Naicker - RPG Developer - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Kenny Naicker

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Summary

Currently employed as a IT(Busines Analyst) for a financial institution. We are a market driven, client focused company providing our clients with software solutions strongly supported in a fully hosted environment. My key performance areas and accountability concerns looking into positive change for the company by specifying and overseeing the development of robust systems.

Services

RPG Developer

Summary:

Many years of solid experience begining with RPGII on IBM System 36.Worked on IBM System 38 and then was involved in migration to IBM System i. Worked with RPG III, RPG IV (ILE). Currently coding using RPG (Free Format).

Work History

Senior Developer

RPG IV

COBOL (NEAT III / RANGE / ICL / RM / AS400 / MS) 4 +12

Senior Developer

PROCEDURE LANGUAGE

3 5
JOB CONTROL LANGUAGE (AS400) 3 2

HOST ON DEMAND

COMMAND LANGUAGE

(AS400) 3 +12
SPEEDII 2 1
PACE 2 1
PLAN 2 0.5
SYNONIIe 2 0.25
NATURALII 2 0.25
NATURAL LIGHT STORM 1 0.25
ASSEMBLER 2 1
TURBO PASCAL 2 1
DBASE 3 5


HARDWARE EXPERIENCE RATING YEARS
IBM AS400 3 +12
IBM SYS38 3 2
IBM SYS36 3 3
IMB PC & COMPATS 3 +12
NCR 8200 / CENTURY SERIES 3 3
ICL 1900 3 0.5
ICL 2903/2904 3 3
ICL ME29 3 0.5
WANG VS45 / VS85 / VS100 / PC 3 6


PACKAGE EXPERIENCE RATING YEARS
MAPICS 3 2
JD EDWARDS 3 2
ICL - FIND 4 3
Q-PAC SALARIES 3 3
AMASIS (Aviation) 2 1
HOST ON DEMAND (GUI Interface) 2 1


GENERAL APPLICATION EXPERIENCE RATING YEARS
Logistics (freight movement, tracking, load allocation) 3 3
Mining (diamond accounting, yield analysis, costing) 3 1
Govt.(salaries / pensions / medical aid / social grants / health, etc.) 3 3
Manufacturing (components and sub components) 4 6
Insurance (life claims, re-insurance, stats for actuaries) 3 1
Banking and Building Society 4 4
Financial (debtors / creditors / Gen.Ledger / T.Bal, chart of accts.) 3 8
Student Administration and Affairs 4 2
Inventory Control 3 3
Lifestyle and Loyalty rewards systems 2 1
Aviation Systems (spares tracking, insurance, flight scheduling, etc.) 3 1
Healthcare Facilitation...

Senior Developer

FNB Life

June 2008 - March 2009

Location Centurion
Period June 2008 - March 2009
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Senior Developer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE) using FREE FORMAT

General:
Mainly programming (design and coding) with some design/engineering workshop presentations.
Modernization of development techniques. Use of SQL tables instead of traditional DDS. Service programs used for input/output functions on SQL tables. Worked on a senior level, monitoring adherence to programming standards, code review and quality control, and general research and development to keep up with newer trends.


Company Managed Healthcare Systems
Location Bryanston in Gauteng

Senior Developer

IBM AS400 / iSeries

October 2007 - May 2008

Period October 2007 - May 2008
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Senior Developer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE) using FREE FORMAT

General:
All round involvement from design to implementation. Mentoring of junior programmers. Maintenance of all documentation (user and technical). Front end development using GUI. Implemented system for handling transmissions, incoming and outgoing, using IFS.

Senior Developer

Momentum

April 2007 - September 2007

Location Centurion in Gauteng
Period April 2007 - September 2007
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Developer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE) using FREE FORMAT

General:
Involved with programming and testing functions. Developed loyalty programs. Maintenance of existing programs, enhancements and general troubleshooting. Provided assistance with user testing and training.

Manager

Safair (Pty) Ltd

May 2006 - March 2007

Location Kempton Park in Gauteng
Period May 2006 - March 2007
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Manager: Information Systems
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE) using FREE FORMAT

General:
Involved with managing internal processes as well as overseeing workflow in other departments. In charge of standards and quality control. Project management. Overseeing upgrade of AMASIS (aviation package). Assistance with program tasks. Included in management decision making process. Also involved in development, design and coding. Testing and quality control to ensure implementation of robust systems. Managing and guiding subordinates and involvement in general management duties.

Main Development Language

IQ Business Group

February 2000 - August 2000

Client Managed Healthcare Systems
Location Randburg in Gauteng
Period February 2000 - August 2000
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE)

General:
Major achievement: Developed 3 tier medical aid adjudication system. Worked together with external consultants. Conducted presentations. All aspects of development including user training. Dedicated full time to the project.

Main Development Language

IQ Business Group

March 1999 - January 2000

Client Fedsure Health Technologies
Location Goodwood in Western Cape
Period March 1999 - January 2000
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE)

General:
Project co-ordination and all aspects of software development. Unit testing and quality control.
Worked on medical aid systems. Was involved in Y2K project.

Main Development Language

IQ Business Group

August 1998 - March 1999

Client Total SA (Pty) Ltd.
Location Johannesburg in Gauteng
Period August 1998 - March 1999
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE) / JD Edwards

General:
Program customization around JD Edwards modules. Mainly programming, testing and quality control.
Plenty of interaction with users.

Main Development Language

Quill Associates

May 1998 - July 1998

Client Outspan International
Location Centurion in Gauteng
Period May 1998 - July 1998
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV (ILE)

General:
Mainly programming with some business analysis and design.

Main Development Language

Quill Associates

September 1997 - April 1998

Client De Beers / Namaqualand Mines
Location Klienzee in Northern Cape
Period September 1997 - April 1998
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language COBOL

General:
Business analysis and drawing up of specifications. Development of new software. Quality control and standards. Training of De-Beers students in programming. Preperation of documentation and manuals.

Main Development Language

Mobius Group

June 1994 - August 1997

Client Government / Mmabatho (Bophutatswana)
Location North West Region
Period June 1994 to August 1997
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Consultant (Senior Analyst Programmer)
Hardware IBM SYS38 / Hitachi/ Persetel
Main Development Language RPGIII

General:
Applying full SDLC. Migrating from RPGIII on Sys38 to NATURAL on Persetel mainframe.
Major achievement: Was Project Leader on Health Information Systems project. Big involvement in co-ordinating the introduction of tax laws into salaries system. Involved in programming on all aspects of government systems. Conduct handover meetings and knowledge transfers. Ensuring compliance with government standards and policy. Fast pace environment with numerous projects.

Main Development Language

Price Waterhouse Meyernel

November 1993 - March 1994

Client Algorax
Location Algoa Bay in Port Elizabeth
Period November 1993 to March 1994
Employment Type Contract / Permanent
Position Held Consultant (Senior Analyst Programmer)
Hardware IBM SYS38/ IBM AS400 iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIII / JD Edwards

General:
Started out contracting then offered a permanent job with Price Waterhouse Meyernel. Work involved
customization to compliment JD Edward modules. Company was global partner with IBM with regard to installing and customising JD Edwards modules. Presentations and proposals.

Senior Analyst Programmer

Various small contracts

May 1992 - October 1993

Location Durban and Western Cape
Period May 1992 - October 1993
Employment Type Contract
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware Mainly IBM
Main Development Language RPG III and Cobol

General:
Had to deal with family matters while trying to gain meaningful employment.
Worked on various small contracts. Assistance with pc packages.
Worked in a team of three programmers, acquiring small contracts only.
Longest contract was at Electrocol in Western Cape.

Senior Analyst Programmer

Mercantile and General Re-Insurance

June 1991 - April 1992

Location Mowbray in Western Cape
Period June 1991 - April 1992
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Senior Analyst Programmer
Hardware IBM AS400 / iSeries
Main Development Language RPGIV

General:
Emphasis on project management, quality and methodologies. Involved in evaluation of CASE tools for new projects. Introduced to JAD sessions. Started using SYNONII.
Was forced to leave and go back to Durban for personal reasons relating to family matters.

Analyst Programmer

Rainbow Chicken Farms

January 1990 - April 1991

Location Hammersdale in KZN
Period January 1990 - April 1991
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Analyst Programmer
Hardware WANG VS
Main Development Language Cobol / RPG

General:
Major achievement: Responsible for the design and development of a Contracts Register System. Proved to be invaluable to Sales and Marketting people. Involved in all aspects of programming.
Plenty of user interaction and business analysis, but mainly involved in programming.
Team leader with three subordinates.

Analyst Programmer

The New Republic Bank Limited

December 1989 - May 1998

Location Durban in KZN
Period May 1998 - December 1989
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Analyst Programmer
Hardware WANG VS
Main Development Language RPG , COBOL, SPEEDII

General:
Control over two contract programmers. Delegating programming tasks as discussed with management.
Monitoring work in progress by keeping appropriate records. Monitoring the performance of the operating system on an on-going basis.Providing technical assistance to the DP manager as in the case of analysis and design. Provide technical and user documentation on existing, as well as new software.

Analyst Programmer

Nicor Computer Bureau

July 1985 - April 1988

Location Durban in KZN
Period July 1985 - April 1988
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Analyst Programmer
Hardware WANG VS 100
Main Development Language COBOL, RPGII and BASIC

General:
Typical bureau environment, catering for diverse client base. Fast pace, high pressure environment.
Major involvement in merger between two large real estate companies. Designed and implemented Tenant Charge Apportionment System from design phase.

Analyst Programmer

Universal Industries

January 1981 - June 1985

Location Durban in KZN
Period January 1981 - June 1985
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Analyst Programmer
Hardware ICL 2903/ 2904, IBM SYS36
Main Development Language COBOL, RPG II

General:
Bureau environment, providing data processing for all subsidiaries. Plenty of exposure to programming techniques. Rapid personal growth. Big involvement in Q-Pac Salary systems. Wrote programs to compliment package.

Data Capture Clerk to Head of Department

Provincial Building Society

December 1977 - December 1980

Location Durban in KZN
Period December 1977 - December 1980
Employment Type Permanent
Position Held Data Capture Clerk to Head of Department
Hardware NCR CENTURY 8200
Main Development Language COBOL

General:
Started work as a data capture clerk but eager to learn programming. Studied after working hours and practiced on the job. Got the opportunity when the two programmers left the company. Was promoted to
Head of department. Had two subordinates, also learning programming. Was responsible for running the computer department, although a small shop.

Qualifications & Certifications

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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA

Accountancy I

SULTAN TECHNIKON

English I

UNIVERSITY OF DURBAN WESTVILLE

Mathematics

CHATSWORTH HIGH SCHOOL

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