SoftBase Systems, Inc (1994 - 2013)
Mainframe Systems Programming
A variety of tasks for MVS, OS/390, z/OS, including: IPLs. System parameter (PARMLIB) customization and tailoring. Started task setup. ISPF profiles. Catalog management. User and RACF management. REXX and OMVS Perl programs for system management and reporting. Bringing up IMS DB region and using sample programs and DFSDDLT0 for testing. Setting up job streams for DBD and PSB generations and compile/link/run for IMS DB programs. Test programs in COBOL and assembler for using IMS, VSAM files. Coding JCL for VSAM AMS (IDCAMS). Conversion and analysis of various dump formats sent to us by customers, including developing a Perl program to print records from dump files on Linux so they could be inspected without being transferred to the mainframe.