Resume for J. Kwan as at Thursday, February 03, 2000.

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      SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

      CICS

      FILEAID

      XPEDITOR

      DOS/UNIX

      ISPF

      SAP R/3

      VSAM

      SPUFI

      COMPAREX

      WINDOW95

      ACCESS

      ABAP/4

      COBOL/2

      QMF

      ENDEVOR

      PLI/PASCAL

      LOTUS123

      VBASIC

      DB2-SQL

      MARKIV

      TSO/JCL

      DELPHI/C++

      WORD PRO

      NOTES

      ACCESS

      FTP

      VBA

      VISIO

      JBUILDER

      CBUILDER

      • Excellent Business, System Analysis and Project Management skills developed Over 12 years in the Insurance industry.
      • Excellent understanding of the Y2K methodology and Y2K coding techniques.
      • Solely effectively manage and implement project over 700 hrs.
      • Exceptional talent for adapting to different work environment,systems and new tools.
      • Well-developed interpersonal skills, having dealt with a diversity of professionals, clients and staff members.
      • Self-motivated; able to set effective priorities to achieve immediate and long-term goals and meet operational deadlines.
      • Functions well in fast-paced, high-pressure atmosphere.
      • Strong Customer Service orientation with experience design and operation

      CAREER HISTORY

      BELL ACTIMEDIA, Toronto, Ontario

      Mar. 99 to Present

      I/T Consultant, Customer Segmentation project

      (CONTRACT)

      ZURICH CANADA, Toronto, Ontario

      Nov. 98 to Feb. 99

      I/T Consultant, SAP R/3 FI interface for Corporate Finance

      (CONTRACT)

      ZURICH CANADA, Toronto, Ontario

      May. 97 to Nov. 98

      I/T Consultant, PMS version 6 & 7 Casualty & Life system

      (CONTRACT)

      ROYAL INSURANCE, Toronto, Ontario

      Oct. 96 to Apr. 97

      I/T Consultant, Personal Property Line system development

      (CONTRACT)

      CO-OPERATORS, Guelph, Ontario

      Feb. 96 to Oct. 96

      I/T Consultant, CAPS system development

      (CONTRACT)

      CANADA LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY, Toronto, Ontario

      Jan. 89 to Feb. 96

      I/S CONSULTANT, I/S Individual System

      REAL TIME DATA PRO (TELEGLOBE), Toronto, Ontario

      1987 to 1989

      Online programmer, I/S development

      ACHIEVEMENTS

      1999 to Present

      • Ensure all released programming codes/jcls/procs are year 2000 compliant (via Y2K certification Bell Actimedia testing procedures)
      • Implement /design programs that extract the info from multiple DB2 tables into extracts for data analysis and system input that maximize the system resources and minimize system constrains (via SPUFI, Fileaid, DB2, TSO and Cobol2 programs)
      • Create program flow charts/system diagrams and documentation (via VISIO )
      • Setup/maintain production jobs on request runs (daily/weekly basis)
      • Convert Mainframe data into PC Lan access data base (via Cobol programs and FTP utility)
      • Provide training and support for the full time users and staff

      1998 to 1999

      • Ensure all interface programming codes are year 2000 compliant
      • Implement cobol interface programs that extract the legacy system info into SAP input format
      • Setup/run the SAP to receive the legacy input in both foreground and batch SAP environment
      • Convert Excel spreadsheet from PC to Mainframe and Mainframe to SAP via Rexx,Cobol programs and FTP utility
      • Setup new jobs,procs and files in Mainframe to handle all the above interface (Cobol 390 ,JCL, Fileaid, Rexx, FTP and Visio)

      1997 to 1998

      • Ensure all programming codes are year 2000 compliant and fully accommodate the Year 2000 date change
      • ensure all systems handle post-1999 dates and the current technology operates in the same way on, and after. January 1st, 2000.
      • Ensure the year 2000 date change does not adversely impact customers or operations
      • Eliminate the redundant, unsupported or non-compliant infrastructure
      • Eliminate the redundant or dead business applications
      • Document the interrelationships among systems and infrastructure and external enterprises
      • Implement the standard date formats and routines
      • Implement the improved I.T. process infrastructure (Cobol, JCL, Fileaid, Comparex, Endeveau, MF Cobol, Revolve, Visio and Expeditor)

      1996 to 1997

      • Performed Destructive system testing on Huon Canadian Insurance system
      • Update and review High Level System Design (using Word and Amipro)
      • Implement Programming Specs based on High Level System Design (Cics, DB2, Cobol 2 and JCL)

      '1996

      • Implement new DB2 system to replace the legacy system
      • Redirect current system feeds and transfer system functions from legacy system to new DB2 system
      • Implement Contracted Agent Profile System, a full batch cycle from drafting system flow charts, reviewing the data base design to system implementation
      • Modify legacy system jobs and create new runs and procs for new systems (Cobol2, DB2, JCL, Fileaid, Comparex, Endeveau, Visio and Expediter)

      1994 - 1996

      • Solely implemented Post plan introduction, UK TERM II and PHI (PHYSICAL DISABILITY PRODUCT) 700+ hours project on time and within budget (COBOL2, CICS, JCL, DB2)
      • Design Online Search Run System IRE (IRELAND) PRODUCT ENHANCEMENT (MARKIV and REXX)
      • Implemented Online system to handle new product (COBOL2 with CICS COMMAND LEVEL)
      • Cleared out existing backlog queries and production problems.
      • Identified unnecessary procedures to provide cost efficiency

      1991 - 1993

      • Automated an existing Reassurance Manual system to online system that could handle any number of co-insurance companies (COBOL2, CICS COMMAND LEVEL and DB2)
      • Trained users to use the new system
      • Implemented Product introduction for SECURITY ONE (SECUS), Product introduction for Single Premium Annuity
      • Implemented online functions, Browse and Print utility (COBOL2, CICS COMMAND LEVEL, DB2)

      1989 - 1990

      • Expanded current master file structure (MARKIV, COBOL2 with VSAM and SEQ)
      • Created correction runs (COBOL2,JCL)
      • program conversion (COBOL2, TABTRAN, ASSEMBLER)
      • Created Transferred Multi-Funds Statements
      • Produced Modular and functional specs for one of batch processing cycle
      • Implemented the batch processing for this transaction (COBOL2)

      EDUCATION

      University of Toronto 1981- 1986

      Specialized in Computer Science (Bachelor of Science)

      Ontario Secondary Honour Graduate - Humberside Collegiate Institute

      LANGUAGES: English and Chinese