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Sr. Business Systems Analyst Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY

  • Around 8 years of work experience in Business System Analysis, Software Design, Development, Implementation and Quality Assurance of business applications with knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle and Quality Assurance Life Cycle.
  • Excellent understanding of SDLC methodologies: Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, and Hybrid Methods.
  • Experience in financial accounting management: Financial Statements, Cash Flow Analysis, and Cost Analysis, Assets, and Liabilities.
  • Proficient in Eliciting complex business Requirements using techniques such as Document Analysis, Stakeholder Interviews, Brainstorming, Joint Requirements Planning (JRP), Joint Application Development Sessions (JAD).
  • Extensive experience performing Data Mapping from source data to target data for several projects.
  • Proficient in SOA implementation, with a good knowledge of web services, web methods, XML, WSDL, WADL, SOA, UDDI, and SOAP/Restful services.
  • Actively contributed for SOA Orchestration and extensive knowledge in 3 - tier and n-tier architecture.
  • Adept at analyzing and anticipating the possible interdependencies between systems, potential risks, issues.
  • Analyzing complex business requirements and preparing functional requirements document (FRD), business requirement Document (BRD), project charter and, systems requirement specifications (SRS).
  • Conducted GAP analysis by analyzing the existing system, recommended strategies to improve processes.
  • Proven success performing Risk Analysis, Impact Analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis, and Interface Analysis on projects.
  • Involved in various Testing Methods such as Black box testing, Functional Testing, Regression testing, Performance Testing, Ad hoc Smoke testing, Load testing, Integration testing as well as User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Experience in creating Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Scripts for Functional and Non-Functional testing.
  • Expertise in Enterprise Security Architecture and delivery of strategic security solutions.
  • Hands on experience Tracking, prioritizing defects using HP Quality Center based on criticality and severity and tracking the progress of testing by creating Requirement Traceability Matrix.
  • Expertise in Business Process Modeling Notations (BPMN) and UML Diagrams (Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Entity Relationship Diagrams) using MS Visio.
  • Expertise in Logical and Conceptual data modelling (LDM, CDM) for both data migration and web applications.
  • Experience in creating Dynamic Prototypes, Wireframes, Mockup screens using HTML, Visio and Pencil Project.
  • Good knowledge on Investments Domain both OTC and ETD derivatives such a future, options, swaps, forwards, SEC, FINRA, SEC, and Dodd-Frank. and other SRO rules and regulations.
  • Experience working in different databases like Oracle, DB2, SQL server, data visualization and reporting tools like Tableau, SQL Server Reporting Services, and Pl/SQL.
  • Experience working with Microservices based architecture and identifying and maintaining services through ESB.
  • Worked closely on various projects based on programming languages such as Java, MATLAB, R, C++, C#, Python

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Methodologies and Frameworks: Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Hybrid, Kanban, Scrumban, SAFe(DevOps), ATDD, TDD, BDD, CICD

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix, Linux

Languages: SQL, R, Python, HTML, MATLAB

Dev Environments: .Net, Java, C, C++, JavaScript, Node.js, HTML, CSS, SOA, jQuery, J2EE

Web Technologies: AJAX, JWT, JSON, XML, HTML & CSS, RESTful, JAX-RS, JAX-WS, LADP, Oauth, SMAL

Databases: SQL server, ORACLE, MS Access, DB2

Data Wharehousing: Data Marts, OLTP, OLAP, Query/Reporting

RPA tool: Blue Prism

Project Management Tools: Jira, Confluence, Rally, MS Project, HP ALM, TFS, SharePoint

Prototyping: Fluid UI, Balsamiq, MS Visio, Lucid Charts, Pencil Project

Business Analysis Tools: Office 365, MS Visio

Business Intelligence Tools: Power BI Desktop, Tableau

Reporting Tools: Tableau, Crystal Reports, XSL FO

Testing Tools: Load Runner, Zephyr, Postman, Swagger, Selenium, SOAP UI

DevOps Tools: Jenkins, GitHub, Splunk, Sonarqube

ETL Tools: Informatica PowerCenter 9.0+, SSIS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Business Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted Joint Requirements Planning (JRP) sessions with the Subject Matter Experts (SME) and the key stakeholders to understand business processes and the functionalities in detail.
  • Worked extensively with the UI/UX team to design the portfolio managers dashboard.
  • Created Wireframes using Fluid UI for better understanding of the GUI and flow of the application.
  • Worked with the Product Owner (PO) to write technical User Stories, Acceptance Criteria DOD (Definition of Done and DOR (Definition of Ready) in order to mitigate any development risk.
  • Played a pivotal role in setting up User Acceptance Criteria for user stories to be accepted by the business.
  • Acted as the point of contact for clarifying business and functional requirements to the Dev team.
  • Knowledge and Experience of Identity Access Management (IAM), Single Sign-On, and knowledge of LDAP, SAML, OpenID, Oauth2 protocol.
  • Involved in API integration and Creation for external and internal APIs.
  • Experienced in implementing Drill down and Drill through features in GUI.
  • Facilitated SLA meeting between legal team and the stakeholders to help integrate web services.
  • Performed Data Mapping to identify and standardize the data from various distributed systems.
  • Involved in writing Business Rules and Validations to automate the Batch Processing using Robotic process Automation (RPA) tool Blue prism.
  • Experienced in creating Process Definition Diagram (PDD) and understanding Solution Design Diagram (SDD), Technical Design Document (TDD) for Unattended and Attended bots.
  • Good understanding about Robotic Process Automation SDLC Life Cycle.
  • Performed Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) for the RPA batch processing.
  • Created Mockups and Wireframes for better understanding of the GUI and worked with the line of business, the technical team to identify the Client Side, Server Side and Database Validations required and documented them.
  • Worked to make sure of ample compliance testing in pipeline to make sure the application was compliant as well as documentation of all compliances related to SEC, SOX, CCAR, and Dodd-Frank.
  • Involved in creating templates in crystal reports for FA performance reports using the data available based on the needs and the requirements.
  • Tested the requests and responses provided by Bloomberg API, Morningstar API, using Postman.
  • Effectively translated the functional specifications in to test cases for automated testing.
  • Experienced in creating Test Plans to allocate testing resources as well as testing methods & procedures.
  • Effectively managed WIP Limits in Jira for the Kanban boards to ensure the maximum amount of productivity.
  • Assisted product owner to prioritize,define the product backlog routinely using techniques like MoSCoW, Kano, and WSJF.
  • Assisted PO to convert high level requirements EPICS into small User Stories as well as tasks using INVEST criteria.
  • Facilitated the CICD in Jenkins and Puppet by monitoring developer committed codes using Splunk.
  • Responsible for resolving various impediments affecting the progress of the project with the help of product owner for improving the velocity of the project and help team members work faster.
  • Conducted statistical test such as descriptive summarizing reports in order to check the accuracy of the predictive models, such as logit and probit regression models.
  • Involved in identifying and implementation of RESTful based web services, micro services, and APIs.
  • Acted as the point of contact for clarifying business and functional requirements to the dev team.
  • Performed Data Mapping to identify and standardize the data from various distributed systems.

Environment: SAFe, UML, BPMN, VISIO, C#, .Net, Oracle, Excel, Postman, Web Services, MS-Office, Crystal Reports, SharePoint, jQuery Ajax, Angular Js

Confidential, Boston, MA

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted Joint Requirements Planning (JRP) sessions with the Subject Matter Experts (SME) and the key stakeholders to understand business processes and the functionalities in detail.
  • Conducted Walkthroughs and Meetings involving leads from Development, Database and Technical Support teams.
  • Created Technical User stories that adhere to the INVEST and SMART criteria’s by carefully analyzing the granularity of each functions.
  • Attended various Scrum meetings and acted as a Scrum Master for various ART teams.
  • Identified and analyzed various Web Services and APIs that can be effectively used for various project functionalities.
  • Assisted the business in redesigning the process and created a Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) Diagrams, documented the business process flows through solving the complex business problems the organization and teams on values and principles of Agile and Scrum.
  • Major Involved in developing Web Applications and creating Web Methods.
  • Modeled complex Web Orchestrations involving multiple web services from distributed teams.
  • Worked Closely with team in Creating GUI using HTML, AJAX, CSS and Angular JS.
  • Used project management tools like Jira for Status reporting, planning and to maintain Kanban boards.
  • Communicate with other management, engineers, SMEs product manager and support specialists on product issues.
  • Assisted in development of APIs and tested the APIs by creating test suites with stub requests and responses in the SOAP UI and validated on various assertions.
  • Conducted Automation testing using Selenium for the developed functionalities.
  • Helped in implementing practices like Test Automation, CICD, TDD, ATDD to achieve the DoD without Technical Debts.
  • Extensively involved in performing Data Mapping to understand organization and flow of data moving.
  • Drafted Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in conjunction with CLIP (Compliance, Legal, Info Sec, Privacy)
  • Leveraged technical abilities to create technical user stories with acceptance criteria, and the Definition of Done (DOD) and Definition of Ready (DOR) in order to mitigate any development risk.

Environment: Scrum, TDD, ATDD, CICD, Jira, Confluence, MS Visio, MS Word, Ajax, AngularJS, Java, Oracle, Postman, Soap UI.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated current and develop new processes and procedures and ensure their relevance and accuracy.
  • Supported and lead, where needed the various activities between the teams, for the implementation of the migration, including decommissioning, to ensure the complex business cases and technical requirements are met.
  • Created data mapping by performing data profiling using SQL server using Queries (DDL, DML) and created Data Models.
  • Used ETL process to map source data and ingest data into the target staging and target database using Informatica Power Center.
  • Programmed SQL Server Reporting Services reports for offering management better insight into daily operations providing better efficiencies and increased customer perception.
  • Worked in Code refactoring and performance tuning of codes for multiple modules.
  • Gathered technical and functional business requirements from Business stakeholders through effective Brainstorming and Focus group sessions.
  • Performed Document Analysis and conducted Stakeholder Interviews to elicit high level functional requirements.
  • Conducted JAD and Brainstorming sessions for refining the requirements in coordination with multiple teams.
  • Analyzed the As-is and To-be state of the project and performed Gap analysis.
  • Maintained Kanban boards in JIRA.
  • Developed high-level requirement documents Business Requirement Document (BRD) and consulted the technical team and developed the detailed System Requirement Specification (SRS) document.
  • Automated iterating tasks using macros in MS Excel reducing manual effort and increasing productivity.
  • Performed Risk Analysis to identify the project critical success factors and prioritize functional requirements.
  • Effectively conducted Change Request Management and assigned priority on each change.
  • Worked extensively with the QA team for designing Test Plan and Test Cases for the User Acceptance testing.
  • Conducted Triage calls, tracked, logged and prioritized the defects based on the severity and criticality.
  • Experienced and creating Information flows, Conceptual data models and Logical data models to connect dots and make the business understand the Data lineage across the systems.
  • Attended Data Governance meetings along with the Data stewards, Business and IT counterparts and teams to resolve various data issues and increase overall efficiency by creating data quality dashboard metrics.

Environment: Hybrid Methodology, Kanban, Jira, UML, MS Project, Visio, TFS, MS SharePoint, Excel, MS SQL, Informatica 9.1

Confidential

Junior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created Use Case Diagrams, Class Diagrams and Interaction Diagrams using MS Visio and Rational Rose.
  • Prepared Process Flow Diagrams, Mockup screens and conducted Gap Analysis to compare the current state and proposed functionalities of the desired state using tools such as Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator.
  • Designed Meeting Work Plan and facilitated virtual project meetings to validate requirements with the concerned Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and IT Team during the entire project.
  • Reviewed test results and prepared Test Scenarios and for Performance, Usability, and Regression Testing.
  • Conducted Joint Application Development (JAD), RAD and Interview sessions with the management and users to gather and communicate business requirements and understand the problems and challenges.
  • Developed Business Case Document highlighting the need for a new system and its impact on the project scope.
  • Conducted requirements gathering sessions with the business user to collect Business Requirements, Data Requirements, Non-Functional Requirements and User Interface Requirements.
  • Managed UAT Testing; developed and reviewed QA Test Strategies and Test Plans for appropriate test coverage.
  • Incorporated Rational Unified Process (RUP) to create Business Requirement Specifications using MS Visio.
  • Analyzed and mapped the As-Is business processes, compared them to the To-Be state to define the Gap, and then created new Process Flow Diagrams using Unified modeling language (UML)

Environment: Waterfall Methodology, JIRA, MS Project, MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint), Mock-up screens, UAT Testing, SharePoint.

Confidential

Junior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted GAP Analysis to understand limitations of the existing system and contributed to design of future system; assisted in modeling the AS-IS and TO-BE business workflow.
  • Assisted in drafting the Business Requirement Document (BRD) by collaborating with technical teams and stakeholders.
  • Facilitated JAD sessions, Questionnaires, Document analysis and Interviews with the stakeholders for the requirements elicitation.
  • Created high fidelity mockup diagrams to understand the work flow in user interfaces.
  • Prepared and maintained the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Involved in reporting status, milestones, and project plan tracking to project manager and product owner on a weekly basis.

Environment: Waterfall, HP ALM, UML, MS Project, Visio, TFS, MS SharePoint, Excel, Oracle

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