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Software Engineer Developer

Durham, North Carolina, United States
November 09, 2018

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Eldon M. Franse

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Software Engineer with thorough hands on experience in all levels of development and testing including

performance, functional, integration, system, regression and user acceptance testing. Supportive and

enthusiastic team player dedicated to streamlining processes and efficiently resolving project issues.

Willing to take ownership of core components.

Skill Highlights

Diligent and detail-oriented

Strong decision maker

Fluent in C, Cobol, DB2, CICS, VSAM, JCL

Endeavor, CA-Tools, Autosys, TFS, ALM, rLink, SDLC

IBM Mainframe, HP-UX and Solaris Unix

Oracle and SQL

SQL Developer

Learning Golang, Python, Django, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap and JavaScript, JQuery


Information Service Developer II Apr 2008 to Aug 2018

EDS / HP ES / DXC Technology - Raleigh, NC

Using C, Oracle and Unix to develop and Implement client specific request for the MMIS

Managed Care Subsystem

Developed program specifications and estimates for change request

Conducted program walk-throughs and version control using TFS

Became the batch letter generator expert for the managed care subsystem

Provided 24/7 production cycle monitoring using Autosys

Provided Support to the Legacy MMIS Claims subsystem as an audit SME using Cobol, DB2,

CICS, JCL and CA Tools up to 2012.

Analyst Programmer Dec 2006 – Apr 2008

TM Floyd and Co at EDS – Raleigh, NC

Started as consultant on the NC MMIS claims system which was Cobol/CICS and DB2 system

Quickly became the SME for the claim auditing subsystem.

Expanded my knowledge by learning adjustments and later the Managed Care subsystem

Collaborated closely with other team members to plan, design and develop robust solutions

Direct software design and development while remaining focused on client’s needs

Modified existing software to correct errors, upgrade interfaces and improve performance

Provider 24/7 cycle monitoring using CA-7

Analyst Programmer Dec 1998 – Dec 2006

OIT at Duke University – Durham, NC

Conducted research and provided specification to SAP team during the system

Conversion from Mainframe Cobol/DB2 to SAP

Continually established clear operational specifications and formulated software requirements

Developed into the SME for the legacy payroll system at Duke University

Collaborated closely with the SAP team member to make sure that the conversion was a


Was instrumental in the Y2K conversion on the Duke University CUFS system

Analyst Programmer Dec 1995 – Dec 1998

Sanlam – Bellville, South Africa

Conducted Y2K audits on over 5.5 million line of code in mainly Cobol and Assembler

Took part in the development of the new death claims system which was in Cobol/CICS

And DB2

Provided technical support to the debit order system which was mainly written in

Cobol/CICS/IMS and Assembler

Used Abend-aid and intertest to debug and resolve issues

Provided support to the system that was sending correspondence to the policy holders

Involved in the enhancement and maintenance of the policy system


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and Mathematics 1995

University of the Western Cape – Bellville, South Africa

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