Faster Payments Subject Matter Expert on Lloyds TSB and Halifax integration. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Detailed design for routing Faster Payments between multiple channels and different core banking systems (strategic Lloyds TSB and heritage Halifax)
  • Providing technical leadership to on-shore and off-shore resources

 

Solution Architect on Lloyds TSB and Halifax account integration. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Designing cut-over solutions for payment systems during ‘go live’ weekend. Systems included Faster Payments, CHAPS, BACS and Cheques
  • Design of an implementation plan and Sequence of Events for an Account lookup system for account renumbering and payment redirection 

 

Principal Architect on CASS (Current Account Switching) formerly IAS (Industry Account Switching). 

Key responsibilities:

  • Designing solutions for payment forwarding, following an account switch. Payment systems included Faster Payments, CHAPS and ‘on-us’.
  • Designing solutions for balance clearance, following an account switch
  • Designing key elements of the 7 day switch; including transfer of Direct Debit Instructions, account balance transfer and account status transition
  • Liaising with Business Analysts and other business stake holders, on a daily basis, to translate requirements into solutions
  • Working with core banking system team to develop solutions to enable account switching, account closure, payment redirection and payment forwarding
  • Working with Faster Payments team to develop solutions for processing FP redirection information from industry, debt clearance and the handling of increased message size and volumes 
  • Industry representative for LBG. Attended meetings with UK Payments Council to help formulate approach to account switching and treatment of payments.