Lead Business Analyst / Scrum Master/ Project Manager with 18 years of overall HR & IT management experience.
Ability to manage multiple projects, large teams of direct reports or cross functional teams with maturity and professionalism. Successfully completed numerous HR & IT projects including Global Talent Acquisition implementation and Integration projects.
Solid grasp of how technology interacts with other technologies. Good experience in Agile and Waterfall methodologies
●Agile and Waterfall methodologies
NTT DATA SERVICES– Plano, Texas
Nov 2016 – Nov 2017
TITLE: Managing Consultant / Lead Business Analyst
Played a crucial role in NTTD – DELL Services Integration (M&A). Worked on Peoplesoft & Workday - Taleo Integration ( includes TA, LMS, Payroll & Epro).
Job Responsibilities includes:
Agile methodology ( Scrum)
Process/Data flow diagrams
Business functional documents
Test cases and UAT using Jira
Engage clients and stakeholders to understand & document processes and requirements.
Project Schedule Delivery adjusting, tracking and enforcing
Cross Functional department interaction
Benefitmall – Dallas, TX
Mar 2015 – Nov 2016
ROLE: Senior Business Analyst - HR Domain
Acted as a Scrum master for product teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work
Engage clients and stakeholders to understand & document processes and requirements using RTM
Analyze and translate the business needs and assess the feasibility for enhancements to existing applications
Assisted with prioritization of requirements
Coached product owners in creation and maintenance of product backlog
Continuously learned Agile/Scrum techniques and shared findings with the team
Document & present recommended synergistic business processes and scalable solutions.
Analyze the impact of the proposed solutions across the business, develop use cases to explain/demonstrate the business requirements/specifications to the IT team
Partner with Vendors, Business SME's and IT teams to develop business case for the project. Present business leaders with process best practices based on market analysis
Facilitated sprint planning
Created various business functional requirement documents including Project Scope
Recommended and documented business requirements for system enhancements
Support QA when testing using Jira
Work together with designers to develop wire-frames and user flows
Facilitated project team to review project milestone status and risk mitigation plans for overall portal and advertising features. Status reviews and milestone progress were presented to the management.
ADM – Decatur, IL
Apr 2009 – Dec 2015
Role: Business Analyst II / Project Manager – HR Domain
Provided functional expertise and Lead the Successful Global Talent Acquisition, LMS & Succession Planning suite
Lead all facets of the project life cycle: Project selection, proposal development, effort estimation, implementation and support.
Lead Requirements gathering, Process mapping and conducted Gap analysis
Responsible for end-to-end business process activities
Analyzed process improvement opportunities through research and analysis of data
Created Relevant BA functional documents
Used SQL queries, data manipulation within Excel
Identified and effectively communicated and resolved project issues and risks.
Moved between agile and waterfall approaches depending on project specifics and client goals.
Crafted detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and work breakdown structures.
Developed and maintained status project tracking reports. Details of processing were tracked down to the second in an attempt for continual process improvement.
●Demonstrated project management skills and successfully completed the global implementation project
●Worked 100% time on Core, TA, LMS and SP implementation
Whiztek – Arlington, IL
Contractor: Schneider - Green Bay, WI
Oct 2007 – Apr 2009
Role: Lead Functional Consultant / Lead Business Analyst
Managed a team of consultants implementing Workday and Oracle modules in two different projects. Modules Implemented : TA, Comp & Benefits, LMS
Created, Executed and Ensured Project plan is integrated and aligned to overall organizational and business strategy keeping in mind the requirements
Assisted in creating Project Plan, Resource Plan, Financial Plan, Acceptance Plan, Risk Plan, Communication Plan and Training Plan for the Implementation project.
Managed Requirements Gathering
Worked with Vendors / Business partners / Clients / Users to gather and track requirements
Responsible for developing high level deliverable schedule, estimates, detailed project plans and managing each team member to deliver the solution within a specified range of budgeted hours.
MindTree Consulting. – Bangalore, India
2004 – Feb 2007
Role: People Function Manager / Business Analyst
●Developed IT strategies, HRIS and HR strategies
●Worked as a Business Analyst during SAP TA implementation.
●Designed and implemented Operation policies (Resource Allocation / Transfer / Filtering process)
●Worked on a Green Belt Six Sigma project – "Reduce Attrition"
SPANCO Telesystems and Solutions – Bangalore, India
May 1998 – Aug 1999
Role : Deputy Manager, Human Resources
Managed the entire HR function for Spanco's Bangalore region and then added Mumbai region to my territory with a promotion. Developed HRIS/IT strategies and assisted in TA implementation
iCope Technologies – Bangalore, India
2000 – 2002
Role: Senior Executive, Human Resources / Business Analyst
Managed HR activities for the company
Played the role of a business analyst during the implementation of an enhanced HRIS system to support payroll, employee tracking and cost analysis functions
Assisted with ISO Certification; designed template infrastructure and delivery project plans.
Institute of Finance and International Management Bangalore, India
May 1997 - May 1999
Master of Business Administration – Human Resource
Goa University – Goa, India
Bachelor of Science – Science
Excellent problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
Ability to listen, see the big picture and resolve conflicts
Excellent organizational ability with a high attention to detail
Effective leader with strong interactive and interpersonal skills
Innovative, creativity and a strategic thinker
Capacity to make decisions and think on my feet
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Professional Training / Certifications & Skills
NTT DATA Senior Project Manager Certification (2017)
NTT DATA Project Manager Certification (2017)
NTT DATA Business Analysis Certification Level 1,2 & 3
Leadership Skills Development Course (2011)
Six Sigma - Greenbelt Quality Process Training (2005)
NTT DATA Scrum training
Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio, SharePoint
Databases: MS Access
Applications: Workday, SAP, Oracle HRMS, Taleo, SuccessFactor, Kenexa, Cornerstone LMS, SABA (LMS), Peoplesoft ( eprocurement, accounts payable, Core HR, TA, Succession planning, LMS )
Operating Systems: Vista, Win10
SQL knowledge ( basic)