David R. Manning
Programmer/Analyst Project Manager
Project Management Database Design Process Improvements
Information technology professional with an extensive background in the development, implementation and maintenance of mainframe-based applications, with a history of ensuring the seamless upgrade and migration of systems and platforms to accommodate high volumes of traffic that occur in the financial industry. Expertise in the design and integration of complex databases into application and systems infrastructure. Highly skilled in the troubleshooting and resolution of a variety of technical issues to improve system functionality and end user productivity.
Project Leader Morgan Stanley Wealth Management New York, NY/Jersey City, NJ 2010 – 2019
Directed development team in the completion of Margin System projects, overseeing full project lifecycle and creating full disclosure of customer statements for internal audits.
Acted as primary liaison between developers and users within Margin Operations, identifying and resolving any issues that occur during the course of projects.
Executed code reviews, collaborating with the creation of test scripts and gathering feedback generated by user-initiated UAT.
Modified margin system using Cobol, CICS, DB2 and MQ.
Developed entitlements for all file and database access within the Margin system, which included tailoring screen access for user groups.
Coordinated with Margin Operations managers to set up and name Enterprise roles for tiers of approximately 100 users.
Modified CICS programs to ensure access matched with Enterprise role.
Created batch roles to determine which application groups could access files and tables under the Margin application.
Collaborated with internal audit team to ensure proper entitlements for each user, completing adjustments to over-provisioned users as needed.Authored and modified code during phases of project that require the fulfillment of more complex user requirements.
Managed communication with external parties, as well as FINRA for extensions request by customers or passing Large debit balances to regulators.
Modified Batch programs and Online screens to re-engineer the Margin & ECL override alert process for rates.
Reviewed business requirement documents (BRD) with Margin Operations, creating system requirement documents for Margin Operation to review and approve.
Provided application programmers with approved documentation (SRS) used to develop code to meet Margin Operations objectives.
Developed flowcharts and Powerpoint presentations based on project complexity of the project.
Collaborated with QA team in the creation of scripts to assist in the testing of the application.
Professional Experience (Continued)
Senior Programmer/Analyst Barclays Bank/CGI Consulting Jersey City, NJ 2008 – 2010
Provided comprehensive technical support for applications that were acquired during the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers.
Generated ad-hoc reports requested by lawyers during information-gathering phase of bankruptcy proceedings.
Team Leader Lehman Brothers New York, NY/Jersey City, NJ 2000 – 2008
Led 14-person team in the design and completion of multple projects, including the coversion of company database from IDMS to DB2, as well as migrating programs to Cobol II and converting bank funds transmittal process to MQ series.
Generated $100,000 in savings through the development of government/mortage backed securities system, with a Web-based front-end platform that facilitated trading with FICC, collaborating with network engineers, firewall engineers, CICS support staff and MQ support from both companies to ensure setup could manage the high volume of traffic.
Automated error-prone post-trade processing procedures and centralizing date matching, as well as developed legally-binding confirmations in real-time, which significantly reduced implementation risks.
Coordinated with the DBAs during database designs, identifying all programs that required modifications.
Spearheaded efforts to maintaining business and regulatory compliance while ensuring more timely and transparent trade reporting.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts, Economics – York College – The City University of New York
Training Courses – Ajax, C, C#, Sybase and UDB Fixed Income
MVS, UNIX, Windows, VM/CMS, MAC
Enterprise Cobol, CICS TS 3.2, SQL, Assembler, JES2, Intertest, BMS, SDF, JCL, VSAM, OLQ. Culprit, QMF, TSO/ISPF, DMLO, MQ Series, FDR, NDM AND IBM Utilities, DB2 Stored Procedures, Endeavor, Changeman
DB2, UDB, SYBASE, Microsoft Access, IDMS