Business System Analyst – Agile & API

Business System Analyst – Agile & API

ProViso Consulting

Story Behind the Need

• Business group: Investment Platform Solutions (IPS)
• Project: Investment Platform Solutions (IPS) is seeking a Business System Analyst to assist with modernization of the investment platform
• Reason for request: Workload Increase

Candidate Value Proposition

• The successful candidate will not only have the opportunity to gain valuable experience at a top 5 Canadian bank while getting exposure to the top emerging and disruptive technologies in a very forward thinking and agile environment

Typical Day in Role

• Conduct information gathering workshops with users to gather business requirements.
• Document business requirements (using various methodologies such as defining Epics, Use cases and User Stories).
• Support implementing technical solutions for Compliance monitoring programs as part of a wider team.
• Develop productive relationships with key stakeholders.
• Research developing trends and best practices and determine implications for using proposed technologies to meet business unit strategy.
• Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
• Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
• Champion a high-performance environment and contribute to an inclusive work environment.
• Support projects across the enterprise and business unit.
• Develop User Acceptance / Business Acceptance test cases and execute as necessary
• Prepare training and process adaptation materials to facilitate deployment and provide post-implementation support
• Data Analysis: Analysis of large volumes of data to determine attributes; enrichment and data behaviour for regulatory reporting requirements.
• Problem / Requirements Analysis: Working with users to determine what the actual requirement is to solve the underlying problem.
• Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications
• Any other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

• 7+ years of experience as a Business Systems Analyst preferably in banking but not required
• At least 5 years of experience specializing in business processes and systems including using Agile methodology to document future state business processes and write user stories with detailed user acceptance criteria.
• Proven leadership in eliciting and documenting requirements including data, business process and business object modeling, interviewing and user interface design and testing.
• 2-3 years of experience defining APIs and large data management skills
• Experience working with Visio, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint

Soft Skills:

• Self-starter that actively engages issues seeking resolution, ability to meet dynamic changes on prioritization
• Excellent communications skills to coordinate with high ranking individuals internally (Sr Manager and Director level generally)
• Ability to manage assigned tasks and expectations without direct instruction or oversight
• Fast, adaptable learner who can hit the ground running
• Ability to work well under pressure while demonstrating strong professionalism
• Strong investigation, prioritization, and organization skills
• Candidate must have an open mind when it comes to approach, and be able to assess each situation separately
• Must be able to collaborate closely with a team at times, while also being capable of holding themselves accountable to meet individual deadlines without hand holding

Degrees or certifications:

• A recognized undergraduate degree is required, preferably in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science

Candidate Review & Selection

• 2 Steps General – 1 with hiring manager then 1 with supervisor

Job Details



6 months



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