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Location:
Montrose, CA, 91020
Posted:
March 13, 2019

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ARAM Y. ASSADOURIAN

**** ******* ******

Montrose, CA 91020

Home: 818-***-**** Mobile: 818-***-**** E-mail: ac8r0x@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

# Performed all phases of software development life cycle (SDLC), from initial requirements through analysis, design, development, implementation, and creating project plans.

# Track record of production support, system enhancements, and maintenance, leading project, mentoring, delegating work, expert in analyzing requirements, and comfortable working independently and in a team environment.

# Created new approach to cut front end jobs creation time. Enhanced sub system to reduce User’s manual work time and improved accuracy. Redesigned on-line screens to suit User’s need.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

HARDWARE IBM ES 9000, CRAY XMP-14, IBM and Compatible PC's and peripherals.

SOFTWARE MVS/ESA, TSO, ISPF/PDF, OS/JCL and OS Utilities, VSAM, File-AID, Expediter, SPUFI,

QMF, ENDEVOR, PANVALET, EXCEL, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Project, MS Visio.

LANGUAGES VS/COBOL, COBOL II, CICS COMMAND LEVEL, DB2/SQL, DYL-280, FORTRAN

DBMS DB2, IDMS, IMS DB/DLI, MS ACCESS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

For family matters, I was out of work since May 2017, and now I am back to the market.

Unified Grocers; Commerce, CA 90040 3/2016 – 5/2017

Senior Programmer Analyst Consultant

Provided production support, enhancement and maintenance support for Marketing Systems (COBOL/CICS/DB2/IDMS).

Converted IDMS program to use DB2 database tables, the new job run 30% faster.

Researched and identified the reason why the on-line CICS system did not create automatic backorders for Purchase Order items.

Modified a CICS programs to correctly display vendor e-mail address.

Modified SQL codes that extract data from four tables, replacing old tables by new tables.

Unified Grocers; Commerce, CA 90040 6/2015 – 9/2015

Senior Programmer Analyst Consultant

Provided production support, enhancement and maintenance support for Billing and Ordering Systems (COBOL/CICS/DB2). Worked on, replacing of QLINER software with MQFTE project.

QBE/Bank of America/Countrywide (Balboa); Irvine, CA 5/2002 – 5/2014

Senior Programmer Analyst

Provided production support, enhancement and maintenance support (programming and system analysis) for “ARS” Agent Receivable and “CRS” Cash Receipt Systems (COBOLCICS/IDMS/DB2).

For all tasks performed Business System Analysis, including meeting with the users, identifying enhancements, performing weekly status meeting, creating design and requirement document, building testing scenarios, and performing UAT testing.

# Led carrier change project in ARS and CRS systems. Performed analysis, requirements, coding, testing, and implementation. Changes included approximately 10 on-line programs, 22 batch programs, and tables change. The upgrade resulted in system capability to process new QBE carrier/company codes.

# Modified ARS sign-on screen/program and Operator table, to accept mainframe TSO Password when Users login into ARS system. User will enter her/his Oper-Code and mainframe TSO Password. Program will get their user ID from Operator Table, then will make a request to ACF2 for Password Re-verification. Wrote Operator Table Maintenance User Manual.

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# Created and implemented a new approach to process Agent/Lender batch payment/refund files in ARS system. This included creation of a standard record layout, generic program(s), and a table to house the job setup data elements and editing rules specific for each Agent/Lender. The new approach significantly reduced the time required to create a front end job(s)/program(s) for new Agent/Lender.

# Developed and implemented automation of Agent Receivable System Non Cash Entries reports creation, which required on-line screen changes, and database modifications, which dictates changes in 22 programs and recompiling 19 programs. This process improved report accuracy and saved Accounting User’s time by eliminating manual work.

# Redesigned and implemented Agent Receivable System on-line Check Browse screen, making it more user friendly and reducing search time.

ARCO – Employee Information Services; Pasadena, CA 12/1995 - 2/2002

Senior Programmer Analyst

Performed responsibilities of production support, initial research, requirements definition, analysis, design, coding, and implementation of on-line and batch systems for Executive, Payroll, and Tax Systems (CICS/DB2).

Business System Analyst functions included requirement analysis, meeting with the user in JAD sessions, arranging weekly status meetings, building requirement document and test cases.

# Implemented the Executive Salary Deferral and Payout systems enhancement project. Analyzed and built final requirements, designed, created project plan, coded, and allocated assignments. This project consisted of 6 sub systems, 40 batch programs, 20 on-line programs, 6 tables, and 10 copybooks. The system has interfaces to payroll, personnel, and outside service provider.

# Rescued new Executive Annual Enrollment project from failure and delivered the on-line and batch systems on time for open enrollment.

# Built Executive Stock Option Exercise Automation System, which included printing the exercise statement from CICS session on each user personal printer, creation of payroll transactions, tax calculations, payroll registers, creation of a spreadsheet that has personal, exercise, and tax data.

# Performed enhancements to payroll payments browsing on-line screens for active, executive, and retired employees, in order to be able to browse multiple checks for specific group.

GREAT WESTERN BANK (GW); Chatsworth, CA 4/1990 - 12/1995

Senior Programmer Analyst

Performed production support, initial research and requirements definition, high-level sizing, analysis, internal/external design, coding, and implementation of the Student Loan System Database Redesign, Common Application, and New Interest Rate projects. Created/modified on-line CICS screens/programs, and batch programs. Coordinated the changes with GW Financial AP/GL systems, and with external systems such as California Student Aide Commission (CSAC) and student loans management company AFSA.

EDUCATION

B. S. Degree in Petroleum Engineering; University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

University of California Los Angeles, UCLA Extension Certificates;

Certificate, Professional Designation in Systems Analysis

Certificate, Professional Designation in Database Management Systems

Certificate, Professional Designation in Systems Management

Certificate, Professional Designation in Departmental-Level Computing

Certificate, Professional Designation in Mini/Micro Programming

Diploma, Computer Systems and Programming; Computer Learning Center, Los Angeles, CA

TRAINING COURSES

Advanced SQL and Tuning Techniques for DB2 Applications.

Data Modeling and Analysis

Introduction to Visual Basic .NET programming with Microsoft .NET.



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