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Sr. Business Analyst Resume Profile

Nyc, NY

Profile:

  • Business Analysis : 7 years of IT experience as a Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, in Business Requirement Gathering, Gap Analysis, Business Process Modeling, Process Management, Change Management, Application Development Release Management in diverse business domains like Information Technology, Health Care, Finance, Banking, Insurance and Telecommunications.
  • 6 years of Business Requirement Documents BRD , Functional Specification Documents FSD , Use Case Specifications, Requirements Traceability Matrix across the project Deliverables using Agile, Rational Unified Process RUP and Unified Modeling Language UML methodology using OOAD process and modeling tools.
  • FSD, STM and Use case: Expert in Functional Specification Documents, Source to Target Mappings and Use Cases, Use Case diagrams, Activity diagrams, Sequence diagrams, and Class diagrams using analysis and design models tools like MS Visio, MS Word and MS Excel.
  • JRP JAD: 6 years of Facilitating Joint Requirement Planning JRP , Joint Application Development JAD with Business User Groups, Subject Matter Experts, and IT Groups to converge early toward a design acceptable to the customer and feasible for the developers and to limit a project's exposure to the forces of change.
  • Data Analysis: Experience in Data Analysis involving Data Profiling, Data Cleansing, Data Conversions, Data Transformation, Data Quality Analysis, Data Relationships, Source Systems Analysis and Reporting Analysis.
  • Data Modeling: Experienced in Data Modeling and Dimensional Data Modeling concepts such as Physical/Logical Data Modeling, FACT/Dimensional tables, Snowflake/Star Schemas, Erwin, Oracle Designer, UML data modeling.
  • Testing: 6 years of Quality Assurance QA in reviewing Test Procedures and Test cases, reviewing and maintaining Test scripts, analyzing bugs, and interacting with team members in fixing errors.
  • Database: 4 years of Oracle 10g/9i, MS SQL server 2003/2005, MS Access 7.0/97/2000, SQL Plus experience.

Business Skills:

  • Business Requirements Definition.
  • Business Processes research, analysis documentation.
  • Use Case Modeling Analysis.
  • Functional Requirements gathering.
  • Source to Target Mapping and Documentation of Business Rules.
  • Gap Analysis and Risk Mitigation.
  • Experience in creating test plans, test cases, test procedures and test scripts.
  • Experience in different relational databases, designing and reporting analysis.

Technical skills:

Business Analysis

Requirement analysis, business rules, data flow diagram, flowcharts, business process modeling improvement, functional requirement analaysis, source to target mappings, gap analysis, cause and effect analysis, decision tree, BRD, BRS

Microsoft Office Tools

Excel, Word, Project, Access, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook 2000/2003/2007

Rational Suite

Rational Rose, RequisitePro, ClearQuest, ClearCase, PVCS

Programming

C, C , Java,Visual Basic and UML

Databases

IBM DB2/400, Oracle 10g/9i, MS SQL server 2003/2005/2007, MS Access 7.0/97/2000, SQL Plus

Operating Systems

WIN XP Pro, WIN 2000, Windows NT 4.0, MS Exchange 2000/2003, Windows 95, Linux, Unix

Methodologies

RUP, OOA, OOP, OOD, UML, Agile Modeling, SDLC model, Waterfall model, Spiral model, Use Cases, JAD, Service Oriented Architecture SOA

Data modeling

ER Diagrams, Conceptual, Logical physical modeling.

Test Tools

METaL, eCartography, Test Director, WinRunner and Load Runner

Professional Experience

Confidential

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

CRS and COC applications:

  • Led a 10 member team on projects related to the CRS and COC applications as per business requirements.
  • Developed and created project plans for all the new requirements and enhancements to the CRS and COC applications.
  • Responsible for the execution and delivery of all the projects undertaken.
  • Responsible for organizing and managing the resources to ensure successful completion of project goals and objectives.
  • Served as a primary liaison between business users, other upstream and downstream business units and the CRS-COC team providing leadership and defining business systems requirements, with the intent of automating and increasing business unit effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Identified and captured the business requirements in the Business Requirement Documents and conducted user interviews for identifying and listing of In Scope-Out of Scope items.
  • Created the Functional Specification Documents FSD to realize the functionality and workflow of the system as per the requirements captured.
  • Extensively used RUP and Agile Methodologies.
  • Conducted JAD sessions with Subject Matter Experts SME , and development leads to realize the functionality and workflow of the systems as per the business requirements captured.
  • Created and documented the use case diagrams, workflow designs, activity diagrams and flowcharts based on the business requirements signed off.
  • Documented and maintained the Source to Target Mappings STM documents during the design and development phases.
  • Responsible for identifying and documenting the business rules.
  • Created and documented wireframes as part of a project to enhance the features and accessibility of the CRS and COC applications.
  • Created and documented the test plan and test scenarios on all the projects undertaken.
  • Participated in reviewing the test cases and test scenarios with the development and QA team.
  • Worked as part of the QA team and was responsible to carry out unit and integration testing on all the projects undertaken.
  • Managed the resources to accomplish the timely release objectives on all projects undertaken.
  • Worked with the Development Lead and QA team to validate that the developed application will meet the business requirements.
  • Ensured that regular and successful backups were taken of the CRS database.
  • Presented the application walk through and the business know how to higher management, business partners and the concerned business audience.
  • Identifying and capturing potential risks to be mitigated for future releases.
  • Provided post implementation support and knowledge transfer sessions to the end users of the applications.

CSID application:

  • Led a 4 member team to deliver and support the AHC CSID runs for the disease management program.
  • Initiated and identified potential enhancements to the existing applications and worked with the developers to ensure successful implementation of the additional functionalities, thus reducing the overall execution time of all the runs by 50 .
  • Added additional checks and balances to reduce occurrences of any manual operational errors.
  • Acted as the primary liaison between the different business units and the CSID team.
  • Managed the resources to accomplish the timely completion of all the runs as per schedule.
  • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating the CSID runs, and communicating the outcomes to the end users.
  • Ensured that regular and successful backups were taken of the CSID databases.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of all the runs and successful delivery of the files to the end users.
  • Generated timely reports after the completion of CSID runs for each product cycle.

Data Center migration:

  • Coordinated the CRS, COC data center migration from the current NJ data center to the new NC data center.
  • Served as the primary liaison for the business, Networking and integrated business units throughout the entire duration of the data center migration.
  • Documented and created the test plan for the unit and integration system tests for the pre-migration and post-migration tests to be conducted at the new data center.
  • Responsible for carrying out application testing as part of the QA team on and after the migration.
  • Responsible for the end user acceptance test post data center migration.

Environment: Microsoft Suite Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project , Erwin 7.5, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Windows 2003/NT.

Confidential

Business System Analyst

Responsibilities

  • Identified the business requirements captured in the Business Requirement Document and conducted user interviews for identifying and listing of In Scope-Out of Scope items.
  • Conducted JAD sessions with Subject Matter Expert SME , Development lead and the Information Architect IA to capture business requirements and system behavior.
  • Researched, realized, investigated, analyzed, defined and documented the business process and system behavior.
  • Created the Functional Specification Documents FSD to realize the functionality of the system.
  • Documented and maintained the Source to Target Mappings STM document during the acquisition and integration phases of the system.
  • Responsible for identifying and documenting the business rules.
  • Assisted the Data Quality DQ team with the Data Profiling of the owned subject areas using eCartography.
  • Worked with development and testing teams to accomplish timely release objectives.
  • Wrote Use Cases for Service Oriented Architecture SOA .
  • Participated in reviewing test cases for Unit and Load Tests and reviewed test plans for System Integration testing phase.
  • Participated in the Bug Triage/Review meetings to discuss outstanding issues with the IA team, QA team and developers.
  • Worked with the Development Lead, IA Lead and QA team to validate that the developed application will meet the business requirements.
  • Presented the subject area application walk through and the business know how to higher management, business partners, project managers and the concerned business audience.
  • Identifying and capturing potential risks to be mitigated for future releases.
  • Provided post implementation support and knowledge transfer sessions to the internal employees.

Environment: Microsoft Suite Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project , ERWin 7.5, eCartography, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Service Oriented Architecture SOA , Windows 2003/NT.

Confidential

Financial Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Served as a primary liaison between business unit and systems department providing leadership and defining, business systems requirements, with the intent of automating and increasing business unit effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develop, derive and clarify specifications for system related projects to ensure business unit needs are identified and communicated and to ensure technical programmers understand the functional requirements of the business unit.
  • Extensively used RUP and Agile Methodologies.
  • Refined and realized Use Case models and created UML diagrams to reflect use case text narratives.
  • Coordinated the development, design and execution of user acceptance testing programs.
  • Confer periodically with both business unit and technical programmers throughout the lifecycle of the project to track progress, identify changes and to ensure changes are communicated to both the business unit and technical staff.
  • Provide analysis support and recommendations to management regarding major system conversions and enhancements.
  • Converted Business Requirement Documents to Functional Requirements.
  • Developed the data mappings with the specification of detailed transformation rules.
  • Understand the Business Process/Requirements for the Remit one J B Systems.
  • Involved in Production Support / Design and Development / Future initiatives.

Environment: RUP, Visio, UML, Use Cases, MS Office Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and MS SQL Server 2003.

Confidential

Financial Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of the gathered user requirements from end users, and analysis of those requirements in the areas of Asset management.
  • Worked on the analysis and documentation of the market trends on swaps and derivatives, based on guidance and feedback from Subject Matter Experts and In-House Financial Trading Analysts.
  • Worked with the Data Modellers in designing the Data Model application using Erwin.
  • Initiated JAD sessions with the Data Modellers, Development Team and QA team to determine the system functionality and behavior.
  • Documented the Functional Specification and the detailed data mappings specifying the business rules.
  • Provided walk through of the data mappings and Functional Specificaton Document to the business audience.
  • Evaluated the consistency and integrity of the model and repository. Reported on the impact of schema or model changes.
  • Designed and documented transformation rules business rules to generate consolidated fact and summary data.
  • Provided documentation version support throughout the project lifecycle.

Environment: MS Office Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook , ERWin 7.0, MS Visio and MS SQL Server 2003.

Confidential

Financial Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted interviews with the clients for understanding the requirements and evaluation/analysis of their data.
  • Assisted in developing project plans, detailing projects mission, process flow, and timelines.
  • Prepared Functional Specification document, which meets requirements and application behavior describing the detail design of the application.
  • Identified and documented issues and risks, their descriptions, their impact and provided recommendations to develop the application to meet the user requirements.
  • Created use case and business policies documentation for financial and banking service available at Citizens Personal banking, small business, credit card, brokerage, cash management and 401 k services .
  • Analyzed and designed process maps for commercial banking services such as checking, saving, lending, investing and wholesale banking.
  • Coordinated activities between IT and business to plan and deliver technology projects on schedule.
  • Facilitated meetings and presentations with clients, management team and IT acting as a liaison and translator of information between the technical / business environments to help develop a robust technical architecture.
  • Created knowledge base related to the financial and insurance industry from the product pricing and compensation structuring perspective.
  • Provided Gap analysis, JAD sessions, process analysis financial reporting and functional documentation.
  • Conducted technical and non-technical presentations to the management and training workshops for the clients.

Environment: Visual Basic, RUP, Visio, UML, Use Cases, Windows NT, Oracle 9i, HTML and Rational Clear Quest.

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