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Sr. Business/data Analyst Resume Profile

NY

Professional Summary

Business Analyst, Product Manager, and Project Manager with over 15 years experience delivering solutions within a SDLC framework for Financial Services and Technology sectors. Consistently develops deep understanding of the industry, products/services, and client needs over time, establishing self as a company asset. Experienced with managing resources and business processes.

Keywords

  • Product Development, Project Management
  • Oracle, SQL, Query, Reporting, ETL
  • Feed, flat file, delimited, web services
  • Management, Presentation, Demonstration
  • Requirements, Specifications, BRD
  • UML, Swimlanes, Wireframes, feasibility
  • Waterfall, Scrum, Agile, SDLC, JAD, lifecycle
  • Offshore, Reporting, Use cases
  • Web application, UI, Web-based
  • Javascript, HTML, XML, Data Model
  • Impact analysis, gap analysis
  • Teamwork, communication
  • Credit Default Swap, Yield curve, LGD, PD
  • Fixed Income, Financial Services
  • Quantitative, Evaluation, Pricing
  • Status Reporting, Written verbal skills
  • Structured Finance, MBS, ABS, CDO
  • Product Roadmap

Employment History

Confidential

Associate Product Manager

  • Managed iterative product releases through enhancement requests and in alignment with product and market direction.
  • Managed Development and QA resources for product growth and for addressing client incidents.
  • Conducted industry venue product presentations.
Confidential

Sr. Business/Data Analyst

  • Lead enhancement efforts for several global high-profile, high-revenue products including 175M web application, 80M data feed product and enterprise reporting systems.
  • Regularly lead multi-departmental meetings for requirements gathering, project scoping, steering, status updates, SCRUMs, proof of concepts, technical reviews, planning, etc.
  • Reliably delivered clear and detailed work products like project feasibility, prototypes, business requirements, process/activity flows, use cases, user stories, data ingestion documents, and functional technical specifications.
  • Extensive experience with requirement gathering using conceptual prototyping methods like iterative wireframes, mock-ups and collaborative white-boarding.
  • Consistently maintained communications throughout lifecycle with all teams involving them in decisions and alerting them of scope and/or timeline impacts.
  • Experienced with deep-dive data analysis of various data assets/structures and routinely perform database queries and reports e.g. gap, coverage, mapping, relational diagrams, etc .
  • Provided QA team with detailed information to allow for testing. Aided in defect identification and resolution as product SME.
  • Facilitated group discussions for identification and resolution of impasses. Employed diplomacy practices and skills to overcome conflicts which hindered product development.
  • Managed team of employees and consultants 7 personnel . Mentored and guided junior business analysts.
  • Continually managed multiple projects and processes concurrently recognized and acted upon priority situations.
  • Conducted full SDLC releases under both waterfall and agile project methodologies.
Confidential

Business Analyst

  • Captured business requirements through various JAD sessions and informal sit-downs with stakeholders and SMEs.
  • Wrote Function Specification and Systems Architecture documents for development teams.
  • Created artifact documentation Coding Standards, Style Guides, Technical Specifications, SRS, Process Flows, etc , where minimal documentation existed before.
  • Translated business requirements into function specifications, then back into high-level business accomplishments for marketing team and executive staff.

Project/Product Manager

  • Drove parallel product development throughout full module life cycle of each project.
  • Liaised between onsite and offshore teams, driving offshore development efforts.
  • Established collaborative knowledge management team sites for onsite offshore developers.
  • Enforced common development environments and implemented project metrics.
  • Held regular status updates and Architectural Reviews with VP of Application Development.
  • Presented new software to external customers and trained product sponsors in the use of new modules.

Business Analyst

Confidential
  • Researched possible integration of emerging technologies with existing application.
  • Identified, recommended, and implemented information design solutions for web access.
  • Collaborated with multi-media developers to produce professional client learning solutions.
  • Managed outsourced media providers, saving 16 from previous year.
  • Maintained development team's timelines and synchronized effort with overall project plan.
  • Worked with SMEs, Developers, and Managers to ensure quality and accuracy of content.
  • Delivered information system, Javascript UI, and install routine several months ahead of schedule.

Sr. Technical Writer / Business Analyst

Confidential
  • Researched and authored Requirements, Design, Architectural, and Update Release documents necessary for compliance with new IBM standards of Application Development.
  • Generated documents under high pressure and limited time/resources allowing for continuation of project funding and development.
  • Wrote Troubleshooting, Help, and FAQ content based on knowledge of product and interviews with subject matter experts.
  • Analyzed historic e-mails then designed a Notes/Web solution, reducing a five day process to a 24 hour turnaround.

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