Senior Business Analyst
EmergiTel
Toronto
4d ago

Job Purpose :

Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for business analysis activities on medium to large size projects. The

role demonstrates advanced knowledge and ability, and can apply the competency in new or complex

situations and guides other professionals. The role is responsible for execution of all aspects of

requirements delivery- planning, elicitation, analysis and documentation, management, and support -

for changes to Business Areas and Technology.

Key Accountabilities

Business Analysis Planning (20%)

Perform requirements stakeholder analysis to identify impacted or influencing groups and

stakeholder requirements responsibilities

Develop plans and accurate estimates for completion of requirements, continuously improving

the level of detail and accuracy of estimates

Manage risks, assumptions and constraints for requirements, and communicate to appropriate

parties

Define the business analysis approach including tasks and deliverables based on the project and

delivery methodology

Lead requirements prioritization and leverage techniques to drive out business priorities

Requirements Analysis and Documentation (40%)

Facilitate collaborative sessions with large and diverse business stakeholder groups to drive

requirements discovery, analysis, and review

Apply advanced elicitation techniques to work with different types of stakeholder groups

Analyze and document scope of the business solution using enterprise-standard requirements

methodology

Analyze and document detailed business and system solution requirements using enterprise

standard requirements methodology

Verify requirements for quality and validate requirements with the impacted stakeholders

Build and maintain a repository of reusable requirements documentation to support future

initiatives, following the enterprise standards

Provide consulting services to business stakeholders such as :

Assist in developing evaluation criteria of 3rd party vendors

Assist in evaluation of 3rd party vendor solutions and requirements

Partner with 3rd party vendors to ensure that the vendor requirements documentation :

Adheres to RBC standards and / or structured and consumable by the project team

Provides coverage of the scope requirements

Integrates into requirements repositories for future reference and re-use

Requirements Management and Support (20%)

Prepare requirements for review applying various communication techniques and lead

requirements walkthrough and sign off sessions

Apply advanced coverage analysis techniques to ensure relationship between scope, detailed

requirements, and testing through to implementation

Communicate the impact of changes through cost-benefit analysis taking into consideration

time, effort, and business priorities

Resolve conflicts / issues on behalf of BA team and escalate as required

Support QA in development of the Functional System test cases

Validate that Functional System test plan and test cases have full coverage of the critical

requirements

Support Design and Development activities by providing requirements clarifications

Support UAT and PIV activities including planning, defect triage, and root-cause analysis for

requirements-related issues

Support the development of the end-user documentation and training

Leadership and Relationship Management (20%)

Provide guidance and support to build the capabilities of the junior BAs

Support the consistency of standards and adherence to enterprise requirements methodology

within own BA team

Effectively communicate and build rapport with team members and stakeholders

Establish an environment of cooperation, collaboration, and teamwork among colleagues,

business groups and Technology

Enhance skills and build knowledge in all aspects of the organization and within the Business

Analysis domain

Capabilities & Skills

Years of Experience : 5+ years

Type of Experience Required : Working as a Business Analyst with progressively increasing

responsibilities in the areas of requirements management on large and complex projects

Education / certification requirements :

Relevant college, university, or post-graduate degree in Business Analysis

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Project Management Institute Professional in

Business Analysis Certification (PMI PBA) (Preferred)

Masters Certificate in Business Analysis (Preferred)

Additional Skills / Knowledge :

Proven experience with various project delivery methodologies such as Waterfall, Iterative and / or

Agile

Experience in requirements planning and prioritization including stakeholder analysis and effort

estimation

Requirements elicitation techniques such as Document analysis, Interviews, Facilitated workshops,

Observation, Prototyping, Focus groups, Surveys

Requirements analysis and documentation :

Scope Modelling

Business Process Modelling

Use Cases and Scenarios

Data Requirements

Business Rules Analysis and Decision Modelling

User Interface Design

Non Functional requirements

User Stories, Story Decomposition, and Story Mapping

Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria Definition

Requirements management and communication requirements walkthroughs; scope and

change management; traceability; configuration management, Backlog Management

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