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SUMMARY

  • Seasoned and successful mainframe computer programmer with 33 years of experience in a variety of industries including banking, insurance and manufacturing.
  • Worked for Confidential for the previous 4 years at Nationwide in the Repetitive Payments System (RPS).
  • Worked at Confidential for the previous 10 years at various clients, such as Confidential, Huntington and Electrolux.
  • Worked as a consultant for EDS for 5 years, and prior to that, worked at Frigidaire Home Products.
  • During this 19 years of consulting, work has lead many projects geared to improve business market share and reduced cost for these clients.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages/Software: COBOL II, VS COBOL II, CICS, JCL, DB2, Dialogue, CSF, Transformer, Assembler, TSO, VSAM, IAM, Microsoft Office, SQL, SQL Server, Visual Basic 6.0, Impromptu, Visio, EZtrieve, Xpeditor, ZEKE, ZORS, ChangeMan, PDSMAN, JOBSCAN

Operating Systems: MVS

Hardware/Protocols: IBM mainframes, IBM PCs and compatibles, TCP/IP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Ohio

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on SCRA consent order remediation. Took lead position for ALA, METS, CALS and VLS to get data together and ready for remediation. Worked as lesion between the lines of business technical area and the business to achieve the goal of satisfying the governmental rules for SCRA.
  • Maintaining existing systems in COBOL and CICS COBOL.
  • Develop new programs as needed.
  • ALA uses a third part system that was purchased several years ago. The system uses a COBOL/CICS bases language with API and RPI for file access..
  • Technical lead on various new efforts involving the systems as needed.
  • Employ File - Aid, JOBSCAN, and multiple other Cahse utilities. Create JCLs, PROCs and FILENAMES via Confidential standards. Test new releases.

Confidential, Dublin, Ohio

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on IIG RPS which includes RPS6 (IADC/Group Repetitive Payout) and RPS16 (Structured Settlement) Systems.
  • Maintaining existing systems in COBOL and CICS COBOL.
  • Develop new programs as needed.
  • Perform annual maintenance to system, including adding new price code, new calendar entries, and update the NYSE Closure table.
  • Produce all audit request as needed.
  • Technical lead on various new efforts involving the systems as needed.
  • Employ File-Aid, JOBSCAN, and multiple other NW utilities. Create JCLs, PROCs and FILENAMES via Nationwide standards. Test new releases.

Confidential

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting Mentor: Help new consultants get use to the consulting environment.
  • Serve on Great Game Of Business team, keeping the employees geared to the bottom line of the company and how they can effect the outcome.
  • Worked for several clients, such as Confidential, Huntington and Electrolux.

Confidential

Business Online Statement Systems

Responsibilities:

  • Served as lead technical BA for releases put in charge of.
  • Involved in all aspects of life cycle including: Requirement Gathering, Create Technical Description of Work (DOW), Change Control, Unit and System Testing and Implementation.
  • Built statements with Dialogue, CSF and Transformer.
  • Built programs in COBOL and CICS COBOL
  • Lead the effort to convert all 500+ BOSS printing jobs from Computer Associate product CA-View to new print system ADF (Automated Data Facilities) to save cost of printing and to better track the status of print. Modified existing jobs and created 25 new COBOL programs. Modified and created JCL, PROCs, and PARMs as needed. Led to a savings of over $2Million.
  • Reformatted 100+ files BOSS received from all other areas of the bank. Reformatting allowed data to be put into transactions that fed the new Dialogue structure, as well as existing architecture.
  • Increased responsibility by developing 15 new and maintaining 30+ VLS Statements (Loans) in Dialogue, which is a software used to create all new statements. The statements were created on the PC then TCP was used to send programs to the mainframe.
  • When converting the 30+ statements to Dialogue, created 3 new COBOL programs per document to handle transaction creation, and data prep.
  • Created 10 new JCLs (with needed PROCs and PARMs) for each converted statement.
  • Maintained 30+ existing CSF and 15+ Transformer documents, converted them to Dialogue when needed. This process entailed working with a BA and the client to make any upgrades to the statements, and created the new documents in Dialogue.
  • Developed 15 new statements in Dialogue.
  • Responsible for creating all Description Of Work (DOWs) for all changes and new processes to the system.
  • Acted as Technical Team Lead on 30+ minor projects and 4 major projects.
  • Maintained the 7 online programs used by the team and customers to add data needed to process certain statements.

Environment: /Tools Utilized: Dialogue, Transformer, CSF, COBOL II, EZTreive, File-Aid, JOBSCAN, ZEKE, ZORS and PDSMAN and multiple other JPMC utilities. JCLs, PROCs and PARMc via Confidential standards. Test all releases.

Confidential

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Helped determined best package to use at Confidential to process new Zurick Life system.
  • Involved in all aspects of life cycle including: Requirement Gathering, Create Technical Description of Work (DOW), Change Control, Unit and System Testing and Implementation.
  • Technical BA for various aspects of release as needed, gathering requirements from various clients.
  • Wrote all COBOL programs needed to converted 20+ files from Zurick Life to conform to Confidential standards, to be used in new CyberLife system.
  • Converted COBOL, CICS COBOL and DB2 COBOL programs to run in BankOne environment.
  • Created 15 jobs needed to unload the tapes containing files, programs, JCLs from CyberLife.
  • Helped create the jobs needed to compile the CyberLife batch and on-line programs in the Confidential environment.
  • Produced 3 detailed Descriptions of Work (DOW) for each system to be replaced (CRS, DW ARPS) and one for installation of CyberLife product.
  • Created 200+ new jobs (JCL, PROCS and PARMS) to support the CyberLife product in the Confidential environment.
  • Used PDSMAN tool to convert 1000+ existing file names to new ones that conformed to Confidential standards.
  • Created all the ZEKE schedules for the 200+ new jobs.
  • Modified the 200+ COBOL Batch and 100+ CICS COBOL programs to run in the Confidential environment.
  • Determined to use a packaged software CyberLife. Worked to bring the package in and conform it to fit Confidential standards.
  • This included modifying several hundred batch and online COBOL programs. Created all new JCLs PROC’s and PARMs for the several hundred new job streams. Created any new programs as needed.
  • Produced approx. 50 conversion programs to convert the data from the existing system to conform to the new system.

Environment: /Tools Utilized: COBOL II, File-Aid, JOBSCAN,ZEKE, ZORS, and PDSMAN and multiple other Confidential and CyberLife utilities. COBOL and CICS COBOL programs, JCLs, PROCs and PARMc via Confidential standards. Test all releases.

Confidential

Teller

Responsibilities:

  • Changed 100+ Batch COBOL and 10 CICS COBOL programs for new Teller system.
  • Created 5 new CICS COBOL programs and 25 new COBOL batch programs to support added features.
  • Modified existing 50+ JCL, 100+ PROCS and 100+ PARMS.
  • Created 30+ new Jobs (all JCLs, PROCs, and PARMs needed).

Environment: /Tools Utilized: COBOL II, File-Aid, JOBSCAN,ZEKE, ZORS, and PDSMAN and multiple other Confidential utilities. COBOL and CICS COBOL programs, JCLs, PROCs and PARMc via Confidential standards. Test all releases.

Confidential

IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in all aspects of life cycle including: Requirement Gathering, Create Technical Description of Work (DOW), Change Control, Unit and System Testing and Implementation.
  • Technical BA for all releases placed in charge of and helped with requirement gathering in all releases.
  • Wrote any new programs needed in COBOL, CICS COBOL and DB2 COBOL.
  • Modified existing CONBOL, CICS COBOL and DB2 COBOL programs to run in BankOne environment.
  • Involved in IL Rehost releases 4 and 5. Release 4 - MTP and CCD. Release 5 - OMS and SOF.
  • Corrected JCL, PARM, and PROC changes for systems, unit tests, QA testing and Cert/Mock testing.
  • Created all new programs and jobs needed to conform to Confidential standards.

Environment: /Tools Utilized: COBOL II, File-Aid, JOBSCAN,,RUNDOC, PMNS, ZEKE, ZORS and PDSMAN and multiple other Confidential utilities. COBOL and CICS COBOL programs, JCLs, PROCs and PARMs via Confidential standards. Test all releases.

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