Business System Analyst

Job role – Business System Analyst

Job location – Kitchener, ON

Job type – Full-time


Must Have

  • Excellent technical and analytical skills with a minimum of 6 years of experience as a Business Analyst working specifically on an IT team or within a software company
  • Experience in requirements management, including requirements gathering, analysis, and specification documentation
  • Experience with data movement (data modeling is an asset)  
  • Self-motivation, comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Strong working knowledge of Agile, especially Scrum and Software Development (SDLC)
  • Experience with of Jira, Confluence, and SharePoint
  • Proficiency creating SQL queries
  • Ability to assume intellectual ownership and possess strong attention to details and commitment to delivering quality product
  • Ability to research customers' business practices and needs relative to new features and modules
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve common outcomes
  • Translate high level objectives into testable, measurable functional specifications and user stories
  • Research and document functional requirements, integrating multiple sources
  • Manage/update/communicate evolving requirements documents through complete project life cycle
  • Produce and maintain product backlog and participate in or drive backlog grooming and sprint planning and product demos
  • Assist with the prioritization of feature development and ongoing change requests
  • Data analysis, source to target mapping
  • Develop use cases, demonstrating how each class of user interacts with each system function
  • Propose new solutions based on customer input, surveys, imaginative interpretation of user needs, market needs analysis, and known technological solutions
  • Assist the Quality Assurance team with execution of systematic and ad-hoc test cases.  Log failures so that QA Analysts may follow up to ensure resolution
  • Facilitate appropriate communication methods and tracking tools to ensure identification and management of risks, mitigation strategies, plan activities, dependencies, impacts, escalation channels, and detailed project documentation


Nice to Have

  • Data modeling is an asset
  • Previous experience in a developer and/or QA



Posted on:

July 21, 2018

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Contract type:

Permanent (ca-en)


Financial Services


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