Marvin S.

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275 N. Remington Road, Columbus, Ohio 43209 Phone - 614-525-1727 Cell – 614-313-2803
Email: mblank123@hotmail.com CAREER SUMMARY I have 20+ years’ experience in information technology, from working with IBM mainframes up to current technologies. I have worked in small as well as large shops, for small as well as large companies. I have been part of teams and lead them, as well as working as an individual contributor. I have been a consultant as well as a full time employee. Most of my efforts have been in management reporting although I have participated in many other types of applications. I have always had positive feedback in all of my positions, and hope to deliver that same level of performance to your organization utilizing my report writing, software development, and customer support skills that I have developed throughout the years. CAREER SKILLS •Expert Creating/Maintaining MS Access Databases •Expert Crystal Report Development •Software Development Management •User Training & Documentation •Lawson ERP Financial/Accounting Applications •Software Verification & Testing •Customer / Client Relations •Providing Customer Technical Support •Research, Analysis, Problem-Solving •Life Insurance

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS Over 20 years experience working with various IT tools. •Microsoft Windows •SQL, Crystal Reports, MS Access, Visual Basic.Net, VBA MS Office: Word, Excel, •DBMS: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 •HTML, JavaScript, XML •IBM Mainframe •COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, TSO/ISPF •DEC, VAX, ALPHA (OpenVMS) •COBOL, DCL, FMS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Crump Insurance Group 10/2006-Present Senior Application Developer/Report Writer • Researched and analyzed requirements for new development projects. • Expert in creating reports using Crystal Reports v.10 and v.11 with Oracle data base. Working knowledge of SSRS and SSIS. • Built SQL queries to support financial and accounting report information • Developed application programs using Visual Basic.net 2008 and ASP.net

Visual Basic. VISIO. Contractor 9/2004 – 9/2006 Client: Bisys. Columbus. • Compiled interview notes into business plans for recovery services. data interfaces and maintain user data.11 with Oracle data base. Accomplishments: Developed in excess of 30 business recovery plans from interviews with over two dozen clients. Inc. Oracle. Each project completed in time ranging from $20. • Test monitoring during customer recovery efforts at a hot site. SQL. starting from project inception to walk through testing of the disaster plan. MS Project. Lawson Data Base. • Built SQL queries to support report information • Developed programs using Visual Basic.• • • Expertise with MS Access in creating and maintaining databases that produce applications. OH (10/2004-12/2004) Senior COBOL Programmer/Analyst Contractor . OH (5/2006-9/2006) Consultant • Developed management reports using Crystal Reports v. OH (5/2004-5/2006) Consultant • Website maintenance • Developed reports using Crystal Reports for sales support interfacing with Sales Logix (CRM software) • Researched potential sales leads from various industrial websites Client: SunGard Availability Systems.net Client: CBG Biotech. end user reports.. Worked with Accounts Payable and Receivable and General Ledger Lawson ERP database screens and tables. Provided customer support for applications using Lawson ERP database. Power Point. Technology Used: Lotus Notes. Columbus. and information protection analyses. Columbus. business impact analyses. Crystal Reports. OH (7/2005-2/2006) Consultant-Disaster Recovery • Traveled to customer sites interviewing technology and business units to ascertain their business recovery needs.000 to $60. • Constructed and conducted formal presentations to business units with regard to the services offered including enterprise level disaster plans. and Paragon and Precovery software. Columbus..net 2005 • With MS Access created databases to produce end user reports and to maintain user data • Windows XP.000 in revenue for the company. Client: Digitek Software. Inc.10 and v.

• • New software development to support reporting need for the Ohio State Department of Education. Software Consultant 3/1999-10/2003 Developed and maintained computer systems for a variety of client companies including the Ohio Department of Mental Health. DCL. Maintained programs for administration of community school payments Client: City of Bexley. Visual Basic. HTML using ASP. Technology used: COBOL with FMS real time screens.net IDE. Technologies used. • Helped patients buy prescribed medications unavailable through ODMH. Conducted system analysis. and trained users.net in the Microsoft 2003 Studio. VAX emulator. documentation.Net converting from a MS Access Data Base System. Gathered user requirements. Capital City Awning and Greif Brothers. XLN Systems. wrote documentation. designed the system flow. Used DEC COBOL as the main software development language. coded in COBOL. • Developed Doctor’s office appointment system in a windows based environment using Visual Basic. debugged. Visual Basic. wrote documentation. user acceptance and training. • Developed a new application to track controlled drug substances for federally-mandated ARCOS reporting system. coded the programs. tested. design. Projects: • Performed systems analysis and design for 4-year project to convert an IBM mainframe batch drug distribution system to an Alpha computer with on-line accessibility. Business Owner/Technical Manager 1983–1999 .Net Accomplishments: • Performed to the high satisfaction of the customer so that I was able to cause the renewal of an annual contract each year for over 4 years. Inc. implemented. • Reduced time and cost associated with a paper-based system. Bexley. OH (9/2004-12/2004) Consultant • Assisted the IT staff on porting business applications in a Windows XP environment to the intranet to make them web enabled. Inc. Designed. and trained and supported users. • Ensured compliance with federal controlled substances regulations. • Developed an application to facilitate pharmacy reimbursement. coding. Lynn’s Jewelers.net. • Enabled office to schedule patients efficiently and with fewer problems.

Also managed and upgraded computerized systems.S. and accounting sections using BASIC programming language. DB2.0 GPA .1 Accomplishments: • Installed a point of sale (POS) system to keep track of daily receipts. • Created daily computer procedures and databases to track repairs. coded and implemented an appraisal and sales commission system.84/4.DeVry University 3. and provided ongoing customer service support.S. Computer and Information Science. trained and supervised staff.Operated a successful jewelry business. purchased merchandise.The Ohio State University B. Technology used: MVS COBOL. VSAM • Maintained systems for Midland Insurance Co. payroll. Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Systems Engineer 1977–1983 Developed and maintained systems for Nationwide Insurance as Team Leader in Group Management System (GMS). • Managed six team members. • Designed the reporting phase based on VSAM file processing and COBOL for an IBM/MVS mainframe environment. Information Technology. Windows 3. Hired. EDUCATION B. • Used database file structures with DB2 as the database management system. accounts receivable. inventory and customer data. demonstrating skilled business management and leadership expertise to remain competitive. • Designed. Technology used: BASIC.

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