Business Systems Analyst II

Business Systems Analyst II
Employment type: Full-time
City: Montréal
Last visit: 2014-10-25
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-25


Job Summary:

The Business Systems Analyst is familiar with a wide variety of business concepts, practices, and procedures as they relate to IT.  The Business Systems Analyst will use his/her knowledge of business objectives, processes, products, technology and quality concepts to:

Partner with business and technology areas to ensure the delivery of quality solutions meet the needs of the business 

Plan and manage the business requirement's effort required on projects to support business needs.  This includes change management of business requirements and estimating the business requirement's effort

Main Accountabilities:

Gather, document, examine and manage business requirements on projects by following the current company's methodology. This involves managing/facilitating business requirements sessions, conducting interviews and maintaining or creating documentation 

Creates business models to support requirements language 

Perform risk assessments and business requirements validation 

Ensure potential issues are tracked and escalated in a timely manner 

Take ownership of support/project issues and engage the appropriate resources to reach solution 

Acts as a liaison between the IT project team and Business to ensure proper planning and execution of requirements activities. 

Fosters and maintains effective relationships with Business Units and Systems group 

Understands the overall vision and can also address or respond to specific requirements  details 

Reviews and provides recommendations on major projects and system enhancements to the decision makers. 

Collaborates with other IT disciplines to ensure continuity between requirements, design, and testing. 

Reviews and provide feedback to technical  and test documentation


Requires a University degree or equivalent experience 

Requires 2 to 5 years of progressive experience as a Business Analyst 

Requires exposure to small to medium, IT projects with medium complexity 

Requires strong communication skills, both verbal and written, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and requirements planning and management skills.

Demonstrated aptitude towards problem identification, resolution and comprehension and interpretation of technical procedures 

Requires strong analytical skills 

Requires comfort with data requirements and related data activities 

Requires strong Interpersonal / relationship building skills with technical and business personnel 

Requires two to five years of varying requirements gathering techniques and exposure to standard methodologies (UML/ Use cases) 

Requires experience with various documentation tools i.e. Visio, SnagIt, etc.

Note/ Unique Requirements:

Travel maybe required between all Sun Life locations

Proficient in Microsoft products (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Knowledge of Sharepoint


Enterprise Services, Working better together.

Our teams are dedicated to providing the services and technology our business partners need to help customers achieve lifetime financial security. Through innovation and collaboration, we're striving to continually find new and better ways to bring value to Sun Life. Enterprise Services has employees in Canada, Ireland, the U.S. and Asia.   We partner closely with groups and individuals throughout Sun Life Financial to provide products and services that deliver business value.

*LI-JM1We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Unposting Date: Nov 7, 2014, 11:59:00 PM

Job:  Business Analysis - Systems

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Financial Services and Banking

Job Function: Technology and Digital Media