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*** **SeaTac**, **Washington** **98168***

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Seeking a position where I can help leverage your systems with my Analytical, Database, Development and Programming skills.

I have been a systems application programmer/analyst/developer for over 20 years, working in various development environments. My most recent experience is in a mid-range environment, utilizing COBOL, and skilled in systems analysis, database design, full cycle development, and system administration. Additionally, I have been the supervisor / manager of a programming department for the past 9 years.

With this unique background, I am poised to help your organization maintain your systems and also take them to the next level and beyond.


Development: COBOL, CLP, Query/400, PDM, SEU, DDS, SQL, VBA, Oracle(v7), HTML

Exposure to: C, RPG, XML

Environments: iSeries(AS/400, i5, System i )[OS/400], VAX[VMS], PC[Windows/DOS]

Utilities: MS Office/Access, Group-1(Postal), FTP, Mailtool(email), PKZip, pgp, Kana(CRM), Visio

Applications: Direct Marketing (Travel/Tourism, Gaming, Software, Financial), Real Estate Information

Language: basic Spanish, learning German.

*Employment History*

July 1996 -- September 2009

June 2000 -- September 2009 as /Programming Supervisor/.

/Applications Programmer/Analyst, Programming Supervisor/ -- Bowne and Company <>, Kent, WA.

/Applications Programmer/Analyst, Programming Supervisor/ -- Vestcom International <>, Kent, WA.

/Applications Programmer/Analyst/ -- Manus Direct, Seattle, WA.
Maintained the same position through two acquisitions, and was promoted to Supervisor in June 2000.

Direct Marketing Services. I have developed and maintained Direct Marketing databases / data warehouses and fulfillment systems, reporting and supporting systems, along with custom ETL software. Client industries include Travel/Tourism, Software, Gaming and Financial. Additionally, I have developed, enhanced and maintained many in-house tools and utilities, most dealing with mailing and email address enhancements and cleansing, and others dealing with data analysis, statistics and systems monitoring and support.

Most applications and databases were developed and maintained on an iSeries (AS/400) mid-range system. COBOL, Query/400, CL and various other software tools, including third party software, were used. Additionally I prepared / interfaced data for Web and CRM application systems.

I have supervised a small, but cohesive team of developers, ranging in size from 3 to 5 individuals, including contractors. I have also done some System Administration and Systems Programming tasks in support of our secure environment.

March 1986 - November 1995

/Applications Programmer/Analyst/ - TRW REDI Property Data, Seattle, WA.

/Applications Programmer/Analyst/ -- Washington Real Estate Register, Seattle, WA.

Maintained the same position through an acquisition.

Wrote and maintained components of a Real Estate Information database, as well as products developed from that system, including On-line system, Microfiche and printed. This included updates of the databases from various divergent data sources, mainly from county government data files pertaining to Real Estate information.

The on-line system ran on a Vax minicomputer with VMS operating system and an Oracle database. The software consisted of SQL and Pro*COBOL code using Oracle Forms. Some aspects of the business were developed in COBOL and Clipper/xBase on Personal Computers. Was trained as an Oracle Database Administrator.

April 1983 - March 1986, part-time.

October 1980 - December 1982, part-time.

/Computer Lab Supervisor/ - Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA.

Supervised the student computer lab and assisted students in software and programming projects in various software packages and programming languages on Personal Computers. Also assisted in computer seminar instruction for by Edmonds Community College and Central Washington University.

October 1984 - February 1985, part-time

July 1984 - September 1984, full-time

/Programmer/ - Reynolds Corporation, Lynnwood, WA.

Programmed and maintained BASIC programs on a MAI Basic Four minicomputer. Various applications included; sales analysis, inventory valuation, and other manufacturing related systems.

June 1982 - September 1982, 200 hour internship for ATA Data Processing degree.

/Programmer/ - Snohomish County Public Utility District #1, Everett, WA.

Programmed and maintained statistical and load forecasting programs in COBOL and FORTRAN on a DOS/VSE 4341, using CONDOR and CMS EDGAR for on-line programming.

*Volunteer Work*

BSA -- Cub Scouts as a Den Leader working with and mentoring young boys since 2008.

Genealogy research assistance to researchers at the local library genealogy collection, both online and hardbound resources. Through the local genealogical society.

Vice-President; Trustee -- church council. Assist with services; help with maintenance; school computer technician.


1985 -- 1986 /General Business Administration, Bachelor of Science/, Central Washington University Extended Degree Center, Lynnwood, WA. Not completed due to full-time employment.

June 1985 /Business Administration, Associate of Arts and Sciences Pre-professional Transfer degree/, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA.

August 1982 /Data Processing, Associate of Technical Arts/, Everett Community College, Some classes taken at Edmonds Community College September 1979 - December 1981.


Available under separate cover.

*What Others Say About Me*

"Dan was effectively both a technician and a business analyst, able to communicate well with both non-technical clients and software developers...Dan is a quick learner and an excellent problem solver. He was a principled, valued employee of this company. I particularly recommend Dan for work requiring analysis, attention to detail and creative problem-solving." Graeme Curtis -- Bowne & Co.

"Daniel is very competent and a hard-working person. His math is strong. His work is done quickly and correctly. He can contribute greatly to data processing production...He learns new procedures very quickly". Mary Helen Hudson -- Snohomish County PUD

"Dan Volkmann is a dependable employee and well-liked by his co-workers. He is a hands-on supervisor and does whatever it takes to get the job done and insure that deadlines are met." Shirley Zaic -- Bowne & Co.

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