Richard W. Pearl
11720 Beltsville Drive, 5th Floor
Beltsville, Maryland 20705
1992-2000 BELL ATLANTIC, Silver Spring, Maryland
1985-1995 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, Portsmouth, Virginia
1998-Present Curriculum Manager Bell Atlantic Information Systems Education Center (ISEC)
§ Instructor - provided training on Mainframe MVS/TSO and Cobol programming language
to new hires through lecture and hands on case studies in a six week educational course.
§ Manage Initial Programming Skills Curriculum, responsible for the content, schedule and
implemention of Core and technical track classes, based on the training requirements of recruiting.
1994-1998 Application Specialist Bell Atlantic Information Systems (IS)
§ Designed, implemented and maintained the Business Revenue Information System (BRIS),
encompassing 200+ Cobol programs, JCL, VSAM Databases and SQL/DB2, utilizing MVS
Mainframe, Endeavor, RPM and Rimdoc; with Windows, Excel, Server FTP and CWW
(corporate Web application) as client interface tools. Expanse of support included 7 sites.
§ Completed Year2000 inventory, remediation, testing and deployment of all BRIS Cobol
software for compliancy with Year2000 conversion standards, 1 year ahead of schedule.
§ Proactively identified and completed analyses of vendor software support cost effectiveness,
resulting in a cost savings of 240k/year through in-house software development.
§ Reduced system outage time and abends by 75% (avg 43 abends/month down to 11;
approx 1,500 jobs run/month). Delivered an average of 60 projects and enhancements per year,
all early or on time, with a 100% success rate.
Temple University - Philadelphia Pennsylvania Bachelor of Science - Computer Information Sciences, August 1991
Successful completion of over 20 professional and technical courses at Bell Atlantic, including:
- Oracle, Sql, Sqlplus
- DB2 Application Programming
- Client/Server Data Management
- Requirements Management
- Software Quality Assurance
- Project Planning, Tracking & Oversight
- C Programming
- C++ Programming
- Software Testing
- Configuration Management
- Microsoft Excel
- Quality Education Systems
- Quality Improvement Process Management
- Smartest Via/Insight