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Senior Business Analyst Resume

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Addison, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Senior Business Analyst having 7+ years of diversified experience and successful implementations in Information
  • Technology involving in - depth understanding of Business Process Flows, Software Development Life Cycle, Process design, Business and functional requirements, Business case preparation, Development and Testing.
  • Experience in full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) from association with end-users for requirements determination, defining the system scope, system analysis, Business Case Development to Rollout, Production, testing, maintenance and documentation.
  • Proficiency in transforming business requirements into functional specifications focusing on workflow analysis and design, business process reengineering, user interface design, and process flow modeling.
  • Lead and organized Requirements gathering sessions and JAD sessions before groups of Subject Matter Experts as needed in order to document decisions regarding future state of business processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design using UML, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Rational Rose, Requisite Pro, Rational Clear Case and Visio.
  • Thorough knowledge of UML, RUP, Waterfall, Agile, RAD methodology and rational tools
  • Proficient in developing Use Case Model, Analysis Model, Design Model, Implementation Model, Use Case Diagrams, Behavior Diagrams (sequence diagrams, collaboration diagrams, and activity diagrams), and Class Diagrams based on UML methodology using Rational Rose.
  • Experienced in writing Test Cases, Test Scripts and generating Test Data to help improve the testing process
  • Experienced in UAT and Unit Testing.
  • Flexible, innovative and able to thrive in a fast paced, growth-oriented and time-critical environment.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a strong facility for acquiring new knowledge very rapidly.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • MS Visio
  • MS Project
  • MS Word, MS Power Point
  • MS Excel, MS Access, Outlook
  • SQL, PL/SQL
  • C, C++
  • HTML, XML
  • SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Oracle 8i/9i/10g, MS-Access
  • UNIX, Linux, MS-DOS
  • Windows95/98/NT/2000/XP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Business Analyst

Confidential, Addison, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering. Business process flow, business process modeling and business Analysis.
  • Conducted user interviews, gathered requirements and analyzed requirement using Rational Requisite Pro.
  • Designed application software using a Use Case approach.
  • Involved in converting the User requirements into business requirements, functional requirements.
  • Elicited requirements from the business users and analyzed them for consistency, flexibility and completeness.
  • Used the guidelines and artifacts of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) to strategize the Implementation of Rational Unified Process effort in different iterations and phases of the SDLC.
  • Used Microsoft Visio to model the process using the UML to create use case diagrams, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams and collaboration diagrams.
  • Prepared and analyzed AS IS and TO BE workflow scenarios, designed new process flows and documented the business process and various business scenarios and activities of the business from the conceptual to procedural level.
  • Non-technical specifications included creating proper documentation and clear illustration of the requirements for the benefit of the Project management, subject matter experts and test users.
  • Involved in writing test cases and test plans.
  • Interacted with the developers on resolving the reported bugs and various technical issues.

Environment: Rational Rose, RequisitePro, Visio, Microsoft Project, MS Office, Visual Studio .NET, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2003.

Business Analyst

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Identified and involved all key stakeholders, contributors, business, operations and technical resources that must participate in projects and ensure that contributors are motivated to complete assigned tasks within the parameters of the project plan.
  • Facilitated JAD sessions for communicating and managing expectations with dealers who were going to be the final users of the product.
  • Scheduled meeting with developers, SA’s (System’s Analyst) and testers to collaborate resource allocation and project completion using MS Project.
  • Created Use Cases using UML and managed the entire functional requirements life cycle using Rational Unified Process, Requisite Pro.
  • Created and managed project templates, Use Case project templates, requirement types and trace-ability relationships in RequisitePro.
  • Responsible for creating business flow diagrams (using MS-Visio) and charts for E-commerce.
  • Prepared detailed system test cases that adequately represent business application needs.
  • Extensive experience with User acceptance testing (UAT), System testing, Integration testing and build verification testing.
  • Created product documentation, including online help, printed user manual, and materials
  • Actively involved in validating the requirements and applying the Rational Unified Process (RUP) framework throughout the SDLC.

Environment: MS Visio, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational Rose, RUP, UML, Java, J2EE, SQL, PL/SQL, MS Office, MS-Project, Windows 2000

Senior Business Analyst

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the business process workflow and requirements gathered in the inception phase of the project. Used MS Visio and Enterprise Architect for the modeling.
  • Coordinated JAD sessions with business users to analyze different front end components and Legacy back office system.
  • Performed detailed requirements analysis and data analysis, created visual representation of dataflow process and architectural design of the application.
  • Studied the business and technical process flows and modeled the as-is and to-be scenarios. Conducted Gap analysis and Impact analysis of the to-be model.
  • Coordinated with the vendor business team and acted as a liaison in building a fully integrated Client system.
  • Documented User Requirements with MS Word and Quality Center as editing tools. Created High level Use Cases, and developed detailed Scenarios and Sequence diagrams describing how actions are to be carried out.
  • Conducted iterations and communicated results and milestone s to the stakeholders.
  • Worked with IT team to create design documentation related to system specifications including components like balances, account details, user interfaces, security and control, performance requirements, and data conversion.
  • Updating the project plan on MS Project to reflect project status for accurate reporting and controlling to the business stakeholders.
  • Collaborated with the users on User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and facilitated error tracking and correction.
  • Closely worked with QA team in delivering detailed Test Plan, Test Cases and Scripts.
  • Developed and documented manuals and materials.

Environment: .NET Framework, Asp.Net, MS Visio, Test Director, MS Project, Oracle, MS SQL, Windows 2003, MS Office.

Business Analyst

Confidential, Miamisburg, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting JAD sessions and interviews with the users to gather their requirements.
  • Performing GAP analysis of the existing and to-be system.
  • Led and conducted requirements gathering sessions and interacted with business process owners to understand the functionality required.
  • Developing the Business requirements document (BRD) and documenting the functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Utilized UML diagrams such as activity and use case diagram to document the requirements.
  • Developed the functional specifications document and the technical specifications document.
  • Presented, discussed and verified the requirements and the analysis with the stakeholders and gained the approval for the construction phase.
  • Facilitate sessions and meeting with project team, developers, analysts, and support team. Interacted extensively with the client to successfully and swiftly identify and resolve problems, and integrate system enhancements
  • Used MS Project for making project estimates and developing the project schedules.
  • Assisted in developing the test cases and test scenarios and written SQL statements to obtain test data.
  • Developed the User Manuals and conducted the user sessions.

Environment: SQL server, Visual Basic 6, ASP.net, Enterprise Architect, MS Visio

Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with SMEs to elicit business goals and define goal-level requirements.
  • Served as the primary liaison between the business and information technology teams
  • Created data flow models, data quality analysis and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Used brainstorming and storyboarding techniques to derive ideas from the stakeholders.
  • Created a vision document to explain user demographics, profiles, environments and requirements.
  • Adopted GLP for the project at all times.
  • Created use cases to depict the interaction between the various actors and the system.
  • Developed business use case models and business object models to describe how employees would use the application.
  • Defined key capabilities and mechanisms of the system in the Business Architecture document.
  • Identified, organized, and documented the changing requirements of the existing projects.
  • Conducted weekly JAD sessions to speed up the project definition process.
  • Verified final requirement specifications for correctness, completeness, unambiguousness, consistency and traceability.
  • Carried out forward and backward tracing for verification and validation purposes.
  • Assisted web development team with design and testing efforts
  • Created reports for business analysis purposes using Crystal Reports and Microsoft Excel.
  • Gathered business and system requirements from managers and other business users, and developed requirement documents.
  • Wrote functional specifications, process flows and technical requirements for System enhancements.
  • Designed program modules in an Object Oriented environment.
  • Analyzed business functions, and performed business process improvement with emphasis on duration analysis on back-office administration process.
  • Performed re-organization to create efficient simulation models of business processes using Extend software.
  • Wrote supplementary specifications and business rules, and validated prototypes with managers and other business users.
  • Drafted data requirements and traceability matrix to track business requirements with functionalities provided.
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries using Access to test data validations and other business functionalities such as required fields and data formats based on data requirements for the project.
  • Prepared activity, state and sequence diagrams depicting granular functions of the system from source to destination point using Visio.
  • Performed UAT and issues with end users and managers.

Environment: RUP, Rational Requisite Pro, IBM Rational, Clear case, Clear Quest, Data warehouse, UML, Oracle, Unix, XML, MS Project

Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered Business Requirements, Interacted with the Users, Designers and Developers, Project Manager and SMEs to get a better understanding of the Business Processes.
  • Analyzed and optimized the process, Prepared Business Requirement Document and then converted the business requirements into Functional Requirements Specification and Technical Specification.
  • Identified Use Cases from the requirements. Created UML Diagrams including Use Cases Diagrams, Activity Diagrams/State Chart Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Collaboration Diagrams and Deployment Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams (DFD’s) and ER Diagrams using Rational Rose and MS-Visio thus defining the Business Process Model and Data Process Model.
  • Translated the business needs into system requirements by communicating with the business on non-technical level and with the System Analyst on technical level.
  • Performed Feasibility, Adaptability and Risk Analysis to identify the business critical and high-risk areas of the application.
  • Communicate with design, development and test team using MS exchange Messaging and Defect Tracking System.
  • Proactively managed Software development, Requirements Analysis & Design, RFP/ RFI creation using Rational Rose and Requisite Pro
  • Participated in various testing related review meetings.
  • Conducted JAD Sessions periodically with various stakeholders at various phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to discuss open issues and resolve them.
  • Followed object oriented design (OOD) to develop Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams using Unified Modeling Language (UML) notations.
  • Used MS Project to manage schedules, deadlines and resources and collaborate on the project.
  • Extensive experience with User acceptance testing (UAT), System testing, Integration testing and build verification testing.

Environment: MS-Visio, MS-Access, XML, ASP.NET, Visual Basic, Rational Rose.

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