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Business Analyst Resume

WI

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 8 years experience in Software Development as a Quality Analyst/Business Analyst with strong emphasis in Business Analyst.
  • Strong understanding of project life cycle and SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.
  • Facilitate Project Definition Phase, Analyze and design calls and act as liaison between Business, technology teams and Subject Mater Experts.
  • Prepare and work on deliverables like Project Charter, Requirements report, Project Execution plan along with design work objects, Solution quality assurance and Project Implementation plan.
  • Collect Business Needs from management, enhance requirements from end user and convert the requests into workable solutions.
  • Well experienced in User Stories creation, Use case specifications creation and present to technology tams.
  • Identify project risks / dependence and provide recommend solutions.
  • Project management activities include project planning, tracking of project cost, project deliverables and resource handling.
  • Maintain up to date documents in share point and initiate of sign - off and approval process for all phases of the project deliverables.
  • Creation of work breaks down structure by using Responsibility Assignment Matrix to assign the task and ensure the deliverables in time.
  • Effort estimation and creation of project schedules.
  • Review test plan and test conditions created by QA team and ensures that they are signed off from the required and development teams.
  • Develop and perform timely and consistent project reporting such as project status, decisions, action items, upcoming tasks and deliverables with project workbook.
  • Weekly project status report preparation and share with core team.
  • Perform post implementation validation with Business and perform project closure activities.
  • Experience in testing Client/Server, Web based on different environments.
  • Extensive knowledge in manual testing. Expertise in writing Test Plans, Test Cases & Test Scripts based on the User Requirements Specification (URS) and System Requirements document.
  • Experienced in Functional, System, End to End, Regression, Integration, Smoke testing.
  • Extensive experience in using bug tracking management tools like Quality Center, JIRA.
  • Performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for various applications.
  • Extensive experience in analyzing, documenting, validating and managing the business requirements of stakeholders and end users related to customized information management systems solution.
  • Facilitate Project Definition Phase, Analyze and design calls and act as liaison between Business, technology teams and Subject Mater Experts. Prepare Minutes of Meeting and publish to project team.
  • Strong Project Orientation with excellent Team Involvement, Client Coordination and good Written and Verbal Communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, logical skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also perform as part of a team.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: Java, C, C++, SQL, PL/SQL, TSL and COBOL

Databases: DB2, Oracle, MS-SQL and MS-Access

Testing Tools: ALM 11.5

Programming skills: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, JAVA, HTML and DHTML

Methodologies: SDLC 2.0, RUP and Agile (Scrum)

Business Tools: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, Visio), iRias, Rally, Share point, SDLC2.0, FILE-AID, CHNAGEMAN, SPUFI.

Defect Tracking Tools: HP Quality Center, JIRA.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, WI

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in project initiation and elicit business requirements into High Level Business Needs (HLBN) as per project vision.
  • Submitted Impact analysis request and engage required technology teams based on their response.
  • Facilitate Project Definition Phase, Analyze and design calls and act as liaison between Business, technology teams and Subject Mater Experts. Prepare Minutes of Meeting and publish to project team.
  • Convert High Level Business Needs to Requirements by using Requirements Traceability Matrix and prepare use case specifications.
  • Worked on deliverables like Project Charter, Requirements report, Project Execution plan along with design work objects, Solution quality assurance and Project Implementation plan.
  • Perform fit-gap analysis, create and execute charter, business requirements, and project plan for business initiatives.
  • Reviewed system/business requirements and technical specifications for adherence to standards and translated business requirements into systemic requirements and detailed functional designs.
  • Performed requirement analysis, acted as the liaison between Subject Matter Experts (SME) and developers during the requirement and design phase.
  • Identify project risks / dependence and provide recommend solutions.
  • Established project scope, assumptions and risks to stakeholders and key participants.
  • Gathered approvals for requirements documentation from stakeholders and key participants within the established time frame.
  • Developed testing strategy, defined testing scope and testing milestones.
  • Documented and implemented Defect Management Methodologies.
  • Prepared and owned the test plan, assigned and tracked tasks for the testing team members.
  • Developed and executes test cases based on user stories contained within an Agile Sprint.
  • Developed/executed test scripts to support business and testing requirements
  • Performed test data analysis including finding, modifying, and creating test data
  • Involved in test environment establishment required for test execution
  • Performed various types of tests including functional, negative, bounds, system, integration, and regression testing.
  • Modified the Test Cases on subsequent amendments for each new build.
  • Reviewed test results for compliance to specifications and report discrepancies to management.
  • Performed Functional and Regression testing.
  • Logged all defects in JIRA and did weekly reports for the management.
  • Supported integration testing activities in end-to-end test environments that include a variety of platforms.
  • Reviewed the content and progress of System test cases and User acceptance test cases.
  • Prepared traceability matrix. Planned, executed and tracked regression testing.
  • Organized the meetings, reported the progress to client management and escalated issues.
  • Implemented the defect tracking strategy
  • Involved and played an active role during meetings with Tech Lead, and the team Members Discussing Status Reports Regularly during user acceptance testing.

Skill Set & Tools: Microsoft office Suite, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, ALM 11.5, Clarity, Rally, Share point, PMDB and SDLC 2.0.

Confidential, IL

Business Analyst/QA

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing the User/Business requirements and Functional specs documents.
  • Conducted and documented Fit/Gap analysis of existing systems and worked with System Architects to review and propose options for effective Information Technology solutions.
  • Responsible for handling business needs assessments and cost/ benefit analysis to align the technology of the company with their business strategies.
  • Collect Business Needs from management, enhance requirements from end user and convert the requests into workable solutions.
  • Developed User Stories, Use case specifications and present to technology teams.
  • Developed Test Cases from System requirements specification (SRS) & Functional requirement specification (FRS) documents.
  • Documented existing processes or workflows and determined future processes or workflows within the business and functional requirements documents.
  • Involved in all the quality assurance phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Identified UAT participants and assists in developing test cases, validating all requirements are tested from Quality Assurance through to product implementation.
  • Worked in writing test scenarios using requirement documents from the business for different iterations.
  • Implementing the project in different Iterations using Agile Methodology.
  • Developed Test Strategies, Test Plans and Test Scripts.
  • Preparation of test release report, test result analysis and estimating project tasks.
  • Created and documented the Test Design for each functional area mentioned in Test Plans.
  • Executed test cases and logged defects.
  • Involved in Black Box Testing of the GUI application
  • Participated in Functional, Integration, System, GUI, Smoke and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Maintained Test Logs and Reports in Quality Center and tracking reports preparation.
  • Developed automated test scripts from manual test cases for Regression testing based on the requirement documents.
  • Performed Smoke tests on for every build from development.
  • Checked the data flow through the front and backend and used SQL queries to extract the data from the database.
  • Attended weekly project meetings, release meetings and QA status meetings.

Skill Set & Tools: Microsoft office Suite, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, HP Quality Center, SharePoint.

Confidential, IL

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Developing, executing and maintaining Test Plans, Test Scenarios, and Test Cases Document based on business requirements.
  • Involved in designing the Test Partner scripts using Manual Test Cases.
  • Created and executed the test cases for various scenarios, and participated actively in system, integration, performance and regression testing for every new build released.
  • Extensive experience in testing Confidential POS application.
  • Involved in writing test plans, test cases for schedule my terms functionality at POS.
  • Involved in test planning, creating test plans, estimating hours for the new functionalities and regression testing for the existing functionality.
  • Documented test cases for Regression testing for Confidential POS when new functionalities were added for every release.
  • Involved in providing demos to business team and end users on new functionalities that were implemented at Confidential POS application for every release.
  • Provided UAT Testing status information to the Project Manager, and various Business Stakeholders.
  • Manual execution of generated Test cases for both the user and administrator modules.
  • Performed Development Integration, System Integration, End to End and User Acceptance Testing for the data services.
  • Performed Black box testing for the functionality of new POS applications.
  • Tested a batch process, which allowed users to retrieve database restoration information using DB2, MVS JCL.
  • Using SPUFI for updating /inserting/deleting the test db2 tables.
  • Tested all batch jobs (JCL, COBOL/DB2) for the Confidential POS application.
  • Performed Functional testing, Batch testing, System testing Performance testing and Regression Testing to see the entire functionality.
  • Creating test case and test sets, tracing them to requirements and executing them in Quality Center.
  • Preparing status reports and defect reports for daily status meetings and sending them to all the stakeholders of the project.
  • Involved in Database testing by writing & executing SQL queries to validate that data is being populated in an appropriate tables & manually comparing the results with front-end values.
  • Analyze all Report Bugs for continuous process improvement and keep tracking on the SDLC critical path.
  • Responsible for reporting bugs through the Quality Center and verified known bugs against new builds.
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Ensuring the execution of UAT Test Cases and documentation of test results.
  • Entered the defects into Quality Center and manages the resolution and documentation of these defects.
  • Assigned those bugs to developers by using Quality Center a bug tracking tool (Verifying that all the reported bugs fix thru software developers)
  • Interacted with the developers in fixing all the problems.

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