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Senior Pm Consultant Resume Profile

Washington, DC

Professional Summary

  • Over 10 years of IT professional experience, which includes 8 years of seasoned work in the Financial Services Investment Banking industry, particularly in areas of Fixed Income, Capital Markets, Municipals, Equities, Hedge Funds, Electronic Trading, Derivatives, Treasury, Enterprise Risk and BASEL II
  • Established a successful track record of delivering projects exceeding 50MM within time, budget and scope
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the software release, including business analysis, research and development, technical design document, software engineering, testing, hardware configuration, client requirements, usability analysis, problem reporting, and release documentation analysis
  • Possess excellent business knowledge of various 3rd party vendor systems such as IMPACT, Summit, Loannet, ALDOP, BPS, BASEL II, FinancePro, Bloomberg, KCG BondPoint, MSRB, MarketAxess, BondDesk and TheMuniCenter
  • Have strong knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle SDLC model e.g. Water Fall and other project methodologies such as Agile, Rapid Prototyping, PMBOK and RUP
  • Possess excellent Release Documentation and Process Management skills, with an ability to successfully understand the business requirements and ensure a quality product or service to meet client expectations
  • Capable of working under pressure and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills in a fast paced environment

Technical Skills

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP/2000, UNIX, Mac OS 9/X, Red Hat Linux, OS/400, AS 400 Mainframe, Windows 7/Vista

APPLICATIONS/TOOLS

MS Excel, MS Office, MS Project, MS Office, MS Visio, MS Access, SmartDraw, ERWIN, BeyondCompare, Business Objects, Control M, Rational Clear Quest, TestDirector, Quality Center, JIRA, Quick Test Professional QTP , WinRunner, Sharepoint, DOORs, RequisitePRO

PROG. LANGUAGES

SQL, Java/Java Script, C/C , VB 6.0, VBA, DOT NET, PL/SQL

DATABASES

Oracle 8i/9i/10g/11i, Oracle Dataminer, Oracle Express, SQL Loader, SQLplus, DB Artisan, Toad, SQL Developer, DB2, DW

Professional Experience

Confidential

Position: Senior PM Consultant

  • Performed all project management and business analysis tasks as it pertains to the complete trade life cycle for Foreign Exchange OTC derivatives business requirements, technical specs, testing - planning, monitoring, establishing test scenarios, scripts and associated data
  • Successfully led conversion/migration efforts in terms of planning, mapping of data, integrity management, utilization of regression tools, issues management, reconciliations and tools
  • Prioritized work streams on consolidation and upgrades of the Misys Summit System planning and execution
  • Evaluated STP Capabilities and segregation of workflow based upon business segments and financial product types
  • Led major efforts in analyzing, planning and implementing feeds and messaging for Markitwire and clearing requirements
  • Utilized Summit APIs and utilities for upstream/downstream integration as part of overall STP requirements
  • Directed meetings with major stakeholders and business users to assess the overall project risk and progress
  • Created accurate estimates of effort, costs and timescales for various project tasks and activities

Confidential

Position: Senior Project Manager III

  • Directed organization's entire operational risk management function and led a team of 15 direct reports
  • Developed and implemented proactive, comprehensive, and integrated operational risk management program and strategic business plan
  • Minimized risk upto 48 across entire organization and all lines of business by partnering with key stakeholders to identify operational risks and opportunities, developing risk mitigation plans, and enhancing internal controls
  • Created enterprise-wide methodology to assess and control operational risk, encompassing risk identification tools, business process analysis, risk and control gap analysis, control self-assessment workshops, risk assessment and monitoring tools, KRIs, KPIs, RCSA, Loss Data, and risk/gap register
  • Ensured identification and mitigation of operational risks prior to implementation of new products, processes, or systems by instituting strong risk controls and enterprise-wide BCP / disaster recovery plans
  • Successfully led a project team of business analysts, ETL developers, business intelligence specialists, quality assurance analysts and data modelers that implemented a web-based, interactive business intelligence solution for key performance metrics used across the organization

Confidential

Position: Senior PM Consultant

  • Managed a large-scale program with a budget exceeding 50MM Business Impact quarter of trillion dollars of BNP Paribas's fixed income trades in which the licensed version of the Fixed Income Settlement System IMPACT owned by vendor Broadridge is successfully converted into an external application service provider Service Bureau
  • Gathered and analyzed information on existing business processes in order to make recommendations
  • that seeks to improve business systems and processes relating to mostly migration, integration infrastructure
  • Provided business analysis and project management during all phases of a project including managing team/staff performance, tracking and reporting project status to senior management
  • Led reviews of requirements and architecture designs BI/DW, DB with relevant stakeholders and selected vendors to obtain agreement and signed off proposals e.g. approve expenditures budget transfers
  • Created and presented accurate estimates of effort, costs and timescales for proposed projects and
  • assisted in prioritization of work streams relating to data migration, databases data warehouse/business intelligence
  • Ensured that projects adhere to company project management methodologies and standards SDLC ,
  • including appropriate documentation, data governance and internal controls, e.g. plan, budget, risk management and change control
  • Took a leadership role on major projects and programs, ensuring the proposal and development
  • of enterprise solutions in order to meet objectives and are in line with business and system strategies

Confidential

Position: Project Manager

  • Created a new agile-based PM methodology for mission critical fixed income and credit trading applications, resulting in 95 reduction in production issues, 70 more savings in overall operational costs, and 88 increase in client satisfaction
  • Directed meetings with all stakeholders before each major software release to assess the risk, qualitatively as well as quantitatively, and monitor change management procedures to approve or reject software releases
  • Implemented contingency and fallback plans towards executing corrective steps to cover unanticipated risks and eliminate software defects or bugs
  • Provided weekly and monthly project status reports and other KPI metric reports defect rate, number of incidents, number of releases, performance etc. using a combination of tools, such as HPSC, MS Project and Quality Center 10, to inform senior management and major stakeholders on a periodic basis
  • Managed and supported various functional teams across different global regions New York, London, Singapore, Prague to coordinate software release efforts via diverse communication methods

Confidential

Position: Sr. Project Lead

  • Managed a complex PM Agile process and led a global team for the largest fixed income settlement system IMPACT, achieving 50 80 rise in staff productivity and overall client satisfaction respectively
  • Created a comprehensive product documentation, including online help, training materials for IMPACT system, and conducted on-site training classes for novice users in utilizing HP's tool Quality Center 10 and MS Project
  • Implemented industry-standard best PM practices by communicating quality objectives to all stakeholders, proactively involving the team in preventing critical software defects from occurring and auditing business requirements to meet client's business needs
  • Directed important client-focused meetings and provided technical support by sharing detailed project plans to fulfill each client's business needs for making system-wide changes
  • Researched and gathered important KPI metrics data from BMC Remedy tool and analyzed it using EXCEL for improving the performance of existing project processes up to a mutually agreed target on a monthly basis

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