Business Data Analyst - Retail Banking
Job Description

Business Systems Analyst

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Business Systems Analyst.

Business Systems Analyst – Job Description

  • Provide support and produce detailed system requirements and technical / functional specifications in alignment with standards and frameworks. Work in close partnership with business partners / technology / project teams and stakeholders to elicit, analyze, document, communicate and manage detailed functional specifications. Accountabilities:
  • Develop effective and efficient solutions by researching/analyzing current state system capabilities and defining technology solutions options / recommendations working closely with key technology partners (e.g. Solution Architects and Quality Assurance staff)
  • Define, document and translate business requirements into detailed functional specifications and non-functional specifications
  • Support testing teams in translating requirements and use cases into test conditions and expected results for product, performance, user acceptance, and operational acceptance testing
  • Support and contribute to project management activities by participating in the scoping and estimating of project efforts, risks identification and mitigation measures recommendation, communicating activity status and providing timely notification and escalation of possible issues/problems to the Project Manager
  • Participate in quality management reviews, reviews of the designs, prototypes and other requirements work products to ensure they fulfill the requirements
  • Support collaboration with key stakeholders to determine solutions, assess impact to existing work processes and systems, and how to manage the integration
  • May provide operational / process related analysis and support to various extents
  • Ensure best practices related to the BSA discipline are adhered to and enforced within project processes and deliverables
  • Adhere to existing processes/standards including requirements management and project management disciplines, well-defined enterprise technology delivery practices and standards, and business technology architecture, escalating escalate issues as required
  • Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep current with leading-edge technologies trends/developments and develop expertise in banking services, applications, infrastructure, analytical tools and techniques that can contribute to effective solution development/delivery
  • Continuously enhance knowledge of business domains and their products/services
  • Support the development of business cases including benefits identification, RFI/RFP and service level agreements with vendors/suppliers consistent with technology requirements/guidelines
  • Maintain ongoing communication with all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
  • Prioritize and manage own workload in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines
  • Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest.
  • Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units;
  • Coach new or less experienced colleagues and act as a reference for the requirements management lifecycle
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team Additional Information

Business Systems Analyst – Mandatory Skills

  • Able to perform BSA tasks effectively while assigned to a single project or multiple concurrent projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and comfortable working with both Business and Technical teams
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task effectively and independently within a fast-paced environment
  • Able to gauge the appropriate level of priority and detail and/or effort on any given project.
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Highly motivated with a proven track record of delivering results
  • Exhibit effective problem-solving skills with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow-up on issues independently and ensure they are resolved promptly, escalating when necessary.
  • Able to coach
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of system analysis process and techniques
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of systems and applications supported by the team including system components, functionality, interfaces, data flows, and business rules
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of enterprise technology delivery practices and standards and related expertise including design, development, testing and project management.
  • Advanced understanding of business supported
  • Works independently as the senior or lead system analyst and coaches/ guides members within area of expertise
  • Subject matter expert and consults with clients and/or project teams

Business Systems Analyst - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Business Systems Analyst - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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