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Sr. Project Manager / Business Data Analyst Resume

SUMMARY

Senior Technical Agile Project management professional with Data & Business Analysis background and excellent communication skills; 15+ years of professional experience in software Product development projects aiming at delivering Business Intelligence products using Agile, RAD & Waterfall development frameworks; Leverages blend of Functional, Technical & Financial skills in liaising with technical & non - technical stakeholders at all levels, while simultaneously managing multiple projects involving cross functional teams

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Custom Software Development
  • Datawarehouse
  • Business Intelligence
  • Costing & Budgeting
  • Project Scoping & Scheduling
  • Enterprise wide Implementations
  • Business Requirement Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Agile Product Ownership
  • Database Design & Data Modelling
  • User Acceptance Testing/Support
  • Team Building & Mentoring
  • Client Relations & Presentations
  • IT & Business Planning
  • Vendor Management
  • Cross-Functional Team Liaising

SOFTWARE / TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:

MS Word: MS Project Advanced Excel Advanced SQL Visio RTC JIRA Power Point SharePoint

Business Intelligence: Data Modeling Reporting Agile Scrum Waterfall RAD

RDBMS: (Oracle, Sybase, MySql) Datawarehouse (Teradata, Netezza, Exadata) ERWIN Toad PL/SQL

Knowledge of: AWS Data Analytics, AI, Big Data, NoSQL, Digital Transformation, Tableau, R & Python

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Project Manager / Business Data Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged with various stakeholders (Clients, Internal Sponsors, Product SMEs, IT teams) working globally with cross functional teams in different (North America, Europe, Asia & Australia) time zones
  • Managed IT product development budget (from $12k to $800k) of multiple projects, while working with hybrid project management framework utilizing incremental Agile product delivery model for end-to-end solution delivery
  • Gathered client’s business requirements, created product roadmap and user Stories & maintained Product backlog and Issue log
  • Participated in Agile Scrum sprint (planning, standup, backlog refinement and review) meetings
  • Directed IT teams in developing (Exadata / Java based) dashboard reporting solution in the Agile Scrum environment, and Review Agile Scrum (Burndown, Velocity etc.) reports; advise Scrum masters for best practices as necessary
  • Monitored overall project progress in support of onboarding the new clients as well as supporting existing clients
  • Managed scheduled as well as on-demand project status communications with various stakeholders at all levels including Senior management
  • Performed user acceptance testing (UAT) in support of custom client reporting solution delivery
  • Coached stakeholders in adapting to Agile mindset as well as Scrum development framework
  • Part of team receiving ‘Excellence Through Action’ for on-boarding a major middle office client

Sr. Business Data Analyst Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Director of Asset management data group in analyzing and designing Mutual Fund reports to render to Global Sales & Marketing teams
  • Performed UAT testing of custom reporting dashboard, and recommended reporting process improvement

Sr. Project Manager / Business Data Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created & executed the phase wise scope, cost and schedule plans for advanced derivative strategies trading
  • Managed communication with stakeholders (compliance, traders, COO etc.) in Virtual team setup
  • Facilitated product roadmap and product backlog with user stories
  • Participated in sprint planning, standup, backlog refinement & demo meetings in support of web user interface (UI) enhancement
  • Met with trader user groups remotely to carry out ongoing analysis, and reports related to trading & monitoring
  • Generated & Analyzed the risk & performance reports to monitor portfolio Equity curve & Risk exposure

Sr. Project Manager / Business Data Analyst

Confidential, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged with various stakeholders from IT (Project managers, Analysts, Architect, Data Modeler, Developers, DBA, QA teams) and non-IT (Clients, Accounting, Operations, Product SMEs) groups working globally with cross functional teams in different time zones
  • Orchestrated the transition from Waterfall to Agile framework for datawarehouse and reporting development
  • Managed schedule, scope & cost of multiple project streams (total annual budget $1.8M to $2.5M) and presented progress status to the Senior management (SVPs, VPs, Executive & Managing Directors, Divisional COO)
  • As Scrum master, facilitated, as required, Agile Scrum planning, standup, backlog refinement, review & retrospective meetings in support of ETL & (Java based custom) reporting development
  • Guided Sharepoint design & development to facilitate efficient & effective team communications
  • Defined requirement gathering processes and documents as required for Waterfall and Agile environments
  • Coached & directed team members (employees and contractors) in improving business, data & functional requirement gathering process and documentation, while transitioning from waterfall to Agile development framework
  • Performed business & data (using Excel / SQL) analysis as required
  • Coordinated the development of Accounting, Risk & Performance (Liquidity Analysis, Exposure Analysis, Performance Analytics etc.) Dashboards
  • Interviewed & recruited team members (for permanent & temporary roles) with relevant technical expertise
  • Part of team receiving Confidential CIO Excellence in Action for delivering in budget and on time

Sr. Project Manager / Business Data Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed multiple software product development projects through full lifecycle in rapid application development (RAD) environment
  • Created project plans and managed scope, budget ($30k to $800k per project stream), change & schedule while maintaining issue logs for multiple projects
  • Engaged with stakeholders (including SVPs, VPs, Executive & Managing Directors) from Business & Technology groups (Development, Data Modeling, QA, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Marketing & External Vendor)
  • Created documents detailing Vision, Business Requirements, Project Plans, Solution Requirements, Wire diagrams for portal user interface (UI) enhancements, USE cases, Project status reports and Lessons learned documents
  • Analyzed data requirements for plan disclosure project (PDP) datamart to source data from Datawarehouse (Teradata) and transform using ETL (Informatica) for the client reporting aimed to meet SEC regulatory requirements
  • Interviewed & recruited technical team members to augment the staff
  • Coached & Managed off-shore software team in carrying out business and data analysis
  • Prepared test plan & test cases and carried out user acceptance testing (UAT) by coordinating with business users and QA testing groups
  • Facilitated post-production issue resolutions of online brokerage portal having 250K+ active retail clients by interacting with clients, Financial Advisors and other stakeholders
  • Evaluated buy vs. build options, analyzed requirements and prepared UAT plan for Financial Advisor Website
  • Uncovered $125M discrepancy in IRA account reporting between two asset reporting systems & presented to senior management

Sr. Project Manager / Business Data Analyst

Confidential, Mellon, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Co-managed & executed scope, schedule & cost plans for project with the annual budget of $2.1M
  • Built the project team by interviewing & recruiting team members with relevant technical expertise
  • Participated as core member of team in meetings with CIO of GinnieMae and Senior professionals from GinnieMae’s contractors (Lockheed Martin, Deloitte & Touche and PWC) in deciding system architecture
  • Engaged with stakeholders from cross-functional teams; liaised with business & technical SMEs, and carried out data gap analysis using SQL & Excel
  • Analyzed the business & data requirements relates to datawarehouse for MBS transactions as well as Reporting
  • Created Logical Data Model & Data dictionary (using Erwin)
  • Managed IT team in developing and testing the EWODS (Oracle) Datawarehouse that used ETL (Informatica) processes and Customized reporting (using Java framework)
  • Documented & maintained data authorization matrix, issue log & UAT test requirements

Lead Analyst / DBA

Confidential, NJ / NY / CT

Responsibilities:

  • Carried out the gap analysis of the state of database system for HIPAA compliance at Oxford Insurance
  • Interviewed cross-functional teams at Confidential bank to ensure database security policy compliance
  • Analyzed RFP and prepared $1.9MM project proposal for NJ DOE as business owner of venture OmniReport
  • Created, modified, implemented & maintained SQL & PL/SQL audit scripts, and advised developers at Confidential & Confidential
  • Administered Oracle databases utilized by 25,000 users at Confidential
  • Analyzed the database requirements for implementing financial planning database at Confidential
  • Enhanced database capacity at Confidential to add 4M records to track 80% more customers and leads
  • Developed various Oracle database based back-end applications at Confidential & Confidential

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