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Lead Developer


Lead Developer

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Profile Offers extensive experience as a Senior Software Engineer and Technical Lead, emphasizing financial services. Adept at translating business requirements into high-quality, cost effective solutions. Proactive problem solver who applies strong analytical, troubleshooting, and multi-tasking abilities to quickly assess critical tasks, take charge, and coordinate resources to ensure timely project completion. Works well under pressure adapts easily to changing priorities without losing focus. Brings strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. Expertise spans: Business/Systems Analysis ( Research ( Project Management ( Software Development Life Cycle ( Functional Design Programming ( Unit Testing ( Debugging Skills ( Risk Assessment/Mitigation ( Quality Control ( Process Improvement Career Track System Integrator II/Senior Software Engineering Lead, BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, Westborough, MA 2011 to Present System Integrator I/Senior Software Engineering Lead, PNC Financial Services Group, Westborough, MA 2000 to 2011 Serves as senior software engineer and technical lead for full lifecycle development and maintenance of the NSCC suite of products with many connection points to internal applications and the external Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) entity that communicates with broker dealers. Knowledgeable regarding National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) Fund/Serv, Networking, Mutual Fund Profile, and Alternative Investments products. Provides off-hours application support. Assumed responsibility for implementing DTCC Important Notices. Gathers business user specifications and designs software solutions to facilitate continuous interaction with core and complex record keeping system functions, such as stacked/blended commissions, Rights of Accumulation, CDSC, Clearing and Trust Dealers and 529 plans. Supervises and mentors less-experienced team members. Reviews and manages applications issues reported by users. * Recognized repeatedly for excellence in developing pragmatic, scalable solutions, providing well-designed, robust code for the broker dealer application, and leading large-scale projects with agile scrum and waterfall methodologies. * Effectively managed high-volume, large-dollar transactions and stringent deadlines around the clock. * Designed an innovative cutover process for onboarding new clients and funds. * Minimized risk and ensured data integrity by devising a procedure used by operations to fix and confirm large dollar trades prior to settlement cutoff of the funds. * Eliminated a one-day delay in exchanges settlement through a low-cost, low-risk solution. * Spearheaded application recovery following a data center move, conversion from CA7 to ESP, failures, and disaster recovery events. * Met a new client's special request for pricing made 90 days prior to onboarding by conceptualizing and implementing a solution that minimized testing effort and proved risk-free for 99% of all other clients. * Reduced P1 incidents by correcting 80% of outstanding deficiencies in an application. * Boosted accuracy while decreasing time required to report settlement and temp funding to portfolio management and control operations by two hours. * Designed a prod parallel solution for testing an application's critical job as part of a project to streamline and enhance MQ. * Eliminated 100% of missing or duplicated exceptions and estimates by redesigning and developing a broker dealer exception processing application. Senior Software Engineering Lead, Banco Caja S.A., Argentina 1998 to 2000 Oversaw full lifecycle development of the bank's taxes system. Handled information from core bank applications (client, loan, credit card, accounts) provided to the Banco Central de la Rep˙plica Argentina (BCRA). Solicited business requirements from users. Designed functional and software solutions. Interacted with senior business and technology leaders * Developed routines to communicate applications in COBOL-CICS-VSE with COBOL-CICS-DB2-MVS and ATM applications.