach guest systems

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

MVS, VTAM, Automation Systems Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed Netview 3.2 and Netview Automation on new Lpar OS390/R26
  • Installed Af-operator V320 and Integrated Resource Management System
  • Installed TCPIP OSA R2.1 and connected 3 OSA ports to five Lpars
  • System Maintenance included adding jes2 nodes and applications and troubleshooting line and connection problems
  • Provided technical support for upgrade from MVS5.2 to OS390 2.6
  • Built TCPIP profile using OMVS segments (added gateways, links, ports, etc.)
  • Maintained and upgraded TPX to latest maintenance
  • Installed OS390/R2.10
  • Wrote and automated Panel driven Compile process in Rexx
  • Installed Z/os1.4 (upgraded system applications and vendor products)

Confidential, Tampa, FL

MVS Systems Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote RACF utility applications to do mass modifies of the RACF database
  • Wrote PIN Security Facility for RACF
  • Responsible for OS390/R29 system upgrade
  • Upgraded TMS Tape Management system and provided tape operations support
  • Rewrote all system applications and operations tape processing Clists that had tape Y2K routines
  • Installed Bulk Data Transfer and wrote user procedure documentation
  • Worked on merger with Richmond Confidential to Tampa Data Center
  • Wrote several exits for TAO E-mail System
  • Responsible for troubleshooting the user issues and system for Y2K lpar
  • Installed CA1 V5.2, Quick-Ref, Storage Guard, and Prosms
  • Wrote multiple Rexx Execs and Clists to provide file recovery functions, network recovery, Ops functions, and tape processing
  • Installed BMC Super Optimizer, Compuware products: Abendaid 9.2.1, Failaid 8.6, Xpeditor, TSO 6.6, Xpeditor CICS 7.2, LMS 1.0.1, ECC 7.6
  • Installed OS390R9 on two Lpars
  • Installed BMC SRM R1.5.1
  • Installed Real Time Defrag and Amdah’s TDMF
  • Upgraded CA7 and CA11 to current maintenance and OPSMVS
  • Responsible for Sunrise and Sysview maintenance
  • Supported Abendaid, Catalog Solutions, CA1, CA11M CA7M CA90, COMPAREX, Compuwares License Management, Copycat, Faver, Faid/xe, JCLCheck, OPS/MVS, PKZIP, MVS, ProSMS, Quick-Ref, Real Time Defrag - RTD, Resolve, Stop-X37, Storage-Guard, Storage-Guard-Auto, Storage-Guard-Control, Sunrise, Sysview, TDMF, TNG - Unicenter Framework, TSO Superset, Vision Report, Vsam Easy, Xped/Shared Services, and Xped/TSO
  • Installed Email (electronic mail and SYSM TSO CICS emulator)

Confidential, Winston-Salem, NC

System Software Programmer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Managed YR2000 project and System Software
  • Built Y2k Lpar and maintained and installed compliant versions of vendor software
  • Worked with Sinksort, GDDM, LANRES, and QuickRef
  • Provided production support the development LPAR
  • Built operations and scheduling procedures for the Y2k Lpar along with date and time schedules for Y2k testing

Confidential, Miami, FL

System Software Engineer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Vtam system software support
  • Applied maintenance to TCPIP 3.1
  • Upgraded Multi-Image Manager (MIMs) to be compatible with OS/390 R2
  • Applied PTFs to N-Vision/TPX
  • Initialized Netview and its subsystems and TCPIP for OS/390
  • Installed Net Results
  • Installed CA-7 Event Management on OS/390
  • Built TRACS transmission applications and installed TRACS Release 3.2
  • Installed CISCO router connections to VTAM and TCPIP
  • Resolved file problems with EDM
  • Worked on TCPIP-FTP file transfer (not giving return codes if transmission failure)
  • Wrote Rexx clist to receive the return codes
  • Built Netview Alert clists to issue messages to NPDA VIA CICS and IMS using TAF
  • Built auto timer commands to attempt recovery of various communication failures

Confidential, Lexington, KY

MVS Systems Programmer Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Installed CPU CMOS 9672-R32
  • Ran MVS 4.3 and MVS 5.2
  • Upgraded the following non Confidential products to run on MVS5.2: CA-1, CA-90, Panvalet(tso,ispf), Data Expert, IMS Expert, Stop X37, Multi-Image Mgr, VPS, Platunum Plan, SAS, TRACS, CIMS, Quick Ref., Jobtrac, Runtrac, Prevail/XP (MVS,IMS), Gupta (sql,host), JSF, OPSMVS, Jobmon, Fileaid, and GSSA
  • Responsible for production support, program development support, and troubleshooting of user and system problems
  • Made all VTAM and network configuration changes
  • Wrote procedures for operators to control various systems and applications
  • Installed two 3835 laser printers and trained operators
  • Set up PSF/Print Services
  • Added hardware from IOCDS panels
  • Fixed catalog errors using ISMF
  • Wrote MVS system exits, ISFPARM0, ISTSDCOS, IEFU29, ISFUSER, MSGINIT, and USSTSNA
  • Removed all 3380 packs and installed Ramac DASD
  • Installed and customized the following MVS products: Device Support Facility 1.16, EREP 3.5, SMP/E 1.8.1, High Level Assembler 1.2, MVS/ESA SP 5.2.2 - Jes(5.2.0), Lan Server 1.1, RMF 5.2.1, DFSMS/MVS (full function) 1.2, Data Facility Sort, RACF 2.2, SDSF 1.5.0, TSO Extensions 2.4(sp v3/v4/v5), ISPF 4.2, BTAM 1.1, ACF/VTAM ESA 4.3, TCP/IP ESA/XA IMS Sockets 3.1 and base XA/ESA base 3.1, DFSMS/MVS NFSF 1.2 ENU (OE Socket), Confidential Software License Monitor 1.1.1, Distributed Storage Manager/ ADSM 2.1, Confidential PC File Transfer Program for TSO 1.1.1, GDDM 2.3, GDDM Presentation Graphics Feature 2.3, VS COBOL II Compiler and library, Confidential SAA AD/Cycle Language Env/370 1.4, PL/I for MVS 1.1.1 Full Function, DataBase2 3.1, QMF 3.2, IMS/ESA Database Manager 4.1, IMS/ESA Transaction Manager 4.1.0, ACF/SSP 3.9, ACF/NCP V6R3 Tier 1 and Tier 2 Base, EP for ACF/NCP V6 1.11.0, Batch Terminal Simulator, RMDS, PSF/MVS 2.2

Confidential, Boca Raton, FL

Mainframe Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Took over development project for RoadRider MVS Communication Applications
  • Wrote LU6.2 applications to communicate with PS2/OS2 Base Stations
  • Wrote Satellite Communications CICS Interface to application transaction router (API)
  • Wrote PTFs and APARS for existing applications
  • Used Cross System Product (CSP) and modified Screen and Transaction Router Programs
  • Installed applications at user site
  • Wrote Communications Inbound and Outbound Queuing facility using DB2 Segments as a repository
  • Wrote File Transfer Management Facility using DB2 for file segments and a Free Space Facility to release unused segments with automatic compression
  • Included applications to process online File Transfer History information
  • Worked with Cobal2 - CICS command level, Netwok logon and logoff manager, Communications status inquiry application, CPIC mapped and unmapped LU6.2 communications, and interval task application to check communications LUs for inactive sessions
  • Activated required sessions and issued alert messages to console
  • Worked with CSP - DB2 application interface to the road rider system
  • Worked with 370/Assembler - a CRC check application to validate file transfer segments

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided customer support for General Ledger and Fixed Assets
  • Monitored communications between vendor sites and fix application problems
  • Setup batch file routing jcl to route files to various sites using JES3

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Vtam communications programmer support
  • Helped with bank mergers, added gateways, and switched nodes
  • Worked with Independent and Dependent LU.62 lu's, Confidential 3745 communication controllers, and LANs
  • Software support included NDM, VPS, Netview, and NetSpy
  • Installed TAO E-mail system

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshot customer problems related to the 4700 banking controllers and the Host Transmission Facility (HTF)
  • Wrote and tested Apar fixes for HTFs VTAM applications for MVS and VSE host systems
  • Converted all host transmission applications to ESA to use the extended memory capability and addressed mode switching within programs needing below line processing along with above line processing
  • Placed all VSAM buffers above the line
  • Completed migration testing June of 1991
  • Performed performance analysis related to down line loads and receiving of data files from controller
  • Made adjustments to the VSAM read routines to speed up the systems
  • Wrote Automatic Teller Machine system monitoring, teller transaction applications, and print router to sub-system controllers
  • Maintained Diebold on-line ATM host applications, Confidential 's on-line teller and ATM systems
  • Wrote utility dump and storage analysis applications and a wire transfer system

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