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Lead Business Analyst Resume

Columbia, SC

SUMMARY

  • A functional Business/Data Analyst wif over 7 years of experience in Gathering Requirement, Business Process Design, Data Analysis/Validation and Documenting Workflows.
  • Comprehensive noledge of software development methodologies Waterfall, Agile SCRUM/Kanban.
  • Extensive noledge in Designing reports dashboard and KPIs trends analysis for stakeholder and leadership review.
  • Created Product Backlog, sprint backlog and managed and updated Issues (Epics, Stories, and Tasks) onto Azure DevOps. Participated in Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum Stand up and Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Experience in query database, validating teh data, failure analysis, and Root Cause Analysis using
  • MS SQL and My SQL.
  • Played a key role in teh planning, testing, and implementation of system enhancements and conversions in and Scrum and Agile environment.
  • Expertise in Joint Application Development JAD sessions, interviews, workshops and requirement gathering sessions wif business users, stakeholders and development team.
  • Proficient in creating various artifacts such as BRD, FRD, use cases, RTM, Process flow, Change Request, Test Plan/Case, defect Report.
  • Experience in conducting Gap Analysis and SWOT Analysis to gain a clear understanding of teh AS - IS process of teh system and additionally derive new user scenarios to understand teh potential TO-BE process to be implemented in teh project.
  • Good Knowledge of Test Plan, Test Scripts and Test Cases for Functional, System, Integration and UAT.
  • Experience in Data Analysis techniques such as Data Dictionary, Data Control, and Data Mapping.
  • Experience working on MS Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Outlook.
  • Experience in analyzing and creating Use Cases, Use Case Diagrams, User Stories, Data Flow Diagrams, Business Flow Diagrams, Swim Lane Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, and other related UML diagrams.
  • Fast Learner, excellent analytical & problem-solving skills and a team player and able to lead teh teams and consistently demonstrated ability to achieve tight deadline.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Database: SQL Server, MS Access, MySQL

Tools: MS Visio, Lucid Chart, Rational Rose, Rational Clear Case, Rational Requisite Pro

Project Management and Tracking Tools: Jira, Azure DevOps, HP Quality Center, Rational Clear Quest, Rally, Confluence, SharePoint

Reporting tools: Tableau, Power BI, Ms. Excel

Methodologies: SDLC, Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, RUP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Columbia, SC

Lead Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements from testing perspective.
  • Prepared numerous documentations based on teh integration points between different software and services which are connected and might affect by upgrade regime.
  • Served as a liaison between teh business teams and teh technology teams located onshore and offshore.
  • Performed Meeting Minutes for managerial and technical meetings.
  • Performed testing in various environments: DEV, UAT, Pre-Prod.
  • Thoroughly and actively involved in testing during numerous deployments.
  • Performed Gap Analysis to check teh compatibility of teh existing system infrastructure, features and functionality wif teh new business design using teh "As Is" and "To Be" methodology.
  • Actively carried out creating project artifacts such as BRD, FRD.
  • Performed in Software Development Lifecycle, SCRUM Framework using Agile Methodology and Iterative Software Development Life Cycle Process.
  • Actively engaged in Agile environment and act as lead to document and implement teh process into project.
  • Interacted wif SMEs and Stakeholders to get a better understanding of teh client's business processes and requirements.
  • Worked wif developers to track various issues during teh testing process.
  • Gatheird information needed for documenting estimation hours needed to perform testing for each environment which is important to stakeholders for meeting project deadlines.
  • Worked collaboratively and actively wif tech team to analyze teh root cause for Data Defects and Failures.
  • Collected business requirements to set rules for proper data transfer from Data Source to Data Target in Data Mapping.
  • Preformed business acceptance testing (BAT, UAT) such as business source data consistency, critical data elements validation, and sample data validation, as well as count and column check.
  • Set prioritization for module testing.
  • Oversaw teh teamwork of a team of BAs, assigned, and evaluated different testing tasks.
  • Worked wif on and off-site testers team to coordinate and facilitate testing.
  • Created and executed Test Plans and Test Cases to verify software functionality and adherence to business requirements.
  • Planned teh UAT testing, test plans, test cases and worked wif teh business users for UAT Test execution and developing test plan documents.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Business Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted Gap Analysis for as-is and to-be of teh process to identify and validate requirements.
  • Performed Interviews and Surveys, Document Analysis wif Business Users, SME’s and multiple teams for requirement gathering and refinement.
  • Actively worked in teh Teradata platform and write SQL queries to retrieve teh data from databases to perform data validation, UI Analysis, Backend analysis, data Remediation, and UAT testing.
  • Translated teh business requirements specification into teh functional specification and GUI specifications based on business Rules and company listing/delisting rules and procedures.
  • Worked closely wif teh product owner and project manager to identified dependencies and risks of teh project.
  • An integral part of breaking down teh EPICS into User Stories dat teh development team could estimate teh work using T-Shirt Sizing.
  • Generate reports meaningful information for shareholders for decision-making based on teh business need using business intelligence tools (Tableau, JIRA report function).
  • Maintained teh Task Board dat was referred to during teh daily standups dat helped teh team track teh stories To Do, In Progress, Done, and Accepted.
  • Assisted Data analyst to help develop Data Architecture for teh migration of historical records from existing Listing and Compliance application to teh newly developed web-based application.
  • Ran Excel-based Macros to run teh daily compliance reports using Lookups and Pivot Tables.
  • Streamlined teh requirements/enhancements for Post-Production release based on business priority to technological severity analyses and mappings.
  • Understanding and analyzing test requirements
  • Contribution to Test Plan documentation
  • Monitored various module tasks from initiation through transition and organize interdepartmental or cross-functional team activities ensuring completion of project tasks and schedule.
  • Maintain up-to-date monthly report of accounting documentation.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Business /Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gatheird Business & Technical Requirements, Source System Analysis, Gap Analysis, Data Profiling, Requirements Documentation for ETL development and report development.
  • Worked in UML Modeling like Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Use Case Diagrams, Process Workflow Diagrams, Interaction Overview Diagrams, and Timing Diagrams.
  • Involved wif creating project artifacts such as BRD, Use Case Documentation, FRD, Data Mapping Document, and Systems Requirements Specification.
  • Performed in Software Development Lifecycle, SCRUM Framework using Agile Methodology and Iterative Software Development Life Cycle Process.
  • Prepared various statistical data analysis reports for corporate clients, provided ad-hoc updates and modified reporting and tracking templates as required.
  • Worked in Agile Sprint activities such as daily stand up/Scrum meeting, User Storied, Sprint planning and release planning and other agile meetings.
  • Prepared, gatheird and analyzed business requirements, user requirements, design, and technical specification document.
  • Managed implementation of Document Management System meeting requirements deadlines.
  • Worked collaboratively wif internal partners to do root cause analysis.
  • Assist QA Leads in planning/developing a test plan which includes regression testing
  • Carried out SQL Scripting, Transactional Data Analysis and Reporting on MS SQL database.
  • Analyzed relational data wif SQL to quickly understand existing data stores and to validate source/target mappings and transformation logic.
  • Created and executed Test Plans and Scripts to verify software functionality and adherence to business requirements.
  • Carried out queries from teh customer database using SQL. Manually performed Back End Testing by extensively using SQL queries to verify teh integrity of teh database.
  • Responsible to refresh and revising a monthly report for stakeholders based on teh desktop procedure.
  • Involved in other projects as a support team in UAT process.

Confidential, Pleasanton, CA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identified high-level requirements for developing and documenting detailed business requirements.
  • Converted Business Requirements into Functional Requirements.
  • Involved in teh meetings wif Business Process Owners, Subject Matter Experts, and Marketing Team for Requirements Gathering during teh Definition Stage.
  • Gatheird requirements and followed teh methodology for teh entire Product Development Life Cycle.
  • Gatheird Business Requirements, wrote Business and User Requirement Documents.
  • Documented requirements and Use Cases for Refill Prescription and Transfer Prescription.
  • Refined teh requirements (Use Cases) and Business Process Models to a detailed level appropriate for technical analysis and system design.
  • Analyzed teh reporting process and suggested modifications in teh process to avoid errors.
  • Followed established formats and procedures, created new formats as well as researched, created, edited technical and business data documents.
  • Created Collaboration Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, ER Diagrams and Project Flow Diagrams in MS Visio.
  • Developed Process Models, detailed Business Policies and modified teh Business Requirement Document.
  • Prepared teh Business Workflow using MS Visio.
  • Analyzed team performance wif teh task manager and implemented teh changes concerning raising teh efficiency of teh entire team.
  • Involved in weekly walkthroughs and inspection meetings to verify teh status of teh team and teh project as a whole.
  • Encouraged team members to step up and share their noledge on teh project wif teh team.
  • Transitioned from teh Waterfall method to teh agile development cycle to improve productivity and continuous improvement of teh release cycle and work prioritization.

Confidential, Buffalo, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted Project Manager (PM) as project coordinator in creating Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Project Charter using MS Project.
  • Assisted teh team wif User Acceptance Testing (UAT) maintaining Quality Procedures; also, assisted QA
  • Identified and Modified Defects, Issues and Priorities using JIRA and captured them into tracking log.
  • Identified bugs and assisted via User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to verify if teh system meets user requirements and get UAT Sign Off from teh stakeholders.
  • Created UML Diagrams like Use Cases, Activity and Sequence Diagrams using MS Visio for clear understanding of teh vision document.
  • Generated ad hoc reports by writing Structured Query Language (SQL) using special functions like Joins, Inner joins, Outer joins, implementing database connections to fetch data from teh Serve

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