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Software Engineer Developer

Location:
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Posted:
November 13, 2018

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CANDIS R. MORGAN

913-***-**** ac7ork@r.postjobfree.com

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER / MAINFRAME TECHNICAL LEAD

Career Summary

Results-driven Senior Software Engineer with 20+ experience as Mainframe Technical Lead offering extensive knowledge of financial information technology systems. Diverse in many roles, focused and willing to go above and beyond. Thorough in client relations, requirements gathering, research, design, development/coding, determining impacts, and installations of quality software solutions. Relates business needs in a clear concise manner. Highly effective communicator with strong presentation and project management leadership. Passionate about team building and development of career paths.

Technical Summary

Roles: Project Management, Technical Lead, COBOL Applications Developer & Support, Mentorship, Systems Analyst

Project Management: Agile, SDLC, Waterfall

Languages: COBOL, CICS, JCL, SQL, IMS DL1, DATACOM

Skills: Requirements gathering, plan, design, develop, code, maintain, modify,

document, test, install, implement, debug, resolve issues, support

Applications: WEB, Desktop, Power Select, 3270-Legacy, Mainframe

Software/Applications: Microsoft Access, Data Studio, Data Stage, JIRA,

TSO/ISPF Utilities, XPEDITER, VSAM, MS Excel & Word

Databases: DB2, IMS, IDMS, DATACOM, ACCESS, Open Systems

Operating Systems: Windows XP Professional, Windows 7, MS-DOS

Experience

DST Systems, Kansas City, MO 2003-2018

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER / MAINFRAME TECHNICAL LEAD (2014-2018)

TRAC Web – CICS, COBOL, DB2, SQL

TRAC Web Enhanced Online Reporting Phase II: Match Web online Trust Reports to Legacy Trust Reports. Mainframe technical lead working extensively with JAVA developers and architecture. Responsibilities; research, design, code, test, document and migrate all enhancements (code, JCL, database changes). Learned and performed QA role; using Zephyr, created test scripts, executed test scripts, and attained user sign off. Additionally resolved coding issues and supported production abends from Phase I. Results: Assumed three roles and project was installed successfully and on time.

TRAC Web Support Quality Initiative: Resolve issues with tickets from a new Web Implementation and rebuild quality system to mend trust with clients. Lead technical extended team offshore and local to triage, prioritize, and research to determine the root cause. Resolve issues, by designing, coding, and testing, and ran migrations/installations up the platforms. Results: Identified fees that were never charged as part of another project. Found a gap in QA training that created unnecessary tickets and made training recommendations to reduce ticket count. Successfully redeveloped a quality system and gained back client trust.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER / MAINFRAME TECHNICAL LEAD (2012-2014)

Loans - CICS, COBOL, DB2, SQL

Develop enhancements to loan processing for five systems Web, Desktop, 3270, VISION, and VOICE. Introduced taking a loan fee type of gross or net and amortization of a gross fee. Add new URL to assign a repayment method of ACH or Payroll. Lead technical team in the requirements gathering, research, coding, testing, documentation, and ran all installations up the platforms through production within strict timelines. Result: Started as COBOL applications developer and ended as project lead. Provided quality enhancements and flexibility to systems that clients could utilize additional loan options.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER / MAINFRAME TECHNICAL LEAD (2008-2012)

Fees – CICS, COBOL, DB2, SQL

Develop new fee processing of Loan Cancel fee, new TPA fees for five systems (Web, Desktop, 3270, VISION, VOICE) to include new billing method and one day fee process. Oversaw team in the requirements gathering, research, coding, testing, documentation, and ran installations up the platforms through production. Result: Generate additional revenue through new fees.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER (2003-2012)

Subaccounting, Small projects, Fairway Proxy

Other Employment

TRI-COM, Overland Park, KS – Mainframe Consultant

EXPERIAN, Dallas TX – Senior Programmer Analyst

Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems – Dallas TX – Programmer Analyst

Neiman Marcus – Dallas TX – Programmer Analyst

Education

B. S. Computer Information Systems

Associates Computer Science

DeVry University, Kansas City, MO

Continued Education

Agile Methodology

DB2 SQL Application Programming

Project Management

Managing Projects in Organization

Crucial Conversations

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People



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