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Owner/founder Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned technology executive with broad - based experience in business technology, management and information systems.
  • Extensive hands on experience in data warehousing, systems analysis, technical and data architecture, large-scale system design, and software/hardware development.
  • Highly motivated and organized individual with excellent problem solving/analytic skills and strong communication, ERP and presentation skills.
  • Extensive expertise in applying technology solutions to solve strategic real-world business problems.
  • Strong leader who challenges teams to produce highest quality work possible.
  • Familiar with all phases of project and product life cycle.
  • Extensive background in creating and writing requirement, functional, data and architectural specifications.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Owner/Founder

Responsibilities:

  • Created concept for online service to handle funeral homes and cemeteries for online memorials with a link to a physical location
  • Designed and built entire platform on AWS using the following technologies: apache, mod perl, mysql, javascript, EC2 (linux), S3, S3FS, and SES.
  • Coordinated designers and specialists to help build a stateless platform that works on any mobile device and or browser that allows users to upload pictures and videos in real-time. Built functionality that will allow users to link into popular social media platforms.

Confidential

Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented a multi-year program to cut 15% of a 50 Mil budget for Confidential production support operations
  • Worked on site to meet the needs of the program and implement the strategy

Confidential

Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all Budget and Headcount COO functions in the mortgage technology area (100+ personnel)
  • Redesigning the Loan processing system front to back including funding and securitizations. Platform is mainframe and client server mostly in JAVA and Oracle
  • Automating most of the COO daily operations and creating transparency to the running of the organization

Confidential

Global Head of Fixed Income & Equities Support

Responsibilities:

  • Global head of all production support for level 1 & 2 across all trading platform and activities.
  • Built out both the level 1 & 2 teams as none existed.
  • Created policy and procedures for application deployment, monitoring, and incident management.
  • Created global standards for configuration & release management.
  • Created a daily change meeting and policy that all regions could follow.
  • Worked across all areas of technology to build a global standard for all support functions.
  • Built out monitoring application tools using check mk and splunk.
  • Coordinated all outage notification with the tech teams and all the business owners/users.
  • Created runbooks for SOD and EOD operations globally along with BCP activities.

Confidential

GLOBAL Equities & Risk (Tradeplant) Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all equities and electronic trading operational support globally.
  • The lines of business included Equity Derivatives, High touch, Prime Services, Emerging Markets, Electronic Trading including all Confidential & High Frequency, and Risk technology.
  • Was responsible for over 350+ associates globally that handled level 1 & level 2 support.

Confidential

Global Head Tactical Development & Trade Support

Responsibilities:

  • Managed global team for rapid development and delivered quantitative risk and P&L for the Front Office.
  • Developed custom real time monitoring and metrics system for all Confidential Front Office trading systems.
  • Created Technical Support Team for full transition of 1st / 2nd level support from desk support team.
  • Fully transitioned production change (deployment) from development teams to production support.
  • Closed self-identified control gaps for information security, governance, and process.
  • Managed Hardware spending of Confidential front office. Ensured adequate provision for capacity needs.

Confidential

Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Helped implement CDSO, CSIO, multi-name CDS, and index traunches for in-house trading platform.
  • Implemented an enterprise wide ETL (Informatica) platform for over 100+ developers.
  • Worked on various database schemas that supported daily trading activities along with basic Perl scripting.

Confidential

Consultant, IT Systems Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Brought in to help design and develop a trade monitoring system for the Legal & Compliance department.
  • Designer and Architect of a data warehouse (Oracle 9i, Solaris) for Confidential trade history (Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives).
  • Developed ETL to load warehouse and process for interacting with all trade systems globally.
  • Conducted data investigations and created technical specifications.
  • Designer and Architect of application data access common libraries (Java, Perl).

Confidential

Vice President, Data Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked toward ensuring data accuracy and completeness, while changing the data culture within the Confidential business, technology and operations teams.
  • Core business was using CDS’s (credit default swaps) to hedge against loan portfolios.
  • Worked with CDS traders and management on improving Front to Middle office data communications.
  • Improved the trade reconciliation process between Summit and Confidential .
  • Worked closely with PMO and helped establish appropriate forums for issue resolution and providing feedback.
  • Helped architect of data warehouse to hold historic CDS trades to help with pricing models for loans.
  • Developed monitoring tools.

Confidential

Director, DCM Technology

Responsibilities:

  • Lead architect and project manager on several large-scale application integration projects.
  • Managed, designed, developed, and supported derivative applications; utilized security models and cutting edge web technologies.
  • One of my primary roles was to support the derivate traders in their day-to-day, long-term, and P&L needs.
  • Negotiated SLA’s for several business units, detail and high-level budgeting, and managed outside vendors.
  • Led a multi-national team on a full life cycle development project.
  • Developer and lead architect for a brand new Java, JSP servlet (MVC) application, replacing an Excel framework.
  • Reengineered and improved feeds for reconciliation, settlement processing and pricing.
  • Created monitoring tools for users that filtered and report back feed and data problems.

Shared Environment Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed budget that included internal and external resources, hardware, and software (60 Million CAD).
  • Architect of the core bus system.
  • Designed XML common interfaces to all source databases.
  • Interacted and acted as liaison for multiple user communities.
  • Responsible for the global data migration plan, development, and reconciliation across multiple countries.
  • Worked closely with users in London, Toronto, and NY; gathered requirements, trained, and performed UAT.
  • Developed system with inherent disaster recovery by replicating files to multiple locations.
  • Designed the networking infrastructure necessary to support a global imaging system.
  • Programmed both front and back-end components.
  • Customized web servers for specific system requirements.
  • Architect of several large-scale database designs on Unix and Microsoft.
  • Oversaw a team of DBA’s in day-to-day operations, locally and abroad.
  • Planned and coordinated the global migration of Oracle servers from 8i to 9i over a 2 ½ year period.
  • Instrumental in implementing Informatica as a global ETL tool.
  • Responsible for budgeting and pricing all business units for maintenance, OEM licensing, and disk storage for all databases.

Confidential

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented multiple object oriented Perl robots for gathering of data via the web.
  • Helped design and develop 25 gig data warehouse system.
  • Used LWP, DBI, and regular expressions frequently.
  • Managed 5 person development team.
  • Responsible for all database interactions using Perl DBI and Oracle PLSQL.

Confidential

Senior Architect - Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Active X Controls using n-Tier Design.
  • Project Manager on multiple projects.
  • Wrote Perl scripts to import and export via ftp to offsite customers on NT/UNIX platforms.

Confidential

Database Administrator (DBA)

Responsibilities:

  • DBA for SQL Server: Optimization, Triggers, Indexes, Cursors, Mirroring, Replication, Backups, and Design.
  • Wrote Perl scripts to automate administrative tasks as well as develop new products in Perl/CGI.
  • Developed new products in Perl/Tk to run on any platform, including UNIX.

Confidential

Independent Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Migrated General Ledger application from Gupta to Windows NT environment.
  • Designed 3-tier Object Oriented application: VB 5.0, SQL Server 6.5, stored procedures & object layer.
  • Worked with business users and determined current business rules.

Confidential

Project Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a five-person development team in the Mortgage-backed Security division.
  • Designed and implemented international financial application using SQL Server and VB 5.0.
  • DBA responsibilities: SQL Optimization, Triggers, Indexes, Cursors, Mirroring, Backups, and Design.
  • Programmed Visual Basic using object oriented classes and collections, custom DLL’s, RDO, and ODBC.

Nomura

Lead Client / Server Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a three person project team and developed a tracking program.
  • Designed and developed Crystal Reports.
  • Tested and tracked modifications in system.

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