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Senior programmer/analyst

Location:
Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4E 4N7, Canada
Salary:
70000.00
Posted:
March 28, 2011

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OANA Georgescu

E-mail: enk6mr@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 905-***-**** Cell: 416-***-****

PROFESIONAL PROFILE

Over 15 years experience in Mainframe development and COBOL programming

Proficient in mainframe tools: JCL, CICS, TSO/ISPF, ENDEVOR, EXPEDITOR,

File-aid, SELCOPY, EASYTRIEVE

Experience in developing business and technical specifications following user documentation and procedures to ensure quality at all stages of the SDLC.

In-depth understanding of software development and testing methodologies – provide user and on call support.

Experience in designing, planning and executing testing strategies to ensure quality at all

stages of development.

Excellent knowledge and working experience with test planning, test execution and results

analysis.

Strong background in software for Financial Services.

Working knowledge of Java, Visual Basic, MQ Series

Excellent communication and presentation skills, self starter, quick learner, team player.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Operating systems: Mainframe IBM/MVS, AS400

Programming languages: COBOL, EASYTRIEVE PLUS, JCL, SELCOPY

Programming tools: CICS, TSO/ISPF, File-Aid, Abend Aid , ENDEVOR, XPEDITER, SQL,

ZEKE, IDCAMS

Data bases: VSAM, DB2, IMS DB/DC

APPLICATIONS:

Life Insurance, Annuity and Investment products, Health Claims, Imaging and document routing, CAPSIL, IMPACT, RUMBA, INGENIUM , WORKBENCH

Credit Systems: Mortgages, Loans and collections Systems , Management Informational System, Mortgage Sales Representative Compensation

Account receivable management on WALKER – CARMS System

EDUCATION:

University for Cybernetics and Statistics - Bucharest, Romania – Bachelor in Computer Science

Software testing certification – Toronto, Canada

Languages: English, French, Dutch, Romanian

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE 2009 - 2010

IT Consultant

Support and development for annuity and life insurance systems, .

Worked on the conversion project on CAPSIL 3.2 for all annuity business to new system GESCOR, provided estimates for programming following users documentation.

Produced technical specification and programs to extract data from all files related to client information: client contract, legal designation file, disbursement file, agent and brokers file, beneficiary file.

Created different reports and control reports for the user, scheduled the jobs for the conversion run and provided production and on-call support.

Changed logic for the T3 and create new procedure to calculate the gains and losses for external funds on annuity and investment products system.

Responsible for all user requests, security access for all CAPSIL systems.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, CICS, TSO/ISPF, JCL, DB2, SQL, ENDEVOR, XPEDITER

CGI - MANULIFE 2007 - 2009

IT Consultant

This project entailed conversion from Workbench to INGENIUM System for Life Insurance products.

Assisted Business Analysts to create business specifications by interpreting business logic of both legacy and new systems.

Created new screens and on-line programs using COBOL, CICS/DB2 and BMS maps for English and French screens.

Provided quality assurance activities including unit and integration testing.

Additionally supported Quality Assurance efforts by participating in functional, regression and integration testing.

Participated in business and design specification review meetings.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, CICS, DB2, TSO/ISPF, JCL, SQL, ENDEVOR, File-Aid

CGI - INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE 1999 – 2007

IT Consultant - Lead Programmer/Analyst

Planned all tasks, created estimates and analysis, prepared business and technical specification. Participated in the conversion from CAPSIL 4.2 to INGENIUM 6.2

Responsible for the support and maintenance of the Annuity and Investment products system.

Coordinated all tax procedures, quarterly statements and year-end runs, testing and scheduling.

Created business and technical specifications for major changes in different projects: maturity guarantee calculations, internal funds management, brokers fee calculations.

Involved in the system conversion for CAPSIL 4.2 – online capability, life and annuity, to handle larger number of funds.

Produced different reports for the users, responsible for job scheduling on ZEKE, and did

user and on-call support

Implemented system INGENIUM 6.2 – new annuity product with 36 segregated funds; browser based front end allowing easier connections to brokers to access client data directly – using latest versions of CICS , DB2 relational database and MQ Series.

Environment: MVS, COBOL, TSO/ISPF, ENDEVOR, File-Aid, CICS, VSAM, IMS, DB2, SQL, XPEDITER

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PEPSI-COLA CANADA 1998 – 1999

Senior Programmer Analyst

Performed on-line and batch processing maintenance, support and enhancement on the

WALKER – CARMS credit and account receivable management system application.

Provided on call production support.

Developed and maintained management system reports.

Created test plan and technical specifications for data migration for year 2000.

Environment: Walker system, CICS, VSAM, JCL, IMS, COBOL, TSO-ISPF, File-aid, Easytrieve.

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 1996 – 1998

Programmer/Analyst

Maintenance and enhancement of programs, on-line and batch processing.

Production support - prepared JCL, Operating Manual changes, on-call support.

Investigated on-line and batch abends of any complexity and found solutions in the shortest

time possible for Mortgages and credit applications.

Developed reports in Easytrieve Plus to support business and management unit.

Evaluated technical impact, write technical specifications, maintain and enhancement for on-line and batch programs.

Environment: COBOL , MVS, TSO ISPF, EASYTRIEVE, Pem Hogan, IMS DB/DC, JCL, File–Aid



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