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Business Analyst

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (From home)
Type of project Business consulting & Finance Business Analysis
Duration 6 Months Contract months
Education required College/University
Years of experience more than 5
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ONTELECOMMUTE
Job Description

Our company is currently seeking highly motivated Business Analyst for an opportunity - Toronto, ON (when return to office) currently working from home

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Toronto, ON (when return to office) currently working from home

Start Date: ASAP

Based on our enterprise technology vision, we lead the development and implementation of innovative and cost-effective information technology strategies, multi-year investment plans, solutions and operational environments that support and enable lines of business to meet defined strategies.

This includes:

· Delivering solutions on time, on budget with engineered designs, quality, costs and operational readiness ·

Running an efficient and effective technology infrastructure and information technology operations which reduces ongoing costs while delivering increased service level performance ·

Safeguarding our environments, data, intellectual property, and operating within our risk appetite

Common Accountabilities

Success is driven by our focus on customers, effective financial management and risk & control as well as living Being every day. The following statements for customer, financial, risk and change/improve apply to every job within Technology.


Create & operate stable, optimized, and efficient solutions in consideration of the customer experience and business strategies. ·

Embrace and work effectively in a strong customer-centric team-oriented environment

Financial · Meet our financial objectives ·

Run an efficient and effective technology function which uses common assets, reduces ongoing costs and increases service level performance


· Promote a strong risk management culture

· Establish appropriate mitigating controls and assess the effectiveness of these controls


- Continuously learn and make changes that improve personal and team effectiveness
- Make recommendations to improve processes and systems

Data Warehouse Sr Business Analyst Job Mandate

Provides analysis and reporting services in support of LOB and Enterprise

• Core: Acting as both technical and business subject matter expert for one or more applications or platforms. The Business Systems Analyst is accountable for providing technical guidance and specialized support for development and implementation of applications. They

work as a liaison among business and technical stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to

business processes, policies, information, and information systems. ·

Education: Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, and/or Business ·

Background: Knowledge of technology / business requirements in a financial service setting.

Key Accountabilities:

· Identifies and documents the business partner’s functional and data requirements based on a business process description to ensure that the final deliverable coincides with the context of the business operations ·

Manages and documents the translation of business needs into requirements to communicate to the project team activities, resources, and deliverables necessary to meet business objectives ·

Participates in investigations, interviews, and formal or informal requirements gathering sessions to understand stakeholder needs·

Recognizes discrepancies between business needs and deliverables, when reviewing and validating requirements, and communicates these discrepancies to stakeholders to ensure that they understand and either accept these discrepancies or identify a need to change project direction ·

Analyses technical problems for senior management development teams, and business partners in order to identify the technical approach and solution options for the given problem; this includes collaborating with project teams to resolve technical road-blocks, performing solution proof-of-concept (POC), and examining third party product offerings ·

Provides application design and development costing estimates to senior management that are used in determining business initiative feasibility and priorities, and/or used by the bank’s IT Project Managers for project planning


Reviews project documents (e.g., High Level Requirements Document [HLRD], High Level System Design Documents [HLSD], and application code) received from other Technical Specialists, Business Technical Specialists, and Project Managers to ensure quality, completeness, and adherence to Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) documentation standards, as well as identifies synergies between project initiatives in order ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the development process ·

Provides technical and application expertise to senior management and project teams, including the areas of governance methodologies and processes, for purposes of ensuring the architecture and applications are consistent with the design framework, Enterprise/industry standards, and the strategic direction ·

Provides technical coaching to team members on design patterns, development processes, and application functions in order to improve their technical skills ·

Manages operational aspects of governance forums to ensure meeting productivity ·

Provides analytical support and insights


- Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability of the technology organization, such as: sharing expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building communities of practice and networks across technology.
- Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities & individual learning
- Leading new project initiatives by providing sizing and work with PM, developers, QAs to make sure projects are delivered on time, on budget

Knowledge & Skills:


Possesses a university degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems and/or Business ·

Must have with proven experience building data warehouse environments from conception to production (full project lifecycle in Waterfall approach and Agile approach) ·

Strong experience with business system analysis in a complex data warehousing environment running on Netezza, IPS and Cloud ·

Strong experience gathering business requirement from client groups and lines of business and converting these into functional specification documents ·

Proficient using SQL statements to query data and perform data profiling, data verifications ·

Ability to do data modelling and perform data mapping ·

Exhibits sold knowledge of databases and data warehouse ·

Possesses solid business knowledge in Finance/Banking industry ·

Experience with Netezza, Cloud and SSIS

• CFA is an asset


· Strong analytical skills, communication skills and presentable skills

· Thorough in-depth skills on data model design and data analysis methodology

· Displays leadership skills to work with project managers and development team on project initiatives

Quick learning skills·

Multitasking skills


-January 13, 2022


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