Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Lotus Notes, Visio and CA Erwin
Waterfall and Agile methodologies
Application Development Manager01/2016 to CurrentOptions Clearing CorporationKeller, TX
Recruit, hire and motive a staff of 19 cutting edge architects, developers and business analysts for the Core Clearing Technology Upgrades Domain.
The Technology Upgrades domain is responsible for software technology upgrades, application web screens, reporting and the application architecture and common framework.
Manage staffing, budgeting, development and design of software and hardware systems responsible for clearing an average of 16 million option trades a day.
Leading and coaching teams through corporate culture change and technology re-platforming effort.
Upper management changes are introducing new policies, procedures and expectations to better align technology with corporate goals.
Systems moving from Unix with C++ and mainframe Cobol to Linux with Java.
Agile project practices are replacing waterfall.
Actively work with staff on training and career planning.
Partner with business partners to understand their needs to plan future direction of current systems.
Hold monthly meetings with the Chief Information Officer to review budget, resourcing and project statuses.
Participate in corporate planning to negotiate scheduling projects based on business priority and availability of resources.
Established and coordinated lunch and learn sessions with business partners and technology SMEs to provide cross training to technology staff.
Instituted requirements traceability standard guidelines within the organization to help enhance SDLC deliverables.
Champion agile development for Core Clearing systems.
System Architect/Manager01/2001 to 01/2015JPMorgan ChaseTampa, FL
Managed architectural design and execution of all phases for the Global Funds Control (GFC) Remediation program, this was a 3 year multimillion dollar effort.
The key objectives of the program were to add resiliency, reliability and scalability to the system which supported $3 to $4 trillion of daily international funds clearing activity.
GFC provided international and local Clearing in 40 countries.
Manager for the Internationalization of the Treasury Billing system.
The Treasury Billing system was a multiplatform system servicing multiple lines of business in over 40 countries.
The effort increased billing revenue and also created a central worldwide billing system for Treasury Services.
The project involved managing and coordinating with vendors and developers across multiple technology platforms.
Designed and managed the technical initiatives for the build of the new mainframe development architectural framework for the Global Customer Information Facility (CIF) system.
The goal of the framework was to increase efficiency and time to market and to create a robust reusable framework.
The framework increased time to market by 60-70%, decreased defects by 70-80% and allowed all development to be performed by more junior offshore team members.
US patent number 9342541.
Led project for the Global Funds Control System (GFC) to redesign and rewrite the mainframe interface to the Global Exposure system.
The project deliverable was to allow for the most current exposure and credit data.
GFC received exposure data once daily.
The redesign increased the runtime efficiency of the process by over 100% and allowed data to be refreshed three times a day and helped limit credit exposure for JPMorgan.
Managed project to convert the Letter of Credit system from a Mainframe platform to a new UNIX platform in order to be integrated into the new Global Trade System.
The Global Trade System was a consolidation of multiple platforms and systems due to previous mergers and acquisitions.
The consolidation led to a single platform and a uniform system which consolidated development as well as global business operations.
Establish strong relationships with internal and external business and IT partners ensuring successful communication and project implementations.
Managed diverse technologists offshore and onshore.
Provided mentoring and career development.
Established clear goals and performance appraisals.
Managed resource forecasts.
Managed waterfall and agile projects.
Senior Programmer/Analyst01/1996 to 01/2001First UnionCharlotte, NC
Led mainframe development efforts to develop a common data service routine in the merger with CoreStates Bank.
The common data service provided a central data access routine for systems to access current day and historical information for account cash management.
Led effort to redesign mainframe application interfaces to provide efficient communication with interfacing systems and to achieve near zero production issues.
Led project to design and implement a positive pay interface that allowed customers to enter issued check information and to reject or accept checks that did not match the issued checks.
Developed interface to allow the Disbursement Management system to report current day information through the Cash Management workstation.
Worked closely with business partners to define project scope and requirements.
Duties included fixing problems with logical code or hardware, making enhancements to the existing systems, developing a system to repair damaged magnetic strips on cards and change pin numbers Assisted team members and business partners during the merger of First Fidelity National Bank.
Worked in the Card Products Division supporting the revolving credit system and developed systems for ATM and Checkcards on the Mainframe.
Main technologies used were IBM Mainframe, COBOL, CICS, DB2, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, APPC, MQ Series, MS Access and Visual Basic 6.
Programmer/Analyst01/1994 to 01/1996Complete Business SolutionsFarmington Hills, MI
On site lead for the Chrysler Parts and Service department to modify the orders and logistics system for Y2K logic changes and to handle an expanded part number and depot/building code.
Main technologies used were IBM Mainframe, COBOL, CICS, DB2, IMS DB/DC, VSAM, FTP and NDM.
Bachelor of Science: Electrical and Computer EngineeringWayne State UniversityDetroitElectrical and Computer Engineering
Certificate in Project Management and IT Project Management, Villanova University
Certified in IBM Netfinity Server, Santa Cruz, Bolivia