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Quality Assurance Analyst, Business Analyst

Toronto, ON, Canada
March 27, 2018

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Gaurav Mhasalkar

****-** ******* **** ****, Toronto, ON, M4R 0A2

: 289-***-**** Email: **********@*****.***

Career Objective Seeking a prominent position in reputed organization as a Business Systems Analyst (Functional or Quality) that will enable me to gain new experiences and enhance existing skills.

Highlights of Qualifications

Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to communicate complex ideas both verbally and in writing

Excellent listening, presentation and communication skills to fully understand customer requirements

A thorough understanding of B2B marketing/sales pipeline practices and KPIs

Document requirements, develop and test investment solutions

Experience in CRM tools for Wealth Management firms and Investment Banking, Normalization of data and Data mapping, third party applications

Knowledge of Canadian financial services landscape, various financial instruments, industry standards and codes of ethics

Extensive usage of Java(J2EE), Unix shell scripting, SQL/Oracle scripting, JavaScript for automation.

Agile methodology, scrum master, working with client business owners, offshore teams and other stakeholders

Reading and mapping data from Bloomberg, Reuters, S&P and other data vendors

Active team player, bringing enthusiasm, valuable contribution, and energy into group efforts, work well with little or no supervision

Technical Skills

GUI: NetBeans, Eclipse, MS Visual Studio 2005,2008,2012, MS Visual Basic 6

RDBMS and Databases: Oracle 9i,10g,11g,12c, MS SQL Server 2000, MYSQL, MS Access

Reporting: Jasper Reports, Crystal Reports

Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, ASP.NET, PHP

Languages: Java EE, C#, .NET

Operating Systems: MS-Windows, iOS, Chrome

Defects Reporting: Jira, ALM

Automation Tools: Telerik

Software Configuration and Data Storage Systems: ClearCase, SharePoint

Professional Experience

Analyst – Customer Services

NexJ Systems October 2016 to January 2018

Customer Go Live Support – Leading Canadian Bank, Major European Investment Bank, Large Australian Bank and Canadian Capital Markets Firm

Requirement Analysis, Elicitation of requirements from clients and internally for product

Sprint planning, Functional reviews, Client Calls and review of FDDs and Release Notes

System and Business requirement document updates after change management request

User Stories and Story Decomposition

Translated business and functional requirements into test plans; mapped requirements to existing test cases

Perform data analysis, support duties to facilitate onboarding of external data sources

Coordinate and assist users during user acceptance testing of any deliverables or solutions

Work with Development, QA and Support teams to ensure requirements are well understood and acceptance criteria is clear and delivered as expected

Document new and existing system components and architecture

Create and maintain technical and end user documentation (Functional documents, Release Notes)

Provide leadership and expertise in the product domain

Lead special or ongoing projects as and when required

Quality Assurance Analyst

NexJ Systems September 2014 to October 2016

Develop, document and implement test methodology, strategies, procedures, processes and schedules

Extensive use of Java (J2EE), Unix commands, SQL queries and JavaScript for automation and manual testing

Create automation strategies, test script execution and management, updating existing framework and test cases using JavaScript

Read/Analyze application functionality at the code level to gain insight into implementation details in order to close gaps in test coverage and missing test cases

Help product managers in research activities and market analysis for new features in an effort to increase my skill set

Contribute as part of cross functional Scrum team to requirements, planning, design, development, and documentation teams as required

Drive continuous efficiency improvements through adoption and creation of productivity tools and testing automation

Performance, scalability, load, integration, reliability and regression testing

Lead special or ongoing projects as and when required

Software Engineer

GoldenSource Corporation June 2011 to July2012

Responsible for the Business and Mapping Specification which involves extensive analysis of the financial data provided by Bloomberg, S&P, Reuters, Telekurs and other data vendors and making its optimal usage during the development of the product so as to minimize the data redundancy and ensure that the data is properly scrubbed & normalized using Java(J2EE) coding and Unix scripting

Use of complex SQL queries for retrieving data from the database during the analysis process

To provide starter set support for finite domain values given by different vendors across versions where SQL is used extensively

To perform thorough Unit Testing and Functional Testing once the development is completed

Making release to QA and performing iterations of testing after fixing the bugs reported by QA and then to release the patch to clients once it is approved by QA

To provide continuous support and maintenance for the functional as well as technical incidents raised by clients across different versions and vendors of the product

To cater to new vendor enhancements and incorporate the same in the existing products after in-depth analysis

Clients: Royal Bank of Canada, American insurance firms, European investment firms

Academic Projects

Mobile Application Project - Event Management System (Postgraduate) - Android, JSON, PHP and MY-SQL

Website Project (Postgraduate) - ASP.NET and MS-SQL

Website Project – Website for Dispatch Management Systems(Postgraduate) - JSP and MY-SQL

Website Project – Website for Electronic Store (Postgraduate) - PHP and My-SQL

Website Project - Website for Computer Classes(Bachelors) - HTML and ASP

Educational Qualifications

Canadian Securities Course (Ongoing)

Certificate in Business Analysis (Semester 1 – Foundations of Business Analysis)

University of Toronto, Toronto (September 2015–December 2015)

Ontario Graduate Certificate (Information Technology Solutions)

Humber College, Toronto (September 2012-April 2014)

Oracle certified SQL-PLSQL developer

NIIT, Mumbai (August 2011-November 2011)

Bachelors of Science (Computer Science)

Mumbai University, Mumbai (July 2007 - April 2010)

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