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Systems Programmer Resume

Woodlawn, MD


I’m a Mainframe Systems Programmer, and my current area of specialty is REXX, ISPF, and CLIST. (10+ years), supporting large - scale enterprise z/OS environments.


Operating Systems: z/OS Releases 1.13, Windows XP and 7

CICS System Software: CICS/TS Releases 3.2, and 4.1, CP/SM (Sysplex), Transaction GatewayDBDC sub-systems

System Utilities, Database, and Automation: SDSF, SMP/E, JES, TSO, ISPF, VSAM, OPS/MVS, JCLIDCAMS, IEBGENER, IEBCOPY, Performance Tuning, Capacity Management,

Debugging, System Management Utilities: IPCS, CA-Sysview, TMON, Omegamon

Middleware/Telecom: Websphere MQ, TCP/IP, VTAM, NCP

Programming Languages: REXX, CLIST, Assembler (ALC)

Security/Change Control: CA-TOP SECRET, RACF, Endevor, Serena ChangeMan (ITIL)HP OpenView Service Center


Systems Programmer

Confidential, Woodlawn, MD


  • Install IBM’s Interdependency Analyzer
  • Create REXX applications to identify VSAM files in need of tuning,
  • And generate mass updates to CICS resource definitions
  • Create a REXX “data mining” application to perform complex
  • Search of CICS resource definitions
  • VSAM LSR pool and NSR tuning

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential, Overland Park, KS


  • Upgrade DTS Software’s Space Recovery System (SRS)
  • Consolidate CICS regions acquired by merger
  • Create a REXX program to cleanup RACF security rules

Mainframe Technical Specialist

Confidential, Chicago, IL


  • Implement CICS release migration from TS 3.1 to TS 3.2
  • Create documentation and provide support for Business Continuity (DR)
  • Create a REXX application to automate separation of Test and Production
  • Move thousands of VSAM datasets for implementation of Second Data Center
  • Performance tuning and capacity management

System Programmer

Confidential, Chicago, IL


  • Performance monitoring, tuning, and Capacity Management
  • Create documentation and provide support for Business Continuity (DR
  • Websphere MQ Series install new releases, apply maintenance, and administration
  • Document and implement Business Continuity (Disaster Recovery).
  • Manage and utilize the entire suite of ASG TMON products.
  • Create ISPF applications using REXX.
  • Create extensive OPS/MVS automation
  • I was hired on as a systems programmer in an MVS shop,
  • Even though I had no prior MVS experience
  • I learned the REXX programming language without formal training

Mainframe Systems Programmer

Confidential, Chicago, IL


  • Configure Processor and DASD Hardware
  • Install, upgrade, and maintain VSE and VM
  • Performance monitoring/tuning and capacity management.
  • VTAM/NCP Systems Programming and network tuning.
  • Disaster Recovery planning and implementation
  • Create a REXX application to automate VSAM file tuning

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