Howard M Lopez
**** ******** ***** #***, ****, NV 89509
-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.
●IBM i: ILE, ILE Free, CLP, SQL400
●Familiar with: Teradata: BTEQ, PHP, C#, Java, SQL
●Databases: DB2, DB400, Teradata
●LMS, INFINIUM (Back Office), STRATTON WARREN, DB2 WEB QUERY, MICROSOFT REPORT WRITER, iTera Replication
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.
Bankers Life and Causality – Las Vegas
●Licensed by the State of Nevada as a Resident Producer for Health and Life products
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
Bally’s Entertainment – Las Vegas, NV
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
●Bachelor of Arts - Mathematics