Hi there, I’m

Ankit Mehta

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I’m a technology leader dedicated to crafting elegant solutions that enhance user experiences and drive business success.

I get excited to explore and learn about everything technology, business, history and science.

I’m a lead business analyst with more than 10 years of experience across industries at companies large and small.

I’m passively looking for a new role.

I take pride in my work and love mentoring earlier career IT professionals.

I develop cross-functional partnerships and thrive in complex, ambiguous environments.

I bring end-to-end product acumen, from vision and strategy to discovery and delivery.

I’ll partner closely with you to generate the highest impact possible.

I’m {moderately_technical} and while (I’m ≠ engineer) I know my way /around & can speak “fluently” with you;

I built (this.site) from scratch + (this.one)

Background

With over 10 years of experience across various industries, I have established myself as a skilled IT Business Partner. My expertise is crafting clear and comprehensive Business Requirement Documents that effectively convey stakeholder needs and expected outcomes. I excel in delivering timely results, meticulously tracing requirements, and precisely implementing change requests. My proficiency extends to conducting thorough User Acceptance Testing, encompassing Regression, Functional, and Post Implementation testing, alongside detailed reporting. I possess a knack for assessing business needs, tackling complex challenges, streamlining workflows, and developing valuable Policy and Procedure guides. Whether leading teams or collaborating cross-functionally, I am adept at enhancing performance and driving profitability. My skill set encompasses a blend of analytical, organisational, and interpersonal abilities honed through years of hands-on experience.

Tabcorp

IT Business Partner / Lead Business Analyst
2023 Melbourne

I manage operational and system enhancement projects that are aligned with our corporate goals. My role involves developing comprehensive business requirement documents for executing User Acceptance Testing (UAT) scenarios to validate solutions. I lead the design and implementation strategy, providing proactive consulting to business units. I drive the development of business cases, technology roadmaps, and change management initiatives, collaborating closely with senior stakeholders. Additionally, I coordinate delivery and release planning activities, ensuring functional, and business artifacts are produced. Mentoring and coaching other Business Analysts is a regular part of my responsibilities as I strive to enhance their capabilities and manage the BA Community of Excellence. I ensure that applications, platforms, products, and technology solutions comply with the security and risk standards our Technology Security group set. Managing a high-performing team of Business Analysts is also an essential aspect of my role. Over the years, I’ve successfully delivered multiple large-scale programs and projects with investments exceeding $20 million.

MLC Life Insurance

Senior Technical Business Analyst
2022 Melbourne
I led brainstorming sessions to understand our business goals and gather requirements for delivering solutions. I documented all the necessary business and functional details according to our company’s standards. Ensuring that our solutions matched MLC’s strategies and brought value to the business was crucial. Working in an Agile DevOps setup, I collaborated closely with senior stakeholders to design, develop, and maintain software platforms. I also managed relationships with external vendors to implement new products and improve existing systems. Alongside this, I mentored junior analysts and fostered a community of practice. One of my key responsibilities was driving significant enhancements in our digital products, focusing on improving customer experience and trust. Through meticulous planning and analysis, I contributed to substantial yearly savings of $5 million in customer support costs by enhancing our digital offerings with relevant customer details.

Capgemini Australia

Senior Technical Business Analyst, Senior Consultant
2021 Melbourne

Client: ANZ Bank

I played a key role in the technical and operational process mapping for AWS and GCP cloud migration within the re-platform lane. My duties involved gathering, analyzing, and documenting business and technical requirements from multiple finance applications teams to establish the migration pipeline. I reported to and engaged with senior stakeholders to foster a solid and continuous relationship between ANZ Bank and Capgemini migration engineers. I applied Scaled Agile Framework practices to create features, epics, and user stories in JIRA while serving as an Agile Scrum Master for Solution Design and Migration squads. Furthermore, I supported DevOps engineers and Cloud Solution Architects by resolving tooling and internal communication-related impediments. I mentored and coached over 25 graduates and associate BAs through multiple training sessions. Additionally, I built and maintained a centralized knowledge management system for all re-platform migration resources, facilitating quick and smooth knowledge transfer and decision-making. Lastly, I designed a complete Migration Delivery Playbook for internal and external industry audits.

Next Business Energy

Senior Business Analyst

2021 Southbank

I was heavily involved in project management, from developing and maintaining project plans to managing budgets and resources. I ensured clear communication by managing internal staff and stakeholders’ expectations, providing regular updates to upper management. Serving as a liaison between vendors and internal teams, I ensured timely milestone delivery across business units. Additionally, I conducted detailed requirements analysis for various projects, including business reporting and software requests, while also documenting change management and risk analysis. One notable achievement was identifying and rectifying revenue leakage of AUD 800k annually through a comprehensive gap analysis of critical sales processes. Furthermore, I spearheaded the end-to-end implementation of an innovative product, facilitating the organization’s entry into new Australian markets.

The Ava Group

Technical Business Analyst

2018 Mulgrave

I gathered and analyzed technical system requirements from key stakeholders to configure software and hardware components for client environments. Throughout the process, I drove the development and testing of signal processing algorithms using the Agile Scrum framework via Azure DevOps. Conducting gap analysis, I provided recommendations for enhancing the software delivery framework. I also extracted, validated, and calibrated data, performing advanced analysis to identify defects in outputs generated by the company’s products. Additionally, I strategized and streamlined the testing process by designing and implementing pre-production test environments, reducing quality assurance delivery time by 20%. As part of process automation efforts, I wrote software code to automate system processes using C#.Net, thereby improving production efficiency and eliminating manual processes.

Monash University

Systems Analyst

2016 Clayton

During my role as a Systems Analyst, I compiled, validated, and analyzed big data sourced from various university data repositories utilizing Splunk, an operational intelligence tool. I then translated business requirements into functional and non-functional specifications to support the implementation of cross-platform projects, while also producing business and end-user documentation. I designed and implemented automation for system configurations and intricate processes, making use of Business Intelligence tools to streamline operations. Furthermore, I conducted training sessions and workshops for internal stakeholders, advocating for the utilization of business intelligence tools in generating performance reports. Additionally, I gathered, analyzed, and documented business, functional, and user requirements for procurement proposals of two primary automation tools, each utilized by over a thousand internal and external users.

Yardi Software

Software Developer

2015 Pune

I enhanced the performance of our cloud infrastructure by developing and maintaining ERP applications and reports for our clients. I conducted system analysis on our existing network infrastructure and crafted scripts to automate various network processes. Handling SQL databases for both development and production environments was part of my responsibilities. I also designed and implemented web service controllers to streamline the processing, extraction, and delivery of pertinent information from multiple SQL database servers hosting our ERP systems. Additionally, I authored business and technical documentation alongside operational procedures.

About

With more than 10 years of experience working at companies large and small, I’ve developed a skillset with breadth and depth. I’m working in Tabcorp’s Strategy, Architecture, Design and Engineering (SADE) team and was previously a Senior Technical Business Analyst at MLC Life Insurance, at ANZ Bank contracted via Capgemini, and at Next Business Energy. I have also worked as a Technical Business Analyst at the Ava Group, a Systems Analyst at Monash University and a Software Developer at Yardi Software. I teach two final semester capstone units to postgraduate students – Industry Experience and Professional Practices at Monash University. I hold a Master in Business Information Systems from Monash University, a Master of Science in Computer Applications from Symbiosis International University and a Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours) from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. I live in Melbourne with my wife and son, spending time outside as often as possible.