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Senior Business Analyst Resume

Sacramento, CA

SUMMARY:

  • A Confident Business Analyst who is self - sufficient and comes to you with a strong background and 6+ years in Business Analysis. Extensive experience in various domains for both large and small organizations demonstrating ability to elicit, analyze, record and validate requirements from all levels. Detail oriented with a comprehensive understanding of BA techniques in mainly agile and waterfall methodologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Business Analysis: Waterfall Method, V Model

Systems Development (SDLC): MS Visio, Star UML, UML 2.0

Agile/Scrum: SQL, MySQL

Requirements Elicitation/Management: JAD, RAD

High Level Design: Oracle 11g, 12c, MS Access

Process and Performance Improvement: MS Excel, MS Project, MS PPT

Use Case Development: QTP, CRM

User Stories/Grooming: IBM Rational Tools

Scope Management: BMPN 2.0

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

Senior Business Analyst

  • Manages a team of analysts. Responsible for all operational, functional and strategic projects from start to end.
  • Facilitates JAD sessions with management, SME’s, Vendors and all stakeholders.
  • Involved in managing all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Cultivates relationships and establishes bridge between software development, QA team, management and business on key projects
  • Creates and maintains all versions of specification documentation
  • Assists Product Owners in developing and grooming user stories, and in managing and prioritizing product backlog.
  • Facilitated iteration planning meetings, daily scrum calls and scrum ceremonies
  • Responsible for facilitating UAT to verify product meets acceptance criteria and provides business value and satisfies stakeholders
  • Developed Data Flow Diagrams, design documentation, Use Case diagrams, sequence diagrams, and user interface models using UML
  • Ensured delivery of projects with respect to triple constraint by resolving numerous issues including staff restrictions, scope creep and conflicting business and user needs
  • Involved in the testing phase, defects tracking/resolution and user acceptance testing.
  • Created Functional Specifications and involved in Functional Testing to include writing of test cases and execution of isolated tests
  • Coordinated with Development on validation of Requirements
  • Participated in daily meetings in QA/SIT environment to authenticate coding elements from DEV against requirements
  • Ensured per spec regression testing after modification and identified redundancy within the library
  • Responsible for facilitating UAT to verify product meets acceptance criteria and provides business value and satisfies stakeholders

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

Business Analyst

  • Worked as a business analyst throughout the software development life cycle, gathering business rules and requirements, documenting requirements and processes, managing meetings, tracking tasks and progress, and resolving development issues throughout the project process.
  • Projects involved launching web based applications that customers were facing.
  • Acted as a liaison and leveraged negotiation, communication skills to guide across key project phases.
  • Conducted interviews with key business users to translate business requirements to appropriate functional/technical requirements.
  • Demonstrated the ability to effectively prioritize requirements and make informed project tradeoffs beneficial for our stakeholders.
  • Worked closely with Architect and Data Modeler and Developers to ensure all on-going work was completed according to the requirements using latest design trends and best coding practices.
  • Facilitated consensus on project objectives, assumptions and constraints amongst stakeholders
  • Worked with project stakeholders to develop and refine business objectives, project scope, assumptions and constraints when developing or enhancing applications
  • Captured, defined, analyzed and translated functional and non-functional business requirements into activity diagrams, system use cases and supplemental specifications that contributed to effective software development.
  • Conducted formal interviews, Live Meetings and JAD sessions with business users, Subject matter experts (SME’s) for requirements gathering

Confidential, Sacramento, CA

Business Analyst

  • Accountable for taking all versions of specification documents.
  • Coordinated JAD sessions with management, SME’s, Vendors and all stakeholders.
  • Assisted in development of grooming calls and prioritizing the product backlog.
  • Ensured the documentation was always up to date.
  • Demonstrated skill organizing and presenting complex technical information effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and logical thinking while solving business needs and presenting solutions using UML models and prototypes.
  • Lead workshops and interview sessions with stakeholder groups in order to perform effective Enterprise Analysis.
  • Generated requirements documentation through work sessions, interviews, surveys and other gathering techniques
  • Traced requirements to ensure business objectives
  • Facilitated relationship and communication between business unit, technology, and delivery organization from initial requirements to final implementation

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