Work History

Work History
Jun 2009 - Present

Associate Consultant

Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd

I have been working as a Tech Lead for a DB Fast Collect re-engineering Project for Deutsche Bank - migrating the project from PB to SmartClient/Java. 

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of PB Code base.
  • Design as per framework. 
  • Perform review of Development, UTP and code. 
  • Perform IUT for modules assigned to Team Members. 
Jan 2009 - Jun 2009

Associate Consultant

Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd

During this time frame, i have worked on a Proof of Concepts for an Australian Bank, designing and developing using BPEL. This was done for a Term Deposit Opening Process. The process begins when a prospect/customer approaches the bank via online with a Term Deposit Account opening request. The process continues in different flows depending on user input – new user or existing customer. If new user, user is requested for personal profile details. Once all data is collected from new user, user is requested for review. The existing customers directly land on Account Opening Form. Once confirmed the data is sent for approval which initiates a new process wherein the account approval process is completed in various steps, validating & checking user data, payment. Once approved, the initial process is continued providing Notification to user via online email with confirmation providing account number and a notification is sent to delivery team for sending thank you letter via post.

Responsibilities:

  • User Interface Design using JSF.
  • Design and orchestration of BPEL processes and deploying on App Server.
  • Designing the DB Adaptor for calling PL/SQL.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008

Team Leader

Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd

During this time, i have worked with Citibank Online, APAC. Citibank Online is B2C portal that provides the customer all the information about the Services that the bank offers and also provides the business users, variety of services such as opening his account, getting statements of his accounts, making bill payments, access to tools for planning and various investment services, etc. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Offshore Team for AP Cluster Migration for all APAC countries. 
  • Requirements gathering for new implementations. 
  • Work allocations & progress tracking for offshore team. 
  • Provide EH issue fixes and Production Support during releases.
Jan 2008 - Aug 2008

Team Leader

i-flex Solutions Pte Ltd

During this frame, i have worked with Citibank Online, APAC. Citibank Online is B2C portal that provides the customer all the information about the Services that the bank offers and also provides the business users, variety of services such as opening his account, getting statements of his accounts, making bill payments, access to tools for planning and various investment services, etc. 

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering for new implementations. 
  • Work allocations & progress tracking for offshore team. 
  • Provide EH issue fixes and Production Support during releases.
Jun 2007 - Jan 2008

Team Leader

i-flex Solutions Pvt ltd.

During this time frame, i have worked on a re-engineering project for Citibank. Trade Information Management System is a re-engineered web based application, which helps in maintaining the complete Life-Cycle of Letter of Credit (L/C) processing. TRIMS handle the Opening of L/C, sending messages to client and receiver using various modes of communication like Mail, Fax, CitiDex, Swift messages. 

Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate with Client’s Testing team for issues raised.
  • Simulate the same and track down the RCA. 
  • Assign the issues to the team members and provide target fix date to Client
  • Track down the development and release activity for the same.
  • Key designer and developer for Trade Management Information System.
  • Coordinate TRIMS SIT Phase 2.1 release
Oct 2006 - May 2007

Programmer Analyst

i-flex Solutions Inc Ltd

During this time frame, i have worked with Citibank Online, USA. Citibank Online is B2C portal that provides the customer all the information about the Services that the bank offers and also provides the business users, variety of services such as opening his account, getting statements of his accounts, making bill payments, access to tools for planning and various investment services, etc. International rating agencies Forbes and Gomez has consistently rated Citibank Online as the Number 1 Internet banking portal. With features such as Online Chat, E-Signature, Automated Online identity verification and Instant Account Opening, the Account opening section of the site is one of its kinds. Other novel features involve Stronger Authentication, Inter-Institutional transfers and Citipro Financial consulting for Members.

Responsibilities:

  • Key Onsite developer for MIS reports.
  • Working with business for requirements
  • An interface between Client and Offshore Team. 
Jun 2005 - Sep 2006

Module Leader/Team Member

i-flex Solutions Ltd

During this time, i have worked with Citibank Online, USA. Citibank Online is B2C portal that provides the customer all the information about the Services that the bank offers and also provides the business users, variety of services such as opening his account, getting statements of his accounts, making bill payments, access to tools for planning and various investment services, etc. International rating agencies Forbes and Gomez has consistently rated Citibank Online as the Number 1 Internet banking portal. With features such as Online Chat, E-Signature, Automated Online identity verification and Instant Account Opening, the Account opening section of the site is one of its kinds. Other novel features involve Stronger Authentication, Inter-Institutional transfers and Citipro Financial consulting for Members.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the JFP Migration Team – for migration of project from Struts 1.0 to Java Financial Platform (JFP).
  • Key Offshore designer and developer for migration of project from Struts Platform to Java Financial Platform (JFP).
  • Key offshore designer and developer in implementing CORs (Enhancements) according to the client requirements and fixing STRs (Bugs) raised by the client’s IST team.
Jun 2004 - May 2005

BAU Lead/Project Trainee

i-flex Solutions Ltd., Mumbai, INDIA

During this time, i have worked with Citibank Online, USA. Citibank Online is B2C portal that provides the customer all the information about the Services that the bank offers and also provides the business users, variety of services such as opening his account, getting statements of his accounts, making bill payments, access to tools for planning and various investment services, etc. International rating agencies Forbes and Gomez has consistently rated Citibank Online as the Number 1 Internet banking portal. With features such as Online Chat, E-Signature, Automated Online identity verification and Instant Account Opening, the Account opening section of the site is one of its kinds. Other novel features involve Stronger Authentication, Inter-Institutional transfers and Citipro Financial consulting for Members.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead BAU Team - estimation of the items, assignment to team members, design review, tracking development and release of same to Onsite team.
  • Designing and Development of the items to be implemented by self.
  • Adherence to SQA process of i-flex Solutions, and working with SQA team for release activities.
  • Providing offshore support during release activities to the onsite team. 

Interest

Financial Derivatives and Risk Management. 

Summary

I have been working with i-flex Solutions providing Financial Services for five years plus now. I have gained a good expertise over various web technologies, took up various challenging roles from time-to time in all these years ranging from Tester, BAU Team Member to BAU Lead, Developer to Module Leader, Onsite Co-ordinator (at Citigroup Development Centre, New York, USA),  Team Leader (at Citigroup Development Centre, Singapore), Tech Lead (Mumbai, India)

  • Good working knowledge of SOA, BPEL, WSDL, XML Schema, XSLT, Java, JSP, Jakarta Struts, and Castor with an experience of designing and development using various Web Technologies.
  • Experience in orchestrating business processes using Jdev IDE.
  • Exposure to working with Websphere, Welogic and Tomcat servers.

Plan to move into Financial Analysis and Risk Management profile in coming years.

Education

Education
Jan 2005 - Jan 2006

MSc

Karnataka State Open University

I completed my M.Sc. while on job - this was a distance learning course from Karnataka Open University. 

Jun 1999 - Jun 2002

B.Sc

Delhi University

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2009 - Aug 2009

NISM - Currency Derivatives

National Stock Exchange
Jan 2009 - Jan 2009

‘Service Oriented Architecture & Business Process Execution Language’

Oracle, Mumbai
Jan 2009 - Jan 2009

Capital Market (Dealers) Module

National Stock Exchange, INDIA
Nov 2008 - Nov 2008

Mutual Funds Overview

Oracle, Mumbai
Nov 2008 - Nov 2008

Risk Management

Oracle, Mumbai
Dec 2007 - Dec 2007

Derivatives Market (Dealers) Module

National Stock Exchange, INDIA
Jul 2007 - Jul 2007

Financial Markets: A Beginners Module

National Stock Exchange, INDIA
Feb 2007 - Feb 2007

Financial Derivatives Program

i-flex solutions Inc, USA
Feb 2006 - Feb 2006

Design Patterns

i-flex solutions Ltd, Mumbai
Feb 2005 - Feb 2005

Finance Foundation Program

i-flex solutions Ltd, Mumbai
Feb 1997 - Apr 1998

Computer Studies

Informatics India Limited