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Technical Project Manager Resume

Jersey City, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Portfolio Performance Measurement Front & Middle Office Trade Processing Security Master DataFounding architect and engineer of Confidential Mellon Repo Edge, the core application behind Confidential Mellon dominance of the 1.6 Trillion dollar tri - party repo business with 85% market share.
  • Architect and creator of SMDB, a single, standardized source of financial data used by Confidential internal applications and external clients.
  • Manager of the Federal Reserve Bank’s implementation of OneTick, a massive time series DB.
  • This implementation enabled the Fed to monitor the macro prudential systemic risk of the CDO/CMO, and derivatives acquired in the 2007/2008 financial crisis.
  • Adept at conducting business and technical analysis, architecting systems to streamline operations, and managing full project lifecycles.
  • Proficient at coaching team members to achieve technical milestones and optimizing bottom-line profitability through strategic technology planning and management.
  • Excellent communication skills; can collaborate with clients and stakeholders to ensure deliverables meet quality and performance standards.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Project Management
  • IT Strategy
  • Team Leadership
  • Team building
  • Application Architecture
  • Software Development
  • Databases & Warehousing
  • Financial Services
  • Eagle/PACE Systems
  • Project Estimation
  • Securities Data & Management
  • Portfolio Performance
  • Agile Methodology/Project Lifecycle
  • Quality Assurance
  • Change Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Founding manager and architect for Interactive Performance Reporting (IPR). Built and led a large team of engineers, business analysts, and testers to design and implement a comprehensive and highly flexible, Confidential data driven Portfolio Performance Reporting application. Worked closely with Product and Performance SME’s to conceive a highly flexible application allowing rapid delivery of current and future functions. Allowing customers to easily design their own reports.
  • Brought in to help a major program in crisis. Led a team of newly hired offshore engineers in developing a suite of 200 accounting reports on the Eagle/Pace platform. This required me to not only direct work activities, but to mentor, test, and guide at every aspect of development, and often perform hands-on development. Overcame the challenges of the team’s overall inexperience to deliver on time.
  • Founding architect and manager for the Oncore Data Hub, a reporting and data extraction infrastructure designed to consolidate related financial data across the suite of applications comprising the bank’s Oncore middle office platform.

Confidential, New York, New York

Senior Program Manager/Technology Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Developed an end-to-end future state technology architecture that when completed will bring the derivatives trading operations into regulatory compliance with Dodd Frank and EMIR.
  • Led the design and development effort for the prototype data hub to be used for BI reporting for trader metrics, unauthorized trading, and CFTC and EMIR regulatory requirements. The design will be used across multiple domains including Confirmations, Transactions, Process and Controls etc.

Confidential, New York, New York

Senior Manager of Technology

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the implementation of the massive OneTick implementation at the Federal Reserve Bank, including the required infrastructure components. This system allowed the Fed to perform real time risk monitoring, and manage the profitable sales of the portfolios acquired during the 2007/2008 Financial Crisis.
  • Hand-picked to rescue a program of integration projects consisting of poor quality assurance (QA) and no consistent process; recognized deficiencies within the organization and initiated corrective action by developing and implementing a strategy template, directing comprehensive training sessions, and installing test planning and defect resolution processes, as well as aligning budgets with technical operations and accounting for all costs. Mentored and led teams of inexperienced Project Managers by coaching individuals on proven methodologies, resulting in all projects delivered on time with zero major defects and flawless execution during final implementation.
  • Assumed role as Project Manager/Architect for security master application at a large hedge fund after original Project Manager quit before first milestone date. Re-architected and redesigned application using Java/J2EE, JMS, and Oracle; established a QA team; and refocused development to deliver real functionality.
  • Ensured solution acceptance and accuracy by communicating and collaborating closely with end-users; utilized Agile methodologies to direct project activities from start to finish.

Confidential, Edison, New Jersey

Architect/Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered requirements from clients and prepared solutions according to client needs; cultivated relationships with Confidential Limited to build a Front Office FX trading application and Confidential, Inc. to prepare telecommunications billing software.
  • Gained advanced experience and expertise with Java, J2EE development, and related architecture.

Confidential, New York, New York

Development Manager/Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Led analysis of current state of technology across business operations and architecture across 30 internal systems and 30 client systems, consisting of trade accounting, profit & loss reporting, mutual fund processing, fixed-income processing, and corporate action notification.
  • Led full development lifecycle of a new enterprise Security Master database.
  • Architected an enterprise solution to support multiple symbologies, pricing, corporate actions, agency ratings and analytics to supply data for Confidential, FX, and Derivative trading activities.
  • Created a business case for the steering committee to initiate solution design.

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