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Senior Consultant/implementation Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Hybrid technology/business resource with 15+ years managing, integrating and supporting OMS/EMS Trading systems. Strong customer focus, project planning, execution and resource management skills. Possesses solid written and oral communication skills needed to partner with senior business and technology partners.
  • Certified in Charles River Manager Workbench, Blotter, Compliance, Charles River Anywhere, System Administration, and Installing and Configuring the Charles River IMS v9.x. Experience configuring New Manager Work Bench v9.8
  • Ability to support Intel and UNIX platforms systems with exposure to networking, database (SQL Server/Sybase/Oracle), messaging (FIX, MQ Series), batch processing AUTOSYS components
  • Experienced in coordinating, negotiating, and motivating outside vendors and off - shore resources in support of timeline and IT project deliverables
  • Responsible for Implementing Liquidity Bridge Aggregator ( LBA) for Confidential
  • Played a key role Confidential ’s initiative to enhancement and improvement existing processes, applications and infrastructure for their Fixed Income TRACE reporting obligations
  • Responsible for Client and Systems Integration for Algorithmic Trading Systems vendor
  • Implemented OASYS and OASYS Global for Equities and Program Trading desks
  • Managed Confidential Investment Managers Infrastructure integration with Brown Brother Harriman’s STP Trading Clearing System

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software: Charles River OMS v9.1, 9.3, 9.8, 17R1

O/S: Linux, Windows XP, UNIX

Languages: BEA WebLogic, C, Perl, Shell

Messaging: FIX 4.4, MQ Series

Databases: SQL Server 2012, Sybase SQL Server 4.2, Oracle 9I

Packages: AutoSys, BEA Weblogic, Microsoft Suite PowerPoint/Excel/Word/Project

Tools: PVCS, Awk, Make, dbx

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Consultant/Implementation Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Documenting user (portfolio manager, trading and operational) workflows. These involved portfolio construction, what-if-scenario analysis, index/security modeling, re-balancing, order generation and routing; traded products ( equity, fixed income, FX, derivatives), order types (single, multi, split, merge ), FIX broker connectivity, commission defaults, streaming prices and workflow rules; post-trade confirmation, matching and export to accounting.
  • Partnering with client and CRD infrastructure resources to implement network connectivity, provision middle-tier, database and FIX servers and load client data.
  • Validating performance of CRD client, middle-tier, SQL Server and FIX connections during integration, UAT and prod deployment phases.
  • Configuring group and user data access privileging to meet compliance requirements.
  • Configuring user Manager Workbench and Blotter views; User Profiles, Layouts, Queries and Work Flow Rules
  • Partnering with business/technology teams to maintain the integrity of relational database including accounts, position, security and issuer/security classification data.
  • Reviewing FIX and application log files as necessary to trouble-shoot order routing and execution issues.
  • Executing Portfolio, Trader and Operations work flow test cases as a validation of business functionality.
  • Responding to CRD core functionality inquiries and providing support during UAT testing.
  • Documenting upgrade tasks using CRD standardized methodology.
  • Managing matrix resources to implement CRD infrastructure including network, client, and application, database and FIX connectivity.
  • Managing project deliverables, resources and budget; providing status reports to client stakeholders.

Confidential

Project/Systems Integration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for infrastructure and software integration of LBA ( Liquidity Bridge Aggregator) for Institutional and Retail Fixed Income clients including: JP Morgan Chase, US Bank, BNP Paribas, Stifel Nicolaus, Maxim Group and KeyBank
  • Responsible for integrating ECN FIX message connectivity to (Bloomberg, Confidential, Bonds.com, BondDesk, TradeWeb Retail and TheMuniCenter (TMC).
  • High level understanding of FIX 4.4 pre-trade, trade and post-trade message construct and flows
  • Responsible for LBA client communication, including status reporting, risk management, escalation of issues
  • Participated in QA application testing including validation of Market Data, Request for Quote ( RFQ), Hit/Lift, Inventory, Post Trade, TRACE, AutoPass and AutoRespond core functionality
  • Responsible for managing internal and external IT resources ( Network, Security, Database, Intel and Development) necessary to implement LBA Trading system
  • Responsible for documenting and implementing LBA infrastructure including ( network connectivity, application/db server and client hardware) components
  • Team member for responding to LBA Production Support issues including responding to system alerts and client escalations
  • Responsible for coordinating User Acceptance ( UAT) and Production LBA software updates
  • Responsible coordinating Disaster Recovery (DR) testing of LBA Trading System

Confidential, NY

Consultant - Business Strategy/Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Business Analyst focused on implementing the 2011 FINRA TRACE regulatory enhancements for Mortgage Backed Securities Securitization, Trading and Operations.
  • Responsible for analyzing/documenting process flows for Institutional Fixed Income, Syndication, Retail and CDO Securities Trading.
  • Responsible for conducting business analysis sessions with members of Fixed Income Securities Syndication, Trading, and MiddleOffice.
  • Create Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) detailing Fixed Income securitization, trading, and operational challenges. Document required business and technology changes necessary to meet FINRA 2011 reporting guidelines.
  • Responsible for monitoring updates from FINRA 2011 rules changes.
  • Coordinate with Fixed Income technology partners to review design requirements for trade capture, processing, and FINRA reporting.
  • Prepared high level project estimates and delivery dates with technology partners.
  • Documented issues for project manager and project stakeholder reviews.
  • Developed test criteria and test scripts for Integration testing.

Confidential, NY

VP/Project Management - Middle Office/Securities Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Managed overall systems integration for US Equity Billing System including business requirements definition, vendor selection, and application functionality/system interfaces.
  • Responsible for requirements definition, testing and implementation of Equity reports for new Electronic Trading (ETS) business.
  • Managed systems implementation of Bloomberg Trade Order Management System (TOMS) for Fixed Income Trading business.
  • Managed implementation of OASYS and Global OASYS trade allocation and affirmation systems for Equity DMA and Program Trading businesses.
  • Managed design, development, testing, and implementation of Auto Security interface for Fixed Income business.
  • Functioned as Business Analyst in terms of creating project artifacts including: business requirements, SOX Business Flow diagrams, use/test case scenarios, projects plans for Fixed Income trading (TOMS), Equity MiddleOffice (S3 Billing) and Fixed Income Settlement (Shadow) vendor integrations.
  • Involved in improving TRACE reporting ranking with Fixed Income trading desk.

VP/Project Management

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed client on boarding including legal, compliance, credit, risk, and systems dependencies.
  • Managed implementation of client connectivity to US trading venues including NYSE Arca, BATS, Direct Edge, and NASDAQ.
  • Coordinated client market order testing including EMS/OMS (Belzberg, Bloomberg, ITG Triton, Charles River, Reuters, WEX) FIX connectivity, order routing, algorithmic single stock (VWAP, TWAP, Arrival, POV, MOC and Iceberg) and dark pool trade execution testing.
  • Managed client systems integration including coordination between client trading, vendor order routing, Confidential MiddleOffice and SunGard Phase3 settlement systems.
  • Developed, tested, and implemented US Equity Algorithmic performance report which tracked overall trading performance by exchange, account, product, and trading style.
  • Documented Equity Portal Brochure for Equity Sales Desk and client distribution.
  • Documented operational procedures for Equity DMA FrontOffice business.

Confidential, NJ

VP - Client Integration/Trade Support

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced new PMO protocol which included implementing project governance structure, pre-project analysis, standardized project templates and dash board status reporting.
  • Managed Algorithmic client integration for multiple initiatives including Tora Trading, Confidential, UNX and RipTide.
  • Responsible for managing Trade Support Team including ensuring the integrity and health of the intra-day order flow for production clients.
  • Accountable for ensuring health and stability of End-to-End Order Client Order Flow.
  • Responsible for vendor management including approving work requests related to Inforeach Trade Management System custom work, upgrades and patch releases.
  • Responsible for managing new client integrations including managing pre-project technical analysis, FIX certification, Algorithmic Engine User Acceptance Testing, infrastructure provisioning, and production deployment.

Confidential, NJ

VP - Development Manager 8/06-9/07

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing a development team of 4 (on-shore) and 3 (off-shore) to handle application enhancement and 1-2 tier application support problems.
  • Successfully managed the implementation of TeamConnect v2.3, Worksite Web 8.1, and BEA 8.0 integrations with existing ML systems.
  • Managed implementation of Advanced Invoice Management (AIMS) 3.1/8.0, BEA, and .Net integrations with TeamConnect 2.3 and Accounts Payable systems.
  • Managed design, development, and implementation of Outside Counsel Approval Application (OCA) using BEA WebLogic 8.0, JMS queues and integration points with TeamConnect 2.3.
  • Managed matrix teams consisting of network, Intel, UNIX, DBA engineering and production staff.
  • Managed projects include - outsource of application support, DBA and network operations teams to Tata Consulting offshore; VERITAS NetBackup 4.5 upgrade, Charles River Trading System upgrade for Fixed Income Division, McGregor Trading System upgrade for Equity Division, MiddleOffice Strategic Platform integration, Global Billing System implementation; Implementation of Identify Software.
  • Managed a team of 3 developers to perform “Lights-On” tasks necessary to support Equity and MiddleOffice Divisions.
  • Managed application support related to intra-day trading and overnight batch processing for all applications within Equity and MiddleOffice Divisions. Applications include ( trade capture, trade execution, trading and operational reporting, trade and position routing to banks and custodians; overnight batch cycles to load updated trading, positions and security data into trading databases).
  • Responsible for End-to-End Trade Order Flow and accountable for resolving issues reported by the traders, trade support and BackOffice personal.
  • Responsible for implementing proactive monitoring for all system and application components leveraging AutoSys, BMC Patrol, and NetIQ software.

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