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Business/data Analyst Resume

Westfield New, JerseY

SUMMARY:

  • 3 years of experience in IT industry working as a Business/Data Analyst with Proficiency in Client - Server and Web/Internet Based applications with emphasis on Project Management Methodologies, and a substantial know-how of Project Scope, GAP Analysis and Unified Modeling Language.
  • Extensive Experience in executing phases of SDLC with hands-on involvement in AGILE (SCRUM), RUP, Iterative Increment, and Waterfall Methodologies with User acceptance of AGILE Software Requirements (User Stories).
  • Ability to understand complex technical problems, performing task breakdowns of epic for technical teams, specifying requirement criteria and tracking user stories in tools like Jira, Trello and Asana.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills with ability to understand cause and effect and statistical methods available to enhance findings.
  • Well versed in developing business based Functional Test Scenarios, User Interface, Business Requirements, System Specifications, Testing Methodology and Test Plan formulation.
  • Highly proficient in creating Use Cases, Sequence Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, and Cross-Functional diagrams as per the process requirements.
  • Facilitated Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions, interviews, workshops and requirement elicitation sessions with end-users, clients, stakeholders and development team.
  • Experience in wire framing new ideas, creating proof of concepts and conducting user experience research.
  • Knowledge of the Data Warehouse Development Life environment using Microsoft DTS, SSIS and SSRS.
  • Expertise in a broad range of Technologies, including business process tools such as MS Visio, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Share point and MS SQL Server.
  • Experience in ability to work both independently and in Cross-Functional Team environments managing and prioritizing multiple projects.
  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving skills, Multi-Tasking abilities, with experience in utilizing people and process knowledge to assist enterprises in making critical decisions.
  • Strong communicator, a creative problem-solver and a fast Learner, skilled at organizing Face-to- Face Group discussions, analyzing business needs and transforming them into technical designs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SDLC Methodologies: Waterfall, AGILE, Rational Unified Process (RUP)

Databases: MS Excel, MS Access, Oracle, MS SQL Server, My SQL

Requirement Tool: MS Project, Rational Requisite Pro, JIRA, Trello, Asana

Development Language: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress

Other Tools: MS Visio, MS Office Suite, SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Westfield, New Jersey

Business/Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in analyzing the client requirement and business reviews to understand the Business needs and System Design.
  • Creating epics, subsequent task breakdowns based on extensive grooming sessions with client and offshore team alike and facilitating flow of quality communication between end to end entities of the spectrum.
  • Creating user stories with well-defined requirement criteria and feeding it to various task management tools like Asana, Trello and Jira based on available technology of offshore target.
  • Analyzed business requirements and prepared Use Cases - created Use case diagrams, mockups, activity diagrams and Sequence Diagrams using MS Visio.
  • Produced automated and ad-hoc reports using SQL server reporting services (SSRS), Excel, PowerPivot.
  • Created SQL Queries, various Statements as DML, DQL, DCL, TCL, DDL, Functions, JOINS, Sub Queries, Constraints, Indexes, View, Synonyms to retrieve and optimize the data performance.
  • Prepared Data Mapping Document, Data Dictionary, System Specification Documents.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing with the business users.
  • Assisted information architects for the design of wireframes based on interface design knowledge and expertise.
  • Involved in query optimization process, data cleansing and database indexing.
  • Participated in defect triage meetings conducted by QA teams to review and resolve defects.
  • Assisted the QA team in designing and executing the test plan and test cases.
  • Worked extensively on AGILE. Conducted standups, facilitated development teams by resolving blockers, analyzed velocity and burndown charts, organized meaningful retrospectives and streamlined the overall efficiency of various development team.

Environment: MS Excel, MS Access, MS Visio, SharePoint, MS SQL, MS Project, JIRA, Asana, Trello, MS PowerPoint.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Served as liaison between the US clients and the development teams to ensure the best solutions are established for the business needs.
  • Involved in entirety of project life cycle processes of multiple projects (design sessions, interviews with experts, business requirements gathering, analysis & documentation, testing, systems implementation & production support).
  • Co-ordinated with the business and the offshore development team on a regular basis for requirement clarification.
  • Extensively used SharePoint for project documentation.
  • Involved in user story grooming, task breakdown and specifying requirement criteria.
  • Communicated with multiple teams to gather technical requirements and worked with development teams to establish clear understanding of scope of the task before development effort begins.
  • Used SOAP UI to validate the request and response against newly created APIs.
  • Used Jira for task management and sprint progression analysis.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing with the business users.
  • Performed QA testing and logged defects in Jira and assigned it to developers.
  • Worked on both AGILE and Waterfall environments on various projects.
  • Performed User experience research and provided feedback to design team.

Environment: MS Excel, SharePoint, JIRA, Chrome Developer tool, Bugzilla, MS Visio.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Technical Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a part of development team to create a WordPress portal with centralized repository of information of all Nepali immigrants residing in United States.
  • Performed various development task in LAMP stack mainly on front end using PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Consumed Department of Homeland Security’s API and integrated it to the portal to in corporate arrival and departures of Nepali nationals on various port of entries in US.
  • Involved in story grooming and requirement analysis.
  • Created unit tests to ensure the quality of the code.
  • Created SQL queries and stored procedures for the data connectivity.

Environment: WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, My SQL

Confidential, Connecticut

Technical Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Worked at International Student Service Office as data entry specialist and assisting international students with their paperwork.
  • Used MS Excel for data entry of new and perspective students.
  • Prepared XML documents of student information so that it is consumed by school’s main database system.
  • Used MS Office Suite to prepare various necessary documents.
  • Organized various campus events and conducted team building exercises.

Environment: MS Excel, MS Office, XML

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