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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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October 28, 2018

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BRENDA C. DESHAZIER

ac7i4y@r.postjobfree.com

**** ******** ** *********: 630-***-****

Naperville, IL 60564 Cellphone: 630-***-****

SUMMARY

Over 25 years of experience, in different fields of application software development, maintenance, on-going support, testing and extensive experience in application development and maintenance across IBM Mainframes platforms.

Extensive domain knowledge in the diversified fields of Government health, Banking and Student Loans Life and Health Insurance, Patient accounting and Patient management system, and Accounts payable sectors. Experienced in Analysis, Coding, Testing, Implementation and knowledge transfer activities.

Corroborate record of success in design, development and implementation of software applications using COBOL, COBOLII, SYNCSORT, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, QMF, IMS, SPUFI, SQL, PLI, FORTRAN, ASSEMBLER, EASYTRIEVE PLUS, C, C++, API, VisualAge Pacbase SAS and MQ Processing.

Good Programming and Communication Skills with excellent work ethics, easy adaptability to demanding time schedules coupled with positive user interaction and excellent team spirit. Able to quickly absorb new material and highly motivated to work in a group.

QUALIFICATION

AA in Computer Science in Computer Programming (1980) COLLEGE OF AUTOMATION, Chicago IL

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Operating System(s):

zOS, OS/MVS, IDMS, IMS, VSE/XP, Windows.

RDBMS:

DB2, VSAM, ISAM

Hardware:

IBM Mainframes and PC Compatibles.

Web Technologies:

CWS (cics web system)

Languages:

COBOL, JCL, SQL, SAS, PLI, FORTRAN, ASSEMBLER, EASYTRIEVE PLUS, C, C++,

Applications/Domains:

Banking and Student Loan, Heath and Life Insurance, Account payable,

Patient accounting and patient management system. Pharmacy claim processing

system.

Certification:

Certificate in Data Processing 1991, Certificate in Data Processing 1996, Java 2001, ORACLE 9i DBA, 2002 SAP (SD, MM, QM, FI), 2011

Utilities

TSO/ISPF, File-aid, Panvelet, VISIO, Abend-Aid, SPUFI, XPEDITER, ENDEVOR, INTERTEST, ABENDAID, IDCAMS, SYNCSORT, CA7, CA11, OMEGAMON, MICROSOFT-OFFICE, ClearQuest, File Manager, SharePoint, Golden, Teradata, VisualAge Pacbase

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Client: WPS – (Cosoucing Partners), Monona, WI

Role: Consultant

Duration: Jan 2017 - present

Hours worked 40 - 50 hours a week

Environment: CICS, DB2, COBOL, SQL, TSO/ISPF, JCL, Changeman

Description:

Create a new mainframe DB2 system on site and client site.

Responsibilities

Code, test, document and install data file, programs and jcl

Working in various areas of the company Data Warehouse, Claim, Provider and Enrollments.

Documented High level and Detail design requirements, using the Blueprint software

Used various testing techniques to resolve problems in the systems.

Create reports to NDM files to client. And CVS file to FTP over to overseas client.

Fix CICS programs for on-line processing

Client: Great Lakes Student Loan – (Allium it), Madison, WI

Role: Consultant

Duration: Sept 2016 –Dec 2016

Hours worked 40-50 hours a week

Environment: CICS, DB2, COBOL, SQL, TSO/ISPF, JCL, Teradata.

Description:

Remove the old writing image database system to the new Abstract database system.

Responsibilities

Rewrote SQL statement to accommodate the new print table from the old imaging tables that are no longer being

acknowledged by the company for Cobol, cics and control lib members. Add code to socket programs to process CWS to be accepted to URL message form Web(APS) area, used Data Mapping process to convert confidential data to be pull to Web system.

Documented High level and Detail design requirements, using the Agile method to develop specs with the help from the lead.

Used various testing techniques to resolve problems in the systems.

Client: VA – (Liberty), Hines, IL

Role: Consultant

Duration: Apr 2015 – April 2016

Hours worked 40 hours a week

Environment: Bull, COBOL

Description:

Maintain an exist Cobol 74 Legacy system

On call for Tickets to the Legacy system.

Was part of team that rewrote an IMS database system from Cobol 74 to 85 and created a new system flow process using Visual Age Pac base compiler to write and test our programs.

Responsibilities

Document system design, using the Agile method to develop specs.

Troubleshoot problems for an IMS database and Cobol programs.

Wrote and tested new IMS database system for all phases of the project.

Client: ESI - IBM (sub-contractor from CDI), Franklin Lake, NJ

Role: Consultant

Duration: Apr 2013 – Dec 2014

Hours worked 45 hours a week

Environment: CICS, DB2, COBOL, SQL, TSO/ISPF, JCL, Visual Age Pac base, Teradata.

Description:

Transfer new software system from Medco platform over ESI. troubleshoot problems in data files that were

Transfer from one company platform to the new company platform.

Responsibilities

Documented High level and Detail design requirements, using the Agile method to develop specs with the help from clients.

Troubleshoot problems in data files that were transfer from one company platform to the new company platform

Wrote SQL to load rows to table and documentation to deploy queries to be process in production.

Wrote innovative programs in CICS and Batch Cobol processing DB2 tables.

Add code to socket programs to process CWS to be accepted to URL message form Web(APS) area, used Data Mapping process to convert confidential data to be pull to Web system.

Used various testing techniques to look for problems in the systems whose function is to process data and derive analytics. Used claim processing tools.

Worked closely with offshore developers and other QA team members

Client: TDS Telecom (Integrated IT Solutions), Madison WI

Role: Consultant

Duration: July – Dec 2012

Hours worked 40 – 50 hours a week

Environment: Micro Focus COBOL (Pac base), CICS, Oracle, PL/SQL, Linux, SQL Forms, TSO/ISPF, Golden, Tortoise SVN, and Textpad Editor.

Description:

TDS Telecom, owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, is a telecommunications company that sells telephone and Internet services in rural and suburban communities in 30 states, which operates under the brand TDS Metrocom

Responsibilities:

Converting Screen SQL Forms application software into MicroFocus CICS Screen application software using Pac base to generate the code for Cobol on a Linux platform.

Using Technical Design documentation detailing specifications for creating and testing of application processing software.

Analyzed mainframe SQL forms code to converted to CICS Cobol. Screens.

Documented the new screens process using Visio

Use the Agile methodology to develop the full software development life cycle.

Client: Wells Fargo (Technisouce), Sioux Falls SD

Role: Consultant

Duration: August 2011 –April 2012

Hours worked 40-50 hours a week

Environment: IDM /MVS, COBOL, CICS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, VSAM, ENDEVOR, INTERTEST, SAS, CWS (APS) SHAREPOINT, ClearQuest, File Manager, Assembler, MQ Series, DB2

Description:

Wells Fargo’s private student loan division was an entity of Sungard mainframe software and decided to transfer the product to Wells Fargo’s mainframe environment. I worked with the user/clients to incorporate system into unique environment. Transfer to other area to maintain ALS banking loans with their student loans and mortgage system(CLCS)

Responsibilities:

NDM over 3000 modules (source, JCL, and loadlibs) to Wells Fargo’s IBM platform.

NDM over 5000 files to Wells Fargo’s

Create new PROC(s) and JCL from old instream JCL

Create new PARMS, CONTROL CARDS……etc

Rename Batch and Online programs to standards

Perform Impact Analysis to determine the impacted Programs/JCLs/PROCs that need changes as part of the new requirements/enhancements

Create various VSAM clusters and GDGs using File-Aid and JCL

Use various IBM utilities IDCAMS, SYNCSORT…etc. to write various jobs depending on requirements.

Prepare Technical specification, Detail Design and New transaction process documents to rename CICS trans Ids and programs.

Design, code, and provide solutions for the above.

Changed old IBM socket programs to use CWS process to be accepted URL message from Web (APS) area, used Data mapping to convert Social Security No to customer account numbers.

Prepare Unit and System Test cases, test plans and participated in unit and system testing.

Use FileAid to perform various operations for VSAM and flat files.

Problem solving and bug fixing and providing technical support for the team.

Client: Health Care Service Corp (BCBS), Chicago IL

Role: Senior Programmer Analyst

Duration: July 2005 – Jan 2011

Hours worked 40 – 55 hours a week

Environment: zOS, OS/390, MVS, COBOL, CICS, MQ process, TSO/ISPF, JCL, IMS, Endevor, Intertest, Xpediter, ClearQuest.

Description:

Health Care Service Corp. previous known as Blue Cross Blue Shields, is a very large health care insurance provider located In Chicago, IL. In Bluechip area, I worked with a large team of developers in an innovative marketing product area which provided vendors with incents. System also included maintenance and enhancements using batch, online and MQ process. I also, worked on converting the HIPPA codes to new mandated length.

Responsibilities:

Preparing the Functional specs for given Business requirements. Prepared supporting documentation as needed, including but not limited to Technical Specifications, and User Documentation.

MQSeries system Administration: Core Database applications interfaces with other external applications: Using MQOPEN, MQPUT…. etc. to pass batch data to online VSAM file that read data to load to online processing.

Involved in the development of programs as per specifications.

Involved in code reviews.

Preparing the test data and test JCL for Unit testing.

Conduct the impact analysis for existing code changes.

Involved in peer reviews.

Involved in Weekly issue meeting with team members and clients.

Co-ordinated between Clients/Users and the development team.

Created conversion scheduling tasks and coordinated with all team members

Wrote batch programs using within different subsystems and created JCL using syncsort to create files as needed

Wrote CICS online programs and analyzed old cics programs that enhancements.

Resolved the issues and updated the log files to share the information among the team.

Maintained version control following the QA standards

Troubleshot CICS-related system problems using TMON/CICS as well as full-region and and transaction dumps analysis (IPCS, Abend-aid/cics).

Also diagnosed CICS application-related problems and performance issues using CEDF, Xpeditor/cics and interest.

Develop new and junior staff.

Client: WPS (Interactive Business Systems) Madison, WI

Role: Consultant

Duration: Nov 2003 – Jan 2005

Hours worked 40 – 50 hours a week

Environment: COBOL, CICS, DB2, SQL, JCL, Panvalet,

Responsibilities:

Maintained a Health care insurance system.

Design, coded and tested batch and online programs

Wrote SQL statement for DB2 database.

Client: Convergys (Technical Recruiting Consultants) Itasca IL

Role: Consultant

Duration: Aug 1997 – Sept 2003

Hours worked 40 a week

Environment: COBOL, CICS, DB2, SQL, API, JCL, CA11, Omegamon

Responsibilities:

Maintained DB2 online database Mortgage Loan Servicing

Created development/test/production regions for all processing on a client/server system

Supported the programming development team by fixing the defects encountered.

Used Ca11 and Omegamon to process batch JCL, batch jobs and check Online files.

Client: University of ILLINOIS healthcare (RHI), Chicago IL

Role: Consultant

Duration: Jan 1996 – Jan 1997

Hours worked 40 a week

Environment: IDMS, COBOL, CICS, ADS, Microfocus, PL1

Responsibilities:

Maintained and provided system enhancements for HBO/Healthquest applications.

Completed a wide range of patient accounting and patient management online programs defect fixes.

Responsible for coding, debugging, installed and testing for all processing on a client/server system

Used Microcfocus software product to test and debug programs.

Client: HBOC at St Mary of Nazareth

Role: Senior Programmer Analyst

Duration: Sept 1991 – Jan 1996

Hours worked 40-45 hours a week

Environment: DOS/VSE COBOL, CICS, JCL, C, C++

Responsibilities:

Responsible for coding, debugging and testing programs; programming includes maintenance and system enhancements using Cobol and ADS on an IBM mainframe platform on a DOS/VSE platform.

Projects included patient accounting and patient management system on HBOC Medipac and Clinipac applications.

Converted programs from C and C++ to Cobol to update company’s GUI.

Modified UB92 billing forms layout in Cobol programs that were being used by GUI.

Prepared supporting documentation as needed, including Technical Specifications and User Documentations.

Problem solving and bug fixing and providing technical support to user and team.

Co-ordinated between Clients/Users and the development team.



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