Ganesh Ramalingam Cell # 703-657-9872 Email: ganesh.sr86@gmail.


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Over Six years of comprehensive experience in the field of Information Technology as Business Analyst, covering areas like Business Process Design, Object oriented analysis, System verification and validation in diverse fields. • Expertise in Capital Market, Bonds, Fixed Income, Stocks, Derivatives, Securities, Currency Trading, Options, Dividends, Mutual Fund order and execution, Non financial transactions and trading operational processing. Demonstrated excellence in project planning, business analysis, process management, contingency planning, change control and root cause analysis. Familiarity in Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology, use cases, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and (OOAD); Object Oriented Analysis and Design. Gathered system requirements from user groups, worked with the users and programmers to produce functional requirements. Proven communication and exceptional people skills helped being a liaison between clients, SME’s, programmers and end users. Coordinated workshops, stakeholder communication sessions, and documentation gathering for multiple projects. • Business writing skills in writing Business requirements document (BRD), Use-Case Specifications, Functional Specifications, Systems Design Specification (SDS), and Systems Requirements Specification (SRS). • Experience in conducting GAP analysis, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), SWOT analysis, Cost benefit analysis and ROI analysis. Created documents for validation and verification against business unit requirements. Extensive experience in gathering business and application requirements, business processes, identifying risks, impact analysis, UML modeling, sequence and activity diagrams using Rational Rose and Microsoft Visio. Expertise in UML implementing use case model, analysis model, design model, implementation model, use case diagrams, behavior diagrams and class diagram. Experience in creating and maintaining the requirement traceability matrix (RTM) & software requirement specifications (SRS). Created milestones which clearly defined the goals and able to track progress of projects using RUP methodologies. Worked with test teams to develop test scripts and ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations. Strong experience in developing test plans; build test conditions and test cases, creating test data, analyzing bugs, interacting with development team members to fix defects. Strong knowledge of business intelligence, data warehousing & business architecture. TECHNICAL SKILLS Process/Modeling Tool: Methodology: Databases: Languages: Operating Systems: Office Tools: Project Management: ETL Tools: Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), MS Visio. UML, RUP, Agile, Business Modeling SQL Server, MS Access SQL, HTML WINDOWS 98/2000/NT/XP, UNIX/LINUX. MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access VIPER, Clarity, MS Project SQL Server Integration Services

Actively participated in JAD sessions to review and document business processes and to produce high-quality deliverables. which specified table information in database. Performed analysis on data through excels pivot tables. CLEAR provides a centralized source for all business units to work with the same information. Understand the current systems. Created the mapping document. recommended and implemented improvement plans where appropriate. Utilized BCP commands to perform bulk data loads into database tables from external data files. Conducted post deployment analysis on production server for the new code changes. Responsible for development of the UAT scripts in Quality Center. • • • Responsible for the designing the advance SQL queries.Ganesh Ramalingam Cell # 703-657-9872 Email: ganesh. modified. Worked extensively with subject matter experts (SMEs) in understanding and documenting their requirements. As a loan passes through multiple stages during its life cycle. Maintained a centralized repository of all documents with version control on SharePoint. scripts. Studied the requirements and system specifications. Responsible for the analyzing and designing of the software development life cycle.sr86@gmail. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Bank of America Business System Analyst Nov 2010 – Present CLEAR (Corporate Loan Economics. Presented defect report to the higher management. triggers. procedure. cursor. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • . used functons such as Union. Union ALL and even experienced in writing sub queries.and business-rules. conversion. Involved and highlighted the risk in integration testing during the SIT process. Worked closely with the Business Intelligence (BI) team to define standards for reports. Also created. Accounting & Reporting) is an automated mortgage accounting application which receives accounting data from a range of upstream mainframe systems and processes this data to produce loan level journal entries which are aggregated and posted to the general ledger. Also made joins. maintained and optimized SQL server database. preparing test plans and writing test cases. Analyzed operating procedures on an ongoing basis. functional and technical specifications. Involved in code review. Reviewed functional specifications and confirmed that all business requirements are addressed. coding and testing. Performed data analysis & validation by writing complex join queries using SQL Server Management Studio. Interacted with the development and testing team to clarify/solve issues from a functional perspective. code walk through and unit testing. Host the system on production server and train the user about the system. Expertise in analyzing user requirements.

and back office business users support. Boston MA Business Analyst Feb 2009 – Oct 2010 The project involved identifying the fundamental drivers of USD swap and observation of market Dynamics. teleconferences. Worked directly with software engineers to ensure clear communications on requirements and defect reports. write and maintain data requests and/or queries to support the business. Used Advanced lending solution to verify the customer credit Environment: SQL. Quality Center Wilmington. to resolve various issues. Also worked on Basel II regulatory compliance of financial transactions. Created and maintained the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM). As Business Analyst I focused on analyzing the complex Financial Transactional Data that mature for reporting to the Stake-holders/business team. middle. data interfaces. QA review meeting. Followed the RUP methodology for the entire SDLC. Wrote test cases and test scripts for the User Acceptance testing. Work in a team-oriented environment. Reviewed the existing trade related messages in FIX protocol and specified the necessary changes to correspond to trading systems and identifiers Involved in the front. and code as needed. • Facilitated JAD sessions to collect requirements from system users and prepared business requirement that provided appropriate scope of work for technical team to develop prototype and overall system. . • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • . as well as risk. Operational and Market Risk Analysis of financial transactions. etc. credit analysts and other potential users of the application. MS Visio. Involved in project status meetings. Interacting with other teams through walkthroughs. Created Use-Cases and Requirements documents to document business needs. Designed and developed scenarios based on business requirements. Identified and analyzed the data requirements for the various site teams and made sure that the required data is available in the testing environment. and System Test meeting. process logs. and reporting groups throughout the organization on a variety of issues and requirements. Requirements were gathered through interactions and meetings and periodic walkthroughs with loan analysts. Provided and documented solutions to issues raised by users through analysis of market data. supporting Derivatives and Fixed Income business lines. accounting. meetings.Ganesh Ramalingam Cell # 703-657-9872 Email: ganesh. Basel II Regulatory Compliance is an assembly of Credit. Windows Server R2. Assist in the development of ad-hoc reports or presentations as needed by senior management. Design. SQLSERVER 2008. Validated the scripts to make sure they have been executed correctly and meets the scenario description.sr86@gmail. Ensured Use-Cases were consistent and covered all aspects of the Requirements document. develop and back test multifactor model using Co-integration econometric approach to determine swap spreads for specific maturities. Identify data process improvements and leverage technology to automate and streamline existing processes.

• Assisted in conversion of manual test cases to automation framework. Minnesota Business Analyst/Data Analyst Oct 2007 – Feb 2009 Wells Fargo & Company. UAT and performance testing of all above-mentioned projects and acted as primary consultant for establishing the test group. . • Managed and monitored existing and updated requirements of the project using Mercury Quality Center (QC) and Rational Requisite Pro (Req Pro). • Performed GAP Analysis for new functionality requirements and prioritized them based on the business needs. project groups. • Designed all resources and schedules for functional and performance QA work for new and ongoing enterprise Developed Detailed Test Plans that address all critical features and functions of a project. Rational Clear Quest. • Planned and reviewed Manual and automated testing Strategy. Ms Access Wells Fargo. • Conduct individual and group (JAD) sessions with Business Groups and technical Environment: SQL. MS-Visio. GUI. mortgage banking and consumer financing services for more than 23 million customers through 6. The Group's principal activities are to provide banking. • Acted as a liaison between Development. Responsible for organizing the QA walk through to explain proposed changes. • Created and modified new Mercury Quality Center projects. Windows NT. • Advocated an appropriate level of automation focuses in the SDLC. • Worked closely with the project managers and involved in the project management.Ganesh Ramalingam Cell # 703-657-9872 Email: ganesh. SQL Server. investment. regression. evaluated solutions for business problems and proposed alternate methods to increase efficiency • Developed Use Cases using UML to depict the system functionality in accordance with Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology • Communicated requirements and designs using Unified Modeling Language (UML) in accordance with Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology • Assigning tasks to test engineers. functional. • Coordinated with the test team to check the weekly status and report the same to the project manager. UML. Production Support and Testers. • Developed automated business components that addressed all key points of functionality and performance. • Defined and executed the structure for functional. • Created and populated data pools using Rational Test Manager. Requisite Pro. I worked as a Business Analyst on the Mergers of Wells Fargo and Wachovia’s Loan Origination Systems.200 locations. • Extensively used Rational Clear Quest for Defect Tracking.sr86@gmail. • Managed Traceability Matrix within Quality Center during the Software Development Life Cycle • Enforced the adherence to the company's Quality processes and procedures. users and user privileges. Eagan. insurance. the internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally. • Follow up with developers on defects status on a regular basis. stress and usability tests • Meet with the developers and technical content writers on a daily basis to update the test documents. • Interacted with business owners to identify business system needs. • Used Clear Quest for test documentation management and for defect tracking • Involved in Baseline.

Cocoordinated with Dev team and external vendor to make the necessary changes. Reviewed existing and future state Account opening process for wealth management clients Worked with both businesses and IT groups to formulate a tactical solution as well as a strategic solution for integration of systems for FX Trading. MTS Application Server. . PowerPoint. Clearstream and the London Clearing house from the pre-Barclay's environment. a major global financial services Environments: SQL. Quality Center. Rational Test Manager. Reviewed existing processes for trading Cash equities in Emerging Markets and developed a Workflow diagram for both tactical and strategic solutions Reviewed the International Cash Equities trading system and developed specifications for merging with the Barclays trading platform. Rational ClearQuest. MS Visio. Created Specifications for Re-branding reports and Footnote text to Barclays. Money Market trades and non-USD wire transfers. Set up daily calls with various groups to identify daily tasks and status updates. Rational Requisite Pro Barclay’s Bank PLC. Reviewed the existing trade related messages in FIX protocol and specified the necessary changes to correspond to Barclay’s trading systems and identifiers Enhancing the Wealth Management Reporting platform to include foreign currencies and European clients and products. Compiled and Provided daily status to senior management on all Integration work streams Worked with Legal and Compliance groups in both divisions to develop a common set of reporting specifications for all Financial Statements. Working with Middle Office in the transfer of accounts and securities. Integration of Barclays Capital. Created a Project Plan for tracking all deliverables and resource allocations. Commodities. DB2. .sr86@gmail.Ganesh Ramalingam Cell # 703-657-9872 Email: ganesh. Rational Clearquest. SQL. DB2. Rational Requisite Professional. is the third largest bank in the United Kingdom based on market capitalization and the 25th largest company in the world. Quality Center. Working with the Private Equity and Hedge Fund businesses to identify any potential disruptions from upstream feeds and to continue to supply data to downstream reporting applications. Fixed Income and Derivatives trading systems and products • • • • Performed extensive Current Process Analysis in a very short period to identify and inventory all the existing trading applications and impacted systems Identified key systems to integrate to ensure smooth transition of trading operations. Created Data Mapping and Data Definition tables for Account and Product Data migration from the legacy system to the Barclays system Created UAT test cases and performed Acceptance Testing due to lack of Business Resources • • • • • • • • • • • • Environment: SharePoint. . UNIX. NY Business System Analyst Jan 2005 – Sep 2007 Barclays Bank PLC. Microsoft Visio. Futures. Clearing and Settlement was changed to the London Clearing house from the pre-Barclay's environment. Clearing and Settlement was changed to Euroclear. Barclays Wealth and PIM Cash Equities.NET/SQL Server Environment. Options. Oracle.

India . VA Bachelors of EDUCATION Master of Science in Software Engineering.Ganesh Ramalingam Cell # 703-657-9872 Email: ganesh.sr86@gmail.

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