PROGRAMER ANALYST OR SIMILAR POSITION Resume
|Desired Industry: Computer Software/Programming
|Desired Job Location: CHICAGO, Illinois
||Date Posted: 9/26/2007
|Type of Position: Part-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: No
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Attn. IT Recruiting:
I have been working as a ‘developer / maintenance programmer analyst’ in an IBM MAINFRAME COBOL based (legacy) environment for twenty plus years.
I have recently returned to Chicago from Maryland. I am temporarily retired and searching for a part-time position in a programming or related environment. I will however consider the right full-time position.
The following headings are a brief description of my technical tasks and responsibilities:
Mainframe Systems Analyst
Mainframe: BMS Mapping, CICS, COBOL, COBOL II, DB2, Easytrieve, Endevor IMS/DB, ISPF, MQ Series, OS/JCL, Panvalet, Stored Procedures, TSO, and VSAM; IBM AS/400: COBOL, FTP, and SQL.
Designed program specifications, developed batch and on-line DB2 programs tested these programs using test cases, which were created in conjunction with the user. Also, part of the design effort was creating documentation including systems specs and programs specs. Skills: IBM mainframe and IBM PC, CICS, DB2, Expeditor, SPUFI, QMF and COBOLII.
If you have a requirement that matches my skills please contact me.
JAMES S. DIVARCO
Programmer-Analyst /Applications Systems Analyst
Senior Level COBOL, DB2, SQL CICS, VSAM, MVS
6650 W Belden Ave. Apt #214 Chicago, Ill. 60707
(773) 803 -3119
Mainframe professional with (hands-on) Functional and Technical skills seeking local pt/ft employment.
· Senior Level COBOL, DB2, SQL, CICS, VSAM, JCL, PROC'S / OS/MVS UTILITIES, RDBMS, Programmer Analyst / Applications Systems Analyst.
· Systems Analysis, Programming and Functional Testing of Information Technology (IT) / Systems Life Cycle Development (SLCD).
· Business Applications in both batch and on-line environments for private industry federal and state government.
· Stable work history / Maturity and experience / Strong analysis and communication skills. (10+ Years) Hands on IT experience with Management Profile.
IT / IS ENVIRONMENTS:
· IBM Mainframe, Distributed processing, IBM / OS/VS to OS/390, 3090, 4341, 9375,
MVS/OS/XA/ESA, 9672, Z900, IBM PC’s, AT/XT & Compatibles,
· RJE, FTP/EDI/X12, ISPF/TSO, Microsoft office products. Windows NT / 2000. Rational CM Tools
· MQS coder, Microfocus Animator V2, VS COBOL, (CICS, and
COBOL II, TELON, CICS-DL1, CEDF, SPUFI, QMF, OS/JCL, SDFII, TSO/ISPF,
BMS, VSAM, IDCAMS, DB2/SQL, OS/390, MVS/ESA, IBM, UTILITIES,
FILEAID, ENDEVOR, EXPEDITOR, INTERTEST, PANVALET, LIBRARIAN,
IMS/DL1, MF-WORKBENCH, MS Office Suite, Enterprise Life-Cycle (ELC)
Methodology, Rational Test Tools, Microfocus Cobol, PC COBOL, etc.
HANDS ON APPLICATION AREAS:
Program Modification and Development, Software Verification & Validation. Manufacturing Material Requirements Planning Systems (MRP), Financials, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Project Mgt, Medical Records, HIPAA, Human Resources, HRMS, Personnel / Payroll Financial Reporting, Purchasing & Receiving, Inventory Control Systems, Sales Order Processing,
Telcom Long Distance billing Reengineering of legacy application systems.
LEVEL OF HANDS ON INVOLVEMENT AND RESPONSIBILITY:
Applications Programmer Analyst / Systems analysis / Project Management /
Requirements Analysis / Functional Integration, Systems and Regression testing.
Data & Process flows) Application Reengineering, Production support. Strong
Mainframe development, testing, maintenance and technical support experience.
WORK HISTORY WITH TECHNICAL CONSULTING SERVICES FIRMS:
Working in a variety of progressively responsible senior IT / IS positions for government and private industry. Performing requirements analysis, program design, development, testing, maintenance and reengineering in SDLC, COBOL ll, CICS, DB2/SQL,
VSAM, OS/MVS, OS/JCL, RDBS, IMS/DL1, online and batch mainframe environments.
CHRONOLOGICAL WORK HISTORY:
10/04 - Current. Temporary retirement.
8/03 - 9-4Current. Part time technical marketing analyst for Industrial Specialist Group.
Qualifying customer technical requirements for technical services tasks. This task consists of qualifying technical requirements in a mainframe environment and analyzing COBOL, DB2, VSAM, JCL and CICS code as required.
10/01 - 7/03. Worked for TestPros as tester on a HIPAA project at CARE FIRST.
Writing and executing test plans and test scripts for HIPAA in a standard COBOL
batch and on-line CICS environment. CICS, DB2, MVS, TSO, JCL, COBOL, X.12 EDI.
Working with HIPAA EDI X12 transactions, 837I/P, dental, 270/271, 276/277, 278, 834,
835, 837 and 997. Worked mapping analysis between supplied implementation guides,
companion guides and propriety formats to deliver technical documents for mapping programmers. Modified existing business processes affected by the new
HIPAA transactions. Created Test Plans (UAT/QAT) and Test Scripts for Unit test,
SAT, Validity checks, Conformance and X12 / EDI Data Analysis.
Read, and understand EDI X12 format, working experience with EDI X12 format and EDI mapping experience.
Healthcare EDI experience - (270-Health Insurance Eligibility Request, 271-Health
Insurance Eligibility Request Response, 276-Health Care Claim Inquiry, 277-Health Care
Claim Inquiry Response, 278-Health Care Services Authorization, 820-Premium Payment, 834-Enrollment/Dis-enrollment, 835-Health Care Claim Payment, and 837-Health Care Claim
Testing (QA) COBOL, CICS, DB2, XML, MQSeries software, for IRS modernization
program, tax return processing procedures. Create and execute test plans, test cases
and scripts, modify XML, etc. Rational CM tools / ClearCase / ClearQuest/SourceSafe/
Endevor. Includes application program analysis, modification, development, data quality
review and code assessment. Also executed defined test cases and reported errors via
test incident reports. Assisted in the development of training materials for users.
2/01 - 10/01. Working as MVS COBOL technical lead on a US Navy (classified project / SF86/DOD) converting and reengineering Tandem SCOBOL to IBM COBOL II, Tandem
I/O to CICS command-level COBOL. Performed requirements and functional analysis on converted programs including planned logical and physical data base design.
Decomposed batch and CICS COBOL code into program specifications. System included
(MRP II )Material Requirements planning / Material / Production and Inventory Control.
6/00 - 2/01. Worked for the Washington D.C. government as a senior COBOL
Mainframe Programmer Analyst. The task consists of (Integral Systems project)
Human Resource Management System / HRMS / Child Care application maintenance,
functional testing, enhancements and security processing. Used COBOL II, CICS, DB2, VSAM,
JCL, TSO/ISPF, FTP/IP, etc. Performed software assessment, requirements analysis
and code review for HRMS / payroll systems implementation.
9/98 - 6/00. Worked for Network Resources, Inc., at the IRS in Oxon Hill, Md.
as a senior programmer analyst. This is an IBM Mainframe / Unisys environment.
Work consists of testing, verification and validation of products and software on local
and off site machines for the IRS inventory management system.
Also worked at Bell Atlantic for Network Resources, Inc performing COBOLII, DB2,
VSAM program development, unit & systems testing for long distance applications.
Responsibilities included modification / analysis / testing / validation & clean-up and
maintenance to the enhanced billing systems functionality & provided production support.
BS / Information Science - Harvard Automation Business College, Chicago, Illinois
AA / Liberal Arts, Social Science, Economics - Chicago City College, Chicago, Illinois
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