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Business Analyst Resume

DelawarE

OBJECTIVE:

Obtain full time position as a Business Analyst/Scrum Master to acquire new abilities and contribute to the growth of the firm through the skills I possess

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 2.5 Years of extensive experience as a Business Analyst in finance domain
  • Quick learner and initiator in improving existing processes.
  • Skilled in identifying and meeting stakeholders to gather business requirements across all teams including support teams and analyzing them
  • Experienced in documenting quality business requirements for new systems and existing system enhancements
  • Expertise in preparing the Integration Test Plan which was used by testing and development teams
  • Experienced in working with SDLC methodologies like waterfall and also fast paced environments like Agile
  • Very strong experience in documentation of User Requirements, as well as Organizing interviews, User meetings, workshops, JAD sessions and requirement elicitation sessions
  • Converted collected business requirements in to functional requirements
  • Expertise in developing QA Test Plan, Test Conditions, and Test Cases; ensuring adequate testing of software both before and after completion; conducting and documenting UAT
  • Played the role of Scrum master by implementing scrum and maintained the product backlog in addition to handling the requirements
  • Works well, with both business users and developers, in order to ensure the smooth development of software.
  • Experienced in working with tools like Microsoft Visio to design the UML diagrams and also PowerPoint and LaTeX to deliver the presentations and Signoff documents to the stakeholder
  • Excellent evaluation and judgement skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills: Business Analysis Planning, Requirements Gathering and Analysis, Requirements Life cycle management, Scope Analysis and Project definition, Change control, Software Project Management, Requirements translation between clients and tech teams

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile

Programming languages: Core Java, C, C++, JSON,MVC, Hadoop - Apache Spark

Database: PL/SQL

Web: CSS, HTML 4/5

Tools: Atlassian JIRA, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft office, Eclipse, LaTeX, JUnit

Other Skills: Handled multiple projects simultaneously with good record of meeting project objectives in time

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Business Analyst

Confidential, Delaware

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the business users to identify business requirements and analyze the possible technical solutions
  • Was responsible for creating and reviewing business requirements, functional specifications, project schedules, documentation and test plans
  • Conducted interviews with key business users to collect requirement and business process information
  • Understood Fixed Income Modeling, Bonds and Bond Trading Cycle, Equities and Equity Trade Cycle, Derivatives (Options and Futures), Portfolio Management, Wealth Management, and Sales and Marketing
  • Worked with SMEs, such as Information Security Officer, Legal/Regulatory Advisors, and Disaster Recovery Team to ensure appropriate technology provision to comply with standards and requirements
  • Conducted SMEs meetings, one on one interviews at both in-house and client locations, gathering requirements, providing analysis/functional specifications
  • Assisted project managers with the development of Project schedules, development of requirements, and preliminary design for client applications
  • Performed analysis and design projects using a systems development methodology. Worked with all levels of client staff in solution definition
  • Designed and developed Use Cases Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, and Collaboration Diagram
  • Identified, investigated, analyzed, defined and documented business processes and Use Case Scenarios
  • Involved in Business Process Flow development, Business Process Modeling, and Analysis.
  • Conducted workflow, process diagram and GAP analysis by identifying existing technologies, documenting the enhancements to meet the end state requirements
  • Assisted with user testing of systems User Acceptance Testing (UAT), developing and maintaining quality procedures, and ensuring that appropriate documentation is in place
  • Worked with development and QA teams to accomplish timely release objectives

Teaching Assistant

Confidential, Auburn Hills, Michigan

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a teaching assistant for Confidential which mainly focused on analogy between Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Guided students in different phases of the waterfall model and also helped students to practice sprint planning and reviews in agile methodology to get overall experience of two models being used currently in the industry.
  • Co-instructor for the course Web Technologies
  • Explained the concepts of HTML 5 including CSS, Bootstrap and helped students in developing interactive webpages associated with various innovative ideas and designs
  • Guided students to Program in visual studio and helped them develop projects which included various ideas of the students
  • Helped them in understanding and evaluating the requirements specified in the projects and assisted them in splitting the tasks to ensure the deliverables are handed over on time.
  • Evaluated the students’ performance in programming and projects by interacting with them

Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Started off as Business Analyst in waterfall model and then transformed into fast paced Agile Environment using Scrum and then progressed towards helping the team utilize Scrum and its principles
  • Writing functional specifications
  • Preparing test plans and cases
  • Collaborated with the Project Manager to organize training material and write user manuals
  • Analyze business needs to drive the delivery of solutions tailored to the business requirements
  • Gathered user/business requirements by interviewing the various business units involved
  • Performed Test Coverage Analysis, Requirement Traceability Matrix and Impact Analysis
  • Clearly document all requirements to define scope of delivery, and translate the Requirements to Functional specifications and prepare comprehensive test conditions/cases
  • Developed the user stories based upon the AD (Application Design) document
  • Conducted Daily Scrum Standup’s and Reviews at the end of each sprint by playing role of Scrum Master
  • Facilitated sprint retrospect’s and interacted with team for continuous improvement
  • Handled the Account DB and Customer DB Agile teams in parallel
  • Contributed successfully as a part of team in handling deadlines
  • Mentored new team members in the process of knowledge transfer
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Facilitated meetings between product owner and team for question answer session about the user stories in current sprints
  • Recognition in the team for helping them implement the SCRUM principles better and acting as a coach as and when needed
  • Co-ordinated with Team located on-site and communicated effectively with them to meet during daily standup’s
  • Part of a Development team and used MVC model for to develop a functionality

Systems Engineer Trainee

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Received extensive training under Education and Research Department mainly in Software Development Life Cycle, Software Project Management, Agile methodologies, UML, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, C, RDBMS, Object oriented Programming (Java), Software Engineering, UNIX and Web Technologies

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