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Project Manager Quality Assurance

Jersey City, NJ
April 19, 2016

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Himanshu Shekhar Jha

JOB OBJECTIVE: Technical Project Manager full time or consulting position.

Summary: Application Sr. Developer Manager, Database Administrator, and Project Manager with On-site and Offshore - team in a wide variety of financial applications. Specialties: Re-engineering specialist for the corporate actions processing. Specialized in the Design, Implementation, Competitive analysis, Performance tuning and Development of large systems using CICS, DB2, XML, DL/1, ORACLE and COBOL-II, FTP, XML


CITIGROUP (Sr. Tech Lead Corporate Actions). June 2007 – Present

Currently I am working as Application manager for the 13 legacy and 3 distributed applications. Responsible for production stability, security authentication, maintain supportive documentation to all compliance reports generated for audit purposes and delivering optimum solutions for the legacy Asset Services systems.

Responsible to implement T+2 settlement processes, DTCC files conversion from CSF to ISO format.

Currently working for the decommissioning the Legacy Salomon Dividend system and implement the new strategic Corporate Action systems. Responsible to provide SME support, creation of detail Flow diagrams, all the files, databases, Tax (TEFRA), DTCC and BONY processing mapping to new Corporate Action system processing.

Completed the FATCA compliance for the Smith Barney and Salomon Dividend systems.

Decommissioned the Dividend checks and UIT reinvestment systems from the Smith Barney legacy platform after Morgan Stanley-Smith Barney Conversion (MSSB).

Worked as Subject Matter Expert and successfully completed the pending Dividends and Incomes events processing for the largest financial conversion to date involving over 600 retail branches holding 6 million customer accounts with a total asset value of 1 trillion USD.

Designed Foreign Currency Dividend payment, ADR Fee and DTCC Discount Processing for the Corporate Action systems.


I was responsible for the system developments, problem analysis, development, Quality assurance and implementation of the systems for the Dividend and Bond interest (Corporate actions) systems.

Converted real checks to plane paper for the daily and monthly Dividend checks printing using AFP - Advanced Function Printing.

Designed and enhanced the Dividend system to use DALI system for the Foreign Qualified Intermediaries tax computation, using XML FTP and COBOL, DB2.

Designed and developed the automation of the IRA maintenance and Account Transfer fee reversal journal for the Branch Office support Systems (BOSS).


Programmer Analyst

Worked for the Bell Atlantic, Billing Customer Information System (BCRIS) as a Technical Project Manager, responsible for the project work assignment, design, training, code walk through, testing, delivering the project in time and quality assurance of the project. Oversee selection of tools, staffing, interacting with the entire applications to make BCRIS system (1.8 million lines of COBOL, DB2, IMS codes) to Y2k compliance.

Endevor Project migration from Librarian to Endevor. Defined and oversee overall system structure, for all the technical problems for moving BCRIS into Endevor environment. Successfully converted the BCRIS system from Librarian to ENDEVOR. Developed the test and implementation procedure to insured the new environment has not changed any of the old processing. Trained all the programmers of the group to work into ENDEVOR environment.

Worked for the NYNEX as a DB2/D.B.A. responsible for the physical and Logical design and maintenance of the database. Providing all the data requirements for the market intelligence analysis support using DB2, QMF, SAS, and DIS (Data Interpretation System “GUI”).


Developed batch control system to ease the operator’s manual support for the Integrated Sales Information System (ISIS) DB2 databases loading from tapes.

Designed and developed enhanced product inventory and availability support for the telephone orders under CICS, COBOL and DL/1.

Developed an on-line link for the Credit Card Processing with the CITIBANK Card establishment Services (CES), using CICS Inter system communication (ISC), LU6.2/APPC, CICS, COBOL in DOS/VSE and MVS system.

Implemented the on-line credit card VOE interface, direct deposit and the monthly installment payment processing for the credit card payment.

Developed the Point-Of-Sale system in a client -server environment. Responsible for the capturing P.O.S data from the PC/DOS LAN network and Ensuring the communication link LU6.2/APPC between the mainframe and PC using OS2/CICS, NAMEPIPE, and MICROFOCUS-COBOL.

Developed the national Sales Tax System utilizing the VERTEX tax package. Responsible for the installing and making all the changes to implement the Tax package into the Customer Billing System using CICS, COBOL, DLI.

Worked as a DB2/DBA for the accrual accounting reporting system. Responsible for the database design and providing utility programs for the project development and testing support.


Certification Managing IT Projects Boston University (12/08/2006).

MS Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology, New York.

MBA Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York.

MS. Mathematics India.

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