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Sr. Business Analyst Resume

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NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Solution driven, detail oriented SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST
  • Courageous, dynamic, confident self starter & a team player
  • Last twelve years’ experience across Collateral Risk, Core Banking, Market Risk & Counterparty Credit Risk, Client On - boarding, Compliance, Investment Research, Broker Dealer Services, OTC Rates & Credit with over fourteen years’ across financial, IT and energy sectors building trusting partnerships with some of the most demanding clients, key stakeholders and technology teams based on “trust”, “delivery”, “disposition”
  • “Exceptional” written and verbal communication skills
  • Self initiated in depth data analysis, improvement initiatives and performance metrics to deliver gains in business and systems performance; Proven analytical and strategic problem solving skills
  • Facilitated business process clarity & effective design using prototyping & modeling including UML - Class, Object, Use Case, sequence & free flow diagrams; Resolute determination to enable solutions & efficiency helped identify faults and turn around key Business Processes
  • Experienced in full SDLC, penned documentation at every stage including QA & UAT; developed User Guides, trained users & technical teams

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Modeling Tools: Rational Clearcase, Erwin, MS Visio, TOAD

Modeling Languages: UML, MS Front Page

Requirements Mgmt: Blueprint, CollabNet, JIRA

Business Intelligence: Business Objects, Business Objects Reporter, Business Objects Supervisor

Microsoft Tools: MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Front Page

RDBMS & Languages: Mainframe, Sybase, Oracle, MS SQL Server; SQL, PL/SQL, JAVA, J2EE, EJB, JDBC, C/C++, Pro*C, SQL, SQL Plus, PL/SQL, Visual Basic, Visual C/C++, UNIX Shell Scripting, VBA

Web Technologies: JSP, ASP, VBScript, JavaScript, RMI, HTML, XML, XSLT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Spearheading analysis of Counterparty tagging for Volcker, CVA Automation & Reengineering, & Counterparty Completeness & Accuracy of Collateral, Agreement, Ratings & Counterparty data
  • Analyze, distill, articulate, mock up requirements; Key business element mapping, Process & Data Gap Analysis
  • Author Business & Functional Requirements Documents
  • Interface with Business, PMO & Technology; Ensure end to end delivery

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managing delivery of Broker Dealer Separation for Global Collateral Data Warehouse
  • Regulation driven key business elements (KBE) mapping for Listed/Cleared, OTC, PB, Repo & Sec Lending; Liaise with Data Owners & Subject Matter Experts to reconcile KBE discrepancies in definition, business rules, source/targets systems and usage. Identify & document data quality issues, KBE definitions and business rules
  • Sketch business process flows from existing data mart views such as Unencumbered & LCR Asset Traceability
  • Analyze, distill & articulate requirements, conduct stakeholder presentations & Gap Analysis
  • Manage pipeline status & reporting with upstream/downstream stakeholders including Liquidity Risk Mgmt
  • Author various artifacts including functional process flows, requirements docs, working group and biweekly touch point decks

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with users, stakeholders & development teams
  • Authoring living & country Product FRD’s catering to a global overlapping yet differing requirements base
  • Authoring Requirements Matrix, Issue Management, Use Cases, Swimlane Diagrams
  • Integrating artifacts into Blueprint Requirements Management Tool
  • Streamlined communications across distributed functional & vendor teams with an end to end Requirements Traceability Matrix & centralized issues resolution

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with risk users, stakeholders & development teams
  • Leading restructuring of Break Reason code assignment & locking of reconciliations
  • Led successful delivery of Reconciliation enhancements (Excel / SQL)
  • Facilitated SOX Audit, automation of reports

Confidential, NY

Sr. Business Analyst / PM

Responsibilities:

  • Led end to end delivery of POC - Analyze, distill & articulate requirements, verify, conduct demos & Gap Analysis
  • Spearheaded launch of pre Sales Functionality in DBGO including identification, design & mock up; Mock Up facilitated user visualization of Pre Sales leading to an enriched & more efficient business process
  • Initiated controls in Pre On-boarding for improved MIS reporting, eliciting stakeholder interest & enthusiasm
  • Led Metadata management tool selection and analysis of Data Dictionary use cases & requirements
  • Analyze, collate, compile, mock up & articulate end to end requirements; Conduct interviews, stakeholder demos
  • Liaise with Client, Stakeholders & development teams to tie in queries, reconcile & disseminate responses
  • Author Use Cases, Quick guide, Post Go Live Run Book &Artifacts; Manage UAT, Change Requests
  • Define Book of Work, entitlements, user profiles, data upload template (Excel / SQL)

Confidential, NY

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Client Services, stakeholders, development teams
  • Led Class “A” Funding notification and settlement calls
  • Lead requirements elicitation, design, presentation for Tri Party Repo Investor Confirm
  • Spearheaded business process automation, including design, development (EXCEL/VBA) and implementation
  • Facilitate meetings with client services to track and resolve Issues, Risks and Action Items
  • Design and implement Broker Dealer SharePoint portal to provide one stop access to artifacts relevant to a wide audience including Broker Dealer operations, technology management and development teams

Confidential, NYC

AVP, Investment Research

Responsibilities:

  • On recommendation of client, converted to employee within 6 months of joining, well ahead of department average.
  • Credited with “Raising the bar”, “Saving life” and “Ensuring peaceful earnings season” with each Business process turnaround
  • Identified business process loophole to realize yearly savings of ~170k
  • Identified critical performance handicaps, analyzed & articulated solutions, resulting in a highly improved and stable Business System
  • Self initiated analysis helped channel dataCentral Capacity and Performance Planning in the right direction
  • Analyze & Identify strategic trends within Client Data Feeds architecture, a revenue generating stream
  • Managed and led global teams in Global Disclosure Management System and Early Warning team
  • Analysis/Design of new Multi Asset classes - Corporate Bond Research/EMA/FI
  • Authored Functional Requirement Document (FRD), Prototypes, Technical Design docs, Data access & Data structures, Development, QA/UAT of Global Disclosure Management System; Designed XML Schema & led GDMS Feeds file transition
  • Conducted High Level Business Interviews, Client Presentations
  • Collaborate with vendors, including Reuters & Thomson, to enable business operations; Institute, analyze, map pricing and feeds including DataScope Equities and DataScope Fixed Income.
  • Translated requirements & gaps into objectives, recommendations and initiatives
  • Visio Diagrams of Current State Process Flows and Future State Process Flows enabling clear Business process understanding while highlighting current system design flaws
  • Comparative analysis of existing system data structures to future data requirements to benefit data model
  • Production Support: Trouble shooting critical & complex Business issues. Collaborating with vendors / Software developers & communicating problem resolution to end users.
  • Documented all stages of the project and tracked to closure

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