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Business Analyst Resume

Jersey City, NJ

SUMMARY

  • Business Analyst with over 6 years of experience in business analysis, business requirements gathering, database design and development of Web Based, and Client/Server applications.
  • Gathering requirements using business analysis techniques of JAD sessions, Interviews, Group Decision Making, Brainstorming, Mind - Mapping, Use Cases, Data Dictionary, Data modeling and Process Modeling.
  • Gathered business requirements through interviews, JAD sessions and observations and created the Business Requirements documentation for various clients Finance, Investment Banking, Retail Banking.
  • Extensive experience in Financial Service industry related t - Credit Risk, Market Risk, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Basel II/III, CCAR and knowledge of standard SDLC methodologies, including AGILE, RUP, MSF, Prototype and Spiral.
  • In-depth knowledge of a wide variety of financial instruments including Retail and Commercial Loans, Line of Credits, Mortgage, Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Mutual Funds.
  • Expertise in interaction with the business users to gather requirements based on the CCAR Regulation for Financial Statements, Interest Rate, Credit Ratings, FRY9C and Investment Securities.
  • Strong background in CCAR Regulatory Reporting especially in FRY 9C, FRY 14M/Q/A, FFIEC 041, FFIEC 031 reports and the related schedules.
  • In-depth knowledge of a wide variety of financial instruments including Retail and Commercial Loans, Line of Credits, Mortgage, Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Mutual Funds.
  • Conducted JAD sessions with Stakeholders, SME's, and User Interface Leads, QA analysts to discuss issues and to resolve them.
  • Regulatory compliance skill-set inclusive of AML, KYC, BSA, Dodd Frank Title VII, Canadian Trade Reporting, Volcker, and FINRA regulations.
  • Developed Training Strategies, Training Manuals, Process flows and Job aides on Guide wire projects.
  • Expertise in requirements gathering through direct user interviews, workshops, and story cards.
  • Facilitating JAD/ Scrum sessions with business users and Guide wire development team to drive out detailed business function, non-function, page configuration, field level specification requirements.
  • Experienced Agile methodologies from sprint planning, prioritization, writing user stories and testing
  • Experience in using testing tools such as HP Quality Center (QC), HP ALM, Test Director, JIRA.
  • Experience in writing and reviewing test plan, defining test cases, designing test strategies, conversion strategy planning.
  • Responsible for running daily Agile scrum meetings, creating story boards and sprint execution
  • Working knowledge in use of RDBMS, Oracle, SQL PL/SQL, data analysis, data mapping, and reporting.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Tools: MS SQL - Data Mining / Analysis / Extraction MS Excel - Pivots / Lookups - Management Reporting HP QC - Test Management / Defect ManagementOracle Business Intelligence (OBI) - Data Analysis, Management Reporting JIRA - Agile Management, Sprint Pariticipant, Ticket Management Processes

SDLC: Waterfall / Agile, Scrum ParticipantData Mapping / Standardization / Sourcing / Reporting Process DocumentationTest Plan / Execution / Status Report Functional Requirement Gathering / Management / DocumentationUAT Scenario Design / Defect Logging/ Analysis / ResolutionRequirement -> Test Scenario -> Test Case Linkage for Regression

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with the Business Users to get KYC requirements.
  • Facilitated and ensued the agile scrum ceremonies (Daily standup meeting, sprint retrospective meetings) were well coordinated with the product owner and the scrum team to ensure delivered product meets the desired acceptance criteria.
  • Regulatory compliance skill-set inclusive of AML, KYC, BSA, Dodd Frank Title VII, Canadian Trade Reporting, Volcker, and FINRA regulations.
  • Worked as part of the AXIOM team on the business rules and the change requests when there were changes from Dodd Frank.
  • Performed different kinds of testing like Back-End Testing, Positive/Negative Testing, Configuration Testing, Data Driven Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Unit Testing, System Integration Testing (SIT), Smoke testing and Regression Testing.
  • Strong understanding of risk control; including Value at Risk(VAR), Anti-Money Laundering(AML), Bank Secrecy Act(BSA), and Know Your Customer(KYC).
  • Good understanding of (CCAR) -Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review and risk assessment.
  • Extensive Knowledge in Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Investment Banking, Mortgage, Financial Statement Analysis, Equity, Fixed Income, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, M&A, IPO etc.
  • Confidential Bank’s Private Banking and Business Banking Mobile Apps.
  • Analyze the AS-IS system for wire transfer users deficiencies to correctly identify a cost effective and efficient future state.
  • Working closely with Front Office (Relationship Manager) and Investigation team on reported cases of Potential matches involving high risk and providing risk rating in system post review and analysis.
  • Analyze and infer the Business requirements, writing use case, design the functionality in context of implementation, preparing the Project documentation.
  • Investigate on the issues reported by coordinating with the Business subject matter expert’s, Development team and thereby documenting the key inputs.
  • Performing Data analysis, Creating Visualization, Provide strategic Solutions to Business Users.
  • Creating end to end KYC workflows in UAT and test the feasibility of the requirement.
  • Performing UAT testing, coordinating with UAT testers and get the sign off.
  • Attended weekly meetings with department heads to evaluate key indicators including project conditions, project projections, and emerging opportunities based on competitive analysis.
  • Acting as an Interface between Development and Business.
  • Performed gap analysis between the current workflows and their existing systems.
  • Resolved day-to-day project issues and conflicting workload priorities.
  • Collaborated with a newly formed merged team and other departments in order to streamline daily activities, delegate responsibilities to team members, and prioritize team efforts.

Environment: MS Visio, MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel), JIRA, UML, HTML, SQL Server, Quality Centre, Business Objects.

Confidential - Somerset, NJ

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and elicited requirements from all stakeholders related to additional features and enhancements using Storyboarding techniques.
  • Worked to capture and document requirements for enhancing features on BNY Mellon's Private Banking and BNY Mellon's Business Banking Mobile Apps.
  • Created additional documentation to communicate planned system functionality and implementation processes to the business and development teams consists of the following: Use Cases & Process Flows.
  • Coordinate testing, development and implementation of new derivatives Documentation, Risk and Trade Capture Systems to streamline workflow.
  • Experience with change requests in the areas of creation, tracking, support and implementation of change management processes.
  • Experience with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively as a team member with outside divisions and departments.
  • Experience with working with MS SQL Server (including SQL tools, SSIS, SSRS, Visual and Management Studio.) Additional experience with SharePoint 2012 integration and management.
  • Experience in working with ETL processes including modification of processes and development of new reporting processes.
  • Facilitated JAD sessions with all vendors and business users for gathering high level business requirements.
  • Responsible for requirement gathering and writing technical and Functional specs for multiple projects. Created business use case, functional (FRS) and technical specifications for Bond Search Centre.
  • Allocation of appointment's to insurance executives for payment pick-up
  • Validated business rules and all artifacts with users, approval and sign off.
  • Scheduled meetings with developers, system analyst and testers to collaborate resource allocation and project completion.
  • Worked with financial services as a part of the application. Extensively studied the existing system and determined alternate and effective solutions to meet the requirements.
  • Performed Gap Analysis to verify the compatibility of the new requirements with the existing functionalities.
  • Developed Process Flows, Activity diagrams and Use Cases to depict the business processes.
  • Worked with Testing team and Business team to chalk out Test Plan and approach.
  • Participated in daily Testing review meetings.
  • Coordinating with Insurance companies for additional payouts.
  • Identified areas of risks, assessment, monitoring, having security and audit controls in place. Ensured that the application met user and management expectations.
  • Documented the System Requirements Specification and the Technical Design Specification Documents.

Environment: MS Visio, MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel), JIRA, UML, HTML, SQL Server, Quality Centre, Business Objects.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with business partners, product owners, and technical resources experts to elicit business, functional, and technical requirement in agile environment.
  • Worked with business users to define product feature requests, business requirement specifications, and change requests; documented requirements and transformed them into functional and technical requirement specifications; modeled business process flows using UML, activity and sequence diagrams.
  • Detailed understanding of Agile SDLC from concept (Iteration 1) to retirement stages, cross functioning between team members, change management for requirements daily cooperation between business partner and technical teams, assisted to test design and UAT testing, train end users, operational staff and support staff.
  • Analyzing retrieved data and used the result for helping make business/technical decision.
  • Working closely with off-shore developers during design and code reviews to ensure quality development and minimize impact to schedule.
  • Identifying opportunities for system and process improvement, and controlling changes in intake procedures.
  • Conducted Daily Defect status and Progress meeting reports with QA team; carried out defect tracking using Clear Quest for identifying and documenting all issues, functionality gaps and new functionality needs.
  • Participated in test plan reviews with quality assurance team.
  • Collaborating with various development teams to ensure that modifications or enhancements meet with requirements intent.
  • Researched product issues and provided recommendations for solutions.
  • Worked with user interface team to design optimal user experiences using industry-standard user interface design principles.

Environment: (SDLC, MS Excel, COBOL MS Word, PowerPoint, MS Visio, SQL Server, Oracle9i, Raven Flow, Windows XP, MS Outlook, Share point, PEGA)

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