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Sr. Business Analyst Resume

NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Solution driven, detail oriented SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST
  • Courageous, dynamic, confident self starter & a team player
  • Last Eleven years’ experience across Collateral Risk, Core Banking, Market & Credit Risk, Client On - boarding, Compliance, Investment Research, Broker Dealer Services, OTC Rates & Credit with over Twelve years across financial, IT and energy sectors building trusting partnerships with some of the most demanding clients, key stakeholders and technology teams based on “trust”, “delivery”, “disposition”
  • “Exceptional” written and verbal communication skills
  • Self initiated in depth data analysis, improvement initiatives and performance metrics to deliver gains in business and systems performance; Proven analytical and strategic problem solving skills
  • Facilitated business process clarity & effective design using prototyping & modeling including UML - Class, Object, Use Case, sequence & free flow diagrams; Resolute determination to enable solutions & efficiency helped identify faults and turn around key Business Processes
  • Experienced in full SDLC, penned documentation at every stage including QA & UAT; developed User Manual and trained users & technical teams
  • Business Analysis & Project Management
  • SDLC, Rational Unified Process
  • Financial Services and Banking Industry
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Requirements Elicitation and Management
  • Multi Tasking & Prioritization Skills
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Joint Application Development (JAD)
  • Data Analytics
  • Requirements & Process Flow Documentation
  • UML, Use Cases, ER Diagrams
  • Reporting

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Modeling Tools: Rational Clearcase, Erwin, MS Visio, TOAD

Modeling Languages: UML, MS Front Page

Requirements Mgmt: Blueprint

Business Intelligence: Business Objects, Business Objects Reporter, Business Objects Supervisor

Microsoft Tools: MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Front Page

RDBMS & Languages: Sybase, Oracle, MS SQL Server; SQL, PL/SQL, JAVA, J2EE, EJB, JDBC, C/C++, Pro*C, SQL, SQL Plus, PL/SQL, Visual Basic, Visual C/C++, UNIX Shell Scripting, VBA

Web Technologies: JSP, ASP, VBScript, JavaScript, RMI, HTML, XML, XSLT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

  • Managing delivery of Broker Dealer Separation for Global Collateral Data Warehouse
  • Regulation requirements driven key business elements mapping for Listed/Cleared, OTC, PB, Repo & Sec Lending
  • Sketch business process flows from existing data mart views such as Unencumbered & LCR Asset Traceability
  • Analyze, distill & articulate requirements, conduct stakeholder presentations & Gap Analysis
  • Liaise with Client, Stakeholders & development teams to tie in queries, reconcile & disseminate responses
  • Manage pipeline status & reporting with upstream/downstream stakeholders
  • Author various artifacts including functional process flows, requirements docs, working group and biweekly touch point decks

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

  • Liaise with users, stakeholders & development teams
  • Authoring living & country Product FRD’s catering to a global overlapping yet differing requirements base
  • Authoring Requirements Matrix, Issue Management, Use Cases, Swimlane Diagrams
  • Integrating artifacts into Blueprint Requirements Management Tool
  • Streamlined communications across distributed functional & vendor teams with an end to end Requirements Traceability Matrix & centralized issues resolution

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Business Analyst

  • Liaise with risk users, stakeholders & development teams
  • Leading restructuring of Break Reason code assignment & locking of reconciliations
  • Led successful delivery of Reconciliation enhancements (Excel / SQL)
  • Facilitated SOX Audit, automation of reports

Confidential, NY

Sr. Business Analyst

  • Conduct JAD sessions, interviews, stakeholder demos
  • Led end to end delivery of POC - Analyze, distill & articulate requirements, verify, conduct demos & Gap Analysis
  • Spearheaded launch of pre Sales Functionality in DBGO including identification, design & mock up; Mock Up facilitated user visualization of Pre Sales leading to an enriched & more efficient business process
  • Initiated controls in Pre On-boarding for improved MIS reporting, eliciting stakeholder interest & enthusiasm
  • Analyze, collate, compile, mock up & articulate end to end requirements
  • Liaise with Client, Stakeholders & development teams to tie in queries, reconcile & disseminate responses
  • Author Use Cases, Quick Reference guide, Post Go Live Run Book &Artifacts; Manage UAT, Change Requests
  • Define Book of Work, entitlements, user profiles, data upload template (Excel / SQL)

Confidential, NY

Sr. Business Analyst

  • Liaise with Client Services, stakeholders, development teams
  • Led Class “A” Funding notification and settlement calls
  • Lead requirements elicitation, design, presentation for Tri Party Repo Investor Confirm
  • Spearheaded business process automation, including design, development (EXCEL/VBA) and implementation
  • Facilitate meetings with client services to track and resolve Issues, Risks and Action Items
  • Design and implement Broker Dealer SharePoint portal to provide one stop access to artifacts relevant to a wide audience including Broker Dealer operations, technology management and development teams

Confidential, NYC

Sr. Business Analyst

  • On recommendation of client, converted to employee within 6 months of joining, well ahead of department average.
  • Credited with “Raising the bar”, “Saving life” and “Ensuring peaceful earnings season” with each Business process turnaround
  • Identified business process loophole to realize yearly savings of ~170k
  • Identified critical performance handicaps, analyzed & articulated solutions, resulting in a highly improved and stable Business System
  • Self initiated analysis helped channel dataCentral Capacity and Performance Planning in the right direction
  • Analyze & Identify strategic trends within Client Data Feeds architecture, a revenue generating stream
  • Managed and led global teams in Global Disclosure Management System and Early Warning team
  • Analysis/Design of new Multi Asset classes - Corporate Bond Research/EMA/FI
  • Authored Functional Requirement Document (FRD), Prototypes, Technical Design docs, Data access & Data structures, Development, QA/UAT of Global Disclosure Management System; Designed XML Schema & led GDMS Feeds file transition
  • Conducted High Level Business Interviews, Client Presentations
  • Collaborate with vendors, including Reuters & Thomson, to enable business operations; Institute, analyze, map pricing and reference feeds including DataScope Equities and DataScope Fixed Income.
  • Translated requirements & gaps into objectives, recommendations and initiatives
  • Visio Diagrams of Current State Process Flows and Future State Process Flows enabling clear Business process understanding while highlighting current system design flaws
  • Comparative analysis of existing system data structures to future data requirements to benefit data model
  • Production Support: Trouble shooting critical & complex Business issues. Collaborating with vendors / Software developers & communicating problem resolution to end users.
  • Documented all stages of the project and tracked to closure

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Sr. Business Analyst
  • Worked with users from requirements through testing; Performed Unit testing, Integration and Acceptance testing
  • Designed & developed servlets to retrieve client requested image files (TIF, RTF, PDF) from remote location to display formatted output, with pagination, on browser
  • Designed and developed java server process running every 5 minutes to enable data synchronization between Oracle and LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
  • Used RMI for interacting with remote servers & used JDBC to established database connection
  • Extensively utilized SQL & PL/SQL on Oracle 8.1.6 DB
  • Developed shell scripts to load text files into Oracle tables using SQL Loader.
  • Used Clear case for version control & changes mgmt; Documented all stages of the project and tracked to closure

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Consultant

  • COMPAQ Corporation - End to end implementation of a Worldwide Supplier Extranet website
  • PENNZOIL Corporation - End to end implementation of a custom designed SQL Server ad hoc reporting database
  • IFULFILLMENT - Developed a socket interface in JAVA and Visual Basic
  • APRIMO - Developed & implemented an online marketing exchange for a startup.

Confidential, Houston, TX

Consultant

  • DUKE ENERGY - Managed & completed projects in Power Trading, Retail Trading, Billing and Marketing Industrial Projects Database. Worked with users & technical stakeholders to architect, maintain & implement changes to the Business Objects 4.X universe in a client server environment. Extensively used SQL and report scripts

Software: Eclipse, SUN JDK 1.4, Tomcat, IIS, Microsoft Visual Interdev, SQL Loader, Chart FX, Trigger, Collabnet, Bugzilla

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