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Senior Business Analyst Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

Experienced and professional Senior Business Analyst possessing thorough knowledge of Fixed Income, Wealth & Asset Management, Tax Credit Investments, Regulatory Reporting, Equity, Derivative Markets, Fix Protocol Connectivity, Algorithmic/Crossing and Alternative Investment Solutions. Accomplished in developing creative solutions for complex business workflow processes and additionally possess excellent managerial, communication, writing, organization, and team building skills.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Writing Business Requirement Specifications/User Stories(JIRAs) for the Supervision Database Products
  • Participating in the SID Software Release Lifecycles using the Agile/Scrum Methodology with JIRA Software
  • Participating in the Scrum Calls (Daily Stand - up Meeting), Sprints/Sprint Planning & Retrospective
  • Creating a Website (HTML/Markdown) for older Business Requirement Specifications using Eclipse and Concordion Software for future test automation integration

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote/Updated FIX 5.0/4.4Connectivity API Specs for the Confidential Fixed Income All-to-All Open Trading Platform
  • Wrote Release Notes/BRD/FRDs for the Confidential API Broker/Dealer & Institutional Client Releases
  • Used Visio extensively to define the workflow processes for Confidential Open Trading System (Axe/Market List)
  • Worked on Client On-line Platform creating FIX API Specifications for Open Trading (Axe/Market List) & RFQs
  • Administrated all Confidential API Specifications/Documentation and Release Notes using Perforce

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote Business Requirements and Project Plan Documentation for an enterprise system implementation of the Concur (Travel, Gift & Entertainment Reimbursement ) Software Application Platform
  • Ran weekly requirements gathering meetings with Business Users/Stakeholders
  • Designed workflow approval processes using the Visio extensively, providing a framework for deployment
  • Served as the key liaison with Concur (3rd Party Software Vendor) during the Pre-Implementation process, helping identify and design workflow processes for the vendor side’s system implementation

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed a comparative analysis on various institutional alternative investment platforms (Investran, Integratec, AmortizationPro & Confidential In-house Solution) to help the Confidential decide on a final platform solution for the Direct Investment Program.
  • Platform requirements analysis consisted of a Business Requirements Document (BRD) - used for RFPs to the vendors, Confidential Case documentation, process workflow diagrams, data dictionary, and mock up screens emulating the deal workflow
  • Created a final Direct Investment Program PowerPoint Deck combining all analysis and vendor proposal information (final platform recommendation) and was presented to senior management

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Ran meetings and interviewed end users to analyze and document current process methodologies (Order/Trade Lifecycle & Operations Reconciliation and Reporting Processes)
  • Wrote all documentation relating to the Implementation Project- System Integration (SIT) /Production Acceptance (PAT) Test Plans with corresponding Test Cases
  • Used Visio extensively to map out and document complicated Trade/Settlement and UMA/SMA Processes
  • Performed manual UAT Testing for Charles River Development/Advent Portfolio Exchange- Trading/Portfolio Management Systems and the Great Plains Accounting Application

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote Functional Specification Documentation using Visio extensively for a Gap Analysis/Process Improvement Project within the Regulatory Reporting and Controls Department
  • Ran meetings and interviewed end users to analyze and document current process methodologies
  • Participated in meetings with Senior Management to analyze the Functional Specification Documentation to identify gaps, outstanding issues, and process improvement opportunities in regulatory reporting and processes

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote all business requirements consisting of Data Analysis/Data Mapping/SQL Stored Procedures for the LDR Reporting Tool within a Longview (LVTS) Trading System 7.2 upgrade project - Replacing Crystal Reports
  • Ran all business requirements meetings with the end users and developers during the requirements gathering phase
  • Wrote all Test Cases/Scenarios including regression, integration and direct traceability test cases for all specific business requirements and enhancements
  • Managed a team and participated in the execution of all Test Cases during the QA Cycle for the LDR Tool
  • Participated in the UAT and Final Release of the LVTS upgrade project

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on a team of Business Analysts writing business requirements and process flow documentation for Confidential ’s
  • Worked with an Off Shore Team writing Test Scripts and performing quality assurance for an Alternative Investment
  • Performed quality assurance directly with development enhancing and increasing the delivery build time frames

Confidential, New York, NY

Vice President- Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Built/Implemented a Futures Algorithmic Trading System connecting to all Futures Exchanges in both US and Europe
  • Wrote all Business Requirements Documentation, Confidential Cases, and Detailed Test Scripts during the Algorithmic Trading System implementation Lifecycle
  • Managed and planned all requirements gathering, development, and QA meetings between both Confidential ’s Futures and Algorithmic teams
  • Member of a QA Team performing comprehensive regression testing for DMA/OMS and Institutional Trading Platforms
  • Served as a liaison between End Users, Developers, and Management ensuring successful implementation and delivery for all releases and deliverables
  • Tracked all bugs/issues in JIRA and took full responsibility for following up until final implementation into production

Confidential, New York, NY

Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Lead BA/QA Analyst for the Client (Equity Traders, Business Analysts and Development) writing business requirements documentation and creating a defined overall Testing Strategy/Plan for application development and software upgrade releases- Equity Trading Applications: Confidential ’s Internal Equity Crossing and Algorithmic Applications (iCross and Midas), Portware, Charles River Investment and LongView Trading Systems
  • Wrote detailed Test Case documentation for Business Requirements, Regression Tests, Upgrade releases and software application issues
  • Wrote Confidential Cases to create QTP Automation Scripts for the Charles Rivers Investment System, LongView Trading System and Confidential ’s - Crossing and Algorithm Applications (iCross and Midas)
  • Ran and organized Business Requirements and QA Review meetings discussing process workflow analysis, major testing issues and software application defects
  • In charge of tracking all bugs and issues from StarTeam and took full responsibility for following up with Development until implementation into production
  • Served as a main liaison between the Client (End-User), Developers and Business Analysts
  • Created Weekly Reports measuring the progress of the project

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