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Columbus, GA
August 01, 2020

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David B. Otis, Sr.

Columbus, GA • 706-***-**** •

Mainframe Developer

Skilled coder and systems developer leveraging emerging technology to optimize user functionality

Accomplished professional with documented success designing, developing, and implementing coding for information systems delivering quality projects meeting client’s needs. Technical expertise in analyzing, testing, and enhancing tools, resources, and processes enabling efficient mainframe operation. Subject matter expertise integrating COBOL programming, data management, and system administration processes producing full product completion.


Software Developer (2015 - 2015)

Randstad, Columbus, GA

Technical Scope: COBOL, DB2, NDM, JCL, SQL, Batch Processing.

Led design and assembly of organization’s core policy administration system within a legacy modernization project. Generated coding enhancing full production regression testing of both systems while also producing regression output and discrepancy reports for analysis. Fashioned processes enabling efficient data extraction, transfer, and loading along with policy administration systems execution, output capture, testing, resetting, and discrepancy analysis for both the legacy and modernized systems. Crafted a “cookbook” detailing methodology steps.

Key Accomplishments:

Facilitated successful completion of the Aflac modernization project, upgrading Aflac’s core policy administration system creating initial testing harness processing nightly output from batch processing.

Programming Technical Analyst (2001 - 2014)

Total System Services. Inc, Columbus, GA

Technical Scope: Assembler, COBOL, DB2, CICS, SQL, MQ Series, XML, SOAP, WSDL, Visual Studio, .NET, C#, SQL Server, Batch Processing.

Navigated client-based needs and requests developing platforms uplifting data warehouse operations. Designed mobile applications and functions enhancing user facing experiences creating functions employing XMLM to collect data and create rules via an evaluation engine integrating decision-making technology. Completed R&D programming producing XML messaging systems transferring data to clients, vendors, and alternate platforms.

Key Accomplishments:

Maintained the PIN Debit System managing debit cardholder transactions daily storing and reconciling data.

Designed the Mobile Alerts System enabling cardholders to create rules to send SMS or email notifications.

Created the XML Messaging System, determining the cardholder platform that would receive data, returning an outgoing XML response.


Project Leader/Programmer Analyst, Total System Services, Inc.

Battalion Chemical Officer, U.S. Army


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Concentration in Computer Science

Columbus State University (Columbus College), Columbus, GA

U.S. Army Chemical Corps School, Ft. McClellan, AL

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