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Consultant Resume

NY

OBJECTIVE:

PMP, CSM certified multi - tasking Senior Management Professional brings more than 20 years of broad IT experience accompanied with in depth skills of SDLC and Agile (Scrum, Kanban, and XP) methodologies to Senior Information Technology Position involving IT Management, Strategic Research and Development, Systems and Application Architecture.

SUMMARY:

  • Performed program and project management, system analysis, planning, budgeting, and vendor management.
  • Experienced in taking enterprise IT projects through all phases while delivering high quality products and services in scope, on schedule and under budget for Financial Services, Technology, CRM, Help Desk and Ecommerce industries.
  • Implemented Agile (Scrum, Kanban, XP) and SDLC Project Management Methodologies.
  • Created short- and long-term road maps for new and existing products.
  • Reduced development and operations expenses from 15% to 25% per project by implementing new concepts and technologies.
  • Increased application availability and decreased overall operational cost.
  • Designed, organized and managed application security, security audits, scans and SOX compliance.
  • Designed and implemented solutions and systems to address regulatory compliances such as Confidential .
  • Built and led Software Development, Data Warehousing /BI, Analytical, QA, DBA and IT Operation teams.
  • Organized creation of Application Development, Data Management, Disaster Recovery (BCDR), Help Desk, Data Warehousing/ BI and Integration Strategies.
  • Built strategic partnership with Business and IT Executives.
  • Conducted due-diligence and financial plans for IT organizations, reduced project cost by 20%.
  • Implemented strategic direction for new IT initiatives and initiated risk based technology control.
  • Built and led in-house and offshore software development and support services.
  • Designed and led Golden MSD data source implementation and optimization.
  • Architected and enforced implementation of enterprise SOA design and components depository.
  • Analyzed companies' software licenses requirements and optimized deals.
  • Optimized software licenses utilization and reduced operation expenses.
  • Proactively opened communication with Bloomberg and assessed instrument coverage under existing licenses per trade platform.
  • Demonstrated strong negotiation skills.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCE:

Net Frameworks (C#, VB.Net), WPF, WCF, Win Forms, ASP.Net, Ajax, Bloomberg, UML, XML, OOD, OOP, SQL Server 2008, ORACLE 8.x/9.x, Sybase 15.x, PL SQL, MSMQ, Infragistics, Eldos “Black Box”, MS Project, MS Office, etc.

DETAILED WORK HISTORY:

Confidential, NY

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for in-depth analysis of trading systems, data process structures, database schemas, data elements and trade processing.
  • Built detailed system prototypes (process flows, screen mark ups and compliance.)
  • Tasked with creation of scope documents, flow diagrams, use cases, business rules catalogues, functional specifications, GUI mock-ups and screen prototypes.
  • In charge of creating product specs for Prime Finance and Back Office Identified key gaps in product offerings.
  • Responsible for architectural design including software and hardware realization, GUI, DB model, business framework and backend.
  • Responsible for in time implementation of Dodd - Frank regulatory requirements in Prime Services.
  • Closely monitored teams’ activities during phases of combined UAT efforts by multiple Scrum teams (pre-release sprints.)

Confidential, NY, NJ, CT

Team Lead/Architect/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with business sponsors in setting strategic direction for the following business functions: structured product data capture, global trade processing and analysis, competitive analysis and forecasting.
  • Responsible for extensive face-to-face interactions with Trade desk, back office and clients.
  • Evaluated existing applications, responded to process critical issues and defined possibilities of reengineering or reusing.
  • Introduced and Implement Scrum to IT department. Act as Scrum Master.
  • Initiated major code rewrite/decommissioning project to eliminate infrastructural risk exposure.
  • Worked on ABN.AMRO/ Confidential merger, responsible for IT Investment Banking IT integration. Responsible for producing functional specifications, environment planning, detailed work plans and test plans. Coordinated efforts with other Infrastructure, DBA and QA teams including offshore.
  • Created estimates, controlled project budget and scope, and managed client expectations.
  • Worked directly with product owners to define high-level release goals (epics) and to ensure that all necessary artifacts (user stories, other docs) are completed by BAs and prioritized by the business on time.
  • Directed IT development team of minimum 8 dedicated professionals globally and coordinated cross team efforts.
  • Was in charge of calculating resource and workforce allocations to accommodate more than 100 clients. Also in charge of orchestrating and synchronizing cross border/ functional teams covering both the US and UK units.
  • Proactively opened communication with Bloomberg and assessed instrument coverage under existing licenses per trade platform.
  • Involved in setting and monitoring project quality and performance standards. Facilitated in change management control and ensured strict adherence to the processes and procedures.
  • Worked with the middle-office in developing system enhancements that provided flash P&L, risk exposure calculation and analysis for trading desk and Security lending business globally.

Confidential, NY

Product Manager/Technical Team Leader/ Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced the entire concept of SDLC methodology, Scrum and Agile (Extreme Development) approaches to IT department. Established a process of creation, approval and maintenance of all project-related artifacts (project management documents, BA documents)
  • Implemented Kanban, SCRUM and act as Scrum Master.
  • Responsible for supporting best Agile/Scrum practices for the distributed team of software engineers, QA and BA’s.
  • Maintained product roadmap and managed life cycle of the products within the product line and across categories. Provided decision criteria that affected product portfolio and marketing strategies.
  • Acted as a technical liaison during the product selection process.
  • Responsible for discovery, design and documentation of business processes, objects and use case scenarios.
  • Researched and provided direction for business rules and critical path for the product.
  • Designed and implemented project structure and component model which allows seamless integration of 3rd parties, components and outsourced parts such as SPSS, Citibank and Harbor Payment (ADP) payment systems.
  • Solely responsible for database design, implementation and payment system integrated with Payment Harbor and Citibank
  • Played active role in team selection and management.
  • Coordinated with Project Management Office (PMO), who led scheduling and project plan maintenance for the new product development.
  • Coordinated with Business Analyst Office (BAO) and Quality Assurance (QA), who managed the creation of manual and automatic tests cases and scripts.
  • Proactively communicated with senior management on the business and technical performance of the product. Understood, utilized and improved the product rationalization process to ensure products performed at, or better than, target goals. This included taking an active role in managing the timeline and interactivity among different functional areas for projects.
  • Was responsible for producing SOW, project plan, time tables of individual activities, status reporting for the team and upper management.
  • Directed analysis, development and testing efforts of the team.

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