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Resume for Gerard Boggio

GERARD F. BOGGIO

SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER /

BUSINESS ANALYST

 54 AMES STREET

LAWRENCE, MA 01841

[H] 978-683-6092   |   [C] 508-633-2277  

[email protected]

www.linkedin.com/in/GerardBoggio

 

SUMMARY:

 

Software Developer and Business Analyst of data warehouses and data processing solutions with depth of experience in the Financial Services industry. Strength in architecting and enhancing the storage and retrieval of data for business decision making.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

 

OS:

UNIX/Solaris/Linux, Windows

Languages:

Perl, Java, SQL-Plus, PL/SQL, Python, HTML, C/C++

Software:

FAME, Vision, Business Works, Business Objects, Shell Scripting, JavaScript, AutoSys, Oracle, MongoDB, MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Project), Visual Basic (VB), SpringBatch, SOAP/XML, CVS, SVN

EXPERIENCE:

 

PUTNAM INVESTMENTS, Andover, MA                                                                                                                                1996 – 2016

Senior Software Developer / Business Analyst – Fixed Income (2007 – 2016)

Lead Developer / Analyst of the Fixed Income data warehouse application FAME which provided metrics used in Risk Analysis, trading decision making, and data modeling by Quantitative Analysts and Portfolio Managers. Provided enhancements and support of Fixed Income Trading systems.

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Developed and enhanced processes to convert data from a variety of vendor sources into information used in the investment decision making, portfolio projections, and risk analysis.
Skills – Perl, FAME 4GL, Java, Shell Scripting, SQL, AutoSys, CVS, Vendor Relations

·        

Programmed and enriched, through improving the speed of processing and finding additional sources of information, data extracts to internal and external systems.
Skills – Perl, FAME 4GL, SpringBatch, SQL, Shell Scripting, AutoSys, BusinssWorks

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Created and provided documentation to onshore and offshore staff that served as the road map for technical support, training, and system enhancements.
Skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio), HTML

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Surveyed the user community to collect business issues. Established streamlined daily jobs cycles, reduced the number of problem tickets by more than 50% while identifying databases and processes that were no longer needed. 40% of databases and 10% of the jobs were eliminated.
Skills – Debugging, Requirements Gathering

·        

Created business requirements and functional specifications for the enhancement and migration of applications and segments of applications to new data sources, operating systems, and database platforms.
Skills – FAME 4GL, Perl, Shell Scripting, SQL*Loader, MongoDB (JSON), MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint), SVN

·        

Led weekly meetings with support team, prioritizing activities and addressing problems and possible enhancements.

Senior Software Developer – Equity (1998 – 2007)

Enhanced the processing and loading of Equity analytics and metrics used in the decision making of investments to the data warehouse based on Vision.

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Architected, created test plans, and implemented code efficiencies for Vision and Web based applications.
Skills – Vision, Perl, Shell Scripting, AutoSys

PUTNAM INVESTMENTS, continued:

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Migrated to a Business Intelligence based solution, provided the system to rate the investment performance of Portfolio Managers and facilitated conversations with senior investment management.
Skills – Business Objects, Vision, DOS Batch, Requirements Gathering

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Enhanced and developed Excel VBA based application to evaluate and estimate the performance of securities, offering data which shaped future investment decisions.

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Automated the updating of Excel VBA enhancements to business user’s desktops, ensured that all application users were utilizing the latest version of the application.

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Enhanced contribution and attribution reporting by working with quantitative analysts to streamline code and add functionality, offering reporting with more attribute sets.
Skills – Vision, Requirements Gathering, Shell Scripting, AutoSys

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Mentored team members to take over the enhancement and support of the application.

Software Developer – Portfolio Systems (1996 – 1998)

Team member in the migration of portfolio systems to the software platform (CPORT).

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Provided business and systems analysis to create specifications and code for the conversion and reconciliation of data between platforms.
Skills – Requirements Gathering, MS Word

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Designed interface and conversion standard for file transfer and report distribution between hardware platforms, offering a streamlined approach to data collection and report distribution.
Skills – COBOL, DEC VMS

EDS / BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MA, Boston, MA                                                                                                   1985 – 1996

Systems Engineer / Chief Programmer

Technical lead for institutional and professional claims processing and inquiries.

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Created and enhanced code to implement federal changes in claim formats in systems that would perform preliminary validation of claims before submission for payment processing.
Skills – COBOL, CICS, C/C++, JCL, VSAM, DOS Batch

·        

Investigated various hardware/software solutions and identified SuperSession as the ideal solution to integrate separate and distinct systems and provide a fully integrated user experience. Led programming of the SuperSession environment.

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Created code for the analysis of market data to direct efforts to extend and retain market share among Massachusetts employers.
Skills – FOCUS, JCL

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Supervised and trained junior programmers in support and application enhancement.

 

EDUCATION and CERTIFICATES:

 

Master of Science, Computer Information Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Bentley University, Waltham, MA

Certificate, Proficiency in UNIX, University of Massachusetts/Lowell, Lowell, MA

Certificate, Client/Server Database Design and Administration, University of Massachusetts/Lowell, Lowell, MA

Certificate, Website Design and Development, University of Massachusetts/Lowell, Lowell, MA

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

 

MongoDB: MongoDB for Developers, MongoDB for DBA’s

 

Python: In Progress