Wayne P Cooper
Dynamic and results-driven IT management professional with expertise in all facets of RPG development, technical direction, inventive design and programming, and project execution. Exceptionally adept in crafting innovative solutions that optimize processes, productivity, and profitability. Proactive change agent, well-versed in systems, data, and information migration. Articulate communicator, engaging presenter, and champion of cross-functional teamwork. Always willing to learn new aspects of IT as illustrated by my
Web Service design and implementations.
RPG III and IV, ILE (Binding and Service Programs), Embedded SQL, Free Format RPG, COBOL, CL, DB2, Subfiles, RESTful and SOAP Web Services, CGIDEV2, PDM,SDA, RLU, DBU, Turnover, EDI, Acom Solutions, TL Ashford, Hawkeye, SQL Stored Procedures,
Embedded SQL, Trigger File Processing
DB2, Microsoft Access, Hierarchical Database
RPG Free form, Cobol, Java (classes), Apex (Salesforce Trailheads)
Talend, Salesforce Workbench, Trustedlink EDI, JSON, XML, Cognos
Full Life Cycle IT Project Management, 24 hour ERP Support, Cross Functional Team
Leadership, Technical Direction & Troubleshooting, Innovative Design & Programming
MEARS TRANSPORTATION – Orlando, FL 1/2015 – Present
RPG Developer/Systems Analysis
Proactive strategist and leader of RPG development, authoring processes in free form. Subject Matter Expert on the iSeries, writing Web Services for Credit Card Processing using the CMT Credit Card Processing Platform and email/SMS text messaging using Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
Led, developed, and empowered cross-functional staff.
Designed the ACH interface between the legacy ERP system and Harris Data in free form RPG
Instrumental member of the rotating 24 hour ERP Support Team.
Wrote the vehicle locater system in Free form RPG.
Utilized Talend to migrate data between iSeries and Salesforce.
Web Services using JSON for Salesforce text messaging and email, Vehicle Tracking, Driver App
Web Services using XML for Flight Tracking System
Credit Card Processing Web Services in both JSON and XML
GRAPEVINE TECHNOLOGY – Fairfield, CT 12/2013 – 12/2014
RPG Developer / Consultant
Provided technical advisement on the Manhattan Warehouse Management System (PKMS) leveraging RPG on iSeries.
Executed modifications and improvements to PKMS.
Vital contributor to the design program and implementation system team for BIC that enabled consumers to order items over the web via Stamps.com.
LEGRAND NORTH AMERICA – New London, CT 10/2004 – 12/2013
Lead RPG Developer / Project Management
Primary leader of RPG development and full life cycle project execution of critical assignments. Streamlined 24 hour ERP system support, ERP data migration, and program automation for month-end processes. Engaged with the IT Director to submit reports and offer strategic recommendations. Spearheaded multi-level Bill of Material Explosion feed to Customer Web Portal. Designed the system to import Purchase Orders and Invoices from iseries
Motivated and mentored several RPG developers.
Created and programmed Stored Procedures for iSeries Fiber Optic Cord Configurator.
Wrote and implemented stored procedures for several components including: Biztalk and BPCS data migration in MDM and pricing data from BPCS to Cabinet.
Designed major interfaces to BPCS ERP system and the interface to pass Account Payable Check data to Citibank.
Led Business team in strategy, programming, data migration and all other facets of converting a PC ERP
System to BPCS on the iseries
RPG Developer, New England Systems – Ludlow, MA
MIS Director / Consultant, The Hartford Provision Company – Bristol, CT
Senior Programmer Analyst, OZ/Gedney – Farmington, CT
Senior Programmer Analyst, The Hartford Provision Company – Bristol, CT
Senior Programmer Analyst, Easco Hand Tools – East Windsor, CT
Programmer Analyst, American Fabrics – Bridgeport, CT
Programmer, Amscan Inc. – Harrison, NY
Master of Science: Computer Science, University of New Haven West Haven, CT
Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT