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Business Analyst / Project Manager Resume

New, YorK

SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned professional with nearly 13 years of experience in IT and Business consulting. Experienced in Business analysis, development, architecture and project management consistently delivering results within time and budgetary constraints.
  • Private Banking & Wealth Management, Institutional Client Reporting, Risk Reference Data (Collateral, CDS, Support) and Client Reference Data Management, Master Data Management
  • Current & Future state mapping, Data Modeling, Data Analysis, Digital strategies, Business Requirements Document (BRD), Functional Requirements Document (FRD), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Business Case Development, Budgeting and Project & Program Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: Platforms: MS Windows, Solaris, HP - UX, Linux

IDEs: NetBeans IDE, Enterprise Architect, Eclipse, WSAD, Symantec Visual café

Tools: Rational Rose Enterprise/XDE, PVCS, SVN, CVS, HP-Mercury Quality Center, IBM Rational RequisitePro, Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Business Objects - Crystal Reports

Database and Design: Toad for Oracle, CA Erwin Data Modeler, Oracle, Oracle Collaboration Suite, SQL Server, mySQL, Informix

Diagramming and Wireframing: Microsoft Visio, Dream weaver, MS Office

Languages and technologies: Java, SQL, Python, C, C++, VB

Java Technologies: JDBC, RMI, Beans, Java EE - EJB, Servlets, JSP, JavaMail, JTS, JMS, JAXP, Hibernate, Spring

Web Technologies: HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, ASP, XML, SOAP, Web Services, Axis, Oracle Internet File System, Oracle Portal Server, Oracle Internet Directory

Web/Application Servers: IIS, Apache, Tomcat, Weblogic, Websphere

Methodologies & Standards: Agile Scrum, RUP, CMM, Waterfall, SDLC

Industry & Business Function: Telecommunications

Transportation: Workflow Management

Banking / Financial Services: Insurance

Credit monitoring/Information: Logistics

Investment banking: Internet / E-Commerce

Document Management: Fraud detection

Business Intelligence/ Reporting: Trade Life cycle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York

Business Analyst / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for project approach definition and planning
  • Established understanding of W&R’s product data landscape and system environment
  • Lead the effort for creation of product life cycle documents
  • Created the business rules definitions
  • Evaluated and designed the conceptual and logical data model along with definitions for Release 2 product data and helped with mapping to Golden Source data model
  • Engaged in the data analysis, design, master testing plan
  • Validated data quality rules, exceptions, error handling for data cleansing
  • Managed the efforts for test data and test case preparation, client coordination and delivery management
  • Advised on industry best practices for data integration, data conversion, data governance and metadata management

Business Analyst / Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and documented business requirements and system requirements for the Institutional Mutual Fund Kit document creation process
  • Analyzed and documented the current and future usage of Nu:Pitch - a cloud based reporting tool, for producing quarterly fund artifacts including Attribution reports, Holdings reports and iKits.
  • Analyzed and documented the requirements for Republishing artifacts and historical document request form. Came up with proposals for Archive retrieval process.
  • Identified and recommended process optimization and automation areas for performance and attribution reporting for an asset management client
  • Researched and designed a workflow solution using MS Share point capabilities for fulfilling requests for archived reports
  • Analyzed the current process for SAGIC reporting and packaging and recommended solutions for optimizing the same.
  • Participated in Scrum meetings representing the product owner/stakeholders and involved in creating the product backlog, epics and user stories and prioritizing the stories.
  • Supported design and development with the development team spread across US and India
  • Responsible for reviewing and signing off UAT of artifacts including holdings reports and kits.

Business/Data analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the business analysis effort for wholesale product and risk reference data acquisition effort for a Risk-Finance Data Warehouse
  • Handled business and functional requirements for acquiring, transforming, enriching and storing the following types of data:
  • Risk reference data including collateral, CDS(Credit Default Swaps), support, credit facility and obligor information from a basel risk reporting system called Optima
  • Designed the operating model for data acquisition process and enriching the risk reference data
  • Worked with the data modeling team to provide critical inputs for data demand and review and recommend changes to the data model
  • Define the roadmap for data acquisition, overall plan for business requirements definition, coordination with IT for implementation activities, provide clarification on requirements, plan activities in coordination with stakeholders and coordinate reviews

Business analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and documented the System requirements effort of a $5M transformation program aimed Confidential re-platforming the entire client facing website
  • Conducted joint application design (JAD) sessions with management and users to elicit requirements
  • Created project plan, Process related documentation and general guidelines for project team
  • Helped in analysis of data flows and data elements and data modeling
  • Created complete set of wireframes, depicting various states (initial, submit, error) across various user roles
  • Prepared weekly status report and conducted weekly status meeting with executive management and all department heads
  • Planned, organized, and conducted user acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Oversaw the effort for documenting standard operating procedures (SOP)

Lead Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Formulated effort to identify optimal solutions for identifying unused network elements
  • Managed the requirements analysis and design efforts for multiple releases of a critical provisioning application that interfaces with internal and external applications
  • Defined scope and identified high-risk areas for integration between external and internal interfaces
  • Analyzed complex data flows and data elements for specific use cases
  • Participated in User requirement sessions with Business users and Tier 2 support to elicit the system design requirements
  • Analyzed and designed application interfaces
  • Lead the effort for Design and development of several applications which interface with internal and external systems
  • Coordinated testing with QA team and other project teams for deployment in various environments
  • Worked with the System requirements team to provide critical inputs for a migration tool which saved a lot of manual effort for the Tier-II Support
  • Prepared detailed program specifications using UML (use case diagrams, class diagrams, sequence diagrams) along with the development team
  • Developed documentation for user guides, installation guides, training materials and system updates and conducted onsite user training

Development Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supported pre-sales effort of proposed solutions. For example, a solution required a high performance, high throughput data caching for a large amount of mobile network data. Researched and compared Confidential /VMware's GemFire and SQLFire products and proposed the initial solution
  • Designed and developed multiple applications in the provisioning area using various technologies including Java EE, Websphere, Oracle, HP UNIX, Web services, EJB, JMS, Granite, Truesource and others.
  • Lead the effort for Design and development of several applications which interface with internal and external systems
  • Lead the development and support of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Coordinated testing with QA team and other project teams for deployment in various environments.
  • Designed and developed a listener application that will create workforce tickets based on certain events.
  • Travelled to India for knowledge transfer of applications
  • Forecasted a huge increase in the volume of cards post Release 3 and hence implemented multiple Websphere clusters and multiple instances of Tirks acquirer batch.
  • Successfully planned and coordinated all the production deployments.
  • Architected the and lead the development of TEMS Interface, which reduced a lot of manual effort for the clients minimizing the need for checking the regions for each card before submitting a ticket for card retrieval.
  • Involved offshore team early in the design phase which reduced the defects drastically
  • Worked with Tier-II support in testing and analyzing Production issues and completed the efforts ahead of time
  • Handled issues arising out of environmental needs, technology changes, SSL Certificate expiration, etc.
  • Resolved various issues including redefining the interface design itself post development and non-availability of resources from external applications to test the functionality
  • Designed and developed Assign and Design Plug-ins to support new requirements for BPON
  • Developed a listener application that will create infrastructure paths after work order creation based on the order

Confidential

Application Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and managed response to RFP(Requests For Proposals) for a portfolio management system
  • Served as a Technical Architect for a team of 4 Confidential offshore
  • Developed the approach to be followed for proof of concept (POC) along with the clients and onsite
  • Lead the implementation of POC for the portfolio management system using Adobe Flex
  • Researched and developed solutions for technical difficulties arising in conversion of text contracts from XML into a word document.
  • Task allocation to team members and tracking progress
  • Tracking and monitoring the progress during development and testing
  • Led key efforts in campus recruitment, recruitment drives and personal development training for the line of business

Application Architect / Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Formulated response to RFP to develop a reconciliation management system for a Confidential
  • Architected and implemented the solution for the exception reconciliation management system
  • Served as the Technical Lead/ Architect for a team of 12 Confidential offshore.
  • Designed the object model using Enterprise Architect for different modules i.e. Recon Admin, Reports and Response
  • Contrived and lead the implementation of Webservices using Top-down approach for the Admin and Response modules.
  • Designed and lead the Implementation of Business Objects wrapper to display crystal reports on the web pages
  • In charge of Design & Code Reviews and the baseline for deliverables
  • Responsible for Build and Deployment of EAR and Report templates
  • Tracking and monitoring the progress during development and testing
  • Track System Testing defects and deliver patch releases
  • Served as the Technical Lead/Architect Confidential onsite for a team of 4.
  • Communicated with offshore team on a daily basis regarding the deliverables.
  • In charge of Deployment and movement of code into various environments (QA, Pre-Production, Performance and Production).
  • Allocated defects to offshore and onsite teams based on priority, expertise and load.
  • Coordinated with QA team and other project teams for deployment in various environments.

Confidential, Teaneck, NJ

Technical Architect/ Onsite Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared RFP, bid and won a US$800K project to reengineer existing client solution for ultra fast search of company database, a driver of revenue growth
  • Developed the software and physical architecture and involved in database design
  • Managed onshore/offshore development teams and liaised between development team and other functional groups including business, testing and system support
  • Prepared Status report twice a week for client review.
  • Involved in coordinating the D&B QA testing
  • Integration of the individual components developed and testing.
  • Coordinated the installation of the software required like MQ Series, Tomcat and configuration of the same.
  • Application configuration on development and QA servers.
  • Developing the JDBC code and Confidential -SQL procedures for SQL Server.
  • Analysis and research on various alternatives and their feasibility for reference keeper problem.
  • Researching on the tools required for the migration to windows.
  • Analyzing the Performance Issues and providing solutions.
  • Preparing the Statement of Work, Detailed Design Documents for the enhancement works requested.

Project Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Process related activities such as preparing project plan, configuration management plan, risk management plan, weekly status report, metrics collection etc.
  • Size and estimate solutions - Prepared the schedules and estimates using Use case point technique
  • Played the bottom-line for the project and was leading all activities from design to testing.
  • Played an active role in the DHL Architecture team that owns the architecture, design and development guidelines.
  • Acted as a point of contact for all DHL project related technical queries and issues.
  • Interacted with the clients for reviews and sign offs on a day-to-day basis.
  • In charge of task allocation, review of deliverables, ensuring process adherence.
  • Discussed the requirements specified in the Business and System Requirement specifications with the clients and team members to bring everyone on the same page
  • Involved in preparing and reviewing design documents aka Program work packages.

Development Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the project team of strength 4 Confidential offshore and 2 Confidential onsite.
  • Prepared weekly status report for client review.
  • Coordinated the QA testing effort.
  • Reviewed the deliverables from offshore.
  • Deployed the applications on development environment and coordinated the deployment on QA, staging and production environments.
  • In charge of application configuration on development and QA servers.
  • Involved in R&D efforts on using JSF, J2SE5 and other new technologies for consideration in project use.
  • Participated in Coreview (Design review team of Schneider) and Codelligent (Code review team of Schneider) activities

Senior Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in modification of the Project Plan and Configuration Management Plan and other Project related documents
  • Interacting with the Client for obtaining project specifications
  • Requirement Study, Design, Development and Integration of Business Contacts Usecase using Oracle Internet Directory
  • Involved in Technical Design and development of Business Contacts module, which uses Oracle Internet Directory Server over LDAP
  • Involved in Design and development of Email Administrator module, which uses JNI and Web Services for calling a COM class running on an Exchange Server
  • Creation of Portals for the developed server pages
  • Configuration of Oracle Internet Directory, Oracle Portal Server on a Sun Solaris box
  • Configuration of Portals, specifying the parameters and events in the Oracle Portal Server
  • Conducting Configuration Audits, Participation in the Work Product Audit

Module Lead/Senior Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement Analysis of use cases User Roles & Security, Document Upload
  • Designing the above use cases and drawing the use case, class and sequence diagrams for the same.
  • Coding the “View” Part using HTML, JSP and JavaScript.
  • Coding the “Model and Controller” Parts such as the EJB, DAO and VOs.
  • Unit testing and code review.
  • Integration of the use cases on the testing server.
  • Support for implementation of Confidential on an E-250 Dell Machine, running Apache and Tomcat 3.2.1.
  • Maintaining the Timesheets, TAR and Metrics

Module Lead/Senior Developer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of the Merchant Interface Use case
  • Maintenance of code for Purchase, Merchant Interface and Manual Merchant interface Use cases.
  • Maintenance of Sun Solaris Boxes with online and secure application servers.
  • Servers Configuration Management using Confidential .
  • Performance tuning, Implementation of Security (Basic-Authentication)
  • Client side validations Using JavaScript.
  • Preparation of the test cases and testing the written code.
  • Support for the Implementation team.

Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of interactive websites for clients based in UK, Australia and India
  • Developed the database scripts and the server side code
  • Interacted with the clients and gathered the requirements for website functionalities
  • Tested and deployed the code on host servers

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