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Application Software Development Consultant Resume

Columbia South, CarolinA

SUMMARY:

  • 31 years of experience in COBOL
  • 29 years of experience in DB2
  • 31 years of experience in CICS
  • 31 years of experience in JCL
  • 3 years of experience in APS (Application Productivity Software)
  • 3 years of experience in IMS
  • 31 total years of experience in Information Technology applications to include:
  • State and Confidential
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health and Environmental Control
  • Unemployment Insurance/Benefits
  • Healthcare Industry (Blue Cross Blue Cross Shield)
  • Life and Casualty Insurance
  • Financial and Banking
  • Professional Sports (National Football League)
  • A creative, energetic and focused Senior IT and Business professional with a progressive track record of significant achievement.
  • Able to manage simultaneously complex projects from conception through delivery to maximize operational efficiencies, meet requirements, reduce costs and improve revenue and profit generating ability.
  • Experienced in interfacing with senior management up to the executive level and has built and maintained relations across corporate, vendor and supplier boundaries.
  • Superior customer service provider possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Specialized IT expertise includes JAD (Joint Application Development), full SDLC (System Development Life Cycle, and Legacy System modernization projects.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Systems and Software and Development and Testing, Needs Analysis, Requirements Gathering, System Administration, User Training, Team Building and Development, Production Support and Computer Operations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Mainframe:

User Interfaces: TSO/ISPF

Languages: CICS, COBOL, Natural, JCL

Database Management Systems: ADABAS, DB2, IDMS, IMS, TOTAL, VSAM

Operating Systems: IBM MVS, IBM z/OS, IBM OS/3090

Hardware: AMDAHL 580, IBM 3083, IBM 3090, IBM 4300

Client Server:

Languages: C#, SQL, Visual Basic

Software Productivity Tools: APS, Abend - Aid, BMS/CT, CICS/MAPR, CLIST, Complete, DITTO, Endeavor, Easytrieve, File-Aid, Focus, FTP, IBM MVS, IDCAMS, Intertest, Quick-Job, Smart-Test, Viking Data Entry, VISIO, XDB, Xpediter.

Desktop Productivity Tools:

Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Power Point, Visual Studio, Windows (XP thru 8), Word.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Application Software Development Consultant, Columbia, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • As an IT consultant, provide services for multiple and varied mainframe software applications for the SC Department of Employment and Workforce, Columbia, SC.
  • Communicate user, business analysts and other stakeholders to gather, analyze, understand and document business requirements in the creation of new application systems and the modification of existing application systems.
  • Use CICS, COBOL, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, Easytrieve, DITTO, JCL, TSO/ISPF and Xpediter to develop, test and implement code for efficient processing of various mainframe Unemployment Insurance applications such as, Trade Adjustment Assistance, Trade Readjustment Allowance, Federal Acquisition Reporting System, State Offset Debt and the Federal Unemployment Tax Act System.
  • Performing in a mainframe architect role in the implementation of the Southeastern Consortium for Unemployment Benefits application more commonly known as SCUBI.
  • Produce technical and user documentation.

Confidential

Application Analyst, Columbia, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • As a full-time employee, provide services for multiple and varied mainframe software for Unemployment Insurance applications for the SC Department of Employment and Workforce, Columbia, SC
  • Communicate with users, business analysts and other stakeholders to gather, analyze, understand and document business requirements in the creation of new application systems and the modification of existing application systems.
  • Use CICS, COBOL, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, Easytrieve, DITTO, JCL, TSO/ISPF and Xpediter to develop, test and implement code for efficient processing of various mainframe Unemployment Insurance applications such as Trade Adjustment Assistance, Trade Readjustment Allowance, Federal Acquisition Reporting System, and the Federal Unemployment Tax Act System.
  • Produce technical and user documentation.

Confidential

Application Analyst, Columbia, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • As full-time state government employee, provided services for mainframe software applications for the Confidential, Columbia, SC
  • Communicate with users, business analysts and other stakeholders to gather, analyze, understand and document business requirements in the creation of new application systems and the modification of existing application systems.
  • Use CICS, COBOL, ADABAS, Natural, TSO/ISPF and JCL to develop, test and implement code for efficient processing of various mainframe health and environmental applications.
  • Produce technical and user documentation.
  • Daily monitored payroll software applications to ensure efficiency and accuracy.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst, Blythewood, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • Participated on-site (Raleigh, NC) and off-site (Blythewood, SC) in the conversion of several mainframe insurance applications from IBM Visual Age Generator platform to native IBM COBOL platform for the NC Farm Bureau Insurance.
  • Worked closely with NC Farm Bureau personnel to evaluate and analyze goals, determine resource requirements and ensured that project deadline were met in a timely manner.
  • Developed, tested, implemented and maintained mainframe insurance applications home, life and auto using CICS, COBOL, COBOL II, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, JCL, TSO/ISPF and Smart-Test.
  • Provided technical and user documentation.
  • Provided technical training to NC Farm Bureau personnel.

Confidential

Senior Programmer Analyst, West Columbia, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Programmer Analyst for the Confidential in West Columbia, SC.
  • Worked closely with NC Farm Bureau personnel to evaluate and analyze goals, determine resource requirements and ensured that project deadline were met in a timely manner.
  • Developed, tested and implemented front-end and back-end software for various mainframe insurance applications home, auto, life using AFP Print, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, CICS, COBOL II, JCL File-Aid, JCL, TSO/ISPF and Xpediter.
  • Provided on-call support as required, monitoring systems and correcting errors and inconsistencies.

Confidential

Application Developer, Columbia, South Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested and implemented health insurance mainframe applications using APS, CICS, COBOL, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, Endeavor, Easytrieve Plus, IMS, JCL, TSO/ISPF and Xpediter.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst, Vienna, Virginia

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested and implemented accounts receivable and accounts payable and accounts receivable mainframe applications using, CICS, CICS/MAPR II, COBOL, COBOL II, JCL, TSO/ISPF, Data Modeling, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL and Endeavor.

Confidential

Staff Consultant, Vienna, Virginia

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested and implemented Confidential mainframe applications using CICS, COBOL, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, IBM FOCUS, JCL, OMNIS, TSO/ISPF and VSAM.

Confidential

Application Developer, Fairfax, Virginia

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested and implemented Confidential mainframe applications using CICS, COBOL, IDMS, JCL, TSO/ISPF Endevor and Xpediter.

Confidential

Application Developer, Lanham, Maryland

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, tested and implemented Confidential mainframe applications using CICS, COBOL, DB2, DB2 Utilities, SQL, JCL and TSO/ISPF.

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