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Business Analyst Resume

New York, NY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Served as Business Analyst with Confidential IT Product Management business unit working on Order - To-Cash System business process re-engineering.
  • Previous financial experience as a contractor .
  • Strong background in Business Process Re-engineering implementations, writing business and functional requirements, technical specifications and QA/QC testing policy and procedures.
  • Acknowledged for capacity to analyze issues, expedite innovative solutions and build the type of consensus-driven environment that contributes to on time, on-budget delivery.
  • Proven track record for absorbing volumes of technical information, conceiving realistic solutions and bridging the gap between technology limitations and business/management expectations
  • Project Planning & Development
  • Project Estimating & Forecasting
  • Strategic & Tactical Expertise within Back Office Operations
  • Strong knowledge of equity, fixed income and cash asset servicing
  • Strong Accounting and Performance Attribution Systems knowledge
  • Strong Legacy Re-engineering experience
  • Broad experience with equity and fixed income trade lifecycle
  • Extensive experience working around the constraints posed by legacy systems
  • Experience with ETL/ Reporting/Data warehouse projects
  • Experience performing in Manual test execution
  • Software Release & Change Control Management
  • Extensive understanding of Relational data models
  • Extensive Quality Control & Quality Assurance Experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Business Process Re-engineering of pricing and discounting, order entry, distribution and title rights within an hybrid Waterfall/Agile environment utilizing JIRA, Confluence and Office 365 for Order-To-Cash ERP System.
  • Performed analysis and elicited business requirements for future state unified pricing model for print and eBooks.
  • Wrote requirements for migration of pricing and discounting rules from PL/SQL to Drools Rules Engine.
  • Wrote business requirements for refactored order entry Pre-process and Release for conversion to continuous workflow model.
  • Performed regression and black box testing of relational database tables transformation for compatibility with Drools rules engine.
  • Provided UAT testing group with parallel test environment for testing enhancements and future state requirements.
  • Wrote business requirements for refactoring Inventory Reservations and Allocations for continuous workflow model.
  • Performed gap analysis of order entry forms for re-engineering to single web page application.
  • Wrote business requirements and functional specification for refactoring of Mass Maintenance of Order forms.

Confidential, Journal Square, NJ

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed business process analysis of current state and provided future state recommendations for re-engineering of reference data architecture and governance utilizing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Office 365 for document management.
  • Performed business process analysis of current state and provided future state recommendations for strategic and tactical initiatives in post-trade settlement
  • Elicited and documented end-to-end post-trade settlement business and technical process flows; prepared flowcharts, diagrams and presentations for future state business and technology roadmaps utilizing MS Office Suite and Visio
  • Performed gap analysis and reverse engineering of Sybase RDBMS system for requirements gathering and feasibility of building “golden copy” of client reference data.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed gap analysis of legacy vs. renovated settlement instruction differences with instrument data against new product model.
  • Performed reconciliation of legacy vs. renovated settlement instructions across Equity, Fixed Income, Listed Derivatives and OTC products resulting in migration of 3M+ settlement instructions.
  • Consolidated and cleansed multiple counterparty reference data sources into single “golden source” within SiREN+.
  • Prepared transition requirements across equities, fixed income and derivatives product lines for migration to SiREN+.
  • Validated normalized data model where parties are stored once and reused across 4M+ settlement instructions.
  • Identified gaps in data model resulting in adoption of new business requirements and enhanced product model for equities, fixed income and derivatives products.
  • Consolidated and cleansed multiple static data sources into single “golden copy”.
  • Reconciled data quality issues with client reference data attributes i.e., account ownership, business unit and default settlement instruction.
  • Utilized ERwin to document renovated settlement instruction data model and data model governance; model referential integrity implementation for settlement instruction maintenance; provide mapping from legacy data model to renovated environment for business and technical audiences.
  • Utilized DBArtisan for schema, data and SQL management as well as testing and debugging data model.
  • Managed regression, black box, and white box testing for renovated environment.
  • Maintained UAT planning documents and artifacts, change documents and initiated change requests for revised business and solution requirements throughout each project phase with appropriate sign-offs.
  • Led quality assurance and control review sessions for issue tracking, discussion, escalation, prioritization and follow-up.
  • Managed BRD, FRD, technical specifications, data mining, analysis and project planning artifacts within SharePoint portal.
  • Utilized HP ALM for defect management, issue resolution and escalation.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided technical business analysis services for securities lending platform migration
  • Wrote functional requirements document for the account maintenance intraday feed that would provide account reference data for the new securities lending platform.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided business analysis and quality control and assurance for portfolio accounting and performance attribution systems.
  • Wrote, designed and produced requirements definition and technical specification for mutual funds unbundling and outsourcing.
  • Elicit user requirements and procedures to implement process improvements to extend existing systems.
  • Performed impact and gap analysis of corporate-wide SIA platform consolidation.
  • Performed gap analysis of legacy performance attribution system prior to obtaining signoff for migration to SunGard XAMIN.
  • Conducted interviews and analyzed existing systems in production of requirements documents for Compliance/Regulatory Reporting & associated feeds including field level mappings and transformation logic as well as associated workflows.
  • Designed interface to convert proprietary portfolio accounting data into platform independent format for consumption by Informatica prior to loading into data warehouse.
  • Wrote functional requirements and technical specification documents for matrix pricing functions as part of non-core accounting functions decoupling project.
  • Acted as Lead Business Analyst on all performance attribution system relational database enhancements and BAU workflows.
  • Wrote FSD and data mapping specification for Disclosure of Interest enhancement to CGRS regulatory reporting application.
  • Performed gap analysis of Regulatory/Compliance reporting applications (13 F&G, ERISA, Form S) for migration to Eagle STAR accounting platform.
  • QA Lead on TLM platform Swift messaging enhancements and UAT testing.
  • Led integration, system and UAT testing of JPM internal systems using Eagle Message Center; tested business rules used during data transformation with Eagle Message Center where successful transformations were loaded into Eagle STAR accounting engine or Eagle PACE data warehouse.
  • Created change control records, Peregrine tickets and EURC requests as required across entire workflows from project conceptualization, software development, testing, implementation and SLA management across diverse business and technical environments with demonstrated leadership abilities.

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, wrote and edited material for reports, manuals, instruction books, and related publications.
  • Integrated and delineated technology, operating procedure, production sequence and detail as well as request for purchase documents.
  • Elicited functional requirements from senior staff.
  • Performed business impact analysis studies.
  • Developed business continuity and disaster recovery plans, identifying individually assigned deliverables.
  • Developed facility and technology recovery strategies as it relates to business continuity.

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