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Business Analyst Resume

Fairfax, VA

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking the position of Business Analyst to effectively leverage my skills for new challenges to add value to the project and evolve in my profession

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Four and a half years of experience as a Business Analyst and DB/Support domains
  • Experienced in Project planning, eliciting requirements, creating functional specs and data flow diagrams
  • Experienced in writing SQL scripts for data analysis
  • Experienced in modeling and refining requirements using Use Cases, Activity diagrams, Sequence and Collaboration diagrams
  • Proficient in modeling requirements diagrams, Packages, Block and Internal Diagrams in Systems Modeling Language (sysML) on Magicdraw
  • Experienced in conducting brainstorming sessions, reviews, walkthroughs, JAD sessions and client interviews for various business processes
  • Strong business process modeling skills using Agile with MS Visio and Rational Rose
  • Proficient at translating high level business requirements, business rules and stake holders request into functional and nonfunctional requirements
  • Dependable, self motivated, organized with effective interpersonal and verbal, written communication skills
  • Firm understanding of financial instruments and regulatory and compliance reporting
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Rational Unified Process (RUP)
  • Strong problem solving, critical and logical thinking skills
  • Team player with ability to collaborate smoothly with others
  • Proven ability to think out of the box with precise judgment
  • Knowledge of RF design, Cellular theory and concepts
  • Knowledge of C/C++ programming
  • Proven skills at conducting data analysis and interpretation, filing records

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming Languages: C, C++, SQL

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP

Tools: Visio, Requisite Pro, Office, Adobe Photoshop, Magicdraw

RF/Wireless: Wireless Comm., GSM/CDMA concepts

Processes: SDLC, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Requirements Gathering, SQL, JAD, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, UML, ERD & all Diagrams, End - User, UAT

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Fairfax, VA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Elicited project requirements, analyzed and authored case documents as per the BAA
  • Assisted in project management by tracking project schedule on MS Project
  • Helped the Project Manager on project delivery and set right project expectations
  • Documented all phases of systems life cycle by reporting progress of the entire team
  • Organized design meetings, reviews, brainstorming and one on one sessions
  • Prepared Activity Diagrams, Requirements, Internal and Block Diagrams for the various modules in sysML
  • Prepared Sequence and State Machine Diagrams to establish the interfacing process using information on machine ‘states’ in sysML
  • Prepared Use Case documents around the F6 tech package suite by NASA for given requirements and followed the Spiral design model in sysML
  • Established interfacing control for all module ‘tasks’ to ensure coherent data flow
  • Authored Design documents to record end to end design information and architecture of all modules
  • Prepared the Integrated Test Plan and test cases for the project and all modules
  • Validated the data sources and carried out the tests
  • Assisted in designing the new technologies module to be built in the design tool
  • Managed the ‘Design Costs’ module and prepared the Parametric and Numeric cost models for determining the module costs
  • Assisted in the economic aspects of the project by working out the NPV and sensitivity analysis
  • Prepared all supporting documents and user manuals of each module

Confidential, Fairfax, VA

Graduate Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Assign grades and other records using Blackboard
  • Responsible for the designing SQL queries, procedures, scripts
  • Created, modified and maintained SQL server database
  • Responsible for database performance, backup, replication and security
  • Manage and proctor all examinations under given teaching assignment
  • Prepare grading scheme for student assignments
  • Coach students on course requirements and other course discussions
  • Co - ordinate and assist Course Instructors, Professors with coursework and exams
  • Report to and co-ordinate with the Telecom Dept. on other administrative tasks

Confidential

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated Requirement gathering, analyzing and authoring case documents
  • Interacted with Legal & Compliance team to include regulatory aspects
  • Implemented search and consolidation on email data as per case inputs
  • Managed project delivery by collaborating with data team and clients
  • Documented various phases of project life cycle and details of each execution
  • Wrote SQL queries and procedures for data
  • Analyzed project requirements and constructed logical models
  • Prepared Use Case documents for requirements and followed the RUP process
  • Involved in Inception Phase and prepared BRD and other docs
  • Documented various phases of product life cycle, and details of each iteration execution
  • Reviewed test plans and cases for the project
  • Prepared user guide & support documentations
  • Expanded existing filing resources, trained team on it
  • Proprietary, application specific tools used: Trident, Encase

Confidential

Tech Support Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Resolved MS-Office queries for Microsoft end users
  • Recognized and reported previously unknown issues to further research by Microsoft
  • Trained 2 new batches of recruits on work floor practices/procedures
  • Documented various steps of support case progression
  • Qualified specialized support for MS-Outlook personal version
  • Escalated unresolved issues in a timely manner
  • Dynamic team player, achieved high team stats

Confidential

Jr. Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with system users and clients to document problems and requirements
  • Gathered data and created requirements models
  • Defined specifications for developing software packages
  • Followed lean methodology for design of software for telecom equipment
  • Assisted managers with project planning and scheduling
  • Prepared technical documents and reports
  • Researched and compiled cost and technical data, evaluated proposals and other technical documents
  • Prepared briefings, arranged meetings, client interviews for review of releases

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