Jason Grant HAINES

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Jason Grant HAINES
Date of birth

29 June 1974

Spoken languages

English (native), German (fluent)

Citizenships
/Permits

Australian, EU (British), Swiss C Permit holder
(in Zurich since 1999)

Marital status

Single, no dependants

Email

JasonHaines
@jhaines.name

Telephone

+41 78 760 02 86

Address

Schulhausstr 15, 8002 Zurich

Education and Qualifications



Chart
er
ed
Alternative Investment Analyst


CAIA (2010)



Certified ScrumMaster (
since
2007)



4
-
year Bachelor of Information Technology, Australian National University (
1995)

Profile



Solid financial background with over 10
-
years’ experience in Hedge Funds and
Investment

Banking. CAIA qualification and CFA level 1



3
-
years’ l
ine
m
anagement experience leading 12
-
person development teams



Technical Business Analyst on complex projects with varied international stakeholders



Projec
t management of agile projects with monthly
dep
loyment

to production



Strong technical background with over 1
5

years software engineering
experience

See Skills Summary on last page for more details

Career History

2004 July


Present

Man Investments



Pfaffikon SZ
, Switzerland



Various roles

From
2008

A
pril



Present

Development Manager

From
2007

May



Present

Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities included:



System Management

a
s

technical point
-
of
-
contact for two business
-
critical systems



Coordination with business, infrastructure and architecture
departments



Requirements engineering


working closely with business and software
engineers



Line Management for a team of 12 software engineers, testers and business analysts



Recruiting, p
erformance management, coaching
.
Definition of new r
ecruiting proces
s



Championing adoption of agile engineering practices and architectural standards



Project manager acting as “ScrumMaster”. Facilitating
plantings

and retrospectives

Project Assignments:



Development manager for two agile software engineering teams



Iterative development with each system deploying monthly to production environment



Requirements Engineer for
Atlas


cross
-
departmental database static product data
base

o

Extension of the system to support
strategic requirements


enterprise
integration, fou
r
-
eye check, business rules,
field validity, wiki integration etc.

o

Global roll
out to 100s of users worldwide.

Development and delivery of end
-
user training program

o

Stakeholder management


coordinating and prioritising numerous change
requests from diverse

business departments across geographically distributed
offices

o

Developed and published innovative
prioritisation system



Requirements Engineer for
Price Collection


distributed
hedge fund price management

o

Specified and architected an innovat
iv
e extranet
system for price reconciliation
with external counterparties


2006

November


2007
April

Technical Team Leader, Permanent



Technical team
-
lead, architecture

in small, agile software development teams



Promoted to Technical Business Analyst in 2007May



Promoted

to dual
-
role Development Manager / Technical Business Analyst in 2008 April


2004

July



2006

September

Senior Software Developer, Contract

to Permanent



Senior software developer on n
-
tier systems




Design and development of green
-
field hedge fund price ma
nagement system



Senior developer with design and architecture work (3
-
tier, .NET, SQL Server)



Accepted permanent position in 2006 February


2004 January


2004 June

UBS Investment Bank



Opfikon, Switzerland


Senior Software Engineer, Fixed
-
length
Contract

Responsibilities included:



Senior developer in IT Equities

Project Assignments:



Architecture, design and development of Bloomberg real
-
time data feed application



Development of Windows GUI for n
-
tier market making quoting application



Development

of Windows GUI position monitoring application



Design of data model for above applications (Rational Rose)

(C#, .NET Win
F
orms, COM

Interop, Bloomberg ActiveX API, Syncfusion)


2003

Travel in Southeast Asia, Australia and Europe


2000 August


2003 Januar
y

Credit Suisse First Boston



Zurich
, Switzerland


Senior Software Engineer, Permanent Position

Responsibilities included:



Senior developer and architect within the e
-
commerce team



Architecture, design, development and delivery of Internet, Intranet and i
nternal systems



Close interaction with users on the trade floor

Project Assignments:



Design, development and delivery of first .NET project within CSFB


an Extranet
interface for an internal CRM system (C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET)



Development of Banknotes

Internet application for online currency trading. Each year
the system processes over 10 billion SFr of orders from hundreds of cus
tomers.
(Java,
J2EE, XML, XSLT, XPath, SQL Server, Websphere, Weblogic, RSA SecurID)



Development of PrimeDebt Internet appli
cation for delivery of terms and conditions
information for primary market fixed income products (Java, XML, XSLT, XPath, SQL
Server, TIBCO real
-
time pricing)



Development of Intran
et time
-
management applications (ASP, VBScript, SQL Server
)



Simultaneously
acted as project leader for an intern student's project. Project involved
delivery of Terms and Conditions data from a real
-
time feed t
o a database

(XML, SQL Server)


1999


2000

German language study and travel in Southeast Asia


1999

ABB Dacom SpA



Reg
ensdorf, Switzerland


Senior Software Engineer, Fixed
-
length Contract

Responsibilities included:



Specification, design, prototyping and implementation of an enterprise strength customer
care system.

Project Assignments:



Evaluation and recommendation of
Java EJB Application Server systems



Specification, design and development of Java GUI and EJB business components of a
customer care system (Java, EJB, Gemstone/J EJB)


1998


1999

CSIRO



Canberra
,

Australia


Senior Software Engineer, Permanent Position

R
esponsibilities included:



Design and prototyping of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software including
spatial database applications and Internet
-
based Web applications

Project Assignments:



Development of n
-
tier web based interactive Geographical In
formation Systems

(Java Applets, JFC Swing, JavaBeans, Java Servlets, JDBC, Oracle, Perl/CGI, HTML,
XML, C and C++)

1995


1998

CRC for ACSys



Canberra
,

Australia

(via ANU)


Software Engineer, Permanent Position



Generic
hyperbase system

development
,
covering all stages of the software lifecycle



Maintenance and enhancement of the Parlia
mentary Internet Trial website



D
esign and d
evelopment of an interactive document a
nalysis tool


1994


1997

Australian National University



Canberra
,
Australia


Undergrad
Co
mputer Science Tutor, Part
-
time



Tutorial presentations, lab demonstrations and assignment
-
marking for various subjects

Skills Summary


Skill level (1
-
5)

Used

Agile Development


Scrum

5

2007
-

Rational Unified Process

3

2005
-
2006

Use case
modeling

5

2008
-

User story modeling

3

2007
-
2008

UML

3

2002
-

Database (SQL Server)

5

2000
-

Microsoft Office

5

2000
-

Microsoft SharePoint

5

2005
-

.NET

development

4

2002
-
2007

Java

3

1995
-
2003

Web

development

3

1995
-
2007

Training and Professional
Qualifications

CAIA


Chartered A
lternative Investments Analyst
(20
10
)


Level 2 exam (Sept 2010), Level 1 exam (Sept 2009)

Essentials of Management Program (2008)

CFA


Chartered Financial Analyst


passed Level 1 exam (2007)

Certified ScrumMaster course (
2007)

Rational Unified Process
course
(2006)

Various Microsoft Tech/Dev Days conferences (2007, 2005, 2003)

Prince 2 Project Management


Registered Practitioner (2002)

Goethe Institut


Mittelstufe 3 (2001)

Goethe Institut


Grundstufe 3 (1999)

Sun
-
Certified Java Programmer (1996)

Publications

Priority Markets
http://www.scrumalliance.org/articles/117
-
priority
-
markets

Professional References

References
, qualifications

ava
ilable for download at
http://www.jhaines.name/CV/