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Market Data Analyst - Technical Lead Resume

New York City New, YorK

SUMMARY:

  • Proven Senior IT Business Analyst and Market Data Analyst with a record of successful systems analisys and implementations. Proven track record in delivering effective enterprise - wide system solutions to meet business needs. Hands-on analysis of Brokerage/Financial applications, involving full project life cycle of large applications from project planning to implementation.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to lead teams (onshore and offshore) towards of project goals. Managing, presentation / consultation experience with all levels of senior management, clients and users from both a business and a technical perspective. Strong facilitation and presentation skills. Business Knowledge in teh following application areas
  • Security Data Master, Pricing, Corporate Actions, Security Custody, Securities Lending, Trade Authorization and Trade Settlement. Experienced in Market Data Feeds such as BATS Exchange Data Feed, Bloomberg Back Office Feed & Per Security, SIX TELEKURS EDI Feeds, IDC APEX Feeds, REUTERS Data Scope Feeds and Legal Entity Data.
  • Experience in teh use of JIRA, CONFLUENCE, SCRUM, AGILE Development. Business Requirement Documents (BRDs), Functional Requirement Documents (FRDs), and Technical Documents.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Database skills: DB2, Oracle, Sybase, MSSQL, Mongo DB, Oracle Times Ten, Pivotal Sql Fire TOAD, SQL Developer, PL/SQL.

Programming languages: - COBOL, COBOL II, CICS, MQ Series, SQL Stored Procedures, XML, XSLT, XSD, XPATH, UNIX SCRIPTING, Oxygen, Soap, Restful Services, REGEX, Access, Excel.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Market Data Analyst - Technical Lead

Confidential, New York City, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Delta Confidential is teh leading Managed Service for Data. Confidential is a pay-for-use service bureau dat acts as a virtual data management machine allowing you to off-load teh processing of any / all in-bound data and rapidly transform, enrich, distribute & integrate your in-house data. DDF is designed to be a very cost effective alternative to selected data management operational functions. Handled teh development and deployment of DDF for our client, Thomson Reuters. Teh project involved teh integration of FD's DDF into Thomson
  • Reuters flagship data product DataScope Select as an optional data source, providing additional premium fields to DSS customers within teh Capital Markets space.
  • Teh second phase of teh project was initiated in February 2012 to provide Near Real Time initiation of teh DDF service via Web Services. me took on a lead development role in this phase of teh project and have successfully configured and deployed User Acceptance, Pre Production and Production environments. Handling and analyzing significant volumes of data with EXCEL and Query Tables using SQL Developer. Proposed Reports showing teh contents of teh new published data files dat will be distributed to teh end users. All required Documents, Project Flow documents, How to Documents along with all Project Issues were compiled into our Confluence space for future .. JIRA was use to track all current issues and items dat have been resolved and completed along with wat resource performed teh task.
  • Project for our client Algorithmic was to gather teh Business and Functional requirements, Had to quickly learn organizational structure, business strategies and processes. Built strategic business relationships with stakeholders and other team members. Worked effectively through issues. Distinguishing between wat users want versus wat they need and prioritizing conflicting factors.
  • Created Business Requirements Documents which consisted of teh Project summary with relation to teh processing of Portfolio, Positions, OTC data and Derivatives. Objectives included gathering of New Market Data from Bloomberg and Reuters to supplement teh Positions, OTC and Derivative data along with Retrieving Time Series data for all Benchmark
  • Templates which was necessary for Risk Analysis. Current and Future state was included in this document along with Use Cases and Flow Diagrams.
  • Created Functional Requirements Documents to determine wat new RDF components were needed to be written within our UI Delta Confidential Interface. Handling and analyzing significant volumes of data with EXCEL and Query Tables using SQL Developer All messages created was XML based and all Schemas are XSD. XSLT is used exclusively to massage all messages and Oxygen is used to review teh XSD’s and XML messages and to execute Soap calls. Restful services was used to perform certain type of XPATH calls. Addressed teh legacy's system communications with teh newly configured Workflows. All Required Documents along with all Project Issues and questions were compiled into our CONFLUENCE space for further . JIRA was use to track all current issues.
  • Performed Gap analyzes between Current State and Future State making sure dat teh new Database contained all current fields plus all teh new additional and derived fields populated with correct data.
  • Delta Confidential utilizes it components to run within a JBOSS environment in a J2EE container utilizing JMX messaging which runs on a Linux machine.
  • Teh IDC APEX development project for Interactive Data Group. entailed a Workflow overview, Linux scripts, XSLT creation and changes, XSD creation and changesRisk and Issues.
  • Responsibilities entailed Business Analysis, Testing, Reviewing new IDC files, weekly reporting included . Project progress, deliverables, scope and change controls.
  • Made sure dat all Business Solution Documents, Requirement Documents, Project Overview documents along with all Project Issues were compiled into our CONFLUENCE space for further .
  • Facilitated teh AGILE/SCRUM process for all Projects at FD:
  • Was instrumental in completing teh Requirements of getting most of teh necessary
  • POCs ready for Demonstration to teh prospective clients.
  • This included but not limited to, Business Specification Documents and creating teh necessary Delta Confidential configurations and Flow Diagrams dat stored Vendor
  • Security Master Data and Prices. Teh creation of a "Golden Copy" using our
  • P Model. Created teh Program Specification Documentation and Screens shots
  • Created specifications for teh new DDF Request Builder and Data Governance project.
  • This consisted of Flex screens and teh creation teh new DDF Components and Screen
  • Workflows to execute those requirements. Guided other FD personnel in creating teh Flex dashboards and teh changes needed to teh DDF software to accomplish this task. Created a pre-sales DDF Demo environment dat is used today for all of DDF demos to prospective clients.

Business Analyst - Technical Lead

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze for our First client CPPIB in Toronto, Canada which Confidential just brought on board, was to gather teh requirements within their Capital Markets space with regards to their new Security data Model and interfacing with their New Trading system Cadis. Had to identify Project Objectives, Scope and Perspective so as to identify which RDF Components will be necessary.
  • Identifying teh Business Overview and gathering process of Market Data Feeds from Telekurs and Bloomberg. Finally teh distribution of this Vendor Data to teh Cadis system. Teh creation of Design Specs for all new message layouts to be used on teh Sonic ESB. Performed a Gap analyzes between Current State and Future State making sure dat teh new RDF Schema and ESB messages will contain all teh new persisted data.
  • Delta Confidential utilizes it components to run within a JBOSS environment in a J2EE container utilizing JMX messaging which runs on a Linux machine.
  • All messages created were XML based and all Schemas are XSD. XSLT is used exclusively to massage all messages and Oxygen is used to review teh XSD’s and XML messages and to execute Soap calls. Restful services was used to perform certain type of XPATH calls.
  • All projects were run under SCRUM/AGILE development methodologies, such as daily stand up meetings, short run iterative sprints, time logging, and weekly reviews.
  • Assist in teh Business Requirement Document (BRD) write-up, and create necessary supplemental documentation/data files to transform product/reinsurance requirements into concise and easily understood business/systems specifications, including processes and data flows, file updates, user stories. Attend project status meetings and provide business level support and monitoring to project completion Work closely with business partners to review current processes. All Documents and stories along with all other documentation were compiled into our Confluence space for future . All User Issues and Questions were tracked with JIRA along with wat resources were assigned to dat specific issue and whether dat specific issue had been resolved.

Business Analyst - Technical Lead

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Created for teh table design and Business Requirements Design specs and Legacy analysis (current state) for Merrill Lynch's CORPORATE ACTIONS ELECTION System.
  • Teh Future State included a Physical relational model of 27 New DB2 tables, which housed all teh REORG Election data needed for Merrill's new Election system.
  • Teh GCAR Elections is designed as web based front-end thin client application to support teh Merrill Lynch Corporation Action Group and Internal & External Customers who require teh processing of election orders based upon specific voluntary and Mandatory Corporate Action events effecting respective ML Entities & Client Segments. Additionally, teh utility is being built to be utilized, as a facility, for users to provide an indication to teh Corporate Actions Area as to how they intend to address positions. As with teh other applications within teh GCAR initiative, teh Elections utility will be available across all Merrill Lynch entities in all regions. Participated in teh Architecture design of teh system, Tables and Interfacing with teh legacy systems.
  • Participated in writing many of teh Requirement Functional Design specs for teh DB2 Stored Procedures which used Cobol containing Dynamic and Static SQL dat were call by teh Web Services group.
  • Handling and analyzing significant volumes of data with EXCEL and Query Tables using SQL Developer.
  • Wrote Use Cases and Test cases to halp with teh implementation of this system. Helped create some of Functional Design Specs for teh inter-day process dat used MQ message processing along with many Cobol/CICS programs as teh TP Monitor to update legacy Vsam files real time. Testing teh software and finally halp in packaging of teh software were also some of my duties. Managed a small team of developers 5 in all, which included Web and Mainframe developers. Reported to teh Director of teh GCAR group.

Business Analyst- Technical Lead

Confidential, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Created teh Business Requirements Design and Functional Requirement Documents and implementation of US.Trust's Extended Security Master. Teh Physical relational data model included 76 DB2 table which housed All teh Security Data Master needed for US Trust's Front and Back OfficeTrading Systems, DTC Confirms, Affirms, Settlement, Back Office Securities Settlement, Charles River Compliance system. Wrote most of teh Program Design Specs for teh programs which were given to our offshore facility in India.
  • Resolved and communicated with offshore pertaining to all questions and problems.
  • All vendor and In-house (Current State IMS Database data) was stored in this new warehouse. New Vendor Feeds included S&P, EJV, JJ KENNY (KDBS), Morningstar, IDC, NSCC, Isid Plus and Bloomberg Back Office. Teh range of data included, Fixed Income, Pricing, Mortgage Back, ABS/CMO, Equity, Mutual Funds, Option and Asset Classification.
  • Finally, halped with teh Architecture design of teh system, which included, designing teh Web Panels, developing test cases and test plan for Unit Testing of teh software and halped in packaging of teh software. Helped create a functional test plan to halp teh User do their final acceptance test. Performed final performance testing of teh system.
  • Lastly, teh main focus of our system was teh exporting of data files needed by our Charles River Trading and Compliance system and our IMS based Issue data base.
  • Managed a small team of developers 3 in all, which included Web and Mainframe developers. Reported to teh Vice President of teh Asset Mgn. group.
  • Management duties included but no limited to weekly status meetings, reports to management, assignment and tracking of tasks given to personal and interfacing with teh user community.
  • Microsoft Project, RUP and SDLC was teh software use to track time and incidents reported and system Life cycle. Software used IMS DB/DC, CICS, DB2 and Cobol.

Professional Services - Market Data Analyst

Confidential, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for major client implementations. Including Client relationships and consulting, development of software and enhancements, quality assurance testing, packaging of teh software and teh functional and performance testing at teh client site.
  • Successfully managed teh Functional Mapping and Implementation of AIP for a Major Banks in Asia, Switzerland and USA including interface feeds from Telekurs, Reuters. Bloomberg and Fidelity, (UNIX, Oracle).

Senior Developer - Consultant

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Created new TP monitors using Cobol-CICS for teh Wealth Mgt. Team to trace High Net Worth Accounts. Software used CICS, DB2 and Cobol.
  • Successfully implemented two high profile projects dat were previously in danger of failing. Responsible for teh coding, testing and implementation of Y2k Project for teh International Private Client Business. Responsible for teh Selection of case tools needed for use by developers in my Team for teh execution of Y2K. Managed a small team of developers 7 in all, which all Mainframe developers. Reported to teh Vice President of teh Y2K group.
  • Designed and implemented an extended reporting accounting system for Institutional Clients, Employee Benefit, Endowment and Foundation, and Insurance Companies. Software used DB2, IMS DB/DC, CICS and Cobol.

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