John T Rice (Tom)
Information Technology with over 37 years of experience. Most of my job experience has been in Mainframe Cobol software development. On the personal side, I am an FCC Licensed Amateur (Extra) radio operator, Bluegrass Banjo Picker, Harley-Davidson rider, Personal Computer enthusiast, former BSA Scoutmaster, BSA Eagle Scout 1968, BSA Wood Badge 2003. I write webpages from scratch using HTML (avoiding WYSIWYGs), and I build and repair PCs. I enjoy working with people, and sharing my knowledge with others.
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2013-present Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC
Technical support of GE Centricity, Siemens Soarian, and other Acute Care Clinical applications for the Greenville Health System (formerly known as Greenville Hospital System).
2005-2012 UnitedHealth Group, Greenville, SC
Sr Applications Developer / Systems Analyst
MVS JCL, Cobol, CICS, Batch, Endeavor, TSO, TSO-QMF, DB2/SQL, Oracle/SQL,
Rational Requisite Pro, RSA.
Programming/Analysis & Systems Analyst for Network Database, Payment Systems. Medical Provider Maintenance, Eligibility Systems Maintenance, Onboarding/pricing Claims, Member EOB processing, Provider Remittance Advice processing.
1997-2005 MetLife, Greenville, SC
Information Systems Consultant
Work involving MVS JCL, Cobol-2, Macro-Level & Command-Level CICS, Batch, Changeman, TSO
Programming/Analysis. Group Universal Life: Development of Full Service Life system, Automated Enrollment, maintenance of Batch & CICS Full/Term Life GUL programming systems. Institutional Dental Insurance: Cost saving changes to Clearinghouse claim intake, and, Provider EOB/Check consolidation, maintenance of Batch & CICS claims payment systems.
1995-1997 UnitedHealth Care, Greenville, SC
Business Analysis Consultant
MVS JCL, Cobol-2, Command-Level CICS, Batch, TSO
Programming/Analysis in Group Medical Insurance: development & maintenance of Batch & CICS claims payment systems.
I was an integral part of the systems split from MetLife Group Health to UnitedHealth care.
Business Analyst in IS Corporate Security: Y2K compliance effort, cleanup of the RACF databases, the moving of the AARP account from Prudential to UHC.
Sr. Systems Analyst
MVS JCL, Cobol-2, Macro-Level & Command-Level CICS, Batch, TSO, VM. Development & maintenance of Batch & CICS Group Medical, Dental, & Vision claim payment systems. I maintained a CICS/Batch IO System, and converted it from Macro-level to
Command-level/Cobol-2. I was a lead programmer in conversion of all systems from macro-level to command-level/Cobol-2 within the Group Medical systems.
1980-1982 Dan River Manufacturing, Greenville, SC
Work involving OS/VS Cobol, Command-Level CICS, OS JCL, Roscoe/Librarian. Worked on order and inventory systems.
1978-1980 South Carolina Appalachian Computer Commission
DOS/VS Cobol, RPG II. This was (now defunct) a non-profit organization that provided computer services for other non-profit organizations (schools, city and/or county governments, etc). Worked on fixed assets, real estate, and government vehicle maintenance and planning/zoning.
1977-1978 Winn Dixie, Greenville, SC
Computer Operator - IBM 370-125 & 370-145.
1972-1973 University Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
1973-1975 Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC - Data Processing Computer Technology (Cobol, RPG-II, Assembler, Fortran)
1995 Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC - AS/400 Operations (Operator Essentials, RPG/400 Level-I/Level-II)
2012-2013 Skillsoft - A+ certification.
2014 - In my Senior year at Limestone College - BS Computer Science: Programming.