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Mainframe Developer

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Florida, United States
Posted:
January 13, 2018

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PROFESSIONAL RESUME OF

FRANCISCO MACHADO

(954) ***-**** cell.

ac30zu@r.postjobfree.com

HIGHLIGHTS:

Senior Mainframe Programmer

Strong Career Experience on Mainframe Programming using (DOS/VS, MVS/OS390, TSO/ISPF, COBOL II, CICS, VSAM File aid, Start tool, DB2/SQL, JCL/PROCS., NATURAL/ADABAS, Panvalet, Roscoe, strong experience in Mainframe environment.

Performed fine tuning for various batch processes that utilized an overabundance of run time, CPU and system resources.

Created job flow diagrams and conducted code walkthroughs.

Scheduled and monitored all batch production jobs for new and enhanced applications.

Provided production support coverage on a rotation basis for all pertinent applications.

Provided mentoring and coaching to less experienced team members.

Participation on the Application's analysis dealing with Analysts, programmers and end-users.

To improve process providing more efficient use of resources and better support customers, that create value for customers, while removing unnecessary work.

To focus strategic matters on essential aspect of the business, which is to administrative taxe's issues regarding the type of merchandise of the customers and different types of penalties.

To work very close with the application's programmers and end-user on Arbitrios applications meetings.

To give support to the end-users and Application programmers on redesign of core business processes.

To conduct several interviews with people working along the processes. During the interview, they gather information about process structure, as well as process performance data.

To discussed possible process improvements during end-user's meeting.

Create solutions and waste of time to complete projects on time.

Use of SC - (Service Center-to manage daily problems (Incidents), related to End-users at Active's applications, GP - (Project Management Software), this Software is used for the Project's administration, I been involved very deep on this Software on all its areas, requirements (Correctives, Evolutives, Normatives) also in meeting of End-Users, Technical Staff, Budget staff and me, Test Certification and clarify any requirement to (Expand/Reduce) the reach of the Project.

To work on the documentation of the right needs and Production Support’s manuals and process.

An experienced IT Project leader with strong programming and project management background.

Skilled in decision-making, including the organization and analysis of Information.

Experience in managing and directing major IT Projects, in a wide variety of environments.

Work with client and team leads to identify and define the objectives of the project.

Generate Project plan, team and client interactions.

Supports the development team by facilitating communication between the Client and Team Lead.

Tenacious interpersonal skills.

Extensive project management experience.

WORK EXPERIENCE

(Santander Bank Group) Off-Shore Mainframe Programmer/Analyst in Applications of Warranties, Insurance, SAS (Lost-Accounts), Loans (Personals, Commercials) Applications September 2008 - Present

Hato Rey, PR

Designed, coded, tested, implemented and maintained enhancements to JCL, PROCS, DB2/SQL

and Batch COBOL-II programs using DB2 for applications in equities options, fixed income,

mutual funds risk margin, book keeping confirms and tax lot financial applications in an

MVS/XA, Z/OS environment. .

Performed fine tuning for various batch processes that utilized an overabundance of run time, CPU and system resources

Created job flow diagrams and conducted code walkthroughs.

Scheduled and monitored all batch production jobs for new and enhanced applications.

Provided production support coverage on a rotation basis for all pertinent applications.

Coordinate activities between end-users, programmers as electronic data processing information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming, on Loans (Personals, Commercials), Warranties, Insurance, line of credit's applications.

Assign, review and follow-up with the developing team and stay abreast of the latest Task GP (Pettion's Management) to ensure the Project or Petition do not lack behind.

Develop requirements, schedule's projects from development through implementation, working with internal and external clients, consultants, and computer specialists.

Design and develop programs using (COBOL, SQL, DB2, VSAM) to ensure clarity of business and functional specifications of the project.

To set up Conference's Calls between end-users and programmers teams to define GP objectives.

To make programs (Cobol, SQL), to satisfy daily Report's needs for the FDIC or Managers's end of the month's needs.

Generate SPUFIS/SQL/Jcl to daily's operations problems.

On call 7*24 for batch process support.

Prepare week-end's Projects follow-up for status checking and any objective’s changes.

Provide production support for all activities associated with the Applications. Nighttime support 7*24.

Prepares system test plans along with involvement in user acceptance testing and prepares implementation plan. Works closely with Quality Assurance staff to support QA test phase for User-Acceptance, develops internal systems documentation and end-user documentation as needed.

Outlines and recommends modifications necessary to processing activities, and interacts with programming staff throughout the project to ensure it meets user requirements.

Consults with business and users to identify needs/problems; determines functional requirements; prepares definition of problems/solutions filling on-line the GP forms.

Environment Used: Mainframe MVS/OS390, Cobol II, CICS, DB2/SQL, VSAM, ChangeMan, File-aid, JCLS/Procs, TSO/ISPF, Windows 7,8, EXEL, Maicrsoft Word.

(SMX Services & Consulting Inc.-Outsourcing)

Business/Analyst Programmer August 2004 - July 2008

Hacienda San Juan, PR

Analyze and prepare paper works for end-user's meeting (ARBITRIO's Application).

Prepare Organigram of main Menu and PGM's involved on the (Notificcion de Multas) Menu.

Developed new inquiries on Arbitrio's applications.

Make new developments on the (Notificacion de Multas) option and work very close with System information's Director to check the results.

To Analyze SABEN's application and meet with Application Analyst to review the system and to clear some questions.

To prepare PGMS which solve problems on SABEN's customer’s overpayments.

To prepare PGMs that generated customer's overpayments notification's letters.

To assist end-user's meeting for certifications of new development.

PRT (Telephone Company), Guaynabo, PR

Participation on NPA project team. Responsible for programming changes, executing, testing needs for project certifications. Consistently surpassed contract requirements, and delivered ahead of schedule. Achieved test certification prior to planned dates in all cases.

Work with client and end-users to determine the objectives of the project.

Identify the deliverables, changes on VSAM files (length size change or filler pic x (xx) change, DB2 tables changes) and ALL PGMS that READ the files and DB2 / tables been impacted.

Identify and changed 223 Cobol II PGMS that has been affected by the NPA project’s requirements.

Developed schedule for: PGMS changes using TSO/Panvalet Software, Cobol II/Proc. For programs, compilation, File-Aid for files preparation (Date of the data to be prepared for TEST),

Prepare schedule for End-users Test Certification.

Prepare Cobol II’s Pgms. to create new files length’s changes also used file-aid (TSO/ISPF) to create DATA in the files for testing.

Used ChangeMan how Intermediate interface Dialog for PGMS to be passed to Production Environment for Certification.

Expedited communication between management and Team Leads personnel.

Maintained close personal contact with all associates in the building and Establish relationships with business users, project teams, responsible for planning, Documentation using Lotus Notes and EXEL, developing and executing testing needs of the Project/Business for Certification at the Development and Production Environments.

Environment Used: Mainframe MVS/OS390, Cobol II, CICS, DB2/SQL, VSAM, Natural 2.2/ADABAS, ChangeMan, File-aid, JCLS/Procs, TSO/ISPF, CA-Panvalet, Windows XP, Lotus Notes, EXEL, Word.

Jr. Copiers Specialists, INC. – Minneapolis -MN, Business/Analyst Project Leader Developer May 2002 - August 2004

Manage the team, responsible for planning, developing and executing testing needs for Project certifications.

Consistently surpassed contract requirements, and delivered ahead of schedule. Achieved test certification prior to planned dates in all cases.

Worked on the Development team Participated on the Analysis, functional requirements and aprox. 297 CobolII PGMS’s development, Testing and implementation.

The Inventory Application does Interface with Customers Credit cards and Banking accounts information for parts and Service’s Contract and payments.

Work closely with the business User Manager to ensure clarity of business and functional specifications of the project.

Generated the Inventory’s Report’s environment using MVS/XA operating system and JCL/Procs.

Executed Cobol II pgms. for Batch Process. JCL’s Syncsort option been used for fastest sort of files that generates information useful for the upper level management to Plan and scope Inventory’s budget.

Develop, maintain and monitor coding developed specifications for junior team members and new developers to ensure all team meet quality standards.

Environment: MVS/XA390, Cobol-II, CICS, DB2/SQL, VSAM, SYNCSORT V3R6,

File-aid, JCLS/Procs, JES2, TSO/ISPF, Windows XP, EXEL, Word.

Computer Horizons Corp., Ft. Lauderdale-FL, Analyst-Programmer Dec 1997 May 2002. Citicorp N.A.

Assigned to Corporate Cash Management Division. (Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela).

Responsible for development & integration of new or existing applications into the technical infrastructure & existing business processes.

Developed and / or maintained the following applications using COBOL/CICS/BMS/VSAM/DB2-SQL. Where applies MQSeries or NDM for data exchange.

Online and batch regional customer applications:

Lockbox collection service.

Stop Payment service.

Controlled Disbursement service.

Account Position.

Check Reconcilement.

Float Analysis.

Regional banking products:

Account Balance.

Mutual Fund

Foreign Exchange.

Fund Transfer.

Money Market.

Cash Available Projection.

Zero Balance.

Citibank SWIFT standard messages exchanged with customers (Services and Business):

MT940 – Customer Statement.

MT942 – Interim Transaction Report Event.

MT950 – Bank Statement.

MT551 – Notice of Event.

MT550 – Notice of Rights.

MT554 – Advice of Money Income.

MT555 – Advice of Income in the form of Securities.

MT571 – Statement of Holdings Event.

MT572 – Statement of Transactions Event.

MT573 – Statement of Pending Transactions Event.

CANTV: VENEZUELAN TELEPHONE CO. Caracas, Venezuela, Senior Programmer/Analyst Oct. 1993 to Nov. 19 97

For a major communication company, participated in the functional specifications, testing, debugging and implementation of programs used in the Year 2000 remediation process.

The project used tools like PREDICT (data dictionary), this facilitated relations between: programs - areas, programs - maps, programs - programs.

The Year 2000 project involved all systems information areas, determining systems interfaces, on-line programs, batch processes, program/process optimization and data conversion.

The technology platform included COBOL as a programming language, utilizing CICS/VS for telecommunications and On-LINE processing.

ADABAS and NATURAL 2.2 for database management systems also Generation of Inventory’s Reports for Management Decision.

Environment: DOS/VSE, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, BMS, Roscoe, ADABAS /

Natural 2.2

MERCANTIL BANK S.A.C.A. Caracas, Venezuela, Programmer/Analyst Apr. 1990 to Oct. 1993

For a major foreign bank, participated in the analysis, design, development and implementation of the investment/portfolio management system.

This system takes care of multi-currency portfolio accounting, automated cash management, automated portfolio management, integration with debit/credit ATM cards, automatic periodic disbursements, flexible reporting on-line customer access, fax reporting, secured and non-secured credit lines.

This system interfaced with customer accounts and credit card systems for security authorization access.

The ADABAS/NATURAL/CONSTRUCT software toolset was utilized to generate the code for the main business process components of the target system.

Provided technical training for advanced NATURAL/CONSTRUCT concepts and facilities to the project team.

Additionally, KnowledgeWare’s IEW case tools for application reengineering. The application development platform used DOS/VSE COBOL, CICS, NATURAL 2.7 and ADABAS for the Administration and Inquiry of the DATA/BASE.

Environment: DOS/VSE, MVS/OS390, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, Endevor, file-aid, BMS, ADABAS/NATURAL 2.7., PC / Softwares (Word, IEW case tool)

CONSOLIDATED BANK S.A.C.A (SOFTWARE-AG//, Consultant Systems / Programmer, Mar.1988 to Mar. 1990)

Involved in the development and implementation of various modules of the savings bond systems.

This system takes care of opening, closing, customer interest, automatic interest payment, tax reporting and maintenance information related to customer accounts including account balance and summarized client activity report.

This system interfaces with customer systems, allows growing of accounts for auto-investment, calculates interest and charges applicable to accounts.

The technology used Is NATURAL 2.2 / ADABAS running under the DOS/VSE operating system. Been working with this Data/Base software tool.

I was a consultant for the Bank working with APS//, involved on the Development of the (Mesa de Dinero) Project at Banco Consolidado.

After one year working on this Project the Banco Consolidado’s System’s Information Manager, offered to be a part of his team working on the improvement and new user’s needs for the Mesa de Dinero application.

Worked in a team with the Manager of the application on the identification of new customer requirements and debugging of the existed one in the Application.

On this Project make my expertise very strong using the Software AG Products(ADABAS / NATURAL 2.1, PREDICT) which were one of the most powerful tools in theTechnology’s market to develop Applications ON/LINE by that time (90’s).

Environment: DOS/VSE, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, BMS, ADABAS/NATURAL 2.1.

PC / Softwares (FTransfer)

UNION BANK S.A.C.A., Programmer, Oct. 1986 to Mar. 1988

Participated in the development, implementation and maintenance of various programs that control user’s input/output to financial applications.

Responsible for providing recommended alternatives for solving problems related to systems application errors.

Participated on Generation of Management Reports, using EASYTRIEVE language, reporting results of user monitoring for control access.

The technology platform used was COBOL, IDMS, and EASYTRIEVE running under the DOS/VSE operating system.

Environment: DOS/VSE, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, BMS, IDMS/ADS, EASYTRIEVE

PC / Softwares (Microsoft Offices Products).

FORMAL EDUCATION.

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science.

I.U.N.P.

March-1984 to July-1989.

High School Degree.

Colegio Emil Friedman, Venezuela. 1976 to July-1981.

G.E.D., Minneapolis, MN, June 1982

COURSES REALIZED.

JAVA PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS

Florida Atlantic University February 2002

40 Hours. Basic and Intermediate. Focusing on implementation, support and website administration.

VISUAL BASIC 6.0

Computer Horizons Corporation August 1999 12 Hours.

Overview and Basic Concepts that will allow the creation of intermediate level Programming.

MICROSOFT OFFICE PRODUCTS

Lotus, Acces, Microsoftword April 1999 9 Hours.

Basic Concepts, Overview and Session labs in the following topics: DB and fields creation, calendar preparations and office papers documentation.

CHANGE MAN

Citicorp. NA October 1998 8 Hours. Basic Concepts and Training to use it to control the production and development environments.

STRUCTURE ANALISYS OF SYSTEMS INFORMATION

Callaos y Asociados October 1992 32 Hours. Concepts and Lab’s Practice.

JCL AND UTILITIES IN MVS

Digisoft December 1991 12 Hours. Basic Concepts. Introductory and Comprehensive Programming and use.

ADABAS - FUNDAMENTS

//APS Consultant July 22 1990. 40 Hours. DB Topics, Structure and types of access.

NATURAL 2.2 INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMMING.

//APS Consultant. July 13 1990 40 Hours.

NATURAL 2.2 PROGRAMMING FUNDAMENTALS.

//APS Consultant. July 2 1990 40 Hours.

ADS/O

Cullinet Education Division May 1986 16 Hours.

IDMS/R PROGRAMMING

Cullinet education Division May 1986 16 Hours.

CONCEPTS AND DATA/BASE FACILITIES

Cullinet Education Division May 1986 8 Hours.



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