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Manager Project

Whitestone, NY
April 29, 2016

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Westwood, NJ 07675 Cell Phone: 201-***-****



Software: Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office Suite, Query, Acrobat Reader,

Adobe Photoshop Elements,, BPCS

Hardware: IBM AS400/ISERIES, S38, S36, S34, Mainframe, experience with

various brands of PCs and Laptops, Scanners and Printers, Installation

of Sound Cards, Hard Drives, Video Cards Network Card [Ethernet

and Wireless] and Routers




TCS Tata Consulting Company August 2015 - Present

Toys R Us


Responsible for enhancements and support of exist legacy AS400 system.

Worked As Test Lead for international project to allow Toys R us to ship Ecommerce orders directly from a store rather than a warehouse.,

Worked as a technical lead on project On a project to automate the resource scheduling.

Working on Run Time Improvement project to speed up weekly job.

Worked with on shore and off shore teams.

TCS Tata Consulting Company January 2015 – July 2015

John Wiley and Sons


Responsible for enhancements and support of exist legacy AS400 system.

Assist with design and enhancements of Radio Frequency ID (RFID) system that interacts with AS400.

Document Clients RFID system.

Create training materials for RFID system.

Train User community in RFID.

All work performed in SYNON/COOL2E, RPG, CLP.

Assist in the evaluation of the AS400 operating system from 7.0 – 7.2.

Western Union April 2012 - October2014

Business Analyst/Technical Manager/Project Manager

Developed, designed, and built Salesforce Template through MS Word Mail Merge.

Worked directly with Senior VP in Database design and reporting development status.

Redesigned legacy AS400 DB.

Managed a legacy Agent Enrollment system.

Rewrote the existing Agent Enrollment system from AS400 platform onto

Interacted with User community to gather requirements, report status, and demo new Agent Enrollment system.

Performed system admin functions for

Managed a team of 5 -7 onshore and offshore developers.

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Galaxy Solutions

CVS Caremark

Technical Manager/Project Manager June 2011 - April 2012

Technical Lead/Architect/DBA August 2010 - May 2011

Consolidated 4 Prescription Benefit Managing (PBM) systems across 3 different platforms into an existing AS400 system.

Built, developed and maintained relations between client and Galaxy.

Acquired knowledge and skills of the client’s procedures, policies and operations.

Educated and trained company staff in client’s procedures, polices, and operations.

Performed requirements gathering by meeting with client and researching existing systems.

Used requirements to work as architect to help team design new Adjudication system.

Hands on technical manager.

Responsible for the design, development, and complete project life cycle for new PBM adjudication system.

Performed project management responsibilities.

Managed several technical people during the design and development phase of consolidation project.

Reported project status and milestones to Management team.

Worked on Capacity Planning to assist client in decision to upgrade existing AS400 environment.

Performed requirements gathering by meeting with Client and researching existing systems.

All work performed using CMMI level 3 methodology.

Independent Consultant May 2010 – August 2010

On Site at Alliance Bernstein


Was initially hired to locate and correct a bug in a small RPG Mainframe Reporting system.

Requested to stay on and re-write the RPG reporting system in COBOL.

Managed and trained 1 other developer on project and reported directly to Senior Manager and Vice President with weekly status reports.

Performed initial analysis, design, programming, documentation, testing and implementation.

HP (Formerly Electronic Data Systems), Montvale, NJ March 2003 – July 2010

On Site at Western Union

Project Leader/DBA/Senior Systems Analyst

Worked as a Project Leader managing teams with EDS/HP and client staff using all tools associated with a CMMI Level 2 certified environment.

Performed DBA role for multiple teams on account.

Managed developers in all phases of System Life cycle.

Worked as the Lead Engineer responsible for Activity Transaction Data Base that controlled the transferring and settling of over $200,000,000 per day.

Responsible for 24/7 On-call support.

Maintained and enhanced Batch Transaction Settlement and Online systems, including Inquiry, Error Correction and Transaction Adjustments to back-office accounting system for the Western Union account On ISERIES interfacing with Mainframe.

Performed all Database functions across all Business Systems: (Settlement, Accounting, General Ledger, Report Distribution).

Worked with all stages of complete System Life Cycle from initial analysis and design through requirements definition, system design, programming, documentation, testing and implementation.

Was solely responsible for the design, development enhancements and maintenance of a Compliance Monitoring System reporting US and Canada retail activity. The purpose of the Compliance Monitoring System was for filing suspicious Money Transfer activity to the US Government to comply with Government regulations.


Managed and performed Disaster Recovery Training exercises.

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Teacher’s Retirement System, New York, NY March 2001 - October 2002

Senior Systems Analyst

Performed ongoing maintenance and development for Legacy Retirement System.

Responsible for all development and enhancements performed using SYNON/COOL2E and RPG/400 and CLP.

Arkay Computer Consultants, Oakland, NJ March 1997 - March 2001

Consultant/In-house Trainer

Lead designer and developer of inquiry/maintenance system for a NYC Brokerage firm which dealt with clients whose minimum investment was $1,000,000.

Responsibilities included the design, development and testing in warehousing, accounting, and billing report generation.

Performed system analysis, design, development, testing and implementation for numerous clients.

Conducted training classes for in-house consultants on SYNON/COOL2E.

Assisted in AS/400 operating system upgrades and maintenance.

Project leader on numerous projects, reported directly to Client Project Manager.

All work performed in SYNON/COOL2E, RPG, CLP.

Modified and implemented an Insurance Policy issuance and administration application at TIAA-CREF. At TIAA-CREF’s request, assignment was extended from 3 months to 3+ years.

Light exposure to EDI.

Electronic Data Systems, Paramus, NJ January 1996 - March 1997

Systems Engineer

Responsible for Activity Transaction Data base that controlled the transferring and settling of over $100,000,000 per day.

Responsibilities included maintenance and enhancements of Transaction Settlement and Online systems including Inquiry, Error Correction and Transaction Adjustments to back-office accounting system for the Western Union account.

Liz Claiborne, North Bergen, NJ January 1990 - January 1996 Systems Analyst

Responsibilities included system analysis, design, acceptance testing and problem solving.

Part of a team that developed an International business system.

Performed analysis design, documentation, programming, testing and implementation for the International system.

Developed in-house training tools that were used to teach other programmers SYNON.

Responsible for the modification and enhancements for the following applications: Order Entry, Production Inventory, Invoice Batching, Manifest Billing and Receiving.

Systems Software Associates/New England, Rutherford, NJ January 1986 - January 1990

(formally Software Plus)

Systems Analyst

Represented Software Plus at the home office of System Software Associates as part of a team that developed a new Payroll module for BPCS.

Performed client data conversion to AS400/ISERIES from various environments, such as S34, S36 & S38.

Created methodology used to migrate System 34, 36 & 38 to AS400/ISERIES. Methodology became Company standard.

Set up work station networks on PC’s to communicate with AS400/ISERIES.

Member of an on-site Client Services team responsible for analysis, customization, and implementation of enhancements to BPCS.

Performed installation and client training of BPCS.

Performed in-house maintenance and upgrades of AS400/ISERIES.

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Siccardi and Associates Web Creations, Westwood, NJ March 2001 - present

Owner/Web Designer

Design and develop client websites.

Perform custom Photography and Photoshop for client websites.

Set up and manage hosting account for clients, including FTP functions.

Computer Learning Center, Paramus, NJ December 1989 - June 1991,

Senior Instructor June 1994 - June 1995

Conducted classes in RPG/400, DDS and CLP.

Assisted in the transition from a Mainframe to AS400/ISERIES for classroom development and assisted in Operating System upgrades.

Solely responsible for creating new course curriculum for RPG400 college credited classes.

Created processes to be used by other RPG instructors that setup up class environments for each new class.

Educated fellow instructors on OS/400, RPG/400, CLP and DDS.

Implemented Computer Security System on AS400/ISERIES.


Bergen Community College

Computer Science and Accounting Degree. 20 credits completed to date.

Computer Learning Center

Computer Programming certificate. (Equaling 16 college credits). Graduated with 4.0 GPA.

Studied RPG, COBOL, & Assembler.

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