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Programmer / Manager Software Developer

Reno, NV
May 17, 2020

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Howard M Lopez

**** ******** ***** #***, ****, NV 89509

775-***-**** (h) 702-***-**** (c)


-Experienced software developer with over 30 years IT experience

-Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

-Thorough understanding of the dependencies and interfaces for many systems within a casino IT environment. Including but not limited to Hotel (LMS), Purchasing (Stratton Warren), General Ledger / AP / PL (Infinium), Casino (CMS, IGT), BI (Cognos, Tableau, SAS), EDW (Teradata / Microsoft), ETL (Informatica, SQL Server).

-Experienced IT manager with over 6 years IT experience

-Successful, dedicated, creative, and self-motivated leader that works well with co-workers to ensure deadlines are met.

-Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced data driven environment.

-Skilled problem solver with the ability to think out of the box.

-Skilled in organizing, defining, developing, implementing, documenting and maintaining best practice standards.

-A hands-on style motivator who is not afraid to assist colleagues at all levels when necessary.

-Ability to lead collaborative code review process and provide specific recommendations for code enhancement.

-A clear and detail orientated project leader.

-Experienced in gathering project requirements, identifying required project tasks, setting timelines and coordinating necessary resources to deliver project on time and under budget.

-Excellent in cultivating business relationships and communicating effectively across business lines to build focused and productive teams.

-Superb time management skills for mission critical projects.

-Outstanding understanding of Data Warehousing functions and support. Including ETL design, development, verification and implementation.

-Excellent communications skills both orally and written.

Computer skills


●IBM i: ILE, ILE Free, CLP, SQL400

●Familiar with: Teradata: BTEQ, PHP, C#, Java, SQL


●Databases: DB2, DB400, Teradata




Lead Programmer Analyst


Grand Sierra Resort – Reno, NV

●Support of back office system that support: Human Resources, Payroll, Purchasing, General Ledger, Front Desk (Reservations). Maintain data replication to our HA system.

●Modification and development of custom programs to enhance processing

●Upgrades and maintenance of all applications running on the IBM i

●Upgrades and maintenance of IBM i Power 7 (PTF and release upgrades)

●Documentation and training of IBM i of existing and new procedures to IT Operations staff.

IBM i Admin (Development Consultant)


Link Technologies – Las Vegas, NV

●Contracted to Agilysys Corporation. Perform application upgrades to new release level on AS/400 platform for various company applications. Assisting with process improvements through recommendation and modification of current procedures.

Insurance Agent


Bankers Life and Causality – Las Vegas

●Licensed by the State of Nevada as a Resident Producer for Health and Life products

Release Manager

Software Development Manager

Senior Software Developer


The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV

●Provided organizational leadership to the release management process by enhancing processes and standards.

●Developed and drove a consistent, repeatable and predictable release management process that ensured release risk and/or issues were mitigated in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

●Devised new release management strategies for definition, development and deployment of both software and hardware solutions to the business.

●Created suitable development and QA parameters to bolster the necessary environment for consistent and reliable release management process.

●Oversaw development of technical staff to complete projects and enhancements to the system infrastructure as required.

●Supervised development staff, including vendors, for both staffing and application support.

●Oversaw ELT development and testing to ensure accurate and accessible data via Enterprise Data Warehouse to business units.

●Primary technical liaison for the Teradata Relationship Manager (TRM) Application between Marketing and Teradata/Aprimo support staff. Including EDW solutions, view creation, attribute creation, communication development/tuning, and training.

●Primary support and developer of custom applications on the AS/400 system. Applications include Hotel (LMS) and Accounts Payable/ Accounts receivable (Infinium).

Senior Content Consultant


Analyst in Motion Consulting – Dallas, TX

●Work with the technical staff both support and enhance the Teradata Relationship Management application (TRM) for client Sabre (Travelocity).

●Assisted in the migration and testing of communications from existing TRM platform to new TRM platform with new hierarchy.

●Implemented solutions that both streamline and improve performance of the TRM application.

BI Programmer Analyst


Stations Casinos – Las Vegas, NV

●Daily support of the Teradata Relationship Manager (TRM) application. Performed on-going revisions of both the physical and logical models for the direct marketing analytics team.

●Worked with marketing to identify, test, and develop new functionality to improve returns on monthly guest campaigns.

●Aided in the design and functionality of moving marketing promotions from manual process to new TRM application using new EDW.

Senior Programmer Analyst


Nature’s Bounty (NBTY, INC) – Las Vegas, NV

Programmer Analyst


Bally’s Entertainment – Las Vegas, NV

Programmer Analyst


Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV

Lead AS/400 Developer


Allstate Ticketing – Las Vegas, NV


University of Phoenix

Las Vegas, NV

●Master of Science - Computer Informations Systems


Whitter College

Whittier, CA

●Bachelor of Arts - Mathematics



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