Senior Programmer Analyst

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Hello, I am an experienced programmer/analyst with many years experience on the AS/400 now called the IBM-i.  Well over 30 years of experience in all phases of IT.  Including programming, consultant and management

I am currently seeking a position in New Jersey and available for immediate placement


My Specialties



1654 West Princeton Avenue, Brick, NJ 08724 C: 732-948-9250 Gferlisi@Comcast.Net




Possess extensive hands on experience as a Senior Programmer Analyst including modules in ERP, Financial, Payroll and HR Benefits application development and support. Advanced proficiency of systems analysis, design, coding and requirements gathering. Adept in all phases of application programming, unit testing, implementation and documentation. Experience in leading development teams with responsibility for resources, priorities, schedules, technical documentation and deployment planning. Supported business users, functional stakeholders and management of the company's systems including defining requirements and developing plans for business and process improvements. Interact and manage external vendors and third party service providers.



I-Series/ AS400 Technical Specification Creation

RPGILE free/CLP/SDA Business Process Improvement

SQL Project Coordination

Data Migration & Conversions Detail Oriented

Data Analysis Excellent Communication Skills

Requirements Gathering Functional/Technical Results Oriented




Senior ProgrammerAnalyst

10/2015 to 07/2018

Eviction Systems Support Unlimited, Freehold, NJ


  • Improve and develop new processes to increase the efficiency of various departments within the company.

  • Technical and functional requirements development.

  • Hands on modifications and development using RPGILE free and SQL Extensive programming on existing software and newly developed processes. Also developed new screens for data entry and inquiry utilizing SDA

  • Code review and design of existing and newly designed programs on an I-Series platform.

  • Reduced the amount of time and data errors resulting in the uploading contractor results by introducing software modifications.

  • Data Analysis and reporting

  • Development of Unit and UAT testing scripts

  • Provide extensive application and business support both technically and functionally.

  • Assist in project management ensuring on-going and newly proposed projects are delivered on time and designed to specifications.

  • IT personnel reviews and personal goal development.

  • Created technical and functional requirements to improve business processes




Tech Lead -Senior Programmer Analyst,

03/2007 to 2/2015

American Water Works – Voorhees, NJ


  • Lead business solutions development staff and assist technical application manager in delivering projects and providing support.

  • Hands on program development for data conversions from I-series to SAP utilizing RPGILE & SQL

  • Coded interface applications with third party vendors which included purchasing and financial.


  • Ensure on time, on budget delivery of agreed requirements using established processes, methodologies and technical design standards.


  • Lead a staff of 6 developers including two external contractors and a data architect.


  • Provide extensive application business support both technically and functionally.



  • Work with JD Edwards and other interface vendors with the business for modifications and "break-fix” outstanding items within the software application.


  • Work with other teams, including tech leads, managers and business liaisons insure report requests are accurate, timely and prioritized by the business to coordinate proper balance of support, enhancements, and project work in accordance with the company's IT Initiatives.


  • Monitor and enforce compliance to ITS policies and procedures such as change management, PMO methodology, and SOX requirements.


  • Conduct design reviews and application code reviews, enforcing compliance with business requirements including JDE standards.


  • Document technical requirements and translate into proper system requirement specifications.


  • Project estimations and business cases.


  • Established compatibility with third party software products by developing program for modification and integration.


  • Consistently met deadlines and requirements for successful implementation of all projects and enhancements. Managed creative projects from concept to completion while managing outside vendors.


JDE Application Manager, 04/2001 to 02/2007

Tommy Hilfiger, USA, Inc – Dayton, NJ


  • Applications development providing support for all ERP and financial systems, utilizing JD Edwards


  • Coordinated and implemented software updates, user set-ups, training and system security.


  • Managed staff of 15 IT professionals at all levels, including day to day support and new development.


  • Spearheaded the implementation of Sarbanes Oxley compliance with internal and external auditors.


  • Trained managers and users in the areas of business process support modules.


  • Managed the communication and coordination on all initiatives between relevant user departments, ITS and external vendors


  • Designed and implemented the automated receipt of sales data from customers and vendors.


  • Established compatibility with third party software products by designing and implementing interface programs.


  • Designed technical documentation which included both functional and technical requirements.


Various Programming, Consulting, Management and Business analyst positions

01/1985 to 01/2001

Details furnished upon requests

Geographic Preferences:

  1. New Jersey