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Robert devassy

  • 26 Magellan ln Easton, 06612 CT
  • +12034147263

Senior Vice President at Barclays Investment Bank


Highly skilled and resourceful professional with more than 22 years of progressive experience in leadership and program management of Informational Technology and Software Development. Proven ability to recognize and develop initiatives for cost reduction, improving efficiency, and streamlining processes, and to guide all initiatives through execution to their successful completion, on time. Strong leadership and communications skills, excellent problem solving abilities, and a proven track record implementing elegant solutions for complex business problems.

Work History


Senior Vice President IT

Barclays Investment Bank

  • Technology Program/Development management for Bank-wide projects and initiatives.

  • Resposnsible for  the Architecture and Design  of Treasury and Risk Applications
  • Applications in support of Funding Plan, Capital Plan , IE Allocation etc
  • Comprehensive Development Strategy, planning and global application technology stack.

  • Work with key business stakeholders to define and set directions for global enterprise projects.

  • Technical leadership and direction of the strategic sub-ledger projects within the Investment Bank.

  • Managing and leading multiple teams of up to 40 developers and technology professionals.

  • Project and resource management and allocation across four global locations.

  • Responsible for executive level management of personnel, to include hiring and personnel action recommendations, budget, providing the timely review and feedback on all individual performance plans and evaluations.

  • Designed and led the successful implementation of a new generation data integration framework (DIS) for streaming Trade, Valuation and Cash flow information into the Strategic sub-ledger system of the bank.



Interactive Brokers

As a SD Manager at a leading global brokerage firm and market maker. It engages in routing orders, and executing and processing trades in securities, futures, and foreign exchange instruments on approximately 80 electronic exchanges and trading venues worldwide.

  • Entrusted with Management and Design of the Post Trade  clearing and settlement  systems.

  • Significantly improved the scalability and performance of the SWIFT payments systems

  • Designed and led the implementation of a FBAR reporting system for Treasury

  • Delivered a Swift Address Validation and Routing system for Treasury
  • Architecture and lead developer for a fully automated clearing and settlement system.

  • SWIFT financial messaging

  • Maanaged applications for Stock and derivatives trade execution, confirmation,,settlement, corp actions, fails and clearing.


Lead Developer


As a Lead Developer in banking products IT is a leading global financial services firm. Our Investment Bank is one of the world's top global investment banking and securities firms, providing a full spectrum of products to institutional and corporate clients, intermediaries, government and hedge funds worldwide. Entrusted with architecture and led a development team that designed developed and successfully implemented a secondary loan trading application(STEALTH) in FIRC IT. Another notable contribution was an application for Total Return Swaps(TRS) management. TRS is a loan derivative. Responsibilities include: Software development using Java, J2EE, XML and Oracle Database Logical and Physical Database design using ERWIN. Design and Development of Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures. Design and development of downstream feeds to dozens of downstream systems Data mining and front office reporting for optimal use of trade data. Development of in-house Object Relational Mapping framework. Design and led the development of a Reporting and feed framework.


Senior Developer/Lead

Centerprise Services Inc
Purchase, New York Senior Developer

Assistant Manager

Credit Agricole

Worked as an Assistant Manager(IT) with, which is one of the leading banks in Saudi Arabia and part of the Credit Agricole group of world wide financial firms. Job involves management of development and enterprise systems.


Analyst Programmer

National Bank of Dubai
Analyst Programmer. As a Software Programmer with National Bank of Dubai, one of the largest and most reputable banks in the country. Job involves software development and design in Java and Oracle. In-dept experience in Internet Banking application development using JAVA(JDK 1.1. 3) and Netscape Web Server.

Systems Executive

IDBI Mutual Fund
Bombay, India Executive(Systems) with IDBI Investment Management Company Ltd. which is the mutual fund subsidiary of Industrial Development Bank of India Job involved in-house software development of the mutual fund accounting and transaction systems. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Languages Java, C#Perl and PLSQL Java Technologies EJB3, JMS, JAXB, Esper CEP Applications Hbase, Hadoop, GIT source control, TOAD 8.6,, Subversion, ERWIN, Solace Messaging, Business Objects Designer, Administrator and Explorer Methodology Disaster Recovery, High availability Systems, Audits and Regulatory Controls Operating Systems Linux, Windows, Mac OS Databases Oracle 12c, Sybase, DB2, MS SQL Server, HBase


Bachelor of Engineering, Bombay University, MS

Summa cum Laude

Graduated to the top of the class with Honors


Programming Languages

Java, C#,Python


Hadoop, Spark, Hive and  Impala


Agile,Scrum, Disaster Recovery, High availability Systems, 

Audits and Regulatory Controls

Additional Training

Sun Microsystems Inc

Executive leadership in Technology Training

Persuasion and Presentation Skills Training

Successfully completed Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) and Developer (SCJD) training and examination conducted by Sun Microsystems with 96%. The course included Various modules such as Threads, Standard libraries, exception handling, garbage collection, and access control, OOPS etc.

Learning Tree International, New York, NY

Completed courses in

OO Architecture and UML

Advanced Visual C++ Programming

Enterprise Software Development in Java 1.2

Software Project Management

UBS AG, Stamford, CT

Project Management

C# Development

Influence and Persuasion skills

Business Presentation skills

Java (J2EE) Enterprise development

Object Analysis and Design using UML