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Business System Analyst/qa Analyst Resume

Richmond, VA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 5 years of professional IT experience as a Business/QA Analyst
  • Extensive working experience in AGILE, RUP and Waterfall methodologies
  • Extensive experience in gathering, managing & documenting functional and non - functional requirements
  • Actively engaged in Gap, Feasibility, Impact, Data and Risk Analysis
  • Adept at designing business models using UML diagrams - Context, Use Case, State, Sequence, Activity and Collaboration diagrams in MS Visio and Rational Rose
  • Ability to be an effective team player to work in conjunction with other BA, testers, developers and other team members
  • Participated in Daily Standup Meetings, Iteration Planning, User Story Reviews, Retrospective, Lessons Learned Meetings using Agile Methodology
  • Worked in Agile environment and familiarized with AGILE terminology such as Iterations, Sprint Review, Backlogs (User stories), Acceptance Criteria, Story Check-ins and Impediments
  • Involved in Mapping, Transformation, Lineage and Integrity of Data
  • Experience in creating Source to Target Mapping documents for the Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) Development Teams, based on the requirements
  • Sound knowledge of the principles of Dimensional Modeling and attributes of star, snowflake schemas
  • Software Quality Assurance Testing (Automation and Manual) of both Web Based and Client Server Based Applications
  • Extensive experience with SOA testing using XML, SOAP, WSDL
  • Knowledge in Design, Development, Implementation and Execution of Reusable Automated Test Scripts using tools such as Selenium with Ruby and Functional Testing with tools like SOAP UI
  • Worked closely with the development team to verify that business needs are fulfilled and deliverables are produced within specified budget, quality and time
  • Strong experience with Business Objects and developed reports in different format in Business Objects such as report templates, master/detail, table layout, cross tab layout, report breaking, contexts, variables, graphing, drill-down, prompts, and scope of analysis

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Rational Unified Process (RUP), Waterfall, Agile, Scrum and FDD

Languages: UML 2.0, Ruby

Databases: MS Access, Oracle

Platforms: Unix, Linux, Windows

MSVisio, MS: Project

Case Tools: Rational Rose

Testing Tools: HP ALM, Selenium WebDriver, SOAP UI

Reporting Tools: Business Objects, Crystal Reports, SQL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Business System Analyst/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for defining the scope of the project, gathering and documenting business requirements
  • Develop system requirements specifications encompassing Functional and Non-Functional requirements
  • Gather data requirements of subject areas from stakeholders and developed strategies for Data profiling, Transformation, Integration and Data validation
  • Conduct workflow, process diagram and GAP analysis to derive requirements for existing systems enhancements
  • Participated in the Daily Standup meetings, Iteration planning, User Story Reviews, Retrospective, lessons learned meeting using Agile Methodology
  • Maintain the Requirement Tractability Matrix (RTM) in Rational Requisite Pro
  • Created Test Suites, Test Cases - used Request Step, Assertion Step, Script Step, and Property Step in the test cases for SOAPUI
  • Assisted QA teams with performing regression and functional testing of the application
  • Work closely with development team to build reports and charts using Business Object Enterprise

Environment: s: Windows, MS Office, UML, MS Visio, Crystal reports, Rational Rose, Requisite Pro, Clear Case, Clear Quest, Oracle 9i, SQL, UNIX

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as a liaison between the developers and business community to customize the application.
  • Documented requirements into BRD and worked closely with developers to ensure that they understand business and functional requirements
  • Gathered data requirements of subject areas from stakeholders and developed strategies for data profiling and data validation
  • Participated in requirement walkthroughs with developers and QA team
  • Created Use Cases and Use Case Specifications following the guidelines
  • Managed requirements by using Rational Requisite Pro
  • Analyzed data integration strategies to customize simultaneous analysis of data from new and old environments
  • Participated in the Daily Standup Meetings, Iteration Planning, User Story Reviews, Retrospective, Lessons Learned Meeting using Agile Methodology
  • Gathered requirements to define complex mappings using various transformations, and developing strategies for Extractions, Transformation and Loading (ETL)
  • Adept in developing complex reports, ad-hoc reports using Business Objects and creating reusable formulas.
  • Tracked defects using Rational Clear Quest to ensure that all requirements are fulfilled
  • Conducted UAT based on BRD and training documents to determine system defects as well as ambiguity and errors in training documents
  • Created operation process flowcharts as part of training materials based on training documents by using MS Visio

Environment: s: UML, Rational Rose, Requisite Pro, MS-Visio, MS-Project, UNIX, Business Objects

Confidential, Charlottesville, VA

Business Analyst/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered Requirements from key business users, IT users and subject matter experts to define the scope and requirements of online banking system
  • Worked closely with the development team to verify that business needs are fulfilled, and deliverables are produced within specified budget, quality and time
  • Developed system requirements specifications encompassing Functional and Non-Functional requirements
  • Conducted Gap analysis to estimate effort required in modification of existing architecture and development of new business needs
  • Assisted project manager in management of Iteration plans, Product backlogs, User stories, Action item list and Risk log
  • Designed and developed Use Cases, Activity Diagram, Sequence Diagram and context diagram using MS Visio
  • Facilitated JRP sessions for consensus on baseline architecture
  • Managed and documented requirements from Project Inception using Rational Requisite Pro
  • Developed data maps for retrieval of information from existing systems
  • Applied a standard change control process in tracking defects originating from post-requirement phases
  • Preconfigured, Customizable templates- Create interactive visualization , data sets, charts and graphs using Business Objects
  • Negotiating terms with COTS vendors , maintaining license and subscription and was involved in implementing, maintaining and upgrading the COTS based solution
  • Drafted test strategies and test cases to verify accuracy of the functionality, security, fault- tolerance, performance and successful system integration using Quality Center

Environment: s: Unix, Windows, Teradata, Requisite Pro, MS Visio, MS Project, MS Office, HP QC, Business Objects

Confidential, Lynchburg, VA

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered business requirements from business users and data analysts through interviews and interactive JRP sessions
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining Project Charter , Risk Log, Issues Log, meeting minutes, disaster recovery plans and business Continuity Plan
  • Adept in Dimensional Modeling techniques, star and snowflake schema attributes
  • Prepared many reports by using sections , cross-tabs , and drill mode as per the requirement of the end-user
  • Provided technical assistance in identifying reports to meet user requirements
  • Created user training documentation for delivery via print, web and video
  • Developed Preliminary project plan, Project work Breakdown Structure (WBS), project timelines, project analysis, impact analysis and risk Analysis , estimation of time and cost on project plans, methodologies, resources and participated actively in their implementation
  • Developed test cases to verify and validate business and system functionality of new data warehouse
  • Analyzed requirements with the business Users and vendors to meet data quality standards in implementing the new COTS product.
  • Assisted in documenting User Manual , facilitated UAT and provided follow up to resolve the issues
  • Elicited detailed functional requirements and non-functional requirements from cross-functional teams to identify needs of new analytical environment
  • Gathered data requirements of subject areas from stakeholders and developed strategies for data profiling and data validation
  • Developed data maps from source legacy system to track transformation of data elements from source to target in Oracle across all phases of staging
  • Analyzed data integration strategies to customize simultaneous analysis of data from new and old environments
  • Maintained and ensured traceability across requirements by controlled change management and impact analysis

Environment: Unix, Windows, Mainframe, Oracle, Requisite Pro, MS Visio, Business Objects, MS Project, MS Access, MS Office

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