Terrence Simmons REQUEST RESUME

Programmer/Analyst

AVAILABLE   |   Permanent   |   Contract   |   Recruiters OK   |   USA   |   Posted on Mar 01, 2017

TERRENCE E. SIMMONS, JR.
Chalfont, Pennsylvania 18914
(215) 378 2184
simmonst@comcast.net

SUMMARY

Highly skilled Programmer Analyst with extensive experience in various industries implementing and maintaining software applications. Demonstrated ability in identifying and resolving complex technical issues, with a thorough, and detail driven approach. Works well independently or as a key team contributor. Solid work ethic and professional integrity.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SOLVAY S.A. (formerly Ausimont U.S.A., Inc.)
West Deptford, NJ
1994 – 2016
  • Hardware: IBM AS/400, IBM PC and compatibles
  • Software: RPG/400, CL, Marcam (Prism XA Manufacturing & Sales), Avantis XA (Maintenance Management & Procurement), J.D. Edwards (Financials), Interactive Query (New Generation Software), Query/400, ClientAccess/400, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access), Help Systems (ROBOT), Spool Explorer, Monarch Pro for EZ-Pickins, FastFax, TL Ashford, SAP Customer Support - Authorizations, PM, MM & Authorizations-CICC (SAP) (2008-2016) Level 1 Authorizations-Lead for North America, Level 1 Support for PM & MM for North America, Level 1 Global Support for Authorizations for CICC (Credit).

Kept legacy systems running until conversion to a global SAP system. Programmer/Analyst (1994-2011) Maintained existing applications and installed new releases (enhancements, bug fixes, modifications) of packaged software (RPG/400 & CL). Provided user support for the AS/400 applications and for Microsoft Office. Performed daily/monthly computer operations (including backups using BRMS). Generated various ad hoc reports for different departments.

MAACO ENTERPRISES, INC. (Corporate Office)
King of Prussia, PA
1987-1993
  • Hardware: IBM System 38, IBM PC and compatibles
  • Software: PL/1, COBOL, CL, RPG III, Query, Sequel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Visual C++, C++, C, Visual Basic, Microsoft Access Programmer/Analyst (1990-1993) Designed, developed and maintained applications (Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, General Ledger, Center Management, Franchise Sales & Customer Service) using PL/1, RPG III, COBOL and CL. Converted RPG III programs to PL/1 for ease of conversion to a Client/Server PC Network. Helped design conversion of programs from System 38 (PL/1, COBOL & CL) to a PC Network using Windows, Windows NT, C++, Visual C++ and a SQL Server Database.

Provided user support on both the System 38 and the PC Network. Junior Programmer (1989-1990) Supported users on the System 38, developed and maintained applications using PL/1, RPG III, COBOL and CL. Applications centered around franchisees and sales, reporting, etc. Maintained existing programs in C for a XENIX system. Computer Operator/Programmer Trainee (1987-1989) Tasks include daily computer operations, user support on the System 38 and maintenance of applications using PL/1, RPG III, COBOL and CL.

PRIOR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

ALFRED ANGELO, INC.
Willow Grove, PA
  • Hardware: IBM System 38

Computer Operator Performed daily computer operations (including backups) on dual System 38's. Transferred knowledge between systems so both parties could access it. Data Entry Clerk Ensured accuracy of data to maintain consistency and ease of use.

DATA SYSTEMS & SERVICES, INC.
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • Hardware: IBM System 34, IBM System 3 Software: RPG II, COBOL, OCL Computer

Operator/Maintenance Programmer Data entry, daily operations and maintenance of existing applications.

EDUCATION

Montgomery County Community College
Blue Bell, PA

RPG/400, Advanced RPG/400 & CL/400

Bucks County Community College
Newtown, PA

Business Math & Accounting Middle

Bucks Area Vocational Technical School
Jamison, PA

Computer Technology


My Specialties

RPG

RPG II

RPG III

RPG/400

CL

Willing to learn newer versions (ILE & Free) 

Prism (Sales, Production, Inventory, Quality)

Avantis (Maintenance, Purchasing, Project Accounting)

JD Edwards (A/P, A/R, G/L)

Microsoft Office

SAP,  first level support

SAP Authorizations (assign only not create)



Geographic Preferences:

  1. Greater Philadelphia region
  2. PA
  3. NJ
  4. DE

Disciplines