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Decatur, Illinois, United States
January 04, 2018

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Decatur, IL 62526


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To obtain a programming position that will utilize my current analytical and technical skills while providing me an opportunity for growth in new technologies and career advancement.


Programming Languages: C#.NET, VB.NET, COBOL, PL/I, HTML, DYNAMIC HTML, C++, JAVA, JAVA SCRIPT, SAS, PReS (Printer Resource Software) VISUAL BASIC 6.0, SQL, Query Manager Facility

Experience with Interfacing with relational and hierarchy databases using IMS, DB2/2, JCL, DL/1, JDE 9.0 and Crystal Reports, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g, Oracle BI Publisher

Design software: Quark 6.0, Adobe Photoshop 6.0

Developing Host and Online Applications using TSO/ISPF and CICS in a IBM MVS and Z/OS Mainframe Environment

Using Project Methodology to develop the project life cycle in Lotus Notes

Knowledge of Zena Workstation scheduling production tasks and the Elixir application for printing forms

Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook used as an email application


Programmer Analyst 03/17 – 6/17 Office of Treasurer Springfield, IL

Wrote SQL to extract data from SQL tables to convert over 400,000 scanned document images to tif format for archiving. This project helped to reduce paper storage of the scanned documents so the department could free up leasing funds. Created a program in C#.NET to change the tif compression of the image.

Analyst 6/15 – 03/17 Archer Daniels Midland Co Decatur, IL

Lead analyst converting reports writing in Crystal Reports and utilizing DB2 and SQL 2008 as the connection databases to extract data and schedule them to export to users via SAP Business Objects to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

Sent payee information and banking amounts for checks and achs submitted to the IT area for processing out of the Agriculture payment system

Browsing, editing, file reviewing and using other applications within the TSO/ISPF interface

Maintaining various reports written in C#

Providing support to other IT areas on IBM Z/OS operating system for the mainframe CICS applications.

Working with Oracle BI Publisher in creating queries to generate end user reports for the business area

Writing up requirement documentation for proposed enhancements or new system needs

Creating SQL and db2 queries to research different issues that may arise with Agriculture payments and reporting needs

Maintaining COBOL programs making enhancements to the Accounts Payable system

Viewing report output on the IBM Z/OS mainframe in ISPF.

Writing XML language to create reports for data integrity review to the business users

Programmer Analyst II 12/06 – 6/15 Archer Daniels Midland Co Decatur, IL

Writing complex queries in SQL and DB2 for several IBM and scripting apps

Worked on extraction and receiving data for ACH processing within the Bank CICS application for various outside banks such as Regions, Bank of Nova Scotia, Northern Trust, Hickory Point Bank and more

Ability to learn new technologies quickly

Worked on projects following the AGILE project life cycle of development

Responsible for analyzing, designing, coding, testing, debugging, implementing, documenting, and maintaining Coding on the IBM Z/OS operating system for the Mainframe in COBOL, PL/I and IMS/DB2 applications and remote development.

Browsing, editing, file reviewing and using other applications within the TSO/ISPF interface

Developed several IBM programs on the CICS system using IMS DB, IMS DC and DB2.

Viewing report output on the mainframe in ISPF.

Using File Expediter to view file layouts on the mainframe

Developing various processes using VB Script and developed an application using Microsoft Visual Basic to convert text documents to tif images to store them on the mainframe reporting system called Document Direct

Wrote GUI interfaces to overlay Mainframe screens using a Websphere application called HATS

Using RMS (Revision Management System) to interface with the IBM MVS mainframe system to maintain host components for applications

Coordinating multiple issuances of host applications

Creating AFP and Xerox forms including images using a print software called Elixir

Knowledge of working with payments received and sent by checks, ach and edi payments

Using FTP (file transfer protocol) to transmit data to outside entities

Provide information to Business Analysts, other System Analysts, and end users when questions arise about the application that is changing or being supported.

Mentoring new analysts to the area.

Working in a team environment of 4 or more people

Delivering output results in less than a two week timeframe for multiple jobs

Created testing documentation and various tutorial manuals about different processes for new incoming developers and cross training developers

Senior Systems Analyst 10/03 – 09/06 Moore Wallace Computer Services Clinton, IL

Coding, testing and debugging basic applications written in a language similar to VB (RIFL)

Manipulating vendor supplied data files to create output files for imaging according to customer specifications

Designing printed output copy

Senior programmer on one of the largest account for the company

Using Pervasive to edit data files used for printing mailing pieces

Systems Analyst 05/94 – 01/03 State Farm Insurance Company Bloomington, IL

Coding in COBOL and PL/I on the IBM MVS Mainframe accessing TSO and ISPF

Wrote projects specs using SDLC methodology

Mentored interns

Browsing, editing, file reviewing and using other applications within the TSO/ISPF interface

Project lead on a major project to create state to state transfer policies in the Auto division utilizing SQL, COBOL, DB2 and PL/1 to extract information from the relational and IMS databases.

Sat down in code reviews and testing reviews to ensure the code was working properly and as expected before it was put into production


Bachelor of Science Degree: Applied Computer Science

Minor: Business Administration

Illinois State University Normal, IL 61761

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