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Jamshid
jtabarrok@gmail.com
352-206-6653
160 Mayfair Cir W
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
DB2 Systems Programmer
31 years experience W2
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A highly motivated, results-oriented Information Technology Professional with over 20 years of analyzing, designing, consulting, deploying and managing multi-million dollar software development applications for the financial and warehouse distribution sector. Possesses strong, natural leadership and team building capabilities, as well as superior technical, presentation, and customer service skills. Expert at utilizing interpersonal and communication skills to meet and exceed goals, collaborate with other employees as a team, and translate complex problems into tangible tasks. Resourceful problem solver with proven ability to bring quick resolution to challenging situations as well as build lasting relationships with business groups.

Experience
Subject Matter Expert Architect
Banking/Financial
Jun 2001 - Nov 2014

Subject matter expert of Global Funds Control (GFC) application. GFC is a mainframe CICS application in a suite of global clearing application using COBOL, Assembler, DB2, VSAM, in CORE data and WebSphere MQ services processing millions of multi-currency wire transfers and transactions daily. Collaborated on all disciplines of application development (technology infrastructure, system architects, program managers, project managers, business analysts, application developers, QA and UAT) to estimate project requests and assist business analysts/users in gathering business requirements. Assisted QA and UAT with test planning and strategy, and assisted Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) team in evaluating new software, operating system and software upgrades. Installed IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for zOS. Performed CICS and DB2 system tuning for optimal performance. Enhanced application by modularizing processing logic. Consistently rectifying production defects and enhancing existing processes. Implemented IDAA.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • DB2 and CICS performance tuning using Mainview, Omegamon and Strobe.
  • Accomplished on time, under budget, and fully compliant delivery of 3 enterprise and 4 BAU releases annually.
  • Created high level and detailed design documents (HLD/TDD) for the most challenging projects.
  • Singlehandedly mentored team members in technology, configuration and implementation of application systems.
CICS DB2 z/OS Performance Tuning subsystem upgrade DB2 utilities VSAM Cobol JCL Documentation Enterprise Systems Development DLI/IMS Rexx clist DB2 Analytics Accelerator BMC Mainview Omegamon IBM WebSphere IBM Websphere MQ Database Design Database Upgrades
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Senior Programmer/Analyst
Insurance
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

Responsible for certifying mainframe based Statistical, Auto Mailer and Bank Reconciliation systems as Y2K ready. Troubleshoot, analyze, provide solutions, develop, test and implement online and batch programs to meet business requirements. Created test plans and test cases, set up baselines for tests, modified source code and PROCs, performed regression testing, aged VSAM and sequential files, Y2K testing, integration testing and Y2K certification for mainframe application. MVS/ESA, CICS, COBOL, DB2, VSAM, OS/2, C++.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Created Windows 95 and Windows NT Y2K certified ready-to-install desktop images with required updates, fixes and patches.
MVS/ESA DB2 VSAM OS/2 C++ CICS Cobol Windows
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Senior Programmer/Analyst Senior Programmer/Analyst
Banking/Financial
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

Margin Requirements system team with CICS, VSAM, DB2, MVS/ESA system. Online and batch program enhancements and new developments. Upgrade to decimalization. Conversion of VSAM based subsystems to DB2.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Effectively communicated with management to explain system processes and integrate more efficient solutions.

DB2 CICS MVS/ESA VSAM
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Senior Programmer/Analyst
Information Technology
Jan 1990 - Jan 1997

Cambar business solutions: VSE, CICS, COBOL, DLI/IMS, VSAM, Lotus Notes, Visual Basic. Designed, developed and maintained for Cambar software (a distribution business solutions software) for numerous project requests. Implemented and provided 24 by 7 production support. Project lead in developing Pioneer Mobil Office (PMO) system, pushing data from mainframe to over 400 laptops for Pioneer sales reps and district/region managers across North America.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Collaborated with management to refine requirements, assist business analyst to document requirements, make changes and develop new programs to meet the requirements.
  • Developed an application to process employee expense report that successfully reduced cost and data entry errors while decreasing turnaround time for employee expense reimbursement (from 7 days to 1 day).
  • Designed and implemented several work-flow applications that reduced paper and automated work-flow, resulting in considerable savings for the company.
CICS Cobol VSAM Lotus Notes Visual Basic Business Analysis Production Support IMS
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Education
Bachelor's in Computer Science And Engineering
California State University Long Beach 1990
Skills
Application Development
2014
24
CICS
2014
24
Cobol
2014
24
JCL
2014
24
Microsoft Office
2015
24
SDLC
2014
20
Business Analysis
1997
17
DB2
2014
16
Microsoft Excel
2015
15
Business Requirements
2014
13
C
2014
13
Database Design
2014
13
Database Upgrades
2014
13
DB2 utilities
2014
13
Documentation
2014
13
Enterprise Systems Development
2014
13
IBM WebSphere
2014
13
IBM Websphere MQ
2014
13
Performance Tuning
2014
13
VSAM
2014
13
z/OS
2014
13
IMS
1997
7
Production Support
1997
7
DLI/IMS
2014
6
subsystem upgrade
2014
6
clist
2014
5
Rexx
2014
5
BMC Mainview
2014
4
DB2 Analytics Accelerator
2014
4
Omegamon
2014
2
Windows
2001
2
C++
2001
1
Lotus Notes
1997
1
MVS/ESA
2001
1
OS/2
2001
1
Visual Basic
1997
1
Seminars and Training
DB2 10 for z/OS: Performance and Optimization Best Practices, 2013