Snr Business Analyst to participate in various RFI/RFP processes

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 10, 2022
Job End Date: Oct 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 123146
Location: Ottawa
Our valued client is looking for a Snr Business Analyst to participate in various RFI/RFP processes

1 year contract, hybrid in Ottawa

  • Develop a scoping framework to refine the scope from the existing backlog
  • Engage the necessary stakeholders to define and document the scope for the project
  • Lead the requirements gathering for solutions in an Agile DevOps framework
  • Translate conceptual vision into business requirements, guiding leaders to develop the ideas
  • Document detailed requirements for applications involving web and mobile components (Android and iOS)
  • Developing process flows, wire frames etc. as needed, to capture the requirements
  • Manage and maintain the requirements end-to-end with Microsoft DevOps (Agile - Epics, Features, User Stories / Test Suites , Test Cases)
  • Facilitate requirements backlog grooming sessions with internal business stakeholders
  • Work with internal development teams, external vendors and subcontractors to shape the requirements into roadmaps and release plans using both waterfall and agile approaches as needed
  • Draft sections of RFP,RFI etc. using the requirements documentation, participate in various RFx processes like evaluation criteria development, vendor evaluation, vendor selection etc.
  • Perform market scan to identify potential vendors and their relevant service/product offerings, Develop decision papers to support build vs buy etc.
  • Lead the business case development process, Propose, document and present approaches and solutions to problems
  • Work with internal team and vendor on sprint planning sessions
  • Ensure quality objectives are met by implementing appropriate processes and test plans
  • Develop domain and product knowledge to positively contribute to the project activities,ensure project activities are conducted in a timely manner and following established processes
Must Have Skills:
  • 6+ years experience in a Business Analyst
  • Experience in procurement processes such as RFI, RFP etc.
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience dealing with external software providers, SaaS vendors, consultancies

Nice to Have Skills:
  • In-depth knowledge of development and testing strategies and methodologies, and life-cycle management
  • Experience with Change Management, Quality Management, Project Management, and software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of change and project management principles, techniques and problem-solving techniques and strategies and risk control management
  • Knowledge in various technologies including software, hardware and operating systems, database platforms (MS SQL and / or Oracle), web and SaaS applications and reporting environments
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry is an asset, Experience working in Aviation and/or the RPAS industry, or demonstrable experience of working in similar (high efficacy/complex) industries
  • Bilingualism will be an asset