I worked in the I.T. industry between 1987-2006 in financial, medical, distribution, manufacturing and real estate applications. I was involved in all phases of a project life cycle including writing functional specs, business analysis, coding, testing, implementation and user support.
Microsoft Environment: Enterprise Manager, PeopleSoft, Visual Studio, MS Office, ERWin.
IBM AS/400 Environment: OS/400 Client Server, AS/400 DB2, Showcase Strategy, RDA, RLU, SDA, Query/400, SQL/400, DreamWriter, WordWriter, FASTR, STARR.
Languages: Transact-SQL, RPG ILE, RPG III, AS/400 Control Language.
Packages: J.D. Edwards (Property Management module), Lease Revenue System, GTE Health Care System, MRC CASE tool, EDI Premenos.
Business Analyst. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, Rockville, Md. 1/2006 -4/2006. Documentation for an upgrade from J.D. Edwards World to Enterprise1. Day-to-day maintenance and user support on the AS/400. Wrote stand-alone RPG ILE programs. Used PeopleSoft, OS/400 Client Server, DB2, DreamWriter, WordWriter, FASTR, STARR.
Senior Programmer/Analyst. The Rouse Company, Columbia, Md. 4/2000 - 2/2005. Provided ongoing maintenance, enhancement and user support for the AS/400 J.D. Edwards Property Management system. Developed stand-alone applications such as accrual processing and uploading Excel spreadsheets into the General Ledger. Worked closely with business analysts as a team.
Created scripts in Transact-SQL for the upload and verification of data migrated from the AS/400 to Microsoft .Net environment. Mapped the location and format of the source data and its target in the new database according to the design specs. Served as a liaison between the users and outside consultants. Coached users on how to write and run test scripts. Wrote functional specifications for several modules in the conversion from J.D. Edwards to the .Net System and made presentations about these modules to the conversion team.
Consulting Projects, Maryland and Virginia, 11/1994 – 1/2000:
§ Montgomery Mutual Insurance Company, Sandy Spring, Md. - Created an interface between the WINS AS/400 system and the Freedom PC package.
§ The Rouse Company, Columbia, Md. - Conversion of a home-grown energy billing mainframe system written in COBOL to an AS/400 J.D. Edwards property management module, using RPG III.
§ Castro Oil Company, Essex, Md. - Migration of a VAX midrange system into an AS/400 J.D. Edwards distribution module.
§ Goldwell Cosmetics, Linthicum, Md. - Conversion of COBOL programs to RPG III.
§ National Electronic Warranties, Sterling, Va. - Maintenance of the AS/400 on a Client/Server RALLY environment.
§ Office of the Comptroller, Annapolis, Md. - Maintenance of the AS/400 using RPG ILE.
§ Lyon Conklin, Baltimore, Md. - Maintenance of the AS/400 using RPG ILE.
§ Beretta USA, Accokeek, Md. - Conversion of a homegrown S/36 to an AS/400 J.D. Edwards manufacturing module.
§ Crown Books, Landover, Md. - Created an interface between the Retail Express AS/400 system and EDI Premenos.
§ United Negro College Fund, Fairfax, Va. - Maintenance of the AS/400 on a Client/Server RUMBA environment.
§ BYK Gardner, Silver Spring, Md. - Maintenance of the AS/400, using MRC CASE tools on the BPCS manufacturing package.
Senior Programmer/Analyst. Kennedy-Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Md. 2/1993-7/1994. Development and support of the AS/400 GTE Health Care system.
Programmer/Analyst. Master, Mates & Pilots Plans, Linthicum, Md. 2/1991-6/1992. Wrote stand-alone applications for a homegrown S/38 pension package.
Programmer/Analyst. B. F. Saul Mortgage Company, Chevy Chase, Md. 1/1989-6/1990. Development and maintenance of the S/36 Fannie Mae Mortgage System.
Programmer. B.I.S. Banking Systems, New York, N.Y. 1/1987-12/1988. Development and maintenance of the S/36 MIDAS Banking System.
Microsoft .Net, Visual Studio and C++ on site training at The Rouse Company, 2002
Advanced HTML - Howard Community College, Columbia, Md, Winter 2000
Technical Writing - Montgomery College, Rockville, Md, Spring 1991
RPG II, OCL and the IBM S/36 - on site training at BIS Banking Systems, January-February 1987
Certificate in Computer Programming with Language Specialty, August 1986, New York University School of Continuing Education, N.Y.