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Consultant Resume

Roseland, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced Programmer, Systems Analyst, and Project Leader with solid background building and implementing high - end technical business solutions for major corporations
  • More than 30 years technical consulting experience with special programming expertise in IBM Mainframe environment.
  • Top-notch programming and technical skills in CICS, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, DB2 Stored Procedures, CICS Web Services, MQ-Series, Visual Basic, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, JAVA, MS Access and SQL Server.
  • Expert problem solver with top-notch skills in designing, testing, and enhancing systems.
  • Industry exposure to Healthcare, Banking, Manufacturing, Insurance and Financial corporate environments.
  • Extensive experience writing programs and specifications for other programmers.
  • Reliable, dedicated, and committed to completing jobs on time and accurately.
  • Proven track record meeting deadlines even for complex projects.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Hardware: IBM 30XX, 43XX, IBM PC.

Software: COBOL, COBOL-2, CICS, CICS Web Services (SOAP), Visual Basic, ASP.NET, JavaScript, JAVA, SQL, DB2, DB2 Stored Procedures, Sybase, SQL Server, MS Access, VSAM, IMS DL/1, ADABAS, Microfocus Workbench, XDB, FileAid, REXX, Easytrieve, SDF, CEDF, ADS, OMEGAMON, Verify, Intertest, Expeditor, SP-Debugger, CAST Software, DB Artisan, BMC, Windows, TSO/ISPF, VM/CMS, UNIX, ENDEVOR, CHANGMAN, OS/MVS JCL and Utilities.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Roseland, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Did the data modeling and design of new DB2 tables to store the Report data.
  • Developed a new program to process and print the file created by the JAVA system.
  • Wrote a JAVA program the JAVA output and to store the data on the new database tables.
  • Modernized 2 existing COBOL report programs. These changes have made the programs much more efficient, easier to read and easier to maintain in the future.

Confidential, Basking Ridge, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Was development lead for CICS Web Service(SOAP) used by Providers for inquiries into their claims. The ‘Claims found’ percentage improved from 55% to 98%.
  • Developed a CICS temporary storage approach used by the Web-Service. This eliminated any timeout issues. This approach became the standard and is being used by all new services.
  • Was part of team that developed a system to unload any DB2 table, convert to ASCII format, add delimiters, use a User defined SORT exit to correct any imbedded delimiters and transfer to a Big Data Server.
  • Was development lead for project to convert the claim history from VSAM to DB2. This included the conversion of old claims, writing new claims and reading claims.
  • Was member of DB2 Cast Team. Responsible for reviewing all DB2 changes. Did SQL performance reviews for other teams.

Confidential, Paramus, NJ

Consultant, Quantum View Management

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and maintained DB2 stored procedures that supported the Web Front-End.
  • Developed and maintained the backend system which maintains the DB2 database via a number of MQ feeds from supporting systems.
  • Assisted DBAs with performance tuning of DB2 database using EXPLAIN utility.
  • Assisted in the analysis and design of major enhancements to the system.

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in the analysis and design of the new system, this included the design of an enhanced DB2 database.
  • Developed the DB2 Stored Procedure standards that were used on the mainframe to support the .NET front-end.
  • Re-engineered the Legacy CICS system using CICS web interface features. The system can now be accessed from any computer using a Web Browser without any additional software.

Confidential, Harleysville, PA

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Replaced the in-house decompression routine with an IBM supplied routine.
  • Developed a parameter system for the renewal process which was previously hard coded in the system.
  • Developed an on-line Quote Facility for Home Owner Policies which uses the existing rating engine on Batch MVS and is invoked from a CICS system. This system is also used over the Internet by using Software Product CROSSPLEX.

Confidential, Livingston, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Served as Project Leader for Pre-Calc sub-system, designed with Visual Basic front-end linking to existing CICS application screens via emulator software, to calculate premium and other schedules for insurance policies. Was responsible for 4 developers.
  • Analyzed data to extract history from existing DB2 tables and create new DB2 tables.
  • Coded, tested, and implemented History Extract Programs and authored programming specifications for these programs.
  • Supported Work Flow application in Visual Basic that accessed DB2 database via remote stored procedures, DB2 stored procedures and Direct-Connect Gateway, as well as Report System written in Visual Basic and VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).
  • Assisted DBAs with performance tuning of DB2 database using EXPLAIN utility.

Confidential, Livingston, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed new Parameter methodology, which has been used to implement the system for different countries.
  • Developed new VB system to maintain the Parameter Structure for the countries.
  • Supported the Back-end Systems which included Personal Lines, Commercial Lines and Re-insurance.
  • Was appointed team leader for a project that crossed all lines and areas of business. Project was successfully implemented.

Confidential, Roseland, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Cost-Basis System in conjunction with Actuarial Department.
  • Designed front-end graphical interface written in Visual Basic for withholding application.
  • Served as member of System Review Committee, responsible for all system design review.
  • Installed and supported MicroFocus and XDB Applications.

Confidential, New York, NY

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing system running on IBM 30XX with COBOL-2,VSAM and DB/2.
  • Designed DB2 database and created programs to load and maintain the database.

Confidential, Roseland, NJ

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing Group Provider and Library of Financial Arrangements systems running on IBM 30XX Mainframe and utilizing many advanced CICS features such as Inter System Communications (ISC) and MRO.
  • Acted as Project Leader for development of the Group Provider System (sub-system of Health Care System).
  • Supervised technical staff of 4 for Group Provider System project.
  • Solely responsible for development of the Library of Financial Arrangements (LOFA) sub-system and promoted to Project Leader for superior work on that project.

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