Business Analyst

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical requirements 
  • Take complex technical solutions and relate them to business users in simple and clear terms
  • Apply analytical abilities and specialized expertise to synthesize information and design solutions that leverages and extends business applications and services
  • Apply creative and critical thinking and diagnostic ability to gather client's functional and non-functional requirements and business rules using various elicitation and facilitation techniques.  Consider multiple options, analyze alternatives, and select the one that best supports the business need and technical reality
  • Utilize broad knowledge of business processes, applications, products, business strategy and internal and external customer needs to contribute to the optimum business solution in complete assignments/projects
  • Apply a variety of data and process modeling techniques to describe business information requirements
  • Recognize pro-actively where solutions impact related applications or data/information integrity
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 5 + years working as a Business Analyst
  • Excellent investigative and analytical skills. Ability to translate broad, strategic intent into tactical plans and directions. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with both business and technical audiences.  Strong listening skills.
  • Strong understanding of how technologies can enable business opportunities.
  • Strong relationship management skills, including facilitating group sessions and displaying leadership within a project team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Broad knowledge and practical experience of industry standards, tools and techniques
  • Experience with development methodologies
  • Solid knowledge of the SDLC
  • Background in Information Technology (Applications and Infrastructure)
  • Must have Government of Canada Enhanced clearance
 
DURATION:  18 Months
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