Agile Business Systems Analyst
Typical Day in Role:
• Collaborating with product owners, stakeholders, and development teams to understand business needs, goals, and requirements.
• Facilitating requirements gathering sessions, workshops, and meetings with stakeholders to elicit, analyze, and prioritize requirements.
• Providing estimates for incoming projects at both high level and detailed level requirements for small to medium-sized projects.
• Creating and maintaining product backlogs, user stories, and acceptance criteria using agile techniques and tools.
• Refining and prioritizing product backlog items based on feedback, business value, and technical feasibility.
• Providing guidance and support to development teams during sprint planning, grooming, and review sessions.
• Analyzing and documenting complex business processes and system flows to identify gaps, redundancies, and opportunities for optimization.
• Collaborating with UX designers, architects, and developers to design and implement solutions that meet business needs and align with technical standards and guidelines.
• Conducting testing and validation of software features and functionalities to ensure they meet business requirements and are free of defects.
• Facilitating problem-solving discussions and general communications between the business and IT and within IT itself.
• Ensuring consistent and accurate translation of requirements through all SDLC phases.
• Helping improve and drive engineering practices by providing valuable inputs and suggestions on what works well and what can be done better.
• Communicating project progress, risks, and issues to stakeholders and management to ensure timely and effective decision-making.
• Contributing to a collaborative team environment by information sharing and team cooperation.
• Demonstrating strong personal values and a commitment to our mission and customers.
Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:
1) 4+ years of experience as a BSA in IT system solution development
2) 4+ years of demonstrated experience working on multiple complex initiatives
3) 4+ years’ experience with JIRA, Confluence
4) 4+ years’ experience within Agile / Lean environment
5) 3+ years’ demonstrated experience providing high-level estimates on projects
1) Experience with Figma, Mural
2) Technical background (e.g. developer, tester) to be able to participate with QA activities
Soft Skills Required:
• Excellent verbal + written communication skills
• Strong analysis, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
• Attentive, proactive, enthusiastic
Engineering or Computer Science degree preferred
Agile / Scrum certifications an asset