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Consulting/ Business Analyst/ Requirements Gathering

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
December 12, 2018

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Khalif W. Vandross

Washington, DC 609-***-****

Proactive and innovative problem solver with 7 years of progressive project/data management experience. A solution oriented, outside the box thinker with the ability to find successful and efficient ways to complete a given task. I have great verbal and written communication skills. I am flexible tenacious professional who works well independently or as part of a team. Education

Master of Science in Management

Wilmington University - May 2014

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Delaware State University - May 2011

Key Skill Sets

Requirements Gathering & Analysis

Agile Software Development Methodology

Six Sigma Methodology

Waterfall Methodology

Outstanding research and information

management capabilities

Proven ability to work collaboratively with

diverse groups and establish ongoing


Capable of quickly understanding how

systems are used in order to provide

efficient support

Proficient in SQL querying

Highly capable of providing excellent

customer service

Strong verbal and written communication


Detail oriented with ability to carry out

tasks with minimal supervision

Oracle 11g/12c Database Administrator

Department of Veteran Affairs - Alexandria, VA

Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization August 2016 to Present Senior Analyst

Analyzes End-User processes of the stakeholder's award management system VCMS to suggest system requirements updates/improvements for the new award management system VEMS.

Gathers and document stake holder requirements.

Utilizes Agile Methodologies to track and meet project milestones and stake holder deadlines.

Reviews Business Requirement Documents and update/create Functional Requirement documents based upon stakeholder BRD.

Creates Process Flow diagrams using Microsoft Office Suite.

Ensures requirements traceability and integrity during multiple phases in the SDLC.

Manages Project Milestones through the entirety of the SDLC process.

Responsible for submitting weekly and monthly Status Reports to senior management summarizing completed Milestones and Tasks.

Provides advice and recommendations specifically focused improving stakeholder performance and processes.

E4 Logics Inc - Columbia, MD

Oracle Database Administrator Dec 2015 to Sept 2017

Installs and configure Oracle software.

Configures and Implements Oracle Backup & Recovery procedures.

Utilizes Oracle Forms and Reports, LINUX, Unix, Windows & Windows XP. 1

Creates and Manage Table-spaces and Data-files.

Assigns user privileges and monitor user access .

Troubleshoots user identified issues.

Loads and transfers data using SQL commands.

Gathers, researches, and analyzes data using SQL commands.

Creates and rebuilds Indexes using SQL commands. District of Columbia Public School System - Washington, DC Project Coordinator Aug 2014 to Aug 2016

Acted as the primary liaison between the stakeholder, software developers, and testers.

Coordinated project team meetings for the development of a hybrid education program

(Edgenuity) tailored specifically for DCPS Alternative School Education program.

Collaborated with senior level administrators to gather DCPS and Department of Education curriculum requirements.

Utilized Agile methodologies to track progression of project.

Prepared, facilitated, and scheduled meetings, and prepared reports and presentations Administrators.

Analyzed information gathered from multiple sources and reconciled user concerns with change requests.

Documented formal user and business requirements for IT systems development process.

Collaborated with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs. United States Department of State - Washington, DC Office of Diplomatic Security Services Aug 2012 to Aug 2014 Project Manager

Conducted project meetings, defined project objectives and scope, tracked risks, assumptions, and managed detailed project schedules using Microsoft Project.

Provided weekly and monthly reports to the project manager and senior leadership.

Contributed to the continuous improvement process for requirements analysis.

Policy and procedure writing.

Interfaced and facilitated communication with government stakeholders and military clinical subject matter experts to create a Standard Operating Procedures Manuel for the State Department Diplomatic Security Service Emergency Response Team.

Planned and facilitated project review meetings to expedite requirements and resolution of user end goals.

City of Wilmington Dept. of Budgeting and Finance - Wilmington, DE Department of Parking Enforcement Sep 2011 to Aug 2012 Compliance Administrator

Created monthly and quarterly financial reports.

Developed, initiated, maintained, and revised policies and procedures for the Dept. of Parking Enforcement Financial Recovery Program.

Prepared and reviewed aging reports to identify unpaid invoices and determine appropriate course of action required.

Handled field compliance escalation issues promptly and addressed with Field Reps to determine appropriate corrective action.


Administered internal audits to ensure that approved vendors were in compliance with the City of Wilmington Code and Regulations.

Boltos Solutions Inc - Laurel, MD (Internship)

Junior Database Administrator Sep 2011 to Aug 2012

Provided company-wide recommendations on purchases of new server hardware.

Creation and configuration of custom data exports on a per-client basis.

Provided guidance to remote-hosted clients on recommended best practices and configuration and configure appropriately.

Installation and implementation of the Oracle8i, 9i on Windows NT, Linux environment.

Performed recoveries using hot and cold backup, applied on-off patches, patch sets.

Evaluation on packages for higher performance using Explain Plan and profit.

Worked on database development writing PL/SQL code, analyzing business requirement. United States Census Bureau - Newark, DE

Field Representative/Project Lead Jan 2010 to Sep 2011

Consulted with Project Manager to identify and define key project requirements.

Interpreted and analyzed data results using quantitative and qualitative techniques.

Inserted and updated data metrics.

Conducted daily meetings to ensure the successful finalization of daily and weekly end goals.

Prepared and delivered daily reports and scheduled weekly meetings with senior management. 3

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