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Consulting Systems Analyst Resume Profile

Summary of Qualifications.

  • 31 years Systems Analysis, Development and Support
  • 28 years of experience in IBM Enterprise Server Operating Systems Support
  • 22 years traveling across the country as a consulting systems programmer supporting z/OS systems. for a wide variety of clients

Areas of Interest.

  • Promote the use of Service Oriented Architecture
  • Advocate of Implementing Virtual Linux Servers on z/Series Systems
  • Implementing CICS Web Services to leverage legacy CICS applications

Industry Experience.

  • Banking, Financial, and Insurance Utilities, and Service
  • Engineering and Construction Petroleum
  • Customer Service and Technical Support Software Distribution Support
  • Warehousing and Inventory Control
  • Process and Portion Control Systems Shipping and Logistics
  • Retail Point-Of-Sales Systems

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Sr. Systems Programmer

  • Working on projects for various Clients, performed the following tasks. Installed, and maintained CICS TS releases 1.3 thru TS 4.2 and CICSPlex SM Web Enabled Legacy CICS Application Systems
  • Assisted Application Support teams in design, testing and production rollout of CICS Application Systems. Maintained CICS Quality Assurance QA and Training Regions for the purposes of Application Systems Review and Performance Testing.
  • Performed User Training/Seminars/Documentation. Installed and maintained MQSeries and WebSphere MQ Maintained DB2 and Websphere MQ interfaces to CICS.
  • Recommended use of DB2 stored procedures in CICS applications to improve performance. z/OS Communications Server VTAM, TCP/IP configurations, OSA Configurations, HCD gens. Installed, Configured, and Maintained various Vendor Software Systems such as:
  • Compuware Product Suite, BMC Analyzer, CA Product Suite, SuperSession, VPS print Server Provided Client/Server solutions thru use of CICS Transaction Gateway
  • Modified and implemented Assembler system exits in CICS, VTAM, and z/OS. Used SMP/E to package and maintain system usermods.
  • Development and Enhancement of Clists, REXX based ISPF Dialogs, USS scripts.
  • Consolidated System Catalogs, and SMP/E Global CSI's
  • Upgrade and maintained of various releases of z/OS 1.2 thru 2.1 Re-architected and Re-engineered Assembler Application Systems. Design and implement Sysplex configurations and WLM policies.
  • Developed connectivity solutions for IBM mainframe, midrange and PC systems. Middleware i.e. Websphere MQ, Oracle Gateway, and Weblogic
  • Performance tuning of systems and application software.
  • Skilled in use of RMF, SMF, IPCS, and CICS Interdependency Analyzer Advised and recommended IT software and hardware expenditures.
  • .Maintained security and integrity of system resources. RACF, TopSecret, ACF2 Converted Security Server environment from CA-ACF2 to RACF.
  • Disaster Recovery planning and testing..

Projects Completed for Integrated Digital Systems

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Environment: z/OS 1.13, SMP/E, DFSMS, TSO/ISPF, JES2, JCL, MQ, CICS, DB2,TopSecret,TCP/IP Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Applied Maintenance to CICS TS 4.1 and WebSphere MQ 7.1.0
  • Designed and developed CICS Non Terminal Signon program to allow end-users to access Application Systems under their own dynamically built ACEE.
  • Developed Assembler MQI Send/Recv Exits for encoding user passwords. Developed USS login script for application programmers working with java.

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Part Time Telecommute Aug 2014 thru Sep 2014.

Environment: z/OS 1.12,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES3,JCL,CICS,ADABase,TopSecret,TCP/IP Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Responsible for planning migration of z/OS 1.12 to z/OS 2.1 Installed z/OS 2.1 on Test LPAR.
  • Maintain CICS Transaction Server 4.1
  • Implement a CICS web based application designed to display SAS z/OS system performance statistics. Web Enable existing 3270 BMS based COBOL application to pass data to Unix based Oracle Database.

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Environment: z/OS 1.12,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,TCP/IP Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Part of team assembled to migrate entire z/OS Sysplex configuration from a Data Center in Conway, AR to a Data Center in Fort Worth TX.
  • Responsible for the migration and upgrade of CICS 4.1 to 4.2 CA-View and the Compuware Product Suite. Performed IOCDS gens.
  • Configured Communications Server for new network at Dallas/Ft. Worth using OSA Express4 Express3 Cards, Implemented TCP/IP HiPer Sockets across all LPARs in the Sysplex.
  • Responsible for converting system security server from ACF2 to RACF.

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Environment:z/OS1.13,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,MQ,CICS,DB2,RACF,TCP/IP Consulting Systems Programmer. Remote Telecommute

  • Designed CICS system for processing messages from WebSphere MQ and integrating CGI's Ratabase
  • Into a Web Service that will process insurance rate requests from .NET Clients. Application system is developed using C/C .
  • Recommended maintenance be applied to CICS TS 4.1 system to resolve compilation errors in C/C

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Environment:z/OS1.13,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,MQ,CICS,DB2,RACF,TCP/IP Consulting Systems Programmer. Remote Telecommute Part-time

  • Design and implement Generalized CICS Web Services System..
  • Setup CICS Transaction Gateway configurations to enable ECI transactions to CICSTS42 regions. These ECI applications were developed in Assembler, COBOL, and C/C .
  • Applied SMP/E maintenance to CICS TS release TS 4.1, Installed CICS TS 4.2 Installed and configured WebSphere MQ 7.01.8 Installed and configured CICS Explorer.
  • Designed CICS system for reading messages from WebSphere MQ and using the 3270 Bridge feature to send and receive messages between CICS 3270 COBOL applications and a Web GUI under .NET. The CICS 3270 Legacy applications are part of the Medicaid/Medicare Claims Processing System.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,MQ,CICS,DB2,RACF,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Providing z/OS systems support for Data Center Consolidation project.
  • The project brings together z/OS systems originally located at campuses throughout California to a single location in Oakland, migrating systems from z/OS 1.9 to z/OS 1.11. Setup VIPA to support backup OSA access across selected LPARs.
  • Assisted in the planning and the standardization of Disaster Recovery Standards for various Campus Locations. Analyzed SMS Policies across campuses. Applied maintenance to CICS 3.2
  • Integrated and maintained different campus CICS environments, Setup 14 Quality Assurance CICS AOR regions that were accessed via a TOR and a web interface. setup for 24/7 operation.
  • Installed and configured CICSPlex System Manager CPSM for central management of 68 CICS regions. Setup RACF Security Certificates for web access to CICS. Maintained Omegamon/CICS, and Compuware Products AbendAid, Expediter Updated Vendor ISPF Dialogs
  • Modified and implemented z/OS system exits written in Assembler. Maintained VPS/TCPIP Printing system, Integrating VPS/TCPIP printer definitions from various campuses into a single system. Developed REXX routines for Netview Automation, and management of CICS RDO objects.

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Environment:z/OS-MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,MQ,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Analyst.

  • Analyzed over 200 Assembler DDA routines for use of older 3 byte Bank Branch Number fields, and modified the existing code to accommodate a 4 byte branch number and document the modifications. Wrote assembler utility to convert records with 3 byte branch numbers to new records containing
  • 4 byte branch number all fields right justified .
  • Worked with CICS technical support staff regarding exposing CICS application systems as web services. Evaluating which methodologies such as CICS Transaction Gateway or Websphere would meet the requirements.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,IMS,RACF,MQ,TWS,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Upgraded CICS TS 3.1 to TS 3.2 Installed and configured CICSPlex SM for 48 CICS Regions Maintained VPS/TCPIP printer definitions used by CICS.
  • Web Enabled Legacy CICS Customer Service System and Employee Time Entry System. Reviewed use of 3270 Bridge feature vs Converting existing 3270 BMS Maps to HTML web pages. Upgraded AbendAid, FileAid, Expediter releases.
  • Modified Compuware Product Dialogs and Clists for use at Southwest Gas.
  • Extracted SMF records for CICS and Compuware product suite, developed performance reports on DASD Usage for CICS and recording usage of Compuware products. Used BMC/CICS performance monitor.
  • Developed REXX based ISPF Dialogs for the management of CICS CSD's.
  • Defined CICS resources to RACF, Defined RACF Security Certificates to allow web access to CICS. Assisted in the maintenance of Websphere MQ, applying PTFs and managing Message Queues. Developed Generalized XML HTML Web Servers written in assembler and a set of process control tables designed to handle client requests from either xml or html sources. Wrote Autoinstall and Global exits in assembler.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,MQ,TWS,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Part of team that converted system from a monoplex configuration to a Parallel Sysplex configuration. Assisted in the conversion of a CICS VS COBOL applications to COBOL 2.
  • Applied maintenance to z/OS 1.7 system in sandbox LPAR, then migrated to development/test LPAR. Once CICS VS COBOL applications were converted, migrated the CICS/ESA region to CICS TS 3.1 Extracted SMF records on system resource usage and DASD activity for CICS and DB2.
  • Collected and analyzed OMEGAMON/CICS performance statistics. Set WLM goals for CICS and DB2. Assisted in defining and configuration of Virtual Linux servers under z/VM.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CA-TopSecret,TCP/IP,VTAM/NCP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Migrated MLGW from OS/390 2.1 to z/OS 1.6. Installed OSA adapters to replace 3274 controllers. Configured TCP/IP network. Upgraded CA product suite. Installed and modified JES2 exits written in assembler.
  • Defined system resources to CA-TopSecret
  • Converted production DASD volumes to SMS managed volumes. Ran SMF extracts for IDMS usage. Installed iWay middleware product to move data structures from IDMS to Oracle.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,VTAM/NCP,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Part of team that converted System from VM to OS/390. Installed and configured CICS TS 2.3 setting up 22 regions.
  • Installed and configured OMEGAMON/CICS to monitor performance of Terminal Owning and Application CICS regions. Modified Assembler CICS Autoinstall exits. Converted REXX based VM Production jobs to OS/390 JCL.Developed ISPF Dialogs to generate JCL for Production Job Submission. Wrote Assembler utility to process VM/REXX command files, and generate JCL template files from them, storing them in a PDS. Installed and configured LRS/VPS.

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Environment:OS/390 z/OS,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,IMS,RACF,VTAM,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Maintained and upgraded the Tuxedo Transaction Processing System.
  • Which is a functional equivalent of IBM's MQSeries that is written in assembler and uses VTAM macros and system exits.
  • Utilized SMP/E to package Tuxedo and associated PTFs. Applied Maintenance to CICS, DB2 and IMS.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,SNDM,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Part of IBM Global Services Team that maintained SEARS networks and operating systems. Primary responsibilities were applying maintenance to, and upgrading CICS/ESA and TS releases. Installed and configured OMEGAMON/CICS, collected and analyzed performance statistics.
  • Developed C/C FEPI system which interfaced with CICS/ESA . This application system allowed end users To select the DB2 database system they needed to connect to and the FEPI system would issue the connect and disconnect upon completion of the query.
  • Also assisted in the re-architecture of the Sears Service Information System SIS that was written in assembler.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,SNDM,TCP/IP

Consulting Systems Programmer

Worked on Claims Processing system CICS and Batch COBOL and Assembler modifying all date fields to insure all such fields were Y2K Compliant. Developed test scripts and scrubbed claims data for unit and integration testing.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,NETVIEW,VTAM

Consulting Systems Analyst

  • Part of Systems Assurance Team that analyzed, documented and converted application systems that were not Y2K compliant. Primary Responsibility was reviewing and modifying CICS COBOL applications
  • that had 2 byte year fields and re-working logic and data structures to use 4 byte year fields.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,MQ,TCP/IP,VTAM

Consulting Systems Programmer

Upgraded CICS/ESA 3.3 to 4.1 Installed Configured CICSPlex, Developed SMF reports on CICS performance. Upgraded TMON CICS monitor system. Used performance statistics to aid in tuning CICS response time. Designed and implemented ISPF Dialogs using REXX to facilitate the use of DB2 SQL in SPUFI and QMF. Applied Maintenance to CA 7.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,USS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,TCP/IP,VTAM

Consulting Systems Analyst

  • Part of System Re-Architecture Team.
  • Mission was to redesign FDC's 25 year old Assembler credit card transaction clearing system. Responsible for developing design specifications for a CICS/COBOL based transaction clearing system using DB2 to replace the batch system.

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MVS,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,MQ,VTAM/NCP

Consulting Systems Programmer

Installed MQSeries on MVS/ESA and OS/2 workstations,

  • Installed MQSeries interface in CICS/ESA 3.2 Applied PTFs to CICS/ESA 3.2
  • Developed an ISPF REXX based dialogs that allowed CMEX help desk personnel to manage RACF userIDs and password resets for CMEX customers who required system access.
  • Maintained 3270 Printer definitions in VPS.

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Environment:MVS/ESA,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,DB2,RACF,VTAM/NCP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Upgraded CICS from CICS/MVS 2.1 to CICS/ESA 3.2. Assisted Application Support in migrating old CICS Macro assembler applications to Command Level. Maintained a network of 40 CICS regions TORs AORs via MRO. Installed CA 7, and configured scheduling scripts.
  • Designed and implemented APPN network to connect AS400s in regional offices to the TrustMark network. Installed DB2 v6 assisted in the conversion of VSAM KSDS files to DB2 tables.

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Environment:MVS/ESA,SMP/E,DFSMS,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,IDMS,RACF,VTAM/NCP

Consulting Systems Programmer

  • Data Center Consolidation Project
  • Part of team that converted shop from VM/XA with 12 guest VSE systems to OS/390.
  • Responsible for upgrading CICS from CICS/VSE to CICS/ESA. Wrote assembler Autoinstall exit program.
  • Maintained over 30 CICS regions divided into TOR's and AOR's
  • Also installed and configured new 3174 controllers replacing the older 3274's, upgraded 3705 network controller to a 3745.

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Environment: MVS/XA,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,ISAM, VSAM,VTAM/NCP

CICS and VTAM/NCP Systems programmer

  • Responsible for maintaining 40 CICS regions and a Remote POS network over 9.6 leased lines Muxed into a 3745 Communications Control System. Also maintained PC , 3270 device connections over a Token Ring network
  • installed and maintained Omegamon/CICS and Omegamon/VTAM.
  • Assisted application programmers with COBOL/CICS issues. Designed and implemented Network based Assembler check processing system using APPC.

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Environment: MVS/XA,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,ISAM, VSAM,VTAM/NCP

  • CICS Systems programmer responsible for maintaining CICS release 1.61 MRO. Supported 36 production, qa/training , and development/test regions.
  • Installed and maintained Omegamon/CICS. Applied maintenance via SMP/E Maintained ACF/2 Security tables.
  • Assisted Application Staff with the installation and implementation of a PL/1 CICS based Customer Service System.

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Environment: MVS/XA,TSO/ISPF,JES2,JCL,CICS,ISAM, VSAM,VTAM/NCP

Consulting Systems Analyst

  • Part of team that designed, developed and implemented a CICS based Trade Clearing system.
  • System was written in COBOL using Command Level CICS and VSAM KSDS's.
  • Updated CUSIP management system.

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Consulting Systems Analyst

  • Assisted in the design, development, and implementation of a Business Load Risk Management System. System was designed to track value of collateral vs. outstanding loan balance, and issue reports.
  • Batch Application was written in COBOL. Online portion in Command Level CICS. Applied maintenance to the Demand Deposit Accounting System.

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