Financial Applications using COBOL Experience over last 30 years off and on

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9880 Morris Glen Way
Temple Terrace, FL 33637
C (215) 264-7035

Seeking Software Design/Developer or Systems/Network Support Position.

Background includes strong experience as a senior developer in leading projects spanning the entire life cycle. The majority of my responsibilities have been from high-level function specification stage through implementation. I also have strong experience in production support in installation, configuration, and day to day troubleshooting. This has included work with system management, performance analysis, and database design. I am able to work in either team environment or independently. Experienced with banking (ATM, POS, Savings & Loan) and financial including brokerage (stock exchanges and major firms) as well as pharmaceutical claim processing, hotel/casino, telecommunication, and inventory control applications. Strong experience in client/server distributed processing 99.99999 percent availability environments.

Operating Systems : Guardian, Unix, and Windows
Languages : Transaction Application Language (TAL), COBOL85, C, C++, Java, Microsoft VC++ & VB, perl, Jscript, and several scripting languages
Technologies : .NET, COM, MFC, DAO, ADO, WINSOCK, ASP, SOAP, XML and HTML Apache Tomcat
Databases : Relational databases SQL Server, Nonstop SQL, and Oracle as well as ODBC, Enscribe, Access
Transaction Systems : Pathway. Transaction Monitoring Facility (TMF) & MTS using distributed commit protocols
Others : Experience with queuing & memory management subsystems and line handler development with various asynchronous, bisynchronous point-to-point, bisynchronous multi-point, SNA (including LU6.2), TCP/IP (TCP & UDP), and X.25 protocols. Knowledgeable in most Tandem utilities including TACL, Spoolcom, Peruse, Enform, SQLCI, Netbatch, SCF, Viewpt, and VHS. RMS, Subversion, Control and similar source control products

First Data Wilmington, DE Contract Developer Oct 2017 – Present
Application Development on Star Switch Network supporting variety of ATM Devices. Application is implemented in C like language and work requires solid knowledge of the system, databases, and protocols. Additionally, work has included development work with Java and Struts for Tracker Application. Responsibilities include working on projects as well as ongoing support.

JPMC Wilmington, DE Contract Developer May 2017 – Sept 2017
Work on POS Systems using Positive/Negative authorizations and concept of on-us/non-on-us transactions. Implement enhancements and perform maintenance of Credit Card Authorization Application. Work involves both Java and non-Java projects in agile environment. Assist in application of agile concepts in this traditional waterfall application including TDD.

Vanguard Malvern, PA SmartCo Developer June 2016 – Dec 2016
Implement enhancements to SmartCo Application as part of regularly scheduled three week sprints. Enhancements have included support for loading of new Indices from various providers to support order/portfolio mutual fund operations. Enhancements implemented in Java Object Oriented environment using Spring Tool Source (STS) and Junit/Cucumber are required for all work.

Veterans Administration Clearwater, FL Lead Automation Testing Framework Developer Aug 2015–Mar 2016
Provide leadership in initiating build of Automation Testing Framework for VB GUI Application and Unix Batch Jobs. Rational Functional Tester along with Jazz Team Server (Apache/Tomcat) provided the foundation for building this framework. The scripts have been coded using DOS batch, Unix ksh shell, Jscript, and PL/SQL. Also developed Java code to assist in testing process for generation and validation of input/output files. Tuxedo middleware and Oracle DB are used heavily in this application.

JPMC Tampa, FL Developer Mar 2013 – May 2015
Supported Bridger Client Screening (Fraud, AML, OFAC) Service Application implemented using SQL Server in troubleshooting day to day support issues. Implemented SQL Server and perl/powershell scripting enhancements eliminating need for source code changes for fulfillment of client initiated requests. Also worked with Unix/Java Oracle Application enhancing Bridger functionality using Developer xChange/Apache Tomcat Mule in Unix environment using Ecplise IDE, Assisted with performance turning of this application using JMeter. I also began learning Spring Framework.

Implement Virtual Reference Number (VRN) Phase I and II using SQL/MX by participating in Analysis, Design, and Development. This Project allowed for ACH Customers to access their JPMC account(s) with enhanced flexibility for greater control. Drove solutions for other Projects for support of timely critical ACH File Transmissions using standard Tandem Development Tools. This included identification of existing Production Issues causing Risk Exposure to JPMC.

Provide 24X7 Support of JPMC credit card acquirer application based on Tandem Nonstop Blade Technology. Daily responsibilities involve use of ITSM, PeopleSoft Case Management System, and TOAD for Oracle DB. Building Implementation Plans to support routine changes to this Mission Critical Application as well as lag less replication of Golden Gate DB are also major responsibilities to ensure 99.99999% application availability, Most Tandem Development tools including Pathway, Java, SOAP, and C++ are used.

JPMC Newark, DE Lead Visual C++ Developer Jan 2011 – Feb 2013
Perform design/development of Risk Operation Workstation (ROWS) GUI Application (AML, Patriot Act, Fraud) implemented using C++, MFC framework, Web Services, XML, SOAP, FAST, SVN, and Java. ROWS uses Middleware layer of Apache/Tomcat and Oracle DB Servers for communication to back end Mainframe Host. My proposed enhancements such as elimination of bad character entry and customized user friendly error messages has led to reduction of user reported issues in Peregrine Service Center. I assisted with quarterly and expedited/emergency releases for timely delivery to business community. This work involved usage of Mercury Quality Center for unit/integration testing and defect tracking/resolution. Shared on call support responsibilities, coordinated support with Off-shore Teams, performed project estimations, troubleshooting with Apache/Tomcat logs, research using Java services and webpages code, and developed Test Plans. I also performed scan analysis of existing code for compliance with corporate security standards compliance. This included static/dynamic analysis using third party vendor tools.

JPMC Wilmington, DE Application Developer Jan 2010 – Dec 2010
Work on POS Systems using Positive/Negative authorizations and concept of on-us/non-on-us transactions. Implement enhancements and perform maintenance of Credit Card Authorization Application. Some of the projects have included reformatting of data to perform performance testing of Enterprise Releases and enhancements in processing of RFID Transactions.

Self-Employed Stratford, NJ Consultant 2002 – Oct 2009
Work on POS Systems using Positive/Negative authorizations and concept of on-us/non-on-us transactions. Current project has involved Product Support Lead responsibilities of a major JPMC credit card issuer application. This home grown application was in-sourced and support infrastructure was created in form of authoring Application Support Guide and creating tools using TACL Macros/Reports (both Enform and SQL) to support both batch and on-line systems. Resources used routinely are Incident Management Tools in documenting and researching Production Support Issues and participation in escalation management and Root Cause Analysis.

Strongly experienced with network and system management issues involving administration, database, helpdesk, and security with emphasis in day to day support. Tandem Nonstop recent knowledge in iTP WebServer, SQL/MX, and TCP/IPv6. Recognized as Mission Critical Consultant (MCC) by HP. Experienced in projects spanning the entire project life cycle. I have completed project management training classes that can be used toward certifications from Project Management Institute (PMI).

Experienced in Microsoft’s Office and Visual Studio Suite of development products including VB, VB Script, VC++, and Internet development including ASP.NET. Certified as Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) having passed Microsoft VB and SQL Server Design exams.

Have completed Windows Architecture for Developers Training involving IIS, Exchange, SQL, Proxy, SMS, SNA, MTS, MSS servers; DAO and ActiveX technologies; VB and Java Script; ASP; FrontPage and InterDev for website management.

EDUCATION New York Institute of Technology Westbury, NY, 1988 B.S.C.S., Minor – E.E.
Polytechnic University Brooklyn, NY, 1997 M.S.C.S. - 9 Credits
HONORS New York Institute of Technology Dean’s List of Honors on 5/82 and various volunteer awards