Curriculum Vitae for Bruce Williamson


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Contact & personal information


Summary of work experience relating to industry sectors, software and hardware platforms


Detailed work history of last seven jobs in reverse chronological order


Summarised employment history in reverse chronological order


Details of courses studied


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Over 22 years experience in the information technology industry including 12 years database administration. Experience includes all facets of database and systems administration; data modelling; application performance monitoring, analysis and tuning; systems programming; full systems development life cycle; procedure development; maintenance; support and training. Ability to communicate effectively at all technical, operational, administrative and management levels to provide effective information solutions. Capacity to adapt to new technologies, becoming productive in limited time frames. Documented broad work experience as well as the expertise to work with little or no supervision but at heart very much a team player both in the work place and outside of it.

Experience in applications, software and hardware platforms includes:

Business Applications:


Customer Information Systems

Customer Relationship Management





Human Resources Management

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting

Medical Systems

Materials Management Systems

Fleet Lease Management

Mainframe Software:

DB2 9.1 for z/OS, DPROPR/Data Propagator 9.1, CICS 4.1, NATURAL 2.3.2 & Adabas 5.1

DB2 Administration Tool 7.1, DB2 SQL Performance Analyzer, DB2 Automation Tool, DB2 Object Comparison Tool, DB2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 9.1, BMC Utilities 8.1, CA DB2 Utilities & Platinum Utilities 5.1

Omegamon XE for z/OS 4.1, DB2 Buffer Pool Analyzer 4.1, EZ-DB2 9.1, BMC AppTune 5.2, BMC MainView for DB2 7.2, BMC SQL Explorer 5.2, DB2 Buffer Pool Tool 7.1, Boole and Babbage & Insight

QMF 8.1, SPUFI, IBM Tivoli Composite Application Monitor for WebSphere 6.1, IBM Tivoli Decision Support for z/OS 1.8, IBM Tivoli zSecure Admin 1.9, FileAid 8.6.0, MXG 17.1 & SAS 8.0

Endevor, Change Manager & InfoMan

Construct 4.1.2, Predict 3.4.1 & Entire System Server

TSO/ISPF 4.8, SDSF, JMR, SMR, Netmaster MAI, OPC, Control-M 5.0, TPX, CA7, CA11 & JCL

PC/Midrange  Software:

DB2 ESE 9.1 Federated Database, DB2 ESE 9.1 for LUW, IBM Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server 6.2, IBM Data Movement Tool for DB2 9.1 & IBM Migration Toolkit 2.0.5, DB2 Connect PE for Windows 9.1, DB2 Connect EE for AIX 7.2, DB2 Visual Explain 8.0, DB2 Estimator 8.0

PowerDesigner 9.5, ERWin 5.1, IEF Composer & MS Project 3.2, MS Office 2007 & Lotus Smartsuite

Personal Communications, Reflection 7.0, Communications Manager/2 & Entire Connection

BTOS X.25 Gateway, SNA X.25 Network Gateway & SNA 3270 Emulator

Systems Software:

z/OS 1.9, OS/390 2.10, MVS/ESA & MVS/XA

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.1, openSUSE 11.3, VirtualBox 3.2, VMware 6.5, Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, NT, 98, 95, 3.1 , OS/2, Novell Netware & BTOS II 2.0.4


IBM z9, z900, z990, S/390 G5 & G6, 9672, 9221 & 9021

Unisys B20 & IBM 80x86 PC s

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02/08 - 11/09

Allied Irish Banks

Dublin, Ireland

DB2 Systems Programmer/Database Administrator - Contract

Contracted to AIB to provide DB2 systems programming and database administration services on the Acorn/iFlex, SmartDoc and Integrated Markup projects

Systems programming accomplishments included:

Database administration assignments on these projects included:


08/06 - 01/08

Lloyds TSB Bank

London, UK

DB2 Database Administrator - Contract

Contracted to Lloyds TSB Bank to provide database administration services on the OCIS, Internet Banking, BIT & Bank Letters projects.

Duties on these projects included:


05/01 - 10/05

Hewlett-Packard Ireland/Bank of Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

DB2 Database/Systems Administrator - Contract

Contracted to Hewlett-Packard Ireland to provide database and systems administration services to Bank of Ireland.

Duties on the BoI Euro, CRM & Alnova projects included:


10/00 - 05/01

Northern Territory Government

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

DB2 Database Administrator - Contract

Contracted to Northern Territory Government to provide database and systems administration services to DCIS Department of Corporate Information Services .

Duties on the DCIS project included:


12/97 - 08/00

IBM Global Services Australia

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

DB2 Database Administrator - Contract

Contracted to IBM GSA to provide database administration and production support services to the START Street and Address Reference Tables and NPAMS Network Plant Assignment Management System projects. START is 1 of the 6 most mission critical applications within the Telstra organisation, with approximately 1.5 million CICS transactions/day and 25,000 registered users 8,000 concurrent . NPAMS is another mission critical application with approximately 1.3 million CICS transactions and 7000 concurrent users.

Duties on the START project included:

Duties on the NPAMS project included:


04/97 - 10/97

Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Analyst Programmer - Contract

Contracted to BNSF to provide technical support for the implementation of the merger of the Transportation System Services TSS between Burlington Northern Railroad and Santa Fe Railway.

Duties on the TSS project included:

04/96 - 04/97

RJ Reynolds

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Analyst Programmer - Contract

Contracted to RJ Reynolds to provide technical support for the implementation of DB2 applications and to develop systems for COINS Consumer Information System .

Duties on the COINS project include:

12/92 - 04/96


Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

DB2 Database Administrator /

Senior Analyst Programmer - Contract

Contracted to Telstra to perform the database administration and systems development for the CIMS project Charging Integrity Monitoring System . In addition to developing systems for CIMS, required to provide technical support for START Street and Address Reference Tables and VAPRS Value Added Products Reporting System . The functional role requires data modelling, database administration, analysis, design, specification and programming of complex systems to meet client requirements.

Duties on the CIMS project include:

While involved with the VAPRS project, duties included coding and testing programs, demonstrating application developments to business representatives, and discussing with them the required system functionality. The VAPRS project had a function point count of 750 and was successfully developed using RAD Rapid Applications Development methodology in 30 man weeks.

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03/92 - 10/92

Comalco Mineral Products

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Analyst Programmer - Contract

1/90 - 9/91

Comtex Group Limited

Wellington, New Zealand

IT Consultant

11/87 - 7/89

Bougainville Copper Limited

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Analyst Programmer - Contract

10/86 - 7/87

M/V Jodimaro

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

1st Mate

7/86 - 10/86

Travelling around the US

3/86 - 6/86

Halfords Plc.

Redditch, United Kingdom

Analyst Programmer - Contract

7/85 - 2/86

Standard Bank S.A. Pty Ltd

Johannesburg, South Africa


1/84 - 6/85

Total S.A. Pty Ltd

Johannesburg, South Africa

Programmer - Analyst Programmer

1/83 - 12/83

Travelling around Europe and the UK

1/80 - 12/82

Anglovaal Pty Ltd

Stilfontein, South Africa

Learner Official

1/79 - 1/80

1 Rhodesian Special Air Service Regiment

Kabrit Barracks, Salisbury, Rhodesia

National Service.

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Alnova Application Back-End Development

Alnova Technologies


MainView for DB2

BMC Software


Log Master for DB2

BMC Software


DASD Manager for DB2

BMC Software


Change Manager for DB2

BMC Software


Catalog Manager for DB2

BMC Software


UNIX System Administration

Thomson Learning


Introduction to UNIX

Thomson Learning


Fast Path to DB2 UDB for Experienced Relational DBAs



DB2 High Performance Design

RYC Inc - DB2 Symposium


Advanced & Complex SQL

RYC Inc - DB2 Symposium


Advanced DB2 Programming - Techniques for Performance

RYC Inc - DB2 Symposium


Advanced DB2 Programming - Triggers, Stored Procedures & UDFs

RYC Inc - DB2 Symposium


Navigator Practitioner Overview

Ernst & Young


Business Systems Analysis

Software Education


Netware Systems Manager CNE



Structured Systems Analysis

Software Education


TSO/ISPF Introduction

Standard Bank


MVS/XA Introduction

Standard Bank


OS JCL Coding

Standard Bank


NATURAL Applications Workshop



ADABAS Concepts and Facilities



Structured Programming and Design

van Zyl and Pritchard


National Diploma 2nd year - Metalliferous Mining

Witwatersrand Technikon


AEB 'M' Levels

Guinea Fowl School

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Available on request

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