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Business analyst

Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States
March 08, 2018

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Manusha Chennur



Career Objective: Effective leader with diverse knowledge in Business Analyst, Data analysis, marketing. Collaborative professional with expertise in all facets of financial analysis and risk management at major corporations. Forward-thinking strategist with repeated success enhancing process efficiency and maximizing revenue generation

Strong knowledge on key areas as a Business Analyst with expertise focused in FINANCE and RETAIL industry such as Mortgage, Investment.

Extensive knowledge in various aspects of full life cycle project including project scope and milestones, risk management, requirements gathering, requirements analysis and management, GAP analysis and implementation.

Knowledge and practical skills in all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle throughout the project life cycle and methodologies such as Traditional Waterfall Model as well as Agile Methodology for software development.

Excellent skills in Business Analysis, Data Analysis, Requirement Analysis, Customer Relationship Management, Business Modeling and Use Case Development using UML methodology.

Strong knowledge in Business and Data Analysis, Data Integration.

Thorough understanding of Database management system, Customer Relationship management (CRM), backend testing and executing SQL Queries.

Potential to Coordinate with vendors/ contractors; negotiating SLAs (Service Level Agreements)/ performance standards.

Facilitate in creating meeting minutes/ follow-ups, JAD (Joint Application Development) & JRD (Joint Requirements Development) sessions, with Project Sponsors, Stakeholders & cross-functional technical/ non-technical audiences.

Management capability on Rational Suite of tools to create requirements documents (Requisite Pro), visual data models (Rose).

Competent in Creating Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams such as Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Class Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams.

Extensive knowledge in conducting Gap Analysis and Impact Analysis, SWOT analysis, Cost Benefit Analysis, Risk Analysis.

Highly skilled in developing Software Requirement Specifications (SRS), Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Use cases, Test cases and Process Map across the deliverables of a project.

Knowledge on Regression testing, integration testing, black box testing, unit testing, stress testing, load testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Capability of Communicating effectively and in a timely manner to the project lead, technical lead, business partners/stakeholders, clients and management throughout the life of the project.





UNIX, Windows, DB2/SQL

Application Server

Apache, Mainframe, Tomcat, WebSphere


MS Access, My SQL, Rapid SQL, DB2/SQL


Microsoft Visio, Visual Studio 2008/2005, Share Point 2007, DOORS, Rational Suite, MS Office Suite

Project Methodologies:

Waterfall, Agile, Scrum


Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional, Linux, UNIX


I have done my masters in Computer Science at Virginia International University, Fairfax, Virginia (January 2016 – April 2017)

I have done my Bachelors in Computer Science at JNTU, HYD, India. (June 2011 – 2015 May)

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