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It Consultant - Mainframe Developer Pittsburgh, PA

OBJECTIVE:

Sr. Mainframe Developer (Distributed Technologies, Agile,CICS, COBOL,, IBM JCL, DB2, Oracle, SQL, SORT)

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced in information technology including experience in a leadership, supervision, management and systems analyst capacities.
  • Over 15 years experience in Endeavor Administration at Confidential Bank, Confidential, Confidential, NY State DMV and IBM.
  • Technical lead experience at Confidential Financial, Confidential, Confidential Bank and Bank of New York Mellon.
  • Experience with Tier 2 support for Production Cycles at Confidential Financial, Confidential, Confidential Bank and Bank of New York Mellon.
  • Familiar with CA Plex capabilities and functionality.
  • Familiar with Web Programming, Rest Services/APIs, SOA Design Principles, Object Oriented fundamentals(Java/J2EE, Server Side Programming), GIT, Maven, Jenkins, Tomcat, Spring Frameworks, and Angular S.
  • Knowledge of HTML, XML, JavaScript and Webservices at Confidential Financial, Confidential .
  • Coordinated Confidential Financial’s Mainframe Telecom LU6.2, SNA, VPN, NDM, SMTP(Internet), X400 protocols, DMZ firewalls and virus walls with Confidential ’s Telecom Department, third party software vendors, Confidential ’s Data Security Department housed at Confidential ’s Data Center in Robinson Township.
  • 8 years experience at Confidential in the Information technology area implementing Web based interconnectivity to existing mainframe systems and relational databases via MQ series utilizing MVS/ISPF, TSO, JCL, CICS, CLIST, REXX execs, PL/1, COBOL and JAVA application development using RDz,.
  • Extensive experience in human factors design and quality assurance testing of software systems.
  • Developed systems using MVS/ISPF, JCL, IMS, DB2, Endeavor, VSAM, PL/1 and COBOL programming language using multiple hardware systems such as PC - microfocus, midrange systems such as AS/400 and mainframe systems.
  • Maintained Confidential IBM mainframe based idcard system which utilized PL/1, Natural, COBOL, Assembler, JCL, TSO/ISPF, MVS, SQL, Oracle, DB2, IMS/DLI, SPUFI, Endeavor, fileaid, INSYNC, SYNCSORT. PowerBuilder, CICS, MQ and TX series to connect the front-end powerbuild user interface to a DB2 database containing card layout information as well as CICS online screens and programs.
  • Maintained Confidential ’s Confidential Claims systems interface to systems EDI interfaces.
  • Utilized COBOL, Natural, MVS/ISPF, JCL, DB2, Endeavor, and VSAM to migrate existing legacy VSAM vehicle license and registration system to an IBM DB2 relational database meeting WHTI (Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative) standards for creating the NY State EDL (Enhanced Drivers License) system.
  • 20 years experience with JCL, TSO/ISPF, MVS, SQL, Oracle, DB2, IMS/DLI, SPUFI, Endeavor, Panvale, fileaid, INSYNC(Macro4), DataMover(NDM), RACF, Omegamon, Natural, COBOL, Easytrieve, Easytrieve Plus, PL/1, REXX, Xpeditor, Intertest, SMS, SYNCSORT, CICS and VSAM.
  • Experience developing systems at IBM using PL/1, REXX, and CLIST using both VM and MVS operating systems.
  • Over 18 years experience in production scheduling using Zeke/Zebb and then ESP- (Cybernation Enterprise Job Scheduling) software, production control procedures applying ZAPS, PTF’s, using Endeavor production control SCL and maintaining processing service deliverables, on multiple platforms and in multiple environments.
  • Utilized IBM MQ/TX series to define queues to stack and dequeue CICS transactions for client server applications.
  • Familiar with ACH systems and processing at Mellon Banks Global Cash Management area.
  • Led large projects, which involved coordination of both internal resources at local, national and international level, as well as, vendor resources in order to successfully, complete large complex projects.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

PC Software: MS Access, Lotus Notes (Domino), WordPerfect, MS Word, MS Windows, MS Project, OS/2, DOSREXX/OS2, MS Access, Cognos Impromptu, Micro Focus Cobol-(CICS), File-Aid PC, SPF/PC, Exceed-Xwindows, WebSphere/InfoSphere DataStage.

Computer Languages: PowerBuilder, Visual Basic, JAVA2, REXX, Natural, COBOL, FORTRAN, BASIC, PL/1, SQL, JCL, HTML/XML.

Mainframe Utilities: MVS (TSO, ISPF, Librarian), ESP scheduling, Syncsort, VM (CP, CMS, XEDIT, PROFS), Easytrev, Xeditor, IntertestCICS command level, ROSCOE, IMS/DLI, DB2, SPUFI, TOTAL, Translator MVS, EDItran, Comparex, EndeavorLibrarian, FileAid, Macro4, INSYNC, Zeke/Zebb.

UNIX / Middleware: TXSeries, MQSeries, DG/UX, LMS / EMX - Lotus Messaging Switch, RS/6000—AIX, Hummingbird/Exceed, Telnet.

Databases: Oracle, IMS, IBM DB2, MS Access, SQLServer.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

IT Consultant - Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple production systems projects in order to complete client projects for client Confidential 's ATM, PCS, COR Systems area.
  • Created and maintained Production DAS DB2SQL Queries for PBAL process including SQL calculation to determine the DAS account EPOCH Date.
  • Developed Positive Balance(PBAL) interface /feed from COR systems to Base24 (ACI) Oracle Database via Informatica. Jobs, progams were added into Production DAS system to daily update new DAS Unix system with 20million plus Confidential checking and Saving account information including account numbers, account types and current balance information.
  • Modified PCS online CICS systems to feed new DAS (Base24) system via batch and online transactions.
  • Maintained QA and Production Pilot DAS systems interfaces which includes QA PBAL 20 plus million account updates,
  • Created and maintained PCS and DAS online logs in both Production and QA test systems. Job responsibilities includes maintaining QA system, manually bringing down QA CICS online log files, backing up multiple logs and deleting and redefining new CICS online files and openning them in the various QA CICS regions.
  • Maintained Confidential 's IBM mainframe based ATM systems which utilized COBOL, VSAM, JCL, TSO/ISPF, MVS, SQL, Oracle, DB2, SPUFI, Endeavor, fileaid,, SYNCSORT, CICS, MQ, as well as CICS online screens and programs.
  • Experience with Tier 2 support for Production Cycles,
  • Experience with HTML, XML, RSS and Webservices.
  • Coordinated both production and test development efforts, as well as, Unit, CIT, SIT and QA test verification activities and corresponding Endeavor environments for scheduled client releases.
  • Participated in daily Scrum Calls with all project resources to coordinate daily activities, as well as, creation of initial sprints, epics, stories, task and impediment creation.
  • Partnered with internal project liaisons to acquire resources, assigns tasks, directs activities, and controls project execution. Coached and mentored project team members.
  • Partnered with internal project liaisons to acquire resources, assigns tasks, directs activities, and controls project execution. Coached and mentored project team members.
  • Tracked and reported progress using Clarity and Endeavor to support environment governance and reporting for projects. Communicated project expectations to team members, stakeholders and management in a clear and timely matter.
  • Lead, managed and motivated project team to successfully plan, execute and monitor multiple projects to successful completion (on time, on budget, and with full scope).
  • Developed, managed and maintained productive working relationships with business partners, project stakeholders, systems community and outside vendors.
  • Experience implementing large system testing projects involving testing, defect tracking, problem resolution production implementation and fix distributions in a timely manner.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

IT Consultant - Mainframe Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes MS Project to create, manage and analyze project schedules, resource utilization. project risk and issues, as well as, project budget.
  • Experience with Tier 2 support for Production Cycles,
  • Experience with HTML, XML, JavaScript and Webservices.
  • Created and modified both production and test programs, JCL and Oracle DB DMS PeopleSoft Scripts across multiply test environments TENV2, TENV3, TENV6 and TENV7 and corresponding Endeavor environments for scheduled client releases.
  • Coordinated secured transmission of client test results via secure FTP transmission of client information to verify and email correspondence for client sign-off during the entire development process.
  • Participated in daily Scrum Calls with all project resources to coordinate daily activities, as well as, creation of initial sprints, epics, stories, task and impediment creation.
  • Partnered with internal project liaisons to acquire resources, assigns tasks, directs activities, and controls project execution. Coached and mentored project team members.
  • Partnered with internal project liaisons to acquire resources, assigns tasks, directs activities, and controls project execution. Coached and mentored project team members.
  • Tracked and reported progress using RTC-Team Concert, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Clarity, Harvest, and Endeavor to support environment governance and reporting for projects. Communicated project expectations to team members, stakeholders and management in a clear and timely matter.
  • Lead, managed and motivated project team to successfully plan, execute and monitor multiple projects to successful completion (on time, on budget, and with full scope).
  • Developed, managed and maintained productive working relationships with business partners, project stakeholders, systems community and outside vendors.
  • Experience implementing large system testing projects involving testing, defect tracking, problem resolution production implementation and fix distributions in a timely manner.

Confidential, Atlanta, GE

Mainframe COBOL Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed both on-shore and off-shore resources to complete client projects for such as Minnesota Confidential and Confidential within System.
  • Acted a liaison between Management, Business and Technical resources located on and offshore.
  • Lead daily Scrum Calls with all project resources to coordinate daily activities.
  • Partnered with internal project liaisons to acquire resources, assigns tasks, directs activities, and controls project execution.
  • Coached and mentored project team members. Tracked and reported progress using RTC-Team Concert, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Clarity, Harvest, and Endeavor to support environment governance and reporting for projects.
  • Communicated project expectations to team members, stakeholders and management in a clear and timely matter.
  • Production scheduling using CA7 - Enterprise Job Scheduling) software, production control procedures applying ZAPS, PTF’s, using Endeavor production control SCL and maintaining processing service deliverables, on multiple platforms and in multiple environments.
  • Implemented production FTP and NDM File Transmissions to multiple clients.
  • Utilized SQL and Informatica (ETL) to updated EDW-Enterprise Data Warehouse via scheduled production Jobs.
  • Used Unix Scripting to monitor network resource availability and resource activity.
  • Monitored and debugged processes using Xepiditor and other debugging tools.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Senior Project Manager - Mainframe Applications

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Greenfield Bridge Data Center relocation regarding IT infrastructure and software, specifically Enterprise Services AES- and RCM.
  • Applications involved interface with Confidential -(Demand Deposit Applications) as well as TDA-(Time Deposit Applications).
  • Partnered with internal project liaisons to acquire resources, assigns tasks, directs activities, and controls project execution.
  • Led Mainframe Application modification utilizing COBOL, DB2, JCL and off-shore resources.
  • Coached and mentored project team members.
  • Tracked and reported progress, analyzed the results based on facts, defined the products of the project, and forecasted future trends in the project.
  • Utilized Confidential, project management, configuration and release management software tool set including Clarity, Ha rvest, Endeavor and Clear Case to support environment governance and reporting for Green Field Bridge project.

Confidential, Cranberry, PA

Senior Project Manager - IT Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Manage large complex projects out of the Westinghouse EPMO Office.
  • Provides leadership and strategic guidance during the solution development and project execution processes ensuring that Westinghouse IT, management and multiple IT Vendors provide solutions on-time and cost effectively.
  • Translates customer requirements into operational strategies associated with each solution and offering to ensure client needs are met in a cost-effective and timely manner.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Mainframe Development - IT Quality Assurance

Responsibilities:

  • Managed IT Quality Assurance of all banking systems which includes Mainframe applications, MVS/ISPF, TSO, JCL, Endeavor, Cobol, PL/1, DB2, IMS, CICS, WebSphere/InfoSphere DataStage, ATMs, internal banking systems in Pennsylvania and Ohio interfaces included Hogan, DDA-(Demand Deposit Applications), TDA-(Time Deposit Applications)., as well as, interconnected systems to outside governmental agencies including the Federal Reserve Bank and FDIC.
  • Experience working for a Lender / Loan Servicer and dealing with 3rd party integration partner, with specific experience with LoanServ.
  • Experience with Tier 2 support for Production Cycles.
  • Experience with HTML, XML, JavaScript and Webservices.
  • Endeavor administration and monitoring for mainframe projects.
  • Also, managed projects involving Cobol, PL/1, IMS, DB2, Oracle, EFT/EDI. modifications of Confidential Bank systems.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

IT Project Consultant - Mainframe Development

Responsibilities:

  • Perform system conversion on legacy to legacy software systems utilizing MVS/ISPF, SPUFI, TSO, CICS, DB2 database, SQL, Stored Procedures, JCL, Cobol, Natural, PL1, SYNCSORT and Systems Analysis to convert systems to produce directories for Western Canada and the state of New Jersey.

Confidential, Bridgeport, WV

Mainframe Systems Development Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed systems analysis, development, systems installation and customization of Confidential computer systems.
  • Utilized Infor Syteline 7.0 ERP software to customize systems using Crystal Reports, Microsoft TSQL stored procedures, MS SQL Server 2005, MS Excel and VB.net.
  • Also, developed FAA compliant Aerospace Tool Tracking system for Confidential ’s Lear Jet Business Division using VB.net 2008, SQL Server 2005 and TSQL stored procedures.
  • Involved with corporate projects involving mainframe systems.

Confidential, Diamond Bar, CA

Mainframe IT Project Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Consulted on major governmental project to replace existing vehicle license and registration system to meet.
  • Consultation included programming using MVS, TSO, CICS, Endeavor, PL/1, Natural, Cobol, JCL, DB2 database design for implementation of new relational database system containing approximately 56 million client and address information records, as well as, integrating third party software to cleanse and verify address information using Confidential ’s Group 1 Finalist software.

Confidential, Wexford, PA

Project Manager - Mainframe Systems

Responsibilities:

  • Provided short-term services with regards to system integration for acquired banks for treasury management systems involving mainframe, linux, unix, and client server based pc systems.
  • Involved with data gathering sessions, file transmission scheduling, data structure translation into Confidential internal formats and testing activities, as well as, project setup of Confidential resources within internal systems such as Confidential Mercury Testing.
  • Charged with monitoring of task completion of Confidential personnel and maintenance of project deadlines.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

Mainframe Senior Programmer / Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Completed implementation of BlueDevel Telephony project.
  • Completed Confidential ’s ECS implementation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) changes, which have been mandated by the Federal government.
  • The ECS HIPAA project involved working with translation of the EDI 834 (Benefit Enrollment and Maintenance) transaction set implementation and the changes to the ECS Inbound and outbound file processing as well as modification to the ECS DB2 and Oracle databases which involved adding new columns to the database.
  • Maintained Confidential ’s Confidential Claims systems interface to systems EDI interfaces.

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