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Application Development Consultant Resume

Boston, MA

SUMMARY

  • Results - driven IT professional with over 15 years of experience providing effective software solutions to business challenges.
  • Extensive analysis, design, development, and technical lead experience creating complex distributed software systems for accounting and securities processing.
  • Expert in all Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) aspects of Mainframe Applications including migration, conversion, and decommissioning.
  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills, with extensive knowledge of various hardware platforms and software development environments.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Creative and Resourceful
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making
  • Results-driven
  • Strong understanding business requirements
  • Superior quality, productivity and accountability
  • Time management, task planning and prioritization
  • Consistently meets deadlines
  • Adaptable and Customer-oriented

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: COBOL, CICS, DB2, OS/MVS JCL, ORACLE/PL SQL, SQL, PLI, MERCATOR

Hardware: IBM 3090, IBM MVS (OS/390), IBM Z/OS

Software: TSO ISPF, VSAM, OS/MVS utilities and JCL, File-Aid, File Manager DB2, SPUFI, ENDEVOR, XPEDITOR, MicroFocus COBOL, ORACLE, SQL Plus, IBM Data Studio, PANVALET, CHANGEMAN, SAVRS, NDM, FTP, PLI/Datacom, MERCATOR, TOAD, MS Office Suite, MS VISIO, PVCS, Mercury Quality center, Remedy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Boston, MA

Application Development Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical lead and subject matter expertise for Confidential Cash Projections and Fixed Income Projections accounting interfaces into the ETF application.
  • Key contributor for fully automated solution on Fixed Income application resulting in significant cost savings, time processing reduction and customer satisfaction.
  • Designed and developed flow for multiple clients into Fixed Income Projections application within multi-basis accounting system and feed into ETF applications resulting in increased revenue and profitability.
  • Successfully completed Eiger client conversions to Confidential multi-currency accounting system. As a result of this complex and highly deadline driven conversion, Confidential became the largest third party ETF service provider in Europe.
  • Performed design and code reviews and provided mentoring to developers.
  • Provided knowledge transfer, interactive guidance, training, documentation and support to enable the successful transition of the IT business to the off-shore production support team.
  • Participated in a 24x7 on-call support rotation on high availability and critical online/batch applications, resulting in expert technical solutions that reduced ticket processing time to under and hour.
  • Known as an excellent resource to team peers to insure any production issues are resolved quickly and accurately with minimal impact to the business and clients.

Confidential

Senior Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Lead for the on-shore development group during ETF I-shares initiatives for major clients, resulting in substantially increased client satisfaction.
  • Successfully completed conversions of large new clients to IBT Accounting system. As a result, IBT was ranked as the #1 Custodian Bank in the mutual fund industry .
  • Delivered complex technical designs and development for Fund of Funds application across multiple platforms, on time and within budget.
  • Prepared detailed system design documents including data flow diagrams, screen designs, file designs, and system flow charts.
  • Designed, developed, installed, and maintained multiple critical projects on Fund Accounting and Custody Tracking Systems to serve major clients in delivering information more efficiently via the SWIFT network.
  • Key contributor to migration of major client to IBT Middleware environment, increasing efficiency by streamlining the process and reducing client reporting time.
  • Recognized with IT Special Recognition Award for MERCATOR 5.0 conversion and upgrade.

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