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Senior Business Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

Confidential has extensive experience as an IT business analyst and project manager in the computer services, local government, healthcare, banking, and oil & gas E & P industries. He has a solid understanding of business requirements gathering, business process flow and business process modeling. He is a versatile and transformational enterprise - focused professional with experience in leveraging process design, business process work flows, case tools, requirement elicitation, project methodology, and change & resource management. Confidential uses his skills as a solution provider to build and support businesses in obtaining its goals efficiently.

TECHNICAL & FUNCTIONAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Agile and Waterfall methodologies; Application Lifecycle Methodology (ALM)

Business Analyst & Project Management: Change Management, Vendor Management, Business & Systems Analysis, Process Improvement, Quality Assurance & Testing Resource Management, Strategic Planning & Analysis, Requirements Elicitation, Validation, Testing

Knowledge Areas: Rational Unified Process (RUP) using Requisite Pro, Unified Modeling Language (UML), Object Modeling Technique (OMT), Object Oriented Analysis (OOA), and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Joint Application Design (JAD), GAP analysis, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), SWOT analysis, Cost benefit analysis and ROI analysis.

Verticals: Computer Services, Local Government, Healthcare, Telecom, Banking, and Oil & Gas E & P

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Drove development of requirements for the following operational system upgrades;
  • Below surface drilling operations (Landmark/Halliburton)
  • Above surface facilities construction (Peloton)
  • SCADA implementation at Well (Iconics)
  • Health, Safety, & Environment incident reporting (Intelex)
  • Oil field supply procurement
  • Worked with peer Sr. BA to develop a BA methodology for the E & P process

Confidential

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Drove development of requirements for Client ideas and problem to BRDs and formal Statements of Work (SOWs)
  • Produced artifacts that tell a compelling story to the Client ( Confidential IT) and Business user (Operations Unit)
  • Used Sparx Enterprise Architecture (EA) to create business process models
  • Presented alternative concepts and recommend direction with ROI
  • Supported and developed of full suite of applications and infrastructure
  • Project Portfolio;
  • Upgraded Confidential Web/Email Proxy
  • Implemented Asset Management software
  • Upgraded enterprise COTS applications and servers
  • Upgraded Materials Test Lab HW/SW and network connectivity
  • Automation of the IT asset inventory maintenance process

Confidential

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Business Analyst duties including gathering and documenting the requirements from the SME’s necessary to replace the Confidential ’s legacy system used to manage the various farm loans offered
  • Facilitated JAD’s
  • Maintained the RTM
  • Documented BRD and SRS
  • Drove IT Team and Client review cycles to achieve BRD and SRS approval sign-off
  • Collaborated with Lead QA to construct UAT test cases
  • Led the UAT effort to assist Client with testing and resolution of defects using Quality Center

Confidential

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed the business analyst effort estimation using a waterfall/Agile hybrid methodology to gather document, refine and obtain Client approval of system functional requirements for enhancements to the existing Pega-platform front-end that integrated with an Oracle database
  • Administered QA on code enhancements made in the DEV environment before promotion to UTE.
  • Co-managed UAT process with DEV Lead to resolve Client-identified defects
  • Collaborated with Client, DEV Lead, and Pega technical Lead to upgrade from Pega 6.1 to Pega 7
  • Created the draft version of the User Guide for the Pega 7 instance

Confidential

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on the Confidential project, whose principal mandate is to replace the legacy Confidential Order Management System (DOMS) with Oracle’s Confidential product
  • Assigned to the Confidential Financial Services (DFS) IT team to manage requirements using a waterfall/Agile hybrid methodology to be implemented in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solution
  • Used Visual Studio’s Team Foundation Server (TFS) to collaborate with Global team to actualize requirements into a viable solution by gathering requirements for service contracts and data mapping
  • Facilitated the development of the XML and WSDL files

Confidential

Sr. Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) activities for the Balancing Incentives Program (BIP) project with the State of Texas Health & Human Services Commission ( Confidential ) DADS and DSHS agencies, that included website enhancement to include interfaces with TIERS (Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System)
  • Analyzed the contractor’s processes and products to ensure adherence to contract requirements and sound engineering practices to meet the client's objectives
  • Ensured products and/or services are delivered on schedule, at budget, and within scope
  • Provided assurance of project success in an enterprise
  • The goal of the IV&V process is to review the traceability of system requirements through the design and coding phases
  • Made recommendations to verify the design is workable, efficient, and that it satisfies all system and system interface requirements.

Confidential

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • The Confidential system is a web-based time and attendance system (EPPIC) that interfaces with the ACH in accordance with NACHA rules to administrate accurate and timely payments to Providers of State-subsidized childcare services
  • Provided input to development of the response to the RFP
  • Development of the JAD deck and agenda and Facilitated the JAD
  • Developed the interface control document (ICD) and functional specifications documents
  • Attainment of stakeholder approvals on deliverables
  • Developed of the Gap Analysis
  • Clarified and refined the requirements for the Dev Team
  • Participated in the QA & Testing phase of the implementation

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Project mission is to design one system where the required data can be entered
  • Collected the data from other systems and interface to the new system
  • Coordinated with other data collectors to ensure they collect the grant-required data to interface to the new, central data collection system for Texas Home Visiting (THVP)
  • Reviewed and validated the high level use cases
  • Facilitated the review sessions with Confidential subject matter experts (SME)
  • Requirements Analysis and SRS preparation
  • Acted as the technical writer in the project responsible for all documentation deliverables.
  • Led efforts to evaluate external partner data collection systems and obtain required data elements

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • The project ‘s budget was $73 million and was focused on planning and designing the telecom design that will was implemented to provide a redundant communications network to the pending Confidential, which was scheduled to be online by January 2016
  • Budgeted Bill of Material (BoM) costing for the proposed solution
  • Developed the four (4) year implementation WBS in MS Project Server
  • Substation Assessment Protocol standard
  • Multiplexer for test plan development, vendor selection, and execution
  • Future-state Layer 1 network connectivity solution
  • Owned the four (4) year Communications project schedule, responsible for obtaining task completion data from the team leads, representing the telecom phase of the project in weekly status meetings, and generating all required reports (TPMO and regulatory)

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • The mission critical project deliverable was to implement a version of TARE that provided enhanced functionality that would increase productivity of the State workers and provide a better user experience for the Families desiring to become adoptive or foster care parents
  • Requirement elicitation, analysis, and refinement
  • Data element analysis, Current vs. Future
  • Collaborated in development of the SRS & SDD with the Technical Business Analyst
  • Developed Use Cases and wireframes
  • Constructed test scripts
  • Developed job aids for training
  • Managed the System test and UAT processes

Confidential

IT Services Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Changepoint was Confidential ’s global enterprise application used to manage the costing aspect of Confidential Services projects during their implementation
  • Planned and estimated the requirements gathering process, eliciting requirements from Business SME's to develop the System Requirements Specifications (SRS) document
  • Conducted JAD sessions and 1X1 interviews
  • Facilitated technical feasibility negotiations between Business and Developers,
  • Created UI mockups, use cases with exception procedures
  • Maintained the requirements traceability matrix
  • Assisted testers with creation of test scripts and assisted trainers with the development of training materials

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