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Senior Business Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Seeking a position as Business Analyst/Business System Analyst/QA Lead BSA with growth oriented organization where my motivation, experience and broad skill set will be utilized to their full potential.15+ years of progressive experience in IT in different fields like: business analysis, preparation of business requirements and use cases, preparation of specifications according to organizational standards, management of business processes, preparation high level requirements and DRS, software development and support, functional and performance testing of standalone and web applications including trading applications and platforms, preparation of test plans, test cases and test data.
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in business analysis, developing the business solutions for telecom, trading, wealth management and insurance IT solutions.
  • Experience in assessing and identifying clients' business needs, working with stakeholders and project teams to prioritize collected requirements, documenting requirements critical to achieving business objectives, identifying and establishing project scope based on requirements analysis in order to define impact, outcome criteria, and measure - taking actions, creating use case models and etc.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in business analysis, developing the business solutions for equities, derivatives trading systems and risk management, gathering business requirements from clients directly and through a sales channels, writing formal business and functional specifications and requirement documents, plus UAT and SIT, functional and performance testing of trading platforms, capital market applications, pre-trade analytics applications, trading products and services, algorithmic trading applications, portfolio and risk management applications and post-trading applications and etc.
  • 6+ years of extensive experience in object oriented programming, C/C++/C#/.NET and Java/J2EE programming, research and development new programming techniques and algorithms include of programming Unit test frameworks.
  • 12+ years of progressive experience in functional, non-functional and performance testing including manual QA methods and using automated tools like Confidential /Mercury QTP, LoadRunner, WinRunner, Mercury Test Director, and Rational Rose Tools.
  • Proven experience in all phases of software development and delivery processes: business analysis, QA, testing, system analysis, development, integration and deployment.
  • Over 6 years of progressive experience in business analysis, gathering business requirements, identifying project risks, development of risk management plans, creating high level, functional, detailed and performance requirements, creating use cases and business requirements documents, assisting with functional/regression/performance/UAT/SIT testing, identifying, tracking, escalating and resolving business systems issues.
  • Experience in assembling, analyzing, and generating high quality functional specifications for technical teams to work from
  • Over 12 years of progressive experience in functional and performance testing and software development in multi-platform environment.
  • Expertise in equity, options and derivatives trading platforms, front, back and middle office (like Fidessa, Triton OMS, TCS, FQT, Imagine, Basel, POSIT, ITS, ADP, Cameron FIX and QuickFix engines and etc), experience in business analysis, development of risk management plans, functional, non-functional, performance and regression testing of equities and derivatives trading platforms, derivatives modeling and etc.
  • Extensive experience in performance and functional testing, both manual and using automated tools like Mercury/ Confidential LoadRunner, QuickTest, WinRunner, TestDirector, Selenium, Ration Rose automated tools. Creating user stories, use cases, test plans, test cases, test strategy and execution of regression, functional and performance tests.
  • Expertise in development and testing in-home solutions using C++/VC++/C#/Java/J2EE and .Net framework, proposing and developing tools for QA purposes
  • Experience in object oriented programming, client/server application design multithreading, customer integration, proposing and developing tools for integration process, financial and telecom application development.
  • Experience in requirement capture, user support and facilitation of user acceptance testing towards development of a large scale, distributed pricing and risk management framework for VaR (Value at Risk) for structured equity derivatives products. Good understanding or exposure to equity derivatives pricing, backtesting and risk management, VaR, nVar and different methods of Var Calculation (like Monte Carlo method).
  • Expertise in functional and performance testing and advanced QA processes, using automated tools. (LoadRunner, WinRunner, Mercury Test Director, QuickTest, Confidential Quality Center and Rational Rose Tools)
  • Good knowledge in Java/J2EE,Sybase,Oracle, BEA Weblogic, EJB, JMS, Servlet, SOA, JSP, XML,C/C++, VC++,C#, .NET, MFC, ATL, COM/DCOM, ASP.Net and Lisp/AutoLisp.
  • Apache Tomcat 5.0/5.5/6.0, Apache Axis, Apache Geronimo, SOAP, Web services
  • Over six (6+) years working experience in software development using Java/J2EE, C#, ASP.NET, SOAP, SQL, T-SQL,XML,HTTP, Swing
  • Over five(5+) years working experience in creating Unit test modules (Java/ JUnit/C#/NUnit)
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Social adaptability and communication skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to learn quickly

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows Vista/XP/2000/NT/9x/3.x, UNIX/Solaris, Linux, HPUX, AIX, MS-DOS

Programming Languages: Java/J2EE/Pojo, C/C++, C#/VC#, VC++, SQL, T-SQL, Tcl/Tk, ASP.NET, Lisp, UML, XML, HTML, Assembler x86, VB, VBScript, Shell scripting

Software Technologies and APIs: Advanced QA methodologies, OOD/OOP

.Net framework: C#, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, LINQ, J2EE, EJB 2.0/EJB 3.0, JSP, JSF, JMS, Servlets, JavaMail, JDBC, Ant, DOM, JAXP, SOAP, Ajax, Hibernate, Swing, AWT

Proficient with: HTTP, HTML, XML,XSLT, JAX-RPC

Design Patterns: Experience in database programming and performance for various relational database management systems, primarily Oracle 9i, Oracle 10i and MS SQL Server 2005/2008.

Software Development and Automation Testing Tools:

Good knowledge of automated tools: Mercury LoadRunner, QuickTest, TestDirector, QC Suite and WinRunner, Selenium, Empirix e-tools(CallMaster NXT, DEXand other) e-Test Suite, Rational Functional Tester Eclipse, IntelliJ, Borland JBuilder 9.0, JBuilder X and 2005, JBuilder OptimizeIT, JProbe, JUnit

Application servers: BEA Weblogic, IBM WebSphere, JBoss and GlassFish, MS Visual Studio .Net (2003,2005 and 2008), Visual C++ (5.0,6.0), Borland C++, AutoLisp, STL, MFC, WFC, ATL, Bugzilla, JIRA, Mercury Quality Center, SQL Server, Access, Oracle Development Console

Oracle/database tools: Sybase Studio, AquaStudio (t-SQL),Toad, DB Solo, Pl/SQL developer MS Visio, MS Excel, Visual Modeler, Visual SourceSafe, PVSC, Win CVS and Tortise

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in indentifying and recommending solutions in support of program objectives, coordinated multiple projects;
  • Involved in requirement gathering sessions, worked with Project Managers and the clients to ensure effective communication and solutions development, project requirements and project status;
  • Involved in preparation of data mapping, development of application knowledge and their internal dependences;
  • Analyze and manipulate a large data sets, market/client orders and trades, allocation data and reporting data;
  • Involved in review, analyzing and evaluation process of business and functional requirements, documentation, process flows and data models to contribute to the development of project plans, project deliverables, cost/benefits analysis, time line estimates, scope and control;
  • Involved in gathering, analysis, and prioritization of customer and business requirements on assigned projects like Fidessa CTP/Enterprise platform migration, SOR (Smart order routing) enhancement, CAMA, CTAC, CASE and TOP enhancements, derivatives modeling;
  • Coordinated detailed business requirements phases identifying, tracking and resolving business systems issues for FQT application enhancement;
  • Involved in research, analyzing and documenting stakeholder needs in accordance with Project Life Cycle
  • Recommends business solutions that satisfy sponsor/stakeholder needs continually exploring and assessing options for value-add for clients.
  • Involved in review, analysis, and evaluation detailed business and functional requirements, documentation, request of proposal and request for information, process flows and data models of Fidessa CTP migration project including project charter, project deliverables, cost/benefits analysis, scope and control;
  • Involved in gathering, analysis, and prioritization of customer and business requirements on a new project on a top of BlueBox for Risk management.
  • Assisting in defining business requirements and implementing business solutions as part of an existing project team on new TCS (Trade Capturing System) application project;
  • Involved in detailed requirement phases identifying, tracking, escalating and resolving business systems issues (equity trading platforms);
  • Design and creation of test strategies, test plans, test cases and core test functionality in several software trading and settlement modules and applications (like Fidessa CAMA, OMAR, TMAR enterprise systems), enhancement of FDA (Fidessa Data Architecture) for Confidential clients in Canada and USA;
  • Design and creation of test plans, test scenarios and core test functionality in UAT testing and configuration testing of integration solution systems (Fidessa, TCS, ITS, Imagine and etc)
  • Analyzing processes, developing requirements and specifications, and coordinating and implementing changes;
  • Prepared detailed user requirements documentation, business rules and data flow, business activity and workflow, interacted with traders and trading support group, working with the technical core team to configure the new implementation of trading destinations and trading engine using FIX (FIX 4.0 and 4.2) and STAMP protocols;
  • Involved in design and implementation of new FDA modules using T-SQL (Sybase database development tasks) for Fidessa Database Platform;
  • Design and implementation, coding and testing of new store procedures for FDA updated releases;

SKILL:

  • Knowledge of Fidessa Enterprise Trading Platform, and it’s different modules for trading, post trading and pre-trading activities (CAMA, TOR, CTAC, FDA and etc);
  • Knowledge of TCS (Trades Capture System), Imagine trading platform, ADP, Reuters Desktop application, Bloomberg data feed module and etc.
  • Knowledge of FIX 4.1, FIX 4.2 and FIX 5.0 protocols, trading engines implementations based on FIX messaging services and knowledge of STAMP protocol
  • Knowledge of equities, options and equity derivatives.
  • Tcl/Tk, Shell Scripting, XML;
  • Sybase ASE, SQL, T-SQL, store procedures;
  • UML, Design Patterns;
  • MS Visio, Excel, VBA
  • UNIX/Solaris, Linux,Windows XP Pro

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst/BSA/QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in defining business requirements and implementing business solutions as part of an existing project team on new ALGO GUI project.
  • Involved in gathering, analysis, and prioritization of customer and business requirements on assigned projects like OMS strategies, algorithmic trading, derivatives modeling;
  • Documented project requirements and specifications according to Confidential standards and best practices;
  • Involved in detailed requirement phases identifying, tracking, escalating and resolving business systems issues (equity trading platforms/derivatives trading platforms)
  • Involved in defining business requirements and business analysis of several plug-ins for equity and derivative solutions based on Triton trading platform.
  • Involved in defining business requirements and business analysis of prototype of new software module for Risk management (VaR calculations, PnL, backtesting and etc)
  • Involved in defining business requirements, gap analysis preparation and testing for integrated systems including OpenLink’s Fidur STP solution, Imagine front end system, Confidential SOR and Confidential Matrix.
  • Involved in preparation of data mapping, development of application knowledge and their internal dependences (Triton trading platform, POSIT and Algo trading applications);
  • Analyze and manipulate a large data sets, trading, orders and allocation data;
  • Design and creation of test plans, test cases and core test functionality in several software trading and settlement applications (like TDAM pre-processing application, EOD report tool, new DataServer platform for post trade and pre-trading activity) for Confidential clients in Canada and USA. Prepared detailed user requirements documentation, business rules and data flow, business activity and workflow, working with the technical core team to configure the new modules of software frameworks to match the mentioned requirements.
  • Analyzing processes, developing requirements and specifications, and coordinating and implementing changes for derivatives trading applications;
  • Prepared detailed user requirements documentation, business rules and data flow, business activity and workflow, interacted with traders and trading support group, working with the technical core team to configure the new implementation of trading destinations and trading engine using FIX protocol. (FIX 4.2)
  • Design and creation of performance and functional test plans and test cases, created automated test for performance testing (LoadRunner) and application functional testing (QuickTest and WinRunner).
  • Analyzed Business Requirements, System Functional Specifications and Data Models to identify test requirements to validate the functionality of the application.
  • Design and implementation, coding and testing of new Unit test modules for .Net Solutions of post-trade applications (using NUnit).
  • Executed initial and functional tests, regression and automated tests to ensure that the new version of FX Server (Automated Cross-Border Trading Server) meets the defined requirements

SKILL:

  • Knowledge of trading, post trading and pre-trading applications frameworks and activity, Best Market Algorithm, derivatives (options and equity trading), Risk management (VaR calculations, greeks, PnL and etc);
  • Knowledge of FIX protocol, Murex, Imagine, OpenLink trading solutions, POSIT, POUNCE and some trading engines implementations based on FIX messaging services
  • Knowledge of equities and equity derivatives, FX derivatives
  • LoadRunner, QuickTest, Mercury Test Director, Confidential /Mercury QC
  • C#, NUnit, ASP.Net, Java, XML;
  • HTML, UML, Design Patterns;
  • MS Visio, Excel
  • Sybase ASE, SQL, Oracle;
  • UNIX/Solaris, Linux,Windows 2000/XP Pro

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst/QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering, analysis, and prioritization of customer and business requirements on new Security platform projects (Select Audit platform);
  • Analyzed Business Requirements, System Functional Specifications and Data Models to identify test requirements to validate the functionality of the application.
  • Developed use cases, defining and documenting user procedures and workflows
  • Participated in the systems implementation process by defining business requirements, system specifications and processes, developing test strategies and test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support for Select Audit framework
  • Design and creation of test plans, test cases and core test functionality in several modules of Select Audit and Select Federation framework solutions for enterprise clients in Canada and USA. Prepared detailed user requirements documentation, business rules and data flow, business activity and workflow, working with the technical core team to configure the new modules of software frameworks to match the mentioned requirements.
  • Design and creation of performance test plans and test cases, created automated test for performance testing (LoadRunner) and application functional testing (QuickTest and WinRunner).
  • Design and implementation, coding and testing of new Unit test modules for Select Audit integration module, J2EE based application.

SKILL:

  • MS Visio, MS Excel, Bugzilla, Confidential QC
  • LoadRunner, WinRunner, QuickTest, Mercury Test Director
  • Java, J2EE, Log4j,EJB,JMS, Servlets, JSP,JSF,SAX/DOM parsing, XML, JNDI, JDBC, JUnit, JMF, C++ (legacy projects),Web Services, HTML, UML, Design Patterns.
  • BEA Weblogic 8.1/9.2/10, Websphere 6.0.2.15, Borland JBuilder 2005 and X, Eclipse, Ant
  • Apache Tomcat 5.0/5.5/6.0, Apache Axis, Apache Geronimo, SOAP, Web services
  • Oracle 9.x, SQL, PL/SQL, Sun One LDAP
  • SCRUM and JAD sessions, Agile methodology
  • Confidential -UX,UNIX/Solaris, Linux, Windows 2000/XP Pro

Confidential

Sr. Business Analyst/QA Lead/QA manager

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the systems implementation process by defining business requirements, system specifications and processes, developing test strategies and test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support for AGW application server
  • Designed functional, non functional and regression test strategies for the system test effort
  • Developed test matrix, test cases, and test scenarios for assigned projects
  • Organized and participated in regularly scheduled status reviews with team members from various functional areas
  • Analyzed Business Requirements, System Functional Specifications and Data Models to identify test requirements to validate the functionality of the application.
  • Created Test Plans based on Business Requirements, created and executed Test Cases and test Procedures both manually and using the automated tools.
  • Design and implementation a new software application for XAP messages simulation using Java/J2EE (EJB, JSP, Servlets). Design and implementation store procedures and advanced queries on Oracle 9/10.
  • Design and implementation prototype of mobile trading application based on XAP platform, FIX module implementation.
  • Created and executed test cases, unit tests and special test processes for new XAP application: alerts messaging, multi messaging MMS, WAP and SMS available. Unit test was created using JUnit, and automated test packages were used. Technology used in implementation is J2EE (Servlets, EJB, JSP, JMS, XML)
  • Design, implementation and testing of new test framework inside our XAP application, using Java, J2EE modules and JUnit

Environment:

  • Unix(Solaris), Linux, Windows 2000/XP;
  • Java/J2EE, EJB, JMS,Servlets,JSP and JNDI, Weblogic 7.0 and 8.1, Ant, Oracle 9i and Oracle 10g, Jbuilder and Eclipse;
  • Rational Rose UML tool and Visio, Eclipse and ArgoUML;
  • Mercury LoadRunner, WinRunner, QuickTest, Mercury TestDirector, Empirix Hammer package(CallMaster NXT, DEXand other) e-Test Suite,

Confidential

Sr. System analyst/Software Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed sanity and regression testing new modules of MoldWorks, WebMold and WebCatalog applications, software for Mechanical Engineering. Our projects were implemented with using core technologies of .NET, using C#(VC#) and tested using Unit test modules created on .NET/C# platform, manual testing and automated testing using LoadRunner/WinRunner.
  • Design and implementation new image processing techniques using C++/C#/Java (image processing for CAD systems)
  • Design and implementation of new Web Architecture application using Java/J2EE/XML

Environment:

  • Windows 2000/XP: C++/C#, ATL, COM, Visual C++, MFC, STL, InterDev, Lisp (Cocreate API), AutoLisp, Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server
  • Unix(Solaris), Linux, Java/J2EE, Weblogic 7.0, Ant, Oracle 8i, Jbuilder and Eclipse, Jboss,
  • Mercury LoadRunner, WinRunner

Confidential

Software Developer/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implementation of new functionality in the new modules of ARC+ main application using VC++, ATL, COM and Java.
  • Software development of new modules ARC+ Web design application using Java/C++, creating automation testing platform using Java/JUnit.
  • Performed sanity and regression testing new modules of ARC+ and ARCView aplications software for Civil Engineering and architectural design. Our projects were implemented with using core technologies of VC++ and C++(include COM and DCOM) and tested using Unit test modules created on VC++ platform, manual testing and automated testing using LoadRunner and Rational Rose Testing Tools.

Environment: UNIX/LINUX/Windows 2000/NT: C/C++, STL, Visual C++, MFC, ATL, Java, SQL server, COM/DCOM, Windows API, Visual Basic, WinRunner, Rational Software.

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