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Lead Business Architect Resume

New, JerseY

SUMMARY:

  • Certified Business Analyst (CPBA) with Project Management Experience
  • Highly skilled in Agile and Waterfall Methodologies
  • Dynamic and result - oriented Business Analyst with 6+ years of experience in delivering business and systems solutions for leading Healthcare and Pharmaceutical companies
  • Expert Pega Business Architect with experience in Direct Capturing of Objects (DCO)
  • Data-driven experience in requirements gathering, planning, and Change Management
  • Extensive experience in eliciting business requirements into BRD and business artifacts
  • Extensive experience in creating technical specifications into FRS and technical artifacts
  • Experience in developing and writing functional business requirement and process flows
  • Experience in conducting JAD sessions for analyzing requirements, creating prototypes, and user interface
  • Broad knowledge in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) aspects including Requirements Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Deployment
  • Experience in Business Process definition, Risk Analysis, and Use Case Analysis
  • Exceptional Documentation Skills for writing Use Cases diagrams, activity diagrams and Functional Requirements Documents based on UML Methodology
  • Extensive knowledge in creating business flow diagrams using MS Visio/Enterprise Architect
  • Strong analytical skills in: scope definition, technical constraints, business assumptions, business impacts, risk analysis and risk mitigation
  • Experienced in conducting GAP analysis, User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Cost benefits analysis and ROI analysis
  • Served as a liaison between the business (sponsors, stakeholders, end users), vendors, and the IT
  • Maintaining the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) across deliverables of a project
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Access, PowerPoint, Excel, MS Project and MS Visio
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills with emphasis on clear, detailed Business Requirements and Functional Specifications
  • Excellent work ethics, self-motivated, team player, result-oriented, fast learner, excellent communication skills with strong research capability

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New Jersey

Lead Business Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Direct Capturing of Objectives (Requirements mapping, Specification use case) using Pegasystems (Agile Methodology)
  • Lead the process team as the lead business architect to build case design, user flow diagrams and artifacts for an automated healthcare market access call center BPM application
  • Elicited requirement gathering from business users and performed requirement maintenance to refine, analyze and synthesize application objectives
  • Conducted elaboration sessions to capture and design business requirements in real time using Direct Capture of Objectives
  • Designed specifications of the application using business use cases and mapped specifications to application artifacts
  • Presented technical playbacks and demos of application features and design on a weekly basis
  • Assisted the QA Testing teams in test script management and performed application dry runs
  • Presented a biweekly status report to business stakeholders and clients
Confidential, New Jersey

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an interface between the Project Manager, Developers and QA Team on Requirement and Change Requests
  • Performs requirements gathering, analysis and design activities through Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with SMEs and end users and in addition through document analysis, brainstorming and questionnaires
  • Conducts business requirements, functional and technical walk-through meetings and performs the analysis phase of the system development cycle and consults with users to evaluate business requirements and to identify operating procedures
  • Identifies, researches, investigates, analyzes, defines and documents business processes and Use Case Scenarios
  • Managed client expectations on all project deliverables and requirements, while working with cross-functional teams on multiple projects simultaneously and met all the deadlines within given timeframe with high success rate
  • Created detailed periodic status reports to provide customer, top management and implementation team, visibility into the progress of the implementation
  • Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. This function may include those defining business processes
  • Made meaningful presentations to business users and other stakeholders outlining system changes and expected benefits
  • Interacted closely with the Subject matter experts (SME) for the functional requirements gathering.
  • Manages entire SDLC life cycle of the project as a project manager
  • Evaluates business requirements and prepares detailed specifications that follow project guidelines required to develop written programs
  • Production support - to end users as well as development team during initial system deployment
  • Analyzes and revises existing functional documentation, and troubleshoots issues to generate innovative ideas to resolve problems
Confidential, Pennsylvania

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the primary analyst for requirements gathering and documentation for company Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Organized and conducted extensive JAD sessions with stakeholders and end users to identify, understand and document requirements
  • Worked with offshore development teams to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Implemented SDLC which included requirements specifications, design, and analysis and testing
  • Involved in Validating the System in Accordance with 21CFR Part 11.
  • Dealt with data mapping issues between various source systems and staging area
Confidential, New Jersey

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Contributed analysis to build a New Medicare Portal for Patient Enrollment & Billing Services
  • Involved in the Member and Provider Enrollment processes by Business Process Reengineering methodology (BPR) and developed Use Cases for building system requirements
  • Implemented HIPAA best practices for Medicare Advantage Programs, HIPAA 5010 EDI transaction codes such as 270/271 (inquire/response health care benefits), 276/277 (Claim status), 834 (Benefit enrolment), 835 (Payment), and 837 (Health care claim)
  • Liaised with business and functional owner during risk engineering and high-level review sessions to derive and execute action plans, meeting deadlines and standards
  • Ensured all document artifacts complied with corporate SDLC Policies and guidelines
  • Prioritized outstanding defects of system problems, ensuring accuracy and deadlines were met
  • Performed GAP analysis of business rules, business and system process flows, user administration, and requirements
  • Helped manage risk analysis and mitigation plans, status reports, and client presentations; prepared business process models, defined milestone deliverables, and established critical success factors.
Confidential, New Jersey

Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the primary analyst of a $1.5 billion Complexity-Reduction Project to streamline and create a bill of materials for 4000+ SKUs in North America
  • Analyzed Enterprise Systems (GSS, GCC, SAP, BOMbay) to create a Bill of Specifications (BOS)
  • Updated and managed SAP inventories libraries and databases (mm03 and cs03) to reflect the most accurate representation of all active saleable and actively manufactured products in North America
  • Initiated global change controls to change product manufacture and update raw material specifications, supplier protocols and product requirement documents
  • Completed several high impact crisis projects to meet manufacturing goals to avoid negative impact to customers and sales
  • Wrote technical reports and protocols to support non-conformances (NCs) bill of materials, project trackers with the latest updates, and support bill of materials of hazmat products
  • Responsible for analyzing and transforming business requirements into functional and technical requirements.
  • Gathered requirements by communicating with the stakeholders and used Quality Center to organize requirements.

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