Calypso Securities Settlement

May 2012 – August 2012

Role: Leader Calypso Implementation Team


  • Emergency engagement to take over the leadership of the implementation team at a late stage, to secure the first production release implementing Calypso as a back office securities platform for the bank. First release covered equities on five markets.
  • Analysis of the status quo of the implementation and re-prioritization of the activities to avoid a delay of the production release.
  • Management of the team of ten business analysts and developers for the completion of essential functionality, bug fixing, integration testing, migration and go-live activities.
  • Advisory to the project management and sponsors for the restructuring of the project and elaboration of a detailed project plan for the next releases.

Primary goal reached: First production date was upheld, despite severe difficulties, and project continued successfully.

Technologies:  Calypso V12, Java 6, Oracle 11g
Team managed: 3+ developers, 6 business analysts