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JAYANT RAJ

1100 Oakcrest Street, Apt# K * Iowa City, IA 52246


508-981-7692 * jrb919c0@westpost.net
EDUCATION
HENRY B. TIPPIE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Iowa City, IA
Master of Business Administration, Finance and Strategic Innovation, May 2011
* GPA 3.50/4.00, GMAT 690 (90 percentile)
* Teaching Assistant - Computer Analysis, Financial Information Technology
Graduate Student Consultant, Client: Rockwell Collins - Tippie Business Solution
s Center Jan 2010 - May 2010
* Defined and analyzed potential opportunities surrounding the convergence of ma
nned and unmanned aircraft in NAS.
* Assesed Rockwell's competitive strength in the avionics market for UAVs, mark
et trends, drivers and future strategy.
UNIVERSITY OF PUNE Pune, India
Bachelor of Engineering, Computer, May 2003
EXPERIENCE
ORBITZ WORLDWIDE Chicago, IL
Product Management Intern
June 2010 - August 2010
* Analyzed current operational messaging system to determine key functionality,
current limitations, cost of delay and features to increase customer engagement
and satisfaction. Trained in agile methodologies and lean product development.
* Reviewed external Email Service Provders such as StrongMail, Responsys, ExactT
arget and Silverpop. Findings led to development of a business case for the man
agement to decide on the future strategy on transactional email solution.
TRUE NORTH CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Rochester, MN
MBA Summer Intern (Part Time)
May 2010 - August 2010
* Developed pricing strategy for the financial advisory business, forecasted fin
ancial proformas and capital budgeting and designed a comprehensive and actionab
le business plan to expand the firm locally.
HSBC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY Pune (India), London (UK)
Business Analyst
May 2008 - June 2009
* Responsible for globalizing reconciliation of securities transactions with cus
todians and inter-system trade flows. Rolled out Transaction Lifecycle Managemen
t (TLM) as a centralized reconciliation solution throughout HSBC global operatio
ns and demised 3 legacy software platforms . Projected savings of more than $60
M per year in data center & process costs.
* Analyzed support and reconciliation processes across legacy systems to migrate
to TLM. Ensured that the processes adhered to internal controls and appropriate
ly documented for compliance.
* Elected as Deputy Business Information Risk Officer at HSBC.
Senior Software Engineer
Sep 2006 - May 2008
* Enhanced current UK internet offering (Web 2.0) for Private Banking clients by
ensuring seamless integration of backend systems and payment gateway to develop
a robust payment system for high net worth clients. This helped HSBC Private Ba
nk strengthen the overall payment functionality and offer a viable business acco
unt proposition.
* Developed web services for UK internet real time inquiries. Enabled HSBC Priva
te Bank Great Britain (PBGB) customers to view account balances and transactions
on a real time basis. Coordinated development and testing efforts within 6 team
s across London, New York, Geneva, Stirling and Pune.
* Led design and development of Safekeeping System. Achieved success in terms of
quality (zero defects) , performance (response time below 1 s) and 100% success
rate of STP transactions. Recognized as best system implemented by PBGB.
Software Engineer
Sep 2005 - J
uly 2006
* Led a team of 7 to develop the high profile eFOS Portal project for HSBC's In
vestment Advisors and Relationship Managers. Boosted team efficiency by 30% with
precision trainings and careful delegation of tasks, and improved key metrics b
y adapting agile unit test methodologies.
* Success of eFOS Portal laid the platform for future business engagement result
ing in the decision to implement UK Payments project worth $400,000 in Pune.
WIPRO TECHNOLOGIES Pune, India
Project Engineer Aug 2004 - Sep 2005
* Implemented EJD (Effortless Java Development) and executed complex modules in
Wipro Vendor Portal & RoHS project. Awarded company-wide "Feather In My Cap" Awa
rd which recognized individual excellence for quality of delivery.
IOTA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. Pune, India
Software Engineer Nov 2003 - June 2004
* Led 2 member team in development of marketing email tool, 'eFlare'. Test runs
indicated savings of 15 person hrs/ week.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
* Certifications/Additional Positions: SCJP, SCWCD, NCFM Financial Markets, NCFM
Derivatives Market.
* Skills: SQL, Crystal Ball, WRDS, Monte Carlo Simulation, Regression Modeling,
Microsoft Office, Minitab