Worked on the Bank's retail systems 3 years Cobol under MVS and then..
10 years C/C++ moving thru to Delphi in later part.
All systems were those used to service the bank's retail sector rather than big business/Trading. I came up with some creative solutions in the form of scanning and polling utilities, along with assisting the bank's biggest project Homeside towards completion by removing a testing bottleneck for the mainframe team.
- 1994 - 1997 Programmer Mainframe COBOL, IMS DC, IMS DB, Vaisoft Easytrieve, CICS, JCL,
During this time I wrote online and batch programs , Altered others to spec and worked on Y2K scans to check validity of fixes.
- 1998 -2002
During this time I Developed and maintained C/C++ bank software for PC front end systems. I attended live problem records, and gained an award for my major upgrade of an Expert System.
- 2003 - 2008
During this time I made the move to OO Delphi and maintained and developed software in the same retail banking space. Including Bills Trading, Guarantees, Austrac and others. This time allowed me to link the mainframe skills to automate our problem records system with auto emails to team members of incomming problems. I also managed to write a scanner to read all the branch pc's Australia wide overnight and report software usage and settings to an excel spreadsheet for management.