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Requisition Id: RQ04773 Title: Senior Business Analyst
Role: Business Analyst Submission Deadline: Jan. 23, 2023, 10 a.m.
Start Date: April 3, 2023 End Date: Nov. 7, 2023
Location: Toronto, ON #Candidates: 1

Job Description :

AMANST Inc. is looking for Senior Business Analyst for a contract opportunity with Ontario Government.

 

Estimated Business Days: 149 days with extension

 

Must Haves

  • 8+ years’ experience in business analysis on large I&IT projects
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating JAD session
  • Demonstrated experience in unit testing and system testing

 

Nice to have

  • Public Sector Experience

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides a comprehensive range of I&IT business analysis services for clients with diverse business and technological needs.
  • Interacts with the business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their requirements through gathering, documenting, and analyzing business needs and requirements.
  • Prepares and advises on business analysis policies, processes, best practices and standards to promote a comprehensive and consistent business analysis practice within the organization.

 

General Skills:

  • Leads and conducts business analysis in order to assess client’s business problems/opportunities and documents the business requirements in such a way that I&IT solutions can be determined
  • Applies re-engineering concepts to promote business improvements through alternative and cost effective service delivery approaches
  • Leads and conducts business analysis at varying levels of detail appropriate to the project and phases of project, aligning with OPS Unified Project Management Methodology, Enterprise Architecture and Gating Process, and OPS Standard Systems Development Methodologies
  • Develops strategies, prepares business cases and cost-benefit analysis, and conducts feasibility studies for business I&IT initiatives
  • Develops sound processes for requirements gathering including but not limited to JAD sessions, interviews, mockups, etc.
  • Conducts business modeling; use case modeling; conceptual and logical data modeling; process and data flow modeling; use case surveys; business rules definition and non-functional requirements definitions for assigned projects
  • Monitors progress, resolves problems and reports regularly to I&IT management and stakeholders
  • Develops performance measures and traceability matrices for business analysis evaluation and conducts follow-up
  • Experience developing strategies, preparing business cases and cost-benefit analysis
  • Experience conducting requirements gathering, developing documentation, including presentations and briefing notes and conducting stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools to document conceptual requirements and scope
  • Awareness of emerging I&IT trends and technologies
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in the use of information retrieval packages
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices
  • Ability to translate business and data requirements into specifications sufficient for designing appropriate technology solutions
  • Experience with a wide range of methods, tools and techniques for business analysis such as: business functional modelling, business event modelling, business process mapping
  • Experience in structured, object oriented and agile methodologies for user requirements
  • Experience developing performance measures for business analysis evaluation and subsequent follow-up
  • Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards
  • Provides a comprehensive range of I&IT business analysis services for clients with diverse business and technological needs. Interacts with the business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their requirements through gathering, documenting, and analyzing business needs and requirements. Prepares and advises on business analysis policies, processes, best practices and standards to promote a comprehensive and consistent business analysis practice within the organization.

 

Resume Evaluation Criteria: 

 

Criteria 1: Business Analyst Skills - 30 points

  • 8+ years’ experience in business analysis
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating JAD sessions
  • BABOK (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) certification and/or demonstrated knowledge with the key BABOK concepts, tasks, techniques and skills
  • Demonstrated experience in creating Business Cases, Business Requirements Document, other Business requirements artefacts and testing documentation
  • Demonstrated experience working on large systems implementation
  • Working knowledge of system concepts and development methodologies to support business applications
  • Demonstrated experience in project co-ordination and project management activities

 

Criteria 2: Technical Skills - 35 points

  • Demonstrated experience in data migration, including mapping between source and target systems, analysis of data fields required to migrate data, exchange data or to provide a data feed between internal systems and third-party applications
  • Demonstrated experience in producing quality analysis of data sets and outputs such as detailed data maps, data dictionary, business rules, mapping rules, functional specifications, interface specifications, use cases, test cases etc.
  •  Demonstrated experience in developing documentation towards production readiness such as support model, SLAs and checklists 
  • Demonstrated experienced in system and user acceptance testing
  • Demonstrated experience in solution design and architecture 
  • Demonstrated experience in end to end handling project financials and resource management 
  • Demonstrated experience in defect identification and documentation using defect management tools 
  • Demonstrated experience with technical solution design and prototyping tools to facilitate JAD and design sessions
  • Hands on experience in various project and product delivery methodologies such as:
    • Agile
    • Waterfall
    • Iterative Agile
    • Product management

 

Criteria 3: Communications Skills - 30 points

  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating with business stakeholders on 
  • functional design issues and detailed solution design sessions, negotiating on issues for production 
  • Experience in documenting project status reports, project tracking for resources, finances, progress, issues and risks

 

Public Sector Experience - 5 points

  • Previous experience working in Government or Public Sector organizations

 



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