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Cobol CICS Assembler DB2 IMS

Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Posted:
November 25, 2018

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Rodney J. Elmore

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Cincinnati, OH 45245 ac7sh7@r.postjobfree.com - 513-***-****

Presently retired

EDUCATION: BBA ACCOUNTING (1963)

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

EXPERIENCE:

Duke Energy, Cincinnati, OH

April 2008 – March 2013

Consultant (Richard’s Consulting, Inc)

Using SDLC project methodology, developed many detail designs which included helping the business develop its formal requirements, to which the design’s test plans were linked using HP’s Quality Center product. This included major designs such as a new remote order fulfillment system for smart meters, as well as small designs which documented solutions for production control problems to expedite the approval process.

Also participated in the construction phase of projects programming in COBOL, DB2 and CICS as well as WebSphere interfaces via FEPI.

American Modern Insurance Group, Amelia, OH

November 2002 – April 2008

Senior Programming Analyst

Responsible for all online programs on the UNISYS system. These programs also execute in batch mode interfacing with web based new business entry programs, outside agency files and renewal processing.

Took the initiative to convert over a hundred generated screen files so that a map/program generator (ESI) software license could be terminated resulting in annual savings of $98,000.

Cinergy, Cincinnati, OH (now Duke Energy)

May 1997 – November 2002

Consultant (Professional Computer Consultants)

Main activity was enhancing Cinergy’s DB2/CICS customer billing system (“CMS”) including adding the following programs/functionality; customer choice, summary billing for large corporations, new itron meter read processing and automation of real-time pricing bills.

Wrote programs for the Indiana power subsidiary (PSI) conversion to CMS.

Provided CMS production support.

Great American Insurance Company, Cincinnati, OH

May 1996 – May 1997

Consultant (Independent)

Provided production support for old IBM macro-assembler personal lines programs.

Wrote conversion claim processing programs to provide data for a new client server system

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GRE Insurance Company, Loveland, OH (now Liberty Mutual)

August 1991 – May 1996

Consultant (Independent)

Modified commercial lines system (CICS/VSAM) to support additional lines of business, developed direct billing capability and generated coverage data into DB2 tables for company’s claim verification system. Also installed system in company’s eastern and northern regions.

Enhanced several CICS/IDMS personal lines systems (automobile, homeowners, marine) including the design and programming of rating modules.

Wrote many ad-hoc reports utilizing CULPRIT.

General Electric Aircraft Engines, Evendale, OH

March 1989 – August 1991

Consultant (Independent)

Greatly enhanced company’s Engineering Management and Cost System (IDMS). Added many internal control and reconciliation features as this system interfaced with many other systems, as it was the billing support for military and commercial engineering contracts. Wrote many CICS inquiry, update and data collection programs to increase system’s functionality.

Participated on a DB2 pilot team that inserted contract-to-date history to this database. Wrote batch and CICS migrated this history (DB2) and current year data (IDMS).

GRE Insurance Company, Milford, OH (now Liberty Mutual)

October 1986 – March 1989

Consultant (Independent)

Participated in company’s DOS to OS/MVS system conversion.

Responsible for the design and programming of the rating portion of an in-house IDMS personal lines system. Also wrote all the ADS/O dialogs.

Made extensive modifications to a purchased commercial lines package which was a real-time CICS system.

General Electric Aircraft Engines, Evendale, OH

February 1984 – September 1986

Consultant (Butler Service Group)

Installed a purchased IDMS general ledger system that was greatly modified to meet company requirements.

Was on the project that developed an in-house IDMS payroll and human resource system. Personally responsible for gross-to-net processing with its attendant reporting and reconciliation. Also implemented several ADS/O applications.

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U.S. Shoe Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

March 1978 – February 1984

Financial Systems Manager

Worked in a liaison capacity for all areas of Corporate Finance, Accounting, Manufacturing and MIS in developing analytical reporting capabilities for operational and control purposes.

Installed and enhanced a DL/I CICS General Ledger system.

Interfaced a majority of other financial and manufacturing systems with the General Ledger system in order to house essential financial and statistical data within one database.

Acted as technical adviser to the EDP audit staff.

Electronic Data Systems, Dallas, TX

July 1970 – March 1978

Programmer to Account Manager

Progressed from a programmer when hired to an account manager for a subsidiary of the company. Responsibilities included managing all the business operations of the subsidiary as well as the data processing and keying operations.

Other work experience included development and installation responsibility for a generalized Financial Reporting system, a Fixed Asset Accounting system and an Actuarial Studies system. These IBM Assembler written systems were installed at various Life Insurance companies throughout the country.

Also participated in numerous customer studies and feasibility analyses.

Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, PA (now CIGNA)

July 1963 – July 1970

Internal Auditor & Programmer

Responsible for financial and operational audits in all field offices in the USA and Canada. Developed programming skills (IBM trained) initially to expedite audits.

In 1966, transferred to company’s systems department as a programmer involved principally in personal lines insurance systems.

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Years

LANGUAGES: COBOL 38

CICS 23

SQL 14

QMF 8

EASYTRIEVE 5

ASSEMBLER 14

CULPRIT 10

FOCUS 6

OLQ 10

ADS/O 5

SOFTWARE &

DATABASES: JCL/PROCS 39

TSO/ISPF 25

VSAM 20

ROSCOE 19

DB2 17

LIBRARIAN 21

XPEDITER 12

FILE-AID 11

UNISYS DMS/2 5

UNISYS WFL 5

IDMS 14

PANVALET 5

INTERTEST 3

EASYTEST 6

ICCF 3

DL/I 3



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