James Volstad, HP/Tandem Nonstop Consultant

8114 Sandbar Point

San Antonio, TX  78254

612.670.1396

 

jvolstad@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Experience

2003 Healthcare

Consultant IDX LastWord, Tandem

 

New development and code maintenance on a IDX LastWord 5.x Hospital Information System running on a Tandem/HP S74000 Nonstop Server.

 

  • OLTP Pathway Client/Server applications
  • ODBC/JDBC Interfaces
  • COBOL85 batch systems
  • GUI screen development

 

2002-2003 Financial

Consultant Tandem

 

K to S series migration to include testing and modification of on-line and batch applications, testing of POS ASYNC devices and system verification of National WAN (AWAN, SWAN and GAP software)

 

  • Money Order processing (on-line and batch)
  • Money Gram wire transfer
  • On-call 24x7 for POS support

 

2000-2002 Retail

Senior Developer Tandem

 

ROLAP development using SQL/MP on a 15 TB Tandem S74000 data warehouse and a SUN E10K server (middleware). Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Merchandise Presentation Display (MPD)
  • Vendor Compliance System (VCS)
  • Automated Inventory Replenishment (AIR)

 

 

 

1999-2000 Healthcare

Consultant IDX/LastWord, Tandem

 

Performed enhancement and development on the IDX LastWord 4.x/5.x Hospital Information System. Environment is a 16 CPU K20000 using COBOL85, SCOBOL, NS/SQL, and C. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • User Password encryption (LastWord 4.x)
  • Core patient applications
  • Tandem to PC extracts
  • Patient reporting (batch)

 

1999 Healthcare

Consultant IDX/LastWord, Tandem

 

Y2k migration from a non-Tandem platform to LastWord 4.x (Tandem). Environment is a 8 CPU K10000 using COBOL85, SCOBOL and ENFORM. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Batch Host/Tandem conversion
  • Custom batch reporting

 

1998-1999 Financial

Consultant Tandem

 

Performed legacy maintenance on Tandem system for online and batch systems. Environment is a K10000 using COBOL85, SCOBOL, and NS/SQL for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Trade and Clearing updates
  • Y2K testing and updates
  • Batch reports for Brokers

 

1996-1998 Healthcare

Consultant Tandem

 

Performed development and implementation of online and batch Pharmacy applications as a Tandem programmer/analyst. Environment is a Tandem K1000 using COBOL85, SCOBOL and ENFORM for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Pharmacy Benefit
  • Billing
  • Online approval system
  • Batch reporting

 

1995-1996 Retail

Consultant Tandem

 

Performed analysis, development and implementation of on-line and batch retail applications. Additionally, managed a team of 5 consultants working on different projects for client. Environment was a Tandem K10000 using COBOL85, SCOBOL, and NS/SQL for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Store Inventory
  • Batch reporting

 

1994-1995 Healthcare

Consultant Tandem

 

Performed development and implementation of Medical/Hospital Information applications as. Environment was a Tandem VLX using COBOL and SCOBOL for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Medical Information Management (MIMS)
  • Legacy to Tandem ODBC Systems
  • PC to Tandem online Operative Notes

 

1992-1994 Healthcare

Programmer/Analyst IDX/LastWord Tandem

 

Performed design, analysis, maintenance, and programming of PHAMIS/IDX (2.X) on-line and batch patient care systems. Environment was a Tandem Cyclone and VLX using COBOL, SCOBOL, TAL, ENFORM and ENABLE for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Admissions, Transfers, Discharges
  • Patient Registration
  • Order Entry
  • Billing (Tandem to Host)
  • Batch reporting

 

1989-1992 Telecommunications

Programmer/Analyst Tandem

 

Performed design, analysis, maintenance, and programming of on-line and batch applications. Environment was a Tandem TXP and EXP using COBOL and SCOBOL for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Customer Service
  • Order Entry
  • Accounts Receivable/Payable
  • Trouble Ticket Systems

1987-1989 Education

Programmer/Analyst Novell LAN

 

Responsibilities included design, analysis, maintenance, and programming of applications used in support of school district student database and grade reporting. Environment was a PC based LAN running Novell Netware. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Class assignments
  • Grade tracking and reporting
  • Teacher assignments
  • District reporting

 

1985-1987 Insurance

Programmer /Analyst Data General

 

Responsibilities included design, analysis, maintenance, and programming of Insurance applications for use within company headquarters as well as outside access by agents. Environment was a Data General MV-4000 using COBOL for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Financial tracking
  • Customer Database
  • Billing
  • Batch and on-line reporting
  • PC to Mini Interface

 

1983-1985 Healthcare

Programmer Tandem

 

Responsibilities included design, analysis, maintenance, and programming of online medical systems for resale to Medical Centers. Environment was a Tandem Nonstop II using COBOL and SCOBOL for development. Application development and analysis include:

 

  • Nursing Care
  • Medical Abstracting
  • OR System
  • Patient Billing
  • Project Cost Control System.

 

1979 - 1998 US Army Reserve San Antonio, TX, Louisville, KY

USAR Soldier

         Signal and Communications Instructor

 

1972 - 1979 US Army Augsburg, Germany, San Antonio, TX

Active Soldier

         Signal Intelligence

 

 

Education

1982 Army Institute for Professional Development

Certificate of Completion, Advanced Data Processing

1983 San Antonio College

AAS Computer Programming

1985 San Antonio College

AAS Computer Applications Design

Skills

COBOL85, SCOBOL, TAL, C, ENFORM, ENABLE, TACL, SQL, ENSCRIBE PATHWAY, TMF, INSPECT, EDIT/TEDIT, SPOOLCOM, PERUSE, WINDOWS, MS-DOS, DBASE, BASIC

 

TANDEM HARDWARE: NS II, TXP, EXP, CLX, VLX, CYCLONE, HIMALAYA, S74000