Business Systems Analyst
City, Province, Country:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions:
June 14, 2012
June 27, 2012
(annual salary): The Bank offers a competitive total compensation package with starting salaries, based on qualifications, generally ranging between $67,014 and $78,840* (job grade 16). *Where the Bank has needs for specialized skills, it may offer higher starting salaries to exceptional candidates.Position one: Regular Position two: Term, one year with the possibility of extension or of becoming regular
Canada's central bank is the nation's pre-eminent macroeconomic policy institution. No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada's economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. No matter what your area of expertise, you'll enjoy an open culture and a superior work environment that will challenge, energize, and motivate you to excel. (More info)
Information Technology Services (ITS) is the primary information technology service provider for the Bank of Canada and, as such, facilitates the fulfillment of the Bank's mandate. ITS is a flexible, adaptive organization that aims to exceed client expectations for the provision of consistent, high-quality service. ITS partners with clients and suppliers to deliver automated business solutions and office tools, and establishes and sustains the IT infrastructure necessary to support these solutions and tools.
The Business Systems Analyst provides tactical/operational analytic support under the general direction of a project manager or senior analyst; serves as consultant to business units in planning and coordinating systems analysis, design, and implementation projects to automate processing or improve business systems; and collaborates with clients and colleagues to identify user requirements, perform business process analysis, assess process-improvement best practices, assess available technologies and recommend solution options.
develop business requirements definition to be met by new or enhanced IT applications and business processes develop detailed specifications document from which solutions will be developed, designed, coded and tested develop and improve business processes and assist with the development of metrics within the technology and business organizations develop functional and technical documentation on specifications/requirements design data models and develop use cases lead analysis by undertaking information gathering and analysis and by eliciting the details of user requirements in discussion with users build long-term relationships with clients and ITS colleagues by communicating clear expectations assist in project sizing, resource estimates, scope and requirements participate in the process for prioritizing client requests make presentations to clients and stakeholders formulate test plans and coordinate testing; may perform testing work closely with the Release Management function
college diploma or university degree in computer science minimum of eight years of experience in information technology minimum of five years of recent experience in business analysis, with solid experience in systems analysis, structured analysis, or methods and proceduresor minimum of ten years of experience in information technology minimum of five years of recent experience in business analysis, with solid experience in systems analysis, structured analysis, or methods and proceduresin addition English or French essential ability to define a problem, look at it from different perspectives and consider alternative solutions before formulating a plan to resolve it ability to convey and describe complex ideas or situations ability to create models and frameworks that add new insight or help make sense of complex information or ambiguous situations ability to ask probing questions to get at the root of a situation/problem or to identify potential opportunities excellent interpersonal skills to interact with clients and team members strong verbal and written communication skills ability to clarify complex concepts/proposals in terms that are appropriate to the audience ability to adapt style, mode and tone based on audience/client reactions and the issues being addressed ability to seek ways to significantly improve administrative/operating processes and procedures and to implement cost-saving measures to meet efficiency objectives, even when measures are unpopular ability to consistently show initiative and resourcefulness to solve problems and ensure that high-quality work is produced, while respecting deadlines and budgetary considerations ability to apply a broad range of skills to build consensus within a homogeneous group ability to deliver presentations that are clear and appropriate to the audience experience in business process modelling using a notation standard in an appropriate business process modelling tool experience in use case development
fully functional in both official languages Certificate in Business Analysis experience in a Solution Package selection process experience in interaction with a Data Analyst with respect to gathering data requirements while modeling processes experience with IT Service Management Framework knowledge of service and project delivery methodologies experience with Rational Unified Process (RUP), system development life cycle (SDLC) or other software life cycles understanding of the Banks functions and core business processes experience in performance measurement
If you are a qualified candidate, please submit a detailed resumι and a covering letter by 27 June 2012. We will also ask you to complete a mandatory questionnaire during the application process. Condition of employment: Candidates must be eligible for reliability clearance. There will be no relocation assistance provided for this recruitment action. The Bank of Canada benefits from the unique perspectives, attributes and talents of its diverse workforce. We offer flexibility to accommodate the needs of our employees and candidates. The Bank of Canada is committed to employment equity and actively encourages applications from qualified men and women, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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