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Ray
icpcompsvc@aol.com
516-359-2831
Saint Augustine, FL 32095
Sr. Consultant / Project Leader
40 years experience W2
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An IT AS/400 ISERIES professional with 35 years of Technical & Management experience. I believe in never compromising my integrity and dignity and a work ethic which far surpasses the norm. Hard work, compassion, competency, flexibility, and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done right are values which are never wavering.

Experience
Sr. Consultant/ Project leader
Information Technology
Feb 2012 - present

07/12 – Present Sr. Consultant / Project Leader

  • Work includes routine maintenance and development of online Subfile Entry, update and list programs in RPG FREE. Create essential reports and applications relevant to the current business. Use ILE Service programs whenever pertinent to provide for Code portability and ease of code maintenance. Also perform sub-contract work for other clients.
RPG CL Project Management
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Sr. Consultant / Project Leader
Dec 2009 - Jun 2012
* Played integral role in facilitating ERP conversion from I/Series to Oracle. * Led Mission Critical Team on major I/Series Integration and Legacy System preservation project to maintain crucial business files and applications. * Co-Designed, Coded and assisted Support of vital RIB interfaces from Oracle RMS & RPM systems to I/Series, which supported XML files as its Data Conversion Input. * Created utilities, such as Active Job recognition and Send Remote Objects, which greatly enhanced efficiency of development, testing, Q/A and conversion implementation life cycles. * Utilized RPG FREE, ILE Binding, SQL, IFS, API's, QSHELL, Triggers and Oracle SQL/Developer.
ERP Project Management SQL
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Sr. Consultant / Project Leader
Dec 2009 - Jun 2012
* Played integral role in facilitating ERP conversion from I/Series to Oracle. * Led Mission Critical Team on major I/Series Integration and Legacy System preservation project to maintain crucial business files and applications. * Co-Designed, Coded and assisted Support of vital RIB interfaces from Oracle RMS & RPM systems to I/Series, which supported XML files as its Data Conversion Input. * Created utilities, such as Active Job recognition and Send Remote Objects, which greatly enhanced efficiency of development, testing, Q/A and conversion implementation life cycles. * Utilized RPG FREE, ILE Binding, SQL, IFS, API's, QSHELL, Triggers and Oracle SQL/Developer.
ERP Project Management SQL
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Sr. Development Specialist / Project Leader
Jun 2004 - Nov 2008
* Designer, developer and Technical Marketer of ground floor product utilized by Mutual Fund companies to assist in SEC compliance. Product utilized numerous Subfile techniques. * Provide all facets of support for multiple clients on major Mutual Fund sales tracking system. * Requested by management to provide detail input on planning and implementation of projects. * Liberal use of triggers and API's, included writing cancel handler for full control over user contention within a vital online application. * Dynamically improved the runtime of critical nightly processes by over 50%, using database performance and code enhancements. * Developed several ILE Service programs and binding directory model completely eliminating code duplication. Adopted RPG FREE, Embedded SQL and RPG IV ILE techniques whenever possible. Designed extensive technical interview process. INDEPENDENT CONSULTING
Project Management Compliance SQL
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Sr. Development Specialist / Project Leader
Jun 2004 - Nov 2008
* Designer, developer and Technical Marketer of ground floor product utilized by Mutual Fund companies to assist in SEC compliance. Product utilized numerous Subfile techniques. * Provide all facets of support for multiple clients on major Mutual Fund sales tracking system. * Requested by management to provide detail input on planning and implementation of projects. * Liberal use of triggers and API's, included writing cancel handler for full control over user contention within a vital online application. * Dynamically improved the runtime of critical nightly processes by over 50%, using database performance and code enhancements. * Developed several ILE Service programs and binding directory model completely eliminating code duplication. Adopted RPG FREE, Embedded SQL and RPG IV ILE techniques whenever possible. Designed extensive technical interview process. INDEPENDENT CONSULTING
Project Management Compliance SQL
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Project Leader
Feb 2001 - Dec 2002
* Directed Programmers and provided crucial support on a major warehouse installation. * Produced RPG IV Subfile and batch programs inherent to Apparel. * Added non-pickable tracking function to inventory control for WMS. * Wrote API Exit program capturing user profile information to assist in security control.
Project Management
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Project Leader
Feb 2001 - Dec 2002
* Directed Programmers and provided crucial support on a major warehouse installation. * Produced RPG IV Subfile and batch programs inherent to Apparel. * Added non-pickable tracking function to inventory control for WMS. * Wrote API Exit program capturing user profile information to assist in security control.
Project Management
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Application Support Leader
Information Technology
Nov 1998 - Sep 2000
* Led major system conversions from SYS/36 and UNIX platforms to AS/400. * Produced Subfile and batch programs germane to Food Distribution. * Developed multi-tier browser based Client/server app for WMS work flow & shop floor tracking * Utilized IBM Visual AGE to convert existing RPG applications to JAVA. * Assisted in designing remote update process utilizing database triggers and FTP. * Created utilities automating project installs.
Triggers
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Application Support Leader
Information Technology
Nov 1998 - Sep 2000
* Led major system conversions from SYS/36 and UNIX platforms to AS/400. * Produced Subfile and batch programs germane to Food Distribution. * Developed multi-tier browser based Client/server app for WMS work flow & shop floor tracking * Utilized IBM Visual AGE to convert existing RPG applications to JAVA. * Assisted in designing remote update process utilizing database triggers and FTP. * Created utilities automating project installs.
Triggers
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Project Manager
Jul 1997 - May 1998
* Supervised and assisted Prog/Analysts through all components of Daily project life cycle. * Routinely met with users to define needs, objectives, and to delineate tasks. * Coded exclusively in RPG IV utilizing some ILE binding techniques. * Produced batch and online applications for unclaimed property division of major Bank. * Online programs included single entry, multiple Subfile and windows.
MS Visio Project Management
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Project Manager
Jul 1997 - May 1998
* Supervised and assisted Prog/Analysts through all components of Daily project life cycle. * Routinely met with users to define needs, objectives, and to delineate tasks. * Coded exclusively in RPG IV utilizing some ILE binding techniques. * Produced batch and online applications for unclaimed property division of major Bank. * Online programs included single entry, multiple Subfile and windows.
MS Visio Project Management
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Project Leader / Sr. Programmer/Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 1990 - Oct 1995
* Provided technical & user Support for Nationwide Quality Review System used for Accounting. * Routinely provided input to Management regarding analysis and planning of future and all ongoing projects. Developed subfile programs for Q/R processes. * Spearheaded redesign of major update procedure to function with Journaling. This Ensured data integrity, and using APPC/DDM, allowed for daily updates across multiple AS/400.
Project Management
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Project Leader / Sr. Programmer/Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 1990 - Oct 1995
* Provided technical & user Support for Nationwide Quality Review System used for Accounting. * Routinely provided input to Management regarding analysis and planning of future and all ongoing projects. Developed subfile programs for Q/R processes. * Spearheaded redesign of major update procedure to function with Journaling. This Ensured data integrity, and using APPC/DDM, allowed for daily updates across multiple AS/400.
Project Management
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Project Manager / Sr. Programmer/ Analyst
Information Technology
May 1984 - Jul 1990
* Managed programmers and trained all end-users during entire Project Life Cycles for Order Entry, Allocation and Tracking, Inventory Control, Invoicing, A/R, A/P, G/L Implementations. * Developed process whereby major components of MAPICS were extracted and customized. * Developed subfile programs for applications germane to Apparel industry. * Designed and coded internal EDI process to receive, translate and map Incoming and Outgoing documents, eliminating costly data entry and paper mail expenses.
Project Management EDI
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Project Manager / Sr. Programmer/ Analyst
Information Technology
May 1984 - Jul 1990
* Managed programmers and trained all end-users during entire Project Life Cycles for Order Entry, Allocation and Tracking, Inventory Control, Invoicing, A/R, A/P, G/L Implementations. * Developed process whereby major components of MAPICS were extracted and customized. * Developed subfile programs for applications germane to Apparel industry. * Designed and coded internal EDI process to receive, translate and map Incoming and Outgoing documents, eliminating costly data entry and paper mail expenses.
Project Management EDI
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Prog/Analyst, RPG II
Mar 1983 - Mar 1984
RPG RPG III
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Prog/Analyst, RPG II
Mar 1983 - Mar 1984
RPG RPG III
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Prog RPG II
Dec 1981 - Nov 1982
RPG RPG III
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Prog RPG II
Dec 1981 - Nov 1982
RPG RPG III
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OF AMERICA
Nov 1981 - Dec 1981
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OF AMERICA
Nov 1981 - Dec 1981
No skills were added
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Prog RPG II
Nov 1981 - Nov 1981
RPG RPG III
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Prog RPG II
Nov 1981 - Nov 1981
RPG RPG III
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Education
Data Processing
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1980
Data Processing
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1980
Skills
Project Management
2021
47
SQL
2012
34
OS/400
2016
25
EDI
1990
12
Compliance
2008
8
RPG
2021
7
ERP
2012
6
RPG III
1984
4
Triggers
2000
4
CL
2021
3
MS Visio
1998
2
Analysis
2016
1
AS/400
2016
1
Data Conversion
2016
1
Data Management
2016
1
Inventory Control
2002
1
iSeries
2016
1
Java
2000
1
JDBC
0
1
MAPICS
1990
1
ODBC (Open Database Connectivity)
0
1
Oracle
2012
1
UNIX
2000
1
Visual Age
2000
1
Warehouse Management
2016
1