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Skills

Unix
Java
Oracle
SQL
Eclipse
COBOL
Visual Basic
CICS

Work experience

2011Present

Senior Software Development Engineer

LIDP Consulting

Re-engineering the policy administration system from Cobol to Java as part of a team Analyzing and implementing improvements to the Java GUI and CICS transactions Extending and improving the Java GUI for the policy administration system by making use of object oriented concepts Analyzing and building a suite of programs to extract and transform data to produce complex XML, compliant with the life insurance industry standards, in Java and Cobol Troubleshooting and enhancing transactions for the Java GUI presentation of policy administration system Analyzing and correcting problems with policies being converted from the client's system Implementing and retrofitting client custom solutions into the policy administration system Producing design documents from design overviews for other programmers to implement Assisting the Quality Assurance team with annual release cycle testing.

20082011

Script Supervisor

FreelanceSQL

Worked with the director and other crew members to prevent continuity errors to avoid costly re-shoots. Recorded scene details for the editor and informed the director of deviations from the script. Over twenty film credits on IMDb(http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2652074/)

20012008

Senior Software Development Engineer

LIDP Consulting

Analyzing and implementing improvements to the Java GUI and CICS transactions. Extending and improving the Java GUI for the policy administration system by making use of object oriented concepts. Troubleshooting and enhancing transactions for the Java GUI presentation of policy administration system. Assisting the Quality Assurance team with annual release cycle testing.

19951999

Contract Software Development Engineer

National Westminster Bank

Designed, coded, tested and implemented changes from the Business Analysts' high-level specifications and Systems Analysts' detailed specifications Analyzed and developed the processing of credit cards with chip technology, including creating the assembler utility required for bit processing Investigated and resolved user queries and faults raised by the Credit Card Support Center, significantly reducing the backlog of outstanding problems

19941995

Contract Software Development Engineer

South West Electricity

Developed detailed design specifications for the in-house programmers to code and test as a member of the data migration team Coded and tested program suites for selected business areas on both PC and mainframe

19911994

Software Development Engineer

Hallmark Cards Ltd

Enhanced and maintained the Order Processing System, including development of a suite of CICS programs for order entry and maintenance for use by the warehouse staff, replacing a paper based system Created a Purchasing system to replace paper-based system used by multiple companies Created an interface using Visual Basic and SQL to extract data from the Display Space Management system

19881990

Software Development Engineer

Independent Holdings Ltd

Enhanced and maitained the CA Accounts Payable package that was heavily modified, including providing user and system support Analyzed, developed and maintained programs for other company systems

19851987

Software Development Engineer

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of the National Capital Area

Enhanced and maintained various in-house accounting systems, including accounts payable, check writing and general ledger systems Liaised with EDP Audit to ensure financial integrity of accounting systems.

Education

2013Present

M.B.A

North Central College
20052008

B.A

Columbia College Chicago
20012003

B.Sc

North Central College