Michael R Royce
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May 2002 to Present: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
Hardware: PC, Client / Server
Operating Systems: WindowsXX
Languages: Micro Focus (MicroFocus) NetExpress Cobol,
Flexus SP2 (Windows interface to Cobol),
MS-Access databases, HTML
File Structures: VSAM, SEQUENTIAL

o State of NH Veteran's Cemetery MS-Access database application adding features with Micro Focus NetExpress Cobol & Flexus SP2.

o Cobol application conversion project from AS/400 to Windows Client Server.

o Built a few "proof of concept" Cobol application projects.
A fully functional sample application is here:
www.RoyceFamily.com/convert.htm

o Built a few databases & Web sites, fixed a few computer problems & viruses for non-profit organizations.

o Donated 67 consulting days (in 7 years) to our local PBS TV auction. These assignments are very interesting in that they deal with everything that is computer related such as installing hardware & software, training on any application that a client may have, suggesting hardware, software & upgrades, digital photography, clean up computer systems, etc.





June to July 2014: CREDENTIALS PROCESSOR
NH Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH

Hardware: PC, Client / Server
Operating Systems: Windows7
Application: Ticketmaster

o Process and put together credential packets needed to work at Speedway





February 2002 to May 2002: IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Horizon-Boss, Loganville, GA

Hardware: PC, Client / Server
Operating Systems: WindowsXX
Application: Food Service POS

o Installation of hardware & software, training & support of Food Service POS systems.





April 2001 to February 2002: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
CCR Data Systems, Concord, NH

Hardware: PC, Client / Server
Operating Systems: WindowsNT
Languages: Micro Focus (MicroFocus) NetExpress Cobol,
Flexus SP2 (Windows interface to Cobol)
File Structures: VSAM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: Retail Inventory Management System (RIMS80)

o Development of inventory control system.

This is an interesting project that uses a Windows interface (Flexus SP2) with Micro Focus (MicroFocus) Cobol source code in the background originally based on RealWorld accounting system.





February 2000 to April 2001: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST VI
State of New Hampshire, Concord, NH
Department of Health & Human Services

Hardware: Mainframes, PCs
Operating Systems: IBM Mainframe Multiprise 2003/225, VM/VSE V2.3, VSE/ESA, V2.4 running under a VM environment utilizing the American Management Systems Enterprise Server 2.0 Middleware, MS-DOS, Win95
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II
File Structures: VSAM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: On-line & Batch

o NECSES (New England Child Support Enforcement System) technical team leader for development & support.





March 1999 to February 2000: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST V
State of New Hampshire, Concord, NH
Department of Administrative Services

Hardware: Mainframes, PCs
Operating Systems: IBM Mainframe Multiprise 2003/225, VM/VSE V2.3, VSE/ESA, V2.4 running under a ICCF environment utilizing the American Management Systems Enterprise Server 2.0 Middleware, MS-DOS, Win95
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II
File Structures: VSAM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: On-line & Batch, Data Conversions, Many varied

o Y2K JCL data conversion & updates.

o IFS (Intergrated Financial Systems) developer & support.





1989 to March 1999: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
For companies and small businesses including the next 5 contract positions.

Hardware: Mainframes, PCs
Operating Systems: Mainframe, MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Languages: Cobol, Cobol II, Professional, Quick BASIC, MS-ACCESS
File Structures: ISAM, VSAM, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: On-line & Batch, Data Conversions, Many varied

o Contract programming and specialized services such as installation and setup of PC computer systems and training.

o Develop / maintain genealogy, cemetery management, file management tools, water / community association billing system, computer dating, program modules and strategy that solve the coming world-wide YEAR-2000 computer crisis.





June 1998 to January 1999: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
Sun Life of Canada, Boston, MA

Agency: Ambit Technology
Hardware: IBM Mainframe, PC
Operating Systems: MVS, MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, Win95
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II, Quick BASIC
File Structures: VSAM, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: Group Life Annuity

o Complete Y2K methodology changes to a series of programs and test system.

o TU bypass conversion.

o Merging of Y2K correction code with developing products.





February 1997 to March 1998: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA

Agency: The Systems Group (TSG)
Hardware: IBM Mainframe, PC
Operating Systems: MVS, MS-DOS, Win95, WinNT
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II, Quick BASIC, MS-ACCESS
File Structures: VSAM, IDMS, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL, SAS
Applications: MAPS, Y2K, FBSI, SAS, CA

Contract 1 - February 1997 to June 1997
o Fidelity Investment Retail Marketing Company (FIRMCO)
Analyze MVS MAPS Leads database to develop a plan that would convert FOX Pro transaction data to go through the MAPS Leads production process and then design a report and output data back to the FOX Pro format.

Contract 2 - June 1997 to September 1997
o Fidelity Customer Processing Group (FCPG)
Develop and program a YEAR-2000 prototype solution for the MAPS Leads system to allow data to be read and written in centuries 1900 and 2000.

Contract 3 - September 1997 to October 1997
o Fidelity Investment Retail Marketing Company (FIRMCO)
Complete another MAPS Lead design process similar to contract 1 but using data from a DB2 database.

Contract 4 - October 1997 to March 1998
o Fidelity Data Research (FDR)
Analyze corporate-wide data to design audit trails for potential high-risk fraud applications.

Capture MVS daily production data files, convert extracted data to SAS format, upload to Client/Server for technical analysis.

Design, build and load data tables from MVS transaction data to MS-ACCESS database.





May 1996 to January 1997: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
BankBoston, Boston, MA

Agency: The Computer Merchant (TCM)
Hardware: IBM Mainframe 9021/982, PC
Operating Systems: MVS/XA, MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II, Quick BASIC
File Structures: VSAM, DB2, IDMS, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: DBS - Payroll, HR, TSO, ISPF, ENDEVOR

o Analyze and correct problems with employees in a HR IDMS database.

o Analyze newly purchased BayBank payroll / HR transaction data and develop a plan to load and convert data of the 8,000 BayBank employees to Bank of Boston IDMS database.

o Apply payroll year-end updates to archive system.





April 1996 to May 1996: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
Anderson Systems Management Associates, Salem, NH

Agency: Kenda Systems
Hardware: PC, Client/Server
Operating Systems: MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
File Structures: Btrieve
Applications: Smithware Btrieve DDF Sniffer and Builder

o Analyze client Btrieve DDF files (data dictionary) and develop data keys that allow these files to be loaded and used with MS-ACCESS database.





June 1995 to January 1996: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR
Genesys Software Systems, Methuen, MA

Agency: New Boston Systems
Hardware: IBM Mainframe 3090 & 9672, PC
Operating Systems: MVS/VSE, MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II, Micro Focus (MicroFocus) Cobol, Quick BASIC
File Structures: VSAM, DB2, IMS, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: Genesys Payroll Applications: Batch, Payroll

o Develop several reporting systems for audit and tax purposes, tax system data transfer.

o Data file conversion from a payroll service bureau to Genesys format.





October 1993 to April 1995: SPECIAL PROJECTS PROGRAMMER ANAYLST
RealWorld Corporation, Concord, NH

Hardware: IBM PC
Operating Systems: MS-DOS, Windows 3.1, UNIX
Languages: Cobol, Cobol II, Micro Focus (MicroFocus) Cobol, RM Cobol, C, Professional & Quick BASIC, MS-ACCESS
File Structures: ISAM, VSAM, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL, Btrieve
Applications: Client/Server, On-line & Batch Payroll, Accounting, PVCS, IQ Report Writer for DOS, Windows 3.1 & UNIX, On-line HELP

o Develop / maintain / support accounting software modules.

o Test / correct / package application problems for current and prior versions.

o IQ Report Writer data dictionary creation automation for ISAM and BTRIEVE files.

o Develop / maintain on-line HELP system for many applications.

o Packaging of third party applications for distribution.





December 1992 to March 1997: ADJUNT PROFESSOR
New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH

Hardware: IBM PC
Operating Systems: MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Languages: Quick BASIC
File Structures: RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: Batch, Word Processing, Spreadsheet

o Taught several semesters of "Introduction to Computers", "MS-DOS", "Microsoft Works for Windows", including course design, selecting books and additional training materials.

The age of students was from high school to grandparents.





October 1990 to October 1992: SENIOR PROGRAMMER ANAYLST
ISI Systems, Andover, MA

Hardware: IBM Mainframe 3090, PC, PS/2
Operating Systems: MVS, OS/2, MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Languages: JCL, Cobol, Cobol II, Micro Focus (MicroFocus) Cobol, Quick BASIC
File Structures: ISAM, VSAM, SQL, DB2, IMS, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: Client/Server, Batch, Insurance

o Develop automated underwriting system.

o Develop / maintain project software tools / technical analysis / programming and test plans.





October 1989 to October 1990: CONTRACT PROGRAMMER
RoyceFamily Computer Services, Webster, NH

Hardware: PC
Operating Systems: MS-DOS
Languages: Quick BASIC
File Structures: RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: Genealogy, Cemetary Manager

o Develop / maintain genealogy & cemetary manager.






February 1982 to October 1989: COMPUTER CONTRACTOR (part-time, as needed)
City of Concord Water & Sewer Billing Department, Concord, NH

Hardware: UNISYS mainframes B1865 & B1990
Operating Systems: MCPII
Languages: JCL, Cobol, NDL
File Structures: ISAM, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: On-line & Batch Municipal Water & Sewer Billing

o Develop / maintain water & sewer billing system for City of Concord.





May 1979 to October 1989: IT DIRECTOR / SYSTEMS ANALYST / PROGRAMMER
(Best position)
Concord School District, Concord, NH

I liked this position best because I created this Unisys mainframe computer system utilizing financial business applications, networking the Superintendent's Business Office with 12 schools and and then added applications and expanded features to meet user needs. I installed & maintained all computer equipment throughout the school district.

The only reason I am not with Concord today is because of budget cuts.

Hardware: UNISYS mainframes B1865 & B1990
Operating Systems: MCPII
Languages: JCL, Cobol, NDL
File Structures: ISAM, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: On-line & Batch Payroll & Accounting, Education Administration

o Managed total operations of a mainframe data processing center including: System / data back-up and recovery, user training, system / user documentation.

o Converted databases from NCR to Unisys.

o Major upgrade and computer conversion from one Unisys system to another Unisys system that improved productivity by four and saved space and cooling needs.

o Selected / installed / maintained / troubleshoot 100+ node data network, terminals printers and related equipment at 12 sites.

o Select / modify / develop Cobol application packages for personnel, payroll, budget, accounting, student records and scheduling including:
> Converted batch payroll system to on-line.

> Develop interface programs between payroll and budget applications saving many hours of reentry per week.

> Automate procedures for retroactive pay, pay increases and expected budget cost increases for new budget year.

> Monitor quality assurance for all application systems.





February 1976 to May 1979: PROGRAMMER
Concord Group Insurance Company, Concord, NH

Hardware: HONEYWELL mainframe 2040A
Operating Systems: OS
Languages: SPS Assembler, JCL, Cobol, DAP
File Structures: ISAM, RANDOM, SEQUENTIAL
Applications: On-line & Batch Insurance, Payroll, Accounting

o Computer conversion from IBM 1401 Assembler to Honeywell Cobol.

o Develop / maintain statistical, auditing and claims processing programs.

o Develop / maintain / troubleshoot national data network.

o Install / service terminal & printer equipment.

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