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Business Analyst / Project Coordinator Resume

NJ

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 9+ years of combined Business System Analysis , Project Management , Process Engineering in Oil and Gas Industry and IT experience .
  • Maintained functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of the assigned areas systems, organization, and business processes.
  • Partnered with key users, business leads and project sponsors to understand the needs of the business, document them.
  • Maintained constant and consistent feedback with stakeholders on the progress and delivery of requirements.
  • Liaised with business users and technical team through the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to analyze and process upstream/downstream information to produce business needs.
  • Experience in delivering field development strategies and cost engineering approaches to international, national, independent oil companies using cost estimating tools QUESTOR, AssetBank.
  • Experience working on upstream conceptual studies, project engineering , front end cost estimation, project development to forecast capital and operating costs and oil/gas production for a proposed offshore/onshore field development.
  • Leading and assisting the cost estimating function in field development planning and assist in coordination multi - discipline activities.
  • Experience in design of oil and gas field development concept and concept selection processes.
  • Estimated drilling, topsides, pipelines, subsea and production facility requirements, costs for a global client base.
  • Experience in developing and enhancing technical specifications for software used to analyze oil and gas projects from exploration to concept selection and field plan development life.
  • Excellent, written, communication, presentation skills.
  • Strong experience in in elicitation, evaluation, analysis & management of User and System Requirements, Business Process Modeling and Business Process Improvement.
  • In depth knowledge of Project Life Cycle, User Interface Designing, Testing, Quality Assurance, implementation and support within Agile/Scrum & Waterfall environments.
  • Worked closely with business users for requirements gathering and business analysis.
  • Competent in transforming Business Requirements into Functional Requirements and designing business models using UML diagrams - Use Case diagrams , Activity diagrams and Sequence diagrams.
  • Expertise in writing Epics and user stories in JIRA using 'Agile' and 'Waterfall' methodology, root cause analysis, creating workflows and process mapping.
  • Proficient in conducting Joint Application Development (JAD) Sessions with IT Groups and Project Team Members, conducting Gap Analysis and documentation of Use Cases and User Stories .
  • Strong experience in interacting with QA / Dev teams in fixing errors, development of Test Plans & Test Cases and conducting User Acceptance Testing (UAT) . Assisted the QA team in different phases of testing such as System testing, Functional testing, Regression testing and Integration testing for Quality Analysis.
  • Experience with creating and configuring custom reports ( tabular, summary, matrix ) and Dashboards.
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with end users, managers and technical personnel.
  • Strong knowledge about Sales cloud, Service cloud, Community cloud and Marketing cloud configuration and customization and good understanding with Client/Server architecture.
  • Result oriented team player, self-motivated and quick learner of new technologies.
  • Knowledgeable in Salesforce UI, design and implementations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: SQL, Visual Basic, C, C++, UML (Use case, activity diagram, sequence diagram, data flow diagram, Swim Lanes)

MS Tools: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Access, Share Point

Test and Project Management Tools: JIRA, MS Project

Database: Oracle, MS SQL, MS Access, SQL Server

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix

Oil & Gas Engineering Software: QUESTOR, Assetbank, Aspen HYSYS, KBase, Fekete 6.0, Oil and Gas Watt TM 6.0, CAPCOST, Primavera, Hextran, Mathcad

Inhouse Software Tools: ProSelect, GetSub (Subsea), GetFloat (Floating structures), GetFix (Jackets )

Business Skills: Business Definition Requirements, Business Requirement Document, Functional Requirement Document, Use Case Modeling & Analysis, Market Research Analysis, Project Coordination, Change/Risk management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NJ

Business Analyst / Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked towards marketing of programs.
  • Created a social media strategy.
  • Responded to RFPs, Create Project Plans using MS Project.
  • Worked towards closing clients.
  • Developed and managed business relations with existing and prospective customers.
  • Conducted extensive research and got conversions.
  • Conducted competitive analysis and created marketing strategy.
  • Moderated content.
  • Reviewed content to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed and advised on copyright compliance.
  • Gathered requirements using elicitation techniques.
  • Worked closely with key stakeholders.
  • Conducted competitive analysis.
  • Used SQL to query data.
  • Worked with offshore teams in India.
  • Planned, prioritized and gathered requirements.
  • Created workflows.
  • Gathered requirements using elicitation techniques for all projects.
  • Worked closely with key stakeholders.
  • Participated in IP conferences.
  • Conducted competitive, GAP and SWOT analysis.
  • Worked with offshore teams in India.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Business System Analyst /Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating, analyzing and reviewing business requirements, System specifications and project schedule documentation.
  • Involved in developing and evaluating technical solutions for oil and gas field developments on a global basis. Assisted in bids/proposals for EPC projects.
  • Assisted Project Manager with project management tasks as needed, documentation, issues, change requests, status.
  • Developed estimates including estimate basis, execution plans, summary, information and cost reports based on the breakdown structure data for the offshore, subsea and pipeline projects using the in-house cost estimating tool.
  • Acted as a cross functional Business Analyst to support multiple areas of the business, as needed (e.g. pipeline integrity, process safety, facility integrity, work management, compliance, etc.)
  • Worked with Project Manager/Leads in creating the work break down structure (WBS) from the client requirement documents or request for proposal (RFP) . Assisted in creating schedule, resource planning and artifact template creation activities.
  • Assisted in documenting the need of business via product backlog with features and user stories , use cases and process diagrams .
  • Gathered business requirements through interviews, surveys, prototyping and worked with team to identify gaps and defects.
  • Conducted extensive meetings and JAD Sessions to collect the data requirements and technical specifications to move ahead with the analysis team and business clients to accomplish application enhancement and production.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the full lifecycle of a broad range of highly visible technology programs covering new business initiatives, compliance and regulatory agendas and strategic IT initiatives.
  • Lead and assisted in estimate reviews with engineers, project management and inter discipline teams to ensure facility designs comply with Company, stakeholders, project design and local regulatory requirements. Assisted in coordinate with scheduling, commercial and construction disciplines to develop detail assumptions and factors.
  • Experience in developing and verifying material take-offs, equipment and bulk quantities.
  • Assisted in Mozambique gas compression facility with Semi, Spar, FPSO concepts in cost estimation and development.
  • Worked on Anadarko Mozambique Prosperidade Gas Development project with subsea development, flow lines and overall estimation using in-house tools.
  • Performed conceptual estimation in various development projects which include BP Kaskida full field development, Hess Ghana Pre-FEED, Kosmos MTA Pre-FEED, ConocoPhillips Study, Kosmos Offshore Mauritania Field Development Study, Anadarko Mozambique Phase 2, PEMEX FPSO & Early Well Testing.
  • Developed and assisted KBR/Granherne cost estimating tools, benchmarking data and databases for full field systems (marine, subsea, topsides)

Confidential, Houston, TX

Sr. Business Analyst/Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing business requirements (business rules, business/functional/technical) specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications.
  • Acted as a liaison between technical team and business clients to accomplish application enhancement and production.
  • Created technical engineering development specifications for inclusion into cost estimation software.
  • Validated requirements were satisfied by managing user acceptance testing , users during acceptance testing and sign-offs.
  • Assisted in modeling UI wireframes , mock-ups and documenting the end-user's workflow and business processes.
  • Assisted the Project Manager in setting realistic expectations, in evaluating the impact of changes on the organization, plans accordingly, and conducted project related presentations.
  • Assisted in the development of test plans and test case .
  • Conducted UAT (User Acceptance Testing) for validation of the application.
  • Coordinated activities with project manager and various other teams using MS Project.
  • Provided product and engineering support and advice to customer of QUESTOR pre-feed tool.
  • Presented technical demonstrations in US and Venezuela.
  • Developed and researched a detailed understanding of the new and changing technology to develop specification and instructional documents for enhancement.
  • Supported Product Management and Product Development teams with technical and non-technical input and feedback as required.
  • Experience working with clients in project development and engineering focusing on capital cost estimation and possess good knowledge of front-end engineering design .
  • Enhanced and reviewed current offshore technology in Subsea installation to include improvements in installation in deep and shallow waters with reasonable assumptions in response to market demand.
  • Worked on inclusion of reciprocating compressors in onshore, offshore and LNG modules in the product.
  • Provided, product and engineering support, advice to customers for onshore/offshore oil and gas projects from concept selection to detailed design.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Development/Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed oil and gas fields to determine costs and production profile using IHS products (QUESTOR, AssetBank).
  • Experience in research developments, writing reports, database structure and methods to create derived engineering data.
  • Built pre-feed onshore & offshore development models & life cycle cost estimates for discoveries, developing and producing fields.
  • Analyze and determine the key challenges for different oil and gas projects.
  • Provided, presentations, support and troubleshooting to the clients regarding IHS tools in Japan. Client visits made in Japan to JOGMEC, IDEMITSU, ITOCHU and INPEX.
  • Economic evaluation using cost estimation software for onshore and offshore oil and gas projects/ field developments.
  • Cost analysis for offshore projects using various versions of Questor and estimating percentage variance.

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