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Elias
mendezelias69@gmail.com
505-450-2037
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Sr. Software Engineer
17 years experience W2
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Summary

  • 20+ years extensive multiple state Medicaid and healthcare IT environment experience.
  • 25+ years Technical Lead and system analyst experience in large-scale, multi-client IBM mainframe environments.
  • Solid understanding of and experience leading technical management of large-scale, mission-critical healthcare systems that integrate mainframe and client/server.
  • Skilled in all facets of SDLC, CMMI, and AGILE process requirements. Knowledgeable in working with end-users and stakeholders to effectively gather requirements that result in the design and implementation of software applications that reflect needs, requirements, and business operations.
  • Languages / Software skills include ASSEMBLER, COBOL, COBOL II, CICS, VSAM, DB2, SQL, JCL, EASYTRIEVE, IDMS/ADSO, IMS, OS/JCL, MVS/XA, AS400, TSO/ISPF, UNIX, AIX, FILE-AID, ABEND-AID, SPUFI, EXPEDITER, ENDEVOR, ANIMATOR, LIFE CYCLE MANAGER, MS WINDOWS, MS PROJECT, RATIONAL, ACCESS, MSWORD, EXCEL, SQL-SERVER, POWER BIULDER, MICRO-FOCUS MAINFRAME EXPRESS, VISUAL BASIC.

Experience
Sr. Software Engineer - X12 EDI 275/276/277/835/837P/837I/HL7
Information Technology
Feb 2010 - Sep 2021
Jacksonville, FL

Product maintenance and support as well as automation development to provide cost-effective saving solutions for organizations. EDI ticket remedy solutions for operations and clients using Agile methodology. Redesigned service response processes, increasing responsiveness by 50% and reducing queues by 50%. Redesigning and development on UNIX platform processes to better streamline testing for programmers and production automated processes. Development of sockets for better streamlining production processes. Streamlining the replication SQL server process from Unix to SQL databases. Creating SQL queries from downloading data to ad-hoc reporting. Conversion of 4010 to 5010 version of 837 in an ACUCOBOL UNIX environment with UNIX scripting. Development of COBOL programming done on the UNIX and Micro Focus platform. Using Micro Focus after datafile configuration to debug COBOL programs as well as running batch processes in Micro Focus 25% of the time. Enhancement of COBOL programs to make most efficient by redesigning logic, tables, paragraphs, and procedures. Incorporating new requirements into existing COBOL programs and development of new COBOL programs. Assisted our GUI team with form enhancement changes and testing those changes to the application using Visual Basic. Enhancements included changes to form position and fields size changes. ICD9 to ICD10 conversion.

837 Agile Methodology Data Replication EDI Scripting Software Engineer SQL SQL Server UNIX Visual Basic Sockets HL7 FOCUS Database Maintenance Cobol Basic BMC Remedy IMS IBM Mainframe
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Team Lead/Technical Lead - NM Medicaid Eligibility
Information Technology
Feb 2005 - Feb 2009
Santa Fe, NM

Responsible for day-to-day operations as Team Lead/Technical Lead managing ISD2/DB2 mainframe systems that process both CICS online and COBOL batch for Human Services Department Agency. Work on the reporting systems for the Agency's general ledger and end-of-year 1099 reporting. Work closely with end-users and stakeholders in multiple agencies to gather requirements so that programming staff and software development cost estimation/development of technical design documentation can be done most cost-effectively and responsively to meet customer needs. Also responsible for office networks and development of new configuration management mechanisms to conform to CMMI Level III operations. Also, install and configure and QA test all server software and applications for programming staff desktops with Micro Focus Mainframe Express. Also Programmed 50 percent of my time as well in COBOL, COBOL II, CICS, DB2 applications using the latest tools within a MVS TSO Environment. Also participated in easytrieve conversions to COBOL application with using VSAM and qsam files for reporting generation for the client and wrote some easytrieve quick reporting adhocs for the client as well. Mainframe testing creating test cases and test execution and validation. Responsible for configuring Micro Focus Mainframe Express on servers and desktops for the development/support of ISD2 systems. Also used Appmaster Builder to configure new screens and programs in Micro Focus for new development.

VSAM Test Case Preparation Easytrieve Desktops DB2 Cobol CMMI CICS Stakeholder Engagement Quality Assurance FOCUS Documentation Configuration Management Requirements Gathering IMS IBM Mainframe
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Education
Attended in Computer Science
Baruch College 1991
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Cobol
2021
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FOCUS
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IBM Mainframe
2021
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IMS
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837
2021
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Agile Methodology
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Basic
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BMC Remedy
2021
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Data Replication
2021
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Database Maintenance
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EDI
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HL7
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Scripting
2021
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Sockets
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Software Engineer
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SQL
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SQL Server
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UNIX
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Visual Basic
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AIX
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Analysis
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Application Support
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Assembler
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Billing
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Employ
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Technical Support
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CICS
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CMMI
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Configuration Management
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DB2
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Desktops
2009
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Documentation
2009
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Easytrieve
2009
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Quality Assurance
2009
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Requirements Gathering
2009
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Stakeholder Engagement
2009
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Test Case Preparation
2009
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VSAM
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FTP
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Human Resource
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Microsoft SourceSafe
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MVS/OS
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Oracle
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TSO/ISPF
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HIPAA
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IDMS
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Medicare
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Sequent
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System Analysis
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WINS
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Java
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Perl
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Problem Solving
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TCP/IP
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ABENDAID
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AS/400
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ENDEVOR
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File-Aid
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JCL
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Microsoft Excel
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MS Project
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MS Visio
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PowerBuilder
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SDLC
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SPUFI
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Windows
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Xpediter
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XPEDITOR
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