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Irving, Texas, United States
Posted:
February 18, 2019

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RADHA SUBRAMANIAN

Sr. Business Analyst

Summary of Qualifications

A result oriented professional with over 9 years of experience in US Mortgage and Finance Industry; Capable of analyzing latest business trends pertaining to other industrial trends; providing recommendations for fine tuning business strategies.

Extensive experience in gathering, documenting and enforcing requirements in Waterfall, Iterative Rational/UML and Agile projects.

Expertise in Analysis, Project and Content Management.

Continually adapts to client and development team needs.

Experience in understanding Stored Procedures, Stored Functions, Database Triggers, and Packages using PL/SQL.

Exposure to Master Data Management (MDM) while working on its various processes such as data collection, reference data, data storage, data analysis, data transformation.

Project experience with commercial and retail banking, investments banking, indices, data management in brokerage and mortgage industry.

Detailed experience with COTS(Commercial, off-the-shelf) implementation for reduction of overall system development and maintenance costs.

Hands on experience with investment systems including vendor trading systems or trade order management systems, such as BTS, Bloomberg, Reuters, Portia, etc

Creative and Aggressive person capable of forming and maintaining positive and productive team environment and with integrative thinking skills.

Excellent Skills in Performance Management to support strategic planning, goal setting, strengthen accountability, enhance decision making, and improve customer service.

Gained Consumer based experience while carrying out the consumer transactions like selling of financial services to them

Worked on all phases of data warehouse development lifecycle, from gathering requirements to testing, implementation, and support

Excellent Analytical skills to understand the business process and Functionality requirements and to translate them to system requirement specifications.

Comprehensive knowledge of the testing lifecycle within web, client server & Mainframe environment.

Proficient in creating Pivot table and Vlookups in MS Excel.

Knowledge of XML spy and Beyond compare

Experience in reviewing clients product pricing by conducting market analyses and making recommendations.

Handful experience on credit card processing including documentation, verifications and validations.

Experience in conducting Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions for requirements gathering, analysis, design and Rapid Application Development (RAD) sessions to converge early toward a design acceptable to the customer and feasible for the developers and to limit a project’s exposure to the forces of change

In Depth understanding of the AS-IS and TO-BE business processes and experience in converting these requirements into technical specifications for preparing test plans.

Excellent skills in Business process Analysis and management, OO Analysis, Data Analysis through the application of BI (business objects), Requirement Analysis, Business Modeling and Use Case Development using UML methodology. Use Case development and UML modeling using modeling tools like Rational Rose/MS Visio.

Proficient in customizing already existing business practices, workflows, activities and deliverables. Preparing graphical depictions of use cases including Sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, use case diagrams including the business workflow.

Develop User interfaces and requirements sessions. Requirements gathering, data modeling, System Architect. Feasibility studies, Scope Documents, Requests for Proposal.

Handling team in absence of my team lead, a team of 10 people

Analyzing and calculating the necessary eligibility of the loan applicant.

Good Team player, Flexible and able to work under pressure.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior executives.

Proven ability to work with all levels of management, and the most senior of Subject Matter Experts.

Proven ability to communicate with and work with staff at every level of the organization.

Ability to work independently and organize workload with minimal direct supervision.

Expertise:

Methodologies

RUP, XML, Six Sigma, CMM

Testing Tools

Rational Enterprise Suite, TestDirector, LoadRunner

Change Management Tools

Rational ClearQuest

Business Modeling Tools

Rational Rose, Microsoft Visio

Version Control Systems

Rational ClearCase

Project Management

Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office

Programming Language

SQL, PL/SQL

Databases

MS SQL Server 7.x/2000, MS-Access

Operating Systems

Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Vista

General

MS-Office (Word, Excel, advanced PowerPoint), MS Project, SSRS

Education

Master of Business Administration – Marketing

Professional Training

•Residential Mortgage and Banking Essentials Training

Professional Experience

JP Morgan Chase, Lewisville TX Nov 13 - Nov 14

Business Data Analyst

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is one of the oldest financial services firms in the world. It has operations in 60 countries. It is a leader in financial services with assets of $2 trillion, and the largest market capitalization and third largest deposit base U.S. banking institution behind Wells Fargo and Bank of America.

Responsibilities

Responsible for developing requirements on Performance Metrics and Dashboard for Third party Oversight Group.

Performed GAP analysis to identify problems and performed Business Process Modeling

Documented the complete process flow to describe program development, logic, testing, and implementation, application integration, coding.

Monitor/maintain the accuracy of data quality business rules deployed into production.

Implementation process combines analysis, development, testing, and creation of UAT and production environments for various custom requirements and requests.

Worked with project team representatives to ensure that logical and physical data models were developed in line with corporate standards and guidelines.

Involved in defining the source to target data mappings, business rules and data definitions.

Responsible for defining the key identifiers for each mapping/interface.

Responsible for defining the functional requirement documents for each source to target interface.

Documented, clarify, and communicate requests for change requests with the requestor and coordinate with the development and testing team.

Documented data quality and traceability documents for each source interface.

Documented the complete process flow to describe program development, logic, testing, and implementation, application integration, coding.

Worked with project team representatives to ensure that logical and physical ER/Studio data models were developed in line with corporate standards and guidelines.

Used data analysis techniques to validate business rules and identify low quality missing data in the existing Amgen enterprise data warehouse (EDW).

Environment: PL/ SQL, MS Visio, MS Office. MS Visio,

Wells Fargo, Saint Louis, MO Oct 11 – Oct 13

Business Analyst

Wells Fargo is a diversified financial services company in the United States with consumer finance subsidiaries doing business in Canada and Puerto Rico. The project objective was to upgrade the Mortgage Loan Origination Process beginning with the customer initiation to title transfer.

Responsibilities:

Prepared (BRDs) to document all existing Files and Data elements to be converted from source system to Target Pre-staging.

Prepared ‘Statement of Work’ documents based on defects or change request documents submitted by the production support/QA team during UA testing.

Prepared Business Requirement Design Specification and determined in scope and out of scope aspects of the process.

Served as liaison between IT and business users including Accounting and Claims on reporting requirements and system information.

Conducted JAD sessions, analyzed and documented the business requirements from various teams and stakeholders.

Identified the limitations users currently experience in the operational reports obtained from current systems and recommended solutions to overcome these limitations.

Suggested measures and fine-tune queries to improve the performance of each Interface and the quality of the output files.

Used daily contribution and payroll reports to create and update expanded schedules for each employer to be used in Trustee reporting and arbitration procedures.

Communicated with the accounting personnel to ensure that contract reporting and payment requirements are met.

Performed complex analysis of accounts receivable, contributions received, and payroll data; determine accuracy, identify exceptions, trends, and estimate future contributions; maintain Delinquency Report

Coordinated the activities of subordinates in the Interface Team and organize weekly status Meetings.

Performed financial research and analysis as necessary and respond to data requests and additional projects and responsibilities as assigned.

Crystal Reports was used to generate reports from different databases of different asset classes like equities, bonds, derivatives, and commodities, for all business needs.

Environment: MS Visio, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational Rose, SQL, UML, Fiserv Recon, Rational Unified Process, FIX, Test Director, Crystal Reports, MS Office.

GMAC, PA Aug’ 10 - Sep’ 11

Business Analyst

GMAC Mortgage is one of the largest mortgage lenders in the US. GMAC Mortgage specializes in Purchase and refinance, Competitive rates; FHA insured loans, Flexible down payment options. Project was to develop system for Accepting Monthly Payments, Monitoring Delinquencies, Managing Escrow Accounts, Managing Foreclosures, Investor Accounting, Lien Releases and Customer Notifications.

Responsibilities

Met with client groups to determine user requirements and goals at requirement elicitation stage using water fall methodology. Utilized Agile Methodology to configure and develop process, standards, and procedures

Experience in UAT, SIT testing and in-house Testing.

Conducted Surveys and Brainstorming sessions with SMEs for requirement gathering.

Gained experience on Credit card processing transactions, including order verification and chargeback processing on Automated Clearing House (ACH).

Communicated with customers and credit card companies during the verification and validation process in a professional and sensitive manner

Extensively used Rational Requisite Pro for reviewing and analyzing the requirements.

Performed Gap Analysis of the As-Is and Should-Be process within the organization for implementation of RUP.

Performed Data Mapping of the entire module and performed complete analysis to integrate Risk Analyzer with the online processing tool.

Extensive participation in Error Review Meetings and Loan Mitigation Plans.

Worked with LPS suite of Loan origination System to provide loan analytics and settlement services.

Expertise in Performance Management and Financial analysis.

Used guidelines and artifacts of RUP to strategize the Implementation of the Rational Unified Process effort in different iterations and phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Exported/ Imported data to and from Excel spread sheets and Access.

Derived Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) based on User Requirement Specification (URS). Understand and articulate business requirements from user interviews and then convert requirements into technical specifications

Documented the Use Cases and prepared the Use Case, Activity, Logical, Component and Deployment views using MS Visio and Rational Rose for a clear understanding of the requirements by the development team. Coordinated with testers in using Rational ClearQuest for defect tracking.

Reviewed Integration Test Plan for integration between modules.

Documented project processes and procedures and version controlled them using Rational ClearCase.

Responsible for integration and of data warehouse and reporting with other systems.

Created Artifacts and defined Milestones and iteration plans for Inception and Elaboration phases of SDLC.

Environment: MS SQL Server 7.x/2000, MS-Access, RUP, XML, Six Sigma, CMM, Rational Enterprise Suite

ABN AMRO, Chicago, IL Aug '08 - Aug '10

Business Analyst

Risk Management Data Warehouse

Description: ABN AMRO is a Dutch state owned bank with headquarters in Amsterdam. It is one of the world's biggest banks and it had operations in 63 countries, with over 110,000 employees. The project involves the development of risk management data warehouse that supports and enhances the management reporting capabilities by enhancing the Credit and Market risk exposure identification. The project was also aimed at enhancing Cash and Liquidity management. The project team was responsible for identifying various data elements that are required for risk assessment and reporting. Project team worked closely with risk professional and data Stewart’s to identify various exposures and making it consistent with Regulatory Reporting requirements.

Responsibilities:

Analyzed business needs, created and developed new functionality to meet real time data integration that facilitated decision making

Analyzed and assessed the clients systems and business processes.

Conducted individual and group JAD sessions with business stakeholders and technical units

Established a business Analysis methodology around the Rational Unified Procedure.

Streamlined clerical work processes and mapped to the automated system.

Developed project plans and managed project scope. Collected, documented, and managed business requirements using Requisite Pro

Conduct workflow, process diagram and Gap analyses to derive requirements for existing systems enhancements.

Assisted in building a business analysis process model using Rational Rose and Visio.

Performed requirement analysis, developed all the use cases and workflows.

Designed and developed Use Cases, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams, Requirement Traceability Matrix.

Integrated real time risk management monitoring system for trading activities, market movements and risk exposure

Played a key role in the planning, UAT, and implementation of system enhancements and conversions

Worked with Project Manager(PM) to get the Contracts through end of year

Implemented Rational Design, Test and Configuration tools like Requisite Pro, Rose, CMM (Capability Maturity Models) Test Manager, Robot, ClearCase, ClearQuest, and SoDA.

Coordinated with the development team in documenting a User Manual for the LSS.

Documented and delivered Functional Specification Document to the project team.

Partnered with the technical areas in the research and resolution of system and process problems.

Developed strategic partnerships with the business units to develop a solid knowledge base of the business line including the business plan, products and process and revenue streams

Environment: MS Visio, MS Project, UML, RUP, SQL, MS Access, SQL Server

Alliance Bank, Chicago, IL Apr 05 - Jul 08

Business Analyst

Alliance Bank, one of the largest bankcard providers in the nation, offers broad range of lending, deposit and membership based products. Alliance Bank offers online services such as 24hour online account access to credit card accounts, instant online account opening for deposit accounts, instant decisions for Aria visa, Alliance (Visa and Master) credit cards and loan comparisons through GetSmart.com

Project OLA (On Line Access): 24-hour online access to Aria and Alliance Bank credit cards; the customers can login and view their account information online. They can make online payments, change their contact information and contact customer service representatives for questions

Responsibilities:

Obtaining a detailed knowledge of the business process being followed in the project environment.

Extracting the business requirements from the end users keeping in mind their need for the application, and documenting it for the developers.

Used TSYS on the E-Business Platform which strengthening the application position in the card industry providing cardholders with a superior, safer online experience.

Used TSYS fraud control products include TSYS Card Guard, TSYS Card Guard Real Time Decision, TSYS Notification

Conducted a budget planning of the project through walkthroughs and meetings involving various leads from Development, QA and Technical Support teams.

Analyze business requirements and segregated them into Use Cases and activity diagrams using Rational Rose according to UML methodology thus defining the Data Process Models.

Prepared Business workflow models that cover "How" business processes are accomplished.

Various versions of the documents generated during the project were maintained and managed using Rational ClearCase.

Tested the final application for Usability testing to verify whether all the User Requirements were catered to by the application.

Bugs, which would enhance the usability of the application, were logged using Rational ClearQuest.

Interacting with the developers on resolving the reported bugs and various technical issues.

Involved in preparing a simple and detailed User manual for the application, for an intended novice user.

Environment: Windows 2000 server, MS Office, Oracle 8i, RUP, UML, Rational Rose, SQL, Win runner, SWOT analysis.



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