Carmine Covino available

Carmine Covino

Analyst programmer

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  • 21047 Saronno VA Freelancer in
  • Graduation: diploma
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 250 €/day
  • Languages: German (Elementary) | English (Full Professional) | French (Limited professional) | Italian (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 16.07.2012
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SKILLS
1998. Several working experiences among which a six month long one in a restaurant in London (GB).
September 1998- June 1999 Work for CGI Consulting SPA, an IBM Company developing software for banks and industries, as a programmer in an IBM Plant near Milan for
suiting an internal software package in PLI-DLI for the Millennium Bug.
Reference Project
1. Rental/Lease for the management of IBM machine renting payment and billing. Used Languages: PL1, DL1 .
Role: varying PSB, DBD, lengths, and calling programs for Y2K adjustments; program tests ; writing new routines for new data format treatment.


June 1999- May 2000 Working in a team of the banking division of the company for the develop of a new package in Cobol-CICS-DB2, although the use of CICS is hidden by the local development tool . Then, work as a free-lance consultant for other software houses . Reference projects:
2. Banking conditions and products. Used languages: Cobol, Oracle, DB2.
3. Treasury . Used language: Cobol, Oracle, DB2. Role: writing programs by using the languages above and testing them, starting from technical analysis. The CICS is managed by a local tool. Program type: TP.


May 2000- November 2000
Work as junior consultant for Trend SPA, a company developing software for banks, Sistemi2000, a body renter. Banking conditions and products. Used languages: Cobol, DB2.
Role: writing programs by using the languages above and testing them, starting from technical analysis. The CICS is managed by a local tool. Program type: TP.

Hired by Infoser SPA, a company belonging to CSC, developing software for big banks, in November 2000 . Reference projects:
Consumer Credit. Used languages: Cobol, DB2.
Role: writing programs by using the languages above and testing them, starting from technical analysis. The CICS is managed by a local tool. Program type: TP and Batch.

2001 Courses and related certifications:
CAMS 2 Functional (Credit Card Management System), a credit card processing software system;
CIS (Customer Information System);
Umbrella (an American programming tool for banking mainframes)
CAMS 2 Technical
Credit Card Business .

2001-2002 Work as a CSC consultant for SSB, a credit card processor. Used programming language: COBOL, DB2 under Hogan\'s Umbrella programming in CAMS II environment. Main activities: maintenance and development. Projects: credit card data migration and new developments.

2003- 2004 Work as a trainer of new human resources. Work for Deutsche Bank as a CSC consultant. Used programming language: COBOL, DB2 under Hogan\'s Umbrella programming in CAMS II environment. Main activities: maintenance and development. Projects: credit card data extraction and process and new developments.

2004 Work for Banca Intesa on its projects as a CSC consultant.

2004-2007 Work for Corner Banca SA, Lugano, Switzerland in the credit card division. SW development of program for direct debit, new issuing system, business card reporting system.

2007-2010 Work as a free lancer for SSB, Milan, in debit and credit card environment.

DEBIT CARD

Development of a procedure for the saving of old transactions into PS files to be stored on tapes. Development of the inverse procedure to rescue given transactions on demand, in case of a customer request.

Maintenance activities in the area of debit card billing.

UCAMP Project. Development of programs aimed to supply the Italian Treasury Department with the data of some unclear and doubtful cards.

CREDIT CARD

VAU Issuer, VAU Acquirer .

In this case, I have even played the role of data analyst because I had to convert the internal data according to the network (VISA) data structures


2010-2011 Work as a free lancer for a department of UNICREDIT Bank, Milan, in debit and credit card environment.

2011-.... Work as a free lancer for EQUENS SPA, a credit card issuer and acquirer.

System test environment creation: conversion and parametrization of JCL.

Migration of some data from VSAM to DB2. Parameter table building for general interfaces. In such a case, I had to create tables and PS file structures according to the customer requirement. In some cases, I had to optimize the data structures, after the customer approval.

Analysis and Development for the Conversion of “Astronomical Date” (the unique key of a transaction in the Acquiring world, hard to manage) to a new unique key (numeric and with a tie-breaker).

TRANSACTION HISTORY PROCEDURE.

Data analysis and development of programs for showing transaction data. I had to decode data by using the network (MASTERCARD, VISA, JCB) manuals and data structures. Then, I had to create my data structures for my programs.
REFERENCES
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TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
2-4 weeks
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