Your future duties and responsibilities:
The role is hands on and is responsible to lead the team and work individually as a liaison among program stakeholders (technical and non-technical) to gather and analyze business requirements, facilitate workshops and stakeholder interviews, create functional specifications and process flow diagrams in support of project/program objectives and scope.
Work Location: Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Plan Requirements Activities
Manage risks, dependencies, assumptions and constraints for requirements, and communicate to appropriate parties
Support project implementation planning activities
Perform document analysis and prepare the requirements elicitation
Plan, conduct and follow-up on stakeholder interviews
Plan, conduct and follow-up on small to large facilitated requirements workshops
Analyze and Document Requirements
Business Process mapping - for documenting end-to-end business processes
Use Cases - for documenting system processes
Business Rules - for business decisions, logic, and calculations
Data requirements- for information flow, data definitions, data extraction, transformation and migration
User Interface - such as screens, interfaces and reports
Non Functional requirements
Communicate and Manage Requirements
Conduct requirements deliverables review walkthrough and facilitate sign-off with stakeholders.
Communicates with stakeholders of varying technical ability and subject matter expertise
Lead requirements prioritization and scoping discussions with stakeholders
Ensure business requirements are traceable through specifications, solution design and test cases
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and business needs
Manage requirements changes following the change request process
Resolve conflicts/issues on behalf of requirements team on a project/program and escalate as required
Build and maintain a repository of reusable business process maps and system requirements
Solution Assessment and Validation
Perform gap analysis between solution options and requirements in order to assess and recommend value-add solution options to satisfy business needs
Analyze solution options against business requirements to define the recommended solution that meets the requirements
Ensure requirements traceability from the business requirements to specifications and test cases
Support development and QA activities by providing requirements clarifications as required
Support solution configuration
Support the development of the Test Plan for User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Prepare, coordinate, support and report the UAT execution and support defect triage and resolution
Ensure overall deliverables quality and adherence requirements process
Business Operational Support
Create, conduct and/or support development of end-user documentation and training including: processes, policies, procedures
Help create post implementation solution support procedures and troubleshooting
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience Undergraduate
CBAP or PMI BA certification an asset
CSA certification an asset
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
6+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst in the Capital Markets industry
6+ years of experience working in a major transformation initiative i.e. analysis including requirements definition, feasibility studies, cost estimates, proposals, business process mapping, design, development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing and implementation
6+ years of experience working with vendor products configured and integrated in overall solutions and in-house developed solutions
6+ years of experience in Information Technology in all phases of the systems development lifecycle in a Waterfall and Agile methodology
Knowledge of Capital Markets industry
Knowledge of the accepted practices of the Business Analysis profession.
Extensive experience in business analysis and requirements definition for IT systems.
Ability to facilitate requirements gathering meetings.
Strong character with integrity and passion, able to interact with customers
Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a business process that meets the expected outcomes within a major transformation initiative
Strong analytical and product management skills including a thorough understanding of how to interpret and anticipate internal and external customer needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
A strong attention to detail and the ability to consider how work underway impacts other areas/projects
Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects concurrently, balancing deliverables and ability to prioritize deliverables across projects.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
What you can expect from us:
At CGI, were a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.