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Business Analyst - Senior

Ottawa, ON
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Client Management : Experienced in effectively interacting and communicating with business teams; can consolidate business requirements and translate them into IT deliverables
  • Business analysis: familiar with business engineering system concepts and principles as well as complex modeling techniques, able to align business unit sub-processes to enterprise business processes and able to lead functional requirement walk through and quality reviews
  • Value management : can identify the effectiveness and completeness of business and technology strategies and ensure alignment with IT and other applicable cross-organization strategies
  • Domain knowledge: deep knowledge of business context and mode of operations
  • Solution design: familiar with workflow concepts and how they integrate with application solutions in a cross application context
  • Application development : knowledge of functions, features and facilities of applicable programming languages
  • Support the determination of estimates- level of effort and cost, staffing, deployment strategy and work breakdown structure.
  • Identify and evaluate risks and participate in mitigation and control activities
  • Author architectural solution documents
  • Participate in the definition of a change release strategy for application change initiatives
  • Ability to write Technical Design documents which includes but not limited to sequence, data flow and process flow diagrams to support all the development work.
CERTIFICATIONS
  • Academic : university degree in business or information systems or equivalent experience or combination thereof (required), Graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA)(Asset)
  • Certifications: Certified business analysis professional (CBAP) (Asset), BABOK (Asset), ITIL foundations (Asset), TOGAF certification (Asset)
EXPERIENCE
  • Experience in contributing to the success of a range of small-to-medium initiatives with escalating levels of complexity and business criticality
  • Experience in a business analyst role and / or in other relevant roles within IT
  • Experience delivering functionality in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Exposure to Change Management in technology implementations
OVERALL SKILLS – ABILITIES
  • Excellent understanding of business context and mode of operations
  • Proven ability to identify, formalize, and problem solve business needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Mature perspective on architecture principles and frameworks
  • Understands principles of iterative development, and able to document business requirements as Agile user stories
  • Adaptable to change
SECURITY REQUIREMENT: MUST hold a Reliability (or higher) federal government security clearance

DURATION: 1 year with high possibility of extension  
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