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Business Analyst/project Lead Resume

New, YorK

SUMMARY:

  • Over 10 years of IT industry and 4+ years as Scrum Master managing large software applications:
  • Solid experience in SDLC and fluent working in both UNIX and Windows environments.
  • Working in fully agile development environment.
  • Excellent project management skills covering all phases from imitation to closing of projects. PMP Certified.
  • Excellent knowledge of financial markets and market data industry. Certified FIA.
  • Managed projects from requirements to software rollout for various market data products and changes.
  • Excellent in Project planning, kick - off meeting, weekly status, requirement analysis and rollout meetings.
  • Managed resource sharing and distribution and prioritize workload as project needs.
  • Exceptional ability to interact with vendors as well as business stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
  • Strong knowledge of Scrum theory rules and practices. Certified Scrum Master.
  • Extensively worked on Scrum and Kanban agile methodologies. Used Jira and Confluence.
  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, and other Scrum-related meetings.
  • Fluent in creating issues like epic, stories, task, bugs and new projects.
  • Created burndown charts, velocity charts, average age charts, pie charts for analysis and reporting.
  • Created and used dashboards and gadgets to track and monitor the project/sprint status.
  • Proficient in searching and using filters using basic and advanced search using JQL
  • Involved in sprint planning, backlog grooming, creating and closing sprints.
  • Extensively used Confluence for documentation and project collaboration.
  • Involved in Jira administration, creating projects, issues, permissions and issue workflow setup.
  • Involved in prioritizing and estimation of issues.
  • Extremely organized and capable of handling multitasks ensuring all the tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Thorough understanding of change and release management for software deployment.
  • Worked closely with product owner and Business analyst to understand the requirement and backlog grooming.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to work individually as well as be a team player.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Agile Methodology: Scrum, Kanban, Jira, Confluence, JQL

Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows

Databases: Sybase, SQL Server

Programming Languages: C++, C#, Java/J2EE,HTML XML, PL/ SQL

Scripting Languages: Shell Scripting, PERL, AWK, VBScript, JavaScript

Terminals: Confidential, Eikon, ThomsonOne

Data Feeds: Elektron, TREP, RMDS, Bpipe

Others: MS Office, MS Project, ServiceNow, MS SharePoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,New York

Scrum Master/ Project Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinated and participated in daily scrums, Backlog refinement, grooming, sprint planning meetings, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Worked on managing Scrum and Kanban boards.
  • Worked on creating issues like epic, stories, task, bugs and new projects.
  • Created, managed and collaborate the meeting notes, blog posts, project documents in Confluence.
  • Created Burndown charts, Velocity charts, Average age charts, pie charts for analysis and reporting.
  • Created dashboards and used gadgets to track and monitor the project/sprint status.
  • Worked on reports and customized dashboard for clear visibility of projects to stakeholders.
  • Created the Jira tasks status workflow as per project needs and requirement.
  • Involved in creating and finishing the sprint using Jira with demo and lesson learned.
  • Proactively prioritize and estimate the issues for sprint planning.
  • Excellent knowledge of keeping team self organized, team coaching, motivation and to follow agile practices.
  • Involved in managing projects from requirements gathering to software rollout for various market data products.
  • Participated in Code review meetings with teams.
  • Fully involved in planning tracking and releasing the deliverables.
  • Proficient in project and business documentation.
  • Used GitHub with Jira for check in checkout and committing the changes to the code.
  • Coordinated with product owners to review backlog items and to understand the requirements.
  • Followed the agile development practices, ceremonies and artifacts.
  • Involved in researching and modeling financial markets data and their events.
  • Excellent knowledge of Equity , Derivatives , Fixed Income Securities .
  • Involved with various aspects of the project life cycle from requirements and implementation design to development, release and QA/troubleshooting.
  • Verified deliverables in Alpha/UAT, Beta and Production systems.
  • Solid understanding of Confidential B-pipe API, SAPI and DAPI subscription.

Environment: Linux/UNIX, Shell Scripting, PERL, AWK, XML, Jira, Confluence, GitHub, Confidential, Bpipe, PL/SQL, Onetick, MS Office, MS Project.

Confidential,New York

Scrum Master / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in functional and technical design reviews.
  • Worked with various market data vendors for data and price negotiations.
  • Involved in collecting requirement from Traders, Quants and internal business teams.
  • Involved in data quality management, quality analysis and issues, backload, verification and validation data.
  • Worked on measuring velocity, user stories, working with product to manage backlogs.
  • Effectively managed product backlog and sprint backlog, user stories and deliverables.
  • Extensively used Jira and confluence for managing issues and reports.
  • Created various reports and customized dashboard for clear visibility of projects to stakeholders.
  • Involved in creating and finishing the sprint using Jira with demo and lesson learned.
  • Involved in prioritizing and estimation of issues.
  • Involved in creating and finishing the sprint using Jira with demo and lesson learned.
  • Worked extensively and managed the Scrum and Kanban Boards.
  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews and release planning.
  • Excellent knowledge of keeping team self organized, team coaching, motivation and to follow agile practices.
  • Track/Maintain Product enhancement and maintenance subject matter documentation, for new projects in JIRA-Confluence.
  • Worked on various filters and swimlanes to effectively manage the Jira board.
  • Fully involved in planning tracking and releasing the deliverables including UAT, DR and Production.
  • Worked on various exchange market data feeds for data subscription and publication.
  • Support for various production environment across different region APAC, EMEA and Americas.
  • Thorough understanding of change and release management for software deployment
  • Good hands on experience working with onside, off-shore model.

Environment: Linux/UNIX, Shell Scripting, PERL, AWK, Jira, Confluence, Github, Sybase, PL/SQL, Onetick, MS Office, MS Project, Putty, Tectia SSH Client, Cloakware, ServiceNow

Confidential,New York

Business Analyst/Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working on and good understanding of various exchange market data level 1 and level 2 feeds.
  • Participate in requirements elicitation session and review requirements to ensure they are clear, concise and testable.
  • Involve in writing BRDs/FRDs for various development initiatives.
  • Excellent knowledge of Equity , Derivatives , Fixed Income products.
  • Review requirement and software specification documents. Identify conflicts, errors in the documentation and provide feedback to business analysts.
  • Writing Linux PERL, AWK and C-shell Scripts to automate regression testing and to test/verify functionality.
  • Worked on Wireshark 1.2 tool to capture and analyzing network data packets and contents.
  • Create and maintained test case repository in HP Quality Center 11.
  • Writing PL/SQL for extracting and analyzing data from history database.
  • Using TeamTrack and Jira for Defect Management and tracking.
  • Create test scenarios and ensure the test coverage completeness and find any gaps.
  • Provide direction to team members and interface with projects team members outside team.

Environment: Linux, Shell Scripting, PERL, Teamtrack, Jira, HP Quality Center, PL/SQL, ThomsonOne, Eikon, Reuters3000 Xtra, WireShark, MS Office, MS Project, Putty, SecureCrt, Elektron, Eikon

Confidential

Programmer

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in Coding unit testing and bug fixes for various features of software.
  • Worked on textual phonetically speech database designs.
  • Involved in functional and technical design reviews.
  • Involved in speech data collection
  • Developed, trained and test the speech recognition system.
  • Used PERL, C and Shell scripts and HMM Toolkit.

Environment: Linux 9.0, C, ‘C’ Shell Script, PERL, HTK Hidden Markov Model Toolkit

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