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It Specialist Resume

Mclean, VA

To secure a Senior Technical Specialist position that provides increasing responsibility and the opportunity for growth.

Extensive experience in database-programming, system conversion, analysis, development, maintenance, testing, and documentations (complete system life cycle).


  • B.S. Computer Science
  • Successfully completed college courses in C, Java, and XML.
  • Recently completed another course of study of Java in preparation for taking the Sun Microsystems Java Developer (SCJP) Exam for certification.



Confidential,McLean, VA Jul 2004 – Mar 2010
Confidential,as a Sr. IT Specialist to work on three different information systems, TECS, SEACATS and the latest system was the General Order II. Involved in new developments as well as maintaining and enhancing existing systems utilizing mainframe computers, COBOL, online CICS, JCL, IBM utilities, XML, MQ Series, SQL, MQMON and DATACOMM database. Activities included analysis, research, development, testing, and maintenance (complete system life cycle).

Confidential,Columbia, MD Aug 2001 – Jun 2004
Sr. Systems Analyst – Since I rejoined Sallie Mae, I have been a member of the Production Support Team. Responsible for analyzing production problems related to their student-loan processing system, fixing the problems, and testing it. Utilizing COBOL, CICS online, batch, JCL, DB2 database, SPUFI, ACCESS, FileAide, FileMaster, Xpediter, Intertest, and IBM utilities.

Confidential,Arlington, VA Mar 2001 – Jul 2001
Software Engineer – As a member of the Performance Team, I have been involved in monitoring the production DB2 CICS on-line transactions through Omegamon System to identify long-running transactions and transactions that abended. Then research those modules, identify what causing it to be a long-running transaction or to abend then fix the problem. Also, I was helping the Development Team in modifying DB2 CICS online programs and teaching some developers how to use Intertest to test their programs.

Confidential,Silver Spring, MD Jan 2000 – Mar 2001
Information Systems Architect Continued working (see below) on the COSS system for the U.S Customs & border Protection. This system is designed to be used on the mainframe computer and utilizes DATACOMM database, COBOL, on-line CICS, batch processing, IBM JCL, and SPUFI. Areas of responsibilities included user’s requirements, systems analysis, program design, coding, testing, and implementations (complete life cycle).

Confidential,Fairfax, VA Jan 1998 – Jan 2000
Computer Specialist - As a member of the Customs Overtime and Scheduling System (COSS) team at U.S. Customs & Border Protection, I was in charge of the user’s requirement, systems analysis, coding, testing, and implementing new sub-systems within the COSS System (complete life-cycle). Using COBOL language, on-line CICS, and IBM JCL & utilities, designed, developed, and implemented the Budget Reports and Staffing systems to run on a mainframe computer. This is in addition to the development of numerous other parts of different sub-systems within the COSS System.

Confidential,Reston, VA July 1992 - Jan 1998
Sr. Programmer/Analyst - The latest large-scale project was the DB2 Conversion. I worked on the conversion of a large IMS system to DB2 on the IBM mainframe using DB2, COBOL, CICS, SPUFI, ACCESS, VSAM, ISAM, JCL & utilities. Converted existing batch and CICS online programs as well as writing new programs, including system analysis, coding, testing, and maintenance. As a member of the Origination Team, I was responsible for the Private Credit Loan Origination portion of the system.

Confidential,Arlington, VA Dec 1990 - July 1992
Systems Analyst-Programmer - Worked on the National Guaranteed Student Loan Financial System for the U.S. Department of Education. Prepared user’s requirements and program specifications for the Account System. Then coded, developed, tested, and maintained online CICS programs as well as batch programs in an IBM mainframe environment utilizing IDMS Network Database, CICS, COBOL, VSAM, ISAM, JCL, TSO, and SPF.

Confidential,Vienna, VA Jan 1988 - Dec 1990
Systems Analyst-Programmer - Same job description as the above company except, I was a consultant for National Computer Systems then became a full time employee.

Confidential,Falls Church, VA Jan 1987 - Oct 1987
Systems Analyst-Programmer - Involved in the development and maintenance of the Operational Baseline Cost Estimate (OBCE) System. Activities included analysis, preparing data element dictionary, and coding utilizing ORACLE database, SQL, and UNIX operating system on the SPERRY 5000/80.

Confidential,Arlington, VA Sep 1983 - Nov 1986
Senior Programmer/Analyst - Heavily involved in converting the Switched Circuit Ordering and Tracking System from IBM minicomputer to Prime 950 machine. Then, converting the system from the Prime machine to IBM mainframe utilizing ADABAS NATURAL database, TSO, SPF, VSAM, ISAM, IBM JCL and utilities.

Confidential,McLean, VA May 1982 - Sep 1983
Programmer/Analyst - Sole Programmer/Analyst within the company. Using VISION and HENCO-INFO software, designed and implemented a Construction Management System to provide a Network Analysis System (NAS) for large scale construction projects utilizing Critical Path Method.

Confidential,DC Jan 1980 - May 1982
Programmer II - Responsibility included the development and maintenance of an online system designed to perform hospital information and accounting functions such as reservations, admissions, transfers, discharges, and order entry utilizing ASSEMBLY language.

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