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Gary Souders is currently living in Arlington, Texas, working as an Owner in "Souders Energy Resources" and is interested in Business for Sale, Home Based Biz, Work from Home.
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Job Title

Owner

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Location

Arlington, Texas

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Business for Sale, Home Based Biz, Work from Home

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Gary Souders
4205 PLEASANT FOREST CT.
ARLINGTON, TX 76015
(HOME) 682-557-8291 (CELL) 682-597-7327
EMAIL: GARY_SOUDERS@YAHOO.COM

SUMMARY

SENIOR AS/400-ISERIES SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, PROJECT MANAGER, PROGRAMMER
ANALYST AND DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR WITH EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN ALL PHASES
OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES. EXPERTISE IN TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE DESIGN AND
IMPLEMENTATION WITH EXCEPTIONAL TROUBLESHOOTING, TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION
SKILLS. A UNIQUE BLEND OF IBM MIDRANGE, MAINFRAME AND NETWORKING
TECHNOLOGIES SPECIALIZING IN SYSTEM UPGRADES, CONSOLIDATIONS, PROGRAMMING
AND MIGRATIONS TO AND FROM A VARIETY OF IBM MAINFRAMES AND AS/400'S.
EXCELLENT INTERPERSONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS WITH CLIENTS AND ALL
LEVELS OF MANAGEMENT.

Key Competencies

DATABASE AND DEVELOPMENT: DATABASE IMPLEMENTATION, DB2/400 DATABASE
ADMINISTRATION & SECURITY, DATABASE BACKUP AND RECOVERY DATABASE
PERFORMANCE & MONITORING, CAPACITY PLANNING, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, SYSTEMS
INTEGRATION CONTRACTOR/VENDOR MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIC PLANNING,
SYSTEMS SECURITY AND USER ADMINISTRATION, TECHNICAL ARCHITECTURE PLANNING,
SYSTEMS SOFTWARE INSTALLATIONS, SYSTEMS PERFORMANCE TUNING, TCP/IP
NETWORKING ADMINISTRATION AND IMPLEMENTATIONS
Planning and Project: Business Case Preparation, Business Feasibility
Studies, Cost Benefit Analysis, Financial Analysis Project Estimating,
Project Planning, Project Scheduling, Project Requirements, Process
Reengineering, Disaster Recovery Planning, Formal Presentations, Classroom
Instruction
Programming and Technical: OS/400 V2R1 thru V5R2, installation, PTF
installation, COBOL/400, RPG/400, CL, ILE, Query/400, SQL/400, BRMS,
CICS/400, JDE, JBA, Lawson, Right Fax, Help Systems ROBOT products, Aldon
Change Management , HTML, FTP, Hawkeye, DBU, DFU, MIMIX, iTera, PKMS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


GLEN OAKS LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION, DALLAS, TX (2008)


RPG Programmer / Operations Analyst

o Contractor responsible for day to day production processing for warehouse
fulfillment operation, RPG programming changes as needed. Developed new
CL production processes reducing weekly processing from 5 days to 3 days.
Supported end-user activities, serviced Zebra barcode printers. Reduced
DASD usage by over 5% by removing unneeded files from the system. i5
model 520 at V5R3.

EMC2 Corp., Dallas, TX 2006-2008

Hardware Customer Engineer (CE)

o Responsible for on-site maintenance, repair and installation/de-
installation of Enterprise Storage systems and Storage Arrays, DMX
Symmetrix, Clariion, Centera SAN and NAS storage solutions. McData,
Brocade & Cisco switches Certified EMC Proven Professional.
Contract Professional, Ft. Worth, TX 2001-2006


FIRST COMMAND FINANCIAL SERVICES, FORT WORTH, TX (2005-2006)


Senior iSeries Systems Administrator

o Developed new Disaster Recovery Plan, Security documentation and Current
State documentation. Supported end-user activities, serviced printers
utilizing Remedy software. Reduced daily DASD usage by over 100gb by
adjusting audit receiver functionality.

Perot Systems, Plano, TX (2005-2005)


Security Administrator

o Responsible for security administration for Vanguard Corp (Alamo and
National Rent a Car) granting/removing Windows NT user access, system
and applications access as requested. Trouble shoot user security issues
and granting access to necessary shared network drives and folders.

Transplace, Inc., Plano, TX (2003-2004)


AS/400 Engineer / Systems Administrator

o Installed, configured and implemented Two AS/400-iSeries systems for
mainframe migration project. Developed and proposed a High Availability
backup system. Developed a disaster recovery plan using High Availability
technology. Evaluated and tuned both systems and network for optimal
performance. Provided operational training and documentation to
operations staff.

Colonial Savings, Ft. Worth, TX (2002- 2003)


Mainframe Programmer Analyst

o Applications Development and maintenance programming on in-house mortgage
loan servicing system utilizing RPG, Cobol/LE, CICS/LE, using VSAM on a
VSE/ESA mainframe system.

Advancepcs, Richardson, TX (2001-2002)


AS/400 Systems Administrator

o Conducted third party software evaluations, installation, upgrades and
UDB/DB2 analysis for performance tuning and enhancements.

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Fort Worth, TX 1997-2001


Senior Member AS/400 Technical Staff

o Provided AS/400-iSeries technical support, systems administration and
Database Administration to (14) AS/400 Outsourcing Clients, including
operating system upgrades, hardware configurations, programming in
Cobol/400, Disaster Recovery planning and upgrades. Provided AS/400
technical expertise to New Business group for bid/proposal for
outsourcing activities.
o Clients: Carrier Air-conditioning, Syracuse NY; Hamilton-Sundstrand
(Division of UTC) Windsor Locks, CT.; United Technologies Corp (UTC);
Rent-A-Car; Chicago, IL; Service Corp Intl (SCI - Funeral Homes) Houston,
TX.

Minyard Food Stores, Coppell, TX 1995-1997


Systems Administrator / Database Administrator.

o Managed the installation and implementation of the new AS/400 system to
support a new warehousing and purchasing software system. Responsible for
setting system standards and procedures, evaluation, ordering and
installation of all new hardware and third party software needed to
complete the systems implementation (V3R2). Installed, implemented and
administered Aldon Change Management System, Hawkeye and DBU.
o Managed all data access and system/user/object security. Developed and
tested applications using Cobol/400 and CL to automate DBA and
operational functions (reorg's, data archive, purges). Continually
analyzed database performance to suggest applications performance
enhancements thru file restructuring.

DCS Consulting, Richardson, TX 1991-1995


Consultant

o This company was an IBM Premier Business Partner. Worked on numerous and
varied assignments.
o Performed several V2R3 and V3R0M5 OS/400 system upgrades and disaster
recovery for a number of smaller AS/400 clients.
Projects: IBM, Dallas/Fort Worth 1991-1993; Colonial Savings, Fort Worth
1994; Baptist Annuity Board, Dallas TX 1994; Frozen Food Express, Dallas
TX 1995


Education

COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDIES, TARRANT COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, DALLAS, TX

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Gary Souders
Name: Gary Souders
Link: http://www.salespider.com/p-5062911/gary-souders
Location: Arlington,Texas,United States
Job Title: Owner
Company: Souders Energy Resources

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