Fred S. Bortner
Mainframe COBOL Programmer and Business Analyst.
Knowledge in all phases of product life cycle (SDLC) including functional requirements, analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation.
Office: Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Agile, JIRA, Waterfall Technology, SharePoint. SLDC
Programming: COBOL, CICS, PL/I, MFS, JCL, CA Easytrieve (EZPlus), FTP, NDM, MQ Series
Systems: IBM MVS, TSO/ISPF, Remedy, PAC2000, CA-7, Endeavor
Databases: DB2, SQL, DB2 DBA at IBM, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, Certified Oracle Professional
Testing: HP Quality Center, Clear Quest, Topaz Workbench, Topaz Expeditor, Abend Aid, File Aid, ALM, Disaster Recovery/Testing, Eclipse (JAVA, COBOL), IBM Debug Tools, IBM file manager
Senior Application System Programmer V, Randstad Technology, Charlotte, NC 10/2019-03/2020
Mainframe System Developer for creation of new ML test system using MVS/JCL/DB2/IMS DB.
Analyzed what needed to be done to create test system for Merrill Lynch division of Bank of America
Created files for new test system and created JCL that would be necessary to run batch
Senior Application System Programmer V, Genesis10, Charlotte, NC 12/2018-04/2019
Updated and maintained DB2/SQL server and mainframe databases for Customer Information and Contact Centers
Agile centered projects for two week sprints with user stories
Senior COBOL Developer, Hartford Financial Services, Charlotte, NC 10/2016-12/2017
Successfully installed three auto policy insurance projects doing the research with the users, compose the functional specs, technical design, coding the COBOL programs, testing using Agile in two week sprints.
Investigated several production problems and determined the problem and coded and implemented the COBOL code fixes into production.
Last project used Agile environment with two-week sprints.
Information Security Systems Engineer V, Wells Fargo, Charlotte, NC 07/2012-04/2016
Engineered mainframe/SQL server 2013/security applications for management using IAM tool, data mapping and mining to certify their security data via batch files and then online SQL tables for management approval.
Provided technical support and documentation for file design using data mapping, data mining, NDM, and hashing for applications added to mainframe and server databases.
Every implementation of new functionality was 100% successful.
Senior Application Systems Engineer V, Wachovia Bank/SPC, Charlotte, NC 08/1999-07/2012
Worked on small and large COBOL projects gathering information from users, other programmers, project managers, and business analysts to determine if program, system, or data changes were required.
Consulted with many of the 100 applications mostly financial that were involved were crucial to the bank such as ATM, debit card, credit card, teller (ARGO), online banking, lockbox, deposits, brokerage, ACH, capital markets, wholesale, internet bill pay, general ledger, and wire transfers. Worked closely with many programmers and analysts in the entire bank on requirements, specs, and testing.
Demonstrated 98% implementation success rate with over COBOL mainframe 100 banking IT projects.
Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC
Associate of Science in Computer Science, GPA: 3.70/4.00
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business, GPA: 3.30/4.00