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Analyst Cobol

Location:
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted:
October 14, 2019

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Adel Aal Refaei

***-*** ****** **

Ottawa.Ont

K*B 8B3

343-***-****

adak5v@r.postjobfree.com

COBOL, JCL, TSO, ISPF, CICS

Strong writing new programs and for enhancing existing programs

Profile:

ENHANCED RELABILITY.

Advanced knowledge and experience in COBOL Batch and online programming language.

Experience in IBM programmer using COBOL, COBOLII, JCL, TSO/ISPF, DB2, CICS.

Experience in major financial systems in payroll, accounting and general finance applications using COBOL programming language.

Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Experience in CA Realia COBOL.

Working knowledge in database structure and query tools.

Business Knowledge and Experience.

Conceptual understanding and experience with general business environments.

Software Requirements Analysis/Software Design.

More Than One year of ORACLE, PL/SQL.

Knowledge of C# and MicroFocus COBOL.

CONTRACTOR(COBOL CODING, DOCUMENTATION, JCL, TSO/ISPF)

Professional Experience:

Project #1

Contract Systems Analyst/ Programmer

Egypt Air, Cairo, Egypt

July 2016–May 2019 (contractor)

Egypt Air is the flag carrier airline of Egypt. Mr. Adel was hired as a System Analyst responsible for improving their Personnel Application System. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this information technology environment.

•Designed, developed and maintained interfaces between new and existing systems.

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Designed and documented, in detail, all system components and their interfaces.

•Developed and maintained system modules, programs and/or sub-systems.

•Supported systems in test and production environments.

•Performed complex problem resolution/debugging.

•Completed system documentation.

•Developed new COBOL programs and maintain existing application

.

Technology Environment: OS/390, IMS DB/DC, JCL, COBOL, DB2, TSO, Xpeditor, File-aid, COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2.

Project #2

Al-ahram, Cairo Egypt

Lead/ Contract System Analyst/ Programmer

July 2011 – November 2014(15 months)

Al-Ahram is the most widely circulating Egyptian daily newspaper. Mr, Adel was hired by the Computer Center as a System Analyst in the Financial Dept. He was responsible for analyzing and designing of their Personnel System. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

•Assisted in the analysis of requirements, processes and data towards developing and implementing solutions which address business and technical needs.

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Managed the team of 5 and completed the projects with high quality and within specified timelines.

•Attended project / team meetings and briefings to reach an understanding and/or solution to related problems and issues.

•Developed, Enhancement and support/maintenance of complex system processes (modules, programs, sub-system) batch Online for ongoing release.

•Completed system documentation.

•COBOL programming involved analysis, design and programming in mainframe.

•Prepared written analysis documents or program specifications.

•Updated the technical design for new or existing computer systems.

Technology Environment: OS/390, DB/DC, JCL, COBOL, DB2, TSO, Xpeditor, File-aid, COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Project #3

Contract System Analyst/ Programmer

The Ministry of Tourism, Cairo, Egypt

November 2010 –November 2011(12 months)

The Ministry of Tourism is part of the Cabinet in Egypt. Mr. Adel was hired by Computer Center as a System Analyst for this Financial large scale it COBOL application. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

•Designed and documented detailed specifications applications in a large mainframe environment.

•Completed system documentation.

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•COBOL programmer involved analysis, design and programming in mainframe IBM.

•Prepared written analysis documents and/or program specifications.

•Updated the technical design for new for new and/or existing computer systems.

Technology Environment: OS/390,IMS DB/DC, JCL, COBOL, DB2, TSO, Xpeditor, File-aid, COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Project #4

Application Developer / Programmer Analyst

EXPERICA, Ottawa, ON

Jan, 2008 to Jan, 2010 (25 months)

Experica, the practice firm, is an employment program sponsored by Employment Ontario. Mr. Adel was employed as a Programmer Analyst to design and program a Web Application Accounting System using C#, ASP.NET which included the designed and programming of Winforms. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

Responsible for analyzing user specifications and created application design.

Created application forms, design and system test as well as documentation to meet a variety of users requirements using Visual C#.net.

Designed GUI using Visual Basic.

Involved in Database design using SQL 2005. Wrote Stored procedures, triggers etc.

Experienced in developing technical documentation in various stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Performed Coding/Programming tasks to specification and in accordance with Development standards.

Performed unit testing using UNIX and did code review.

Technology Environment: Visual C#, ASP. NET, VISUAL BASIC, SQL server 2000, UNIX.

Project #5

Contract Systems Analyst/ Programmer

Egypt Air, Cairo, Egypt

July 2003 – July 2005 (24months)

Egypt Air is the flag carrier airline of Egypt. Mr. Adel was hired as a System Analyst responsible for improving their Personnel Application System. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this information technology environment.

•Designed, developed and maintained interfaces between new and existing systems.

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Designed and documented, in detail, all system components and their interfaces.

•Developed and maintained system modules, programs and/or sub-systems.

•Supported systems in test and production environments.

•Performed complex problem resolution/debugging.

•Completed system documentation.

•Developed new COBOL programs and maintain existing application

.

Technology Environment: OS/390,IMS DB/DC, JCL, COBOL, DB2, TSO, Xpeditor, File-aid,COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2.

Project #6

LabCorp of America, North Carolina, USA

Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst

Nov, 1997 to Jun, 2003 (68 months)

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) is a top provider of clinical laboratory service. Mr. Adel was hired as a Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst in the Financial Budget Dept., responsible for their Inventory Applications System. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this information technology environment:

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Converted inventory applications system with COBOLII programs to meet new version for Year/2000.

•Created documentation, updated and tested COBOLII programs using TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, coded, tested and modified online batch programs

•Attended project / team meetings and briefings to reach an understanding and/or solution to related problems and issues.

•Performed Coding, Unit test, debugging, packaging and deployment for both online and batch applications

•Completed system documentation.

Technology Environment: :OS/390,IMS DB/DC, JCL, COBOL, DB2, TSO, Xpeditor, File-aid, COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Project #7

Michigan National Bank, Lansing, Mi, USA

Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst

May 1996 to Sep 1996 (5 months)

At Michigan National Bank, Adel was employed as a Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst, responsible forbuilding business solutions for multiple financial applications(Year/2000).Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

•Completed system documentation.

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Converted inventory applications system with COBOLII programs to meet new version for Year/2000.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, coded, tested and modified online batch programs.

Technology Environment: OS/390,IMS DB/DC, JCL, COBOL, DB2, TSO, Xpeditor, File-aid, COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2, CICS.

Project #8

Information System Management(ISM), Ottawa, ON

Programmer with Department of National Defense

Sep 1992 to Dec 1996 (52 months)

ISM is a subsidiary of IBM with over 40 years of operations IT service solutions in Western Canada.

Mr. Adel was employed as a Programmer assigned to a Department of National Defence Project. This project included modifying programs of simple and moderate difficulty within a Mainframe environment. Adel also spent a number of weeks working as a Programmer for a Health and Welfare Canada Project which was also a mainframe application. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks:

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including gathering requirements, project design, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Assisted in the analysis of requirements, processes and data towards developing of a solution.

•Performed Coding, Unit test, debugging, packaging and deployment for both online and batch applications using Realia COBOL, LAN-MANAGER..

•Analyzed existing processes and systems, data models and data holdings to determine and implement solutions that meet business requirements.

•Attended project / team meetings and briefings to reach an understanding and/or solution to related problems and issues.

•Coded, tested and modified online batch programs.

•Designed, developed and maintained interfaces between new and existing systems.

•Designed and documented, in detail, all system components and their interfaces.

•Developed and maintained system modules, programs and/or sub-systems.

•Supported systems in test and production environments.

•Performed complex problem resolution/debugging.

•Created application forms, design and system test as well as documentation.

•Developed programs in a PC/client server environment for Payroll and Personnel applications for the Department of National Defence Project.

Technology Environment: Realia COBOL, LAN-MANAGER, IBM, OS/2 and MS-DOS.

Project #9

Deloitte &Touche, Toronto, ON

Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst

Jan 1989 to Aug 1991 (32 months)

Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Mr. Adel was hired by Deloitte Haskins & Sells as a Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst in the Internal Data Processing Department. Adel also spent a number of weeks working as a Programmer Analyst for a Pension and Welfare Canada Project.Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

•Designed and documented detailed specifications.

•Responsible for the SDLC including gathering requirements, project design, development, testing and maintenance in a mainframe environment using COBOL and JCL.

•Developed enhancement and support/maintenance of complex system processes (modules, programs, sub-system) batch Online.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, coded, tested and modified online batch/online

•Designed, developed, enhanced, and modified system methods and procedures for application interfaces, on systems and subsystems. .

•Designed, developed and maintained interfaces between new and existing systems.

•Designed and documented, in detail, all system components and their interfaces.

•Developed and maintained system modules, programs and/or sub-systems.

•Supported systems in test and production environments.

•Performed complex problem resolution/debugging.

Technology Environment: Honeywell (BULL) DPS7,OS/390, JCL, COBOL.

Project #10

Key Publisher Company, Toronto, ON

Lead/ Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst

July 1985 to Aug 1988 (37 months)

The Key Publishing House Inc. was founded to complement the publishing industry in North America and the globe. Mr Adel was initially employed as junior Systems/ Programmer Analyst but he became responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the accounting systems. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

•Assisted in the analysis of requirements, processes and data towards developing and implementing solutions which address business and technical needs.

•Managed the team of 5 and completed the projects with high quality and within specified timelines.

•Developed maintenance and enhancement of accounting systems

•Performed Coding, Unit test, debugging, packaging and deployment for both online and batch applications.

•Analyzed existing processes and systems, data models and data holdings to determine and implement solutions that meet business requirements.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, coded, tested and modified online batch programs and information system solutions using COBOL.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, enhanced, and modified system methods and procedures for application interfaces, on systems and subsystems.

•Designed, developed and maintained interfaces between new and existing systems.

•Designed and documented, in detail, all system components and their interfaces.

•Supported systems in test and production environments and performed complex problem resolution/debugging.

Technology Environment: OS/390, JCL, Xpeditor, File-aid,COBOL/MVS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2.

Project #11

Egypt National Railways Cairo, Egypt

Lead/ Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst

Jan 1976 to Aug 1983 (84 months)

Egyptian National Railways (ENR) is the national railway of Egypt.Mr. Adel was hired by Automatic Computer Center as a Systems Analyst/ Programmer Analyst/ Lead in the Financial Budget Dept. He was responsible for analyzing and designing of their Personnel system and for the maintenance and enhancement of their Payroll system. Mr. Adel was responsible for the following tasks within this IT environment:

•Managed the team of10 and completed the projects with high quality and within specified timelines.

•Attended project / team meetings and briefings to reach an understanding and/or solution to related problems and issues.

•Performed the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including gathering requirements, development, testing and maintenance in mainframe environment using COBOL, TSO, Xpeditor, File-Aid, JCL and DB2.

•Developed, Enhancement and support/maintenance of complex system processes.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, coded, tested and modified online batch programs and information system solutions using COBOL.

•Analyzed, designed, developed, enhanced, and modified system methods and procedures for application interfaces, on systems and subsystems.

•Designed and documented, in detail, all system components and their interfaces.

•Developed and maintained system modules, programs and/or sub-systems.

•Supported systems in test and production environments; perform complex problem resolution/debugging.

•COBOL programmer involved analysis, design and programming in mainframe.

•Designed and documented in detailed specifications in a large mainframe environment.

Technology Environment: ICL 1905, JCL, COBOL.

Training:

AIBT Toronto, Ont, 1998 to 1999 Oracle Certified Professional Program

Compu Skills, Ottawa, Ont, 1994 to 1995Certified VISUAL BASIC

George Brown Toronto, Ont, 1988 to 1988 C Programming Language

ICLCairo, Egypt, 1977 to 1977Computer Programming (COBOL Language)

Education:

Helwan University Cairo, Egypt, 1969 to 1973Bachelor of Commerce



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