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Business Analyst Resume

Granville, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Over 5 years of experience in Business Analysis and Professional services.
  • Excellent technical writing skills to create Business Requirements Document(BRD), Functional Requirements Document(FRD), Nonfunctional Requirements Document and Use Cases Specifications.
  • Interacted with Senior Management, developers, risk assessment staff, and auditors to help identify and implement controls to reduce information risk exposure.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and solid experience in SDLC methodologies like Waterfall , RUP and Agile (Scrum) .
  • Experience in process modeling using UML methodology for creating Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams .
  • Proficient in Change Management, Impact Analysis and Gap Analysis .
  • Experience in Requirement Analysis, JAD sessions, Business and System review interviews , written correspondence, presentations, to keep the executive staff and team members apprised of goals and project status.
  • Assisted in UAT of software both before and after the completion and documented the results.
  • Effectively produced standard and ad - hoc project reports.
  • Trace and inform business requirement changes through the lifecycle of the project while maintaining customer needs and maintain a Requirements Traceability Matrix to keep the stakeholders informed of the progress of the project.
  • Exhibited effective communications management processes and highly organized.
  • Creative individual with strong Analytical and Team problem solving ability in high speed, quality conscious and multitasked environments.
  • Direct interaction with customers demonstrating strong listening and interpersonal skills. Ability to articulate alternative solutions and reasoning behind the alternatives.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Modeling Tools: UML, MS Visio, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, AXURE, Balsmiq

Modeling Techniques: Use Case Modeling, UML

Methodologies: Agile (Scrum), Waterfall, RUP

Languages: SQL and HTML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Granville, OH

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and documented Business Requirements, Functional Requirement and Business Process Models for better understanding of the business process.
  • Conducted risk assessments, prioritized any project risks & issues and ensured adequate mitigation efforts are put in place to assure the overall delivery is not compromised.
  • Worked on multiple stages of Project Life Cycle from formulating and defining system scope; analyzing existing logic and operation; Feasibility study, GAP analysis and assisted in developing recommendations for procedures to solve end user problems.
  • Organized and conducted extensive JAD sessions with users to identify, understand and document requirements.
  • Defined Use cases from requirements
  • Prepared effective Wireframe and Activity flow for the updated business requirements.
  • Used Prototyping to demonstrate and verify the behavior of the system before sprint delivery.
  • Assisted in Unit testing, Integration testing, System testing, Performance testing and documented test scenarios for UAT.
  • Maintained project documents for change requests and implement procedures for testing changes.
  • Optimizing/Tuning of queries for better performance and efficiency.

Confidential, Princeton, NJ / Boston, MA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and defined the key performance indicators. Also, documented and presented the requirements.
  • Worked with IT team to create design documentation related to system specifications including components like balances, account details, user interfaces, security and control and performance requirements.
  • Identified Risks during entire project cycle and worked with Team members to mitigate them. Analyzed and covered gaps in and published the relevant documentation.
  • Understanding the business process workflow and requirements gathered in the inception phase of the project. Used MS Visio for the modeling.
  • Identified constraints in the existing mechanism and designed solutions to overcome them.
  • Performed detailed requirements analysis and data analysis , created visual representation of dataflow process and architectural design of the application.
  • Prepared the Business Requirement List (BRD) and the User Requirement List (URL).
  • Project was delivered according to agile methodology using Scrum .
  • Coordinated JAD sessions with business users to analyze different front end components.
  • Studied the business and technical process flows and modeled the as-is and to-be scenarios. Conducted Gap analysis and Impact analysis of the to-be model.
  • Created High level Use Cases , and developed detailed Scenarios and Sequence diagrams describing how actions are to be carried out.
  • Conducted iterations and communicated results and milestone s to the stakeholders while keeping the developers and vendors closely updated on all documented refinements. Updating the project plan on MS Project to reflect project status for accurate reporting and controlling to the business stakeholders.
  • Collaborated with the users on User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and facilitated error tracking and correction.
  • Involved in preparing a simple and detailed User manual and assisted session of the new and improved system.

Confidential

Associate Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering & understanding key business requirements and expand them to develop detailed functional specifications in the specific functional areas.
  • Reviewed Test cases written by testing Team and involved in testing the functionality.
  • Interacted with project stakeholders in understanding and documenting the specifications.
  • Used MS Visio for modelling (Prototype, database model, form design and flowchart).
  • Assisted in coordination and execution of the project.
  • Helped in design UI screens, flows and validations.
  • Identified risks during the entire project cycle and worked with the team to mitigate them.
  • Updating the project plan on MS Project to reflect project status for accurate reporting.
  • Maintained a close and strong working relationship with teammates, developers, testers and management staff by conducting regular one-to-one sessions and group meetings.

Confidential

Associate Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding service objectives and capturing business requirements through active listening & questioning techniques.
  • Fully responsible for requirements gathering and documentation.
  • Organized and conducted extensive JAD sessions with users to identify, understand and document requirements.
  • Implemented SDLC which included requirements specifications, design, analysis and testing.
  • Wrote Use Cases, prepared use case diagrams and followed Rational Unified Process at every stage of the process
  • Used Agile methodology in the project development.
  • Assisted in the development oftest scripts and documented test processes.
  • Monitored the defects tracking process and reported bugs to the development team.
  • Produced functional specifications and led weekly meetings with developers and business units to discuss outstanding technical issues and deadlines that had to be met.
  • Assisted the Senior Business Analyst in writing Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) and User Requirement Specification (URS).
  • Developed test plans and test cases according to business requirements.
  • Identified Actors, Activities, Artifacts and Workflows and developed use case diagram.
  • Optimizing/tuning of queries for better performance and efficiency.

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