Senior Business Analyst

  • 38166
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Sep 11, 2020
  • Build and maintain positive collaborative relationships with partners and team members.
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach in day-to-day accountabilities and interactions.
  • Answer and research questions for the work effort being led.
  • Effectively facilitate meetings of any size including the documentation of decisions and action items.
  • Apply human centered design techniques to solicit and document requirements that are modular, structured/organized, re-usable, and reference-able by other project delivery tools/artifacts.
  • Where agile methodology is used, facilitate the articulation of scope using story boards containing epics, stories, and themes.
  • Create and maintain traceable ties between business goals, business challenges/problem statements, business value, business requirements, epics/stories/themes, etc. Probe, challenge and understand how requirements will address business needs.
  • Apply analytical and problem solving skills through a variety of analysis techniques to enable informed decision making.
  • Develop testing strategies/plans and drive its execution end-to-end.
  • Strong communication and business writing skills.
  • Advanced to expert knowledge of business analysis, project delivery methodologies.
  • Advanced to expert knowledge of creating process flows, procedures and control points to meet Audit requirements.
  • Strong awareness of project management methodology/lifecycle, governance & gating controls, and common deliverables expected of a business analyst.
  • Extensive experience in the BA role, in projects of all sizes, including large programs that contain many projects/releases.
  • Direct experience leading Requirements Management.
  • Ability to create and/or contribute timely relevant inputs to Project Plans, RAID logs, and project status reports.
  • Ability to identify and engage partner resources as necessary.
  • Sound knowledge of escalation processes and ensuring timely communication of issues to the appropriate channels.
  • Identifies and leads defect resolution for complex requirements related issues at all levels.
  • Sound knowledge and experience with the Quality Assurance process.
  • Participates in and may lead the scoping process for deliverables and new in-plan initiatives.
  • Supports and may contribute to communication and change management activities.
  • 3-5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a variety of projects/markets on multidisciplinary teams.
  • Agile development experience is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of JIRA and Confluence strongly recommended.
  • People Management experience is an asset.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or a related discipline.