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I-series Senior Application Production Support Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Seasoned IT professional with 20+ years I - Series Development, System Administration, Security Administration, Production Support and Operations Support on an AS/400 platform.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: Cobol, Cobol/ILE, CL, SDA, RPGIII/IV/RPG400

Database: DB2, DBU and SQL

Platforms: I-Series, AS/400, Sys38 and Sys36

PC Applications: Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio

Utilities: Power I systems, MIMIX, ROBOT, BRMS, Hawkeye, Turnover, NuBridges, DB2 Administration, Synon, Aldon

EXPERIENCE:

I-series senior Application Production Support

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: S ystems

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in a system migration to a new I-series Power 8 from Power 5
  • Resolved all application issues with RMS (recovery management system)
  • Prepared Support documentation/resolution.
  • Promoted RMS Applications utilizing Aldon.
  • Assisted System administrators as needed

I-series senior advisor/Application Manager

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Systems

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in a system migration to a new I-series Power 8
  • Saved the company over 300,000 by reconfiguring our license purchases
  • Worked with vendors gathering License Key for the I-Series
  • Loaded Digital s on I-Series
  • Worked on Partitioning the I-series.
  • Assisted in User ID setup
  • Performed maintenance utilizing HMC
  • Performed PTF maintenance and OS upgrades
  • Prepared and supported a new System Admin.
  • Promoted to Application Manager to supervise testers of our core applications high level smoke testing400 programs.
  • Prepared knowledge transition classes for 3 rd party software applications

AS/400 Senior COBOL Developer

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote various AS/400 Cobol/ILE Batch and Interactive programs as backend applications that interacted with Java Applications as the front end including internal and external documentation.
  • Through analysis identified problems within existing Cobol programs and followed through to provide solutions
  • Worked with Production support utilizing a PR (problem resolution) system
  • Promoted to Global Production support to lead the team and globalize the team and was recognized companywide of our s
  • Completed a file conversion consisting of about 40 files
  • Conducted Code Review
  • Documented the as400 System and Programming standards
  • Mentored junior programmers and production support members within the as400 platform

RPG Analyst

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Embedded SQL-RPG

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized McCracken Financial Solutions extensively with Strategy applications and Day End Processing
  • Wrote AS/400 RPG/ILE Batch and Interactive programs including internal and external documentation.
  • Created Strategy Environments
  • Worked with Lockbox testing.
  • Through analysis identified problems within existing RPG programs and followed through to provide solutions

System Administrator/Change Management

Confidential

Environment: AS400

T echnology: Embedded, SQL Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Worked extensively on Power I-Series 6. Racked and Installed Power I-Series 7.
  • Maintained SXC Pharmacy system including all loading all Mods, Patches and adjustments.
  • Performed evaluation of system to determine dasd/memory needs.
  • Utilized Robot to perform many daily task and run the nightly batch processing.
  • Utilized MIMIX as part of our disaster recovery function.
  • Performed PTF evaluation and installation.
  • Creation of system programs utilizing COBOL, SDA, CL in batch and interactive processing.
  • Manually performed change management steps to elevate all new and existing source code.
  • Performed continuous file level support.
  • Prepare for internal audits
  • Perform import and export function of I-Series data
  • Monitor job, system and history logs for multiple partisans
  • Provide support for Operations and Technical support.

System Administrator/Change Management

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: RPG, Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Creation, maintenance and deletion of structured environments on an AS/400 system.
  • Performed and approved code elevation from system test through production utilizing Turnover
  • Maintained Change Management Software including Set-up and upgrades.
  • Performed analysis of elevation issues and provided solutions utilizing turnover in a multi-system environment.
  • Performed DB2 administration techniques
  • Performed elevation for releases every 6 weeks.
  • Instrumental during Verizon conversion increasing our company size by over 400 percent.
  • Creation of conversion programs to enhance our elevation methodology.

AS/400 System Admin / Senior Cobol Developer

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: RPG, Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote various AS/400 Cobol/ILE Batch and Interactive programs including internal and external documentation.
  • Utilized McCracken Financial Solutions extensively with Accounting, Risk Management and Investor Reporting
  • Generated data warehousing programs from the data files generated and updated from McCracken files.
  • Ensured all lockbox transactions were processed.
  • Through analysis identified problems within existing Cobol programs and followed through to provide solutions
  • Maintained security administration for new and existing associates as well as program security.
  • Performed updates for IBM releases, cumulative and PTF s.
  • Performed analysis and evaluation of Vendor proposals for AS/400 3 rd party software - ROBOT, Hawkeye, DBU, Aldon Turnover, NuBridges.
  • Utilized BRMS in testing disaster recovery.
  • Utilizing NuBridges, handle data encryption file transfers.
  • DB2 File administration - PF LF JLF Triggers etc
  • Authored countless documents related to Strategy Financial systems and AS/400 procedures.

Senior Cobol Developer

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Created new and worked with existing AS/400 COBOL/ILE Programs - Batch and Interactive processing.
  • Provided Documentation and test plans for all programs authored.
  • Developed and tested new Prescription Claims System that would receive process and send hospital and doctor claims including all scheduling and prescription reports.
  • Performed initial analysis, gathered data elements, created user requirements, created user testing scenarios, performed user testing, created quality assurance test scripts.

AS/400 System Admin / Senior Cobol Developer

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Created new and worked with existing AS/400 COBOL /ILE Programs - Interactive and Batch processing
  • Created documentation, scheduled and performed classes, performed User Test and User acceptance
  • Data conversion of Unisys to AS/400.
  • Setup Device descriptions for all users
  • Loaded PTFs and system updates.
  • Created Disaster Recovery plans
  • Prepared and supported Operational guidance to the shift operators.
  • Program conversion of all existing Unisys programs to AS/400 programs utilizing COBOL on an AS/400.
  • Setup user security and performed instructional classes introducing new users to the as/400 environment.
  • Performed data testing and analysis of existing files and formats to insure Year 2000 compliant.

Senior Cobol Developer

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Conversion and Year 2000 solutions for existing workers compensation programs and utilities utilizing Cobol ILE, SDA, DB2 and CL
  • Prepared test plans and data, and user documentation for workers compensation software.
  • Problem - solved technical issues on the AS/400.

Senior Cobol Developer

Confidential

Environment: AS400

Technology: Cobol, CLP

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities include design and development of MDT Scanning application utilizing COBOL, SDA and CL.
  • Developed and tested new Trucking Application System that would allow truckers to scan bar codes on trailers/bays/doors generating all shipment invoices, reports, status.
  • Performed initial analysis, created test plans, performed user testing.
  • Assisted and provided support for other junior programmers.

Team Lead

Confidential

Environment: SYSTEM 36

Technology: Cobol, OCL

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised staff of programmer
  • Performed initial analysis, gathered data elements, created user requirements
  • DB2 Administration
  • Defined tables and established time lines.
  • Performed maintenance on existing programs as needed.
  • Created and support COBOL applications on s/36 Platform.
  • Performed mandatory testing and analysis.

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