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Luiz Goncalves


Last update: 15.05.2018

System Architect; Cobol/Java Developer; Mainframe migration specialist; Oracle DBA

Company: SW Infor
Graduation: Electrical Engineer-Universidade de São Paulo-USP
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Languages: English (Limited professional) | French (Limited professional) | Portuguese (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Elementary)




I am an experienced analyst and programmer, with more than 30 years working with Cobol, more than 20 years working with Oracle DBA and PL/SQL Developer and more than 14 years working with Java.

I have been working with Unisys DMSII in many clients as a DBA, with normal activities of database changes, reorganizations, backup and recovery procedures.  As a performance analyst in Unisys environment, I have been working on reducing of programs execution time with business rule analysis and database access to define changes that reduce utilization mainframe resources.  I am also an experienced Cobol, EAE and WFL developer.

I have been involved in Cobol mainframe migration projects since 1995 and in the last 12 years working to move mainframe applications to Java/J2EE in Linux/Unix/Windows platforms. I have been responsible for Java solutions for mainframe business rules, ETL process, with Oracle, SQL Server and Mysql, and definition of the infrastructure to achieve the same mainframe SLA. 

I am an experienced Oracle DBA and have been working with Windows, Linux server and Shell Script since 2000.

  1. Java
  2. JavaScript/ASP/PHP/JSP/HTML
  3. Cobol74/Cobol85
  4. Algol/Dcalgol/Dmalgol
  6. PL/SQL, including Oracle Forms/Reports
  7. Transact-SQL
  8. Visual Basic
  9. Shell Script
  10. PHP

Project history

Responsible for developing solutions for automatic migration from mainframe systems(Cobol) to open-systems (Java and Oracle/SqlServer/DB2). I have coordinated several migration projects as well as development teams for the inclusion of new features in applications. I worked in more than 20 mainframe migration projects, with applications from 50.000 to 2.000.000 online transactions/day achieving huge cost reduction of hardware and software.


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