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Sr Business Analyst / Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 13+ years of extensive experience in finance domain managing multiple complex projects as Business Analyst and Scrum Master
  • Have experience analyzing and gathering requirements for Business Requirement Documents (BRD), Functional System Designs (FSD), and Statements of Work to complete program/project life cycles.
  • Skilled in translating the business requirements to technical requirements with powerful analysis and modeling tools (cash flow statements, valuations) to match strategic business objectives with practical technical solutions.
  • 4+ years of experience as Certified Scrum Master with hands - on experience in aligning business needs to IT solutions, capable leader in delivering large-scale software development projects by effectively collaborating, facilitating, leading and coaching multiple Scrum teams. Driving the adoption of Agile Scrum, removing impediments and fostering self-management.
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
  • Expertise in RPA processes, including requirements gathering, solution designing, coding, testing, debugging, documentation and implementation using different tools such as and Blue Prism
  • Experience in developing overall 20 processes for Client using RPA tools, Business analysis, Business Process Development, and Automation skills.
  • Expert in LEAN - Six-Sigma Methodology.
  • Develop sound workflows and validate derivative data working closely within investment data, derivative services and investment personnel
  • Certified Scrum Master, currently working as a Project Manager, managing Projects with RPA capabilities.
  • Diverse Experience managing across several technology streams, i.e. ETL, Informatica, SAP, Unix, Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, RPA
  • Strong knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture and its application to real-time business solutions.
  • Lead the Teams Both On-shore and Offshore Teams to ensure the deliverables are smoothly achieved on time.
  • Knowledge of ETL (extract, transform and load) tools and processes.
  • Expert in developing and re-engineering financial and IT process related changes.
  • Experienced and comprehensive understanding of Web-Service components
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder meetings, and giving software demos to key stakeholders.
  • Work closely with project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.
  • Educate and reinforce scrum methodology and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders.
  • Understanding banking IT systems, integration and function of each system.
  • A self-motivator and capable of working independently & delivering commitments in challenging environment.
  • Verify all aspects of Client Identification Program (CIP) and ensure documents are provided and in accordance with know Your Customer (KYC) standards as part of AML

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Deep understanding of finance products, Reconciliations, Trade support, Fund accounting, Ability to do multi-tasking within short period, Agile Principals, Agile Coach, Scrum-Tasks, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Six Sigma, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, Meetings/Retrospectives, Communication, Project Management, SharePoint, Service Oriented Architecture, Story-Based Development, Iteration/Sprint, Conflict Resolution, managing escalations and Robotics.
  • Solid knowledge of architecting, integrating, and operating information and data management technologies Passionate about driving design consensus across multiple teams Deep understanding of services oriented architecture, system and reliability, software architecture, enterprise application integration, and operational support issues

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Agile: Scrum Master, Sprint Planning, release Planning, Scrum Meet, Retrospective, Story estimation, Client Demo, Agile metrics, Migrating project to Agile, Continuous Integration, TDD, ATDD, BDD, FDD, Pair Programming, Agile Games, Training People on SCRUM.

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Six Sigma

RPA Tools: Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism

Project Model: SCRUM, SAFe, Scrumban, XP, waterfall

Project Management: Creating Project Matrices, People Management, Release Management, Risk Management, Leave management, Training people on Agile.

Agile Tool: JIRA

Version Control: SVN, Microsoft Visual Source Safe

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr Business Analyst / Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Translate RPA business requirements to RPA architecture ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing finance systems implementation lead designer.
  • Coordinated with offshore team to allocate and share test case preparation, testing and defects
  • Liaised with onshore development team and client manager for understanding of requirements
  • Worked very closely with the product owner ensuring the goals, scope, and product domain is understood by everyone in the team and assisted in arranging the Product/Sprint backlog to maximize value.
  • Assisted and coached the team in scrum adoption, self-organization and cross functionality to create a high value product.
  • Performed tool evaluation and feasibility to help in selecting suitable Automation tool for RPA implementation.
  • Worked closely with the SSA team to analyze, design, develop, and unit test IT applications, including those developed in a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Participated in online meetings to demonstrate the capabilities of RPA for on-going projects and potential clients.
  • Performed Gap analysis for new functionality requirements, identified and documented improving areas to meet the end state requirements as well as prioritized them based on actual business needs to align them with the product release roadmap.
  • Adjust Blue Prism reporting to highlight benefit realization and track opportunities for future process improvement
  • Involved in GAP and Feasibility analysis for the design and architecture of the new application.
  • Created and tracked product backlog using issue-tracking tool "JIRA".
  • Facilitated and participated in regular stand-up meeting.
  • Works with cross-functional project managers to allocate the right resources, monitors performance, and assures consistency across all solutions.
  • Liaised between the lines of business and the development teams to translate business and design requirements into technical requirements in Agile Projects.
  • Worked closely with offshore team to understand the client requirements and managing the operations aspects of project.

Environment: Waterfall Methodology, MS Visio, TDP, Adobe Analytics, Oracle 12g, JIRA, MS Project 2013, RALLY, Microsoft SharePoint, TFS, Agile Methodology. Knowledge of Safe, methodology and framework

Confidential

Business Analyst /Scrum Master/ Product Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated with offshore team to allocate and share test case preparation, testing and defects
  • Liaised with onshore development team and client manager for understanding of requirements
  • Driving the project towards the project profitability by managing task and milestone-based cost management with input from finance team.
  • Worked with UAT team for coordination and closing the gap.
  • Worked on Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to deliver direct profitability while improving accuracy across entire business functions.
  • Facilitating Agile release planning and helping the and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to defining and prioritizing the product backlog.
  • Conduct Daily stand up meeting, Sprint planning meeting, Sprint review meeting and sprint retrospective meeting during the agile project execution
  • Lead client projects, understand business needs, identify future RPA opportunities, build RPA solutions that create footing for future RPA development
  • Maintaining and managing any risks and issues relating to the RPA projects
  • Extensive experience with valuation of Derivatives includes Forwards, Swaps, Options and Futures.
  • Track and reports key project metrics, informing stakeholders as appropriate
  • Use project management & ticket tracking software to effectively manage the team's backlog and sprint-committed items
  • Facilitate transition from iterative to agile project methodology.
  • Responsible for managing and executing finance systems projects across different locations.
  • Understanding business requirement and converting to IT solutions.
  • Structured and Facilitated daily standups, Review, Retrospective, Sprit Planning, Demo sessions.
  • Working collaboratively with the Product Owner and other Cross-Functional development teams both internal and external vendor base.
  • Assist the Product Owner with the creation of User Stories, Prioritization, and Backlog Grooming via emergent requirement felicitation while supporting the overall organizational goals.
  • Tracking and reporting on scrum team velocity while managing Sprint capacity.
  • Held regular meetings with the system architects, developers, database administrators, quality testers during the entire project to assure that the critical as well as the minute details of the project were discussed and issues were resolved beforehand.
  • As a scrum master facilitated various scrum ceremonies such as Backlog refinement meetings, Sprint Planning Meetings, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review Meeting and Retrospective meeting and solved the various impediments during the sprint cycles efficiently.
  • Extensively used JIRA for issue tracking, managing the project, tracking and managing the bugs, control gaps.
  • Worked on centralized comprehensive web-based system digital checklist that is used for signing off the process.
  • Prioritize and create user stories in product the Product Owner, Business Stakeholders, and delivery team to understand business needs and identified appropriate solutions.
  • Proficient in Best Practices around project preparation, AS-IS, TO-BE, GAP analysis, Configurations, Testing (Process / Integration) and Training, Documentation, Go-Live & Support Management of day-to-day production support issues in areas of Recons and Compliance and Risk
  • Worked on AML, conduct independent research to gather and record data from internal systems, commercial databases, and the Internet
  • Conduct investigations based on global standards, policies, tools, and procedures to ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements for AML
  • Worked on Derivatives (Futures & Options), reengineering, GAP Analysis
  • Worked on RPA for Derivatives.
  • Created custom site templates and list templates for developing customized pages for the portal for share point
  • Created Project Portfolio to maintain documentation and created SharePoint Site for data storage
  • Created various InfoPath forms for users to fill them and published them to SharePoint form library

Environment: Waterfall Methodology, MS Visio, TDP, Adobe Analytics, Oracle 12g, JIRA, MS Project 2013, RALLY, Microsoft SharePoint, TFS, Agile Methodology.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with end users to identify and clarify requirements.
  • Conduct business and systems requirements analysis at code and data level, such as data mapping and data conversion analysis.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the business architecture.
  • Assist with technology requirements gathering, design, implementation, management, and support of various technology components, with primary focus on analytics and testing.
  • Performed UAT (User Acceptance Testing) on various system test cases to improve quality of the new system releases and upgrades. Liaison between client area and technical organization; planning and conducting and directing the analysis of highly complex business problems to be solved with automated systems.
  • Provide technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet business requirements.
  • Worked closely with project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.
  • Functional Support and End to End Functional Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Global Implementation support, Upgrades, Business Analysis and Strategies.
  • Preparing the weekly status report and sharing to the Manager to discuss on weekly progress.

Environment: Waterfall Methodology, MS Visio, Adobe Analytics, Oracle, Microsoft Office 2015 (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Project management to develop automate reconciliation system for a leading Hedge fund and set up all the recons in the web-based tool with a SQL Server as back end and allows multicurrency, multi instrument and way reconciliations.
  • Shadowed the Statisticians and other SMEs using SAS on the job to understand the existing processes and functionalities, Identified the gaps in the existing systems by performing GAP analysis on the AS-IS business processes.
  • Created the TO-BE business process maps to communicate the solutions to the entire team as well as to gain the approval of the SMEs, Assessment developers, Statisticians and the management teams.
  • Involved in extensive testing of the Recon system developed internally and setting it up as per client’s requirements on SQL Server.
  • Test fund data in QA environment for new clients and bring them to the live environment.
  • Functionally tested the developed systems (UAT) and responsible for decision-making process migrating to production environment for new clients.
  • End user training and sign off for UAT.
  • Preparing position heads up, MIS reports and sent to client.

Confidential

Account Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in GR/IR account project, cleared all the OPEN items, and completed the open item project with in time line.
  • Reconciliation of Cash, bank and treasury accounts & closed activities
  • Reconciling AP & AR accounts
  • Fixed assets Maintenance - Additions, retirements of all fixed assets database in Oracle FA
  • Reconciliation of Fixed asset recs
  • Calculation of monthly depreciation in SL FA system and posting in GL.
  • Monitoring and tracking of all assets additions and retirements in Oracle FA.
  • Preparing process maps and working all the recs on six sigma.
  • Doing GL reconciliation’s and month end closed.

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