Detail-oriented professional offering over 15 years of experience utilizing strong analysis, design, development, and QA testing skills. Broad experience in mainframe, client/server, and web environments. Competent problem solver with ability to multitask. Possesses the ability to perform as part of a team and individually, utilizing well developed primary hardware/software skills.
- IBM 3090 MVS
- COBOL II
- HP Quality Center/ALM
- QA Web Testing
- SQL Server
- Soap UI
Consultant QA Analyst
Developed and executed manual test plans and cases for Medicaid Expansion, Health Care Exchange HIX , IVR/CTI, and Care Connects projects. Proficiency in functional, regression, system, GUI, and backend testing. Involved in maintaining Text Matrix. Performed Web services testing using Soap UI tool. Executed SQL queries on Oracle and SQL Server database. Used HP Quality Center for tracking, testing, and defect resolution purposes. Tested EDI 837/835/834 X12 files. Manually tested .Net, Java, and SAS programs and reports. Environment includes Oracle, HP Quality Center, ALM, SQL Server, EDI, SAS, DW, PL/SQL, Soap UI, Toad, SQL Developer, Autosys, and XML.
Developed and tested the COSMOS online healthcare claims application for UHG. This application manages and supports Medicare and Medicaid online electronic claims. Developed, maintained, and unit tested online CICS and batch programs. IBM Mainframe, COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL, Endevor, HP Quality Center, and XGEN.
Performed production support activities associated with the maintenance of the Legacy application of Carlson Visa Extras Credit Card system. Provided 24x7 on-call production support. Monitored production job cycles and completed client adhoc requests. Environment consisted of COBOL and DB2 in an IBM batch environment.
Assisted the client on a large project with the expansion of ISBN numbers from 10 to 15 digits. Environment consisted of IBM Mainframe, CICS, DB2, DYL-280, and COBOL, utilizing both batch and online programs.
Assisted CVS Pharmacy with the conversion of UPC codes from 11 to 14 digits. Analyzing, coding and testing batch pharmacy applications. Created test cases and test scripts for QA team. Environment includes IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL, DB2, CICS, Easytrieve, VSAM and JCL.
Participated with the modifying, coding, and testing of retail applications. Wrote and unit tested conversion programs. Environment included IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL, DB2, and JCL.
Consultant Cobol Programmer Analyst
Assisted the State of Minnesota in implementing HIPAA changes to the Management Administrative Reporting System for claims processing. MARS is a monthly reporting system for the Medicaid Management Information System MMIS . Performed analysis, data mapping and coding of MARS system. Parallel tested old and newly converted MARS system. Environment included IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL, VSAM, DB2, and Panvalet.
Consultant Programmer Analyst
Assisted Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corp with the conversion of HIPAA 837 incoming claims and file line expansion. Created and tested conversion programs for file expansion changes. Prepared test plans and test scripts. Environment included IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL, DB2, VSAM, and CICS.
Assisted Express Scripts with the analysis, design, and development of CICS pharmacy claims processing applications. Maintained and upgraded point of service and paper pharmacy claims. Assumed technical roles in the analysis, conversion, and implementation of VNET and Stratus upgrades for pharmacy and member submitted pharmacy claims. Wrote detailed design documents.
Performed production support activities associated with the maintenance of the pharmacy claims environment. Also assisted ESI with unit and system testing of pharmacy online claims. Created test plans and test cases. Environment included IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL II, DB2, and CICS.
Assisted client with the analysis, design, development, and testing of a Home Merchandising system for this food distribution company. This involved a conversion of a Unisys batch system to an IDMS Online system. Performed conversions of programs from IDMS to DB2. Created test plans and performed unit testing on all IDMS online screens and DB2 programs. Supported batch cycle. IBM Mainframe, COBOL, IDMS, DB2, JCL, CA7.
Enhanced and maintained a Call track reporting information system for Carlson Wagonlit Travel. The Call Trak system is a client-server based custom Oracle application used to provide accurate information for calls made to CWT regarding call reason and re-billing information. My responsibilities were to add, support, and test existing functionality using PL/SQL, SQL, SQL PLUS, Forms 6.0, and Reports 6.0.
Duties included the analysis, design, and testing of various systems for Cargill. The systems involved an EDI X12 batch process, freight management system, and Sales Reporting. Performed on-call production support. Environment included IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL II, DB2, CICS, SAS, ACCESS, and Visual Basic.
Developed, developed, and implemented the M-Tech and Visa Rewards credit card system. The system involves the tracking of cardholder transactions, lines of credit, and finance charges for credit card customers. Performed data mapping of M-Tech data, coding, and testing of M-Tech conversion program. Parallel tested conversion program for accuracy. IBM 3090 MVS, COBOL II, CICS, VSAM, Easytrieve, and Endevor.
Performed analysis, design, testing, and implementation duties for the Human Resources Information Systems supporting USPS Minneapolis PDC. The system provided the firm with salary information, merit pay, and cost of living adjustments for employees. IBM Mainframe, COBOL II, IDMS, and ADSO.