Projects


Detail all projects would be too long and boring for visitors. Bellow, a selection of current and past projects I managed, representing a large overview about my competencies and passion.

 

Pepelé Mobile

Selection, contract negotiation, enhancement and implementation of the first mobile money solution build for financial institutions into the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Summary : Decrease costs, bring solution for military and civil servants salary payments into critical regions. Participate to financial inclusion with the Central Bank, ONU, World Programme Food, etc ...

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Sector : Retail banking

Country : Republic Democratic of Congo

Url : www.pepele.cd

Scope
My responsibilities were to select the right solution and partner able to bring a secured, innovative and adapted solution for the Bank and the country. Provide the business analysis for the development requested for the local market (foreign exchange, ATM Interface, AML, biometry, etc ...). Coordinate the implementation, training, marketing and logistic. Create a call centre. Present the solution to the banking authority and large organizations. Setup the eco-system and launch the application into the market.

Challenge
Define and mitigate risks. Negotiate with the telecom operators as the solution was considered as a competition. Work with poor telecom infrastructure, low resources and experience. Train local and end users.

Success
The solution was multi-operator compared to the proprietary telecom solution opening the entire mass market and partnership with large organizations. More young and punchy communication.

Pepelé Mobile

Publilex

Pepelé Mobile

The most powerful search engine developed for the Swiss laws, including more than 4'000 laws.

Summary : The concept and product was developed at 20% when I joined the company. I developed the remaining 80% of the website and iOS Application.

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Sector : Internet, Communication, Laws

Country : Switzerland

Url : www.publilex.ch

Technology : Php, Java, Sencha, Javascript, jQuery, xCode, Cocoa, Json, MySQL

Scope
I joined the company for my IT, PM and Development competencies providing a clear solution roadmap. To avoid investments and decrease the analysis time, I suggested to develop myself the website and iOS application using Agile and X-Trem methodologies.

Challenge
Learn xCode for iOS and the sencha framework in a short time to deliver a professional source code and application.

Success
Consistent and reliable website and iOS application developed in short time. Stable and fast synchronization interface with the iOS application. Delivered a product ready for the market.

AssetDyne

ASSETDYNEXTM is an on-line tool which allows users to measure the complexity and resilience of a single security or a portfolio.

Summary : Debug and enhance the on-line solution, bring new ideas.

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Sector : Banking, Finance, Risks, Complexity Management

Country : Italy

Url : www.assetdynex.com

Technology : Php, Javascript

Scope
My interest for complexity management brings me to work closely with Ontonix who contact me when they have critical issues to solve in a quick and professional way. Always ready to deliver solution when it's feasible and think about a solution when it's impossible...

AssetDyne

Double ISO Certification 9001:27001

ISO Certification

ISO stands from International Organization for Standardisation.

Summary : Implement a Quality Management System ( ISO 9001 ) and an Information Security System ( ISO 27001 ) to improve the organization.

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Sector : Banking

Country : Switzerland

Activities : Change Management, Standardisation, Project and Human Resources Management, Audit (internal/external).

Users : Management and all departments for ISO 9001. IT for 27001.

Advantages : Move from a start-up to a well organized organisation. Improve and know all internal processes. Define, manage and monitor KPI's. Manage, improve and monitor security and quality. Work on ongoing processes. Better manage workflows and documentation.

Scope
My employer was looking to improve their organization and documentation ( processes, workflows, etc ... ).

Knowledge was not well shared. KPI's and monitoring were non-existent.

Due to the new market regulation, the company needed a banking licence. These ISO certifications were a step to saw their credibility and aims to use the best practices.

Challenge
Shortlist a services company that may help us to achieved this huge work in a short period.

Handle a double ISO certification within 6 months.

Involve, chase and motivate all employees, at all level to achieve the tasks and certification.

Success
All processes have been created, reviewed from a QA point of view and stored into a centralised system.

All roles and job description have been documented. An internal audit and QA department have been created and trained. KPI's ( risks and performances ) have been created and monitored. The project and certifications have been delivered within time and budget. Huge profits ( cash, time, errors, ... ).

APSYS

APSYS is a core banking system developed by Sungard Financial System.

Summary : In charge of the selection and implementation of a core banking system within short deadlines.

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Sector : Banking

Country : Switzerland

Technology : Server AiX / Oracle

Users : 25 into 2 offices.

Advantages : Monitor positions and risks in real or near-time. Easy integration of a future trading platforme. Real-time client consolidation on multi-accounts. Commissions process automation

Scope
My employer was consolidating and managing their forex positions on their trading platform. The client registry and commission processes were not fully automated. The trading platform was not able to handle all legal reporting, as well as all AML pre and post checks and reports.

The aims of the project was to implement a new core solution able to consolidate 25'000 daily transactions in real-time. Manage all legal and financial ( replacement values ) processes and reporting, as well as the client, groups and commissions structure.

The new platform needed to be able, in a near future, to handle more than one trading platform in real or near-time. Allow to implement new instruments such as CFD's, securities, options and futures.

Challenge
The challenge was to define the RFP and study the available core banking system in a short time. Implement the solution within 6 months including the migration of all clients ( 15'000 ) and open transactions.

APSYS has been choosen between 5 other platforms.

Success
We have been the first company to implement a real-time interface handling more than 25'000 transactions per day. The project has been delivered within time and budget.

Apsys

Setup 4 Data Centres

4 Data Centres

Summary : Risks mitigation through the implementation of a real-time DRP strategy on a cost effective way.

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Sector : Banking, E-Trading, IT and Network

Country : Switzerland

Activities : Logistic, Partnership, SLA's, Project Management.

Operating Systems : Tipping Point, Fortinet, Windows Server, Red Hat, Sun Solaris, IBM, Lenovo, Sun, J2EE, WebSphere, Oracle 10g

Users : 50+ internally, 11'000+ externally within 110+ countries.

Advantages : Well distributed and secured architecture. New backup and drp strategy. Distributed risks. Space on demand. Separated network.

Scope
The Bank wanted to implement a new realtime e-trading platform. The DC and services in Geneva where too expansive and far from the headquarter.

In order to get cost effective services, space on demand, real-time backup and drp, we've decided to implement 4 data centres with specific tasks, backup and drp strategies.

Challenge
Plan the strategy, distribution, backup and drp. Setup a reliable, resiliant and redondant network with low latency and realtime recovery. Secure the infrastructure ( IPS / IDS ).

Setup the e-trading platform with 2 active - active legs and 1 drp site ( 30 to 40 servers ).

Success
The infrastrucutre was up and running within 2 months.

Risks were distributed with a full real-time backup and recovery.

All infrastructures were secured. A new Production, Development and Test environment were avilable in a cost effective way.

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More projects will be soon detailed into this section, such as : . to . replication, IT Restructuration, Project Management, Margin Call, Refinery Margin, Technology Strategy, DRP and BCP, Commodities and Freight knowledge, KYE, Hiring Process, etc ...