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Senior Business Analyst Resume

Archbald, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Business Analyst with over seven years of experience in accomplishing delivery expert with proven ability to align people, processes and tools to drive quality and security into products and services.
  • Gathered requirements and wrote user stories
  • Assisted user in UAT environment and acted as product support after the product was successfully live.
  • Equipped in following Agile Scrum, supporting sprint planning, ceremonies, and story mapping sessions.
  • Experience in working closely with QA team to assist in designing and writing of test plans and use cases for testing in SIT environment.
  • Working with business and functional requirements gathering, analyzing requirements, developing DRP (Distribution requirement Planning), data analysis, data mapping, developing and managing MS access and SQL server data base for data entry, object - oriented designing, unified modeling language (UML), SDLC methodology (Agile, Waterfall), in retail domain
  • A team player with excellent communication and presentation skills.

SKILL:

Tools: MS Visio, MS TFS, Microsoft Office suites (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive) SharePoint, MS Project, JIRA

Database Tools: Microsoft SQL Server (2000, 2005 & 2008), Oracle (8i, 9i & 10g)

Wireframing Tools: Axure RP, Balsamiq

Testing Tools: HP ALM, JIRA, Confluence

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Xp, Vista7, UNIX

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile (Scrum)

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Archbald, PA

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze AS IS and TO BE processes and come up with systems GAP analysis.
  • Interacted professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Facilitated agile ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Sprint, Sprint review and Retrospective meetings.
  • Facilitated daily meetings, JAD sessions and Focus Group sessions
  • Performed data analysis and data testing, using SQL queries
  • Built the mapping document and looked at all the source to be able to document and test the transformation
  • Assisted testing team to write test cases and perform testing. Provide user documentation, user, and post implementation support.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing and trained non-technical business end users.
  • Collaborate with business leaders, IT professionals, and vendors ensuring that management is kept informed of project status and that problems and issues are escalated appropriately and clearly communicated
  • Demonstrated leadership and partnership skills by interacting with other technology teams within organization to solve problems and deliver solutions
  • Researched and analyzed existing business processes and systems to formulate logical statements of business requirements
  • Participated in Defect Triangle meeting

Environment: Agile, MS Office Suite, JIRA, Confluence, HP ALM, MS VISIO, Axure RP, MS SQL server SharePoint

Confidential, Reynoldsburg, OH

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for requirements gathering, requirements grooming, requirements analysis and write user stories.
  • Designed AS IS and TO BE business process diagrams.
  • Supported team for completion of user stories within Sprint Cycles, updating Burn down Charts.
  • Gather requirements to develop wireframes.
  • Querying databases in SQL to identify data requirements and map data fields as part of data mapping for implementing project data needs.
  • Contribute for writing test plans, test scenarios, test cases and gather test data.
  • Participate in Scrum, sprint planning, burndown and velocity reporting, backlog prioritization, retrospectives
  • Communicate with both business and technology partners effectively
  • Worked in JIRA and confluence for agile management. Facilitated the backlog prioritization meetings to define release scope.
  • Participate in sprint planning meeting and ask scrum team for story point estimation
  • Facilitate sprint review meetings, development and testing walkthrough meetings.
  • Participate in sprint retrospective meeting on what went well, what did not go well and what improvements for next sprint
  • Coordinate with testing and development.
  • Tracked and maintained features/User Stories traceability matrix ensuring completion as per the project release planning.
  • Communicated project status regularly to key business stakeholders and lead UAT testing activities coordinating with users.

Environment: Agile, MS Office Suite, JIRA, Confluence, MS VISIO, Axure RP, Oracle 9i, MS Team Found

Confidential, Durham, NC

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as a liaison between business process leads and ACE implementation team to assist in bridging the business needs with technology.
  • Analyze AS IS and TO BE processes and come up with systems GAP analysis.
  • Facilitate varieties business requirement elicitation techniques for gathering business requirements.
  • Created Epics and wrote user stories
  • Created UML, activity and workflow diagrams using MS Visio.
  • Facilitated agile ceremonies and daily meetings.
  • Validate defects and entering them in Microsoft TFS.
  • Present the valid defects in Defect Triage meeting.
  • Facilitate meetings for team, business owners and development team and make presentation of development of software/product.
  • Create documents and implementation materials on product configuration for non- technical end users in order to complete the user acceptance testing.
  • Involve in User Acceptance Testing and support throughout Defect Triage Life Cycle.
  • Create RTM document and Perform data mapping

Environment: Agile, MS Office Suite, JIRA, Confluence, MS VISIO, Balsamiq, Oracle 10g, SharePoint, MS Project

Confidential, Charleston, SC

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for requirements gathering by conducting 1 to1 interviews, JAD sessions and Focused group meetings.
  • Converted high level Business requirements to Functional and non-Functional requirements.
  • Created UML diagrams such as Use case diagrams, ERD, and Activity diagrams using the MS Visio tool
  • Gather requirements to develop wireframes.
  • Querying databases in SQL to identify data requirements and map data fields as part of data mapping for implementing project data needs.
  • Contribute for writing test plans, test scenarios, test cases and gather test data.
  • Created various user documents for purposes and conducted application walk through sessions with team of users
  • Worked extensively with the QA team for designing Test Plan and Test Cases for the User Acceptance Testing
  • Communicate with both business and technology partners effectively

Environment: Waterfall, MS Office Suite, MS TFS, MS VISIO, Balsamiq, Oracle 8ig, SharePoint, MS Project

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