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Applications Programmer Resume

Dubuque, IowA


Seeking a challenging information technology position in Iowa or nearby areas utilizing my computer programming and systems analysis skills and professional experience


Confidential, Dubuque, Iowa

Applications Programmer


  • Developed, maintained, and enhanced COBOL applications for the Advantage graphical software package (run on Windows PC clients with Unix or Linux servers) sold by DDS as a dealer management system for use by auto, truck, and agricultural equipment dealerships in running their businesses
  • Developed, maintained, and enhanced COBOL applications for DDS’ older but still supported “green screen” dealer management system used by smaller dealerships with older Unix servers
  • Worked with all dealer management system modules including vehicle sales, parts sales, vehicle service, vehicle & parts inventory management, payroll, accounts payable & receivable, and general ledger
  • Involved in Agile Development efforts, regularly worked with other programmers and people in other DDS departments to practice obsessive customer dedication, mentored less experienced programmers
  • Experienced in all aspects of COBOL applications development and support (get user requirements, design, code, test, debug, document, install, train, follow - up), including 24/7 on-call support at times
  • Regarded as gifted technical/business writer, well-organized, detail-oriented, dependable, creative
  • Worked with AcuCobol, Micro Focus Cobol, ISAM and Vision files, Perforce, SourceSafe, AcuBench, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Google Docs, Unix scripting

Confidential, Peoria, Illinois

Senior Systems Analyst


  • Maintained and enhanced most parts of Confidential ’s large, primarily stand-alone system set and some of Mossville’s huge set closely tied to suppliers, customers, and other Confidential facilities
  • Involved in Y2K and other conversion efforts, interfaces with new seal ring foundry in Georgia, ongoing efforts to weed out inefficiency and reduce Confidential information technology expenses
  • Worked with TSO, RMDS, TRMS, Quikjob, batch JCL, online IMS + CICS using VSAM + DL/I

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