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Software Specialist/consultant Resume

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned professional with 20 years of diversified Information Technology experience in position of increased responsibility and rapid changing business environments. Proven record of software design, developing and implementing successful strategies for profitability and growth. Experienced with Insurance, Government, Banking, Inventory and Distribution Management and Manufacturing applications.
  • Developed and supported Confidential Web Service applications for a Confidential company
  • Developed in - depth knowledge and skills in DB2/SQL (up to V. 10).
  • As a resourceful consultant, provided technical services to the Department of Defense and multiple insurance companies in Ohio. Developed a large scale Confidential Vetran Retirement Payable system. Implemented software on the Web and mainframe environment. Developed Store Procedures using Visual Studio for an Auto Insurance company. Modified, enhanced a Billing system and resolved the system test issues for a Confidential company. All systems are DB2 and VSAM based.
  • Analyzed the input data from all lines of business, created interface programs and deployed various composition software to generate the Notices and Statements for a large banking institution and a State organization.
  • Enhanced and maintained a magazine fulfillment system. Developed programs using a state-of-art software to maintain the fulfillment DB2 data base.
  • Developed Confidential and batch AP/PO programs for a nationwide auto glass distributor as an enhancement.
  • Implemented the SDLC methodology and developed new Confidential and batch programs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Mainframe: Z/OS, TSO/ISPF/SDSF, Confidential, DB2 (SQL PL), COBOL II, VSAM/IDCAMS, MQ, DB2 Store Procedures, JCL/PROCS, Confidential Web Service (SOA/SOAP/XML/WSDL), Changeman, Endevor, SCLM, Intertest, Expediter, IBM Debugger, SDF II, IBM QMF, SPUFI, File - Aid, Mainview, Easytrieve, Syncsort, CA-View/SAR, Zeke/CA-7, CSF and Transformer.

PC: SOAPUI, IBM Visual Age, Microsoft Visual Studio, IBM WDDZ Debugger, QTP, MSWord, Excel, Visio, Power Point. Outlook and Lotus Notes.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Software Specialist/Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Confidential Web Service expertise. Converted the XML Request and Response documents to COBOL copybooks
  • Used these copybooks and WSBIND utility to generate the WSDL and Payload
  • Developed codes to process the Request and Response Payload, this allows the front end Java system to obtain the data needed from our backend service provider
  • Used SOAPUI for the functional testing
  • Developed programs to convert the legacy print tracking to a DB2 logging system
  • Adhered to the Agile Life Cycle (RTC) and completed the tasks on time
  • The system runs on Z/OS, DB2, Confidential, COBOL, JCL, MQ, IBM Debugger, SOAPUI and Changeman

COBOL Developer Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Market Accounting Customer Choice ( Confidential ) System
  • Coordinated the Mainframe Training to the offshore team
  • Work closely with SME’s on the daily problem management function
  • Work in an environment with Install/1, COBOL, Confidential, DB2, JCL and Endevor

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Completed the Confidential Phase III system specification and moved the project forward to the System Integration Testing. The system ran on a COBOL environment.
  • Participated in the Confidential modernization, completed the Microsoft Share Point Content management on-line training, the intent was to leave the folder structure and depend heavily on metadata
  • Completed the Security Plus in-class training which includes cryptography, protocols, threats, vulnerability and risk management
  • Granted the level 2 security

Senior Developer/ Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Modified batch and Confidential programs to in corporate the new business rule. The system uses the Java Web Service application to rate and score the eligibility of policy renewal.
  • Working closely with the MSE, developed and modified programs for the annual revenue loss Data Warehousing system; the system calls the Java Web Service for DB2 data retrieval, Performed unit test thoroughly. Developed batch programs to load the Dimension tables and the Fact table.
  • Adhered to the daily stand-up and Agile system development lifecycle
  • In-depth knowledge of DB2, COBOL, Confidential, JCL, MQ, Expediter, Intertest, CA-Telon and SPUFI

Software Developer/ Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Developed designs and coded programs for the Payment Management Confidential Web Service system
  • Maintained the WSDL (Web Service Description Language) components when developing the system
  • In-depth knowledge of DFHLS2WS and DFHWS2LS to generate the WSDL and Payload; a rapid deployment was configured for the service requester and provider using WSBIND
  • In-depth knowledge of SOAP UI test tool to verify the result of each program execution; the new application was implemented as a back-end Web Service Provider
  • Applied the company software standard to the Confidential code, Stored Procedure, file conversion programs and JCL
  • Adhered to the daily stand-up and Agile SDLC, design, code review, migration and performance
  • Identified the defects and resolved the issues during the integration testing
  • Published several documentation to keep the development and testing team informed as required
  • Monitored and assisted other groups during the System Integration Test
  • In-depth knowledge of Confidential in a SOA/SOAP/XML/WSDL environment, DB2, COBOL, JCL, Changeman, MQ, IBM Debugger and SOAP UI

Senior Programmer Analyst/ Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Solved problems for the Ohio Job Insurance Project; this was a large and complex system, which provides all services to the unemployment claims made in Ohio
  • Provided the code and data changes when there were issues with the claims
  • Developed Stored Procedures to allow the JAVA programs to retrieve the result sets via MQ series
  • Developed SQL procedures using AQT
  • Worked with business partners to analyze and identify the interdependencies
  • Performed coding and data fixes
  • Corrected the production programs or data to release the claims with application errors on a fly
  • Coordinated execution of unit and system testing, debugging efforts and defect tracing in support of business partner acceptance testing and software implementation and deployment tasks
  • In-depth knowledge of COBOL II with embedded SQL, DB2, MQ, JCL, Expediter/IBM Debugger, SCLM and AQT (Advanced Query Tool)

Senior Application Developer/ Consultant

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Developed an on-line large scale Retirement Payable System for the Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Services; the system allows the payments to be issued to multiple beneficiaries in real time
  • Developed the system following the Life Cycle Methodology which included functional and requirement spec writing, programming and system design, coding, unit testing and QA testing
  • Researched and developed an intricate algorithm to calculate the payment amount for multiple beneficiaries
  • Ensured the quality of the product working closely with the QA team
  • Modified the output process to allow the mainframe SAR reports to be accessed through DocView application
  • In-depth knowledge of QMF for SQL procedures
  • Completed COBOL II to Enterprise COBOL conversion using Changeman
  • In-depth knowledge of DB2, VSAM, COBOL II, JCL/Proc, File-Aid, SAR, Changeman, Confidential, Intertest, ROSCOE, QTP, Endevor and Visual Studio
  • Working knowledge of IMS/DB

Sr. Developer

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Gained knowledge on a Billing System (Cogen) in a short time through daily knowledge acquisition
  • Enhanced and modified the existing code for the company’s architectural conversion
  • Developed SQL procedures using QMF and SPUFI
  • Performed the unit test thoroughly to ensure the quality of the product before the system installation
  • Supported the system test and fixed the defects on a fly
  • Trained the co-workers through knowledge transfer
  • Provided the documentations for Unit Test
  • In-depth knowledge of DB2, VSAM, COBOL II, JCL/Proc, File-Aid, SAR, Changeman, Confidential, QTP, IBM Debugger and Syncsort

Business Application Developer

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and researched the service requests from all Line of Business, set up a development timeline for coding, testing and installation
  • Corresponded to the fast paced changes daily, developed new interfaces to process the input data
  • Developed new code for the CSF or Transformer composition software to allow the Notices and Statements to be generated according to the customer’s specification
  • Conducted the code walkthroughs as required
  • Performed the primary On-Call duty to support the processing for all Line of Business
  • Performed the Bank One to JPMC documentation conversion coding.
  • In-depth knowledge of JCL with PROCs, COBOL, Easytrieve, CA-View, Zeke, File-Aid, TSO, Changeman, CSF and Transformer

Software Consultant

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Developed new COBOL/DB2 programs for the Ohio Job Insurance Project; this was a large state of the art system, which provides all services to the unemployment claims made in Ohio
  • Developed Stored Procedures to allow the JAVA programs to interface with the mainframe DB2 database
  • Developed program design documentation to generate about one hundred forms and notices allowing the bureau to correspond with the claimants and the other states effectively. The programs provide input to the CSF (Custom Statement Formatter)
  • Developed SQL procedures using SPUFI
  • In-depth knowledge of COBOLII, DB2, MQ, JCL, Expediter, SCLM, MQ, QTP and PVCS

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