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Senior Technical Business Analyst Resume

Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniA

SUMMARY:

  • Strong Technical Analyst/Logical Data Modeler as part of an Agile team.
  • Familiar working with a Hadoop technology stack.
  • Strong with SQL statement development for both Access, Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server.
  • Strong data analysis experience using statistical analysis and Excel macros.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Highly Proficient in using Visio and MS Office Products.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL for data analysis and or testing validation.
  • Applicable understanding of relational databases such as Oracle, SQL Server.
  • Experience using a requirement document management systems (IBM DOORs, ReqPro).
  • Excellent at problem solving with a strong attention to detail and ability to recognize logical patterns for design formulation.
  • Ability to multi - task and adhere to project schedule and scope.
  • Highly motivated to learn and grasp complex software.
  • Tactful in discussions and communicating with people in a professional manner.
  • Strong team player with willingness to collaborate.
  • Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions.
  • Self-motivated and self-starting individual.
  • Works equally well independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to think at varying levels, from high-level concepts to low-level details.
  • 12+ years writing functional and technical requirements.
  • Experience developing a requirements traceability matrix, use-case based requirements, application/process flows, creating mockups, wireframes and performing gap analysis.
  • Experience maintaining and centralizing living application/system documentation for use through the entire software development cycle.
  • Experienced in gathering requirements for reporting for Cognos and Crystal Reports.
  • Facilitated exercise to ensure UX/UI experience meets requirements.
  • Coordinated the documentation of test scripts with a QA team.
  • Worked through completion to deliver projects with successful automation testing.
  • Possesses strong business analysis and data analysis skills with attention to detail.
  • Create logical data model on emerging technologies using best practice.
  • Ability to understand data models, working with developers and architects through web changes and table design to assure requirement are met.
  • Eliciting requirements and working with stakeholders to develop use cases.
  • Ability to facilitate workshops with business analysts, development and QA team.
  • Work with project managers to document requirements for change orders. Analyze and understand how those requirements align with other current projects for upcoming releases.
  • Ability to understand the architecture and design of web applications.
  • Complete documentation according to Federal, Military and Confidential standards.
  • Demonstrated clarity, conciseness, style and terminology that is technically savvy and accurate.
  • Experience building, implementing and using requirements management and defect tracking tools.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Senior Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed end-to-end automated solutions to aid in the facilitation of existing processes using VBA, VB Script, Python, Perl and DOS batch files.
  • Developed custom business capacity and staffing planning solutions tools.
  • Worked with the Application Development team to implement data strategies, build data flows and develop conceptual data models
  • Worked across multiple business internal sales and marketing teams in multiple regions to develop an automated solution for enrolling MediGap customers.
  • Organized teams of 2 to 6 people to define, develop and meet government enrollment project requirements.
  • Performed quantitative and qualitative data analysis to identify fault trends.
  • Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions.
  • Developed requirements for multiple business operations automation tools.
  • Tracked all requirements in a custom-made Excel requirements traceability matrix.
  • Developed SQL solutions for large and small data mining solutions.
  • Worked with internal DB administrators to generate automated SQL-based reports.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Senior Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Contracted to Confidential to aid in the facilitation and automation of existing processes using SQL, VBA, Python, Perl and DOS batch files.
  • Developed custom business capacity and staffing planning solutions tools in Excel.

Confidential, Fairmont, West Virginia

Senior Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Systems Engineer worked on contract with Confidential performing IV&V work for space missions
  • Analyzed the MAVEN spacecraft (mission that went to Mars in November 2013)
  • Thermal systems controls, software and software test analysis (250+ requirements)
  • Uplink and Downlink systems controls, software and software test analysis (350+ requirements)
  • Analyzed flight software test scripts relative to design requirements.
  • Developed tools to analyze data (text and output reports of markers) with key values within documentation sets.
  • Analyzed the Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment (SGSS) enterprise wide infrastructure architecture upgrade. (3,750+ requirements in DOORS)
  • Analyzed Design to Requirements Traceability for adherence to Confidential Standards by creating custom scripts in DOORS.
  • Developed string matching algorithms using Python and Perl scripts in conjunction with VBA and DOS batch files to identify gaps in design documents.
  • Performed full-lifecycle (i.e., Concept to Deployment) Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) analyses to ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical constraints.
  • Performed IV&V analysis of spacecraft systems and software architecture, system and software requirements, software design, source code, and the developer’s unit, build, and systems integration test products.
  • Performed functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, and requirements allocation and interface definition studies to evaluate compliance of software specifications with customer requirements.
  • Analyzed effectiveness/efficiency of Confidential program procedures and processes and developed/recommended improvements.
  • Prepared presentations, reports, research and other contract deliverables related to IV&V analyses performed.
  • Developed custom-built solutions in Python, Perl, VBA and Batch to make the process of spacecraft flight software analysis more efficient and purposeful for analysts.
  • Analyzed data-related system integration challenges and proposed appropriate solutions.
  • Analyzed Java, C and C++ source code to verify correct, complete and consistent implementation of software requirements and behaviors.

Confidential, Bridgeport, West Virginia

Requirements Team Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed, defined and documented project requirements and business processes.
  • Coordinated with the Chief Data Architect to ensure requirements map to Designs and Subsequent Design Documentation.
  • Worked with end-users to create wireframe diagrams for web portal and portlet designs.
  • Created technical and functional user documentation such as Use Cases, Testing Plans, Plans and Administrative Guides.
  • Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions.
  • Managed a team of 5 staff interacting with the FBI.
  • Worked with the Application Development team to implement data strategies, build data flows and develop conceptual data models
  • Optimized and updated logical data models to support new and existing projects while maintaining high data quality and avoiding data redundancy.
  • Defined, maintained and managed system requirements using IBM ReqPro.
  • Managed requirements traceability and suspicion for 1,800+ requirements in ReqPro.
  • Participated in the planning for system releases.
  • Performed reviews of draft documentation for technical content and compliance with engineering standards.
  • Analyzed data-related system integration challenges and proposed appropriate solutions.
  • Provided IT and systems engineering support to analyze system problems in support of development and implementation of solutions.
  • Evaluated data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies.
  • Supported the design, development, and testing activities as needed.
  • Worked with IBM ClearQuest, ClearCase and ReqPro to manage requirements traceability.

Confidential, Fairmont, West Virginia

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • 3 years as a Lead Systems Engineer on the DoD Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS).
  • Managed a team of 45 staff the first year until the project was firmly established.
  • Coordinated with the Chief Architect to ensure requirements map to CONOPs.
  • Defined, maintained and managed system requirements and use cases.
  • Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions.
  • Developed and maintained the project master schedule in Microsoft Project.
  • Developed comprehensive Software tests and test plans.
  • Developed new technical specifications and provided modifications to existing technical specifications.
  • Optimize and update logical data models to support new and existing projects while maintaining high data quality and avoiding data redundancy.
  • Worked with end-users to create wireframes for interface controls.
  • Performed data analysis, fault analysis, assessments, statistical studies, predictive analysis, and other efforts sufficient to support requirements studies and analyses associated with corrective and adaptive maintenance of the DoD ABIS.
  • Performed reviews of draft documentation or technical content and compliance with engineering standards.
  • Evaluated data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies.
  • Worked with the Application Development team to implement data strategies, build data flows and develop conceptual data models
  • Performed IT systems performance modeling and simulations in support of ABIS requirements analysis, modification planning, and cost estimations.
  • Provided IT and systems engineering support to analyze system problems in support of development and implementation of solutions.

Confidential, Fairmont, West Virginia

Senior Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Elicited requirements from project stakeholders in support of transition efforts from pilot system to new system.
  • Analyzed data-related system integration challenges and proposed appropriate solutions.
  • Evaluated data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies.
  • Developed comprehensive software tests and test strategies based upon use cases.
  • Supported the design, development, and testing activities as needed to identify the gaps between systems at all levels of difference.
  • Optimize and update logical data models to support new and existing projects while maintaining high data quality and avoiding data redundancy.
  • Managed and executed Customer and IV&V Test Readiness Reviews.
  • Researched, designed and developed tests for computer software systems.
  • Executed daily operations of testing, analysis and reporting.
  • Designed, wrote and produced java applications for system testing automation.
  • Evaluated interface between hardware, software, operational and performance requirements of overall system by performing transaction-based data analysis.
  • Developed and directed software system testing procedures, programming and documentation.
  • Developed formal use cases with stakeholders and developers.
  • Developed formal validation/verification methods for software build testing.

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