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Technical Consultant Resume

New Jersy, NJ

Key Experience and Skills:

12 plus years experience in a real time banking/trading room production environment managing Unix operating systems architecture (to include HP Unix 11i, AIX, Solaris (Sun OS) 4.11-10.0, Linux, and VMS), Windows Server 2000-2008, MS Exchange, Project Management, Network development, implementation and maintenance, CISCO Routers, VPN, Firewall; Sybase MSSQL and Oracle 8-10 database administration, REUTERS (TRIARCH) and DACS systems administration to include Perl, HTML, XSL, shell, Java and SQL scripting. Extensive experience in the banking industry with Goldman Sachs and Wallstreet Systems. Possess extensive product knowledge of market interest rate, currency, stocks and bonds, derivatives, exotic options, etc. Vast experience in directly working on the trading floor for over 300 FX traders in a stressful, high paced environment.

Technical consultant

2009-Present

Provided advise and assistance to local firms on upgrading existing IT infrastructure to include upgrades of servers, network infrastructure and security
Perform administration on their UNIX servers, including Operating system installation and troubleshooting, disk management, backup and recovery, network resource management, user support, and application installation and troubleshooting
Worked with clients to administer and maintain AD (Active Directory) and manage group policies

Confidential,France

July 2004 – Oct 2009

Technical support and Sales Engineer
Worked closely with IT departments and FX and Equity trading floors to resolve technical related issues with third party software related to Finance KIT. This software includes, but not limited to Reuters feeds, Crystal reports, Bloomberg imports and other trading software and related applications being used on the trading floor.
Responsible for all administration on Unix, Linux and NT real time sales platforms in Sophia Antipolis to include upgrading to current versions of Sybase, Oracle, MSSQL and Windows 2000 servers to include upgrades to different versions of Finance KIT
Responsible also for resolving technical items reported from client locations, client database administration, defining systems and standards with our development team, and teaching Finance Kit System administration and installation courses
Additional duties included extensive traveling to potential clients all over Europe to perform test cases and sales cases with Finance KIT
Sent onsite bi-monthly to solve problems with clients real time production systems

July 2004 – May 2003

Unix System and Network Engineer
Responsible for all Unix platforms in Sophia Antipolis to include upgrading, system backup, user management, Finance Kit installation configurations including upgrading versions on Linux, HP, Solaris Sybase and MSSQL. Responsible for Finance Labs systems to include all Finance Kit versions, associated databases and systems administration for client training including remote sessions
Additional duties include Windows 2003 administration and training
Responsible for maintaining the TRIARCH (Reuters) architecture in Sophia, London and New York

Jan 2001- Jul 2003

Implementation Support Engineer
Responsible for Multiple Operating system to include Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, and Windows NT; Finance Kit, and database installation and configuration for Trema clients. Managed and implemented clustered environments on numerous hardware platforms to include E25K and SunFire. This included maintenance and development of interfaces to other software applications at client sites and training FX and Equity traders on the use of the Finance KIT application
Responsible for implementing Finance KIT onsite at client locations to include installation and configuration of Sybase, Oracle or MSSQL
Additional duties include to develop training courses and provide training on client sites

May 2000- Jan 2001

Confidential,Technical Expert
Responsible for resolving technical DDTS items from client locations, Client database administration, defining systems and standards with our development team, and teaching Finance Kit System Administration and installation courses
Additional duties included system administration with our IT team on Unix and NT servers

Unix and NT systems engineer, Confidential,Germany

1998- 2000

Directly responsible for the FX trader floor on all operating systems and software to include the Equity trading floor for NT Systems. This responsibility also included the training and the resolution of problems the traders incurred during operational hours.
Team leader directly responsible for the management of 8 employees
Responsibilities include Unix and VMS system administration (Front, Middle and Back office), Reuters (TRIARCH) and DACS administration. This included user management, backup and recovery, shell scripting, system monitoring and OS performance tuning. Secondary responsibilities include Windows NT engineering/administration for the Equity trading floor
Project manger in Frankfurt for the role-out of over 500 client machines and servers during a major upgrade in the Information technology systems. The project lasted 5 months to include the planning and role out process

Unix and NT systems engineer, Confidential,Heidelberg, Germany

1996- 1998

Responsibilities include Unix system administration as a contrator for the US Government
Deployed to Bosnia to support the US governments Human Intelligence collection systems to include engineering the network topology of the different bases spread throughout Bosnia
Secondary responsibilities include Windows NT engineering/administration

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