I am a computer contractor specializing in mainframe legacy applications as a systems programmer, systems analyst, team lead, and have been in this profession for 15 years now.
Systems programming - installation, customization, migration - OS/390 & z/OS systems, AS/400, CICS, DB2, IMS, SAP, TCP/IP.
System & application design; programming in IBM Assembler, COBOL, PL/I, CICS, IMS DB/DC. Database design, programming & support - DB2, IMS DB, VSAM. IBM Sysplex technology.
Customer & staff training.
Interactive programming in VM/CMS, TSO/ISPF, REXX.
IBM-ISM CANADA 10/2014– 01/2017
Senior Programmer/Analyst Work for insurance company in Regina on Ingenium with various Life Insurance Business Functions including new business, policy, underwriting, product and policy servicing. Strong exposure to PL/1, Cobol, DB2, IMS, JCL, CICS, CA7, Endevor. Experience working in Production Support, Maintenance and Development Projects. Experience in Life insurance projects. Experience in large Programs at client site.
RAYTHEON Company, KSA 8/2004 – 01/2013
Senior Programmer/Analyst,Extensive experience in design, analysis, development and implementation of diverse systems with proved technical expertise, user relations and problem solving abilities. A business oriented team player that enjoys the challenge of problem solving. Ability to handle multiple projects, confidential matters and work independently. Excellent communicational, personal and technical skills. Ability to rapidly adjust to changing environment and learn new processes. Experience: Designed the integration of two separately run inventory control systems. Reviewed functional requirements of the project and created technical specifications to allocate resources for coding, testing and implementation. Converted existing programs from HP COBOL to IBM Enterprise COBOL for inclusion in the integrated version of the control system. Performed unit, integration and user acceptance testing phases of the integrated programs and platform procedures prior to implementation. Installed and monitored the integrated system post-implementation. Involved in full project life cycle: gathered user requirements, prepared program specifications, coded and tested various batch and on-line modules using SQL performance tuning, conducted unit and system acceptance testing, provided post implementation production support and problems resolution. Redesigned company's database marketing system to comply with new external billing and fulfillment interfaces. Responsible for the conversion of customer information from an order based system to an system delimited by accounts. Designed, coded and tested various batch and on-line program modules using VSAM and DB2 databases. Analyzed and evaluated systems specifications for programs with complex business requirements and determined the most effective systems design solutions. Wrote efficient and reusable applications programs using SQL performance tuning. Provided enhancement, maintenance and production support. Environment: Enterprise PL/1, COBOL for z / OS Version 4.2, JCL, VSAM, CICS, DB2, DB2 Store Procedure, SPUFI, FTP, Star Tool, Sort Utility, Endeavor, Expeditor, Intertest, CA7.
SYSTEM ANALYST- PROGRAMMER 8/1996 – 08/2004
Design, construct, modify, implement and test data models and database management systems, Conduct research and provide advice to other informatics professionals regarding the selection, application and implementation of database management tools.Working all types of request for Automated Configuration System. Load data to date base, making new programs for reporting different systems.Work on Y2K problem and made program from LE which save big money to company.Member of the team which made Production Control System, a cobol-cics-db2,online and batch .Work on SAALACS system, Warehouse System, SAS system, Testing system.Have more then 20 Project with different teams from scratch to final version using SDLC.
Environment: S/390, PL/1, COBOL, JCL,VSAM, CICS, DB2, DB2 Store Procedure, SPUFI, FTP, Star Tool, Sort Utility, Endeavor, Expeditor, Intertest.
SALTS, SAUDI ARABIA 6/1995 – 7/1996
Manage the Automated Configuration Management System for Air Force.
Deliver the system and system documentation. Making the plan for delivery according to the customer request.
Working on Requests for Change and allocate them to the Programmers.
Working with customer regarding new requests and implement request in to the system. Making plan for System testing.
Test the system and fixing the errors by customer request. ENVIRONMENT: MVS, DB2, PL/1, COBOL, JCL, Omegamon for DB2, TSO, ISPF, CICS, RACF, SQL.
Hi-Tech Systems Ltd - VICTORIA 4/1992 – 4/1995
First line support for CICS. Configuring, installing and testing new software.
Creating and maintaining user ID and groups.
Applying hot fixes for software. Setting up and maintaining File and Print services.
Consulting to end users.
ENVIRONMENT: MVS, DB2, COBOL, JCL, TSO, ISPF, CICS, RACF, SQL, DUN&BRADSTREET
RAILWAY COMPANY OF BELGRADE 3/1986 – 7/1991
First line support for MVS and CICS. Configuring, installing and testing new software.
Working with initial request from costumer. Programming, testing new programs Creating and maintaining user ID and groups.
ENVIRONMENT: MVS, DB2, COBOL, JCL, Omega on for DB2, TSO, ISPF, CICS, LAN, RACF, SQL