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Software Engineer And Consultant Resume

Chicago, IllinoiS

SUMMARY:

  • Over a decade of experience with client onboarding, software integration, support, administration, project planning, documentation, design, implementation and management.
  • Heavy Derivatives experience, Equity, Equity options, and FX.
  • Development of client onboarding procedures
  • User interface API message design - client and exchange level
  • Trader Application GUI screen design
  • Stay abreast of vendor and exchange changes as they impact systems
  • Issue tracking internally and with Vendors(meet weekly).
  • Review vendor Incident Reports with management.
  • Provide same day Incident Reports to clients
  • Production rollout management. Develop Rollback procedures
  • Develop Automated backup and DR facilities.
  • Use or develop Alert management tools - ITRS and via script - log scraping
  • Develop script support for log backup, cron jobs and maintenance.
  • Implement automated testing strategies for QA
  • Latency monitoring and development of C++ tools to track latency per exchange, per client - realtime and summary report generation.
  • Development of tools for realtime issue tracking - order tracking.
  • Rapid pinpoint of issues. Rapid resolution proposal and implementation through change control.
  • Develop solutions that resolve core issues and integrate with design purpose rather than patch and go.
  • Follow through on solutions - notify all parties, team members, re educating trade mitigation and support teams, updating documents where required.
  • Excellent time management experience and skills - the ability to produce results and manage and prioritize multiple support, development and management tasks in a rapidly changing production trading environment.
  • Strong belief in teamwork and cooperation vertically and within small groups as a means of achieving impactful results . Follow up and through on each task.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills.
  • Enjoy working independently and with a team.
  • Enjoy leading a team as well as playing a supporting role.
  • Familiar with financial products. Understanding of traders specific needs.
  • Constantly looking for opportunities to expand business offerings.
  • Design FIX FX quote and trade layer messaging solutions to integrate client FIX customers with Reuters FX using Ullink, Catalys, OCI and propriety custom QuickFIX solutions.
  • Designed and developed Quote Management system for Single Stock Futures. Block trade reporting of bilateral trades and Fidessa risk approved order flow and execution by multiple market makers.
  • Client onboarding FIX 4.2, 4.4 - futures, equities, options, spreads and algos
  • 11 years experience with Ullink tools
  • Utilize Ullink bridge, Ullink Dashboard to manage FIX trading, execution flow And trade reporting
  • Integrate client, exchange and UL bridge connections using Ullink adapters.
  • Customize Ullink connections per customer using Ulbridge enrichments
  • Manage users, customers and monitor systems using Ullink Dashboard
  • Project management - client platform migrations, message routing bridge development
  • Exchange certification log analysis and debugging
  • Message flow stats collecting/reporting programs in C/C++, highly granular latency calculation
  • Modified Greenline FIXEcution java system for custom NOE and drop copy features
  • Issue tracking and vendor management
  • Connection setup - VPN, Cross Connect, Radianz
  • Migration of FIX system to LiquidityBook equities and equity options platform.
  • Message routing
  • Provide resolution to production issues
  • Excellent multitasking skills in a fast paced high production environment
  • Manage relationships with management, clients and developers.
  • Multilevel Regression testing.
  • Tools - Ullink, Verifix, GL, Pats, DMA

SKILL:

Financial FIX Protocols: 4.2 and 4.4, CMS, Ullink bridges, Greenline Verifix, Fidessa, LiquidityBook

Programming: Scripting, C/C++, Java, XML

Database: SQL, Stored procedures - triggers, insert, delete, joins, table design

Networking: TCP/IP, VPN, Cross Connect, Radianz Data ftp

Environment: s: Windows NT/2000/XP, Solaris, Linux

Source Control: RCS, CVS

EARLIER WORK EXPERIENCE:

Software Engineer and Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Manage development of real-time scoreboard systems. Develop new programs in C++ and
  • VC++ for scoreboard systems, maintain existing codebase. Develop real-time internet league statistic retrieval systems for MLB, NHL, NBA and NFL.
  • Parse/Process data feeds including Sportsticker, TSN and USAC.
  • Projects include Major League Baseball packages for Wrigley Field, Shea Stadium, Yankee Stadium, wireless track and field interface with Finish Lynx racing systems.
  • Scoreboard automation, remote scheduling systems development for UNIX
  • And MS-Windows. VC++/C++ Windows 2K, XP. UNIX real-time OS. XML.
  • Sockets, MultiThreading, GUI, Database, COM/DCOM.
  • Develop and maintain real-time scoreboard systems. Conversion of UNIX systems to
  • Windows NT platform. Develop real-time internet league statistic retrieval systems.
  • Parse/Process data feeds including Sportsticker, TSN and USAC.
  • Manage multiple customer relationships. Identify opportunities for new sales. Develop plans and follow through. Examples include new NHL internet stats package and upgrades of existing systems. C/C++ UNIX real-time OS. XML.

Software Consultant

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:

  • Completed development of a high speed currency trading system.
  • Developed trading server software to link(FIX) Confidential ’s trading(Futures, Options) internet trading software to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange:
  • Visual C++ Development under Windows NT OS.
  • MFC GUI development, STL
  • Multithreaded development to handle multiple client threads and thread synchronization
  • SQL Server 7.0 database
  • Table Design, Interfaced via ASP and VC++(ADO,ODBC)
  • Insert, Update, Delete Records
  • Developed Triggers and Stored Procedures to Update user trading accounts
  • Developed CME FIX 2.3 interface.
  • Achieved full trading certification with CME FIX specification.
  • Developed ATL C++ Socket control interfacing asp web pages with IIS 5.0
  • Developed and maintained ASP web pages.
  • Performed system maintenance.

Senior Technology Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Develop financial trading systems using MS Visual C++ and MFC on Windows NT,
  • MS SQL Server, IIS(Internet Information Server), ODBC and ADO(Active Data Objects).
  • Development of middleware components, design of messages,
  • And system integration(including COM and DCOM development) and system testing.

Software Consultant

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Develop applications for electronic claims processing using MS Visual C++ and MFC on Windows NT.
  • Writing C++ programs for Solaris and conversion of software components written in C for Sun Solaris to C++ NT.
  • Development of OO components.
  • Maintenance of production system(11,000 users-Sybase.) ProC and PL/SQL w/Oracle.

Senior Programmer/Analyst

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Development of Client (Win 3.1/Win 95)/Server (UNIX and Sybase) trading applications using Borland C++ under Windows 95.
  • Implemented Microsoft Systems Management Software for software update distribution to the trading floor.

Software Engineer

Confidential, Chicago

Responsibilities:

  • Developed application software using C++ on UNIX OS, MS VC++ and MFC under Win NT for use in transmitting data to and displaying information on electronic signs.
  • UNIX projects include design and creation of:
  • Scoreboard software for sports stadiums
  • A font design program which runs on an embedded system
  • A live video (30 frames/second) digitizer (capture/player)
  • TCP/IP code to send/receive images over Ethernet network
  • PCX image converter
  • Serial data communications
  • Developed graphical message editor/player for use with sign technology
  • Developed font conversion utility(Windows to Bitmap)

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