Gina Grandchamp

Freelance System Administrator & Technical Support Freelancer

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Location:Miami, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ginagrandchamp
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
Gina Grandchamp
460 S W 89 Court
Miami fl 33174, Florida 33174
305-559-1311
ginagrandchamp@bellsouth.net
Objective
A position as IBM Mainframe Communications System Programmer, using knowledge of traditional SNA/SDLC protocols to support existing environments, and, if appropriate, knowledge of TCP/IP and routing technologies to assist in "convergence" of SNA and TCP/IP networks. Enhance skills in other aspects of Systems Programming. Telecommute Consultant only.
Work Experience
System Programmer Network Systems Programmer
6/2004 - 5/2011 ICFI Jacob & SUNDSTORM, Baltimore, MD
7 years on the TSP contract.
. Responsible for installation, customization and support of a multi-LPAR z/OS
Communications Server environment that utilizes OSA cards.
Specific duties/accomplishments included:
· Provided SMP/E installation and support for VTAM.
· Installed and supported TCP/IP, including SMTP, FTP, and Telnet.
· Configured TCPIP SMTPNOTE OMPROUTE SMNP SYSLOGD SSHD SFTP FTPSECURE
· Configured path statements and virtual routes to facilitate SNA connectivity.
· Implemented APPN connectivity .
· Provided all configuration changes for replacing FEPs with OSA cards.
· Migrated SNA connections to a virtual IP (VIPA) environment.
· Configured CTC to allow TCP/IP communication between LPARs.
· Troubleshoot COMM_SERVER-related problems using Net View, GTF and packet traces, Net Stat commands, and IPCS dump analysis.
· Identified network bottlenecks using trace routes PACKET TRACE
· Adjusted VTAM buffer sizes to maximize TCP/IP throughput.
· Implemented TLS/SSL to ensure data security.
· Configured Security DATABASE using GSKKYMAN for FTPSECURE CONNECT DIRECT.
· Also installed and configured third party products such as VPS, Connect: Direct
· Develop OMVS Unix Script to allow SFTP FTPSECURE to transfer files from the
. OMVS Platform to the MVS side using
CRONTAB to automate processes on a timer

? Responsibilities: Significant and recognized success in technically diverse IT environment providing quality support and services in storage management and communication network for large computing enterprise. • Planned, configured, and installed IBM Z/OS 1.11 VTAM TCPIP VPS CONNECT DIRECT V5 SSHD SFTP.GSKKYMAN certificates SSL STS UNIX OMVS SCIPTING
Sr. Technical Consultant
1/1983 - 12/2002 Florida Power & Light, Miami,
? Wrote various application specific programs in Cobol/VS CICS/VS command language and assembler macro. Installed and maintained major TP system VTAM 4.4. (IBM CMOS) Computer using both VM and MVS Operating systems. Installed and maintained TCPIP IP network on OS/390 ZOS 1.2.Customized and tailored VTAM Net view NCP on Major SNA SNI Network. Coordinated with IBM major upgrades etc. for IBMIN performing various roles from network support and CSA for the account. Made specific recommendations to resolve software problems. Supported both sides of the house open systems UNIX TCPIP FTP Open spool Internet Wan networks as well as the SNA SDLC networks. SAP ICLI ICLR OS collector R3 46d.Experience supporting Windows 95, Windows NT 3.51 and 4.0 Windows 2000.Sought self-improvement through college courses while working full-time Worked as one of the Senior Network Analyst installing, researching, and resolving problems in the Florida Network. Responsible for Technical support function as level 2 support to the help desk and the technician in the hardware side of the house. installation of new releases of VTAM NETVIEW NCP using SMPE. Configured, designed, customized test and support SNI/RJE/SNANJE Connection with other major corporations. Experience with VTAM(Cross System Resource Manager, Cross domain manager, Path Table, APPLID), NCP (3745), NCP Gen Configured, designed, customized test and support SNI/RJE/SNANJE Customize and support JES2 (Customize JES2, JES2parm, Initiators, Classes, NJE).Customize and support OMVS UNIX shell environment.OS390 problems diagnosis: (Dump analysis, Use IPCS, System Service-aid, SVC, Traces).Install, upgrade TCPIP/OE OS390 Server Pac, install PTFs. Setup and support network in OS390 (connectDB2/DDF to OSA GIGABIT. EXPRESS. Worked as supervisor, assistant manager, Consultant, programmer and system programmer. Supported major disaster recovery system for firm.
? Coordinated with IBM on major upgrades etc. for IBMIN, performing various roles from network support and CSA for the account. Made specific recommendations to resolve software problems. Supported both sides of the house open systems UNIX TCPIP FTP Open spool Internet Wan networks as well as the SNA SDLC networks. SAP ICLI ICLR OS collector R3 46d.Experience supporting Windows 95, Windows NT 3.51 and 4.0 Windows 2000.Sought self-improvement through college courses while working full-time
? Worked as one of the Senior Network Analyst installing, researching, and resolving problems in the Florida Network. Responsible for Technical support function as level 2 support to the help desk and the technician in the hardware side of the house. Organized all major installation of new releases of VTAM NETVIEW NCP using SMPE .Experience with VTAM(Cross System Resource Manager, Cross domain manager, Path Table), NCP (3745), NCP Gen Configured, designed, customized test and support SNI/RJE/SNANJE Customize and support JES2 (Customize JES2, JES2parm, Initiators, Classes, NJE).Customize and support OMVS UNIX shell environment.OS390 problems diagnosis: (Dump analysis, Use IPCS, System Service-aid, SVC, Traces).Install, upgrade TCPIP/OE OS390 Server Pac, install PTFs. Setup and support network in OS390 (connectDB2/DDF to OSA GIGABIT EXPRESS. Connection with other major corporations. Worked as supervisor, assistant manager, Consultant, programmer and system programmer. Supported major disaster recovery system for firm.

System programmer
4/1982 - 11/1982 Cordis Corp, Miami,
? Wrote various application specific programs in Cobol/VS CICS/VS command language and assembler macro .Installed and maintained major TP system VTAM (IBM Computer using MVS Operating systems.
Education
2/1996 Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, FL
? Bachelor's Degree
? BS Business and Professional Management Graduated with honor,
? College Marie De La Presentation
? Sherbrooke University, PQ Canada
? Bachelor of Art Premiere Partie
? Fluent: English, French, Spanish