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Core Banking Manager Resume Profile

MelbournE

OBJECTIVE

To apply my knowledge and experience and continually develop my analytical and technical abilities in a challenging and changing environment where growth, initiative, attention to detail and improvement are valued and encouraged. An environment that empowers me to deliver required outcomes that I am responsible for with pride.

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Consistent success in aligning technology investments with strategic goals that have positioned the organizations for rapid business growth. Skilled in business analysis, project management, software development lifecycle, building lean and effective teams, establishing secure and flexible infrastructure, and designing fully integrated highly transactional business applications that have increased efficiency and capability, enhanced decision-making.
  • Recognize for building synergy and consensus between leadership, teams, partners, and business to support key objectives. Strength in evaluating the needs and issues, developing the strategy, and mobilizing teams in delivering value-driven solutions.
  • Proven talent in establishing high-performance teams sharing common vision and goals. Experienced in fostering an environment of collaboration, teamwork and performance ethics, that positioned teams as true partners to the business.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Strategic Business Operational Planning - Integration Solution - Project Management - Resource Management-Banking products and Business support., Process Automation / Improvement - Business ContinuityPeople Management - Team Development Leadership - Budgeting - Business Partner Relations, email management, campaign management, CRM, enterprise architecture, user interface prototyping, mentoring, excellent reporting and presentation skills.
  • Over 17 years of strong DB2, JEE J2EE architecture and application delivery experience.
  • Strong Banking Domain knowledge. Very strong on system design, applications and/or infrastructure.
  • Plan co-ordinate, and supervise all activities related to the design, development, and implementation of organizational information system and software.
  • Over 17 years of experience in SOA Service Oriented Architecture , IBM Datapower, Websphere ESB, BPM Business Process Management using ICBS Process Workflow.
  • Hands-on experience in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and telecom applications.
  • Architected, plan co-ordinated and govern all activities related to the integration of applications, systems and third party solutions.
  • Co-ordinated planned and developed advanced integration solutions using IBM's Webs Sphere WPS/DataPower/MDM/Informatica solutions and AS400 MQ Objects.
  • Worked with third party developers using multi-protocol gateways MPG's , XML Firewalls, Web Service Proxy's on DataPower X150, EDA Event Drive Architecture to support mediation services for end-to-end service architecture.
  • Knowledge of SOA strategy, planning, management and vision.
  • Solid working SOA service design, techniques, including service analysis and design techniques.
  • Working knowledge in SOMA Service Oriented Modelling and Architecture .
  • Good knowledge of various integration interfaces and protocols.
  • Participated discussions on road maps for technology adoption and documented enterprise architecture best practices.
  • Provided expertise and knowledge across various banking system modules covering transactional accounts, Fixed Deposits, Loans Personal Mortgage , Document management, Data warehousing, EFT ATM, Credit Cards, Insurance, Credit Scoring/Risk, Anti money Laundering, Fraud, IVR, File Manager, General Ledger reconciliation, Web, digital and other core modules.
  • Good analytical skills and zeal to contribute to the organisation's growth and objectives.
  • Data analysis and creation/management of Data Models for integration scenarios.
  • Hands on knowledge on third party integrations using SOA, Web services, troubleshooting skills.
  • Effectively track the integration points and data mappings, identify gaps, analysing business impacts.
  • QA testing and cases preparation and manual and automated testing on various banking modules and interfaces.

Technical Skills and Environments:

Languages:RPG, COBOL, Java, VB, VBA, C , HTML, XML, XLST, SQL, Pl/SQL, DB2 SQL, JavaScript,PHP LAMP , IWWCM IBM Websphere Web Content Management , CLP, Query/400

Technologies: Websphere Portal 6.1, JSP, Servlets, JDBC, ODBC, SOAP, JSON, MS SQL, MS Access, IBM Portlet IDE, Eclipse, VMware, EMC, Citrix/Metaframe

SOA Tools: RAD 6.0, Websphere Portal Developer 6.0, WSRR Websphere service registry and repository .

Application Servers: Websphere application server 6.x, IBM Http server 5.x/6.x, Tomcat 6.x, WPS 6.1, IIS, Apache, PHP

Messaging:Proprietary ICBS MQ messaging, JCA, FTP, File transfers systems.

Databases:IBM DB2, Oracle 9i 11g, My SQL, MS SQL, Sales Force, MS Access

Version Control: CVS, Aldon CMS

Operating Systems:Windows, Linux, UNIX, AS400, Citrix, HP-X, AIX, TCPIP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, SMTP, Citrix/Metaframe, EMC, SAN

Banking Applications: CIF, Bankmaster, BM FX, IBSNet, Branch Power, Branch Teller, CRS, MIDAS, Signature, DMS, Filenet, SWIFT, Reuters and AML Instinct

Windows Products: MS Office, Visio, MS Projects, Active Directory, MS Exchange, Symantec, anti-virus, SAP 4.6, MS Excel, MS Word, Adobe Central Output, Share Point

Networking: Cisco, Virtualisation, Cloud computing, Switches

Security: BSAFE, Bank Audit

ATM/EFT/IVR: Sparrowhawk, Base24, Vision Plus.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Core Banking Manager

Confidential

  • Managed and supportedcore banking modules Fiserv's ICBS Signature running on IBM AS400 platforms and many front end applications such as Loans origination, CRM based system, Branch Teller etc., running on various Windows, Citrix, MS SQL and Linux platforms.Managed well over 140 branches in Australia and 130 branches in New Zealand.
  • Provided expertise and knowledge across various banking system modules covering transactional accounts, Fixed Deposits, Loans, Document management, Data warehousing, EFT ATM, Credit Cards, Insurance, Credit Scoring/Risk, Anti money Laundering AML , Fraud, IVR, File Manager, General Ledger reconciliation, Web, digital and other core modules.
  • Systems Analysis, Requirements Analysis, Functional Analysis requirement, mapping and reviewing application architecture, testing and implementation of in-house and external vendor supplied codes, system patches and core infrastructure related changes. Engaged in database administration, tuning, testing and coding.
  • Systems Analysis, Requirements Analysis, Functional Analysis requirement, mapping and reviewing application architecture, testing and implementation of in-house and external vendor supplied codes, system patches and core infrastructure related changes. Engaged in database administration, tuning, testing and coding.
  • Run production implementation for project releases.
  • Development release schedules for all environments.
  • Coordinate third party software update from Vendors.
  • Provide SIT, UAT, and PVT during project implementations on Dev./QA/UAT/Production servers. Provided product management for various modules such as CIF, TM, FM, LN, GL, EFT, IVR, FTM, Transfer Orders, and Process Servers.
  • Provided services as SME for the banking products providing Product specialized knowledge and served as single point of contact for the core banking product.
  • Developing software implementation plans within a defined timeline, including project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding and staffing requirements.
  • Developing and managing budgets for assigned projects.
  • Managing and coordinating project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule and scope.
  • Coordinating and support internal cross-functional implementation team comprised of implementation data analysts, account managers, software engineers and the relevant third party involvements.
  • Assigning, directing and coordinating duties, responsibilities and activities of project personnel.
  • Communicating client expectations and requirements to internal information technology and engineering teams.
  • Communicating and presenting project status on a regular basis to management and clients, and maintaining excellent project documentation.
  • Monitoring team members' performance and providing feedback to management.
  • Providing team members and guidance to team members to achieve a higher level of performance and client satisfaction.
  • Preparing and conducting formal presentations for large group of key stakeholders.
  • Management and resolution of user support ticket with the agreed service levels.
  • Developing strategies to increase usage of software at client sites.
  • Directed and provided strategic and tactical organization of design, development, management of multi-platform application systems, deployment / enhancements of software solutions and upgrade of infrastructure projects. Evaluation, recommended, developed and implemented solutions to increase competitive advantage across a highly challenging economic landscape. Scope of accountability spanned managing multiple concurrent projects of varying size, team development and leadership, business relations, negotiations, budgeting and resources. Spearhead and transitioned from Waterfall to Agile SDLC.
  • Work closely with customers, business analysts and team members to understand business requirements for analysis and design of quality business solutions.
  • Perform regular reviews of configuration standards, implementations, support process, deployed technologies and product maintenance.
  • Established and adherence to project management process functions oversaw multiple projects medium to large sized with varied complexity, tracked and managed project plans, scope, multiple deliverables, issue/risk management, milestones, cross-functional interdependencies and daily resource management.
  • Performed GAP analysis of business rules / system process flows, user administration, and requirements conducted Joint Application Development JAD sessions with stakeholders to resolve open issues.
  • Risk and Compliance Management and mitigation.
  • Tracking defects and coordinating fixed with internal and external teams.
  • Escalation and change management.
  • Provide support/guidance for teams across Australia/New Zealand/India/US.
  • Proactively advised management of interim plans, potential issues, mitigating strategies, and implications of requested scope or resource changes throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Provided technical expertise, strategic direction, coached, motivated and trained the project team members in order to facilitate successful project delivery across the organization build trust and credibility with project team members, reviewed work performed and provided recommendation for improvements.
  • Identified resources / assigned roles and responsibilities, and provided day-to-day supervision and delegated work assignments to IT team.
  • Fostered and promoted smooth workflow and communicated between departments negotiated with departmental manager for assignment of personnel to the project team.
  • Managed business partners, onshore / offshore teams and external vendors in deploying various projects to ensure project deliverables are completed on time per contract scope and SLA.
  • Managed all production / maintenance releases and provided 24/7 support and escalated issues as needed.

Senior Core Systems Manager

Confidential

  • Business consultant / Pre Sales consultancy product mapping and product training.
  • Implement Banking solution for the Credit Union from their legacy FNS to ICBS
  • Testing on data migration and data modelling and data analysis functions.
  • Developed Dataware house application on SQL 2003 to extract data from mainframe to reporting/market analysis.
  • Support the Dataware applications running on MS SQL 2003.
  • Perform DBA functions, Design on MS SQL and AS400.
  • Business Analytics.
  • Day to day Maintenance and system implementation.
  • Inward and outward Cheque clearing system.
  • Payroll system.
  • CRM based product support for loans origination.

Senior Architect

Confidential

  • Implemented Web based Internet banking using .NET, HTML, JavaScript, Jquery, Banking solution for Credit Unions using MS SQL and Windows Server.
  • Design the user form and Web UX using Dream Weaver/MS Studio.
  • Created a loans originations application interfacing with ICBS using the MSMQ, and ICBS messaging.
  • Windows server setup and administration functions.
  • Helpdesk functions to resolve project related issues and fixes.
  • Setup and extended quality assurance activities.
  • Wrote stored procedures on AS/400, creating interface records, C methods and functions.
  • Performance optimization and troubleshooting.

Banking Application Specialist

Confidential

  • Setup their data Centre for AS400 operation and network for various clients.
  • Provided Presales Consultancy to various clients perform Client Account Manager Functions.
  • System Implementation.
  • Network design and Monitoring.
  • Technical services.
  • Application and hardware support.
  • Follow-up and Co-ordination with client and in-house team members.
  • Co-ordinated with the other departments for smooth and successful execution of online and batch jobs.
  • Updated system with patches and OS/400 PTF's and DR of production system.
  • Built and participated in the network design and implementation.
  • Housekeeping of installation on variety of platforms.

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