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Analyst Developer

Location:
Flemington Junction, New Jersey, 08822, United States
Posted:
March 23, 2019

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Edward J. Griffin

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

Flemington, NJ 08822

908-***-****

ac8vij@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: A challenging opportunity in an information services capacity that will utilize my strengths in analysis, planning and execution in order to satisfy business objectives.

TECHNICAL Hardware: IBM 3090, 4381 MVS/ESA

SUMMARY: Software: COBOL, COBOL II, DB2, CICS, SQL, MVS/JCL,VSAM, FILEAID, SMARTEST,

INTERTEST, XPEDITOR, CLIST, PANVALET, LIBRARIAN, ENDEVOR, QMF,

Dataset Utilities, PLATINUM, EDI, WORD, EXCEL, VISIO, IBM DEBUGGER,

IBM FILE MANAGER, WATERFALL AND AGILE Development Methodologies

EDUCATION: The CHUBB Institute, Parsippany, NJ

Diploma in Computer Programming

Additional ChubbTraining: DB2/SQL Applications Programming, Database Design in the DB2 Environment, CICS Command Level Applications Programming, IMS/DLI

Kean College, Union, NJ

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

EXPERIENCE:

10/18 – 3/19 BANK OF AMERICA/MERRILL LYNCH / SIGNATURE CONSULTING, Pennington, NJ

Senior Programmer/ Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Developer and Analyst for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, a major financial services provider.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII/CICS to modify and support the Retirement Financial System.

Participated in the development of automated system notification batch programs that warned of potential issues to downstream systems due to late running scheduled batch jobs.

Participated in an Endevor modernization project that analyzed the current Endevor elements of the Retirement Financial System in order to identify obsolete elements.

Utilized knowledge of COBOL, DB2, CICS, BMS, JCL, Procedures, Copybooks, Control cards and Scheduling to determine the future viability of Endevor elements. Utilized TMON for CICS and DSD, a data warehouse facility, to determine the viability of online CICS modules and COBOL batch modules and elements.

Recompiled and tested viable elements to be included with the new version of Endevor. Decommissioned the elements determined to be obsolete.

Authored documentation and backed up decommissioned modules and elements from Endevor.

7/16 – 1/18 BANK OF AMERICA/MERRILL LYNCH / TEKSYSTEMS, Pennington, NJ

Senior Programmer/ Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Developer and Analyst for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, a major financial services provider.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII/CICS to modify and support the Retirement Financial System.

Participated in the design and development of procedures to extract Tax Sheltered Annuity’s (403B Plans) from the Merrill Lynch retirement system and transferring the data to a successor custodian. Utilized COBOL, DB2, EZTRIEVE and JCL to successfully complete project.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, wrote test plans, performed testing and documented changes to existing batch and online programs. Modified run JCL and Procs to meet specific execution objectives.

Utilized SOLA, a WEB based service for legacy systems, to test and verify changes to online CICS transactions. Utilizing this software enabled the verification of the DFHCOMMAREA used between programs.

Authored project documentation for technical requirements and unit test scripts.

Extensive use of IBM Debug, IBM File Manager for VSAM and flat files and dataset utilities.

7/15 – 5/16 OPTUM TECHNOLOGY / TEKSYSTEMS, Basking Ridge, NJ

Senior Programmer/ Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Developer and Analyst for Optum Technology, a major provider health insurance and a division of the United Health Group.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII/CICS to modify and support the Post Adjudicated Claims Processing system.

Performed modifications to Claims Highway sub system which processes paid medical and pharmacy claims in addition the out of pocket deductible accumulation process.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, wrote test plans, performed testing and documented changes to existing batch programs. Modified run JCL and Procs to meet specific execution objectives.

Collaborated with onshore and offshore personnel to ensure timely resolution of defects encountered within the project development process and system testing cycles.

Performed database changes to allow new pharmacy vendor processing within the MQ Routing system.

Authored project documentation for technical requirements and unit test scripts.

Extensive use of XPEDITOR, FileAid for DB2 and dataset utilities.

10/12 – 4/15 VERIZON WIRELESS / RANDSTAD CONSULTING SERVICES, Warren, NJ

Senior Programmer/ Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Analyst Developer for a major wireless communications company.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII/CICS to modify and support the Customer Order and Pricing Services within the VISION Billing system.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, wrote test plans, performed testing and documented changes to existing programs for online programs and batch system. Modified run JCL and Procs to meet specific execution objectives..

Performed responsibilities of Lead Technical Analyst in order successfully complete system change requests. Authored project documentation and facilitated project meetings to discuss code and database changes.

Performed adhoc system change requests originating from various business organizations. Investigated and resolved customer order issues and business reporting issues.

Extensive exposure to Javascript and XML

Extensive use of XPEDITOR, FileAid for DB2 and dataset utilities.

11/10 - 9/12 Chubb Commercial Insurance/ RANDSTAD CONSULTING SERVICES, Whitehouse Station, NJ

Senior Programmer/ Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Programmer/ Analyst in the Process Management Organization for a major Commercial Insurance company.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII to modify and support commercial insurance applications.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, wrote test plans, performed testing and documented changes to existing programs for the daily batch system. Modified run JCL and Procs to meet specific execution objectives.

Participated in the design and development of a streamlined procedures and software to the change management process for Panvalet and PDS members to the production environment.

Utilized COBOLII/DB2/SQL and CLISTS to streamline the production change management process while remaining compliant with Sarbanes/Oxley mandates.

Identified DB2 Table requirements and the batch process to successfully achieve the streamlined process objectives. Created new COBOLII/DB2 programs, modified existing programs and CLISTS required for the streamlining of the production change process. Authored and maintained project documentation.

Participated in the coordination and execution of weekly and quarterly production releases.

Performed unit testing to ensure the integrity of the new and modified software and CLIST's. Extensive use of XPEDITOR, FILEAID for DB2 and dataset utilities.

7/09 – 12/09 MERRILL LYNCH, Div. of The Bank of America / TEKMARK GLOBAL SERVICES, Hopewell, NJ

Senior Programmer Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Analyst Developer for a major financial services company.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII to modify the Merrill Lynch Retail IRA money fund reporting system.

Participated in the conversion of the Bank of America retail retirement accounts to the Merrill Lynch retail retirement platform.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, performed testing and documented changes to existing programs for the weekly and monthly batch Money Market Fund reporting system.

Modified run JCL and Procs to meet specific execution objectives.

Performed unit testing to ensure the integrity of the modified software.

Extensive use of XPEDITOR, FileAid for DB2 and dataset utilities.

7/05 – 7/09 VERIZON WIRELESS / TEKMARK GLOBAL SERVICES, Warren, NJ

Senior Programmer/ Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Analyst Developer for a major wireless communications company.

Utilized DB2/SQL/COBOLII to modify and support the Message Rating system within the Billing system.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, wrote test plans, performed testing and documented changes to existing programs for the daily batch system. Modified run JCL and Procs to meet specific execution objectives.

Developed software for new cell switches being added to the network.

Performed responsibilities of Lead Technical Analyst in order successfully complete system change requests. Authored project documentation and facilitated project meetings to discuss code and database changes.

Extensive experience converting major wireless service markets to a new system instance. Migrated software and inserted data into production DB2 tables. Performed system testing to ensure data and software integrity.

Performed adhoc system change requests originating from various business organizations. Investigated and resolved customer billing issues and business reporting issues.

Extensive use of XPEDITOR, FileAid for DB2 and dataset utilities.

8/04 – 7/05 MERRILL LYNCH / PRINCETON INFORMATION LTD., Edison, NJ

Senior Programmer Analyst

Performed duties of Senior Application Analyst Developer for a major financial services company under an outsourcing agreement between Merrill-Lynch and Princeton Information.

Utilized DB2/CICS/SQL/COBOLII to support and modify the Financial Analyst Compensation and Metrics system

Analyzed existing systems to determine impact of changes required to meet business needs.

Analyzed programs, coded modifications, wrote test plans, performed testing and documented changes to existing programs for batch and online systems. Modified run JCL and Procs to specific execution objectives.

Developed Ad Hoc programs and SPUFI’s to satisfy end user requests



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