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Aug., 1998 - July, 2003 Software Developer
Atlantic Mutual Companies
Roanoke, VA

Analysis and programming for implementation, enhancement, and maintenance of management information system. The system is a dimensional data warehouse stored on DB2 on an IBM mainframe, with a Platinum Forest & Trees front-end.

May. 1998 - Nov., 1998 Contract Technical Test Author/Reviewer
Know It All, Inc
Philadelphia, PA

Wrote technical skills assessment tests for JCL Entry Level, DB2 Entry Level, and DB2 Developer. Reviewed tests for COBOL, COBOL II, COBOL for Year 2000 Programmers, CICS, JCL, and DB2.

1995 - 1998 Information Systems Consultant
Vanstar / National Technology Group / Contract Data Services
Roanoke, VA

 Feb., 1998 - Aug., 1998 Assignment at Norfolk Southern Corporation
Roanoke, VA

Analysis for conversion of automotive transport system from IDMS to DB2. Maintenance of and enhancement to IDMS system.

 May, 1996 - Feb., 1998 Assignment at Hanover Direct
Roanoke, VA

Programming and analysis for conversion of merchandise control system to HP MPE/iX platform. Troubleshooting, programming, and analysis for system support. Programming in COBOL II and SuprTool for IMAGE database files.

 Nov., 1995 - May, 1996 Assignment at J. Crew
Forest, VA

Programming and analysis to add functionality to existing order processing system. Programming in COBOL II and CICS for VSAM database files on OS mainframe.

 June, 1995 - Nov., 1995 Assignment at Hanover Direct
Roanoke, VA

Analysis and technical writing. Developed and wrote user documentation and technical documentation for Pick BASIC warehouse system.

1994 - 1995 Computer Consultant

Programming and analysis at Singer Furniture Company. Mainframe projects included maintenance of online and batch in-house financial systems, and troubleshooting production problems. Programming on both DOS mainframe and UNIX for platform conversion from mainframe to UNIX.

1994 - 1995 Adjunct Faculty
Virginia College
Salem, VA

Instructor of BASIC, COBOL, and C programming classes and introductory LAN classes.

1984 - 1993 First Union National Bank / Dominion Bankshares Corporation
Roanoke, VA

 1986 - 1993 Progressive positions from Associate Programmer through Programmer Analyst

Technical project leader for implementation of new application to reconcile accounts with the Federal Reserve Bank. Worked with management, end users, vendors, and other technical personnel to research, evaluate, and select software package. Prepared cost/benefit analysis, hardware requirements, manpower requirements, project schedule, and specifications. Coordinated data transmission with two Federal Reserve Banks.

Programming, testing, research, and analysis for software development, installation and modification of vendor packages, resolution of production problems, and maintenance of in-house and vendor systems. Developed in-house batch and online systems and sub-systems.

Served as Applications Consulting Expert, assisting other programmers and analysts in use of productivity tools, utilities, and programming languages.

Analysis and programming for conversion of Dominion application systems to First Union systems and conversion of acquired banks to Dominion systems.

 1984 - 1986 Documentation Specialist
Technical writer

1980 - 1983 County Executive Director
Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service
U. S. Department of Agriculture

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