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Lincoln, CA
$45-$50 per hour
May 11, 2020

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Karen S. Tschida

Lincoln, CA


Cell: 503-***-****

Authorized to work in the US for any employer



San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

Degree: BA in Economics

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA

Major: Business

WORK EXPERIENCE – San Francisco Bay Area

K.S. Tschida Consulting (incorporated in CA; own company): Southern Pacific (1993-1994) IBM mainframe, COBOL, IDMS, ADSO

• Programmer/analyst for the maintenance for a railway fulfillment system. Harper (1991-1993) IBM mainframe and Series 1, COBOL,IDMS, IDMS

• Team leader, programmer/analyst for a freight forwarding and feed to accounting systems.

First Nationwide Bank (1990-1991) IBM mainframe, COBOL, CICS, DB2

• Programmer/analyst for a residential default information system. Southern Pacific (1989-1990) IBM mainframe, COBOL, IDMS, ADSO

• Programmer/analyst for maintenance of a railway fulfillment system. Raychem (1987-1988) IBM mainframe, COBOL, ADSO, IDMS

• Programmer/analyst. for an interface system batch to online accounting system. I.B.M. (1986) Series 1, COBOL

• Programmer/maintenance for an Inventory Automation system. County of San Francisco (1986) IBM mainframe, COBOL, ADSO

• Programmer/ Analyst for a property billing system. Page 2 of 2 Karen S. Tschida Resume

U.S.P.S (1986) IBM mainframe, COBOL, IDMS

• Team leader, Programmer/analyst for a Public Tape Management system. APL (1986) IBM mainframe, COBOL, IDMS

• Programmer/analyst for a freight forwarding system. County of San Mateo (1984-1985)

• Wrote specifications for all Accounting Functions. APL (1984) IBM mainframe, COBOL, ADSO, IDMS

• Team leader, wrote specifications, programmer, user interface, user training for accounts receivable system.

AIM Systems - General Manager for a software development company; provided an end customer billing system (for a cable TV company - Gill Cable). Atari, AMD, Bank of America, Levi Strauss - Data/Business/Programmer Analyst ATD - Financial Analyst


I have worked at many installations during my career. As being a consultant, I have worked at all levels including programming, analyst, team leader, and general manager. I consider myself a team player who contributes on all phases of a project. My experience includes writing specifications, testing criteria, coding, and debugging. ACCOMPLISHMENTS

As a team member or leader, my assignments and tasks have led to successful projects that met or exceeded all expectations.


As well as technical skills, I have experience interfacing with user communities to derive definition, requirements, development, testing, user training (providing user manuals, instructions and classes), and project maintenance. SKILLS

Programming: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, ADSO, IDMS, SQL (10+ years)

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