July 2013 to Present
London, United Kingdom
December 2010 to July 2013
September 2007 to December 2010
November 2003 to September 2007
Contractor - Analyst Developer
November 2002 to May 2003
Contractor - Analyst Developer
September 2000 to September 2002
London, United Kingdom
September 1997 to December 2000
Internal Audit - Capital Markets Technology Auditor • Auditing applications across Fixed Income and Equities, drawing on deep technical and business expertise. Internal Audit - Capital Markets Technology Auditor • Auditing applications across Fixed Income and Equities, drawing on deep technical and business expertise.
What company does Alpaslan Elmas work for?
Alpaslan Elmas works for Goldman Sachs
What is Alpaslan Elmas's role at Goldman Sachs?
Alpaslan Elmas is Executive Director
What industry does Alpaslan Elmas work in?
Alpaslan Elmas works in the Investment Banking industry.
Alpaslan has over 16 years banking experience developing and supporting large-scale systems across Interest Rate Swaps, Securities, Futures, CDS and Bank Loans. Over his career, he has worked in technology groups spanning Middle Office, Trading, Sales and Electronic Trading, both on the buy side and broker dealer. He has a broad and deep understanding of fixed income products and downstream flows, working closely with Traders, Sales, Strategists/Quants, Compliance, Legal, Operations, Controllers and Internal Audit. He has most recently transitioned to Internal Audit as a Capital Markets Technology Auditor. Prior to this position, he was head of European Interest Rate Derivatives and Securities Trading, Sales and E-Dealing Technology. The role demanded strong oversight, whilst still remaining very much in the detail and hands on, getting involved in requirements gathering, analysis, design, testing, overall project planning and stakeholder management. His strong analytical, project and people management skills have been vital to the success of the numerous projects and tasks he has undertaken.Executive Director @ Internal Audit - Capital Markets Technology Auditor • Auditing applications across Fixed Income and Equities, drawing on deep technical and business expertise. From July 2013 to Present (2 years 6 months) London, United KingdomExecutive Director @ Head of European Interest Rate Securities and Derivates Trading, Sales and E-Dealing Technology • Owning the relationship with senior Partner and MD stakeholders across Trading, Sales, Strats/Quants and E-Dealing. • Managing a team of 28 developers across London and Bangalore. Detailed hands-on manager for the e-dealing team consisting of 16 people, undertaking all aspects of project and team management to ensure projects are delivered commercially and on-time. • Hands-on involvement in project prioritization, requirements gathering, analysis, design, functional overview, testing, quality assurance and delivery. Very strong focus on delivering projects on time and within budget. • Overall responsibility for the production run-time environment, owning the coordination and escalation of major outages. • Defining and driving the global strategy through business critical projects, whilst focusing on commerciality to aid business revenue opportunities • Responsible for industry and regulatory initiatives including Dodd Frank, Volker, Central Clearing, ESMA Short Selling and Electronification of Interest Rate Derivatives • Responsible for hiring, budget process, annual reviews, team mentoring and promotions • Representing European Fixed Income in the regional and global VP and Senior Developer promotions process From December 2010 to July 2013 (2 years 8 months) Executive Director @ European head of Fixed Income Sales Technology • Owning the relationship with senior Partner and MD stakeholders across FI Sales • Managing a team of 26 developers across 5 teams: Sales Trade Entry Tech, Analytics and Tools Tech, Sales Middle Office Tech, Sales Credits Tech and Fund Derivatives Portal Tech • Driving the Sales Desktop strategy through business critical projects, working closely with global counterparts • Responsible for hiring, budget process, annual reviews, team mentoring and promotions • Representing European Sales Tech in the regional and global VP and Senior Developer promotions process From September 2007 to December 2010 (3 years 4 months) Executive Director @ Technology lead for European Special Situations Group • Working within an internal buy-side prop desk which mainly invested in distressed and special opportunity assets. Traded all asset classes including Bank Loans, Commods, Structured Products and Real Estate Portfolios. • Senior Developer and managing a team of 2 developers and working closely with the Credit Analysts, Traders, Strats, CFO, Controllers, Compliance, Operations and other tech groups across Fixed Income From November 2003 to September 2007 (3 years 11 months) Contractor - Analyst Developer @ Front Office - Fixed Income Swaps & Derivatives From November 2002 to May 2003 (7 months) Tokyo, JapanContractor - Analyst Developer @ Fixed Income Swaps and Derivatives Processing From September 2000 to September 2002 (2 years 1 month) London, United KingdomAnalyst Developer @ From September 1997 to December 2000 (3 years 4 months) 1st, Mathematics with Computer Science @ King's College London From 1994 to 1997 A-Levels, Mathematics and Computer Science @ Swindon College From 1992 to 1994 Alpaslan Elmas is skilled in: Electronic Trading, Trading Systems, Trading, Fixed Income, Credit Derivatives, Equity Derivatives, Derivatives, Investment Banking, Low Latency, Equities, Market Data, Interest Rate Derivatives, Sybase, Exchange Connectivity
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 7 month(s)
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