We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Business Analyst Resume

Fort Lauderdale, FL

SUMMARY:

  • Over 6 years of experience in result - driven software development in financial industry with solid knowledge and hands-on in Software Development Life Cycle, thorough knowledge of Testing Cycle for Client Server applications in Multi Asset trading platforms and Investment Banking.
  • Analytical and result oriented experience working in diverse domains in Capital Markets in areas such as Fixed Income, Derivatives, and Electronic Trading applications.
  • Strong analytical skills for writing Business Requirements Documentation and its implementation into Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Performed efficient and productive cooperation with company's stakeholders in understanding their requirements accomplish business needs in most effective way possible.
  • Strong knowledge of different types of Financial securities: Fixed income, Equities and Derivative products: Swaps, Options, Futures and Forwards, Mortgage Backed up securities (Commercial & Residential)
  • Extensively worked on Fixed Income Algorithmic Trading (Strategies: Market Order, Stop Loss & Limit Order), Trade Management, Market Data blotter for Pricing and ECN Trading using several ECN platforms
  • Extensive knowledge of different databases, such as SQL Server and Oracle; constructing queries and resolving debug occurring issues
  • Experience in End-to-End validation of different type of flows related to trading applications: Market Data Flow, Order Flow, and Post-Trade Flow
  • Strong analysis skills; ability to create business analysis from scratch, ability to troubleshoot data quality issues
  • Strong knowledge & experience in project management with strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Used HP Quality Center to organize and manage all phases of the software testing process
  • Including test planning, test executing, tracking defects and creating Test Analysis Report
  • Excellent Domain knowledge in Health Care, Insurance, Banking, and Trading platforms

SKILL:

TECHNICAL SKILLS: HP ALM, JIRA, UNIX, SQL, VISIO, EXCEL (incl Macros, Pivot Tables, V-lookups etc)

METHODOLOGIES: WATERFALL, AGILE

OPERATING SYSTEMS: WINDOWS, UNIX/LINUX

FRONT END Languages: Javascript, HTML, CSS

EXPERIENCE:

Business Analyst

Confidential, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Served as the liaison between business users and technology teams
  • Performed efficient and productive cooperation with company's stakeholders in understanding their requirements accomplish business needs in most effective way possible.
  • Wrote Business Requirement documents, Functional Specification document, Release notes with the purpose of release and what features are going/not going, Work Orders, Change orders, game plan.
  • Conducted Daily, Weekly scrum calls/meeting with technology team, meeting with business users, requirement gathering interviews, bug triage meetings to prioritize the bug
  • Opened a bridge line at the day of Prod release and making sure all concerned groups are present
  • Prepared the iteration plan and the task distribution diagrams
  • Performed UAT testing
  • Ensured all requirements are covered and all functionalities are accurately tested and met zero defect level
  • Worked closely with onsite/offshore development teams during construction process to provide guidance and ensure business requirements and functional specifications are followed;
  • Daily follow up on issues to ensure they are appropriately resolved;
  • Used HP ALM to organize and analyze the business requirements;
  • Used JIRA to manage project
  • Used SQL to access the data from RDBMs to extract the data to analyze the Market Data

Sr Business Analyst

Confidential, Miami, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the existing business process flows for Fixed Income products to gain understanding of the existing system and documented the business process flows for the proposed system.
  • Analyzed system requirements and developed test plans to outline the scope, analysis, approach, resources, schedule of testing as well as writing test cases, test execution and test completion report;
  • Attended walk-through meetings for reviewing the testing process with QA team, Developers, Project Managers
  • Interacted with the SMEs along with Operations Group, production support groups, various teams on business side to gather client specific business requirements and translate them in a various business artifacts for the flow documentation
  • Validated Market data flow from different ECNs;
  • Confirmed/fixed Tag lines in XML files for a variety of scenarios to execute trades;
  • Performed End-to-End Validation of Order flow;
  • Manually tested Functionality of trading financial instruments and validated different types of orders such as: limit order, market order, stop loss order;
  • Used UNIX commands to monitor log files and troubleshoot different issues;
  • Conducted UAT Testing, and ensured that the test documentation is in place;
  • Involved in working with offshore testers to deliver projects on timely manner and on budget

Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as liaison between Confidential and IT vendor to provide interpretation of business requirements and rules for technical team to enhance and customized reports.
  • Participated in the identification, understanding and documentation of business requirements including the applications capable of supporting those requirements.
  • Performed risk analysis of requirements to identify key business risks areas for project and prioritized the application development and testing.
  • Prepared, scheduled and lead meetings between business and IT vendor and other necessary parties in preparations for demonstrations and site visit resulting in more efficient and productive meetings with fewer follow up questions and communications.
  • Conducted UAT with the cross-functional business teams to ensure the platform was aligned with the vision of the business team.
  • Developed SQL scripts to validate relational database tables.
  • Wrote complex SQL queries for data validation and to verify the extract rules.
  • Executed SQL queries on MS SQL Server Relational Database.

Hire Now