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LMS Business Analyst

  • LocationCalgary, AB - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: D7GBE
  • Category: Information Technology

Our client a well-established public university committed to providing an exceptional undergraduate educational experience, has an immediate need for a LMS Business Analyst. This is a contract position for six (6) months located in Calgary, Alberta.

Accountabilities

  • Identify, evaluate and ensure a clear understanding of the needs of clients and stakeholders
  • Evaluate information from a variety of sources, reconcile conflicts and then create a requirement traceability matrix against the solution architecture, design, test planning and hand over to support. 
  • Requires risk analysis, cost/benefit, and feasibility and gap analysis
  • Draft project requirements, write test scenarios and plans
  • Working on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Meeting with business SMEs to gather business requirements and understand business processes.
  • Document user stories based on these business requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with technical team members to implement solutions. 
  • Leading/facilitating meetings to elicit requirements and present/share ideas and findings.
  • Testing of solutions with business SMEs and technical teams.
  • Active participation in project core team meetings.
  • Creation of transition to support and user documentation.
  • Key Deliverables This will be a key measurable statistic at random times for Vendor Management’s Value for Dollar on a quarterly or semi-annual basis.
  •  Creation and completion of user stories
  •  Sign off for user stories by the business SMEs
  •  Sign off for solution testing success
  •  Creation of transition to support and user documentation
  • Project Deliverables: Requirements Gathering Workshops & Documentation of:
  •  Business Functional Requirements
  •  Build Functional Decomposition Diagram
  •  Non-Functional Requirements
  •  Information Management Requirements
  •  Scope Definition with Business
  •  Scope Sign Off
  •  Other Business Analysis duties as required
  •  Sprint planning
  •  Assist with system testing, business testing and test coordination

Required

  • A bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
  •  Recognized PMP Certification is preferred.
  •  PROSCI certification is preferred.
  •  Proven track record of working on medium to large enterprise projects which have involved integration with existing systems or custom development.
  •  Ability to manage business outcomes and stakeholder expectations.
  •  Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups both technical and business. 
  •  Possess technical knowledge to work well with developers, and bring sound business knowledge to IT projects. 
  •  Excellent communication skills, proactive problem solver and collaborative team player.
  •  Solutions must be communicated in a professional and concise manner including PowerPoint presentations, reports and documentation.
  •  Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
  •  Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.  
  •  Able to work independently to deliver results while also working collaboratively within a technical team to deliver high quality work.
  •  Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues.
  • Other skills deemed necessary
  •  Experience implementing SaaS type solutions as well as custom developed solutions.
  •  Experience working in agile type teams.
  •  Experience working with third party vendors to implement enterprise wide solutions.
  •  Fundamental understanding of Azure Cloud technology

Additional Information

  • Client requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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