Programming Languages: Cobol, Cool Gen, DYL280
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
Technical Skills: JCL, DB2, SQL, CICS, IMS, VSAM, IBM Utilities, UNIX, Oracle
Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall
Insurance Systems Conversions –Converted multiple insurance administration systems into one common server based insurance administration system to reduce mainframe cost and support.
PII Data Encryption - Major contributor on in-house Data Encryption system for PII for use across all insurance administration systems.
TaTa Consultancy Services Plano, Texas
Senior Programmer Analyst - Specialist April 2018 – Oct 2019
Lead Developer on project to integrate a third party encryption service into the existing internal data encryption system for PCI cards. Responsible for enhancements to existing system and conversion of current data into the new third party format. Also responsible for design of pgp file encryption process for all inbound/outbound file transfers between existing business partners and third party encryption partner.
Mainframe support and enhancements of Insurance Administration and Billing Interface systems for PCI DSS Merchant Level 1 processing.
Transamerica Life and Protection Plano, Texas
Senior Programmer Analyst Jun 2007 – April 2018
Major contributor on migration/conversion of multiple insurance administration systems into one common server based insurance administration system.
Architected technical process to meet tight throughput windows needed for high volume conversions. Performance tuned for cost optimization.
Major contributor on development of in-house data encryption project to encrypt Personally Identifiable Information (PII) across all insurance administration systems
Mainframe support and enhancements of Insurance administration and Billing Interface systems.
Comforce Information Systems Dallas, Texas
Cool Gen Consultant/Developer Nov 1997 – May 2007
Transamerica Life and Protection / Aegon Direct Marketing
Mainframe support of external billing interfaces
Mainframe support of multiple Insurance administration system
Platform: Cool Gen 4.1a, Windows NT, DB2, MVS CICS, COBOL, JCL
JC Penney Insurance
Senior IEF Consultant providing lead technical expertise in GUI Design, Construction, and maintenance for a large Client Server insurance administration system. Worked closely with customers to define requirements and complete design of online policy entry system.
Responsible for installation, maintenance, and enhancements of system.
Performance tuned system for cost and throughput optimization.
Platform: Cool Gen 4.1a, Windows NT, DB2, MVS CICS
Montaire International Dallas, Texas
Cool Gen Consultant/Developer June 1994 – Nov1997
Tropicana Products Incorporated
Senior IEF Consultant providing lead technical expertise in GUI Design and construction for a very large client server order processing system.
Platform: Composer 3.0, Windows 3.1, Oracle, HP Unix Server
Senior IEF Consultant providing lead technical expertise in model management, subsetting, BSD coding, and transaction testing for a very large order processing system. Worked closely with the end users of the system during system implementation to provide technical expertise and rapid response to problems.
Team leader for group of ten consultants
Platform: IEF 5.3, O/S 2, DB2, CICS
Allegheny Power and Light
Senior IEF Consultant providing lead technical expertise in model management, subsetting, BSD coding, and transaction testing. Developed program templates and provided knowledge transfer to an inexperienced customer development team while assuming BSD responsibility for many complex deliverables.
Platform: IEF 5.2, O/S 2, DB2, CICS
Texas Instruments Incorporated Plano, Texas
Computer Programmer/Analyst, Senior IEF Developer June 1985 –June 1994
Senior IEF developer for Motorola CSS/OP and Johnson & Johnson procurement systems for TI’s Enterprise Solutions Division. Helped develop project standards and templates to facilitate ease of coding and to provide a consistent look-and-feel across all applications.
Project Leader responsible for development and support of COBOL, DB2, IMS financial and cost accounting systems for TI’s Defense Division
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MO
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Minor in Accounting