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Project Manager

Auburn, Washington, United States
April 12, 2018

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Yuwa Battula

Business Analyst/Scrum Master

Phone: 425-***-****/E-mail:


Over 7+ years of industry experience as a Business Analyst in identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems for complex software projects.

Worked extensively in different methodologies like RUP (Rational Unified Process), Rad (Rapid Application Development, Waterfall and Agile (Scrum).

Extensive knowledge working through the Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC) including Requirement Planning and Management, Requirement Elicitation and Requirements Analysis.

Trace and inform business requirement changes through the lifecycle of the project using Rational Requisite pro and Rational Clear quest while maintaining customer needs and maintain a Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) to keep the stakeholders informed of the progress of the project.

Developed change request document.

Analyzed and synthesized results from JAD sessions, interviews, brainstorming sessions, group interviews process and transformed those into Business Requirement Document (BRD), Functional Requirement Specification (FRD) and Use Case Narrative.

Assisted QA team in the creation of Test Plan, Test Cases, Test execution.

Extensive Knowledge using Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams (Use cases, activity, sequence) using Rational Rose and MS Visio.

Exposure to data mining, data mapping, data warehousing, OLTP/OLAP and data conversion/migration techniques.

Extensive knowledge on Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Capability Maturity Matrix (CMM), Six Sigma.

Experience in conducting GAP analysis, SWOT analysis and Root Cause Analysis.

Developed User Interfaces, mockup, wireframes and proficient in SQL queries, process analysis, impact analysis, projects status reports.

Conducted User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to ensure all the User Requirements were met by the application.

Experience working in a team oriented environment and contributed effectively as a problem-solver.

Attention to details and ability to prioritize my tasks along with excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.

Expert level skills in MS Word, Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot Table), MS Project, MS Outlook, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint.

Technical Skills

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall, SDLC, SCRUM, & RUP.

Microsoft Office: Project, Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Access, & VISIO.

Analysis tools: Advanced Excel, SQL and Google Analytics.

Languages: SQL/ T-SQL, SQL Queries, Bash Scripting.

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, & Mac.

Databases: Access & SQL Server

Project Management tools: MS Project, Jira

Defect Tracking Tools: Jira


Scrum Master Certified


M.S. in Computer Information Systems, New England College, New Hampshire, USA

MBA in Finance and Marketing, ICFAI University, India

B.Sc. in Electronic Science, Madras University, India

Professional Summary:

Microsoft San Francisco CA Jun’16 – Till Date

Scrum Master/ Business Analyst


Extensive experience using Agile (Scrum) methodologies throughout the lifecycle of the project.

Hands on experience in leading, facilitating and conducting Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions among user community, stakeholders and technical management.

Experience in Scrum activities/events like Product Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.

Performed and Analyzed results from One on One interviews, JAD sessions and transformed those into BRD.

Experience in gathering requirements for Functional and Cross-Functional requirements.

Expertise in preparing various artifacts like BRD (Business Requirement document), FRD (Functional Requirement Document), SRS (System Requirement Specification) etc.

Experience in conducting GAP analysis, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), SWOT analysis, Cost Benefit analysis, ROI analysis and Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Use Case Narratives.

Preparing graphical depictions of use cases including Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Use Case Diagrams including business process flows.

Performed Data Mapping among several internal and external documents.

Prepared Impact analysis report, Risks analysis document, writing Test cases for User Acceptance Testing, Gather Functional and Data requirements, analyzed workflows and created Use Cases, Requirement Specifications, and Report Specifications.

Identified UI requirements, created Wireframes using Balsamiq, Prototypes and UI specification.

Performed Ad hoc SQL queries to extract data from the database when required.

Environment: JAD, MS Office, SQL, Oracle, Windows, Rational Requisite Pro, IBM Cognos, Rational ClearQuest, HP ALM (Quality Center), MS SharePoint.

T-Mobile Bellevue WA March’14 to May’16

Scrum Master/ Business Analyst


Performing as a scrum master managing a team with various cross portfolio Scrums Leads

Generating, monitoring and tracking Burn-down charts, Planning, Reviewing and estimating backlogs with the scrum teams.

Addressing issues rose by the team and worked quickly to remove the impediments and conducted retrospective at the end of the 3-Week SPRINT cycle to help identify what went well in the current SPRINT and what could have been done better.

Facilitated daily standups, Release Planning, Monthly Reviews meetings, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, and Retrospective meetings and followed up on action items for continuous improvement

Designed and developed project document templates based on the scope and plan for the project.

Worked on Projects with high complex infrastructure requirement involving huge Databases, Physical Servers and different software’s etc.

Gathered Business Requirements, Functional & Nonfunctional requirements by interacting with the internal team, stakeholders, development team, Project Manager and SMEs to have a better idea about the networking systems in the previous projects and relate to the project currently working on.

Mapped out timelines, milestones, communication processes, Q&A sessions, MS Excel based query tracking. Communicated with business and other functional stakeholders for all JAD sessions to derive and execute action plans, meeting deadlines and standards.

Identified & documented Software Requirements Specification (SRS) by using UML, created Use Case Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Activity Diagram and Dataflow Diagrams with the use of Enterprise Architect.

Performed GAP analysis and responsible for finding out breaks in current process, suggesting new process. Created a well-defined As Is and To Be process for both project roadmaps as well as for final deployment.

Maintained Requirements Traceability Matrix and assisted in creating and reviewing test plan & test cases and conducted User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Created document which kept track of Internal/External business rules that project would have to follow due to new regulations, developed quality procedures documentation adhering business rules.

Performed Risk analysis of existing strategies and carry out Cost Benefit analysis based on that.

Experience in extensive sales figure analysis from data mapping to converting the same into final business strategy.

Prepared custom reports and performed SQL query, data analysis and verification on MS Access.

Prepared the UAT Test scripts and uploaded into HP Quality Center. Performed unit testing and UAT and documented test results and defects in Quality Center.

Environment: QNXT, Leap frog, Symantec DLP, MS SQL Server 2008, SQL, Rational Requisite Pro, Dreamweaver, MS project, Enterprise Architect, JIRA, MS Office, MS Visio, HP Quality Center

Deutsche Bank Jersey City, NJ Oct’13 to Feb’14

Business Analyst


Strong knowledge and understanding of the various steps in the Mortgage Loan Lifecycle.

Supported the Project Manager in creating detailed Project Plan and assisted in developing, scheduling and tracking project timelines.

Coordinated & elicited BRD’s & FRD’s for LOS application on Mortgage.

Reported and conducted ongoing analysis to ensure project milestones are on target or achieved. Monitored and controlled project progress against baseline work plan.

Participated in UAT for testing defects with SIT/FIT testing teams on Loan Origination System with the Internal & External teams.

Participated in daily triage calls for LS application on Loan origination for the front end application.

Worked closely with stakeholders on Mortgage, that includes Loan Origination System & worked with cross teams on Loan Processing, Loan Underwriting, Loan Closing, and Post Closing & Servicing.

Developed and documented BRS for Mortgage Loan Origination System and also coordinated with Mortgage Processing, Loan Underwriting and Secondary Mortgage Markets teams on Ad hoc basis.

Assisted the development team in the source to target mapping for ETL design.

Worked closely with developer team on data process such as data profiling, cleansing, integration.

Worked on impact analysis of the downstream application researching Web data dictionary, Data mapping doc, SRS and RFD’s.

Worked & supported downstream applications for Extracts using data mapping, SRS & RFD’s during defect triage.

Worked on Change controls and updating SRS & RFD documents.

Solved & assisted with data issue identification and solution recommendations.

Environment: MS-Project, Windows 7, MS Application Suite 2013, DataStage. SQL Server 2012, HP ALM 2012, SharePoint

United Health Group Hyderabad India Aug’10 to Dec’12

Business Analyst


Solid knowledge in Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Equity, Fixed Income Securities, Analysis and Data Testing of Financial Statement.

Developed the Business Process Flows to support the products and services selected.

Strong hands on ability to use SQL to extract data from database, data analysis and data reconciliation.

Processing of information related to Fixed Income business and involves Risk management, Profit and Loss (P&L), Compliance, Reporting trade execution.

Established a Business Analysis methodology around the Rational Unified Process.

Developed current and future Business Process Flows, and created BRD and FSD with Visio and Word.

Helped develop Use Cases, project plans and manage scope.

Coordinated in developing Test Plan, Test Case and participated in QA testing.

Conducted interviews with various business users (Financial Advisors, Risk Management Group.) to collect high level requirements and business process information using MS Visio and Word.

Environment: Windows XP, MS SQL, Load Runner, MS Visio, Java, MS Office

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