Webster - Business Analyst (BCS Business Analysis Diploma certified)
A highly motivated, consultant IT focused
Business Analyst (and Systems Analyst) with a long history of multiple
contract extensions and repeat visits to the same prestigious clients.
Provides a professional link between the Business and the IT development teams
using core BA techniques, excellent inter-personal,
documentation and presentational skills to translate Business
Requirements into software solutions.
Supplies full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) skills (liaising with the
business / SMEs / stakeholders, elicitation / gathering / cataloguing /
engineering requirements, conducting workshops / interviews, producing
functional / non-functional specifications, business process flow / data
modelling, technical specifications, overseeing IT development, UAT script /
thread testing, implementation and support / warranty).
Has considerable SQL experience (Database Design, DB2, T-SQL, Queries, Stored
Procedures, Recursive SQL, Triggers and Performance Tuning etc).
Ambitious, self-starter, can-do attitude, challenge not problem mentality, used
to responsibility, working under pressure, tight timescales and achieving
milestones. Success and achievements with driving through business changes, due
to excellent written and verbal communications, strong people interaction at all
levels, diplomacy, persuasion, negotiation, pragmatic problem solving skills,
attention to detail, flexible thinking and hard work.
PRINCE2 Practitioner certified (PR2/356891), also has experience of working with
other structured project methodologies: Agile, SSADM, Method1, CMMI, RAD, RUP
and “Know the Ropes”.
A team player and is equally comfortable at leading a team, requires little or
no supervision, always willing to impart knowledge and help others.
From 1990 to 2006 was an independent consultant with 3rd Party Walker
International Financial Package vendor. This involved installing, customising
and tuning all of the complex financial modules, General Ledger GL, Procurement,
Accounts Payable AP (BACS payments), Accounts Receivable AR, Asset Management AM
and Inventory Management IM.
Achievements include: Designed and wrote and sold a batch system to compute very
large OLAP cubes of which the information is used in The Royal Bank of
Scotland’s board room. The integration of 40 plus General Ledgers into one when
RBS merged with National Westminster and Ulster Bank. Designed and wrote a
system to feed financial data into a RBS Management Information MI data
warehouse. Documented the business and process flow at the Royal Liver, designed
a software solution, and then led a team to build and deliver it. A Level 3
Datanomic (now Oracle) Software Partner (Data quality / profiling, cleansing,
de-duplication, matching, pattern matching, database merging, sanction
Started a business leasing customised e-commerce shopping carts to small
businesses to give a web presence. Software based on open source OSCommerce
PHP/MySQL using a dedicated server. Over £1m turnover for clients.
Hobbies include family, home computing, Karate instructor, Aikido student and amateur radio.
Domiciled in Yorkshire and works anywhere in the UK.
References: Available from any client.