Norman M. Johnson Jr. 312-491-1693 131 N. Green St. #302 Chicago, IL 60607 PROFESSIONAL DIRECTION Technical/Project lead position with travel and user contact leading to positions of increased responsibility. QUALIFICATIONS Over 21 years IBM Mainframe and PC programming in positions ranging from Programmer to Project Manager. WORK EXPERIENCE R.K. Mgmt, Inc Sept 1998 - current Chicago, Il Senior Consultant - Legacy Support Support and maintain CICS/IMS/COBOL/BAL/APS system for a major professional Medical Association. October 1997 - Sept 1998 c.w.Costello Chicago, Il Senior Consultant, Year 2000 conversions. December 1995 - October 1997 SPR Chicago, IL Consulting Liason between Legacy Support Consultants and Clients. Project Lead for Legacy Support team. In Customer Service area of a major Utility company: wrote and modified BAL/CICS and APS/CICS/DB2 programs. Provided coordination for 6 consultants. Provided Legacy support as required. Created a Website (www.n2consulting.com) using HotdogPro and DeltaPoint's QuickSite. Installed Microsoft WebServer IIS v1.0 to evaluate the site. August 1993 - December 1995 AIC Tulsa, OK In Health Insurance Claims Processing area: modified BAL/COBOL/CICS/IMS programs. Converted COBOL/CICS/IMS programs to COBOL II/CICS/IMS. Provided technical support as required. In Inventory Control area: wrote COBOL II/DB2/IDMS batch programs. Modified and wrote COBOL II/DB2/CICS programs. Modified and wrote Easytrev Plus reports. In Payroll\Garnishments area: modified PL/1, COBOL and COBOL II batch and online IMS/DB2 programs. Wrote structured PL/1 and COBOL II programs. Provided Oncall support.Provided support for Remote Check printing process.Developed JCL, PROCS and Syncsort jobs. For AIC Branch office, installed Lotus Notes Server August 1992 - May 1993 Travco, Inc. Denver, CO Converted batch and Telon COBOL II V2.0 programs to COBOL II V3.2. Modified batch and Telon Online DB2 programs . Tested using DB2I/QMF and Expediter. Fixed existing production payroll system problems. Provided technical assistance. December 1991 - June 1992 Vista Computer Services Colorado Springs, CO Wrote 6 COBOL II/IMS DB programs, including PSBs, Procedures and JCL. Tested using Microfocus COBOL. Modified 20 COBOL II programs per detailed design. Fixed 15 user identified problems in COBOL II/CICS programs. Tested using Intertest. Maintained system currency in two IMS/CICS Online regions as required. Used DBRC commands to support Online maintenance. Created procedure to initialize HDAM IMS database with secondary index. Provided on-call and technical support as required. October 1990 - June 1991 Travco, Inc. Denver, CO Modified 23 COBOL/IMS programs to accommodate a corporate restructure. Tested program changes by BMP job submission and MPP transaction execution. Used IMS ADF to modify IMS test databases to create test conditions. Created two PC relational databases using FoxPro and developed three Relational Report Writer reports from them. March 1990 - September 1990 CIBER, Inc. Denver, CO Converted programs from APS to IBM COBOL. Modified DB2 subprograms, tested with BTS and SPUFI. Wrote a batch IMS COBOL program to accumulate stats. Wrote COBOL/IMS database segment restructure user exits. Performed analysis on user requests, resulting in time estimates and preliminary program specs. Provided technical support as required. September 1988 - March 1990 MIS, International Broomfield Hills, MI Provided IMS technical support as required for an IMS database conversion. Restructured a multiple dataset group IMS database using BMC DBtools restructuring utilities and customized BAL user exits. Wrote structured COBOL/IMS daily update and reporting jobs including Procedures, JCL and Job Prose. Created PSBs and modified DBDs. Converted MFS transactions from 24x80 format to 27x132. Implemented standard IMS database reorganization jobs. Provided on-call support and technical assistance. December 1985 - September 1988 Blue Cross of California Woodland Hills, CA Project Leader - Supervised 6 Programmer/Analysts and 1 Business Analyst. Analyzed system problems and corporate system requests in a Health Insurance Claims/Membership/Actuarial system. Developed project workplans and cost estimates using PM Workbench. Trained new technical staff. Monitored scheduled production batch/BMP jobs and Online regions. Provided on-call support. June 1984 - December 1985 Business Systems Corporation of America Chicago, IL Responsible for maintenance and technical support of 5 Health Insurance software products. Performed Problem Definition through Implementation phases of 13 development projects. Acted as traveling liason/technical consultant between clients and company. Prepared project documentation and budgets for those products as required. November 1975 - May 1984 U.S. Marine Corps Washington, D.C. Team Leader - Supervised 4 Programmer/Analysts. Maintained a 400 program Supply/Inventory Control system. Developed ROSCOE programmer maintenance standards for the department. Taught BAL. Wrote and maintained BAL/COBOL programs and JCL. Provided on-call support and technical assistance. EDUCATION/TRAINING SPR APS COBOL, SmartTest, Personal Oracle 7.1 & 7.2, DeltaPoint QuickSite 1.0.2 AIC PL/1, PLITEST, Windows NT, PowerBuilder 3.0 & 4.0 Desktop Travco, Inc. Telon, MS Word, Crosstalk, Attachmate Vista CICS, Intertest, MicroFocus COBOL, Stingray IMS/DB2, Excel, OS2, Rumba Travco, Inc. Foxpro, Foxbase, R&R (Relational Report Writer), DB2 Expert, QMF CIBER DB2/SQL, DB2I MIS International BMC DBtools, IMS Xpert, CA-10, CA-7, IBM BDT, JES3 Blue Cross of California/BSCA PM Workbench, Panvalet, MVS/XA Dumps and Debugging, Xpediter, FileAid, IMS DB/DC Programming, BTS U.S. Marine Corps IBM COBOL programming, IBM BAL programming, MARK IV programming, IBM Systems and Data Control (JCL), IBM Utilities, IBM File Structures and Access Methods, Librarian, ROSCOE, TSO/ISPF Harold Washington Community College Chicago, IL 1984 Albany State Junior College Albany, GA 1980 Hales Franciscan High School Chicago, IL 1975 Graduated with honors, Illinois State Scholar
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