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Sr. Business Analyst Resume

Objective

  • Seeking role as Sr. Business Analyst working with clients and developers in a structured software life cycle development environment to translate business requirements into mature software products and applications.

Work Status

  • H1B

Education & Certifications

  • MS in Computers.
  • B.E in Electrical & Electronics.
  • CBAP Certified Business Analysis Professional.
  • PMP Project Management Professional.
  • IBM Certified SOA associate.

Work Experience

8+ Years experience of IT experience in finance, e-Commerce, and manufacturing verticals.

  • As Sr. Consultant (Business Analysis) for Confidential on a US Treasury project.
  • As Sr. Business Analyst with Confidential e-commerce platform rewrite project
  • As Product Designer with Confidential for their PLM and CAD products

Skills

  • Excellent BA skills in leading and executing elicitation, analysis, requirements management, communication and validation tasks.
  • Proficient in using structured SDLC processes like agile, iterative and waterfall methods.
  • Experienced in developing business case, system scope and functional specifications for complex systems involving internal and external users.
  • Experienced in creating requirements for integration and interfacing needs to internal and external systems.
  • Worked as point of contact for all business technical needs and supporting the system from its conception to user hand off.
  • Experienced in providing impact analysis / risk assessment for new systems or changes to existing system.
  • Experienced in identifying system and process improvements based on enterprise architecture and infrastructure.
  • Creating presentations to various levels of users on the functionality and usage of the system.
  • Established requirements management and PM processes, and as a lead BA trained and mentored users and team on the process and the system.
  • Experienced in working with testing teams in developing test cases, UAT and end to end system testing.
  • Experience working with globally located clients and off-shore delivery teams.

Software / Domain Knowledge

  • Large enterprise projects using J2EE and .NET involving integrations to various internal and external systems on different platforms.
  • Experience in finance, retail, e-commerce, manufacturing domains in defining and improving business processes.
  • Expert on all MS Office apps Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Well versed in Object Oriented Analysis and Design.
  • Enterprise SDLC tools RequisitePro, RationalRose, Clear Case, Clear Quest.
  • UI modeling, BPMN, and UML.
  • Data modeling, data analysis and data mapping.
  • XML, EDI, flat files, and other industry specific data exchange standards.
  • Basic SQL knowledge.
  • Other enterprise software tools like Lotus Notes, SharePoint & SharePoint Designer

Responsibilities

  • Leading requirement elicitation sessions using a variety of facilitation techniques like JAD sessions, focus groups, document review, and interviews.
  • Analyzing and identifying user needs by creating as-is to-be documents, process flows, wire frame models and conducting requirements validation sessions.
  • Working with developers and users to translate business need to technical solutions.
  • Collaborating with users and development team identified possible solutions for user needs.
  • Worked with business and development team to prioritize, scope, and plan feature list for products.
  • Worked with development team in developing detailed WBS, time estimates and risks to create project implementation plans.
  • Developed detailed requirement specifications using word templates, wire frames, use case, user stories and other similar artifacts.
  • Proactively involved in build and deployment process to identify issues during product implementation, testing, and deployment to meet product deadlines.
  • Conducted product/ feature demonstrations to users and peer groups.
  • Collected feedback from users to be used in continuous product improvement.

Projects and Accomplishments

Confidential (US Treasury) 2009 to Now

Worked with business users, software developers and testers to elicit, analyze, author requirements for a large payment processing system. The system processes payment requests in a variety of formats flat file, XML, and EDI and issues ACH, Wire, and Check payments.

Tasks:

  • Analysis - Analyze and propose possible solutions for enterprise on process optimization and improving business efficiency.
  • Requirements Management - Elicitation, modeling, documentation, change management, communication and versioning using Rational tools like RequitePro, RationalRose, ClearCase and ClearQuest.
  • Development support - Resolve requirements and project management issues during implementation, testing and roll out.
  • Feature support - Managing requirement changes and supporting usage issues.

Deliverables:

  • Elicitation worksheets, action items
  • Project plans, scoping, WBS, time estimates.
  • Use Case documents.
  • Functional, Non Functional, and Interface specifications.
  • Change management.
  • Process, Wireframe, and other UML models.

Confidential 2007 to 2009

As a requirements lead worked with business users, subject matter experts to elicit, analyze and author requirements using SOA and Web services for e-commerce platform re-write for enterprise services like domain provisioning, click to call, tax, notifications, credit card, consumer profile, Product information management and payments.

Tasks:

  • Enterprise Analysis - Analyze and propose possible solutions for enterprise on process optimization and improving business efficiency.
  • Requirements Management - Elicitation, documentation, communication and versioning.
  • Project roadmap - In consultation with business and PMO scoping, prioritizing and creating a project road map.
  • Project Management tasks - Creation of detailed WBS, time estimates, risks and coming up with implementation plans.
  • Development support - Resolve requirements and project management issues during implementation, testing and roll out.
  • Feature support - Managing requirement changes, conducting CCB meetings, and updating feature list.
  • End user support - UAT, documentation, training, and establishing best practices.

Deliverables:

  • Enterprise analysis as-is, to-bedocuments
  • Requirement Elicitation worksheets.
  • Use Case / User Stories.
  • Functional, Non Functional, Interface specifications.
  • Process, Wireframe, and other UML models.
  • Prioritized Feature list.
  • Project plans.

Confidential 2004 to 2007
Product Designer

Confidential is a design software company. Solutions offered by Autodesk create, manage and share digital design data. Autodesk offers packaged design and collaboration solutions to over 6 million users spanning multiple industries.

Some of the product features are:

  • Support for product lifecycle (Draft, approval, publish, and version management of manufacturing documents).
  • Concurrent user support for manufacturing documents.
  • Extraction and publish Bill of materials from CAD drawing.
  • Scope and ECO for CAD documents.

Tasks:

  • Elicited and documented business requirements.
  • Prepared requirement documents and UI wireframes.
  • Project management activities like WBS, work estimates, risks and project schedules.
  • Communicated and obtained sign off from all stake holders for the artifacts.
  • Used defect tracking system to log and report on quality issues.
  • Prepared user manuals and conducted user training sessions.
  • Worked with clients and off-shore teams in Japan, South Korea, India and China.

Deliverables:

  • Requirement Documents.
  • Process and UI wireframes.
  • Project management artifacts.
  • End user training manuals.

Controls & Design Engineering Experience 1992 - 2004

Worked for Confidential

  • Design & Development.
  • Project planning (Material, manpower etc.)
  • Assembly, commissioning and testing.
  • Customer trials and buyoff.
  • Training.
  • Documentation for users, service personnel and assembly personnel.

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