business analyst - lead - senior - edmonton

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Our client is looking for a Lead Senior Business Analyst to join a growing department.

As the ideal candidate you will be responsible for the following:

Current State Analysis

• Develop a document containing the current state analysis. Understanding the current state is required in order to make informed decisions on new business requirements.

Business Requirements

• Conduct a review of business processes and identify impacts and gaps.

• Identify business impacts due to legislation, policy and/or procedure

• Develop a business requirements document to document the problems, needs, objectives, goals, and detailed business requirements to support the strategic approach established to introduce the program.

• Identify, analyze and document requirements for training and workforce development.

Technical Requirements

• Develop/maintain business impact assessment (BIA) methodology, templates and forms to be used by business analysts in their work;

• Assist in development of comprehensive maintenance and servicing model;

• Review functional specifications, create test plans, verify operation during testing, and validate test results during testing to ensure manufacturer equipment is adequately tested with minimal risk

• Facilitate and support the initial acceptance and final acceptance testing with the technical team. Lead business participation in system testing, identify detects and report through-out testing, triage and resolve problems with manufacturers support.

Test Plan

• Based on the Test Strategy from the Test Manager, develop scope, test techniques, tasks, criteria for pass/fail, test suspension, environment and data requirements, deliverables and metrics to complete initial and final acceptance test.

Project Competencies

Analysis and Solution Definition

• Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution.

• Develops functional specifications and system design specifications, as required.

Technical Recommendation and Testing

• Leads testing effort in coordination with project manager.

• Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.

• Works with personnel and other Contractors to identify required changes.

• Communicates needed changes to internal/external teams, manufacturers, customer service and sub-contractor organizations.

Core Competencies


• Assists in the facilitation of team and stakeholder meetings.

• Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

Technical Understanding

• Possesses understanding in the areas of applications, database and system design.

• Understands Wireless, Internet, Intranet, Client/Server and Web Service architectures.

• Understands how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other.


• Generates enthusiasm among team members.

• Manages the process of innovative change.


• Facilitates effective team interactions with stakeholders.

• Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.


• Develops relationships with stakeholders that foster collaborative approach.

• Communicates effectively to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.

• Manages stakeholder expectations effectively.

Must Haves

The qualified candidate will possess these skills and qualifications:

• A University Degree in Engineering or Computer Science is required; a degree in Information Technology may be considered;

• At least three (10) years of experience with SDLC and five (5) years of experience with UML (Unified Modeling Language); specifically sequence, timing, interaction, actors, use cases, activity, state chart and deployment diagrams is required;

• Proven experience documenting existing business process, use cases, developing new processes using Microsoft Visio is required;

• Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Doc) and G-Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Slides, io.Draw, Drive and Sites) is required;

• Demonstrated experience working in a team environment and tight timelines and;

• Experience working on medium to large projects is required.

Nice to Haves

Candidates with these skills and qualifications are desired:

• IIBA certification is preferred.

If you feel you are the perfect fit for this role then please contact your Randstad Technologies recruiter today or apply online!

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