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Principal Consultant Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Project Management, Business analysis, and Product Management
  • Results - driven and performance-focused manager and team leader; with diverse background in Capital Markets/Banking, Information Technology. Solution-oriented Financial Systems Expert offering 20+ years of success in strengthening business operations, IT project management, and client services in trading and risk management.
  • Equipped with long-standing history of translating complex challenges into valuable opportunities complemented by a passion for identifying clients’ unique requirements and delivering targeted business solutions.
  • Excellent in liaising between multiple client and development teams, providing hands-on leadership throughout the project lifecycle to direct strategic planning, design and development and testing.
  • Armed with top-level analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills to ensure successful project delivery

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Relationship Building & Management Project Leadership Project Development Lifecycle Project Management Business Analysis & Consulting Technology & Business Solutions Client Requirements Gathering Strategic Planning Software Design, Implementation, Development & Testing Agile Development Methodologies

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Microsoft Office 365 (Project, SharePoint, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word) Calypso SwapSwire FINCAD Markit Bloomberg JD Edwards SunGard Stream GMI SQL FpML Visual Basic VBA Confidential JIRA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Direct a team of analysts, developers, and subject matter experts in delivering high quality & on-time implementation of projects and facilitate hands-on training sessions with clients on both Confidential offices and clients’ sites.
  • Closely collaborate with clients to efficiently allocate resources and report budgets, while communicating status on all active projects to upper management.
  • Assess, communicate, and resolve issues and risks on each project, escalate essential issues to clients and upper management, and provide recommendation on risk mitigation.
  • Ensure that the projects’ scope and budget were aligned according to project plans.
  • Improve client business processes by leveraging in-depth knowledge of client challenges and technologies to guide the usage of trading technology and Confidential ’s trading system.
  • Steer the full project lifecycle including investigating specific requirements and enhancements, producing initial proposals and documentation, arranging contracts and demonstrations, and supporting quality assurance.

Confidential, New York, NY

Independent Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and evaluated user requirements and process workflow by generating detailed functional specifications, conducting gap analysis, suggesting solutions, developing long- and short-term migration tactics, formulating tests plans and scenarios, and handling UAT process.
  • Built trusted client relationships through transformation of challenges into functional requirements and providing custom design solutions.
  • Took multifaceted roles throughout the lifecycle of client implementation, including analyzing requirements and crafting specification documents, reports, and test plans; leading the design configurations, team, and testing as well as client training.

Confidential, New York, NY

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Spearheaded cross-functional implementation teams in conducting business analysis, system configuration, and software development and testing for new and existing clients.
  • Led teams of 5-15 business and technical professionals through 8-12 month projects for financial derivative trading businesses under strict timeframes and fixed budgets.
  • Drive the strategy and decisions based executive level committee meetings with executive leadership.
  • Communicated with client project teams to define business requirements, document and track project deliverables.
  • Steered weekly status meetings, assessed project risks, and proposed solutions.
  • Expertly guided and trained team of consultants in handling designated projects to ensure timely completion within specific timeline, budget constraints, and clients’ specification.
  • Thoroughly assess current systems and procedures, provide appropriate recommendations for improvement, and formulate innovative plans and proof of concepts to attain client’s needs and satisfaction.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led multiple concurrent projects to develop real-time pricing, reference data, and analytic applications.
  • Worked closely with existing and prospective clients in identifying industry trends and developing requirements for new fixed income components and product enhancements.
  • Coordinated with Software Development Team to prioritize and implement components into existing platform and ensure reliability and timeliness of component delivery.
  • Trained Customer Support, Sales and Account Management teams on product positioning, functionality, and strategy.

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