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Business Analyst Resume

Jersey City, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Over 8 years of Business Analysis experience with aptitude to succeed in a collaborative team environment and independently manage business expectations in a delivery - focused approach to work.
  • Conceptual understanding of different capital market products such as Equities, Fixed Income securities ( Corporate Bonds, US Treasury, Mortgage Backed Securities), Secured Financing products (Repo, Reverse Repo, Tri-Party Repo) and Derivative products (Futures, Forwards, Options, Swaps).
  • Knowledge of trade associated risks such as Credit risk and Liquidity risk.
  • Awareness on credit risk management - Exposure at Default (EAD), default probability (PD), estimation of Loss Given Default (LGD), Capital factor and Stress testing based on regulatory scenarios.
  • Strong understanding in Capital Markets, Fixed Income, Equities, Risk management Over the Counter (OTC)Trading life cycle
  • Trading floor applications, Loan Processing Applications and Portfolio Management, Financial Assets such as Equities, Bonds, Mutual funds, ETFs, derivatives.
  • Experience in managing wealth for clients and deriving profits from investment.
  • Have a fair understanding in regulatory compliance frameworks like CCAR, Dodd-Frank Act, BASEL II and III.
  • Experience working through the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in agile scrum methodology and waterfall model.
  • Vast experience in SDLC tasks like requirements gathering, GAP analysis, feasibility analysis, creating Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and Functional Requirement Documents (FRD).
  • Experience with Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams such as Use cases, Activity diagrams, Sequence diagrams, Data flow diagram. Assisted daily in scrum meetings, sprint sessions and managed product backlogs.
  • Adequate knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts, ETL processes and experience in using SQL queries for data verification and validation.
  • Familiarity with the laws and regulations related to wealth management
  • Extensively interacted with QA team in developing Test plans and Test cases.
  • Great at facilitation skills by conducting comprehensive JAD Sessions.
  • Solid understanding of core business processes.
  • Excellent presentation and collaboration skills.
  • Good balance of soft skills (people skills, learning skills) as well as hard skills (analyzing, modeling, organizing, documenting).

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: WINDOWS 98/2000/Vista/XP/ 2007/2008/2010

SDLC Methodologies: Agile (Scrum), Waterfall

Data Modelling: MS Visio, Magic Draw

Languages: SQL, UML

Database: Oracle 11g, MS SQL Server, IBM DB2

Project Management Tools: JIRA, MS Office, MS Project, MS Share Point

Testing Tools: Quality Center, HP ALM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Business Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Confidential is a Canadian multinational financial services company and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization.
  • RBC is one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.
  • Design and deploy a firm wide “Stress Testing Platform (STP) that enables business users to create and apply stress scenarios on actual contractual values to see behavioral/stress cash flow and periodically record firms’ liquidity impact under different market scenarios.
  • This application was developed based upon Dodd-Frank regulations as it requires all banking firms with assets greater than $10 billion to maintain sufficient capital requirements under economic and financial stress.
  • This application allows users to run report of liquidity profile on ad hoc basis with most granular set of information and the report is sent to the Fed daily. The report output of this platform was used for Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) calculation.
  • Designed Assumption Rule Builder (ARB) which allows users to create different assumptions for a particular scenario.
  • Assisted in building database to capture inputs from various sources to generate the report for the Fed.
  • Research and identify potential capital market and market trend.
  • Was requested to review other non-conforming stores in other capital market.
  • Extended financial planning and wealth management services to clients.
  • Designed user interface screen and calculation engine to evaluate the product scenario and then run report.
  • Followed Agile Methodology. Was involved in daily scrum meetings to understand and coordinated with the ongoing development team about the workflow.
  • Assisted in requirement gathering with the business and front office users and logging them into JIRA for tracking and allotment perspective.
  • Involved in data validation using SQL queries and making sure the correct set of assumptions are applied to different positions.
  • Deep understanding of Investment Management, wealth Management, Prime Brokerage Services, Money and Capital Market Instruments.
  • Created high level documents for the technical team suitable to the needs of the business users.
  • Designed and developed use case diagrams and activity diagrams using UML diagrams in Visio.
  • Communicated the functionality to key stakeholders and the PM to make sure the requirements are met.
  • Management defect tracking lifecycle using JIRA.
  • Played a key role in the tracking and sign off of the liquidity and stress report generation.

ENVIRONMENT: S: JIRA, MS Office Suite, MS Visio, MS SharePoint, Oracle 11g, SQL, Java, HP ALM, IBM Congo’s, Windows 8, IBM Web sphere XML

Confidential, NYC, NY

Business Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. Markit provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency.
  • Markit customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies.
  • The scope of this project was to build a Derivative serve matching platform for the business users to mitigate credit risk.
  • Markit SERV is a new matching service for over-the-counter derivatives that is rapidly gaining industry acceptance as the preferred solution in derivatives post-trade processing brings automation, standardization and greater certainty to this market for the first time.
  • Market’s ERV’s process is conducted in real-time, highly automated, and identifies errors for correction immediately.
  • Was requested to review other non-conforming stores in other capital market.
  • It provides end-to-end trade processing and workflow solutions that support all participants in OTC trading from pre-trade credit checking for clearing certainty to post trade notices of execution, trade confirmation, allocations, clearing and regulatory reporting.
  • Assisted team in requirements gathering and analysis from business users.
  • Created high level documents for the technical team suitable to the needs of the business users.
  • Created workflow processes using UML tools for data modelling.
  • Followed waterfall model throughout SDLC, supporting BA team to produce high level and low level detailed documents such as BRDs, FRDs.
  • Performed data analysis & data validation by executing SQL queries to validate database.
  • Performed intensive testing of test cases with the QA team to ensure project alignment and defect detection.
  • Management defect tracking lifecycle using JIRA.

ENVIRONMENT: S: Windows 10, Java, SQL, MS Visio, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), IBM DB2, JIRA

Confidential, Clifton, NJ

Business Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • State Street, is an American worldwide financial services company. State Street is the second oldest financial institution in the United States of America. State Street provides investment management, servicing and administration, research and trading and financial data analytics for institutional investors.
  • The main goal of the project was to build a RWA Calculation Engine for the traded product exposures (OTC Derivative Contracts, Repo-Style Transactions, AFS/HTM and Corporate loans) in compliance with BASEL III Accord Standardized and Advanced Approaches
  • The project involved in developing a system for identifying various exposures that contributes to credit risk from various source systems and load it in to the credit risk data warehouse to facilitate regulatory and internal credit management reporting
  • The Data warehouse had interface with third party calculation engine that calculates PD, EAD etc. as required by the Federal Reserve and the report generated is consumed by the user.
  • Responsible for meeting with users and stakeholders to identify problems, resolve issues and improve the process to ensure a stable and accurate solution.
  • Took part in GAP Analysis to recognize the existing limitations faced by the end users and documented it to create end state requirements.
  • Conducted requirement gathering session with the end users to ensure business requirements.
  • Created high level documents for the technical team suitable to the needs of the business users.
  • Project followed agile methodology. Took part in daily scrum meetings to identify and highlight the issues faced by the technical teams during the risk system development.
  • Wrote use cases for calculation of RWA. Participation in the Credit Risk Analysis like Estimation of PD, LGD and EAD.
  • Performed Data Quality Analysis for identification of Key Data Elements to be used as model inputs.
  • Assisted with the users and QA team to create scenarios for UAT.
  • Designed and developed use case diagrams and activity diagrams using UML diagrams in Visio.
  • Jointly worked with the testing team in validating the EAD, LGD, PD and regulatory capital calculations reported by the system developed by the technical team.
  • Communicated the functionality to key stakeholders and the PM to make sure the requirements are met.
  • Played a key role in the tracking and sign off of the risk report generation.

ENVIRONMENT: JIRA, MS Office Suite, MS Visio, Java, Oracle 11g, HP ALM, SQL, Abinitio, IBM Cognos.

Confidential

Business Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • HSBC is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin from Hong Kong.
  • HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations offering services in commercial banking, global banking and markets, private banking, retail banking and wealth management.
  • To build a Collateral Management Platform to assist the front-office trading desks by providing a tailored repo matching solution and collateral optimization.
  • It efficiently manages collateral posts and automatically matches & allocates collateral in accordance with settlement date, maturity date, and quality of the collateral and credit rating of the involved counterparties.
  • It is equipped with user-friendly UI Dashboard that enables users to real- time view of collateral positions, margin calls discrepancies, collateral surplus, collateral deficit, daily Mark-to-Market, and transactions.
  • The proposed system would calculate excess/deficit of collateral in order to mitigate credit default risk and generate reports mainly for internal credit risk monitoring.
  • Responsible for requirements elicitation by leading and coordinating JAD sessions with different knowledge experts, technology team, and stakeholders
  • Performed Gap Analysis to understand, re-engineering & upgrade the current system.
  • Interviewed business users to comprehend the Matching & Allocation logic.
  • Prepared Business Requirement Specifications (BRS) and converted user requirements into functional specifications (FRS) by interacting with users, SMEs, etc.
  • Designed and developed use case diagrams and activity diagrams using UML diagrams in Visio
  • Piloted daily scrum meetings, stand up calls and actively involved in sprint planning in a project that followed Agile Methodology
  • Worked closely with Source Data, Reference Data and FX Data team to ensure accurate transfer of data.
  • Effectively logged the issues into JIRA for tracking and allotment purposes and made sure the project executions happen on time.
  • Leveraged SQL queries for data validation and data analysis to ensure the correct set of results were generated.
  • Communicated the functionality to key stakeholders and the PM to make sure the requirements are met.
  • Supported the users during the UAT testing.

ENVIRONMENT: Java, JIRA, MS Visio, MS Office, MS SQL Server, SQL, HP Quality center, cognos

Confidential

Business System Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Confidential ., is a professionally managed engineering solutions provider with expertise in system and detailed engineering for power plants
  • Snyder Energo offers engineering services for Captive Power Plant, solar, hydel and Cogeneration Power Plant for Sugar, Paper, Chemical and Petrochemical projects and Pharmaceutical industries.
  • The scope of this project was to build coal-based captive power plant to produce electricity. The unit is engaged in manufacturing sulphate of potash (a raw material for Fertilizers) and Bromine by use of sea water and chlorine
  • This co-generation plant is intended to simultaneously meet the process steam and the in-plant power requirements of Archean Chemical Industries process plant being established in the same complex.
  • Extended financial planning and wealth management services to clients.
  • Assisted team in initial requirements gathering and analysis from business users.
  • Project Management and co-ordination with client and project team members.
  • Preparing project schedule updates and produce daily, weekly and monthly progress reports.
  • Basic Engineering and Detailed Engineering for Boiler, Turbo Generator and Balance of plant in Power plant.
  • Designing Company regarding design & detail drawings for Execution Planning and vendor drawing review.
  • Preparation of technical specification for power plant equipment.
  • Preparation of Detailed project reports and Technical Feasibility report.

ENVIRONMENT: S: MS Office Suite, MS Project, AutoCAD

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