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Scrum Master And Data Integration Lead Resume

Linthicum, MD

SUMMARY:

  • 15 years of overall experience in IT Industry with working knowledge on various roles and applications. 11+ years of experience as a Business analyst and Data Analyst.
  • Hands on experience on Agile practices as Scrum master.
  • Hands on experience on Agile ceremonies and best practices, conduct know how session for new users on agile practices within Confidential .
  • Hands on experience with Agile practices and handing of multiple teams working for same product deliverable in agile.
  • As project lead managed team and resource recruitment and trained on the process and methods followed at client place.
  • As a PMO, managed multiple projects and dealt with different stake holder on project issue and deliverables.
  • Provided regular update to client on project and team activities by being face of team.
  • Managed SOX and Security Compliance Programs for multiple projects and established strong client relationship.
  • As part of SOX Compliance, involved in Risk Management planning and analysis.
  • Interfaced with business users to prepare and update Business Process Requirements (BPR).
  • Have worked on Data Quality Management for gathering more information for Business Analysis.
  • Have experience in creating and testing reports in Financial Reporting Systems such as Cognos Finance, OBIEE, and Financial Data Quality Management application.
  • Knowledge on SQL using QMF tool.
  • Reconciliation of Financial reports for design of better business process.
  • Working experience of Account reconciliation tool and handling financial statement Hierarchies for reporting
  • Knowledge in all phases of Software Development life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Excellent communication, analytical, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • As PMO have done e - Governance by managing process flow through internal Tools.
  • Prepared accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, and functional specification documents.
  • Regular Interaction with Application owner and Functional Users in determining the new process and application changes required to reduce process flow and increase efficiency.
  • Analysis and process defining through different sources to Reporting application.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

BI Tools: Confidential Cognos, OBIEE, Financial Data Mart (FDM)

Languages: SQL, QMF

OS Windows: 95/98/2000/XP/NT/7/8MS Office MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Project Management Good: Understanding of Agile Project Management Methodology and PMO

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Linthicum,MD

Scrum Master and Data Integration Lead

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • As integration lead responsible for validation, mapping and data flow from legacy systems to CJAMS application.
  • Responsible for leading the team and facilitate the validation of tables and data.
  • As Integration lead responsible for discussing with the Business users on the application functionality during migration Process.
  • As Scrum master responsible for prioritizing and identifying the stories and task for each sprint by discussing with business product owners for each of the modules.
  • In Scrum master role work towards addressing impediments that team encounters during development process.
  • Conduct demo to the business product owner after each sprint to get feedback on the MVP deliverables.
  • Create stories for following sprints by discussing with Business Product owners and prioritize stories in alignment to business needs.
  • Work with Business Analyst and participate in requirement gathering session with Business Users.
  • Work with Business product owner for refining and keep up to date on product backlog stories.
  • Conduct joint requirement session with different module functional owners for requirement gathering and UAT testing
  • Co-ordinate with module leads for integration of different modules and data flow for validating end to end flow and functionality as per requirements.
  • Work with testing team to ensure the deliverables and acceptance criteria are in sync with sprint tasks.
  • Conduct agile awareness session for new team/s and team members.
  • Work on Federal Mandatory report that are required for addressing financial aspects of CJAMS services.

Confidential, Littleton MA

Scrum Master and Business Analyst

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • As business analyst, provided functional requirements and create adhoc and pseudo report format for development team usage.
  • Test the performance and functionality of the report create and conduct work session with user community for sign off and feedback.
  • Requirement Document (BRD) and Functional Requirements Document (FRD) and Software Requirements Specifications (SRS).
  • In Scum Master role responsible for performing all Agile ceremonies for each sprint.
  • Conducted back log refinement session with the Product owner to prioritize the task for future scrums.
  • In the role of scrum master conducted Daily Scrum, Scrum planning session, retrospective session with teams.
  • Presentation through showcase after each sprint for stakeholders on deliverables in sprint.
  • Scheduled reports in cognos and promote the reports from test instance to Production and validate the same in production.
  • Perform Agile Coach role in grooming teams on agile methodology
  • Conduct agile learning sessions for teams on new practices and methodologies.
  • Conduct quarterly Agile Maturity Assessment for the team.
  • Analyze teams performance after each sprint and take necessary actions for improved performance on agile
  • Make sure all the team members excel themselves in agile practices for the betterment of organization.
  • Document best agile practices for team’s future reference and learning.
  • Documented the complete design, development process
  • Analyze report issue in cognos using SQL and validating against DB.
  • Replicate functionality of the report using SQL queries at various stage of report development
  • Work with developers in finalizing the logic and requirement to have necessary stored procedure as needed.
  • Demo show case on the team deliverables after each Scrum to the stake holder and take their feedback.
  • Provided adhoc and support as needed during Financial close.
  • Prepare Show case for presentation to Stake holders after every sprint.
  • Manage Sox Compliance and ASCA (Application Systems Control and Auditability) review on application access and accounts every quarter.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • As a Business Analyst, involved in requirements identification and analysis for the FastPass Application.
  • Coordinated with other Stakeholder and teams for analysis of client business processes.
  • Provided application support along with change migration for new requirements.
  • Conducted performance validation for solution to requirements with end to end testing.
  • Used Business Analysis Work Products for new requirements.
  • Propose solutions to remediate issues and work with other team members to implement fixes.
  • Responsible for creating instances using Amazon Wed Service (AWS EC2).
  • Application data validation using different integrated tools such as Operational Data Source (ODS) and SAP which are main source system for FastPass.
  • Monitored application availability and user access related issue as part of Support.
  • Data Validation through different systems such as Rapid SQL, Confidential data warehouse, SAP integration systems, FastPass reporting application.
  • Analysis of reporting issue by verifying the data availability and logic through SQL queries against the DB.
  • Monitored and addressed access related issues and refine process flow.
  • Cod legacy access process to a better and efficient work flow process by eliminating unwanted work flows to speed up the process
  • Demo show case on the team deliverables after each Scrum to the stake holder and take their feedback.

Confidential

Integration Lead & Business Analyst

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding the existing MARS (Management Analysis Reporting System) GL source system, its data structures and formats.
  • Excellent conceptual and technical skills in preparing BRD (Business Requirement Document), FRD (Functional Requirement Document) and Worked on getting approval on the BRD/FRD documents from stakeholders and presented the same to the development and testing teams.
  • Thorough understanding of functionality and intend of check and report that exists in MARS.
  • Designed and documented the project plan.
  • Interacted with Functional users and finalize the approach to be followed.
  • Interact with Technical Team and do feasibility study on the migration plan with no impact to existing functionality.
  • Tweaked or consolidated multiple functionalities that can be handled in the proposed application.
  • Acquired requirements for documentation and presented to functional owners for sign off on requirements.
  • Co-ordinated with different application technical leads to get the requirements implemented.
  • Co-ordinated with different team for status updates and address any issues faced during implementation.
  • Acted as liaison between technical team and Functional user throughout the project migration.
  • Involved in functional testing for the application at different phases of the project.

Confidential

Process Lead & Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with the Business users and gather the required information for converting the legacy system to integrate with FDQM and align it to target ERP system.
  • Worked with Business users to define and streamline the existing process and initiate new process flow to make work process flow more efficient.
  • Responsible for understanding the source/target systems, their data structures and formats.
  • Responsible for design and documentation of the technical architecture and integration models.
  • Configured rules for validation of data from the source systems inside FDQM.
  • Analyzed and understand the inbound and outbound interfaces.
  • Developed interfaces between third party systems and ERP using FDQM.
  • Developed new interface and coordinating with technical resources.
  • Explained Process and functionality to the technical team.
  • Configured and created data extracts from Legacy system to the ERP systems.
  • Involved in reconciliation as part of testing post migration.
  • Analyzed Data quality for better reporting.
  • Communicated the project progress to the concerned Management Team within Confidential and expedite decision to ensure meeting the project schedule.
  • Troubleshoot data issue fail during validation and Processing stage (Event Creation and Accounting) with in FDQM.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a Business Analyst, involved in various business requirement gathering and facilitated the organization to achieve cost reduction in creating customized reports suiting various business requirements.
  • Created/updated documents required as part of the system development lifecycle, as well as documentation necessary to support business processes.
  • Involved in documenting the business process by identifying the requirements, also involved in finding the system requirements.
  • Incorporated new process to enhance performance and value add to business.
  • Worked with the client in proposing solutions for the overall stability of the application.
  • Implementation of new systems for the project like IDM, SOX and integration with other systems.
  • Led the project in making SOX compliant by implementing the SOX defined process.
  • Performed project review and report to client at regular intervals.
  • Regular interaction with the client’s Technical Managers, Database administrators, Network Administrators, Application Users - all belonging to different departments and divisions of client to ensure the smooth running of the application.
  • Created application training documentation and conducting formal training for end users.
  • Worked with Technical teams making them understand and getting the requirements implemented
  • Worked on custom and seeded stored procedures to execute scripts with test parameters and review the output
  • Worked on table level triggers to maintain audit data and execute an action based on insert, update, and delete on the table. ..
  • As project lead responsible for resource management and task assignment and review.
  • Guide team members in career growth and knowledge enhancement.
  • Handled Production releases from end to end. This includes testing, communication to users, educating users about new changes, preparing user manual as required. etc.
  • Processed monitoring - On going process monitored after deployment using impacted production data, bug-fix or data-fix execution if required for successful implementation of requirement in the live system.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively involved in business functionality of the system, understanding source systems and requirement analysis.
  • Interacted with functional analysts and Business users to document reporting and analytical requirements.
  • Created Adhoc reports using Cognos finance application for various levels of users.
  • Prepared Documentation for Cognos Report requirements.
  • Involved in various activities of the project like information gathering, analyzing the information gathered, documenting the functional or business requirements.
  • Provided and Monitored application during quarter and year end close activities.
  • Provided required guidance on the tool functionality for new users
  • Prepared quarter close and year end close support plan and assigning tasks.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Enabled Internal Business Reviews through Reports Dashboards by collecting and collating data from various sources.
  • Registration and Tracking of the Projects. Reporting the GDC Level revenues to Confidential Corporate.
  • Facilitated Improvements to the Project metrics and Management Process.
  • Provided dashboard reporting of projects status and progress.
  • Involved in Data analysis for Project/Business performance.
  • Worked closely with Finance team to ensure timely invoicing and tracked outstanding collections of the projects.

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