Financial Services IT Consultant with 7 years of work experience including 6 years in software industry BFSI Vertical (Insurance, Re-insurance, Healthcare and Wealth Management Domain) managing the Business processes, Client Liaising and project management with good understanding of SDLC methodology.
Exposure to Primavera, MS Projects, Microsoft Visio, MS Excel, MS Office Tools and Financial Modeling and statistical techniques
Good understanding of financial concepts such as NPV, IRR, PB, DPB methods, Risk management, Business valuation and Portfolio Analysis
Exposure to Market Research and Statistical Modeling Tools such as SPSS for Business Intelligence analysis
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proficient in documentation and presentation to clients
Exposed to PMBOK and BABOK, involved in IT Project management
Managed major IT projects with full project life cycle experience from conception and implementation, completion and support
Specifying business requirements for translation into IT based solution
Responsible for Knowledge Management and maintaining Learning from project implementation
Ability to work with business partners to identify the business requirements, document them at a high level into detailed functional specifications, use cases or models as appropriate
Good understanding of product / business / domain and requirement gathering techniques to map project objectives to specifications;
Independently publish product/ business specifications: Works with the user to discuss changes in plan and thereby prioritize and make suitable changes to the documentation
Communicate with user using data and process models-to clarify and validate requirement
Strong understanding of the functional / business areas to define and review business / test scenarios
Documents and reports the exact problems faced, test failures and suggests possible solutions
Involve in BCP planning for the project
Business Analyst – Performed Process study, Presented As is & To be Processes to the client, gathered functional requirements, wrote Software Requirement Specifications & Test cases for an various projects.
Functional Consultant / Business Analyst - Did client interfacing, proposal writing for Insurance and Wealth management clients. Understood the business processes of the client, gathered/studied requirements, and prepared functional/business requirement documents. Wrote Test cases, defined Test Strategy, performed functional testing & also presented the TCO benefits to the client
Subject Matter Expert – Provided functional and technical solutions policy administration system to a major Insurance client. Supervised and provided inputs to application developers and change control team for invoice migration project at Sungard
Project Leader – Lead a 4 member team in India to provide end to end deliverables for major release of the wealth management product. Coordinated with the client and project sponsors for project estimation. Reported to senior management and clients on the project progress.
Effectively manage project issues and risks through reviews, progress monitoring and necessary escalations
Conducting and collaborating various training session on functional and technical knowledge
Develop business metrics, templates, processes, quality control exercise and interact with client for updates
Performing Project Management Activities like: Query resolution from internal product teams and Client teams; Tracking Milestones; Effort Estimation; Generation of Weekly Status reports
Managing and developing internal processes to ensure implementation of project plans within deadlines.
Managed a 5 member team for design, maintenance and support of Project at Sungard and CSC
Worked in Client place at U.S.A (Illinois and North Carolina) on two occasions