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Programmer / Developer Resume

Dearborn, MI

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

I have more than 20 years of IT experience as a Mainframe Developer. I have a very strong background working as an analyst, primarily on Mainframe application projects and have extensive experience developing code based on program specifications and technical design documents. I have communicated extensively with on - shore and off-shore teams to complete projects in a timely manner.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Platform: MVS, OS/2, PC, VAX

Coding Languages: COBOL, PL/1, C++, CLISTS, EasyTrieve Plus, SAS

Databases: DB2, IMS, SQL, VSAM, Sybase

Tools: CA Telon, Sync Sort, CA-7, Endevor, SCLM, JCL, FILEAID, Expediter, INTERTEST, Microsoft Office Suite, Spufi, QMF, Data Studio, File Master

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Programmer / Developer

Confidential, Dearborn, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Created program specifications and unit test cases based on requirements to pass internal and external audits.
  • Executed COBOL code changes in DB2 database in a BMP IMS shell using Endevor based on program specification.
  • Performed unit testing using JCL and many tools, Sync Sort, File Manager and Debug to create test results.
  • Updated IMS DB/DC and CICS programs to use DB2 Unicode.
  • Performed quality assurance reviews which eliminated many defects.
  • Perform production support on applications for systems in US, Canada, Europe and China.

Business Analyst

Confidential, Dearborn, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed existing application to developed technical specifications, Use Cases and test cases for new development.
  • Led a team of DB2 and Java developers to develop, test and implement requirements.
  • Worked as a team member with other senior BAs to seamlessly rollout the STAR application to countries in Europe, South America and APA.
  • Performed mainframe coding in COBOL, JCL, IMS and DB2

Developer

Confidential, Detroit, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Performed mainframe coding in COBOL, SAS and JCL with databases DB2 and SQL. Performed coding changes in batch TSO.
  • Developed cross platform integration of changes between MVS and Electronic Data Warehouse.
  • Created requirements, technical design, test plans, test cases, user cases and implementation documents to comply with the Quality Review Process.
  • Created Computer Operation Work Order to modify production files and / or databases.

Confidential, Plano, TX

Information Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created requirements, traceability matrix, design, testing and implementation documents in IS9000 protocol, allowing Confidential systems to pass internal and external audits.
  • Created Use Cases based on business requirements and rules.
  • Resolve trouble tickets by analyzing problems and developing appropriate technical solutions. Followed defined change protocol to create requirements and design documents and implement changes based on client described enhancements.
  • Worked with clients evaluating requirements to deliver enhancements.
  • Developed cross platform integration of changes between MVS, VAX and HTML, and tested downstream apps.
  • Maintained mainframe systems by performing production support, handling production abends and problem tickets which allowed Confidential to comply with SLAs defined by US Steel.
  • Performed production support through incident management, being on-call 24X7 pager support. This resulted in the mainframe systems processing efficiently.
  • Performed mainframe coding in COBOL, CLIST, JCL and EasyTrieve Plus with databases DB2, IMS, SQL and VSAM. Performed coding changes in batch TSO and CICS
  • Coached and mentored new team members on mainframe tools including Sync Sort, CA-7, SCLM, JCL, FILEAID, Expediter and INTERTEST to increases knowledge in the team.

Information Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with client to create project requirements which were used to create business and technical design documents to be handed to off shore resources to construct and unit test.
  • Evaluated business requirements, created project requirements, traceability matrix, scope statements and business designs to document knowledge of Delphi system and enhancements.
  • Created business and technical design documents to be handed to off shore resources to construct. This resulted in cost saving for Delphi with reduced resource cost.
  • Performed mainframe coding in COBOL, CLIST, JCL and EasyTrieve Plus with databases DB2, IMS, SQL and VSAM. Performed coding changes in batch TSO and CICS
  • Mentored off shore resources in testing strategies.
  • Validated off shore testing and worked with technical clients to get user acceptance signoff, which increased client satisfaction with a product that met expectations.

Information Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as a consultant to analyze and resolve technical questions on logical program flows and mainframe tools.
  • Maintained mainframe application by performing coding changes in COBOL, PL/1, CICS and JCL, increasing the productivity of the Confidential AWARE team.
  • Constructed and tested using Capability Maturity Model allowing the Confidential AWARE team to achieve CMM level 4 designations.
  • Consulted with peers to answer technical questions, mentored team on Endevor and File aid, which increased knowledge on the team.

Information Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for year 2000 analysis and changes for reporting systems.
  • Managed Year 2000 analysis, performed coding changes to COBOL and PL/1 programs, and JCL.
  • Ported changes to a separate machine and acted as project leader for the testing phase which resulted in Confidential savings because I acted as project manager and technical resource.
  • Created management reports on progress and success on a weekly basis.
  • Upgraded an application to use the latest version of ACCESS and supported a Client Server application written in C++ and Sybase to allow MIC to save money on licensing costs.

Confidential, Farmington, MI

System Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed 30 CICS COBOL programs using PC Telon and the PC debugger REALIA for the new Delinquency On-line tracking System which increased efficiency.
  • Ported the CICS code to the mainframe and assisted in system testing and implementation, creating a protocol for user acceptance testing.
  • Developed a user manual on how to use PC Telon, PC REALIA, LOTUS and OS/2 Toolkit and trained the team on these products increasing the knowledge of the team.

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