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Requisition Id: RQ04423 Title: Senior Business Analyst
Role: Business Analyst Submission Deadline: Jan. 25, 2023, 3 p.m.
Start Date: March 1, 2023 End Date: July 5, 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: 87 days

 

Must Haves:

  • 8+ years’ experience in business analysis
  • Experience with Salesforce, DevOps, Microsoft tools including Visio and Project and Miro boards
  • Experience and knowledge of the Ontario Digital Service Standard, Ontario Service Design Playbook and the Digital First Assessment product delivery approach (Pre-Discovery, Discovery, Alpha, Beta, Live)
  • Knowledge and understanding of digital product development, implementation and management
  • Experience in Agile, SCRUM. Lean and DevOps methodologies
  • Experience in the development of epics, features, and user stories
  • Experience in the development and management of product backlogs

 

Nice to have:

  • Public sector experience

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides a comprehensive range of I&IT business analysis services for a License and Permit System (Salesforce Public Sector Foundation) for clients with diverse business and technological needs.
  • Manage user stories in Azure DevOps tools including updating user stories, product backlog items, providing input in developing Product roadmap, validating and testing user stories before passing to business and working close with QA resource to help build test cases and scenarios including test data
  • Populate 'Acceptance Criteria' and all other critical details in user stories required for development team and business SME's.
  • Communicate user stories to development team and ensure all information is provided to move forward.
  • 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 n o t 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

 

General Skills

  • 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

 

Must Have

  • Experience with Salesforce, DevOps, Microsoft tools including Visio and Project and Miro boards
  • Experience and knowledge of the Ontario Digital Service Standard, Ontario Service Design Playbook and the Digital First Assessment product delivery approach (Pre-Discovery, Discovery, Alpha, Beta, Live)
  • Knowledge and understanding of digital product development, implementation and management
  • Experience in Agile, SCRUM. Lean and DevOps methodologies
  • Experience in the development of epics, features, and user stories
  • Experience in the development and management of product backlogs
  • Experience conducting JAD session 

 

Knowledge Transfer Requirements:

  • Knowledge transfer is expected to occur through the duration of the assignment through regular meetings, touchpoints, and working sessions with LRC staff
  • All design, development and artefacts, including all relevant and complete documents must be transferred to the ministry in the designated repositories provided
  • Dedicated knowledge transfer sessions will be scheduled during the close-out phase of the project to ensure completeness of knowledge transfer and all documentation is shared, and allow LRC staff to ask clarification and/or follow up questions.

 

Evaluation Criteria

 

Criteria 1: Business Analyst Skills

Criteria 1 = 30 points

  • 8+ years’ experience in business analysis
  • Demonstrated experience supporting development and implementation of large systems utilizing Salesforce Public Sector Solutions
  • Demonstrated experience leading and conducting business analysis 
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating JAD sessions to gather and assess business needs
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing business requirements and creating Business Requirements Document, other Business requirements artefacts
  • 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

Criteria 2 = 30 points

  • Demonstrated experience developing epics, features and user stories for implementation in Salesforce ideally Public Sector Solutions
  • Demonstrated experience using DevOps to capture requirements as Epics, Features and User Stories
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft tools including Office, Visio and Project
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating JAD sessions and using Miro Boards or other Whiteboard tools
  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis and 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, process maps, mapping rules, functional specifications, interface specifications, conceptual/logical data models, use cases, test cases etc.

 

Criteria 3: Agile and Product Delivery Experience

Criteria 3 = 20 points

  • Hands on experience in various project and product delivery methodologies such as:
    • Agile/Scrum
    • Waterfall
    • Iterative Agile
  • Demonstrated experience supporting the delivery of project utilizing an iterative product delivery approach
  • Experience developing and managing product backlogs
  • Through understanding of SDLC

 

Criteria 4: Soft Skills

Criteria 4 = 20 points

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Experience reporting progress on deliverables to team, project leads and management, including proactively raising risks/issues with mitigations
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating with business stakeholders on functional design issues and detailed solution design sessions, negotiating on issues for production 

  

Criteria 5: Public Sector Experience

Criteria 5 = 5 points

  • Previous experience working in Government or Public Sector organizations

 



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