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IT software professional with experience gained in providing software solutions to the financial services industry. A friendly person who gets on well with colleagues and clients by being helpful, understanding and patient. Quick learner able to adapt well to new tasks and concepts using skills such as logical reasoning and lateral thinking to exploit my existing knowledge and apply it to the current task.

Key Technical Skills
  • Extensive C,C++, STL, COM and visual Basic programming experience
  • C++ Multi-Threading and perfomance optimisation
  • Agile techniques, Refactoring, Unit-testing, Regression testing
  • Unix porting skills including HP aCC, Sun SPARCWorks compilers
  • Extensive database skills, SQL, Oracle OCI programming, Oracle DBA and Tuning experience, SQL Server
  • Perfomance enhancement of software using Rational Quantify
  • Unix and NT administration - HPUX, Solaris, Linux.
  • HTML, CGI experience.

    Key business Experience
    Derivatives Risk systems experience as application developer
  • Market Risk - HSVaR, Stress Testing
  • Credit Risk - Monte Carlo simualtion, Limit management
    Extensive Settlement system experience
  • SWIFT ISO755, ISO15022 Settlement and Trade confirmation Messaging
  • Double entry open-item multi-currency accounting
  • BACS messaging
  • Trade lifecycle in back-office
  • Corporate action processing
  • Straight-Through Processing (STP) principles and mechanisms
  • Static data and standing settlement instruction principles and application
  • OASYS ETC messaging
  • CREST messaging
  • NZX FASTER messaging
  • FIDESSA back-office integration
  • SGX pre-settlement matching (PSMS)

    Key achievements
  • Implemented FIDESSA inward trade transaction interface
  • Implemented a TCP/IP XML-based inward trade transaction interface
  • Designed and implemented a rules-based alert system with SMTP email
  • Re-architect system to provide scaleable parallel processing under UNIX
  • Performance tune system, both in C++ and Oracle areas.
  • Implemented BACS interface
  • Fully automated UNIX software build processes
  • Supported major client through successful benchmarking project.

  • Anticipated availability is Jul 2009 for opportunities in Australia

    Please me for a full CV.

    Page last updated 11 January 2008

  • Design by Ed Maher 2008