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Project Manager Engineer

New York, New York, United States
January 27, 2018

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Eli Asher

646-***-****, New York,


**** – 2007: Open University – Tel Aviv, Israel

MBA Courses – Economy & Finance

**** – 2003: Open University – Tel Aviv, Israel

B.A., Science (Computer and Mathematics)

1990 – 1992: Kfar-Avraham College, Israel

Practical-Engineer (Diploma) of Electronics and Computers, Honors


Technical / Functional Business Analyst for AML and Trade Surveillance Models (Actimize) and various Reports.

Creating test cases, UAT scenarios, QCs, configurations & tunings including project plans and milestones.

Project Management for establishing and leading international Professional Services teams.

Integrator with 20 years experience leading multi-disciplinary systems in USA, Canada and Israel.

Direct communication with global clients (NASA, Curtiss-Wright, Boeing, Raytheon, Uniden), Pre/Post-Sale, on-site

support, new product demo presentation, integration, troubleshooting, debugging and technical documentation.

Skilled in characterization, defining, designing, implementing, testing and analyzing software modules for complicated systems; managing the project process with Agile methodology (SDLC).

Highly experienced senior software developer (C++, JAVA, SQL) for Embedded Systems using Linux and Windows.

Extensive client interfacing, understand the business side as well as the technical details of the product/solution.

Financial knowledge including: stocks, bonds, portfolio management, risks and economics curves.

People-oriented, highly motivated, independent, persistent, organized, ambitious, eager to learn and innovate.

Willing to work extra hours, travel abroad frequently (50%).


2017 – Present: Teva Pharmaceutical, Israel

Project Manager / Business Analyst

Gathering customer's requirements; define & customize new interfaces & processes within ERP-SAP in matrix management using SQL; Tickets management from requirements to production using ServiceNow - reporting KPI’s and SLA.

Creating and monitoring the projects plans and integration process.

Work closely with IT teams using agile methodology to bring product to life, fine-tune and enhancement.

3/2015 – 2017: Financial Services Consulting (Deutsche Bank, HSBC), New York, USA

Business Analyst / QA / PM

Conduct analysis and iterative threshold’s tuning for AML surveillance system using Actimize environments and provided recommendations for tuning the system’s alerts quality, improvements of false positives and technical performance.

Worked on Actimize platform using RCM, review Trade surveillance Alerts and create DART reports.

Assisting with the development of processes and tools that allow the organization to excel in its continuous software development initiatives; preparation and management of test data conditions.

Building technical spreadsheets describing configuration requirements for models and analyze the incidents tickets.

Run UAT tests for new and existing models for improvements of false positives and new deployed models.

Gathering the business users/stakeholders requirements and translate them into functional, technical requirements.

Creating the project plan (milestones), tracking & monitoring the progress / processes of the projects, delivered the knowledge and resources assignment; manage the project’s documentation, changes and risks.

Collaborate for ETL process to adapt the Bank’s data to the model/report layer and to assure data integrity.

Co-ordinate with Dev/QA/UAT team on technical artefacts, development constraints, test executions challenges and troubleshooting (SQL); actively involved in optimizing and improving work process and methodologies.

4/2013 – 3/2015: Hewlett-Packard / Academic Tutor, Israel

Application Engineer / Academic Tutor

Working on SaaS projects for operation’s monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis the customer’s service to Predict & Resolve root cause of failures before they impact the business; documenting the solutions of issues.

Customizing, change configuration and optimizing for the application/software infrastructure using Linux, Java, SQL.

Improve future operational performance of applications and modern IT infrastructures in multiple locations.

Tutoring and exercise academic courses: Software (Object Oriented), SQL, Algorithm, Data Structure, Mathematics, Operating Systems, Compilation, Automata and formal languages, Micro, Macro (finance).

Eli Asher

3/2008 – 3/2013: Rugged Inc., Israel

Senior Application Engineer / Technical Project Manager

Leading multi-disciplinary systems, managing multiple priorities simultaneously and work plans;

Managing schedules and solving problems for large and complex systems for Mass Storage, Graphics Systems, communication applications (TCP/IP & VoIP) and satellites products.

Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and post implementation phases (system configuration); writing technical documentation of software requirements.

Company’s client representative; working closely with clients in USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and IT staff to understand business requirements, project control and design solutions.

Work with the solution designers to translate user/systems requirements into functional technical specifications.

Customizing the product at software level to meet the specific requirements of international customers.

Monitoring the implementation of projects by team-leaders/developers/QA; participate in low level design reviews; keeping track of changes and handle obstacles (risks).

Ensure coordinating efforts of team members (matrix management) and third-party for activities and deliverables across software, hardware, firmware, QA, testing, marketing, support and customers.

Developing processes and methodologies to ensure success of a complex projects.

Define migration process and flows during migration period.

Initiated, established and leading company’s international professional services team to provide Pre/Post-Sales and on-site support for clients of software vendor and embedded computing products.

Reproduce and investigate customer problems; establishing setup and integration according to customer’s requirements; perform debugging and analyzing with customer’s system; deliver to Tier-4 consumer.

Products based on Intel Core™i7, PPC, x86, Ethernet Switches, LAN/WAN, Mobile, MPEG-2, PCI/PCIe, Linux/VxWorks/Integrity/Windows; OpenGL, Java, C++, SQL, Oracle; DO-178B.

Working alongside sales directors and R&D manager; directly reporting to R&D VP.

8/2004 – 3/2008: ELTA Systems Ltd., Israel

Senior Application Engineer / Project Manager

Design & Implement SW drivers/infrastructure for system using C++, Java, .NET, Windows, Linux, POSIX and SQL Server for control, configuration and reporting system.

Monitoring integration, debugging, troubleshooting, analyzing, diagnostics and assimilation hardware and software issues according to customer requirements; Work closely with 3rd party partner & vendors.

Technical lead and managing project workflow / lifecycle (SDLC) to ensure deliverables are on time & on budget for networking, radars and web systems (TCP/IP, PPC/x86, FPGA, Ethernet, Wireless, LAN/WAN, .NET).

Primary resource in providing Pre/Post-Sales and on-site support for clients of software vendor.

Running experiments to reproduce and analyze complicated failures related to software, hardware and firmware components in customer and test systems; performing software testing prior to roll out (benchmark).

Reciprocity with the various entities involved in project implementation: Software/system engineers, project managers and testing to define, estimate and document the overall scope of projects with significant complexity; tracking issues to closure.

Create specification, design, installation, system testing and validation documents.

Create DRs, statistic & analysis documents and give guidelines and requirements for IT group.

Build & Release management for clients (customized versions), documentation guide and Install/migration package.

6/2003 – 7/2004: NHC Communications Inc., Montreal, Canada

System Analyst / Technical Project Leader

Matrix management of a multi-disciplinary core team (8 engineers) to design and build SW & HW integration setup for new products and services enabling management of voice & data (SDL and E1/T1) using C++.

Translating requirements and uses cases into test conditions and expected results for product, performance, user acceptance, and operational acceptance testing; participate in the testing of developed systems/solutions.

Planning and tracking projects (SDLC), coordinating resources to support execution of capital projects.

Monitoring & documenting team activities according to: marketing requirements, prototype design, quality assurance and verification testing for Audio-Video connectivity solutions (VGA, CATV and S-Video).

Eli Asher

3/2002 – 5/2003: Freelance for Hi-Tech initiative, Israel

Senior System Engineer / Project Leader

Designing, documenting and creating software applications/infrastructure for telecommunication products using Cable Modem, Docsis, SNMP, TCP/IP, C++ and SQL server.

Writing project specifications and release documentation and all phases of the product development cycle from product definition, design through implementation; Perform debugging and analyzing with customer’s system.

Create unit testing for software modules using FPGA and peripherals chips, MPEG cards.

Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and post implementation phases (system configuration); writing technical documentation of software requirements.

Working closely with HW, QA, testing and firmware teams.

1/2001 – 2/2002: DSPG Co., Israel

Senior Application Engineer / Project Manager

Gathering customer’s requirements, characterizing, designing and implementing the infrastructures applications for cordless phones based on DSP chipset, ARM, VoIP, TDMA, using C++.

Providing on-site support for telephone systems; presentation and training for Japanese customers; analyzing & providing solutions for complex problems at software level; Configuration changing & customize the system for client’s requirements.

Posts Sales activities for clients that include: deployment, troubleshooting, integration with the client’s product, and customization for client’s requirements. Coordinate the all process with the users.

9/1999 – 1/2001: Terayon Co., Israel

Senior Software Engineer

Project #1 – Designing and creating applications/drivers for Cable-Modem (Docsis), TCP/IP and HDLC boards for VoIP traffic management (SIP) using Pentium & ARM processors, C++ and Rhapsody, VxWorks, DHCP, SNMP (creating & maintaining proprietary MIBs’); developed interfaces using Telnet (SS7).

Project #2 - Designing and developing applications/drivers for managing full duplex call connection of voice/signaling between PSTN and E1/T1 communication side. Using VxWorks and C++.

6/1995 – 9/1999: RAD Data Communication Co., Israel

(1999): Software Engineer

Designing, creating & analyzing drivers for data/voice transfer over ISDN/PRI, E1/T1 cards using C++, VxWorks and Motorola 68360; Developing the BOOT for initializing network system cards.

(1995 – 1998): Hardware/Integration Engineer – Board Design

Developing modem cards for E1/T1 and xDSL transmission using Xilinx/ALTERA.

Integrating & testing Packet Switching products (Modems, Switch, Routers, Frame-Relay and TCP/IP).

5/1992 – 5/1995: Israeli Intelligence

Communication Systems Analyst – MAMRAM unit

Algorithm implementation leader for classified databases systems using C++, SQL.


Programming language

C, C++, C#, SQL, Java, Assembly, Pascal, Prolog, Perl, TCL, ADA, OpenGL.

Real-Time Operating System

Linux, VxWorks, Integrity, pSOS, Windows.


Intel 8051/86/88; Motorola 68xxx/803xx family, 74xx, 82xx, ARM-7/9, PPC family, x86.


LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, Ethernet, Wireless, Mobile, RF VoIP, SIP, HTTP, Telnet, FTP, xDLC, TFTP, HDLC, 802.11b, ISDN, E1/T1, DVB, SS7, Docsis, SNMP, SPI, Frame-Relay (Packet-Switching), Circuit Switching, RS-232, RS-485, PCI/PCIe, Arinc, VPX, CompactPCI, I2C, OSI, MIL-1553, VMEbus, PMC/XMC, TDMA, RGB, LVDS, DVI, DO-178B.

Electronics Systems

Analog/Digital electronic cards and integrating hardware & software, Audio, Video, RF, telephone, peripheral chips, Hubs, Routers and Switches.


MS SourceSafe, MS Visual Studio, ClearCase, ClearQuest, MS Office, Rhapsody, Rational Rose, pRISM, Tornado, Workbench, Multi, spectrum/bus analyzer, Networking Sniffers, Smartbits, MP2 analyzer, phpMyAdmin, DBVisualizer, Toad, WireShark, ServiceNow.

Data bases

MySQL Server, Oracle.

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