Comprehensive experience in IT Programs and projects including full life cycle experience, system development methodologies, systems analysis & design, application programming, systems testing, user support and production support.
*Extensive knowledge of Mainframe and PC environments including the following technologies: COBOL, JAVA, MVS/JCL, IDMS, Oracle, and SQL, CICS.
*Proven track record with working on sensitive, confidential data with the Department of Labor.
Interface design and implementation
Requirements analysis and design phases
COBOL application designed
Java application designed
Implemented E2Travel system and won award for smooth transition and for aid in training users in new system.
FACS2 accounting reporting change to bring The Department of Labor into
compliance with Treasuries new reporting requirements.
Designed, developed and produced the
Express Mail Processing System, which was successfully implemented by
The Department of Labor.
programmer simultaneously on the Y2K update project for The Department
of Labor, Health and Human Services, The United States Secret Service,
and Goldman Sachs.
Promoted to Senior Software Developer after 7 years of employment.
Senior Consultant October 2009 to March 2015Prosol - Alexandria, VA
Senior Consultant July 1996 to October 2009Keane Federal Systems - Arlington, VA
Computer Programmer May 1990 to July 1996The May Company - Silver Spring, MD
Systems Engineer October 2009 to March 2015Prosol - Washington D.C.
Led the development of an accounting system to track, report and reconcile the shipping activities for over 20 internal departments.
In addition, supported enhancements to DOL accounting system.
Developed new COBOL programs to interface with systems outside of DOL
that required COBOL style files. An example is the HHS grants system.
Responsibilities included the following: Documented requirements to complete new system needed to track Fedex and UPS shipping activities and payments for the Department of Labor.
Designed and socialized proposed solution with key business partners.
Developed the Fedex and UPS shipping accounting system using JAVA that converted vendor files into an Oracle database used to track, report and reconcile shipping costs (The Express Mail Processing System) Developed reconciliation reports to verify shipping cost accuracy and assignment to appropriate departments.
Supported user acceptance testing and approval of new accounting tracking system Successfully moved shipping application to production and transitioned to maintenance mode.
Monitored production application and schedule Triaged, categorized and coded fixes for production issues.
Partnered with business to understand and develop enhancements to system and reports.
Successfully converted COBOL payroll system to interface with new Oracle based accounting system.
Senior Information Systems Engineer July 1996 to October 2009Keane Federal Systems - Washington D.C.
Team lead on multiple projects for the Department of Labor using COBOL and JAVA.
Supported Y2K upgrades for multiple clients.
Responsibilities included the following: Consulting at the Department of Labor (DOL) Converted high level directives to detailed requirements for regulatory changes.
Gained approval of proposed solutions with affected business partners Developed enhancements to accounting system using COBOL/IDMS Supported user acceptance testing for all enhancement work Developed new interfaces with credit card files to accounting system Developed and implemented interface between travel system and accounting system Supported user acceptance testing for all new interface work Single programmer point of contact for all DOL production accounting applications Triaged, assessed and fixed production issues Monitored production application and schedule Utilized Mainframe utilities like FILEAID Y2K conversion Supported Y2K conversion for the following companies: Health and Human Services Department, Goldman Sachs, United States Secret Service and Department of Labor.
Assessed existing application to determine required code changes Ensured all affected COBOL code was Y2K compliant Implemented code changes.
Programmer May 1990 to July 1996May Company - Cleveland, OH
Monitored multiple production applications and job streams Support programmer in charge of identifying, triaging and fixing production issues with multiple May company COBOL applications Scheduling and restarting Jobs using CA7 software.
Accessed VSAM files through COBOL programs Accessed DB2 database though COBOL programs Utilized Mainframe utilities like FILEAID and ABEND-AID Working with legacy CLISTs from companies purchased By May until they were replaced Designed, programmed and tested batch and CICS applications.
Bachelor's Degree : General StudiesUniversity of MarylandGeneral Studies
ABEND-AID, accounting, accounting system, CA7, CICS, COBOL, Consulting, conversion, credit, clients, database, FILEAID, Health and Human Services, DB2, IDMS, JAVA, Team lead, Mainframe, Mail, Oracle, Oracle database, payroll, programmer, Express, Scheduling, shipping, upgrades, utilities, VSAM, Y2K