Business Analyst

Cognizant - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Responsible for the success of the Requirements Definition Process for assigned work with general supervision.
Elicit, analyze, specify and communicate business, system and implementation requirements.
Ensure the requirements are unambiguous and understandable by both business users and solution delivery teams.
Work with stakeholders to prioritize requirements effectively based on business value, risks and constraints.
Effectively communicate requirements conflicts to project leads, assist with conflict resolution.
Ensure that requirements are understood and approved by all stakeholders.
Manage requirement traceability and changes throughout the project lifecycle. Ensure the test strategy and test plans adequately cover the requirements.
Assist in defect resolution.
Required Skills.
Participate in determining how requirements will be approached and managed for a particular project following enterprise and division best practices.
Work with project leads to develop requirements work plans, identify task dependencies, develop estimates and determine resource skill requirements; support risk management and change management activities.
Identify, refine, and accurately articulate the business objectives and value proposition of assigned initiatives.
Bring alternative perspectives and influence consensus among stakeholders.
Effectively verifies and validates requirements; ensures that all requirements support the delivery of business value, fulfills goals and objectives, and meets a stakeholder need.
Continuously strive to improve understanding of requirements techniques, processes and deliverables required to support successful project delivery.
Embrace feedback and opportunities for process improvement.
Simultaneously support multiple initiatives as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Apr 17 2019

About Cognizant

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the Nasdaq-100, is ranked 195 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.