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Application Programmer/analyst Consultant Resume

Harrisburg, PA

SUMMARY:

Over 20 years experience in Information Systems. Extensive work in applications analysis, design, team leading, development, coding, testing and support in mainframe environments using COBOL, CICS, IMS and DB2. Skilled in all aspects of Development Life Cycle and all phases of documentation and testing. Has done it all in applications from requirements to spec writing to coding to testing, and to support and maintenance.Experienced in transformation of mainframe data to PC database requirements and the distribution of warehoused data to external environments. Knowledge of St. & Fed. Government functions Banking, Insurance, and Utility companies. Good knowledge of Payment Transfers, HIPAA Medicaid, Family Support, Government, and Transportation. Excellent communicator.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:

HARDWARE: IBM MAINFRAME, IBM PC

OPERATING SYSTEMS: IBM, WINDOWS

LANGUAGES: COBOL, JCL/PROCS/CLISTS, CICS, Use of Many Tools/Utilities, APS - Cobol, REXX

SOFTWARE: IMS DB/DC, DL/I, TSO/ISPF, MVS/OS, PROCESS ENGINEER, SQL, TELON,abend-aid, MicroFocus Advanced Workbench, Version Manager,TeamTrack,Control-M, Change Manager, ENDEAVOR, IMSEXPERT, CA7/11, SPUFI, FILEAID, EXPEDITOR,ICD codes, MICROFOCUS, All Access Methods (VSAM, etc.), ChangeMan, Trained Rational Method,use of Collaborate site. HTML, VISIO, All MS OFFICE, QMF, ITIL, Strobe, EZtrieve, MQ process, ISPF/SDSF,data warehousing. Know modern devel. Environs.MS Project 2010,SharePoint, DB2 Stored Procedures.

DATABASES: IMS, DB2, ACCESS.

EMPLOYMENT:

Confidential, Harrisburg, PA

Application Programmer/Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis & design of conversion of old IMS database & programs to new DB2 database system and Application usage.
  • Both batch and online application programs and support structures.
  • Analysis of existing database structure designing for website future use including frontend.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Application Programmer/Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Government Financial distribution application systems on Confidential . Conversion/Maintenance, changes, enhancement of both batch and online systems to newer database format.

Confidential, N. Charleston SC

Application Programmer/Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Government Financial distribution application systems on Confidential .
  • Maintenance, changes, enhancement of both batch and online executions.
  • Supporting bi-weekly Payroll calculation and distribution.
  • Utilizing analysis and programming skills to improve and enhance the existing systems, while assisting with the on-coming updated system PeopleSoft.
  • Worked directly with User and Financial analysts, while ensuring that all Payroll cycles continue correctly and on-time.
  • Use of Control-M software for program executions.

Confidential, Columbia, SC

Application Programmer/Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting application systems on IBM Mainframe.
  • New Development and enhancement of batch & online executions.
  • Last 28 months in large new expansion of Confidential applications, working in all areas of development & testing using both IMS & DB2 in both batch & online Cobol & CICS programs. Wrote application specs, analyzed application needs & created new programs.
  • Previously Technical Support Analyst, supporting application systems on IBM Mainframe.
  • Extensive use of JCL/Procs for batch executions.
  • Maintenance and enhancement of batch executions using ZEKE, Job History System, and local InfOrm.
  • Supporting all Host Batch Applications & batch executed CICS regions/transactions.
  • Extensive support of batch documentation.
  • Worked in APS Cobol using ASDD (local version of M/FEE development platform).
  • Participated in Requirements JAD sessions and translation to technical needs.
  • Used ChangeMan for source loading/storage.

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Senior Developer/Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and maintained COBOL, CICS, and EZtrieve application systems on IBM mainframe OS-390 operating system environment.
  • Responsibilities included maintenance and new development of large VSAM/DB2-databased batch and online system.
  • Worked in several areas including Group Billing, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Intercompany Telecommunications Services (ITS).
  • Extensively used JCL for batch executions, Intertest for testing CICS online, and Expeditor for both batch program testing.
  • Used ChangeMan for source loading.
  • Tools and accesses were through TSO and ISPF and utilized CA-7 for scheduling.

Confidential, Tallahassee, FL

Information Systems Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead analysis, design and development of both batch and online IMS COBOL application subsystems in accord with strict QA and software systems management control disciples.
  • Worked directly with IS support units in other departments and users for problem solving, analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation for both new and existing applications.
  • Team-lead for multi-person group that moved complete online sub-systems from requirements documents to production, including strict testing and documentation standards.
  • Lead team for applications of movement of large volumes of IMS data to user PC environments including creating outputs to Oracle and M/S Access databases both internally and externally.
  • Assisted conversion from OS-390 shop to Z/OS.
  • Development (including application subsystem design) utilized tools and accesses thru TSO and ISPF.
  • Used Endeavor for control of sources and implementations.
  • Performed testing with Telon for DB/DC online programs and Expeditor for both batch and online tests.
  • Wrote extensive JCL for batch programs and shop scheduling with CA-7.

Confidential, Tallahassee, FL

Senior Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Analyst, applications designer and lead programmer handling new development for major application systems utilizing COBOL-based, CICS, DB2 & IMS database system in MVS 390 environment.
  • Extensive JCL writing for batch executions and ISPF under TSO for tools and accesses.
  • Responsible for translating state government transportation data to federal data requirements (for Florida State DOT).
  • Worked with both state and federal personnel on requirements and implementation.
  • Provided software application systems support for the Information Management Office.
  • Developed and programmed mainframe applications during first year of position in COBOL and Mark IV and V, utilizing IMS and DB2 databases.

Confidential, Tallahassee, FL

Technology/Management Policy Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated program to design state support for manufacturing jobs by assembling statewide group and applying for federal study grant.
  • Analyzed plans and implementation of statewide public-private partnership, Enterprise Florida, for economic and jobs improvement in Technical Industries.
  • Drafted and reviewed parts of successful 1992 and 1993 Legislation for the Department.
  • Organized and served as staff of the Florida Defense Issues Task Force to define the defense downturn in Florida.

Confidential, Middleboro, MA

Resident Claims Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Established statewide Personal Lines Insurance Claims office in Vermont.
  • Investigated evaluated and settled claims with personal monetary responsibility for settlements up to $50,000.
  • Managed legal counsel handling of cases in litigation.
  • Implemented cost savings through the initiation of negotiated settlements.
  • Also worked in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Confidential, Providence, RI

Computer/Business Programs Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Mortgage Department executives to analyze department requirements and translate to computer data and billing system.
  • Originated and upgraded computerized bank and mortgage documents resulting in greater efficiency and cost savings in bank operations.
  • Utilized IBM Mainframe and PCs, using COBOL and IMS.

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Computer Systems Programmer/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with teams of computer engineers and telephone company managers to identify requirements of company financial and operational departments.
  • Translated needs to develop and expand computerization of phone company capture and billing operations.
  • Programmed applications and helped originate a new type of computerized communication operation.
  • Traveled to other state’s phone companies for implementation training and support of very complex computerized systems.
  • Worked primarily in IBM and Tandem mainframe computers utilizing COBOL and Tandem programming languages.

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