Saumya P

Business Analyst


Business Analyst


Raleigh, NC

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Summary: Seven years of Business Analysis experience with in-depth knowledge of business processes in health care, banking and financial industries. A thorough understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Iterative development cycle, UML, RUP, SOA, JAD, Water fall, Agile (Scrum and Test plan) Methodologies. Knowledge in various concepts such as requirement gathering, possess a detailed-oriented nature with excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving skills, recognized for being a valued team player with good at learning new technologies and systems that are organization/project specifics. Specialization in Insurance, Finance, Banking, Investment banking and Health Care domains. Extensive experience in creating Requirements, Use Cases, User Stories, Functional Specs, High Level Design, Data Flows, Business Process Modeling, Entity Relationship Diagrams, Utilization, understanding of analysis and design tools. Expert experience in Excel, Power Point and Access for update, append and delete queries as well as vlookups/pivot tables. ETL specifications, asset management, fixed income, equities, trading, foreign exchange, derivatives, bond pricing/trading, asset backed mortgages (ABS), collateralized debt obligations (CDO's) Proficient in capturing business requirements through a variety of techniques, adept in gathering, developing and documenting Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) using Rational Unified Process (RUP). Expertise in identifying, developing and documenting business and Functional Requirements Specifications (FRS), System Design Specification (SDS), System Requirement Specification (SRS), organizing one-on-one discussions, workshops, JAD, project planning, presentation skills, resolving issues and conflicts. Experience in conducting Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with end-users, Subject Matter Experts (SME's), Development and QA teams. Extensive experience with process modeling using UML diagrams like Activity diagrams and Use Case diagrams, Data Flow Diagram and Flowchart. Skilled in conducting QA reports, GAP analysis, QA & User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Determining Project scope, conducting the risk assessment approach, reports, data feeds and cost benefit analysis. Hands on experience on Quality Center, understanding database structures, write SQLs and Good Experience in Customer Migrations/Data Integrations. Excellent track record for meeting deadlines and submitting deliverables on time and expert at managing multiple projects simultaneously. Have exposure in educating internal customers on business systems and procedures and working with other analysts and QA team to set priorities and schedules. Experience in ETL pull data and place into another data base, writing and reviewing Test Cases and Test Plans and performing User Acceptance Testing. Highly motivated team player with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, always willing to work in challenging and cross-platform environment. Worked with lead and project manager to prepare and maintain the project plans and project status reports. Analyzed data requirements from the users and assisted data analysts data modelers and developers for interpreting the data definitions fields and attributes. Effectively liaised between business users and developers to resolve requirement issues. Assisted QA testers to review the test scenarios test cases and defect analysis and worked closely for functional integration and regression testing. Wrote basic SQL queries for validating the data and the business rules. Frequently worked with SQL to create basic statements select updated delete insert create. Applied Database concepts DDL DML and CRM Used SQL server2008. Interacted with vendor support team to resolve data feed issues. Participated at deployment PROD testing and provided user support. Strong data analysis skills and excellent verbal written communication with onshore and off shore teams vendors.