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My CV

 

IBM i5 specialist with over 20 years of experience in Applications Design, Development and Support, Operations, Administration, Technical and System Support on the i5 (AS/400, iSeries) platform.


Experience

All roles have been permanent positions

Breadth of experience from working in small IT teams – Roles covering experience from Operations to Project Management.

Support of users at all levels of business.

Support and development of both ‘in-house’ and commercial systems.

Some PC/Networking knowledge (Windows 98, NT 4, 2000, XP and Server 2003 [inc. AD]).


Professional

Languages/Operating Systems/Tools: OS/400 (to V5R3), CL, Query, RPG, SQL/400, SSA AS/Set, Robot/SCHEDULE, Robot/REPLAY, BRMS

Applications: Stock Control, Logistics, Manufacturing

Other: Some PC/Networking support experience


Career

IT Technician Trelleborg Stanton September 2005 – August 2008

(Manufacture of rubber and plastic automotive components)

Roles

Administration of AS/400 system.

Operations, technical and user support of both AS/400 and PC systems

Development and definition of system and application operating procedures

Close liaison with users at all levels of the business in enhancement definition and development, problem resolution and training

Key Achievements

Completed ‘stalled’ migration of OS and hardware from V4R3 to V5R3

Implementation of BRMS

Implementation of Robot/SCHEDULE and Robot/REPLAY.

AS/400 Analyst/Programmer Trelleborg Stanton June/July 2004

–   6 week work placement – duties as below

September 1997 – May 2002

(Manufacture of rubber and plastic automotive components. Small IT team [2 AS/400 personnel, 5 in total] Redundancy to reduce costs due to market conditions.)

Roles

Roll out of integrated business system (BPCS V6.0.04).

Upgrade of integrated business system (BPCS V6.0.04 – V6.1.00).

Application support and enhancements.

Administration of AS/400 systems.

Operations, technical and user support of both AS/400 and PC systems

Development and definition of operating and application maintenance procedures and standards

Close liaison with users at all levels of the business in enhancement definition and development, problem resolution and training

Key Achievements

Implementation and management of integrated EDI system.

Full life-cycle development of an integrated Bar Code labelling & tracking module for BPCS.

Development and definition of AS/400 systems Disaster Recovery plan and back up strategy.

Technical Highlights

Maintenance and enhancement of systems using RPG and SSA AS/Set.

Extensive use of SQL for data repair, testing and analysis.

Planning and implementation of AS/400 hardware upgrades, OS/400 upgrades and PTF installation.

Some exposure to supporting a TCP/IP network using Windows NT4 and Windows 98 & 2000 clients.


Early Career

AS/400 Analyst/Programmer Kenwood Electronics UK June 1994 – August 1997

Application support, enhancements and operation of bespoke AS/400 integrated business system.

AS/400 Analyst/Programmer CSi Ltd. September 1992 – May 1994

Development and support of customer systems (both bespoke and package) both remotely and on site.

Technical Support Analyst/Programmer General Portfolio August 1990 – July 1991

Technical support of Operations and Development teams including system security, disaster recovery and performance management

Production Support Analyst/Programmer Merrett Management Services  July 1989 – August 1990

Support of bespoke underwriting support and management system

Support Analyst/Programmer Warner-Chappell Music November 1987 – July 1989

Worldwide support of bespoke royalties collection and accounting system

Assisted in migration of systems from System/38 to AS/400

Development Analyst/Programmer Warner-Chappell Music September 1986 – November 1987

Development of bespoke royalties collection and accounting system

System/38 Analyst/Programmer March Computer Systems June 1985 – September 1986

System/38 Analyst/Programmer Robson Rhodes May 1984 – June 1985

System/38 Operator Robson Rhodes July 1983 – April 1984


Personal

Marital status: Married

Nationality: British

Age: 47 (Born: 12th January 1965)

Hobbies: Keen sports spectator and occasional player

Member and volunteer helper for The Vulcan Restoration Trust – Owners of Avro Vulcan bomber XL426 at Southend Airport

Visa Information

Australia – Partner (Migrant) visa (ClassBC) subclass 100 – Valid from 16th March 2012

 

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