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Sr Business Analyst to support the implementation of Data Integration Projects (data feeds and analysis) within the automotive industry

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Feb 13, 2023
Job End Date: Aug 12, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126576
Location: Toronto
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Sr Business Analyst to support the implementation of Data Integration Projects (data feeds and analysis) within the automotive industry
 
Contract: 6 months
Location: Scarborough, ON (Hybrid onsite, 1-3 days per week)
Hours: 37.5 per week
 
Business Application
  • You will work with technology/project teams to understand the business meaning of data, provide analysis and requirements so that data design is fully understood, and the development initiatives are in line with intended design and standards
  • Analyze requirements, and design appropriate business process models to support business solutions and perform impact analysis on proposed changes.
  • Subject matter expert in business practice and processes for assigned business domain(s) while understanding their interface points with all other domains.
  • Analyze business partner’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate and/or improve processes and functions.
  • Possess expertise in assigned business areas, as well as, an understanding of systems and capabilities.
  • Demonstrate an informed knowledge of a business area to advise opportunities for competitive advantage and efficiency.
  • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions and support them to successfully execute their plans.
  • Participate in all phases of software development lifecycle including requirement gathering, analysis, solution design, configuration, development, testing and support
  • Create scope documents, write business requirement documents and document functional specifications.  Adjust documentation style / template depending on delivery approach e.g. Waterfall (Requirements Documents), Agile (User Stories)
  • Lead the gathering of functional and non-functional requirements for the project. Interpret business needs and translate them to software requirements.
  • Coordinate acceptance tests to ensure quality of deliverables, adherence to business expectation and timely delivery of business applications
  • Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources and reconcile conflicts.
  • Able to decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from lower-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish users requests from true needs.
  • Collaborate with other business and IS team members to establish business solutions.
Stakeholder Engagement
  • Work with business units’ users to identify improvement opportunities, plan medium and long-term enhancements and assist users in determining priorities
  • Take initiative to recommend processes improvements and demonstrate creative thinking
  • Interact with other member of Enterprise Business Solutions to ensure that questions and discrepancies about specifications are resolved during the solution development process
  • Partner with business and technology stakeholders to improve collaboration and overall alignment
  • Work with third party vendors to develop and/or integrate their applications into application landscape
Project Assignment
  • Support business to build business case for study and/or project approval.
  • Participate in projects as role assigned. May play the project leader role to lead and coordinate project activities.
  • Lead User Acceptance Testing activities including defining approach, planning, coordination, and supporting business users to ensure deliverables meet business expectations.
  • Support transition of project to operations to ensure smooth integration.
Must haves: 
  • 8+ years as a Business Analyst focusing on data projects
  • 8+ years of large-scale implementation of data integration projects with internal and external data feeds, data analysis, design and delivery experience
  • Ability to analyse and understand data sources and assist in designing data models for capturing structured and unstructured data
  • Hands-on experience in technical solution design, software specifications, conceptualization and development
  • Experience partnering with outsourced vendors
Nice to have:
  • Previous experience in automotive telematics initiatives is considered an asset
  • Hands-on experience in Agile projects is considered an asset