Senior Software Engineer with over 25 years of experience of progressing responsibility in software development. I am seeking to apply my expertise and hands-on experience to the take next career step with a forward thinking organization that rewards hard work, talent and results. I am successful in working within collaborative environments to produce innovative products, while providing guidance and leadership to software engineers to achieve company goals and objectives.
Willing to relocate
Requirements Gathering and Analysis Oracle, DB2, IMS, VSAM, SQL Server
Application Design and Development PL/SQL, SQL and Stored Procedures
COBOL, DataStage 7.1 – 8.7, C EDI, Syncsort, IDCAMS, File Aid, Endeavor
IBM WebSphere JCL, CA7, Autosys, FTP
TSO, ISPF, Expediter, Ice Tool XML, Unix Scripting
Assurant Health – Milwaukee, WI – July 1997 to December 2016
Senior Software Engineer (1/2008 – 12/2016)
1.Develop innovative information systems applications, update, modify and expand existing software programs while providing leadership and oversight to Off-shore software engineers.
Coordinate with QA testers for end-to-end unit testing and post-production testing.
Created and maintained older warehouse using PL/SQL and Stored Procedures.
Executed full lifecycle development in software environments such as IBM mainframe legacy systems to Oracle Enterprise Warehouse using COBOL, JCL, and ETL package IBM DataStage.
Devise Autosys JIL scripting for batch processing to communicate with mainframe system CA7 and run daily, weekly, monthly and annual processes.
Recommend and execute strategies to improve development tools and processes.
Conducted technical reviews of peers code for adherence to department standards.
Investigate and resolve customer issues by establishing workarounds and solutions, and debugging and devising defect fixes.
Technical Lead (1/2004 – 12/2007)
Used ETL DataStage process to execute full-lifecycle software development in software environments ranging from COBOL, JCL and mainframe utilities to Linux, and updated, revised and expanded existing software capabilities.
Evaluated requirements and applied system approaches to implement and document tasks.
Created deployment, configuration and documentation procedures.
Instrumented and modified unit and integration tests to improve software quality and reliability, and performed functional, non-functional, regression and performance tests.
Programmer / Analyst III (5/2000 – 12/2003)
Worked closely with Application Systems Architect, key support group members and development consultants to successfully review, analyze and modify systems, including encoding, testing, installing and debugging systems and applications.
Leveraged technical expertise and provide suggestions to assess new IT software projects and initiatives, and identify opportunities to improve business process efficiencies.
Researched and corrected application functionally related issues and provided first level support and troubleshooting.
Analyzed application database information and identified integrity issues with existing and proposed systems.
Programmer / Analyst II (7/1997 – 4/2000)
Assessed programming needs and designed, wrote, tested and modified new and existing programs and applications.
Performed full-lifecycle development in software environments such as JBI and Amisys.
Created COBOL processes to convert major subsystems and designed multiple processes using POWERHOUSE utilities, including QTP, QUIZ, SUPTOOL and SUPLINK.
Previous professional experience includes Programmer / Analyst at PrimeCare Health Plan and Programmer II at Payco American Corporation.
C programming, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI
Business Data Processing: Technical Diploma, MBTI Business Training Institute, Milwaukee, WI
Development Certificate, MBTI Business Training Institute, Milwaukee, WI
Computer Operations Management Certificate, MBTI Business Training Institute, Milwaukee, WI