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Bsa/consultant Resume

Toronto, ON

SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished IT professional with in - depth experience in BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) and e-commerce domains.
  • Certified Professional ScrumMaster(PSM)
  • Certified Tableau Desktop 9 Qualified Associate
  • Experience working with online retail, capital market and wealth management banking projects
  • Experience in SWIFT Wire Payments System(IWS) using BESS application product running on Tandem platform
  • Handled Payment Investigations for various LOBs using PegaSI application and Migration project of various other multi source system
  • Knowledge of various SWIFT Message Type(MT) formats and parsing logics for Message(payment & non-payment) investigations
  • Experience working with Collateral, Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, Money Movement, Trades, Securities Business applications and Reports (Reconciliation, Settlement, P&L, Balancing)
  • Experienced in Project Coordination, Test Management and Onshore/Offshore Coordination to manage multiple client projects and resolve complex and competing priorities that impact mission critical systems
  • Liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet end user needs
  • Strong knowledge of Requirements methodology (planning, elicitation, documentation) - both within Agile and Waterfall project frameworks
  • Knowledge of business analysis, project delivery practices and standards across the project life-cycle
  • Participate in scrum teams on the development of applications, ensuring the applications accurately represent the business requirement and metrics
  • Knowledge of theory and principles of systems design and development, and related methods, techniques, practices and standards
  • Experience working on large projects involving multiple complex banking applications
  • Experience with user stories, business and systems use cases, business context diagrams and business process maps
  • Experience in change management and facilitate meetings and work sessions with stakeholders to discuss the impact of change request on the project
  • Strong knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Office, Visio
  • Manage risks, assumptions and constraints for requirements, and communicate to appropriate parties
  • Build and maintain a repository of reusable requirements documentation to support future initiatives
  • Possess oral and written communication skills to provide customer service, prepare reports, presentations/ recommendations/documentation to senior management
  • Proactive team player with effective time management skills; ability to work independently, Self-motivated to solve problems, and seek to motivate team members
  • Excellent communication skills required; will be working with BU stakeholders and IT stakeholders; Experience facilitating a large roomful of stakeholders

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: PEGA v7, Visio, Excel, MS Access, SharePoint, JIRA, Confidential Rational Tools, TOAD, ARROW, TLM, ACBS, Attachmate, Postedge, Cognos, Tableau, RallyDev, HUE, HP ALM

Technologies: AS400 applications, Mainframe, Unix, SOAP, MQ

Database: MS SQL Server, Oracle, DB2

Languages: SQL, HTML, XML, Java, Python

Operating Systems: Window XP/2000/7, Linux, Mainframe

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall

Certification/Courses: Pega BA, Tableau, SQL, Agile Methodology, Lean, Six Sigma, BigData, Professional ScrumMaster(PSM)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

BSA/Consultant

Confidential, Toronto, ON

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Business requirements for Online Retail, Capital Market and Wealth Management Business Reports and applications, which contain information on online banking projects related to Digital Payments/Money Movement
  • Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers
  • Worked on multiple projects for SWIFT Wire Payments System(IWS) using BESS application product running on Tandem platform
  • Knowledge of various payment Message Types(MT) Entry, verify and emulation for Interfacing applications
  • Worked on major Payment Investigation Migration project using Pega SI application integrated with IWS/BESS application
  • Prepared Requirement Traceability Matrix and Data Flow Diagrams & Mock-Ups using Visio to support the application development/technology teams
  • Assess change requests and their impacts, checking for alignment to initiative objectives Confidential all stages
  • Working closely with developers to ensure the solution is developed according to the requirements.
  • Developing test cases to help facilitate the overall implementation.
  • Performed data analysis, troubleshoot data integrity issues and trend data analysis.
  • Apply advanced coverage analysis techniques to ensure relationship between scope, detailed requirements, and testing through to implementation
  • Prepared procedure and training documentations for the business users
  • Understand current state from a business perspective and to a lesser degree, from a technical perspective.
  • Adhere to existing client methodologies for Business Requirements and Business Acceptance Testing
  • Support development of a delivery approach and work plan, aligned with the project milestone dates and considering constraints, dependencies and strategic drivers
  • Participate in scrum teams on the development of applications, ensuring the applications accurately represent the business requirement and metrics
  • Support Business Users creating, managing and delivering all testing elements for the BAT phase of the plan(Test Strategies and Test cases, Traceability Matrices, Test Data and BAT/UAT Exit reports)
  • Build and maintain a repository of reusable requirements documentation to support future initiatives, following the enterprise standards
  • Ensure all documents adhere to standards and audit requirements and are stored in the project SharePoint sites

E2E PM/Scrum Master

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing project’s planning, Estimation, Execution, monitoring & control, deployment, change, Risk management, handling issues and taking timely actions, working closely towards dependencies with the targeted systems and other key aspects of the project management.
  • Support development of business cases
  • Identify, document and validate current state processes and capabilities
  • Analyze impacts to customers, stakeholders, employees, process, technology and budgets of selected solutions
  • Identify, document, and refine user stories to increase the degree of detail relating to acceptance criteria, assumptions, constraints, dependencies. Identify Business Rules and Data Elements associated with the user stories
  • Sprint admin: Digital maintenance of sprint activities and user stories and maintaining on SharePoint
  • Chair defect triage meetings and daily status meetings and facilitate any Agile Ceremonies including the Scrum of Scrum which bridge across Scrum teams

BSA/Coordinator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Perform requirements stakeholder analysis to identify impacted or influencing groups and stakeholder requirements responsibilities
  • Translated business requirement into Business Requirement Document (BRD)/ functional specification with analytical thinking, and gap analysis
  • Served as a SME providing advice and financial planning.
  • Created UML Diagrams including Use Case Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams (DFD), and Web Page Mock-Ups using MS Visio.
  • Involved with QA team to determine and develop methods for unit testing, integration and usability testing according to the application complexity and testing requirement.
  • Performed data analysis, troubleshoot data integrity issues and trend data analysis.
  • Created Requirement Traceability Matrix to support the application development
  • Communicate progress on BA and BAT work packages, including Requirement and BAT Management, in a concise and timely manner, escalating issues to manager and partners where appropriate
  • Coordinate multiple business and stakeholder groups, facilitate the creation and execution of Use Cases and User Stories
  • Ensure all test artifacts adhere to standards and audit requirements and are stored in the project SharePoint site and in Quality Centre. And collect review/approvals from Business and development team
  • Support team during execution of System, integration, UAT and Regression Test cases. And, running various SQL, UNIX and Mainframe jobs to generate various business reports.
  • Assigning and track defects to the development team using HP Quality Centre(ALM), Confidential RTC/RQM
  • Facilitate and/or participate in testing of developed solutions, including communication of issues and participation in fixes

BA/BSA

Confidential, Columbus, USA

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in BRR(Business requirements review), Solution Planning and Agile Scrum meetings.
  • Analyzed business requirements submitted by Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical thinking, and gap analysis
  • Strong knowledge of Requirements methodology (planning, elicitation, documentation)
  • Manage bug tracking and provided information update.
  • Develop plans and accurate estimates for completion of requirements, continuously improving the level of detail and accuracy of estimates
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Developed SQL queries to interface with external databases.
  • Participated in team meetings on bug and issues resolution.
  • Worked with all SMEs of the application and coordinating them for all releases to their appropriate application teams.
  • Coordinated with customer and resolving teams for faster resolution of problems.
  • Highlighting the issues that need to be worked on priority with development/business teams during Scrum/Status meetings
  • Use HP Quality Center(ALM) for repository, reporting and tracking defects and providing updates on defects
  • Ensure all documents adhere to standards and audit requirements and are stored in the project SharePoint sites

BA/Onsite Coordinator

Confidential, Raleigh

Responsibilities:

  • Focal point for the project. Participate in BRR/SRR, Master Test Plan, TRR and client status calls, understand and pass the information to the teams in India, China and Mexico
  • Prepare estimation of the efforts needed for Release testing. Plan the Test Scope and execution of the application testing. Perform Test Readiness Review and assess the readiness to start testing
  • Executing the Functional verification, User Acceptance, Sanity and Regression Test Cases
  • Automated CCE test flows using RPT (Rational Performance Tester) and RFT (Rational Functional Tester) and shared the test scripts with the team for reuse in future testing in the application
  • Reporting the defects to the CCE development team in the UVATS Database and Rational Team Concert
  • Tracking the defects and Coordinating with different teams for quick resolution of defects
  • Preparing status reports and representing team in Client Status calls during Patch or Release testing

Team Member

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test plan and Test Cases for RQs (New Requirements) and CRs (Change Requests)
  • Functional Verification and Regression Testing
  • Reporting defects using Configuration Management and Version Control tool
  • Quality Assurance of Enterprise, Business and Commerce websites

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