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Anna Svihran


Business Analyst/UAT Coordinator, NextEra Energy

Location: Juno Beach, FL


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Certified Scrum Product Owner


Work experience

NextEra Energy, UAT Coordinator
June 2013 - Present, Juno Beach, FL, US
-Assist in developing user acceptance test (UAT) plans for the business users, which consists of financial traders, risk and accounting. -Develop UAT test cases based on business user processes and documented requirements -Coordinate UAT testing process for business users including the verification of test data, running scripts and obtaining a UAT test environment -Serve as main point of contact for production/test issues, patches and other defect resolutions. -Maintain and review issues from business users with the project team, which consists of project manager, business analysts, developers, and quality assurance testers -Conduct pre-UAT testing before turning over to business users -Communicate with business users to conduct user acceptance testing -Obtain business user and management approvals/sign-offs for the projects/patches

Document Storage Solutions, Inc, Project Coordinator
August 2012 - June 2013, North Palm Beach, FL, US
-Ran daily standup meetings, retrospectives, sprint planning and release planning for a scrum team of 11 -Coached team on agile methodologies and practices -Worked with the team to ensure the requirements are detailed and to properly define and estimate stories for 9 different product lines that were used in the VA hospitals -Helped identify and mitigate risks -Owned the metrics for the team and utilized data to effectively communicate with stakeholders -Performed as backup to the product owner when necessary -One of four organization trainers for Rally -Worked with a team of six to create the company’s risk management plan

September 2005 - August 2012, Bronx, NY, US
-Managed the organizational change programs with core offerings in: change management framework, change measurement strategy, change network strategy, communications approach, engagement strategy, training strategy, leadership/sponsorship, stakeholder analysis, and organizational impact assessment. -Helped create Visio diagrams for 5 technical operations departments within Gas Operations, which consisted of Corrosion Control, Leak Survey, Tunnels, Pressure Control and Measurement, to help in the design of the new work management system using the Logica ARM Suite. -Maintained reliable operation of the Mobile Dispatch Terminals (MDTs) for multiple departments in Gas Operations. -Managed departmental databases, including the creation of new systems and maintenance of existing systems (Gas Inspection System, Emergency Control System, and Projectwise). -Developed reports using SQL Server and Crystal Reports. -Worked on special interdepartmental projects (steel casings, miscellaneous assets, pipeline markers, cancelled and new steel assets). Responsibilities included getting budgetary approval, assembling a team of SMEs from different Gas Operations departments, gathering requirements, status reporting, communication back to the departments, coordination with the IR team for timely completion and quality assurance, conducted User Acceptance Testing pre- and post-project, and training departmental staff. -Conducted entire procurement process for the Corrosion Control department (vendor review, vendor selection, purchase order construction and contractor oversight). -Ensured all programs were in compliance and all work was completed on time as per Con Edison specifications and PSC codes.


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