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Procurement Business Analyst Resume

New, YorK

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Experienced Business Systems Analyst with around 8 years of understanding Business Requirements and accepts the responsibility to support both internal and external management. Capable of analyzing problems and designing recommendations with best industry practices.
  • Experienced in facilitating and conducting Joint Application Design (JAD), Rapid Application Development (RAD), interviews, workshops and requirements elicitation sessions with stakeholders and end - users.
  • Good knowledge in all the phases of SDLC by exploring and implementing methodologies like Agile and Waterfall.
  • Hands on experience documenting AS-IS and TO-BE state of systems.
  • Experience developing user experience wireframes and/or mock-ups.
  • Strong knowledge of Use Cases, and Activity Diagrams.
  • In-depth knowledge of Business Workflows.
  • Extensive experience in Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Prepared Business Requirements Documents (BRD), Functional Requirements Documents (FRD), Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM), and GAP Analysis between As-Is and To-Be workflow models for conducting an Enterprise Analysis.
  • Trained in Test Case walk through of the Business and Development team to fetch feedback and approval sign-off.
  • Strong Knowledge of Business Intelligence and Business Analytics.
  • Experience working in Procurement & Healthcare and other industries.
  • Highly Proficient in working with Cross Tech stack projects like Java 1.7/1.8 and .Net 4.6.
  • Designed and implemented basic to intermediate SQL queries for testing, reporting and data validation.
  • Proficient in writing Test Plans for Unit Testing, Regression Testing, System Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Excellent communication skills, team player, quick learner and committed to success and adept at juggling multiple tasks in any environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 8/7/XP, Unix, Linux (Ubuntu), Windows Server 2003

SDLC Methodologies: Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, and Prototyping.

Database(s) and Tools: SQL Server 2005/2008, My SQL, Distributed DB, PeopleSoft, Oracle 9i/10/11g, MS Access, PL/SQL.

Wireframe and Prototype Tools: MS Visio, Axure RP

Quality Management: HP Quality Center, QTP, JIRA, HP ALM, Test Director

Project Management: Microsoft Project Professional, PeopleSoft

Miscellaneous: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), TFS.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York

Procurement Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Chief Procurement Officer’s, Procurement Directors, Project Managers and Pool of vendors to achieve the deliverables.
  • Assist in the planning, execution, and tracking of significant strategic and operational initiatives, associated with Confidential Operations.
  • Conduct scheduling implementing and evaluating the process reviews, SOP reviews, RFP’s, risk profiles, technical writings and SLAs to help identify risk and opportunities across core business processes.
  • Developing SOW and procurement documentation and providing metrics and statistics to the DCPO’s.
  • Analysis on the market trends and categorize the cloud data from various channels.
  • Own various program organizational activities such as risk and issue monitoring, status reporting and governance coordination.
  • Worked with Deputy Chief Procurement Officers, Project Managers to further analyze and develop milestones and deliverables.
  • Project Management throughout the project lifecycle, providing expertise and working knowledge of various business operations processes.
  • Prepare and present business cases, findings, benefits and recommendations in various formats and at various levels regarding business units in need of transformation.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disciplined score cards in areas needing including productivity, service levels, quality, risk levels, and transaction costs.
  • Translating business needs into functional requirement specifications for technology.
  • Knowledge on MWBE’s and NYS, NYC policies on procurement.

Environment: Project Management, People Soft, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Pivot table.

Confidential, MN

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • JAD sessions, document analysis, requirements workshops were used to document business/application requirements and elicit functional, non-functional, UI requirements with the stakeholders and project key personnel to design, prototype, build and support Salesforce.com applications and customizations.
  • Lead business requirements and business process elicitation to inform the organization’s CRM strategy and roadmap leveraging the salesforce.com platform including Apex, Visual Flow, Visual Force and Lightening.
  • Prepared Business Requirement Documents (BRD’s) after the collection of Functional Requirements from System Users that provided appropriate scope of work for the technical team to develop prototypes and overall system.
  • Studied the existing business process and created AS-IS workflow to illustrate the existing system.
  • Experience with delivering to pharma and life science customers particularly delivering according to GxP requirements.
  • Coordinating Sales Force change requests flow using current supporting tools.
  • Conducted Agile Scrum activities like Daily Standup calls, grooming, sprint planning and retrospectives.
  • Performed Story Mapping creating epics, themes, and top-level user stories with acceptance criteria, User stories and burn down chart’s maintenance.
  • Run SQL queries to generate reports on KPI metrics and other information to our top customers that in turn help the business the scope for improvement.
  • Create Sketches, Wireframes & Interactive Prototypes.
  • Facilitation of Agile Scrum Ceremonies like grooming, Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Retrospective Sessions etc.
  • Experience in JIRA for planning and tracking the portfolios, User stories, tasks, defects logging and Test Plans.
  • Acted as a liaison between Client and Offshore Development Team.
  • Work closely with the on-site and off shore Development team of size 8 to ensure what is being built meets the client’s requirements. Handled multiple projects at the same time - Web application, Mobile application.
  • Involved in a team working in regulatory and clinical domains within a Life Science(s) project.
  • Expert in prototyping and wireframing tools such as Visio and Axure.
  • Knowledge on GxP (Good Clinical Practice, Good Laboratory Practice, Good Manufacturing Practice) regulations and quality assurance principles.
  • Good experience in Healthcare and Life Sciences domains.
  • Experience with the management of Agile projects, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.
  • Conducted different types of testing: UAT, Regression Test, Smoke Test and Sanity in Rational Rose & HP Quality Centre. Assisted the software releases of the product.
  • Salesforce, Agile, Scrum, Jira, Java, J2EE, .Net, Reports, MS Office, Power BI, SQL Server, Use cases, HP Quality Centre.

Environment: Agile, Scrum, Jira, Java, J2EE, .Net, Reports, MS Office, Power BI, SQL Server, Use cases, HP Quality Centre.

Confidential, MN

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Review and understand the active business process with the immediate stakeholders and document business process description, scenarios and requirements.
  • Followed Agile Framework for Business development using Jira.
  • Gathering requirements of stack techs like .Net and Java.
  • Conducted Scrum ceremonies like Sprint Planning meetings, daily Standup calls, Retrospective meetings and demo and the customers on the new features developed.
  • Produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, prototypes, wireframes, functional specifications, and design specifications.
  • Experience in using Jira to document user stories, issues, bugs and defects.
  • Designed and implemented basic SQL queries for testing and report/data validation.
  • Rewrites and Remediates into higher versions of tech-stacks for better compatibility.
  • Prepared graphical depictions of Use Cases, Use Case Diagrams, State Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Component Based Diagrams, and Collateral Diagrams and creation of Graphical User Interface (GUI design) using Microsoft Visio.
  • Experience with Cognos in designing dashboards and reports.
  • Involved in research and reporting of data and business analytics using Crystal Reports, MicroStrategy and Cognos.
  • Assisted to develop the Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Scenarios to be used in testing based on Business Requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge and performing QA.
  • Conducted User Acceptance Testing, gathered and documented User Manuals and Business Rules.
  • Acted as a Liaison between Client and Offshore Development Team.
  • Perform GAP analysis and troubleshoot issues, analyze and suggest solutions.
  • Work with project manager on project schedules, project plans and data governance.
  • Worked with offshore development team and fixes by addressing the issues.

Environment: MS Excel, MS Visio, Oracle, Java, J2EE, .Net, MS Word, Jira, Rally, Use Cases, Test Cases, Agile Framework.

Confidential

Business/Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a web application to save incoming resources into centralized data storage.
  • Assist with the definition of how the data will be sourced, managed and consumed within and across business processes.
  • Manage development of new features, components and processes compliment and extend the existing technology.
  • Provide support in the area of develop, deploy, and provide recommendations on creative and content testing.
  • Documented BRD after gathering Functional Requirements from the stakeholders and provided appropriate scope of work to System Architect to develop a technical prototype.
  • Collaborate with business owners and stakeholders to lead eCommerce requirements gathering and analysis.
  • Responsible for BRD writing with Used Cases, supporting with the annotated wireframes.
  • Executed SQL queries in order to check the data in transaction tables.
  • Created test data for testing specific ETL flow.
  • Involved in extensive DATA validation using SQL queries and back-end testing.
  • Extensively used Autopsy for automation of scheduling jobs on daily, bi-weekly, weekly, monthly basis with proper dependencies.
  • Work closely with the development team to resolve any issues/defects reported during quality test.
  • Establishes and enforces processes to ensure a consistent, well managed, and well-integrated data warehouse infrastructure.
  • Followed the UML based methods to create Use Cases.
  • Worked closely with business, management and development teams to understand requirements, identify risks and resolve any issues.

Environment: MS Excel, MS Visio, Oracle, Java, BRD, Use Cases, Test Cases.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of Business Requirements, System Requirements, Data Mapping Requirements Specifications, Responsible of documenting functional requirements and supplementary requirements in Quality Center.
  • Worked collaboratively with multiple business entities and successfully implemented new business processes and established data governance.
  • Built up a web-based portal for banking and financial services on a straight waterfall cycle.
  • Assist Project Manager in creating the project plan and deciding the milestone for the project.
  • Effectively distributed responsibilities arranged meetings and communicated with team members in all phases of the project.
  • Perform GAP analysis and road maps, risk assessment and contingency plan for the new system.
  • Applied Unified Modeling Language methodologies to design Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagram.
  • Involved in extensive data validation using SQL queries and back-end testing.
  • Involved in following the best practices for regulatory reporting and asset management.
  • Designed requirements through screen mock-ups, screenshots and wireframes using Word, Paint, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Followed the UML based methods to create Use Cases.
  • Domain knowledge on Banking and Financial & Investments.
  • Extensively used Autopsy for automation of scheduling jobs on daily, bi-weekly, weekly, monthly basis with proper dependencies.

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