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Business Analyst & Project Manager Resume

New York, CitY

SUMMARY:

  • 15+ years of experience across various roles as Project Manager, Business Analyst and Test Lead providing end - to-end solutions to the client.
  • Over 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager. Managed projects independently of team strength up to 10 members.
  • More than 10 years of experience in Capital markets, Banking, Finance and Insurance domains.
  • Excellent mix of operational and technical skills, strong experience in all facets of Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Strong project management background in leading end to end project management delivery including managing client and stakeholder’s expectations.
  • Ability to work independently and lead processes with a delivery-focused approach and the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with business sponsors and technical specialists
  • Expertise in creating project and program related documentation including process flows, communication plans, project plans, risk register, issue log.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - New York City

Business Analyst & Project Manager

  • Develop and track project plan for various client conversions including scope definition with business owners, estimation, resource planning and identification.
  • Own the issues/risk catalog and present to steering committee along with resolution/mitigation.
  • Periodic report dashboards to the senior management that tracks time and resources.
  • Developed Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirement Specification (FRS) and data mapping sheet for various clients converting from Mellon application to BNY application.
  • Gap analysis - performed Current state and Future state analysis and documented the gaps. Worked with the various business and technology stakeholders on resolution.
  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.
  • Getting stake holder sign off on requirements documents.
  • Test planning and execution of functional testing, UAT and client testing for various client conversions.
  • Communicate and support best practices across stakeholder team.
  • Created macros for Excel test data input, mainframe bulk data entry, Text to Excel file formatting and automated file comparison.
  • Extensively worked on OMGEO Standing Settlement Instruction (SSI) project to enable the global custodian to become the owner of SSI data.
  • Gained extensive knowledge on various custody applications processing - Transaction processing, Cash processing, Corporate Action & Income processing and Derivatives processing.

Confidential - New Jersey

BQ & QA Lead

  • Developed Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirement Specification (FRS) for various PNN & RPNN web pages.
  • Understand and document the current PNN & RPNN web application process and functionality.
  • Closely interacted with Business users and clients for the requirements gathering and requirement changes.
  • Responsible to present the requirements to business, operations and other participants and obtain sign-off for the requirements and any change requests.
  • Developed test approach document for various PNN & RPNN web pages and addressed testing issues and challenges faced in the .Net rewrite project.
  • Created and Reviewed Functional, UAT test plans and Requirement Traceability Matrix.
  • Performed functional and UAT test data entry.
  • Coordinated with Business Users during UAT (User acceptance testing) phase.
  • Conducted defect meeting to make sure the defects are fixed and implemented on time to proceed further testing.
  • IBM RFT monthly automation test script execution for various partnership applications - PNN, RPNN, iCash, iFoundation, POA and IIA applications.

Confidential - New York City

Project Manager - Testing

  • Worked as Test manager for Confidential client - Bank of New York and Mellon bank merger related application platform conversion program.
  • Understand the current domestic custody application process (Clients outbound Settlement, Holdings, projection and cash files) and re-engineered the various client feeds for the global platform after the through gap analysis.
  • Closely interacted with Business users and clients for the requirements gathering.
  • Developed Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirement Specification (FRS) and data mapping sheet for various client feeds.
  • Responsible to present the requirements to business, operations and other participants and obtain sign-off for the requirements and any change requests.
  • Developed test approach document for various client feeds and addressed testing issues and challenges faced in the domain migration project.
  • Created and Reviewed Functional, UAT and Client testing test plan.
  • Performed UAT test data entry and settlement of various transactions like - Receive Free, Deliver Free, Receive Vs Pay, Deliver Vs Pay trades, cash vouchers and various corporate action events (Redemption and Income activities).
  • Created macros for Excel test data input, mainframe bulk data entry, Text to Excel file formatting and automated file comparison.
  • Coordinated with Business users and Clients during UAT (User acceptance testing) phase.
  • Conducted defect meeting to make sure the defects are fixed and implemented on time to proceed further testing.
  • Coordinated test region request form and other UAT batch run related test region activities.
  • Performed end to end system integration testing for client Inbound message processing.
  • Conducting interview for the new resources joining the team - Business Analyst, testing team and developers.

Confidential

Project Manager/Business Analyst

  • Defined program and project goals, objectives, product services, constraints, assumptions, risks and facilitated the processes by working with the project team, sponsor, and stakeholders to baseline the scope of the work and enable development of the plan.
  • Provided end to end project management support and delivery.
  • Developed project documentation and SOWs.
  • Developed detailed project plan, liaison with other teams and units to ensure timely delivery of projects.
  • Performed Gap Analysis by identifying existing technologies, documenting the enhancements to meet the end state requirements.
  • Developed test plans and test scripts.
  • Assisted in User Acceptance Testing, developing and maintaining quality procedures, and ensuring that appropriate documentations are in place.
  • Worked with development and testing teams to accomplish timely release objectives

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