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RPG Programmer

Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
February 21, 2018

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Kennesaw, GA. 30152

Cell: 706-***-****



Creative Information Systems professional with over thirty years experience in system development, maintenance implementation, ETL development and enterprise/division/company/application integrations.

Specializing in IBM midrange systems, employing excellent analytical, programming, testing, problem solving, and technical skills, with the desire and ability to utilize friendly, professional user interaction skills as the basis for successfully developing, implementing and supporting projects to achieve the company’s goals.


Programming Languages: RPG ILE/FREE, CLP, CLLE,XML,HTML,Stored Procedures

Hardware/Operating Systems: 30years: ISeries 400, AS/400, System 36, System 34, Sequel Server, Oracle,


Software/Databases/Utilities: Chadwick Automated Manufacturing System, ERP, specialty in Manufacturing, Planning, Inventory, Shipping/Distribution, Customer Service, Data feeds to SAP, Oracle, JDEdwards/Peoplesoft, Infinium HR & Payroll, Kronos & Timetrac Time and Attendance,Authenticare,Santrax/Sandata,Informatica

DB2/400, SQL, Embedded SQL, MS Sequel, Query/400, OPNQRY, RLU, SEU, SDA, DBU/DFU, Turn Over, Implementer, Hawkeye, Subfiles, Data Queues, Prototyped Procedures, Intermec & Symbol Hand Scanners, TL Ashford barcoding, OPSNav, Client Access, FTP, TCP/IP, Eclipse, Netbeans

PC Packages/OS: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Active Directory, Visio, Document


Inspire Technology (multiple clients) December 1, 2016 - September 15, 2017

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst

•Developed EDI applications in RPG FREE and sql. Created sales history tracking, trading partner activity by EDI document type,EDI forms (850,875,810,880,864,812,820,997). Maintained applications to receive raw data from Microsoft AX ERP system. ETL development for EDI applications.

Beaulieu of America – Dalton, GA March 2, 2015 - May 1, 2016

BUSINESS: Floor Coverings Mfg.

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst

Hands on Lead Programmer that developed/maintained mfg. Systems: tufting, coating, secondary backing tracking,production scheduling,JDE po/requisitions, Infinium Hr/Payroll,BARCO production data xlate to AS400. Created EDI 940,945 documents.

Contract Agency – TekSystems

Client – Kenco – Chattanooga, TN . November 4,2014 – December 24, 2014

BUSINESS: Logistics, warehousing & distribution software development.

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst

•Developed RF project for Kenco client using RPG LE,

Gentiva Health Systems – Atlanta, GA April 22, 2013 - November 1 2014

BUSINESS: Hospice, Home Health Care,Community Care Provider

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst

Integrated the billing and payroll systems from newly purchased company Harden Community Care into existing Gentiva systems. Developed multi-tier payroll transfer systems including AS400, servers, PeopleSoft, etc. Revised data import from Harden Authenticare system to Santrax/Sandata system. Lead team of developers for converting Gentiva from ICD9 code to ICD10 code. Developed re-billing system for Supply management.

Farmers Telephone Cooperative – Kingstree, SC August 10, 2009 – April 22, 2013

BUSINESS: Telephone Service Re-seller

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst

Developer performing design, testing and implementation of various applications on client’s billing/rating system. AS400 RPG IV ILE,RPG FREE and Java,JSP,Struts,XML, etc. I was responsible for maintaining the rating system that builds the data for the billing applications. I also researched day to day billing issues for customers.

Contract at Apache ran out and I spent May 2009 – August 10, 2009 refreshing Java,JSP, XML skills.

Contract Agency – None

Client – Apache Mills Incorporated – Calhoun, GA. October 2008 – April 30, 2009

BUSINESS: Floor Covering Manufacturer

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst/Functional administrator

Developed various applications on JDE/PeopleSoft platform using RPG IV, ILE and RPG FREE. Served as the functional set up person for Purchasing/Requisition Approval systems.

Developed EDI applications as well.

Contract Agency – Tria Staffing

Client - Averitt Express Incorporated – Cookeville, TN. January 2008 – October - 2008

BUSINESS: Freight Carrier

POSITION: Computer Programmer Analyst

Developer performing design, testing and implementation of Points System for tracking driver efficiency and a Safety Award system for tracking Safety Awards for drivers. Also worked with retrieving data from Infinium HR & Payroll system. Reformatting existing A/P checks for new printing format. Integrated existing supply parts ordering system to EDI in order to produce outbound 850s(Pos). Used AS400 RPG IV/ILE FREE.

lThe Dixie Group – Dalton, GA. October 2006 – January 2008

BUSINESS: Floor Covering Manufacturer

lPOSITION: Computer Programmer

lHands on IT Auditor/developer. Audited all systems connected to iSeries including JDEdwards/PeopleSoft and developed applications such as Order Entry, Tufting, Dyeing, Finishing and Raw Materials. Involved in reviewing requirements, developing High Level Design and level of effort estimates. Created detailed specs to be delivered to developers for coding and testing. Provided Lead support for projects under my supervision, interacting with the user community on requirements, developing integration test plans, and ensuring the quality and timely delivery of coding assignments. Responsible for documentation of all designs and test plans.

lDeveloper supporting AS400 server side of client-server application for JDEdwards/PeopleSoft, Kronos and TimeTrac Time and Attendance and Datatex TIM (Technology Integrated Manufacturing) module. Also used CAMS(Chadwick Automated Manufacturing System) for ERP, MRP, WMS etc. All development performed using RPG IV ILE. Responsible for developing unit test plans related to new functionality added.

lDeveloper performing production, implementation, and quality control support for new releases and existing levels of software for such applications as infoRouter (document management) and SafeNet (server/object level access authorization).

lAssisted with the planning and problem solving of raising the security level of the I-Series/400 to acceptable level for Sarbanes Oxley audit requirements.

lPerformed Audit type functions for IT department involving all areas of Business and related functionality.

Pliant Corporation – Dalton, GA. May 2005 – September 2006

BUSINESS: Plastic Film Manufacturer

POSITION: Programmer Analyst

Assisted in development and implementation of new job costing system that was used company wide.

Handled all day-to-day “fix/break” type programming problems and maintained performance statistics.

Standardized reporting of scrap for three 21 manufacturing locations.

Reworked the production scheduling system to handle multiple entry points via each plant.

Changed the O/E applications to use most current Bill Of Materials.

Integrated the new Costing System with the existing Bill of Materials system.

Changed the Manufacturing Production Entry application to allow for multiple shifts by plant location.

Converted existing pricing system to handle multiple layer discounts & new costing system.

TekSystems – Atlanta, GA

Client: COX Communications Enterprises – Atlanta, GA April 2005 – May 2005

BUSINESS: Communications, Auto Sales, etc.

POSITION: Programmer Analyst

Developed new time and attendance applications for payroll.

Assisted in development of new data feed integration to Hyperion software.

Primary programmer responsible for Data Warehouse applications.

Xpress Global Systems – Tunnel Hill, GA. January 2004 – January 2005

BUSINESS: Freight Carrier

POSITION: Project Leader

Project leader responsible for maintenance of intranet and internet applications.

Developed XTML/HTML interfaces via RPG IV ILE to web pages for the Web Programmers.

Developed delivery manifest application for hand held Point of Sale devices using cell phone chip technology.

Primary programmer responsible for Shipping Manifest pricing applications.

Developed delivery receipt system for multiple customers.

Project lead and assisted with programming for new Warehouse Management System.

Dixie Group(Carriage Industries Division) – Calhoun, GA. July 1997– January 2004

BUSINESS: Floor Covering Manufacturer

POSITION: Programmer Analyst

Assisted in multiple integrations such as company to company, Enterprise to company; pricing, inventory sku, sells sku, sales, pricing, o/e, distribution, mfg, HR, PR, etc.

Converted user based menu system to functionality (role) based system.

Changed existing machine scheduling applications over to multiple machines & multiple companies.

Changed existing production scheduling applications to integrate with outside producers.

Developed company wide Quality Control system that tracked defects down to the machine level.

Developed RF based Cycle Counting system.

Assisted in developing bailment (warehouse transfer) system that handled external locations.

Developed new Product SKU system.

Developed SQL Stored Procedures to deliver data to web server applets.

Primary programmer responsible for supplying data to SAP, Oracle, Kronos Database applications.

Developed applications for formatting data feed to Cognos and Infomatica.

lSprings Bath Fashions – Dalton, GA. October 1993 – July 1997

BUSINESS: Bath Fashions Manufacturer

POSITION: Programmer Analyst

Developed Purchasing Requisition system that allowed multiple level approval routing and integrated to existing Friedman Purchasing System. This system enabled online approval and replaced manual system completely.

Assisted in developing order routing applications for all customers.

Worked with department managers to develop new shipping and distribution system.

Assisted in developing new Bill Of Lading system and integrated to invoicing system.

Assisted manufacturing team during integrations to newly purchased companies.

Job history and References from 1983 to October 1993, available upon request.


Northeast Alabama State Junior College – Powell, AL.

A.S., Computer Science and Business Administration; 1983

Electronic Computer Programming Institute – Chattanooga, TN.

Certificate of Completion(Graduated 2nd in Class); 1985

University of West GA-External Degree Program – Dalton, GA.

Business Administration; 1996


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