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Requirements Analyst Resume Profile

SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned Business Systems Analyst / Requirements Analyst / Technical Analyst with 10 years of proven IT experience.
  • Extensive experience in multiple domains including, but not limited to, Financial, Mortgage, Technology / Internet / Ecommerce, Investment Banking, Telecommunication, Insurance, Retail Banking, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, and Transportation.
  • Proficient in leading Requirements Gathering process via different methodologies such as client interviewing, requirements workshops, and wireframing / screen mockups.
  • Requirements Management experience using tools like Rational Requisite Pro Req Pro , HP Application Lifecycle Management ALM , and DOORS.
  • Experience employing iterative software development methodologies like Rational Unified Process RUP and Agile, as well as traditional methodologies like SDLC, within project teams.
  • Rich experience in UML Modeling, Use Case Documentation, and creating UML diagrams like Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, and Class Diagrams.
  • Extensive experience in as-is and to-be Business Process Modeling.
  • Experience performing Independent Verification Validation IV V .
  • Expertise creating project artifacts such as Business Requirements Document BRD , Requirements Traceability Matrix RTM , Business Rules Spreadsheet BRS , Functional Requirements Document FRD , Data Mapping Document, Technical Specification Document, Architecture Strategy Document ASD , and System Design Document SDD .
  • Proficient in acting as an effective liaison between the business users and the technical teams.
  • Experience working in J2EE re-architecture projects.
  • Experience working with COTS products.
  • Experience with Change Control and Versions Control processes.
  • Possess full Software Life Cycle experience in both Java / J2EE and C / C / C / .NET environments.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Experience in project management activities like defining / managing project scope, creating project plans, Level Of Effort LOE estimations, and providing status reports to management.
  • Experience managing teams of business analysts.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytical and problem resolution skills, leadership skills, strategic thinking skills, organizational skills, planning / scheduling skills, interpersonal skills, ability to interface with diverse business and program areas, ability to handle multiple priorities / projects, ability to adapt to changing business needs, ability to handle complex, sensitive issues, and ability to work independently. A highly motivated, organized, team-oriented, creative, and detail-oriented professional, with a go-getting attitude.

SKILLS:

Modeling/ Requirements

Management Tools

UML, Rational Tools Suite, Rational Software Architect / Rational Software Modeler, HP ALM, DOORS, MS Visio, BPMN, IBM Websphere Business Modeler, IBM Blueworks Live, StarUML, Optimal Trace

Methodologies / Frameworks

RUP, Agile, SDLC / Waterfall, Scrum, XP, DSDM, MSF, Six Sigma, CMM / CMMI, ISO, IEEE, Test Driven Development

Wireframing Tools

Axure, Visio, Framebox, Pencil Project, iPhone Mockup

Web Technologies

HTML, DHTML, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, VBScript, ASP.NET, JSP, EJB, JMS, Log 4J, JUnit, Java Servlets, JDBC, JMX,

JAX RPC, JAXR, JTA, JNDI, Hibernate, POI, Castor, Struts, Beanshell, Sessions Bean, Ant, CORBA, JDK, JAXB, JPA

Cloud Concepts / Tools / Technologies

Amazon Cloud, Google Cloud, Software-as-a-Service SaaS , Platform-as-a-Service PaaS , Infrastructure-as-a-Service IaaS , Salesforce, Big Data Hadoop, MongoDB, NoSQL

RDBMS

SQL, MySQL, PL / SQL, MS Access, TOAD, DBVisualizer, Oracle, DB2, UDB, ODBC, SQL Server, Sybase, JDBC, RapidSQL, T-SQL, IDMS

Business Rules Engines

ILOG, Drools / JBoss BRMS, Pega, Blaze

Business Intelligence BI /

Reporting Tools

Business Objects, Crystal Reports, TIBCO Spotfire, MicroStrategy, Webi, Cognos, Informix 4GL

ETL Tools

Ab Initio, DataStage, Informatica

QA Testing / Defect Tracking Tools

Rational Tools Suite, HP QC, QTP, WinRunner, Silk Test, LoadRunner, Merant Tracker, Serena Business Manager SBM , Bugzilla, JIRA, PVCS, Testopia

Versions Control Tools

Rational ClearCase, Serena Versions Manager VM ,

SubVersion SVN

Documentation Tools

MS Office Suite

Content Management Tools

SharePoint, Documentum, TeamSite

Project Management Tools

MS Project, Version One

Finance

Fixed Income, Securities, Mortgage Loans, Mortgage Backed Securities MBS , Derivatives, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Equities, Sweeps, Swaps, Pricing, Brokerage, Stocks, Bloomberg Data

Healthcare

HIPAA, HL7, HIPAA EDI Transactions, Facets, NDC, ICD Codes

Web Application Servers

WebLogic, WebSphere, Tomcat, IIS, Apache

B2Bi Servers

WebMethods

IDEs

Eclipse, J2EE, Visual Studio .NET, JCreator, JBuilder, JBoss, Microsoft C / C , Borland C / C , CodeWarrior, CVS

Controls / Compliances

SOX Compliance, Section 508 Compliance

Programming Languages

Java / J2EE, C / C / C .NET, Perl, VB / VB.NET, SAS,

COBOL / CICS

Operating Systems

Windows, UNIX / Linux / Solaris, OS X, DOS

COTS Products

Talend, EMC, InfoVista, Sun OC, Veritas Clusters

ERP Tools

SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Siebel

Networking Protocols

TCP / IP, FTP, HTTP / HTTPS, UDP, Telnet, DNS, POP, SMTP

Miscellaneous

ImageMagick, GraphicsMagick

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential Position:

Lead Business Analyst / Lead IV V Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with VDOT towards prioritizing and finalizing the business requirements.
  • Analyze existing and proposed business processes and technologies, and recommend effective solutions.
  • Review project artifacts like Requirements Traceability Matrix RTM , Use Case Document,
  • as-is and to-be Process Flow Diagrams, Data Mapping Document, Technical Design Document, Interface Document, Test Plan, User Acceptance Test UAT Document, and Change Management Document.
  • Identify potential project risks, based on Independent Verification and Validation IV V of the project effort being led by the prime vendor, and recommend risk mitigation strategies to VDOT.
  • Create and submit project metrics to VDOT capturing the overall health of the project eg. of ambiguous requirements, of incomplete test cases , as part of the IV V activities.
  • Perform independent observation of the UAT activities at the various Traffic Operation Centers TOCs , and report potential risk findings to VDOT
  • Assist VDOT with Project Management activities such as creating project plan, tracking project status, LOE estimation, budgeting, and tracking defect / issue log, based upon the active risks and the overall health of the project.
  • Involved in writing project proposals on behalf of Cirdan for potential Maryland state and county customers like Prince George's County and Maryland Department of Information Technology MD DoIT .

Environment: Java / J2EE, Agile, MS Visio, Perl, EJB, JDK, Apache, JUnit, Oracle, XML, DHTML, SQL, Windows, Unix, JBoss, Eclipse, Sessions Beans, MS Project, MS Office, PaaS.

Confidential Position:

Lead Business Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Led the business requirements elicitation from the stakeholders using different methods like requirement workshops, interviewing, questionnaires, user stories, and screen mockups.
  • Worked collaboratively with the business stakeholders towards understanding and prioritizing the business requirements, and translating the same into system / technical requirements.
  • Facilitated creation of as-is and to-be Process Flow, Workflow, and Data Flow Diagrams using IBM Blueworks Live towards performing Gap Analysis.
  • Involved in the overall requirements management and to build the Requirements Traceability Matrix RTM using HP ALM.
  • Created project artifacts like Business Requirements Document BRD , Business Rules Spreadsheet BRS , Use Case Document, Functional Requirements Specification, Data Mapping Document, Technical Specification, and Detailed Design Document.
  • Facilitated creation of wireframes and screen mockups for the proposed UIs together with the UI experts, and subsequently the creation of the UI Specification.
  • Employed UML methodology and thus facilitate the creation of Use Case, Class, Object, Activity, State, Sequence, and Communication Diagrams, using Rational Rose / Rational Software Architect / MS Visio.
  • Used SQL to execute queries against the Oracle and DB2 / UDB databases towards data analysis and data extraction into, among others, MS Access, MS Excel, and Text files.
  • Facilitated decision on proposed requirements changes after baseline as part of the Change Management process, thus managing the Volatility and Integrity of the requirements.
  • Facilitated Meetings and JAD sessions to allow users / stakeholders from multiple teams to communicate with each other, resolve issues, and reach consensus.
  • Liaised between the business users and the technical teams towards providing feedback on implication of requests and escalating / resolving issues and conflicts.
  • Coordinated UAT efforts including UAT strategy and scenarios with the business stakeholders.
  • Coordinated functional testing of the system developed with the QA Team.

Environment: Java / J2EE, UML, Rational Tools, Agile, MS Visio, HP QC, HP ALM, IBM Blueworks Live, BPMN, Perl, EJB, JDK, Apache, JUnit, Sybase, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, DBVisualizer, XML, HTML, SQL, Windows, Unix, JBoss, Eclipse, Sessions Beans, MS Project, MS Office, MS Access.

Confidential Position: Lead Business Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Led the elicitation of business requirements with the business areas, and subsequently prioritized and translated the same into system / design requirements.
  • Created requirements artifacts like Functional Requirements Specification and Use Case Document.
  • Facilitated Meetings and JAD sessions to properly communicate business requirements to all the stakeholders involved, thus helping bring everyone into consensus.
  • Liaised between the business and technical units towards providing feedback to both on implication of requests and escalating / resolving issues and conflicts.

Environment: Java / J2EE, UML, BPMN, MS Visio, Agile, IBM Blueworks Live, Sharepoint, JIRA, Oracle, XML, HTML, SQL, Windows, Unix, MS Office, MS Access, MS Project.

Confidential

Position: Lead Business Analyst / Requirements Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Led the elicitation of business requirements with the GSA customers, and translated the business requirements into system / technical requirements.
  • Facilitated creation of as-is and to-be Process Flow, Workflow, and Data Flow Diagrams using Rational Rose / Rational Software Architect / MS Visio towards performing Gap Analysis.
  • Analyzed existing business and technology processes and recommended improvements.
  • Performed feasibility studies and cost / benefit analysis and recommended effective cloud solutions, working together with enterprise architects.
  • Involved in the overall requirements management and to build the Requirements Traceability Matrix RTM using HP Application Lifecycle Management ALM .
  • Prepared Business Process Models using BPMN / IBM Websphere Business Modeler / IBM Blueworks Live that include modeling of all the activities of business from the conceptual to the procedural level.
  • Employed UML methodology and thus facilitated the creation of Context, Class, Object, Activity, State, Sequence, and Communication Diagrams, using Rational Rose / Rational Software Architect / MS Visio.
  • Facilitated creation of project artifacts like Business Requirements Document BRD , Use Case Document, Functional Requirements Document FRD , Architecture Specification Document ASD , System Design Document SDD , and Root Cause Analysis RCA document.
  • Facilitated creation of wireframes and screen mockups for the proposed UIs together with the UI experts.
  • Utilized RUP and Agile to configure and develop processes, standards, and procedures, to employ software development best practices, and hence to provide technical leadership and expertise in organizing the entire software development effort, together with the Project Manager.
  • Facilitated Requirements Review Sessions with the Development and Testing teams.
  • Facilitated Meetings and JAD sessions to allow users / stakeholders from multiple teams to communicate with each other, resolve issues, and reaching consensus.
  • Executed SQL queries against the Sybase and Oracle databases for data quality analysis.
  • Involved in the Change Control Board CCB Meetings towards deciding on proposed changes.
  • Involved in defining the User Acceptance Test UAT criteria, and thus performing the UAT, together with the business units.
  • Liaised between the business and technical units towards providing feedback to both on implication of requests and escalating / resolving issues and conflicts.
  • Worked together with the developers and testers towards tracking / resolving defects and bugs.
  • Used Merant Tracker and SBM for Change Management, and Serena VM and SVN for Configuration Management.
  • Mentored junior business analysts in the team and supervised their work.
  • Involved in Project Management activities like defining / managing project scope, estimating time, scope, and Level Of Effort LOE , resource planning, gap analysis, risk analysis, budgeting, creating project plans, and tracking project status, deliverables, milestones, schedules, and issues.

Environment: Java / J2EE, UML, Rational Tools Suite, RUP, Agile, BPMN, MS Visio, Rational Software Architect / Rational Software Modeler, HP ALM, IBM Websphere Business Modeler, IBM Blueworks Live, Amazon Cloud, Google Cloud, Cloud Models SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS, Merant Tracker, SBM, Serena VM, SVN, PVCS, Perl, CVS, EJB, JDK, JPA, JAXB, Apache, Log 4J, JUnit, Sybase, Sybase JDBC, Hibernate, FTP, XML, HTML, SQL, Windows, Unix, JBoss, JBoss BRMS, Eclipse, Sessions Beans, MS Project, MS Office, IBM Lotus Notes, ImageMagick, GraphicsMagick.

Confidential

Position: Lead Business Analyst / Requirements Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated gathering and analyzing business requirements, and translating the same into system / technical requirements.
  • Facilitated creation of Process Flow, Workflow, and Data Flow Diagrams using Rational Rose / MS Visio / BPMN towards documenting the business process.
  • Prepared Business Object Models and Business Process Models that included modeling of all the activities of business from the conceptual to the procedural level.
  • Used Rational Req Pro for overall requirements management and to build the Requirements Traceability Matrix RTM .
  • Employed UML methodology and thus facilitated the creation of Use Case, Class, Object, Activity, State, Sequence, and Collaboration Diagrams, using Rational Rose / Rational Software Architect / MS Visio.
  • Utilized RUP to configure and develop processes, standards, and procedures, to employ software development best practices, and hence to provide technical leadership and expertise in organizing the entire software development effort.
  • Analyzed ETL and database requirements and hence created specifications such as Source to Target Data Mappings for the ETL Development Team
  • Created other project artifacts like Business Requirements Document BRD , Use Case documents, Technical Specification documents, Data Management Plan, and Detailed Design documents.
  • Involved in implementing the business rules using the ILOG Rules Engine.
  • Facilitated Meetings and JAD sessions to allow users / stakeholders from multiple teams to communicate with each other, resolve issues, and reaching consensus.
  • Liaised between the business and technical teams towards providing feedback to both on implication of requests and escalating / resolving issues and conflicts.
  • Involved in planning and executing the UAT, and subsequently creating the relevant documentation.
  • Involved in Project Management activities like defining / managing project scope, estimating time, scope, and LOE, resource planning, gap analysis, risk analysis, budgeting, creating project plans, and tracking project status, deliverables, milestones, schedules, and issues.
  • Worked together with the developers and testers towards tracking / resolving defects and bugs.
  • Mentored junior business analysts and supervised their activities.

Environment: Java / J2EE, UML, JSP, Java Servlets, EJB, JMS, JMX, JavaScript, Struts, Sessions Bean, Sharepoint, CORBA, JDBC, Beanshell, Rational Tools Suite, RUP, Business Objects, BPMN, MS Visio, ILOG, IBM Websphere Business Modeler, Windows, Unix, SQL, PL / SQL, Perl, WebLogic, WebMethods, XML, HTML, Ab Initio, TOAD, Autosys, EPF, Oracle, ODBC, CMMI, TCP / IP, FTP, HTTP, MS Project, MS Office, Crystal Reports, MS Outlook.

Confidential

Position: Sr. Business Analyst / Requirements Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated gathering and analyzing business requirements, and translating the same into system / technical requirements.
  • Created Process Flow Diagrams using Rational Rose / MS Visio.
  • Built the RTM using Rational Req Pro / DOORS towards overall requirements management.
  • Prepared Business Object Models and Business Process Models that included modeling of all the activities of business from the conceptual to the procedural level.
  • Created project artifacts like Business Requirements Document BRD , Use Case documents, and Functional Requirements Document FRD .
  • Employed UML methodology to create Context, Class, Object, Activity, State, Sequence, and Communication Diagrams, using Rational Rose / MS Visio.
  • Liaised between the business and technical teams towards providing feedback to both on implication of requests and escalating / resolving issues and conflicts.
  • Facilitated Meetings and JAD sessions to allow users / stakeholders from multiple teams to communicate with each other, resolve issues, and reaching consensus.
  • Worked together with the developers and testers towards tracking / resolving defects and bugs.
  • Involved in Project Management activities like estimating LOE, resource planning, gap analysis, risk analysis, and tracking project status and deliverables.

Environment: Rational Tools Suite, DOORS, RUP, UML, MS Visio, Windows, Unix, SQL, RapidSQL, SAS, Perl, DB2, UDB, Java / J2EE, DataStage, MicroStrategy, WebLogic, WebMethods, XML, HTML, JMS, ILOG, PeopleSoft, Struts, Sessions Bean, MS Project, MS Office, Teradata, IBM Lotus Notes.

Confidential

Position: Sr. Business Systems Analyst / Requirements Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated business requirements gathering sessions, and translated the business requirements into system / technical requirements.
  • Used Rational Req Pro to track the requirements and to build the RTM.
  • Created project artifacts like Use Case documents and Functional Specification documents.
  • Involved in applying the HL7 standards in the information exchange with UHG.
  • Involved in verifying EDI messages for the HIPAA standards 270/271, 276/277, 820, 835, and 837.
  • Liaised between the business communities and IT teams, and thus resolved issues and conflicts.

Environment: Windows, C , .NET, Rational Tools, UML, MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project, HL7, HIPAA EDI Transactions 270/271, 276/277, 820, 835, and 837, SOP.

Confidential

Position: Sr. Business Analyst / Requirements Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and analyzed business requirements, and translated the same into system / technical requirements.
  • Created Process Flow Diagrams using MS Visio / Rational Rose.
  • Created project artifacts like Use Case documents and Functional Requirements Document FRD .
  • Employed UML methodology and thus created the Context, Class, Object, Activity, State, Sequence, and Collaboration Diagrams, using Rational Rose / MS Visio.
  • Facilitated Meetings and JAD sessions to allow users / stakeholders from multiple teams to communicate with each other, resolve issues, and reaching consensus.
  • Used Rational Req Pro for overall requirements management and to build the RTM.
  • Liaised between the business and technical teams towards providing feedback to both on implication of requests and escalating / resolving issues and conflicts.
  • Worked together with the developers and testers towards tracking / resolving defects and bugs.

Environment: Rational Tools, MS Office, MS Visio, UML, RUP, SQL, PL / SQL, Oracle, HTML, Windows, Unix, Java / J2EE, ACBS, Fixed Income Securities, Crystal Reports, Informatica.

Confidential

Position: Systems Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defined the UAT criteria and performed UAT to ensure that implementation meets customer expectations.
  • Used SQL for data quality analysis.
  • Created project documents like Use Case document and Functional Specifications.
  • Worked together with the Development and QA Personnel towards validation of the test cases against the requirements.

Environment: Java, Apache, Oracle, MS Visio, Windows, SQL, WinRunner, UML, MS Office.

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