Pedro Santos

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Curriculum Vitae


Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Morgan Stanley - Equities IT Division (Aug 2002 - now)
Associate at the Equities Trading Systems group, dealing with 15+ European financial markets, performing business analysis, project management, FIX protocol and trading system integration:
-> Fidessa team project lead (Mar 07 to now)
-> Cash Trading Integration Team Leader (Dec 05 to now)
-> Order routing Integration < regression testing - Team Coordinator (Jun 03 to Dec 05)
-> Exchange connectivity, trading systems integration (Dec 02 to Dec 05).

Morgan Stanley - New York (Aug 2002 to Dec 2002)
 . Graduate Training Programme .

Morgan Stanley - London, UK (Jul 2001 to Oct 2001)
IT Summer Analyst at IPCG Enterprise Infrastructure, where I worked on a 2 person team deploying a thin client solution for the Berlin office using Citrix Metaframe.

Portuguese Catholic University - Lisbon, Portugal (Oct 2000 to Jul 2001)
 . Lecturer on "Informatics data processing".
 . Developed web-based systems (PHP, Postgresql, PgAdmin).

Freelancer Corporate Trainer & Consultant - Lisbon, Portugal (Jul 2000 to Jun 2002)
 . Trained in the areas of operating systems, Microsoft Office and Internet.
 . Upgraded firms infrastructure and network.


Informatics Knowledges

Operating Systems:
Microsoft server/desktop/handhelds operating systems, Unix-Solaris, Linux-Redhat.

Programming languages:
Perl, T-SQL/PL-SQL, CGI, Kornshell, HTML, JavaScript, ASP, PHP, Pascal. Familiar with Visual Basic, and XML.

Networks & security:
Microsoft Network Load Balancing, Active Directory, DNS, WINS, VPN's, IPSEC, SSL, Firewalls, DHCP, Unix Networking, subnetting.

Enterprise Applications:
Citrix MetaFrame 1.8, Windows Terminal Services, IIS, Apache 1.3.x/2.0.x, Sybase, SQL 2000, Oracle, Exchange 2000.




Portuguese Catholic University - Lisbon, Portugal (1996-2002)
Leading Business University in Portugal.
Degree in Business & Administration (grade average of 14/20).

Military College  - Lisbon, Portugal (1988-1996)
5º - 12º year of education. Final grades average of 18/20.




Professional Training

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (Feb 2002 to Jul 2002)
Core certification exams plus Exchange 2000, SQL Server 2000 and Security.

Professional training

Conferences and Seminars

FSA preparation for exam on Financial concepts, market structures, legislation

Sales & Presentation Skills by Mars Portugal, Inc. (Sept 1997)


Student Union

Associative Activities

* the world's biggest student run organization (Jan 1997 to Dec 2001)

Developed skills in leadership, presentation, marketing, selling, time management, on-line applications, IT systems administration, programming, training & facilitation, team management, project management, among others, namely as:

->  National Information Systems coordinator - coaching 10 local offices, design of internet strategy, systems migration, user support, system administration. Member of international internet steering team.
-> Vice-president Marketing - co-ordination, training and development of sales team (18 people), corporate communication, external representation, fund-raising, firm partnerships.
-> Trainer/Facilitator - 15+ international, national and local conferences. Mentored executive board members.


Other Activities

Other Activities

Portuguese (native) English (excellent), French (conversational), Spanish (basic), Italian (basic).

Squash, skydiving, international travel, leadership, personal learning and economics.

Last updated: June 09th, 2007

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