Bob Moore

Freelance Mainframe Programmer & Database Designer

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Location:San Antonio, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/bobmoore
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2 Skills
$65
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RESUME

Bob Moore
4206 Farmview Loop
Converse, TX 78109
Phone: (210) 269-2007 Email: bob@bmoore-consulting.com
Date 4/22/2014

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

A Seasoned IT Professional with extensive experience in mission critical Application Systems who has played the Lead role in at least 90% of the projects assigned as Application Manager, Project Manager, Business Analyst, System Analyst and/or Programmer. Financial components are the most common features of the various systems worked and managed including the design and development of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Systems. Able to communicate with users at all levels in order to define their needs so that the best solutions can be designed and implemented. Fluent in several programming languages, database structures and utilities plus extensive experience in Client/Server platforms as well as legacy Mainframe platforms.

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPRIENCE


Contractual Programmer/Analyst August 2008 - Present
San Antonio Water System San Antonio, Texas

Responsible for Daily Maintenance of the Customer Service System as a Contractor in addition to designing, managing, programming and implementing new Application Systems and Sub-systems for SAWS. Since I worked as an Employee for SAWS for 7 years prior to being hired as a Contractor, my responsibilities continued to cover the same areas as when I was an Employee. SAWS has been in the process of converting their Legacy Mainframe System to a third party ERS system for the past several years. As part of this process, I have been responsible for Conveting all the Customer Accounts and the historical data for the conversion including all the Customers' Financial data.. In addition to the ERS system,

I was responsible for converting all of the Customer Account data involved in the recent merging of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District with SAWS.

Mainframe platform using COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

Contractual Programmer/Analyst January 2008 - July 2008
Wachovia Bank San Antonio, Texas

Responsible for converting JCL and Files names from World Savings' standards to Wachovia Bank's standards with a team. Wachovia purchased World Savings and is in the process of moving the Mainframe systems from World Savings to Wachovia's corporate headquarters. The process involves converting the systems, moving the systems from one Mainframe to the other, and test the systems in 3 different environments - Development, System
Integration and User Acceptance Testing. The project includes over 1,000 JCL jobs. Also developed several Quality Assurance programs to insure the integrity of the files' name conversions.

Mainframe platform using COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

Project Manager and Lead System Analyst/Programmer September 2000 – December 2007
San Antonio Water System San Antonio, Texas

Responsible for designing, managing, programming and implementing new Application Systems and Sub-systems for SAWS's Customer Service Department. This has included task such as 1) expanding and rewriting the customer billing modules, 2) developing modules to automatically post all customer financial activity to the general ledger, 3) design and implemented interfaces between the Work Order System and the Customer Call
Center and 4) design and programmed new subsystem for tracking construction impact fees to ensure fees were paid before providing water service to property. (Note: First 3 years as a contractor and 4 years as an employee.)

Mainframe platform using COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

Contractual Project Manager/System Analyst June 1999 - August 2000
Jackson National Life Insurance Company Lansing, Michigan

Responsible for designing, managing and implementing a new System for the computer Information Technology Department. The new System Monitors all of the Company’s Mainframe and Client/Server Application systems and notifies the appropriate Information Technology staff when the Applications encounter problems. Client/Server platform using Visual Basic, DB2, and Rumba utility to access Mainframe online systems.

Contractual System Analyst /Programmer September 1997 - May 1999
Seimens Telephone Manufacture Co. Austin, Texas

Responsible for designing, managing and implementing a new sub-System for inventory management. Also developed new interfaces for the Purchase orders made in the New Jersey branch and the financial payment system that was centralized in the California branch

Mainframe platform using COBOL, CICS, IMS and DB2 Databases, QMF, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

IT Manager of Medicaid Hospital Medical Claims Processing February 1990 - August 1997
Illinois Department of Public Aid Springfield, Illinois

Managed all aspects of the Federally Certified Institutional Claims Processing Unit of the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) that was responsible for hospital payments in excess of $3 billion annually. Also provided all levels of technical support and training to my staff of Senior Project Managers/ System Analyst Programmers. Due to Federal and State mandates, the System was constantly being modified in attempts to keep
medical cost within the budgeted amount.

Mainframe platform using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

Senior Project Manager/System Analyst June 1984 - January 1990
Illinois Department of Public Aid Springfield, Illinois

Responsible for all technical program development and maintenance of the Federally Certified Medicaid Processing
System. The System processed medical payments in excess of $3 billion annually. Assigned all programming task to programmer/analyst staff. I also programmed many parts of the System and sub-systems in order to meet tight deadlines when necessary.

Mainframe platform using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

Lead System Analyst/Programmer October 1979 - May 1984
Illinois Department of Revenue Springfield, Illinois

Designed, Programmed and Implemented several new systems including 1) a Property Tax Assessment System, 2) a Property Tax Assessor Testing and Certification System and 3) a Property Tax Exempt Tracking System.

Mainframe platform using COBOL, CICS, IMS Database, VSAM, JCL and the core mainframe utilities.

Entrepreneur Part-Time System Software Developer

In addition to full time Employment and Contractual Programming, I have developed several of my own Entrepreneur Systems over the years. Some of these are as follows:

Personalized Hologram Photos Jan 2012 - Present
This is an Internet Application where customers Order Holograms of their Personal
Photographs. The process involves a) uploading and editing 2 photographs, b) approving
and adding to shopping cart and then c) payment for the Holograms. Then as a separate
process, the photos are downloaded from the server and processes by special software to
interlace the photos together for printing and placing a lenticular lens over the interlaced
photos to make the hologram.
Application was programmed using HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, Paypal
payment interface. The Website is: lasting-photos.com

Continuous Ink Supply System (CISS) March 2013 - Present
This is an Internet Application where customers can currently view information about the
CISS that I sell and install for Inkjet Printers.

Application was programmed using HTML, CSS and Javascript. Currently working on
adding a Shopping Cart.
The Website is: cissink-systems.com

Music Retail Point-of-Sale System Oct 1988 - Sept 1997
. The system was designed, programmed and supported on a part time basis.
System is a complete accounting system including Accounts Payable, Accounts
Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll and financial reporting. The system tracks
customer, suppliers, inventory and services for musical equipment, including sales,
rental, repair and lessons.

Client/Server platform using Visual Basic and Pervasive SQL Database.


EDUCATION

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois 1975
B.A. Liberal Arts - Psychology

Western Illinois University Macomb, Illinois 1976
1 year Graduate Studies


KEY SKILLS

IT Manager
Medicaid Claims Payment
Retail Point-of-Sale
Design of Application Systems
Workers Compensation Benefit Delivery
Education Course Tracking and Certification
Programming/Coding Property Tax Assessment
Application System Monitoring and Performance
Technical consulting
Water and Sewer Utility Billings and Payments
Retail Computer Sales and Service
Web Design
Internal Quality Audits
Inventory Control

TECHNICAL BACKGROUND
DATABASES: NETWORKS:
IMS 24 Yrs. NOVELL 4 Yrs.
DB/DC 24 Yrs. LANTASTIC 12 Yrs.
HIDAM 20 Yrs.
SHISAM 20 Yrs. UTILITIES:
DB2 9 Yrs. ISPF 30 Yrs.
BTRIEVE 12 Yrs. TSO 30 Yrs.
PERVASIVE SQL 8 Yrs. EASYTRIEVE 14 Yrs.
LANGUAGES: ABENDAID 30 Yrs.
COBOL II 30 Yrs. XPEDITER 30 Yrs.
CICS 15 Yrs. FILE AID 20 Yrs.
REXX 5 Yrs. BTS 20 Yrs.
VISUAL BASIC 8 Yrs. PANVALET 20 Yrs.
QUICK BASIC 4 Yrs. QMF 4 Yrs.
SQL 13 Yrs.
JCL 27 Yrs. INTERNET:
XML 5 Yrs. JAVA 5 Yrs.
MicroFocus COBOL 7 Yrs. HTML 15 Yrs.
USER SOFTWARE: JavaScript 10 Yrs.
MS OFFICE SUITE 12 Yrs. DEVELOPMENT TOOLS 8 Yrs.
- Word PHP 10 Yrs.
- Excel PC OPERATING SYSTEMS
- PowerPoint MS Windows 3.x 5 Yrs.
MS PROJECT MANAGER 5 Yrs. MS Windows 9.x 10 Yrs.
MS Windows XP 7 Yrs.
DOS 12 Yrs.
OS/2 3 Yrs.