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Sr. Business Analyst Resume

St Paul, MN

SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned Business Analyst professional with 8 years of expertise in Banking, Healthcare and Telecommunication domains.
  • In - depth knowledge and practical experience of using Waterfall, Agile, Scrums, Rational Unified Process, Business Process Reengineering, Unified Modeling Language, System Requirements Specification, Functional Requirements Specification, Rapid Application Development, and MS Visio.
  • Expertise in Agile technique, performing grooming sessions, maintaining user stories, sprint planning, sprint reviews
  • Proficient in using UML for Business Process Modeling, Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams, Collaboration Diagrams, Class Diagrams and documenting them using MS Visio.
  • Highly qualified in changing the needs of Business Users and Stakeholders to the Functional/Technical Requirements.
  • Served as a critical resource and liaised between Subject Matter Experts and Technologists throughout the project life cycle.
  • Excellent conceptual and technical skills to create Business Requirements Document, Functional Specifications Document, Process Flow Diagram, and Detailed Design Document.
  • Experience conducting JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions with Stakeholders and Business Partners to resolve issues.
  • Involvement in Data/Dimensional Modeling; Data Extraction, Transformation & Loading (ETL); and Business Intelligence Reporting using Tableau.
  • Coordinated with Analysts, Managers, Developers and Testers for complex projects during the SDLC.
  • Worked with the project team to determine appropriate Test/Deployment Plans, and supported the product launch.
  • Extensive experience in the field of Business Analysis, Risk Analysis, Software Validations in Banking projects, multi-tier, and web-based application for various horizontal and vertical industries.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Business Analyst

Confidential, St. Paul, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Discussed with PM and Stakeholders from business unit to define the scope of the project.
  • Responsible for gathering and analyzing business and system functional requirements and translate the needs into Business requirement specification(BRS).
  • Developed crucial functional requirement specifications, creating detailed use cases and process flow diagrams to support functional specifications
  • Worked with Scrum Master in implementing Agile SDLC processes, including Burn down charts, scrum sessions and product backlogs.
  • Utilized JIRA for project management and to maximize traceability of all epics and user stories.
  • Assisted QA team to prepare test plan and test cases.
  • Facilitated developers / product owners / senior management in estimating, managing, and prioritizing product backlog.
  • Attended weekly status review meeting with PMO team to report latest progress and issues found in the project.
  • Conducted Gap Analysis to create and develop new functionality to meet business needs.
  • Conducted UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and organized cross training of team members.
  • In charge of conducting the UAT with the Business users, and gathering feedback and providing the same to the Development team.
  • Reviewing the test cases provided by the QA team, and providing feedback.

Environment: Agile, Microsoft office 365, JIRA, Confluence, Java, Springboot Mvc, Ms visio, SQL server, Ranorex

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with user groups to derive the Business and Functional Requirement Documents.
  • Coordinated in Sprint Planning to identify and monitor the activities performed in each iterative.
  • Worked with Scrum Master in implementing Agile SDLC processes, including Burn down charts, scrum sessions and product backlogs.
  • Facilitated developers / product owners / senior management in estimating, managing, and prioritizing product backlog.
  • Conducted GAP Analysis and Impact Analysis to define the changes of the project.
  • Participated in Front Office Analytics and Pricing, including Asset Classes valuation against Bloomberg (future/forward, options, FX options, Eurodollar/interest rate future, CFD, warrants, etc.) using Black Sholes Model and Cash Flow Discount Model.
  • Constructed yield curves (Libor, Swap Rates) and vol surfaces to serve as basis for valuation.
  • Calculated intrinsic value and time value, and greeks (delta, gamma, vega, theta)
  • Set up securities (T-Bonds, IR Futures, Eurodollar and futures, IRS, CDS, commodity futures and options, etc) in Front Arena for trading.
  • Analyzed Bloomberg data and streamline of loading Security Master, time series data and Prices from Bloomberg and Reuters.
  • Worked with FAs to retrieve and set up benchmarks like BEY, EAR, Expected Return, Market Risk, Sharpe Ratio, NPV and IRR, etc.
  • Worked with accountants to write specification on NAV, local/base MV, P/L, Cr/Dr, etc. to prepare Performance Reports, Trial Balances and Financial Statements.
  • Created Test Plans and Test Cases and coordinated team effort on functional testing, migration testing, performance testing, and regression testing.
  • Coordinated with Identifying defects and gaps in the core products, managing bugs and assisting development of enhancements to meet business requirements in Jira Platform.

Environment: Agile, UML,Power BI, Rational Requisite Pro, Enterprise Architect, MS office 365, MS Project 2010, MS Visio, Sharepoint, .Net, SAP, Cognos, SQL Server, JIRA.

Sr. Business Analyst

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Discussed with PM and Stakeholders from business unit to define the scope of the project.
  • Fulfilled the Change Requests from the users and gathered the requirements of the functionality in CCAR regulatory reporting.
  • Interacted with user groups to derive the Business Requirement Documents and turned into Functional Requirement Documents.
  • Performed extensive Requirement Analysis including Data Analysis and Gap Analysis to create and develop new functionality to meet business needs.
  • Used Axiom software to check on the workflow and data feed of CCAR reporting.
  • Turned Business Requirements into detailed FRD on those data and got sign off from users.
  • Assisted in creating Test Plan and Test Cases based on BRD, FRD and product knowledge and created Test Queries to automate Migration Testing.
  • Assisted in performance tests, reviewed test results with development team and found solutions to improve application performance.
  • Worked with QA team on conducting User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and involved in preparing a detailed user manual for all the applications.
  • Conducted the change request and defect tracking using Bugzilla for utilization by the developers and the QA team.
  • Coordinated with development team to track change requests and monitored workload and schedule.
  • Attended weekly status review meeting with PMO team to report latest progress and issues found in the project.

Environment: Agile, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint,MS Project 2010, Snagit, Net, SAS, Power Designer, Sharepoint, Axiom, TFS,SQL Server, MySQL, Bugzilla.

Sr. Business Analyst

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Drove the requirement-gathering phase (Provider, Claim components and HIPAA).
  • Interacted with the business user and the IT team for understanding the requirements.
  • Worked with business representatives to understand data marts requirements and priorities, and ensured that IT work was appropriately aligned.
  • Conducted Workflow, Process Diagram, and GAP Analysis to derive requirements for existing systems enhancements.
  • Conducted joint discussion sessions with Business Users and Stakeholders to understand the requirements in more detail.
  • Responsible for creating business workflows and processes, and creating management reports based on the analysis.
  • Worked in Agile Methodology, worked on all phases of software development life cycle to build the different phases of software development life cycle.
  • Developed this application for management to analyze the market trends, behavior, habits, etc. by collecting relevant data at various point and organizing the data into appropriate data warehouses and data marts the processing the data into various statistical reports (ad-hoc/canned for strategic management decision making) by utilizing SAS.
  • Applied the SQL scripts to the test database and execution of the scripts on the database.
  • Studied Oracle 11i data elements and provided mapping from the existing legacy system.
  • Incorporated HIPAA standards, EDI (Electronic data interchange), transaction syntax like ANSI X12.
  • Worked on Medicaid and other claims processing division of the company.
  • Worked with ANSI X12 4010 including medical transactions such as 837 (medical claims), 835 (medical claim payments), 270 (eligibility inquiry), 271 (eligibility response), 276 (claim status), 277 (claims status response), 820 (enrollment).
  • Followed the UML based methods using Rational Rose to create Use Cases, Activity Diagram, Sequence Diagram and Collaboration Diagram that included Functional and Non-Functional Specifications to hand off to development teams.

Environment: Windows XP/NT, UNIX, C++, Java, HTML, XML, Visual Basic, Java Script, Oracle, OBIEE, SAS, UML, Win Runner, Load Runner, Test Director, Agile (Scrum).

Business Analyst

Confidential, Round Lake, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Fully responsible for Requirements Gathering and Documentation.
  • Involved in Validating the System in Accordance with 21CFR Part 11.
  • Created Use Case narratives to record subscription business rules.
  • Implemented SDLC which included requirements specifications, design, analysis and testing.
  • Wrote Use Cases, prepared Use Case Diagrams (using Rational Rose) and followed Rational Unified Process at every stage of the process.
  • Used Agile and Rational Methodology in the project development for Rational Test Suite for various phases of RUP.
  • Provided technical expertise on the use of Rational Clear Case, Rational Clear Quest and Requisite Pro, which were used for Data Archiving and Requirements Management.
  • Involved in preparing Test Plan and Test Cases based on functional requirements using Rational Test Manager.
  • Dealt with data mapping issues between various source systems and staging area and data marts.
  • Produced Functional Specifications and led weekly meetings with developers and business units to discuss outstanding technical issues and deadlines to be met.
  • Assisted the Sr. Business Analyst in writing Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) and User Requirement Specification (URS).
  • Developed Test Plans and Test Cases according to business requirements.
  • Maintained Test Matrix with the test results obtained.

Environment: Mercury Test Director 8.0, PVCS Tracker, Forms Design Software i-32 5.1 and 6.0, Oracle 9i, Java/J2EE, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational Clear Case, MS Project, Adobe Photoshop.

Business Analyst

Confidential, Richardson, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated JAD sessions. Introduced Use Cases into application development methodology and created client approval process for project methodology.
  • Prepared & presented weekly and monthly business operations review before the senior leadership team.
  • Analyzed the change detection process on Facets database tables to capture daily changes done by Users through Online Facets Application.
  • Implemented systems applications for PFMEA, Control Parts and Decision Gates.
  • Responsible for conducting meetings & providing training sessions for Suppliers for improving External Balance Score Card.
  • Involved in control settings for AR/AP - Transaction Types, Terms, Class, Source, Method, Activity and Accounting Rules.
  • Involved in setting up for GL - Defined Chart of Accounts, Recurring Journals, Cross Validation Rules, Security Rules and Calendar.
  • Prepared High-Level Design for customization of payroll and inventory module.
  • Created bi-weekly reports and conducted client meetings to track the progress and timely delivery of final deliverable.
  • Documented Use Cases and prepared the Use Case, Activity, Logical, Component and Deployment views using MS Visio and Rational Rose for a clear understanding of the requirements by the development team.
  • Coordinated with testers in using Rational Clear Quest for defect tracking.
  • Reviewed Integration Test Plan for integration between modules.
  • Documented project processes and procedures and version controlled them using Rational Clear Case.
  • Implemented automated COB processing of Medicare claims into Facets.
  • Created Artifacts and defined Milestones and iteration plans for Inception and Elaboration Phases of SDLC.
  • Assisted the Account Management people in reviewing the account of the customers.
  • Identified and managed issues, risks, constraints and change requests for projects as well as those applications that could affect projects resulting in successful implementations.
  • Worked independently using a pre-defined project plan and maintained detailed level records for all phases of the application systems and programming activities.

Environment: Rational Rose, Test Director, RUP, UML, MS Office Suite, Facets, Rational Clear Quest, MS Project, MS Visio, UNIX.

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