Sr. Business Analyst at CGI

Position Description:

We are Canada's largest independent information technology services firm, and after 40 years, we're still growing! Join Canada's largest IT Company as a Senior Business Analyst, in our Global Wealth Business Role.
Since our founding in 1976, CGI has been at the forefront of change within the Public Sector. CGI understands industry challenges and has the experience to help clients overcome these challenges, minimize upfront capital outlays, and achieve business results that drive performance and profitability.
CGI is undertaking a multi-year program to replace a number of legacy applications with an integrated single solution for a client. CGI will integrate a third party packaged solution and cleanse and migrate current client data in multiple releases. The CGI team will work closely with the packaged solution provider and the client team to define, design, configure and integrate the solution with additional services that will be created or re-used from the legacy solutions.
Purpose of the role:
This position is for the Business Analyst Consultant to work as a member of a large program team and work directly with the Client.
The role is hands on and is responsible to lead the team and individually deliver:
  • Gathering requirements and documenting detailed business and system use cases to drive out the detailed functional requirements for the different applications
  • Maintain a requirements traceability matrix to ensure resulting solution delivers the expected acceptance criteria
  • Work closely with the Test Lead and Test team to define traceable Test Scenarios that confirm the requirements through multiple testing phases
  • Support the client to ensure the resulting solution meets business requirements and business acceptance is achieved
  • Work closely with the Organizational Change Management lead to ensure that the Business is ready for the change and the processes and solutions meet the acceptance criteria
  • • Identify and analyze clients’ business needs and requirements
  • Participate in analysis and definition of product business requirements
  • Identify and analyze nonfunctional requirements both from a client’s business needs and product system needs
  • Lead/participate in requirements workshops both internally and with client’s to identify business needs and requirements
  • Document current business processes, business flows, rules and artifacts, and propose business processes, business flows, rules and artifacts
  • Produce detailed requirements documents and requirements traceability matrices utilizing traditional documentation methods (business requirements, functional and non functional specifications) and current documentation processes of User Stories, Business and System Use Cases, Business Flows, etc.
  • Prepare solution requirements by translating business requirements into functional and system requirements

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop detailed functional requirements for the implementation of business process changes or improvements, data analysis and the creation of reports
  • Manage the Requirements Tools used to capture and maintain the Business Requirements
  • Accountable to ensure that the requirements are aligned with the client’s business objectives and stated expectations including managing requirements priority and maintaining a feature backlog
  • Identifies, elicits, and documents business requirements, defines business rules and communicates requirements for the implementation of business solutions.
  • Communicates with stakeholders of varying technical ability and subject matter expertise.
  • Conducting Business Process Discovery and Mapping. Produce process models and workflows, diagrams and provide input into data models
  • Prepare Business - and System Use case documentation & lead/participate in high-level design, lead requirements and Use Case walkthroughs
  • Prepare/Review User Interface Functional Specifications
  • Prepare data flow diagrams or equivalent process flow diagrams
  • Define and document data definitions including data attributes, validation rules, data relationships
  • Ensure business requirements are traceable through specifications, solution design and test cases
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Identify and resolve discrepancy between systems under development specifically with regards to systems integration requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience Undergraduate
  • PMI-Business Analyst Certification (PMI-PBA) an asset
  • Canadian Securities Certification is preferred

Required Experience:
  • • 9+ more years of progressive experience as a Business Systems Analyst or Business Analyst in related Information Technology / Information Systems environments.
  • Strong knowledge in Wealth Management domain.
  • • Experience with business process re-engineering and business process modeling.
  • Hands on expertise in Agile Requirement analysis techniques used in SCRUM methodology.
  • Experience documenting business rules, data models, business cases and business case summaries and User Stories.
  • Experience working in a major transformation initiative ie analysis including requirements definition, feasibility studies, cost estimates, proposals, business process mapping, design, development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing and implementation
  • 6+ years of experience in Information Technology in all phases of the systems development lifecycle in a Waterfall and Agile methodology

Specialized Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a business process that meets the expected outcomes within a major transformation initiative
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret and anticipate internal and external customer needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects concurrently, balancing deliverables and ability to prioritize deliverables across projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with business process design
  • Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented with ability to appropriately summarize to address a variety of audience needs.
  • Relationship management- ability to establish and build working relations and partnerships with clients, vendors, and peers.
  • Experience in facilitating workshops.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Decision making and critical thinking- knowledge of tools and techniques for effective use of a broad range of factors, assumptions, frameworks and perspectives when solving business problems.

  • Modeling Tools – MS Visio, Rational Rose
  • Requirements and Testing Management Tools – Confluence, Jira, Rally, MS Project, MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)Database Management System – , MS Access, MS SQL

Location: Flexible
Reporting to: Director, Consulting Services GTA


  • Wealth Management

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.
It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

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