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Director Programming Operations Resume

Clifton, NJ

OBJECTIVE:

A strategic, focused, and business oriented senior technology manager with 25+ years of experience in information technologies. To make a significant technical contribution to a growing/progressive organization in the areas of Oracle applications, EDI and software development.

SUMMARY:

  • Over 25 years’ experience as an IT professional with extensive experience in EDI Project Management, Oracle Development and ERP Integration.
  • Visionary IT leader with a track record for defining, building and optimizing best - in-class IT infrastructures and operations.
  • Recognized for defining enterprise technology strategies/solutions that reduce costs, improve efficiencies, support organizational goals and maximize the technology investment.
  • Highly valued strategic partner at the top management levels
  • Proven track record of identifying and understanding business needs for Information Technology.
  • Well-rounded knowledge and experience in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and B2B areas
  • Extensive experience in managing all aspects of EDI life cycle from the establishment of trading partner relationships to the design and integration of EDI business models.
  • Exceptional Project/EDI Management skills, with ERP integration experience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior level executives as well as to work closely with associates on the project team so that the nature of the work is always collaborative with everyone participating in the process.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Resident go-to person and resident expert for analysis and solutions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Gentran EDI Applications, FTP, VAN, UCCnet solutions, Cyclone AS2 Protocol, Salesforce.com CRM
  • GENTRAN EDI installation, Gentran Integration Suite(GIS)/Sterling B2B Integrator, Mapping, Partner Setup, Mail Box Control, Process Control, Archive Control
  • Oracle 10g/9i/8i/7.0, SQL, PL/SQL, Procedure and Functions, Pro-Cobol (SQL Embedded), MF Cobol, Cobol 74, DMSII, UNIFY, DMS1100
  • Oracle Discoverer Reporting, Oracle Forms, Oracle Report Writer, SQL Plus, SQL Loader, DDL, SDDL, ADMLP, MAP, ERGO, CANDE and JCL Commands
  • Windows, HP-UX, UNIX, MCP, OS-1100, EXEC 1100, LINUX
  • HP 9000, Unisys A Series, Unisys 1100/60 C1, Horizon III
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Access)

EXPERIENCE:

Director Programming Operations

Confidential, Clifton, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical leadership and direction to cross functional teams - operations, sales, marketing, and technology.
  • Responsible for Project Management activities including project scheduling and phasing.
  • Spearheaded new technology research, product and vendor evaluation.
  • Architect, design and lead customization implementation of EDI, Distributed Order Management(DOM) and interfaces using Sterling products( GIS(Gentran Integration Suite) aka Sterling B2B Integrator
  • Architecture design and development in EDI, to include converting business requirements to development with Inbound/Outbound flow charts, data managers, queues, scripting, translation, encryption and communication modules.
  • Maintaining an EDI system that has more than 500 partners and processing around 1200 transactions each day and integrated with Mainframe Order Processing and Oracle Data warehouse.
  • Strong in EDIINT (AS1, AS2 Protocol), FTP/SFTP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS, UCCnet Solutions.
  • Utilized Sterling Commerce Gentran Integration Suite (GIS)/ Sterling B2B Integrator on all platforms.
  • Installing GIS in various environments viz. development, test, production, applying patches, managing migration of business processes, configurations from one environment to another.
  • Provide day-to-day Gentran Integration (GIS)/ Sterling B2B Integrator administrative support, system tuning and capacity planning.
  • Enhanced old business processes, created new ones and manage the promotion through the SDLC.
  • Provided business rules and project planning for in-house application technologies
  • Configuration, installation and administration of the company’s EDI systems; install and configure trading partner data and mappings for new EDI documents.
  • Write and debug scripts and programs that run the EDI software on WIN/NT servers.
  • Create and run test scenarios against mappings to ensure correct operation.
  • Maintain daily EDI data communications, quickly resolving exceptions that may arise.
  • Working with trading partners to determine requirements for implementing new EDI documents or updates.
  • Lead, coordinate and administer key process improvements in both legacy and new Internet based EDI implementations.
  • Maps for EDI Formats (ANSI X12 4010, 4030, 5010, 5030, 5060). XML including XPath, DTDs, and XSchema for Data Mapping and Process Models, EDIFACT.
  • Review Reports and Log files on a daily basis.
  • Verify Successful Communications
  • Correct the Mailbox errors OR report to EDI Coordinator OR Report to internal function team
  • Work with VAN's to resolve transmission issues and retransmit EDI Documents
  • Work with trading partners and internal function teams to troubleshoot data issues and mapping issues.
  • Designed and created an interface between custom application and order processing system.
  • Led the upgrade process of Oracle database from 8i to 10g including the setup of the 10g Oracle development environment
  • Oracle Discoverer Administrator for multiple EUL’s production issues.
  • Coordinating presentations and workshop sessions and managing tasks.
  • Liaising between users and consultants to resolve specific business needs and coordinating technical enhancements of systems and reports.
  • Interfacing with users, identifying functional and technical gaps, estimating work, architecting system interactions, designing custom solutions, leading developers and preparing documentation.
  • Documented business rules, functional and technical designs, test cases and user guides.

Consultant

Confidential, Clifton, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the day - to-day e-commerce technical activities between Home Care Industry and its business Customers/ suppliers.
  • Provided daily technical support for all EDI activity.
  • Worked as an EDI specialist and created more than 500 GENTRAN EDI 810, 850, 860,855,856, 812,820, 816, 864,875,880 maps and partner profile setup.
  • Partnered with multiple levels of management to establish effective e-commerce solutions for a variety of company operations.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with internal e-commerce users such as Logistics, Vendor Compliance and Accounts Payable.
  • Served as a Mentor and Technical Lead for designing, developing and implementing of projects.
  • Establishing cross-functional e-commerce systems or processes, standardizing procedures, providing/developing technical and coaching to identified groups.
  • Automated all aspects of Home Care Industry’s electronic communications infrastructure.
  • Installing GIS in various environments viz. development, test, production, applying patches, managing migration of business processes, configurations from one environment to another.
  • Provided administration and support of EDI and related applications to ensure a high level of system integrity.
  • Aggressively managed the implementation of new EDI customers and additional services to existing customers.
  • Provided high-level departmental and customer EDI support.
  • Developed and maintained systems documentation relating to critical EDI information, policies and operating procedures.
  • Involved in requirements gathering, functional gap analysis, application design, configuration, module setup, test script generation, preparing guides, end users and production support.
  • Developed an in-house Oracle 8i data warehousing system by converting data from DMSII database to Oracle database; data was populated by using SQL Loader; Developed all DDL and DML statements.
  • Performing the day to day maintenance of data warehouse.
  • Installed and configured Oracle Developer suite environment on Development machine.
  • Knowledge of XML, XSLT, XML Schemas, Database creation.
  • Created more than 250 matrix reports using Oracle Discoverer.
  • Mentored junior programmers in Oracle database design and development.

Development Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led teams of system designers, software developers and testers to project completion.
  • Managed various large scale oracle application projects.
  • Spearheaded new technology research, product and vendor evaluation.
  • Provided technical leadership and direction to cross functional teams, responsible for transformation of legacy systems into oracle.
  • Involved in all phases of software development lifecycle - analysis, design, technical specification, database architecture, programming, testing, implementation system maintenance and support.
  • Drive the analysis and requirements activities associated with a given project or initiative; and design the specifications.
  • Designed, developed prototype forms, reports in Oracle and developed all the major modules in the ERP system.
  • Responsible for creating and validating data and loading it to Oracle tables.
  • Coded various Pro-Cobol programs and procedures.
  • Coded database triggers to audit various databases.
  • Created and debugged various kinds of Database objects including PL/SQL procedures and functions, tables, triggers, constraints etc. to support various areas of development as well as maintenance and support of the Application.
  • Conducted sessions for users.

Senior Programmer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparation of process specifications, perform user department requirements, process modeling, planning/scheduling/monitoring of the project and fine-tuning of the application and maintenance.
  • Involved in the development of various systems.
  • Prepared functional specifications and coordinated software development for major modules.
  • Debugged and unit tested software prior to implementation.
  • Provided technical support and maintained the software.

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