Senior Business Analyst Project Leader

May 10 2024
Expected expiry date: May 27 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Data Business Analyst, IT Business Analyst,
Kingston, ON | North York, ON | Toronto, ON • Full time
Effective January 1st, 2024 the salary range for this position is $1,628.82 to $2,104.14 per week in compliance with OPSEU Unified Bargaining Unit collective agreement provisions. The new rates, effective retroactive to January 1, 2024, were recently confirmed and dates for implementation of the new salary rates are still to be determined.

Come showcase your business analysis and technical expertise to the Corporate I&IT Solutions & Integration Management Branch, where you will provide information systems business analysis and systems development expertise to address a full range of client information technology needs.

Note: Flexible work arrangements including telework (remote work) and compressed work week may be considered.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Senior Business Analyst / Project Leader, you will:
• coordinate and conduct the analysis of business and information requirements in order to design and develop Business Intelligence (BI) applications that meet the stated business requirements
• provide leadership on development teams engaged in the analysis, design, construction, testing and implementation of large, complex, n-tier ministry applications
• oversee the development, design, testing, maintenance and support of system, application, design, user, and operations documentation
• carry out systems design and coding for web-based solutions with complex n-tier architecture
• develop solution designs/blueprints with oversight and direction from branch Application/Solution Architect(s)
• lead the implementation of new and enhanced systems including ensuring the promotion of all system components into appropriate staging areas
• design, develop and manage BI tools and systems, including dashboards, reports, and data visualization tools
• provide authoritative direction and guidance to client organizations in a variety of subject areas to help the client meet different, interrelated goals and objectives

How do I qualify?

Technical Skills:

• You have experience facilitating IT development, design, construction, testing, promotion, implementation of web-based/n-tier and BI applications.
• You have strong proficiency with BI tools such as Cognos, Power BI, or similar.
• You have expertise with SQL and experience with database management systems.
• You are knowledgeable of IT development methodologies, industry-standard IT development and test tools and techniques.
• You have technical expertise related to design, construction and implementation of complex and specialized applications and software/hardware.
• You have technical expertise around online analytical processing (OLAP), data warehouse and business intelligence solutions.
• You have experience providing technical direction and leadership to staff and contractors.
• You have liaised with architecture staff and provided subject matter expertise in all aspects of software design and development including construction of complex system design solutions, research/selection and integration of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products, or cloud-based solutions, and proof-of-concept assignments.

Business Analysis, Client Liaison, and Communication:

• You can analyze and provide advice and recommendations to business clients.
• You have proven experience in providing advice and recommendations to business clients at all levels on IT solutions such as business requirements, approaches to development, and testing.
• You have business analysis experience with business intelligence solutions.
• You have the proven ability to interpret, understand and explain detailed information to business and technical audiences.
• You can understand the client's business to develop recommendations on appropriate solutions.
• You can demonstrate your experience in managing external vendor relationships.
• You have demonstrated teamwork and collaborative skills.

Systems Analysis and Development:

• You have demonstrated knowledge of standard methods and techniques for complex IT systems analysis including process and data modeling, and design and development techniques.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
• You have proven experience in facilitating and reviewing client business requirements.
• You are experienced in providing technical direction, mentoring and training to team members.
• You can demonstrate application knowledge to provide guidance to development and test teams.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of commonly used business software (such as word processing, spreadsheets) used in preparing IT systems development and testing documentation.
• You have experience with JIRA, or Azure DEVOPS, or similar products.


• You are experienced in planning and directing complex IT systems development, testing, and implementation tasks as part of large development teams.
• You have demonstrated experience in providing leadership, coaching/mentoring, guidance and technical expertise to other members of the IT development and test team.
• You have proven experience in leading IT system responses to business requirements, and in facilitating communications regarding requirements with the business stakeholders.

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