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OBJECTIVE:

Seeking a challenging position as a Business Systems Analyst to work with a dynamic team and bring value to the client.

PROFFESIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 15+ years of sound IT experience in analysis, development and maintenance of legacy systems.
  • Expertise in Retail, Healthcare, Insurance, Finance domain.
  • Excellent understanding in gathering user requirements using tools such as Rational, X - Analysis, IBM DOORS. Conducted JAD sessions, interacted with business users to gather requirements, documented BRD (Business requirement document) and FRD (Functional requirement document).
  • Excellent experience on SQL, Oracle, DB2, IMS DB/DC, IDMS, VSAM., Peoplesoft migrations.
  • Hands on experience in execution of the solutions at various stages of Software Development and testing lifecycle. Involved in Requirement Gathering, Data Analysis, Preparing Functional Specifications, Helping Development Team design a solution, Defect Analysis and Data Analysis for all levels of Testing, Host UAT Sign off session, Gather Change Request and Cutover activities
  • Interacted with developing team, QA team, Business team and various other departments.
  • Experience on writing Use cases and UML (such as use case diagram, activity diagram, sequence diagram) using tools such as MS Visio
  • Experience with Data modeling using ER diagrams and tools like Erwin, MS Visio. Data Mapping and Data definitions.
  • Hands-on experience in writing SQLs, executing queries (using tools such as SQL Developer) against databases such as Oracle, MS SQL server, MS Access.
  • Interacted with the QA team and assisted them in creating test case, test plans, test scripts, performed black box testing, smoke testing and UAT.
  • Excellent analytical abilities evaluating business needs, suggesting and developing innovative solutions, part of change management and improving process efficiency.
  • Effective at interviewing business users, stakeholders and subject matter experts (SME's) and eliciting needs and translating those needs into concise functional and non-functional requirements
  • Managed multiple projects and ensured end to end delivery, involved in project planning, work breakdown and resource allocation both at onsite and offshore
  • Strategic team player with strong client facing capability and leadership qualities and a top performer.
  • Extensively worked on Methodologies such as RUP, Agile and Waterfall.
  • Experience on all Projects Life Cycle phases and defect handling. Involved in Requirement Gathering, Preparing Functional Specifications, Business Requirements Document, Software Requirements Specifications Document, Flowcharts, project planning.
  • Flexible, adaptable to new technologies, grasp things faster and provide better solutions to requirements and take complete ownership of tasks assigned on time and with quality results. My strong work ethic, attention to detail, focus on quality, positive attitude, and can-do approach to work assignments were much appreciated by all the clients I have worked with so far.

SKILL:

Languages & Tools:: COBOL, JCL, Easytrieve, VSAMEndevor, Xpeditor, Fileaid, CA-7, Visual Source Safe, Panvalet, App designer, Data Mover, WinSQL, Oracle SQl Developer, STAT tool, Changeman

Databases:: Oracle 9, 10g, SQL Server, DB2, IMS DB/DC, IDMS

BI Tools: : Peoplesoft Packages, Sql Server Reporting Services (SSRS), IBM DOORS, IBM DOORS, RPE

Operating Systems:: OS/390, Z/OS, Windows.

Hardware:: IBM - 3090 Mainframe.

Job Functions:: Requirements gathering, Estimation, Analysis, DesignCoding, Testing, Documentation, MaintenanceApplication Support, and Project Management.

Others: : Good domain knowledge of Healthcare, Insurance, Finance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Platform: AS400

Software: Rational, AS400, SQL Developer, Visio, SQL Server 2005/2008

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interviewed the business users to collect the requirements for various data sources, business logic, understanding the reporting requirements, report design (screen layout) and various data elements.
  • Analyze the current system and proposed system to come with the GAP analysis.
  • Created prototypes and shared with User, Conducted the Design sessions with Development Team.
  • Documented the requirements in Business Requirement Document, Functional Requirement Document.
  • Performed requirement analysis by going through existing documentation and collected the thorough information.
  • Performed testing by running various comparisons by executing SQL queries. Also performed the UAT.

Confidential

Platform: Java, Mainframe

Software: DOORS, COBOL, JCL, SQL Developer, Visio, SQL Server 2005/2008

BI Tools : Sql Server Reporting Service (SSRS), MS Access, MS Excel

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the current system and proposed system to come with the GAP analysis.
  • Interviewed business users across all departments including General Accounting, Statistical, General ledger, Actuarial, Confidential to collect the requirements for analysis and validation.
  • Conducted the JAD sessions with the users and Development Team.
  • Documented the requirements in Business Requirement Document, Software Specifications Document.
  • Performed requirement analysis by going through existing documentation and collected the thorough information.
  • Interviewed the business users to collect the requirements for various data sources, business logic, understanding the reporting requirements, report design (screen layout) and various data elements.
  • Performed the analysis of legacy system and graphed the inconsistencies as per the objective of project.
  • Extensively worked on SQL Server, performed extensive data analysis and create data mapping for end to end processing right from data acquisition to reporting layer.
  • Assisted the data analyst in resolving issues with Data modeling and Data Mapping (such as understanding the fields and its attribute).
  • Performed testing by running various comparisons by executing SQL queries. Also performed the UAT.

Confidential, Pleasanton, CA

Platform: IBM Mainframe, Z/OS

Software: COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM, Fileaid, SAR, Changeman, STAT Tool, PS Tools, Win SQL, Remedy, putty, Peoplesoft ERP package

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Sr. Management discussed about the current process, data elements involved, identified the facts and shared this information with business group.
  • Interacted with cross functional departments and streamlined the process flow by ironing out various process related information such as what is the data source, who gets the information, who does commentary, who gets approval, etc.
  • Interviewed business partners to understand the processes and data origination within the different group/ departments.
  • Interviewed business users to understand various reports and their layout. Prepared the report layout mockups and shared with the users for their approval.
  • Extensively used MS Visio to design the cross functional process flow/ workflow and highlighted the processes for the particular group/ department responsible.
  • Interacted with Project Manager and updated the daily or weekly progress of the project.
  • Performed analysis by going through existing documentation and collected the thorough information on various requirements and prioritized them.
  • Highlighted the discrepancies by performing current state and future state analysis.
  • Documented the requirements into BRD.
  • Define standards and convention to be followed by the development by creating Templates
  • Change control

Confidential, Middletown, CT

Programmer Analyst

Platform: IBM Mainframe, Z/OS

Software: COBOL, JCL, DB2, IDMS, IMS, VSAM, CICS, MQ Series, Zeke.

Business Systems Analyst / Onsite co-coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering user requirements.
  • Identify business and functional requirements, Create Prototypes, Define Process Flows, Data Standards and co-ordinate e2e design and implementation. Manage master data and metadata related standards and processes
  • Extensively worked with business and end users to gather requirements and analyze the same with the development team
  • Analyzing the existing MEA Application and identifying the bottlenecks.
  • Data Analysis.
  • Prepared Software Specifications Document
  • Worked extensively with the user community on various issues during the UAT and stabilization period.
  • Assisted in Data conversion from older tables to newer tables.
  • Gap fitment.
  • Handling communication with client, status reporting, billing etc
  • Functional point of contact.
  • Review of deliverables.
  • Co-ordination.
  • Documentation.

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