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Business Analyst

Owings Mills, MD
March 19, 2019

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Kehinde O. Ajayi

* Caleb ct ● Owings Mills ● MD 21117

443-***-**** ●


A Business Analyst with ability to work in a fast-paced environment and on complex project initiatives. Looking to secure a position as a Business Analyst within an organization transitioning to efficient ways of business process managements and improvements in the web/ application utilizing various methodologies of the software development Lifecycle (SDLC) with excellent team collaboration, oral communication, writing, analytical, and critical thinking skills.


Morgan State University - Masters Project Management In progress - Professional Scrum Master (PSM 1) Certified

University of Ilorin, Nigeria - BSc Computer Science Graduation: September 2010


Business Systems Analyst

Change Health Systems Baltimore MD June 2017 – Present

●Participate in Joint Application Development sessions with project stakeholders to elicit and document solution requirements.

●Facilitate release planning activities to functionally decompose stakeholder initiative/epics, features and user stories and the strategic release goals.

●Facilitate scrum framework ceremonies (backlog grooming/refinement, sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review and sprint retrospective) for all identified sprints/iterations.

●Document user stories and evaluation criteria required for the successful implementation of features required to support stakeholder initiatives.

●Conduct several meetings to interview end users, subject matter experts i.e. SME to gather and document business requirements and translate into functional requirement document i.e. FRD.

●Create end user guides/job aids illustrating step by step on how to use deployed functionalities in stakeholder solution.

●Conduct end user training based on deployed functionalities in stakeholder's solution.

●Query databases using SQL.

●Develop and document Business Requirements, Functional Requirements, Test Plans and Test Cases.

●Developing use cases, workflow diagrams, sequence diagrams and other artifacts to clearly communicate system requirements to business and technical team members.

●Manage and track requirements changes while communicating project status to business stakeholders throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Business Systems Analyst

XCESA LLC Baltimore MD August 2016 – June 2017

●Performed activities related and not limited to the system/software development lifecycle for complex Stakeholders’ processes.

●Created and documented full SDLC lifecycle artifacts-based project applied methodology:

●Agile (Scrum) – Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, EPIC, User Stories and Acceptance Criteria

●Waterfall/ Traditional – Use Cases Documentation, Solutions Requirements Document (SRD)/ Functional Requirements Document (FRD) - Business, Stakeholder, Solutions (functional and nonfunctional), and transitional requirements in relation to overall organizational needs.

●Primary responsibilities include cataloguing, vetting, prioritizing, defining requirements, mapping process flows, overall end-to- end backlog management and UA for the application suite

●Facilitated elicitation session to understand several inputs from stakeholder and alignments to their business goals and objectives.

●Promoted the institution and active adoption of Agile processes in development practices for requirement gathering in the development of web/software application

●Collaborated with the cross-functional development to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.

●Effectively facilitated and participated in Joint Application Development sessions with project stakeholders to gather detailed business rules and functional requirements.

●Facilitated structured requirements walkthrough with stakeholder and team members so as to confirm and obtain signoff on the stated requirements/ functionalities that will be deployed in the application.

●Developed the Epics and Themes for the Scrum Project Created and explained the User Stories to the Scrum Team and helped them design the Tasks.

●Documented acceptance criteria for validating the output of defined user stories for each Sprint/ Iteration.

●Created and revised End User Manual and Training Guides to indicate or include newly deployed feature/ functionality.

●Reviewed Team Velocity on a frequent basis and advised Scrum Master at various stages.

●Revised and fine-tuned Sprint Backlogs by conducting Backlog Grooming sessions with stakeholders during the current Sprint in preparation for the subsequent Sprint.

●Facilitated end user training based on their roles and user access/ security rights.


●Agile Methodology - VersionOne, JIRA, Agile Central

●Process Modelling - Microsoft Visio, Balsamiq

●Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Access

●CA PPM Suite

●SnagIt - Creation of Mockups

●MS-SharePoint - Project Artifact and documentation repository



●Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)

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