Gerald Tormey



With over fifteen years experience in the design, development and support of application systems.A self-starter with a track record managing systems development projects on a variety of hardware/software platforms. Experienced at handling multiple tasks (planning, budgeting, manpower allocation) while managing teams of analyst and user groups.  Detail-oriented with ability to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and efficiently.

Work History

Work History
Oct 1999 - Jun 2010

Systems Engineer

Computer Associates

Working within the mainframe OS/390 group (MVS/UNIX/VM) providing senior level support representation for security system product (TOP SECRET). Broad based understanding of CA Top Secret and its facilities. Responsible for providing detailed problem analysis for client issues, recommendations for security enhancements and help in establishing procedures for security modifications. Provide senior management with status reports on all open and closed issues and develop documentation for product changes and enhancements. On a daily basis,     *    Review client issues and determine severity and scope of their problem.*    Code and test the technical changes needed for problem resolution.*    Act as client interface and support for detailed instructions on installing      solutions and enhancements.*    Develop written recommendations for production installation of all modified jobs or       procedures. *   Member of "On-Call Team"  for handling Production problems.

Aug 1995 - Oct 1999

Systems Associate. Manager/Team Leader

MBL Life Assurance Corp.

Responsibilities involved coordinating the effort needed to resolve outstanding application problems and installing enhancements on our Individual Insurance application(Life 70), for both on-line and batch systems. Consult user representative responsible for specific application and develop functional specifications, systems specifications, systems design and user acceptance test plan. On a weekly basis conduct project team meetings and develop project status reports for senior management. Code, Test and Install enhancements using Assembler, COBOL, Easytrieve, CICS and DB2.  Obtain user acceptance sign-off through Unit Testing, Model Office Results and  Production Installation.

A member of "On-Call Team"  for handling Production problems.

Apr 1987 - Mar 1995

V.P. Manager, Systems Development

First Fidelity Bank

Responsible for conversion team consisting of programmers, analyst and product user representatives.Identified conversion requirements and training needs of wholesale applications on 30 bank conversions. Consulted with acquired bank personnel concerning conversion issues to develop Business Design for conversion.Directed programmers and analyst in resolving specific concerns of conversion.Served as technical liaison for personnel of both organizations involved in the conversion process.

Improved User Acceptance Test plans stabilizing the conversion process of  Corporate Account Analysis application resulting in minimizing conversion errors and post conversion maintenance. Managed multiple application conversions concurrently: ARP - Corp. Acct. Analysis -  IRS Reporting - Rent Security - CIF - ATM's.  

Toms River Operations Center 1987 - 1991

Manager of programmers, analyst and computer operators within an IBM 4381-MVS/XA environment. Major duties involve team project reviews, prioritization and coordination of all efforts required to provide development, implementation, maintenance, and support for all banking and financial systems as well as the operating system driving both in-house and vendor processed applications.Provided senior management with status reports on all developmental planning, budgeting and manpower allocation along with cost/benefit analysis for all projects.




American .Banking Inst.
Sep 1985 - Jun 1986



Certificate in Data Processing.Courses included COBOL and Assembler Language, Computer and Society, Data Management, Accounting and various other courses relating to Information Systems.




Systems/Platforms:  CA-Top Secret for OS/390 - MVS/UNIX/VM, TSO/ISPF, VSAM, CICS ,                                     Relational Database(DB2, SQL) Software:                  ASSEMBLER, COBOL, CICS, REXX, JCL, Xpediter, CA Products, IDCAMS,                                     File Aid, Abend-Aid,  ISPF, SDSF, JES/JCL, Easytrieve, Visual Basic  PC Tools:  Windows (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project Management, Works)  Lotus & WordPerfect.