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Arch M. | Elance
 
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Arch M.

Veteran COBOL / DB2 Developer
   United States
  |   Springfield, MO
  |  9:23 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

For the last 12 years I programmed for a mid-size insurance company, writing COBOL code and working with large DB2 databases on an IBM z/OS mainframe!

During my tenure at this job I learned many tricks of the trade, especially when interfacing with newer PCs and third-party vendors. Much of my work was focused on modernizing various systems and data being used, such as migrating data to make it more modern and accessible.

I'm very self-motivated and perfectly happy working on mainframe projects by myself, but I also planned and managed...

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Service Description

COBOL programming (13 years experience) - it's an old language, but like all programming, it has its idiosyncrasies! The bulk of my experience is on mainframe but I did get my feet wet with PC COBOL first.

SQL / DB2 Databases (12 years experience) - I'm an expert at working with DB2; I've worked on things like table modelling and design, using utilities to load and check large databases, writing complicated SQL queries and reports.

JCL programming (12 years experience) - One little mistake can cause errors/ unexpected results, so I'm very familiar how important it is to get JCL correct!

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Employment

American National Property and Casualty Companies
Senior Software Engineer
2002 - 2014
Programmed on IBM mainframe (z/OS) using COBOL to maintain and develop many automated systems: policy administration, rating, underwriting guidelines, production prints/mailings, managerial...

Education

Missouri State University
Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems
- 2006
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COBOL
mainframe
DB2
SQL
JCL
z/OS
CICS
database
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