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Software Developer Project Manager

Location:
Lakeland, Florida, United States
Posted:
February 19, 2018

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Joseph C. Macon Jr.

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SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

•An IT professional with extensive experience in design, development, coding, testing, debugging and documentation of applications in a mainframe environment.

•Experience overseeing and performing upfront analysis coding and testing using MQ, DB2, VSAM, COBOL and CICS. Provides senior level consulting services on process improvement projects designed to improve system development and operational effectiveness.

•Proven leader and team player with strong verbal and written communications skills. Available to immediately interview and start.

•Experience researching and evaluating alternatives solutions and recommended the most efficient and cost effective solution for system design.

SKILLS/TOOLS

COBOL/COBOL II/390,TSO\ISPF, APS, IBM MVS/XA, DB2, Librarian, IMS/DB/DC, AIX, Panvalet, Client/Server, CICS, Xpediter, SQL/QMF, DMR, Excellerator, Microsoft Project, Office 97 Products, Endevor, Change Man, MACFEE, INFOMAN, SPUFI, VSAM, IBM Utilities, MQ SERIES, Microfocus ASDD, SmartTest, ABENDAID, Powerbuilder, Windows 95/98/NT/XP/VISTA/7, ACCESS, Quality Center, Test Director, VISTA, IBM Debugger Suite, IBM DATA STUDIO, SAS, EDI, HIPAA, Crystal Reports, DITTO, AGILE Practices/Scrum, SHAREPOINT, JIRA, XML and MICROSOFT OUTLOOK.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Merrill Lynch/Bank of America/TEKsystems, Jacksonville, FL May 2017 to January 2018

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Worked on the Asset Management for securities team. This team supports the AMRS Equity Securities for the Global Market Online Trades during System Test, QUAL and Production, to ensure Membership and Billing efforts implement successfully and are complying with the Merrill Lynch/Bank of America Systems implementation process.

•Interface with the global teams to analyze, design, code, test and implement new system components and systems integration, define new requirements and prototype and build solutions to meet business needs.

•Migrating Enterprise COBOL V5/V6 coding, testing documenting test result then implementing into productions environment.

•Environment: COBOL, CICS, DB2, Endevor, Easytrieve, MQ, SmartTest, JCL, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, SPUFI MICROSOFT EXCEL/ACCESS, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR/QUALITY CENTER, VISIO, SAS, Crystal Reports, JIRA, XML.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of SC/ TRICARE, Columbia, SC March 2016 to October 2016

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Worked on the Membership and Billing Code Management team. This team supports the Membership and Billing staff during System Test, QUAL and Production, to ensure Membership and Billing efforts implement successfully and are complying with the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Commercial Systems implementation process

•Membership systems have a large number of elements. At any given point multiple efforts can be modifying the same element.

•Made sure the proper coordination is taking place by the different efforts involved to ensure there is no code regression.

•Worked with the developers to make sure elements are in the correct region for their project.

•Assisted Team Leader or Developer with COPYBACK support of execution.

•Created test plans and test scripts based from the requirements to aid QA in verifying the output from mainframe development.

•Facilitated requirements and design sessions with user community in IT department.

•Documented business requirements and communicated these requirements to the development team for the design and implementation of business solutions.

•Provided a business or process perspective during design reviews using process diagrams.

•Worked for the Automated Medical Management System (AMMS), a claim processing system. I worked on the Medicaid 4010 conversion to 5010 project. I also worked on supporting the EDI 835 and 837 transactions processing.

•Performed upfront analysis and coding using COBOL and VSAM batch for the JU1030 Subrogation Enhancement project.

•Also, performed upfront analysis, coding, and testing using APS COBOL Online programming for the Florida Combined Life (FCL) - Support MIM for LSV project.

•This project was successfully implemented in the production environment.

•Working with the Micro Focus Application System Development Desk product and training with the Micro Focus Component Generator Architecture product.

•Environment: COBOL, CICS, DB2, APS, Endevor, Easytrieve, MQ, SmartTest, JCL, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, SPUFI MICROSOFT EXCEL/ACCESS, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR/QUALITY CENTER, VISIO, SAS Crystal Reports, EDI 835/837, HIPAA and MicroFocus ASDD.

JPMorgan Chase &Co./9ine Consulting Inc., Tampa, FL October 2015 to March 2016

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Provided analysis, designed, coded online CICS and batch programs, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within a mainframe environment.

•Designed application sub-systems and small systems, developed program specifications/detail design documents and participate in the development of functional specifications

•Worked on the team for Commercial and Investment Bank Disbursements IT WSSPlex Prod/Test Spilt, Data Masking Process and NDM upgrade testing processing projects.

•Worked under the direction of team leader and project manager using Agile Practices/Scrum.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, MQ SERIES, REXX, COBOL OS 390, Xpediter, Endevor, Changeman, JCL, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, Windows/XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, VSAM, FTP, TSO/ISPF, CA-7/ZEKE, IBM DATA STUDIO, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR, SHAREPOINT, SQL STORED PROCEDURES and QUALITY CENTER.

HealthPlan Services Inc., Tampa, FL July 2013 to August 2014

Senior Software Developer

•Provided analysis, designed, coded online CICS and batch programs, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within a mainframe environment.

•Designed application sub-systems and small systems, developed program specifications/detail design documents and participate in the development of functional specifications

•Worked on the ADMIN team Data Warehouse Feed and EDI 834/820 Inbound/Outbound On/OFF Exchange processing.

•Analyzed, defined and documented requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks, controls and outputs

•Worked under the direction of team leader and project manager.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, MQ SERIES, REXX, COBOL OS 390, IBM Debugger Suite, JCL, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, Windows/XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, VSAM, FTP, TSO/ISPF, CA-7/ZEKE, IBM DATA STUDIO, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR, SHAREPOINT, SQL STORED PROCEDURES and QUALITY CENTER.

Verizon/Artech Inc., Tampa, FL June 2012 to July 2013

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Maintained a detailed knowledge of the business’s current technology and infrastructure.

•Designed application sub-systems and small systems, develop program specifications/detail design documents and participate in the development of functional specifications.

•Provided analysis designed, coded CICS and batch development, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within mainframe environment.

•Worked on the Infra Security team enhancing the front-end mainframe online security systems to incorporate supervisor approval process.

•Worked under the direction of team leader and project manager.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, MQ SERIES, REXX, COBOL OS 390, Trace Master, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, Windows/XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, VSAM, NDM, TSO/ISPF, CA-7/ZEKE, IBM DATA STUDIO, EASYTRIEVE, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR and QUALITY CENTER.

South Carolina Dept. of Employment and Workforce/SystemTec Inc., Columbia, SC August 2011 to April 2012

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Translated functional requirements into technical requirements and design.

•Researched and evaluated alternative solutions and recommended the most efficient and cost effective solution for system development, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within mainframe environment.

•Designed application sub-systems and small systems, develop program specifications/detail design documents and participate in the development of functional specifications.

•Worked on the Claims History VSAM 32k to DB2 project coding and testing the Interactive Voice Response claims processing system.

•Worked under the direction of team leader and project manager.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, MQ SERIES, REXX, COBOL OS 390, XPEDITER, INTERTEST, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, Windows/XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, Panvalet, Crystal Reports, DITTO, VSAM, NDM, TSO/ISPF, CA-7/ZEKE, IBM DATA STUDIO, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR, SHAREPOINT and QUALITY CENTER.

CSX Technology/APEX Systems, Inc., Jacksonville, FL March 2011 to June 2011

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Possessed a thorough understanding of the software implementation lifecycle (SILC).

•Effectively communicated and coordinated across multiple technical disciplines such as database, object-oriented, and Web Front end.

•Provided analysis, designed, coded online COBOL and batch development, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within mainframe environment.

•Performed research and detail design for new DB2 stored procedure modules to be used in a large-scale client server application and developed/maintain programs for the Unit Train Management System Technology Solutions team.

•Provided technical direction to programmer and programmer analysis.

•Worked under the direction of team leader and project manager.

•Designed application sub-systems and small systems, develop program specifications/detail design documents and participate in the development of functional specifications.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, MQ SERIES, REXX, COBOL OS 390, XPEDITER, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, Windows/XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, Change Man, VSAM, NDM, SAR, IBM Debugger, TSO/ISPF, CA-7/ZEKE, IBM DATA STUDIO, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR, Agile, SHAREPOINT and QUALITY CENTER.

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch /Modis Inc., Jacksonville, FL July 2010 to February 2011

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Worked with Leadership to assess project scope and provides estimates for project timelines and cost feasibility as necessary.

•Provided analysis, designed, coded online CICS and batch programs creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within mainframe environment.

•Performed research and detail design new DB2 stored procedure modules used in a large-scale client server application and developed/maintain programs for the Mutual Funds Technology Solutions team.

•Provided technical direction to programmer and programmer analysis.

•Worked under the direction of team leader and project manager.

•Designed application sub-systems and small systems, develop program specifications/detail design documents and participate in the development of functional specifications.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, MQ SERIES, REXX, COBOL OS 390, XPEDITER, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, Windows/XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, ENDEVOR, VSAM, NDM, SAR, EASYTRIEVE, TSO/ISPF, CA-7/ZEKE, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR and QUALITY CENTER.

Lockheed Martin/TEK Systems/Charter Global Inc., Baltimore, MD April 2010 to July 2010

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Provided analysis, designed, coded online CICS and batch programs development, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within mainframe environment.

•Performed research and detail design for new DB2 stored procedure modules and developed and maintain programs for the Social Security Administration Office Enterprise Support Architecture Engineering Division of Enterprise Architecture & Data Administration.

•Built and supported four Quality Assurance CICS test regions.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, REXX,MQ SERIES, COBOL OS 390, XPEDITER, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, FILEAIDE/DB2, SQL, VISTA, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, VISIO, ENDEVOR, VSAM, NDM, EASYTRIEVE, CA-7/ZEKE, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR and QUALITY CENTER.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of SC/PSSI Inc., Columbia, SC October 2007 to October 2009

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Worked on the Membership and Billing Code Management team. This team supports the Membership and Billing staff during System Test, QUAL and Production, to ensure Membership and Billing efforts implement successfully and are complying with the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Commercial Systems implementation process

•Membership systems have a large number of elements. At any given point multiple efforts can be modifying the same element.

•Made sure the proper coordination is taking place by the different efforts involved to ensure there is no code regression.

•Worked with the developers to make sure elements are in the correct region for their project.

•Assisted Team Leader or Developer with COPYBACK support of execution.

•Created test plans and test scripts based from the requirements to aid QA in verifying the output from mainframe development.

•Facilitated requirements and design sessions with user community in IT department.

•Documented business requirements and communicated these requirements to the development team for the design and implementation of business solutions.

•Provided a business or process perspective during design reviews using process diagrams.

•Worked for the Automated Medical Management System (AMMS), a claim processing system. I worked on the Medicaid 4010 conversion to 5010 project. I also worked on supporting the EDI 835 and 837 transactions processing.

•Performed upfront analysis and coding using COBOL and VSAM batch for the JU1030 Subrogation Enhancement project.

•Also, performed upfront analysis, coding, and testing using APS COBOL Online programming for the Florida Combined Life (FCL) - Support MIM for LSV project.

•This project was successfully implemented in the production environment.

•Working with the Micro Focus Application System Development Desk product and training with the Micro Focus Component Generator Architecture product.

•Environment: COBOL, CICS, DB2, APS, Endevor, Easytrieve, MQ, SmartTest, JCL, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, SPUFI MICROSOFT EXCEL/ACCESS, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR/QUALITY CENTER, VISIO, SAS Crystal Reports, EDI 835/837, HIPAA and MicroFocus ASDD.

JPMorgan Chase/Bank One/Princeton Information, Tampa FL November 2004 to April 2007

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Provided analysis, designed, coded online CICS and batch programs, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documenting the test results within mainframe environment.

•Performed detail design code walkthroughs and developed and maintain programs for the JPMC/Bank One Externalize Bank and Credit Card Statement Systems, Revenue Management Systems, Tenant Lease, Segregated Deposits and Bank Lockbox Systems.

•Built and supported four Quality Assurance CICS test regions.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, REXX, MQ SERIES, COBOL OS 390, XPEDITER, INTERTEST, JCL, QMF, SPUFI, FILE MANAGER, SQL, WINDOWS XP, LOTUS NOTES, VISIO, ENDEVOR, VSAM, NDM, EASYTRIEVE, MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR and QUALITY CENTER.

GEICO Insurance/Sogeti USA Inc., Macon, GA September 2004 to November 2004

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Provided analysis, designed, coded, online CICS and batch programs, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documentation of test results within mainframe environment.

•Performed code walkthroughs and developed and maintain program for the ISD BILLING/RECORDING Systems.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, REXX, COBOL OS 390, XPEDITOR,EASYTRIEVE, JCL, QMF, FILE MANAGER, SQL, WINDOWS XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, SPUFI, VSAM, ENDEVOR and VIEW.

Publix Super Markets, Inc./Veredus Inc., Tampa, FL June 2004 to August 2004

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Provided analysis, designed, coded, online CICS and batch programs, creating test plans, test scripts, test execution and documentation of test results within mainframe environment. Performed code walkthroughs and developed and maintain program for the EDI Department, Corporate Purchasing Buying Warehouse and Distribution Systems.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, REXX, COBOL OS 390, SMARTEST, JCL, QMF, FILE MANAGER, SQL, WINDOWS XP, MICROSOFT OUTLOOK, SPUFI, SAR, VIEW and MERCURY TEST DIRECTOR.

Household International/Veredus Inc., Tampa, FL December 2003 to April 2004

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Provided direct guidance in planning, designing, programming; documentation for the Consumer Lending Universal Interface System. Coding, online CICS and batch programs; performing walkthroughs and creating system flow diagrams.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, OS COBOL, 390, XPEDITOR, JCL, FTP, NDM, VISIO, CHANGE MAN AND SQL.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC/TM Floyd & Company, Columbia, SC June 2003 to December 2003

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Development Support associated with Phase 2 of TSC Reengineering Project (P3113).

•Coding, online CICS and batch programs, code walkthroughs, rotating on call.

•Worked in the Rules system which is a repository for storing and accessing data used for corporate processing policies and procedures in groupings of codes, which eliminates the need for hard coding many of these processes into application logic.

•Worked on the PIMS Provider Information Management System.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, IMS, MVS/XA, OS COBOL, 390, APS, SMARTTEST, JCL, ENDEVOR, MQ AND QMF.

Polk County School Board, Bartow, FL January 2003 to June 2003

Substitute Teacher

•Performed the major functions of the teacher; coordinate with administrator in charge of substitute teachers and perform all duties as a regular teacher in a professional manner.

Watkins Motor Lines Inc., Lakeland, FL October 1998 to April 2002

Senior Software Engineer

•Supported and assisted other project personnel in the technical design, coding, testing and implementation of complex programs and systems for Watkins LTL Freight Management Systems which consist of Pickup and Delivery, Line Haul and Ready Rate applications.

•Oversaw, reviewed and developed program specifications for programs and systems.

•Worked on the ATS (Architect Technical Services) team to improve and standardize the Internet bases MQ replication infrastructure on the Mainframe and AIX.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, IMS, MVS/XA, TSO, OS COBOL 390, XPEDITER, COBOL II, VSAM, MQ Series and Powerbuilder.

Verizon (f/k/a GTE Data Services), Tampa, FL January 1995 to October 1998

Systems Engineer FTE (July 1997 to October 1998)

•Worked to resolve problems on design and implementation of systems following company standards and practices.

•Initiated and provided conceptual solutions to satisfy new or changed business requirements.

•Provided technical evaluations of hardware, software, tools and procedures for the American Software CICS/DB2 for Planning Material Management, Customers Order Processing System, Rating and Electronic Data Interchange.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, MVS/XA, TSO, XPEDITER, COBOL II, VSAM and Intertest.

Syslogic, Tampa, FL January 1995 to July 1997

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Worked on the Vision System. Participated in implementation, maintenance, enhancement and problem resolution of the American Software CICS/DB2 VISION for P+MM and COPS systems.

•Environment: CICS, DB2, IMS, MVS/XA, TSO, XPEDITER, COBOL II, VSAM and Intertest.

Watkins Motor Lines, Inc./Syslogic, Lakeland, FL July 1994 to January 1995

Senior Software Developer (Contractor)

•Contractor on the Tandem Image Process System and on call daily for support for this system.

•Also, responsible for new releases and enhancements including analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation.

•Environment: Batch/Online Xpediter, COBOL II, VSAM, DB2, IMS, FILEAIDE, SPUFI, QMF, ABENDAID and INFOMAN.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

Graduated Thornton Community College/South Suburban College

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Data Processing

CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS

•Management Development – Competency & Organizational Learning

•Management Problems of the Technical Persons in a Leadership Role

•DB2 Version 5 Advanced SQL & Tuning Techniques

•Be the Change You Want to Create

•The Business We’re in and Your Role

•Project Management – Sears Executive Development Program ACT II



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