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Business Analyst Resume Profile

Camp Hill, PA

QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle and direct experience with testing, validation, implementation and maintenance
  • Experience in root cause analysis, communication and mitigation
  • Experience with incident, problem, task and bug tracking using Team Foundation Server TFS
  • Experience with complex database design based on an Oracle Server
  • Experienced in writing SQL queries and scripts to fetch, update, insert, and delete data
  • Acquainted with Web prototyping tools such as XML, HTML, .NET, AJAX, and JavaScript
  • Certification in IT Infrastructure Library ITIL Foundation - IT Service Management.
  • Able to multitask and maintain composure in high stress situations and change priorities as needed
  • Able to effectively build and sustain positive clients relationships

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Operations Team Lead/Business Analyst

  • Lead a team of five senior developers to analyze and resolve production issues in HCSIS Home and Community Services Information System , a Web-based application that serves as the operational system for all Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare program offices that support the Home and Community Based Services Programs and Medicaid Waivers.
  • Operations Support
  • Collaborate with developers to analyze and identify both short-term and long-term fixes for system issues.
  • Escalate critical issues to management and communicate status of short-term fixes until resolution.
  • Communicate business impacts and resolutions to clients in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.
  • Manage work item queue by delegating prioritized items to team and tracking implementation of fixes.
  • Designated point of contact for client testing and inquiries related to weekly data fix iterations.
  • Analyze issue trends and recommend long-term fixes to release management team.
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients, vendors, and release management, DBA, and application teams.
  • Team Management
  • Lead team meetings to track work item process and create an open discussion on current issues.
  • Collaborate with management to design and implement process improvements.
  • Train new developers in the application, database, and data fix script creation and testing process.
  • Project Planning
  • Work with developers to define technical changes required to meet the client's business needs.
  • Prepare project estimates, staffing plans, work plans, and documentation on functional and technical changes.

Business Analyst

Confidential

  • Responsible for gathering requirements and implementing all system changes required for the fiscal year transition in HCSIS across four Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare program offices.
  • Gathered business requirements and provided guidance on the fiscal year end process to clients.
  • Collaborated with developers to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Built SQL scripts to modify table data for the new fiscal year.
  • Executed scripts and validated changes in all testing environments, and supported all client testing.
  • Built relations with external vendors and provided support for data extraction, report creation, and delivery.
  • Wrote complex queries for internal data analysis as well as client requested reports.

Operations Analyst/SQL Data Change Analyst

Confidential

  • Led the analysis of offline batch issues and communicated business impacts and resolutions to clients and upper management in a daily report before the morning deadline.
  • Delegated work items to production support team and ensured items met client requirements and target dates.
  • Designated point of contact for client testing and questions related to weekly iterations.
  • Created workflow diagrams and documentation for processes changes, issue resolution, and trend analysis.
  • Maintained project work plan for the operations team.
  • Wrote over one third of the SQL data fix scripts implemented in 2012 within a 6-person team.

Confidential

Project Coordinator, IT

  • Reviewed vendor reports, made suggestions on equipment needed and created final hardware order sheets.
  • Established, maintained, and updated files, databases, records, and other documents.
  • Designed layouts for future training rooms using Visio and created PowerPoint presentations to illustrate renovation suggestions for each site.

Confidential

Junior Consultant

  • Developed an understanding and working knowledge of life health products, policies contracts.
  • Developed an operating knowledge of the customizable applications system.
  • Categorized policies applicable for individuals and/or companies.

Confidential

Research Assistant

  • Performed experiments while following strict procedural and safety guidelines, and documented findings in laboratory reports.
  • Operated NMR spectroscopy machines and analyzed spectrographs for newly formed compounds.
  • Modeled the lab's first virtual demonstration of a Ugi reaction as a class-teaching tool.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Programming Languages: SQL, PL/SQL, C , JavaScript, HTML, CSS, R, SAS

Software Applications: Microsoft Visual Studios, Visio, SharePoint, MapPoint, MS Office Suite, Wordpress, MATLAB, Maple

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