IT Business Analyst - 31463

City: Toronto, ON, Canada
Title: IT Business Analyst - 31463
Category: IT
EmploymentType: Contract
Job Title: IT Business Analyst
Job Location: Toronto, ON
Job Duration: 12 plus months
Job Description:

Typical Day in Role
• Work with Program lead to manage requirements related activities and deliverables throughout the project life cycle (e.g. change requests, issues, risks, schedules, status reporting etc.).
• Work with the Project Owner and Project Manager to document the project vision and the project’s scope.
• Work with the Project Delivery Teams to identify, anticipate, assess, manage and resolve issues and risks related to requirements' activities and deliverables.
• Play a key role in understanding and evolving data-engineered solutions to enable the risk modeling capabilities of our RMA business partners
• Thoroughly understand and communicate stakeholder requirements and distribute relevant information, documentation and artifacts to project stakeholders.
• Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, use cases, scenarios, business analysis and workflow analysis.
• Translate high-level business and user requirements into functional & IT specific requirements with appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those who must base their work & development on the requirements.
• Develop and execute function, end-to-end test cases to ensure requirements are met
• Responsible for data analysis, profiling, data mapping, data lineage activities to support business requirements, and data governance requirements.
• Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs.
• Work collaboratively with Business and IT staff to develop and maintain thorough knowledge of product, system and process capabilities, ensuring precise communications between IT and stakeholders, technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
• Providing support to month-end and quarter-end risk model calculations and Capital/Regulatory reporting until transitioned to operations team.

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:
• 8+ years’ relevant experience, with at least 3+ years’ recent experience as a BSA
• Recent hands-on experience writing and reading advanced SQL queries independently
• 4+ years’ experience data management and data analytics experience is required
• Banking experience and understanding of the industry is required
• SDLC knowledge is required

Nice-To-Have Skills:
• Retail product experience and associated risk models is an asset (PD,EAD, LGD models for Mortgage, Credit Card)
• Working knowledge of SAS, Informatica, DataStage, or Python are an asset
• Database Systems: Hive/Hadoop, DB2 is an asset

Soft Skills:
• Strong business analysis and writing skills including the ability to select the most appropriate method of communication and to clearly and concisely prepare a variety of business communications, e.g.. Technical and Business Requirements, PowerPoint decks , User Guides, and project implementation / strategy documents.
• Well developed verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate and articulate the underlying message effectively with different audiences, e.g. senior management in Information Technology Solutions, business stakeholders
• Detail oriented, methodical and has ability to translate business ideas into automated solutions.
• Effective leadership skills, with working knowledge of project management to assume end-to-end ownership of a project and responsibility for the related project deliverables.
• Critical thinker, investigating, analyzing, and resolving complex problems
• Ability to work effectively as a team member in cross-functional project teams.
• Passion for driving teams towards high performance and a deep pride in providing high quality results.
• Strong data analytic skillset for the purpose of data solutioning, testing/validation and gap analysis.

Degrees or certifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a related field required. 

We thank every one of you who applies, however only those we choose to interview will be contacted.
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