Business Analyst (Applications)

Location: Burnaby, BC
Date Posted: 01-09-2018
Affinity Staffing has long term contract opportunity with our Burnaby client.  We are actively seeking a Business Analyst that will work with internal clients and internal business partners in support of implementation and configuration projects, and be responsible for collecting and analyzing business requirements for client implementations as well as providing ongoing maintenance and enterprise system configuration enhancements. 


System Analysis: 
  • Analyze project requests and provide approach; validate feasibility with manager
  • Analyze system incident reports (problem analysis) and determine next steps
  • Analyze issues and develop functional specifications documents, where appropriate
  • Perform initial impact analysis of proposed modifications to existing applications, review with manager

Documentation and Design: 
  • Identify and document business & technical requirements
  • Create and document functional specifications
  • Conduct client interviews as required to capture and document business processes
  • Write use cases and view specifications for application development and enhancements
  • Design business processes & system solutions
  • Perform and support Project Management activities including planning, status reporting, and management of client expectations
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to solve business problems
  • Potentially perform testing as required to validate production fixes and new system development
  • Perform customer and application support activities
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of anomalies identified by end-users
  • Provide estimated level of effort to complete assignments
  • Obtain project/solution Approval
  • BA/BS degree required (Computer Science preferred) with at least 3-5 years experience with business support operations in a banking or insurance setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Able to translate business requirements and system specifications into technical specifications and test plans
  • Able to facilitate teams and lead decision-making processes in a collaborative environment
  • Working knowledge of project management processes
  • Experience working in a SAFe Agile environment
  • Ability to communicate well and make effective presentations
  • Experience writing functional specifications
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of requirements and development life cycles

About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full-service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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