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Business Analyst

Location:
Orlando, Florida, United States
Posted:
March 26, 2019

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Michael M Barillas

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Mobile: 727-***-****

E-mail: ac8wvv@r.postjobfree.com

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelmbarillas

Summary

A dynamic professional with 19 years of extensive information technology experience in business intelligence, business analysis, business process improvement, business development, data analysis/modeling, research and writing, quality assurance, problem solving and resolution, legal analysis and development and implementation.

Certifications

·IBM Cognos 8 Certified Training in Report Writing, Scorecarding, and Metrics Management – 2006

·IBM Rational RequisiteWeb and ClearQuest Web Training – 2010

·IBM Watson Health/Truven – Advantage Suite Training – 2018

Skills

·Requirements Gathering and Business Rules Definition – 19 years

·Business Intelligence: BusinessObjects & Cognos – 19 years

·Testing Management & Analysis: ClearQuest, HP Quality Center, HP ALM, TestDirector, TOAD (sql queries) – 4 years

·Conceptual and Logical Designs – 19 years

·Solution Design and Implementation – 19 years

·Data Analysis/Data Modeling – 2 years

·Agile Development – 2 years

·Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint – 25 years

·Microsoft SharePoint, Project, Publisher, InfoPath – 10 years

Work Experience

DXC Technology (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) January 2011 – March 2019

Senior Business Consultant

Senior Business Analyst for Client: Global payments Inc. Project: Cards and Payments User Interface Migration & Upgrade, Dec 2018 - Mar 2019

·Acted as a liaison between client and other support groups to identify business processes, rules, systems and product requirements

·Documented client specifications and defined requirements applicable to the project

·Interacted with other support groups to apply understanding of clients’ business

·Developed test plans and cases for and tested major new web-based user interface through defect resolution and reported any issues

·Tools Utilized: HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center, MS Office, SharePoint, TOAD (sql queries)

Quality Assurance Manager, Senior Testing Analyst for Client: Blue Cross Blue Shield. Project: CCTI ICD-10, CCTI Production Refresh, MedPAC UAT, Data Retention & Analysis, Analytics 2.0, Nov 2014 - Nov 2018

·Managed a team of 6-8 testing analysts

Met with client to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project

·Tracked project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals

·Met budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis

·Developed comprehensive project plans to be shared with client as well as other staff members

·Understood the business and system level requirements collected at the start of the project

·Developed acceptance criteria and test cases/scenarios, executed test cases/scenarios and reported the results for each application involved to ensure performance quality

·Validated that business and user functionality specified in the requirements had been delivered and that the data available was correct and useful at a detailed level and from the business perspective

·Coordinated data analysts’ activities and serve as conduit between analysts and business

·Delivered weekly project status & responsible for management of project agenda

·Tools Utilized: HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center, DB2, Cognos, TOAD (sql queries), MS Office

Senior Business Analyst for Client: HP Software Sales. Project: OneHP Data Analytics Information Repository (AIR), Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

·Produced and elicited requirements, in collaboration with client users and management, for project related deliverables

·Proactively obtained clarity on requirements and design activities, to help provide assistance and mentorship to the development team

·Produced ETL mapping documentation and worked with the ETL development team and data architect to ensure accurate data transformation

·Developed acceptance criteria and test cases and conducted user testing to ensure performance quality

·Delivered weekly project status & responsible for management of project agenda and insured all activities were delivered on a timely basis

·Tools Utilized: MS Office, SharePoint, HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center

Senior Business Systems Analyst for Client: Blue Cross Blue Shield. Project: Digital Member Experience Requirements and Testing (web-based) - Data Analysis and Mapping, Oct 2012 - May 2014

·Conducted and participated in multiple requirements gathering and design review sessions in an Agile manner with client Architects, designers, Business End Users and subject matter experts (SMEs) to capture and synthesize business requirements that met client development standards

·Produced clearly articulated, detailed oriented, functional requirements documents aligned with the actual client business goals

·Produced detailed Agile user stories for business to guide requirements development

·Produced conceptual and logical solution designs to convey information to technical infrastructure architects. Solution designs were used for design review walk-throughs with client Architects and Business End Users

·Managed scope control and changes resulting throughout the lifecycles of assigned projects

·Developed Use Case Scenarios for weight management application

·Maintained and nurtured client relationships with client Project Managers, Architects, Business End Users and Technical Engineers

·Provided weekly program status reports to client and consulting leads

·Engaged data analysis for database updates and mapping related to member services

·Performed technical consulting with client concerning data analysis, architecture and modeling for the Data Integration team

·Profile data files/tables using AbInitio Data Profiler and Toad

·Create and modify business, logical, and physical data models using ERwin. Analyze source data and create source to target mappings. Organize and load data to metadata repository

·Performed data and application migration and systems implementation for the Data Integration team

·Tools Utilized: MS Office, SharePoint, AbInitio Data Profiler, HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center, Cognos, ERwin, TOAD (sql queries)

Senior Business Analyst for Client: CVS- Caremark. Project: Aetna- CVS Caremark Execution (ACE) EDW, Jul 2012 - Sep 2012

·Maintained and nurtured client relationships with client Project Managers, Architects, Business End Users and Technical Engineers.

·Provided weekly program status reports to client and consulting leads

·Conducted and participated in multiple requirements gathering and design review sessions with client Architects, designers, Business End Users and subject matter experts (SMEs) to capture and synthesize business requirements that met client development standards

·Produced clearly articulated, detailed oriented, functional requirements documents aligned with the actual client business goals

·Produced conceptual and logical solution designs to convey information to technical infrastructure architects. Solution designs were used for design review walk-throughs with client Architects and Business End Users

·Ensured that the proposed overall architecture properly addressed and integrated the various dimensions of the overall solution

·Managed scope control and changes resulting throughout the lifecycles of assigned projects

·Tools Utilized: MS Office, SharePoint, HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center

Senior Business Analyst Lead for Client: Cigna. Project: Program Data Gaps EDW, Mar 2012 - Jun 2012

·Project was highly visible and requirements gathering and documentation generation was performed in a very time-sensitive environment

·Maintained and nurtured client relationships with client Project Managers, Testers, Business End Users and Technical Engineers

·Provided daily program status reports to consulting leads

·Conducted and participated in multiple requirements gathering sessions with client Business End Users and subject matter experts (SMEs) to capture and synthesize business requirements for the project

·Produced clearly articulated, detailed oriented, functional requirements documents aligned with actual client business goals

·Produced conceptual and logical solution designs to convey information to technical infrastructure architects. Solution designs were used for design review walk-throughs with client Architects and Business End Users

·Tools Utilized: MS Office, SharePoint, HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center

Senior Business Analyst for Client: CVS- Caremark. Project: Business Objects Reporting Triage, Jan 2011 - Mar 2012

·Maintained and nurtured client relationships with client Project Managers, Architects, Business End Users and Technical Engineers

·Provided weekly program status to client and conducted weekly status calls with onsite and offshore development teams for all assigned projects

·Conducted and participated in multiple requirements gathering sessions with client Business End Users and subject matter experts (SMEs) to capture and synthesize business requirements for the project

·Produced clearly articulated, detailed oriented, functional requirements documents aligned with the actual client business goals

·Produced conceptual and logical solution designs to convey information to technical infrastructure architects. Solution designs were used for design review walk-throughs with client Architects and Business End Users

·Leveraged solution architecture to ensure the successful integration of assigned client projects

·Provided technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and processes that meet user requirements to drive solutions that conform to company wide Information Technology standards and architecture

·Worked with designers on client projects to ensure compliance within the development standards required by client and company-wide IT standards

·Coordinated, conducted, and participated in multiple, internal and external High Level Design Review Sessions, Detailed Level Design Review Sessions, Business Test Cases and Test Plan Review Sessions with client Architects, Business End Users, and Operational Support teams

·Ensured that the High Level Designs, Detailed Level Designs, and Test Plans were within the standards of client

·Ensured that the proposed overall architecture properly addressed and integrated the various dimensions of the overall solution

·Coordinated Unit Tests, Quality Assurance Tests (QAT), and User Acceptance Tests (UAT) for assigned projects

·Reviewed test plans and business test cases to ensure validity and accuracy to help ensure the team is meeting the client needs and expectations of the developed solution

·Managed scope control and changes resulting throughout the lifecycles of assigned projects

·Tools Utilized: MS Office, SharePoint, HP Application Lifecycle Management, ClearQuest, HP Quality Center

Additional Work Experience

Veredus July 2010 -January 2011

Senior Business Analyst, Consulting to Mortgage Contracting Services

·Gathered corporate-wide requirements through meetings and interviews with business

·Mapped complete enterprise business processes with Visio and identified gaps and areas of improvement

Senior Business Analyst, Consulting to the Microsoft Store

·Determined a high-level taxonomy for the client’s SharePoint portal, analyzed client documentation and identified keywords for search optimization

·Gathered requirements from client through interviews, trained client in portal, and participated in focus groups using Agile methodology

Northrop Grumman, Consulting to the Veterans Benefits Administration February 2009 -July 2010

Senior Business Analyst

·Using Agile scrum SDLC processes, gathered, validated, analyzed and documented business requirements for veterans benefits system in multiple simultaneous projects

·Facilitated work sessions; ensured project's successful delivery; articulated and translated business requirements into functional specifications

Further business analysis experience available upon request

Education

·MS, Management Information Systems: Syracuse University, NY, USA

·JD, Law: Syracuse University, NY, USA

·MA, International Relations: Syracuse University, NY, USA

·BA, Political Science: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Languages

Spanish – Fluent

Italian – Proficient



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