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Senior Business Analyst Resume

NY

SUMMARY:

  • 7+ Years of experience in Business Analysis, System/Technical Analysis and Quality Analysis with extensive experience in the system design, implementation and integration strategies within a team oriented environment, utilizing quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Extensive experience in Gathering and Analyzing Requirements, modeling Business Process Flows, writing Business Requirements Document (BRD), Use case Specifications, Functional/Systems Design/Systems Requirements Specification (SRS), Transactional Data Dictionary, Business Continuity Plan (BCP), Workflows and using UML and RUP methodology.
  • Proficient in using Agile and XP methodologies, performed roles of Scrum Master/Project Manager following sprint/standup sessions and used Rally software extensively to write user stories, assign tasks to individual team members, analyzing the Iteration Burn Down charts and Cumulative flow charts, logging and reviewing defects.
  • Adept in creating Narrative Use Cases, Use Case diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Flow Diagrams and other related UML diagrams. Extensive knowledge experience using of MS Project, Visio and Rational Suite.
  • Adept using Gap Analysis techniques to gain a clear understanding of the AS IS of the system and additionally derive new user scenarios to understand the potential TO BE system.
  • Adept at creating, editing and coordinating extensive communication networks through the facilitation of joint application development (JAD) sessions and joint requirement planning (JRP) sessions and interviews, written correspondence, reports, implementation requirements, project status reports, oral presentations and email, to keep executive staff and team members apprised of goals, project status, and resolving issues and conflicts. Experienced in developing testing scenarios and testing scripts.
  • Hands - on experience in writing SQL queries against Oracle and other data warehouses.
  • Web portal development in HTML, Making & linking Style sheets with HTML.
  • Extensive experience in Strategic development of a Data Warehouse and in Performing Data Analysis and Data Mapping from a Operational Data Store to Enterprise Data Warehouse.
  • Experience in writing Test Plans, testing and debugging, and writing Test Scenarios/Test Cases.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Business Analysis: SDLC, Requirement Analysis, detail design, Business rules, Data Governance, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Data Warehousing, Master Data Management, Data flow diagrams, data definition tables, Data modeling, System Integration, and Team building.

Processes/Technologies: Rational Unified process (RUP), Clear case, Use case, Workflow, and UML

Rational Suite & Tools: UML with Rational Rose, Rational Requisite Pro, Clear Quest, Clear Case, UML, MS-Office, MS Visio, and MS Project, Oracle8i, SharePoint.

RDBMS/DBMS: SQL Server, MS Access, and Oracle 8i, 9i, Mainframe.

Testing Tools: ALM, Quick Test Pro, Quality Centre, Test Director, JIRA and TFS.

Software Utilities: MS Project, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and MS Excel

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Contributed to definition of scope, work plans & development of business requirements.
  • Co-authored Business Requirement Document (BRD) & Functional Requirement Document (FRD) with project teams using IMPACS & CMOD for equity funds, Fixed Income, e-Commerce, Online Sales & Online Banking & Channel applications.
  • Worked on business requirements of ACH such as Bill payment, EBT, Wire Transfer, EFT, Credit Cards.
  • Conducted Business I nterviews/Meetings with regional financial managers to understand high-level requirements.
  • Conducted JAD sessions with stakeholders to collect business requirements & controlled Brainstorming sessions with project related groups.
  • Developed project document templates based on SDLC methodology. Ensured that all artifacts are in compliance with corporate SDLC Policies and guidelines.
  • Used Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology while working closely with developers & testers & also designed projects using RAD / Extension methodology.
  • Developed Use Cases, Use Case Diagram, Activity Diagram & Sequence Diagrams using Wireframes & GUI Mockups.
  • Designed and developed all Use Cases and UML models using Rational Rose.
  • Comprehensively performed requirement gathering for enterprise reporting system-using Requisite Pro - RUP.
  • Created Use cases & Use Case Stories formatting Use Case Narratives with MS Visio.
  • Conducted workflow, process diagram, data analysis & gap analysis to derive requirements for existing systems enhancements.
  • Designed & implemented basic SQL queries for QA testing and report / data validation.
  • Set up definitions & processes for Unit testing, Performance testing & Regression testing. Performed user acceptance test (UAT) & reviewed & tested QA test plans.
  • Conducted & developed Business Acceptance Testing (BAT) plans accurately.
  • Functioned as the liaison between the business line, operations, and technical areas throughout the project cycle, trading application & customer migration.

Confidential, Providence, RI

Lead Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in understanding & documentation of business requirements.
  • Responsible for all project documentations and served as a liaison between the business team and the project team by assisting in documenting business needs.
  • Created & reviewed business requirements, functional specifications, documentation, project schedules & test plans.
  • Conducted JAD sessions involving users and development team for project definition, resource identifications, and user interface design and database schemes needed.
  • Facilitated and managed meeting sessions with committee of SMEs from various business areas including Mortgage Servicing, Loan Monitoring and Asset Management.
  • Worked with SME’s to map detailed current processes, identify gaps & failure points, perform root cause analysis & develop functional requirements that supported overall strategy, goals and objectives for projects of Fixed Income & Credit Card.
  • Worked on business requirements of financial transactions of ACH such as Bill payment, EBT, Wire Transfer, EFT, Credit Cards.
  • Reviewed business requirements, functional specifications to ensure quality of SDLC deliverables. Analyzed requirements using Rational Rose Requisite Pro - RUP.
  • Designed projects using Agile methodology as Scrum.
  • Created Use cases & Use Case Stories formatting Use Case Narratives with MS Visio.
  • Developed business Use Cases using UML for new product functionality after conducting requirements elaboration sessions with SME’s.
  • Planned and defined system requirements into Narrative Use Cases and Use Case Scenarios. Extensively created Wire Frame Diagrams.
  • Developed the test plan, test conditions and test cases to be used in testing based on business requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge.
  • Interacted with QA team & Developers to clarify functionality, resolve issues & tracked the bugs until resolved by performing Bug Triage.
  • Responsible for identifying and documenting business rules, created detailed Use Cases and conducted User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Assisted with user testing of systems, developed & maintained quality procedures & ensured that appropriate documentation was in place.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Obtained detailed knowledge of business process being followed in the project environment.
  • Converted the client requirements to business rules / functional specifications.
  • Managed all the requirements and change requests and made updated requirements available to all team members involved in the project.
  • Developed business requirement specification documents as well as high-level project plan. Documented & delivered Functional Specification Document to the project team.
  • Integrated functionality for multiple components for achieving the ability to send and receive currency/ cash via various EFT (electronic funds transfer) systems e.g. ACH.
  • Worked on business requirements of financial transactions of ACH such as Bill payment, EBT, Wire Transfer, EFT, Credit Cards.
  • Developed and supported requirements for service flow of corporate actions response, Currency, Free movement, Mutual Fund Order & execution, Non financial transactions & trading operational processing electronic trading platform such as TSYS.
  • Implemented Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology for different phases of application development of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Designed & developed Use Cases, Activity & Sequence Diagrams using MS Visio.
  • Conducted Manual Testing at various phases of the project development.
  • Carried out UAT based on business requirements, technical specifications & product knowledge.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted informal sessions to propose an architectural solution such that application met business requirements & addressed new requests.
  • Conducted JAD sessions for communicating with the project leads and stakeholders and proposed process workflows, functional specifications and project initiation parameters.
  • Implemented entire Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology of application development with its various workflows, artifacts and activities.
  • Documented & managed business requirements; using Rational Rose & Requisite Pro.
  • Maintained & kept track of Stakeholders’ requests for enhancements & Change Requests using Unified Change Management tools (UCM) such as Rational Clear Quest.
  • Wrote SQL queries to validate data & run ad-hoc queries to show data to business.
  • Analyzed report generation feature of developed application & customized the fields in report according to the category of use, analysis and business forecast.

Confidential, Wayne, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed & planned business projects & requirements management.
  • Facilitated the Customer in defining high-level Business & Functional Requirements.
  • Analyzed existing systems logic difficulties & revised them as needed.
  • Verified the correlation between UML diagrams and developed detail activity diagrams.
  • Involved with QA team to determine & develop test approaches & methods for unit, integration, functional, load & performance testing according to application complexity & test requirement.

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