Lead Business Systems Analyst

Lead Business Systems Analyst

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)
City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0122-1790
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

This position is for the Lead Business Analyst Consultant to lead a large program team and work directly with the Client.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Determining client requirements and transforming them into system specifications
• Specifying changes to existing business processes and/or creating new business processes to meet specific customer requirements
• Working closely with business experts, other technical staff, vendors, and contractors to understand business and system requirements that drive the analysis and design of system enhancements and project implementations
• Accountable to ensure that the requirements are aligned with the client’s business objectives and stated expectations including managing requirements priority and maintaining a feature backlog
• Reviewing system development costs and able to challenge both vendor and users to mitigate cost impacts
• Driving change and influencing stakeholders to accept that change in order to understand enterprise customers and get to know their business.
• Identifying opportunities for improving business processes, organizational design and corporate culture.
• Lead a team of Business Analyst on large programs
• Generating documentation for technical proposals, estimates, general design system test strategies and support procedures.
• Taking ownership of the Requirements Management Plan, System Requirement Specification (SRS) and assisting the Technical Team Lead in creating the System Design Specification (SDS) Documents
• Attending and documenting the necessary meetings to determine the exact requirements, and scheduling and / or conducting BRD and SRS walkthroughs
• Creating and reviewing Test Plans and Test Scenarios
• Validating Test Results and analyzing defects
• Participating in management meetings and conferences as required
• Collaborating and working with distributed development teams located in near-shore and off-shore
• Communicates with stakeholders of varying technical ability and subject matter expertise.
• Conducting Business Process Discovery and Mapping. Produce process models and workflows, diagrams and provide input into data models
• Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, computer information systems, an engineering discipline, or a related field
• MBA would be an added advantage
• PMI-Business Analyst Certification (PMI-PBA) an asset

Qualifications/Specialized Skills:
• General IT experience including hands on work experience as a Business or Systems Analyst or as a developer in a Java / J2EE, Weblogic environment
• 10 years of general IT experience with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Business System Analyst
• Experience in Technical Writing/ Documentation, Business Case Definition and Analysis
• Experience with XML/XML Schema
• Experience with UML Diagrams and Entity Relationship Diagrams
• Superior analytical, investigative and critical thinking skills
• J2EE/Java and/or other Object Oriented languages knowledge
• ORACLE PL/SQL knowledge
• Industry experience in Banking


  • Java
  • SQL
  • Waterfall Model

What you can expect from us:

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