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Business Systems Analyst

Business Systems Analyst

Location Calgary, AB
Start Date September 14, 2019
Security Clearance Background Check required
Duration 6+ months
Date Posted September 4, 2019
Job ID 11671
Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Business Systems Analyst to join one of our clients located in Calgary.
 
The Business Systems Analyst is responsible to fulfill a wide range of Business Analysis activities, including but not limited to process mapping, requirements gathering, documentation, liaising with business stakeholders, testing activities, providing direction to Junior analysts, continuous review and improvement of Business processes, working directly with project managers, solution architects and developers.
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Identify and analyze opportunities for improving business and systems related process, and recommends and facilities the planning and coordination of improvements
• Strong understanding of business process modeling notation and techniques, as well as process improvement methods and criteria.
• Prepare various documents such as business process models, higher lever user documents, test scripts, statement of works, etc.
• Assist in identification of process strengths and weaknesses; researches and recommends areas of improvement for overall productivity and efficiency.
• Work with various stakeholders and drive initiatives to completion.
• Demonstrate well-developed communication skills.  Produces effective and professional written materials including presentations to stakeholder groups.
• Prepare weekly and monthly reports to demonstrate team progress.
• Interpret and translate customer's needs into functional and technical requirements.
• Prepare requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations.
• Define test conditions and conducts testing according to plan.
• Actively participate in review of team deliverables, contributing to the development of consistent and effective documentation that adheres to team standards and templates.
• Manage group collaboration with business stakeholders, effectively facilitate small to medium size meetings and workshops and elicit meaningful input from all members of the group.
• Maintain a current awareness of techniques, methodologies, and standards for the project management.
• Work collaboratively with project managers, solutions architect and Business Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) by participating in process reviews and/or providing process-modeling services of current state and/or future state.
• Be a Scrum Master or Assist other Scrum Masters in scope management and planning.
• User story and product backlog management using agile tools such as JIRA.
• Facilitate user story prioritization, sprint planning, story point assignment, and minimum viable product (MVP) definition.
The Requirements:
• Degree or diploma in business, computer science or a related discipline
• Experience producing and reviewing system and feature level documentation for complex initiatives.
• Experience with Business Process Management lifecycle and modeling techniques.
• Experience/Knowledge of agile methodologies and supporting tools
• Good understanding of business and process analysis approaches and techniques
• Ability to perform effectively and prioritize under tight deadlines with multiple priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
• Ability to work well with users having varying technical understanding.
• Ability to understand technical solution and process flow at a high level
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent MS Office skills
• Strong client/user interaction skills to elicit requirements.
• Strong initiative, analysis and problem solving skills.
• Background in security or complex application integration projects is an asset
The Work Products:
JIRA, Visio, Excel and other MS Office products.
 
Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.
We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.