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Business Analyst

United States
April 25, 2021

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Gayathri Prameela



A dynamic IT/Business Professional with around 3 years of experience in full software development life cycle (SDLC) including gathering requirements, design, development, testing and implementation for multiple companies in agile/scrum and waterfall methodologies. A quick learner with excellent communication and problem-solving skills seeking opportunities to work in an environment that offers new challenges and growths PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The Brain Space – Bentonville, Arkansas Dec 2020 - Present Business Analyst

• Defined the MVP within 1 month of joining the team

• Elicited requirements, business needs and project objectives, via brainstorming sessions, requirement workshops, interviewing & feedback sessions

• Performed GAP analysis to identify the discrepancy between what is and what should be in the website layout and developed a plan to close the gaps

• Reduced product development cost by 50% by analyzing customer business processes, recommending changes and improvements

• Translated business requirements into technical user stories and acceptance criteria

• Collaborated with 5+ offshore development team members for feature implementations & functionality enhancements

• Designed process flows for the UI of the web-based application to ensure all requirements were met as per business needs

• Proposed design and layout changes to improve site readability and enhance user experience

• Utilized Agile and Scrum SDLC methodologies to facilitate project fulfillment

• Created agile artifacts, groomed, and prioritized the ‘product backlog’

• Applied my well-developed leadership, management & strategic thinking skills to guide team members in a highly collaborative environment.

TATA ELXSI - KERALA, INDIA Nov 2016 – Oct 2018


• Gathered requirements from 3+ customers and implemented code for FLASH module in AUTOSAR framework

• Worked in both waterfall and agile environment, part of sprint planning and daily scrum meetings

• Assisted my leads and managers to ensure smooth running of the project plan, creating Estimation sheet to include scope of work, task breakdown & level of effort

• Performed gap analysis with the use of self-taught Reqtify tool in less than 1 week to understand the implemented code against the AUTOSAR specific requirements and fixed any identified discrepancies

• Created Business requirement, Functional requirement & design documents, Test Cases, Test Plans etc.

• Performed static analysis to confirm >90% code compliance to MISRA C standards

• Confirmed code coverage of 100% by preparing test cases and running unit tests in a Linux environment using Google test

• Deployed software build with release notes to the customer as per release plan

• Prepared and delivered presentations to promote and train new releases to customers and 10+ internal team members

• Voted by over 3000 employees to become executive member of Tata Elxsi Social Association (TESA) to plan internal events, which led to a participation rate of 80%

• Selected out of 50 applicants to participate in job fairs to assist the HR department in recruitment activities TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Skills: Requirement gathering & analysis, User stories, Acceptance criteria, Process flows

• Tools & software: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Test, Reqtify, JIRA, SVN, GIT

• Operating Systems: Windows, Linux

• Languages: C, SQL, UML, C++, Python

• Business Intelligence: Tableau, Microsoft Excel

• Database: PostgreSQL, MySQL

• Code Editor: IntelliJ IDEA, Microsoft visual studio EDUCATION

• University of Kerala, CGPA – 8.31, GPA – 3.7

Bachelor of Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2016 CERTIFICATIONS

• The complete SQL bootcamp - Udemy

• Tableau for beginners – Udemy

• Business Analysis Fundamentals – Udemy

• Business Analysis Modelling skills and techniques - Udemy

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