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EDI Specialist

Coppell, Texas, United States
October 25, 2018

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Thomas Fifield

Skype id – tom.fifield*, 972-***-****

Professional Summary _

Accomplished Senior IT professional with proven ability to successfully deliver information technology solutions, process improvements, and performance improvements. Skilled in all phases of project life cycle from initial feasibility, requirements, design, through implementation, support, and enhancements.

Strong problem-solving capabilities, skilled in partnering with both business and IT to drive solutions to mutual benefit in a timely and cost-effective manner. Excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task, and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Business experience across multiple industries both Domestic and International.

Expertise Highlights

Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Project Management

Strong Problem-Solving Skills

Data Modeling and Database Design

Data Flow and Process Mapping

QA / UAT Testing and Documentation

Process Automation

Technical Writing (IT Standards, Procedures, User

Business Systems Analysis

Manuals, Developer Training, On-Call Library

Technology Summary

EDI Tools: Trustedlink iseries (now GXS OpenText) EDI Visual Mapper and Software

Systems: IBM iseries(AS/400), System/38, System/36

Languages/Utilities: RPG II/III/ILE, CLP, DBU, DDS, Hawkeye, Aldon

Software: Microsoft Office Suite, TL Ashford (UCC-128 labels), MACPAC as ERP.

Knowledgeable: HTML, XML

Communication Software: AS2, FTP, VANS (Inovis, GXS)

Professional Experience

Persimmon Group

EDI Consulting Business - Trustedlink

4425 W. Airport Freeway, Suite 130

Irving, TX 75062

June 2018 – September 2018

Company is a resource for other companies that outsource all or part of their EDI systems. I worked on maps for 204 and 210.

Randstad Technology

EDI Trustedlink iseries

McKesson Medical Group

Jacksonville, FL 32256

June 2017 – June 2018

EDI Specialist. Responsible for onboarding new clients using Trustedlink and BizManager. Used JD Edwards E1 to look up customer and sales information, create test orders. Used documents 810,850,855 and 856. I coordinated this with the external trading partners.

Data Communication Solutions

EDI Trustedlink iseries

Uniden America Corporation

Irving, TX

2013 – Present

EDI Specialist, support contact. Performing same job as when full-time employee.

Thomas B. Fifield (continued)

Uniden America Corporation

3001 Gateway Drive Suite #130

Irving, TX 75063

1998 - 2013

EDI programmer on AS/400, using Trustedlink translation software. Responsibilities included:

Daily monitoring of EDI transmissions, correct errors

Communicate with trading partners when issues arise

Create and maintain document maps. Documents supported included: 210,211,214,310,315,753,754,810,812,816,820,824,830,832,846,850,852,855,856,860,864,869,870,875,880

Set up communications using AS2 & FTP and value-added networks

Supported use of BizManager BizConnect for AS2 transmissions

Create and maintain programs and user files for EDI using RPG. Created CLP programs to run jobs.

Load software updates & EDI standards for Trustedlink

Load inventory and monitor order processing in Commerce Hub

Worked in tandem with SPS Commerce for EDI onboarding

Worked with big-box stores such as Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, Best Buy

American Pad & Paper

AS/400 Programmer/Analyst

1997 - 1998

Dallas, TX

Performed maintenance and new development. Shop used JD Edwards software package.

Circle International

AS/400 Programmer/Analyst


Dallas, TX

Maintenance and new development using RPG/400. Programs included applications for manufacturing, and Foreign Trade Zone. Duties also included setting up and maintaining EDI for clients, using Premenos 400 (now Trustedlink). The documents used were for X12 format 310, 315, 832, 850, 856, 864, and 997.

Set up the ORDERS document, using the EDIFACT standards. Supported a variety of X12 standards, such as 3030, 3060, 3070. Created the interface programs to populate our user files with the EDI transmissions we received.

Credit Management Incorporated

AS/400 Programmer/Analyst

1993 - 1995

Dallas, TX

Company collects debts for Cable Television clients and medical clients. Modified programs that work with predictive dialer to make it more efficient. Took over project to create a new Data Entry system to enter cable billing and medical billing and insurance data. Provided managers and lead people ability to control their user jobs, enabling them to have more control and to eliminate the number of calls to IS for support.

Additional Positions Held: Advanced Telemarketing Corporation, Hamilton Taft and Company and Brinkmann Corporation

Education / Training

Baton Rouge School of Computers

AS/400 Networking – IBM

AS/400 Distributed Communication Workshop – IBM

Trustedlink EDI Workshop – Basic and Advanced

Trustedlink EDI Visual Mapper training

References Available Upon Mutual Interest

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