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Senior Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Thorough professional with 12+ years of IT experience, out of which 7+ years of experience in Business Consulting in BFS focusing on Payments domain.
  • Diverse experience in working in Fundtech’s GPP (Global Payplus) product .
  • Experience of working as a Payment Business Analyst at ABN AMRO and Lloyds Transactions Solutions /Global Electronic Banking.
  • Experience of working as a Techno Functional role and Solution Architect for client HSBC and Lloyds.
  • Hands on experience in Retail and Corporate Banking .
  • Proficiency in Requirement Elicitation, Requirement gathering and analysis, preparing functional specification document, functional requirement document, Use case document, design document, testing, Triaging, UAT and production support, Jira Story Creation in Agile which has spanned across domain areas of Payments.
  • Worked as a Scrum Master that drives the technical team and the product owner in an agile development process.
  • Review of Test Scenarios based on Business and Functional Requirement.
  • Proficient in providing Analytical Support to key business Applications /solutions. Ability to understand business context, concept, problem, articulate and position the solution.
  • Good verbal and written skills, especially with regards to presenting findings to audiences.
  • Knowledge of various European & US Payment Systems and Schemes like SEPA, Fedwire, CHIPS, CHAPS, BACS, TARGET2, Faster Payments and Real Time Payment.
  • Knowledge of Payment File Formats like SWIFT MT’s, ISO XML, PAYMUL, DIRDEB, CAMT etc.
  • Knowledge of SWIFT and Clearing & Settlement system.
  • Experience in development in C++/UNIX/Oracle. Experience in design and development of scalable and reusable enterprise systems.
  • Demonstrated strong Project Management and leadership skills, have experience in managing and developing team of payment experts.
  • Thorough understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile Methodology involved in various phases like Requirements, Analysis, Design, Development and Testing.
  • Independently researched industry trends and support to shape innovative ideas and opinions for practice thought leaders
  • Actively contributed to research, development and authoring of consulting mindshare i.e. articles, whitepapers, and other collaterals.
  • Support RFI/RFP responses and other business development opportunities as needed.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows XP/2000/98,AIX,C++,UNIX, HTML, Oracle 11g

Tools and Utilities: RSA (Rational Software Architect), MS Visual Source Safe (VSS 6.0 ), Borland Starteam, Quality Center, MS Visio, Version One

Technology: Tuxedo 8.1, Connect direct, MQ,SOA

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS:

  • Domain consulting for Global Electronic Banking Transaction Banking, Payment Solutions, Online Payment Processing & clearing services, Domestic & International payments, Retail and Corporate Banking.
  • Strong knowledge of GPP (Global Payplus) product, SWIFT and various European & US payment systems.
  • Core Competencies: Requirement Elicitation, business Solutions Consulting, Project Management, Product Development.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Tool/Product: GPP SOA, Version One

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Requirement gathering, analysis, Impact Assessment
  • Performed forward and reverse engineering (IS AS study and TO BE recommendations) for business processes and root cause analysis. Identified gaps with current state.
  • Validation of requirement document, effectively identify the scope, problem statement and provide solutions & database mapping.
  • Preparation of solution document.

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Tool/Product: GPP SOA, Version One

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Requirement gathering, analysis, Impact Assessment for SWIFT, Real time Payment and FED projects and their Reporting.
  • Performed forward and reverse engineering (IS AS study and TO BE recommendations) for business processes and root cause analysis. Identified gaps with current state.
  • Validation of requirement document, effectively identify the scope, problem statement and provide solutions & database mapping.
  • Designed and implemented role - based driven reports for Operational users within bank.
  • Developed reports on OBIEE(Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition) which is a tool provided by Oracle Corporation limited to create interactive reports, dashboards and scorecards.
  • Analyzing and mapping business requirements and application process across bank applications.
  • Coordination with FundTech BA and Business to address functional impact and requirements.
  • Facilitating sessions with SME to identifying and finalizing the requirements & Solutions.
  • Responsible for review of Test Plan, Test Scripts and sign off.
  • Responsible for explaining functional specification to the team and provide functional support.
  • Responsible for central coordination and support services to offshore/onshore team - Development, Architect, DB, Testing for various queries raised during each SDLC

Confidential

Business Analyst, Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering Functional and non-functional requirements. Understanding the current implementation.
  • Analyzing and mapping business requirements and application process across bank applications.
  • Perform forward and reverse engineering (IS AS study and TO BE recommendations) for business processes.
  • Coordination with FundTech BA and Business to address functional impact and requirements.
  • Interacting with client on various forums to discuss the functional details and new requirement of the project, clarify any queries regarding the functionality.
  • Preparation of Functional Requirement document (FRD) for IT Resilience project and following up on sign off.
  • Preparation of Functional Specification Document (FSD) and Architectural Design document (AD).
  • Interaction with client SME during requirement analysis and clarification.
  • Making architectural and design trade-offs to arrive at a technical / functional decision during the architecture activity.
  • Facilitating sessions with SME to identifying and finalizing the requirements & Solutions.
  • Responsible for review of Test Plan, Test Scripts and sign off.
  • Review and final inspection of all deliverables by team members.
  • Mentoring and helping team members to ensure timely and quality deliverables.
  • Responsible for explaining functional specification to the team and provide functional support.
  • Responsible for central coordination and support services to offshore/onshore team - Development, Architect, DB, Testing for various queries raised during each SDLC

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Requirement elicitation, gathering and preparation of Functional Specification Documents.
  • Analyzing and mapping business requirements and application process across front office applications.
  • Preparation of Functional Specification document (FSD), Use Case document, Screen flow document for various Projects, CR’s and Wishes and following up on sign off.
  • Interaction with client SME during requirement analysis and clarification.
  • Facilitating sessions with SME to identifying and finalizing the requirements.
  • Coordination with SME and Technical teams to address functional impact and root causes.
  • Perform forward and reverse engineering (IS AS study and TO BE recommendations) for business processes.
  • Responsible for explaining functional specification to the team and provide functional support.
  • Responsible for central coordination and support services to offshore/onshore team - Development, Architect, DB, Testing and AM for various queries raised during each SDLC phase.
  • Review of Test Plans, Test Scenarios and preparation of RTM.

Confidential

Techno Functional Business Analyst

Tools and Technology: GPP Product, C++/UNIX, AIX, Oracle

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of architectural design documents, Functional and Technical specification documents.
  • Preparation of IRSD (Interface requirements & Solution Doc) for the interfaces and Impact analysis for internal applications with Confidential .
  • Involved in data model design for various interfaces.
  • Requirement gathering and analysis for GPP drill.
  • Responsible for static data set up for any new functionality or defect.
  • Code review, Defect Management & Defect Triaging.
  • Coding and Unit testing of high value and low value payments in GPP.
  • Planning, following-up and validating the developments.
  • Involved in SIT, UAT and Post implementation support and manage/resolve issues related to technical as well as functional.
  • Helping technical team to document technical specifications from FSD.
  • Managing development team for Global disbursement development and implementation.
  • Involved in Technical Review meetings (conducted by Tech Architects) for GPPDrill (monitoring and troubleshooting tool) and giving walk through to SME’s and following up on sign off.
  • Involved in performance improvement in the project especially in SQL tuning and multi HRQ design for low value payments.
  • Coordination with Fund Tech for any clarification or defect or Change requests.
  • Assisted business growth by offering superior service and more efficient delivery.
  • Create various payments related Artifacts and documents. and educating the development team, testing team & business users in various levels of the organization.
  • Requirement gathering, analysis and authoring SRS, Use Cases and FS documents.
  • Database Designing and PL SQL programming.
  • Coding Web Service, Windows Service and components.
  • Architecture and design of solution and authoring System Design Document.
  • Conducting reviews and smoke testing before delivery.
  • Leading the team discussion and technical meetings.
  • Architecture and design of solution and authoring System Design Document.

Confidential

Module Lead, Technical Implementation

Tools and Technology: GPP Product, C++/UNIX, AIX, Oracle

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Detailed Design document of Interfaces.
  • Preparation of Unit test plan.
  • Responsible for development for interfaces and code review.
  • Responsible for defect calls, defect fixing and defect testing.
  • Effort estimation of tasks, delegation of the task and review of the deliverables received from fundtech.
  • Co-ordination with Client, Testing and Delivery Team.
  • Client and Management status reporting.
  • Coordination with SQA for Post facto verification.
  • Coordination with FundTech for any defect or Change requests.
  • Involved in Infrastructure related activities like build and deployment of the releases.
  • Involved in release activities, Preparation of release note and packaging.
  • Analysis and development of change requests or defects.
  • Involved in UAT and Production support.
  • Responsible for static data set up for any new functionality or defect.
  • Involved in program.
  • Involved in the activities to baseline the documents and code in star team.
  • Involved in preparation for RCA.
  • Responsible for support to client testing team for technical issues in UAT support and Production support.
  • Responsible for Environment strategy planning from onsite.
  • Analysis of defects rose to client testing team during SIT and UAT.
  • Coordination with off-shore testing team regarding the defects found in the system testing at client side.
  • Responsible for Defect Management, Tracking and Resolution using defect tracking tool ‘Test Director’ with pre decided SLA’s.
  • Responsible for static data set-up related activities which includes set-up changes required for new functionality and Defects.
  • Responsible for Regression Testing covering the new functionality as well as base product functionality of Confidential .
  • Involved in smoke testing and implementation support.
  • Develop UAT test strategy and scenarios based on requirements and perform UAT.
  • Resourceful, creative problem-solver with proven aptitude to analyze and translate complex customer requirements and business problems and implement innovative custom solutions.
  • Played key role in development teams throughout career with focus on end-to-end application development cycle comprising of requirements elicitation, coding, design, testing and deployment.

Confidential

Developer

Tools and Technology: GPP Product, C++/UNIX, AIX, Oracle

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Detailed Design document for Interfaces.
  • Interface development (Coding).
  • Preparation of Unit test plan.
  • Enhancement and defect fixing.
  • Enhancement and defect testing.
  • Coordination with FundTech for any defect or Change requests. SIT, UAT, Production support.
  • Knowledge acquisition and transition to offshore.

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