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Business Analyst

Location:
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
Posted:
August 11, 2018

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SUMMARY

Around * years of proactive, performance-driven professional, excelling in business analytics, organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills

Delivered high quality detail-oriented & reliable solutions to complex business needs

Assist business managers in strategic initiatives by acting as a liaison between business and

technical units

Successfully conducting projects using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies like Waterfall, Agile and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)

Highly experienced in creating screen mockups for conducting GAP analysis, impact analysis, cost benefit analysis and risk analysis

Experienced in Business Requirement Document (BRD) gathering, translating into Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) and maintaining Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)

Proficiency in developing use cases and extensively incorporated UML diagrams, and business process flow diagrams

Strong expertise in conducting manual testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and creating

test cases

Creative thinker and analytical problem-solver demonstrating ability to manage projects through project management life cycle in fast-paced, time-sensitive environments

Decisive, focused team player experienced in leading high-performing teams through implementing change and process improvements

Worked independently with users to define concepts, and suggested high quality solutions to achieve the project goal

COMPETENCY AREAS

Project Management Skills: Stakeholder Management, Enterprise Project Life Cycle Management, Agile & Traditional Project Management Methodologies, Organizational Change Management, Customer Relationship & Risk Management

Business Analytics Skills: Enterprise Analysis, Business Requirements Elicitation & Management, Functional Design Specification, User Acceptance Testing & User Training

Analytical Skills: JIRA, Confluence, Visio, Axure

Microsoft Office Skills: Outlook, MS Project, MS SQL, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Soft Skills: Excellent Communication, Analytical, Interpersonal, Negotiation & Leadership skills

EDUCATION

PG-Diploma in Computer Applications – Stella Maris College, Chennai, India

Bachelor of Commerce – Stella Maris College, Chennai, India

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VL Impex Inc – Frisco, TX (Oct 2015 - till date)

Project Lead /Business Analyst (Supply Chain Management)

Conduct enterprise analysis to identify the business need and perform GAP analysis to deliver high quality business solutions against competitors

Elicit project requirements from stakeholders by facilitating meetings, interview sessions to solicit their vision, value-proposition-evaluations and acceptance criterion

Conduct project assessment and feasibility determination through brainstorming sessions to allow different stakeholders to communicate their perspectives and arrive at a consensus to define

project scope boundaries

Documenting, analyzing, and validating detailed Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) and Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)

Develop use cases, user stories and supporting UML diagrams (use case model, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams and business process flow diagrams reflecting workflows and

its functionality)

Manage stakeholder communications and overall project scope to maximize value achieved

Engaged in planning testing strategy and built system test scenarios and User Acceptance

Test cases

Coordinated system testing, regression testing and User Acceptance Testing

Prepared regular project status reports and created an escalation plan to update senior management on project health and status

Applied and prioritized Change Request (CR)and addendums using cost benefit analysis, impact analysis and MoSCoW analysis

Integrate change management strategies into client team meetings to ensure client requirements matches standard products and practices

Built UAT test scripts to test functional specifications

Performed root cause analysis for post-live critical issues

Implemented cloud services hosting solution using MS Axure

Delivered excellent customer service and gained critically acclaimed recognition from client

and end-users

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Kalaimagal Tamil School -- Shrewsbury, MA (September 2012-till Date)

Teacher

Kalaimagal is a non-profit organization, having more than 200 students and 20 teacher volunteers with a motive to teach the Tamil language to concerned audience around the area.

My main role is to teach a class of 15 children, to organize various events at the school and train and motivate children to participate in competitions and events that are hosted by many bigger and reputed organizations



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