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Business Analyst Resume

NyC

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 10 years of experience as Business Analyst and Project Manager expertise in IT Software Projects, Credit Risk Systems. User Dashboards, New Client Boarding, Enhancement Applications, Data Migration & Reconciliation and Compliance Reporting for large clients in Investment Banking
  • Expertise in Business Analysis, BRD, FSD, Gap Analysis, JAD, QA Testing, and Data Analysis
  • Proven expertise in analyze, elicit, identify, gathering and documenting business requirements and capture functional and non - functional requirements through Use cases, Mockup UI design, Wire frames, workflows and Systems testing for new Project development
  • Equity: Good knowledge of Stocks and its characteristics, Stocks Types - Common Stocks, Preferred stocks, Class A, Class B stocks, Stock Data and Stock Table. Exposure to Trade life cycle and Primary Market and Secondary Market.
  • Derivatives - Forwards, Futures, Options (Calls-Puts), Swaps(CDS, Interest Rate Swaps)
  • Wealth Management- Mutual Funds, Open Ended Funds, Closed Ended Funds and Exchange Traded Funds
  • Good understanding of Trade Life cycle. Front- Middle- Back Office systems, trade Processing, Verification, Clearing & Settlement Process (Charles River TOM System)
  • Experience in QA Testing, created Test Plans and Test Cases and assisted UAT with business users. Developed and executed SQL scripts for data validation and reporting
  • Good Understanding of Market Data and Reference Data. Security Master, Transaction Data. Hands on experience on Market Data feeds Bloomberg & Reuters terminals for data extraction and verification
  • Expertise in Agile SDLC and good understanding of the defect management and resolution process using defect management tools like HP ALM.
  • Experience to drive and delivery IT projects in accordance with the project deadlines and release schedule.
  • Managed and co coordinated with different IT Development and offshore teams monitoring Project progress and Release deadlines. Execute testing, Reporting Defects, Fixing issues and production cutover, post go live support
  • Strong project management skills including strategic planning, problem solving and decision making abilities. Quick Learner and can work independently

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Microsoft Tools: MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Project

Testing Tools: HP Quality Center

Databases Languages: SQL, Oracle, MS-Access, MS SQL Server, TOAD

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/2000/XPVisual Modeling Tools Rational Rose, MS Visio, Requisite Pro

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NYC

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Documented the business process through BRD and FRD. Understanding the client specifications and requirements.
  • Developed new Middle Office application dashboard for wealth management clients.
  • Created Use cases, Application Mockup, UI design, Wire frames, Sample client data for Risk application development identify current state and future state application
  • Made detailed business and technical analysis and documented Business Requirements Document for dynamic Credit Risk measurement - Standardized Approach, portfolio return distribution,
  • Worked with Front Office/ Middle Office to make detailed business analysis and workflows on Fixed Income Products
  • Made detailed business and technical analysis and documented Business Requirements for dynamic Credit Risk measurement using Standardized Approach, portfolio return distribution
  • Developed Risk Analysis calculation for Derivatives and Mutual Funds and Pension funds depending on Tenure, client rating and NAV. and defined risk values Obligor Grade and Client Grade for Risk monitoring
  • Worked with development team in new client on boarding to Risk Management systems.
  • Documented and worked on workflows models and notifications emails to credit officers from Risk applications.
  • Documented Base Regulatory Compliance and Policies in defining requirements
  • Worked with Front Office/ Middle Office to make detailed business analysis and workflows on all financial Products
  • Designed and implemented SQL Queries for QA testing and report / data validation. Actively involved in Data Mapping of the entire module
  • Created the Test requirements, Test scenarios, Test cases and executed test cases. prepared test suite and performed UAT
  • Developed and conducted Internal Training Programs and created User Manuals for developed applications

Confidential, NYC

Business Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Made detailed business and technical analysis and documented Business Requirements Document (BRD) and assisted to develop TSD and Test Cases
  • Coordinate with Reference Data group, Traders and Managers in different regions to identify business system needs, evaluated solutions for business problems and improvements.
  • Worked with various cross functional teams and made detailed business analysis and workflows and identified bottlenecks and proposed solutions
  • Performed root cause analysis for different asset classes including Equities, Debt, Options, Futures and identified solutions and fixes.
  • Wrote business process management workflow that documented how new asset class and attributes has to be activated or deactivated for enterprise application with approval process and consumer notification.
  • Worked with Client in developing their enterprise Global Database dealing with Master Data Reference Data and Market Data Project for various assets classes of Confidential
  • Analyzing Reference Data and Market Data performing Gap Analysis, Data validation co coordinating with various teams
  • Used Bloomberg, Reuters terminals for data extraction and verification
  • Worked with Client Proprietor clients and analyzed Reference data attributes for various asset classes like equities, Debt and options for Data Migration process
  • Performed new client on boarding Reference data upload (using XL upload) to Client application and performed database validation and fixed issues.
  • Collaborated with various team in identifying, gathering and verifying Trade data for Equities and Debt securities and involved in reporting.
  • Worked with Offshore development team in analysis the SQL scripts and data model and data migration process and assisted them in implement complete data migration process
  • Designed and executed SQL Queries for QA testing and report / data validation. Actively involved in Data Mapping of the entire module
  • Developed Source to Target (STM) mapping documents and assisted in Data model and architecture development.
  • Created the Test requirements, Test scenarios, Test cases and executed test cases. prepared test suite and performed UAT

Confidential, NYC

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing BRD and obtaining approval for the requirements and prioritization of implementation plan
  • Ensured timely and quality development of capability / process / infrastructure support for reporting lifecycle, i.e. data sourcing, aggregation / reconciliation, governance and control checks, substantiation, attestation, review & challenge, assumption / input / results overrides, management briefing / signoff, and documentation
  • Developed Source to Target (STM) mapping documents and Worked with Development and Testing team in data extraction, verification and validation for
  • Lead identification and resolution of issue / risk / dependency by promoting collaboration with SMEs and other stakeholders
  • Enhanced monitoring / control framework for early identification of risk / issues / dependencies, expediting resolution development by promoting collaboration within program team and SMEs
  • Worked new regulatory, accounting changes to lead change management sharing best practices, collaborating with Risk, Data and Analytics, Development teams.
  • Generated requirements for Fixed Income Investment Management Business, Portfolio Management, and Trading Model within the scope of both the Front and Middle Office.
  • Co-authored documents for full life cycle research, development, and initial implementation of pricing models for credit derivatives to be used by the trading desks.

Confidential, NYC

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Documented the business requirements through BRD and FRD. Understanding the client specifications and requirements for enhancement of Product Control Dashboard. Capturing functional requirements and Non functional reporting requirements
  • Worked on day to day user’s issues and request raised. Identifying the issues performing analysis and updating issues in JIRA and raised QC in HPQC and following up issues with development teams.
  • Developed Mockups designs interface, front pages, and the tools to navigate risk application. Identifying data sources for data input.
  • Worked with development team and UX Designer to ensure the technical feasibility of dashboard application UI designs, ensuring designs are responsive
  • Worked directly with stakeholders (senior executives) to ensure timely and accurate content
  • Managed IT development and Testing teams, providing requirements for development and monitoring deliverables on each Agile sprints.
  • Developed Test plans, Test cases and Test scenarios and performed requirement based Testing in Dev/ QA and UAT environments and assisted user in user acceptance testing (UAT) to Signoff Test cases
  • Executed SQL Queries for QA testing and performed data analysis to identifying issues and provided Ad Hoc report to users and have done data validation
  • Worked with different cross functional teams for development testing and Data validation.
  • Performed System, Functional, Regression, UAT and End to End testing to verify the functionality with the new codes introduced for modification and/or enhancement
  • Prepared user manuals for the components and features which were released by providing insights and navigation of all features and new components which was implemented

Confidential, Hoboken, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Primary Liaison between Stakeholders, System Users, Clients and Managers to gather requirements.
  • Gathered requirements, for new features for the end user interface of the Trading Platform with the purpose to support the acceptance, execution, allocation and communication of the trades to update client positions.
  • Facilitated and participated in Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions for requirements gathering
  • Interfaced with Reference Data group Traders and Managers to identify business system needs, evaluated solutions for business problems and improvements.
  • Responsible for regular interaction with the Fixed Income Division to gather requirements.
  • Hands on experience with - Front Office Trading ( Trade Capture, Trade Valuation, Trade Execution, Deal Management, Margin Management, Position Management, Analytics, Trading, Term Sheets Back Office (Trade Matching, Cash Management, Confirmation/ Affirmation)
  • Created Business Requirements Document and converted them into System Requirement Specifications Document.
  • Analyzed Requirements and created Use Case Models, UML Use Case diagrams, Activity Diagrams.
  • Completed logical Data Modeling and Normalized Data Model for RDBMS. Used ETL for data mapping, data extracts
  • Used Defect tracking tools and change management request and reported them.
  • Prepared Test plans, Test cases and Test scenarios and performed requirement based Testing and assisted in user acceptance testing (UAT), Defect Reporting and resolution.

Confidential, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Organized JAD Sessions to verify consensus in the team, to develop an architectural solution that the application meets the business requirements, resolve open matters, and change requests.
  • Involved in analysis of the technical specifications of the current system and the infrastructure needs, based on performance measurement tool performed Gap analysis.
  • Developed Source to Target (STM) mapping documents and Worked with Development and Testing team in data extraction, verification and validation
  • Performed new client onboarding reference data upload (using XL upload) to Client Metric Stream application and
  • Executed SQL Queries for QA testing and report / data validation
  • Developed Test plans, Test cases and Test scenarios and performed requirement based Testing and performed user acceptance testing (UAT)

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