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Senior Programmer Analyst Resume

Westlake, OhiO

Summary of Qualifications

I am an experienced Computer Systems Professional with over thirty years in information technology fields. I work well independently, as a team member or managing others. I have excellent organizational abilities, interpersonal and communication skills. I have been an active participant in mission critical application development efforts. My technical abilities have encompassed IBM mainframes, Digital DEV/VAX and ALPHA class machines. I am also experienced with PCs and networking in the above environments.

HARDWARE
IBM3090 MVS/XA, IBM43XX, Clustered DEC ALPHA, DEC/VAX, HP, TELXON, PCs.

SOFTWARE
COBOL, CICS, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, DB2, SQL, XEDIT/SPC, EASYTRIEVE, VM/CMS EXEC2, REXX, FORTRAN, PL/1, SAS, APL, DATATRIEVE, ALL-IN-ONE, TDMS, TPU, EVE, PATHWORKS, DOS, WINDOWS, C, PRESTO.

Professional Experience

Confidential, Mayfield Hts., Ohio Dec 03 - Sept 10
Senior Programmer Analyst

Analyze, Design and Implement software for both proprietary and packaged systems.

  • Member of Auto and Special Lines Presto teams, working with the in-house 4GL application product for that last four years. Worked with the Business teams and multiple programming teams to develop over 40 new/revised Rate revisions for numerous states per year.
  • Member of the Special Lines Proteus (mainframe) team, working with COBOL, CICS, JCL & DB2.

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio Sept 02 - Dec 03
Senior Programmer Analyst

Analyze, Design and Implement software for both proprietary and packaged systems for clients in the Cleveland area.

  • Assigned to the Special Lines Proteus (mainframe) team. Worked with various programming and business teams to update Rate Revision programs for various states to the latest release.
  • Assisted the corporate wide conversion of all older COBOL application software to COBOL VSE and updates for the associated TSO/JCL code to the latest version on the IBM mainframe.

Independent Consultant Aug 99 - Sept 02

  • Instructor teaching numerous classes for the Continuing Education branch of the North Olmsted school system.
  • Upgraded and maintained systems and installed database for tracking bus tours at Great Day Tours,

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio Nov 98 - Aug 99
Senior Programmer Analyst

Analyze, Design and Implement software for both proprietary and packaged systems for clients in the Cleveland area.

  • Participated in a two-member team at (MMO) Medical Mutual of Ohio. Modified the legacy (PIMS) Participant Information Management System for Y2K compliance. Performed analysis, modification and testing of 146 COBOL programs using DB2, CICS & JCL. Created detailed documentation for both the PIMS online and batch systems.
  • Team lead for the (NNH) National Network Hierarchy group at MMO. Determined the modifications needed to the TOPPS programs to incorporate the new NNH data passed from the CFE programs. The project relied heavily on COBOL, CICS, VSAM, MVS/JCL in an IBM mainframe environment.

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio Oct 97 - Nov 98
Senior Programmer Analyst

Analyze, Design and Implement software for both proprietary and packaged systems for clients in the Cleveland area.

  • Participated in the implementation of Y2K changes concurrently with from DOS/VSE & COBOL/COBOL II to COBOL VSE for manufacturing and warehousing stem on the IBM mainframe at Nordson Corporation. Performed object, memory and propagation level analysis, seeding and acceptance testing for the Y2K conversion package (Bypass 2000) on the AS400.
  • Conducted maintenance on the warehousing and distribution system on the DOS/VSE system at RB & W. Analyzed systems and created detailed documentation and a user guide for the production processes.

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio Jun 95 - Oct 97
Senior Programmer Analyst

Analyze, Design and Implement software for both proprietary and packaged systems for clients in the Cleveland area.

  • Lead analyst for the download side of new development projects at Riser foods. Worked with inventory, warehousing, distribution and billing systems. The entire project relied heavily on COBOL, CICS, VSAM, MVS/JCL in an IBM mainframe environment.
  • Participated in the analysis and re-engineering the sales entry portion of the business and adapting current company methods to the new software at Pioneer Standard. Produced documentation detailing user education. This work was performed on a clustered DEC ALPHA environment.

Confidential, Cleveland, Ohio Aug 87 - May 95

Local Area Network Manager Nov 93 - May 95
Administered security, installed software on the server and at workstations, performed maintenance to increase efficiency and troubleshot network conflicts and application problems on PC/workstations. The Pathworks network ran on an ALPHA server.

Applications Programmer/Analyst Jun 90 - Nov 93
Responsible for the business analysis, detailed design specifications, coding specifications and preparing implementation plans for various application programs. These IBM mainframe systems utilized COBOL, CICS, DB2/SQL, IMS, EASYTRIEVE and TSO/JCL.

  • Led the project team that designed and created a system to track maintenance on high-tension towers. The system reports met all government reporting requirements.
  • Rewrote and enhanced a cost effective reporting system used to track crew efficiency for tree and brush maintenance. The new reports were instrumental in negotiating future contractor crew rates and minimizing costs.

Client Services Analyst Aug 87 - Jun 90
Primary interface between the programming staff and the utility personnel for numerous integrated business systems. Determined project feasibility estimation costs for both IBM and DEC computer systems.

  • Developed conceptual design and wrote the functional and detailed specifications using project management tools (Method/) for the Nuclear Power Plant Monitoring System. The design specifications became the model for other corporate computer systems.
  • Negotiated a political solution between engineering departments and devised a new system design saving 1200 programming hours while meeting all department and government requirements.

EDUCATION
College: Associate of Science in Mechanical Engineering

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