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Lead BA

Location:
Avinger, Texas, United States
Posted:
June 13, 2018

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Bindu V

Summary

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

Core Competencies

●Business Analysis

●Agile and Waterfall methodologies

●Process Improvement

●Change Management

●Requirement Identification

●Client Relations

●SDLC Consulting

●Project Management

●Human Resources

Professional Experience

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:

Business requirements

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.

Process mapping

Project Schedule Delivery adjusting, tracking and enforcing

Client communication

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.

Selected Accomplishments:

●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

●Recruitment

●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

Recruitment

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.

Education

Institute of Finance and International Management Bangalore, India

May 1997 - May 1999

Master of Business Administration – Human Resource

Goa University – Goa, India

Mar 1997

Bachelor of Science – Science

Qualifications

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)



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