Business Analyst – Intermediate

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline May 21, 2021
Experience Required5+ years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredN/A

Our client is looking for a Business Analyst to work remote.
Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Requirements management (requirements traceability, baselining, etc.) Enterprise analysis (benchmark studies, feasibility analysis, SWOT, etc.)
• Requirements elicitation (prototyping, reverse engineering, focus groups, interviews, etc.)
• Requirements analysis such as analyzing requirements, constructing workflow charts and diagrams, studying system capabilities, writing specifications (process modeling, organization modeling, use cases, etc.)
• Development of functional designs or detailed user stories
• Writing detailed functional specifications for system behaviour, system integrations such as creating source and target mapping of information across systems
• Solution assessment and validation (support of user acceptance testing, defect and issue reporting, etc.)
• Assisting with development of test scenarios and test cases as appropriate
• Strong abilities to perform business analysis, translating requirements into functional specifications that can help drive specification for developers and/or testers as needed. Need to be an all-rounder, but emphasis for this role is especially on business systems analysis.
• Excellent verbal and written communications, as there will be much interaction with other people, as well as capturing user requirements.
• Working knowledge of relevant development tools, e.g. JIRA, Confluence and HP ALM, SOAP-UI, Postman
• Available and willing to collaborate with other team members. Strong team player as well as able to work independently
• Completely understands principles of iterative development, and able to document business requirements as Agile user stories (Required)
• Basic SQL writing skills: Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres or any other RDBMS
• Academic: Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience. Specialty: Computer science, management information systems, or a related field. (Required)
• Certifications: Certified business analysis professional (CBAP) (Asset), BABOK (Asset), ITIL foundations (Asset), Project Management Professional (PMP), TOGAF certification (Asset)
o Minimum 5 years of experience in a business analyst role (Required)
o 2-3 years of experience in writing detailed functional specifications for a variety of applications, User Interfaces, Integrations, ETL components (Required)
o Strong communication skills (Required)
o Agile/ Scrum experience (Required)
o MS Office, MS Visio proficiency (Required)
o Cloud, AWS experience (Asset)
o Basic SQL query writing experience (Asset)
o Soap UI experience (Asset)
o Knowledge of change management and project management principles (Asset)
• 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
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