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Paulius Miecius

Paulius Miecius

London, United Kingdom
Member since July 31, 2018
Paulius is a digital project manager at Marcus by Goldman Sachs who has helped launch retail banking and investment management (robo-advisory) businesses in the US and the UK. His previous experience spans both investment and retail banking. Paulius has been involved in managing small development teams as well as structuring and driving large-scale projects.
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Project Highlights
Expertise
  • Agile Program Management
  • Agile Software Development
  • Banking & Finance
  • IT Projects
  • Jira
  • Online Banking
  • Project Management
  • Scrum
Education
Employment
  • Project Manager
    2016 - PRESENT
    Marcus by Goldman Sachs
    • Applied a Scrum framework in practice and worked with world-class Agile experts in the team.
    • Launched a digital retail bank in the UK for a Tier-1 global financial institution in record time (from planning to launch in less than a year). All of the development work was completed using the Agile methodology(Scrum).
    • Drove the adoption of Agile methodology in other parts of the organization through coaching and training.
    • Managed a complex and diverse stakeholder base—a project that involved 17 different work streams across the organization.
    • Refined and managed the product backlog using Atlassian JIRA and created project documentation on Atlassian Confluence.
    • Led the migration of the credit decision engine to a new third-party-platform project in retail lending space.
    • Managed the initiative for multiple and joint accounts for retail savings. An innovative solution approach has been taken for the joint account implementation which entailed digitizing the entire onboarding journey so that it could be completed 100% online.
  • Project Manager
    2014 - 2015
    Goldman Sachs
    • Introduced Agile (Scrum) methodology to a development team with little or no previous Agile experience.
    • Established the Scrum framework and facilitated all of the key ceremonies (sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives).
    • Managed the product backlog.
    • Coached other parts of the organization about Agile best practices.
Project History
  • Marcus by Goldman Sachs
    Launched a digital-only retail bank in the UK.

    I project-managed an extremely complex project from the project discovery to the final launch.

  • Margin Rules Programme
    Project-managed the creation of a workflow system which processes 4-5 million OTC financial derivative contracts each day.

    I led the creation of a workflow based system which determined regulatory eligibility for Margin Rules. The system evaluates 4-5 million OTC financial derivative contracts every day, making a total of a billion automated decisions monthly with 99.8% accuracy.

    Key Responsibilities:
    · Managed an Agile project team located across the globe (the team members were based in Singapore, Japan, India, the UK, and the US).
    · Led workshops and interviewed SMEs to develop a product backlog.
    · Presented TOM proposals and solicited key-decision sign-offs from senior stakeholders across the business, operations, technology, and legal areas.

    Methods: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall
    Technologies: BPMN 2.0, DMN 1.2, JIRA, Confluence

Education
  • CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
    2016 - 2018
    Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - London, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor's degree in Business and Management
    2012 - 2016
    University of Exeter - Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Completed a summer course in Business Administration
    2015 - 2015
    European Business School - Frankfurt, Germany
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