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Assistant Manager, SME, Payments, SEPA, SwiftNet, BRD, EOD, Messaging

Newark, California, United States
February 11, 2019

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Gurpreet Chhabra


Subject matter expert in Core Banking Software Flexcube modules - Core, CASA, Fund Transfer, Payments and Collections, FCMH (Flexcube Messaging Hub) for SEPA SCT, SDD payments and SwiftNet interfacing.

Experience Summary

• 8+ years of techno functional experience in complete SDLC lifecycle for financial sector.

• Payments analyst across service providers / Automated Clearing House implementation and development projects at Barclays Bank plc., Allied Irish Bank, Citi Bank, and Friesland Bank.

• Domain expertise, hands-on experience in payments processing on SWIFTNet infrastructure for Tier 1 banks.

• Deep technical and functional domain knowledge for SWIFTNet infrastructure & payments framework, with exceptional skills in analysis, customization and implementation

• Experienced on the Fund Transfer, Payments and collections, & core modules of Flexcube UBS.

• Experienced in complete end to end requirement analysis from client and deployment cycle.

• A keen learner, strategist & implementer with excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Technical skills

• Programming Languages – Java, J2EE, SQL, PL/SQL, XSL

• Framework – Struts 1.2

• Web / Application Servers – Tomcat 5.x, Weblogic, Websphere

• Product knowledge – Flexcube 7.x to 12.x, HP Site Scope, ISSAC


• CFA level-2 candidate

• MCA - 2009

• Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science - 2006

Work Experience ~ 8.5 years

CitiCorp Services India Private Limited - Assistant Manager Jan 2017 to Aug 2018

Global Financial Messaging (ISSAC Application)

• Designed and implemented suspicious activity detection.

• Implemented Multi Factor Authentication.

• Responsible for change management plan and BAU activities.

• Involved in the project planning and interact with multiple stakeholders.

• Handled testing team at vendor and responsible for test case verification.

• Handled the team at vendor end for release management and enhancement, & release updates.

IGATE global services (Capgemini India) - Technical lead Oct 2015 to Jan 2017

Custom Refreshment Monitor (HP Client)

• Handled team of 15 people, responsible for project planning.

• Delivered Azure monitoring to client successfully.

• Identified metrics and developed monitoring for Big Data monitoring tool.

• Classified metrics into features and areas and investigated on retrieval of metrics.

• Reviewed code and prepared test cases for SIS Rebranding.

Oracle Financial Services Software – Technical Analyst Apr-2010 to Oct 2015

Flexcube Messaging Hub

• Gathered requirements, did technical design and prepared HLD.

• Developed business code using ThreadPool executer, JMS services and EJB for SWIFT rule book.

• Worked on Websphere Messaging queues (MQ) using Foreign JNDI.

• Did business validations for outbound and inbound payment messages.

• Analysed CSM (EQUENS) specification guide & incorporated in FCMH product to comply with CSM.

• Analysed mandatory upgrades related to FCMH for SEPA payments & SWIFTNet infrastructure.

• Developed mandatory upgrades for customer version of the product.

• Provided support on testing and production implementation of product upgrades to clients.

Flexcube support

• Key member in the interface team for processing incoming request messages from FC and message handoff to FC from FLEXCUBE for various modules like PC, Core, Messaging and FT.

• Worked on both interface and core part of FLEXCUBE.

• Supported client in resolving functional difficulties they faced in day to day transactions.

• Fixed production issues for FT, PC, EOC modules and provided proactive support to the bank.

• Supported EOD (End of Day) related problems on periodic intervals.

Friesland Bank (3 months)

• Analysed specification guide provided by Clearing System Mechanism (EQUENS) and incorporated FCMH product with changes to comply with CSM.

• Provided functional and technical support for testing and implementation of new SDD Collections and upgrade of SCT payment at Friesland (Rabo Bank).

• Reviewed test cases as per the requirements of the product and CSM.

• Implemented SDD module at their test environment.

• Fixed bugs and provided consultation for SEPA direct debit payments testing.

Awards / Recognition

• Team Award in Oracle Financial Software Services

• Recognized in Talent Pool at Cap Gemini India Pvt Ltd

• ‘Educational Awareness’ Award at YSL

• Volunteer in Ecosikh organization for awareness about natural resources

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