Professional and experienced COBOL Programmer with the ability to help a company run more efficiently seeking a position in which my skills and knowledge can be put to the test. 42 years extensive experience programmer/analyst with COBOL banking systems and their updates,
Familiar with all computer programs that work together with COBOL programming
Professional demeanor maintained always
Great communication skills especially when simplifying processes for those unfamiliar with COBOL Programming
Experience with Unisys Main frames
Ability to learn and implement new systems when necessary
Capable of working in high-pressure situations
Microsoft word and excel
Report writing tools
Office equipment - fax machine, copier, scanner, telephone, and computers
03/1971 to 07/2012
COBOL ProgrammerFirst Niagara Bank Key Bank － Lockport, NY
Research and stay current on COBOL updates and how to implement them
Responsible for modifying banks mainframe programs for all deposit, loan, and credit card Miser systems.
This included testing and rolling out new functionalities.
Responsible for working with end users to develop enhancements and resolve problems/issues.
Developed new programs for special programs/projects for all bank departments.
Responsible for developing programs to complete all (20) bank acquisitions.
Loan lead for all acquisitions - performed analysis on all loan information.
Responsibilities include analyzing, designing, developing, testing, debugging, testing, enhancing, maintaining and implementing programs for all baking applications - deposits loans credit cards.
Education and Training
Associates DegreeNiagara County Community College － Sanborn, NY