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Business Analyst


Business Analyst

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Professional Summary * Business Analyst and QA Lead having 12 years of IT experience in software testing of Web-based Applications on ORACLE Applications (ERP) and Domain knowledge of CRM, Banking and Finance, Health care. * Played the roles of QA Analyst, Business Analyst and Module Lead in CISCO projects and shown expertise in managing projects over the years. * Participated in Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Scrum Meetings and other agile activities. Good Knowledge of Agile Methodologies. * Expertise in Requirement gathering, writing Story Documents, Business Requirements and Functional specifications. * Proficient in Regression testing, System Integration testing, End to End Testing and UAT Testing. * Good Knowledge of Selenium and QTP. * Worked on POC for Model Based Testing using Designer and Creator tools. * Proficient in Test/Defect management tools like HP-QC/ALM. Good Knowledge of JIRA and IBM Rational. * Proficient in analyzing requirements coming from the client. Suggested many improvements to the Client in the existing functionalities by thinking in user-perspective and most of them have been considered and implemented. * Strong Knowledge of SQL. * Improved the project management process by implementing customized Work Breakdown Structure helping the managers to plan the resource bandwidth effectively there by reducing cost * Trained in Six Sigma Green Belt program * Good Analytical, C ommunication, Interpersonal skills and Flexible with work environments. * Pragmatic, Self-Motivated and a good Team player. Key Responsibilities handled: * Execute all the testing phases stating from planning and creating test scenarios and Test scripts. Ensure continuous Regression and Quality throughout the project. * Ensure that all product processes are performed professionally and in adherence to quality standards from start to finish, assuring customer satisfaction. * Extracting bulk sets of data through SQL queries which will be used in BAT, UAT and Automation Testing. * Handled BAT testing, Reviewing and writing story documents, Reviewing and writing Business requirement documents, Functional Design Documents and Defect Analysis. * Mentoring team in understanding requirements and writing Test scenarios and Test cases. * Working with Automation teams to understand and execute test scripts in Automation Tools like QTP and Selenium. * Preparation of Test Plan and Test Strategy reports * Work allocation( Preparation of Work Breakdown Structure and allocation of work on individual basis) and tracking on weekly basis * Preparation of Daily Execution baselines (Start of a project) * Project monitoring on daily/weekly basis (DSR Calls with CISCO BIZ/DEV and other QA teams) * Preparation of daily/weekly status reports ( Test Preparatory and Test Execution reports) * Maintaining Issue Logs (Module wise) * Maintaining project related documents in a CISCO provided LIVELINK (Workspace) * Delivering Quality Metrics as part of project closure activities * Preparation of QA Exit Summary Report * Requirements mapping in Quality Center * Driving knowledge transfer sessions and CISCO Induction programs for the new joiners using Rational Robot/Test Manager. Merrill Lynch Europe Plc. is one of the major financial investments company in the US. The SMLADC (Satyam Merrill Lynch Alternate Development Center) develops software