Sample Resume: Business Data Analyst

Bert Arver
2918 N. Wisconsin Blvd.
Memphis, TN 39893
Business Data Analyst with specializing in financial data analysis

  • Over 7 years of IT experience as Business Systems Analyst/Data Analyst including project planning and management, software analysis and design.
  • Extensive knowledge of financials including amortization, debt securities, equities and derivatives such as options, futures and currency swaps.
  • Understands appropriate IT controls required to achieve Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.
  • Extensive experience with object oriented analysis and design and developing use-case models.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle pressure coordinating multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with upper management and excellent leadership skills in motivating others.
  • Tools: Doors, Rational ClearCase/ClearQuest/Rose/RequisitePro, ERWIN4.0, MS Visio, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Project.
  • Databases: MS Access, Oracle 8i, SQL Server 2000, DB2, Teradata.
  • Operating Systems: Windows 98/2000/ME/NT/XP, Mac OS, LINUX.
  • Methodologies: OOAD, UML, RUP (Rational Unified Process), RAD (Rapid application development), Agile, Business and Data Modeling.
  • Languages: C, C++, SQL, Java, SAS, HTML, VB Script, JCL (mainframe)
  • Reporting tools: Micro strategy, Cognos, Business Objects, Crystal Reports
  • Base SAS Certified Programmer

Jeane Jeans, Memphis, TN  2007 – PRESENT
Business Analyst/Data Analyst – Work with operation strategy team to evaluate and enhance the performance of the Jeane Jeans brand stores.

  • Analyzed massive and highly complex data sets, performing ad-hoc analysis and data manipulation.
  • Wrote reports using Cognos reporting system to extract data for analysis using filters based on the analysis.
  • Worked on complex information model, logical relationships, and the data structures that support different jean brands.

Orange Savings & Loan, Memphis, TN 2003 – 2007
Data and Business Intelligence Analyst – Responsible for analyzing financial data and statistical loan risk analysis for this regional bank.

  • Perform Gap analysis on financial data ranging from overnight loans and float to outstanding mortgages.
  • Wrote Java programs to interface with Oracle database.
  • Performance tuning of Oracle database.
  • Designed data marts that were used as the source for analytic reporting.
  • Wrote and deployed internal J2EE web application to provide analytic and trend views of data.

Data Research, Memphis, TN1999 – 2003
Business Analyst/Data Analyst – Consulted for various clients as part of this financial consulting company.

  • Created use case diagrams to explain the flow of events and how different software systems interact with each other.
  • Conducted workflow, process diagram and gap analysis to derive requirements for existing systems enhancements.
  • Created and updated the XML schemas which acts as middleware between the front end and back end systems.
  • Interacted with stakeholders to understand client business processes.
  • Developed good understanding of secondary mortgage market, securitization, mortgage-backed securities and debt securities, and adjustable rate mortgages.
  • Design system controls to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

B.S., Computer Science, Tennessee State University (1999)

Keywords: Business analyst, data analyst, SOX, Rational, Java, database, Oracle

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