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Senior Systems Analyst Resume

2.00 Rating

NY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • About fifteen years experience in leading large technology teams in Business Analysis and Technology Roadmap Planning, Systems Design, Modeling & Implementation in the financial services industry users at all levels
  • Seasoned professional with about ten plus years experience in Equities (US and Global) & Fixed Income with heavy interaction with clients, portfolio managers, traders, vendors and operations and compliance teams
  • Worked in several Financial Services domains like the Pension & Retirement, Equity Portfolio Management Research & Reporting, European and US domestic Securities Trading Front Office operations division, Prime Brokerage, Lehman’s Money Market Funds Disbursements, Equity & Fixed Income Securities Trading Back Office Operations, Security Custody and Settlement Operations, Capital Markets operations, Retail banking and Mortgage Originations & Servicing businesses.
  • Conducted Product Demonstrations, User to users at all levels including presentation for making business cases, product evaluation and user workshops
  • Experience in Project Build - vs. -Buy Decisions, Budgeting & Vendor Contract Execution, Requirements Gathering, Gap-Analysis, Feasibility Analysis, Business Process Review, BRD/FRD Documentation, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change & Configuration Management, Version Control, and User Acceptance Testing, Stakeholder Sign-Off, Project Implementation & Lessons Learned Documentation.
  • Presented Technology Portfolio Monthly Status to Senior Management; and communicating status reports to senior stakeholders, Project Sponsors, Steering Committee, Compliance, Finance & Control, Business Users, during the entire SDLC cycle (Agile, Waterfall & Iterative SDLC)
  • Business Systems Analysis Leadership: Deep Understanding of Financial Services & Capital Markets Technology & Operations as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) Business Requirements Gathering, Gap Analysis, BRD/FRD Documentation, Test Planning and Test Cases Reviews, UAT Facilitation

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Trading Software & Technologies: FIDESSA, Charles River, Longview, REDIPlus, Lava ColorPalette, Inforeach, Trading Screen, Mixit, Omgeo OASYS, FIX 4.2, Pre and Post Trade Transaction Cost Analytic Modeling

Programming Languages & Database: C, C++, Java, SQL, PL/SQL, PHP, Linux shell Oracle 9i/10g, MS SQL server 7.0/2000, MS Access, Informix, OBIEE, Informatica, Trillium, TOAD, MySQL, TIBCO Rendezvous, SQL

Design and Modeling Tools: UML 1.0, Rational Rose, Rational ClearCase, SAP R/3, Siebel eFinance, Actuate eReporting 7, Actuate eSpreadsheet, Tableau

Others: MS Project, Clarity, Workbench, JIRA, Primavera TeamPlay, Mercury Test Director, Remedy, ITSM, QTP, MS FrontPage, Dreamweaver, MS Visio, SAS, SPSS, SWIFT Messaging, CMM Level 5 Quality Methodology, VBA Macros, MS Excel, Linux, UNIX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NY

Senior Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement Analysis: Planning for the Asset Management Equities Front Office Technology for Technology Software Acquisition, Software Licenses, Staffing Resources for the information & systems needs of the portfolio managers, equity analysts, equity traders
  • Products Development Ownership: Successfully planned, designed, executed and supported Fixed Income & Equities Data Warehouse product for Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, Risk Managers, Compliance Offices, Trade Operations, Performance Reporting, Fund Administrators
  • Quant Systems Upgrade: Quantitative Target-Date-Funds Asset Allocation program, Fund-of-Funds Trading Operations support from idea stage to production implementation & support
  • OMS/EMS Integration: Integrate internal OMS/EMS systems (LVTS and CRD) with Eagle PACE data and internal Data Warehouse systems
  • Contract/Vendor Management: Conducted Build-vs.-Buy analysis, Vendor Evaluation, Vendor Selection, RFP/RFI Form Creation & Evaluation, Project Sizing & Estimation, Contract Negotiation, Contract Closeout for RedHat, FactSet, Oracle OBIEE, Microsoft SharePoint
  • Client Demonstrations &: Presented proposals, conducted solutions and product demonstrations for business users at all levels
  • Team Management: Supervise, Mentor and Optimize a team of 20-50 people team technical IT resources both employees and external consultants across multiple projects

Confidential, NY

Sr. Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and designing technology roadmap for the firm to trade asset classes single Stocks, Basket, Options, Futures for program-trading, NYSE floor, Direct-Market-Access
  • Sell-Side Trading Technology SME & Vendor Management: Delivered multiple program/ projects and work-streams to analyze SME functional requirements for the Equities Securities Trading Front Office operations division. The projects undertaken were the customization/ implementation of multiple trading systems (FIDESSA, GS REDIPlus, Inforeach, TradeSmart, Bloomberg, etc), integration with vendor systems for clearing, billing, allocations and compliance operations.
  • Provide level II Front Office support to the program trading and floor traders for the US and Global trading, Compliance & Operations for the client settlements & clearing and FINRA reporting (OATS)
  • Client contact for Single Stocks, Basket, Floor and DMA trading for any trade processing issues
  • Integrate internal OMS/EMS systems with Omgeo and Omgeo OASYS for client allocation, ADP Broadridge for Global Securities settlements & clearing
  • SEC/FINRA Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring Risk & Compliance for regulatory filing requirements for OATS Reporting (FINRA), OTS and DPTR (NYSE Program Trading), Best Execution (Rule 605), Order Routing (Rule 606) trade reporting, Books and Records (Rule 17a-3, 17a-4, 17a-5)
  • Trading Technology & Analytics: Managed several internal systems development projects like Bloomberg Pipe-On-Demand Market data integration, NYSE Market Opening and Closing Imbalance system, upgrade to the Transaction Cost Analytics modeling software (Opportunity cost, Transaction cost, VaR, Day Trading TCA Modeling)
  • Technology Development: Translate the business needs and high-level requirements into Functional and System Requirements Document and obtain sign-off for functional requirements from all the stakeholders. Issues Management and Resolution. Liaise between User groups, vendor teams, testing teams, and senior managers.

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • SME for Fixed Income Middle/Back Office processing for Fixed Income Prime Brokerage and MM Cash Sweep
  • The projects undertaken were: the Fixed Income Prime Broker Operations Conversion, Money Market Cash Dividend Disbursement, Real-Time Trade Interface for Chicago Operations projects, Global Cash Sweep project

Confidential . St Louis, MO

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with key business departments such as Pricing Managers, Mortgage Underwriters, Sales Managers, Information Security Officer, Call Centre Managers, Mortgage Servicing team and IT development team to ensure appropriate technology provision to comply with standards and requirements of Mortgage Originations & Servicing business processes
  • Contributed in Business requirement gathering, translating business requirements into functional specifications, developing functional specifications, unit testing and coordinating the UAT with business users. The project used Actuate eReporting Suite 6 for its report requirements, with database used as Oracle 9i/10g

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the biggest work-stream ($20 million) of a $100 Million project contributing in Project Management activities of project planning, status reporting, software development and application execution.

Confidential

Luxemburg, Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed tools for Custody Administration, Clearing and Settlement of securities, maintaining and analyzing transaction processing and clearing process. Customized business processes and rules on Securities & Derivatives products
  • Developed and implemented tools for requirements gathering, analysis, planning, tracking and delivery. Developed test plan, test conditions and test cases to be used in testing based on business requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge.

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