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Sr. Business Systems Analyst Resume

Oak Brook, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Business System Analyst professional with 7+ years of experience providing in - depth knowledge of SDLC(Software Development Life Cycle) and development practices (ranging from traditional to Agile).
  • Skilled in gathering User Requirements, translating them into data, functional, quality, and usability requirements.
  • Spearheaded projects on Waterfall & Agile-Scrum
  • Business writing skills in creating Business requirements document (BRD), Use-Case Specifications, Systems Requirements Specification (SRS), High level and Low level documents (HLD/LLD)
  • Proficiency in gathering SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely) requirements and transforming them into functional specifications focusing on workflow analysis and design & user interface design
  • High expertise in tracing requirements throughout the development process and verifying adherence to Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and possessing good understanding of RACI Matrix
  • Proven success in eliciting requirement, As-Is and To-Be analysis, GAP analysis, Cost benefit analysis, Risk assessment, and SWOT analysis
  • Experienced in creating Test Plan and Test Cases for Functional and Nonfunctional requirements
  • Experience in end-to-end testing, UAT (User Acceptance Test) and user training for customers.
  • Collaborated in various types of testing like Functional (Black-Box), Regression, and UAT testing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Oak Brook, IL

Sr. Business Systems Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Functioning in retail operations, design and implementations of point-of-sale systems, logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  • Conducted walkthrough sessions of the scope document to ensure the buy in from the project sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for providing POS software/hardware support for corporate stores.
  • Managed relationship with key partners and stakeholders.
  • Gathered, Documented and analyzed business requirements from clients and stakeholders.
  • Worked closely with sales, merchandising and fulfillment subject matter experts to uncover dependencies.
  • Gathered technical requirements related to security, servers and authentications.
  • Added Two Step authentication to existing payments legacy system to enhance security using iDaaS.
  • Assisted with defining cost of work to be performed.
  • Prepared Data Flow Diagrams using MS Visio to review the current and future business processes.
  • Participated in daily SPRINT sessions with 3-week iterations.
  • Helped develop Use cases, User Stories, Business flow, functional specifications and maintained Story Boards in JIRA.
  • Reviewed user stories with the Product Owners and got their approval.
  • Created detailed project plans, tracked project timelines and administered weekly status.
  • Helped business and technical teams to identify any associated early constraints, risks or issues.
  • Brought deeper understanding, compliance, and overall satisfaction to the Change Management component.
  • Owned and maintained all documentation: process, training, and presentation.
  • Facilitated Technical Review Board meeting and other meetings with technical and management staff.

ENVIRONMENT: Waterfall, Tableau, SharePoint (2010), Microsoft Office, Rally, Tableau, Oracle, JIRA, MS-Visio, UML, UAT Testing

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Sr. Business Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyzed the prior documentation and business processes for full understanding of the project. Interviewed area experts, asking detailed questions and carefully recording the requirements in a format that can be reviewed and understood by both business people and technical people
  • Developed good knowledge of Asset Allocation, Commodities, Bond Pricing, Corporate Bonds, Fixed Income, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index, Share Buyback, Payout Ratio
  • Gathered Business Requirements, through constant interaction with the Product owner, SME’s, Designer and Developers to get a better understanding of the business processes
  • Analyzed and optimized the process, prepared Business Requirement Document (BRD) and Functional Specifications
  • Provided technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures that were cost effective and met business requirements
  • Conducted stand-up meetings and created burn down charts and calculated the Velocity
  • Identified and created User Stories and Use Cases from requirement
  • Coordinated and prioritized outstanding defects and system requests and prepared Requirement Traceability Matrixes (RTM) to track such requirements
  • Actively involved in the creation of Test Plan, Test cases and involved in User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

ENVIRONMENT: Waterfall, Informatica, MS Office, SharePoint (2010), MS Project, MS Visio, HP ALM, Clarity, MS Excel

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) - SCRUM including sprint planning meetings, review meetings and backlog refinement meetings.
  • Prepared business requirements documents by conducting client group interviews, focused groups, workshops and online surveys
  • Facilitated JAD sessions and conducted peer review meetings periodically to keep track of projects milestones on webex meetings and conference calls.
  • Prepared and maintained the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to record the business and functional requirements.
  • Expert in creating user stories from requirement gatherings while following various elicitation techniques
  • Prepared activity diagrams on MS Visio to better understand the flow of activities along with the timelines of each actor
  • Prepared change request form to provide details of the changes requests, and obtained approvals from the appropriate stakeholders
  • Worked on issue tracking and project planning with JIRA
  • Assisted QA team by reviewing test plan and test cases and clarifying requirements to ensure complete coverage of requirements
  • Provided training to the users, and involved in facilitating UAT sessions to gain user confidence and approval
  • Coordinated UAT and regression testing of the application services.

Environment: SCRUM Methodology, MS Office, MS Access, MS Visio, GAP Analysis, UML, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, JIRA, MS Project

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