25 years experience in S36 COBOL, OCL, CL on IBM AS/400

  • Name: Kevin Wheat
  • COBOL Experience: Expert
  • Location: Grove Hill, AL USA
  • Availability: Part-time
  • Availability Type: Available to Hire
  • Link to LinkedIn profile (or other relevant job experience information): https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-wheat-5a933a12a/

RPG and Cobol Developer with 35 years of experience

Since 1980 RPG and Cobol (include use Basic and ASM compiler under privileged mode) developer in IBM S/34 S/36 modules for manufacturated applications and Commercials administrative applications.

Applied to textile, steel, commercial, distribution printed media, tax consulting (specialty) liquors and related, among others.

Experience in the management of the AS / 400 or iseries, power platform

Experience and knowledge in installing and configuring logical partitions, (lpar) and main AS / 400 or iseries

Networking, connecting the internal servers (original Http server and apache, smtp, pop3, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, snads, telnet, etc.) of OS / 400 version 4.5 and above

Fundamentals of RPG IV and Cobol ILE, in all its versions, this includes WEB platform Drafting of technical and / or managerial reports

Experience in handling the Power i platform and Unix Operating System (IBM AIX) 9000 series

RPG400, COBOL400 RPGILE and Cobol, RLU, SDA, RLU, CLP, SQL.existing

Knowledge procedures and information backup commands. Management of BACKUPS.

Application, administration and design of databases in DDS and DB2 (only for connectivity with other platforms preferably in WEB environment)

  • Familiar with interactive work operations, in batches (BATCH), jobs in JOBQ. And other subsystems

  • Familiar with output queue terminologies and spool transcribers among other similar traits.

  • familiar with various configurations on screen device, printing, optical, tapes among other peripherals

  • Advanced CLP knowledge in execution mode under RPG and COBOL control (prototypes and other links under ILE environment) including exception / error handling against unauthorized access etc.

Control and follow-up of incidences to support services Hardware / Software

  • Administration and management of users, Hardware and Networking

  • Maintenance of Operations and Control of changes.

  • Create BackUp and System Restore procedures with all security protocols supported by the operating system.

Creation of energy monitoring procedures for

Backup (internal and external UPS) as TCP / IP network activity (automatic lifting of lines connected to connectivity resources)

  • Maintenance of system documentation and procedures.

Development of applications under Clipper 5.01 using low level functions (FWRITE FREAD) aimed at the security control of systems.

MIGRATIONS between RPG and CObol and vice versa to find the best performance


Domain in PHP5 and MySQL, integrated with DB2.

  • Experience in object oriented development

Knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery.

  • Knowledge about Unittesting, version control (CVS), Smarty, SEO, Usability, Accessibility, Layout and other knowledge about the Internet.


Manufacturing System

Accounting Applications

Tax applications - Specialist in formal duties.

Applications control of PURCHASES, INVENTORIES, BILLING.

Textile applications.

Business Applications

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