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Analyst Nursing Home

Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
February 17, 2018

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James Curtis Merryman

**** ***** ****** ***** *** 701

Pompano Beach Florida 33069

Cell 614-***-****

Application Programmer and System Analyst

Experienced Application Programmer and System Analyst with a background in Retail and Finance. Proven ability in the Mainframe environment having performed functions of analyst, developer, tester, quality assurance, training, production support and system integration. Created and modified code for existing applications and created new code for new business requirements.

Strengths Include:

Application Development

Systems Design

Project Development

Development Life Cycle


System Integration

QA Testing


Problem Resolution

Core Technologies:

Platforms: IBM Mainframe 30XX, OS/MVS/XA, WINDOWS, IBM\pc, NCR Mainframe



Software/Tools: PROFS, EMAIL, File-aid, IBM-util, TSO/ISPF, Panvalet, PACBASE(light), FTP, MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Changeman, Librarian, Syncsort, Abendaid


Sams Club – Columbus, Ohio – June 2015- present

Claims position(part-time).

The job is to process ‘return items”, “damage items”, “out of season” and “last one item” and to ‘return to sales floor”, “trash”, ‘mark down” or “return to vernder”

MY mother caregiver

Full-time Caregiver - Dec 2007 – Aug 1011 (at same time as working for JPMchase)

My mother has a choice of going into a nursing home or have someone care for her in her home. I did not want my mother to go into a nursing home, so I decided to move in with her and work full time. I found a person who would watch her during the time I worked at home.( I worked part-time from home for chase). I did quit my job at chase because I could not continue doing both jobs.

JPMorgan Chase – Columbus, Ohio – June 1996 – June 2010

Lead Product Support Analyst

INS (Investment System) application: June 1998 to June 2010

Lead Production Support Analyst for DART (Data Archive Retrieval Transmittal) Server Application Co-created requirements for upgrade to DART

Co-created requirements for upgrade to DART

Created BETA and new Servers for Dart Process

Trained clients on use of DART application and CHANGE CONTROL application

Lead production support analyst for CHANGE CONTROL application

Lead for all INS Mainframe application changes

Identified and recommended process improvement strategies

Created requirements and code for new sources of external data.

Created and modified BAT files to improve DART processes and CHANGE CONTROL processes

Co-created requirements for upgrade to CHANGE CONTROL

Created or modified JCL and COBOL code for INS application

Created or modified code for communication between Mainframe and PC using FTP

Ran QA test flows

Created on-demand SQL for Production Support abends

Served as subject matter expert in the migration/upgrade of SQL servers and environment

James Curtis Merryman

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JPMorgan Chase (cont.)

Served as subject matter expert for system conversion from Pershing environment to NFS environment

Analyzed and verified data results for Tableloader application

MCS application: August 1996 to June 1998

Managed the quality assurance process.

Identified and resolved abnormal termination in batch jobs

Created and modified application code for business requirements

Analyzed and defined system requirements

Coded and tested application software

Nationwide Insurance – Columbus, Ohio - June 1989 to August 1996

Programmer Analyst

Auto Policy Systems (NAPS): August 1991 to August 1996

Individual Annuity: June 1989 to August 1991

Analyzed and coded the REXX program and JCL for Changed Programs from Test system to QA system to Production system resulting in annual process savings of more than $100,000

Analyzed and coded the REXX program to create JCL for QA flows

Lead short-term projects as analyst/programmer

Designed, developed, implemented and supported new and enhanced batch programs for the Individual Annuity system

Analyzed and coded the rate changes and state required changes

Managed and implemented JCL change requests

Provided ongoing support as needed for analysis, design, coding, testing programs and JCL.

J.C. Penney Corporation - June 1985 to June 1989

Programmer Analyst

Insurance Rate: Columbus, Ohio May 1987 to June 1989

Retail Reporting: Atlanta, Georgia June 1985 to May 1987

NCR Corporation-Atlanta, Georgia

Programmer Analyst- September 1981 to February 1985

Ohio State University (University Systems)- Columbus, Ohio

Programmer Analyst- September 1979 to September 1981

Part-time jobs Teaching COBOL and FORTRAN at Ohio State University for 5 quarters

Teaching COBOL at Georgia State in Atlanta GA for 3 quarters


Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

BS Education Elementary

Minor: Mathematics

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

45 credit hours towards a BS in Computer Science

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