Dave Bechtel
1987 Westview Lane
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
(847) 546-5488 -- DJBECHTE@YAHOO.COM

PROFILE

Console Operations Analyst with over 9 years of experience in a cutting-edge technical environment. Exceptional monitoring, multitasking and optimization skills. Seeking a challenging position that requires solid experience in an OS/390 Sysplex or MVS/JES2 mainframe environment; also willing to consider VM or UNIX/Linux environment. Strongly believe in honesty, accountability, loyalty, trust, team communication, and information sharing.

EXPERIENCE

Hewitt Associates          Lincolnshire, IL
Senior-level Console Operations Analyst June 1995-Nov. 1999
  • Simultaneous monitoring of multiple Enterprise-level systems and environments including: IBM OS/390 Sysplex with JES2, VM/ESA, HP 992, VTAM, and Worldwide Intranet.
  • Detect, diagnose, and troubleshoot issues with all Enterprise-level systems on a daily basis.
  • Standardized procedures and created application in VM REXX to ensure smooth communication between shifts. This resulted in clear and efficient shift transitions for the past 5 years.
  • Developed VM REXX utilities to assist operations team, which allowed for more efficient workflow.
  • Created Lotus Notes database which provided the team with a troubleshooting guide for common problems.
  • Took initiative to create online command-reference documentation for all major systems using VM and Novell network shared disks.
  • Volunteered for Disaster Recovery simulations.
  • Scheduled cross-platform job submissions using CONTROL-M and HP EXPRESS.
  •  
    HP Systems Operations Specialist Aug. 1990-June 1995
  • Performed nightly system backups of client data, including off-site copies.
  • Initiated batch jobs to generate client benefits selection reports.
  • Organized and distributed reports to teams representing corporate clients.
  • TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENTS

    Operating Systems Tools
    MVS, OS/390, SNA TSO, ISPF, NCCF, PIE and SuperSession, CONTROL-M
    VM/ESA, CMS REXX, PROFS, XEDIT
    Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0 IBM 3270 emulation, Lotus Notes 3.x and 4.5.7
    Linux Caldera, Red Hat, SuSE, Mandrake, SQUID proxy cache
    AIX and Solaris Netview 6000 Intranet monitor
    OS/2 2.1, Warp

    EDUCATION

  • Lake Zurich High School - 2 years, Graduated 1990.
  • Two years of Vocational COBOL - Awarded VICA Bronze medal for COBOL coding, 1990.
  • Gordon Technical High School - 2 years.
  • SKILLS & INTERESTS
  • Long-running interest in computers.
  • Previous microfiche and print quality-control experience.
  • PC skills - DOS Batch programming, advanced shell concepts, hardware setup, memory optimization, SCSI.
  • Linux - shell programming, installation, hardware setup, system configuration and optimization.
  • Developed personal website.
  • Motorcycles - Daily rider.
  • Make your own free website on Tripod.com