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Manager Information Technology

Location:
Texas, United States
Posted:
October 22, 2016

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Mr. Hermie Odra

**** ***** *** **., *****, TX ***24

Home: 972-***-**** Cell: 214-***-**** Email: acw6rl@r.postjobfree.com

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

An Information Technology professional with more than twenty years of extensive experience in the software development life cycle (SDLC) of IBM Mainframe applications using COBOL, PL/I, CICS, JCL and VSAM, DB2, IMS database technologies * Highly motivated worker with a strong work ethic and technical aptitude * An individual with a strong analytical abilities, excellent communication & collaboration skills * A team-player and multi-tasker willing to adopt new technologies.

Industries:

Insurance, Banking, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Financial, IT Services

Functional Areas:

Life Insurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, Commercial Banking, Credit Cards, Medical Records, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical, Automobile Parts, Mutual Funds, Consulting

Methodologies:

Structured Programming, Structured Analysis/Design, SDM, Waterfall, Fidelity Agile Methodology

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware:

IBM 390, IBM MVS, AS/400, IBM PC

Programming Languages:

COBOL, COBOL II, PL/I, CICS, DB2, IMS DB/DC, IDEAL, DATACOM/DB, JCL, REXX, RPG/400, SAS, SQL

Operating Systems:

IBM OS/390, IBM OS/MVS/XA/XE, DOS/VSE, MS Windows, JES, IBM OS/400

Databases / DB Tools:

VSAM, DB2, IMS

Application Development Tools:

TSO/ISPF, SDSF, DYL280, Internet Explorer, QMF/SPUFI, Roscoe, BTS, EXTRA, File Aid, JCL Check, SAR, SQL, NDM, CA-VIEW, Control-M, View Direct, FTP

Application Package:

Brio Query, ENDEVOR, Lotus Notes, Panvalet, Easytrieve

Desktop Tools:

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Visio, Outlook, MS Sharepoint

Testing Tools:

Comparex, Clear Quest, Service Manager

Utilities / Command Languages:

Abend Aid, CA-Panvalet, CICS EDF, Xpediter, Intertest, Librarian

Other:

CA-7, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, Panels, QUIKJOB, Netware, Exporter, Sync Sort, Data Expert, File Manager, RDz, MQ Series, JIRA, Maximo, BMC Remedy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Bank of America (Addison, Tx)

(Contractor assigned by Tek Systems)

Jan 2014 – June 2016

Mainframe Applications Developer

Assigned to support various projects for the Identity & Access Management (IAM) team under the Global Information Security (GIS) group of Bank of America. IAM provides the set of systems & processes used to identify entities, manage information attributes about those entities and support the use of this information in making a real time decisions as to whether a given entity can access a given resource.

Updated various AAA Entitlements jobs to create a reconciliation file to satisfy data quality and bank audit.

Created various CSDB (Central Security Database) DB2 unload jobs and reports.

Involved in various CSDB “Business As Usual” (BAU) efforts to fulfill Business partners’ request to support upgraded or new functionalities in their system.

Involved in various projects to comply with Regulatory and Risk Assessment of the bank.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe using COBOL II, DB2, JCL, VSAM, TSO/SPF, Endevor, NDM, SAS, Maximo, JIRA, BMC Remedy, SPUFI, QMF, FTP, SFTP, CICS, MS Sharepoint

FMR - Fidelity Management & Research Co (Westlake, Tx)

Mutual Fund Company

(Contractor assigned by Veritude)

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

Mainframe Applications Developer

Assigned to support INVESTONE accounting system of Fidelity Pricing and Cash Management Services (FPCMS). FPCMS provides accounting and investment management support services for Fidelity mutual funds and other retail & institutional investments products.

Performed and supported the System Integrated Testing (SIT) and User-Acceptance Testing (UAT) for the INVESTONE team which includes (a) FIL Charles River (UK) – Sept and Oct test cycles (b) AIM - Agency Mortgages and (c) INSIGHT - Oct and Nov test cycles.

Created the Federal Monthly Reports.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe using COBOL II, CICS, VSAM, JCL, TSO/SPF, Endevor, File Aid, NDM, Control-M, JCL Check, Service Manager, FTP

StateFarm Insurance (Bloomington, IL)

Life, Auto, Property & Casualty Insurance Company

(Offsite Consultant assigned by NTT Data Inc. (formerly Keane))

Aug 2005 - Mar 2013

Senior Consultant

Developed, enhanced and maintained Mainframe based computer systems for Property and Casualty Insurance using full life-cycle methodology.

On on-call Production support.

Lead technical developer for Fire Edits and IF Reports systems. Supervised a group of offshore programmers located in Bangalore. Involved in the full life-cycle development of Fire Edits projects. Fire edits is the back-end system of Statefarm’s Interactive Fire (IF) System. Our projects comprised of enhancing the functionality of the relationship edits between policy fields. It also involves updating relationship edits between forms and stat lines.

Prime developer for the IF Input System - HOP2 (Homeowners Pricing 2) project. The HOP2 project integrated the Fire data into the Customer Rating Index (CRI) architecture developed for Auto Pricing and enhanced the generation of the Fire CRI using the new Fire Collected, Counted, Calculated (CCC) database tables. I implemented changes to the Online System of the client to reflect the technical requirements needed by the HOP2 project.

A developer in the Input System CMP Rewrite Phase 1 project. The Commercial Multi-Peril (CMP) Rewrite involves the development of an automated way to system-generate certain variable field endorsement that is frequently used in the CMP program.

Consolidated multiple MQ Series applications into a single one (side project)

Environment:

IBM Mainframe utilizing IBM OS/390, COBOL II, PL/1, JCL, TSO/SPF, DB2, SQL, QMF/SPUFI,

CA-7, Pan valet, Abend Aid, IMS-DB, IMS-DC, BTS, SAS, File Manager, RDz, MQ Series

MBNA America (Addison, Tx)

Credit Card Institution

(A Consultant assigned by Cornerstone Information Technologies)

June 2002 – June 2005

Programmer/Analyst

System Upgrade projects and Credit Card Portfolio Conversion.

A developer in the ECO360 (Access Check Rewrite) project. I was involved in the analysis and coding of all components related to the Balance Transfer System and the Checks System. The project involved offering the customer more options in transferring their Credit Card balances into their MBNA accounts.

A developer in the Account Level Language Support (ALLS) project, I was involved in the analysis, coding and testing of all components related to the Disclosure Letters System and Card Fulfillment System. The ALLS project is an SDM type functionality enhancement project intended to implement modifications to MBNA applications to enable cardholders to change the defined language for the account without the need to close and transfer their existing account

A developer in the conversion team for the SSE339 project. Assisted MBNA in the conversion of its UK and Ireland Credit Card portfolio of over 10 million accounts to its internal processing format. The portfolio conversion process included the validation of the incoming Credit Card portfolio data, mapping of information per MBNA business rules, generation of new Credit Cards, Change in Terms documents informing Credit Card customers about changes and modifying & running programs that make up the conversion process.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe utilizing COBOL/COBOL II, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, File Aid, DYL280, ASF, CLIST/Panel, MVS/JCL, MS-Office, DB2

Motorola (austin, Tx)

Semiconductor Manufacturer

June 1999 – Feb 2002

IT Software Engineer IV

Maintenance of the SCDD, DDPR and GMRP systems of Motorola and Applications Coordinator.

Lead developer responsible for the maintenance of the Demand Driven Planning Requirement System (DDPR) and the Global Materials Requirement Planning System (GMRP). DDPR System calculates MRP for the back-end factories while the GMRP System calculates the MRP for the front-end factories.

On-call Production support rotation for the DDPR and GMRP team.

Applications Coordinator between Motorola and the Outsourced Support group.

Lead developer responsible for the maintenance of the SCDD job streams (Daily Product & Inventory Extracts, Manufacturing Metrics, Lot Passport, Demand Relief, Weekly & Monthly jobs).

On-call Production support rotation for the SCDD team.

Implemented client-request changes to the system that includes requirements gathering, analysis, coding testing, user-acceptance and documentation. Tasks were implemented under minimal supervision from team lead.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe utilizing MVS/LE, IMS, TSO/ISPF, VS COBOL II, MVS/JCL, SDSF, ENDEVOR, SAR, CA-7, VSAM

Computer Sciences Corp – CSC (Austin, Tx)

Life Insurance Software Provider

(An IT Consultant assigned by RCG Information Technology)

Mar 1997 – Apr 1999

Programmer/Analyst

Upgrade of Life Annuity Software.

Implemented various upgrades and revisions to the VANTAGE-ONE software that corresponds to the specifications of the client. VANTAGE-ONE is major software marketed by the company with a wide range of components of an insurance business such as NBU, DSS, UL and RPS.

Duties involved were specifications writing, coding, walk-through, documentation, unit and system testing data preparation, report writing and quality assurance. Familiar with both online and batch components of the system.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe utilizing MVS/ESA, CICS, TSO/ISPF, VS COBOL II, MVS/JCL, ENDEVOR, File Aid, Xpediter, VM Office, Vision, Easytrieve

American Home Products - AHP (Parsippany, New Jersey)

Pharmaceutical Company

(An IT Consultant assigned by RCG Information Technology)

Mar 1994 – Feb 1997

Programmer/Analyst

Maintained the General Ledger and other Subsystems.

Involved in the maintenance of the General Ledger and other modules affecting the system such as Sales and Cost (SAC) and Accounts Receivable.

Developed various programs to accommodate the needs of other departments (User/Clients) such as data checking, data transfer, data back-up and reporting. Created user-specific reports for the MSA Payroll Department and Sales & Cost System.

Environment:

IBM ES/9000 utilizing MVS/ESA, CICS, TSO/ISPF, VS COBOL II, MVS/JCL, DYL260, DYL280, SAS, RUMBA, Intertest, JHS, Data Expert, Exporter, SQL, EXTRA

Sarte, Teodoro and Associates Co Inc. – STA (Philippines)

Computer Service Provider

Oct 1991 – Feb 1994

Programmer/Analyst

Far East Bank and Trust Company

Card Monitoring System Upgrade

Developed and modified COBOL programs for the Card Monitoring System which monitors the status of new ATM cards issued to customers. The project included the creation of modules that allow other banks to use Far East Bank’s ATM resources.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe using CICS, COBOL II, VSAM, TSO/ISPF, MVS JCL

PCI Bank Automation Center

System Performance Revision of the PCI Bank IMPORTS System

Revised existing programs and developed new IDEAL modules for the IMPORTS System of PCI Bank to improve system performance. The process included a thorough review of the System Architecture and determined where the changes can be applied.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe using ROSCOE, IDEAL, DATACOM/DB

American Software Inc (U.S. Client)

American Software Inc (ASI) Multi-Language Project and Database Migration.

Re-engineered COBOL programs of the BID subsystem of American Software Inc (ASI) where English text in the Basic Mapping System (BMS) was converted to Spanish or Japanese text literals.

Migrated programs from VSAM to DB2 file structure for a series of accounting software packages of ASI using COBOL/CICS.

Environment:

IBM Mainframe using COBOL, CICS, TSO/ISPF, VSAM, DB2, SQL, Easytrieve, MVS JCL

Snap-On Tools (U.S. Client)

Snap-On Tools Field Expansion Project.

Re-engineered COBOL programs that expand the length of field variable and the affected variables resulting from a MOVE or REDEFINE statements.

Environment:

IBM ES/9000 utilizing VS COBOL II, TSO/ISPF, VSAM, MVS JCL

Training

- LOMA modules, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Six Sigma (in-progress)

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Mapua Institute of Technology

Manila, Philippines (Graduated 1991)

References

Veronica Morse Bank of America Technical Lead 972-***-****

Mark Rollins NTT Data Inc. Team Lead 972-***-****



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