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Highly skilled and dedicated IT professional with expertise in applications development, technical support, migration, configuration management, documentation and strong leadership skills used to maximize team performance and results. Committed and motivated employee focused on the success of the team, upholding the company values, with strong focus on ethics and professionalism.

Synopsis

  • Extensive experience in System Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation and Maintenance of Business and Enterprise applications for major Financial clients.
  • Around 7.5 years of experience in  Requirement Analysis, Functional and Business documentation.
  • Associated with major banking clients right from the beginning.
  • An enthusiastic learner who utilizes all available opportunities to learn. Currently a CFA Level 2 candidate. student member of Indian Actuarial Society. 
  • Experienced in providing quick fixes/workarounds keeping turn around time minimum.
  • Ability to Multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to successfully analyze critical project initiatives and support requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities.
  • Good working knowledge in MS Office Applications.
  • Good working knowledge of working with various operating systems, platforms and enterprise applications which includes Windows, Linux, UNIX , JAVA, SYBASE and Oracle Databases.
  • Experience in Unix Shell Scripting and good working knowledge of Autosys job scheduler
  • Worked extensively on automating repetitive tasks such as adhoc report generation, sending daily emails thereby improving efficiency.
  • Experience with system integration, capacity planning, performance tuning and system monitoring.
  • Involved in day to day operations for Trade Processing applications.
  • Expert in analysis, design and Problem solving.
  • Experience in SQL, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures, Triggers, Functions and Packages besides writing DDL, DML and Transaction queries.
  • Involved in Full Life Cycle development of the projects.
  • Strong team player and has the ability to work cohesively even in a large global team.
  • Experience in managing and leading the team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Technical Skills

Programming Languages:   JAVA, SQL, PL/SQL

Application Servers:              WEBLOGIC 8.15, Tomcat

Scripting Languages:             Shell Scripting, Javascript, Xml

Tools:                                        Eclipse, Intellij,Oracle Weblogic, PL/Sql developer,Autosys 

Version Control Tool:             VSS,SVN

Databases:                               Oracle,Sybase.

Operating System:                  Windows, Unix (Solaris), LINUX



Work History

2013Present

Technology Analyst ( Lead -Client Support)

Goldman Sachs

Project: PARA (Product Accounting, Reporting and Analysis)

PARA is a sub ledger for the firm's proprietary positions and is a subdivision of the Controllers Technology division of Goldman Sachs. Legal Entity workstation (LEW), FUNDING, Regulatory(REG) are other projects that are closely associated with PARA and they all comes under the umbrella of controllers technology. PARA is the P&L (profit and loss) calculation system for the firm's trading businesses. Globally PARA is responsible for capturing all trading activity. It also contains a substantial sub-application for Price Verification, which controllers use to validate the prices that traders apply to their securities and derivatives positions.

PARA's primary responsibility is to monitor, verify and report the potential profit and loss generated by the trading department, which trades on behalf of the firm. The scope of the project includes maintaining some of the business critical applications, looking at ways of improving the performance of theses systems and bringing down the overall costs- all while maintaining a high quality application for the end users (controllers). The project also involves liaising with business users to understand their requirements and translating them into quality technology solutions. 


Responsibilities:

  • Supporting user requests, batch completion, QA checkouts, bug fixing and releasing the fixes and debugging the application modules.
  • Currently working on resolving user srs tickets and ensuring that the daily batch processing completes on time and P&L data is made available to users on time.
  • Looking into data quality issues, providing updates to users on the completion of various milestones, adhoc report generation etc are some of the other responsibilities.
  • Involved in monitoring the stability, health and performance of the infrastructure and applications including disk space issues, database blocks, unresponsive databases.
  • Breaking down complex situations to discover and resolve root causes including both technical and process issues.
  • Suggesting and implementing steps to improve efficiency in the process and automating repeated monotonous tasks.
  • Managing the lifecycle of the defects generated and coordinating with the developers for bugs in the application flow.
  • Involve in working with development, business and QA team for the root cause analysis of batch job failures.
  • Creating and monitoring batch jobs using Autosys job scheduling tool 
  • Extensively used GS tools like iView, CSAW, procnosticator.
  • Managing User access to the application (Addition and deletion access or roles to various modules in the application)
  • Handle deployment activities for various developments and testing environments and participated in production releases.

Software/Tools/Environment

JAVA, Unix Shell Scripts, Sybase Database, Autosys, iView, CSAW, Putty, MS Office Applications.

Hardware:

Unix Sun/Sol machine, Linux, MS Dos, windows

20112013

Senior Systems Engineer (Developer/ Business Analyst)

Citigroup

Project: One Source

This project involves providing an integrated technology solution to enhance the client on-boarding processes including "Know-Your-Client", "Relationship Member Creation", "Investment Objective Settings" and "Account Opening". Project One source integrates the existing applications and databases into one unified desktop application, which would provide a single entry point to on-boarding functionality, thereby eliminating redundant data capture, removing paper based processes and providing an electronic process to streamline the existing processes.As a member of this team, my responsibilities included requirement gathering and analysis, technical detail designing, preparing functional documents and getting it approved by the users, software development, code walkthrough, troubleshooting, and impact analysis for changes in requirement, resolution of requirement related issues, integrated system testing related issues, user acceptance testing related issues as well as to provide application support.

Responsibilities:

  • Involve in design, development and testing phases of project.
  • Identifying any break down within the data flow of the application and providing fix.
  • Playing the role of a business analyst for requirement gathering, preparing the functional documents and test cases.
  • Converting the existing pdf generation method from iText to FOP (Formatting object processor).
  • Act as the configuration controller of the Vss repository.
  • Work on extensive documentation of all processes.
  • Responsible for configuration control of the code using Tortoise SVN
  • Involve in Change Request (CR) development, UAT and SIT bug fixes and coordinating with testing teams to take the issues to closure.
  • Organize defect prevention meetings to go through the defects encountered in the previous release and discuss steps to avoid repetition of bugs.
  • End to End testing of the deployed applications and fixing the environmental and applications issues.
  • Use JIRA for tracking and resolution of defects

Softwares/Tools/Environment: Weblogic, Autosys, UNIX, awk, perl, Java,Oracle 10g, SQL

20082011

Senior Systems Engineer, Systems Engineer ( Developer /Business Analyst)

Citigroup

Project: Client Web Site

The project involves enhancements and maintenance of the Client Web Site application. The high net worth clients of Citi Private Bank use this application to get a consolidated view of all the Citigroup products that they possess. The key features of the website are personalization and profiling. The site is multi-lingual and multi-currency enabled and also has region specific features. The project involves enhancement and maintenance of the user interface screens, downloads and reports, based on selected preferences. The application talks to the local database for profile and preferences information and for financial data talks to upstream applications through application programming interface calls.



Responsibilities:

  • Involved in design, development and testing phases of project.
  • Identifying any break down within the data flow of the application and providing fix.
  • Playing the role of a business analyst for requirement gathering, preparing the functional documents and test cases.
  • Experience in using JSP/Servlet and JSTL for front end development.
  • Responsible for allocating tasks to offshore team and get this completed on time.
  • Responsible for managing code releases to testing team.
  • Responsible for configuration control of the code using Tortoise SVN
  • Involve in Change Request (CR) development, UAT and SIT bug fixes and coordinating with testing teams to take the issues to closure.
  • Organize defect prevention meetings to go through the defects encountered in the previous release and discuss steps to avoid repetition of bugs.
  • End to End testing of the deployed applications and fixing the environmental and applications issues.
  • Use JIRA for tracking and resolution of defects


Software/Tools/Environment:  Eclipse, Junit,Jira,TOAD, Oracle WebLogic workshop,PL/SqlDeveloper, Log4J

Education

20042008

Bachelor to Technology

NSS College of Engineering, India

Major in Electronics and Communications