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Frank Bacskay Resume

Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
January 12, 2018

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F R A N K W. B A C S K A Y JR .

*** * ******* **** ******: 757-***-****

Williamsburg, VA 23185 email:

"Change is the law of life; those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Committed and tenured Software Engineer with over 15 years’ experience in Application Development and Software Testing. Adept at all phases of SDLC, which includes Design, Analysis, Coding, Testing, Code Reviews, Implementation and System Support. Proficiency in Visual Basic, and Mainframes.

Possess keen business acumen in analyzing and understanding business requirements, customer-value maximization and developing new business processes and revenue streams. Exceptional analytical, troubleshooting organizational, communication, prioritization, and problem solving and leadership skills with ability to create and sustain high work tempo. Superior communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of flexibility, resourcefulness and commitment. Younger, I received a nomination for the Nobel Prize in Theoretical Physics, based upon a paper I wrote.

Excellently Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point Office 2016.


Programmer Analyst, Medical Sabbatical 2014 – Present

Please do not discriminate against me because I had health Issues. Willing to discuss.

Programmer Analyst, COBOL, Virginia 2010-2014

Programmer: Responsible for understanding & analyzing client’s requirements providing scalable design and architecture for various modules & application. Wrote programs in Visual Basic, COBOL, Mainframe COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL, JES2, TSO, MVS, ISPS, IMS, Work Load Management, Handled Maintenance, Development & Testing projects. DB2;

§Proactively involved in Functional Requirement Preparation, Analysis, design, coding, unit testing, system testing and regression testing, customer acceptance testing, implementation, post-implementation support of software projects.

Programmer Analyst, Medical Sabbatical 2002-2010

Please do not discriminate against me because I had health Issues. Willing to discuss.

Programmer Analyst, COBOL, UNISYS, Reston, VA 1999-2002

Lead Programmer & Test Engineer: Championed Y2K initiative for the U.S. Postal System’s computer system and managed Y2K date turnover issues

§Documented software defects using bug tracking system and reported defects involving program functionality, output, and content. Delivered thorough QA testing reports that determine product quality and release readiness

§Scheduled staff programmers and assessed COBOL programs for date fields in programs. Successfully managed the date 2000-year turnover. Investigated and edited COBOL programs for US Postal System.

Programmer Analyst, Medical Sabbatical 1995 – 1999

Please do not discriminate against me because I had health Issues. Willing to discuss.

Programmer Analyst COBOL, US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Washington DC 1991 - 1995

Computer Specialist/ Programmer: Assisted with managing all facets of project life cycle, including design, development, testing, and deployment. Met with end users and department heads to gather and document requirements, establish technical specifications, and set deadlines and milestones.

§In charge of utilities on the Mainframe system. Assisted and led the team with the daily mission statement for the overnight run of the programs.

Programmer Analyst, COBOL WELLS FARGO BANK, Winston-Salem, NC 1990-1991

Computer Programmer: Hired to provide technical expertise and managed delivery of applications to end users using Mainframes, DB2, COBOL, OS390, CICS, IBM/OS390, and MVS.

§Supported, troubleshoot, and maintained production systems to optimize performance, resolve problems, and provide timely follow-up on identified issues.

§Developed, designed, created, and implemented a COBOL solution for a file transfer system, which was a stock market impact solution.

Programmer Analyst, COBOL, CIBER INC, Winston-Salem, NC 1994-1990

Computer Programmer: Successfully handled the task of developing/managing different Application Modules as per client requirements using COBOL OS390, CICS, IBM/OS390, MVS, and DB2.

§Gained exposure in end-to-end development of software products from requirement analysis to system study, designing, coding, testing and debugging.

§Worked smoothly within the team on various projects, efficiently shouldering responsibilities and troubleshooting problems.

§Designed, coded, tested, and implemented program to ensure accuracy of previous night’s posting of frequent flyer miles for US Airways using COBOL.

§Resolved maintenance deficiencies occurring in previous night’s batch processing without negative impact to business operations.

§Acted as a liaison between CIBER programmers and US Airways staff to achieve 100% accuracy of print reports at time of deployment.


Programmer Analyst, COBOL, AMISYS TECH, Reston, VA

Lead Programmer


Programmer Analyst, COBOL VISUAL BASIC, VISTECH INC, VA Programmer Analyst


Programmer, COBOL, MANAGER, ETI, Arlington Va.

Data Center Manager


Programmer Analyst, COBOL, NAVAIR, U.S. Navy, Crystal City, VA Programmer Wang-VS


Programmer Analyst, COBOL, NAVELEX,U.S. NAVY, Portsmouth, VA Programmer Wang-VS



OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY, Norfolk, VA Mathematics & Education Courses


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy & Sociology

Excellently Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.


Certification in Visual Basic at Montgomery County Community College, (GPA 3.2). Certification in COBOL at Computer Learning Center, VA, (GPA 3.0).

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