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Sr. Mainframe Devoper

Location:
Fort Valley, Georgia, 31030, United States
Salary:
$85,000.00
Posted:
November 04, 2010
Email:
r8xxqz@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
***********@***.***


GREGORY ROSS

SUMMARY:

Greg is a Senior IT professional with more than 20 years of mainframe programming experience. He has experience in healthcare insurance from Palmetto GBA and BCBS of Michigan. Greg has 20 years experience with COBOL, JCL, TSO, and IMS, 14 years of DB2, two years of EASYTRIEVE, and 1.5 years of CICS. Greg also has one year of APS experience while at Lowe’s. Greg has been working for TM Floyd & Company for more than two years and his performance has been excellent. He is available to interview any day with a 24 hour notice.

EDUCATION:

BBA, Business Management, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA

EXPERIENCE:

TM Floyd & Company 4/08-1/09
Consultant

On assignment at Palmetto GBA-Medicare Systems:
 Worked as a member of a team that transitioned Nevada, Southern/Northern California, and Hawaii from another government contractor to Palmetto GBA
 Transmitted JCL, PROCS, NDM processes, schedules, and utilities from another contractor to Palmetto GBA
 Modified processes to schedule and run jobs on Palmetto GBA mainframe. Changed job name, account number, dataset names, library names, proc names, passwords, NDM, and schedules
 Changed documentation and NDM processes to align to JCL/PROCs
 Involved in South Carolina Part A transitions
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, JCL, NDM, ZEKE, ENDEVOR, EDS WAAP UTILITIES, EASYTRIEVE, and SORT

TM Floyd and Company 7/06 – 2/08
Consultant

On assignment at Lowes:
 Served on a team of seven assigned the task of documenting the current Actual Cost system. Project involved using a SDLC program and report templates to capture information with emphasis on cost adjustments and marginal corrections. There were approximately 106 COBOL programs, 40 Easytrieve programs, eight APS programs, seven CICS programs/screens, and four main Java web base programs. Upon completing sets of programs and reports, the results were presented to a user group weekly
 Worked with the systems delivery group and a team of developers that modified the forecasting replenishment modules of the Logistic system to incorporate transload processing. The system was modified to retrieve supplying DC from other sources
 Worked on a team that was assigned the task of analyzing and designing an import purchase order system interface
 Analyzed the receipts and vouchering modules
 Analyzed the current domestic purchasing order system and designed a bidirectional interface
 Identified touch points between the current purchase order system and a middleware software that ultimately fed into a server based system
 Provided production support for phase two of the PO import
 Modified program to determine lead time based on a portion of zip code
 Modified container CICS screen to maintain Palletize Indicator
 Used COBOL, DB2, FILE-AID, JCL, TSO, ISPF, CICS, MAPR, PST, VSAM, ZEKE SCHEDULER, EASYTRIEVE, and XPEDITOR

Non-technical employment, tax and bookkeeping 1/06 – 6/06

Millennium Software 8/05 – 12/05
Renaissance Wholesale System

On assignment at Ford Motor Credit:
 Wrote COBOL programs to match a master file against a transaction file to create a sequential file to be downloaded into an ORACLE database
 Modified several FOCUS programs to calculate claim units and counts
 Modified TERADATA query to access claims units and counts from different tables
 Responsible for production support
 Created extensive test cases/results to support testing
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, IBM PC, WINDOWS, MVS, COBOL II, TERADATA, ORACLE, TSO, ISPF, and FOCUS

Custom Business Solutions 3/05 – 6/05
Automated Financial System (Commercial Lines)

On assignment at Comerica Bank, Incorporated:
 Served on a team of three that modified the system to handle risk rating
 Modified several programs, JCL Procs, and DB2 table loads to incorporate the risk rating changes
 Expanded several files to carry new fields, modified online reports to show new fields, and expanded DB2 tables to house new fields
 Customized and tested interface to commercial construction loan subsystem
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, IBM PC, WINDOWS, MVS, COBOL II, JCL, TSO, ISPF, ENDEVOR, CICS, and DB2

Non-Technical Employment 6/04 - 2/05

Ford Motor Company Multiple Assignments
Consultant

On assignment through TAC Automotive: (6/03 - 5/04)
 Wrote DB2 programs, including a program that extracted data from multiple DB2 tables into sequential file and fed into a PEOPLESOFT system
 Developed technical specifications for process to display Medicare history online
 Responsible for production support
 Wrote SPUFI queries for users’ ad hoc reporting
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, COBOL II, JCL, DB/DC, DB2, XPEDITOR, COMPUWARE PRODUCT SUITE, PEOPLESOFT, IBM/BMC UTILITIES, TSO, ISPF, VISIO, and SPUFI

On assignment though Computer Horizon Group (3/00 - 10/00)
 Provided analytical and design enhancements to Ford’s Global Warranty system
 Created MICROCHARTERS and modified the warranty system to incorporate Jaquar claim data into the system
 Assisted in the creation of the charter document for processing of bar coded tag numbers on the Internet, which accompanied parts that were being returned to Ford for evaluation
 Served on a team that performed the conceptual, logical, and physical design of the internet based system
 Worked on design of technical architecture and data analysis/modeling
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, JCL, COBOL II, IMS DB-DC, DB2, TSO, ISPF, MICROCHARTER, and XPEDITER

Ajilon 1/02 – 12/02
Consultant

On assignment at BlueCross BlueShield of MI:
 Assigned to the Pricing and Acceptability Project (Professional Claims Processing)
 Added four new screens to an existing claims processing validation and lookup IMS system that included four new MFS, PSB/Proc changes and modification to the documentation
 Responsible for production support
 Modified complementary aged claims report to carry additional fields
 Customized the pricing and acceptability system to process anesthesia claims based on a fee times unit that included modifying numerous programs, modules, Procs, JCL, and documentation
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, JCL, COBOL II, MS DB/DC, DB2, IMS, TSO, ISPF, FILE-AID, ENDEVOR, VISIO, and XPEDITOR

Maxim Group 3/95 – 8/01
Consultant

On assignment at Kmart Corporation: (10/00 - 8/01)
 Performed analysis and design that enhanced client accounts payable system to term vendors on the best of scheduled to arrival, truck arrival, or truck unload dates
 Added new segments to vendor database and new DB2 table to house dates
 Customized the main terming program that handled special paid vendors and offshore vendors
 Performed analysis that determined impact of changing purchase order number from 10 to 15 bytes in the accounts payable system
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, JCL, COBOL II, IMS DB-DC, TSO, ISPF, DB2, and XPEDITOR

On assignment at BlueCross BlueShield of MI: (8/97 – 12/99)
 Performed analysis, design, and programming of a pre-processing system that captured agent/broker demographic data and the group’s premium dollars that the agent/broker sold
 Wrote a system to capture, store, and process sales agent data in COBOL II with two main DB2 repositories: one DB2 table that housed the group/agent demographics data and one that housed the premium/cash coming in for the period
 Responsible for production support
 Produced a sequential file that was FTPd to a server and processed in ORACLE sales compensation system engine, which contained a dozen programs and approximately 8 jobs. All the programs that loaded or updated the DB2 tables contained CHECKPOINT/RESTART
 Wrote PL/SQL script to extract accounts payable data from API file to send to MAINFRAME ORACLE, advanced PL/SQL programming
 Constructed forms that utilized ORACLE DEVELOPER 2000
 Analyzed and designed several processes for the Work Management System (WMS)
 Served as an analyst on a project that analyzed, designed and produced specifications for programmers to construct programs, which included 15 programs and several jobs
 Provided team leadership, analytical, design, and programming skills to modify the New Business and Inventory System (NB&I), which is a large IMS/DB2 based system
 Interfaced with users and defined business problems and solutions
 Interacted with data administration and operations that defined new transactions, PSBs, modification to DBD, and setup batch job schedules
 Designed two new screens and modifications to several existing screens
 Wrote several batch programs to extract data from other systems and one program that updated the NB&I database with extracted data
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, JCL, PL/SQL, COBOL II, IMS DB-DC, DB2,ENDEVOR, IMS/DB2, ORACLE 8, ORACLE DEVELOPER 2000 (FORMS AND REPORT), VISIO, WMS II, FTP, TSO, ISPF, and XPEDITER

On assignment at EDS (Chevy Central): (8/96-7/97)
 Provided analytical, design, and programming expertise to develop a system to track the movement of commercial vehicles between the upfitters and the dealer network, utilizing COBOL II and IMS
 Wrote technical design for dealer request and acknowledgement programs/processes that used system life cycle methodology
 Wrote several complex programs to reformat record coming in unformatted
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, JCL, COBOL II, ASSEMBLER, TSO, ISPF, IMS DB-DC, and DB2

On assignment at University of Michigan: (3/95 – 7/96)
 Developed a student accounting system to run under DB2/IMS that utilized COBOL II
 Responsible primarily for the aid distribution part of the system
 Wrote several programs that created aid payments, summarized match aid and charges, and determined if student has excess aid
 Built interface between aid distribution modules and payroll system
 Involved in the analysis and design of these processes and assisted other members with DB2 and debugging
 Worked with users that defined business rules and reviewed test results
 Used IBM MAINFRAME, MVS, JCL, COBOL II, PL/1, ROSCOE, IMS DB-DC, and DB2

Previous experience available upon request.