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Business Analyst Resume

Jersey City, NJ

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Requirement Tracking Tools: JIRA, Enterprise Architect, Word, Excel, Rally

Modeling & Designing Tools: MS Visio, Enterprise Architect

Wireframe Tools: Axure RP, MS Visio, MS Paint

Methodologies: Scrum, Agile, Waterfall

SUMMARY:

  • Experienced IT professional with hand on working experience in Web and Client - Server Applications in Retail Banking, Online Banking, E-commerce and Insurance Domain
  • BA with an aptitude to understand the As-Is business processes, To-Be business processes and become a Subject Matter Expert for the I.T. team
  • Modeled the proposed application and functional workflows using UML diagrams; Activity and State Diagrams
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including requirements gathering phase, analysis phase, design phase, implementation phase, testing phase and deployment phase as well as software engineering methods like Waterfall and Agile
  • Experienced in creating user stories from scratch by collaborating with Product Owners and Line of Business
  • Assisted with conducting Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with business users and development team to drive out detailed business requirements
  • Experienced creating prototypes using MS Visio and Axure to convert the modules into the design which best meets the user requirements and are feasible for the developers
  • Familiarized with creating Test cases and assisting in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) sessions prior to going Live
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills; including the ability to persevere, motivate and successfully drive the team to reach its project completion
  • Experienced in working on projects with offshore/onshore teams and help Dev and QA teams with understanding of Requirements and Acceptance Criteria’s
  • Hands on experienced in various Development Methodologies - Waterfall, Iterative, Agile and Scrum
  • Broad experience working in fast-paced environment and handled stressful situations with tight deadlines
  • Have strong analytical problem solving, written communication, organizational skills, and attention to detail and have strong desire for quality
  • Ability to express and communicate with both technical and non-technical teammates verbally & written

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created user stories and conduct story grooming sessions to ensure stories are sufficiently groomed and prioritized for development
  • Fostered and Developed smooth working relationship between the IT and Stakeholder and worked as a liaison between the development and the design team
  • Proactively tracked activities in product backlog and worked with stakeholders to identify features for upcoming release
  • Participated in the daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective, and Sprint Demo to provide status update, mitigate road blocks and show sprint progress
  • Documented child user stories and supported them with UML activity diagrams and wireframes
  • Coordinated with onshore and offshore teams and worked closely with the developers and testers to assure thorough understanding of the User Stories and the Acceptance Criteria’s
  • Tracked and coordinated weekly sprint review meetings with stakeholders to demo the features accomplished during the sprint
  • Used Jira for requirements management, planning, scheduling, running tests defect tracking and managing the defects
  • Contributed in Monthly Business Prioritization meetings with the stakeholders to identify stories to be scheduled for the upcoming release
  • Occasionally performed User Acceptance Testing to ensure that the user acceptance criteria’s are met
  • Scheduled the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) on a monthly basis with the SME’s to make sure that all the requirements are addressed in the application
  • Provide inputs for feature accomplished in release note documentations

Confidential, NYC, NY

Jr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted requirement gathering sessions, analyzed high-level business requirements, created user stories and provided sufficient acceptance criteria’s using Agile best practices
  • Assisted in the creation of As-Is-Business Models, required for auditing purposes as well as be used as a standard operating procedures, by working closely with SME’s from various line of business
  • Participated in requirement workshops amongst project stakeholders to verify and validate the business requirements
  • Worked with the Product Owner to ensure product backlog is prioritized
  • Documented child user stories and supported them with UML activity diagrams and wireframes
  • Used Jira as a tool to manage product backlog and document user stories
  • Worked closely with the developers and testers and assisted in sprint planning meetings to review user stories
  • Tracked and coordinated weekly sprint review meetings with stakeholders to demo the features accomplished during the sprint

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