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Mainframe (COBOL) Developer

Location:
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Posted:
November 04, 2019

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Robert J DeMaree

**** ********* ****, ******** ** 43231

Home: 614-***-****

Cell: 614-***-****

Email: adaq68@r.postjobfree.com

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/rdemaree

Summary

Experienced and knowledgeable software developer, accustomed to working with MAINFRAME OS390 and PC systems. Skilled at developing, optimizing and reworking systems to meet specific customer requirements. Highly proficient in multiple types of programming languages.

Skills

COBOL, JCL, ECL, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, EASYTRIEVE, INFORMATION EXPERT (IE), CICS, C#

ASP.NET, ADO.NET, PL/SQL, IMS, CLIPPER 5, BASIC, JAVASCRIPT, FILE-AID,ZEKE/ZACK/ZEBB

VSAM, SYSTEM 2000 (S2K), ORACLE (10g), PL/SQL, SQL SERVER (2008 R2), DB2(v10)

DOS, WINDOWS, OS390, z/OS, EXEC-8, WWMCCS (GCOS-8)

GEAC (formerly DUNN & BRADSTREET): MARS/G (E-Series)

OFFICE SUITE, VISUAL STUDIO

IBM: PC, 360/30, 360/40, 3081, 4341, 370, OS390, Enterprise Server

Sperry Univac -1100

Honeywell DAS-6

Requirements gathering

Testing and debugging

Peer training

Self-starter

Team player

Experience

12/2015 - 02/2019

FISERV Dublin, OH

Software Developer, Staff

Provide analysis, research, design and development of enhancements to the Fiserv Payment processing platform.

Work with the Development Architect during the technical analysis, design, and build process.

Write technical specification documents and develop code to create software that meets the requirements of the Technical Design documents.

Ensure timely delivery of programming requirements based on project schedules.

Work directly with SQA (Software Quality Assurance) teams to provide support and defect resolution.

Respond to and resolve any defects found during testing, in an efficient and timely manner.

Provide off hours coverage to support production of assigned systems solving system and application problems in an on-call rotation.

Platform: OS390 Skills used: COBOL, CICS, TSO, DB2, SQL,CA ENDEVOR.

04/2012 - 09/2015

JS2 System Solutions Columbus, OH

Software Engineer/Contractor

Primary responsibilities include: development of a proprietary inventory asset tracking and management system software, (JS2scan), for RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFIER (RFID) tags and/or BAR CODE labels, for MOTOROLA MC9090 and MC9190 scanners.

Assisted in the installation and training of new customers in the use of the JS2scan software.

Also began development of a proprietary job safety and compliance management software, (SCMS).

(Worked as contractor from Jul 2015 - Sep 2015, after having been laid off due to lack of funds.) Platform: PC Skills used: C#, VISUAL STUDIO 2008/2010, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, SQL SERVER, OFFICE SUITE.

06/2011 - 03/2012

Harris, Mackessy & Brennan (HMB), INC Columbus, OH

Contractor

Primary responsibilities include: maintenance and assisting in enhancing the DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION SYSTEM (DIS), for COLUMBIA GAS, by adding/removing, cities/states, to/from processing within the system, as needed.

Assisted in the modification and testing the WORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS) and WORK LABOR SYSTEM (WLS), by introducing MASSACHUSETTS as a client and duplicating the IMS processes using DB2.

Platform: IBM 370 Skills used: COBOL, IMS, DB2, VSAM, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, FILE-AID, XPEDITER.

04/2005 - 03/2010

Pima County Treasurer's Office Tucson, AZ

Senior Programmer Analyst

Primary responsibilities include: assisting in the design and development of the TREASURER'S CASH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (TCMS), a WEB-based banking transaction system.

Performed extraction, validation and transformation of COUNTY CHECK data, from ENTERPRISE SERVER, in preparation for input to the TCMS.

Act as liaison between FINANCE and TREASURER departments, for MAINFRAME-to-PC platform data interfaces/processes-and problem resolution.

Perform testing of WEB applications, both new and existing, for functionality and validity of data.

Provided 24-hour on-call support of batch jobs belonging to the PIMA COUNTY TREASURER'S department.

Platforms: PC, ENTERPRISE SERVER Skills used: C#, VISUAL STUDIO 2005, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, PL/SQL, ORACLE, TOAD, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, EASYTRIEVE.

02/1996 - 04/2005

Pima County Finance Office Tucson, AZ

Senior Programmer Analyst

Primary responsibilities include: maintenance and support of county's vendor-supplied financial management system (FMS) software, MARS/G E-Series, to include testing and implementing required system upgrades.

Developed, enhanced and tested existing finance programs to incorporate Y2K.

Developed ad hoc report programs to assist the finance accountants in balancing daily, monthly and/or yearly totals.

Provided 24-hour on-call support of batch jobs belonging to the FINANCE department.

Provide guidance to junior programmers in working with the FMS.

Implemented yearly tax updates to finance programs-for printing 1099 forms.

Platforms: IBM 3081/4341/Enterprise Server Skills used: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, IDCAMS, IEBGENER, INFORMATION EXPERT (IE), CICS, EASYTRIEVE.

10/1995 - 02/1996

Pima Health Tucson, AZ

Programmer

Created OB-GYN client tracking program, for tracking clients' personal data, replacing manual tracking processes.

Assisted in the design, and creation of the Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) system used to track child immunization data.

Platform: PC Skills used: Clipper 5.x.

09/1994 - 10/1995

Pima County Tucson, AZ

Computer Operator

Operated mainframes and peripheral equipment to process business, scientific, engineering, and other data, according to operating instructions.

Observed peripheral equipment and error messages displayed on monitor of terminal to detect faulty output or machine stoppage.

Cleared equipment at end of operating run and reviewed schedule to determine next assignment.

Recorded problems which occurred, such as down time, and actions taken.

11/1988 - 09/1992

U.S. Army Brunssum, Netherlands

Software Analyst

Developed the GEOGRAPHICAL MAPS INVENTORY SYSTEM (GEOSYS), used for reporting top-secret data, pertaining to strategic war-time geographic map reserves.

Designed and implemented an automated system to calculate body weight-to-body fat ratio, to determine if a soldier met organization's standards--thereby replacing the existing manual system, resulting in faster and more accurate computations.

Received official recognition for skill and initiative.

07/1983 - 11/1988

Platforms: PC, BASIC, dBase IV, U.S. Army Sheridan, IL

Programmer Analyst

Designed and created the RECRUITER STRENGTH system, for assessing the number and type of recruiters on-hand--versus those authorized.

Designed and created the confidential RECRUITER IMPROPRIETY system, for tracking the type improprieties of those recruiters who use less-than-honorable methods of recruiting.

Converted and redesigned the in-house employee workload tracking system from BASIC-- to COBOL.

Trained four computer interns in structured COBOL programming development.

Platform: Sperry UNIVAC 1100 Skills used: COBOL, EXECUTIVE CONTROL LANGUAGE (ECL), SYSTEM 2000 (S2K).

Education and Training

Programmer Analyst Course Ft Benjamin Harrison, IN

Certification: COBOL Programming

Computer Machine Operator's Course Ft Benjamin Harrison, IN

Certification: Computer Operations



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