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Senior Applications Business Analyst (75437)

Job description

Eagle is assisting our client in the search for a Senior Applications Business Analyst.

Assignment Length:                     6-month contract

Assignment Starting;                    Immediately

# of Openings:                                1

Top skills for Senior Applications Business Analyst:

  • Seven plus (7+) years experience in business analysis, working in an IT environment
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • IIBA Certification (ECBA, CCBA, CBAP, ECBA+) or a business analysis certificate is an asset
  • Experience in the Telecom industry is an asset
  • Experience applying Lean Business Analysis techniques is an asset
  • Experience on an Agile software development team is an asset
  • Exceptional organizational, planning and negotiation skills
  • Experience eliciting and writing requirements (business/functional/non-functional) for IT projects in a multi-system environment
  • Experience working with senior-level management and business stakeholders to develop business requirements and gain consensus regarding approach
  • Strong understanding of dynamic business environments and business drivers
  • Self-motivated; demonstrated ability to deliver under pressure while maintaining high standards of excellence and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills, both written and verbal. Ability to communicate clearly in a variety of situations and tailor that communication, by adjusting style, method and tools, to the needs of the audience
  • Ability to quickly learn new business and technical concepts
  • Demonstrates solid analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates strong ability to develop strategic relationships across Shaw in a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively, productively and with a positive attitude in a fast-paced, environment, with multiple and changing priorities
  • Committed to personal and team excellence and ability to operate in a dynamic and constantly changing environment
  • Understanding and experience working in an ITIL environment
  • Adaptable, proactive, deadline-driven, results-minded, highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Embraces change and has experience in supporting the change management process

As the Senior Applications Business Analyst, you will be responsible for:

  • Daily team stand-up to discuss status, progress & blockers
  • Understanding/define initiative goals & objectives
  • Learning and defining current state & desired future state
  • Active participation in managing scope churn to balance changing business needs and delivery capabilities:
  • Identify gaps in the end-to-end business and system features
  • Identify and articulate the trade-offs
  • Defining & evaluating initiative metrics & KPI’s
  • Collaborate with business & technology stakeholders eliciting & defining initiative requirements, creating aligned understanding, defining & negotiating solution definition
  • Write, edit & review epics & user stories, backlog grooming in Jira
  • Road-mapping, release planning, sprint planning, work prioritization & sequencing
  • Participate in software showcases & sprint retrospectives
  • Frequent meetings & ad-hoc communication (face to face and over the phone/online collaboration tool).
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Gap & impact analysis
  • Creating business & system process maps
  • Completing required initiative governance documentation
  • Provide content for leadership presentations regarding initiatives
  • Provide content for release notes, user training materials and OCM
  • Provide content for leadership presentations regarding initiatives
  • Perform other duties, as needed.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.