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Vp, Project Manager / Business Analyst Resume

Jersey City, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Certified Scrum Master | Application Development | Financial Services
  • Financial Services Technologist with extensive experience in project management, application development, business analysis, risk & control management, and infrastructure management. Driven to improve organizational efficiency, transform business operations, accomplish platform excellence, strengthen application security, increase trader productivity, streamline business processes, and exceed user expectations.
  • Strong partner with business and technology stakeholders, as well as global development teams to effectively achieve strategic solutions.
EXPERTISE IN:

Software Development | Data Analysis | Data Modeling | Database Design

Production Support | Web Development | Agile Methodologies | Infrastructure Management

Risk Management | Cyber Security | Regulatory | Audit | Risk and Control | Release Management

Resource Training | Vendor Management

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

Programming Languages: Java, J2EE, shell scripts, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, Swing, EJB, Servlets, JSP, JDBC, JNDI, JMS, C, C++, XML, CGI, Perl, HTML, SAS, S Plus

Database Development: Oracle, Sybase

Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX, LINUX

Software Development: Apache, Tomcat, FAST, Spring, Hibernate, WebSphere, Gemfire, REST, JSON, Messaging, Business Objects, Control - M, Clarity, MS Project, Subversion, Eclipse, Maven, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Jrun, Eclipse, Visual Café, Actuate, Enterprise Report Writer, Documentum, Visual Basic

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

VP, Project Manager / Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with Investment Risk & Controls to define and implement client risk ranking (CRR) and product risk ranking (PRR) methodologies for FINRA regulation and addressing audit findings.
  • Mexico CRR - Streamlined Suitability Assessment workflow by defining requirements, managing and delivering automated CRR calculation for Mexico.
  • Mexico PRR - Addressed audit findings by defining the implementation approach to automate on-shore instruments through global strategic PRR model.
  • Brazil PRR - analyzed the deviations between the country framework with global PRR automated framework to reduce manual intervention and improve efficiency.
  • Improved development efficiency by defining project plan, leading project execution, translating business requirement into user stories, creating test cases, and providing requirement clarification to build team.
  • Achieved high quality standard by testing the application, prioritizing and monitoring all defects as well as ensuring quick defect resolution.

Confidential, New York, NY

VP, Project Manager / Project Lead / Business Analyst,

Responsibilities:

  • Led multiple teams in delivering risk management web applications that enforced data security, streamlined processes, and achieved regulatory compliance.
  • Developed a risk model and implemented a submission and approval workflow to manage limits, threshold and risk for various trading platforms.
  • Optimized the operational process of updating, tracking, and managing limits for Client and Executor Broker at 14 ECN’s (electronic communication network).
  • Implemented a web application that allows clients to self-certify F&O and OTC data.
  • Involved in full software development life cycle (SDLC) -- from requirement gathering, analysis, prioritization, planning, design, coding, testing, code review and implementation to post-release support.
  • Cultivated strong partnership with stakeholders, aligned goals and priorities, defined requirement, translated requirement into functional and technical specifications, and executed projects successfully.
  • Managed the expectation of diverse business and technology stakeholders and delivered innovative, flexible and robust technical solutions to each project on time, on budget and on scope and surpassing client satisfaction.
  • Managed, trained and utilized large offshore build team effectively and efficiently.
  • Accomplished platform high availability and sustained resiliency by leading multiple teams in the migration of Oracle database and Tomcat for 150 online and offline applications.
  • Achieved cost saving by leading team in the migration of WebSphere to Tomcat to eliminate vendor software.
  • Fulfilled firm standard by upgrading web browser version for all F&O Post Trade online applications.
  • Ensured all applications are in compliance with the latest corporate, compliance and technology control mandates.
  • Resolved 2000 high cyber security vulnerabilities from source code scans for all F&O Post Trade applications by leading team of 6.
  • Remedied risk by partnering with information risk manager and build team to close all risk & control breaks.
  • Established access control by certifying numerous legacy network rules and accounts.
  • Achieved platform excellence by managing the environment’s stability, performance, high availability and sustained resiliency with joint effort from Operate, DBA, UNIX SA, Infrastructure and development team.
  • Ensured compliance for all applications by conducting regular risk assessments and quality assurance reviews.
  • Attained resiliency and cost effectiveness by leading build team and infrastructure team in server migration, decommissioning, patching and upgrade.
  • Reduced the disaster recovery (DR) failover time to be half of the recommended recovery time objective by orchestrating a successful annual DR failover test for 150 F&O Post Trade applications with all tiers.
  • Provided guideline for releases that resulted in less reliance on other teams and more release efficiency.
  • Advocated release standard and best practices by overseeing release activities.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Software / Database Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented a multi-tiered web application that manages the complete loan lifecycle for Mortgage Trading desk.
  • Created a streamlined process for Operations to service Residential and European loans through the web.
  • Reduced maintenance cost dramatically by designing a generic search tool for displaying loans online.
  • Developed and maintained an online Whole Loan Trading and Accounting system using J2EE technologies.
  • Achieved a tenfold increase in performance by redesigning application architecture and optimizing stored procedure on trade search engine.
  • Created online and batched processes for corporate data management and business reporting resulting in more informed decision making.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Software / Database Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed in Java/Swing using J2EE technologies a multi-tiered, multi-threaded, real-time trading tool for Municipal Trading Desk and Arbitrage Trading Desk.
  • Increased trader productivity by streamlining process for entering data and locating market information.
  • Designed and developed a web-based reporting system to replace mainframe-generated paper statements for global Financial Consultants and Business Coordinators utilizing J2EE technologies.
  • Designed and implemented a multi-tiered Mortgage Analytic Pricing system used by Fixed Income Mortgage Desk traders for pricing Mortgage CMO bonds and publishing prices to retail branches.
  • Achieved savings of $750,000 in annual subscription fees by eliminating Bloomberg Mortgage Pricing system.
  • Created a web-based application using CGI, Perl, JavaScript, HTML, and Sybase to provide 11,000 stockbrokers in 500 offices nationwide with bond inventory.
  • Augmented sales channel for trading bonds resulting in revenue increase of 25%.
  • Improved decision making by creating an analysis platform and tools.
  • Created and implemented a corporate 3-tier intranet application with Java, Jrun, iPlanet, Servlets, JSP, JavaScript, Sybase, and Actuate to generate high quality presentations for sales force.

Confidential, New York, NY

Programmer / Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and maintained a 3-tier online documentation system for Global Swaps trading systems using JavaScript, CGI, Perl, Sybperl, and Documentum.

Confidential, Hillsboro, OR

Software Engineer / Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Saved over $8MM/year by developing a generic NT/Web-based CBI and data analysis program for corporate-wide use as a test-time reduction tool for cache products.
  • Reduced 30% cache products test time by developing a best-known test methodology.

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