Michael Poweleit REQUEST RESUME

Programmer Analyst, EDI Specialist

AVAILABLE   |   Permanent   |   Contract   |   Recruiters OK   |   US   |   Posted on Oct 02, 2019

Michael Poweleit

Senior Iseries Data Analyst/RPG Programmer/Analyst

556 Aspen Glen Dr Apt 801 Cincinnati, OH 45244

                                 Email: mpoweleit@gmail.com  Phone: (513) 295 8978


Objective: Seeking a Senior Technical position within an Iseries/AS/400 IT shop. 


Career Summary:

  • 18 years experience in data conversions and EDI Mapping
  • 8 years as an EDI Coordinator
  • 6 years  as Websphere Administrator on the Iseries
  • 6 years as Lotus Notes Administrator
  • 25 years experience in RPG application development and support


Personal Profile:

  • Delivers results on target, with efficient processing, increased productivity, data integrity, and user satisfaction
  • Dedicated and highly motivated; a quick study who takes ownership of projects
    • Skilled in management of full project life cycle; concept through implementation
    • Well-structured and comfortable functioning in a virtual environment, both independently and in teams
  • Self-disciplined with attention to detail; able to prioritize and handle multiple responsibilities
  • Well organized job and change control, exhibiting project management disciplines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.






  • BPCS
  • Gentran
  • ORACLE file conversion and mapping
  • Operations-Backup & Restore, Print Management, Advanced Job Scheduler
  • Several 3rd party software tools : New Generation IQ, Qport, IQSECURE, FTP Manager, Messenger Plus
  • Have done several hardware and operating system conversion on the Iseries
  • CL Programming (CLP)
  • Disaster Recovery planning and testing
  • Language: RPG II, RPG IV, RPG ILE;RPG/FREE,CLP and  Structured, Modular Design
  • Lotus Notes Administrator Notes 5,6,6.5, and 7.01
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP, FTPS, SFTP)
  • EDI Coordinator and mapping  with Gentran
  • Query/400 and Open Query File (OPNQRYF)
  • TMS Software



  • IBM Iseries AS/400 RISC and CISC machines  and numerous other models
  • Iseries integrated Windows servers
  • HMC
  • IBM System 38 
  • Cisco Firewall
  • Thin Clients



  • Financial (A/P, A/R, C/R, P/R, G/L)
  • BPCS Manufacturing
  • Sales (Credit, Order Entry, Scheduling, Invoicing)
  • Inventory Management
  • Warehouse Distribution 14 locations
  • IBS ASW distribution and financial system
  • Gentran
  • Townsend FTP Manager and FTP Security
  • Java and XML in the supporting role as Websphere Administrator
  • Iseries network of pcs and thin clients




Professional Experience:


(5/2017- Current) Contract Data Analyst and Developer (remotely)

 Platform: ISeries V7R1 1800Flowers/FannieMay Chocolates



  • Developed  RPG ILE and Free Format RPG applications
  • Developed an Order Entry interface from outside Web site
  • Setup stand alone processing after company bought from 1800Flowers
  • Full Day to Day support multiple locations
  • Developed quarterly extracts for outside data base feeds
  • Set up FTPS and SFTP for 3rd party intefaces
  • Bar code application development and support






(6/2014- 5/2017) Contract Data Analyst and Developer (remotely)

 Platform: ISeries V7R1 C B Fleet Lynchburg , VA



  • Developed  RPG ILE and Free Format RPG applications
  • Part of Conversion team from V5R4 to V7R1 (5/2016)
  • TMS software and EDI interfacing to ERP system(BPCS)
  • BPCS Support and development
  • Wrote batch application for EDI mapping from Iseries to multiple databases
  • On call support of nightly batch processing
  • Bar code application development and support






(3/2011- 5/2014) Contractor  Programmer Analyst  local and remote

 Platform: ISeries  Mazak Corporation Florence, Ky



  • Developed  RPG ILE and Free Format RPG applications
  • EDI Support and mapping development with Gentran over 50 trading partners
  • Wrote batch application for EDI mapping from Iseries to multiple databases
  • Bar code application development




(7/2009- 1/2011) Contractor High Level Support

 Convergys Erlanger, KY




  • High Level Phone support AT&T internet software
  • Oncall Support














(9/2006-3/2009) Senior developer and Database Administrator

Sweco   – Florence Ky  (Leading global manufacturer of customized industrial separation equipment )

Platform: Iseries  V5R4



  • Developed and full support of BPCS applications
  • Implemented Capacity planning  system
  • BPCS mapping to ORACLE databases
  • Day to day programming support  in CL, RPG, and ILE RPG
  • Linking  BPCS databases to Web and Lotus Notes applications
  • Off Hours Support and other administrator roles



(6/2006- 8/2006) Contract Developer in RPG ILE for a major eye ware manufacturer in Cincinnati, Oh.

 Platform: Iseries  V5R4




  • Developed  RPG ILE and Free Format RPG applications
  • Assisted in software conversion for company acquisition
  • Wrote test scripts for final testing phase





 (12/1997-6/2006) Sr. Data Administrator, EDI Coordinator and  RPG IV and RPG ILE Programmer/Analyst


OKI Bering – Cincinnati, Oh (Welding and Safety Equipment Wholesaler, 14 locations)

Platforms: Iseries 825 V5R4



  • Automated our entire nightly billing process
  • Implemented a complete FTP system for EDI and other database functions
  • Websphere installations and conversions
  • LPAR Installation and Management
  • Several Conversions of software and hardware
  • Day to day programming support in CL and RPG
  • Technical Support and Problem Solving
  • Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing
  • EDI Coordinator
  • Security officer role
  • 3rd party software support
  • Lotus Notes admin and conversion




(8/1992-12/1997) Senior RPG IV and RPG ILE Programmer/Analyst and Support Specialist


XLConnect – Cincinnati, Oh (PC and Networking Provider)

Platforms: AS400



  • Provided Application and technical support to users in 25 cities
  • Supported numerous utility software support on 3 AS400s
  • Headed up operations and provided CL support for all batch processing
  • Several Conversions of software and hardware
  • Provided RPG 400 and LANSA programming support for financial systems



(May/1987-August/1992) Data Processing Manager/Programmer Analyst


North American Refractories– Cincinnati, Oh

Platforms: System 38


  • Department Manager of 4 employees
  • Responsible for 40 local and 15 remote users
  • Developed an In-house standard cost system
  • Installed, supported and developed new programs in financial and manufacturing systems











  • Southern Ohio College 1973-1975

                     Assoc degree in System Analysis and design 3.88 GPA

  • Northern Ky Univ

      Several Business Mgmt classes

  • IBM Training and Tech Conference and other continuing education classes:
    • Websphere
    • Java Programming
    • Lotus Notes Administration

My Specialties

RPG Free, RPG ILE, Gentran, CL Programming

Geographic Preferences:

  1. Ohio
  2. remote