Gregg S

Business Analyst - 19 Years of Experience - Near 07030


Business Analyst

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Summary of Qualifications * Versatile Senior Business Analyst with extensive Investment Banking and Capital Markets experience * Senior Business Analyst with full system development lifecycle experience, including designing, developing, and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes * Nine years as a proprietary trader in Fixed Income, FX, Repo, Equity and Debt Syndicate underwriting. Transitioned from trading to technology immediately following the 1998 Russian financial crisis, which sparked a panic throughout global markets as the devalued ruble severely impacted global trading, and froze assets. * Strong front-office functional and operational background fosters ability to bridge between trading desk and technology groups in order to ensure technology solutions meet business objectives * Sixteen years of BA experience at writing clear and detailed requirements specs. * Experienced in gathering and prioritizing requirements, performing extensive analysis and documentation in the form of the Business Requirements Document (BRD), Functional Requirements Document (FRD) and Use Cases for effective system implementation * Experienced in analyzing and defining Business Process Modeling and managing UAT (User Acceptance Testing) * Experienced in traditional SDLC (Waterfall Project Management), with knowledge of Agile software development methodology * Adhere to BABOK (Business Analysis Book of Knowledge) Standards * Accustomed to fast pace and multiple projects, fulfilling priorities and meeting deadlines while maintaining high customer service levels and tight financial controls * Excellent communication, facilitation and elicitation skills. Creative and flexible problem solver who identifies inefficiencies in a process and drives change * Created and conducted demonstrations and training for senior management and end users Familiarity with rules such as Reg. SHO, Reg. M/105, Reg. NMS, Rule 605/606, Front Running, Side by Side, Limit Up/Limit Down, Large Trader, TRACE reporting, OATS, CATS - which can result in sanctions if violated. Familiarity with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) concepts such as offshore accounts, fraudulent wire transfers, large deposits, unregistered or microcap securities, shell companies, KYC, DTC clearing, OFAC, Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) filings, the Patriot Act, and FINRA Rule 3310. Attended BAE Systems AML panel discussion. Areas of Expertise * Excellent knowledge of Bloomberg and other relevant market and analytical software * Prime Brokerage front office trading experience, provided Latin American and other Hedge Funds with financing, execution, custody and reporting services * Fixed Income instruments included: Brady Bonds, US Treasuries, US Treasury Futures, local currency T-Bills (Turkey, Lebanon, and Ukraine), EUR corporate and government debt, Russian MinFins (Ministry of Finance), Russian Prins (Principal bonds), and Russian Corporate Debt (Gazprom, TATNEFT and City of Moscow). Also, traded French Government Bonds of all maturities (OATs, BTFs, and BTANs), German BUNDS, United Kingdom GILTs, Ireland PUNTs and bonds of some Commonwealth nations including South Africa and India * Foreign Exchange instruments included: Spot, Forwards, NDFs, Currency Futures, Interest Rate Swaps, and Currency Options * Wallstreet Suite provided treasury management trading, and settlement software solutions and services for workflow, control, and productivity for corporate treasury, bank treasury, central banking, forex trading, and back office operations * GLOSS (Gloss is a real-time, multi-currency, transaction processing engine which automated the trade processing of the full lifecycle). Gloss processed trades executed in 90 different countries and provided connectivity to over 250 custodians (internationally) * Extensive experience with the full trade lifecycle. Order initiation and delivery and order routing. Order matching and conversion into trade. Affirmation and confirmation and Clearing and Settlement * Extensive experience with integration and maintenance of fixed income and equity trading system * Experience with integration and maintenance of static data feeds * Experience in dealing with APAC, EMEA and AMER regions * Developed runbooks for maintenance and testing purposes * GIFTS (Global Integrated Funds Transfer and Telecommunications System), GIFTSWEB was a comprehensive anti-money laundering OFAC, e-banking, and customer relationship management payment system. GIFTSWEB has extensive functionality to meet regulatory requirements of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Asset and Control (OFAC), The Federal Reserve Bank, and the USA Patriot Act of 2001 * Swift Messing (Transactions-MT540-MT549), (Reporting-MT900,910,935,940,941,942,950, MT535-MT537), (Corporate Actions-MT564-MT568) * Corporate Syndicate including IPO and secondary equity and debt offerings, leveraging corporate relationships, research and sales distribution capabilities * Relationship building including developing new client relations and managing all existing relations