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Business Systems Analyst Resume

Springfield, MA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Around 10.5 years of experience in full SDLC life cycle including Project Planning, Analysis, Design, Development Testing, Implementation and Documentation.
  • Experienced on working directly with client on Development, Enhancement, Production support, Defect resolution and Migration Projects.
  • Having extensive experience and in - depth knowledge of Life Insurance Policy Admins Systems Vantage One, Life-Comm and Leverage (Policy-Link) Life admin products.
  • Expertise on Mainframe technologies, Micro Focus, HP-Unix, AIX with domain Expertise in Life insurance (Term Life, UL, VUL, VLS, SVUL, Whole Life and Annuities/Retirement) Products.
  • Lead Client interactions , facilitate meetings/discussions revolving around technical, functional and process related issues.
  • Participate at an expert-level for the feasibility of the most complex enhancements.
  • Conduct requirement gathering, estimation, impact analysis, design, cost benefit analysis & scheduling for implementation of best possible solution for new projects, enhancements or business requirements.
  • Lead tasks which involve design, development, enhancements, configuration management, testing and implementation for various life admin applications.
  • Involved in creation of Test Plan and Test Cases for Unit Testing, Integration Testing and system testing.
  • Lead and participate at an expert-level for the feasibility of the most complex enhancements.
  • Migration specialist (CCA) for migrating Mainframe and PVCS codes to their respective domains.
  • Proven experience in various stages of SDLC, includes requirement management, creating BSD, Business acceptance testing and Data Flow Diagrams.
  • Look for possible process automations and optimizations to reduce manual efforts and implement identified solutions.
  • Efficient in document preparation such as Technical Specifications, Design Document, Test Plan, various Checklists and Implementation Plan for project work.
  • To identify, manage and escalate any issues and risks to the higher management.
  • Work in close liaison with specified departments within Mass Mutual to ensure business drivers, assumptions and accurate data are collected, updated, agreed, revised and built into the plan.
  • Strong experience in Data Analysis.
  • Adept at working effectively to achieve goals both as a team member and individual contributor.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile

Project Management: HP Quality Center, HP service manager, JIRA, SharePoint, Service Now, MAX

Products: Vantage One (15.0), Leverage (Policy-Link), Life-Comm, Vision-Plus, OPM (Ordinary Policy Master), Policy Admin System

Operating Systems: Windows 2000/XP/2007/10, Mainframe Z/OS, Unix, AIX 7.1

Databases: MS Access, VSAM, IBM DB2, SQL Server

Languages: COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS, SPUFI, QMF, SQL, Easytrieve, MF-Cobol, FileTab, Shell scripting, Assembler

Endevor, Change: man, Serena PVCS

File: Aid, Xpeditor, Flasher, CA7, Fault Analyzer, Debug Tool, Enterprise Server Studio, PVCS, TWS-Maestro, Putty, Net Express

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Springfield, MA

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Lead tasks which involve design, development, configuration management, code testing, implementation and release support of new development and enhancements.
  • Worked as BA on various development projects related to Policy Fund Values and Unit allocation, Loan processing, Premium and Tax calculations, COI processing, Policy Claim, Grace-Lapse and Policy Surrender.
  • Involved in creation of Test Plan and Test Cases for Unit Testing, Integration Testing and system testing.
  • Perform business process, product and system analysis to translate business needs into system requirements document.
  • Responsible for BA Estimations.
  • Maintain project schedules for key deliverables by developing project plan, monitoring milestone completion and coordinating project progress.
  • Creation and execution of test plan for various software upgrades including DB2, Z/OS, CICS, Server, TWS and AIX upgrades for admin applications.
  • Meeting regulatory requirements, planning and execution for Disaster Recovery testing and external Audit for admin applications
  • Client interactions , facilitate meetings/discussions revolving around technical, functional and process related issues.
  • Participate at an expert-level for the feasibility of the most complex enhancements.
  • Conduct requirement gathering, estimation, impact analysis, design, cost benefit analysis & scheduling for implementation of best possible solution for new projects, enhancements or business requirements.
  • Requirement gathering and creation of High-level design documents.
  • Create Technical Specification document, Unit and QA integration Test Plan and Reports.
  • Proven experience in various stages of SDLC.
  • Look for possible process automations and optimizations to reduce manual efforts and implement identified solutions.
  • Efficient in document preparation such as Technical Specifications, Design Document, Test Plan, various Checklists and Implementation Plan for project work.
  • To identify, manage and escalate any issues and risks to the higher management.
  • Efficiently manage onsite-offsite coordination for smooth operation of day to day processes and activities.
  • Providing Knowledge transfer and sessions to vendor and other team members at both onshore and offshore.

Environment: Mainframe Z/OS, HP-Unix, AIX 7.1, COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, Vantage One, Policy-Link, Life-Comm, Easytrieve, File-Aid, Xpeditor, Flasher, CA7, Flasher, PVCS, TWS-Maestro, Putty, Net Express 5.1, MF-Cobol

Confidential

Programmer Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of POC (Proof of Concept)
  • Co-ordinate with clients for Requirements Gathering and discussions.
  • Analysis of Business Requirement Document and providing estimation for each phase of the life cycle.
  • Writing the new MF-Cobol routines to achieve the SUPRA inbuilt functions functionality.
  • Conversion of Easytrieve and Filetab programs to MF-Cobol and functionalities like SORT in mainframe to SQL queries on Oracle.
  • Shifting of the code to Micro Focus Environment.
  • Preparing unit test plans, executing unit test scripts and documenting the test results.
  • Providing support for User Acceptance Testing and deployment of application.

Environment: Mainframe Z /OS, Net Express, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, Easytrieve, File-tab, DB2, SQL, Micro Focus-Cobol, Net Express, Enterprise Server Studio.

Confidential

Associate Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Handled a team for seven members in this project.
  • Accountable for the activities allied with the documentation (Preparation of Technical Specification and User Test Scripts UTS ).
  • Retrofitting of the Global and FDI code.
  • Testing of Online, Batch Programs and review work.
  • Defect Resolution for CRS defects coming in SIT, UAT phase.

Environment: Mainframe Z /OS, COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, VisionPlus, Easytrieve, Expeditor, Change-Man, Endevor, Debug Tool, File Manager, File-Aid

Confidential

Associate Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the activities allied with the documentation (Preparation of Technical Specification, User Test Plans UTP and User Test Reports UTR ).
  • Coding of copybooks and programs.
  • Supporting, Maintaining and any new Enhancements Work.
  • Performing the Unit Testing.
  • Review work.

Environment: Mainframe Z /OS, COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, Vision Plus, Easytrieve, Expeditor, Change-Man, Endevor, Debug Tool, File Manager, File-Aid

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