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Senior Applications Analyst Resume

Stamford, CT

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • A diligent and result oriented professional with over 11+ Years of extensive experience in Credit card domain & Vision Plus business strategy.
  • Experienced IT professional, specialized in Cards system, with over 11+ years of experience in the Vision PLUS Cards processing platform.
  • Extensive experience in Business Analysis, Requirement gathering, Application development, Acceptance Testing, Functional Testing.

SKILLS PROFILE:

Operating System: MVS, Windows

Environment: Mainframe

Database/File org: VSAM, IAM, DB2

Languages: Cobol, JCL, Easytrieve, REXX, Selcopy

Other: Vision Plus, CICS, File Manager, File Master, File Aid, ENDEVOR,FTB, CA7/11, MQ MGR, Tandem HP Non - stop

Docs Management/ Test Management: Sharepoint, Lotus Notes, HP Quality Center, Service Desk, JIRA

Management and Leadership Skills: Involved in Effort Estimation, Resource On boarding, Metrics derivation, Project Closure Presentation and Exit Summary reports. Involved in the preparation of Test Strategy, Test Scope, Test Conditions, Test Cases, Run plan, Data guidelines, Defect analysis, Vendor management, Defect calls, Client co-ordination and support to external consultants.

SDLC: Agile, Waterfall

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Stamford, CT

Senior Applications Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identified scope and requirements for adding new enhancements to the existing Acquisition architecture.
  • Made recommendations and developed Technical Design for New client addition, Integration of New 3rd party Fraud Detection & prevention scoring system, Credit Bureau software upgrades
  • Evaluated and conducted technical and functional research and analysis
  • Prepared detailed technical design specifications for fixes and enhancements for Acquisitions system
  • Worked with Credit & Fraud business strategy teams and provided suggestions to improve the Rule Engine decisioning on Credit Applications
  • Implemented more efficient procedures for tasks and reporting
  • As a Technical Lead, Met and exceeded SLA of 90% in handling Application build activities
  • Colloborated with a vendor, who started using new Acquisition application on best practices for their team to utilize it.
  • Worked with other IT departments as well as Compliance to conduct successful testing
  • Liaison for ensuring defect statuses were updated daily between a Project Manager, vendor and other stakeholders.
  • For the new enhancements, clarify the business team’s queries and explain them with the current process.
  • Monitor the deployment process and ensure the functionalities are working as expected.
  • Tracking the status of work requests and overall project monitoring. Status reporting to application managers and system experts.

Environment: Cobol, JCL, CICS & SQL Developer.

Confidential, Coral Springs, FL

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a Business Analyst, involved in requirements gathering, Business Process Analysis, and creating Business Requirements Document.
  • Support the client in testing various interfaces, enhancements in UAT and Pilot (PRD).
  • Unit testing the fixes before UAT deployment and obtain sign-off from bank for code movement in UAT/PRD
  • Support custom enhancements and deploy in UAT with quick turn around.
  • Provide query resolution support and consulting for all the queries raised by the bank.
  • Raise Incidents for tracking, prioritization and follow up until the fix installation in UAT/PRD.
  • Attend daily defect calls and update on QC’s pending with Client Delivery team.

Environment: VisionPLUS & Cobol.

Confidential, Orlando, FL

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a business analyst, involved in gathering functional requirements for Procesa client. Preparation of specification document which details the necessary parameters that needs to be set up for start-up and existing clients.
  • Provide query resolution support and consulting for all the queries raised by the bank.
  • Supported business queries and technical issues in Confidential VisionPLUS subsystems namely CMS, CTA, FAS, LTS, ITS, TRAMS, RIS, LMS
  • Responsible for SLA management, tracking, monitoring & reporting
  • Initial analysis on all business issues and provide technical solution/recommendation to BAU team
  • Raise Incidents for tracking, prioritization and follow up with necessary team until closure
  • Preparing Test cases, regression testing in UAT environment, obtain sign-off before fix movement in PRD
  • Create Change request using RCE for modification in existing functionality.

Environment: Vision Plus & COBOL.

Confidential

Technical Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Offshore Delivery, fulfillment of resources and maintaining Service Level Agreement
  • Co-ordination with onsite counterpart, requirement gathering, module separation and resource allocation
  • Review all deliverables from offshore and involved in resolving defects in SIT phase.
  • Coding and unit testing & system testing.
  • Region build/upgrade, Preparing Batch calendar based on client requirements
  • Execution & support of Vision plus batches in SIT phase.

Environment: JCL, COBOL, VSAM, CA7 & VisionPlus.

Confidential

Onsite Co-ordinator/Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis on subsystem jobs.
  • Knowledge transfer to offshore.
  • Batch flow modification and ensure no impact on functional activities of subsystem
  • Installation of new set of jobs to SIT/UAT/PROD regions.
  • Preparation of BTI for new set of jobs to install in CA7.
  • Documentation about new jobs against old jobs and their flow along with dependencies on other jobs.
  • Verification and installation of new components to SIT regions.
  • Defect analysis, resolution and updates on Quality Control.
  • Tracking the impact of newly installed components.

Environment: JCL, Cobol, VSAM, File-Aid CA7 & VisionPlus.

Confidential

Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Feasibility study of the FDC Vision PLUS base code in-order to determine the scope of the major changes happening for every release.
  • Coding and testing programs of varying complexities
  • Preparing UTP/UTR
  • Defect fixing for any SIT/UAT issues
  • Gather project related data and develop quality reports for the team

Environment: JCL, Cobol, VSAM, File-Aid CA7 & VisionPlus.

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