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Senior Business Analyst Resume

OBJECTIVE:

Senior Business Analyst with verifiable year - after-year success in managing multi-year multi-million dollar projects on time and budget and achieving revenue and business growth objectives. Looking for an opportunity where I can utilize my skills and expertise to bring success.

SUMMARY:

  • Over 15 years of experience as Business Analyst and Project Management.
  • Over 10 years Managing world-wide sales/technical support.
  • Talented in Business Development Consulting, Critical thinking, decision-making, Problems solving and conflicts resolution.
  • Excellent communication skills and remarkable ability to lead a high performing team under tough deadlines and tight budgets.
  • In depth knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Expert at Business Requirements Gathering, Business Process Modeling, Change Management Analysis and Partner Alliances.
  • Experienced at utilizing advanced business and technology skills in detailing requirements, use cases, system design, project management, project cost and effort estimations, preparing Training and Knowledge Transfer/ User manuals.
  • Extremely adept at acting as a facilitator/project coordinator with the clients/business users and the multiple engineering teams across the organization, with excellent presentation and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proven ability to win in customer/client facing situations, negotiations, contracts and closures.

SUMMARY OF SKILLS:

  • Program/Project Management, Project coordinator, Strategy and Business Analyst, Business Development Consulting, Problems solving and conflicts resolution, communication skills, presentation and interpersonal abilities, cost and effort estimations, preparing Training and Knowledge Transfer/ User manuals.
  • In depth knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Senior Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct business requirements workshops
  • Perform fit/gap analysis and work with solution architect to estimate effort
  • Document the requirements in Confidential format to be understood by the client and Confidential team members
  • Identify process improvements and guide customer in functional and business changes
  • Assist data mapping and basic application configuration
  • Design system processes and configurations
  • Work closely with Solution Architect and other team members on design, data gathering and testing activities
  • Define system property and resource changes based on client specifications
  • Train client users as required on the system
  • Plan, facilitate and assist client with user acceptance testing
  • Provide input to improve the process of delivering solutions to clients
  • Share suggestions and knowledge with team members to optimize implementation methodology
  • Maintain accurate and timely written and oral communication with client and project team
  • Deliver quality project tasks and deliverables on time and within budget
  • Create and produce requirement documents and design documents for all the Confidential revenue management modules

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Fully multilingual, localization includes designer interface, web control panel and engine systems messages.
  • Scalable n-tier architecture.
  • Web based control panel.
  • APIs for easy integration in multiple environments.
  • Oracle / MS SQL Server database support.
  • Powerful email agents.
  • Seamless integration with ArcMate Enterprise document management system
  • Created User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and sign off process Followed up with end users to complete final testing and sign off.
  • Managed systems implementation and process documentation.
  • Prepared executive presentations for different meeting and stakeholders.

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the development team to ensure all relevant and agreed upon aspects of the application are tested.
  • Identify and manage issues/defects for each development project.
  • Make available test status and progress reports to the project team
  • Develop test strategies, test plans, and test cases (hardware and software).
  • Document test results and provide test progress/reports that will be used in assessing the completeness of the development effort.
  • Responsible for process documentation.
  • Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of multiple related projects directed toward strategic business and other organizational objectives.
  • Built credibility, established rapport, and maintained communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization.
  • Defined and initiated projects, and assigned Project Managers to manage cost, schedule, and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program.
  • Maintained continuous alignment of program scope with strategic business objectives, and made recommendations to modify the program to enhance effectiveness toward the business result or strategic intent.
  • Coached, mentored and led personnel within a technical team environment.
  • Provided roadmaps, strategic business planning, corporate strategy and market research.
  • Prepared and defined each project scope of work, financial plan, its goals and deliverables.
  • Managed the operational, financial and technological aspects of each project based on time-lines and work plans.
  • Provide scope, resource and time estimates for projects presented for testing and analysis.

Confidential

Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Established Project Management Office at client site.
  • Managed different teams working on programs and sorted out any possible chances of conflicts
  • Developed complex program Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Provided project turn-around expertise at the customer site with emphasis on regaining customer confidence.
  • Provided delivery management to ensure customer satisfaction and reference-ability.
  • Developed project plans.
  • Monitored project activities and advised staff of issues due to resource availability.
  • Led issue resolution, risk identification and mitigation. Encouraged the active use of a strong risk management framework with the project teams and stakeholders.
  • Executive Council and various status reports utilizing MS Office tools suite and project/portfolio management solution.
  • Set the direction for the project team. Ensured respectful communications by creating an atmosphere of collaboration and iterative improvements, inspiring people and teamwork, and welcoming change by team engagement of planning and problem solving.

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Guided several departments in designing and developing the project till it reached the production stage
  • Collaborated with management teams to deliver assigned programs - Developed competition timeline, assessed/identified potential bottlenecks in project process
  • Developed and initiated internal processes to improve program delivery within specific timeframes.
  • Established goals and milestones as per the estimated output generated by the project.

Application Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Developed customized driver electronics for customers worldwide
  • Worked closely with key customers to achieve new product definition
  • Designed and implemented drive electronics for several Confidential (using Xilinx FPGA)
  • Helped with 3 year Strategic Product/Business plans
  • Developed digital camera system solution (with image sensor group)
  • Worked at customers' labs to establish and debugged customer systems (Monitors, Projectors, HDTV etc.)
  • Defined drive electronics on a chip solution

Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Driving product from idea to production
  • Created process flow documentation and defined project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Partnered with internal groups to gather project requirements
  • Identified technology solutions to business problems
  • Performed data analysis and implement integration strategies for various systems

Applications Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Led and directed the activities of the Applications and Support group to achieve the goals of Confidential and Programmable Logic Devices and serve the PLD market.
  • Overseeing software development and securing third party software support
  • Managing world-wide hardware support
  • Planning and implementing strategies for market success of the PLD's
  • Identifying future system requirements for new products
  • World-wide training activities including FAEs, sales, and customers
  • QA the PLD's Software (OPAL)

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