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It Specialist Resume

East Lansing, MI

SUMMARY:

With over 16 years experience as a mainframe programmer/analyst and consultant, I have worked on multiple short - term contracts where I demonstrated the ability to quickly understand an existing system and become a valuable contributor. Most of my work experience has been with COBOL, CICS, VSAM, SYNCSORT, JCL, EXPEDITER, ENDEVOR, SAS, IMS DB/DC and DB2. I would like to leverage this experience and also expand my contributions into the area of client-server or web development.

SKILL:

PLATFORMS: Data Point, Motorola 68xxx, Macintosh, Client/Server

OPERATING SYSTEMS: Confidential 9375/3083/3090

LANGUAGES: COBOL, BASIC, PASCAL, FORTRAN, C, PL/I, DL/I, SQL/DS, SAS, Assembly, LISP, HTML, Power Builder, Flash 4, FrontPage 2000, Java, Web sphere, Application System (4GL), Visual FoxPro

DATABASES: DBase III+, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, DB2, Sql Server 2005, Microsoft Access.

SOFTWARE & UTILITIES: TSO, JCL, ISPF, CICS, ROSCOE, Librarian, Panvalet, Endevor, Platinum, Savers, Easytreive Plus, CASE Tool, SPUFI, QMF, File Aid, FileAbend, Syncsort, Expediter.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, East Lansing, MI

IT Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Used COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, VSAM and Visual Basic to analyze, design, program, test, implement, post-production support (the whole SDLC) of the systems of medicine buying (the physicians prescriptions, at store, pharmacies, home mail deliveries),claim processes: eligibility, qualification, defining the length of participation of physicians/clinics/governments/military people, denial, payments, premiums, deferral and appeals etc. for medical drugs and medical durable equipments.
  • Worked with different client departments to resolve production problems and make sure the production implementation and processes are working smoothly without abends.
  • Working with clients to answer and resolve clients’ questions and problems.

Confidential, MCLEAN, VA

Mainframe Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the testing the SAS and COBOL programs with DB2, IMS under OS900 by SAS and COBOL programs, rapid SQL and Unix shell scripts to verify the programs are following the system analysis and specification given by business analysts.
  • Recorded the test results and verification in HP quality center software.

Confidential, WASHINGTON DC

Responsibilities:

  • analyzed, designed, programmed, tested and implemented on the Unemployment Insurance systems of Washington DC government using COBOL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, expeditor and fileaid to determine non-monetary/monetary qualifications; what kinds of unemployment insurances claimants should apply: tier one, two, two-plus, three, four and programs; how much and how long claims should last; all the UI related claim forms/notices production and modification; whether the claims have frauds and/or appeals, whether the claimants need pay back overpayment.
  • Worked with clients closely to have meetings, resolve and discuss programs and demonstrate the resolution and results.

Confidential, WILMINGTON, DE

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, designed, programmed, tested and implemented on the Provider Data Format of ITS to provide the provider info/dictionaries on web site to the BCBS Association and BCBS home/control plans to be used for MEF ( Exchange Format), customer services and Blue2 on line inquiries by using BluePhish, MS Visual Studio 6.0, SQL server 2005, MS Access, EasyTrieve Plus, COBOL, IMS and DB2. Worked on the PTS (Performance Tracking Systems) and LDLA (Licensee Desk Level Audit) to unload tables from DB2, FTP and NDM to BCBS Association and Control Plans.
  • Created the reports of Invalid Host cumulative claims of SF, DF and NF using EasyTrieve Plus.

Confidential, BALTIMORE, MD

Database Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, designed, programmed, tested and implemented on Confidential on the websites.
  • Done programming, database analysis and reports creation by using visual Foxpro 9.0 and Reporting services 2005, Visual Basic, HTML, ASP classic, SAS and SQL server 2005.

Confidential, COLUMBIA, SC

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Used CICS, COBOL, APS, MQ SERIES, INFOPAC,VSAM, IMS, DB2, SMARTTEST, SYNCSORT and JCL to analyze, design, program, test and implement claims processing in transaction, deferral, rejection and history.
  • Worked on ITS systems of Blue Card members to process claims and payments among different BCBSs. EDI processing.
  • Use Endevor managing the programs.
  • Use Smarttest to testing programs.
  • Conference calls with the clients nationwide.

Confidential, TOWSON, MD

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Used CICS, COBOL, ASSEMBLER, VSAM, IMS, DB2, FILEAID, SYNCSORT and JCL to analyze, design, program, test and implement the new policy, claim, adjustment, policy processing systems of Medicare Plan B and DMERC (Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier) systems under Confidential MVS and CMS.
  • Those systems include that how various claims are created, how the claims are processed, what kinds of criteria need be qualified, how to look up those criteria, what kinds of conditions you can have claim adjustments, what kinds of adjustments they are, how the CMN works, what kinds of providers/suppliers/physicians they are, what specialties/sizes they have, how to price the claims, how the UPIN, EIN and NSC to convert to NPI. EDI Processing.
  • Participated the quarterly releases to production and clients.
  • Used Endevor and Savers managing the programs and execution dump/log.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used Fileaid and QMF creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

Confidential, WIKESBORO, NC

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Used COBOL, IMS, DB2, SAS, JCL to analyze, design, code, test the human resources systems to transfer and convert the data from Peoplesoft to be used on UNIX platform by the Work brain software.
  • Used stored procedures to access the databases of human resources.
  • Worked with users and other IT groups to analyze and design systems.
  • Used Endevor and Savers managing the programs and execution dump/log.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used Fileaid and QMF creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

Confidential

Senior Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Used COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL, SPUFI, SAS, IMS and DB2 to analyze, design, program, test and implement the salary and bonus benefits and time attendance control (the days worked, sick leaves calculations) of human resources systems under Confidential MVS.
  • Project management of sick leave systems. Used JAVA and HTML to create interface web sites.
  • Learned JE22 and Websphere.
  • Used Endevor SPUFI and QMF creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used Fileaid, SPUFI and QMF creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

Confidential, MD

Senior Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Used COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL, EXPEDITER, DB2I, QMF, SYNCSORT, IMS and DB2 to analyze, design, program, test and implement policy renewal systems including qualification criteria, renewal categorizing, renewal issue scheduling, renewal/denial notices prints and sent - outs etc. under Confidential MVS. Project management for duplicated renewals.
  • Met with users and different duty groups of IT staff to analyze systems and gather requirements.
  • Worked with the database management team to test and modify databases. Loaded and unloaded databases..
  • Support production on calls.
  • Used Endevor and Platinum managing programs.
  • Used Fileaid, SPUFI and QMF creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

Confidential, TULSA, OK

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Converted COBOL applications to COBOL II and worked on making them Year 2000 compliant.
  • Used COBOL, EASYTRIEVE, JCL, VSAM, SYNCSORT and SAS to manage IMS DB/DC (DL/I) and DB2 databases for Sunoco oil production systems on Confidential 3090 under MVS system.
  • Learned the Power Builder, FLASH 4, HTML and Java.
  • Used Endevor and Savers managing programs and execution dump/log.
  • Used Fileaid, SPUFI and QMF creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

Confidential, TULSA, OK

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Met with users to analyze systems and get requirements.
  • Loaded and unloaded the CODE 1 data.
  • Designed the billing letters and formatted to be printed. .
  • Used Fileaid creating and testing data and/or SQL.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.
  • Used TSO and Roscoe systems.

Confidential, TULSA, OK

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed complete product life cycle activities including the analysis, design, coding, testing, and implementation of time attendance systems.
  • Used COBOL and JCL to manage IMS DB/DC (DL/I) and DB2 databases on Confidential 3090 under MVS.
  • The systems included badging time of work shifts, sick/personal leaves, comp time calculations and criteria.
  • Conference calls with remote users.
  • Used the Panvalet to process programs.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.
  • Used TSO and Roscoe systems.

Confidential, KY

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Used COBOL, SAS, VSAM, JCL, IMS, Telon, EXPEDITER to design, program, test and implement state employment insurance on Confidential 3090 under MVS system.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

Confidential

Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, designed, developed, and implemented batch and online programs for the Personnel and Salary applications. Designed, code, test and implemented the free/discount flight tickets for internal employees according to their work ranks and seniorities. Used COBOL, SAS, CICS, VSAM, JCL, FoxPro, and PL/I to manage IMS DB/DC DL/I database on Confidential 3090 under MVS system.
  • Used Expeditor testing programs.
  • Used AbendAid checking the abend errors.

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