We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Business Analyst/technical Writer Resume

SUMMARY:

Seasoned and dedicated professional with over 20 years’ experience in the Financial Services and Manufacturing industries. Expert problem solver and troubleshooter. Highly skilled and analytic in determining, defining and drafting Business and Systems Requirements. Diligent and proactive leader for Operations Support. Proactive Liaison for resolving open Business issues. In depth knowledge of many Fixed Income instrument structures, calculations and trade figuration. Developed specifications to perform Confidential TRACE Reporting. Supported application for Confidential / Confidential Equity Trade Reporting (ACT). Wrote compliance documentation for Confidential 800 - 171 Control Compliance. Performs Development and Functional Testing on all projects. Coordinates UAT for Production release. Advanced data analysis using SQL.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Business Analyst/Technical Writer

Responsibilities:

  • Created Operational Runbooks for Planning Yard Systems
  • Interpreted C and Bash Shell programs for operational work flow
  • Analyzed PL/SQL programs for inputs, outputs and work functions

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Led small projects and was a Project team member to support Enterprise wide projects for the Client
  • Research and draft documentation for project initiation, execution and scope changes in accordance with established procedures at GD-BIW using the Confidential Catalyst methodology.
  • Worked with Stakeholders to identify Deliverables, Constraints, Risks and Assumptions within project documentation to build consensus on Milestones, the Project Lifecycle and overall Project Scope.
  • Developed Workplans (schedules) on small projects.
  • Documents included Project Definition (Charter), Management Review Forms, Change Control and Cost Impact Statements, Regulatory Compliance verification, Test Plans, System Requirements and project specific documentation.
  • Projects included Digital Steel, Damage Control Text Interface, Confidential 800-171 Compliance.
  • Co coordinated and scheduled Oracle, Linux Kernel and SAP server patches.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Drafted Functional Requirements in accordance with firm SDLC Waterfall methodology.
  • Completed Functional Requirements for Open Financial Exchange (OFX) 2014, Transfer Computer Based Reporting System (CBRS) Update Process and Tax Records Closed Accounts Access

Confidential, Berkeley Heights, NJ

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Business Analyst IT support for the Pyramid System Invoice Generation and General Ledger feed applications.
  • Projects being implemented utilizing HP Agile Manager
  • Used, Wrote and Ran SQL for DB and Project Analysis
  • Projects Included:
  • Automatic booking of Tax Exempt Leases
  • Withholding Tax Credit Processing
  • Compass AP Tax Table Updates
  • Various Report Upgrades

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Drafted specifications and tested implementation of Index Multipliers functionality.
  • Drafted specifications and tested implementation to automatically generate Form 8038-CP Return for Credit Payments to Issuers of Qualified Bonds
  • Drafted specifications for system and report improvements on the Confidential Debt Management System (DMS). Performed testing on system and report enhancements.
  • Performed data entry for new debt issues
  • Drafted Installation Guides and User Manuals.
  • Wrote SQL in Sequel Server to extract database information.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Drafted BRD to retire Futures from an in-house Trading system to GMI to replace the general ledger feed.
  • Worked on integration of Fixed Income products into the Global Trade Profit & Loss (GTPL) project.
  • Performed system and data analysis for system improvements.
  • Drafted various Business as Usual (BAU) Change Requests and worked with Business and IT through development, UAT and Production Release.
  • Developed Specifications for Inventory Aging on proprietary Trading positions.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Edited Management Presentation and drafted Project Initiation Documentation for 2010 Development on the Broadridge Settlement System.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analytics Manager/Associate Director

Responsibilities:

  • Led a team of 6 Business Analysts and Technical Writers. The group supported projects in Fixed Income, Derivatives and Asset Management (BSAM).
  • Managed team to incorporated Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) standards to meet Sarbanes Oxley software development documentation requirements. Functional Specifications were developed around Use Cases for individual Business Functions.
  • Notable Team and Individual Accomplishments:
  • Whole Loan Straight Through Processing-WL STP
  • Worked on a project team that developed Functional Requirements to link Collateral in the WITS loan DB to its corresponding trade in the TradeHub trading system. I drafted Functional Requirements and performed functional and UAT testing for system releases.
  • The system enables users to process the entire Deal Life Cycle. The application allows Users to generate Confirmations, edit loan level data, Price Deals, create Wires, generate Trust Receipts, Fund Deals and creates the final Settlement Blast. The system handles Fixed Rate, ARM, Option ARM and Hybrid ARM Retail Loans.
  • The application covers both the Conduit and Scratch and Dent Desks.
  • CMBS-VADER
  • VADER is a Commercial Mortgage Backed Security application that enables users to store all loan, property and legal data required to evaluate the loan request. Users can create Committee Book documents for the Evaluation Committee on Retail, Hotel and Multi-Family properties.
  • The project was late and over budget. Two BAs joined a task force to help turn the project around. We drafted requirements, analyzed the DB, performed unit, functional and performance testing, verified system logic and defined validations to insure data accuracy.
  • BearPrime Futures
  • BearPrime is a client reporting web portal that integrates Equity and Fixed Income account information. The system has configurable web pages with custom and pre-figured reports. BearTRACS is a stand-alone legacy web application for Futures client reporting.
  • Analyzed Futures database, designed data portlets, identified data sources, specified calculated value formulas and designed custom and pre-figured reports to migrate Futures onto BearPrime using DB Artisan and VISIO.
  • Data includes EOD Positions, Current Day Buy/Sell Activity, Real Time Positions, P&L, Margin, Net Value, Monthly Statement and Daily Confirms.

Confidential, Weehawken, NJ

Technology Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Role as Taxable Fixed Income liaisons for application development on systems for tax lot reporting, P&S, glossary, statements, confirms, clearing and stock record.
  • TFI subject matter experts for Confidential WM USA business units.
  • Resolved trade clearing and delivery issues with counterparties on electronic trades.
  • Led the effort to establish group wide Disaster Recovery (DR) procedures for Trading, Sales, Operations and Systems.
  • Managed the execution of periodic DR tests and for all business group interfaces with the central DR Committee.
  • Supported and resolved daily technical issues and operational issues related to electronic order entry and trading.
  • Notable Team and Individual Accomplishments:
  • Developed specifications and managed application development for NASD TRACE Regulatory reporting.
  • Developed specifications and performed Liaison functions for a complete rewrite of the inventory management and trading profit and loss system.
  • Drafted functional calculation methods from Risk Department specifications and managed development of position and value files for Value at Risk Reporting.
  • Maintained, improved and managed system upgrade of the CD Pricing Model.
  • Developed specifications and acted as TFI Liaison to upgrade CD descriptions in Glossary for Confirms and Statements to comply with the NYSE Step CD settlement.
  • Led development of specifications to correct OID adjusted cost basis, amortization and accretion of gain/loss in PMIS, Statements and on-line reporting applications.
  • Trading Workstation Enhancements
  • Performed analysis and led effort to Correct CD yield calculations.
  • Led improvements to Treasury feed for spread offerings
  • Managed development of yield calculations for Pass through Pools
  • Fixed Income Order Entry Enhancements
  • Led development efforts to submit and accept offerings from the BondDesk ECN and the Confidential -Investment Bank for real time electronic trading.
  • Managed development to add Portfolio Proposal and Offer Sheet capabilities.
  • Led effort to automate Global Time Deposit processing
  • Corrected Preferred Stock Yield calculations for Confirmations and Statements.
  • Supported application and compiled inquiry data for Confidential / Confidential Equity Trade Reporting (ACT)
  • Developed specifications to report daily VaR (Value at Risk) positions.

Confidential, New York, NY

Database Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Designed financial database and operations software for publicly traded Asian companies.
  • Developed project and technical specifications covering end to end technical operations.
  • Responsible for hiring and management of technical staff. Trained personnel on data entry.

Hire Now