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Programmer Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

Over 29 years of Information Systems experience as a full life cycle Mainframe Programmer/Analyst with 17 years experience in ADABAS/Natural and COBOL.

TECHNICAL BACKGROUND:

Hardware: Amdahl 5890 - 300E, IBM 3081, IBM 43xx, IBM PC/XT

O/S: MVS/XA OS/390, IBM PC/MS-DOS, Microsoft WINDOWS

Languages: ADABAS/Natural, COBOL, JCL, EasytrievePlus

Software: TSO/ISPF, VSAM/IDCAMS, Syncsort, Librarian, CA-FILE-AIDCA-Endevor, CA-QARun, and Xpediter

PC-Software: Microsoft Office, PlanView, TeamTrack, and HP-ServiceDesk

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Programmer Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Transformed several existing ADABAS/Natural online applications to a C# WEB-based platform using a proprietary macro language.
  • Activities include coding, testing, and problem resolution.

Batch Technician

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed activities as a 2nd-Shift Batch Technician using TSO/SPF and CONTROL/M to verify cycle parameters, file transfers, and monitor JOBs for the State of Wisconsin Confidential .
  • Used EXCEL to flowchart Batch cycles in order to improve access to needed documentation.
  • Platforms were COBOL, PL/SQL, Crystal/Reports.

Sr Programmer Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • For more than 8 years at a major insurance company, I worked on a migration of policy processing for various lines of insurance from a COBOL/VSAM platform to an ADABAS/Natural platform.
  • The migrations involved applying modifications to batch and online programs, developing test-plans, integration & acceptance testing of the changes, and implementation.
  • Using FILE-Aid and QUIKJOB (CA/Report), developed processes to ensure that correct versions of COBOL, JCL, ADABAS/Natural, and QARun elements were in appropriate libraries for effective integration testing.
  • Delivered a solution to process monthly Commercial-Lines Agent-Transfers during the nightly cycle.
  • This was a COBOL and ADABAS/Natural application.
  • Performed various development and enhancement projects as well as provided Production and On-Call support.
  • Performed maintenance, enhancements, and new development for insurance projects using ADABAS/Natural, JCL, and FILE-Aid.
  • Implemented an ADABAS/Natural version upgrade for a Group-Health Policy application.
  • Tasks included were analysis, coding changes, Model Office testing, scheduling, implementation, and post-implementation activities.
  • Provided technical assistance to other teams to help make the upgrade a smoother and more consistent one.
  • In addition, archived large transaction files to reduce the size of widely used control files and greatly improve the performance of batch and on-line processing.
  • Performed analysis and maintenance for several production problems with an Confidential Quality application using Natural to resolve errors reported by users.

Senior Systems Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Coding involved both batch and on-line programs.
  • Also used PCs for purposes of documentation, and project communication.
  • Completed several projects to minimize monthly support charges from the data center by reducing the number of permanent library tapes and converting legacy COBOL programs to COBOL-II.

Senior Programmer Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed design, coding, testing, and implementation on a Confidential Title Information System development project for a Confidential application using ADABAS/Natural.
  • Coding was done from developed program specifications obtained from management and end-user design sessions.
  • This project allowed customers to be more confident in their automobile purchase decisions. PREDICT was used for file definition and maintenance.
  • Using FILE-Aid and QUIKJOB (CA/Report), developed processes to ensure that correct versions of COBOL, JCL, ADABAS/Natural, and QARun elements were in appropriate libraries for effective integration testing.
  • Performed coding, testing, and implementation on a regulatory enhancement consulting project for a Confidential - Confidential Broker application using NATURAL 2.2.4.
  • Coding was done from program specifications and involved both batch and on-line processes for tracking various components of insurance filings. PREDICT was used for file definition and maintenance.
  • Performed analysis, coding, testing, implementation, and management and End-user training on a consulting project for Sperry Marine to re-write a PC-Paradox New Business Opportunity application. The project involved coding in ADABAS/Natural and was coded on an AS/400 platform.

Programmer Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed analysis, coding, testing, and implementation on a consulting project for a major reinsurance corporation to add new line of insurance to an existing Management Reporting system.
  • Project involved coding in Natural 2.2.4, CICS, and COBOL-II.
  • Performed analysis, coding, and testing on various ZIP+4 projects for GROUP-1 Software allowing companies to more efficiently process their mailings and promotions.
  • Development was performed using Windows NT-32 and MicroFocus COBOL.
  • Participated in the analysis and initial coding in NATURAL 2.2.4 of a Confidential PC/Cash to Mainframe database migration project.
  • Also worked on various other maintenance and development projects.

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