SharePoint / Power Platform Business Analyst

Spot Solutions Ltd. - Vancouver, BC (10 months ago)

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The Company

Spot Solutions is a SharePoint consulting and business Software Application Development firm staffed by passionate, experienced software professionals. We are devoted to what we do and believe happy employees make happy customers. We are a client services firm that thrives when our clients are pleased, and we are looking for individuals who care about finding the right solution, delivering that solution with the best quality and most importantly, solving our client’s business problem with a tool that’s used (a must for any project here to be called a success!).

What We Need:

Spot Solutions is looking for SharePoint / Power Platform Business Analyst with enterprise BA experience, including in-depth, hands-on knowledge of various Microsoft SharePoint, Power Platform and Office 365 solutions.

We want every client to view our delivery teams as an indispensable partner in achieving business value through the software solutions we provide.

Our goal is nothing less than creating unparalleled experiences for our clients and staff. Successful delivery of the intended solution is paramount, but enduring value lies in executing in a way that cannot be found with any other provider and leaving the client with the best possible feeling of success.

Business Analysis experience you need:

This role requires experience as an accomplished Business Analyst

Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring:

·Select the appropriate business analysis approach (waterfall or agile), evaluate complexity, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies, identify all stakeholders and estimate business analysis activities.

·Comply with our organizational standards and framework and identify improvements to business analysis performance.

Requirements Elicitation and Collaboration:

·Experience planning for interviews, leading an elicitation workshop, capture and communicate elicitation results, and engage stakeholders to confirm requirements.

·Proper use of OneNote to document and disseminate requirements information to all stakeholders.

·Manage requirements conflicts and issues resolution, maintain consensus on scope and maintain a collaborative approach with team members

Requirements Lifecycle Management:

·Correctly trace requirements backward to a business need and forward to a solution component and test cases.

·Systematic organization of requirements including versioning and communication of changes.

·Accurately baseline the requirements and track changes to scope.

·Confirm that stakeholders have a shared understanding of the requirement.

Solution Strategy

·Experience writing outlines and business cases.

·Experience doing GAP analysis, current state, future state and the change strategy to get there.

·Accurately identify why a change is needed and identify the benefits.

· Understand the people aspect of a project, understand organizational culture, structure, and impact on work efforts.

·Identify and present different solutions that meet the business need typically done through a cost-benefit analysis

Requirements Analysis and Design:

·Experience using techniques like user stories, process modeling, sequence diagrams, data flow diagrams, concept modeling and state modeling to specify and model requirements

·Experience writing technical functional specifications and proposals.

·Experience Verifying (quality of a requirement) and validating (delivery of business value) requirements with stakeholders.

·Work with a team of developers to recommend a solution and analyze opportunities to increase solution value.

·Work with a team of testers to ensure the solution is released with minimal bugs.

Solution Evaluation:

·As part of our account management plan, you will measure the performance of the application in production and analyze performance metrics such as usability, DB size, simplify or extend screen components, efficiencies gained, etc.

·Measure benefits realization and a plan to sustain them in the long run.

·Identify any roadblocks that might prevent the solution from realizing it’s full potential, identify any enterprise solution limitations as they relate to the organizational culture or readiness

·Recommend actions to increase solution value.

Technical experience you need:

·Platform experience with Azure, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite, System Center, Power BI, SharePoint, Windows 10, and others.

·Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Balsamiq

What you’ll need to succeed:

·Be a great communicator, both verbally and in writing.

·Work closely and build strong trust-based relationships with new and existing clients while collaborating with the Spot Solutions team members over the entire life cycle of the project.

·Have a desire to be known, inside and outside of Spot Solutions, as a SharePoint/Power Platform subject matter expert.

·Be highly organized, analytical, naturally collaborative, and the primary client advocate.

·Help create a culture inside and outside of Spot Solutions as a trusted, friendly and accessible source for knowledge and help.

·Be curious, always looking to learn more about our team, clients and their business

·Be excited to work on a wide variety of projects simultaneously.

Why work at Spot Solutions?

Here’s why people love working at Spot:

·We work on a large variety of projects, so we are always solving interesting technical challenges. You will never stop learning at Spot, or grow bored of working on the same program or technology all the time. (have a look at our portfolio on our website)

·Spot has been in business for 20 years and we are really good at what we do. We are experts in our field and are passionate about making every project a success, which means delivering tools that solve real-world problems. We all have a great sense of satisfaction in making the world better and more efficient, and working with happy clients.

·You work with people that are really good at what they do. We will ask you for excellence, and you will ask that of your work colleagues.

·We are flexible and respectful of lifestyle. Have kids to pick up? Taking a class? Want to shift your hours to avoid rush hour? We can work together to find a schedule that works.

·Excellent compensation and benefits package.

·We have a team of welcoming, interesting people.

·Free Friday lunches where we take turns sharing knowledge and interesting topics with each other.

·We keep everyone well stocked with snacks and drinks, including a supply of fruits and vegetables in the fridge for all to enjoy. And occasional drinks on the roof, hikes or other outings with your colleagues if you’re up for it.

·Our office is in Railtown, an exciting downtown tech, design and artist community, where interesting conversations and connections occur over coffee, at restaurants, or in the line ups to the constantly rotating selection of food trucks.

Only qualified candidates eligible to work and residing in Canada will be considered for this position. If you have what it takes and want to work in a dynamic and friendly environment, please respond to this ad with your resume and cover letter as one document in PDF form.Or go to our website to apply directly.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Power Platform & Office 365 solutions.: 5 years (Required)
  • Business Analyst: 5 years (Required)
  • Microsoft SharePoint: 5 years (Required)
  • Writing business and technical requirements documents: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Understanding custom development, project management: 5 years (Required)


  • Vancouver, BC (Required)