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									Nick Ruffilo                                                                                                                3-03 Lyons Ave
201-248-2679                                                                                                                      Fair lawn                                                                                                     New Jersey, 07410

Stevens Institute of Technology
Class of 2005
Major: Business and Technology; E-Commerce, GPA: 3.660

Academy for Business and Computer Technology (ABCT)
Bergen County Academies
Class of 2001 GPA: 3.78

Senior Technology Analyst, Merrill Lynch, Jersey City, NJ 2004 - Current
                Held various roles within the Enterprise Data Solutions group (Reference Data)
                Client Data
                Lead the Rules team in interpreting business requirements, designing, and implementation. Participated in bug fixing
                within the presentation tier (JSF) as well as rules (Java/Versata Quickrules). Facilitated requirements gathering and
                clarifications in SRS as well as authored detailed design documents for the MiFID UK legal requirement. Oversaw the
                project management of the MiFID release along with developing rule changes.
                Managed Reference Data Services
                Designed and developed a map of the 12 major applications within our division and linked up their documentation using
                Flash and PHP. Application was used to bring awareness to missing application documentation as well as provide a
                graphical interface into the system interactions.
                Designed and developed a Metadata repository using PHP, SQL Server2005, and apache server.
                Program Management Office
                Designed business processes using UML around employee/consultant on-boarding, assisted directors during the budget
                season. Generated monthly operating reports for senior managers as well as created models for calculating TCO for
                individual applications.
                Product Data Group
                Developed a dashboard that enabled monitoring of different environments/statistics within the application we were
                developing. Worked with business analysts to create a set of tools to facilitate testing, requirements gathering, and project
                tracking. Utilized JSP, Java, shell scripting, VBA coordinating with Oracle, Excel, and Microsoft Word
Systems Developer, Hudson Capital Group, LLC, New York City, NY 2002-2003
                Programmed and implemented a trade accounting system for commodities (futures and complex options trades) using VBA
                and Microsoft office. Other responsibilities included Business Plan Creation, networking the office computers, and market
                prediction programming and brainstorming. Worked on a small team to develop an Artificial Intelligence trading

Enterprising Activities, 1997 – 2006
                 Amazing Super Zeroes: Created a web comic that spawned a comic book. Managed two artists to build a fan base of
                 over 2,300 weekly visitors. Site utilized PHP and mysql.
                 CgSystems: Established a parent company that enabled me to do consulting jobs as well as start a computer
                 design/repair business, build, write an online role playing game, and start a satirical newspaper.
                 CheatWorld Online: Built then sold a website that focused on video game cheat codes and walkthroughs. Working in a
                 team with three other individuals, we received over 9000 users/day (in 1997)

Intern, DialAmerica Marketing, Mahwah, NJ 2000-2001
                Worked closely with the MicroSystems department learning their systems and IT. 2000-2001

Technical Support, Galaxy Networks, Fair Lawn, NJ 1996 - 1998
               Supported users of an ISP across a set of 3 platforms. Learned how a small ISP grows as a business and how to build an
               efficient infrastructure.
TIME Magazine person of the year 2006
Best Business Plan award, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2005
High Achievement in Technology, Bergen County Academies, Excellence in all aspects of Technology 2001
First Place, Volunteer Service Award, Bergen County (500+ hours) 2000

Community Service:
Volunteer, Reflections Performance Group 1998-2001
                  A county theatrical group that performs at schools and organizations. Skits and improvisations are performed to help bring
                  awareness about dealing with interpersonal conflicts.
Volunteer, One on One Counselor, Camp Fatima, Lebanon NJ 2003
                 Worked with a child with severe autism, helping him with his lack of basic life skills as well as giving him an entertaining

Summary of Technology Skills:
Windows (XP, 2000), Linux, shell scripting, PHP, Visual Basic (5, 6, .NET), HTML, JavaScript, mySQL, Oracle, Access, SQL, Java,
Versata Quick Rules, JSP, ASP, PC Upgrades/Repairs/Building, Cisco Networking (routers/cabling/design), Microsoft Office and VBA,
Adobe Photoshop 5 – CS3, Autosys, WebSphere, Web Applications (telnet, SCP, FTP, SSH, etc…), Macromedia Dreamweaver & Flash,
Audio Editing.

Business Focuses:
High level business impact, business process automation, business plan creation, trend analysis, data mining, employee productivity, user

Programming Focuses:
Artificial Intelligence (Human thought duplication/emotional response), Organizational Systems, Role Playing Games, Business Process
Automation, User Experience Design

Other Skills:
Acting, Guitar, Music Recording, Story Writing

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