Candidate's Resume

 

Overview

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Business analyst and development team lead with 14 years professional experience in software industry. 8 years in finance.

  • Business Analyst

  • Development Team Lead

  • Project Management (PMBoK)

  • Financial Markets – Trading Systems (Kondor, MIDAS, Dimension), Fixed income, FX, Derivatives, Hedge Accounting, Earnings Forecast, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk

 

Career History

Jul 2010 - Present

Company name:NSW Treasury Corporation
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Banking & Financial Services
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:http://www.tcorp.nsw.gov.au
    
Job Title:Business Analyst
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Business Analyst / Systems Analyst
Summary:Technical Business Analyst / Project Manager
Detailed Description:Business analysis and project management of trading systems implementation and enhancement projects:

* Liaising with stake holders from all business areas (dealer desk, settlements, financial control, risk & compliance and IT) to gather business requirements and define functional specifications.

* Working with vendors and in-house developers to design solutions as required by business.

* Authoring requirement and functional specifications. Design of test scripts.

* Managing and planning development and implementation. This includes organising resources (either in-house or vendors) for development work and testing as well as organise for business users to conduct UAT.

* Business analysis covers end-to-end trade process from trade capture to back office. Exposure to a wide range of financial instruments.

* Project management covers end-to-end project from initiation to close out.

* Systems: Kondor, MIDAS, Solid Gold, JDE and in-house systems for straight through processing (STP) and reconciliation.

Projects:

* FX Overlay - Business Analyst - Technology assessment of a number of trading platforms for FX trading (thinkFolio, Eze OMS, Dimension).

* Kondor+ Upgrade to 3.05 & SP2 - Business Analyst/Test Manager - Upgrade of Kondor suite.

* Euro Commercial Paper (Kondor) - Project Manager / Business Analyst - Implementation of ECP. Deal capture, valuation, STP in Kondor, MIDAS, Solid Gold

* Australian Capital Indexed Bonds - Project Manager / Business Analyst - Implementation of Kondor core functionality for CIB. Migration of existing CIB deals from custom solution, new deal capture process, valuation and STP.

* Inflation Derivatives - Capital Indexed Swaps, YoY Swaps, ZCIS – Business Analyst – Implementation in Kondor. Analysis of valuation and STP for full trading workflow from trade capture to back office system.

Aug 2009 - Jun 2010

Company name:Westpac Institutional Banking
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Banking & Financial Services
Company size:More than 10000 employees
Company web site:http://www.westpac.com.au
    
Job Title:Technical Business Analyst – Hedge Accounting
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Banking & Financial Services
Closest Job Role:Business Analyst / Systems Analyst
Summary:Technical Analyst – Hedge Accounting
Detailed Description:System Design and Technical Analysis for the Hedge Accounting project to integrate St George Bank's hedges in Westpac’s hedge accounting solution.

* Technical design of Hedge Accounting solution. Liaising with business and IT groups within Westpac to gather requirements.

* Authoring Detailed Design documentation and organising review meetings for sign off from stake holders.

* Managing and planning environments for development and testing. Coordinating testing activities between Treasury, Murex, Promis, Oracle GL, GDW teams. Design of Test Cases (Unit Testing, SIT and UAT).

* Implementation Manager for project go-live (task planning and overseeing implementation).

Mar 2009 - Aug 2009

Company name:Strategic Risk International
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Banking & Financial Services
Company size:11-50 employees
    
Job Title:Business Analyst / Project Manager
Job Type:Full-Time
Closest Job Role:Project Manager
Summary:Business Analyst / Project Manager – Securitisation, Credit Risk Modelling & Liquidity Risk Reporting
Detailed Description:Project management, business analysis, system design and development of Securitisation and Credit Risk Modelling features of SRI's VTen financial modelling software:

* Liaising with clients to define system requirements, system design and business processes.

* Project Management – developing project schedules and cost estimates.

* Software Development – team lead of 3 developers, taking active part in coding in C++ and VB.

Dec 2008 - Feb 2009

Company name:Syscon Justice Systems
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Security & Protective
    
Job Title:Business Analyst
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Business Analyst / Systems Analyst
Summary:Business Analyst – Trust Accounting
Detailed Description:Scoping and planning for the Department of Corrective Services (DCS) Offender Financials Upgrade project, in which DCS Trust Accounting system is replaced with Syscon's Elite Trust Accounting:

* Liaising with DCS personnel (executive director (ICT), finance director, accounting staff) and Syscon product specialists.

* Documenting existing DCS business practices for the Trust Accounting solution

* Business Process Re-engineering – proposed changes to existing business processes

* Defining project scope as well as performing effort and cost estimation

Mar 2008 - Nov 2008

Company name:Strategic Risk International,
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Banking & Financial Services
Company web site:http://www.strategicriskinternational.com/
    
Job Title:Project Manager & Business Analyst
Job Type:Full-Time
Summary:Technical Business Analyst / Project Manager – Hedge Accounting & Budgeting for Financial Institutions
Detailed Description:Project management, business analysis, system design and training of SRI's developers on VHedge IAS39 & FAS133 (Hedge Accounting) as well as VBudget (budgeting for financial institutions):

* Liaising with client personnel (risk management, IT, project management) and documenting clients' functional requirements.

* System design and definition of business processes.

* Defining project scope, developing project schedule and cost estimates. Managing projects through development and implementation phases.

* Leading development team and providing training for six developers and business analysts.

Oct 2003 - Nov 2007

Company name:Strategic Risk International
Location:Sydney, Australia
Industry:Banking & Financial Services
Company size:11-50 employees
Company web site:http://www.strategicriskinternational.com/
    
Job Title:Senior Vice President - Design & Development
Job Type:Full-Time
Closest Job Role:Manager
Summary:Development Team Lead - Hedge Accounting, Earnings Forecast, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk
Detailed Description:Serving as development team lead and project manager developing financial modelling products for the banking industry. The main responsibilities included Business & Technical Analysis, Software Design, Project Management and Team Leading. Using an Agile/Feature Driven development process and PMBoK as guide for project management.

* Development team lead, managing 5 C++ / VB developers, 2 business analysts - this involved task management as well as people management such as performance reviews and skills development.

* Requirement capture, Business Analysis, Mapping of ALM and trading / hedge accounting work flows to system design.

* Project management of development and implementation projects.

* Developing policies for the software development processes

A number of projects, involving the following systems:

* VTen: Balance sheet risk management. Market Risk, Earnings Forecast, Liquidity Reporting.

* VHedge: IAS39 / FAS 133 hedge accounting system.

* VLoad: Data migration tool (integrates with Treasury systems or other transaction data bases)

* VBudget: Budgeting and profit performance system


The technologies included C++, Java, VB, MS SQL Server, ORACLE RDBMS as well as proprietary systems for prepayment models (AFT, AD) and live data feeds such as Bloomberg.

Mar 2002 - Oct 2003

Company name:The Real Olive Company
Location:Bristol, United Kingdom
Industry:Food & Beverage
Company web site:http://www.therealolivecompany.co.uk/
    
Job Title:System Architect
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Software Architect
Summary:System Architect & Developer
Detailed Description:System architect and developer of the company’s order, stock and book keeping system. Technologies used included Java, VB, MS Access and SQL Server.

Sep 2002 - Oct 2003

Company name:Landraiders
Location:London, United Kingdom
Industry:Information Technology
    
Job Title:Software Developer
Job Type:Casual/Temporary
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Web Developer
Summary:Design & PHP Development
Detailed Description:Design and implementation of the company’s internet presence. PHP / HTML.

Jan 2001 - Mar 2002

Company name:Virtual Technology
Location:Linkoping, Sweden
Industry:Engineering
    
Job Title:Senior Systems Engineer
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Software Development & Engineering
Summary:Team lead, Developer - Automotive & Defence Industries, Simulation Systems
Detailed Description:Developing simulator systems for the automotive industry. Much of my work was done at a client site, involving liaison with a number of consultancy firms and client personnel.

* Development Team Lead (5 people)

* Scoping and requirement capture. Effort and cost estimation. Offer preparation.

* System Design; Development; Implementation & Customer training.

* Technologies: C++, C, OpenGL, DCOM, TCP and UDP/IP sockets.

Apr 2000 - Sep 2000

Company name:Frontec Consultants
Location:Linkoping, Sweden
    
Job Title:Software Consultant
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Conslt / Funct. Consultant
Summary:Business Analyst/Developer - Government, Health Care industries, Infrastructure / Messaging
Detailed Description:Consultant on a number of VB and Java projects. Worked with all phases in the projects: scoping and requirement capture, time & cost estimations, offer preparations, documentation, testing, deliverance and customer training. The project model used was PROPS. Technologies I worked with were VB, SQL, C++, Java, CORBA, VisiBroker and Entrust (PKI encryption library), AMTrix.

* Immigration department support system for passport and visa approvals.

* Integration of government data systems.

Jun 1997 - Mar 2000

Company name:Image Systems
Location:Linkoping, Sweden
Industry:Engineering
Company web site:http://www.imagesystems.se
    
Job Title:Software Engineer / Project Manager
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Software Architect
Summary:Software engineer - Automotive & Defence industries, Imaging / Signal Processing
Detailed Description:Software engineer in a team of 30 C++-developers designing and developing a Motion Analysis system used by the defence and car industries. Project manager for a number of small software projects where I worked as consultant at military test sites.

* TrackEye/TEMA: Motion analysis system

* Year 2000 bug fix in a military test post processing system

* A number of minor software development projects at a military test site

Education & Training

Apr 2008 - May 2008

Institution:TPG Academy
Institution Type:College
Location:Sydney, Australia
Course Name:Project Management Professional

Dates not public

Institution:GARP
Institution Type:Association/Club
Location:New York, USA
Course Name:Essentials of Market Risk

Sep 1998 - Feb 1999

Institution:Universite de Nice
Institution Type:University
Location:Nice, France
Course Name:Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering / Computer Science
Comments:Master Thesis: “An Interaction and Communication Manager for Java RMI” (Computer Science).

Aug 1992 - Jun 1997

Institution:Institute of Technology, University of Linkoping
Institution Type:University
Location:Linkoping, Sweden
Course Name:Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering / Computer Science
Comments:Production Management and Computer Science in Mechanical Engineering. Apart from engineering, maths and computer science, I also took courses in accounting, law and management.

Skills

Business Skills

  • Application Architecture (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Business Analysis (Advanced - 4-5 years experience)
  • Business Process Automation/Workflow (Advanced - 4-5 years experience)
  • Contract Management ( - experience)
  • Counterparty Risk (Intermediate - 3-4 years experience)
  • Credit Risk (Intermediate - 2-3 years experience)
  • Credit Risk Analysis ( - experience)
  • Data Architecture (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Financial Modelling (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Financial Risk Management ( - experience)
  • Fixed Income Analysis (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Interest Rate Risk (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Market Risk Analysis ( - experience)
  • Mathmatical Modelling (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Operational Risk (Novice - 6-12 months experience)
  • Quantitative Analysis (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Risk Modelling (Intermediate - >5 years experience)
  • Risk Reporting (Intermediate - 4-5 years experience)
  • Software Life Cycle Management (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Software Process Improvement (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Systems Analysis / Business Systems Analysis (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Technical Risk Management ( - experience)
  • Technical Standards Development (Intermediate - 3-4 years experience)

Product Skills

  • Accounting Systems (Intermediate - 1.5-2 years experience)
  • Application Integration (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • C++ (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • Financial Analysis Systems (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • I/O Communications Control (Advanced - 4-5 years experience)
  • Java (Advanced - 4-5 years experience)
  • Java Native Interface (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • Macros (Intermediate - 4-5 years experience)
  • MS Visual Basic (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • MS Visual C++ (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • OO Analysis and Design (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • Project Resource Management (Intermediate - 4-5 years experience)
  • Risk Management Systems (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Software Packaging & Distribution (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • VBA (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Version Control & Configuration Management (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • Visual Studio.NET (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)

Industry Company Experience

  • Consultancy (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • Investment Management / Investment Banking ( - experience)

Languages

  • Chinese - Mandarin (Novice - experience)
  • English (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • French (Intermediate - experience)
  • German (Intermediate - experience)
  • Swedish (Expert - >5 years experience)

Licenses & Certifications

Project Management Professional

Issuer:PMI
Valid From:3rd June 2008

Visa Information

Australia

Visa Type:Citizen

Interests

Photography, Gym, Tennis, Sports, Sailing, Travelling, Culture, Languages.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:2nd May 2010
Would you relocate for a job?Open to Offers
Gender:Male
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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