Business Analyst - Senior

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 28-09-2018
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Developing test cases
  • Developing functional designs or detailed user stories
  • Assisting the Product Owner (“PO”) where needed to help identify Business Rules, Acceptance Criteria, Success and Negative Path
  • Identifying the current and future-state business processes
  • Determining operational objectives by studying critical business functions (“CBFs”), gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Providing continuous improvement services to improve existing business processes and inform the Business Solution Delivery leadership team of potential continuous improvement opportunities
  • Managing the process conformance and compliance as appropriate (e.g. PCI)
  • Recommending controls by identifying problems, writing improved procedures
  • Supporting change management activities
  • Preparing technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Assist with testing end-to-end solution within Sprint in a Scrum environment as appropriate
  • Identify risks and inform the Business Solution Delivery leadership team of potential mitigations
  • Contributing to the success of a range of small-to-medium initiatives with escalating levels of complexity and business criticality
  • Delivering functionality in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Excellent understanding of business context and mode of operations
  • Proven ability to identify, formalize, and problem solve business needs
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
  • 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
EDUCATION:
  • 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), Project Management Professional (PMP), TOGAF certification (Asset)
DURATION: 24 months plus possible extension
 
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