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Programmer Resume

New Jersey, NJ

SUMMARY

Senior IT Professional with over 12 years of Mainframe development with expertise in software development life cycle, process automation, maintenance, customization, improved efficiency, vendor presentations and problem resolution. Strong analytical skills and excellent communication.

EDUCATION

Bachelor Degree – Major in Business Administration and Minor in Computer Science
Associated Degree – Major in Liberal Arts and Minor in Computer Science

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

Operating Systems: IBM Mainframe, OS/390, Windows 95/98/NT/2003/XP
Languages: COBOL, Micro Focus COBOL, Focus, Web Focus, Visual Basic, C, CICS and JCL
Databases: DB2, SQL, Btrieve and DataComm
Software/Programs: LifePro, MQ Series, Microsoft Office, AbendAid, FileAid RDX, REXX, CList, ISPF, Easytrieve, Syncsort, QMF, Spufi, Quikjob, Expediter, Endeavor, VSAM and Data Analyzer.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, November 2003 – October 2009
Lead Programmer

  • Automated process to manage the creation of transactions and payments for all Workers Compensation Medical Bills. This process saved the Company $250,000 during the first month alone, while creating over $1.5 million dollars worth of payments. This process allowed the Customer Service Representative to utilize their time on more urgent tasks instead of manually entering the data to create medical bill payments.
  • Created programs that accurately charged worker compensation claim the actual amount due instead of dividing the invoice evenly over the claims that had bills reviewed for the time period in question.
  • Converted Focus programs from the mainframe to the Web Focus platform.
  • Used SQL statements to gather claim data from the DB2 table that was used in order to automate the process of sending data to our vendors via Encryption and FTP.
  • Maintained CICS programs for the Claim Transfer Process.
  • Used FileAid RDX utility to copy data from the Production DB2 tables to the Test region.
  • Gathered requirements, created technical specifications, created prototypes, designed, coded and tested programs.
  • Created Vsam files to store the claim transfer data that was used to update the various claim DB2 tables on the mainframe using various SQL statements.
  • Utilized JCL to create processes to run various programs for the Claim Batch Cycle. Used conditional statements in order to determine whether the next step in the JCL was needed.
  • Main programmer for Claims production support.

Environment: Cobol Mainframe, Focus, Web Focus, CICS, JCL, Vsam, DB2, SQL, AbendAid, FileAid, RDX, REXX, CList, ISPF, Spufi, Syncsort, Expediter and Microsoft Office were the languages, tools and utilities I used for this position.

Confidential, August 2000 – November 2003

Contractor on-site at Confidential, (Oct 2002 – Nov 2003)
Programmer

  • Member of design team that created a new paint process for assembly lines throughout the world. This new process greatly reduced the time it took to change paint colors in the plants and thus allowing more production of vehicles in less time.
  • Utilized COBOL Mainframe and MQ Series.

Contractor on-site at Confidential, (Aug 2000 – Oct 2002)
Programmer Analyst

  • Primary programmer responsible for redesigning the process for the Funding/Securitization Area of Chrysler Financial. This process created pools of vehicles that the company would sell off in the secondary market. Prior to the redesign the process would take 3-4 hours to create one pool of cars and this allowed only 2 runs per day. The redesign trimmed the time down to 20 minutes and allowed the company to run several pools a day in order to get the best mix of vehicles to sell.
  • Utilized Mainframe COBOL and CICS were used for this position.
  • Received several Certificates of Appreciation from customers in regards to completing projects under timeframe provided.

Confidential, August 1999 – August 2000
Software Engineer

  • Redesigned programs for the Billing/Credit/Collection Department in conjunction for the year 2000 project.
  • Created, converted and redesigned several CICS screens for the customer in order to reduce the number of key strokes and for easier viewing.
  • COBOL, Datacomm, CICS and QMF were used for this position

Confidential, April 1997 – August 1999
Programmer

  • Main programmer for conversion of three applications from the Mainframe systems into LifePro application.
  • Supported the LifePro system, responsible for the Reinsurance area of the application.
  • Received Employee of the Quarter for the completion of the ALCE conversion project from the mainframe to LIFEPRO application under the time frame provided.
  • COBOL, Lifepro, Btrieve Endeavor and Easytrieve were used at this position.

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