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Business Analyst Resume

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Chicago, IL

SUMMARY

  • Senior Information Technology Resource with 7+ Years of experience as Senior Business Analyst, Requirements Analyst with finance and banking Sector.
  • Experience in working with clients such as Trading/Securities, Financial, Retail, Mortgages, AML and wealth management and marketing strategies in the internet based banking.
  • Experience in Agile, SCRUM, WATERFALL and OOAD methodologies.
  • Experience in SDLC, RAD, UML, RUP, Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM).
  • Defines explicit and implicit requirements using UML (Use case diagrams, activity diagrams, collaboration diagrams, state chart diagrams, class diagrams and other UML diagrams).
  • Facilitates requirements gathering/JAD Sessions.
  • Strong Knowledge and experience of working with KYC profiles and CDD policy in compliance with AML/ BSA rules, CMB's LOB procedures and data feed for AML/KYC.
  • Worked on financial operations like Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Cash Settlement, Tax & Compliance, and Fund Accounting.
  • Evaluated and improved the process by which transactions are selected for scrutiny to increase both efficiency and accuracy on Oracle Mantas Reporter.
  • Highly proficient in preparing Business requirement documents (BRD), Systems requirement Documents (SRD), Technical requirement Documents (TRD), Functional requirement Documents(FRD)
  • Experience of developing process flow diagrams, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams and creating traceability matrix.
  • Comprehensive experience in developing critical strategy documents including Test Strategy, Release Strategy and Deployment Strategy Documents.
  • Experienced in data analysis, collection and reporting. Extract, analyze data from various sources, including databases, manual files, and external websites.
  • Experience in the Requirements mapping from program level to the project level in HPQC and detail analysis for the project close activity.
  • Developed/maintained all project communication deliverables including roadmap, planning list, change request, timeline, budget, scope and requirements.
  • Experienced with testing effort in preparing the functional test plans, test coordination, escalation, prioritizing the defects and user acceptance testing.
  • Experienced in performing Lean Manufacturing, Business Process Reengineering, Gap Analysis to check the compatibility of the existing system infrastructure with the new business requirements

TECHNICAL SKILLS

BA Tools: UML, OOAD, JAD, RUP, Rational Tools, Clear Case, Visio

QA Tools: QTP, Quality Center, JIRA (Incident Management)

Languages: SQL, Pl/SQL

Operating Systems: Windows 95/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7, Macintosh, MS - DOS Database systems Oracle, MS Access, Methodologies OOAD, Agile, Scrum

SQL Tools: TOAD, SQL, PL/SQL

Project Management: MS Project

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Business Analyst

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in all phases of software development life cycle in SDLC framework.
  • Worked on understanding and articulating the requirements into functional and technical specifications.
  • Conducted functional and technical walk-through sessions with the developers for understanding the business requirements.
  • Defined user requirements for existing system and proposed changes in the existing system for new requirements.
  • Conducted individual and group (JAD) sessions with technical teams.
  • Created and updated project status, requirements and diagrams using Agile methodology
  • Involved in monitoring, investigating and reviewing Personal Employee Trading Accounts and Trade Requests. Perform Surveillance of Employees accounts to detect potential insider trading, market abuse, and/or violations of the Trading Policies for Trade Surveillance/Compliance.
  • Involved in conducting JAD sessions to identify the source systems and data needed by Actimize-SAM (KYC/CIP).
  • Program Management - implementation and testing of Mantas Anti-Money Laundering software.
  • Performed ongoing analysis and statistical sampling of the Oracle Mantas system and monitoring scenarios, in order to ensure an effective risk-based transaction monitoring process.
  • Identified and documented Functional/Non-Functional and other related business decisions for implementing Actimize-SAM to comply with AML Regulations.
  • Expert for Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) with complete AML Regulations
  • Documented functional specifications for Enterprise level scale products for risk analytics, pricing models for strategic regulatory surveillance such as Markup, Front running, Off market, High delta, Insider trading, market open/close, position limits, client due diligence, across fixed income, FX and commodity and equity asset classes.
  • Generating reports and performed data analysis using Business Objects.Involved in UI requirements and creating Wireframes to help developers build the application in Visual Basic and data modeling sessions by developing DFD
  • Performed Data Mapping and data migration from old system to the new one.Developed report layouts for Suspicious Activity and Pattern analysis under AML regulations
  • Worked with Financial Intelligence Unit in pinpointing appropriate test cases to address business concerns and ensure coverage of required functionality.
  • Coordinate efforts with UAT teams to ensure end-to-end system testing coverage.

Environment: MS Office Suite (Word Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Visio), Oracle SQL Developer, CRM S, SOA, UML, Visual Basic, Erwin 7.1, MS SharePoint, IBM Business Objects, Quality center

Business Analyst

Confidential, Fort Worth TX.

Responsibilities:

  • Defined the scope of the project based on the gathered business requirements including Documentation of Constraints, Assumptions, Business Impacts, Project risks and scope exclusions.
  • Requirement gathering, project management, implementation support and user training for US federally mandated initiatives (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act - FATCA)
  • Used RUP methodology in the implementation of the system, analyzed and designed business process flow diagrams using Visio.
  • Served as the primary liaison between the business and information technology teams.
  • Documented detailed Use cases, Conducted Reviews and maintained Review Logs.
  • Followed the UML based methods using Rational Rose to create: Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, State Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams.
  • Wrote Supplemental specifications, business rules, operations specifications and interface specifications and validated the documents and prototype with the business users using I Rise.
  • Performed a complete GAP analysis to identify problems and inconsistencies with business requirements specification and the existing system and reported and escalated key issues requiring approval to the appropriate authorities
  • Hands on Oracle Mantas AML software and has contributed to functionality imbedded in recent releases.
  • Researched and analysis of international, commercial transactions that pass through Mantas and Fort end reporting application to analyze trends and establish revised rules, profile parameters and risk class adjustments.
  • Maintaining a solid working knowledge (functional and operational) of the rules and regulations, including but not limited to, BSA, USA PATRIOT Act, and OFAC, and FATF standards.
  • Conducting periodic holistic reviews of higher risk individuals or entities
  • Assisted management in drafting corrective action plans and in managing change with my team members. In addition, assisted with a wide range of Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) related training.
  • Analyzed, researched and resolved issues recorded in the QA Case Management System (QA Database) and interacted with other banking centers and CTR processing personnel to obtain missing or inaccurate information.
  • Used transactional and customer records, external data, publicly-available information to detect pattern trends, and other information to identify suspicious or unusual activity.

Business Analyst

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Business requirement analysis, project estimations, implementation analysis, GUI design, technical and functional specifications, including data mapping for Insurance, Reinsurance, Fixed Income Products (Annuities) and Suspicious Activity Monitoring (Patriot Act).
  • Conducted meetings with stakeholders to analyze existing system and business rules and incorporate new enhancements to the existing system for domestic and international markets
  • Performed Use Case Analysis, work flow analysis and Functional decomposition analysis for improving existing application to generate desired to meet stakeholder needs
  • Developed requirements documents including workflows, functional specifications and Use Cases; reviewed and negotiated project documentation periodically with stakeholders for base lining
  • Conducted Joint Application Development(JAD) sessions with stakeholders including Business Units, clients, support centers as well as Market Survey Analysis to gather requirements to update the existing system
  • Worked on the design of the data model for the new system. Prepared screen mockups and specified data handling process between front end and backend
  • Created system test data for development and identification of key aspects of testing and training the end users
  • Served as the primary point of contact for offshore teams.Participated in data analysis for functional variances, exceptions and processing rules
  • Performed data validation data using SQL queries.Conducted weekly team meetings and prepared Status Reports.
  • Developed training materials and user guides and assisted in training the team was responsible for coordinating, tracking and updating project issues, risks and change controls that impacted the BA Team.
  • Identified gaps between functional specification documents and vendor software. Translated requirements/objectives, data import procedures and mapping to developers.
  • Conducted data analysis Coordinate UAT user acceptance/QA testing and Production Verification sign-off
  • Provided daily reporting on development and testing issues. Performed analysis and upgrades to improve performance and stability of the project
  • Provided professional direction in assisting management in vendor selection and developing technological solutions that address the business needs by working closely with vendors, users, software developers, project managers, Offshore Team and QA to develop software requirements, technical and functional specifications.
  • Guided the business users, developers and testing teams about the data behavior solution development and implementation.

Business Analyst

Confidential, Long Island, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise full software development project lifecycle (SDLC) from initiation and planning to training and implementation.
  • Manage the relationship between internal business areas and Information Technology in order to implement various process improvement and technological solutions.
  • Elicit, analyze, and document business requirements to facilitate creative and effective solutions to meet business needs.
  • Create system flow charts and diagrams.
  • Closely interface with internal staff and vendors to evaluate feasibility and cost of new systems and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Extract and analyze data for the evaluation of risk and business impact.
  • Generate executive summaries and detailed status reports to ensure consistent communication with stakeholders.
  • Coordinate quality assurance and user acceptance testing to ensure all deliverables are met in accordance with the provided scope and requirements.
  • Recognize potential system flaws and assist with the subsequent troubleshooting of system defects.
  • Interact with other teams and executive management to quickly analyze and resolve outstanding issues.
  • Direct the change control process and final deployment of systems and processes.
  • Strong background in Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.
  • Produce full system process and procedural documentation including technical direction and business rules.
  • Generate and deliver system documentation for the transition of ongoing support activities.
  • Demonstrate and explain capabilities of new systems to end users and first level support staff.
  • Provide second level support for Accounting, Payments, Compliance, Corporate Investments and Human Resources.

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