Business Analyst - Technology Solutions

City: Toronto, ON, Canada
Title: Business Analyst - Technology Solutions
Category: IT
EmploymentType: Contract
Business Analyst - Technology Solutions 
Location Address: Hybrid (Mostly remote but will be required to come into office on an adhoc basis)
Contract Duration: 6 months
Pay Rate : $80-$92.85/hr.
Scheduled Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Extension Opportunity: Yes, depending on performance and need

Typical Day in Role:
• Work with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies
• Gather 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
• Demonstrate an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities
• Support one or more highly complex business processes
• Assisting in Test Case preparation, Test Case Review
• Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs
• Engage in end-to-end testing and keep track of defects

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills:
1. 10+ years of Business Analysis experience in a technical environment within a large matrixed organization
2. 7+ years of Legacy BESS application experience
3. 10+ years of SWIFT experience
4. 5+ years of hands-on testing experience

Nice-To-Have Skills:
• Previous Banking/FI experience – BNS experience is a bonus
• Experience with Payment Sanctions Screening Tools, preferably Global Sanctions Scanning or HotScan
• Experience with STP

Soft Skills:
• Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills to be able to work well with technical peers and business stakeholders at different levels within the organization.
• Strong decision making, forward thinking and creative problem-solving skills to anticipate and respond quickly to technological/market influences.
• Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently or with minimal direction.

Best vs. Average Candidate:
• Previous BNS experience – candidate familiar with the process with minimal learning curve
• Collaborative and self-directed

• Post-secondary degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related IT field required

We thank all those who apply; only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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