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Business Analyst (SDLC)



Summary

  Client focused, goal driven, self-motivated team player looking for a challenging opportunity within a growth oriented company allowing for career advancement opportunities through dedicated abilities and work effort. Experience working with all levels of management, including executive leadership, managing goals of multiple projects and deliverables.
Technical Skills

  C++ (Analyze Only), VB 6.0, VBA (Access 97), Java (Analyze Only), XML, SQL, Crystal Reports, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Loan Origination Systems (LOS), Project Server (PMO)

Employment History

  July, 2004 to Present
Company A
Sr. Business Analyst
Gathers and communicates client requirements for software development and system enhancements through effective use of the Rational Unified Process documentation.  Acts as mentor to junior BA’s and peers for industry knowledge base while supporting and developing client systems.  
  • Responsible for managing intra-company merger allowing for a smooth transition between $1.5 billion prime and $.25 billion sub-prime business channels  
  • Instrumental in developing a help desk group responsible for user education issues through the creation of issues and resolution documents allowing for client to assume control over 99 percent of help desk calls to IT
  • Implemented and managed majority of Escrow addition project which generated an additional 25% of sales for business unit.
  • Created requirements and testing documentation for Broker Web Portal project, which generated over $70 million in monthly revenue.
November, 2003 to July, 2004  
Company B
Senior Closer
Review existing and input additional client information for preparation of legal documents, wires requests and loan funding.   Additionally, acted as trainer and liaison between IT and business unit for corrections and enhancements to newly developed loan origination system.  
  • Assisted in training for rollout of new Loan Origination System (LOS) in Closing and Underwriting Departments of 6 Operation Centers while attending daily LOS Committee meetings to discuss issues, new rollout plans and enhancements needed.  
  • Responsible for drawing documents, approving HUD-1’s, requesting wires, funding loans, tracking collateral packages back from title companies and stacking collateral/legal documents prior to sending files to Post Closing.  Top funder with average monthly fundings exceeding 100 files.
January 2002-October 2003
Company C
Closer/Closing Supervisor
Responsible for supervision of the Closing Department of new branch.  Acted as Compliance Manager for entire branch ensuring proper file documentation for accurate and timely delivery of loans to corporate office.  
  • Responsible for supervision and production of Closing Department consisting of 10 employees,  including drawing, sending and retrieving of legal documents for mortgage loan files, checking for post closing compliance and timely shipping of completed files to corporate office.
June 1999-December 2001
Company D
Closer/Closing Supervisor
Responsible for supervision of the Closing Department of multiple branches.    
  • Responsible for supervision and production of two branches including drawing, sending and retrieving of legal documents for mortgage loan files, checking for post closing compliance and timely shipping of completed files to corporate office.
June 1998-June 1999
Company E
Office Manager/Loan Officer
  • Responsible for supervision of loan processing and office processes.  Additionally maintained individual sales volume exceeding $750,000 month.  
  • Originated loans via phone, mail and in person while managing office.  Responsibilities included maintaining supplies inventory, office machine maintenance and bookkeeping while overseeing processing department.
Education

  1991-1993  University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Master of Arts – Theatre
Emphasis – Arts Administration     Advertising and Marketing of University of Kentucky School of Arts through the use of Media, Publication and Continuing Education
1980-1984  Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Science – Business Administration
Emphasis – Accounting/Marketing

Contact

  JDA Professional Services, Inc. is a Houston-based IT staffing firm specializing in the recruitment of strategic-technical to executive-level IT professionals. We provide IT staffing solutions through full-time, contract, and project-based placements. Since 1981, we have been helping companies locate, attract, and retain the right IT candidates to build great IT departments while helping IT professionals find the right opportunities to advance their IT careers. Please visit our web site at www.jdapsi.com.

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