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FRANKLIN, MASSACHUSETTS 02038
(508) 553-3835 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Software Professional with extensive experience in designing, developing, and maintaining systems that have
become industry standards. Outstanding track record for delivering to institutional investors and brokers cutting edge
products that increased productivity and efficiency, as well as introduced data availability on the web. Recognized
for securing realistic deliverables, completing projects on schedule, and resolving complex problems. Managed
diverse multicultural international teams. Developed and Supported systems on Unix, Solaris, and Linux, and
Windows. Experienced in C and C++, and SQL.
Client/Server Applications Team Building Team Management
Project Management Unix/Linux System Administration Relational Databases
Problem Solving/Analysis Audit and Regulatory Compliance Networking
OS: Unix, Linux, Solaris, Windows.
Software: Sybase, SQL Server, Rapid SQL, Fulcrum Full Text Database, TCP/IP.
Languages: C, C++, SQL, Perl, Shell Scripts, Awk, Sed.
OMGEO, Boston, MA 2002-2011
Omgeo is a subsidiary of Thomson Financial and the DTCC, created in 2001.
Director-Software Development (2010-2011)
Managed Omgeo’s MarketMatch, Transaction Reports, Benchmarks, and Security Cross Reference Systems.
Worked closely with Business, Audit and Technical staff to define system, client and regulatory requirements.
Developed and Managed projects to meet above goals on time and on budget
Implemented Mifid requirements (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) on Transaction Reports as directed
by the Financial Services Authority, the regulatory agency in the UK.
Migrated Benchmarks from Windows 2000 and IIS, to Sun Solaris and Iplanet Web Services.
Managed development teams in Boston, New York, and London, as well as offshore teams in India.
Conducted SEC and security audits and ensured OFAC and other government requirements were met.
Enhanced Security Cross Reference feeds to facilitate trading between cross border counterparties.
Software Development Manager (2002-2010)
Managed and maintained Omgeo’s Oasys and Oasys Global Trade Settlement systems.
Supported and Enhanced Product, on Windows and Linux in C and C++as well as Perl, and scripting languages.
Increased System Performance by rewriting Sybase database code replacing embedded SQL with Stored
Ported Oasys and Oasys Global systems from SCO Unix to Red Hat Linux with a local and an offshore team.
Implemented LDAP solution for user and database accounts and passwords
Helped migrate system from Data Center in Boston to redundant fault tolerant sites in New York, as well as a
remote Disaster Recovery Site. This was complex because multiple interdependent systems had to be moved at
the same time without affecting Omgeo’s clients.
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THOMSON FINANCIAL, Boston, MA 1988-2002
Software Development Manager (1998-2002)
Managed initial version of Thomson’s Autex BlockData OnLine, a web version of a tool which provided statistics
and broker rankings for trading activity over most equity exchanges.
Previously clients received a monthly report. BlockData Online gave clients access to data the next day and
allowed them to run numerous reports of their own design.
Created nightly jobs to aggregate Data and store it in a Sybase database for fast retrieval by web clients, code
written in C, embedded SQL, and Stored Procedures.
Prepared, tested, and installed patches; upgraded hardware and software components, including Sybase and
Solaris, in preparation for the Y2K.
Software Development Manager (1993-1997)
Designed, developed, and managed the initial version of Thomson’s First Call Research Direct, which delivered
comingled equity research reports to Institutional Investors.
Hired and managed the development team and developed a major part of the host code handling client session
management, adding new research documents to database, set up search algorithms, set up UDP Broadcast to
deliver research to client servers, Code written in C on Sun Solaris.
Designed Sybase schema, as well as a Fulcrum Technologies schema for Full Text searching.
Set up an EMC Symmetrix Disk System and migrated data from Sun Disks. Set up EMC Timefinder for data
redundancy and fault tolerance.
Software Development Manager (1990-1993)
Designed, developed, and managed initial version of Thomson’s Oasys Trade Settlement systems on SCO Unix and
Oasys automated the Trade Settlement Process, eliminating phone calls and faxes and greatly reduced costly
errors and facilitated the T+3 (Trade Date + 3) settlement mandated by the SEC.
Hired and managed the development team.
Wrote Host system code, including dialogue with Client software, as well as support utilities, in C and C++.
Created Database and database functions (Data and Index files), to support product prior to the availability of
Relational Databases on PC Unix.
Senior Software Engineer (1988-1990)
Member of team that ported Thomson’s First Call from Digital Equipments VAX/VMS to an Intel PC Cluster
running on SCO Unix.
Wrote numerous support utilities, including an Event Error Logging system, that is still being used.
First Call provided Equity Research (ASCII Text only) from Financial Broker/Dealers to the Institutional
B.S., Business Administration, STONEHILL COLLEGE, Easton, MA
US Army, Air Traffic Controller