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Michael Anatole

Consultant - Business Analyst

Brooklyn, NY

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Work Experience

Consultant - Business Analyst

BONY Mellon
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New York, NY
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May 2012 to Present

Create business requirement, functional, technical and ETL specification documents in support of BNY Mellon's effort to gather relevant data elements for Basel III reporting requirements - specifically for the banks Asset Liability Management. Project will utilize feeds from multiple systems that affect BNY Mellon's balance sheet, a comprehensive Data Warehouse and QRM for Business Intelligence reporting.

Consultant - Business Analyst

Girl Scouts USA
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New York, NY
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April 2011 to August 2011

• Performed user interviews, conducted requirements gathering, conducted and led JAD sessions, created functional specifications documents and technical specifications documents, enterprise work flow and business process flow diagrams; and coordinated User Acceptance Testing for Data Warehouse and Business Object reports in support of Membership and Volunteer Analytics. Work was done using SQL, Business Objects, Visio, and SQL

Consultant - Business Analyst

T. Rowe Price
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Baltimore, MD
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January 2010 to April 2010

• Performed user interviews, conducted requirements gathering, conducted and led JAD sessions, created functional specifications documents and technical specifications documents, enterprise work flow and business process flow diagrams; performed data analysis, documented data mapping and conversion to data warehouse from multiple sources; and coordinated User Acceptance Testing for Business Object reports in support of the installation of the software product TLM Cash Reconciliation 2.6. Work was done using SQL, Business Objects XI, Web Intelligence, Visio, and SQL Navigator

Consultant - Business Analyst

Federal Reserve Board of Governors
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Washington, DC
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March 2009 to September 2009

• Performed business analyst activities to upgrade the Information Technology department's IT asset management functions and procedures. Duties included performing user interviews, COTS product evaluations (middleware), project feasibility studies, requirements gathering, creation of documentation of functional specifications, data analysis, document data mapping and conversion to data warehouse from multiple sources; conducted and led JAD sessions, security analysis, cost benefit analysis, Section 508 compatibility, business and system process modeling, evaluation plans for proof of concept demonstrations and coordinating User Acceptance Testing. Work was done using SQL, UML, Use Cases, Visio, and MS Project.

Consultant - Business Analyst

United States Department of Labor
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Washington, DC
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July 2008 to October 2008

- Washington DC 7/2008 - 10/2008 
• Performed business analyst activities for two projects: redesign of DOL intranet (LaborNet) and the development of an internal Wiki for the Presidential transition team. Duties included performing user interviews, project feasibility studies, requirements gathering, documentation of functional specifications, security analysis, cost benefit analysis, COTS product evaluations (middleware), Section 508 compatibility, business and system process modeling, and evaluation plans for proof of concept demonstrations. Work was done using UML, Use Cases, Visio, and MS Project.

Consultant - Business Analyst

T. Rowe Price
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Baltimore, MD
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January 2008 to June 2008

• Performed user interviews, conducted requirements gathering, conducted and led JAD sessions, created functional specifications and technical specifications, performed data analysis, documented data mapping and conversion to data warehouse from multiple sources; created enterprise work flow and business process flow diagrams for Composite Reporting requirements that furnished Equity and Fixed Asset fund information for compliance purposes(GIPS). 
 
• Conducted system, user acceptance and quality assurance testing of internally developed Business Object reports developed to provide various fund and account information to Fund Managers. Conducted data analysis for upgrades to the Marketing Information Data Repository (MIDR) Business Objects universe. Work was done using SQL, Business Objects, Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, Visio, and SQL Navigator.

Consultant - Business Analyst

MRU Holdings
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New York, NY
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April 2007 to December 2007

• Performed requirements gathering, created functional specifications, technical specifications and design of Data Warehouse for Fraud detection and Identity Verification for company's student loan intake website MyRichUncle.com.. Work was done using JAD sessions, SQL, UML, Use Cases, Visio, and MS Project.

Consultant - Business Analyst

HIP
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New York, NY
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October 2006 to April 2007

Provided EDI Support to Health care Providers to address any issues regarding inbound HIPPA X12 835 (Health Care Claims) data and represented HIP as part of the GNYHA (Greater New York Hospital Association) Consortium in their efforts to standardize HIPPA X12 transactions (i.e. Eligibility 270/271; Claims 835; and Claim Status 276/277). Responsible for requirements gathering, development of functional specifications, data analysis and conversion over to data warehouse from multiple sources, user acceptance testing, quality assurance testing, and creating user guides. Work was done using SQL, UML, Use Cases, Visio, and MS Project.

Consultant - Business Analyst

Helping Up Mission
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Baltimore, MD
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June 2005 to June 2006

Worked with Executive Staffwith the aim of modernizing workstations, operating systems and application software within budget constraints. Responsible for requirements gathering, development of functional specifications, data analysis and conversion, user acceptance testing, quality assurance testing, and creating user guides. Waterfall SDLC and Fountain SDLC methodology was used.

Consultant - Business Analyst

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Baltimore, MD
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September 2004 to June 2005

Baltimore, MD 9/2004 - 6/2005 
• Coordinate with CareFirst's external customers the implementation of system interfaces to Client's automated Enrollment Systems (NASCO, Facets and AE). Developed custom solutions to convert data sent from client's customers to CareFirst standard formats. Consulted with Client's operations staff to provide solutions to external customer problems with functional requirements and technical specifications. 
• Responsible for developing project definitions, requirements gathering, documenting the process flows, development of functional specifications, creating data flow diagrams; and Use Cases; data analysis and conversion; and quality assurance testing. Waterfall methodology was used. All work was done using COBOL II, IMS DB, CICS/DB2, CICS/VSAM, JCL, File-Aid, IMS-Expert, Data Junction, Excel, MS Access, and Xpediter.

Team Leader/Product Support

Isogon Corporation
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New York, NY
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January 2000 to January 2001

• Consulted with clients to answer questions and resolve problems with Company's OS/390 software product SoftAudit which audits computer systems. 
• As inter-departmental Team Leader coordinated an effort that resolved and reduced backlogged Client Service Requests by 90% in three months.

Consultant/Senior Analyst

Essential Staffing Associates
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New York, NY
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October 1996 to May 1999

- Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Consolidated Edison 
• As Team Lead, supervised project staff to create enhancements to existing client systems resulting in successful interfaces across Legacy mainframe and Client/Server platforms. Responsible for requirements gathering, development of functional specifications, conducted and led JAD sessions, data analysis and conversion, and user acceptance testing, and quality assurance testing. Waterfall SDLC and Fountain SDLC methodology was used. All work was done using SQL, COBOL II, IMS DB, CICS/DB2, CICS/VSAM, JCL, and MS Access.

Team Leader/Senior Programmer Analyst

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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Philadelphia, PA
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May 1993 to October 1996

• Team Leader for the installation, production support, and disaster recovery testing of a COBOL AS/400 Cash Inventory system, which tracked deposits and orders against customer cash reserves. 
• Created enhancements, provided production support, coordinated disaster recovery and contingency testing of Treasury Tax and Loan (TT&L) application using COBOL, IMS DB/DC, and JCL. 
• Responsible for requirements gathering, development of functional specifications, conducted and led JAD sessions, data analysis and conversion, user acceptance testing, and quality assurance testing. 
• Responsible for requirements gathering, development of functional specifications, data analysis and conversion, and quality assurance and beta testing. Waterfall SDLC and Fountain SDLC methodology was used.

Consultant/Senior Programmer Analyst - AT&T

Paragon Computer Professionals
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New York, NY
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November 1991 to October 1992

• Analyzed and documented the technical impact of a Customer database conversion from COBOL/IMS to COBOL, CICS and DB2.

Programmer Analyst

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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New York, NY
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September 1989 to October 1991

• Participated in the development of a PC purchase order and Inventory application using FoxPro. 
• Created an enhancement for the Cost Accounting System (CAS) that enabled end-users to load prior-year's files into current Legacy COBOL CICS/VSAM system. Responsibilities included assessment of user requirements, system design, coding, user demonstration, and implementation.

Consultant

Dean Witter Reynolds
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New York, NY
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December 1988 to September 1989

Programmer Analyst 
• Performed enhancements to three systems: Pension (401K), Employee Retirement Investment Plan, and Payroll. Responsibilities included heavy user interface with Pension Managers to define new Federal Legislation as it affected the forgoing systems, analysis of business needs, drafting system and program specifications, coding, user acceptance testing and implementation. All work was done using COBOL, IMS and CICS/VSAM.

Programmer Analyst

Irving Trust Company
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New York, NY
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May 1986 to November 1988

• For the MISD Trade Services Group was responsible as a team member for development, enhancement, and maintenance of the Reimbursements System (RMB), which tracked payments on letters of credit. Worked on a full project life cycle of a COBOL IMS DB/DC Electronic Messaging Subsystem incorporated into the existing RMB system. Responsibilities included meeting with end-users to determine and analyze business requirements, program design, coding, testing and implementation.

Programmer

J.C. Penney
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New York, NY
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June 1985 to May 1986

• Developed enhancements to the Detail Order Hold application that accepted merchandise orders from the stores to gain better bulk pricing from vendors. All work was done using COBOL, IMS and CICS/VSAM.

Consultant - Senior Business Analyst

Bank Of New York Mellon
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New York, NY
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May 2012

Create business requirements, functional, technical and ETL specification documents in support of BNY Mellon's effort to gather relevant data elements for Basel III reporting requirements - specifically for the banks Asset Liability Management. Project will utilize feeds from multiple systems that affect BNY Mellon's balance sheet, a comprehensive Data Warehouse and QRM for Business Intelligence reporting.

Education

B.B.A. in Management Information Systems

Pace University -
New York, NY

June 1985

Diploma

Brooklyn Technical High School -
Brooklyn, NY

June 1981

Skills

Business Analysis· Project Leadership and Management · Requirements Gathering and Documentation · Data Analysis, Modeling and Warehouse · Process Improvement · Cross Functional Team Leadership · Negotiation Skills · Client Training & Professional Development