Ben Israel

Change, Release & Deployment Specialist

BANGALORE, INDIA IT & Investment Banking Services WORKS AT HCL Technologies Read More ALMA MATER Anna University Details

Personal Details

  • Birthday: 05-MAR
  • Marital: Single
  • Nationality: Indian

About Ben

Seasoned IT Services Professional with 6+ years of overall experience in Change, Release & Deployment Management and Project & Program Management in Banking Environment.

Expertise in:

- Project Management

- Finance Management

- Implementation Management

- Risk Management & Worst Case Scenario Mitigation Planning

- Configuration Management

- Release & Deployment Management

- Change Management

- Incident Management

- ITO Account Transition Management

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From Jun 2018 To Present

(4 Months)

Deutsche Bank AG, Filiale London Project / Client

Deputy Manager - HCL Technologies

- Responsible for the realization of the intended outcomes and meeting the expectations of both the Program and the overall objective of the bank.

- Ensure that program relevant risks, issues, actions, costs, schedules, benefits and other related artefacts are documented and tracked.

- Ensure that the program work is compliant with documented standards, templates, and frameworks, and captured in agreed toolsets.

- Plan and coordinate the interactions between CIO group/Application Services and the various IT Infrastructure (ITI) groups to establish successful and repeatable transition of services into Production within the predicted scope, cost, quality and time estimates.

- Provide recommended decisions and/or mitigation strategies for identified issues and risks.

- Dynamically ensure appropriate contingencies are available for risks likely to be realized.

- Acts as a management role model, communicating SMART business driven objectives at the beginning of the year, ensuring every team member has regular, continuous and constructive performance reviews, encouraging career development, nurturing talent and fostering diversity.

- Ensure the program closes according to required procedures.

From Jul 2016 To May 2018

(1 Year 10 Months)

Deutsche Bank AG Project / Client

Lead - HCL Technologies - IOMC

- Responsible for enhancement, maintenance and upgrade of the platinum rated banking application.

- Managed Release schedule and key Release milestones across all participating teams / programs / projects.

- Identifying and communicating dependencies, Performed release impact assessments, facilitating cross-program planning to manage dependencies and resolve conflicts for a given Release.

- Performed release impact assessments. Ensured that projects that impact other projects (internal and external) are tracked at an enterprise release level.

- Managing, sequencing and scheduling of tasks and activities with an emphasis on PMM, Agile (Scrum), Software Development Life-cycle best practices and release process compliance.

- Ensuring PMM methodology, Production Release Management Process, Quality Checks and Configuration Management work-flow are followed in every release.

From Nov 2014 To Jun 2016

(1 Year 7 Months)

Deutsche Bank AG Project / Client

Senior Analyst - HCL Technologies Ltd.

- Ensured all Changes to Configuration Items are carried out in a planned, controlled manner and do not have side effects or ramifications to any service provided by either party.

- Responsible for Continual Process Improvement (CPI).

- Conducted successful transformation and implementation of Change and RADM (Release & Deployment Management) processes into production.

- Standardized the Change & RADM (Release & Deploy Mgmt) processes & functions for Customers.

- Developed Change and RADM Policies for the account to be adhered for every change request.

From Aug 2012 To Oct 2014

(2 Years 2 Months)

Deutsche Bank AG Project / Client

Analyst - HCL Tech.

- Modifying and/or running SQL queries using SQL Server Management Studio/Toad to pull reports from banking applications in production environment.

- Understanding of UNIX Shell scripts to run on PuTTY to find the Transaction status.

- Using UNIX commands to push Trades from one station to the next whenever requested.


Skills & Language

Implementation Management
Release Management
Deployment Management
Project Management
Microsoft Azure (Cloud)
BI Reporting
PowerShell & BASH Scripting
Finance Management
Change Management
Incident Management
Configuration Management 
ITO Account Transition Management
Risk Management
Application Operations


  • EnglishEnglish: Advanced
  • GermanGerman: Basic
  • TamilTamil: Advanced


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