Accomplished, Experienced, Multi - Platform Software Developer, offering twenty seven years of achievement in staff and consulting roles coupled with an undergraduate MIS degree. Career has spanned many platforms and tools including MVS Mainframe, UNIX, LINUX, AS400, and WINDOWS/NT environments with the last eleven years specializing in HP EXSTREAM.
Languages/Software: HP EXSTREAM/DIALOGUE, MVS, JCL, COBOL, XML, CICS, DB2, VSAM, VBA, MSACCESS, IDMS, EZTRIEVE, Quickref. Familiar with different hardware platforms including UNIX, AS400, and MVS/TSO/ISPF environments and most mainframe tools including ENDEVOR, FILEAID, LIBRARIAN, PANVALET, CHANGEMAN, INFOMAN, CA7, INFOPAC, PLATINUM, DMLONLINE, EXPEDITER, INTERTEST, FTP, NDM and others. Also has experience in high speed variable printing with excellent knowledge of PDF, POSTSCRIPT, AFP drivers. Knowledge of TLE and NOOP processing within AFP. Expert with PC’s including MSOFFICE, ACCESS, WORD, EXCEL as well as NT environments. Fully versed in all phases of the SDLC in accordance with in house standards. SDLC work includes traditional waterfall approach as well as Agile methodologies. This includes design and authoring detailed project specifications for programmers.
Industry Experience: Service Bureaus, High Speed Variable Print, Mail Presorting and Postsorting, Statement Processing, Banking, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail, Insurance, Financial Services, Public Sector (State and Federal) and Software Development.
Business Skills: Team Leadership skiils. Technical/Procedural writing. Excellent verbal and written communication between technical and non-technical individuals. Strong work ethic. Sales/Presentation skills. Very familiar working with offshore programming resources. Comfortable speaking with anyone from senior management down.
- Contracted at Confidential in Chicago, IL, working remotely. Technical Lead Developer working on statement and customer communication development projects. Position involves all aspects of SDLC as a lead developer including design, coding, testing, writing specs and coordinating with on shore and off shore support staffs. Used both waterfall and agile SDLC methodologies. Developing in HP Exstream, Linux scripting using XML and MVS JCL and COBOL.
- Consulting on a work from home contract, designed, developed, coded and implemented applications related to the Life Insurance field in a Dialogue environment run on UNIX. Job required multiple skills and platforms - data was fed via MVS (COBOL,JCL,VSAM) to UNIX(UNIX SCRIPTING, DIALOGUE) and then downstream print and web interfaces sent to another MVS mainframe. Job required installations in all three environments. Job required working completely independently with very little direction. Job also required co-ordinating changes with offshore team responsible for upgrades.
Confidential,Deer Park, NY
Lead Programmer AnalystResponsibilities:
- Developed and maintained numerous high speed variable print applications for their extensive brokerage client base. Worked in an MVS/JCL environment, specifically developing in HP/Dialogue and COBOL. Worked extensively with NOOP and TLE’s to ensure proper downstream printing and delivery. Set up a high performance VSAM CACHE application in order to make customer service agreements in time. Designed, wrote and implemented a complicated COBOL pre processor program for a householding solution. As a lead, responsible for over 6 major implementations in the past 2 years. Also worked with Remote Collaboration by HP.
- Developed and maintained their high speed variable print applications associated with thier wireless bill. Responsible for the processing of 180,000,000 statements per month. Used NOOP and TLE’s within AFP to properly load their downstream on-demand systems. Also primarily responsible for Dialogue Anywhere, now known as Remote Colloaboration. A tool in the family of Dialogue by HP tools. Worked in an MVS and NT environment as well as using Webshpere for the running of Anywhere.