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Senior Business Systems Analyst Resume

New, JerseY

SUMMARY:

  • Seventeen years of IT experience in Business Systems Analysis, Requirement Management, Product / Project / Release Management across the lifecycle in executing several enterprise - wise development initiatives including new development, legacy migration, product development, data warehouse, data mining, COTS implementation and enhancement projects.
  • Experience in leading analysis and requirement-gathering efforts for application development projects involving Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Waterfall processes.
  • Experience in the execution of several client/server projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Primary Mortgage, Secondary Mortgage, Securitization, Financial Accounting, Data Mining and Business Intelligence. Adept in Project/Release Management, Business Analysis
  • Business Process Re-Engineering, Tactical and Strategic Planning, and Requirement Management practices.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience across the project life cycle in the fields of Financial Services, Automotive and other domains.
  • Acted as a liaison between business owner, SME and development teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in all facets of the SDLC methodology from requirement gathering through documentation, implementation, user training, quality review and enhancement.
  • Facilitated user group meetings with stakeholders and end-users solicit, document and validate requirements using Rational RequisitePro, Rational ClearQuest, Rational ClearCase
  • Worked in team environment and developed relationship with external customers and internal counterpart.
  • Developed Entity Relationship Diagrams, Workflow Diagrams and Data Flow Diagrams, Use Case Models and Activity Diagrams.
  • Experienced in visual modeling and business processes modeling skills using MS Visio.
  • Succeeded in data migration processes resulting in quality deliverables.
  • Developed queries to manipulate databases, performed data analysis and reporting.
  • Prepared and implemented test plans, test scenarios, test cases and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, communication and documentation skills along with good process management skill to gather requirements to bring out the quality product.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and quickly master new concepts and subjects.
  • Managed effort to implementing standards and procedures of the metadata followed by the organization.
  • Extensive experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Elaborate experience in maintaining the Data Dictionary for clear definitions and standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts and Dimensional modeling like Star Schema and Snowflake Schema.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Databases: Oracle 10g/11g, Progress

ERP: QAD, SYTELINE (SYMIX)

Business Modeling: UML, MS Visio

Requirement Management: Rational RequisitePro

Change/Repository Management: Rational ClearQuest, Rational ClearCase

Processes: SDLC, WATERFALL, RUP

Programming Languages/Reports: Progress, SQL, PL/SQL, Shell

Tools: TOAD, GENTRAN (EDI)

Operating Systems: MS-DOS, Red Hat LINUX, UNIX (SCO/HP), Windows (NT, 2000, XP)

Project Management: MS Office Suite, MS Project, SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New Jersey

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged in key stakeholders meetings, requirement gathering to identify design and build operational analytical and managerial reporting to resolve critical business processes.
  • Worked along with the Business Project manager in handling end-to-end issues, managing team meetings and making statically presentation for various Business Works.
  • Liaison between the business team & the development team to resolve any developmental issues.
  • Developed detailed Mock-ups for all the business solutions.
  • Performed walkthrough of requirements with business & technology partners to obtain sign-off.
  • Assisted the project manager in scheduling project timelines to meet the milestones & worked on drafting the scope of the project.
  • Analyzed business requirements and developed Use Cases and activity diagrams.
  • Managed Change Control Requests (CCR) and updated the scope with the new changes.
  • Developed the prototype design for the Comprehensive Reporting and Transaction Reporting modules. Obtained feedback from the client and implemented changes as requested. Assisted in determining optimum technologies to develop the application
  • Involved in the preparation and execution of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) as required for application enhancements, releases establishing effective quality control.

Confidential, New Jersey

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed scope and vision documents that defined the primary goals, objectives and scope of the project.
  • Identified various processes and developed process flow diagrams for the business processes and validated the same with SME’s.
  • Documented business requirements for enhancements and functional issues.
  • Organized and setup stakeholder meeting sessions to understand and document business requirements and functional specifications.
  • Assisted the QA team in developing and documenting test cases, system testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Coordinated in developing documentation for help user manuals in accordance to the client’s guidelines.

Confidential

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Led and successfully implemented the E-commerce migration of a legacy system across 18 sites in North America with a vendor (15 customers, 75 suppliers, 35 stakeholders) within 90 days.
  • Led and successfully implemented the Trade Sales and Dealer Direct business process in the enterprise application.
  • Managed multiple tasks and projects independently.
  • Facilitated JAD sessions with stakeholders to validate ‘as-Is’ and ‘reengineered’ business processes and conducted Gap Analysis.
  • Developed Data Flow Diagrams to define for the processes that includes transactions between customers, suppliers and e-commerce vendors.
  • Developed Requirement Definition Report for the E-commerce projects. Worked with the stakeholders involved in the project to complete the document and sign-off on the projects initiation.
  • Improved productivity for over 100 users and monitored all the customer related issues.
  • Developed test plans for new business requirements and reviewed testing results to maintain Requirement Traceability of end user requirements.
  • Supported the upgrade of the enterprise application for better performance.

Confidential

Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted interviews to elicit requirements for new and/or to enhance existing Enterprise application components.
  • Designed, developed and implemented modules, interfaces using the standard SDLC (Waterfall) methodology.
  • Developed data models for a few interface modules.
  • Identified and analyzed business processes that include accounting, costing and other supply-chain processes to develop customized solutions, developed and validated process models with SME’s resulting in improved performance.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders to resolve functional and technical problems with the application.
  • Developed business processes for existing manual workflows for the Enterprise application and E-commerce within the organization.
  • Developed extensive list of Sarbanes-Oxley procedures with aggressive deadlines in accordance with the law's requirements.
  • Supported the upgrade of the Enterprise and E-commerce applications.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the development and maintenance of a financial trading system, INTRADER, Analysis of the Money Market-Order Management System and Intrader Application Interface.
  • Addressed and resolved some of the technical issues faced by Intrader users. Most of these were in the form of new or updated reports resulting in better performance analysis and meeting the audit requirements.
  • Actively involved in the upgrade of the Intrader Application with analysis on identifying outputs from the nightly cycle, autosys jobs and modifying the UNIX scripts.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • The position involved analyzing, maintaining, and modification of existing programs on the Manufacturing and Finance Modules of the Enterprise Application. Developed and customized many reports in Forecast, Work Orders, and Accounts Receivable Modules to name a few.
  • Development of reports against the Data Warehouse, which was exclusively designed to have enterprise applications database tables. All reports were developed using PROGRESS scripting language.

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