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Senior Business Analyst (6 Month Contract)

Velocia

Velocia

IT
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Blanc Labs is a premier partner for global enterprises, leading the way in digitization, automation, and the development of next-generation digital products and services. Our expertise in digital transformation powers businesses to accelerate service delivery, drive customer engagement, and foster growth.
Blanc Labs seeks a highly skilled Senior Business Analyst (BA) for a pivotal 6-month project within our banking and financial technology portfolio. This role is integral to the development and enhancement of core banking platforms, focusing on delivering high-quality, detailed user stories, process flows, and contributing significantly to both user experience and technical solutions.
Project Overview:
In this dynamic role, the Senior BA will be key in bridging business needs with technical implementations, facilitating detailed documentation, and ensuring seamless communication across project teams. This position offers a unique opportunity to engage deeply with a project poised to make significant impacts within the banking sector, requiring a candidate with exceptional analytical skills, technical proficiency, and a collaborative spirit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning and execution of workshops to extract, document, and elaborate detailed user stories, categorized by themes and epics.
  • Develop comprehensive documentation including customer/user needs, process/system flows, end-to-end requirements, and detailed user stories encompassing various user scenarios.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to decompose and assign requirements, ensuring each contribution aligns with the project’s overarching goals.
  • Ensure meticulous review and sign-off on all BA-related artifacts, upholding the highest documentation standards and project compliance.
  • Aid in the formulation of technical design documents, defining acceptance criteria, preparing testing artifacts, and facilitating effort estimation processes.
  • Play a crucial role in the quality assurance process, contributing to test strategy, scenario development, and data requirement planning, and supporting user acceptance testing efforts.
  • Proactively communicate with project stakeholders to provide updates on requirements changes and project advancements.

Skills and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • At least 9 years of experience as a Business Analyst, preferably within technology projects in the banking or financial services sectors.
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), with practical experience in both waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Specific experience with model risk weight (RW) calculation applications and Basel implementation projects is essential.
  • Expert knowledge in Canadian Lending, Term Deposits, and/or Finance and Accounting, along with familiarity with financial compliance and regulatory frameworks.
  • Advanced proficiency in web interface analysis, data mapping, and documentation skills.
  • Effective use of Microsoft Office suite and Atlassian tools (JIRA & Confluence).
  • A degree in a technology-related field is preferred.
Blanc Labs is enabling a digital future. Headquartered in Toronto, we partner with clients in North & South America to digitize and automate their operations and build their next generation of digital products and services. We empower clients to enhance their digital offerings and bring creative solutions to the market faster. Learn more at www.blanclabs.com.
Blanc Labs is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations within reason due to a disability or medical need are available on request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.