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Sr. Business Analyst to support a Canadian Mortgages and MBS project for a large banking client - 135242

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 18, 2022
Job End Date: Dec 19, 2022
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120872
Location: Toronto
Our financial client is looking for a Sr. Business Analyst to support a Canadian Mortgages and MBS project  - 135242

6 months, possibility of extension
Location: Hybrid, Downtown Toronto

Department: QTS
Business Unit: CMIG
 Project: Canadian Mortgages and MBS

Key member of a small team, responsible for ensuring system stability through appropriate prioritization of defect and enhancement initiatives and day-to-day business support.
Developing key partnership with Canadian Mortgage desk, Operations, Finance and other back office teams, as well as with product vendor

Daily Responsibilities:
  •  Leading detailed requirement gathering to identify, track, and resolve systems defects and address small to medium enhancement requests
  • Together with the developers, determining the best mix of development, interfacing applications, and third party vendor solutions to meet business requirements and project objectives
  • Proactively identifying risks and developing/recommending mitigation strategies, as well as continually exploring and assessing options for adding value for clients
  • Effectively communicating and building rapport with team members, stakeholders and business partners
  • Designing test plans and test cases, implementing and maintaining automated testing tools and validations, and managing testing process through to implementation
  • Debug SQL stored procedures, investigate and analyze them for Prod issues as well as for future requirements gathering.
  • Working as hybrid role that connect business analysts as well as supports business and regression/UAT
Program/technology/software knowledge essential for this role:

Strong Microsoft Excel experience and knowledge of SQL.
Mortgage and MBS Vendor Based Application 
JIRA, Confluence

Must-have Skills:
  • 3 years of experience in a similar capacity as a Business Analyst 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, MIS/IT, or a related field
  • Knowledge of financial accounting, risk management, and operational processing concepts.
  • Knowledgeable on requirement methodologies and project management approaches
Nice-to-have Skills:
  • Knowledge of other scripting, VBA or programming languages
  • Experience with mortgages, securitization, and swap products 
  • Experience dealing with Canadian mortgage industry regulators like OSFI, CMHC, BOC
Interview Process: 2 Webex interviews