Mark R Tanaka



1995 - Present    Hewitt Associates - Lincolnshire, Illinois

Project Manager/Systems Analyst
Manage all base code used in the Batch processes for an internal DB2 based HR processing system.  I led project teams to determine business need, design, develop, and maintain all aspects of a proprietary mainframe system which daily processes Defined Benefits, Defined Contributions, and Health and Welfare for seveal million participants.

1992 - 1995  Zenith Data Systems - Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Systems Analyst
Responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of a complete retail cataloging system on the HP/957 computer for a major PC manufacturer.  Was one of the project leaders involved in the implementation of a new Unix-based cataloging, inventory and shipping system on an HP/UX platform along with managing several contract programmers.

1989 - 1992  Arvey Paper & Office Products - Chicago, Illinois

Senior Programmer/Analyst
Involved with the initial implementation and continued support of a complete retail point of sale, invoicing, and inventory system on the HP/3000 series of mini-computers. Also provided in-house support for all PC's.

1985 - 1989  Management Data Communications Corp. - Rosemont , Illinois

Involved with the maintenance and development of both batch and online portions of a Medicare Claims processing system in an IBM S/38 environment.  Developed responses for RFP’s and created supporting documentation for system processes.

1983 - 1985 CodeWriter Corp. - Niles, Illinois

Microcomputer Developer
Developer of retail software such as program generators, database management systems, educational development tools, and accounting applications. Developed for the IBM PC, Apple II's and other lines of personal computers.


Technical - IBM

Technical – PC

Technical – HP

Technical – HP/500


B.S. Computer Science, Geneva College , Beaver Falls , PA , May 1983
B.S. Mathematics, Geneva College , Beaver Falls , PA , May 1983