Lead Programmer Resume Sample

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Project Management • Team Leadership • Staff Training • Product Development

Focused and highly-motivated IT professional offering over 10 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions to meet challenging business demands. Motivational leader and communicator, capable of building cohesion and project management across all levels of staff, vendors and customers. Thrive in meeting challenges and incentives. Core competencies include:

• Strategic Business Planning • Change Management
• Interdepartmental Coordination • Resource Management
• Client / User Relations • User/Staff Training & Presentations
• Negotiation • Matrix/Multi-Project Management
• Critical Path Leadership • Technical & Business Solutions
• Web/E-commerce • Systems Design & Development

Proven expertise in lifecycle project/product management from conception to completion, driving process improvements at all levels with forward-thinking, strategic-planning attitude to surpass expectations and goals.

An energetic and decisive business leader able to merge disparate staff into team-centred project teams. Demonstrated team-building, relationship-building and communications skills.

PLATFORMS: Mainframe (MVS, OS390), UNIX
RELATIONAL DATABASES: DB2, Oracle, IMS, Microsoft Access
PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: SQL, Netscape (HTML), JAVA, COBOL, COBOL II, Assembler, Macros, Fileaid, Syncsort, JCL
DATA WAREHOUSE TOOLS: Prism, Business Objects, Cognos Impromptu & PowerPlay, Information Advantage, IPSYS, DataVantage
MANAGEMENT TOOLS: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, ABC Flowcharter, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project, Visio
1998 - Present
Largest processor of money orders in the U.S. and an expanding global leader in the payment services industry.
Lead Programmer/Analyst: Consumer Search
2000 - Present
• Lead development on multiple projects from conception to completion: resource gathering, design, resource planning, task delegation, staff mentorship and supervision of implementation.
• Recommended and implemented development process modifications to accommodate rapid change.
• Helped create the overall development lead flowchart and presented it to executive management.
• Serve on the TravelersExpress Directors Special Events Committee, orchestrating company events for the staff of 120.
• Recruited as the new Exchange Bureau group's first development programmer for the group which expanded to a staff of 120 in 3 years.
• Led development of multiple products which generated significant revenue, including MoneyMagic, GlobalMovement, and FinanceSmarter.
Senior Programmer/Analyst: Data Warehouse
1998 - 2000
• Guided and directed developers on multiple projects.
• Designed and developed for infrastructure and product development projects.
• Assisted in designing and developing the Exploratory Data Warehouse (UNIX), a major initiative to aid the decision-analysis team in increasing product sales.
• Volunteered to be Group Trainer and Developer Trainer in using Travelers' implementation tools and Y2K testing and documentation.
MEDTRONIC, INC., Minneapolis, MN
Senior Programmer/Analyst: Data Warehouse & A/P Support

World leader in medical technology providing lifelong solutions for people with chronic disease

• Served as primary support for Oracle A/P application.
• Developed and supported extracts and UNIX script loads for the Data Warehouse.
• Supported Cognos tools, providing user support and creating reports.
• Flexibly eased department's transition from working with contractors, by "picking up the slack" to handle internally all previously outsourced projects.

1989 - 1998

Major Fortune 500 company and book telemarketing and e-commerce business.

A personal career path with Fingerhut provided ground floor up, cross-training and multi-tasking. Progressively pursued increased responsibility and training, and received consistent performance-based promotions.

Programmer/Analyst II: Data Warehouse
1996 - 1998
• Led development team in implementing a new Data Store.
• Coordinated and maintained the group's Web site.
• Supported mainframe jobs, UNIX scripts and daily/weekly/monthly Oracle Data Warehouse update tables.
• Assisted in support of Business Objects and Information Advantage query tools; trained users in their use.
• Developed and led a workshop for user training.
• Served on team that initially consolidated the Data Stores into one Data Mart.
Programmer/Analyst II: Marketing Support
1994 - 1996
• Supported mainframe jobs and programs for marketing applications.
Associate Select Coordinator
1992 - 1994
Data Entry Operator
1989 - 1992
• Rapidly assumed increased responsibility to encompass using macro-generated select functions, writing instructions to select names of mailing customers and coordinating interdepartmental mailings.
Bachelor of Arts, Information Technology Management
GPA: 4.0
A.A.S., Computer Programming
GPA: 3.34
• Object-Oriented Analysis & Design • Oracle Training - SQL, PL/SQL
• Impromptu and PowerPlay Training • Prior Resources Personal Growth Training (ongoing)

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