Senior Business Analyst

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Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Position ID: J0617-0892
Employment Type: Full Time


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Position Description:

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to add to our existing team of consultants, the role will be supporting an international client and working in a high paced and dynamic environment. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with business analysis, requirement gathering, Functional Design, strong communication skills as well as experience with QA and using tools such as ALM.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities will be to interpret the business needs / business cases in concept and translate into manageable requirements. These requirements are for both process and systems needed by IT to support the product and/or feature enhancements.

Full responsibilities for the position include the following:

• Write both high level and detailed business requirements
• Create requirement traceability documentation
• Assist the client in breaking down and assessing the scope of a project
• Understand the scope of functionality requested and facilitating requirement solicitation sessions
• Work closely with the creative teams to document the customer experience through the business requirements
• Review documentation provided by other members of the project to ensure that documentation is consistent with requested requirements
• Work closely with the business personnel to identify gaps in requested functionality and offer innovative solutions and requests
• Work with business, technical and testing resources to clarify business requests and resolve issues
• Manage timelines and deliverables assigned

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The candidate for this position should have knowledge and/or ability in the following areas:

• 10 years experience in Business Analysis
• Proven experience in writing business requirements
• Highly analytical and methodical in approach
• Well spoken and can articulate answers to scenario based questions
• Proven experience in facilitating meetings
• Experience in the Waterfall methodology
• Experience in the Agile methodology (nice to have)
• Ability to take on multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to be flexible to changing client priorities
• Ability to work effectively in a conference call style environment
• Prior project management skills in the banking industry are preferable

Additional Information
The successful candidate must have a valid passport and be interested in travelling to Europe for work for an extended period of time.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.


  • Analytical Thinking
  • Client Relationship
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasking
  • Strategic Thinking

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