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Information Technology Professional

New York City, New York, United States
August 17, 2019

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Shraga Lev

**** **** ******, *** **, Jackson Heights, New York, NY 11372

P: 646-***-**** E:


Accomplished professional in the business world. Expert in information technologies on different platforms. Expert in Microsoft Office products, databases and VBA macros environment. Well-rounded manager with extensive analytical, communication and inter-personal skills. Currently on retirement age but still looking for new challenges, technology related or not. Skills & Abilities


Works very well with all personal level of an organization. Capable to provide respectful leadership to teams, imbed motivation and support. Versed in project management and tracking. Works well with management and supervisors.


Very well versed in programming analysis, design and development. Skillful In database architecture, design, reporting and administration. Experienced in wide range of business segments including non-for- profit, banking, securities, distribution, manufacturing, airlines ticketing and agents’ contracts. Skillful in accounting systems, setting up ledgers and reporting. Knowledgeable of systems communications and networking.


Expert in desktop computers and electronic devices, including PC, Macs, iPhones and Androids. Advance user and VBA developer on Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook. Using all major social media platform on personal and professional level. Experienced in accounting systems such as QuickBooks, Quicken and MIP. Able to setup ledger structure and produce accounting reports.


Intuitively good with inter-personal communication, capable in adjusting to any level of personnel in the organization’s hierarchy. Team player. Excellent writing skills of correspondence and technical documents. Capable of delivering demos and presentations with confidence. Experience

09/1983 – Present Imagine, Incorporated - President, Owner Ran a computer consulting company. Provided technical and business services to two dozen corporations and foundation. Lead teams of own employees and customers’ employees in small and large projects. Most notable customers were Ford Foundation, IBM, KLM Airlines and Chase Bank. Full customer list, projects description and references available upon request. Education

09/1977 – 06/1979 Polytechnic Institute of New York Computer Science - Incomplete

09/1974 – 06/1976 Tel Aviv University

Electrical Engineering – incomplete

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Development Software

25 years’ experience in IBM i (AS/400, iSeries and prior systems) including DB2, Utilities and System Configuration. Languages from RPG II to RPG ILE SQL, free form, CL ILE, COBOL ILE SQL, Query, SQL/400, Stored-Procedures, Triggers

20 years’ experience in Microsoft .Net, VS 6/2010/2012, VB, VB.Net, VBA, ASP, ASP.Net, MVC, WCF, HTML, HTML5, CSS, Web API, JavaScript, C#, JQuery, XML, Json, some PHP, APPC, SDLC communication.


IBM AS/400 DB2, SQL Server 7/2005/2008/Express, MS-Access, MySQL and other Lunix databases Development Environments and Tools

IBM i ILE environment, Microsoft Visual Studio classic, .Net, Project, Visio, Team Foundation, MVC, IIS, Excel, Word, Power Point. IBM. Reporting facilities - Crystal Reports 10, Active Reports, Cognos. Cold Fusion, Internet and Communication Programs, Graphic and Video software - Photoshop, Premier, Consumer Video Editing software.

Operating Systems

IBM Mid-range - from S34, S/38, AS400, iSeries, IBM i. Windows 7, 8, 2008, 2010, Server 2012, Mac OSx,. WANG VS, Cloud computing AWS.

Customers and Projects

Michael Kors 10/2018 – 01/2019

Working with the Wholesale team in maintenance and development of new features on IBM I system, using RPG ILE SQL. These projects include database and IFS manipulation. Used Aldon Lifecycle Manager facility and ROBOT. Use FTP to receive and transmit data files. Arcus Foundation 06/2008 – 05/2019

Built bi-directional interface between the organization’s web-based Grants and its Accounting System (Sage/MIP) using Microsoft .Net environment, SQL Server. Currently maintaining systems and develop enhancement.

Club eVolution 09/2015 – 06/2019

Developing tracking systems of bar sales, inventory and compensations on Microsoft VBA environment using EXCEL. Created the networking facility with UBNT hardware. Maintaining systems.

Gaius Digital. 03/2014 – 09/2015

Provide general IT services, networking, cloud operations, Internet hosting, social media, web site maintenance, Office 365 administration, using Excel, Access and Shar Point and setting up OTT video streaming system

Dog New York 06/2008 – 06/2010

Built e-commerce web sites using Windows .Net MVC 3, ASP.Net, VB.Net, C#, PHP, HTML, CSS, FTP and JavaScript.

Unbound Foundation 07/2012 - 03/2014

Provided IT support for the Foundation’s grant systems and IT infrastructure consultation. Built a Grants Budget System (GBS) on Windows environment, using MS Access, Excel and .Net American Jewish World Services (AJWS) 08/2012 - 02/2014 Developing a system to manage the processing of grant payments, and created an interface between the Grants Management, Accounting and Automatic Funds Wiring systems using Windows environment, .Net, SQL Server, with MS Excel Ford Foundation 06/1998 - 10/2015

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Lead an in-house team to develop web-based Grand and Budgeting System on Windows environment, Classic and .Net, SQL Server. Maintain and enhance accounting systems on IBM S/38 and AS/400. A 12 year Web-Base intranet project has been utilized HTML, CSS, JavaScript, page document, Web Services and other Web technologies. Developed interfaces between the Windows base Grant systems and the accounting systems on IBM AS/400, utilizing RPG III and AS/400-RPG ILE languages. Exported data into Excel Pivot files. Developed Power Point presentations. Worked with MS Project system. Ford Foundation 06/1988 - 06/1998

Developed a Conversion Facility, to convert the organization’s systems from WANG to S/38. Then provided services as needed on S/38 and AS/400, utilizing RPG III and AS/400-RPG ILE languages.

KLM Airlines 10/1993 - 01/1998

Developed Contract and Ticketing system on AS/400, utilizing RPG III, AS/400-RPG ILE and COBOL-SQL

IBM 07/1992 - 10/1993

Developed with a team an emulator to WANG’s Code Generator system on AS/400, using AS/400- RPG AS/400-COBOL

DGC, Inc. 01/1991 - 07/1992

Worked on several projects for this consulting firm on S/38 and WANG, utilizing RPG/400 language.

Farrell Media Inc. 07/1988 - 07/1992

Developed Media-Buy systems on S/38 and later, AS/400, utilizing AS/400-RPG/400 language and DB2 database.

Bank of Tokyo 12/1988 - 12/1990

Modified a Portfolio and Security package system on AS/400 to bank’s practices and integrated the system with the bank’s mainframes, utilizing AS/400, RPG III and RPG/400 language. Chemical Bank 08/1987 - 05/1988

Work on Portfolio and Securities system on IBM S/38. Developed an advance internal inquiry system that combined data from several different systems. Used RPGIII Nell-Joy Industries, Inc. 04/1984 - 07/1987

Developed Manufacturing, Inventory and Distribution system with accounting and manufacturing interfaces. Developed advance government parts research facility. All done on IBM S/38, utilizing RPG III language.

Chase Manhattan Bank 10/1982 - 04/1984

Work on the Bank’s Commercial Loan systems on WANG system. Developed a communication interface between the WANG system and the bank’s mainframes, as well as Security Exchange servers. Using COBOL Language

Dynax Resources, Inc. 08/1981 - 0719/82

Worked in several projects on IBM S/3 and S/38. Developed Contract system for a smelting company and advanced Manufacturing and Distribution systems for eye-glasses manufacturer, utilizing RPG III language.

Relly Technology, Inc. 04/1980 - 07/1981

Developed full Inventory and Distribution system with advance government parts research facility on WANG system. Using COBOL Language

C.M.P. Inc. 08/1979 - 04/1980

Maintain IBM S/32. Developed a Manufacturing, Inventory and Distribution system on IBM S/34 and then moved it on to IBM S/38, utilizing RPG II language

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