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Business Analyst Lead/project Manager Resume

Los Angeles, CA

SUMMARY

  • 10 Years of experience in the software development industry working with Insurance applications, System Architecture and development tools.
  • Performed various Roles including Project Manager, Project Lead, Subject matter Expert, Business Analyst, and System Analyst.
  • Extensive experience in Database management, Policy Processing System and Project implementation with consistent achievements in highly scalable projects.
  • Experience as Business Intelligence/Systems/Data/Business Analyst with expertise in Property & Liability Insurance, Systems/ Solutions Engineering, Strategic Planning, and Systems Analysis.
  • Knowledge in data modeling tools and data design principles, generating or modifying the database schemas.
  • Proven track of experience in Mainframe Technologies.
  • 10 years of experience in P&C (General) Insurance Domain.
  • Property & Liability Insurance Certified (INS21).
  • Analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of mission critical software applications using DB2, PL/SQL, SQL, Easytrieve, COBOL, Informatica, Business Objects, JCL & COBOL.
  • Proficient using TOAD, SQL Developer, Easytrieve for system testing of the reports and performing Adhoc Requests.
  • Experienced in deriving Analytical, Logical, Physical, Dimensional and Statistical Data Models.
  • Experienced in functional and technical system analysis & Design, System Architectural design, Presentation, process data flow design, system impact analysis, Gap analysis and documentation.
  • Hands - on experience in leading all stages of database development efforts, including requirements definition, design, architecture, testing, maintenance and support.
  • Experienced in interacting with Business users, Business Analysts, IT leads and developers in analyzing business requirements and translating requirements into functional and technical design Specifications.
  • Expertise in UML (class diagrams, object diagrams, GAP Analysis, use case diagrams, state diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, and collaboration diagrams) as abusiness analysis methodology for application functionality designs using IBM's Rational Rose.
  • Excellent communication, coordination, organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Experienced in implementing various Software Development Methodologies like Waterfall, Agile, Prototyping and Rapid Application Development.
  • A Self-starter with a positive attitude, willingness to learn new concepts and acceptance of challenges.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

RDBMS: DB2 UDB, SQL Server

Design: ERwin Data Modeler

Language: Cobol, JCL, CICS, Easytrieve, PL/SQL, SQL, R.

Operating Systems: MVS, OS/370, Windows, AIX/UNIX

ETL Tools: Informatica 9.0.1/8.6, SQL Server (DTS)

Reporting Tools: SAP-BussinessObjects XI 4.1/3.1, IMPACT

Other tools: MS-office, TOAD, Endeavor, Expeditor, File-Aid, QMF, SPUFI, HP ALM Quality Center, Mercury test Director, MS project, MS Visio, Remedy, IBM Rational Rose and Service Now.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Los Angeles CA

BUSINESS ANALYST LEAD/PROJECT MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning, Tracking Responsibility & Requirement Metrics.
  • Participate in design and code reviews and help identify design gaps at an early stage.
  • Understand the current system level architecture, Document Product Requirement Documents/Business Requirement Document/Solution requirement Specifications and identify use cases that will become potential requirement/design gaps.
  • Gather requirements by conducting meetings and brainstorming sessions with end users and SME and document them using Requisite Pro - the documentation tool offered by Rational.
  • Estimation for Development Activity.
  • Preparing UML (class diagrams, object diagrams, GAP Analysis, use case diagrams, state diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, and collaboration diagrams) as abusiness analysis methodology for application functionality designs using IBM's Rational Rose.
  • Mitigate risk and create/review test cases that will help stabilize the product.
  • Conduct Data mining /Data validations on the multi-dimensional data and communicate discrepancies effectively.
  • Design of end user reports using business objects which will be replacing the legacy based system reports.
  • Analysis on the existing legacy system to correlate it in Informatica based solution.
  • Implement the discussed transformations in an optimized manner to enhance performance.

Confidential, Los Angeles CA

Business Analyst & Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Acting as subject matter expert and reviewing technical design specifications to discover data requirements and business rules to support the group's strategic direction and business case preparation.
  • Providing IT Solutions for Business Requirements to be in Compliance with Department of Insurance & State Regulatory Affairs.
  • Provide technical consultancy to the Client on keys issues concerning the Data Provision and Report delivery to Department of Insurance.
  • Gather requirements by conducting meetings and brainstorming sessions with end users and SME and document them in Business Requirement Document.
  • Preparing Solution requirement Specifications for the application development team. Analysis troubleshooting and repair of database objects. Responsible for supporting and managing database activity during the development cycle.
  • Implement database designs in development, unit test, and integration environments including data migration.
  • Design, develop, review and test code in PL/SQL.
  • Database logical Modeling and physical design for application with nearly 2000 database objects.

Confidential, Los Angeles CA

SENIOR PROGRAMMER SYSTEM ANALYST

Responsibilities:

  • Involve and lead the team to build Solution Requirement specifications from Business requirement Documents.
  • Charting out processes and guidelines for the project.
  • Working with onsite and offshore teams in finalizing the design.
  • Prepare a detailed design document, testing strategy and test plan.
  • Identifying the repeated activities in the processes and leading the team in developing automation utilities.
  • Help the team with any technical issues, problems.
  • Following up on the defects and tracking them to closure.
  • Preparing and maintaining review reports and check lists.
  • Ensuring that the Quality standards are followed and getting the approval from global Quality team.

Confidential, Los Angeles CA

APPLICATION DEVELOPER

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed Experience Analysis Module.
  • Developed Archive and Purge process for newly created Business tables
  • Created Process Flow for Policy Changes and Renewal.
  • Reviewed all the design and business requirements documents.
  • Worked closely with the Farmers Business to Produce Declaration page and Insurance Documents through Electronic Data Generation Equipment.
  • Worked in HOB Renewals to EDGE like processing.
  • Designed various Notices that go to the customer working with Business.

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