Lutz, FL *****
As a mainframe consultant I have provided technical expertise at all levels of project life cycle, from requirement gathering to system implementation with outstanding success and commitment to project completion. I worked as a programmer analyst and technical lead on numerous applications in areas of system/data design, development, maintenance and conversion. One of my strengths is the ability to provide simple, effective and easily maintainable solutions supported by sound data architecture, system design and programming. I have also provided support, relied upon in debugging and simplifying numerous complex processes. Recent experience includes working with offshore teams.
COBOL-II, DB2, SQL, QMF, SPUFI, MQ series, CICS, IDMS, IDMS-DC, ADSO, MAPC, ADSC, ADSA, IDD, DME, OLP, DYL280, MARK-IV, ETI, ENDEVOR, PANVALET, TSO-ISPF, JCL, SYNCSORT, FILE-AID, VSAM, IBM tools, CA-7, ESP, RACF/ACF2/UCC7, FTP, MFT, XMIT, MS Windows tools, VISIO, MS Office, SharePoint, JIRA, Quality Center, Remedy, Visio, Debugging tools, Test Director.
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Remote - Verizon, Tampa, FL 04/18 to present
Cobol-II, JCL, DB2, IMS, VSAM, SYNCSORT
Assisting Verizon in consolidating several Northeast locations into one central billing system. Responsible for handling LD and VADI segments conversion from data retrieval, manipulation through validation and implementation. Additionally handled customer communication letters and daily review, resolution of defects under highly aggressive deadlines.
Sherwin Williams, Cleveland, OH 07/16 to 10/17
Cobol-II, JCL, IDMS, DB2, Oracle
Assisted IT team in converting a large mainframe system to Client Server. My primary responsibility was to document the work flow of a number of legacy applications and provide detailed specifications for the development team. Applications worked on include Sales, Dashboard and year-end financial reporting. Also responsible for analyzing and redesigning several functions for system improvement.
JPMC, Tampa, FL 11/15 to 06/16
Money Market Investment Group
Participated in a short term project to implement federally mandated Money Market Reform. Coded and tested modules to handle NAV fluctuation and trade confirmation.
Duke Energy, St Pete, FL 07/15 to 11/15
Customer-1 Utility Billing system
DB2, Cobol-II, DYL280, SAS, SPUFI
Short term project to encrypt Personal Identification Information. Helped implement system changes to prevent hackers from acquiring sensitive customer data. Added new Energy Saving program to the Billing system and worked on various ad-hoc requests.
Remote - Westar Energy, Kansas 05/14 to 06/15
Customer-1 Utility Billing System
DB2, Cobol-II, CICS, DYL280, SPUFI
As a member of Operations and Maintenance team, I provided system maintenance and support. Additionally I handled a large volume of user requests across Business Units, including marketing, regulatory and rate case related data extracts, billing and statistical reports.
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American Electric Power, Columbus, OH 05/11 to 05/14
Customer-1 Utility Billing System
DB2, Cobol-II, CICS, MQ Series, EDI, QMF Windows, SharePoint, Quality Center.
Worked on Billing, Financial and Home Insurance applications. Participated as a senior developer in the implementation of riders, customer choice, Home Insurance and Messaging using MQ Series and a variety of other products. Provided analysis, technical design, programming, testing and implementation.
Dana Corporation, Toledo, OH 06/10 to 11/10
COBOL, CICS, VSAM, IDMS, ADSO, JCL, EDI, CA-7
Short term outsourcing project to document the operation and support of a large manufacturing system CAS. Responsible for in depth analysis of EDI processing. Completed thorough documentation of system flow, Job scheduling, ticket resolution log and operations procedures.
City of Tampa, Tampa, FL 09/08 to 06/10
(IDMS, ADSO, COBOL-II, SQL, MVS, TSO, ROSCOE, JCL, CA-7, VISIO, UML).
Participated in the architecture, design and development of a Utility Customer Service system, tracking customer inquiries from reception through resolution. Involved in every phase of the project, from requirement gathering through implementation. Designed the system using VISIO, UML, Use Cases and BOM on CA-IDMS platform.
Miami Dade County, Miami FL 02/06 to 04/08
(IDMS, ADSO, COBOL-II, MVS, TSO, JCL, CA-7)
Lead the architecture, design and development of a collection system for Miami Dade Criminal Justice Department. Participated as a senior programmer analyst in the development and implementation of several Federal, State and County mandated projects. Redesigned and coded a database purge process and numerous modules to improve system reliability and efficiency. Also developed a tool to map specific programs and elements within the online application, providing a detailed and complete diagram of references.
State of New Jersey – Judiciary 05/05 to 02/06
(DB2, COBOL-II, CICS, IDMS, MVS, TSO, ISPF, JCL, QA, Mercury, Test Director)
Provided QA testing for the conversion of the state judiciary system from IDMS-ADSO to DB2-CICS using test scripts, Mercury Interactive testing tools, DB2 queries and Test Director. Developed a highly sophisticated compare program for large data volume validation. The program was adopted by the project team as a replacement for TSO Compare.
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Sallie Mae, Fishers, Indiana 10/04 to 5//05
(IDMS, COBOL-II, CICS, MVS, TSO, ISPF, JCL, QA CA-7)
Second assignment at Sallie Mae. Involved in off-shore coordination, quality assurance, code reviews, programming and implementation of a variety of projects in support of the loan default accounting system. Accomplishments include debugging and enhancing high level financial reports. Provided code reviews for system modifications made offshore by remote project teams.
IBM / Cinergy, Plainfield, Indiana 5/04 to 10/04
(IDMS, DB2, COBOL-II, CICS, PANVALET, FILEAID, VSAM, CA-7)
Completed the data archiving of two utility systems. Converted data from IDMS / VSAM platform to DB2.
Sallie Mae, Fishers, Indiana 9/03 to 3/04
(IDMS, COBOL-II, CICS, MVS, TSO, ISPF, JCL, QA, CA-7)
Assisted Sallie Mae in segregating several processes, databases and files for their student loan system by state. The transaction history files accounted for a billion records and over 30 inconsistent formats. Achieved 100% accuracy despite a highly complex matching algorithms. Also participated as a senior developer in debugging and QA testing an enhanced version of the student loan system.
Boston Edison / NSTAR, Boston, MA 3/99 to 8/03
(IDMS, ADSO, IMS, COBOL-II, DB-2, CICS, EDI, QA, CA-7)
Called back by Boston Edison to assist the billing team in debugging the system following a large and unsuccessful enhancement. Subsequently worked on data clean-up to prepare for the merger with NSTAR. I took on the responsibility of restoring the charges, credits and fees for over 500,000 accounts affected by the unsuccessful enhancement. Completed in depth analysis, debugging and restoration of credit application modules. Developed diagnostic programs to ensure data integrity and consistency. This assignment required expertise in data architecture, system analysis and debugging. Also involved in production support, resolving over 100 recurring on-call issues.
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Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia 9/97 to 2/99
(CAS, IDMS, ADSO, COBOL-II, EDI, TSO, QA)
Developed a system referred to as Machine Level Planning. This system automated work
control flow for cutting and shaping steel in the early stages of aircraft carrier building. Designed to automate the routing of material to appropriate work centers by examining the material attributes and navigating a complex network of tables associating material attributes with logical paths. The result of this process was the complete elimination of user intervention in the routing material to work shops. Also developed an enhancement to CAS Scheduling System to bring material scheduling from header to item level for the purchase and manufacturing order.
Boston Edison, Boston, Massachusetts 9/96 to 9/97
(IDMS, ADSO, COBOL-II, MVS, JCL, TSO, QA)
Participated in the implementation of first phase of the power utility deregulation. I was responsible for making the necessary modifications to the bill calculation module and provide support following implementation. I completed the enhancement with outstanding success and was designated as the sole resource for maintaining this module. As a secondary assignment, I redesigned and implemented a cross platform system to keep track of meter alive accounts.
Puerto Rico Telephone Company, San Juan, Puerto Rico 7/94 to 9/96
(IDMS, ADSO, COBOL-II, MVS, JCL, TSO, QA)
Participated in developing a system to track fixed assets from acquisition
through retirement. Involved in the design, programming, documentation, testing, and
implementation of 200+ modules. Subsequently provided support and maintenance.
Honeywell Defense Avionics Division, Albuquerque, New Mexico 6/92 to 5/94
(IDMS, IDMS-DC, ADSO, ORACLE, COBOL-II, MVS, JCL, TSO, QA)
Assisted Honeywell's Defense Avionics Systems Division's FAMOS project team in
installing CA-CAS manufacturing system. Modified to CAS to fit Honeywell's business needs and function under government contract regulations. Developed high level contract tracking inquiries using IDMS-DC/ADSO. Designated as the primary resource for trouble shooting during system acceptance testing and implementation phases. Provided instrumental involvement to the successful completion of the project. Assisted in developing a LU6.2 link between CAS and Shop Floor Control systems residing on two different platforms.
New Mexico Department of Labor, Albuquerque, New Mexico 3/91 to 6/94
(IDMS, ADSO, COBOL-II, DB2, VISIUAL BASIC, MVS, JCL, TSO, QA)
Worked with the New Mexico Department of Labor on several occasions from March 91 to June 94. Provided technical lead in the development, installation, and support of the Tax Application Cooperative System
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The Shareholder Services Group, Boston, Massachusetts 9/89 to 7/90
(COBOL, CICS, MVS, JCL, TSO, VSAM, QA)
Participated in the development, installation, and support of the Dreyfus system.
Provided nightly support and troubleshooting during system testing and implementation
The Boston Safe Deposit Trust Company 7/88 to 9/89
(MVS, JCL, TSO, VSAM, CICS, COBOL, QA)
Assisted the Shearson-Lehman on-call production support team in assuring the successful
completion of the nightly batch cycle. Other tasks involved enhancing financial
statements, solving production problems, and providing users with ad hoc reports.
Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts 5/87 to 6/88
(COBOL, IDMS, ADSO, CICS, MVS, JCL, TSO, VSAM, QA)
Enhanced the brokerage system to include a new customer account number generation
process. This enhancement allowed retail and correspondence operations to establish
new accounts simultaneously, resulting in the resolution of multiple and recurring production
problems. Also provided production support for the entire brokerage system.
Computer Task Group, Boston Massachusetts 6/85 to 5/87
(COBOL, IDMS, ADSO, CICS, MVS, JCL, TSO, VSAM)
Worked on multiple projects in manufacturing, automobile and health insurance. Developed claims processing statistical data for establishing rates.
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