As one of the largest independent technology companies in Atlantic Canada, Mariner has a team of over 200 IT and software professionals working with clients both regionally and across the globe.
With extensive capabilities in the areas of analytics, automation software, information security and IT consulting, Mariner has been delivering innovative solutions with a strong emphasis on productivity and customer experience since 2003.
To help in our planned growth, we are pro-actively recruiting for Business Analysts for upcoming full-time and contract opportunities for our clients in Nova Scotia.
The Senior Business Analyst will be a key member of our IT Professional Services team. In this role, you will be responsible for client-based projects and, in collaboration with our delivery and sales teams, you will deliver best of breed solutions to new and existing customers.
Major Responsibilities :
Define configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
Documentation of current and future state process mapping
Prepare Business Requirements Documents, including functional / non-functional requirements
Collaborate in the development of test plans and test cases
define reporting and alerting requirements
Prepare integration plans for deployment of system changes into existing environments
Help design, document and maintain system processes
Change and support process management for new technology delivery
Facilitate stakeholder sessions, interviews, and analysis to identify areas for process and systems improvement
Communicate key insights and findings to client team
Post-secondary education in business, computer science, or a related field from a recognized institution
8+ years of progressive corporate experience functioning as an IT Business Analyst / Functional Analyst
CBAP certification or willing to obtain
Demonstrated success with business requirements analysis, group facilitation, gap analysis and process mapping and design as part of a business transformation
Experience in working in a formal systems development lifecycle methodology environment involving such artifacts as functional and detail design documents, business use cases, and requirements traceability
Demonstrated skill in building consensus among process stakeholders
Exceptional communication skills and experience in working with business experts at all levels and technical subject matter experts
Experience working in client-based consulting role is highly desirable
Specific reference-able project experience in one or more of the following areas highly desirable : data management, analytics, asset management, GIS, data center, AMI, ERP, CRM
Experience in Public sector / Government is an asset