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Business Analyst Resume

San Jose, CA

Experience summary

  • Dynamic and result-oriented Senior Business Analyst with 8 years of experience in IT Infrastructure, Finance & Securities, Information Security and Healthcare domains;
  • Excellent knowledge of all the phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Test development life cycle (TDLC), Project Management life cycle (PMLC).
  • Extensive experience in delivering business, technical and systems solutions with excellent communication, conceptualization, presentation, team building, time management and leadership skills.
  • Good Knowledge of Project Management concepts, its functionalities and overcoming risks in the project implementation.
  • Experience working in complex, cross functional and geographically dispersed teams, at different environments. Worked with a team of Subject Matter Experts (SME), Project Managers, Developers and QA analysts during the SDLC.
  • Contributed in several key roles – Change Manager, Customer-facing requirements gathering, identifying functional and business needs and determining solutions to business problems; Offshore coordinator/Lead;
Professional Qualification

Master of Computer Applications

CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional

TEchnical EXPERIENCE

Software Engineering Methodologies/Tools/Technologies:

Remedy 7 Application by BMC, Visual Source Safe, MS-Visio, MS Excel Formulas and Macros, Clear Case, Quality Center, Visual Interdev, Visual Studio 2003, PowerPoint, Excel.

E-Com Frameworks/Web Technologies / Scripting:

ASP.Net, ASP, JavaScript, JAVA, VB Script, IIS, HTML

Databases/LDAP:

MS-SQL Server, Active Directory, Access

Programming Languages:

C/C++, VB, Perl and Unix Shell

Security Products:

Netegrity\'s - Siteminder & eProvision, IBM Tivoli Identity Management



Project Experiences

Project: Remedy-7 Global Implementation:
Client: Confidential,San Jose, CA

Role: Senior Business Analyst MAY. ‘09 – Present

The project involved change management of Cisco’s old Case Management tool to Remedy’s ITIL compliant latest version of Case Management tool. This included analyzing large volume of data, formulating the process, facilitating and interacting with stakeholders to upgrade from their existing tool. My Contributions were:

  • Key role in migration to Remedy 7 to formulate and implement a sane migration strategy for all stakeholders; Analyzing existing foundation data to understand the feasibility, scalability and risks of data migration.
  • Contributed in establishing business processes; developed Use Case models, Data flow diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Presentations, FAQs and data templates required for migration activity.
  • Worked closely with stakeholders across different Business Units around the globe in the organization to communicate the features/benefits of new system and get their buy-in for migration.
  • Gained practical administration experience on Remedy 7 tool to provide necessary support to the stakeholders in transforming their old data in Remedy 7 compatible format.
  • Trained team members in understanding data structures so that they can support data migration automation.
  • The tool is successfully implemented and in use for one year. Currently contributing in Remedy Business team handling tool enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Utilized Quality Center for directing, tracking and outlining needs during a project SDLC.

Environment: Remedy 7 (ITSM Application by BMC), MS Excel Formulas and Macros; ITIL version 3.0 knowledge was important for executing this project.

Project: Marlin - Argent to End-State conversion
Client: Confidential,Boston, MA

Role: Business Analyst APR. ‘07 – MAR. ‘09

This project aimed at conversion of applications used in Investor Bank and Trust (IBT) to comply with State Street standards. This includes the conversion of jobs that handle automated generation and transfer of trade files to multiple clients. Existing Argent and Informatica jobs were converted and optimized to Autosys and DataStage jobs. My contributions include:

  • Expertise in creating Business Domain Model, interviewing SME (Subject Matter Experts) and requirement elicitation.
  • Worked extensively with State Street Business owners to understand the current process and to provide strategies to optimize automation using Autosys and Datastage.
  • Led a team in designing the solution using Autosys/UNIX/PERL on Solaris platform and validating the design with Business owners.
  • Configured XML based file transfer management using Adapters (State Street\'s proprietary tool for file transfer)
  • Designed and developed use cases, activity diagrams and sequence diagrams.
  • Functioned as the primary liaison between the project manager, stakeholders, and the technical areas throughout the project cycle and assisted in project documentation.
  • Key signatory for test scripts, User acceptance Testing; extensively worked on data validation; performed requirements traceability reviews with the QA team to ensure all business requirements are captured in test process.
  • Used SQL for manual backend testing to ensure data integrity.
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly reports and metrics for top management.
  • Environment: AutoSys, Perl, Unix/shell, Adapters (StateStreet-specific), MS SQL, DataStage.

Project: Medicaid Management Information System
Client: Confidential,Atlanta, GA

Role: Business Analyst APR. ‘06 – MAR ‘07

Confidential,was re-engineering its identity management framework on its suite of Medicaid management to comply with Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA) standards. The new product "the ENTERPRISE system" was built as a customizable Medicaid system based on requirements of different states in USA. My contributions included:

  • Interacted with ACS Business stakeholders to identify requirements on Provider Enrollment/Maintenance and ARS/Claims; documenting the use cases.
  • Identified security requirements for user and access management; developed Use cases.
  • Designed security policies based on different roles including session time outs, single sign-on, delegation, and Single user multiple session management.
  • Developed test plans, test conditions, test cases and test scripts to be used in testing based on business requirements
  • Conducted manual testing and logged defects using Clear Quest; carried out regular triage meetings to recognize and determine critical testing faults.
  • Facilitated and co-coordinated all User Acceptance Testing activities.
  • Utilized Quality Center for directing, tracking and outlining needs during a project SDLC.
  • Status reporting and weekly status calls with key stakeholders and senior management

Environment: IBM Tivoli Identity Manager suite in Enterprise Architecture design, Java.

Project: Identity and Access Management Project,
Client: Confidential,India

Role: Designer & Developer JUL ’05 – MAR. ‘06

This project was about implementing an Identity Management System across all Weyerhaeuser businesses to centralize the management of digital identities and resources. This was done to integrate Netegrity’s eProvision product suite with custom-built applications to completely realize the requirements of Weyerhaeuser. eProvision product’s GUI was customized for the improved user experience. My contributions include:

  • Developing a POC for the integration of Custom Applications to eProvision.
  • Developing and documentation of eProvision requirements for Weyerhaeuser’s Identity Management requirements.
  • Design and development of Custom web applications using Java and later ASP.net; customizing eProvision for Report generations using Crystal Reports.
  • Design and development of eProvision GUI customizations using Java.
  • Unit, Integration and System testing of Custom Applications and GUI customizations.

Environment: Netegrity’s eProvision Identity management, Java, ASP.Net, Crystal Reports

Project: Password Enhancement Program, Credit Card Encryption Program
Client: Confidential,Bangalore, India

Role: Designer & Developer SEP ‘03 – JUN. ‘05

Confidential,mandated the following: 1) RSA-based encryption scheme for D&B-wide application usage, 2) password-complaint rules, development of self-service user options (e.g. forgot password, change password), 3) support for “single sign-on” for all D&B applications based on user authentication and authorization. 4) Providing the system administrators a centralized User administration interface. My contributions:

  • Designed and developed public key generation algorithm, password compliant algorithm using C++ to support one way functions for RSA encryption.
  • Developed web-based portal solution using ASP, ASP.Net, JavaScript, IIS and MS-SQL Server for all web-based customized applications.

Credit Card Encryption Program involved developing hashing, encryption, decryption modules for highly secured storage & transmission of Credit Card information for D&B’s customers. My contributions included:

  • Designed and implemented data integrity using one-way hashing functions in C++; Data confidentiality using encryption methods involving complex public key generation algorithms in C++.
  • Documented design specifications and executed overall Unit, System and Integration tests.

Environment: C++ using Visual Studio on Windows 2000, ASP, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Apache IIS

Trainings Attended
  • Core Java, JSP and J2EE
  • Veloci-Q – Wipro’s proprietary tool for quality assurance.
  • Software Configuration Management using Microsoft VSS, Clear Case
  • BMC Remedy Versions 4 and 7, ITIL

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