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Thomas Rudge

Curriculum Vitae
Technical Business Analyst with over 10 years’ experience in banking business and IT Change.



  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Rspec
  • Python
  • Javascript
  • Jquery
  • Ajax
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • GIT
  • SQL
  • MS Excel
  • MS Access
  • Testing
  • Optimisation
  • Problem Solving
  • Risk Analysis
  • Data Analysis
Ruby Rails Rspec Python Javascript
Optimisation Testing Problem Solving Risk Analysis Data Analysis


Business Analyst AVP (Reference Data)
2017 - Present
Bournemouth, UK
Freelance (Software, Graphic Design)
2014 - 2016
Kohima, India
Career Break
2013 - 2014
Technical SME (Analyst)
2010 - 2013
Barclays Plc, Poole, UK
Business Analyst, Corporate Change
2008 - 2010
Barclays Plc, Poole, UK
TLM System Administrator
2007 - 2008
Barclays Plc, Poole, UK
Account Manager, Global Payments
2006 - 2007
Barclays Plc, Poole, UK

English Teacher
2014 - 2015
C.C.School, Kohima, India
Period Position Company Location
2017 Present Business Analyst AVP (Reference Data)

Business Analyst (AVP)

Designed and built analysis and testing programs for the JPMC biennial price quality assessment, used to process millions of vendor and internal trade prices and drive the firm-wide pricing policy.

Raised multiple changes to enhance the pricing service and reduce operational overhead.

Automated common BA tasks, including data enrichment via system API, testing, and data analysis.

Created Business Analyst documentation templates and advised best practice.

JPMorgan Chase & Co Bournemouth, UK
2014 2016 Freelance (Software, Graphic Design)


Designed and built Nepos, a point of sale and cash management system for start-ups and small businesses. Currently in use by several businesses in the north east of India.

Created desktop software that creates Swift MT940 cash statements from financial records for a company in Germany.

Provided Business Analyst services to a finance company for various projects in and around Nagaland.

Produced various designs and printed materials for a number of companies in the north east of India.

Various Kohima, India
2013 2014 Career Break

Career Break

During this time I moved to Nagaland in India to spend time with my wife's family, and get to know her place of birth, culture, and customs. As well as exploring her beautiful country I spent a lot of my time acquiring knowledge and learning new skills through online resources.

n/a India
2010 2013 Technical SME (Analyst)

Technical SME

Senior analyst in the management team of the corporate and investment bank’s reconciliation services utility. Responsible for the proactive optimisation of operational processes and systems. Advisor to senior management on operations, technology, and change.

Business technical lead in global change activities, including requirement elicitation and management, solution assessment, operations impact analysis, risk analysis, testing, implementation planning and execution.

Owned and managed the front end configuration of the bank’s main reconciliation system.

Generated and maintained bespoke MI using SQL for various areas in the department.

Worked with external auditors to develop a control framework for the reconciliation of a national payment system and clearing process.

Barclays Plc Poole, UK
2008 2010 Business Analyst, Corporate Change

Business Analyst
Corporate Change

Business Analyst within the Global Payments Change Team. Role included: Eliciting and documenting stakeholder and end user requirements; performing impact assessments on business operations and systems; contributing to operational risk assessments and developing/proposing effective controls; designing and managing the execution of User Acceptance Testing; creating implementation plans; and performing post implementation analysis and lessons learnt.

  • Awarded the "Significant Technology Achievement Award" from the CIO of Technology and COO of Barclays Africa, in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the Kenya Replatforming Programme.
  • Awarded the "Global Payments Award 2009" from the GP Vice Chairman for playing a critical role in the resolution of a BAU system incident.
  • Successful implementation of multiple projects.
Barclays Plc Poole, UK
2007 2008 TLM System Administrator

TLM System Administrator

Monitoring and administration of STL TLM and SSR Swift messaging systems. Duties included static configuration; monitoring via logs and SQL queries to databases; incoming and outgoing message monitoring; account proofing; and incident management and resolution.

Barclays Plc Poole, UK
2006 2007 Account Manager, Global Payments

Account Manager
Global Payments

This role involved the daily monitoring, reconciling, and timely reporting of account ledgers and statements. Due to my extensive knowledge of the business processes I was selected to write the business procedures and process flow maps as part of an off-shoring project. I then used those documents to train and test my off-shore colleagues.

Barclays Plc Poole, UK

Period Position Organisation Location
2014 2015 English Teacher

English Teacher

Taught English to class 10 students at the Children\'s Christian School in Kohima, Nagaland. The school provides education to poor and underprivileged children in the north east of India.

C.C.School Kohima, India


BA (Hons) Animation
2003 - 2006
Southampton Solent University
ND Graphic Design
2001 - 2003
Bournemouth & Poole College

Web Development
The Odin Project
Business Analysis Practitioner (IIBA Endorsed)
2013 - 2014
Business Analysis Excellence Ltd
Learn To Program: The Fundamentals
2013 - 2013
Coursera (University of Toronto)
Period Course Institution
2003 2006 BA (Hons) Animation Southampton Solent University
2001 2003 National Diploma in Graphic Design Bournemouth & Poole College

Period Course Institution
2016 2017 Web Development The Odin Project
2013 2014 Business Analysis Practitioner (IIBA Endorsed) Business Analysis Excellence Ltd
2013 2013 Learn To Program: The Fundamentals Coursera (University of Toronto)

Awards JPMC Going the Extra Mile Award for supporting other projects analysis work, developing automated analytical tools for the team, and advising on best practice and document templates.

Barclays Significant Technology Achievement Award in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the Kenya Replatforming Programme.
– Awarded by CIO of Technology Department & COO of Barclays Africa

Barclays Global Payments Award, for playing a critical role in the resolution of a BAU system incident.
– Awarded by Vice Chairman of Global Payments

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