Anthony Baxter, Business Analysis Developer in Chicago, IL, United States
Anthony Baxter

Business Analysis Developer in Chicago, IL, United States

Member since March 3, 2020
Anthony is an analytical and resourceful leader with over 23 years of experience in data engineering, database development, and process design and development. He has deep experience in the financial services industry and a keen ability to understand business and data requirements and customize value‐added applications. He's known for his expert skills in operations and risk management. Anthony is poised and intellectually curious with executive-level written and verbal communication skills.
Anthony is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

SSMS, SSRS, Tableau, Microsoft Office, Slack

The most amazing...

...application I've built implemented my team's mortgage default model that allowed a top five bank to estimate losses for their $6 billion mortgage portfolio.

Employment

  • SVP, Data and Operational Risk

    2016 - 2019
    Fay Servicing, LLC.
    • Led and participated in the build and roll-out of processes that automated letter generation. The effort involved expert-level data engineering via rebuilding SQL Server database, developing .NET front-end, and redesigning existing vendor data feeds.
    • Functioned as the point person on a large-scale government process/data audit. Worked directly with auditors to further refine and confirm needs. Detailed complex data requests and provided accurate, heavily-tested data.
    • Analyzed processes of a majority of the firm's business units. Provided recommendations on work effort, probability of success, and priority. Led and participated in the process and technical redesigns, focusing primarily on data engineering.
    Technologies: SSMS, .NET, SSRS, Tableau
  • SVP, Chief Technologist, Mortgages and Risk Operations

    2006 - 2016
    Neuberger Berman
    • Co‐designed custom C#/SQL Server application platform LoanDesk, that functions as the group’s central hub for conducting all forms of its business. Served as chief data architect throughout LoanDesk development.
    • Created monthly reporting package detailing performance and analytics related to mortgage loans. Presented reports to senior management on a monthly basis.
    • Served as a chief data architect and liaison to two large financial institutions over an 8-year period in multi‐million dollar agreements whereby institutions utilized custom Neuberger platforms to produce tailored analytics and cash flows.
    Technologies: SSMS, .NET, SSRS

Experience

  • LoanDesk (Development)

    A SQL-Server and .NET standalone application used by the business team to manage its 20,000 loan, $3 billion mortgage loan portfolio. It consolidated over 15 data feeds and allowed the team to manage all loans in a consistent, well-documented manner. I designed and implemented the complex database schema, oversaw the build-out of the import of the feeds into the database and designed the front-end windows and processes. Once LoanDesk was rolled out, I headed up the decision-making in all upgrades and bug fixes.

Skills

  • Languages

    Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Excel VBA, SQL, T-SQL, C#.NET, Java, Python
  • Tools

    MySQL Performance Tuning, Microsoft Office, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, SSRS
  • Paradigms

    Database Development, ETL, Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Storage

    Databases, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server 2016, NoSQL, SQL Performance, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Other

    Business Analysis, Data Engineering, Design Leadership, Data Architecture, Process Design, Performance Analysis, Performance Tuning, Data Warehousing, Data Warehouse Design, Business Intelligence Architecture, Data Analytics, Data Profiling, AWS
  • Frameworks

    .NET
  • Libraries/APIs

    REST API

Education

  • Master of Business Administration degree in Finance
    1995 - 1997
    University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame, IN
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering
    1992 - 1996
    University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame, IN

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