Senior Business Analyst

Location: Ottawa, ON
Date Posted: 25-08-2017
  • 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
  • Play a prominent role in working with subject matter experts and end-users to understand business needs
  • 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
  • Pro-actively recognizes where solutions impact related applications or data/information integrity
  • Lead informative well organized presentations and facilitate sessions to review requirements and identify gaps; ability to bring others to agreement around a set of ideas to achieve the goal or bring about beneficial resolution

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in a similar role;
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience;
  • Experience in creating and maintaining project documentation, including business requirements documents and use cases;
  • Experience in identifying, documenting, and validating reporting requirements.
  • 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.
  • Broad knowledge and practical experience of industry standards, tools and techniques
  • Experience with development methodologies
  • Must have Government of Canada Enhanced clearance
DURATION:  18 Months
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