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Scrum Master/ Business Analyst Resume

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Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY

  • 8 Years Professional Experience as Business Analyst with strong knowledge of Financial industry, Real, AML/KYC and Risk Compliance
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Solid experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile and Waterfall
  • Extensive experience in developing Scope/Vision Documentation, Project Plan, tracking Project Process, and managing resources to ensure successful delivery
  • Solid Experience in Collection, Analyses, Documentation of User Requirements, as well as Organizing interviews, User meetings, Workshops and JAD sessions
  • Proficient in creating Use Cases, Use Case Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams and Activity Diagrams using Rational Rose and Microsoft Visio
  • Expertise in development of Conceptual, Logical and Physical design for Database, Data Warehousing and many Distributed IT systems.
  • Prepared the Requirement Traceability Matrix for Tracking, Documenting, Capturing, Managing and Communicating the Requirements.
  • Expertise in developing Test Plan, Test Conditions, and Test Cases; ensuring adequate testing on software both before and after completion; conducting and documenting UAT
  • Experience in writing queries for Data analysis using SQL
  • Expertise in managing user request changes, and handling user conflicts
  • Assist with research and development of new fraud and risk detection models
  • Experienced conducting User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and documentation of test cases
  • Expertise in creating dimensional models and creating ETL specifications.
  • Extensive experience in Smoke Testing, Regression Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System testing, End to End testing, and User Acceptance Testing. Experience in Manual and Automated testing using HP QTP.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Charlotte NC

Scrum Master/ Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in JAD Session and gather all the requirements
  • Designed Test Strategy and Test Plan to ensure the features to be tested are documented.
  • Closely work with Project Manager and Coordinates the Testing tasks
  • Conducts review and approval of UA test cases with Business Analyst and SME’s
  • Manages and supervises the Testing team throughout the UA effort
  • Leads the overall QA effort and ensures progress and adherence to the QA plan and procedures
  • Ensures and enables communications between the Testing team and other project roles and personnel
  • Develop and Execute Functional and System Integration test cases
  • Raises risks, issues, and action items pertaining to QA
  • Schedules and conducts testing status meetings per the QA and UA plan process steps
  • Tracks, produces, and distributes test case execution metrics per the QA plan process steps
  • Tracks, produces, and distributes UA defect metrics per the UA plan
  • Signoff UA as complete
  • Documents and troubleshoots defects
  • Tracking this test case execution on day - to-day basis. Logging and tracking the bugs found during this execution phase using ALM defect management tool and JIRA
  • Assists in building user acceptance test cases
  • Assists in conducting User Acceptance testing
  • As a scrum master helped the team perform at their highest level
  • Removed any impediments to progress
  • Facilitated meetings
  • Worked with product owner to make sure product backlog is in good shape
  • Conducted retrospective meetings
  • Organized and facilitated the sprint planning meeting
  • Broken down the Epics vertically in to User stories Sprint Planning

Tools: JIRA, MS office Suite, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Outlook, HP ALM/Quality Center

Confidential, Charlotte NC

Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in JAD Session and gather all the requirements
  • Designed Test Strategy and Test Plan to ensure the features to be tested are documented.
  • Closely work with Project Manager and Coordinates the Testing tasks
  • Conducts review and approval of UA test cases with Business Analyst and SME’s
  • Manages and supervises the Testing team throughout the UA effort
  • Leads the overall QA effort and ensures progress and adherence to the QA plan and procedures
  • Ensures and enables communications between the Testing team and other project roles and personnel
  • Develop and Execute Functional and System Integration test cases
  • Raises risks, issues, and action items pertaining to QA
  • Schedules and conducts testing status meetings per the QA and UA plan process steps
  • Tracks, produces, and distributes test case execution metrics per the QA plan process steps
  • Tracks, produces, and distributes UA defect metrics per the UA plan
  • Signoff UA as complete
  • Documents and troubleshoots defects
  • Tracking this test case execution on day-to-day basis. Logging and tracking the bugs found during this execution phase using ALM defect management tool and JIRA
  • Assists in building user acceptance test cases
  • Assists in conducting User Acceptance testing
  • As a scrum master helped the team perform at their highest level
  • Removed any impediments to progress
  • Facilitated meetings
  • Worked with product owner to make sure product backlog is in good shape
  • Conducted retrospective meetings
  • Organized and facilitated the sprint planning meeting
  • Broken down the Epics vertically in to User stories

Tools: JIRA, MS office Suite, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Outlook

Confidential, NY

Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the existing system behavior and documented requirements to be reviewed with the business team.
  • Worked with the UX team to help understand the requirements and expected system behavior and assisted with wireframe design.
  • Authored BRD and SRS documents for web-based and mainframe applications to be utilized by various development integration teams.
  • Facilitated requirements gathering and review sessions between a multi-functional capital markets equities team and its stakeholders
  • Participated in Sprint Planning and maintained the Jira board for the equities and options dev teams and also served as acting scrum master as needed.
  • Supported end to end software development process by testing the changes, updating requirements as needed, supported QA and Dev phase, submitting all documentation required for project alignment.
  • Supported production deployment activities by creating a runbook, documenting production deployment test scenarios and updating stakeholders on deployment status.
  • Created flow diagrams to assist dev teams in visualizing the changes requested.
  • Interfaced with business users to prepare and update Business Process Requirements (BPR) and Software System Requirements (SSR). Created test cases and test scripts.
  • Ensured all artifacts complied with corporate SDLC Policies and guidelines.
  • Prioritized outstanding defects and system problems, ensuring accuracy and deadlines were met.
  • Understood FINRA, IIROC and NASD rules and regulation to comply when writing tests and functional requirements.
  • Performed GAP analysis of business rules, business and system process flows, user administration, and requirements
  • Developed use cases, workflow, screen mock-ups, and conversion requirements.
  • Prepared business process models; used Visio to create use case diagrams.
  • Updated test library with the business logic of all the tests available
  • Was extensively involved in data mapping and data validation for different compliance users.
  • Conducted sprint planning sessions for SQL and Development teams and helped formulating user stories to create story points and timelines.
  • Worked with Product owners and also performed the role of product owner for compliance product
  • Assisted in process modeling; conducted and participated in JAD sessions with system users; helped with design walkthroughs with stakeholders for base lining architecture.
  • Involved in detailing project mission, data process flow diagrams, and timelines.
  • Worked with SQL queries for data manipulations
  • Worked on Beta, NFS and Pershing security masters to analyze the quality of data each carries and to understand the classification of financial securities, for the purpose of creating a master security master for to help them create an aggregated display providing clients a version of Compliance that has all of their custodian's aggregated into a single "instance.
  • Validated technical designs created by IT developers against functional specifications.
  • Worked with QA team to design test plan and test cases for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Coordinated work plans between project manager and client using MS Project.
  • Created user manual documentation for training and Help Desk teams.

Tools: UML, JIRA, Agile, Microsoft Office suite, MS Visio, MS SharePoint, Quality cent, MS project, SQL

Confidential, Fairlawn NJ

Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identified the key business Metrics and determined business needs to document the business and functional requirements.
  • Responsible for requirement management, coordination of development tasks and system integration testing and UAT for Basel III and CCAR implementation.
  • Prepared the documents on work of the existing (AS-IS) process for the reporting and proposed the (To-BE) reporting process.
  • Responsible for data analysis, identifying gaps, and authoring data dictionary, published end to end flow to position data into Basel III data warehouse.
  • Facilitated data quality checks and ensured correction of data quality issues from source systems and improved reference data sourcing for facility, counter party and other relevant attributes.
  • Coordinated with the CCAR capital planning team for identifying the different data attributes that are relevant for generating the monthly, quarterly and annual report projections.
  • Analyzed the feasibility of the existing system to in corporate amendments to the capital plan and stress test rules.
  • Developed specifications to build Basel III reporting data store and collaborated with offshore technical team on Oracle database design and implementation.
  • Used SQL queries to identify data attributes required for generating the different CCAR reports and schedules.
  • Performed detailed research on their existing financial transaction process and reporting methodologies. Organized and scheduled user interviews, user meetings, and JAD sessions. Modeled and reviewed all current operational data structures and recommend optimizations and reconfigurations to Data Architects for implementation.

Tools: JIRA, MS office Suite, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Outlook

Confidential, Salt Lake City, UT

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted interviews with key business users to collect requirements and business process information.
  • Performed extensive requirement analysis including data analysis and GAP analysis.
  • Developed business requirement specification documents as well as high level project plan.
  • Documented technical compatibility by gathering adequate requirements to mimic client's platform requirements
  • Involved in technical breakouts with cross functional teams to ensure the technical requirements were feasible.
  • Documented artifacts required for each stream line of business.
  • Designed Technical, Functional and Business requirements artifacts.
  • Created UML to ensure the business logic is clearly demonstrated to developers, created use cases to understand the narratives.
  • Created process flow diagram.
  • Run the batch processes (Benefit qualification processes)
  • Conducted FRS walkthroughs with technical departments to ensure design is accurate.
  • Reviewed defect reporting and resolution in Mercury Quality Centre to track project progress against schedule. Used Bug Tracking Systems Jira to prioritize
  • Wrote and executed system test plans, test cases and test data on MS Excel for the web-based application.
  • Performed functional, smoke, regression, usability, system and integration testing.
  • Identified, organized, and documented the changing requirements for the application using Rational Requisite Pro.
  • Engaged in system testing during User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Tools: SQL, Oracle Toad, Quality Center ALM, MS office Suite, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Outlook, SQL Server, Rally, XML.

Confidential, Buffalo NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted interviews with key business users to collect requirements and business process information.
  • Performed extensive requirement analysis including data analysis and GAP analysis.
  • Developed business requirement specification documents as well as high level project plan.
  • Ensured CIP requirements, customer due diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence policies are being followed based on KYC norms for specific countries.
  • Documented technical compatibility by gathering adequate requirements to mimic client's platform requirements for Actimize AML as a part of CDD/ECDD.
  • Involved in technical breakouts with cross functional teams to ensure the technical requirements were feasible and.
  • Documented artifacts required for each cycle in Agile/Scrum. Used Jira Agile for management of team projects
  • Assisted in designing SOW agreements between the client and external vendor (Actimize) to ensure it adheres to business needs.
  • Designed Technical, Functional and Business requirements artifacts.
  • Created UML to ensure the business logic is clearly demonstrated to developers, created use cases to understand the narratives.
  • Conducted FRS walkthroughs with technical departments to ensure design is accurate.
  • Reviewed defect reporting and resolution in Mercury Quality Centre to track project progress against schedule. Used Bug Tracking Systems Jira to prioritize
  • Wrote and executed system test plans, test cases and test data on MS Excel for the web-based application.
  • Performed functional, smoke, regression, usability, system and integration testing.
  • Identified, organized, and documented the changing requirements for the application using Rational Requisite Pro.
  • Engaged in system testing during User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Tools: Oracle Toad, Quality Center ALM, MS office Suite, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Outlook, SQL Server, Rally, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, Visual Basic

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