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Senior Consultant Resume

SUMMARY

  • An IT & Banking professional offering an experience of 14 plus years across Business Analysis, Business Consulting, Testing, Agile and Waterfall SDLC Methodology in Trade Finance domain currently spearheading as Business Consultant
  • Experience on working with industry leading Trade Finance Solutions like Bank Trade, Fusion Banking Trade Innovation, and Flexcube Corporate.
  • Extensive experience in documenting Business Requirements Document, Functional Requirements, User Stories, Acceptance criteria, Use cases, UML diagrams, Business Process flows for client requirements.
  • Extensive experience in HP ALM tool.
  • Well versed with all instruments in Trade Finance like Letters of Credit, Collections, Guarantees, Standby LC’s, Reimbursements, Payments, Pre - Shipment & Post-Shipment Financing.
  • Experience in SWIFT Message categories MT7xx,MT4xx,MT202,MT103
  • Extensive experience in middle office and back office operations for end to end processing of Trade Finance instruments like Issuance,Booking,Amendment,Payment,Acceptance,Discounting,Claims,Book Off, Limit & Facility Monitoring, Documents Handling,Reporting,Accounting.
  • Experience in submitting Request for Information and Request for proposal for Trade Finance solutions and Consulting services
  • Possess keen business acumen in understanding business requirements, carrying out analysis on current and future state, finding gaps in processes and devising a road map for enhancing applications. Experience in requirements gathering and developing business requirements documentation and functional specifications and test plans/cases for critical mission accomplishing projects.
  • Focused and hardworking professional equipped with thorough domain knowledge with an analytic bent of mind and confident to take challenging assignments.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Acting as SME for Trade Finance and Business Consultant to facilitate the implementation of Fusion Banking Trade Innovation Trade Finance application for the client
  • Prepared RFI,RFP document and evaluation questionnaire to vendors
  • Perform Vendor evaluation and assessment from RFP responses
  • Coordinated and facilitated extensive user interviews and workshops to gather and analyze requirements
  • Developed functional requirement specifications, creating detailed use cases and process flow diagrams to support functional specifications
  • Documentation of Business requirements and walkthrough with project stakeholders for obtaining sign offs.
  • Writing User stories and Acceptance criteria for the Interface requirements
  • Conduct walkthrough of business requirements with downstream interface partners
  • Act as a liaison between business and technical stakeholders to validate requirements
  • Capture business requirements in HP ALM to ensure traceability
  • Prepare process maps for AS-IS & TO-BE models of the business processes using Visio.
  • Data Mapping with FBTI products data take- on xsd with legacy system data
  • FBTI data mapping with downstream interfaces requirements
  • Identify and documented the delta log requirements which are not standard features in FBTI
  • Document changes to workflows and business internal procedures and recommend changes for process improvements
  • Prepare management reports and deck for Project Control Commitee,Project Steering Committee & weekly status meetings and responsible to provide up to date status to senior management and Business on the progress in each stage
  • Work with PM to develop project activities and work plans
  • Assist Testing team to document Test plans, test scenarios, test cases, monitor test phases, defect analysis and perform User Acceptance testing

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Defining test strategy / test scenarios based on functional specifications analysis.
  • Assist in performing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) tests as needed including validation of reports, security, and the correct implementation of process flows.
  • E2E integration testing with multiple interfacing system.
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation process.
  • Guidance and Coordination with Onsite SMEs for Training Material Preparation.
  • Training Coordination for UAT & Non- UAT users.
  • Offshore anchor responsible for Project Management activities which includes Team Management, Project code creation & setup, Resource mapping, Billing, Invoicing, Coordination with other departments for Project administration
  • Defect analysis and bug fixing during SIT, UAT and regression test cycles

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of AS-IS model for the current architecture of the applications
  • Liaise with onsite team to understand the applications and requirements mapping
  • Use cases preparation for the functional requirements
  • Test Scenarios & Test cases preparation for the functional requirements
  • Work closely with Trade Finance SME’s to submit the responses for RFP
  • Submit Point of View and thought papers on the emerging trends in Trade Finance
  • Create Business reusable artifacts for Trade Finance products using in-house BPM tool
  • Conduct Domain trainings to Consulting group members periodically and project specific domain trainings for other units
  • Business Analyst, Trade Finance Domain and Agile certified

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