Bank BSA Business Systems Analyst - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 640

Job Category: Business Analysis, Bank, Application Development

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 10+ years as a BSA, bank, CBAP, ITIL, CSM, Agile Scrum Master, application development

Industry: Bank

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Bank BSA Business Systems Analyst - Contract

 

Job Title: Bank BSA Business Systems Analyst - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto              

Job Category: 6 Month Contract

Work Experience: 10+ years as a BSA, bank, CBAP, ITIL, CSM, Agile Scrum Master, application development

Industry: Banking, Financial

                        

DESCRIPTION:

 

The main function of a Business Systems Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies.
- Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers.
- Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation.
- Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.
- Supports one or more highly complex business processes.
- Works on multiple projects as a project team member.
- Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
- Provide managerial oversight to business analysis activities for a team in order to advance initiatives and ensure project success.
- Provide management and planning for the Supplier team.
- Ensure that Supplier Personnel deliver analysis of complex business/function information and provide recommendations/proposals.
- Ensure the quality of the output of Supplier team.

REQUIREMENTS:
- 10+ years experience as a BSA with banking

- Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

 - MBA or other related advanced degree - an asset

- CBAP – an asset

- CSM Agile Certified Scrum Master Certification – an asset

- Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions. 
- Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 
- Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
- Ability to effectively manage a team of individuals.
- Meeting facilitation experience.

- Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.
- Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.
- Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
- Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
- Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines.

- Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details.
- Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions. 
- A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level.
- Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.