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Manager Project

Salt Lake City, UT
April 28, 2016

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Guillermo Alfredo Oviedo Plata

Gilbert, *****, Arizona, US Mobile Phone: 480-***-**** E-mail: A skilled professional with over 30 years’ experience as an Assistant Manager, Project Leader, Business Analysis Manager and Developer in a cross functional, cross-divisional and multi-country environment, managing a variety of teams in both size and project complexity including; functional credit and collections projects in a mainframe environment.

An individual with strong work ethic, professional demeanor and enjoys challenging and diverse roles and is confident working with technical experts from Financial areas. Areas of interest: Project Coordinator, Program Management /Coordinator, Project Office, Project Management, Systems Compliance, Business Analysis, Development, Teaching. SKILLS

Experience in Credit Card domain. Exposure to all phases of SDLC & SRLC for a card product. A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise. Gained good exposure in analysis of business requirement, Preparing Estimations, Functional Spec, Technical Spec, Test Plan, Test results, Query Log, and Defect Log.

Gained good experience in Collaborates with business and technology teams to develop basic to moderately complex code for internal and external client software solutions. Gained good exposure in Designs, creates, and delivers routine to moderately complex program specifications for code development and supports on multiple projects/issues with an advanced understanding of the application and/or area as it relates to assigned projects and how the functional area interacts with other functional areas. Good to Perform corrective measures for moderately complex code deficiencies and escalates alternative proposals. Experienced in Analyze, modify, and develop moderately complex code/unit testing in order to develop concise application documentation. Exposure of testing and validation requirements for basic to moderately complex code changes.

Experience in providing support to leadership for the design, development and enforcement of business/infrastructure application standards to include associated controls, procedures and monitoring to ensure compliance and accuracy of data. In an effective way, providing basic billable hours and resource estimates on initiatives, projects and issues. Have been involved with on-the-job training and provides guidance to other developers. Gained good experience in Development, Unit-Integration- Regression Testing, Analysis, Production Support, and Defect Support. Have been involved in mentoring the team members by giving relevant training, guidance and feedback.

Good experience in IBM Mainframe System - COBOL, JCL, CICS, z/OS, DB2, VSAM, XML, TSO/ISPF, ROSCOE, XPEDITER, FILEAID, ENDEVOR, Connect Direct (NDM).

Involved in functional walkthrough to discuss business requirement-scenarios with Client.

Coordinating with team members, Mentoring new team members. Providing daily status to Team.

Operating System - MVS OS/390, Windows XP.


Implementation of Credit Card TSYS Platform in Mexico involving vendor and multiple third parties.

Largest implementation of Debt Manager in Latin America.

Implementation of 3D secure System (Verify by VISA & MC Secure Code) involving vendor and multiple third parties.

First ever Scotiabank implementation of Placements Plus in Latin America involving vendor and multiple third parties.

Implementation all Government Regulations (Compliance).

Implementation of Credit Card First Data Resource (FDR) Platform in Mexico involving vendor and multiple third parties.

Analysis, development and implementation of Mortgage loan System in Datacom / Mainframe environment in Mexico.

Analysis, development and implementation of Personal Loans System in Datacom / Mainframe environment in Mexico.

Team Award for Scotia Applause “Best of the Best” 2009,” Best Top Team” Guillermo Alfredo Oviedo Plata

Gilbert, 85297, Arizona, US Mobile Phone: 480-***-**** E-mail: EDUCATION

Universidad del Valle de Mexico.

• MBA with emphasis in Financial Engineering (Only a Diploma).

• Bachelor of Science in Information Systems.




Assistant Manager / Technical Project Manager Lead.

• Migration Portfolio Credit Card FDR platform to TSYS platform (2010-2014).

• Implementation of 3D secure System (Verify by VISA & MC Secure Code). (2010-2011).

• Implementation of Placements Plus (2009-2010).

• Migration Collections from Collections Systematics (KO) to Debt Manager Canada (2006-2010).

* Review and signoff of business analysis related deliverables such as business and functional requirements documents, work break down structure, estimates and plans for BA work.

* Responsible for delivering credit and collections projects against agreed scope, budget, schedule and customer expectations. Doing this while supervising, directing and motivating teams of multidiscipline contractors and employees.

* Lead a team of 15+ Analysts and developers on both external and internal project/program initiatives.

* Managed the day to day administrative tasks for projects, such as: status reporting, project communications, project meeting planning and facilitation, team member role planning and tracking, risk management and project issue resolution.

* Ensure team is delivering efficiently and with quality on assignments within the required timeframes by performing reviews of BA artifacts and tracking related metrics.

* Establishing communications between Scotiabank and TSYS, FDR, SB Canada and external suppliers


* Responsible for leading technical analysis activities, providing business solutions and subject matter expertise to our external and internal clients through the enhancement of products and functionality.

* Ensure team is following defined processes and best practices. Mentor, train and coach team members and provide input for staff reviews.

* Have excellent understanding of process flows, requirements gathering techniques, conducting structured analysis, data modeling, process mapping, SDLC and PM LC.

* Analyze, coordinate and implement requirements with Scotiabank Technical area; Communications, Information security, Production, Enterprise architecture, IBM. - User areas; Product, Risk, Fraud, Operations, Call Center, Collections

Guillermo Alfredo Oviedo Plata

Gilbert, 85297, Arizona, US Mobile Phone: 480-***-**** E-mail:

* Acting as a liaison between the applications development team and the business / user community, participating in user/task analysis and identifying and translating high-level, conceptual user-requirements into specifications of business requirements to guide system solution approach and design.

* Analyze, development and implement different interfaces with internal Scotiabank Systems: Checks, ATM’s, Accounting, Call Center, Collections, Branch, Credit Bureau, clarification, Customer, Insurance, Statements, Human Resources, Correspondents, EPHIFANY, Management information, GAMELTO, Personal Loans, Mortgage loans, Commercial Cards.

* Analyze, development and implement Interfaces with the different processors: FDMS, PROSA, VISA, MC, AMEX, BANXICO and TSYS.

* Provided support for weekly BA/DEV team meetings to follow up on intake process, projects, business initiatives (updates, enhancements), and technology initiatives (changes to Hardware, software).

* Identify functional or operational gaps through competitive analysis, research, monitoring industry trends and prioritizing customer’s requests.

* Participate in project walkthroughs: business requirements, design, user guides, functional test plans and implementation sessions.

* Participate in defining test strategy to ensure product quality is maintained. SCOTIABANK MEXICO


Sr. Developer, Technical Lead / Mainframe Systems Analyst I was involved in design and development of the following large scale and transactional projects utilizing COBOL/DATACOM/VSAM/JCL.

• Migration Portfolio Credit Card Carnet platform to FDR platform (1990-2005).

• Implementation all Government Regulations.

• Systematics Collections KO System.

• Mortgage Loans System (1983-1990).

• Personal Loans System. (1986-1992).

* Analysing the Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) and Additional Design Specifications (ADS) for finding any ambiguity, incompleteness or incorrectness, so that requirements are technically feasible.

* Requirement Analysis, Design, Implementation, Testing, Deployment and Documentation.

* Interacting with Business leads for better understanding of the current system issues.

* Impact analysis of the new requirement or change request on the existing programs initiated by the client.

* Designing New Components using COBOL, CICS and DATACOM Database design Concepts.

* Updating the existing JCL’s to handle the Next Generation changes.

* Performing functional testing and unit testing for batch and online programs using XPEDITER/Trace. Master set up.

* Identify and verify the impact based on the changes in downstream/upstream applications.

* Prepare and review the detailed design specification document.

* Coordinating the offshore activities and providing them guidance on day to day activities.

* Performing Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing and Shakeout Testing. Guillermo Alfredo Oviedo Plata

Gilbert, 85297, Arizona, US Mobile Phone: 480-***-**** E-mail:

* Real time bug fix support during acceptance and end-to-end testing.

* Generating metrics on the performance of the system. Environment: Operating system (MVS OS/390), Languages/File System (CICS, COBOL, DATACOM, JCL, VSAM).

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