Durham, North Caroline,
Cell Phone: 516-***-****
20+ years of experience in Mainframe with strong knowledge of COBOL, CICS, DB2, SQL, IDMS, VSAM.
Background as a Software Engineer for the Financial Services industry leading many successful systems implementations will make me an immediate positive contributor to your organization.
Responsible for production support and maintenance of various technology projects as required and for the oversight of assigned projects, setting deadlines, and delegating responsibilities.
HARDWARE IBM Z/OS MVS, OS/390, ES9000, 30XX, 43XX, PC
SOFTWARE COBOL II, DB2/SQL, Stored Procedures, CICS, IMS DB, RACF, CA IDMS DB/DC, CA ADS/On-line, IDD, LOTUS, AMIPRO, Micro Focus, OS2, OS/MVS/ESA, JCL, DOS/VSE, TSO/SPF, Changeman, Endevor, CA7, VM/CMS, SWIFT Messaging, MQ Series, Web Sphere, XML, HTML
FIDELITY INVESTMENTS BROKERAGE SEP 2011 – DEC 2015
Supported the department and its users with their day to day production maintenance of the existing system as a member of the FIXED INCOME development team.
Responsible for the maintenance of the production defects via the defect tracking management tools, fixed ongoing issues, and documented the results.
Maintained several major systems efforts including Continue Availabilities interfaces utilizeing FIX Protocol, FTPS, MQ Series to deliver data to appropriate repository (DB2,SQL,CICS,COBOL).
Supported references and interfaces to the Accounting, P&S and others major systems (VSAM, Endevor, Easytrieve, Xpediter, File-Aid ).
Maintained and supported a conversion of the existing sets of “Custody” mainframe files to UNIX from regular FTP mode to AXWAY CROSS FILE TRANSFER method.
Managed build notifications and assisted environment support team in deploying the applications into QA, verified production deployment accuracy and participated in production environment testing.
Tested admin and application FIX messages like heartbeat, logon, logout, resend request, reject, sequence, pre-trade, trade and post-trade messages with expertise in using FIX Protocol API.
Read the FIX log file and interpreted format and different tag combinations.
Involved in smoke, integration, functional, regression, load, performance and production testing.
Performed component and feature based testing. Developed SQL queries for back-end testing.
Conducted meetings with strategy team for gap analysis to ensure all functionalities are covered between the different streams.
Interacted with trading, market operations and metrics streams to resolve day-to-day issues.
Tech Used: IBM Z/OS, 3090, OS/MVS/ESA, DB2 SQL, CICS, MQ SERIES, TSO/SPF, JCL, TCP/IP, COBOL II, VSAM, Endevor, IBM, WEB, HTML.
BARCLAYS CAPITAL MAR 2010 – DEC 2010
Responsible in assisting in management of the bank with production support, maintenance and configuration of CPI (Customer Profile Information system) and its related data structures.
Monitored existing applications, maintained on-line and batch programs and tools, diagnosed and resolved configuration and installation conflicts.
Involved in production support and re-engineering of the existing IBM hardware and software into PC Micro Focus environment, setting up triggers and job dependencies.
Diagnosed production problems and performed resolutions in assisting internal and external users in their production queries and ad hoc requests.
Tech Used: IBM Z/OS, 3090, OS/MVS/ESA, DB2 SQL, CICS, MQ SERIES, TSO/SPF, JCL, LU6.2, COBOL II, VSAM, Endevor, PC Micro Focus COBOL.
NEW JERSEY STATE COURTS SYSTEM APR 2008 – OCT 2009
Responsible for the production support and maintenance of the existing systems. Created and executed test scripts for Application Product Test and User Acceptance Test for all carriers/products and end to end testing.
Responsible for verifying compliance of all existing client documents, and maintaining quality assurance standards, as well as auditing, troubleshooting, and technical support of the system in production and communication with Business Analysts and technical personnel.
Tech Used: IBM Z/OS, 3090, OS/MVS/ESA, TSO/SPF, CICS, DB2 SQL Stored Procedures, MQ SERIES,
COBOL II, VSAM, IBM Rational ClearQuest, Legacy / CIS, Open CIS, HP Mercury Loadrunner 9.0, SQL Developer, Websphere 6.1.2
FIDELITY INVESTMENTS BROKERAGE APR 2004 – MAR 2008
Project leader of the P&S Engine Team, responsible for the production effort to support equities trades to ensure delivery and responses including intermediate reformatting, capture, and dispatch along with lost trades and queues to collect them.
Fixed production problems as they occurred using various tools (Xpediter, File-Aid, Abend-Aid, etc.).
Developed the system to support user’s requests for mainframe queried data that was to be parsed out to external Java, C++, and GUI applications utilizing DB2, CICS, FTP, FIX protocol and HTTP XML technology.
THE BEAR STEARNS COMPANIES INC. NOV 2002 – MAR 2004
Systems Consultant /Team Leader
Member of the MIS, supported the Dividend Department and its users with their day-to-day production maintenance of the existing systems.
Responsible for the maintenance of the production defects via the defect tracking management tools and proactively assigned it to the Fix-It team and document the results.
Maintained several major interfaces to the system (EUOROCLEAR, EXTEL) utilized FTP, SWIFT messaging and MQ Series to deliver data to appropriate repository (DB2,SQL,CICS,COBOL). Supported references and interfaces to the accounting, P&S and others major systems (VSAM, Changeman, Easytrieve, Xpediter, File-Aid ).
FIDELITY INVESTMENTS CORPORATION AUG 1995 – OCT 2002
Responsible for the re-development of the Cash and Collateral Treasury Update System (CACTUS). This is Fidelity’s on-line cash management system which encompasses a variety of mechanisms for the receipt and disbursement of consolidated money transactions worldwide. (COBOL II, CICS, DB2)
Developed programs to deliver business metadata from a central database repository residing on OS/390 to a heterogeneous mix of real and pseudo clients. (DB2, SQL, STORED PROCEDURES, SPUFI, CICS)
Designed applications to consolidate transaction information for the intra-day cash management activities, and automatically feed the end-of-day bookkeeping systems. (CICS, DB2, IDMS, LU6.2, APPC)
Constructed features in the CACTUS system to process automatic money movement requests associated with: trade settlements, free credit balance sweeps, dividend remittances, and bond interest/maturity remittances. (CICS, DB2, SQL, QMF, JCL, VSAM)
Established an asynchronous and time independent processing application to interface to a Major Bank with Swift Messaging utilizing the following; FTP, TCP/IP, SNA LU6.2, NETBIOS, DECnet as of the communication connection mechanisms for assured delivery. (FTP, VSAM, COBOL II, OS/MVS JCL, Easytrieve, Endevor, Xpediter, File-Aid).
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO. NOV 1991 – AUG 1995
Senior Programmer Analyst
Responsible for the development and subsequently for a production support of the Information Delivery System, the facility that allows users to access information regarding clients’ performance, custody and cash accounts. (IBM ES9000, OS/MV/XA, CICS, DB2, SQL, IDMS)
Production support of the functionality which allows users to view, print, and download to their PC all client cash positions and security holdings (Costumer Name and Address ) from several different perspectives (Microfocus, PC LAN).
Redesigned an electronic interactive interface with the Depository Trust Company (DTC) via CICS, DB2, LU 6.2, VSAM, FTP to process SWIFT MESSAGES. Fixed production problems as they occurred using various tools (Intertest, Endevor, Xpediter, File-Aid, Abend Aid, etc.) Used Financial Information Exchange (FIX) Protocol as a message standard to facilitate the electronic exchange of information related to securities transactions.
CONSULTING POSITIONS JAN 1984- NOV 1991
LEHMAN BROTHERS & CO.
Responsible for the production support and maintenance of the Mainframe Trading System.
Primary responsibilities included: major and minor fixes and rewriting parts of the system with new functionality based on the user’s request, troubleshooting and technical support of the system in production and communication with Business Analysts and technical personnel using IBM 3090, OS/MVS/ESA, CICS, COBOL II, TSO/SPF, CA IDMS, VSAM, PC LAN.
NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE
As a DBA for the company, provided advice, technical support, and assistance in the evaluation and implementation of a variety of databases and associated products and tools. Provided training in the usage of IDMS/ADSO and Data Dictionary Tools. Installed and tested database software products and packages, developed guidelines and control procedures using IBM 3090, OS/MVS/XA, CICS/VSAM, IMS DB/DC, DL1, DB2 SQL, IDMS/R, ADS/On-line, ADS BATCH, LRF, COBOL II, CULPRIT, IBM PC.
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK
DBA, was responsible for the production support and maintenance of three corporate databases, CV and DC system monitoring, and the implementation of procedures and strategies for backup and recovery.
Other responsibilities included assisting clients with database technical problems, troubleshooting and CV support, utilizing IBM 370, OS/MVS, IMS DB, VSAM, COBOL, JCL, TSO/SPF, IDMS DB/DC, LRF, IDMS ADSO, DBMS Products.
SWISS REINSURANCE CO.
Programmer/Analyst was responsible for system design and implementation of the interactive on- line Life Information Management System using IBM CICS, ADABAS/DB, COBOL, DOS/VSE, ICCF.
EDUCATION: Belarus State University
Various in-house System’s Analysis, CICS, DB2 Database design, MQ, and PC tools classes.
REFERENCES: Available upon request