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Business Analyst Resume

PA

SUMMARY

  • 4yrs in various stages of Software/System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), such as defining scope, product design, development strategy, production and quality assurance.
  • Experience in swot analysis, Gap Analysis, Feasibility Analysis, Impact Analysis, Risk Analysis, Change Management, Business Process Re - engineering and Cost-Benefit Analysis.
  • Understanding User Stories, Requirement Elicitation, Requirement Documentation, Validation, Modelling, and Analysis.
  • Experience in interviewing stakeholders at all levels and in conducting JAD sessions.
  • Knowledge of SDLC: Rational Unified Process (RUP), Agile, Waterfall and Spiral methodologies.
  • Proficient in business modelling using Work Flow Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams and UML Diagrams (Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, State Chart Diagrams).
  • Proficient in writing Use Case diagram, Business Requirement Specification, Functional Requirement Specification, Technical Requirement Specification and Requirement Traceability Matrix.
  • Proficient in using Business Analysis tools such as MS Visio, Word, Excel (including Pivot tables, Macros and Lookups.
  • Conducted User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and verifying performances, reliability and fault tolerances issues; Also familiar with testing tools to design and develop test plan and test scripts.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Relational Databases: MS SQL Server 2005/2008, Ms Access

Methodologies: RUP, RAD, Agile, waterfall, SCRUM.

Data Modeling: MS Visio, UML.

Languages: T-SQL, SQL,HTML,CSS, XHTML

Operating Systems: Windows 2003/2007

Project Management: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, PA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered requirements and prepared business requirement documents (BRD).
  • Responsible for translating BRD into functional specification and test plans.
  • Co-ordinate with business users and developers/technical team for solution.
  • Conduct JAD session to define project and reduce time frame required to conduct deliverable
  • Developed and maintained all operational and technical flows using Visio and power point.
  • Worked closely with developers in testing the flags on the QA server and subsequently loaded on the production server
  • Maintained requirement traceability matrix for gap analysis.
  • Designed data flow diagrams, Entity Relationship diagrams and web page mock ups using modeling tools.
  • Defined use cases from requirement and helped convert them into software specification.
  • Performs System testing for all the modules and helps business in User Acceptance Testing.

Environment: MS SQL Server 2008, SQL Queries, T-SQL, Ms Office, Html, Visio.

Confidential, CA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interviews the business users to understand the requirements for the business uses cases depicting user-system interaction in CSDC.
  • Document Use Cases (UML) on the various document management user actions on CSDC- Upload Doc, Check-in, Check-out, Cancel check-out, Request for Approval, Delete doc etc.
  • Understand how the security access list, relationship of the user to the doc and document status influence the CSDC UI when documenting the functional specs.
  • Analyze and document the actions of the users under document status- Pre-draft, Approval NA, Draft for review etc. and produce a metric of these changes in the Application design documentation.
  • Conducted walkthroughs with the different department heads to have a deeper understanding of the project requirements.
  • Conducted walkthroughs with the different department heads to have a deeper understanding of the project requirements
  • Extensively gathered business and application requirements, business processes, identifying risks, impact analysis, UML Modeling, Sequence and Activity Diagrams, Use cases using Microsoft Visio.
  • Assisted in monitoring the ETL load from Stage to Production until the process is added to the Job sequence in the Production server
  • Responsible for providing business requirements within an Agile/SRUM software development Iteration environment.
  • Conducted Requirement Gathering Sessions (RGS), Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions, and lead the effort to get Business and System requirements base lined (for stakeholder approval).
  • Analyzed business requirements and segregated them into high level and low level Use Cases, Activity and Business Process diagrams using Visio, suggested and managed improvements in the process.
  • Follow up with the end users and developers for user satisfaction and change management if necessary.
  • Performed regular updates to the prototype to reflect the system as in the real scenario.
  • Used SQL queries to extract data from different databases including testing and production for data validation and data analysis. Worked with the QA team for designing Test Plan and Test Cases for the User Acceptance testing (UAT).

Environment: MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SQL client, Agile/SRUM

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate with DBA’S for gathering requirements on Users and Roles, and managed security and permission of database.
  • Gathering requirement on database structure and architecture preparation of use case document and escalate to technical team.
  • Analysis of gap through requirement traceability matrix.
  • Actively participated in gathering of User Requirement and System Specification.
  • Used prototypes to demonstrate and verify the behaviour of the system.
  • Prepared business process models that depicted modelling of all activities of the business from conceptual to procedural level.
  • Performed regular updates to the prototype to reflect the system as in the real scenario.
  • Maintained documents for change request and implemented procedures for testing changes.
  • Provide technical and procedural support to user acceptance testing.

Environment: MS SQL server 2005, Enterprise Manager, T- SQL, MS Access, Ms Office, Visio.

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