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Intermediate Business Analyst
Monday, August 23 2021
End Date (if applicable):
Under general supervision of the Product Manager, the Intermediate Business Analyst evaluates business needs and processes, and develops business and functional requirements for the systems and application software used throughout the College. As a member of a project team, the incumbent develops requirements and supports systems, in accordance with IT practices, processes and procedures, guidelines, and best industry practices. Primarily involved with the support of staff, faculty, and student communities, the Intermediate Business Analyst also provides functional support to end users and assistance, and occasional coaching and mentoring to other teams and team members within the department. May assign tasks and supervise Junior Business Analysts. Incumbent may also perform other duties as required.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred or two-year diploma from a recognized institution in computing science, business administration, or an equivalent technology or business discipline.
Minimum six (6) years of recent related experience including four (4) years of functional requirements development, two (2) years of business requirement development, and two (2) years of software development or testing.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Additional specialized industry training of up to one year in business analysis techniques in software development lifecycle.
Solid understanding of Use-Case driven requirement development, SDLC methodologies, tools, techniques, and agile practices.
Good understanding of UML and experience with at least one of the UML modeling tools.
Experience with Azure, M365, Power BI and SharePoint is an asset.
Skills & Abilities
Excellent communication skills, verbally and written, in English.
Excel at explaining and demonstrating complex business and technical concepts to all audiences.
Ability to liaise with clients and assist them in the definition and articulation of their requirements.
Ability to produce clear, concise, unambiguous, and easy to read functional design and requirements documentation.
Ability to “think outside the box”, re-evaluate, and improve business analysis techniques.
Effectively analyze, understand, and evaluate the business and application functional impacts of modifications or enhancements.
Provide advice and support to users on the use and operation of application systems.
Organize and manage time to meet deadlines.
Effectively contribute to the overall improvement of department services and operations, team spirit, and morale.
Work both independently and as a member of a committee or team.
Work harmoniously with others.
Aptitude to learn new methodologies, tools and technologies for requirement analysis and development.
Exhibit high level of work ethics and professionalism within a business environment.
Perform duties to meet established policies, practices, and standards.
Hours & Days of Work: 8 :30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday.
To obtain the full job description, please contact our recruitment team.
$40.03 - $45.64 per hour
CUPE IT Paygrade H
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Hours may vary according to the needs of the department.
Compressed Workweek (Fortnight):
If you were a temporary employee with CUPE Local 15 at Langara College who has worked within the last five (5) months of the closing date on this posting , please contact our recruitment team if you meet the criteria for internal status (850 hours worked) as per Article III.7.g in the CUPE Collective Agreement . Please quote the job requisition title and number with your previous employee ID and last day worked at the College. Please do not email if you worked at the College more than 5 months ago or if you worked in a different union.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.
We thank you for your interest in Langara College and taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Internal candidates will be given first consideration. Please be advised that due to the amount of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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