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Chief Technology Officer Resume

New York, CitY

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Chief Technology Officer

Confidential, New York City

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged by founders to take a business idea and build a best - of-class, industry respected Capital Markets service bureau, currently processing trillions of dollars annually and supporting several of the largest banks and trading institutions on Wall St.
  • Participated in M&A efforts, executing both business and technology-related due diligence tasks, growing technology staff five-fold and customer base four-fold in recent years.
  • Responsible for management and maintenance of technology infrastructure and the implementation and oversight of procedural best practices, with particular emphasis on audit and regulatory compliance, and increasingly cybersecurity requirements.
  • Empowered by executive management to identify, design and/or develop new technologies and solutions that will improve efficiency, reduce costs, and offer competitive advantages and/or growth opportunities.
  • Drove adoption of ITIL/ITSM best practices, implemented using Atlassian product suite, to improve service level maturity.
  • Defined and executed strategic R&D initiatives - feasibility studies and proofs of concept in applicability of emerging technologies such as Blockchain (preparing for DTCC adoption), machine learning, and use of Confidential / Confidential programming, to name a few.
  • Communicated technology strategy to employees, stakeholders, and where required, customers, utilizing a number of strategic analysis techniques, including PESTEL, Ansoff, 5 Forces, and SWOT.
  • Piloted use of OKR to improve identifying and measuring team objectives.

Software Architecture & Development

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Architected next-generation trading platform - a reactive microservices-based architecture using Spring Boot, Java 8/Scala, React, and Kafka.
  • Implemented MarginCalculator, a SPA/SaaS TBA margining solution, recently relaunched to support the FINRA Rule 4210 (Margin Requirements). Implemented in Java 8/Scala, and the Play Framework.
  • Implemented strategies around legacy application modernization, emphasizing use of microservices and functional programming.
  • Led in-house adoption of Agile SDLC and DevOps.
  • Designed and implemented geographically dispersed data centers utilizing technologies from Checkpoint, Confidential, Cisco, Citrix, VMware, Oracle, Nimble, Microsoft, IBM, and Redhat.
  • Overseeing data center consolidation and refresh following recent company acquisition, leading to projected savings of at least 60%.
  • Overseeing expansion into Oracle Cloud, and appraisal of secondary cloud providers, including AWS and IBM Cloud.
  • Implemented Cybersecurity strategy based on NIST Framework in preparation of DFS NYCRR Part 500 compliance requirement, and the SEC 17a-4 regulation around electronic data archiving (as Acting CISO).
  • Installed, supported and managed all Oracle RAC environments utilizing both DataGuard and Dbvisit for replication. Releases supported are 10g, 11gR2 and 12cR2.
  • Piloted Data Warehouse and Data Lake implementations to support Finance Department and Quantitative Analytics Team.
  • Generated infrastructure-related objectives and budgets; reviewed and approved major contracts for computing and IT services and equipment.

Lead Java Architect

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Intranet solution for legacy application modernization, migrating agent management system from primarily mainframe to web-based solution utilizing Java technologies.
  • Worked with management to implement a number of company-wide best practices in the use of Java technologies and GOF design patterns.

Lead Java Architect

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Managed project developing custom Java Linux Desktop solution planned for rollout to 80,000+ AIG users, ensuring consistent interoperability with existing Microsoft-based server-side infrastructure.
  • Directed and oversaw the implementation of enterprise Java technologies at CSFB in the development of an online equities trading platform.
  • Worked with Java Design Center to provide qualified real-world feedback for consideration in the evolution of enterprise Java technologies.
  • Implemented solution for direct selling of Confidential hardware to SunGard clients by architecting e-commerce site developed using Java, J2EE on JRun, XML and Oracle on a clustered Solaris platform. Solution was Punchout Ready™ for integration into clients Ariba installations.

Chief Architect

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a Titanium-level partnership with Mercury Interactive utilizing their technologies to generate new service offerings around Business Technology Optimization (BTO), business availability, vendor management solutions, and strategic business alignment managed services.
  • Developed online credit-rating application for construction credit-rating agency using Java/J2EE, JBoss, XML, and MySQL on Unix platform.
  • Consulted with wireless software start-up providing guidance in architectural redesign to support future growth potential in DRM.
  • Migrated Merrill Lynch equities derivatives software to latest release of Solaris platform, serving as project manager and lead developer. Technologies included C/C++.
  • Migrated Deutsche Bank fixed income group trading software from AIX to latest release of Solaris platform, serving as project manager and technical lead. Technologies included C/C++ and UIM/X.

Senior Software Engineer

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Architect with corporate-wide initiative to innovate new market data products. Designed and oversaw development - client and server side - of real-time news feed and publishing platforms, developed using C++, CORBA, Java and Java Swing.
  • Implemented much of the C++-based CORBA messaging infrastructure for platforms.

Senior Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Mentored recently formed software team developing microwave network management software in C++, UML (using StP), and the Versant OODBMS.
  • Assisted management and project leads to better understand the object-oriented technologies being used in construction of software.

Senior Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Nostro cash reconciliation system using Visual C++, C++, RogueWave, Oracle, ClearCase and SWIFT.
  • Conceived, designed and developed extensible generic reconciliation system, again using Visual C++, C++, RogueWave, Oracle, ClearCase and SWIFT.

Senior Software Engineer (Consultant)

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed advanced network monitoring software for Confidential networking equipment using UML, C++, X/MOTIF, ASN.1 standard and ClearCase.

Senior Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed advanced network management software for Siemens networking equipment, using OMT/UML, C++, and the ASN.1 standard.
  • Participated in ITU Working Group designing data transfer standards within UMTS. Designs were implemented using RM-ODP standard.

Lecturer, Research Assistant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Undertook doctoral research in mathematical modeling of neurological development and its application to the creation of more biologically accurate Kohonen neural networks. Models implemented in Standard ML (SML) and C++.
  • Taught formal methods using algebraic specifications and Z; computational mathematics; and functional programming using SML.
  • Developed and taught M.Sc. on Biological Object-Based Learning course, specifically focusing on computational neuroscience and evolutionary computation.
  • Won EU funding for research into applied genetic algorithms, creating EU-wide consortium of research universities and launching international conference on applied genetic algorithms.

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