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Motivated Information Technology professional with expertisein the development and supportof a variety of systems within th e
Financial and E-Discovery Industries. Solid experienceusingthe MicrosoftBusiness Intelligencesuiteof products in observation of
business rules to effectively meet end user needs and accurately warehousedata. Skilled in schema creations,stored procedures,
views and functions via MS SQL. Extensive knowledge in creating parameterized drill down reports, linked reports and sub reports via
MicrosoftReporting Services (SSRS).
MS SQL Server Management Studio 2008/2012,MS SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), RedGate SQL Compare
E-Capture (E-Discovery), Relativity(E-Discovery HostingPlatform), SalesForce.com(CRM), SalesLogix (CRM), Interaction(CRM), SS&C
Pacer (Accounting), Advent APX (accountingand performance), SS&C Sylvan (Performance),Bloomberg TradingPlatform(Trading),
Bloomberg Gateway (Market Data),Advent Moxy (Trading)
RVM Incorporated, New York, New York Aug 2013–Present
Constructed and integrated a suiteof reports for purchased e-discovery software(E-Capture) to display the progress of
documents throughout each step of the process givingclients a clear and conciseviewof their data flow.
Developed and optimized T-SQL backend processes for in house e-discovery platformto export largevolumes of documents,
whileensuringthe integrity of the data to be loaded into upstream hosting system (Relativity).
Support of demanding and largeuser population processing multi-terabytes of data per project 24-7.
Optimized currentfunctions and procedures via more efficientcodingmethods and applyingproper indexing.
Monitor and troubleshootdatabaseissues by identifyingblockingand slowand expensiveprocesses by defragging,re-indexing
Collaborated with QA department to quickly resolvedefects to keep projects on schedule and released into the production
within given timelines.
Allianz Global Investors Capital, New York, New York May 2005 –July 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Developed monthly reporting process via TSQL (SQL Server 2012) / SSRS (Visual Studio 2012) to feed and report all monthly
institutional fund characteristics,marketvalues,cash flows and marketappreciation data (over $60 billion in assets) for 3 US
officelocations into CorporateCenter Decision SupportSystem (DSS).
Designed and maintained monthly reporting process via TSQL/SSRS to accurately deliver all Institutional Fund performance
information for 3 US officelocations to the global PerformanceSystem in the home office in Germany.
Integrated and supported (APX) accountingand performance system’s overnight process to ensure accurately updated
accounting,pricing,performanceand index data for the next tradingday.
Held key technical roles in multiplesystemconversions usingTSQL/DTS packages due to officeconsolidationsand system
upgrades.Accounting system conversions(Axys to APX to Pacer). CRM system conversions (SalesLogix to Intera ction to
Created procedures and packages (TSQL/DTS/SSRS) to deliver end of day trade reconciliation files and reports to custodial banks.
Created innovative,informativeand accuratereporting (TSQL/SSRS) as required by Senior Management, Portfolio Management,
Trading,Finance, Operations,Compliance,Client Services and Retail group includingfirm-wideregulatory reportingto the SEC
Alliance Bernstein, Secaucus,New Jersey Jan 2000 –May 2005
Software Engineer (Aug 2004 –May 2005)
Supported and customized FundStation,a client/server application used to collectmutual fund pricingdata,calculate
performance figures and distributereports.
Developed reports accordingto user specificationsvia Crystal Reports againsta Sybasedatabase.
Oversawnightly processingto ensure inbound files arereceived in a timely manner, processed properly and outbound files are
delivered accordingto the SLA (Service Level Agreement) for domestic and offshorefunds.
Mainframe Software Developer (Jan 2000 –Aug 2004)
Built,enhanced, and modified brokeragestatement processingsystems by effectively designingprograms,jobs and stored
procedures to meet clientspecificationsand deadlines.
Communicated effectively with data suppliers,printingcompanies and outsideclients to review projectprogress and validate
Resolved programAbends and production issues in a timely manner whileon supportof month end brokerage statement and
daily Global Access Card processing.
Coordinated and prioritized multipleprojects to meet clientdeadlines.Built,implemented, and monitored various user reports
for internal Cash Management group.
Andersen Consulting, New York, New York May 1998 –Jan 2000
Mainframe Programmer/Analyst (Long term consultingprojectat J.P. Morgan)
Developed test environments to ensure a smooth conversion to the new Euro currency for Legacy General Ledger system.
Designed testing schedules via Control-Maccordingto user specifications.
Coded, tested and debugged Cobol programs used in EMU parallel testing.
Analyzed and documented results of tests to ensure proper conversion fromparticipatingEuropean currencies to the new Euro
Communicated testing results to production team, as well as domestic and overseas user population.
National Discount Brokers, New York, New York Aug 1995 –May 1998
User System Support/QA (June 1997–May 1998)
Communicated as a liaison between Trading,Trade Support, and Technology departments to minimizetradingdiscrepancies
Updated securities databaseto reflect initial public offerings,new option listings,symbol changes and deletions.
Researched and resolved orders rejected by newly developed tradingand order entry system.
Trading Representative (Aug 1995 –June 1997)
Processed stock and option trades for activeday traders.
Evaluated accounts to ensure compliancewith margin requirements, clientcash availability and Securities industry
Baruch College, New York, New York (1998)
Mainframe Computer Programming Certificate
St. John’s University, Jamaica,New York (1993)
Bachelor of Science, Business Management
Series 7 (expired) and 63 (expired)