PROFESSIONAL Accomplished, resourceful SeniorProgrammer Analyst with 20+ years experience
Contributingto the development and implementation of business-critical systems for diverseclientele such as Federal Express, Lowes, Blue Cross, State of Indiana,Navistar, Kaiser Permanente, Mitsubishi, American Express and US Air Force.
Outstandingability to gather and translate complex user requirements into practical,cost-effective and easily maintained software solutions.
Assume complete ownership of allprojects/assignments, with a strong commitment to quality and customersatisfaction.
Fast-paced, flexible senior-level contributor, capable of workingindependently or in a team environment, adept at staying on-task and on-timewith deliverables despite shifting priorities and tight deadlines.
SKILLS Databases: DB2, IMS DB/DC
Platforms: IBM 30XX, 4300, 9370, 370
Software: CICS, SQL, QMF, SPUFI,CSP, VSAM, IEF (5x/4x) DB2 LIBRARIAN, PANVALET, DYL 260/280, TSO/ISPF. ENDEVOR,APS, COOLGEN
Methodologies: IEF, InformationEngineering, Yourdon
EXPERIENCE SeniorProgrammer Analyst 25+years
Clients: FederalExpress, Lowes, Blue Cross, State of Indiana, Harris Corporation/National CrimeInformation Center, Kaiser Permanente,Mitsubishi, American Express, Rockwell-Rocketdyne, County of Los Angeles, TRW.
Supplied comprehensive technical expertise on clientprojects spanning healthcare, financial services, accounting, insurance,banking, manufacturing, order entry, warehouse distribution, defense, andgovernment. Served as a vital resource during all project phases, includinganalysis, design, development, coding, testing, integration, documentation,support and implementation.
Confidential (04/08 – Present): Major participant on a key project to integratethe software application of a recently purchased trucking firm into theirexisting applications.
Lead roledefining, documenting, and implementing program modifications for new reportingrequirements.
Key resource in helping to interpret anddocument COOLGEN code so that routines could be rewritten utilizing COBOL/DB2.
- Environment: ENDEVOR, COBOL II, DB2, CICS, SPUFI, VSAM, EXPEDITOR, EASYTRIEVE, TSO/ISPF, COOLGEN
Lowes(03/05-10/07): Developed sub-system to override automated orders generatedby material replenishment application and manually adjust product flow inconjunction with work staff during various peaks and valleys.
Completed major modification to materialreplenishment system, eliminating need to hire vendor to modify software atmuch higher price.
Corrected various problems associated with cargoshipping application.
Took initiative to resolve several long-standingissues in problem logs.
Completed all phases of testing and debugging throughoutSDLC.
- Environment: DB2, CICS, SPUFI, VSAM, COBOL II, LIBRARIAN,EXPEDITOR, EASYTRIEVE, TSO/ISPF, COOLGEN
Confidential :Played key role in modifying online claims processing application toaccommodate changes required by HIPAA.
Wrote conversion routine used to perform alledits and validations.
Set up procedures for positive/negative testingof conversion routine and completed extensive testing. Also modified Unitechbalancing procedures for multiple routines.
- Environment:APS, DB2, IMS DB, CICS, QMF, SPUFI,VSAM, COBOL II, ENDEVOR, SMART TEST, EASYTRIEVE, TSO/ISPF
Confidential (04/98-07/01): Core contributor on 3 application developmentprojects.
Created routine to report quarterly progressmade by State in transitioning individuals off of welfare roles and intoprivate workforce. Report generated critical information requested by federalgovernment (individual wages, employment duration and employers).
Wrote application to track individuals in publicschool system qualifying for textbook reimbursement benefits by the State.
Helped rewrite online application used toadminister Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), from Information EngineeringFacility (IEF) generated code to Cobol II/DB2 to increase response time.
- Environment:COOLGEN, DB2, IMS DB, CICS, SPUFI, VSAM, COBOL II, LIBRARIAN, INTERTEST, EASYTRIEVE, TSO/ISPF
Confidential (1/97-3/98): Suppliedprogramming and analytical expertise to revamp outdated law enforcementapplication.
Performed numerous enhancements pertaining toperformance, storage, capacity, search capabilities and subject matter content.
Prepared program and user level documentation,and assisted in user training.
- Environment: IEF 5.3, DB2, CICS, SPUFI, QUERY MANAGER,VSAM, COBOL II, LIBRARIAN, COOLGEN, INTER TEST, TSO/ISPF
Confidential (1/96-6/96): Helped buildautomated human resources system to accommodate reduction in force, job biddingand extended time off for various unions. (COBOL II, DB2, COOLGEN)
Confidential(1/94-12/95): Helped Develop onlineautomotive allocation system used by dealers throughout the country. Suppliedtechnical support in development of various routines, entailing coding, testingand implementation. (IEF Toolset 5.2)
Confidential (9/90-1/94): Created and maintained action diagrams supportingonline environment and wrote specifications for comprehensive serviceestablishment support system. Designed and developed reporting system for uppermanagement to review travel data for employees of major corporations. (COBOL,DB2, IEF 5.2, IMS, IBM 309X)
- Additional Project Accomplishments:
Rockwell-Rocketdyne: Co-developed automated parts inventory system utilizing SQL statements in COBOLhost language environment.
County of Los Angeles: Key contributor to build of property taxdatabase using IMS DB/DC.
PRIORFrom 1979 – 1983, held permanent technical positionswith Rockwell International,
EXPERIENCE TRW and Warner-Lambert PharmaceuticalEDUCATION ,Newark, NJ