A business orientated professional with over 15 years' experience as a Sr. Business Analyst, Unit, QA, and UAT Tester as well as a Project Manager and Relationship Manager for Major Banks. Gathered and wrote both Business (BRD"s) and Functional (FDD's) Requirements. Extensive experience working in the financial services, Gov't, Mortgage Back and Corporate Bonds, Equities, Mortgage and Brokerage Industry. Extensive experience in Global Custody, Employee Benefit Trust, ERISA, DB, DC, Wealth Management, Mutual Funds,401(k), 403(b) Plans, Security Processing, Mortgage Origination, Morgage Servicing and Quality Center. Software Security Test Engineer preparing and executing test cases inorder to ensure that the account setup was in compliance with systems and security requirement specifications. Experienced with Charles River Trading System Ver. 8.0 and 9.0, 9.3 .2, Blackrock's Aladdin Trading System, Global Plus, SEI, InvestOne, MegaCore, AIMS, INTERLINQ, MortgageFlex, Quality Center, PVC Tracker and numerous proprietary trading and back office legacy systems used by Major Banks, Brokerage Houses and Insurance Companies. Responsible for logging and monitoring all defects (SharePoint and Quality Center) and then regression testing all fixes. Experienced testing both Domestic and International Corporate Actions, SWIFT Messengers as well as security transactions in SunGard's Global Plus and other systems.
Manual QA Tester, 08/2015 to 10/2015 Mastech Staffing Inc Franklin Templeton Investments, FLA – New Jersey
Upgrade of Charles River Portfolio Management, Trading and Compliance System to version 9.2.3 Experienced with financial software testing.
Translated System Requirements into Business Requirements.
Created and executed test cases and Defects in ALM Quality Center.
Knowledge of industry standards and best practices as related to software testing.
Regression tested all fixes f defects and posted the results in ALM Quality Center.
Experienced in software application and testing.
Manual QA Tester and Systems Compliance Analyst, 07/2014 to 11/2014 LiquidHub, Inc Deutsche Bank – New York, NY
Conversion from Charles River Trading System to Blackrock's Aladdin Trading System Adherence to the test plan which was administered by Deutsche Asset Capital Markets Group & Wealth Management (Germany) Worked in a team environment consisting of 12 QA Testers in NYC and 2 BA's and 4 compliance testers in Frankfurt Germany.
Responsible for reviewing, testing and validating the Syntax Compliance Rules for external Investment Managed Wealth Accounts in the US and Europe.
Responsible for testing Security Transactions Compliance Setup Regulatory Rules on Black Rock's Aladdin trading system on international security transactions of short term, fixed income and equity transactions.
Worked very closely with the Black Rock Developers/Aladdin Team troubleshooting compliance rules that have failed.
Updated all trading transactions that have either passed (98%) or failed (2%) in SharePoint.
Senior Business Analyst and Manual QA Tester, 10/2011 to 06/2014 Exparency Component Software – Hinton Falls, NJ
Gather and wrote new business and functional requirements.
Detail-oriented, extremely organized with exceptional writing and communication skills.
Created test plans and test cases for ecommerce companies.
Tested online products i.e.
payments systems for loans, mortgages and credit cards.
Tested online inquiry systems for checking, saving and money market balances and transactions.
Updated all test results and defects in Quality Center.
Regression tested all defect fixes.
QA Tester, 01/2010 to 04/2011 Verrazano-Solutions Vanguard – Malvern, PA
Detail-oriented, extremely organized with exceptional writing and communication skills.
Worked in an agile, waterfall and scrum environment and stories and test cases in an Agile Environment.
Traceability of Requirements to Test Cases and Test Results in Quality Center for Managed Portfolios of Security Transactions for 401(k) & Wealth Management Clients.
Reviewed test results at the morning and afternoon Scrum Meeting.
Created manual international equity test scripts for a web based Charles River Trading System Ver.
In depth experience in writing detailed and accurate test plans, test cases and test scripts results are in Quality Center.
Validated test results with SQL to verify that all the audit records were updated and that the results are correct.
UAT Manual Tester, 10/2009 to 12/2009 Intellisys Technology Credit Suisse Brokerage – New York, NY
Manual UAT Tester Charles River Trading and Compliance.
Created both domestic and international equity and fixed income manual test cases for Portfolios that were internally managed for both individual and multiple family portfolios that was uploaded in Quality Center.
Executed manual test cased and scripts for a web based Charles River Trading and Compliance System Version 9.1 for Wealth Management Clients.
Senior Business Analyst, 09/2007 to 03/2009 General Technology Solutions Inc Brown Brothers Harriman – Boston, MA
SME for Corporate Action Payment System on a new International Corporate Actions System Liaison between with the Business, Operations and the Development teams to clarify and define the user requirements.
Gathered and wrote both Business and Functional Requirements for Investment Managed Portfolios.
Wrote User Training Manuals for the Back Office.
Trained the trainers to train the staff on using the new International Corporate Actions system.
Created and executed manual international equity and fixed income test cases, scripts and test plans from the Business Requirement Document for a web based International Corporate Actions System for Wealth Management, 401(k) and DC Client Investment Portfolios.
Data mined account and securities information from files using SQL.
Systems and QA Tester on a new International Corporate Action System.
Created a test data bed with trading activity using Charles River Trading System version 8.0.
Smoke and Regression tested multiple Corporate Action releases.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Responsible for documenting and monitoring defects in Quality Center.
Analyzed and made recommendations to improve the process and performance of the programs.
Senior Business Analyst, 08/2007 FISERVE, TEKMARK Global Solutions – New York, NY
Detailed Gap analysis mortgage origination systems conversion for a potential new client.
Senior Business Analyst, 06/2006 to 07/2007 Keane Inc TIAA-CREF – Charlotte, NC
401(k), 403(b) and DB/DC Accounts) System enhancement on SunGard's OmniPlus Recordkeeping System for Employee Benefit Investments of DB, DB, Wealth Management and 403(b) Portfolios.
Process thousands of equity, short term and fixed income transactions for both individual and multiple portfolios in a test data bed.
Ensured that the securities transactions processed were captured when a Corporate Action event type was processed.
Created a test plan and test scripts from both FDD's and BSD's for the UAT test team.
Worked with the Business, Operations and the Development teams to clarify and define the user requirements.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Excellent writing and communications skills.
Project Manager/ Senior Business Analyst, 11/2005 to 06/2006 FCMC Franklin Credit Mortgage Corp – Jersey City, NJ
Gathered and written all Functional Requirements for a Sub Prime Mortgage Company.
Created an in-depth technical training manual to be used by all employees and new hires (Loan Origination, Servicing, Loss Mitigation, Foreclosure, and REO Management & Sales).
Liaison between the Front, Middle and Back Office.
Integrated a new Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS).
Senior Business Analyst, 08/2005 to 09/2005 PFPC Bank PNC Bank – Philadelphia, PA
Data mapping required fields for a new Wealth Management, Employee Benefit, 401(k), DB, DC, Profit Sharing and ERISA Portfolios.
Created a customized ERISA Accounting reporting Package using the Global Plus Trust Accounting capturing all security processing and security holding including derivatives are reported correctly.
Manual QA Tester, 10/2004 to 06/2005 SEI- Systems/Corporate Actions – Oaks, PA
Created trading positions to test International and Domestic Corporate Actions.
This includes testing tax lots positions and pending transactions for EBT ERISA, Wealth Management, 401(k), 403(b), DB, and DC Plans.
Created training manuals for Corporate Action Processing that is used by the front and back office personnel.
Created and executed manual test cases, test procedures and test results in Test Director.
Used PVC Tracker for reporting test defects.
Traceability matrix created to validate and monitor the results of all test cases to the Requirements.
Manual QA Tester, 10/2003 to 07/2004 State Street Bank – Quincy, MA
Created functional test plans and test scripts for ERISA's DB/DC, 401(k), 403(b) and Wealth Management Accounts on SunGard's Global Plus Trust Accounting System and validated 401(k) transaction that were posted in SunGard's OMNI Recordkeeping System.
Executed all tests manually and posted both the results and defects in Quality Center.
Track testing results to ensure that the tests are defect free and post all defects to Quality Control.
Inform the Technology Group about the defect and provide them with copies of the test results.
Regression tested all enhancements and releases.
Independent Consultant, 01/2003 to 06/2006 Various
Multiple projects - FCMC, PFPC, Street State Bank, SEI Corporation, and a Mortgage Servicing Company.
Senior Business Analyst, 01/2003 to 08/2003 Mortgage Servicing Co – Dayton, OH
Reconciliation of Payment Systems, Mortgage Origination and Accounts Payable.
Identified the cause of the problem between the Mortgage Origination and the Payment Check Issuance Departments.
Recommended new procedures that resulted in a saving of over $20 Million a year.
Senior Business Analyst and Manual QA Tester, 06/2000 to 09/2002 Beta Analytics Inc – New York, NY and Malvern, PA
Multiple projects - SunGard, Fiduciary Trust and Chase Manhattan Bank) SunGard's Global Plus and Omni Plus Recordkeeping Systems.
Unit Tester for 15 programmers and a systems architect engineer at SunGard for both custom and standard programs, Corporate Actions, Trading Platform, ERISA Master Trust, Wealth Management, DB, DC , 401(k) and 403(b) Plans.
Tested the latest releases and as well future enhancements that are presently in the development stage at the vender.
Identified, analyzed and documented all tests results including defects, questionable functions, errors, and inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens, and content.
Tested the functionality's such as Security Processing such as; Trade Entry for Domestic & Global Equity, Fixed Income, Mutual Funds, Interest Rate SWAPS and Currency Forward Contracts, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable Processing, Cash and Security Reconciliation System, Mortgages, Derivatives, Investment Portfolio Management, Swift; Corporate Actions; Income Collection; Settlements; Code File Maintenance
Senior Business Analyst, 09/1999 to 12/1999 UBS – Tokyo, Japan
Plan conversions, 415 violations and top heavy testing.
Compliance and 5500 Reporting.
Reconciled over $10 Billion in assets for EBT ERISA, 401(k) and 403(b) Plan Conversions.
Daily and traditional recordkeeping for Mutual Plans Assets on an Omni Plus System Recordkeeping System Platform conversion.
Cash reconciliation that resulted in the recovery of over $ 1 Billion of misapplied trading activities such as equity, fixed income and treasury investments.
Track testing results to ensure that the tests are defect free and post defects to Quality Control.
Inform the technology group about the defect and provide them copies of the test results.
Independent Consultant, 03/1997 to 05/2000 Prudential, Bank of New York, Investors Bank and Trust Company, UBS, PNC Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank
Project Manager/Compliance Analyst, 10/1995 to 02/1997 Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp – Tampa, FL and Edison, NJ
Regulatory and Due Diligence audit on all cancelled, withdrawn and declined mortgage applications.
Review included a complete credit and underwriting review of all mortgage applications that should have been passed but was declined under the HUMDA guidelines.
Managed a team of 18 underwriters.
Senior Business Analyst, 10/1990 to 02/1997 JP Morgan/Chase Manhattan Bank
Re-engineering project which streamlined the portfolio management, trade processing and reporting for a fixed income, equity, derivatives investment system and collecting historical information from different data bases using SunGard's Global Plus.
Vice President, 10/1990 to 09/1995 Trust Department
Vice President, 12/1989 to 09/1990 Société Generale Securities Corporation – New York, NY
Managed a team New Business Development Sales Team.
Responsible for the cross selling Société Generale's Securities Investment Products to the Investment Management Community.
Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager, OMNI Recordkeeping System
responsible to maintain and grow existing business, by developing new business opportunities and cross-selling bank's products and services for Custody, Wealth Management, EBT ERISA Retirement Plans, DB, DC, 401(k), 403(b), Fixed Income, Equity, Derivative Investments and Mutual Funds with Global Plus Trust Accounting System.
Developed current and new customer relationships.
Member of the Banks Investment Trust Committee.
Delivered audited statements on both individual and multiple plan portfolios processed no later than the sixth business day of each month using SunGard's Global Plus.
Resolved discrepancies and problems on all security transactions processed.
Executive Program-Investment Strategy Program: 1990 J. L Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern University) -
B.B.A: Investment Finance, Bernard M. Baruch College (CUNY) - Investment Finance