Business Analyst Resume

8 Years Experience Business Analyst Resume

Karan Bharat Patil                                                
Mobile: + 91 8870696942 ~
Customer Relationship Management & Service Operations / Business Analysis
Preferred Industry: IT and Banking sector

Professional Synopsis
•MBA - Finance and Marketing with about 8+ years of industry experience in innovation life cycle management, global program management, business analysis in Banking and Financial Services (BFS) domain and consulting in  Software Quality Assurance(QA)
•Innovation Manager, leading and anchoring strategic innovations in the BFS space  – One of the initiatives, viz., ‘End to End FIX message validation solution’ selected among ‘Top Emerging Innovations’ across Cognizant.
•Expertise in Business Process Analysis as domain consultant (Trade flows for OTC Derivatives and Listed Products, Market Risk Analysis and Management, FIX Protocol) for leading investment banks
•In-depth experience in global program set up and client relationship management

Professional Qualifications
•MBA (Finance and Marketing), amity univeraity of Business Management
•B.TECH, RCC Institute Of Information Technology


Possess NCFM Certifications in

o    NISM-Series-VIII-Equity Derivatives Certification
o    NCFM Certification in Capital Market (Dealers) Module
o    Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

Professional Experience Summary:
Oracle India Private Ltd –Manager/Sr. Consultant                               XXXX-08 to Present

Lead for Strategic Non-Linear Business Initiatives

•Leading innovations and product development in BFS space - conceptualized and developed multiple products and solutions :
-End to End FIX message validation solution: Buy side trade order simulation (client simulator) and Exchange side trade response simulation(Exchange simulator) for Capital Markets space
-FIX message based Order Entry Platform in Capital Markets domain
-SWIFT message generator and validation solution
•Front ending and owning  the entire innovation life cycle (Ideation, feasibility study, business case preparation and presentation, implementation and commercialization); responsible for overall non-linear revenue generation and PnL from innovation products and solutions
•Leading a team of consultants for IP development across the practice (Shift-Left framework, Business process validation framework)
•Leading the application interface virtualization in BFS Quality Assurance(QA) space (Conceptualizing the virtualized solution ‘Bank in a Box’ for Investment Banking)
•Domain Lead for Capital Markets – conceptualizing and implementing domain accelerators like Functional Decomposition Models, Reusable artifacts like Business Process Flows, Capital Market knowledge repository, artifacts and capabilities in the regulatory space (Dodd Frank Act and Basel accords)
•Part of the core team in BFS for non-linear business initiatives (a key pillar of Cognizant’s 2015 strategy)
-‘End to End FIX message validation solution’ selected among ‘Top Emerging Innovations’ across Cognizant

Onsite Delivery Manager and Business Analyst in an Engagement for Societe Generale, a leading Investment Bank in Paris, France

•Onsite delivery management and client relationship management  for the entire account
•Led end to end project set up and engagement management (Offshorability analysis, transition from incumbent, defining KPIs and SLAs, governance structure, risk mitigation, RACI matrix definition)
•Transformation manager, conducting transformation evaluation workshops, feasibility analysis and roadmap implementation
•Managed multi location and multi-cultural team : Cognizant offshore team in Bangalore and client teams in Paris and New York
•Reporting engagement level data and dashboard to client’s executive leadership
•Business process mapping and analysis in equities and derivatives space


-Successful transition of the engagement to full managed services
-Special recommendation from  QA Head, Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

Post-Merger Integration and Transition management

•Involved in post-merger integration and transition of an acquired testing entity in France
•Involved in the initial synchronization phase (CTS internal processes and methodologies)

Domain Consultant for a ‘Market Risk Management Application’ with Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse, a leading Swiss Bank

•Business Analyst for global Market risk management application – part of client’s Global Risk BA group
•Worked on Value at Risk calculation models; wrote specifications for implementing VaR calculations in the application
•Responsible for KM related documentation for the program
•Led functional testing and UAT


-Got special recommendation from VP- Risk Platform, Credit Suisse.

QA Process Consultant for multiple engagements with leading global Banks

•Organizational Test Maturity Analysis
•Benchmarking, gap identification, recommendations and crafting the implementation roadmap
•Test offshorability and portfolio analysis; preparing road map for offshoring and transition

Business Development and Pre Sales

•Leading response teams for RFIs/RFPs for BFS accounts and prospects
•Bid manager, involved in presentations and workshops for multiple clients in Europe

ADP Pvt Ltd - Business Analyst                                             XXXX-07 to Aug-08      

Program Business Analyst for Hitachi Data Systems

•Managed multiple threads of requirement gathering, requirement analysis and process mapping
•Prepared functional specification documents, related use cases and integration test plans
•Led User Acceptance Testing for the program


-Part of the team which won the “Infosys Prima” award for 2007-08

Tata Refractories Limited - Marketing Manager                                              XXXX-03 to May-05   

•Managed North India region with sales target of INR 550 mn p.a.
•Business development in B2B space - Handled large private sector and public sector customers


-Exceeded sales target by INR 50 mn in 2004-05

Summer Internships and Academic Projects   
Mahindra and Mahindra Limited                                                                      XXXX-06 to May-06

Project Title:

Study of Farmers’ insights on Farm Mechanization and proposing new market solution

-M&M implemented the project by launching two different versions of small tractors in two regions of Maharashtra and Gujarat at different price points

Tata International Limited                                                                           XXXX-06 to Feb-06

Project Title: 

Study of architectural and auto glass market in India and proposal of entry strategy

-TIL implemented the project , by entering Indian architectural and auto glass market in 2007

B.TECH Final Year Dissertation and project                                                     XXXX-02 to Apr-03

Project Title: 

 “Characterization of Different Grades of Magnesia- Aluminate Spinel Prepared by Co-Precipitation”

- Awarded the Best under graduate B.TECH project in the country for 2002-03 by Indian Refractory Makers Association (IRMA)

Other Interests                                       

•Trekking - Certificate of proficiency in high altitude trekking from TSAF (under Ms Bachendri Pal)
•Contributed articles in leading newspapers (Statesman and Telegraph)

Client references and recommendations can be provided on request


 Strong Interpersonal Skills
 Quick Adaptability
 Hardworking and quick learner
 Commitment towards work
 Sincerity and Self-Confidence


Date of Birth        : 12th Aug-1988
Nationality        : Indian
Marital Status        : Single
Linguistic Proficiency    : English, Hindi, Marathi
Hobbies            :Athletics ,Cricket, volleyball and various Sports Activities

Place : Mumbai
Date :                                    (Karan Bharat Patil )


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