Business Analyst

Duration: 12 Months
Location: Downtown Ottawa (Remote owing to COVID-19)
Enhanced Reliability Clearance Required.

Seeking a Business Analyst (BA) for one of our direct client.
The Business Analyst will provide detailed business requirements, analysis approach and change management services while working to support business and platform teams to understand and document work throughout an agile software delivery cycle. The BA will have experience in Adoption and Change Management specifically in a DevSecOps environment.

• Demonstrate analysis skills as a solution provider in gathering and writing requirements
• Apply analytical abilities and specialized expertise to synthesize information and design solutions that leverage and extend platform capabilities
• Apply creative and critical thinking and diagnostic ability to gather client's functional and non-functional requirements and business rules using various elicitation and facilitation techniques. Consider multiple options, analyze alternatives, and select the one that best supports the business need and technical reality
• Play a prominent part in working with subject matter experts and end-users to understand business needs
• Identify and lead change management activities related to the release of new platform capabilities
• Lead informative well organized presentations and facilitate sessions to review requirements and identify gaps; ability to bring others to agreement around a set of ideas to achieve the goal or bring about beneficial resolution
• Deliver clear, complete and usable documentation that the client can validate to support the sign-off process and is useable for the technical project members to deliver the solution
• Develop digital platform governance framework and related artifacts
• May configure system settings and options; plan and execute unit, system, and integration testing to meet business requirements
• Coordinate, plan and manage project-level deliverables by determining the best approach to use for gathering, validating and prioritizing requirements based on the nature of the project, risks and complexity
• Identify and resolve any issues created by changing requirements
• Execute requirements management activities while remaining flexible to changing requirements and project deadlines
• Working in Agile product (platform team) vs project teams
• Demonstrated knowledge and interest in DevSecOps standards and tools
• Experience in the rollout and adoption of DevSecOps in an organization

• Experience in DevSecOps practices and tools
• Experience creating and implementing adoption and change management frameworks
• Strong knowledge of stakeholder analysis and persona development
• Must have 7+ years of overall experience in actual Business Analysis using agile methods
• Strong ability to define, track, and report key metrics to assess overall business health, delivering in-depth analysis on business performance (trends, funnels, etc.) and drivers, as well as forecasts and targets
• Ability to consult with business stakeholders and develop clear requirements
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Interpersonal and consultative skills
• Excellent facilitation skills
• Personal agility and organizational skills
• Risk Assessment/Management
• Ability to influence at all levels and manage cross-team dependencies to proactively interact with Data Architects, Developers, Business Analysts, Functional Users, and other team members
• Highly motivated and effective at independent learning and knowledge development in MDM domains
• Expert user of PowerPoint, Excel, Power BI, Visio and other project portfolio management tools (such as Planview, Kanban boards, etc.)
• Ability to quickly research (subjects outside of current scope of experience) and plan and execute tactical and strategic activities

• Strong knowledge in Infrastructure as Code, Security, Privacy and compliance standards
• Experience in setting IT or business strategy and business IT alignment

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