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Sr Business Analyst Resume

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Austin, TX

SUMMARY

  • Qualified professional with almost 8+ years of extensive experience in the field of Business Analysis, working with the technical staff to implement management and staff's business requirements into the software application Implementations, System Configuration, QA testing.
  • Responsible for preparingBusinessRequirement Document(BRD),Functional Requirement Document(FRD)and then translating intofunctional specifications and test plans.Closely coordinated with bothbusinessusers and developers for arriving at a mutually acceptable solution.
  • Managing Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Service Level Agreement (SLA) and assisted Project Manager.
  • Identified functional Test Cases, Documented, and Executed test script in FACETS system.
  • Strong understanding of project life cycle and SDLC methodologies including RUP, Waterfall and Agile.
  • Use to conduct Sprint planning, Sprint refinement & Sprint retrospective sessions on 2 week sprint basis.
  • Strong visual modelling and business process modelling skills using Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Agile Unified Process (AUP) with tools like MS Visio, and well experienced in developing Use Case Models, Data Flow Diagrams (DFD), Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams and UML CASE tools.
  • Experience in conducting Walkthroughs, User Acceptance Testing, Root Cause, Cost - Benefit Analysis, Negotiations, Customer Handling, LEAN, RACI & QDM process
  • Worked with agile tools like Rally, JIRA, Radar, Agile board to manage sprints.
  • Participated in agile process - planned iterations, created tasks, assigned tasks to quality assurance team based on the priorities and estimated capabilities of quality assurance team for every iteration.
  • Having 5+ years of hands on experience on Agile Scrum SDLC Methodology.
  • Having 3+ years of experience as a UAT Lead.
  • Manage and delegate junior BA’s works, also mentoring them in their work stream and provide the guidance. AS supervises Dev/QA team members who works under my work streams.
  • Involved in Scrum development process and prepared Sprint burn down chart, product catalog and sprint backlog contain Business Requirements and supporting documents that contain the essential business elements and definitions as well as the tasks to be completed.
  • Expertise in broad range of technologies, including business process tools such as Microsoft Project, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Visio.
  • Expertise in Project Planning, Project Design, creating functional specifications and data flow diagrams.
  • Experienced in conducting sessions and worked with executives, developers, and end-users to define the exact requirements.
  • Worked closely with the QA team to conduct functional testing, compliance tensing, performance testing and develop the test plan, test conditions, test cases, ensured adequate testing of software both before and after completion, and conducted UAT.
  • Highly proficient in working with users to gather requirements, analyze them and subsequently use the Rational project and design tools to model the requirements.
  • Experience with SQL Server.
  • Expertise in performing Bug and Defect management using bug-tracking tools likeJIRA.
  • Conducted JAD sessions, created Use Cases, work flows, screen shots and Power Point presentations.
  • Gatheird and documented Non-functional requirements.
  • In-depth in conducting GAP analysis, SWOT analysis, and Cost-Benefit analysis.
  • Expertise in understanding and supporting the client with Project Planning, Project Definition, Requirements Definition, Analysis, Design, Testing, System documentation and user training.
  • Ability to manage workload within time sensitive deadlines in addition to handling multiple projects or tasks under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong analytical abilities working independently and as a team player with strong ethical values.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software Development Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall, SDLC, GDP

Databases: SQL server, MS Access, Oracle, My SQL

Business Modelling Tools: MS Visio, MS Office Suite, Storyboard, MS Project, MS Office, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS SQL, Jira, office 365, QuickBase, SharePoint, WebEx, Workflow

Documentation & Productivity Tools: Jira, Axure RP, Acrobat Professional Suite, Toad, X Mind, Rally, Apex Data Loader, Informatica

Testing Tools: Selenium IDE, WebDriver, HP Quality Centre, Web Services, Quick Test Pro, MTM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sr Business Analyst

Confidential - Austin, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying the scope of the end-to-end product and project besides formulating the use cases, process flows and business requirements.
  • Modelled current ‘as-is’ and projected ‘to-be’ business workflow processes using Visio, Axure RP
  • Worked with Confidential internal tools like Radar and Agile Board for sprint Management.
  • Gatheird business requirements through open ended discussion, workshop sessions and meetings with the aim to capture the detailed and precise requirements.
  • Conducted Sprint planning, Sprint refinement & Sprint retrospective sessions on 2-week sprint basis.
  • Analysed the sprint metrics at every sprint end and use to make a detailed report.
  • Involved in application demo sessions at every sprint end and deliver the work to the product owners and take their feedback.
  • Developed use stories from EPIC, created UI mock-ups and UML diagrams such as Use Case diagrams, Activity diagrams, Swim lane, and Sequence diagrams.
  • Provided technical leadership and expertise in reorganization of a complexEnd-to-Endtesting effort.
  • Was involved in preparing Business Requirement Documents, giving presentations, creating flows, tracking defects using Radar, providing work estimates.
  • Helped QA teams with preparing Test Plans, Test Strategies and Test Scenario.
  • Facilitated many one-on-one sessions and groups sessions with the Business stakeholders, other functional BA leads, QA teams, and Dev teams to discuss requirements and migration approach.
  • Provided Post Implementation supportby updating the existing application with revised user requirements, enhancement features and defect fixes
  • Prepared test plans, test cases and validated test scenarios, and facilitated the user acceptance testing (UAT). and gave a clear picture of the proposed process for new portals for the organization.
  • Led application redesign efforts with usability focus and Mobile app-based framework using Axure.
  • Created noledge repositories to fast-track transition of business noledge to new team members.

Business Analyst

Confidential - Boston, MA

Responsibilities:

  • Reform by writing summaries of those regulations and their updates.
  • Used MS Visio to create data flows, process flows, and swim lane diagrams.
  • Created test cases, test scripts for various modules and uploaded them into HP ALM.
  • UsedSQLto analyse data.
  • Use to conduct Sprint planning, Sprint refinement & Sprint retrospective sessions on 2-week sprint basis.
  • Implemented Agile methodology in practice and define and create sprints and product backlog and assign tasks to the sprints.
  • Used SQL to check the number of records that are processed and to create own test data.
  • Creating User story, Use Case Diagrams, Process Flow Diagrams using UML modelling tool MS Visio for different processes and flows of the system.
  • Conducting Pre/Post Sprint session with business stakeholder, Developers and QA team to defined and conclude sprint work items and work activities.
  • Giving post sprint development demo to the project business stakeholder.
  • Lead backlog grooming session along with leadership team to define product backlog and score user stories/Ideas/SOW and bring them into right Releases and Sprints.
  • Used JIRA for drafting the User stories and managing the requirements.
  • Involved in reviews of the existing data warehouse based on conversation with data warehouse development team and performed data analysis.
  • Performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and reporting the bugs to the development Team.
  • Lead testing efforts in conjunction with the Project or QA Manager, including the design and execution of test scripts and scenarios
  • Leading UAT Testing (User acceptance Testing) with halps of QA team and UAT Testers.

Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Played an active and lead role in gathering, analysing, and writing business requirements.
  • Project was implemented in phases, enabling system to deliver as many business requirements as early as possible.
  • Performed gap analysis, gatheird requirements to document existing business process and enhancement requests for new business system
  • Facilitated (JAD) Joint Application Development sessions in order to identify business rules and requirements and then documented them in a format that can be reviewed and understood by both business people and technical people.
  • Worked with Rally for sprint management.
  • Study and analysis of business requirements and conducting the status update meetings.
  • Acted as liaison across business units primarily between the Project Manager, Developers, Testers, and the Stakeholders.
  • Managed and coordinated the User Acceptance Testing and user educational training.
  • Need to manage requirement tractability and risk matrices to track each requirement and its associated risk along with the project delivery.
  • Involved in Requirement Scoping and analysis of high priority requirements for implementation.
  • Worked on documenting business rules to be defined in the business rules management engine (IBM ODM).
  • Working noledge of implementing software development projects using methodologies such as Waterfall, RUP, and Agile Scrum.
  • Worked closely with business team, and identified, analysed the core requirements and key features of the ongoing project. Extracted, discussed, and refined business requirements and developed comprehensive business requirement document (BRD).
  • Developed Software Requirement Specification (SRS) document using Visio and MS Office.
  • Worked on Agile SDLC during the project phase, performed the role of Product Owner and Team member in Scrum Meetings.
  • Participated in agile process - planned iterations, created tasks, assigned tasks to quality assurance team based on the priorities and estimated capabilities of quality assurance team for every iteration.
  • Involved in Scrum development process and prepared Sprint burn down chart, product catalogue and sprint backlog contain Business Requirements and supporting documents that contain the essential business elements and definitions as well as the tasks to be completed.

Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Identified internal and external system requirements, design and configuration set-up and documented and delivered Business Requirements Document to the project team.
  • Involved in converting the User requirements into business requirements, functional requirements and technical requirements and created business process models from the requirement specs.
  • Acted as liaison across business units primarily between the Project Manager, Developers, Testers and the Stakeholders.
  • Interacted with the Subject Matter Experts (SME) and stakeholders to get a better understanding of client business processes and gather business requirements.
  • Converted the requirements into Functional Specification Documents, using Requisite Pro.
  • Conducted Functional Requirement walkthroughs and reviews with designers, developers, and stakeholders.
  • Developed Use case, diagrams, flowcharts, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams and user interface models using UML.
  • Documented project processes and procedures and version controlled them using Rational Clear Case.
  • Designed and developed project document templates based on System Development Life Cycle Methodology (SDLC).
  • Ensured good performance of the assigned efforts to the mutual satisfaction of the business partners/sponsors.
  • Created Activity Flow Diagrams and Process Flow Diagrams using MS Visio.
  • Performed gap analysis and feasibility analysis for the design and architecture of the new application.
  • Responsible for managing the documented System Requirements and Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing and training of end users.
  • Managed change requests and analysed the impact of change requests on the application with regards to Project Plan, Scope and Schedule.

Jr. Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Studied the CMS regulation for reporting requirements.
  • Work closely with Business Owners and Stakeholders to outline Business Requirements.
  • Work with System analyst and IS teams to understand the flow of data.
  • Reviewed and analysed data from various sources.
  • Involved in preparing requirement specifications, design specification and reviewing the test case documents.
  • Assigning work to the team members and co-coordinating with the team.
  • As a Business Analyst, need to undergo current implement risk analysis and finds out if their is any risk associated with the requirement and implement and if so, then how we can tackle it efficiently.
  • Provide production support to the product site and act on the product issues accordingly o the priority, once done with work then verify same in the development environment
  • Developed Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams using UML modelling tool MS Visio for different processes and flows of the system
  • Created Mapping Documents, Report Mock-ups and modified existing report mock-ups as to CMS requirements and finalized for development.
  • Provide technical expertise as an early engagement to different modules and enhancements to access impacts and define scope.
  • Design, build and test maps to translate X.12 EDI using transaction format such as EDIFACT.
  • Formulated logical statements of business requirements researched and evaluated alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient solution for system design.
  • Review requirements and understand technical recommendations and constraints, and develop comprehensive and accurate functional specifications, Data Mapping, and process flows.
  • Work with Compliance and Regulatory operations to follow and monitor different IT process

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