Business Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Apex Systems

Business Analyst

Duration: 12 months rolling

Location: Downtown, Toronto, 1 day a week hybrid



About the Role:

We are seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented Hybrid Business Analyst to join our growing team at a top 5 bank in Toronto. In this exciting role, you will play a critical part in analyzing business requirements, translating them into technical specifications, and driving successful project delivery.

Responsibilities:


  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand their needs and challenges.
  • Elicit, document, and analyze business requirements, including creating Business Requirements Documents (BRDs), System Requirements Documents (SRDs), Information Requirements Documents (IRDs), Use Cases (UCs), and Supplementary Specifications (SSIs).
  • Develop user stories and epics in JIRA to effectively communicate requirements to development teams.
  • Leverage MS Visio to create clear and concise process flow diagrams.
  • Collaborate with technical teams to translate business requirements into technical specifications.
  • Participate in solution design workshops and actively identify potential risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Champion change management by effectively communicating project updates and driving user adoption.
  • Work closely with QA teams to understand HP ALM functionalities and ensure effective test case creation.
  • Navigate complex stakeholder relationships and effectively manage expectations.
  • (Ideal) Leverage your data and marketing experience to identify business opportunities and translate them into actionable insights.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience as a Business Analyst or similar role.
  • Proven experience in eliciting, documenting, and analyzing business requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote).
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies (bonus points for experience with Kanban).
  • Experience using Confluence and JIRA for project management.
  • Familiarity with MS Visio for process flow diagrams.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • (Advantage) Working knowledge of HP ALM.
  • (Ideal) Experience with data analysis and marketing concepts.