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Senior Mainframe Developer

Location:
Brooklyn, NY
Salary:
150k (negotiable)
Posted:
September 16, 2018

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Ben Raskin

New York, NY 770-***-**** ac62j3@r.postjobfree.com www.linkedin.com/in/benraskin/

SENIOR DEVELOPER

Strategic and versatile senior developer with a history of success leading complete life-cycle development of business applications that transform processes, reduce costs and increase efficiencies. Proficient at executing and delivering systems that enhance the customer experience, improve operations and modernize infrastructure. Proven ability to direct and motivate teams to achieve business goals, risk avoidance, system hygiene, client satisfaction and process improvement. Core competencies include:

Project Management

Application Architecture

Database Architecture

Software Implementation

Application Development

Global Team Leadership

Process Improvement

Quality Assurance

Business Process Analysis

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Mainframe: ADABAS, DB2, Natural, SQL, COBOL, JCL, CICS, MQ, Stored Procedures

Distributed: Unix, DB2, Sybase, SQL, Perl, Shell

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MORGAN STANLEY, New York, NY 2000 - 2018

Project Manager Executive Director (2011 – 2018)

Managed the migration of the Interest System from Mainframe to Distributed.

Achieved a cost savings of $1.5mm annually after completion of the project through implementation of effective leadership and subject matter expertise.

Maintained deep involvement in the development of the project; collaborated and communicated with all levels of business to ensure clear communication and transparency.

Successfully ramped up new business units in response to market conditions (Over The Counter and Brexit).

Securely delivered data to clients from various platforms using multiple mediums (web, email, files).

Led and developed globally teams in New York and India.

Project Lead Vice President (2000 – 2010)

Charged with redesigning the Interest System for the Prime Brokerage business.

Managed and monitored system, which generated 95% of the Prime Brokerage income.

Achieved real-time results; rate service required 100% reliability.

Increased efficiency: single code base and database used for over 25 business units globally including Europe and Far East.

Developed and implemented the design which allowed easy onboarding of additional business units.

PRIOR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

MORGAN STANLEY, New York, NY

Programmer / Analyst

Developed an Interest System for the Prime Brokerage business.

Languages: Yiddish, Hebrew, French



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