Business Analyst
Ontario Teachers'​ Pension Plan
Toronto, CA
11d ago

The opportunity

As a Business Analyst, you are passionate about business analysis, implementation, support and improvements of data systems that enable corporate functions such as market & credit risk, collateral and liquidity, capital markets trading and portfolio management, private capital, performance measurement and regulatory compliance.

You will play a key role underlying all initiative delivery. Your responsibility is to understand, document and facilitate agreement on requirements, approaches, specifications and decision variables that enable the delivery of appropriate solutions to achieve the business and project goals.

You will elicit client needs and ensure requirements traceability as part of delivering applications and information solutions for internal business partners.

Who you'll work with

You will be joining the Business Analysis team. In this dynamic role, teamwork will be the key to your success, and you work with other functional teams including : Relationship & Application Management, Project Management, Solutions Engineering, external vendor consultants and QA on a dynamic portfolio of initiatives that encompass production support, ad-

hoc requests, small & medium enhancements and multi-year projects.

What you'll do

  • Engages business clients to elicit business requirements and understand objectives
  • Produces business analysis related documentation, including (functional and non-functional) requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and solution specifications to a high quality standard
  • Produces business requirements for data, identify data sources and deliver data specifications
  • Works with data vendor manager to establish agreements for new external vendor content
  • Documents the flow and transformation of data from suppliers through data repositories and to end user datamarts / applications
  • Works with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet business intent and provide business value
  • Demonstrates requirements traceability and, where appropriate, leads the User Acceptance phase of initiatives (define strategy, plan, approve test cases, oversee execution).
  • Works with Business, Solutions Engineering and QA to ensure built solutions meet stated requirements

  • Contributes to the approach, work plan and quality criteria for Business Analysis work packages
  • Works with QA teams to develop test plans and ensure they understand the business requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately
  • Coaches BA peers and co-ops, as required
  • Contributes to the operation and improvement of the delivery team
  • Exercises appropriate judgment in identifying and calling out risks and issues
  • What you'll need

  • University degree or equivalent experience (Business / Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering)
  • Asset would be one or move of : CFA, CGA, CPA, CMACertified Enterprise Data ProfessionalCertified Business Analysis ProfessionalProcess improvement methodology accreditation
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in one or more of the following roles : Business Analyst or Business Consultant or BSA or Data AnalystProduct Manager or Product Owner
  • Solid understanding of institutional investment products including : Exchange-traded products, Derivatives and / or Private and Alternative Investments
  • Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
  • Superb communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively with business, delivery and technology partners
  • Experience collaborating with project delivery and technology teams to deliver solutions that tackle business problems and meet business requirements
  • Experience in translating business requirements to technical specifications
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple levels of clients, team and partners
  • Robust understanding of agile and waterfall project management delivery methodologies and the difference between needs and wants
  • Enthusiastic customer service focus
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in planning and leading UAT
  • Experience with the following technologies is an asset : PL / SQL, MS SQL Server Databases, Bloomberg Terminal, Markit EDM (Cadis), SimCorp Dimension, Charles River, OpenLink Findur, Oracle EDQ (Datanomic), PowerBI, Excel Power Pivot
  • What we're offering

  • Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentives
  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage, including a Health Spending Account
  • Guaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
  • Competitive time off
  • Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
  • At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We are a globally minded organization and take pride ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflect and celebrate diversity of thought, background and experience.

    Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

    How to apply

    Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today!

    We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue will be contacted. Note that candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.

    Functional Area : Corporate Services

    Requisition ID : 2017


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