Software developer with 20 years of team leading, customer support and application development experience.
Mainframe COBOL, MVS JCL, SDSF
Have worked some with: Oracle Forms; SQL, SAS
Previous experience in: RPG II, CICS, InterTest, QuickJob, EasyTrieve, Expediter
Database: Oracle, PL/SQL Developer DL1
Other: Beyond Compare, CompareData, TeamTrack, Remedy, ESL Workbench for OS/2, Microsoft Office Suite,
COBOL ProgrammerJun 2015 to Current Leidos － Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Responsible for analyzing existing COBOL programs and writing concise, detailed documentation to be used by the Java development team to duplicate the functionality on the new Java platform.
Isolate and exclude the DL1 calls and provide generic terminology for use with the new database.
Remove code that currently interfaces with systems that will not be used going forward.
Identify any existing logic problems.
Track progress and provide project status.
Operations AnalystJun 2010 to Apr 2015 Merkle Corporation － Little Rock, Arkansas
Responsible for following and updating project flowcharts to produce the desired project results. These changed each week for virtually every client.
Process files from the point that we receive them, to the point where they are returned to the client. This includes record selection/rekeying, Address Hygiene, back end segmentation and producing and posting mail files.
Run matchback processes in order to identify which marketing effort was responsible for each order.
Convert files sent to us in virtually any format, to our standard layout using Data Junction and List operations.
Complete ad-hoc projects as requested.
Software Developer / Team LeaderJun 1995 to Dec 2008 Acxiom Corporation － Conway, Arkansas
Originally responsible for the development, and testing of new screens and transactions to enhance the functionality and usability of the GS/2000 media fulfillment system using COBOL.
Traveled to the customer site in upstate New York a number of times to gather requirements and conduct on-site user training classes.
Promoted to Production Support Team Leader over a team of seven programmers, four of which were at the customer site in Carmel, New York. This team was responsible for researching and resolving any problems that arose in the production environment on a daily basis and for making all online and batch non-development changes.
We also took responsibility for a number of the development tasks of shorter duration.
As the customer pared-down the size of their support team, I became the single remaining production support programmer for the customer.
I worked very closely with the customer on a daily basis, researching issues, providing detailed explanations, and correcting data and logic problems.
Systems Analyst / ProgrammerMay 1994 to Jun 1995 USAble Systems － Little Rock, Arkansas
Originally responsible for writing online and batch programs in COBOL using IMS and DLI.
I transferred to the Desktop Technology group in October, as planned, to write GUI interfaces between OS/2 and the mainframe using Easel Workbench.
Software EngineerAug 1990 to May 1994 Acxiom Corporation － Conway, Arkansas
Hired as Software Engineer and was promoted to Advisory Software Engineer after one year.
Duties included designing and writing batch and online COBOL programs for the GS/2000 media fulfillment system.
I was heavily involved in converting new clients to the GS/2000 system.
Promoted to Team Leader of the Online Team after two years.
Programmer / AnalystNov 1989 to Aug 1990 Arkansas Farm Bureau Insurance Company － Little Rock, AR
Hired as a Programmer / Analyst Level C and was promoted to a Level B after six months.
Duties included designing and coding programs using COBOL and SQL on an IBM 3090, writing documentation, and interfacing with the various departments for whom we provided a service.
Rotated night call for a month at a time.
Computer ProgrammerMar 1988 to Nov 1989 American Management Insurance Group － Morrilton, AR
Duties included designing and maintaining programs in RPG II for the IBM System 36 as well as training and supporting the users.
Programmer / AnalystFeb 1987 to Mar 1988 Insurance Rating Dynamics － Little Rock, AR
Responsible for problem analysis and insurance rating software design and development.
Coding on both TRS80 and IBM PCs.
Customer phone support rotated on a weekly basis.
Hot Springs, Arkansas
RPG II Programming
IBM Technical Education1986Garland County Community College
Bachelors, Computer Science1985University of Central Arkansas － Conway, ArkansasComputer Science
High School Diploma1974DeWitt High School － Dewitt, Arkansas
Discover 36 System Design and Implementation RPG II Programming Workshop RPG II Structured Programming RPG II Additional Topics System 36 Workstation File Coding
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
RPG II Programming
IBM Technical Education 1986 Bachelors , Computer Science 1985 High School Diploma 1974 Discover 36 System Design and Implementation RPG II Programming Workshop RPG II Structured Programming RPG II Additional Topics System 36 Workstation File Coding
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