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Business Analyst Resume Profile

SUMMARY

  • A Business Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the full production of functional, detailed design, system architecture and requirements specs. SRS , information mappings, developer's toolkits and APIs, program code and technical specs., business process guides andprocess workflow mapping/diagramming, business continuity planning, data mining, Administrator guides and security, internal data and code migration guides, standard operation and testing procedures, User guides, Web Help systems, eLearning tools and materials, business and Developer knowledge transfers, change management, system test and validation, database dictionaries, production and support knowledge transfers, proposals for RFPs and RFIs, standard operating procedures SOPs , and reference, operator, and maintenance manuals. Maintains documentation repositories SharePoint and Wikis ensuring that they are updated and cleaned on daily basis. Creates administration guides including disaster recovery for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Ensures all documentation adheres to ISO Standards and FDA regulations, and meets/exceeds Service Level Agreements SLAs . Supports first-generation software development, upgrades, and cross-platform software migration implementations through SDLC. Is liaison interfacing with SMEs including upper management and business units, project management, development/engineering, system/user-acceptance testing, and quality assurance. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Supports first-generation software development through SDLC and cross-platform implementations including .NET and various web applications across the following types of software products: ERP, CRM, financial accounting, Call Center time entry and reporting, energy/utility, emergency management, medical management, EHR/EMR, MRI, various Hand Held Device applications, transportation, mapping and GPS, security, 3D graphics and modeling, scientific and medical imaging, client-server, relational databases, mobile telecommunications server, search engines, factory automation, industrial, oil drilling smart drills, and postal applications.
  • 1990 Winner of Distinguished Technical Communication Award, Society for Technical Communication, Washington D.C.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

Analyzes and documents complete lifecycle of applications based on: Windows, Unix, Linux, OS/2, Macintosh, IBM mainframe and mid-range. Applications developed using .NET Business, UI, and Data Layers , C/C , Java, JavaScript, Perl, Visual Basic, X Windows, Motif, SAP, Oracle, MS SQL, DB2, DBase III, Access, COBOL, and RPG III. Uses Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, Oracle Developer Suite, PL/SQL Developer, BusinessObjects, Lotus Notes, Crystal Reports, Citrix, and various testing utilities. Writes and produces documentation using Microsoft Word, FrameMaker and all Adobe products under Technical Communication Suite TCS , Camtasia, XML, XSLT, XHTML, and HTML, XMLmind and other XML editors , SCHEMA ST4, WebWorks, RoboHelp, RoboHTML, MadCap Flare, Doc-to-Help, Dreamweaver, Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator, Paint Shop Pro, Visio, AutoCAD, and many other graphics tools. Uses source management tools documentation repository including Team Foundation Server TFS , Subversion, StarTeam, Visual SourceSafe, Quality Center, ClearCase, SharePoint, Lotus Notes, and various Wikis.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Business Analyst responsible to produce, gain acceptance, and complete business and technical documentation and maintain repositories for clients. Serves as active liaison identifying, system testing, documenting and integrating business needs and IT solutions through close interface with executive management, Business Lines/Owners, and the following SMEs: R D, Engineering, Quality Assurance, User-Acceptance Testing and Validation, Customer Support, Sales, and Marketing.

Confidential

Provides system analysis on daily and weekly data to resolve conflicting data. Writes SQL scripts, communicates with SMEs, and researches data history to produce results. Summarizes areas of data gathering that could be automated and proposes automation solutions. Carries out solutions through creation of SSIS and batch operations. Produces SSRS for business entities.

Confidential

Developed and completed a Web Help system in response to Business needs based on preexisting documentation for a PET/CT scan system software and hardware. Produced use case scenarios prior to Web Help system development. Gathered information by using SCHEMA ST4 XML to update and generate documentation and developed RoboHTML and WebWorks Web Help.

Confidential

Provided Business Lines with completed disaster recovery procedures and business continuity plan for six Call Center software systems in the IT division for this mortgage field services provider. Held intensive group interviews to elicit procedures from Project Managers, Senior VPs, and all DBAs and Developers.

Confidential

Detailed to integrate Business Owners and IT solutions for two systems: a customer-facing pharmacy order entry and delivery system and a back-end inventory, billing, and accounting system. Elicited requirements and process workflow mapping/diagramming from all stakeholders upper management, IT SMEs, and Business Lines to develop SRSs that defined both systems and identified system gaps. Also provided Developer's training guides including data and code migration, extensive database dictionaries for each system and their SQL databases, and provided Developer training guides for electronic health/medical record EHR/EMR systems. Documentation was developed by gathering historical information, interviewing Business Lines and SMEs, operating and testing/validating the systems and SQL databases, reading code, and following defect reporting system records and change management systems. Provided CSRs with procedural guides based on use case scenarios. Held intensive meetings with the CEO, VP of Technical Operations, Project Managers Business Owners including Clinical , QA, Testing, and Developers to produce a RFP and a RFI for replacement of the legacy back-end systems.

Confidential

Provided business stakeholders with a breakdown of the EPIC system used to provide patient data for hospitals, NPS system for billing, and CM system for claims management. NPS and CM systems fed information into Kaiser's ERP system including adjudication, billing, collections, insurance rules, and adjustments and claims processing. Provided business stakeholders with information ETL data entry points days and times of data impacts and process/system workflow mappings/diagrams from each system based on reading program code, system testing, and SME inputs. Served as Tester to test .NET conversion. Tested Oracle databases and validated all data. Assisted in developing an SRS for Medicare enhancements within the BETS system

Confidential

Provided Online Help system for a system that controlled breast milk tracking in neonatal intensive care units. Generated printed and online User guide and qualification test for end users. Validated data in the SQL database.

Confidential

  • Produced manufacturing floor equipment assembly procedures SOPs as part of ERP system BOMs used for assembly of smart oil drilling equipment and systems. Developed ERP system Quick Reference guide for Engineers to use in entering schematics into the system that generated BOMs for equipment builds.
  • ERP system SAP implementation:
  • Gathered requirements from manufacturing floor Assembler and Design Engineer stakeholders to assist in definition of the new ERP system architecture for a SAP implementation. Provided process and system flow diagrams that identified system impacts at user data entry levels. Assisted in production of video tutorials for field repair and maintenance of equipment and systems.

Confidential

Provided Server Administration guide and Online Help system for cell phone technology based on SME and Quality Assurance inputs.

Confidential

Produced Online Help systems for in-vehicle diagnostics system and file management systems based on inputs from SMEs and system operation.

Confidential

Produced Developer guides for legacy data and code migration based on information from SMEs and reading code.

Confidential

Served as the Ohio IT Communications Analyst for all CRM system Business initiatives within Dominion Gas. Supplied business lines with CRM SRSs, ETL documentation and information mappings based on information gathering from system queries and investigation, operation, and testing, reading program code, Joint Application Design JAD documents, end users CSRs , IT Programmers/Developers and DBAs, Quality Assurance/Testing, User Acceptance Testing, change management, and defect reporting systems. Tested Oracle and SQL databases and validated all data. SRSs included detailed user and business system entry point and use case impacts, program and process flow mappings/diagrams, use case scenarios, and detailed program code breakdowns. Identified gaps in system architecture for Business Line Owners and reported defects as necessary. Held classroom courses to train Developers and Business Lines based on each SRS. Business Lines included Accounting, Service Orders, Billing, Credit and Collections, and System Maintenance. Provided system architecture impact flows, disaster recovery procedures and business continuity planning documents, program code specifications, and tutorials on the Change Management

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