Senior Engineering Manager, Solution Architect, Sme, Product Manager

Senior Vice President, Techno-Functional executive Leader, 20+ years in Software Engineering, with aligned post-graduation. Extensively adept at technology transformation and collaborative strategy definition, through to phased delivery. Currently enhancing technology expertise through Chief Technology Officer program at Cambridge University. Known for receptiveness, adaptability. Pulled in to delve deep and provide technical steer-solution-stability at times of uncertainty. Held multiple hats – Senior Engineering Manager, Senior Solutions Architect, SME, Tech Product Management; influenced with technical solutions to deliver impactful data, AWS cloud, application modernization, aligned to business vision. • 15 years in Global Financial Services, Capital Markets technology-SME for Exchange Traded Derivatives, OTC products; been instrumental in the success of large Payments-Derivatives house to secure #1 spot. • Core techno-functional architect, partnered with stakeholders (customers) to design innovative technical solutions to modernize Financial transaction processing, in tightly regulated environment, from monolith to Event-Driven architecture, in AWS, choreographed with Data Model based messages. • Spearheaded as Engineering Leader (manager of managers) and glued together 10+ cross-functional teams as Principal Solutions Architect (CTO capacity) in next-gen ecosystem build-out. Enabled to achieve time-tomarket (weeks vs months), data accuracy (99.6%), enhanced 25% Operational efficiency with STP. • Track record in Data Engineering evolution, complemented by robust Data governance, strategy; e.g. Oracle to Big data, and subsequent AWS platform modernization achieved $270k save, 20% better throughput. • Ideations - €150M Margin save (CTO backed); Blockchain (DLT) based Trading with Regulatory cognizance. • Instill automation, reusability, parallelization, On-Time On-Budget On-Scope culture for Engineer excellence. • Focus on agile based prioritized Minimum-Viable-Product (MVP) delivery via Software Development Lifecycle. • Hired, retained top talents. Prioritize people over projects, talent over technologies. KEY SKILLS • IT Organizational Management-Leadership uniquely coupled with Business acumen • Management of Stakeholders(MD / C-Level), $50M Budget, Vendors (including contract-license negotiation) • Solution | Enterprise Architecture | Data Sourcing Principles and Strategy • SME - Cloud (AWS), Derivatives, Clearing, GMI, ETD (Futures, Equities, Options), OTC Swaps (IRS, CDS), FX 

Looking for Senior Direct, Executive Director, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Technology, Head of Engineering and Architecture, Head of Data Engineering, Interim roles, NED / Board roles that are related to either Capital Markets, Derivatives, Blockchain, 

Experience: 11 years

Yearly salary: $144,000

Hourly rate: $115

Nationality: 🇬🇧 United Kingdom

Residency: 🇬🇧 United Kingdom


Period Title Company
2010 - 2013 Solutions Architect | Development - Futures & Options (Derivatives) Clearing ABN AMRO Clearing Bank
2013 - 2024 Vice President – Senior Engineering Manager JP Morgan – CIB Markets | Derivatives Technology & Data Engineering