IT professional with 35+ years of experience managing, developing and implementing AS/400 solutions in fast-paced environments. Skilled in RPG and Cobol with proven history of delivering exceptional results.
Languages:CL, RPG II / RPG III / RPG ILE / COBOL, CRYSTAL/SQL
QRY, DFU, SEU, SDA, PDM, DBU, SQL, QM, ICOM 400, TLA forms, TLA Barcode, Crystal Reports, PC Support, Hawkeye, FastFax, Implementer, SCOMPARE,LaserVault, Batch-Processing,Interactive-Processing, Mark Magic, GIT
Order Entry, Invoicing, Inventory Control, Accounts Receivable, Accounts PayableGeneral Ledger, Retail Sales, Time & Material Tracking/Billing, Statistical QualityInsurance, Barcode Labeling Systems, Warehousing, Mass Mailings, Bill of Materials, MRP, AS/400 Security, EDI, Multi-Tier Pricing, Rebates, Coupons, Tracking, Logistics
Frontier (ERP) Logimax(WMS) Varisty Logistics, Manhattan Software American Software, JBA, JDA VAI Prosoft, JD Edwards CA-PRMS MAPICS,PRISM Software's SQC & DBQ Packages PCR,MCS Future Three Microsoft Office Suite, Fox Pro Crystal Reports Pro-EDI, SQL
Systems – AS/400 P500, P700 & P900
Language – SQL, CLP, CLLE, RPG400, RPGLE, RPG Free
Packages – Frontier, Logimax, Varsity, TLAshford Barcode, TLAshford Forms, Hawkeye, DBU, Robot AutoTune, Performance Navigator, ICOM400, TaaTools, Web Sphere, AQT, UEStudio, Snagit, Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point
Hardware - IBM AS/400 Power 500,Power 700 & Power 900, V5000,HMC,Sphnix
· Disaster Recovery Plan
Dual 520's AS/400 With Data Replicating iTERA Replicating Software
Dual 720's AS/400 With Data Replicating IBM V5000 San Mirroring Technology
24-hourMfg Complete System Backup Nightly
Data Safe / Off Site Storage / Sphinx
Generac Generator / UPS Connections/Generator Monitoring
Yearly DR Testing
· Contact Negotiation
Replace AS/400 E4B P05 to AS/400 Power7 P1
Negotiate IBM V5000 Gen 1
Negotiate Pricing on AS/400 equipment, V5000 SAN Drives, Internal Carousel Tape Drives
Department Budget/Contract Negotiations
Systems – AS/400
Language – RPG400, RPGLE
Packages – Prosoft, VAI, Varsity, Crystal Reports, Pro-EDI
As a Sr. Programmer / Analysts, I am responsible for everything on the AS/400 from daily/month end processing, communications, Configurations. Designed and Integrated programs in RPGIII, RPGLE, CL, Query/400, SQL, DTF, and Query Manager for Prosoft, Varisty Logistics and VAI. These programs were used in Interactive and batch processing. Modified multi-tier pricing module to price out best price solution. Customized software to handle rebates and coupons. Well versed in Subfiles, Logical File, Joint Logical Files, Multi Member Files and other AS/400 architecture. Have designed and implemented custom crystal reports for management and departmental use. Redesign all pre-printed form using Mark Magic for a significant cost savings. Created Bar Coded Labels for shipping requirement for Retail vendors. Worked directly with Trading Partners, created programs for Outbound EDI file to be loaded in Pro-EDI Mapping Software. Applied Software PTF's on IBM I series and Blade series operating system. Have installed and configured PC sessions, printers, lines, controllers etc. Working Knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and Crystal Reports.
Systems – AS/400
Language – RPG400, COBOL
Packages – JD Edwards, JDA, American Software, BCA
As a consultant, I have worked for a variety of large corporations (Fortune 500) as a Project Leader and Developer to analyze, create, and modify packages. I have also created user documentation and trained corporate personnel on new systems.
Distribution - Some of my experiences have involved migrating data from BCA to JDE and migrating data from a UNIX platform to JDE. During this conversion I either used or converted the following databases: (RPG) Address Master, Item Master, Branch Plant Master, Cost Master, Price Master, Location Master, Cross Reference Master, Item Profile Master, Put away Master, Serial Number Master, Sales Master, and others.
Retail - Part of a team that installed JDA 4r4 for a Canadian retailer (RPG) (American Greeting / Carlton Cards)
Retail - Help Desk, Modified field size in JDA to allow 15 digits instead of 10 digit account number. (RPG, COBOL) (ACME Grocery)
Insurance - Analyzed Insurance programs, and made the necessary changes for Y2K. (RPG)
Manufacturing-Analyzed Manufacturing Company programs (American Software), and made the necessary changes for Y2K. (COBOL) Made Changes to current AP system, created new Petty Cash Entry and Distribution. (RPG) (Trans Technology)
Chemical - Analyzed Prism software programs, and made the necessary changes for Y2K and what affected JDE feed in. (RPG) (BFG Chemical)
Installation - Broadband Network equipment in homes, (Router, Switches, Print Servers) Installation of Software , Windows XP, Office, Photo Software, Security (AntiVirus, Firewall, Anti Spam, Anti Spyware) Installation of new computer hardware (Hard Drive, Modems, video and audio cards) Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
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