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Business Analyst (consultant) Resume

MA

PROFILE:

  • Six years experience as Business Analyst with in - depth knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Through understanding of software development methodologies like Agile and Waterfall
  • Conducted joint application development sessions (JAD) with subject matter experts (SMEs) and Stakeholders to capture and analyze requirements
  • Experience in documenting requirement using Unified Modeling Language (UML) and flow diagrams
  • Proficient in creating use cases and swim lane diagrams using MS Visio
  • Ability to break down complex requirements into simple requirements
  • Elicited, analyzed, validated and documented user, functional and non-functional requirements, business rules, and business process models (workflows and use cases)
  • Extensive experience with writing Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and Functional Requirement Documents (FRD)
  • Ensured all functional and non-functional requirements are captured successfully by obtaining sign offs
  • Performed data mapping activities and data analysis
  • Acted as a liaison between the Stakeholders and Business
  • Experience in writing test scripts for user acceptance testing (UAT) and traceability matrices
  • Worked on change and defect management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to understand both business requirements and technical needs

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

Windows XP, Windows7, MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project, SharePoint, SQL, Oracle 11g, HTML, UML, iRise, MS Project and Mercury Quality Center

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, MA

Business Analyst (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted project manager and senior executives in writing investment proposal and re-sanctioning paper for a Governance, Risk and Compliance project
  • Involved in all phases of SDLC
  • Provided all required BA deliverable(s) for each Solution Delivery phase
  • Created use cases, workflows/process flows and swimlane diagrams
  • Conducted preparatory sessions, joint application development sessions and workshops with SMEs and Stakeholders to capture and analyze requirements
  • Authored BRDs and FRDs and obtained approval from all Stakeholders
  • Responsible for maintaining traceability matrix to ensure all requirements are met and tested
  • Responsible for creating user list for all modules of the project
  • Developed and managed data to be utilized for user acceptance testing
  • Received signoffs and approvals for all business analysts documents like business requirements document, traceability matrix, data imports and user acceptance test cases
  • Acted as a liaison between the Stakeholders and Developers
  • Assisted with the development and execution of change management process
  • Performed lead business analyst responsibilities
  • Assisted and trained old/new junior business analyst on the project and project related activities
  • Allocated work to all business analysts and provided them with an estimated time they should take for their tasks

Confidential, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared use cases and swim lane diagrams of the existing and “to be” process
  • Documented project plans, process flow, timelines and other requirement using MS Project
  • Gathered, analyzed and translated, business and system requirements into BRDs
  • Document requirements associated with change requests
  • Communicated results and milestone s for each iteration
  • Acted as a liaison between the developers and the testing team
  • Developed test scripts and test cases as per the functional requirements specifications
  • Identified and documented business rules and assisted in UAT testing
  • Schedule meetings with the development and QA team to estimate time required for the new changes
  • Conducted JAD sessions with SMEs and other stakeholders for open and pending issues
  • Performed gap analysis by identifying existing technologies, documenting the enhancements to meet the end-state requirements
  • Supported project manager with creating detailed project plans and assisted in developing, scheduling and tracking project timelines
  • Maintained traceability matrix to ensure that the requirements are met and tested

Confidential, NC

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted JAD sessions and interviews with various departments to documents them into BRDs
  • Implemented UML methodologies to design use cases, workflows and swimlane diagrams
  • Provided recommendations to improve the current application
  • Responsible for meeting with the SMEs and Stakeholders to identify problems in the existing system and resolve issues, improve the process to ensure a stable and an accurate system
  • Designed paperless features and e-bill feature to enhance business process
  • Designed mockup forms for better understanding of the application
  • Updates and modified progress and resource allocation in MS Project for the team
  • Responsible for facilitating UATs and test strategies
  • Performed front end testing to check all functionalities of different modules

Confidential, AR

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with the relevant business partners and personnel to collect, define and document detailed business requirements into a business requirements document
  • Acted as a liaison between the business and the developers and vendors to ensure that the application meets customer needs and integrates with other applications
  • Worked with business and project team to track and document project risks and issues
  • Created use cases to understand the system
  • Responsible to gaining approvals for all business analyst documents
  • Met with personnel and vendors to resolve issues and problems efficiently
  • Created UAT template of the business
  • Assisted the Stakeholders in writing test cases
  • Developed user manual and trained selected personnel who in turn educated others to effectively use the system

Confidential, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Attended business and technical subject matter experts presentations of the existing system, it’s functionalities and shortcomings
  • Designed the existing workflows for the system
  • Created the to be process flows of systems (including swim lane diagrams)
  • Conducted JAD sessions with subject matter experts, gathered requirements
  • Documents requirements in the business requirements document and obtained approval
  • Documented screenshots of various functionalities
  • Maintained the traceability matrix to ensure all requirements are captured and met
  • Maintained an issue log to document and maintain all risks, issues and open items
  • Designed the User acceptance testing template for the business

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