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Jeffrey Leichtman

♦ 16 Brookfall Rd ♦ Edison, NJ 08817♦732-447-7800♦ Jeff.Leichtman@live.com♦

SUMMARY
Senior Systems Analyst with extensive experience in applications development who envisions,
implements and maintains efficient business-focused solutions. Elicits and documents business needs.
Authors software requirements documents including functional specs and use cases. Designs and
formalizes test plans. Effective project leader, project member and individual contributor. Proven skills to
contribute to a project team in every aspect of the software development life cycle (SDLC). Demonstrates
adaptability to quickly learn and apply new skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Technical
Expertise includes:

Software & DB2, DB2 Utilities (SPUFI, QMF), SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, PPS,
Applications: MOSS, DFSORT, VSAM, IMS, CICS, File-Aid, Endevor, MQ, Microsoft
Office, Visio, Neon Shadow, Sharepoint Designer, Crystal Reports
Languages: SQL, T-SQL, MDX, COBOL 390, XML, HTML, FOCUS, RAMIS
MF Operating Systems: MVS JCL/TSO/ISPF, VM/CMS Rexx/Exec 2/Exec

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Merrill Lynch – Pennington, NJ 1992-2009
VP/Senior Systems Analyst (2001 – 2009)
Developed and enhanced systems for Security Based Lending, Mortgage Bank and Compliance
Systems. Analyzed user needs and prepared software requirements documents to obtain business
approval. Created programs and JCL, then tested prior to implementation. Documented new systems and
enhancements to existing systems.

• Conceived and designed MQ transmission utilizing XML to reliably deliver critical mainframe text
reports to web-based report center. XML used to deliver report to destination folder with minimal
distributed side development

• Led timely completion of Prime Broker Short Interest Sharing System - a new product essential to
recruiting and retaining ultra-high net worth clients

• Led development of process to move $2 billion in loans from non-regulated to regulated entity
resulting in $10 million funding cost decrease annually to the bottom-line
• Improved CPU utilization by 30% by implementing block fetch for DB2 programs

• Led conversion of legacy reports to SQL queries for use by web-based Crystal Reports system
• Taught project team Six Sigma statistics for systems analysis
• Sarbanes-Oxley tester for ML Bank USA Pulse Banking System

• Cited by manager for excellent communication skills


• Led weekly implementation review meetings

• Special achievement award for leading the development of collateral monitoring system for
Mortgage Bank to monitor $50 million in credit risk not previously visible on daily basis
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AVP /Programmer / Analyst (1995-2001)

• Developed suite of 20 Risk Management Reports for Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation
• Responded rapidly to complex critical ad-hoc report requests from upper management
• Designed and implemented the Liability Sales Management System
• Developed algorithm and program to split pooled transactions to individual brokers
• Received special achievement award for work on Y2K project
• Received special achievement award for work on developing data transmissions for the CLAMS -
collateral monitoring systems
Consultant/Programmer (1992-1995) via Computer Horizons - Mountain Lakes, NJ

• Maintained and enhanced the Focus DB OTIS – Online Trading Information System

• Created smart DB reorganization system for OTIS that limited reorganization to when needed.
Cut resource usage by 80% compared to original system which reorganized daily

• Maintained VM/Focus based Rule 144 regulatory system

• Created LAN based PC/Focus Third Party Process system for legal department that allowed for
multiple concurrent online update

• Developed more than 50 trading compliance reports

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

MS, Computer Science, Polytechnic University – Brooklyn, NY

BS, Engineering, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Additional Training Courses:

− Microsoft BI Masters Program – Set Focus LLC – Parsippany, NJ

− DB2 Release 8 – Themis Education – Westfield, NJ

− Numerous internal corporate-sponsored classes and computer training courses on topics


including CMM, Six Sigma, Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Project Management

Professional Memberships:
− ACM – Association for Computer Machinery
− IEEE Computer Society