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Programmer Analyst Resume

Leesburg, VA

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished Programmer Analyst with extensive experience on IBM mainframes. Expertise includes applications development, maintenance, and legacy support for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) management information systems. Possess several years of experience in various areas of Systems Analysis and Software Development. Proven team lead, ensuring on time and on budget project completions, collaborating with customers to gather specifications and motivating teams to meet the goals.

  • Expert knowledge of programming in mainframe operating environment and JCL and COBOL/NATURAL Programming skills
  • In-depth knowledge of writing, testing and implementing programs within very short time-frames
  • Deep knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle and Project Management
  • Manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to perform programming, debugging, data analysis and system analysis
  • Analyze, design and implement solutions to effectively meet customer needs

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Systems: Telnet, Internet, and NASANET networks, IBM 4341, IBM 3083, IBM 370/158 IBM 370/165, Amdahl 5890-180E, IBM PC, Macintosh. z/9 2096 Q02 (2007), z/9 2096 O02 (2010)
  • Languages: COBOL, NATURAL, ISPF/TSO, JCL, CLIST, MVS VSAM, NDM, File-Aid, Dialog Manager, Control-M, IBM Utilities (IEBGENER/IEBCOPY), IMS/DB/DC, MS-DOS, FTP, PROCS, ZEKE and GDG
  • Software: ADABAS/NATURAL, RAMIS II, SYSTEM 2000, MacExcel, MacDraw, Lotus 1-2-3, MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OS z/OS 1.7, IMS 9.1, CICS TS3.2, ADBAS 7, NATURAL 3.2, COBOL 2.2, BLUEZONE V5

EDUCATION

BS, Computer Information Science

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Software Developer IV June 2006 – August 2010
Confidential
Washington, DC

  • Developed design documentation for enhancements to mainframe system.
  • Performed special analysis or assignments as requested by management
  • Consulted on policies, standards, procedures and guidelines necessary to effectively administer application development
  • Conducted and performed code walkthroughs for management.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and modified programming systems.
  • Assigned for coding, testing, debugging and installing significant mainframe computer system.
  • Developed COBOL/NATURAL programs for new functionality.
  • Maintained and developed on-line and batch application programs.
  • Ensured system design and resulting code is aligned with business process changes requested by the customer.
System Analyst November 1994 – May 2006
Confidential
  • Developed, supported, maintained and implemented small to medium non-complex components of a project module.
  • Modified NASA legacy applications using AFP resources (Page & Form Def) and CTX hex ‘5a’ records (generated by VS COBOL).
  • Creation of on-line/batch system to Store, Retrieve and Print both imaged & non-imaged resources. Used MQ Series Messaging to tie MVS platform to imaged check statements. Created platforms to extract data from MQ Series Queues to specified printers. Programs coded in Cobol II in a MVS batch/on-line environment, CTX/Hex ‘5A’ records employed. Package Management via Endeavor, worked with VTAM protocols to establish networking via socket program in COBOL 370/VSAM Environment.
  • Provided support, including problem analysis and resolution, production monitoring and project tracking.
  • Created test transactions and executed tests to find errors and confirmed program met specifications.
  • Conferred with customers to collect information regarding overall program requirements.
  • Performed and conducted all phases of systems life cycle development.
  • Provided assistance to system operators, application programmers, database administrators and other personnel.
  • Analyzed system performance information and altered system parameter to alleviate performance issues.
  • Lead application analyst, supervising other analysts in the group.

Programmer Analyst May 1980 – October 1994
Confidential

  • Provided support, including problem analysis and resolution, production monitoring and project tracking.
  • Created test transactions and executed tests to find errors and confirmed program met specifications.
  • Conferred with customers to collect information regarding overall program requirements.
  • Performed and conducted all phases of systems life cycle development.
  • Evaluated and developed SW Configuration Management process and procedural improvements.
  • Supported, analyzed, installed and maintained data storage systems on all platforms and across entire organization.
  • Supervised 10-12 programmers.

SPECIAL TRAININ

  • TeamTrack
  • Fast Track to ColdFusion
  • BrioQuery Explorer
  • Introduction to Visual Basic
  • Introduction to Oracle:
  • SQL and PL/SQL
  • Developer/2000
  • Build Forms/Reports
  • Oracle8 Database Administration
  • ADABAS Concepts and facilities, Natural applications, Natural II intermediate programming, Natural Architect Workstation Concepts and Facilities, Project Management, Salary and Performance Review, Quality Assurance and Control, Program Maintenance/Standard solutions, and Unix/Advance Unix

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