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Business Analyst Resume

Livingston, NJ

SUMMARY

  • Over 12 years of professional experience as a Business Analyst and Information Technology consultant with excellent understanding, analyzing and documenting Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, Business Process Flow, Prototyping.
  • Extensive experience in the areas of Program / Project Delivery, Technology Integrations / Implementation, Process Improvements, Business Analysis and Team Management.
  • Extensive experience in Confidential, Treasury operations, Basel reporting, Market risk, Credit Risk, Retail/Commercial Banking (Online Statement Transfers/Consumer Lending), Financial Services.
  • Extensive qualifications in all facets of information systems methodology from conceptual design through documentation, implementation, quality assurance, user training and change management.
  • Developed strategies and processes with the customer in areas such as performance metrics and measure, escalation, change management and communication.
  • Excellent understanding of Financial Instruments (Stocks, Corporate and Government Bonds, CDs, MBS, Derivatives) and regulatory and compliance reporting
  • Extensive understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) including analysis, design, development and testing of software application.
  • Have strong expertise on tools like Tibco Spotfire, Cognos BI, Tableau Have working knowledge of Informatica along with Oracle 10g, SQL/PlSql and Cobol coding.
  • Conducted Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions and interviewed Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), asking detailed functionality aspects of business process and carefully updating the information to the requirements in an easily understandable format. Experience in preparation of Deliverables, Business Requirement Documents (BRD), detailed Functional Specifications and Non - Functional Specifications, developing Test Cases.
  • Conducted GAP Analysis, Impact Analysis, modeling Businesses Processes, and prepared Training Manuals and Knowledge Transfer manuals.
  • Tracing requirements throughout the development process and verifying adherence using the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Good experience in anchoring the User Acceptance Testing and performed Database Testing Manually using SQL Queries.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Livingston, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Solicit and document business requirements across key stakeholder groups to support the implementation of the Current Expected Credit Loss account standard (CECL) with respect to multiple credit deliverables.
  • Facilitate design sessions with Finance, Risk, and CECL business stakeholders and technology partners to determine the most efficient and effective operational design.
  • Document functional processes including data transformation and lineage across the multiple platforms of the CECL solution including the Stress Test Reporting Environment and the data modeling platform.
  • Partner with the DG Team to identify internal controls and design artifacts to satisfy compliance with Finance and Risk standards and guidelines.
  • Assist in designing and documenting test strategies and plans which incorporate resource planning, timelines, dependencies, and the various phases of testing.
  • Ensure functional documentation is maintained in alignment with enhancements.
  • Provide data testing and reporting as required.
  • Develop and create model validation plans for CECL related credit risk models
  • Conduct model validation according to scheduled validation cycles, write model validation reports, identify model risk issues and recommendation.
  • Review model documentation, model inputs, assumptions, design, model algorithms/analytics, operation process, model governance and controls

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with business users, technology leads to define scope, objective, assumptions, constraints and dependencies for data acquisition initiatives driven by Confidential balance sheet modeling.
  • Worked as a liaison with business users (Treasury team) and technology team ( Confidential and Development team) to define and document detailed business and functional requirements on system enhancements specific to Confidential .
  • Formulate change requests, project charters for data extraction based on business requirements provided by the treasury team.
  • Partner with model developers / implementers to develop custom data extraction solution.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Bank's balance sheet and individual product characteristics
  • Design, build and operate a process to ensure the data used in the ALM / Confidential work stream is and remains fit for purpose in each production reporting cycles. Worked with work stream and entity leads to identify various data elements that were required for Confidential .
  • Engage and coordinate with Data Governance team on CDE (Critical data element) rationalization with Business and facilitate documentation of CDE in Collibra to ensure consistent data delivery across all consumers
  • Analyze the reporting needs of destination systems to develop source to target mapping depicting attribute mapping, error handling mechanism and business rules
  • Perform production support functions such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on technical design recommendations, production bugs, audit points, and user tickets to support business LOBs and strengthen data quality.
  • Analyze database tables at source and destinations for completeness, data integrity to add attributes to system feeds dictated by reporting needs
  • Ensure the delivery of the project extending right from the initiation phase up to the post production warranty phase.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Work as a technology BA supporting implementation of US Confidential and enhancements to existing systems within the bank
  • Engaged with various business users, subject matter experts and technology leads to document and define the scope, objectives, underlying assumptions, constraints and dependencies for data delivery initiatives driven by FRY-9C and FRY 14Q reporting.
  • Worked as an interface between various Confidential team and development teams to define and document detailed business and functional requirements on system enhancements specific to FR Y-9C and FR Y-14Q schedules.
  • Documented change requests, project charters for application based on technical instructions (issued by the FRB) to accommodate the ever-changing regulatory landscape.
  • Support and develop functional specification documents (FSD) and walkthrough sessions on FRB submissions guidelines for FRY 14Q reporting primarily around Schedule H1 (Corporate Loan), H2 (Commercial real estate), A8 (International small business) and A9 (US small business).
  • Clarify functional and non-functional requirements raised by the Quality Assurance team, developers during respective testing phases to differentiate testing bugs from expected behavior.
  • Understand business requirements for stakeholders, business sponsors, business users by conducting JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions to define objectives for the project.
  • Analyze the reporting needs of destination systems to develop source to target mapping depicting attribute mapping, error handling mechanism and business rules.
  • Reverse-engineer schedule specific requirements from destination system - OneSumX to compile change requests for the application system and upstream data providers.
  • Conduct data analysis, map gap analysis, impact/feasibility analysis on system wide applications to assess ‘as-is’ state reporting gaps for CCAR and FR Y-9C schedules.
  • Perform production support functions such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on technical design recommendations, production bugs, audit points, and user tickets to support business LOBs and strengthen data quality.
  • Analyze database tables at source and destinations for completeness, data integrity to add attributes to system feeds dictated by reporting needs.
  • Perform project management duties such as testing coordination, status reporting to stakeholders on daily/weekly test status calls, defect assignment, resolution and remediation to determine overall and SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) phase status.
  • Work with business users to analyze, document, co-ordinate on identification of production bugs and fix deployment post go-live issues.
  • Work closely with developers, QA (Quality Assurance) testers, reconciliation team and data governance team development tasks, testing phases and timeline communications based on project life cycle.

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