MANI S AIYER

Irvine CA 92620 | (609) 273-8175 | smanix@gmail.com
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT | TRADING TECHNOLOGY | ARCHITECT
20+ years of progressive and diverse experience designing and implementing world class technology solutions for leading
investment management, health care, and governmental organizations. Deep technological infrastructure knowledge and
experience with leading investment management applications and associated infrastructure. Exceptional project leadership and
initiative governance expertise with a keen eye on results and profitability. Unique ability to articulate and explain complicated
technical concepts for business and technology across diverse constituencies.
CORE COMPETENCIES




BRD Formulation
Strategic & Tactical Planning
FinTech Systems Consulting
Project Management




RFP/RFI Leadership
Software Design & Development
Delivery
Talent Development & Leadership




Enterprise/Infrastructure/Performance
Citrix & Server Virtualization
Electronic Trading and Execution (FIX)
Capital Markets

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CHARLES RIVER DEVELOPMENT
Industry leading global provider of compliance and trade order management solutions worldwide

Implementation Manager
October 2010 – Present
Responsible for leading numerous Charles River IMS™ enterprise level deployments, managing client expectations, and
consistently providing exceptional results. Manager and solution strategist for the professional services organization. Lead and
mentor diverse cross functional teams across multiple geographies and skill sets.
Select Achievements

 Implemented Charles River IMS™ for 5 clients (both functional/technical), more than 10 clients (technical). Accolades from clients on
implementation feedback surveys and could provide reference. Managed 3-5 consultants varying by project.

 Spearheaded application health, risk, performance assessments for strategic clients – increased product (technical) & usage (business)
performance by 50-100% (visited more than 50 clients).

 Engaged in executive-level discussions in devising/revising core investment management workflows - solicitation of interest,

complicated fixed income, complex derivatives, mortgages, and security lending workflows.
Head of infrastructure - Established best practices in implementing enterprise architectures/workflows for complex business
requirements that involved high performance, disaster recovery, distributed tier deployments, and business continuity. Managed a
team of 10.
Interface development:
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Risk exposure module serving all investment classes using Bloomberg Credit Risk and Data warehouse solution – cost savings of over $200K
a year as a result.
BondEdge (IDC), Barclays (Statistical and Returns Universe), Consolidation of Lehman & Barclay’s classification, rankings

 Designated Solution Architect during numerous implementations (Equity, Fixed Income, and FX trading desks).
 Led integration of all components/roles of the system (Portfolio Managers-Workbench, Traders-Blotters, Data – Interfaces, Post-Trade
– Omgeo CTM/Oasys/Omgeo Connect, Accounting Systems – APX/Axys, Reports-Crystal reports, Commission reporting, Compliance,
FIX-Brokers configuration, Engines, TradeWeb, MarketAxess, TSOX, Customer Defined Placements/Allocations, Real Time-RTAPI
streaming, price snapping, Server API, BBCOMM, B-Pipe.

COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION
A global leader in providing technology enabled business solutions and services.

Director/Enterprise Architect
May 2009 – Apr 2010
Responsible for design, development, architecture, delivery of regulated content management for pharmaceuticals, and biopharma’s using SharePoint, WCF, WPF, WF
Select Achievements




Devised product roadmaps and implemented Life Sciences workflows.
In 2009-2010, constructed local/virtual & global team of 25 members (architects/developers/testers).
Managed the team, provided requirements, direction and guidance.
Responsible for all project planning, budgets, execution and on time delivery.

INTEL CORPORATION – ENTERPRISE SOLUTION SERVICES SALES
Worldwide leader in Semiconductors

Enterprise Specialist

Oct 2005 - April 2009

Responsibilities included managing sales process through performance optimization; server & client platform marketing
enablement, and educating Intel architecture roadmaps to clients.
Select Achievements

 Worked with C-Level executives and senior management for future strategies, usage models, go-to market programs
 Managed technology integration initiatives, ensured business alignment, provided optimal usage model of Intel microprocessor



architecture for highest performance, low latency, predictable sub millisecond response times and throughput.
Key contributor for pre-sales, project qualifications, RFP review - business development success included closing projects worth
$100K-$1M
Engaged with financial services ISV’s - SunGard, Thomson Reuters, Kx, Wombat, New York Stock Exchange, Exegy, and Rogue Wave
with respect to scaling their applications on Intel server platform. Clients - CBOE, Hospitals (large data), and Healthcare providers.
Achieved 50 - 400% performance increase fine tuning client software to multi/many core(s) for highly multi-threaded market data
feeds, tuning for low latency, using hardware acceleration techniques and network optimizations.
Developed and established best practices, performance testing, and tuning methodology using Itanium and Xeon Server Platforms.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS/CAREER HISTORY





Independent Contractor (Enterprise Architect) – TD Bank – 5 months – May 2010 – September 2010
Solution Architect - Hewlett Packard – 2.5 years - February 2003 – September 2005
Sr. Technology Consultant – Spherion Workforce Architects – 6 years - January 1997 – January 2003
Sr. Consultant – Transworld Information Systems – 1 year - January 1996 – January 1997
Lead Developer/Specialist – Citibank India & Singapore – January 1993 – December 1995

TECHNOLOGY SKILL SET

 Charles River – Integration Accounting (APX, AXYS), Data -Overnight/Real-time (IDC, Bloomberg) Post-Trade – OMGEO





(CTM/OASYS/ALERT/Settlement Notification) Clearing-DTCC, Fixed Income – BondEdge, Barclays Index & Point, Merrill Lynch, TCA
integration (Elkins McSherry, ITG, Abel Noser), EMS integration (ITG Triton, BBG ESMX), Dark Pools (POSIT, LIQUIDNET, BIDS), FX
(GTSS, FXConnect, FxAll), Prime-broker (CS, JPMC, Custodians), Trading workflows (FIX, Multi Placements, Multi Brokers, Program,
Algos). Certified in Versions – v8.2.2.1-8.2.2.4, v9.1.4.x – 9.3.x, Crystal Reports, TSOX, Tradeweb, MarketAxess
SQL Server (2005,2008,2012), Oracle, Windows, Linux, Citrix, Virtualization
Search & Big Data: Hadoop, Hive, Cloudera, NodeJs, & Visualization frameworks: d3, Angular, Spark JS, Bootstrap
Programming: Web (CSS, HTML, JavaScript), Web services (WCF, XML, REST), WF, WPF, Silverlight, C#, Java, .NET, ASP.NET, MVC
(ASP.Net, Django, CakePHP), XSL, Visual Studio (2005-2013), Eclipse, Expression Blend, ReSharper.
Design Methodologies: OOP, OOAD, Design Patterns, Domain Driven, Agile (Scrum).
Performance: Process, Methodologies, Infrastructure, and Applications.

EDUCATION

 Master In Science (M.Sc.): Major in Computer Science, St Joseph’s College, Bharatidasan University, India (1991-93)
 Bachelor In Science (B.Sc.): Major in Computer Science, St. Joseph’s College, Bharatidasan University, India (1988-91)
 Microsoft Certified Professional, RFID Certified Engineer
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, AFFILIATIONS

 Leader & Mentor – C# Design patterns group, Microsoft .Net User Group and Developers Forum - NJ, NYSIA – Member
 Live United – Volunteer

Mani Aiyer

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