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Senior Cobol Programmer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Experience in all phases of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including analysisdesign, coding, testing and implementation
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills with extensive knowledge of COBOL, JCLIBM Utilities, database programming (VSAM, IMS, DB2 and Oracle)
  • Software development on mainframe and client - server platforms
  • Experience in release management software (Endevor, Librarian)
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written): participation in peer design walkthrus; and contribution to SDM (System Development Methodology) deliverables such as Functional Requirement Document, Program Specification DocumentTest Plan, etc.)
  • Strong experience in Government, Finance, Transportation and Health Industries

PROFESSIONAL WORK HISTORY:

Confidential

Senior COBOL Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Currently providing software development and maintenance support on the Consolidated American Payroll Processing System ( Confidential ) for the Department of State.

SkillS: COBOL II, JCL, Librarian, IBM Utilities, Z/OS, VSAM

Confidential

Senior COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided software development and maintenance support on behalf of the Service Benefit Plan Administration Services Corporation to add a new enrollment option for a health insurance program offered to federal government employees.
  • Wrote design specification document to identify software modifications required
  • Modified COBOL programs
  • Created Test JCL
  • Created Test Data (when needed) for input datasets for testing
  • Performed Unit and System Testing
  • Verified test results to ensure requirements were met

SkillS: COBOL II, CICS, DB2, JCL, Endevor, ChangeMan, IBM Utilities, Z/OS, VSAMFile Transfer Software

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Trouble-shooted production problems
  • Modified and tested COBOL programs to correct production issues
  • Modified and tested COBOL programs for software enhancements
  • Released approved (and previously tested) software modifications into the production environment
  • For HUD’s Title Insurance and Claims Systems (TIIS), successfully implemented a new payment system. The new payment system included a revised/reformatted file structure of a Claims Payment File. This file was electronically shipped to the Department of Treasury for processing and returned back to HUD indicating success or failure of the claims payment based on payment status.

SkillS: COBOL II, CICS, DB2, IMS, JCL, Endevor, IBM Utilities, Z/OS, VSAMFile Transfer Software

Confidential

Senior Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Trouble-shooted and resolved production problems
  • Modified and tested COBOL programs to correct production issues
  • Modified and tested COBOL programs for software enhancements
  • Released approved (and previously tested) software modifications into the production environment

Skill Set: COBOL II, CICS, DB2, IMS, JCL, Endevor, IBM Utilities, Z/OS, VSAMFile Transfer Software

Confidential

Computer Specialist/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Microfocus COBOL/ORACLE/SQL analytical and programming support to various financial subsystems.
  • Performed system analysis to determine cause of production problem(s)
  • Modified Microfocus COBOL program(s) to correct production problem(s)
  • Created test plans for testing modified programs
  • Tested program(s) to verify source code change corrected the problem

Skill Set: UNIX, Microfocus COBOL, ORACLE, SQLPLUS, PL/SQL

Confidential

System Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided COBOL II programming support to Confidential computer systems that established, tracked and maintained the work and labor schedules of train and engineer crew on a national basis.
  • Wrote ad hoc utility DB2 programs and performed maintenance to existing production CICS/DB2 and batch DB2 COBOL II programs in a production environment using the ENDEVOR configuration management tool to analyze software modifications and implement the changed software into production.

Skill Set: COBOL II, CICS, DB2, IMS, JCL, Endevor, IBM Utilities, OS390, VSAM

Confidential

Analyst Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Created the Test Parallel Environment and made it for 14 batch jobs wrote the JCL (Job Control Language) from scratch.
  • Once Parallel Testing was complete (6-month duration), modified first node of all Dataset names and Libraries to identify them as Production.
  • Implemented the mainframe Confidential application into Production using ENDEVOR as the configuration management tool.
  • Played a key role initiating COBOL II program modifications and research supporting Confidential interface subsystem.
  • Performed timely and accurate analysis of programs and resolution of issues, significantly improving the Confidential interface processing and resulting in significant improvement of FHA’s ability to report critical and accurate financial data; assisted less experienced team members with technical and software issues as needed.
  • Prepared and successfully installed numerous Confidential mainframe releases into production and provided timely support for production issues by analyzing production runs and data to determine solutions.
  • Provided analysis, coding and testing of all programs in support of Change Requests.
  • Wrote financial reports that became part of the Confidential client-server production inventory.
  • Supported and ensured that the Confidential mainframe disaster recovery and testing environments were transitioned to the new HIPS contract successfully.
  • Made significant contributions to the re-design and re-engineering of the Multifamily Insurance System, creating interfaces and processes, updating specifications, performing data analysis and legacy conversions. MFIS included VSAM, IMS and DB2 databases.
  • As lead analyst for a major COBOL enhancement to track default processing for condo transactions: performed the initial research that was a major source for the functional specifications and technical design.

SkillS: COBOL II, JCL, Endevor, IBM Utilities, IMS, VSAM, DB2

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in a number of key projects for Confidential in the customer support, billing and marketing application areas.
  • Projects included enhancements and conversion/upgrades to existing enhancements using COBOL II, CICS, DB2, and ADABAS.
  • My additional responsibilities included contributing to requirements analysis, writing technical designs, software development, testing and presentations to explain the former.
  • Assigned to the Confidential Company, implemented an IMS to DB2 database conversion project to support and satisfy the Information System Services Division’s Y2K requirements.
  • Wrote program specifications for new and existing COBOL II programs and programmed and unit-tested IMS batch and IMS online CICS COBOL programs.

SkillS: COBOL II, JCL, CICS, Endevor, IBM Utilities, IMS, VSAM, DB2

Confidential

Task Leader/Senior Member Technical Staff

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in the design, development and implementation of the Integrated.
  • Wrote numerous COBOL II CICS/DB2 programs to track distribution and spending of grant monies HUD ed to qualified grantee organizations.
  • Wrote COBOL II/DB2 batch programs to create detail and summary IDIS financial reports.
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve IDIS production problems.
  • Promoted to Task Leader.

SkillS: COBOL II, JCL, CICS, Endevor, IBM Utilities, IMS, DB2

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